October 1: AESTHETICS THROUGH THE PENAL HOLE

a Decolonizing Vision Series lecture by Nicole R. Fleetwood October 1, Monday, 6:30 to 8 pm CSGS, 285 Mercer Street, 4th Floor Nicole R. Fleetwood, American Studies, Rutgers University The talk will focus on art making and aesthetic practices of incarcerated people held in solitary confinement and other types of isolation units. To make art …

April 23 :: INTRUSION: Domestic Violation & the Rise of the Carceral State

Intrusion: Domestic Violation & the Rise of the Carceral State a lecture by Sarah Haley April 23, Monday 6 to 8 pm Sarah Haley, Gender Studies, UCLA This talk will explore the role of mundane and ostentatious forms of carceral terror executed in black homes from the 1970s through the 1990s. It will examine the relationship …

Jan 25: REAL WOMEN REAL VOICES: Where the People Meet the Policy

Real Women Real Voices: Where the People Meet the Policy a dialogue around incarceration with a focus on women January 25,¬†Wednesday 5 to 8 pm Please register here. This symposium will focus on the issues, concerns and needed changes affecting incarcerated and formerly incarcerated women. The panels will feature currently and formerly incarcerated women discussing …