Browsing All posts tagged under »Henry Giroux«

The Bad University Department

February 17, 2013 by

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Some thoughts from Henry Giroux (professor, board of directors at Truthout.org) which I found directly relevant and applicable to the situation in higher education as I encounter it. Here are his “four rules for a bad university department.” They were meant to be critical, yet somehow some departments seem to follow these principles to the […]

Canadian Academic Boycott of Israel: Why We Need to Take Action

February 4, 2009 by

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[This post does not necessarily reflect the opinions of anyone in any boycott movement, apart from those of the writer. This post should not be read as an indication of the content of any private discussions, nor is it intended to tell or instruct others on what they should be doing to boycott Israel. Posts […]

Henry A. Giroux: “Against the Militarized Academy”

November 24, 2008 by

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As some readers already know, Henry Giroux was one of the U.S.’ leading critical scholars, until 2005 when he “defected” to Canada to take up the the Global TV Network Chair in English and Cultural Studies at McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario. Even those who have never read his work are likely to have heard […]

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