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Published: 13 May 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374367-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7436-7
... This essay focuses on the possibilities of international academic solidarity with the Palestinian liberation struggle. Engaging the current Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions Campaign that targets the complicity of Israeli academic institutions with Israel’s occupation of historic Palestine and...
Published: 13 May 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7436-7
... model minority myth are thoroughly scrutinized. This essay focuses on the possibilities of international academic solidarity with the Palestinian liberation struggle. Engaging the current Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions Campaign that targets the complicity of Israeli academic institutions with...
Published: 01 January 1998
DOI: 10.1215/9780822377580-037
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7758-0
... New German Cinema was the riv• eting center of attention in seventies film circles, propelled by the new generation of German auteurs as well as by the pioneering academic work of journals like the New German Critique. Film exhibition was fostered at a national level by the network of Goethe...
Published: 01 January 1998
DOI: 10.1215/9780822377580-043
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7758-0
... counterarguments persisted for many years, and intensified after the Jump Cut boycott of the Center for Twentieth -Century Studies conference that Stephen Heath and Teresa de Lauretis organized. If today such reactions and counterreactions look like an absurdlyex• cessive response to theoretical...
Published: 19 November 2013
DOI: 10.1215/9780822377450-085
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7745-0
... millions had identified with the cause of the black majority in South Africa, had sup- ported it by taking part in demonstrations and consumer boycotts, and now felt the anc’s triumph as theirs as well. Apartheid, the barbarous system of racial domination that had made South Africa (in the words of...
Published: 21 August 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375548-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7554-8
... the story of organizing the civil rights movement in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, and the choices that had to be made in developing an ethic of protest. It is a story of street protests, boycotts, and confrontation with the state troopers and the local Ku Klux Klan, but is also the story of intense debate in...
Published: 21 August 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375548-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7554-8
... activity in the United States as “habits of the heart,” an academic replied, “It was too bad that Marx did not read de Tocqueville’s work.” The real question being asked by many in very­ different ways was ­whether perestroika and glasnost needed Marx. Some Soviet citizens ­were even be- ginning to...
Published: 21 August 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7554-8
... itself, but my excitement about the birth of our first child was tempered by the anxiety about final examinations that would help determine­wh ether I would be remembered and recognized as much for my academic achieve- ments as for my curious and questioning mind. My parents ­were already making...
Published: 01 January 1998
DOI: 10.1215/9780822377580-018
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7758-0
... arsenal of approaches examining both classical works and the emergent works of women filmmakers of the time. Since the early seventies, however, the drive for coherence and methodology has led many of the cinefeminist academics into narrow chambers of Lacan• ian analysis. Emphasizing the film "text...
Published: 19 November 2013
DOI: 10.1215/9780822377450-056
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7745-0
... apartheideducationcurriculum’sonly receive state’s(formerly enough academic imposition educationprovided content. of mainly toBantu Apartheid be good byEducation, missionaries) servants theorists which and argued and low- imposed severely that state Africans diminished control should over the...
Published: 19 November 2013
DOI: 10.1215/9780822377450-066
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7745-0
... Naledi High School in Soweto where he became deputy president of the Soweto Students Representative Council. Seatlholo took an increasingly visible position after the council president, Tsietse Mashinini (1957–1990), fled the country. Seatlholo orga- nized strikes and boycotts throughout the...
Published: 21 August 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7554-8
Published: 01 January 1998
DOI: 10.1215/9780822377580-016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7758-0
... probably seen, and rightly so, as profoundly ineffectual, unlikely ever to make a dent in the massive commercial sex industry it would seek to topple. The porn companies don't have to worry about any consumer boycott by women; we're not their customers. It is even possible that the antiporn forces...
Published: 06 September 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478005575-002
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0557-5
... as the American case of Rumsfeld v. Forum for Academic and Institutional Rights illustrates.6 In that case, a group of law schools (unsuccessfully) challenged the withholding of 30 Chapter One federal funds resulting from their collective decision to deny best access to military recruiters on...
Published: 18 October 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007159-004
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0715-9
... responsibilities. As I argue throughout this chapter, this lack of clarity has been intensified by rifts that have emerged between, on the one hand, academic and activist perspectives that have a specific commitment to action and, on the other, those that have stressed the need to refuse ethi- cal solace in a...
Published: 06 September 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478005575-001
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0557-5
... registrar who refused to perform same- sex partnership ceremonies, the Australian academic Patrick Parkinson (2011: 290) remarked, Ms. Ladele didn t seek for her views on same- sex civil partnerships to become the law of the country but that her personal and conscientious objections be respected. Here...
Published: 15 November 2007
DOI: 10.1215/9780822390169-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9016-9
...) knows three forms of war: war of movement, war of position, and underground war- fare. Gandhi’s passive resistance is a war of position, which at certain moments becomes a war of movements, and at others underground warfare. Boycotts are a form of war of position, strikes of war of movement and the...
Published: 15 November 2007
DOI: 10.1215/9780822390169-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9016-9
... Entente) knows three forms of war: war of movement, war of position, and underground war- fare. Gandhi’s passive resistance is a war of position, which at certain moments becomes a war of movements, and at others underground warfare. Boycotts are a form of war of position, strikes of war of movement...
Published: 15 November 2007
DOI: 10.1215/9780822390169-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9016-9
...) knows three forms of war: war of movement, war of position, and underground war- fare. Gandhi’s passive resistance is a war of position, which at certain moments becomes a war of movements, and at others underground warfare. Boycotts are a form of war of position, strikes of war of movement and the...
Published: 27 April 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375425-015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7542-5
.... Literary critic Maurice Vambe sought to portray this as weakness. In academic writings, Vambe tries to dismantle Th omas’s 268 / CHAPTER 15 revolutionary credentials. Vambe portrays Th omas’s resort to prayer as a cop- out, a dead- end substitute for positive action. Th omas never read Vambe’s...