(a campus event you might be interested in!)

Another University Is Possible: A public forum on student, faculty and worker Struggles in the Knowledge Factory

Time: 11 – 3pm

Date: September 18, 2009

Place: The Atrium, McMaster University Student Centre



1. “Keeping education affordable: the Quebec student movement and the struggle for free education”

Jaouad Laaroussi and Marianita Hamel, members of the Quebec-based student union, l’Association pour une Solidarité Syndicale Étudiante (ASSÉ) and active during the 2005 and 2007 province-wide student strikes.


“The university works because we do: campus workers on the frontlines against the neoliberal university”

Ajamu Nangwaya, union reformer and social justice activist, member of CUPE 3907 (OISE), CUPE Ontario.


“Will there be a TA strike this fall at McMaster? Q and A with members of the CUPE 3906 Bargaining Team”


“The state of academic freedom in Canada”

Denis Rancourt, former University of Ottawa professor. Recently fired for refusing to grade his students, Denis Rancourt’s struggle has received national media coverage and his firing is being investigated by the Canadian Association of University Teachers.

Presented by CUPE 3906, www.cupe3906.org