From Contract to Contract: A Precarious Academic’s Story

From Contract to Contract: A Precarious Academic’s Story

by Flavia Amaral The text below is the transcript of the short talk given by Dr Flavia Amaral during the Nov. 4, 2022 #EOTalks panel "On the Precaritization of Academia". I would like to thank the organizers for the opportunity to discuss such an urgent matter in academia, especially in times like these. I also … Continue reading From Contract to Contract: A Precarious Academic’s Story

The Gates 4: On the Precaritization of Academia – #EOTalks Panel

The Gates 4: On the Precaritization of Academia – #EOTalks Panel

This event is co-sponsored by the Department of Historical and Cultural Studies at the University of Toronto Scarborough RSVP here When November 4, 10am-noon ET (NYC time) on zoom The impetus behind this panel is the combination of many conversations with precariously-employed colleagues, as well as a series of tweets by Dr Vicky Austen, including … Continue reading The Gates 4: On the Precaritization of Academia – #EOTalks Panel

The Gates 3: Ancient Studies, Heritage and War – #EOTalks panel

The Gates 3: Ancient Studies, Heritage and War – #EOTalks panel

This event is co-sponsored by the Department of Historical and Cultural Studies at the University of Toronto Scarborough When September 16, 10am-noon ET (NYC time) on zoom https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GarTu1YvNZw Description We at Everyday Orientalism have been following with utter dismay the Russian invasion of Ukraine, and also heard from colleagues directly affected by this unfathomable tragedy. … Continue reading The Gates 3: Ancient Studies, Heritage and War – #EOTalks panel

‘1827’? The quiet persistence of the British Empire in University of Toronto (UofT) swag

‘1827’? The quiet persistence of the British Empire in University of Toronto (UofT) swag

by Mariana Valverde preamble By Girish Daswani (cover picture: detail from UofT Bookstore Instagram) Preamble (Girish Daswani) “The actual geographical possession of land is what empire in the final analysis is all about.” - Edward Said, Culture and Imperialism As University students return to campus, many prepare for the new year by visiting the UofT … Continue reading ‘1827’? The quiet persistence of the British Empire in University of Toronto (UofT) swag

The Gates 2: Academia & Visa Gatekeeping in North America & Europe – #EOTalks panel

The Gates 2: Academia & Visa Gatekeeping in North America & Europe – #EOTalks panel

This event is co-sponsored by the Department of Historical and Cultural Studies at the University of Toronto Scarborough and the Canadian Association for the Study of International Development https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J8DeGl2WVas Description How is visa gatekeeping contributing to the strengthening of North America and West Europe's hegemonic fabric? What are the roots of this phenomenon? What can … Continue reading The Gates 2: Academia & Visa Gatekeeping in North America & Europe – #EOTalks panel