Middle East studies in the News
Berkeley Suspends Palestine Course
The University of California, Berkeley, suspended a student-run course called Palestine: A Settler Colonial Analysis Tuesday after members of Jewish and pro-Israel groups complained that the course had an "anti-Israel bias."
The one-credit course was part of Berkeley's DeCal program, which allows students to propose and lead classes for their peers. According to the syllabus, the purpose of the course was to "examine key historical events that have taken place in Palestine ... through the lens of settler colonialism."
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