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Introduction: Left Intellectuals and the Neoliberal University
American Quarterly (2012)
  • Margot Weiss, Wesleyan University
  • Naomi Greyser
Abstract
This American Quarterly forum builds on a symposium held in 2011 at Wesleyan University on the relationship between academia and activsm. Our symposium was inspired by a pair of concerns: that academics too often either romanticize activism as the site where “real” political work happens or else ascribe an abstracted radical politics to quotidian academic work.
Keywords
  • academia and activism,
  • neoliberal university,
  • critical university studies
Publication Date
December, 2012
Citation Information
Margot Weiss and Naomi Greyser. "Introduction: Left Intellectuals and the Neoliberal University" American Quarterly Vol. 64 Iss. 4 (2012)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/mdweiss/15/