Resistance Against Violence Through Education


RAVE cofounder and UCLA Professor Laure Murat has filed a new op-ed in Libération, translated here for English-reading audiences: Hollywood, Tahrir Square, France: Same Fight?


Billy FlemingIndivisible Guide Co-Author
Zacharie Boisvert, Southern California Organizer, Indivisible

Moderated by:
Ananya Roy, Professor of Urban Planning, Social Welfare, and Geography; Director, Institute on Inequality and Democracy at UCLA Luskin

In conversation with:
Melany De La Cruz-Viesca, Assistant Director, UCLA Asian American Studies Center
Laure Murat, Professor of French and Francophone Studies; Director, Center for European and Russian Studies, UCLA
Abel Valenzuela Jr., Professor of Chicana/o Studies and Urban Planning; Director, Institute for Research on Labor and Employment; Special Advisor to the Chancellor on Immigration Policy, UCLA

  • Professor Laure Murat continues her series in French newspaper Libération, translated to English for RAVE audiences. Follow link to read!
  • Professor Judith Butler, Maxine Elliot Professor of Comparative Literature at UC Berkeley, gave a guest lecture, titled “This is What Resistance Looks Like,” on Wednesday, February 15 in 2355 Luskin School of Public Affairs. Click here for the event flyer: judith-butler.
  • Professor Aliza Luft has published the following blog about Vichy France and state violence.


  • Please click uc-csu-ccc-daca-letter-final-11-29-16-00000002 to read the letter sent by Janet Napolitano (President, University of California), Timothy White (Chancellor, California State University), and Eloy Ortiz Oakley (Chancellor-Designate, California Community College) to President-Elect Donald Trump on November 29, 2016. And here is the latest New York Times op-ed piece from Janet Napolitano on immigrant and DACA students.
  • Professor Ananya Roy published the following article in Society & Space.
  • Professor Laure Murat published the following article in the French newspaper Libération to reflect, among other things, on RAVE’s resistance against a Trump regime. For the English translation, please click i-join-the-resistance.