Author: Abbie Bakan

Abbie Bakan is Professor of Political Studies at Queen's University in Kingston, Ontario. She is a member of the Coalition Against Israeli Apartheid.

  • Socialism Historically and Today

    Socialist Studies 50th Anniversary Plenary Toronto – 1 June 2017 This year, the Society for Socialist Studies (SSS) turns fifty, and celebrated its anniversary at its annual conference at Congress 2017, hosted by Ryerson University, Toronto, Ontario from May 30 – June 2, 2017. The theme of the Conference for 2017 was “Liberation Here and Now: … Watch video »

  • Socialism and Feminism

    Toronto — 16 November 2013. Moderated by Brian Donnelly. Presentations by: Abbie Bakan: “Marxism, Feminism, and Indigeneity: Rethinking and Rereading Engels’ Origin of the Family, Private Property and the State.” Abbie is co-author with Daiva Stasiulis of Negotiating Citizenship: Migrant Women in Canada and the Global System. Sue Ferguson: “Social Reproduction Theory.” Sue is author … Watch video »

  • Interrogating Apartheid: Campus as a Site of Resistance

    Toronto — 7 March 2011. Moderated by Faraz Vahid Shahidi, Chadni Desai. Presentations by: Judy Rebick is a well-known social justice activist, writer, journalist, educator and speaker. She was also one of eight Jewish women who occupied the Israeli consulate in protest of the attack on Gaza in 2009. Abigail Bakan is Professor of Political … Watch video »

  • Israeli Apartheid: A Socialist View

    John Greyson – filmmaker, writer, queer activist and professor at York University in Toronto – recently produced Vuvuzela. This short video cleverly portrays the growing participation of musicians in the cultural boycott of Israel as a contest of soccer teams on the world stage. Simply producing and distributing this video was a radical political act, … Keep reading »