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posted by CAA — May 15, 2019

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Artist NEVE performs at “I wanna be with you everywhere (IWBWYE),” a three-day festival “of, by, and for” disabled artists and writers, via Hyperallergic.

A Georgetown Student Defends the Reparations Referendum

“I have no interest in seeing Georgetown co-opt this referendum as its own contribution.” Last month, Georgetown University undergraduates voted overwhelmingly to tax themselves to create a reparations fund. (The Atlantic)

University of Texas Graduate Students Hold “Grade-In” at UT Tower

Student workers at UT Austin rallied this week to demand better pay and tuition coverage. (KXAN Austin)

Parenting and Labor in the Art World: A Call to Arms

Last month, MoMA PS1 agreed to settle curator and editor Nikki Columbus’s claim of gender, pregnancy, and caregiver discrimination. But what is the larger context of this landmark case? (Hyperallergic)

A Performance Festival by and for Disabled Artists

A look at how arts organizers can move beyond compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act and instead embrace “access intimacy.” (Hyperallergic)

This Dealer Fought for African-American Artists for Decades—Now the Market Is Paying Attention

“When I called realtors to try and find a space on 57th Street, most of the realtors hung up. They said, ‘Well, what kind of gallery are you going to have?’ And I said, ‘I have a gallery that shows the work of black artists’—clink.” – Linda Goode Bryant (Artsy)

Three Changes Higher Ed Leaders Should Be Ready to Make

Higher education leaders met with journalists last week at the Education Writers Association’s National Seminar. Here are their top three takeaways. (Education Dive)

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