This Winter/Spring, I’m giving a few talks on the fate of post-secondary education. I am a member of and indebted to the Edu-Factory Collective.
- Audio: You can listen to a talk I gave last summer titled “Student Debt and the Edu-Factory: Against the Foreclosure of the Future” as featured on Against the Grain, the popular KPFA Berkeley program: http://www.againstthegrain.org/program/619/coming-wed-103112
- Halifax: On Saturday, February 16, at 1pm, Solidarity Halifax is hosting my talk “The Struggle for the Soul of Education: The University of Enclosure and the University of the Commons” at the Halifax Brewery Farmers Market: http://solidarityhalifax.ca/2013/02/the-struggle-for-the-soul-of-education/
(A video of this talk can be found here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aHeh_LfjP9Q)
- New York: On Wednesday, March 6, at 2pm (at the BMCC student cafeteria, 199 Chambers St.) the International Committee of the Professional Staff Congress at CUNY is hosting a panel ‘They Say Cut Back, We Say Fight Back’: Resisting the Closing of Opportunity in Higher Education”
- Halifax: On Sunday, March 10, I will be giving a talk on creativity and capitalism (see my previous writing on this topic here) at TEDxNovaScotia at Dalhousie University (Student Union Building – see http://tedxnovascotia.tumblr.com/post/43167651807/announcing-max-haiven-phd.
- Halifax: On Tuesday, March 12, at 7pm, I will be participating in a panel on the theme of “power” as part of the Eyelecture Speakers Series at the Eyelevel Gallery (2159 Gottingen St.)
- London, Ontario: On March 27, at 8pm, I will be giving a talk on finance, art markets, art and money (based, in part, on my curated collection at http://moneyandart.tumblr.com/) as part of the Art in the Public Sphere speakers series in the Department of Visual Art at the Western University.
- Syracuse, New York: On March 29 I’ll be participating in a conference on “The Crisis of Academic Labor: Grad Students, Adjuncts and the Making of the Low-Wage University” at Syracuse University, organized by the PARCC Labor Studies Group and the Future Professoriate Program. Details: http://suevents.syr.edu/main.php?view=event&eventid=1363030452260