Israel Boycott Debate Sows Dissent at Annual MLA Convention

The Modern Language Association isn't considering a full-fledged boycott just yet, only a vote condemning Israel.

CHICAGO - Panelists launched a harsh attack against Israel at the annual convention of the Modern Language Association (MLA) in Chicago on Thursday, as part of the growing Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) campaign spreading throughout American academia.