Teach-outs and events this week: 9 – 13 March

Monday 9th March

Rally for International Women’s Day (IWD)

South Entrance Picket, 10.30am. All other pickets will pack up around 10. There will be short speeches and we’ll be filming a short video to highlight our feminist strike. Please bring ideas/make signs in response to ‘This IWD I’m calling on the UoN to…” [equal pay/an end to casualisation/fair pensions] etc.

Teachout: Casualisation and the University

Join the University of Nottingham Anti-Casualisation campaign group for an open discussion on how outsourcing and precarious working conditions are affecting many of us across campus, and how we can organise to fight against it!

1 – 3 pm. Dunkirk Community Centre, Montpelier Road NG7 2JW

Tuesday 10th March

Poetry Reading: Peter Gizzi, Sarah Hayden, and Alan Baker

Acclaimed US poet Peter Gizzi reads his latest work, alongside two poets based in Nottinghamshire, Sarah Hayden and Alan Baker.

7pm, Five Leaves Bookshop, 14a Long Row W, NG1 2DH

Event is free for striking UCU members. Otherwise £4/£2 students. Admission includes refreshments.

Wednesday 11th March

Teachout: ‘Black Holes and Extra Dimensions’ Antonio Padilla, School of Physics
and Astronomy

10am, South Entrance Picket

Thursday 12th March

Teachout: ‘Don’t follow your passion! Creative work, self-exploitation, and dangerous myths’ Leora Hadas, School of Cultures, Languages and Area Studies

10am, North Entrance Picket

Friday 13th March


Bring your noisemakers and placards! A march will start from West Picket, picking up other pickets on our way to Jubilee. Estimated timings:

10.00 West Picket; South Picket 10.20; North Picket 10.40; arriving Jubilee Derby Road 11.00