Human Rights Beyond Carceral Systems

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Global Arts + Humanities Society of Fellows, 2020-2021 Cross-disciplinary Digital Dialogues
April 5, 2021
3:30PM - 5:00PM
Location
Online

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Add to Calendar 2021-04-05 15:30:00 2021-04-05 17:00:00 Human Rights Beyond Carceral Systems In our final dialogue, panelists consider the political utility of human rights frameworks for addressing questions related to carceral systems, including the policing of space, citizenship, identities and difference. Panelists will address the explosion of the prison population in the United States and its link to the technologies of enslavement and also reflect upon the limits of carceral feminism and its turn to policing to resolve gender-based violence. Finally, panelists will consider the role of the arts and humanities in abolitionism and in imagining alternatives to carceral systems. Presenters for Dialogue Six Angela Bryant (Associate Professor, Department of Sociology, Ohio State-Newark) Dionne Custer Edwards (Director of Learning and Public Practice, Wexner Center for the Arts) Annie Isabel Fukushima (Assistant Professor, Division of Ethnic Studies, University of Utah) Tiyi Morris (Associate Professor, Department of African and African American Studies, Ohio State-Newark) Elaine Richardson (Professor, Department of Teaching and Learning, Ohio State) Mary Thomas (Associate Professor, Department of Women’s, Gender and Sexuality Studies, Ohio State) Moderator Jennifer Suchland (Associate Professor, Departments of Women’s, Gender and Sexuality Studies and Slavic and East European Languages and Cultures, Ohio State) RSVP for the event This event is a part of the Society of Fellows Cross-Disciplinary Digital Dialogues series, hosted by the Global Arts and Humanities. To learn more about the events, please visit go.osu.edu/gahdt-cddd. Online Womens Gender and Sexuality Studies wgss@osu.edu America/New_York public
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In our final dialogue, panelists consider the political utility of human rights frameworks for addressing questions related to carceral systems, including the policing of space, citizenship, identities and difference. Panelists will address the explosion of the prison population in the United States and its link to the technologies of enslavement and also reflect upon the limits of carceral feminism and its turn to policing to resolve gender-based violence. Finally, panelists will consider the role of the arts and humanities in abolitionism and in imagining alternatives to carceral systems.

Presenters for Dialogue Six

  • Angela Bryant (Associate Professor, Department of Sociology, Ohio State-Newark)

  • Dionne Custer Edwards (Director of Learning and Public Practice, Wexner Center for the Arts)

  • Annie Isabel Fukushima (Assistant Professor, Division of Ethnic Studies, University of Utah)

  • Tiyi Morris (Associate Professor, Department of African and African American Studies, Ohio State-Newark)

  • Elaine Richardson (Professor, Department of Teaching and Learning, Ohio State)

  • Mary Thomas (Associate Professor, Department of Women’s, Gender and Sexuality Studies, Ohio State)

Moderator

  • Jennifer Suchland (Associate Professor, Departments of Women’s, Gender and Sexuality Studies and Slavic and East European Languages and Cultures, Ohio State)

RSVP for the event

This event is a part of the Society of Fellows Cross-Disciplinary Digital Dialogues series, hosted by the Global Arts and Humanities. To learn more about the events, please visit go.osu.edu/gahdt-cddd.