Purdue University is a large research university in the state of Indiana, boasting top programs in engineering and aviation.
History of Purdue University
The Indiana General Assembly made plans to establish an agricultural and engineering institution in 1865 through the Morrill Land-Grant College Act of 1862. Many proposals were suggested, including the addition of a new department of agriculture at Indiana State University. The county of Tippecanoe offered $150,000 from philanthropist John Purdue as well as 100 acres of land. Continue reading “About Purdue University”
Purdue University professor Bill Mullen has written articles and books on a variety of subjects, including Asian and African American intersectionality and the working class struggle.
About Bill V. Mullen’s Publications
Professor Bill Mullen has published extensively on issues of class, race, Marxist theory, and identity politics. Below are descriptions of some of his more prominent articles and books. He is known for his interest in solidarity movements, such as the ties between Asian and African-American revolutionary thinkers, and university students with the Palestinian resistance. He tends to reexamine traditional interpretations of history and historical figures through a revisionist approach. Continue reading “Bill Mullen’s Publications: From Marxism to Palestinian Liberation”
Professor Bill Mullen of Purdue University visited Palestine in 2012 as part of the USACBI delegation. This is an itinerary of his trip.
About Bill Mullen’s USACBI Delegation Trip
According to Socialtextjournal.org, the USACBI delegation trip took place over six days. Bill Mullen and other scholars met with a wide variety of Palestinian activists on the ground including Jamal Jum’a from Stop the Wall, Sam Bahour from The Right to Entry, Zacharia Odeh from the Jerusalem Civic Coalition, Anan Quzmar from The Right to Education campaign at Birzeit, and Fajr Harb, who engage in direct action methods of protest such as the Freedom Riders’ campaign. Continue reading “Bill Mullen’s 2012 Trip to Palestine”