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Middle East studies in the News from 2003

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Reducing the Palestinians
by Joseph Massad, December 31, 2003 - Al-Ahram

Israel Is Accused of Anti-Semitism
by Jacob Gershman, December 30, 2003 - New York Sun

Peeling Columbia's Middle East Mask
by Jerry Gordon and Alyssa A. Lappen, December 14, 2003 - Jewish Internet Association

We Aren't the World
by Laurie King-Irani, December 11, 2003 - In These Times

House Bill should not be cause for alarm
by Diane Jones, December 10, 2003 - Yale Daily News

Recommended by Campus Watch StaffU. of California's Deans Don't Quite Get It
by Martin Kramer, December 9, 2003 -

Recommended by Campus Watch StaffMartin Kramer and Stanley Kurtz on HR 3077
by Policy Forum, The Washington Institute for Near East Policy, December 9, 2003 - The Washington Institute for Near East Policy

Columnist's Criticism of MEALAC Is Inappropriate
by Seth Rosenbaum, December 7, 2003 - Columbia Spectator

Big Brother in Area Studies
by Joseph T. Scarry, December 5, 2003 - Harvard Crimson

Recommended by Campus Watch StaffImperialism Instead
by Ariel Beery, December 4, 2003 - Columbia Spectator

Recommended by Campus Watch StaffStanley Kurtz and Rashid Khalidi Debate H.R. 3077
December 4, 2003 - KPCC radio, 89.3 FM

Recommended by Campus Watch StaffOpening the Classroom Door
by Stanley Kurtz, December 4, 2003 - National Review

Recommended by Campus Watch StaffYale Daily News Flunks Verbal
by Martin Kramer, December 2, 2003 -

New Middle East Studies Center to Fill Void in Reliable Information on the Region
by Donna Desrochers, November-December 2003 - Brandeis Reporter

John Esposito's Dilemma--Reformation or Conquest?
December 2003 -

In Memoriam: Edward W. Said (1935-2003), Honorary Fellow of MESA
by Rashid Khalidi, December 2003 - MESA Bulletin

Recommended by Campus Watch StaffOrwell in Durham?
by Jack Langer, December 2003 - New Sense (Duke University)

Recommended by Campus Watch StaffSectarian Librarians: Bias at Perkins
December 2003 - New Sense (Duke University)

Victory Over Terrorism Strategies for Donors
by Harvey Sicherman, November/December 2003 - Philanthropy Magazine

Progressive Muslim lives in two worlds
by Yonat Shimron, November 30, 2003 -

Bill Would Heighten Federal Oversight of International Studies
by My-Thuan Tran, November 24, 2003 - Daily Californian

Recommended by Campus Watch StaffNonsense on Title VI in the L.A. Times.
by Martin Kramer, November 24, 2003 -

Foreign Studies Poisoned by Politics
by Paula R. Newberg, November 23, 2003 - Los Angeles Times

Academics disagree on Title VI overhaul
by Cindy Yee, November 20, 2003 - Chronicle (Duke University)

Recommended by Campus Watch StaffCan Congress Fix Middle Eastern Studies?
by Policy Forum, The Washington Institute for Near East Policy, November 20, 2003 - The Washington Institute for Near East Policy

Lack of Arabic Translators Hurting U.S.
by The Associated Press, November 19, 2003 - ABC News

Memorial held for Palestinian-American prof. Edward Said
by Mark Thoma, November 19, 2003 - Stanford Daily

A hard look at the future of Islam: Overflow crowd attends inaugural lecture
by Lisa Trei, November 19, 2003 - Stanford Report

Department looks for professor to bring knowledge of Islam
by Krystal Overmyer, November 18, 2003 - Daily Nebraskan

New bill may affect teaching of foreign policy at universities
by Jolene Hull, November 18, 2003 - Iowa State Daily

New Islamic Studies program inaugurated
by Albert Chiou, November 18, 2003 - Stanford Daily

University affirms int'l commitment
by Priyanka Pathak, November 18, 2003 - Stanford Daily

