We are pleased to host UA Guest Speaker Lisa Guenther, speaking on campus Thursday, October 4th from 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm in ten Hoor Hall room 30.
Lisa Guenther is Queen’s National Scholar in Political Philosophy and
Critical Prison Studies at Queen’s University in Canada. She is the author of
Solitary Confinement: Social Death and its Afterlives (2013) and co-editor of
Death and Other Penalties: Philosophy in a Time of Mass Incarceration (2015).
From 2012-17, she facilitated a discussion group with men on death row in
Tennessee called REACH Coalition. She is currently working on two projects:
1) a critical phenomenology of carceral space, and 2) a feminist analysis of
the relation between incarceration, reproductive politics, and settler
colonialism in Canada, Australia, and the United States.
Please join us at the Department of Gender and Race Studies at the
University of Alabama for an exciting lecture presented by the Departments
of Gender & Race Studies, American Studies, Criminal Justice, and Philosophy,
as well as University Programs, the Blount Scholars Program, and the Arts &
Sciences Dean’s Office.