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Princeton director blasts MIT for ‘chilling’ decision to cancel professor’s lecture, thousands log on to ...

Boston Herald 22 Oct 2021
Abbot’s Princeton lecture generated major interest across the country, and 3,000 people were in the Zoom meeting when the professor started giving his 30-minute talk on “Climate and the Potential for Life on Other Planets.” He explored his research on which planets could have liquid water on their surfaces.

Princeton director blasts MIT for 'chilling' decision to cancel professor's lecture, thousands log on to ...

TheNewsHOOK 22 Oct 2021
Princeton director blasts MIT for 'chilling' decision to cancel professor's lecture, thousands log on to hear prof's science research ....

Cancel Culture Has a Lot to Answer For

Quillette 21 Oct 2021
the New York Times and other leading media gave the incident some prominence, thousands of students signed up for Abbot’s Princeton lecture, and his cancellation by MIT earned him a distinction bestowed by the American Council of Trustees and Alumni, which named him a Hero of Intellectual Freedom!.

Fighting Illiberalism in Higher Education

The American Spectator 21 Oct 2021
Also, Princeton University is stepping up to host a conference by the University of Chicago’s Dorian Abbot, whose lecture at MIT was canceled under pressure from activists who objected to his political views.

How 'Diversity' Turned Tyrannical

Wall Street Journal 20 Oct 2021
The Massachusetts Institute of Technology was supposed to host Thursday’s John Carlson Lecture on climate ... (His lecture will be hosted instead by Princeton’s conservative redoubt, the James Madison Program in American Ideals and Institutions.) ... .

Head of UC Berkeley climate research hub resigns in protest after invitation to host Chicago ...

Russia Today 19 Oct 2021
Abbot was scheduled to deliver a lecture on climate change and exoplanets at MIT, but it was cancelled earlier this month due to pressure from students, who disagree with his political views ... His canceled MIT lecture is now scheduled to be shown on a Zoom call hosted by the James Madison Program at Princeton University.

Column: Critical Race Theory Seeks ‘Equity’ by a Rebalancing

The Pilot 19 Oct 2021
Recently, I read an article about Critical Race Theory ... The Massachusetts Institute of Technology had scheduled a lecture for Oct ... The lecture was titled “Climate and the Potential for Life on Other Planets.” It had zero to do with CRT ... Princeton University has agreed to host Dr. Abbot’s climate lecture on the same day originally scheduled at MIT ... .

Renowned Economist Kornai Dies Aged 94

Hungary Today 19 Oct 2021
Born in Budapest in 1928, Kornai worked as an economic journalist from 1947 and as a member of the scientific academy’s Economy Institute from 1955 ... From 1966 on, he lectured at several prestigious universities abroad, inlcuding Stanford, Yale, Princeton, and Harvard ... His works have been translated into ten languages ... Related article ... ....

Bari Weiss versus Brian Stelter: Does cancel culture exist?

Hot Air 19 Oct 2021
Remember Dorian Abbot, the University of Chicago climate scientist who was disinvited from giving a lecture at MIT? Abbot had the wrong opinions, not about the science of climate but about affirmative action ... Princeton has invited Abbot to campus to deliver his lecture this Thursday.

Princeton welcomes professor whose lecture was canceled at MIT

Boston Herald 17 Oct 2021
His lecture has generated major interest across the country as about 8,000 people have already registered online — an unprecedented total for the Princeton program ... Dorian Abbot’s Princeton lecture — the one shockingly and shamefully canceled by MIT — and literally thousands of people have registered,” tweeted Robert P.

Professor ‘cancelled’ over arguing for merit-based university recruitments

The Daily Telegraph Australia 17 Oct 2021
“And so his lecture at MIT was cancelled recently due to the mob’s complaints but luckily Princeton University stepped up to host his ...

Oberlin College grad Angrist wins Nobel Memorial Prize

Cleveland Jewish News 17 Oct 2021
He dropped out and served two years in the Israel Defense Forces before returning to the United States to complete his graduate studies at Princeton. Angrist would later return to the Hebrew University, however, serving as a senior lecturer in economics from 1991 to 1995 and as an ...

BRET STEPHENS: First, de-cancellation

Arkansas Democrat-Gazette 15 Oct 2021
As Abbot has detailed, a department chair called to tell him the school would be canceling the lecture "in order to avoid controversy." ... After Abbot's talk was canceled at MIT, conservative Princeton University professor Robert George offered to host the lecture instead; it is scheduled for Oct.

What Happened To Meritocracy & Free Speech?

Windermere Sun 14 Oct 2021
Dorian Abbot’s Princeton lecture — the one shockingly and shamefully canceled by MIT — and literally thousands of people have registered,” George said ... Steve Forbes praises Princeton for hosting the lecture of geophysics professor Dorian Abbot after MIT canceled it following ...

SLCC Tanner Forum: New York Times Bestselling Author Isabel Wilkerson to Speak on Social Ethics ...

HJ News 14 Oct 2021
SALT LAKE CITY, Oct ... In her lectures, she explores the need to reconcile America's karmic racial inheritance — a notion she expresses in her widely-shared op-ed essays in The New York Times. × ... She has also lectured on narrative nonfiction at the Nieman Foundation at Harvard University and has taught at Princeton, Emory and Boston universities.