ANNOUNCEMENT -- due to high demand, we're working on securing a larger venue on the Yale University campus and we'll add more tickets as soon as we have done so.
The Yale University Department of Philosophy is pleased to announce that it is hosting the Philosophy and Mass Incarceration Conference at Yale University on the weekend of February 24th (Fri), February 25th (Sat), and February 26th (Sun). The Conference is being held on the Yale University Campus in New Haven, CT, in the Sterling Memorial Library Lecture Hall and Memorabilia Room, at 128 Wall Street. The Conference is free and open to the public, but we are asking all attendees to register for the conference on Eventbrite to reserve their seats, as we are anticipating a strong level of interest. The Conference is Co-Sponsored by The Arthur Liman Public Interest Program at Yale Law School and The Edward J. and Dorothy Clarke Kempf Fund at Yale University. The Conference is Co-Organized by Reginald Dwayne Betts (Yale Law School), Lori Gruen (Wesleyan), and Jason Stanley (Yale). The Philosophy and Mass Incarceration Conference brings together an esteemed group of scholars and the formerly incarcerated to explore the philosophy of and solutions to mass incarceration. Topics of discussion include Rhetoric, Propaganda, and Ideology; Prison Abolition; Prison Education as Transformative Experience; Boundaries of Permissibility; and Philosophy of Mass Incarceration: What and Why? Confirmed speakers include: Kristen Bell, Reginald Dwayne Betts, Milton S.F. Curry, Lori Gruen, Lisa Guenther, Sally Haslanger, Brady Heiner, Kristen Inglis, Christia Mercer, L.A. Paul, Andrea Pitts, Judith Resnik, Tommie Shelby, Jason Stanley, and Vesla Weaver.
Please direct any questions and disability accommodation requests to the Conference Assistants, Sarah Braasch, at email@example.com, and Yuan Yuan, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Date and Time
Sterling Memorial Library Lecture Hall and Memorabilia Room
128 Wall Street
New Haven, CT 06511