[xmca] Issues of racism at MIT

From: David Preiss (davidpreiss@uc.cl)
Date: Sat Feb 17 2007 - 00:45:58 PST

Don't know whether people was familiar with the case of James Sherley, a
Professor who was denied tenure at MIT and that protested the decision by
means of a hunger strike. He finished the hunger strike today. The debate has
centered around issues of racism both at MIT and the sciences and I thought it
was very relevant for the list. Please see link below for more info:


Noam Chomsky has been one of the leading figures protesting the issue on campus.

David D. Preiss Ph.D.
Profesor Auxiliar / Assistant Professor
Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile
Escuela de Psicología.
Av. Vicuña Mackenna 4860.
Macul, Santiago de Chile.

Teléfono: (56-2) 354-4605 Fax: (56-2) 354-4844. Web: http://web.mac.com/ddpreiss/

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