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Occupy Purdue (Movement)



  • Existence: November, 2011 -

Historical Information

The Occupy Purdue Movement officially organized in November, 2011 "to engage the Purdue community" and "explore alternative social relations...geared towards justice, compassion, and autonomy". It identifies with the Occupy Wall Street Movement which began in Washington, DC and spread across the world and "views capitalist...inequity as a fundamental impediment to substantive democratic expression and social progress, worldwide".


Occupy Purdue. (2011, November 15). Constitution. Purdue University. Retrieved from:

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Occupy Purdue Movement records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 166
Scope and Contents The collection documents materials associated with the Occupy Purdue protest movement which centered heavily around topics such as white supremacy and women's and minority empowerment. The collection may be useful for researchers interested in student protests in the twenty-first century.
Dates: 2017