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.”

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Event Location: 
Ahmadieh Family Lecture Hall, Smith Warehouse - Bay 4, C105