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 in Israel. The academic boycott of Israel has been called for by Palestinian scholars and students living under military occupation, siege, and in an apartheid state and whose rights to education are violated on a daily basis. To enroll, or participate in any way, in a Study Abroad program at an Israeli institution means ignoring if not perpetuating the ongoing violation of the academic--and, indeed, human--freedoms of Palestinians.
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 […]Continue reading
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 […]Continue reading
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 […]Continue reading
Please take action: Sign the Petition and call on Ballet BC in Canada to cancel planned performances in Israel! An Open Letter to Ballet BC regarding their Performances in Israel By Marion Kawas – republished from the Canada Palestine Association October 2, 2018 John Clark, Executive Director firstname.lastname@example.org Dear Mr. Clark: As a young child, my mother […]Continue reading
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 […]Continue reading
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 […]Continue reading