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Barnard Alumnae Opposing Tenure for Anthropologist

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Article/book #: 72693
Title: Barnard Alumnae Opposing Tenure for Anthropologist
By: Gabrielle Birkner  
Published in: New York Sun
Date of issue: Thursday, 16 November 2006
Topic(s) addressed: People/entities mentioned in this item:

  1. See a discussion, by Larry Cohler-Esses, in The Nation which debunks the claims made in this article against Nadia Abu El-Haj


A group of Barnard College alumnae is attempting to stop their alma mater from giving tenure to an assistant professor who minimizes Jews' historical connection to Israel.

In her 2001 book, "Facts on the Ground: Archaeological Practice and Territorial Self-Fashioning in Israeli Society," published by the University of Chicago, the professor of anthropology, Nadia Abu El-Haj says Israeli archaeology manipulates evidence to justify a modern Jewish state in the region.

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