MLA and AHA Resolutions Opposing Academic Bill of Rights · 03 January 2006

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Standing Up for Academic Freedom
By Doug

The Modern Language Association's delegate assembly approved a resolution Thursday praising David Horowitz for ... just kidding.

Why the Academic Monolith Needs Reform
By David

Mark Goldblatt is tenured professor at the Fashion Institute of Technology in New York City. He is a skeptic of the Academic Bill of Rights for reasons expressed in a recent article in National Review. On the other hand he recognizes the need for something like an Academic Bill of Rights on the basis of experiences like this.


A Time to Choose for the AHA in Philadelphia: Speech Codes and the Academic Bill of Rights
By David Beito, Robert "KC" Johnson, and Ralph E. Luker

At the meeting of the AHA Business Meeting on January 7 in Philadelphia, the members will have a rare opportunity to stand up for academic freedom.

American Historical Association and American Association of Colleges & Universities Oppose Academic Bill of Rights; Horowitz Responds

I'm not surprised the AHA refused to condemn speech codes which are clear violations of the First Amendment. This shows the hypocrisy of the organization's claims to principle.