Captive Genders: Trans Embodiment and the Prison Industrial Complex, Wesleyan, 10/31

Monday, October 31 · 8:00pm – 11:00pm

Wesleyan University
Allbitr0n 311

Co-editor Eric Stanley, and contributors Ralowe Ampu and Toshio Meronek will discuss their just released book project, Captive Genders: Trans Embodiment and the Prison Industrial Complex (AK Press, 2011) — the first collection of its kind.

This work brings together current and former prisoners, activists, and academics to offer new ways for understanding how race, gender, ability, and sexuality are lived under the crushing weight of captivity.

Sponsored by the Emergence Infoshoppe Collective, Spectrum, Queer Resource Center, Resisting Imprisonment for a Safer Existence (RISE), Feminst, Gender, and Sexuality Studies, American Studies, and African American Studies.

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