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25-3-2015 9:00 AM

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Presentation given at the Critlib Unconference 2015 held at Portland State University in March 2015. Discusses the case of Prof. Salaita, who had an offer of tenure at the University of Illinois rescinded after making controversial statements about the conflict in Gaza. Probes the implications of this case for academic and intellectual freedom, and mobilization of critical information literacy skills..

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Mar 25th, 9:00 AM

Lightning Talk: The Salaita Case at the University of Illinois and LIS Practice

Presentation given at the Critlib Unconference 2015 held at Portland State University in March 2015. Discusses the case of Prof. Salaita, who had an offer of tenure at the University of Illinois rescinded after making controversial statements about the conflict in Gaza. Probes the implications of this case for academic and intellectual freedom, and mobilization of critical information literacy skills..