Middle East studies in the News
Berkeley Resumes Palestine Course [incl. Hatem Bazian]
Less than a week after the University of California, Berkeley, suspended a student-run course on Palestine, the administration reversed its decision and brought it back.
The one-credit course, called Palestine: A Settler Colonial Analysis, was suspended last Tuesday after members of pro-Israel groups accused it of having "anti-Israel bias." But the university administration claimed it suspended the course -- a part of the DeCal program, which allows students to propose and lead their own for-credit courses -- because the course leaders hadn't followed the proper approval procedures and policies.
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