Thinking Gender, Feminists Confronting the Carceral State

29th Annual Graduate Student Research Conference

Friday, February 22, 2019

UCLA Luskin Conference Center

GENERAL REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN!

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DETAILED SCHEDULE

Thursday, February 21, 2019

3:00 PM – 5:00 PMPRE-CONFERENCE SEMINAR
For selected UCLA Graduate and Undergraduate Senior students, featuring Beth Richie
Room: 2125 Rolfe

Apply to participate in the Pre-Conference Seminar with Beth Richie! Applications due JANUARY 11, 2019. Seminar and application details: https://csw.ucla.edu/tg19-seminar

Friday, February 22, 2019

ALL DAYEXHIBIT – ABOLITIONIST FEMINISM: ART AND ARCHIVE
Room: Optimist B
8:00 AM – 9:00 AMREGISTRATION
9:00 AM – 10:30 AMSESSION I

Panel 1 – Carceral Outlaw: Black Feminist Critiques of Punishment
Room: Illumination

Roundtable 1 – Carceral Geographies: Institutional Life and Dissent
Room: Optimist A

10:30 AM – 10:45 AMBREAK
10:45 AM – 12:15 PMSESSION II

Panel 2 – Carceral (Un)Gendering: Queering the Carceral State
Room: Illumination

Roundtable 2 – Settler Carcerality: Occupation, Surveillance, and State-making
Room: Optimist A

12:15 PM – 1:15 PMNETWORKING LUNCH
(for presenters and invited guests only)
1:00 PM – 2:00 PMPOSTER SESSION
Room: Optimist B
2:00 PM – 3:30 PMSESSION III

Panel 3 – Carceral and Anticarceral Culture: Representation and State Control
Room: Illumination

Roundtable 3 – Carceral Lives and Afterlives: Historiographies of Abolition and Captivity
Room: Optimist A

3:30 PM – 3:45 PMBREAK
3:45 PM – 5:30 PMKEYNOTE PANEL: ABOLITIONIST FEMINIST FUTURES
Room: Centennial Ballroom A & B

Featuring:

BETH RICHIE, Department Head, Criminology, Law and Justice and Professor of African American Studies & Criminology, University of Illinois at Chicago; Author of Arrested Justice: Black Women, Violence and America’s Prison Nation

ALISA BIERRIA, Assistant Professor of Ethnic Studies, UC Riverside; Co-founder of Survived & Punished

COLBY LENZ, PhD Candidate, American Studies and Ethnicity, USC; Co-founder of Survived & Punished

ROMARILYN RALSTON, Program Coordinator, Project Rebound, CSU-Fullerton; Organizer, California Coalition for Women Prisoners

MODERATOR: GRACE HONG, Chair, CSW Advisory Committee; Professor, Gender Studies and Asian American Studies

5:30 PM – 6:30 PMCONFERENCE RECEPTION
Room: Centennial Ballroom and Hallway

CO-SPONSORED BY:

  • Backed by Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion
  • UCLA Luskin Endowment for Thought Leadership
  • UCLA Interdisciplinary & Cross Campus Affairs (ICCA)
  • UCLA Graduate Division
  • UCLA Division of Humanities
  • Political Theology Network
  • UCLA Department of African American Studies
  • UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs
  • UCLA American Indian Studies Center
  • UCLA Black Male Institute
  • Institute on Inequality and Democracy at UCLA Luskin
  • UCLA Institute for Research on Labor and Employment
  • UCLA Department of Philosophy
  • UCLA Department of Social Welfare
  • UCLA Ralph J. Bunche Center for African American Studies
  • UCLA César E. Chávez Department of Chicana and Chicano Studies
  • UCLA Department of Asian American Studies
  • UCLA Department of Sociology
  • UCLA Center for the Study of Race, Ethnicity, and Politics
  • UCLA Department of History
  • UCLA Department of Public Policy
  • The Williams Institute, UCLA School of Law
  • UCLA Department of Anthropology
  • UCLA LGBT Campus Resource Center
  • UCLA Center for the Study of Racism, Social Justice & Health
  • Criminal Justice Program at UCLA School of Law
  • UCLA Division of Social Sciences