April 5, New York: Carceral Politics in Palestine and Beyond

April 5, New York: Carceral Politics in Palestine and Beyond

CARCERAL POLITICS IN PALESTINE & BEYOND: Gender, Vulnerability, Prison
Thursday, April 5, 2012
6 pm – 8 pm
Room 1501, International Affairs Building, Columbia University
420 West 118th Street, New York, NY

DOORS OPEN AT 5:30 PM. The event will begin promptly at 6 PM.

***seating is on a first-come, first-seated basis.

REGISTER: https://calendar.columbia.edu/sundial/webapi/register.php?eventID=57504&REGISTER_SESSION_NAME=8e0688276aa31ffd3aa9e8e1f470b012&state=init&
This panel will explore comparative approaches to Israeli prisons and detention.

PANELISTS:

JUDITH BUTLER, English and Comparative Literature, Columbia University
ANGELA DAVIS, Prison Activist and History of Consciousness, UC Santa Cruz
MAI MASRI, Independent Documentary Filmmaker, Beirut, Lebanon
LENA MEARI, Center for Palestine Studies Fellow, Columbia University
This event is brought to you by the Center for Palestine Studies and the Institute for Research on Women and Gender and generously co-sponsored by:
The Barnard Center for Research on Women,
The Center for the Study of Ethnicity and Race,
The Heyman Center, and
The Institute for Comparative Literature and Society.

photo credit: Michael Kennedy