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March 2018

International Solidarity and World Literature

March 1, 2018
UCLA Los Angeles, 90095 United States

March 2018, seminar at the American Comparative Literature Association Seminar, Los Angeles Convener: Anna Bernard, King's College London Presentations: “‘No One Could Understand Us from So Far Away’: World Literature as International Solidarity,” Anthony Alessandrini, City University of New York “The Languages of Socialist Feminist Internationalism in 1930s Shanghai and Berlin,” Anup Grewal, University of Toronto “Solidarity and Latin America’s Role in Middle East and African National Liberation Struggles between OPSAAAL and the UN,” Jessica Stites Mor, University of British…

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February 2019

International Solidarity in History, Theory, and Practice

February 14, 2019 - February 15, 2019
CUNY Graduate Center, 365 5th Ave
New York, NY 10016 United States

February 14-15, 2019 workshop at CUNY Grad Center, New York City Keynote Roundtable: featuring J. Kēhaulani Kauanui (Wesleyan University), Jasbir Puar (Rutgers University), Radhika Sainath (Palestine Legal), and Robyn Spencer (Lehman College & CUNY Graduate Center). Moderated by Jessica Stites Mor (University of British Columbia). Two-day workshop schedule and Poster

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March 2019

Solidarity, Failure, and the Role of the Critic

March 7, 2019 - March 10, 2019
Georgetown University, 3700 O St NW
Washington, D.C., 20057 United States

March 7-10, 2019 seminar at the American Comparative Literature Association Convention, Georgetown University, Washington DC Conveners: Anthony Alessandrini, City University of New York, and Anna Bernard, King's College London Presentations: “‘Thinking Back to That’: Solidarity and Spectatorship in the Post-Revolutionary Documentary,” Anna Bernard, King's College London “Caveat Lector: Illiteracy Reads Solidarity in Ousmane Sembène’s Early Works,” Julie-Françoise Tolliver, University of Houston “The Import of Brief, Nameless Lives: Intellectual Auto/biography and Junot Díaz’s The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao,” Shirin…

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Beyond Borders: Refuge, Asylum and Solidarity

March 13, 2019 - March 14, 2019
University of Toronto Toronto, Canada

March 13-14, 2019, University of Toronto, St. George’s downtown campus Keynote Roundtable: “Statelessness and Solidarity” – featuring Dalia Muller (SUNY-Buffalo), Molly Todd (Montana State University), and Fernando Camacho Padilla (Universidad Autonoma de Madrid). Moderated by Anthony Alessandrini (City University of New York). Two-day workshop. Virtual Forum/ Working group

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January 2020

Towards a Working Group on Academic Freedom

January 29, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Birkbeck University London, United Kingdom + Google Map

Main Building room no: MAL 539 In the context of the expansion of neoliberal, securitarian and far right forces in different corners of the globe, universities are under particular threat. Turkey, Brazil, USA, India, UK, Hungary, Poland… Academics and students everywhere are facing ideological policing, budget cuts, suspension of scholarships, interventions in university autonomy, censorship, individual persecution and criminal prosecution. Although specific constellations of political, social and economic contexts shape the attack on universities in particular ways across different localities,…

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February 2020

Beirut Workshop

February 21, 2020 @ 8:00 am - February 23, 2020 @ 5:00 pm
NY United States

We are excited to host an International Solidarity Action Research Network (ISARN) Workshop / Meeting in Beirut, Lebanon in late February. For more information, please email Rough Schedule: Fri, Feb 21st: Reception and introduction. Get to know each other, get acquainted with the program and the project in a relaxed atmosphere. Sat, Feb 22nd: Two panels with 3-4 presentations each, followed by dinner. Formal and informal discussion of research and findings, work in progress, ongoing events, emergent issues,…

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