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Tag Archives: National Association of Scholars

An Appeal to Conservative Scholars, and Its Outcome

By Donald Lazere I sent out the following “Appeal” last February. I received no response from ACTA and a form rejection from the Center for the American University. NAS posted … Continue reading

May 14, 2014 · 4 Comments

A Response to Peter Wood

By Allan Lichtman, Distinguished Professor of History, American University In his response to my critique of the National Association of Scholars report, RECASTING HISTORY: ARE RACE, CLASS, AND GENDER DOMINATING … Continue reading

June 21, 2013 · 2 Comments

Analysis of the NAS Report on “Recasting History”

By Allan J. Lichtman, Distinguished Professor of History, American University This analysis examines the report of the National Association of Scholars: RECASTING HISTORY: ARE RACE, CLASS, AND GENDER DOMINATING AMERICAN … Continue reading

June 21, 2013 · 2 Comments

Peter Wood’s Attack on the AAUP

I invited National Association of Scholars president Peter Wood to speak at the AAUP conference this past weekend, and organized a couple of sessions with him on the Higher Education … Continue reading

June 19, 2013 · 7 Comments

Limbaugh’s Lies about Bowdoin College

Yesterday on his radio show, Rush Limbaugh read a Wall Street Journal article summarizing the National Association of Scholars (NAS) study about Bowdoin, and quoted the finding that Bowdoin doesn’t … Continue reading

April 9, 2013 · 5 Comments

A Failed Attack on Bowdoin by the NAS

The National Association of Scholars (NAS) just released a 359-page report (pdf) attacking Bowdoin College that proves one essential point: don’t criticize rich guys you golf with.

April 4, 2013 · 24 Comments

The Bias Fallacy

This is a guest post by Darren L. Linvill, an assistant professor in the Department of Communication Studies at Clemson University. His article, “The Bias Fallacy,” appears in the newest issue … Continue reading

January 24, 2013 · 2 Comments

We All Politicize History

By Robert Jensen Here’s an interesting question for historians: Why do ideologues never seem to be aware of their own ideology? Such is the case with the recent report from … Continue reading

January 12, 2013 · 11 Comments

What Kind of History Should We Teach?

The National Association of Scholars (NAS) today issued a report on the teaching of American history at the University of Texas at Austin and Texas A&M. UT-Austin professor Jeremi Suri … Continue reading

January 10, 2013 · 12 Comments

A Crisis of Censorship: A Response to the National Association of Scholars

The National Association of Scholars (NAS) has issued a new report about California universities based upon false evidence, distorted anecdotes, random online postings, and a series of terrible arguments that … Continue reading

April 3, 2012 · 3 Comments
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