Brecht, agitprop theater & #cew2013

In honor of Campus Equity Week 2013 Chicago adjuncts took to the streets with a hat tip to Brecht and agitprop theater in a piece called the “Hallelujah, I’m A Bum Flash Mob,” held Nov. 2 at The Horse. Cast:  Accordion/vocals: Brianne Bolin (Chicago adjunct & activist) Acting/vocals: Frank Ehrmann (Occupy Rogers Park) Acting/vocals: John G.[…]

Students stage “Thriller” flashmob at NU

United Students Against Sweatshops is supporting adjunct faculty across the country with the organization’s HALLO-WEEK OF ACTION! Their actions included a flashmob at Northeastern University, where about a dozen students performed an adjunct version of Michael Jackson’s “Thriller” on the library quad. They are members of the Empower Adjuncts Student Coalition. USAS members also staged a Halloween-costumed sit-in outside[…]

Roadrunners Virtual Meetup today at noon

Southwest #Adjuncts are invited to #Roadrunners Virtual #CEW2013 Meetup, Nov. 1, noon – 1 p.m. CT States: Arizona, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Texas Tenacious Texans, Necessary Magnificent New Mexicans, Amazing Arizonians and any other states who want to join us, too, be it the central south, the prairie states, the deep deep south: welcome one and[…]

Con Job, a new documentary about adjuncts

Watch the trailer for the new documentary Con Job: Stories of Adjunct and Contingent Labor by producers and directors Megan Fulwiler and Jennifer Marlow. And read the Q&A with them in All Over Albany. A showing of this film is just one of many events planned nationwide for Campus Equity Week. http://vimeo.com/44330308  

More Campus Equity Week events added

Eighteen new Campus Equity Week events were added to our Event Listing today. They range from LGBT wedding receptions to a forum on equity, a panel on student debt, more showings of FOR PROFIT, and a viewing of “Citizen Koch.” Check them out and post yours.

Show FOR PROFIT on your campus

As part of its contribution to Campus Equity Week 2013, the Campaign for the Future of Higher Education has sponsored the filming of : “FOR PROFIT”: a Solo-Play written & performed by Aaron Calafato (Preview) . The film version of the performance is being offered for screening at college campuses and other venues around the country exclusively[…]