Freedom-Making in an Age of Mass Incarceration

April 13, 2021

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Join the Pozen Center Human Rights Lab and White Snake Projects for a panel discussion about what freedom-making means within the deeply carceral context of contemporary America. A Q&A will follow the moderated conversation.

This is the final event in a three-part series. We encourage you to register for Art as Transformation: Music and Drama for Incarcerated Youth (3/30) and Art and Imagination Inside Prisons (4/6) as well.

This series is a prelude to Death By Life, a virtual opera presented by White Snake Projects, which explores the intersection of systemic racism and mass incarceration.

Panelists:

Norris Henderson, Founder and Executive Director, Voice of the Experienced (VOTE)

Toussaint Losier, Assistant Professor of Afro-American Studies, UMass-Amherst; editor, Rethinking the American Prison Movement

Erica Meiners, Professor of Education and Women’s and Gender Studies, Northeastern Illinois University; author, For the Children? Protecting Innocence in a Carceral State

Romarilyn Ralston, Program Director, Project Rebound; California Coalition for Women Prisoners

Beth Richie, Professor of Criminology, Law and Justice and African American Studies, University of Illinois-Chicago; author, Arrested Justice: Black Women, Violence, and America’s Prison Nation

Moderator:

Alice Kim, Director of Human Rights Practice, Pozen Center Human Rights Lab

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