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Date & Time

Tuesday, June 30, 2020
6:00 PM

Location

Online

Admission

Free

Contact

Pozen Family Center for Human Rights
773-834-0957
human-rights@uchicago.edu

Description

Join the Human Rights Lab for the first event in our two-part series, “Prison, Poetry, and the Pandemic: Speculating Joy and Futures,” with poet and editor Tara Betts. Tara will discuss imagination, playfulness, and joy in poetry as she shares her own work and reads poems by incarcerated writers who have taken her poetry class at Stateville Prison, where she teaches with the Prison + Neighborhood Arts Project.

Copresented the Center for the Study of Race, Politics, and Culture and the Mass Incarceration Working Group.