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10/13/2020

Dear FSU Members,

UMB Conversation on Structural Racism

10/13/2020

Dear FSU Members,

The Sankofa Conversations Series on Structural Racism is taking place at UMass Boston during the Fall semester.  The first discussion – An Anti-Racism and Health-Promoting Campus Conversation -- takes place this Thursday (10/15) from 6:30 to 8:30pm.   The attached flyer outlines the rest of the Fall events.

Please register here for Thursday:

The Point: Surveillance States

10/5/2020

In which we consider the matter of why UMB’s administration would choose to propose new contract language on “academic freedom” and what questions this raises about cultures of surveillance. 

The examination combines the techniques of an observing hierarchy and those of a normalizing judgement.                      

--Michel Foucault, Discipline and Punish 

Greetings, Colleagues: 

The Point: Doing Business as Dorchester Bay City

9/28/2020

Greetings, Colleagues:

TOMORROW – Forum on FSU Response to Faculty of Color Report

9/22/2020

Dear FSU Members,

Following up from the below email from last week, the FSU writes to remind members of the meeting tomorrow to discuss the attached report, the steps taken so far, and those that still need to be taken, in order for the FSU to address issues of racial justice for faculty on our campus.  This meeting will take place on: Wednesday September 23, from 9:30 to 11:00. 

Contact the FSU or Steve Striffler for Zoom info.

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