Academic freedom is the condition under which the intellectual submits herself to the normative model of the settler. –Fred Moten, “Statement in Support of a Boycott of Israeli Academic Institutions” Whenever I hear academics defending “academic freedom” as a supposed … Continue reading “What’s Academic Freedom Got to Do with Us? Nothing, Absolutely Nothing”
Eileen A. Joy is a specialist in Old English literary studies and cultural studies, as well as a para-academic rogue, and a publisher, with interests in poetry and poetics, intellectual history, ethics, affects, embodiments, queer studies, object/thing studies, the ecological, post/humanisms, and scholarly communications. She is the founding ingenitor of the BABEL Working Group, co-editor of postmedieval: a journal of medieval cultural studies, and founding director of punctum books: spontaneous acts of scholarly combustion.