How to Name and Claim Your Theoretical Approach

March 3, 2021

by Nadine Naber This essay was originally posted on Nadine Naber’s blog, Liberate Your Research.   Since I launched Liberate Your Research, one thing is now more clear to me than ever before. Radical scholars, especially interdisciplinary activist scholars, face disproportionate levels of overwhelm and anxiety in academia. Lacking go-to theories, or theoretical blueprints, contributes to…

Life After an Earthquake is the Labor of Reconstruction

February 12, 2021

by Emina Bužinkić   According to the Volcano Discovery network, over the last 30 days, Croatia was shaken by at least 500 earthquakes, leaving at least seven people dead, dozens were injured, and thousands had to leave their homes. The strongest one — measuring at a 6.4 magnitude — struck the area around Petrinja, central Croatia, on December…

Singhu: The Unwritten

January 20, 2021

by Simona Sawhney   This piece was originally published on Dalit Camera: Through Un-Touchable Eyes— a platform for narratives, public meetings, songs, talks, discussion on dalits. The response of the mainstream media to the protesting farmers at Singhu and Tikri, like that of the government, oscillates between pity and indignation. On the one hand, there…

Academics Denounce Attempts to Shut Down the People’s Water Forum 2024 in Bali, Indonesia

May 20, 2024

20th May, 2024 Latest Alert: People’s Water Forum in Bali Intimidated and Forced to Disband: Repeated Practice of Silencing Freedom of Opinion at the Momentum of International Forums [Read the statement in Bahasa Indonesia and Spanish here. List of signatories are also included.] We, the undersigned, are writing to denounce recent efforts to suppress the…

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Ukrainian Letter of Solidarity with Palestinian people

March 23, 2024

By Ukraine-Palestine Solidarity Group We, Ukrainian researchers, artists, political and labour activists, members of civil society stand in solidarity with the people of Palestine who for 75 years have been subjected and resisted Israeli military occupation, separation, settler colonial violence, ethnic cleansing, land dispossession and apartheid. We write this letter as people to people. The dominant discourse on the governmental…

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IAATW Official Statement: App-Based Workers Stand in Solidarity with Palestine

March 21, 2024

March 21, 2024 App-based worker unions representing over 100,000 Uber drivers and other app-based drivers across 20 countries have united to boycott Chevron-branded gas stations, including Texaco and Caltex, in alignment with the Palestinian BDS National Committee (BNC) campaign and the call for solidarity by Palestinian trade unions. The International Alliance of App-Based Transport Workers…

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AGITATE!'s First Digital Book

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By Beau Beausoleil

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Seditious Acts: Being in, But Not of, the Neoliberal University

By José Manuel Santillana Blanco, Kidiocus King-Carroll, Naimah Zulmadelle Pétigny, and Kong Pheng Pha

Introducing ‘Seditious Acts’: AGITATE! Special Volume with CRES

By AGITATE! Editorial Collective

I Have Been to the Future — We Won

By Simi Kang

Building Relations, Critical University Studies and Student Activism: A Conversation with Roderick A. Ferguson

By Kong Pheng Pha & José Manuel Santillana Blanco, with Roderick A. Ferguson

Brownness and Being in the Twenty-First Century

By Joy Mazahreh

Three Poems for Palestine by Faiz Ahmad Faiz

By Gwendolyn S. Kirk

Where is the Moral Fortitude of the University’s Leader? Palestinian Rights are Human Rights

By Nadia Aruri

Introduction to Section One: Infractions

By Richa Nagar

“Did they drag you here?”: Challenges of Existing as an International Student in the United States

By Ana Cláudia dos Santos São Bernardo

Seditious Intuition: Functional Containers and Bodies of Engagement

By William Amado Syldor-Severino

Violent Invisibilities: The Battle for Hmong and Southeast Asian American Legibility in Higher Education

By Kong Pheng Pha, Kaochi Pha, and Dee Pha

Introduction to Section Two: Transgressions

By Edén Torres

Moving Toward Transitional Pedagogies: The Second Sight of Graduate Students of Color in the Neoliberal University

By Ezekiel Joubert III

Toward a Marginal Understanding of Object Being in the Neoliberal University

By Emily Mitamura

A Cold Place: Notes on Antiblackness and the Neoliberal University

By Kidiocus King-Carroll

Introduction to Section Three: Insurgencies

By Rose M. Brewer

Unruly Subjects: On Student Activism, the Neoliberal University, and Infiltration

By José Manuel Santillana Blanco

Razing the Anti-Ebony Tower: An Academic ‘Grammar Book’

By Rahsaan Mahadeo

Within and Without the Settler University: Reflections on Decolonization, Spirituality and Research as Ceremony

By Marcelo Garzo Montalvo

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