13/13 Seminar Series

2/13 | ABOLITION DEMOCRACY

Thursday, October 15, 2020  6:15pm Virtual Event from 6:15pm - 8:45pm EDT

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Sponsors

Columbia Center for Contemporary Critical Thought

The Society of Fellows and Heyman Center for the Humanities

This seminar will explore the theoretical lens of “Abolition Democracy” originally coined by W.E.B. Du Bois and later interpreted by Angela Davis, as a way to think critically about the different struggles for abolition, both historically and in their current context.

Robert Gooding-WilliamsIvan CalaffBrandon TerryKendall Thomas, and Bernard E. Harcourt read and discuss Black Reconstruction in America, 1860-1880 by W.E.B. Du Bois and Abolition Democracy: Beyond Prison, Torture, and Empire by Angela Davis.

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