• Faculty Advisory from Palestine Legal: Letters of Recommendation for Israeli Universities

    The following faculty advisory is republished from our colleagues at Palestine Legal: Recent campaigns against a professor and a graduate student at the University of Michigan over their refusal to assist Israeli universities in screening applicants via letters of recommendation have sparked questions from academics who support universal freedom and equality. Over 1,400 academics from […]

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  • 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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  • Stand together against Kenneth Marcus’ attacks on student and faculty rights

    We the undersigned stand against the efforts of Kenneth Marcus, Trump’s appointed head of the Office of Civil Rights (OCR) of the U.S. Department of Education, to suppress the free speech and academic freedom of students and faculty who support Palestinian rights. Universities should be a place where professors are free to teach and express […]

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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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  • October 21, SF: Zionist Lawfare and the Boycott Movement – Solidarity and Resistance

    Sunday, October 21 3:00 pm 518 Valencia St San Francisco, CA Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/252281192096789/ Join us on Sunday, October 21 at 3pm at 518 Valencia for, Zionist Lawfare and the Boycott Movement: Solidarity and Resistance in the Trump Era. This event will focus on attacks on the BDS movement, specifically academic boycotts, including the recent lawsuit […]

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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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  • 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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  • October 21, San Francisco: Resist Racist Repression, Defend Solidarity with the Palestinian People

    The next event in solidarity with USACBI as part of the Resist Racist Repression, Defend Solidarity with the Palestinian People: National Defense Campaign will take place on Sunday, October 21 from 3 pm to 5 pm at 518 Valencia St in San Francisco. USACBI is co-sponsoring this event along with Arab Resource and Organizing Center […]

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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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