We invite you to join us for a full day of discussion about the ghosts of unfreedom that haunt our present world. Come and hear scholars from a variety of disciplines speak on a diverse range of practices, identities, and institutions of unfreedom. Examples of presentation topics include:
- The limits of carceral rehabilitation
- Practicing freedom after apartheid
- Girls’ autonomy in Indonesian boarding schools
- Legacies of white supremacy in the Jim Crow South
- Surveillance in urban spaces and structures
- The global meanings of democracy
Dr. Orlando Patterson
“Powers in Persons: An Anatomy of Unfreedoms from Slavery to Child and Bridal Servitude.”
Multi-Purpose Room: 4:15 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
A public reception will follow Dr. Patterson’s talk.
The keynote at 4:15 p.m. and following reception are open to all.
Registration is only required to attend the full-day conference and is free for Rutgers–Camden students and faculty members. A $35 fee applies to all others.
Register by March 25 at africanastudies.camden.rutgers.edu/diverse-unfreedoms-conference
Sponsored by the Graduate School, Africana Studies, Childhood Studies, English, History, Liberal Studies, and Sociology, Anthropology, and Criminal Justice.