Hundreds gather at Schoenberg to remember Edward Said
by Rogelio Morales, November 17, 2003 - Daily Bruin

Saving Middle East Studies Squabble
by Morgan Liddick, November 17, 2003 - H-Mideast-Politics

Letter to the president of FAU
by Rabbi Dr. Ron Kronish, November 16, 2003 - Interreligious Coordinating Council in Israel (ICCI)

Bill may affect curriculum
by Juliana Wu, November 14, 2003 - Chicago Maroon

Khalidi discussion mistaken
by Daniel Rosenthal, November 14, 2003 - Chicago Maroon

Impunity for anti-Semitism at Penn
by Francisco J. Gil-White, November 11, 2003 - Arutz 7

Why America is losing the intelligence war
by Spengler, November 11, 2003 - Asia Times

Reinvigorating Middle Eastern Studies
by Enrico Piccinini, November 10, 2003 - H-Mideast-Politics

Pipes Meets with Protest at Talk
by Bess Hinson, November 7, 2003 - Yale Daily News

Arabic language interest increases
by Ryan Holeywell, November 6, 2003 - The GW Hatchet

New bill threatens intellectual freedom in area studies
by Benita Singh, November 6, 2003 - Yale Daily News

In Letter to AJCongress, Department of Education Admits to Title VI Problem, Vows to Fix What's Broken
by American Jewish Congress, November 4, 2003 -

Promoting Middle East dialogue
by Yael Zerubavel, November 4, 2003 - Daily Targum

The Unpatriotic U: Columbia
by John Perazzo, November 4, 2003 - FrontPage Magazine

Recommended by Campus Watch StaffThe Crisis of Middle Eastern Studies
by Enrico Piccinini, November 4, 2003 - H-Mideast-Politics

Middle East Center to open in Fall of 2004
by Matthew Konjoian, November 4, 2003 - The Justice

"Advisory Board" Threatens US International Studies
by Juan Cole, November 3, 2003 - H-Mideast-Politics

GW may add Mid-East programs
by Andrea Nurko, November 3, 2003 - GW Hatchet

The professors of Oslo
by Martin Sherman, November 3, 2003 - Jerusalem Post

Center for Middle East Studies Envisioned as Unbiased Think Tank
by Brandeis University, Fall 2003 - Campaign Connections

Sister receives award from Islamic Council
by Lenore Christopher, October 31, 2003 - Catholic Telegraph

Makiya addresses Iraqi rebuilding
by Elyse Seener, October 31, 2003 - The Justice

Recommended by Campus Watch StaffTitle VI Fix Passes in House
by Martin Kramer, October 30, 2003 -

Panel of NELC profs blasts U.S. action in Iraq
by Neil Katsuyama, October 29, 2003 - Yale Daily News

Professor Provokes Israeli Outrage
by Jacob Gershman, October 27, 2003 - New York Sun

Tour of U.S. Schools Reveals Why Zionism Is Flunking on Campus
by Natan Sharansky, October 24, 2003 - Forward

The Language Lesson
by Lee Smith, October 23, 2003 - Slate

University scrambles to replace Khalidi
by Tim Miller, October 20, 2003 - Chicago Maroon

Orientalism is alive and well ­ in Iraq
by Abdelwahab El-Affendi, October 20, 2003 - Daily Star (Lebanon)

Stop Congressional Policing of Curricula in Area Studies
by Michael Bednar, October 20, 2003 - Middle East Librarians Association

Congress Moves to Regulate Postcolonial Studies
by Michael Bednar, October 20, 2003 -

New Middle East Studies Center to fill void in reliable information on the region
October 17, 2003 - Brandeis University News

Paving the Way for Anti-Israel Studies
by Gaby Wenig, October 17, 2003 - The Jewish Journal of Greater Los Angeles

Resource centers up for scrutiny
by Dylan Lee Lehrke, October 16, 2003 - Daily University of Washington

Edward Said's journey to Ithaka
by Joseph Massad, October 15, 2003

Recommended by Campus Watch StaffTitle VI in Congress: Not on Our Dime
by Martin Kramer, October 14, 2003 -

