• National Association of Chicana and Chicano Studies endorses boycott of Israeli academic institutions

    USACBI warmly congratulates the membership of the National Association of Chicana and Chicano Studies on adopting a resolution in support of the boycott of Israeli academic institutions with a unanimous vote. The National Association of Chicana and Chicano Studies Annual Conference took place in San Francisco from April 15-18, 2015. The business meeting, open to […]

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  • Historians call for public accountability from Missouri History Museum

    Sign the Petition: http://tinyurl.com/HistoriansPetitionMHM Background On March 19th , the panel discussion “Ferguson to Ayotzinapa to Palestine: Solidarity and Collaborative Action” was scheduled to take place at the Missouri History Museum. The panel discussion was intended to illuminate histories of state violence and to be a platform for connecting community activists fighting against oppression. Two […]

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  • Professor Noura Erakat delivers keynote Women’s History Month address at CSU Fullerton

    In what is surely a first for BDS activism in the United States, Palestinian Human Rights lawyer and activist, Professor Noura Erakat was among those welcomed by a University President to deliver a public talk on Palestine.  Professor Erakat spoke at California State University, Fullerton, on March 3, 2015 as the keynote speaker for the […]

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  • Israeli elections: USACBI Provides a Way Forward

    The re-election of Benjamin Netanyahu to a fourth term as Prime Minister of Israel on a platform explicitly hostile and racist to Palestinian citizens of Israel and to Palestinian sovereignty makes starkly clear the necessity for a new way forward.  Despite the occasional verbal condemnation of Netanyahu”s antics in front of the Republican-led House of Representatives, the […]

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  • April 23, Berkeley: “Life in Occupied Palestine”: To Exist Is to Resist!

    Thursday, April 23 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm La Peña Cultural Center 3105 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley, California 94705 Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/1560592187556145/ La Peña Cultural Center, together with Jewish Voice for Peace- Bay Area, present a journal launch, music and fundraiser featuring contributors to Life in Occupied Palestine: A Special Biography Issue: Sarah Ihmoud (Dept. of Anthropology, […]

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  • New “Biography” issue examines “Life in Occupied Palestine”

    USACBI Organizing Collective member Cynthia Franklin, with her colleagues Morgan Cooper and Ibrahim G. Aoudé  have co-edited a newly released special issue of Biography, examining “Life in Occupied Palestine.” The special journal issue was launched in Palestine with events at Al-Quds University, Bir Zeit University, the MADA Center, Khalil Sakakini Cultural Center, and others; it has been […]

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  • Event: March 27 – BDS Film & Media Studies Workshop at Concordia University in Montreal

    BDS Film & Media Studies Workshop at Concordia University in Montreal Co-sponsored by the Middle East Caucus of SCMS in conjunction with USACBI, Faculty 4 Palestine, and Cinema Politica. Date / Time: Friday, March 27th at 5:30 pm Room Location: VA 114 in the VA building of Concordia University, Montreal Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/714964448619407/ This workshop will […]

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  • UC Davis faculty members urge implementation of divestment

    The following statement from faculty members at the University of California – including USACBI Organizing Collective members Sunaina Maira and David Lloyd –  published in the Daily Cal on March 6, urges the UC Davis administration to heed the call of the Associated Students at UC Davis for divesting from certain corporations that are involved […]

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  • Stanford Student Senate Votes to Divest from Occupation of Palestine

    Out of Occupied Palestine, the Stanford campaign for divestment, achieved a major victory on February 17, when the Undergraduate Senate of Stanford University passed the divestment resolution it had voted down only one week before. USACBI extends its warmest congratulations to the Stanford students, faculty and staff for their work for justice in Palestine. Their […]

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  • Statement of Academics and Activists in Support of Divestment at UC Davis

    The following statement by academics and activists, including members of the Organizing Collective of the US Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel, was issued in support of students at the University of California, Davis, who successfully passed a resolution for divestment in support of Palestinian human rights in their university student senate […]

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