Decarcerating Disability Deinstitutionalization & Prison Abolition with Dr. Liat Ben-Moshe
When: 04/12/2021 @ 7:00pm EST Where: Zoom
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Join us in welcoming Dr. Liat Ben-Moshe, Assistant Professor of Criminology, Law, and Justice at the University of Illinois at Chicago for a discussion of her recently published book, Decarcerating Disability: Deinstitutionalization and Prison Abolition (Minnesota 2020). Dr. Ben-Moshe is also the co-editor (with Allison Carey and Chris Chapman) of Disability Incarcerated: Imprisonment and Disability in the United States and Canada (Palgrave 2014). She is an activist/scholar who has worked and published on such topics as deinstitutionalization and incarceration; prison abolition; disability, anti-capitalism and queerness; race, disability/madness and empire; inclusive pedagogy and disability in Israel/Palestine.
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This event is presented by the Disability Studies Program, the Gender+ Justice Initiative, the Women’s and Gender Studies Program, the Prisons and Justice Initiative, the African American Studies Department, the Medical Humanities Initiative and the Human Rights Institute.