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Free University Week - September 18 Information Packet

"Free Education is a Right"

This workshops pamphlet for "Free University Week," September 18-22, 2012, in Madison Square Park, Manhattan, NY announced a variety of topics ranging from Radical Potentiality: Recreating Academic Practices in the Humanities to a workshop on Yoga.

The Free University of New York City is an experiment in radical education building on the historic tradition of movement freedom schools. The project was born out of the conviction that the current system of higher education is as unequal as it is unsustainable, while vast sources of knowledge across communities are all-too-hidden and undervalued. First conceived as a form of educational strike in the run up to May Day 2012, the Free University has since organized numerous days of free crowd-sourced education in community centers, museums, parks, public spaces, and subway stations in New York City.


Source | Reed, Conor Tomás
Creator | Free University of New York City
Date Created | September 2012 (Circa)
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Item Type | Text (Pamphlet / Petition)
Cite This document | Free University of New York City, “Free University Week - September 18 Information Packet,” CUNY Digital History Archive, accessed September 23, 2017, http://cdha.cuny.edu/items/show/6322.

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