Middle East studies in the News
Of Zion and Lions [on Joseph Massad]
by Marc Tracy
In the burgeoning to-do over allegations that a Columbia University student was discouraged from taking a class taught by controversial Professor Joseph Massad, David Fine's report today in Tablet Magazine is a primary document: Fine has spoken to the student in question, who says—in her first interview—that her adviser, an impeccably credentialed Barnard professor, had a distinct impression that Massad's class would be uncomfortable for her because she is Jewish.Note: Articles listed under "Middle East studies in the News" provide information on current developments concerning Middle East studies on North American campuses. These reports do not necessarily reflect the views of Campus Watch and do not necessarily correspond to Campus Watch's critique.
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