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STPEC 291F S – Prisons, Race & the Social Order

STPEC 291F S – Prisons, Race & the Social Order: This student-led colloquium will explore the racial, economic, and disciplinary roles of imprisonment and the prison from it’s historical origins in the 17th and 18th-centuries into the present, with the American judicial/penal system since the late 1960’s as our primary focus.