2010 READING GROUP MEETINGS


Upcoming meetings include plans to be engaging texts by:  Sheila Slaughter & Gary Rhoades, Toni Negri & Judith Revel, Malini Johar Schueller & Ashley Dawson, Andrew Ross, Marc Bousquet, Jacques Derrida, Naomi Klein, Christopher Newfield, Henry Giroux, Cary Nelson, and others.

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Friday January 29  @ 4:00p

Preliminary meeting Nonstop Reading, “Higher Education and Public Intellectual Practice Reading Group.”  Meeting at the Nonstop Institute, 305 N Walnut Street.  Discussion of opening 3 chapters, Bill Readings, The University in Ruins.

Friday February 12  @ 4:00p

“Higher Education and Public Intellectual Practice Reading Group.”  Meeting at the Nonstop Institute, 305 N Walnut Street.  Discussion of  Bill Readings, The University in Ruins, chapters 8-12.

Friday February 26  @ 4:00p

“Higher Education and Public Intellectual Practice Reading Group.”  Meeting at the Nonstop Institute, 305 N Walnut Street.  Discussion of  selections from Sheila Slaughter & Gary Rhoades, Academic Capitalism and the New Economy: Markets, State, and Higher Education chapters 1 5 & 6, and also John Jalbert, “Leisure and Liberal Education: A Plea For Uselessness.”

Friday March 12 @ 4:00p

“Higher Education and Public Intellectual Practice Reading Group.” Meeting at the Nonstop Institute, 305 N Walnut Street. Discussion of selections from Malini Johar Schueller & Ashley Dawson’s, Dangerous Professors: Academic Freedom and the National Security Campus and also Bill Readings, “Pagans, Perverts or Primitives? Experimental Justice in the Empire of Capital.”

Friday April 2 @ 4:00p

“Higher Education and Public Intellectual Practice Reading Group.”  Meeting at the Nonstop Institute, 305 N Walnut Street.  Discussion of  selections from Sheila Slaughter & Gary Rhoades, Academic Capitalism and the New Economy: Markets, State, and Higher Education chapters 8-12, and also selections from David Bollier, Silent Theft.

Friday April 23 @ 4:00p

“Higher Education and Public Intellectual Practice Reading Group.”  Meeting at the Nonstop Institute, 305 N Walnut Street.  Discussion of  selections from Cary Nelson, No University Is An Island: Saving Academic Freedom.

Friday May 7 @ 4:00p

“Higher Education and Public Intellectual Practice Reading Group.” Meeting at the Nonstop Institute, 305 N Walnut Street. Discussion of selections from Marc Bousquet, How the University Works: Higher Education and the Low-wage Nation.

Friday May 21 @ 4:00p

“Higher Education and Public Intellectual Practice Reading Group.” Meeting at the Nonstop Institute, 305 N Walnut Street. Discussion of Jacques Derrida’s “Mochlos, or the Conflict of the Faculties,” along with selections from Bill Readings’ The University in Ruins.

Friday June 4 @ 4:00p