Letter to Representative Peter Hoekstra (R-Michigan) on H.R. 3077 (Title VI)
by Robert Satloff, D.Phil, October 14, 2003 -

Recommended by Campus Watch StaffReforming the Campus
by Stanley Kurtz, October 14, 2003 - National Review

BMSA mentor hired after years of delay
by Jessica Goldings, October 14, 2003 - The Justice

UGA prof is chosen for 'genius' award
by Kelly Simmons, October 5, 2003 - The Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Why Muslims rebel: UMKC scholar pursues research on suicide bombing in Israel, territories
by Anna Jaffe, October 3, 2003 - Kansas City Jewish Chronicle

Edward Said and Fouad Ajami: exile and the empire
by Michael Young, October 2, 2003 - Daily Star (Lebanon)

Recommended by Campus Watch StaffFlag wavers wanted
by Daniel P. Rubenstein, October 2, 2003 - Daily Texan

Edward Said (1935-2003)
by Edward Alexander, October 2, 2003 - National Association of Scholars (NAS)

Edward Said jammed our view of Arab world
by Zev Chafets, October 1, 2003 - New York Daily News

Recommended by Campus Watch StaffFunding Anti-Americanism
by Justin Peck, October 2003 - Concord Bridge

Reconsidering Said
by Lee Smith, September 30, 2003 - American Prospect

New Islamic Studies program launched
by Ann Chin, September 30, 2003 - Stanford Daily

A Mixed Legacy
by Sara Sebrow and Alex Rolfe, September 29, 2003 - Columbia Spectator

Edward Said
by David Frum, September 29, 2003 - National Review

by Ibn Warraq, September 29, 2003 - Wall Street Journal

U.S. House Panel Approves Bills on International and Graduate Education
by Stephen Burd, September 26, 2003 - Chronicle of Higher Education

U.S. House Panel Endorses Federal Monitoring of International-Studies Programs
by Stephen Burd, September 26, 2003 - Chronicle of Higher Education

International studies may be monitored
by Emma Graves Fitzsimmons, September 26, 2003 - Daily Texan

Bill moves forward to monitor studies programs
by Emma Graves Fitzsimmons, September 26, 2003 - Daily Texan

Wherefore Columbia?
by Ariel Beery, September 25, 2003 - Columbia Spectator

University receives $9 million for new Islamic studies program, professorship
by Lisa Trei, September 24, 2003 - Stanford Report

Legislative Alert
September 23, 2003 - American Association of University Professors

Fall Arabic Sections Fill Up Quickly; Profs. Added
by Michelle Loayza, September 23, 2003 - Columbia Spectator

Letter to Members of the House Education and the Workforce Committee
September 22, 2003 - Joint National Committee for Languages (JNCL) and the National Council for Lang

Promoting Study of Islam
by Peter Delevett, September 20, 2003 - Mercury News

Abbasi family endows new Program in Islamic Studies at Stanford
by Lisa Kwiatkowski, September 18, 2003 - Stanford University News Service

Arabic didn't need Sept. 11 to be relevant
by Benjamin Foster, September 18, 2003 - Yale Daily News

Intense Airport Scrutiny Angers Muslim Travelers
by Caryle Murphy, September 14, 2003 - Washington Post

Learning about Islam moves forward
by G. Jeffrey MacDonald, September 13, 2003 - Kansas City Star

Rechecking the Sheikh's Check
by The Crimson Staff, September 12, 2003 - Harvard Crimson

Academics Turn Toward The Middle East
by Raymond Pascual, September 11, 2003 - Daily Californian

Schools try to put events in context
by Joshua Myerov, September 11, 2003 - Daily News Tribune

Recommended by Campus Watch StaffConcealment Continues at Columbia
by Martin Kramer, September 8, 2003 -

Probing the roots of terror
by Mark Clayton, September 2, 2003 - Christian Science Monitor

Harvard must give back tainted money
by Jeff Jacoby, August 31, 2003 - Boston Globe

ISNA Convention Honors Esposito
by Dina Rashed, August 31, 2003 -

Harvard delays decision on gift from sheikh
by Jenna Russell, August 30, 2003 - Boston Globe

