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Abolitionist Imaginaries One-Day Symposium presented by MoMA PS1

Professor Allen-Hornblower was a participant in the powerful and moving  Abolitionists Imaginaries One Day Symposium presented by MoMA PS1 in conjunction with the exhibition Marking Time: Art in the Age of Mass Incarceration curated by RU Professor Nicole R. Fleetwood (recipient of the National Book Critics Circle Award). 

For those of you who missed it, below are links to the portions where professor A-H and her formerly incarcerated students discuss Greek Tragedy as a starting point for conversation about prison's dehumanizing environment. 



You can also experience a virtual tour of the exhibition, led by its curator, professor Nicole Fleetwood, right here:


A recording of the full event is now viewable here, and well worth watching in its entirety.