Upcoming Events

Some upcoming events (email us at academeblog@aaup.org if you have more events to recommend):

In the Chicago area: On Mon Sept 26, at North Central College the newly constituted AAUP chapter is holding a fall kick-off event: North Central College will host a talk by Cary Nelson, president of the American Association of University Professors. Nelson’s talk, “How to Save Higher Education,” will begin at 7 p.m. Monday, Sept. 26 in Smith Hall, located on the second floor of North Central College’s Old Main, 30 N. Brainard St., Naperville, IL.

Tues, September 27th: UIC GEO Teach-In. Students? Workers? Both? Graduate Employees and the Changing University. 11-1pm 6th Floor SCE (Student Center East), University of Illinois at Chicago. Come hear keynote speaker Cary Nelson ( author of No University is an Island) and grad employees discuss the threats to graduate education and employment at UIC.

John K. Wilson speaks on, “How the Tea Party Took Over American Politics,” Sunday, October 9, 7pm, Unit One at Allen Hall, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

The Higher Education Crisis in Texas: An AAUP Advocacy Workshop,” October 29, 2011, Austin, Texas.

The Second National Gathering of The Campaign for the Future of Higher Education, Friday, November 4th, 5:00 p.m. to Sunday, November 6th, 2011, 12:00 p.m., University of Massachusetts, Boston.

AAUP Shared Governance Conference and Workshops, November 11–13, 2011, Omni Shoreham Hotel, Washington, DC.

National Summit on January 28: “Reclaiming Academic Democracy: Facing the Consequences of Contingent Employment in Higher Education”—sponsored by the New Faculty Majority Foundation.

“How Class Works” conference, June 7-9, 2012, Stony Brook, NY, SUNY

AAUP Annual Conference on the State of Higher Education, June 13 –17, 2012, Mayflower Renaissance, Washington, DC.

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