No 3 (1999)

Striking Back: Academic Labor in Action

Special Issue Edited by Matthew Gold, Christian Gregory, Kent Puckett, and Bruce Simon

Table of Contents


An Interview with Ellen Messer-Davidow PDF
Heather Julien
A Tribute to Ellen Messer-Davidow PDF
Joan Hartman

Graduate Studies & Labor Market

Searching and Moving: From Graduate Student to Faculty Member PDF
Alan Kalish

Striking Back: Academic Labor in Action

Introduction: Striking Back PDF
Bruce Simon
Graduate Students Strike on all University of California Campuses PDF
David Bacon
Striking in Unexpected Places PDF
Jonathan Singer
Union Organizing in the Ivy League PDF
Anthony Dugdale
“Tired of Passion Fruit”: Nathanael West and the University of California Teaching Assistants Strike—A View from Yale PDF
Joseph Entin
Academic Capitalism In A Public Ivy PDF
Cynthia Young
Suicide Squeeze: Calling the Shots at SUNY Binghamton PDF
Kevin Kniffin
Beyond Campus Boundaries: Graduate Student Labor Meets Community Activism PDF
Soenke Zehle
Update from the Labor Movement Trenches: COGS-UE Local 896's Second Contract and the Power of Collective Action PDF
Julie Marie Schmid
Adjunct Faculty Organizing in Boston PDF
Gary Zabel, Harry Brill

Letters from the Front: Personal Narratives by Academic Organizers

An Uneasy Infiltration: My First Year on the MLA's Executive Council PDF
Kirsten Christensen
The Blessed Life of a “Visiting” Assistant Professor PDF
Mary Refling
There Was a Little Girl: Fighting to Grow Up in the Academy (Or, No Barbies for Cheryl) PDF
Cheryl Torsney

MLA Matters

Should the MLA Censure Departments or Universities? PDF
Cary Nelson
Report from the Delegate Assembly PDF
Gregory Bezkorovainy

Response to Robert Weisbuch PDF
Mark Kelley

Book Reviews

Review of At Home in World: Cosmopolitanism Now PDF
Michael Malouf

Letters to Editors

Letter to the Editors PDF
Barbara Pittman

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