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  • Prison Narratives: Changing the Story (4/10@Lehman College)

    Please join the African and African American Studies Department, Urban Male Initiative, Women’s Studies Program and City and Humanities Program for an exciting line-up of events changing the conversation about mass incarceration. 12:30:   Poetry Slam via Skype from inside Ohio’s Marion Correctional Institution. Q&A […]

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  • Isolation and Reintegration: Punishment circa 2014 (4/3@Yale Law School)

    Seventeenth Annual Liman Colloquium Thursday, April 3, 2014 Yale Law School Co-sponsored by the Arthur Liman Public Interest Program, the Oscar M. Ruebhausen Fund, and Yale Law School Isolation and Reintegration: Punishment circa 2014 This colloquium explores how to reduce the isolation of prisoners, in […]

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  • What is Justice? Film Series – American Violet (4/3)

    American Violet – Film Screening and Discussion A part of the What is Justice? Film Series  Thursday April 3rd, 2014 – 6:00 – 8:30pm The What is Justice? Film Series continues Thursday April 3rd from 6-8:30pm with a screening of “American Violet,” a film based on the racially charged drug […]

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  • Michael Jacobson, “Comparing American/European Penal Policies and Prisons” (4/10@6:15pm)

    Join the Crime, Law, and Deviance Workshop for a Special Seminar on Prisons with Michael Jacobson, “Comparing American/European Penal Policies and Prisons: Policy Implications of Touring with US Prison Officials” April 10th, 6.15-8.15pm Sociology Lounge

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  • Nikhil Pal Singh, “Race, Crime and Police Power in the Making of US Empire.”

    Nikhil Pal Singh, “Race, Crime and Police Power in the Making of US Empire.”

    Nikhil Pal Singh (Associate Professor of Social and Cultural Analysis and History, New York University) 2pm, Friday, March 28, 2014 — Room 4406 “Race, Crime and Police Power in the Making of US Empire” This talk considers the historical importance of racialized criminality (and criminalized racial […]

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  • Art and the Politics of Mass Incarceration (3/1@Barnard)

    Art and the Politics of Mass Incarceration: Well Contested Sites at Columbia University Saturday March 1st, 2014, 1-2:30pm Held Auditorium, 3rd Floor of Barnard Hall, Barnard College 116th Street and Broadway Registration Engaging vital issues of criminal justice through the arts, this initiative centers on […]

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  • The Historical Roots of Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Criminal Justice (2/25@JJ)

    The Historical Roots of Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Criminal Justice featuring Clinton Lacey, Deputy Commissioner for the NYC Department of Probation Tuesday, February 25th at 1:45pm  John Jay College, Room L.76 Reception to follow in L72 at 2:45pm You may RSVP on John Jay […]

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  • Beyond the Bars Conference (Save the Date: March 7-8)

    The annual  Beyond the Bars conference, this year entitled Beyond the Bars: Breaking Through is coming up March 7th and 8th and will include keynote speeches from Angela Davis, Fania Davis and Beth Richie, performances from Bryonn Bain and Impact Repertory Theater.  Registration will be coming up soon but for now […]

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  • Lost in Detention (2/18@7pm)

    Lost in Detention Film Screening and Discussion   February 18th, 2014 — 7-9pm   Columbia Law School Jerome Green Hall – Room 106 The Justice Initiative will kick off the year next Tuesday February 18th with a screening of “Lost in Detention” and a post screening Q&A with […]

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  • The Drug War: Policing and US Militarism at Home and Abroad (2/20@6:30pm)

    The Drug War: Policing and U.S. Militarism at Home and Abroad Join us for an important conversation about how the U.S. Drug War has fueled mass incarceration and discriminatory policing practices in the U.S. as well as violence and militarization throughout Latin America. This panel will […]

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