Organizing Collective

 

Organizing Committee

Feras Abou-Galala, University of California, Riverside

Dunya Alwan, Birthright Unplugged

Anna Calcutt, New Yorkers Against the Cornell-Technion Partnership

Nada Elia, Antioch University, Seattle

Read Nada Elia’s “A turning point for the US solidarity movement”

Andrew Felluss, Music Producer/Artists Against Apartheid

Manzar Foroohar, California Polytechnic State University

Cynthia Franklin, University of Hawai’i at Manoa.

Read Cynthia Franklin’s “Sightseeing in the Apartheid State: From Ben Gurion to the West Bank”

Jess Ghannam, University of California, San Francisco

Terri Ginsberg, Committee on the Open Discussion of Zionism, New Yorkers Against the Cornell Technion Partnership (NYACT)

Sherna Berger Gluck, California State University, Long Beach

Listen to Sherna Gluck interview Richard Falk on BDS

Salah D. Hassan, Michigan State University

Remi Kanazi, poet, writer, editor

Watch Remi Kanazi perform his poetry on GRIT TV

Rima Kapitan, Kapitan Law Office Ltd.

Read Rima Kapitan’s “On Myths, Straw Men and Academic Freedom”

Charlotte Kates, Samidoun Palestinian Prisoner Solidarity Network

David Klein, California State University, Northridge

Read David Klein’s “Support for Israel must stop”

Dennis Kortheuer, California State University, Long Beach

Michael Letwin, Co-Convener, New York City Labor Against the War; Former President, Association of Legal Aid Attorneys/UAW Local 2325; Al-Awda, the Palestine Right to Return Coalition-NY

David Lloyd, University of California, Riverside

Read David Lloyd’s “Protest takes nonviolent approach toward preserving intellectual freedom in Israel”

Sunaina Maira, University of California, Davis

Rima Najjar Merriman, Al-Quds University

Fred Moten, University of California, Riverside

Read Fred Moten’s “The New International of Insurgent feeling. Watch the video of his speech..

Nadine Naber, University of Illinois, Chicago

David Palumbo-Liu, Stanford University

Read David Palumbo-Liu’s “Millennials are over Israel: A new generation, outraged over Gaza, rejects Washington’s reflexive support”

Edie Pistolesi, California State University, Northridge

Steven Salaita, Virginia Tech University

Fayyad Sbaihat, Carnegie Mellon University

Founding Members

Rabab Abdulhadi, San Francisco State University

Lara Deeb, Scripps College

Sondra Hale, University of California, Los Angeles

Read Sondra Hale’s “Critics of the AAUP Report”

Marcy Newman

Read Marcy Newman’s “The Fallacy of Academic Freedom and the Academic Boycott of Israel”

Magid Shihade, Birzeit University, Birzeit, Palestine

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