Governance, Academic Freedom, and Student Rights in the Trump Administration: Notes towards a Public Good University

Event Date: 

Wednesday, February 15, 2017 -
1:30pm to 3:00pm

Event Location: 

  • University of Hawaii Manoa
  • ICS 4005/4009
  • Lecture/Workshop

Professor Christopher Newfield's research in Critical University Studies links his concern with humanities teaching to the study of how higher education continues to be re-shaped by industry and other economic forces.

The master-class will be co-facilitated by Prof. Joseph Tanke, Philosophy, and Prof. Ming-Bao Yue, EALL, and is intended for interested graduates and undergraduate students though faculty are welcome as well. PDFs of the readings will be emailed to participants before the class.

Class readings include:

Unmaking the Public University Chapter 7: “Diversity in the Age of Pseudointegration” (pp.107-124).

The Great Mistake Part I: “The Price of Privatization” (pp. 18-34) and “The Devolutionary Cycle” (pp.35-52) and then Part III: “The Recovery Cycle” (pp.305 -340).