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Wednesday May 5 at 2pm Eastern/11 am Pacific: Contingency and a New Deal for Higher Education
Mia McIver, Justine Modica, PhD candidate in History, Stanford University, Trevor Griffey, lecturer in U.S. History at UC Irvine and in Labor Studies at UCLA; vice president, UC-AFT Local 2226 at UC Irvine, and David Stein, UC President’s Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of African American Studies, UCLA will discuss issues facing contingent and grad workers. Topics covered include issues of representation, economic pressures, and the need for a new deal that focuses on teaching and faculty.
Wednesday, May 19 at 3 pm Eastern / 12 pm Pacific: Racial and Social Justice and the New Deal for Higher Education
Presenters Kimberly Jackson (chair of chemistry and biochemistry, director of food studies, and associate professor of biochemistry at Spelman College), Alejandra Marchevsky, PhD (professor and director, Women’s, Gender, & Sexuality Studies, Cal State LA), Annelise Orleck (professor of history at Dartmouth College and founding copresident of the Dartmouth AAUP chapter), Beverly Guy-Sheftall (founding director of the Women’s Research and Resource Center and the Anna Julia Cooper Professor of Women’s Studies at Spelman College), and Jeanne Theoharis (distinguished professor of political science at Brooklyn College) will discuss systemic inequalities and ways to address them.
If you cannot attend any of the webinars, please RSVP, and we’ll send you a recording when they become available. Recordings will also be posted on this page.
Webinar recording: Campus Solidarity
In this webinar, recorded on 4/28/21, Marisa Chappell, associate professor of history, Oregon State University, Donna Murch, professor of history at Rutgers University, and Todd Wolfson, president of Rutgers AAUP-AFT and associate professor of journalism and media studies at Rutgers discuss how to build larger networks of worker solidarity on our campuses and what that will mean for the future of higher education.
Webinar recording: Rebudgeting the University
This webinar, recorded on April 14, 2021, examines university finance and budgets and how the higher education funding model can be changed to achieve equitable educational outcomes and a transformative system of higher education. The discussion is led by Jason Thomas Wozniak, assistant professor in the Department of Educational Foundations and Policy Studies at West Chester University and Christopher Newfield, director of research at the Independent Social Research Foundation and Eleni Schirmer, who researches labor movements, social movements and the political economy of education at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
Recording the February 10, 2021 campaign launch.