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posted by CAA — Jul 29, 2020

A nearly empty Harvard Yard at Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachusetts on July 8, 2020. Photo: Tony Luong/NYT

US Rescinds Plan to Strip Visas From International Students in Online Classes

Since our last newsletter, the Trump administration said it would no longer require foreign students to attend in-person classes during the coronavirus pandemic in order to remain in the country. (New York Times)

Pushed to Address Systemic Racism, Museums Face a Reckoning

The past month has been a period of reckoning for museums and art institutions across the United States and beyond. (Artsy)

The Job Market for Young Academics Was Already Bleak—Then the Pandemic Hit. Here’s How Art-History Grad Students Are Coping With the Fallout

Some universities are finding creative ways to aid students during this period of unprecedented hardship. (artnet News)

A Call to Action: Supporting Women Faculty in the Time of COVID-19 and Beyond

Already, there are signals that the current conditions will have a differential impact on women in academe. (Medium)

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