In Other News • May 2, 2018

TRANSCENDENCE @ CSU STANISLAUS: The CFA Stanislaus chapter is co-sponsoring a conference aimed at transgender and gender-nonconforming needs in the Central Valley and beyond.

The conference will be held from 8:30am – 4:30pm on Friday, May 4, followed by an evening reception from 5-7:30pm at CSU Stanislaus. The conference meets the qualifications for six hours of continuing credit for LCSWs, LMFTs, LPCCs, or LEPs.

Click here to register and for more information.

RESIST MORE: The San Francisco Chapter of CFA this week is hosting an organizing event focused on fighting back against the neoliberalization of the academy.

The “Resisting the Neoliberal University Conference” will be held from 9am-6pm on Friday, May 4, and includes a wealth of great speakers, including CFA President Jen Eagan, CFA SF Chapter President James Martel, CFA Secretary Kevin Wehr, San Jose State CFA Affirmative Action Rep Chris Cox, CFA East Bay Chapter President Nick Baham, AAUP’s Howard Bunsis, and many more.

The conference will be held at the Seven Hills Conference Center at San Francisco State.

Click here to register, or download a flyer (PDF) for more information.

ATTENTION ACTIVISTS: The deadline for early registration to this year’s Coalition of Contingent Academic Labor (COCAL) Bi-ennial conference is swiftly approaching!

Early registration to the conference, which will be held August 3-5, 2018 at San Jose State, ends on May 15. After that date, the cost to register increases. Lecturers who wish to attend should contact their local CFA chapter to inquire about potential support.

The conference seeks to increase “awareness to the precarious situation for contingent faculty in higher education, organize for action, and build solidarity among our colleagues.”

Click here to learn more and register.

ANOTHER VIEW OF APRIL 4: A third gallery of photos from CFA’s #FreeTheCSU event is now available online.

Photographer and Sacramento City College student Vanessa Nelson captured the energy of our activists and action—which drew more than 1,000 faculty, students, and allies to the State Capitol to rally for increased funding for the CSU—in a stunning pictorial collection.

Click here to view the photo gallery.