Diverse viewpoints need to be heard at Stanford
by Daniel H. Jacobs, August 28, 2003 - Stanford Daily

Helping Iraq out of a Hard Place
by Thomas Adcock, August 22, 2003 -

Dispute Over Gift to Harvard Continues, Even as Controversial Research Center Closes
by Will Potter, August 21, 2003 - Chronicle of Higher Education

Curricular and extra-curricular battles
by Joseph Massad, August 20, 2003 - Al-Ahram

Arab nation seen halting center aid
by Jenna Russell, August 20, 2003 - Boston Globe

Harvard Student Campaign Forces U.A.E. Ruler to Close Down "Hate Center" in Abu Dhabi
August 19, 2003 -

U.C. rebuffs claim that instructor was anti-Semitic
by Joe Eskenazi, August 15, 2003 - Jewish Bulletin of Northern California

Student Alleges Anti-Semitism Taught in Arabic Language Class
by Regina Chen, August 8, 2003 - Daily Californian

Middle East Centers Accused of Bias In Teaching
by Sean Cavanagh, August 6, 2003 - Education Week (American Education's Newspaper of Record )

Recommended by Campus Watch StaffWaiter! There's a Kramer in my syllabus!
by Martin Kramer, August 2003 -

My Fair Yasser
by Nofit Milstein, July 28, 2003 - Jerusalem Report

Columbia Professor Endorses Terrorism - Parody
July 23, 2003 -

Arabic classes soar in popularity
by William Brand, July 23, 2003 - Oakland Tribune (CA)

For Harvard, Questions On Arab Leader's Gift
by Alan Cooperman, July 19, 2003 - Washington Post

Saudi Spending Jag on American Campuses
by Candace de Russy, July 18, 2003 - National Association of Scholars (NAS) Online Forum

Recommended by Campus Watch StaffSubsidizing Anti-American Bias
by Campus Watch, July 17, 2003 - FrontPage Magazine

Recommended by Campus Watch StaffLawrence of Academia?
by Martin Kramer, July 17, 2003 -

How John Esposito Mangled a Quotation from Bernard Lewis
July 16, 2003 - History News Network

Recommended by Campus Watch StaffSaudi Prince on Academic Shopping Spree
by Martin Kramer, July 9, 2003 -

All Arabic, all the time - in Vermont
by Susan Taylor Martin, July 7, 2003 - St. Petersburg Times

Recommended by Campus Watch Staff"Outreach" Outrage at Georgetown
by Martin Kramer, July 2, 2003 -

A "Nuanced" Look at Middle Eastern Studies
by Peter Wood, July 1, 2003 - FrontPage Magazine

Recommended by Campus Watch StaffAll About Defense
by Stanley Kurtz, July 1, 2003 - National Review

Georgetown's Master of Arts in Arab Studies Recommended Reading
June 30, 2003

Recommended by Campus Watch StaffEdward Said, Malcolm Kerr, and Honors at AUB
by Martin Kramer, June 26, 2003 -

Recommended by Campus Watch StaffHearing Both Sides of Title VI
by Stanley Kurtz, June 23, 2003 - National Review

Area-Studies Programs Come Under Fire at House Hearing
by Elizabeth Crawford, June 20, 2003 - Chronicle of Higher Education

Congress Weighs Anti-U.S. Biases At Key Colleges Columbia, NYU Cited in Testimony
by Timothy Starks, June 20, 2003 - New York Sun

Recommended by Campus Watch StaffTestimony of Stanley Kurtz before the House Subcommittee on Select Education for Hearings on International Education and Questions of Bias
June 19, 2003

Witnesses Debate Questions of Bias in International Studies Programs
June 19, 2003 - Committee on Education and the Workforce

Hearings on Middle East Studies
by Steve Heydemann, June 18, 2003 - H-Mideast-Politics

Harvard's Divine Dilemma
by Beth McMurtie, June 6, 2003 - FrontPage Magazine

Recommended by Campus Watch StaffAcademic Standards
by Michael Ledeen, June 4, 2003 - National Review

