American Studies Association

Recognizing Palestine, BDS and the survival of Israel

Joseph Massad
16 December 2014

Moves to “recognize Palestine” and co-opt the boycott, divestment and sanctions movement aim to guarantee Israel’s survival as a racist state.

America's Middle East scholars finally discuss "boycott Israel" call

Motion approved by Middle East Studies Association defends right of professors to urge that academic ties with Israel be severed.

Israel's fear of boycott rooted in tactic's historic victories against colonialism

Tithi Bhattacharya
2 December 2014

If Israeli apartheid falls, it will not just be a victory for Palestine, but a taste of liberation for the whole world.

Anti-gay Christian group threatens to sue hotel for hosting scholars who endorse Israel boycott

The group invokes a new California law alleging the academic boycott enables “unlawfully discrimination,” but the American Studies Association is still going forward with plans.

No deal with professor fired for Israel views is on Univ. of Illinois trustees' table

A Monday meeting of the University of Illinois Board of Trustees did not consider any settlement proposal regarding the case of Steven Salaita, The Electronic Intifada has learned.

Top Middle East scholars call for academic boycott of Israel

More than one hundred academics sign on to “unprecedented expression of solidarity with the Palestinian people.”

Israel attacks my university -- with bombs and lies

Rami Almeghari
Gaza Strip
4 August 2014

Contrary to the propaganda, there is no “weapons development center” in the Islamic University of Gaza.

US academics condemn “barbaric” Israeli raids on Palestinian universities

The assault on Palestinian campuses underscores the justification for the boycott of Israeli academic institutions, campaigners say.

Large majority votes for MLA resolution condemning Israeli restrictions on academics

It calls on the State Department “to contest Israel’s denials of entry to the West Bank by United States academics who have been invited to teach, confer, or do research at Palestinian universities.”

How Israel buys loyalty of US university administrators

Max Blumenthal
New York City
20 May 2014

University of South Florida provost taken on lavish Israel propaganda tour ahead of historic divestment push.

Pages

Subscribe to RSS - American Studies Association