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Beyond Mass Incarceration with Professor Joshua Dubler

Thursdays, September 1, 2022 through September 15, 2022, 3:00–4:15 pm

In Person and Virtual

This class is full, but there is an event coming soon, so be on the lookout!

Thinking in dialogue with traditional Jewish sources and contemporary abolitionist sources, this class offers a history and anatomy of what is commonly called "mass incarceration." What are we talking about when we talk about "mass incarceration?" What other ways might we frame the set of historical and sociological phenomena generally grouped under the banner of "mass incarceration"? How might we work together to de-carcerate our own communities? This class will culminate with an in-person (with a virtual option) program open to all on September 15 - classes on September 1 and September 8 are virtual and are open to Central Members and Neighbors only. Please only register for the date(s) that apply to you. Members and Neighbors - please check your email for registration information.

Joshua Dubler is an associate professor of religion at the University of Rochester where he directs the Rochester Education Justice Initiative, which fosters higher educational opportunities for incarcerated and formerly incarcerated people. Dubler is author of Down in the Chapel: Religious Life in an American Prison (FSG, 2013), and co-author of Break Every Yoke: Religion, Justice, and the Abolition of Prisons (Oxford, 2019).

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