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Abolition

Fall 2019 and Spring 2020

Resident Associates

Abolition examines the interconnected power dynamics across prisons, police, immigration, gendered and sexual violence, environmental justice, disability justice, and more, in order to propose an abolitionist democratic present and future.

Professors Toby Beauchamp (Gender and Women’s Studies) and Naomi Paik (Asian American Studies) have been appointed CAS Resident Associates for AY2019-20 in charge of this initiative which includes a public events series and a seminar in Spring 2020 among other activities.

Events
Wednesday
Sep 18
Mariame Kaba
4:00pm

Knight Auditorium
Spurlock Museum
600 S. Gregory
Urbana

Wednesday
Oct 30
Dean Spade
4:00pm

Knight Auditorium
Spurlock Museum
600 S. Gregory
Urbana

Tuesday
Nov 19
Leah Lakshmi Piepzna-Samarasinha
4:00pm

Knight Auditorium, Spurlock Museum
600 South Gregory
Urbana