Prisons, Histories and Erasures with Joanne Barker, Maria Gaspar, and Kelly Lytle Hernández

For the next Visualizing Abolition event, Joanne Barker, Maria Gaspar, and Kelly Lytle Hernández join us to discuss the histories and present struggles that disappear within the labyrinthian network of prisons, jails, and detention centers in the United States. Together, these influential artist and historians will talk about what is made visible when the settler …

Socio-ecological Trade-offs in Urban Garden Management and Ecosystem Services

Ecosystem services, such as pollination, pest control, climate regulation, and food production are essential for human well-being, especially in urban areas where ~ 60% of the world’s population will live by 2030. While local and landscape-level habitat management practices are assumed to drive biodiversity and ecosystem services within urban areas, few have quantified the relationships …

Generations Together: Learning from young activists and adult allies

A global conversation with young activists from Bolivia, Senegal, Togo, and the United States about intergenerational collaboration and how adults can most effectively support youth activism.  Bridging diverse contexts and struggles, including climate justice, working children’s rights, and young people’s participation in the design and implementation of public policy, this webinar will explore different approaches …

Prisons and Poetics with Reginald Dwayne Betts and Craig Haney

The Institute of the Arts and Sciences and The Humanities Institute are pleased to present a poetry reading and conversation with award-winning American poet Reginald Dwayne Betts and renowned social psychologist Craig Haney, moderated by Professor Gina Dent. The event is part of the IAS Visualizing Abolition Series and The Humanities Institute's yearlong series on Memory.

Changing Climate: The Role of Environmental Justice

A Conversation with Rhiana Gunn-Wright Please join us on February 10th as we discuss meaningful climate policy and environmental justice reform. In this conversation, Rhiana Gunn-Wright, Director of Climate Policy at the Roosevelt Institute and an architect of the Green New Deal, will speak to: Why climate policy must include environmental justiceWhy climate must be …