Delusions of Islamic Democracy [incl. Noah Feldman, John Esposito]
by Andrew Bostom, June 2, 2003 - FrontPage Magazine

Arabic Language Teaching in the United States
by Sally Morrison, ERIC Clearinghouse on Languages and Linguistics, June 2003 - Center for Applied Linguistics (Language Link Online)

Harvard Chair Mess Is Anything But Divine
by Eric J. Greenberg, May 30, 2003 - Jewish Week

It smacks of a witch hunt [UAE President's Gift to Harvard]
by Nathan Guttman, May 26, 2003 - Ha'aretz

Boca Raton, City of Terror
by Joe Kaufman, May 22, 2003 - FrontPage Magazine

Subverting 'the Arab street'
by Joseph Massad, May 21, 2003 - Al-Ahram

Panel considers Islamic reaction
by Sandra Upson, May 21, 2003 - Stanford Daily

Recommended by Campus Watch StaffJihad is Over! (If Noah Feldman Wants It.)
by Martin Kramer, May 19, 2003 -

[Harvard Divinity] Student discovers tainted gift
by Jason Nielsen, May 16, 2003 - Jewish Advocate

Nakba Day remembers Palestine
by Corina Yen, May 15, 2003 - Stanford Daily

Embedded Terrorist
by Erick Stakelbeck, May 14, 2003 - FrontPage Magazine

At Oxford, Arabs and Jews would fight as gentlemen
by Shmuley Boteach, May 14, 2003 - Jerusalem Post

Harvard to Sheik: Thanks But No Thanks
by Julia Levy, May 14, 2003 - New York Sun

Harvard Divinity School May Return Gift to President of United Arab Emirates
by Beth McMurtrie, May 13, 2003 - Chronicle of Higher Education

Anti-Jewish, Anti-American Speaks at University of Washington
by Edward Alexander, Marc Lange and Nikolai Popov, May 13, 2003 -

Endowing Denial
by Andrew G. Bostom, May 13, 2003 - FrontPage Magazine

American Will Advise Iraqis on Writing New Constitution
by Jennifer 8. Lee, May 11, 2003 - New York Times

Defense disputes meaning of tapes
by David Ashenfelter, May 10, 2003 - Detroit Free Press

Defense uses testimony to distance clients from terror claims
by David Runk, May 10, 2003 - Detroit News

Israeli inequality addressed
by Ben Hellwege, May 9, 2003 - Chicago Maroon

Recommended by Campus Watch StaffToo Few Yalies Know Arabic? Don't Lose Sleep
by Martin Kramer, May 9, 2003 -

Officials Deny Allegations of Center's Link With Terrorism
by Kim - Mai Cutler and Tami Abdollah, May 8, 2003 - Daily Californian

CAL State Palestine [incl. Edward Said, Vida Samiian]
by Lee Kaplan, May 8, 2003 - Frontpage Magazine

UC Berkeley benefactors tied to 9-11
May 8, 2003 -

Report in campus Jewish paper links Berkeley donors to Al-Qaida
by Rachel Pomerance, May 7, 2003 - JTA

NYU Center: New Addition to Growing Academic Field
by Nacha Cattan, May 2, 2003 - Forward

Academic Point
May 1, 2003 - New York Sun

Where is the Money From?
by David Abraham, Adam Cramer and Robert Enayati, May 2003 - Berkeley Jewish Journal

Lecture dissects US policy
by Colin Kearns, April 29, 2003 - Indiana Daily Student

Expert says America will play vital role in reshaping Islam
by Richard N. Ostling, April 26, 2003 - Associated Press

Recommended by Campus Watch StaffThe Expulsion That Never Was
by Martin Kramer, April 25, 2003 -

The Burning Flames
by Ariel Beery, April 24, 2003 - Columbia Spectator

Experts address Iraq's future as war tapers
by Kristen Titus, April 24, 2003 - Daily Cardinal (University of Wisconsin-Madison)

Faith should promote understanding, not lead to mistrust, prejudice
by Vern Barnet, April 23, 2003 - Kansas City Star

