Essays, speeches,lectures and analysis about Occupy Wall Street Movement

Essays and Analysis

Jason Adams, Williams College, Political Science: “Occupy Time”

Emily Brissette, University of California Berkeley, Sociology: “For the Fracture of Good Order: On “Violence” at Occupy Oakland”

Craig Calhoun, New York University, Sociology: “Evicting the Public: Why has occupying public space led to such heavy-handed repression”

Mike Davis, University of California Riverside, Creative Writing: “No More Bubble Gum”

Gaston Gordillo, University of British Columbia, Anthropology: “The Human Chain as a Non-Violent Weapon”

David Graeber, Goldsmiths University of London, Anthropology: “Occupy Wall Streets Anarchist Roots”

Claude Fischer, University of California Berkeley, Sociology: “Occupy! Now What?”

Michael Hardt (Duke University, Literature) and Antonio Negri (European Graduate School): “The Fight for ‘Real Democracy’ at the Heart of Occupy Wall Street

David Harvey, The City University of New York, Anthropology: “The Party of Wall Street Meets its Nemesis”

Chris Herring (University of California Berkeley, Sociology) and Zoltan Gluck (City University of New York, Anthropology): “The Homeless Question of Occupy”

Mike King, University of California, Santa Cruz: The Vacancies of Capitalism: Occupations and the Fulfillment of Human Needs

Kristin Lawler, College of Mount Saint Vincent in New York City, Sociology: “Fear of a Slacker Revolution: Occupy Wall Street and the cultural politics of class struggle”

George Lakoff, University of California Berkeley, Linguistics: “How Occupy Wall Street’s Moral Vision Can Beat the Disastrous Conservative Worldview”

Peter Marcuse, Columbia University, Urban Planning: “Occupy and the Provision of Public Space: The City’s Responsibilities”

Nicholas Mirzoeff, New York University, Media, Culture and Communication: “Occupy Theory”

Adrian Pabst, University of Kent, Politics: “The Resurgence of the Civic”

Francesca Polletta, University of California Irvine, Sociology: “Maybe your better off not holding hands and singing We Shall Overcome”

Saskia Sassen, Columbia University, Sociology: “The Global Street Comes to Wall Street”

Jen Schradie, University of California Berkeley, Sociology: “Why Tents Still Matter”

Sidney Tarrow, Cornell University, Government: “Why Occupy Wall Street is not the Tea Party of the Left”

Alex Vitale, Brooklyn College CUNY, Sociology: “NYPD and OWS: A Clash of Styles”

Society and Space forum on The Occupy Movement.: Short opinion essays by the journal’s editorial board.

OWS Series and Journal Issues

Theory & Event: Occupy Wall Street Supplement

Occupy the Future: Short opinion essays by Stanford faculty.

Possible Futures: A Project of the Social Science Research Council

Lectures & Speeches: Scholars @ Occupy!

Michael Burawoy & Claude Fischer on Occupy: Professors of Sociology, University of California, Berkeley.

Robert Reich @ Occupy Cal: Chancellor’s Professor of Public Policy, University of California, Berkeley.

David Harvey @ Occupy London: Distinguished Professor of Anthropology, The City University of New York.

Manuel Castells @ Occupy London: Professor of Sociology, Open University of Catalonia & Professor of Communication Technology and Society, University of Southern California.

Angela Davis @ Occupy Oakland: Professor Emerita, History of Consciousness and Feminist Studies, University of California, Santa Cruz.

Cornel West @ Occupy Wall Street: Professor of the University in the Center for African American Studies, Princeton University.

Slavoj Zizek @ Occupy Wall Street: Global Distinguished Professor of German, New York University.

Judith Butler @ Occupy Wall Street: Professor of Rhetoric and Comparative Literature, University of California, Berkeley.

Helena Sheehan @ Occupy Dublin: Professor Emerita, Dublin City University.

Dispatches from Scholars in the Struggle

Zoltan Gluck, City University of New York: Dear New York, Welcome to the Student Movement

Max Frasure, Yale University: Why I got Arrested at Occupy Wall Street

Abigail Andrews, University of California Berkeley: Occupy Oakland: Continue the Discussion


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