American Association of University Professors
NYU Chapter

About Us

The NYU-AAUP is based at the University’s New York City campus. Our primary goals are to encourage faculty participation in governance at New York University, to defend academic freedom at NYU and throughout academia, to protect and advance the professional status and interests of all faculty and researchers in colleges, universities, and professional schools. Membership is open to all current and retired faculty—regardless of rank or type of appointment—and to current graduate students, across the University and its global academic network.

To contact NYU-AAUP, please email us at nyu.aaup.website@gmail.com.

News & Statements

Photo of Leila Khaled wearing a keffiyeh with fist raised in the air, logos of Zoom, Facebook, and YouTube in the background.

November 9, 2020 Dear President Hamilton, Thank you for the response to our letter of concern about Zoom censorship, and to those sent from various Departments, Schools, and the Contract Senators’ Council. It is important for AAUP members – at NYU and nationally — and for the faculty at large,…

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Below are several statements from allied organizations and departments regarding the recent censorship of the NYU AAUP event Against the Censorship and Criminalization of Academic Political Speech: AAUP Urges NYU President to Address Zoom Censorship (October 29, 2020) Letter from Palestine Legal, Center for Constitutional Rights, Climate Defense Project, Partnership…

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Today, Zoom unilaterally shut down a webinar hosted by the NYU chapter of the AAUP, and co-sponsored by several NYU departments and institutes. The webinar was scheduled to discuss the censorship, by Zoom and other big tech platforms, of an open classroom session last month at SFSU, featuring the Palestinian…

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Events

Event Listings

Photo of Leila Khaled wearing a keffiyeh with fist raised in the air, logos of Zoom, Facebook, and YouTube in the background.

Against the Censorship and Criminalization of Academic Political Speech October 23, 20204pm, Zoom Last month, Zoom, Facebook, and YouTube all shut down an open academic webinar, organized by a San Francisco State University department, and featuring Palestinian liberation advocate Leila Khaled. Why are big tech platforms making decisions that violate…

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Videos

Against the Censorship and Criminalization of Academic Political Speech

October 23, 2020

Speakers:

  • Nerdeen Kiswani (CUNY/Within our Lifetime)
  • Fred Moten (NYU)
  • Radhika Sainath (Palestine Legal)

moderated by Andrew Ross (NYU/USACBI)

with a message from Leila Khaled

Executive Committee

  • Rebecca Karl, President
  • Paula Chakravartty, Vice-President
  • Andrew Ross, Secretary
  • Anna McCarthy, Treasurer
  • Mohamad Bazzi, Member-at-large
  • Fred Moten, Member-at-large
  • Vasuki Nesiah, Member-at-large
  • Marie Monaco, Immediate past president