• Listen online: Steven Salaita on “Decolonizing Native America and Palestine”

    On May 30, 2018, KPFA’s Voices of the Middle East and North Africa, hosted by Khalil Bendib and Malihe Razazan, reran a classic interview from 2017 with Steven Salaita, USACBI Organizing Collective member and the author of Inter/Nationalism: Decolonizing Native America and Palestine. In addition to a lengthy discussion of Steven’s work, struggles in confronting Zionism […]

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  • Call for Submissions: BILADI, BILADI zine to support academic and cultural boycott

    Reprinted from Bigmouth Comix. We encourage USACBI supporters to submit to this zine! See below and the original link for contact information: Call for submissions: BILADI, BILADI A transnational zine for the cultural and academic boycott of Israel Calling all Palestinian artists and artists in solidarity with Palestine! We are seeking submissions for a zine […]

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  • Letter to participants in Jerusalem chemistry conference calls them to join the academic boycott

    The following letter was sent to the participants in “The Grand Challenges in the Chemical Sciences,” a conference taking place in Jerusalem from June 3-7, 2018. Sponsored by major Israeli academic institutions, including the Israel Academy of Sciences and Humanities, the conference is billed as a celebration of “the 70th birthday of the State of […]

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  • “The End of Exclusivity” by Nada Elia

    USACBI Organizing Collective Nada Elia has published a new op-ed at Mondoweiss, in which she discusses the Great Return March and the ending framework of “exclusivity” that has governed discussion of Palestine in the West: “I believe the only unique aspect of the Palestine predicament is that it is a liberation struggle where criticizing the […]

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  • A Firsthand Account of Israel’s Siege on a Palestinian University

    Cynthia Franklin, Professor of English at the University of Hawai’i and a member of the Organizing Collective of USACBI, wrote for Truthout on May 2 about her experience with Israeli repression of Palestinian universities during a two-week residency at Al-Quds University in Abu Dis. She writes: “Those of us fortunate enough not to have Israel’s […]

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  • We Will not Study in Israel Until Palestinians Can Return: Boycott Study Abroad in Israel!

    We Will not Study in Israel Until Palestinians Can Return: Boycott Study Abroad in Israel!  Sign here to take the pledge. The US Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel (USACBI) calls on all US faculty, administrators, students and staff to uphold the academic boycott of Israel by refusing participation in Study Abroad programs […]

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  • USACBI Condemns Israel Litmus Tests for Faculty Speech

    It is no secret that campuses are the new battlefront in the war for public opinion on Palestine/Israel.  Just how much so has become very clear recently at the University of Houston, in Texas. Texas is one of more than 20 states that have passed anti-BDS legislation.  Although there are a few different versions of this legislation, in […]

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  • The Academy and the Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions Movement

    By Sunaina Maira, author of Boycott!: The Academy and Justice for Palestine, member of the Steering Committee of USACBI Republished from: https://www.ucpress.edu/blog/34543/the-academy-and-the-boycott-divestment-and-sanctions-movement/ On December 6, 2017, Donald Trump shocked the international community by unilaterally declaring that the U.S. had anointed Jerusalem the capital of Israel, a city illegally occupied by Israel since the 1967 war. The status of […]

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  • Petition: Stand Against Apartheid Lawfare! Stand With the American Studies Association

    Stand Against Apartheid Lawfare! Stand Against Apartheid Lawfare! Stand with the American Studies Association! #boycottracism! The Louis D. Brandeis Center is engaged in lawfare against members of the American Studies Association, against the association itself, and against the US Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel (http://www.usacbi.org/). This lawfare takes the form of […]

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  • Open letter re Freie Universtí¤t’s decision to cancel Professor Lila Sharif’s lecture on Palestine

    Dear Professor Dr. Peter-André Alt and Professor Dr. Gudrun Krí¤mer: As members of the US Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel (USACBI), we write to protest the Freie Universtí¤t“s recent decision to cancel Professor Lila Sharif“s lecture “Olive Insurrections: Palestinian Survival in a Vanishing Landscape.” This talk was scheduled to take place […]

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