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CSUF Philosophy Symposium: Rethinking Mass Incarceration: Gender, Race, and PIC

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April 10-11, 2014- 44th Annual CSUF Philosophy Symposium:

Rethinking Mass Incarceration: Gender, Race, and the Prison Industrial Complex.


THURSDAY 04.10.14

Welcome Addresss
Brady Heiner, Philosophy, CSUF

The Prison Label: Inclusion and the Invisible Punishment of Incarceration
Democracy Held Captive: Felon Voting Rights and Prison-Based Gerrymandering
Justin Levitt, Loyola Law School

To Look, But Not To See: Felon Voting Rights, Political Membership, and the Limits of Contemporary Liberal Theory
Andrew Ditts, Political Science, Loyola Marymount University

Solitary Confinement: A Living Death Penalty?
A Critical Phenomenology of Solitary Confinement
Lisa Guenther, Philosophy, Vanderbilt University

Building a Movement to End Solitary Confinement
Azadeh Zohrabi, Ella Baker Center for Human Rights

Lunch and film screening: Herman's House (2012)

The Political-Economics of Immigration, Race, and Social Control: Back to the Future
Kitty Calavita, Criminology, Law and Society, UC Irvine

FRIDAY 04.11.14

Male Violence: Rethinking Accountability Beyond Confinement
Feminist Complicity with Mass Incarceration
Sarah Tyson, Philosophy, University of Colorado, Denver

Community Accountability: Emerging Movements to Transform Violence
Alissa Bierria, Philosophy, Stanford University

Hiding in Plain Sight: Women, Confinement, and Reentry

The Old Jane Crow: Black Women, Mass Incarceration, and the Production of Ignorance
Kristie Dotson, Philosophy, Michigan State University

A Holistic Approach to Women Reentry
Susan Burton, Founder/Director, A New Way of Life Reentry Project

Johnitha Wilbon, Resident, A New Way of Life Reentry Project


Rethinking The School-to-Prison Pipeline: An Intersectional Analysis
Kimberle Crenshaw, Columbia and UCLA Law

Panel: Reflections and Looking Forward
All Symposium Speakers

Post-Symposium Social and Dinner
All are welcome!

Cost: FREE

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