David Graeber - Yale University - not just CUNY
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David Rolfe Graeber (/ˈɡreɪbər/; born 12 February 1961) is an American anthropologist, author, anarchist and activist who is currently Professor of Anthropology at the London School of Economics. David Graeber
Profs attend World Economic Forum Yale officials and professors both presented and protested at the recently concluded World Economic Forum held in New York City. While Yale President Richard Levin, School of Management Dean Jeffrey Garten, law professor Daniel Esty, foreign policy expert Paul Kennedy and economics professor Jean Lanjouw participated in the forum, anthropology professor David Graeber led a protest movement on behalf on the anarchist group he helped found, the Anti-Capitalist Convergence.
YaleDailyNews: Graeber case stirs students A small group of Yale students delivered a thick packet of letters to the Provost’s Office on Wednesday protesting the administration’s decision not to renew anthropology professor David Graeber’s contract — an issue that has provoked anxiety in the Anthropology Department after two other professors recently announced they will leave Yale this spring. Graeber’s potential departure falls at an awkward time for the department, as two other senior sociocultural anthropology professors, Thomas Blom Hansen and Eric Worby, recently announced they are leaving Yale.
Just months after the Anthropology Department voted not to renew sociocultural anthropology professor David Graeber’s contract, rumors are swirling that the department may lose as many as six additional professors by the end of the academic year. YdN: Anthropology profs fear exodus
Sociocultural anthropology professor David Graeber, a self-described anarchist whose contract renewal was denied by the University last spring, has formally appealed the decision amid suspicion the denial was based on his political views. Graeber was an assistant professor for six years before the Anthropology Department’s senior faculty voted not to extend his contract for an additional two years. Graeber said the decision, which was not a tenure review, was never fully explained to him and he is appealing to get a fresh evaluation.
Graeber agrees to leave University Sociocultural anthropology professor David Graeber, a self-described anarchist whose contract was not renewed by the University last spring, announced Wednesday that he has withdrawn his petition to remain at Yale in exchange for a year’s paid sabbatical. Graeber filed a formal appeal in September alleging that the decision not to renew his contract was politically motivated.
Univ. was wrong to stay silent on Graeber While the end of the semester usually brings with it a slew of final assignments, this year the University also received a withdrawal — that of anthropology professor David Graeber’s petition to remain at Yale. Graeber, who had served for six years as an assistant professor, challenged the non-renewal of his contract in September, claiming that the decision was politically motivated. An avowed anarchist as well as a famous anthropologist, Graeber alleged that his quite public radical views lay at the root of his dismissal.
NYT: When Scholarship and Politics Collided at Yale - New York Times
Without Cause: Yale Fires An Acclaimed Anarchist Scholar » CounterPunch: Tells the Facts, Names the Names David Graeber, PhD, is an Assistant Professor of Anthropology at Yale University, and the author of Toward an Anthropological Theory of Value: The False Coin of Our Own Dreams and Fragments of an Anarchist Anthropology, among many other scholarly publications.
David Graeber Fired From Yale Because of Politics By Yvonne After a decision at a meeting convened by tenured faculty at the department of anthropology, Yale University, David Graeberâ€™s contract was not renewed.
InsideHE: Early Exit Yale University is getting rid of a popular anthropology professor, setting off protests from supporters who believe he is losing his job for being an anarchist and for visibly backing graduate student unionization. As the professor considers filing a formal grievance with the university, anthropologists and labor officials nationwide have already organized an online petition signed by 3,000 people. The decision not to renew David Graeber’s contract after the end of the 2005-6 academic year was made in a private meeting of 12 senior faculty members who are required to keep the proceedings confidential. ( Inside Higher Ed contacted several who said they could not comment.)
Fired from Yale, anarchist professor points to politics Well written story in Newsday on anarchist anthropology professor David Graeber who was fired from Yale. He's described as "one of the brightest minds in his field", but with his job prospects uncertain, Graeber didn't renew a lease on his apartment, and splits his time between his New York co-op where he grew u and apartments in New Haven where friends let him sleep. >> read the whole story
News on Graeber: Fired anarchist anthropologist appeals decision Yale anthropologist David Graeber has been recently fired for his anarchist activism. For a long time, there were no news, and the Graeber solidarity blog hasn't been updated either. Now, Yale Daily News writes that Graeber has formally appealed the decision amid suspicion the denial was based on his political views.
Graeber drops appeal, leaves Yale this spring Anarchist anthropologist David Graeber agreed to leave Yale University this spring, dropping an appeal over whether his termination was politically motivated, according to ap. David Graeber said he will teach two classes next semester, then take a yearlong paid sabbatical, after which he will not return: "Normally, you get a sabbatical on the condition that you come back and teach the following year.
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Dear Colleagues, I have just heard about your decision to terminate the contract of Professor David Graeber. Letter from Maurice Bloch, London School of Economics
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