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What We Get Wrong About Incarceration in America

AAW Incarceration

Thursday, April 13, 2023

5 p.m. – 6:15 p.m.

Joukowsky Forum, Watson Institute, 111 Thayer Street

Reception to follow.


Panel Discussion

John Eason, Watson Family University Associate Professor of Sociology and International and Public Affairs and author of Big House on the Prairie: Rise of the Rural Ghetto and Prison Proliferation

Adaner Usmani, Assistant Professor of Sociology and Social Studies, Harvard University, and author, with Christopher Lewis, of What's Wrong with Mass Incarceration (forthcoming)

Moderated by Edward Steinfeld, Director of the Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs

This event is being held in conjunction with Back to School: Emerson Prison Initiative Students Reflect on Unexpected Lessons, an exhibition of mounted essays by currently and formerly incarcerated college students. The exhibit is on the second floor of the Watson Institute.