Posts Tagged ‘AAUP. free speech’

October 21st, 2018 - 1:00 am § in Uncategorized

Freedom of speech is not an academic value.

Whether it is a department, a college, a dean, a provost, a learned-journal editor, it is the business of the university to silence voices, not to license them indifferently. Like everyone else these days, I’ve been reading and thinking about what’s happening on campuses when invited speakers ar[...]

October 15th, 2018 - 9:05 am § in Misc.


DEFENDING FREE SPEECH FOR STUDENTS AND FOR FACULTY JUAN COLE     10/12/2018  Open Letter to the University of Michigan on Palestine  My colleague John Cheney-Lippold in the American Culture Department of the University of Michigan has been disciplined by the Colleges of Letters, Sciences an[...]

February 1st, 2017 - 1:07 am § in Schools & Colleges

Professors Will Not be Silenced:

IS YOUR NAME ON THE LIST? Over the past century, lists like the Professor Watchlist have been used to intimidate faculty, and have a chilling effect on free speech. Add your name to the list and stand in solidarity with colleagues who have been singled out by this website. The Professor Watchlist, w[...]

December 22nd, 2016 - 12:08 am § in Misc.

The Limits of Academic Freedom

 UO Professor Punished for Appearing in Blackface Last October, Professor Nancy Shurtz hosted a Halloween party at her home . She invited  faculty as well as all of the students from her Tax Policy and Tax Planning classes. Students were welcome to bring family members, dates, or plus-ones. Peopl[...]

February 23rd, 2016 - 1:17 pm § in Misc., UW

BREAKING NEWS: UW email open to all

  Colleagues,We write to give you advance notice of an action the University must take that may result in your receiving more email you do not expect or may not want. Some months ago, the University received a public records request from an individual for the university email addresses of all f[...]