Monthly Archives: March 2012

Québec student strike 2012

Media Studies Graduate Students at Concordia University Renew Their Strike Commitment

Dear Faculty, Staff and Fellow Students, After careful deliberation, students in the MA Media Studies program at Concordia University have collectively decided to renew our strike on an ongoing basis, to be reviewed weekly. We demand that the Charest government

Québec student strike 2012

Media Studies Graduate Students at Concordia University Renew Their Strike Commitment

Dear Faculty, Staff and Fellow Students, After careful deliberation, students in the MA Media Studies program at Concordia University have collectively decided to renew our strike on an ongoing basis, to be reviewed weekly. We demand that the Charest government

concordia university studentson strike

Student Strike is Not a Simple Boycott: History and Perspectives

The following text was compiled by L’Association des juristes progressistes (AJP) in response to the administration of several universities that have sent notices to their students that falsely allege that the concept of strike is limited to workers under the

concordia university studentson strike

Student Strike is Not a Simple Boycott: History and Perspectives

The following text was compiled by L’Association des juristes progressistes (AJP) in response to the administration of several universities that have sent notices to their students that falsely allege that the concept of strike is limited to workers under the

Maple Spring

270+ Concordia Professors Oppose the Privatization of Universities

A growing number of university professors in Québec are joining the protest movement against the government’s funding plan for higher education. The letter below is signed by more than 270 Concordia University Professors. Many McGill University, HEC Montréal and Université

Maple Spring

270+ Concordia Professors Oppose the Privatization of Universities

A growing number of university professors in Québec are joining the protest movement against the government’s funding plan for higher education. The letter below is signed by more than 270 Concordia University Professors. Many McGill University, HEC Montréal and Université

student strike support

Signs of Dissent Appear in Montréal on Eve of Mass Student Protest

Protest signs began appearing very early this morning as a collective welcome gesture to all the students and supporters of accessible education who will ascend onto Montréal streets this afternoon in a mass demonstration of solidarity against the Charest government’s

student strike support

Signs of Dissent Appear in Montréal on Eve of Mass Student Protest

Protest signs began appearing very early this morning as a collective welcome gesture to all the students and supporters of accessible education who will ascend onto Montréal streets this afternoon in a mass demonstration of solidarity against the Charest government’s

Loyola campus on strike 2012

This is a (soft) Picket Line at Loyola Campus

This afternoon, an enthusiastic group of BA, MA and PhD students from Concordia University’s Department of Communications Studies held a picket line at the southeast door of the CJ Building at the Loyola campus. Many of the department’s faculty lent

Loyola campus on strike 2012

This is a (soft) Picket Line at Loyola Campus

This afternoon, an enthusiastic group of BA, MA and PhD students from Concordia University’s Department of Communications Studies held a picket line at the southeast door of the CJ Building at the Loyola campus. Many of the department’s faculty lent

culture jamming in support of accessible education

Ceci n’est pas une pub! C’est un “culture jam”

This morning, ARTUNG ! offers the people of Montreal more than 300 artworks . Installed in the advertising panels belonging to Pattison, CBS Outdoor and Astral Media, these displays denounce the increase in tuition fees. [click on any red square

culture jamming in support of accessible education

Ceci n’est pas une pub! C’est un “culture jam”

This morning, ARTUNG ! offers the people of Montreal more than 300 artworks . Installed in the advertising panels belonging to Pattison, CBS Outdoor and Astral Media, these displays denounce the increase in tuition fees. [click on any red square

Québec 2012 student strike

Collectivity and the Classroom Without Guarantees

Media & Feminist Theory: Strategy: Collectivities and Situated Knowledges. by Krista Geneviève Lynes “Capitalist imperalism is an effort to win the world for calculation” – Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak, Death of a Discipline, 54. “Politics of Friendship is, in other words,

Québec 2012 student strike

Collectivity and the Classroom Without Guarantees

Media & Feminist Theory: Strategy: Collectivities and Situated Knowledges. by Krista Geneviève Lynes “Capitalist imperalism is an effort to win the world for calculation” – Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak, Death of a Discipline, 54. “Politics of Friendship is, in other words,

Printemps québécois

Media Studies Students at Concordia University Strike in Support of Accessible Education

After careful deliberation, students in the MA Media Studies program at Concordia University have collectively decided to continue our strike on an ongoing basis, to be reviewed weekly. In accordance with the GSA’s resolution, we will not be attending class

Printemps québécois

Media Studies Students at Concordia University Strike in Support of Accessible Education

After careful deliberation, students in the MA Media Studies program at Concordia University have collectively decided to continue our strike on an ongoing basis, to be reviewed weekly. In accordance with the GSA’s resolution, we will not be attending class

Pierre Bourdieu Would Support Student Strike and Wear a Red Square

The sociologist leads us to understand that the academic institution can perpetuate social inequalities While the Charest government refuses to reverse its decision to increase tuition fees for university education, thousands of students cast strike votes and gather in the

Pierre Bourdieu Would Support Student Strike and Wear a Red Square

The sociologist leads us to understand that the academic institution can perpetuate social inequalities While the Charest government refuses to reverse its decision to increase tuition fees for university education, thousands of students cast strike votes and gather in the