Works and Days
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Academic Freedom and Intellectual Activism in the Post-9/11 University
Vol. 26 & 27
Edward J. Carvalho
Edward J. Carvalho: "'The Crystallizing of a Consensus': Confronting Visible and Invisible Wars on Post-9/11 Academic Freedom"
I. State of the Union
Matthew W. Finkin, et al.: "Freedom in the Classroom" (From AAUP Committee A Reports and Statements, 2007)
Henry A. Giroux: "Academic Unfreedom in America: Rethinking the University as a Democratic Public Sphere"
Michael Bérubé: "Academic Freedom, Fragile as Ever"
Cary Nelson: "Barefoot in New Zealand: The Politics of Campus Conflict"
Robert F. Barsky: "Academia in the Era of Homeland Security"
John K. Wilson: "Marketing McCarthyism: The Media’s Role in the War on Academic Freedom"
II. "Speaking in the Teeth of Power"
Ward Churchill: "The Myth of Academic Freedom: Experiencing the Application of Liberal Principle in a Neoconservative Era"
Eric Cheyfitz: "Framing Ward Churchill: The Political Construction of Research Misconduct"
Derrick Bell: "Academic Freedom in Political Perspective"
Karren Baird-Olson: "An American Indian Studies Program in a Post-9/11 'Learning-Centered' Urban University"
III. The Image and Reality of Teaching the Israel-Palestine Conflict
Norman G. Finkelstein: "Civility and Academic Life"
David Klein: "Why Is Norman Finkelstein Not Allowed to Teach?"
Irene Gendzier: "The Risk of Knowing"
Bruce Robbins: "Outside Pressures"
Grant Farred: "The Act of Politics Is to Divide"
Joe Berry: "Contingent Faculty and Academic Freedom: A Contradiction in Terms "
IV. Neoliberal Freedoms, Contingency, and Capital
Randy Martin: "W(h)ither Academic Freedom?: Revaluing Faculty Work"
Steven Wexler: "The Science of Academic Freedom"
Ellen Messer-Davidow: "Caught in the Crunch"
Jeffrey J. Williams: "Academic Bondage"
Marc Bousquet: "Take Your Ritalin and Shut Up"
Sophia A. McClennen: "Neoliberalism and the Crisis of Intellectual Engagement"
V. Reflections and "Tightrope Hopes"
Susan Searls Giroux: "Generation Kill: Nietzschean Meditations on the University, War, Youth, and Guns"
R. Radhakrishnan: "Is Freedom Academic?"
Robert M. O’Neil: "The Post-9/11 University: It Could Have Been Much Worse"
Noam Chomsky: "Lessons from History" (Interview at MIT, 4 Mar. 2008)
Martín Espada: "'Taking Back the Street Corner'" (Interview at UMass, 5 Mar. 2008)
Cornel West: "Preserving the Democratic Experiment: Moral Courage and the Role of Intellectual Activism"
(Interview at Princeton, 5 May 2008)
David B. Downing: "Afterword: On Truth and Profit in an Extra-Moral Sense"
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