Tag: labor

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The Fantasy and Fate of Ethnic Studies in an Age of Uprisings: An Interview with Nick Mitchell

In this conversation, feminist studies and black studies scholar Nick Mitchell and Undercommoner Zach Schwartz-Weinstein discuss a range of topics: the politics of criticality; the labor politics of black studies and ethnic studies; the absorptive quality of the university’s administration of difference; the work of fantasy in academic labor; the origins of adjunctification and casualization; Black Lives Matter’s transformation into… Read more →

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Creativity Nets Contract for NYU Grad Workers  (article)

See the original at Labor Notes: http://www.labornotes.org/blogs/2015/04/creativity-nets-contract-nyu-grad-workers Creativity Nets Contract for NYU Grad Workers April 10, 2015 / Daniel Aldana Cohen and Natasha Raheja This week, teaching and research assistants at New York University again became the only graduate workers at a U.S. private university with a union contract. The contract includesmajor gains for all 1,200 members of GSOC-UAW Local… Read more →

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Art and Politics against the Colonization of Time: An Interview with Dan S. Wang

  Printer and writer, Dan S. Wang, talks about his projects that intersect art, politics, and labor—from teaching and public art with college students to anti-war and anti-prison activism, the Mess Hall, and the Compass Group—as collective experiments against individualizing economies of attention. Read more →

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Teaching and Organizing in the Ruins of Universities: An Interview with Alison Hearn

Summary:  From the wilderness of adjuncting to university occupations and the Quebec student uprisings, professor Alison Hearn (U. of Western Ontario) discusses how we can create organizing grounds in the ruins of universities. The classroom presents possibilities for connecting pedagogy with organizing, while grappling with the tensions of context, faculty authority, and student resistance.  Rather than falling into either authoritarian… Read more →

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