Michael Saenger

Professor of English Michael Saenger co-authored an essay with Cary Nelson, who is Professor Emeritus of English and Jubilee Professor of Liberal Arts and Sciences at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, and served as president of the American Association of University Professors between 2006 and 2012. The essay, entitled, “When Discourse about Israel Becomes Antisemitic: A Guide for the Perplexed.” Fathom is a prominent British journal that focuses on the Middle East. Read the essay here.

—January 2023

Professor of English Michael Saenger delivered an invited talk at the Academic Engagement Network’s Short Course in Miami on January 9. The talk was entitled “Addressing Challenges in the Humanities & Social Sciences: Toward a Better Understanding & Use of Key Terms in Combating BDS and Israel Delegitimization.”

—January 2023

Professor of English Michael Saenger published a pamphlet with the Academic Engagement Network titled Finding Common Ground: A Strategy for Combating the Anti-Israel Movement in the U.S. Academy

—October 2022

Professor of English Michael Saenger published a review of Hamlet Translations: Prisms of Cultural Encounters across the Globe, edited by Márta Minier and Lily Kahn. The review appeared in Translation Studies, a leading international academic journal.

—September 2022

Associate Professor of English Michael Saenger published an article titled “Shakespeare and Linguistic Change” in The Palgrave Encyclopedia of Global Shakespeare. Saenger also presented a talk titled “Addressing Challenges in the Humanities & Social Sciences: Toward a Better Understanding and Use of Key Terms in Combating BDS and Israel Delegitimization”

—November 2021