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Andrea J. Pitts, "Carceral Medicine and Prison Abolition" - April 12

Ferris E. Reynolds Lecture in Philosophy
McKinnon Hall, Moseley Center, 7 p.m.

Thursday, April 12
Andrea J. Pitts, "Carceral Medicine and Prison Abolition"
McKinnon Hall, Moseley Center, 7 p.m.
Ferris E. Reynolds Lecture in Philosophy

By drawn from the fields of critical prison studies, bioethics, and social epistemology, this presentation proposes that the severity of structural injustices within U.S. prison healthcare settings provide strong reasons to support efforts to dismantle carceral systems of punishment.

Andrea J. Pitts is Assistant Professor of Philosophy at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. Their research interests includes philosophy of race and gender, social epistemology, Latin American and U.S. Latina/o philosophy, and philosophy of medicine. Their publications appear in Hypatia: A Journal of Feminist Philosophy Radical Philosophy Review, and Inter-American Journal of Philosophy.

 

Patti Gibbons,
Staff
1/12/2018 4:50 AM