Thursday, July 7, 2022

Tag: vc

Can There be Universities Where Only Robots Teach?

The recent unfolding of administrative action against faculty members in campuses like Visva Bharati compel us to ask if we are moving towards increased mechanisation of the vocation of teaching.

Revised fee structure, Dress code and Curfew timings: New JNU hostel rules for Students

The JNU Students’ Union (JNUSU) to start a signature campaign against the changes in hostel manuals.

Beyond Romila Thapar: The Tales of the Lesser Mortals

While we must adore Professor Romila Thapar, we should not forget to be in solidarity with many unknown teachers who need not necessarily possess the kind of CV that the distinguished historian has achieved for herself.

An Open Letter to My Fellow Students at JNU

While the university is undergoing a deep crisis amid perpetual onslaughts by the administration, a young student pens down a heartfelt note to her fellow students reminding them of the power of resistance in dark times.

As JNU Teachers, Our Indifference Can Prove to Be Fatal

In the age of collective indifference and fear, is it possible for the JNU teaching community to come together, and resist the tyranny of the 'competent authority'?

JNU VC Professor Jagadesh Kumar Must Go…

The deeds of JNU VC Professor Jagadesh Kumar are diverse and many. Saving the university, argues the author, means removing him.

Authoritarian JNU-VC Issues Notices to 48 Professors

48 JNU teachers have been issued notices by VC M. Jagadish Kumar for their participation in a peaceful strike that demanded his exit from the campus.

Of Beauty and Brutality: The Contestation over Posters, Protest and Public Spaces in JNU

As a Kafkaesque dissonance dawns over JNU, it’s time to rethink the limitations of institutionalised power and its discomforts with radical thinking.

‘Clean’ JNU: End of a Politico-pedagogic Experiment

As the administration is going to clean the walls of JNU- known for colourful/political posters, is it the end of a great pedagogic experiment?

JNU Administration and its Vivekananda Politics

REPORTAGE Think of JNU VC Professor Jagadesh Kumar's yet another move - this time the idea of installing the statue of Swami Vivekananda.

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