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UCLA: Where 'Queer Studies' and Middle East Studies Meet

UCLA: Where 'Queer Studies' and Middle East Studies Meet

by Eric Golub
American Thinker
October 31, 2010

http://www.americanthinker.com/2010/10/ucla_where_queer_studies_and_m.html

The University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) Center for Near Eastern Studies (CNES) is a delightful contradiction of incompatible notions. On one hand, the professors take hard-left stances on sexuality and gender issues, claiming to staunchly support the rights of gays and women. Yet they also worship at the altar of radical Middle East studies professors who act as apologists for Sharia law and other policies completely at odds with Western "liberalism."

The UCLA Queer Studies Conference 2010, which took place on October 8-9 and counted CNES among its sponsors, was a case in point. The panel discussion I attended, along with all of fifteen people, was titled "Trans-lating the Middle East." L

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