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Dr. Emily Thuma: An Interdisciplinary Conversation on Anticarceral Feminism

When: Thursday, March 25, 2021
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
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Description: In conjunction with the University of Kentucky's Department of Gender and Women's Studies, the UMass Dartmouth Community is invited to attend an exciting conversation with Dr. Emily Thuma, author of All Our Trials: Prisons, Policing, and the Feminist Fight to End Violence (University of Illinois Press, 2019) and Assistant Professor of U.S. Politics and Law at The University of Washington, Tacoma. Dr. Lydia Pelot-Hobbs, Assistant Professor of Geography and African American & Africana Studies at University of Kentucky and Dr. Ashley Ruderman-Looff, from the Department of Crime and Justice Studies at UMass Dartmouth will join Dr. Thuma in conversation about the history of anticarceral feminism. They will examine its intersectional emergence from movements for racial and economic justice, prisoners' and psychiatric patients' rights, and gender and sexual liberation.

This event will take place on Zoom. Registration is required-- please see the link below. For more information, please contact Dr. Ashley Ruderman-Looff, arudermanlooff@umassd.edu.
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