Brandeis names Troen to Israel Studies Chair
by Julie M. Cohen, April 22, 2003 - Daily News Tribune

Frangieh focuses on views of 'Arab street'
by Martin Toomajian, April 22, 2003 - Yale Daily News

Orientalism Symposium Attracts Academics
by Qian Xi Teng, April 21, 2003 - Columbia Spectator

Teach-in focuses on future of Iraq
by Charles Proctor, April 21, 2003 - Daily Bruin

Panel offers views on Islamic movement
by Janice Sanchez, April 21, 2003 - Stanford Daily

Islamic World Less Welcoming to American Scholars
by Sam Dillon, April 18, 2003 - New York Times

Profs square off over Iraq war
by Paula Brady, April 18, 2003 - Yale Daily News

Has the War on Iraq Decreased Antisemitism?
by Piotr H. Kosicki, April 17, 2003 - Stanford Review

Recommended by Campus Watch StaffEdward Said and Twelve Disciples at Post-Orientalist Passover
by Martin Kramer, April 16, 2003 -

Panel, teach-in warn of implications of Iraq war's aftermath
by Lisa Trei, April 16, 2003 - Stanford Report

Columbia University Conservatives on the Edward Said "Jubilee"
by Ron Lewenberg, April 15, 2003 - Columbia College Conservative Club

Universities Resist Efforts To Require Ideological Diversity On Campuses
by Timothy Starks, April 15, 2003 - New York Sun

Recommended by Campus Watch StaffBetween the Narrow Points
by Ariel Beery, April 14, 2003 - Columbia Spectator

Recommended by Campus Watch StaffColumbia Prof Plumbs the Shiite Mind
by Martin Kramer, April 14, 2003 -

Anti-War Arab Site Based in Pro-War Town
by Robert Stacy McCain, April 14, 2003 - Washington Times

Teach-in warns against U.S. altruism
by Nicolas Taborek, April 13, 2003 - Daily Bruin

Recommended by Campus Watch StaffGetting Iraq Right...from Ohio
by Martin Kramer, April 11, 2003 -

The Native Informant
by Adam Shatz, April 10, 2003 - The Nation

Khaled Abou El Fadl: Reformer or Revisionist ?
by Andrew G. Bostom, April 9, 2003 - Institute for the Secularisation of Islamic Society (ISIS)

Iraqi war a topic of discussion at the Castle
by Andrew Dulberg, April 8, 2003 - Daily Pennsylvanian

Recommended by Campus Watch StaffSaudi Oil Lobby Puffs Middle East Centers
by Martin Kramer, April 8, 2003 -

Professors Protest as Students Debate
by Kate Zernike, April 5, 2003 - New York Times

Profs: Long Road Ahead for Democracy in Iraq [incl. Gene Garthwaite, Anne Sa'adah, Brian Didier, Kevin Reinhart, Samer Alatout]
by Colin Barry, April 3, 2003 - The Dartmouth

Teach-in calls war defeat of humanity
by Linda Conner Lambeck, April 2, 2003 - Connecticut Post

Learning about Western and Muslim nations
by Vern Barnet, April 2, 2003 - Kansas City Star

Profs: Bombs threaten Iraqi culture, important artifacts
by Will Sullivan, April 2, 2003 - Yale Daily News

Recommended by Campus Watch StaffAmerican Jewish Congress Title VI Petition
by American Jewish Congress, April 2003 -

Recommended by Campus Watch StaffGoldilocks Warrior at Penn
by Martin Kramer, March 31, 2003 -

Teach-In, Turn On, Walk Out
by Matthew Continetti, March 28, 2003 - National Review

Professors Condemn War in Iraq At Teach-in
by Margaret Hunt Gram, March 27, 2003 - Columbia Spectator

Recommended by Campus Watch StaffBaghdad, Babylon, Brandeis
by Martin Kramer, March 27, 2003 -

Teach-in, Iraq, etc.
by Gary Sick, March 27, 2003 - Middle East Institute [Columbia University]

