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Historians and the Roots of Mass Incarceration

  • Tisch Hall, Room 1014 (History Department) (map)

Presentation by the Prison Creative Arts Project (PCAP), featuring Donna Murch (Rutgers University) and Heather Thompson (DAAS and Residential College), moderated by Matt Lassiter (History).
Donna Murch, an Associate Professor of History at Rutgers University, is at the forefront of historical research on mass incarceration, the war on drugs, black power, and civil rights. 
 
Heather Ann Thompson, Professor of Afroamerican and African Studies and Professor in the Residential College at the University of Michigan, is a leading historian of race, civil rights, criminal justice, and mass incarceration. 
 

Earlier Event: November 9
Washtenaw County Equity Summit
Later Event: November 12
IHPI Fall Open House