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November 4, 2019

The Solidarity Fund: Support for precarious members

The American Studies Association, as represented by its National Council, embarked on planning period this past year in response to the difficult realities we face as our profession and the fields we share in common are increasingly pressured by neoliberalized college and university administrations, cuts to funding, and federal and state policies that try to limit and even endanger our work.

Against this backdrop, the ASA Solidarity Fund was launched to allow the association to facilitate the transfer of resources – between teachers and students; emerging scholars and more established ones; public practitioners or activists and academics; and (especially) those precariously situated ...(Read more)

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