— The members of the Modern Language Association have voted to reject academic boycotts of Israel. The MLA announced Wednesday that the res…
The U.S. Modern Language Association on Saturday voted 113-to-79 to reject a resolution calling for an academic boycott of Israel.
Members of the Modern Language Association failed to pass a resolution critical of Israel for denying academics entry to the West Bank.
Amid debate featuring anti-Israel slurs, the full Modern Language Association membership voted on a resolution singling out Israel for denying academics entry to the West Bank.
The academic group’s resolution calls on the U.S. to ‘challenge’ alleged restrictions on American scholars working in the West Bank. But divisions are deep, and the process isn’t over.
Delegates to the Modern Language Association’s annual convention upheld a resolution accusing Israel of keeping Palestinian academics from entering the West Bank, but rejected another expressing solidarity with academics that boycott Israel.
The debate over Israel in academia has turned to the Modern Language Association at its annual convention starting today.
Proponents of an academic boycott of Israel are turning attention to the 30,000-strong Modern Language Association. Will Israel supporters succeed in bucking the BDS push?