• October 24, NYC: The Assault on the Right to Boycott

    Wednesday, October 24 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm Kimmel Center 802 New York University J. Kehaulani Kauanui (Wesleyan), Maria LaHood (Center for Constitutional Rights), Jasbir Puar (Rutgers), Radihika Sainath (Palestine Legal), Lisa Duggan (NYU), and moderator Andrew Ross (NYU). The right to boycott has a long and significant history among American dissidents. It is exercised […]

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  • Defend academic freedom and the right to boycott: Support Lucy Peterson and John Cheney-Lippold

    Sign the support petition online! Visit https://www.change.org/p/elizabeth-cole-defend-lucy-peterson-john-cheney-lippold-support-academic-freedom-right-to-boycott The US Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel (USACBI) expresses its support and solidarity with two academics at the University of Michigan (UM) John Cheney-Lippold (a tenured American and digital studies associate professor) and Lucy Peterson (a vulnerable graduate student instructor), both of whom have refused […]

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  • David Palumbo-Liu on study abroad boycotts: A Critique of “Standing with Professional Ethics”

    The following piece, by USACBI Organizing Collective member and Stanford professor David Palumbo-Liu, was originally published at Academe Blog. Read more about USACBI’s study abroad boycott campaign and the case of Prof. John Cheney-Lippold. BY DAVID PALUMBO-LIU I appreciate the opportunity to respond to Professor Hank Reichman’s criticism of our statement in support of Professor John Cheney-Lippold’s refusal to […]

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  • USACBI stands with Prof. John Cheney-Lippold: join us in support

    The following USACBI statement is also supported by a growing list of faculty (see below). To join this call to conscience, sign our online petition of support: https://www.change.org/p/stand-with-john-cheney-lippold. To support our campaign to Boycott Study Abroad in Israel, visit our campaign page: http://usacbi.org/boycott-study-abroad-in-israel/ ** USACBI stands in strong support of John Cheney-Lippold, an associate professor of American […]

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  • Boycott Study Abroad in Israel | Research to Assist Your Campaign

    The US Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel is working with organizations, faculty and students to Boycott Study Abroad in Israel on campuses and communities across the country and around the world. The research overview below provides background information, analysis, specific problematic programs and resources to learn more and help you organize at your […]

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  • New Activist Toolkit Released: Boycott Study Abroad in Israel Campaign

    The US Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel has launched a new activist toolkit for students and others to use when creating campaigns to Boycott Study Abroad in Israel on their campuses and in their communities. The toolkit contains an array of useful resources and information, from tips on researching a campaign […]

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  • USACBI protests wrongful termination of professor Mazen Adi by Rutgers University

    The Organizing Collective of the US Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel protests and condemns in strongest terms the wrongful termination of the employment  of Professor Mazen Adi by Rutgers University. According to exchanges between Professor Adi and Rutgers staff, including Rutgers Chancellor Debasish Dutta and President Robert Barchi, Rutgers breached its contract with Dr. […]

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  • USACBI condemns British Labour Party’s adoption of IHRA’s “antisemitism definition”

    The United States Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel (USACBI) condemns the British Labour Party’s adoption of the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance “definition of antisemitism.” The adoption serves only the interests of the Zionist enablers of Israel’s apartheid state. It is an attempt to exclude entirely from British politics, and especially the […]

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  • USACBI condemns Israeli violations of Palestinian academic freedom

    The US Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel (USACBI) condemns in the strongest terms Israel’s latest breaches of academic freedom in Palestine and stands in solidarity with the Palestinian students and faculty affected by them the most. While an immense effort is being made by supporters of Israel to promote the ostensible […]

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  • USACBI letter calls on scientists to reject settlement university conference, support academic boycott of Israel

    The following letter was sent to the invited participants of “Inflation, Alternatives and Gravitational Waves,” a conference taking place at Ariel University, a settler university constructed in an illegal settlement in the West Bank of occupied Palestine, from September 3-6, 2018. Initiated by USACBI Organizing Collective member and mathematician Prof. David Klein and signed by […]

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