School of Liberal Arts IUPUI

States of Incarceration: The Voices of Incarceration

Spoken word poetry and art making combine to create a space for creative responses and thought provoking conversations about mass incarceration and its impact on our community.

Support has been generously provided by: The New School Humanities Action Lab, National Endowment for the Humanities, Indiana Humanities, Institute of Museum and Library Services, Netflix, Circle City (IN) Chapter of Links, Inc., Create Forward, LLC, Mental Health First Aid, Midwest Pages for Prisoners, IUPUI Museum Studies Program, Cultural Heritage Research Center, IU School of Liberal Arts, IUPUI Social Justice Education, IUPUI Arts and Humanities Institute, Inside-Out Center, and The Indianapolis Public Library.
 

Official opening of the exhibit with a reception with opportunities to view the exhibit and participate in hands-on art response activities. Anne Parsons, Department of History, University of North Carolina at Greensboro, will offer some remarks on the intersections of the rise of mass incarceration with the deinstitutionalization of mental hospitals. A panel moderated by Dr. Modupe Labode including Kenneth J. Falk, (Legal Director, ACLU of Indiana) and Maurice Young (founder, Creative Change Project) will offer perspectives on the implications of these issues for Indianapolis.

6:00 reception in the library atrium and 7:00 program in the auditorium.

Support has been generously provided by: The New School Humanities Action Lab, National Endowment for the Humanities, Indiana Humanities, Institute of Museum and Library Services, Netflix, Circle City (IN) Chapter of Links, Inc., Create Forward, LLC, Mental Health First Aid, Midwest Pages for Prisoners, IUPUI Museum Studies Program, Cultural Heritage Research Center, IU School of Liberal Arts, IUPUI Social Justice Education, IUPUI Arts and Humanities Institute, Inside-Out Center, The Indianapolis Public Library, and Circle City (IN) Chapter of Links, Inc. 
 

This event is part of States of Incarceration.

Read about States of Incarceration here.


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Start
Friday April 21, 2017 07:00 PM
End
Friday April 21, 2017 10:00 PM
Location
Fletchers Place Arts and Books, 642 Virginia Ave, Indianapolis, IN
Contact Email
dpginger@umail.iu.edu
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