Modern Language Association convention stirs worldwide controversy

Despite the unlikely headline, this is not one of my attempts at news-based satire, but a genuine news story. It’s something to do with Israel. Sources:

Modern Language Association convention to feature academic boycott panel and resolution slamming Israeli denial of entries

Academic group hosts BDS discussion, bars pro-Israel groups at panel on Israel

For completely unconnected reasons, there is also an alternative MLA convention:

Can a shadow academic conference change the higher ed world?

Anything we can do to get IATEFL in the news??

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