No Name in the Polity: The Carceral State and Black Citizenship

Thursday, April 14, 2016 - 6:00pm

A talk by Vesla Weaver, Assistant Professor of Political Science and African American Studies at Yale University. Weaver is broadly interested in understanding racial inequality in the United States, how state policies shape citizenship, and the political causes and consequences of the growth of the criminal justice system in the United States.

This is the final lecture of a series organized by the Humanities Writ Large Emerging network “Mass Incarceration and the Carceral State.”

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Event Location: 
East Duke 209