Analysts say little is known about Iraq
by Neil Swidey, March 26, 2003 - Boston Globe

Muslim Panelists Confront Rushdie's Work
by Isaac Vita Kohn, March 25, 2003 - Columbia Spectator

Professor's Response to Criticism Is Inappropriate
by John Corigliano, March 24, 2003 - Columbia Spectator

Recommended by Campus Watch StaffProfessorial Pundits Place Iraq Bets
by Martin Kramer, March 24, 2003 -

Middle East studies weak on day-to-day world reality
by Jonathan Jones, March 21, 2003 - Daily Tar Heel (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill)

FBI seeks to question former MIT student
by Ralph Ranalli, March 20, 2003 - Boston Globe

Professors Torn On U.S. Policy Toward Iraq
by Jessica E. Vascellaro, March 19, 2003 - Harvard Crimson

Suddenly, a Seller's Market for Arabic Studies
by Sam Dillon, March 19, 2003 - New York times

Recommended by Campus Watch StaffChicago Prof Joins Conspiracy-of-the-Month Club
by Martin Kramer, March 18, 2003 -

U.S. Links Scholar to Terror Funding
by Glenn R. Simpson, March 17, 2003 - Wall Street Journal

CU Faculty To Speak on Iraq War at Teach-in
by Margaret Hunt Gram, March 14, 2003 - Columbia Spectator

Professor interviews 'American Taliban'
by Mary Claire Whitaker, March 14, 2003 - Flat Hat (William and Mary)

Creator of blueprint for a democratic post-war Iraq to hold Sylvia K. Hassenfeld Chair in Islamic and Middle Eastern Studies
March 11, 2003 - Brandeis University

Israeli Soldiers to Speak on Campus
March 11, 2003 - Daily Californian

Recommended by Campus Watch StaffMiddle East Certitude
by Ariel Beery, March 10, 2003 - Columbia Spectator

MEALAC Department Has Been Blatantly Defamed
by Hamid Dabashi, March 10, 2003 - Columbia Spectator

Black Tie Affair Lauds Columbia Graduates
by Ben Casselman, March 6, 2003 - Columbia Spectator

Recommended by Campus Watch StaffColumbia's Troubles Bubble Up Through the Bubbly
by Martin Kramer, March 6, 2003 -

Appreciation for Beinin Watch
March 6, 2003 - Stanford Review

Middle East Studies Sees Rise in Student Interest
by Chris Beam, March 5, 2003 - Columbia Spectator

Recommended by Campus Watch StaffIraq: Another "Expert" Blind Spot
by Martin Kramer, March 2, 2003 -

No refuge for a refugee
by Catherine Masters, March 1, 2003 - New Zealand Herald

Free People Will Set the Course of History
by Robert Blecher, March 2003 - Middle East Report Online (MERIP)

Staunch Al-Arian supporter now says he was deceived
by Susan Aschoff, February 27, 2003 - St. Petersburg Times

Post-Oslo solidarity
by Joseph Massad, February 26, 2003 - Al-Ahram

Accused academic speaks out
February 26, 2003 - BBC News

Beinin Watch
February 26, 2003 - Stanford Review

We Must Always Remain Critical
by William E. Hudson, February 26, 2003 - Stanford Review

Revamp Mideast Studies
February 25, 2003 - Harvard Crimson

Recommended by Campus Watch StaffA WISE Guy at College Park
by Martin Kramer, February 25, 2003 -

Recommended by Campus Watch StaffProfessors for Terrorist Al-Arian
by Jonathan Schanzer, February 24, 2003 - FrontPage Magazine

The Al-Arian Defense
February 24, 2003 - Washington Post

US furious as Britain ignores extradition plea
by Alasdair Palmer and David Bamber, February 23, 2003 - The Telegraph (London)

Teacher accused of leading jihad in English village
by Ian Cobain, February 22, 2003 - Times of London

University defends indicted academic
by Polly Curtis, February 21, 2003 - Guardian

Harvard Slow to Revamp Middle Eastern Studies
by Ella A. Hoffman, February 21, 2003 - Harvard Crimson

