The Cultural Life of Capital Punishment
Thursday, October 8, 2015 - 6:00pm
In this talk, Daniel LaChance, a professor of history at Emory University, will consider the place of capital punishment in the American cultural imagination. The talk will be followed by a roundtable featuring Jennifer Vitry, Executive Director of NOLA Investigates, and Seth Kotch, professor of American Studies at UNC Chapel Hill.
The event is part of a series organized by the Humanities Writ Large Emerging network “Mass Incarceration and the Carceral State.”