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Academic Freedom at Brooklyn College Update [Updated Below]

[Note: In what follows, I speak only for myself, and not for S-USIH, my USIH blog colleagues, or my home institution. Although this is always the case, it is worth reiterating on matters of potential controversy. ] Last Thursday, Tim Lacy posted about a brewing controversy over a panel on the Boycott, Divest, Sanctions (BDS) Movement that is planned for this Thursday, February 7, at Brooklyn College and that is being co-sponsored by the Brooklyn College Political Science Department. You can read the basic details of the controversy in his post. The political pressure on Brooklyn College and its Political Read more