This essay by anthropologists Martin Manalansan and Ellen Moodie at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign provides an updated account of the fall-out from their institution’s un-hiring of Steven Salaita for his tweets critical of the state of Israel during its 2014 war on Gaza. It argues for a broader campaign against the revanchist state and neoliberalization of the university.
“WAITING” IN THE NEOLIBERAL UNIVERSITY: The Salaita Case and the Wages of an Academic Boycott
Martin F. Manalansan IV and Ellen Moodie**
A youth organization in Mexico transformed a boring hillside into an eye-catching piece of art with the help of the local community.