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A subject “simply too controversial for the university”

By posted at 3:29 pm on July 11, 2011 3

As noted on Arts & Letters Daily, Yale’s decision to shutter its Initiative for the Interdisciplinary Study of Anti-Semitism raises the question, “Where does scholarship end and advocacy begin?”





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3 Responses to “A subject “simply too controversial for the university””

  1. Tom
    at 3:39 pm on July 11, 2011

    Hate to be the pedantic little sh*t on this one, but “begs the question” is misused with such regularity that one must take a stand somewhere…in this case on one of my favorite blogs.

  2. Jodi
    at 3:51 pm on July 11, 2011

    I second!

  3. Agri
    at 4:28 am on July 12, 2011

    Tom: here here! I get nauseous and literally loose my mind when I peruse this site and see such nonplussed usage in this day in age.

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