When: Tue., May 3, 5:30-7 p.m. 2016
Dr. Byrd is an activist scholar, educator and community organizer, committed to building countercarceral knowledges in pursuit of a world without prisons. Her academic research centers on the intersection of race, gender, mass imprisonment and prison abolitionist movement building. Her current book project is a critique of contemporary prison reforms that leave intact the logics of enslavement at the heart of the global prison industrial complex. Location: Founders Hall 118, HSU campus.