Latin America Archive

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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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  • “Race, Law, and Justice” – CUNY BMI Eighth Annual Conference (10/4/13)

    The CUNY Black Male Initiative hosts it’s eighth annual conference this year at York College. The event is packed with amazing panels and esteemed speakers, all on the topic of “Race, Law, and Justice.” Under the direction of Elliott Dawes, CUNY BMI has paid critical […]

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  • “Women, Gender, and Prison: National and Global Perspectives,” Signs (Autumn 2013)

    Signs: Journal of Women in Culture and Society has just published a special issue titled “Women, Gender, and Prison: National and Global Perspectives,” available online through JSTOR. The issue highlights pressing concerns that face women and gender-variant people who are imprisoned or targeted for heightened surveillance […]

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  • Police, Prisons, and Power: Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Criminal Justice (4/12/13)

    Join the Prison Studies Group for our Third Annual Graduate Student Conference on Friday, April 12 at The Graduate Center, CUNY. “Police, Prisons, and Power: Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Criminal Justice” features original research from PhD candidates from across the country, discussing historical, contemporary, national and international […]

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  • Riot and Protest: Prisons and Crime in Venezuela

    The January 26th prison riot at Uribana prison in Venezuela was violent, with at least 61 deaths and 120 wounded. In the wake of this and similar riots, and in the context of President Hugo Chavez’ ailing health, several publications have recently raised questions about […]

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