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ACLA Public Statements

Click the links below to read each public statement:

March 13th, 2024:

The ACLA Executive Committee endorses the March 11, 2024 statement of the Middle East Studies Association on the cultural genocide perpetrated against the Palestinian people.

September 6th, 2023:

The ACLA Executive Committee supports teaching languages and the humanities at West Virginia University in an open letter to President E. Gordon Gee.

February 14th, 2023:

The ACLA Executive Committee calls for resignation of Florida college presidents.

September 17th, 2021:

The ACLA has signed the American Historical Association's Statement on Threats to Academic Conferences.

May 24th, 2021:

The ACLA Executive Committee has signed the MESA Board Statement in Support of Palestinians.

March 18th, 2021:

The ACLA joins the ACLS in condemning anti-Asian violence.

February 12th, 2021:

The ACLA Executive Comittee supports academic freedom for Boğaziçi University students and faculty

January 26th, 2021:

The ACLA Executive Committee supports the University of Kansas faculty and staff in opposing the KBOR tenure policy.

September 24th, 2020:

Statement Responding to White House Statement on "Critical Race Theory"

July 17th, 2020:

Statement on the 2020 Hong Kong National Security Law

The ACLA Board signed on to a statement written by the Association for Asian Studies

June 3rd, 2020:

The ACLA Executive Committee's Statement on George Floyd

April 13th, 2020:

The ACLA Executive Committee Supports UCSC Graduate Student Workers

August 29th, 2019:

The ACLA Executive Committee Issues a Letter in Support of Academic Freedom

May 15th, 2019:

Letter to Stanford University Regarding the Proposed Elimination of the Subsidy to the Stanford University Press

September 4th, 2018:

Statement of the Executive Committee of the ACLA Regarding Scholars in Palestine