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Salaita book tour to stop in Urbana

Steven Salaita’s appointment to the American Indian Studies program was rejected after a series of controversial tweets. He has now been awarded $5,000 by the American Association of University Professors Foundation's Academic Freedom Fund.

By Daily Illini Staff Report

September 10, 2015

Steven Salaita’s book tour for Uncivil Rites will stop in Urbana, the home of his book’s focus, in October.Salaita announced the tour schedule on Twitter Wednesday stating he would be in Urbana on Oct. 13. Salaita said he is not sure of a location yet but it will be off campus.“There's obviously g...