Against the Grain

Free Universities

As universities become increasingly infiltrated and transformed by capitalist logics, what do free universities add to the educational, social, and political landscape? Fern Thompsett, a Ph.D. student at McGill University, co-founded a free university in Australia; she’s also researched more than two dozen free university projects in North America. Thompsett describes both the free-of-charge and radical-emancipatory aspects of free universities.

Angosto-Ferrández and Presterudstuen, eds., Anthropologies of Value: Cultures of Accumulation Across the Global North and South Pluto Press, 2016

Brisbane Free University

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