From Inside Higher Ed:
American Studies Association’s annual meeting …. Tensions surrounding organization’s year-old academic boycott of Israel were already flaring. … Mohammed Wattad …. Visiting professor at the University of California, Irvine, said … academic boycotts are anathema to free speech, especially in the U.S, where the notion means not just “the right to talk, but the right to talk to someone, with someone.”

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