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Captive Genders editor & contributors @ “Gender and the Prison Industrial Complex”

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Start:
April 6, 2012 7:30 pm
End:
April 6, 2012 9:30 pm
Venue:
Portland State University
Address:
Smith Center, Room 333, Portland, OR, United States

Gender and the Prison Industrial Complex :
Towards a Queer, Trans and Feminist Abolition Politic

with…
Eric A. Stanley.
… Eric is the co-editor of Captive Genders: Trans Embodiment and the Prison Industrial Complex and is the co-director of the films Homotopia and Criminal Queers.

Ralowe T. Ampu.
Ralower currently lives and organizes in an SRO in San Francisco, CA. Along with Gay Shame, she has worked with ACT UP and in solidarity to free the NJ 4.

Dean Spade.
Dean is an Assistant Professor at Seattle University School of Law. Among other things, he teaches Law and Social Movements and Critical Perspectives on Transgender Law. He is the founder of the Silvia Rivera Law Project and is a contributor to Captive Genders: Trans Embodiment and the Prison Industrial Complex.

Vikki Law.
Vikke is the author of Women’s Prison Resistance and a long time prison support acitivst; in 1996 she helped start Books Through Bars – New York City; in 2000 she began focusing on focusing specifically on women in prison.

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