Symposium on Academia and Activism — Feb. 11

Save the date for the upcoming symposium on Academia and Activism at Wesleyan on February 11. The symposium brings together interdisciplinary scholars for two roundtable discussions on bridging academic and activist work. All events will be held at Russell House.

Roundtable I: Intellectuals as Activists/Activists as Intellectuals (10am – noon in Russell House) with Karen Brodkin, Aimee Carrillo Rowe, Matthew Garrett, Mara Kaufman and Scott Morgensen

Roundtable II: The Politics of the (Neoliberal) Academy (2 – 4pm in Russell House) with Purnima Bose, Janet Jakobsen, Jeff Maskovsky and Dylan Rodríguez

We hope that you can join us. More information is available at our website:

The symposium is sponsored by the Allbritton Center for the Study of Public Life, and co-sponsored by the Ethics in Society Project, the American Studies Program, and the Department of Anthropology. For more information, please contact Margot Weiss ( or Naomi Greyser (