The Financialization of Education and May Day

Recent radio interviews: Earlier this month, the fabulous podcast The Extraenvironmentalist broadcast a feature-length interview (1h15m) with me about the financialization of universities and of social life more broadly.  The interview can be downloaded or listened to online here: http://www.extraenvironmentalist.com/2013/05/07/episode-59-financialized-education/ For May Day, the amazing folks at Against the Grain interviewed me and some other…

The struggle for the soul of education: upcoming talks (Winter 2013)

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…

Against the Grain Radio Interview, ESC Reader’s Forum, Platypus Talk

On January 23, 2012, the fabulous KPFA Berkeley radio show Against The Grain broadcast a feature-length interview (1h) with me about the themes and arguments in my article “Are your children old enough to learn about May ’68?: Recalling the radical event, refracting utopia and commoning memory,” published last Spring in Cultural Critique.  Many thanks…