February 15, 2016 Reel & Meal at the New Deal
Greenbelt, MD -- Nazgol Ghandnoosh will be leading a discussion following a screening of Eugene Jarecki's The House I Live In, a 2012 documentary presenting several aspects of our nation's overuse of incarceration for comparatively mild offenses. The program starts at 7 pm, following a buffet at 6:30 pm. The venue is the New Deal Cafe at 113 Centerway in Roosevelt Center.
March 5, 2016 Beyond the Bars 2016: Connecting the Struggles
New York, NY -- Marc Mauer will be speaking at the 6th annual Beyond the Bars Conference at Columbia University. This year’s conference, Connecting the Struggles, aims to connect the many ways in which mass incarceration has impacted individuals, families and communities across the U.S, and beyond, as well as build connections across diverse struggles for social justice. Registration will begin in February 2016, and as always, the conference is free and open to the public. Additional information is available here.Issue Area(s): Drug Policy,Incarceration,Racial Disparity,Sentencing Policy
March 22, 2016 Race to Incarcerate: A Graphic Retelling
Fairfax, VA -- Marc Mauer will speak at George Mason University about his book, Race to Incarcerate: A Graphic Retelling at an event organized by the Interdisciplinary Curriculum Collaborative. Additional information is available here.
April 2, 2016 Benjamin V. Cohen Peace Conference: Peace in Troubled Times
Muncie, IN -- Nazgol Ghandnoosh will deliver the keynote address on eliminating racial inequity in the justice system at the Benjamin V. Cohen Peace Conference: Peace in Troubled Times. Organized by the Ball State University Center for Peace and Conflict Studies, the conference will feature community activists and scholars from all disciplines as well as laypersons to present their strategies, research, and recommendations related to peacemaking and peace-building, and those that explore the bridge between activism and research.
April 15, 2016 States of Incarceration National Public Forum
New York, NY -- Marc Mauer will participate in the National Public Forum, hosted by The New School''s Humanities Action Lab project, States of Incarceration: A National Dialogue of Local Histories. The forum’s core audience will consist of the more than 300 students, faculty, and community partners from across the country who created the nationally curated 'States of Incarceration' project, as well as the scholars and policy experts who led them through the process.