Category «Academic Labor»

LIU Lockout Ends – 12 Days of Educational Disruption

Writing for The Guardian, Rose Hackman reports on the possible longterm significance of the lockout at Long Island University’s Brooklyn campus in “LIU Lockout: US Professors and Students Seen as Disposable Commodities.”  In the midst of contract negotiations, the administration locked out the faculty over Labor Day weekend, a pre-emptive move intended to pressure the …