Carceral Logics: An Abolitionist Critique

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Carceral Logics: An Abolitionist Critique
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Aug 1, 2022
7:26 pm

Mass incarceration is supported and sustained by carceral logics. In this lecture Professor Gruen will describe two types of carceral logics, discuss how they operate, and discuss reasons to abolish them.Lori Gruen is the William Griffin Professor of Philosophy at Wesleyan University. She is the author or editor of fifteen books and dozens of chapters and articles. She works at the intersection of practical ethics and political philosophy. Gruen is a founding faculty member and the creator of the Faculty Advisory Committee of the Center for Prison Education at Wesleyan. She has taught incarcerated students at Bayview Correctional Facility, a women’s prison in Chelsea, NY (now closed); the Federal Correctional Institution in Danbury, CT (formerly a women’s prison); Cheshire Correctional Institution in Cheshire, CT, a maximum-security men’s prison; and York Correctional Institution in Niantic, CT, a women’s prison.

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