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13/13 Seminar Series 1/13 | Abolition Today

September 24, 6:15 pm - 8:45 pm

Abolition 1/13: First seminar in the Abolition 13/13 Series

Thursday, September 24, 2020 6:15 – 8:45 pm at Columbia University

Opening music with Ivan Calaff and the Musical Connections Band from Carnegie Hall, poetry by Ian Manuel, and artwork by persons who have been affected by racialized mass incarceration

With an introduction to Abolitionism Today by Jindu ObiofumaCheryl Wilkinsthe Abolition Collective, the Barnard Prison Abolition Collective, and the team at The Digital Abolitionist

And a “Critical Conversation about Abolitionism” with Alexis HoagBruce Western, and Bernard E. Harcourt.

Readings include:

McLeod, Allegra. “Envisioning Abolition Democracy.” Harvard Law Review 132, no. 6 (2019): 1613-1649.

The website of the The Digital Abolitionist.

These events are free and open to the public. Please RSVP here.

The full Abolition 13/13 syllabus can be found here.


September 24
6:15 pm - 8:45 pm
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NY United States