Post-lecture readings: “Academic Freedom and its Limits in America”

On January 25, 2017 I gave a talk titled “Academic Freedom and Its Limits in America as Seen Through the Salaita Controversy” at the United States Consulate General in Chengdu, China. Here are some online readings for attendees who want to learn more.

The AAUP’s 1940 Statement of Principles on Academic Freedom and Tenure

New York Times story about the Salaita case

The debate between Feisal Mohamed and Cary Nelson

The AAUP’s overview and timeline of the Salaita controversy


Here are some related readings in case you’re interested:

“On Extramural Utterances” by John K. Wilson

Steven Salaita’s journalistic writings for Salon

News Story on James Kilgore


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