Cinnamon Stillwell

I’m the West Coast Representative for Campus Watch, a project of the Middle East Forum that focuses on Middle East studies. I was a political columnist for (San Francisco Chronicle online) from 2004-2008. I've written for the American Thinker, Frontpage Magazine, Family Security Matters, Accuracy In Media, Newsbusters, Israel National News, The Jewish Policy Center, J-The Jewish News Weekly of N. CA, Intellectual Conservative and many others. More info at

Friday, March 11, 2011

Norman Finkelstein's Conspiratorial Universe

Gideon Spitzer, a political science and history major at the University of Pennsylvania, covered a recent lecture at Penn by the reliably bizarre Norman Finkelstein. His report, which was written for Campus Watch, appears today at Frontpage Magazine:
On January 25, 2011, anti-Israel activist Norman Finkelstein spoke in the student union at the University of Pennsylvania. The lecture—sponsored by the Penn Arab Student Society, Penn Race Dialogue Project, and Temple Students for Justice in Palestine—brought the former academic to campus despite DePaul University's 2007 decision to deny Finkelstein tenure because of his "inflammatory style and personal attacks" on his peers.

The event, which lasted over two hours, attracted an audience of about 200, composed both of members of the local community and Penn students, including a substantial contingent of Penn Israel Coalition members.

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