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University of Illinois revoked Steven Salaita’s job offer

My news feed is blowing up today with this story, from Inside Higher Ed, which reports that the University of Illinois apparently revoked a job offer in the American Indian studies program. Steven Salaita, the scholar in question, had been tweeting against Israel’s violence in Gaza.

The Illinois Conference Committee A on Academic Freedom and Tenure of the American Association of University Professors spoke out in support of Steven Salaita’s appointment earlier today.

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