Vol. 86, No. 3 (Fall 2019)
Arien Mack, Journal Editor
From the introduction:
This issue acknowledges and celebrates The New School’s centennial by exploring loyalty and betrayal in some of their many guises as a way of grasping their importance in the political and cultural history and life of the US and other countries. The New School was established by a group of prominent intellectuals, among them Charles Beard, John Dewey, James Harvey Robinson, and Thorstein Veblen, who resigned from Columbia University in protest over the demand that its faculty not speak out against World War I. In the eyes of the Columbia administration at the time,to vocally oppose the war was to be disloyal to the United States; in the eyes of its departing faculty, the demand was an infringement on their academic and political freedom.
endangered scholars worldwide
We, the undersigned, are compelled to express our outrage at the arrest and conviction of the Iranian Professor Ahmadreza Djalali, who has been detained since April 2016, by the Islamic Republic of Iran. He was accused of espionage, and following a closed trial, he was sentenced to death on October 20, 2017.