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Hopkins is hypocritical on academic freedom
Hopkins is hypocritical on academic freedom

On Sept. 26, an interdisciplinary cohort of students, faculty and staff at Johns Hopkins University answered President Ronald Daniel's call to join the conversation on academic freedom, which he wrote, "deserves dialogue and debate" ("Hopkins welcomes debate on academic freedom," Feb. 26). After months of planning, our "Teach-in for Gaza" was coming to fruition with a schedule of prominent academics. A smaller group sent a letter of invitation and request to President Daniels and Provost Robert Lieberman. Our aims were modest: to ask for their support through attendance, a contribution to offset the costs of live streaming, and/or approving our event to...