***there might be alternative universities, this, that.
***adjunct women wildcatting*** …. inadequate … the ACCOUNTABILITY LARB idea is better (asking administrators to be accountable)
******reeducate public: teachers are doing it – this is how we can rebuild idea of public and work to public good
Nair: What if we foregrounded movements, not the cult of personality and celebrity? What if we held on to abstract concepts? [use this later) Margolis Mike essay is a download;
**** People younger than me do not remember what it is to have rights any more than the undergraduates care about voting **** …Those left have less interest in shared governance than undergraduates have in voting.is AAUP/shared governance antiquated because old, and is collective bargaining enough of an update … I am an outsider because old, because not from US, and because still idealistic like a graduate student. But mostly because of coming from a place where corporatization has most aggressively taken over. AAUP comes from other crisis (Veblen) BUT … also presupposes stable 60s situation … needed are different connections / solidarity with parents / students / etc.
ALSO: mark bosquet says it is women contingents wildcatting who will turn the tide. Based on NC teachers strike & the fact that most professors are contingents who are women. I add that it has to be for education, not jobs or money. AND we have to start supporting each other, not being individualist careerists.
ALSO: Jonathan Snow’s ideas are fine and everything, but there are also Yasmin Nair’s: she talks about movements and abstract concepts, not just strategies. https://thebaffler.com/salvos/exalted-slogans-nair
*NAPOLITANO: she should be supporting the university, asking for public funding of a public institution, not depending upon charity and philanthropy and “public-private partnerships” It’s effectively the public education version of the asinine argument about how, once we destroy the social safety net, private and philanthropic organizations will take up the slack.. It is like saying churches will take up the slack on welfare. http://www.dailycal.org/2018/05/18/uc-president-janet-napolitano-csu-chancellor-timothy-white-discuss-future-public-higher-education/ had a similar first reaction: “The point of fact is that public funding at the level it was at is unlikely to be restored”— that’s not a point of fact, it’s a point of politics. We need to get state and national-level candidates elected who understand how to convince boards of trustees of the importance of state universities.
Works not directly cited
Seale, how the university became neoliberal (CHE)
del Gandio, “Neoliberalism and the academic-industrial complex” Truthout 2010
Giroux, Henry. “Cultural Studies and the Politics of Public Pedagogy: Making the Political More Pedagogical,” Policy Futures in Education, Volume 2, Numbers 3 & 4, 2004, 494-502. Also Parallax 10:2 (2004), pp. 73-89. Quotation from 2004: 494 … is on 73-74 in the Parallax version
—. 2016. Public pedagogy and manufactured identities in the age of selfie culture. http://communication.oxfordre.com/view/10.1093/acrefore/9780190228613.001.0001/acrefore-9780190228613-e-112