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29
Oct

10 Facts About U.S. Protests in History

Political protests have a deep past in U.S. history, with varied degrees of success in accomplishing what they set out to do. Gleaned from L.A. Kauffman’s eye-opening new book, How to Read a …

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05
Oct

Does Marching Matter?

“Protests works—just not, perhaps the way you think,” writes L.A. Kauffman in her new book How to Read a Protest: The Art of Organizing and Resistance. A longtime organizer and movement journalist, …

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12
Aug

Drifting into Scholarly Activism

This guest post is published as part of our Scholar-Activist series related to the American Sociological Association conference from August 11 – 14 in Philadelphia. #ASA18 #ScholarActivist By Jeff Ferrell, author of Drift: Illicit Mobility and Uncertain Knowledge “I consider …

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10
Aug

The Scholar-Activist Paradox

This guest post is published as part of our Scholar-Activist series related to the American Sociological Association conference from August 11 – 14 in Philadelphia. #ASA18 #ScholarActivist By Ranita Ray, author of The Making of …

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21
Nov

Why Comedy, and Why Now?

Professors and scholars are in a unique position to guide the next generation in reshaping our values to be more equitable and just. During the National Communication Association conference last week in …

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