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City and Society Research Workshop: Julilly Kohler-Hausmann

Baldy Conference Center (509 O'Brian Hall)

Julilly Kohler-Hausmann Assistant Professor of History, Cornell University Professor Kohler-Hausmann is the author of the book “Getting Tough: Welfare and Imprisonment in 1970s America”. Her talk will be on the intersections between welfare and criminal justice policies, in particular how intensifications of punitive practices in the carceral system were rhetorically and operationally coordinated with the […]

City and Society Research Workshop: Jennifer Ponce de Leon, “Against Representation, Beyond Human Rights: Radical Performance & Neoliberal Crisis in Buenos Aires​”

305 Capen - Silverman Library

Jennifer Ponce de Leon, Assistant Professor of English, University of Pennsylvania Professor Ponce de Leon is currently at work on a book project titled “Radical Politics Across the Arts of the Americas: A Translocal Cartography of Guerrilla Cultural Warfare”. Her work examines the potential for critically engaged art to help spur and radicalize political movements. […]

City and Society Research Workshop: Sarah Lopez, “Migrant Detention, Incarceration and the Spatial Imagination”

403 Hayes Hall - South Campus

The UB Humanities Institute's City and Society Research Workshop and the UB School of Architecture & Planning present: Sarah Lopez (Assistant Professor of Architectural History, School of Architecture, University of Texas at Austin) on "Migrant Detention, Incarceration and the Spatial Imagination." Sarah Lopez is a built environment historian, as well as a migration scholar. Lopez' […]