COVID-19 PREVENTION

In order to help protect the health of event participants and our community, Reed College is following the advice of the Oregon Health Authority (OHA) and the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) regarding mass gatherings and large community events. Some programs and events at Reed may be canceled or postponed due to COVID-19 prevention efforts.

Prior to attending an event, we strongly encourage you to check Reed’s events calendar at events.reed.edu for status updates. Questions? Please contact the conference & events planning office at 503-777-7522.

Fighting Prison Nation: The Nation of Islam's Challenge to Criminalization

Garrett Felber’s new book, Those Who Know Don’t Say: The Nation of Islam, the Black Freedom Struggle, and the Carceral State (UNC Press, 2020), shows how state repression and Muslim organizing laid the groundwork for the modern carceral state and the contemporary prison abolition movement that opposes it. Currently an assistant professor of history at the University of Mississippi, Felber is project director of the Parchman Oral History Project (POHP), a collaborative project on the history of incarceration in Mississippi. In 2016, Felber co-founded Liberation Literacy, an abolitionist collective inside and outside Oregon prisons. Felber is coeditor of the Portable Malcolm X Reader with the late Manning Marable and is currently working on a biography of former political prisoner Martin Sostre.

Sponsored by Humanities 110 and the history department. Free and open to the public.

The college is following the advice of Oregon Health Authority (OHA) and the CDC for mass gatherings and large community events to help protect the health of event participants and our community. Some programs and events at Reed may be canceled or postponed due to COVID-19 prevention. Prior to attending an event, we strongly encourage you to check Reed’s events calendar listing for the most current information on the status of each event. Contact the office in charge of the event or Conference & Events Planning with questions.

Tuesday, March 10, 2020 at 4:45pm

Psychology, 105
3203 SE Woodstock Blvd, Portland, OR 97202, USA

Event Type

Lecture

Audience

Faculty, Students, Alumni, Open to the Public, Staff

Department
History, Humanities
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