• USACBI demands CNN immediately reinstate Dr. Marc Lamont Hill

    USACBI condemns CNN’s decision to cut ties with Dr Marc Lamont Hill and we call for his immediate reinstatement as a political commentator for the network.    On November 29, 2018, the International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People, Professor Marc Lamont Hill gave a speech at the United Nations in which he called […]

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  • USACBI congratulates Prof. Rabab Abdulhadi on legal victory, calls on SFSU to respect demands

    The US Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel congratulates Prof. Rabab Abdulhadi, her legal team and her community defense supporters for an important victory for all who struggle for Palestinian rights, especially on campus. The lawsuit against Prof. Abdulhadi and San Francisco State University filed by the Zionist Lawfare Project in an attempt to […]

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  • Video: Zionist Lawfare and the Boycott Movement – Building Solidarity and Resistance

    On October 21, the US Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel kicked off its national academic defense campaign with an event in San Francisco discussing the use of “lawfare” to attack anti-racist, progressive movements and the need to strategize to build solidarity in response. Watch the video online: Speakers are: Liz Jackson, […]

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  • 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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