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TueSep271:00 pmPublic Health Building A115: Speaker:Victoria LawPublic Health Building A115Sponsored by GSWSThe popularity of Orange is the New Black has led to a growing interest in the drastic number of women behind bars. But what's missing from the show? How are women themselves challenging and organizing against prison conditions? How can people on the outside support their actions and resistance? Join Victoria Law, journalist and author of Resistance Behind Bars: The Struggles Of Incarcerated Women, for a discussion on realities and resistance inside women’s prisons and concrete ways that those on the outside can support resistance struggles inside.Victoria Law is a freelance journalist who focuses on the intersections of incarceration, gender and resistance. Her work has appeared in Al Jazeera America, Bitchmedia, The Guardian, The Nation and Truthout. Her first book, "Resistance Behind Bars: The Struggles of Incarcerated Women," examines organizing in women's jails and prisons across the country. Her next book, tentatively titled "Your Home is Your Prison," critically examines proposed "alternatives" to incarceration and explores creative and far-reaching solutions to truly end mass incarceration. She is also a proud parent of a NYC public high school student.
Presentation: "Women Behind Bars: Realities and Resistance"
TueSep2710 a.m. to 4 p.m.Frick Fine Arts Building: Data (after)Lives investigates the variegated relationship between human notions of the self and these technical and mechanical prostheses that produce alternative, externalized, malleable representations of the human experience. It illuminates how sometimes humble material practices mobilize and even create these understandings, and thereby establish the framework in which we think the world. This exhibition investigates concepts of individuality, identity, surveillance, how we categorize humanity, historical and contemporary data organization, and the ways that humans have time and again used technical and mechanical prostheses for the operations of their minds.
Data (After)Lives Exhibition
TueSep2710:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.William Pitt Union Info. Table 8 (Outside)
Health Professions Week
TueSep2710:45 a.m. to 2:15 p.m.William Pitt Union Info. Table 3 (Outside)
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