The UCLA Departments of African American Studies & Education Present:
DISPOSSESSION & ENCLOSURE: RECONSIDERING EDUCATION AND IMPRISONMENT
a conversation with Sabina Vaught & Damien Sojoyner
Sabina Vaught, associate professor and chair of the Tufts University Department of Education & Damien Sojoyner, assistant professor of anthropology at UC Irvine, will discuss their respective books Compulsory: Education and the Dispossession of Youth in a Prison School and First Strike: Educational Enclosures in Black Los Angeles. Based on extensive ethnography, these groundbreaking examinations alter previous understandings of the relationship between schooling and the carceral state.
Tuesday, April 24th, 4pm
The Black Forum, Haines 153
This event is co-sponsored by the Ralph J. Bunche Center for African American Studies