Recommended by Campus Watch StaffProfs Duped by Sami Al-Arian
by Martin Kramer, February 21, 2003 -

Our Abandoned Muslim Allies
by Azar Nafisi, February 21, 2003 - New Republic

USF Arabic instructor also charged
by Ryan Meehan, February 21, 2003 - Oracle - University of South Florida

Jihad leader emerged from shadows of USF
by Susan Aschoff, February 21, 2003 - St. Petersburg Times

USF professors vow to stand by colleague
February 21, 2003 - Washington Times

Prof's slip is showing - so's his anti-Semitism
by Zev Chafets, February 19, 2003 - New York Daily News

The Need for Campus Activism
by Roz Rothstein and Roberta Seid, February 14, 2003 - Jewish Journal of Greater Los Angeles

Former Education Chief Endorses War on Iraq
by Michelle Loayza, February 13, 2003 - Columbia Spectator

Recommended by Campus Watch StaffSaidiana
by Martin Kramer, February 11, 2003 -

America: The Victim Is Not the Guilty One [on MESA]
by George Squyres, February 9, 2003 - Liberty for All

U.S. Scholar Uncredited in Iraq Report
by Jill Lawless, February 7, 2003 - Associated Press

Columbia Wins Back a Mideast Historian
by Scott Smallwood, Lila Guterman, and Megan Rooney, February 7, 2003 - Chronicle of Higher Education

The legacy of Jean-Paul Sartre
by Joseph Massad, February 5, 2003 - Al-Ahram

Recommended by Campus Watch StaffBir Zeit-on-Hudson
by Martin Kramer, February 5, 2003 -

Moral commitments, emotions can't be kept from the classroom, professor
by John Sanford, February 4, 2003 - Stanford Report

Columbia's Provost response to the Palestinian film festival controversy
February 3, 2003

College split over fellowship
by Will Woodward, January 31, 2003 - The Guardian

Recommended by Campus Watch StaffRashid Redux
by Martin Kramer, January 29, 2003 -

Recommended by Campus Watch StaffDepartment of Dishonesty
by Seth Anziska, January 27, 2003 - Columbia Spectator

Attack Iraq?
by Rashid Khalidi, January 27, 2003 - In These Times

Perfect Strangers: Arabic Grows at Ivy League In Burst of Post-9/11 Interest
by Max Gross, January 24, 2003 - Forward

Recommended by Campus Watch StaffMath Quiz at Stanford
by Martin Kramer, January 24, 2003 -

Khalidi to Accept Said Chair After Long Delay
by Chris Beam, January 23, 2003 - Columbia Spectator

Conservatives Criticize Columbia University's Sponsorship of Militant Palestinian Film Festival
January 22, 2003 - Columbia College Conservative Club

Professors Sign Petition on Israel
by Katharine A. Kaplan, January 22, 2003 - Harvard Crimson

Nightmares of A University
January 22, 2003 - PRWeb

History adds Mideast scholar
by Charles Friedman, January 22, 2003 - Yale Daily News

Recommended by Campus Watch StaffDreams of a Debate
by Ariel Beery, January 21, 2003 - Columbia Spectator

Why Are Arch Conservatives Ganging Up on the Middle East Studies Association?
by Juan Cole, January 20, 2003 - History News Network

Two Speakers To Kick Off Cal Poly Middle East Series Jan. 27
January 16, 2003 - Cal Poly News

The Absurdity of Campus "Middle East Forums"
by Bruce S. Thornton, January 16, 2003 - FrontPage Magazine

New course to teach 'authoritative' -- not authoritarian -- interpretation of Islam
by Lisa Trei, January 8, 2003 - Stanford Report

Iranain-Americans request to Expel Adjunct Professor Rob Sobhani from Georgetown University
by Koorosh Arfaian, January 6, 2003 - The Ezine DOT Net

Recommended by Campus Watch StaffWhy Feminism is AWOL on Islam [mentions several MES professors]
by Kay Hymowitz, Winter 2003 - City Journal

The New Push for Middle East Studies
by Arthur Clark, January/February 2003 - Saudi Aramco World

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