EVENTS + TALKS
Beyond Alternatives: Disability, Madness and Prison Abolition (May 21, 2021). Angela Y. Davis, Beth Richie, Liat Ben-Moshe, Maya Schenwar, and Victoria Law in conversation about their books, the entanglement of punishment and treatment, the carceral state and social work, Palestine, AAPI violence and more. Recording is captioned and ASL interpreted.
San Diego State University's Bread and Roses Feminist Research Colloquium presents: Feminist Abolition and Disability Justice (March 23, 2021). Liat Ben-Moshe, author of Decarcerating Disability, and Subini Annamma, author of The Pedagogy of Pathologization discuss the connections between racism, gender, pathologization and criminalization, the education system, state violence, anti Asian violence and forms of resistance. Recording is captioned (live talk was ASL interpreted).
Longmore Lecture in Disability Studies: Scholar-Activism in 2021. Longmore Institute's Annual lecture (March 4th 2021). Speakers: Aimi Hamraie, Liat Ben-Moshe, Jen White-Johnson, and Milton Reynolds (moderator) explore what disability justice & scholar-activism look like in 2021. Captioned and ASL interpreted.
Decarcerating Disability. University of California San Diego , part of the "Materializing Abolition: Queer and Feminist Strategies" series (February 11, 2021)
Decarcerating Disability. Duke University , Health Humanities Lab (February 17, 2021). (Recorded for registered attendees; ASL interpreted and captioned)
Disability Justice, COVID, and Abolition, An American Studies Association 2020 Freedom Course (Nov 15, 2020). Speakers: Mia Mingus - Bay Area Transformative Justice Collective, Talila "TL" Lewis - (HEARD), Liat Ben-Moshe, moderated by Connie Wun - AAPI Women Lead. Captioned and ASL interperted.
Abolition Teach-In at UIC, Session 3 (July 9 2020). Speakers: Dr. Barbara Ransby, Dr. Susila Gurusami, Dr. Nadine Naber, Dr. Liat Ben-Moshe, Dr. Ronak Kapadia, and Dr. Rahim Kurwa. Captioned.
Chicago's Fierce Feminist Book Party with Liat Ben-Moshe, Ghassan Moussawi, Nicole Nguyen, Sekile M. Nzinga,
A. Naomi Paik, hosted by Nadine Naber (July 24 2020). ASL interpreted and captioned.
Virtual conversation with Liat Ben-Moshe, Dean Spade and Erica Meiners in celebration of Decarcerating Disability: Deinstitutionalization and Prison Abolition, hosted by Women and Children First Bookstore. Captioned and ASL interpreted (June 12 2020)
Decarcerating Disability. University of Florida, Gainesville (October 2019)
University of Florida, Gainesville (October 2019)
UNC Greensboro, February 2019
Why prisons are not the new asylums: Ohio University, OH (March 2019); Ohio State University, Columbus, OH (April 2018); Oregon State University (October 2018)