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Sarah Schulman


Today I Testified Before the CUNY Task Force on Anti-Semitism

[Sarah Schulman.]

Today I testified before the CUNY Task Force on Anti-Semitism. I was accompanied by my attorney, Jed Eisenstein, president of the board of Jewish Voice for Peace. I also had legal support from Palestine Legal and The Center for Constitutional Rights. One member of the Task Force, Paul Shechtman, was not present. He is an attorney who—in addition to being on this Task Force—represents the New York Police Department officer who killed Akai Gurley, and his firm has also ...

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Sarah Schulman


Sarah Schulman is Distinguished Professor of English at the College of Staten Island-CUNY. She is a novelist, playwright, screenwriter, nonfiction writer, AIDS historian, journalist, and active participant citizen. She is the Co-Founder of MIX: NY LGBT Experimental Film and Video Festival; Co-Director of the ACT UP Oral History Project; and US Coordinator of the first LGBT Delegation to Palestine. Her most recent books include The Cosmopolitans (The Feminist Press, 2016); Israel/Palestine and the Queer International (Duke, 2013); The Gentrification of the Mind (California, 2012); Ties that Bind: Familial Homophobia and Its Consequences (New Press, 2010); and The Mere Future (Arsenal, 2010).