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Conor Tomás Reed and Gordon Barnes


On the Proposal for the CUNY Graduate Center's Doctoral Students' Council to Boycott Israeli Academic Institutions

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In April 2013, the Association for Asian American Studies (AAAS) became the first United States academic body to pass a resolution boycotting formal relations with Israeli universities. In December, the American Studies Association (ASA) and the Native American and Indigenous Studies Association (NAISA) also passed boycott resolutions, followed by the Critical Ethnic Studies Association (CESA) in July 2014. These resolutions were adopted in response to the 2004 call from ...

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Conor Tomás Reed and Gordon Barnes


Conor Tomás Reed has been a student, educator, archivist, and activist at the City University of New York since 2006. He is a co-founding participant of Free University-NYC since 2012, is on the research council of Lost and Found: A CUNY Poetics Document Initiative, and is a member of CUNY for Palestine and NYC Solidarity with Palestine. His work focuses on social movement literatures and freedom schools.

Gordon Barnes is a doctoral student in history at the CUNY Graduate Center and is the editor-in-chief of the GC Advocate. He was formerly a digitization researcher at the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture and his current research examines planter ideology, violence, and the post-emancipation experience in nineteenth-century Jamaica and Mauritius.