• Social Text: The US Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel: Unsettling Exceptionalisms

    Social Text journal is launching an online dossier of articles by the members of the USACBI delegation to Palestine, edited by Neferti Tadiar. The following article, by USACBI Organizing Committee members Sunaina Maira and Magid Shihade, is the first article in the series; the rest will be posted in coming days at: http://www.socialtextjournal.org/periscope/palestine/ New articles: Statement […]

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  • April 28: Nikhil Pal Singh at Brooklyn Peace Fair

    “Palestine and Global Justice” Recently returned from a US scholars’ delegation to Israel and Occupied Palestine, where he met with people in the West Bank, East Jerusalem and Haifa, and visited the Aida refugee camp near Bethlehem, Dr. Nikhil Singh will discuss his experiences and explain why justice for Palestine condenses the major moral, ethical […]

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  • Palestine Diaries by Nikhil Pal Singh

    The following essay, by USACBI Delegation member Nikhil Pal Singh of NYU, was published in Jadaliyya on February 13, 2012. When I told the Israeli border official who interviewed me that I was going to Ramallah, she sneered and wrinkled her brow: “okay.” Why would anyone go there, she seemed to say. There was no […]

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  • Purdue professor joins academic, cultural boycott of Israel

    By Eric Weddle, JCOnline, February 11, 2012 The conflict between Palestine and Israel has continued for more than half a century and created division along political and religious lines across the world. Bill Mullen, a Purdue University professor of English and American studies, believes the overall issue is one of Palestinian self-determination. “I don’t think […]

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  • ‘A level of racist violence I have never seen’: UCLA professor Robin D. G. Kelley on Palestine and the BDS movement

    The following article and interview, by Alex Kane with USACBI Delegation member Robin D. G. Kelley of UCLA, was published in Mondoweiss on February 16, 2012. If there’s one thing the Palestine solidarity movement and Israel lobbyists can agree on, it’s this: American college campuses remain a potent battleground when it comes to the politics […]

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  • Educators can’t stay silent about Israeli apartheid

    The Electronic Intifada published the following op-ed, written by USACBI Delegation – and Advisory Board – members J. Kehaluani Kauanui, Robin D. G. Kelley, Bill V. Mullen, Nikhil Pal Singh and Neferti Tadiar, on February 13, 2012. We encourage you to distribute it widely. EI link: http://electronicintifada.net/content/educators-cant-stay-silent-about-israeli-apartheid/10928 Today the systematic dispossession of the Palestinian people continues […]

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  • US Scholars’ Delegation Calls for Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel

    Five faculty from U.S. universities who recently completed a week-long visit to Occupied Palestine and Israel are calling on academic colleagues everywhere to support the United States Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel (USACBI). The professors, J. Kēhaulani Kauanui, Wesleyan University; Robin D. G. Kelley, University of California Los Angeles; Bill V. […]

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  • Distinguished scholars return from USACBI delegation – Radio interviews with Robin Kelley, Nikhil Singh, Bill Mullen, J. Kehaulani Kauanui, Neferti Tadiar

    The US Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel recently organized a delegation of five scholar/activists to Palestine; the scholars who participated were Robin D. G. Kelley, J. Kehaulani Kauanui, Neferti Tadiar, Nikhil Pal Singh and Bill Mullen. Prior to the delegation, Kauanui served on our Advisory Board; following the delegation, Kelley, Tadiar, […]

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  • Neferti Tadiar on USACBI Delegation: Why the Question of Palestine is a Feminist Concern

    Neferti X. M. Tadiar, Professor and Chair of Women’s, Gender and Sexuality Studies at Barnard College, is one of the scholars – alongside Bill Mullen, Robin D. G. Kelley, Nikhil Pal Singh and J. Kehaulani Kauanui – who formed USACBI’s recent delegation to Palestine. Her piece below, published first at FeministWire, highlights Palestine as a feminist […]

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  • Bill Mullen on USACBI delegation: Eyewitness to Israel’s ethnic cleansing

    Purdue University professor Bill Mullen traveled to Palestine with a delegation of academics organized by the US Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel to find out about the obstacles facing Palestinian students and educators. Published first at Socialist Worker. AT 4:45 a.m. on the morning of August 2, 2009, the family of Miraym Al-Ghawi […]

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