18 janvier 2020

Antisémitisme et racisme à l’université: Frédérique Vidal annonce des «sanctions pédagogiques»

Face à la recrudescence d’actes racistes et antisémites dans les universités, le ministère de l’Enseignement supérieur annonce des mesures destinées à sensibiliser les jeunes. Plus...

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13 janvier 2020

IU Bloomington Suspends Frat for Anti-Semitism

HomeBy Elin Johnson. Indiana University in Bloomington has suspended a fraternity following allegations of anti-Semitic and racial slurs as well as an assault, USA Today reports. More...

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Executive Order on Anti-Semitism on Campus

HomeBy Paul Fain. President Trump plans to sign an executive order on Wednesday that will target anti-Semitism on college campuses, The New York Times reported.
Administration officials told the newspaper the expected order will threaten to withhold federal funds for colleges that are deemed to fail in combating discrimination. More...

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When Perceptions Clash

HomeBy Elin Johnson. What happens when racial incidents are viewed differently by students who experience them in real time and administrators who try to address the incidents after the fact? At American University, the answer is complicated. More...

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UC Berkeley Condemns Racist Video

HomeBy Elin Johnson. A video quickly circulating on social media that depicts a University of California, Berkeley, student saying that African Americans, LGBTQ people and women don't deserve rights has caused outrage on the campus. More...

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12 janvier 2020

White Supremacy in the Classroom

HomeBy Greta Anderson. Georgia Southern freshman promotes white supremacist ideology in a class presentation. The university says the presentation falls within his free speech rights. Now students of color say they feel unsafe because of his protected speech. More...

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Prohibiting Caste Prejudice on Campus

HomeBy Greta Anderson. Brandeis has added caste identity as "a recognized and protected characteristic" in the institution's antidiscrimination policy. The move was made to address caste distinctions among students and faculty members of South Asian descent. More...

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Jury Rejects Professors' Discrimination Claims Against Michigan

HomeBy Colleen Flaherty. The University of Michigan at Ann Arbor did not discriminate or retaliate against a pair of married professors who raised complaints about disparate treatment of their colleagues of color, a jury found following a trial in a local county court. More...

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More Support for Harvard Ethnic Studies Scholar Denied Tenure

HomeBy Colleen Flaherty. More than 200 senior scholars in Latinx and Latin American studies, ethnic studies, women’s and gender studies, and other fields wrote a letter Monday to Harvard University president Lawrence Bacow in support of a professor who was recently denied tenure. More...

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Antigay and Unemployed

HomeBy Colleen Flaherty. Professor who sought refuge from liberal academe at a Southern Baptist seminary finds out why tenure matters. More...

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