Robin Kelley:The War on Our Youth
Robin Kelley, the Gary B. Nash Professor of American History at UCLA, will discuss different policies and connections between neoliberalism and mass incarceration.
When: Thursday, Nov. 21, 2013, 6 p.m.
Where: MultiCultural Ctr., Channel Islands Rd., UCSB, CA
Age limit: All ages
This talk will explore the connections between neoliberalism (the philosophy that free markets, free trade, deregulation, and increased privatization of what used to be public) to mass incarceration, punitive measures against youth of color in public schools, police repression and vigilante violence directed at young people (from Stop and Frisk to the Zimmerman verdict). In addition, Robin Kelley will discuss how policies of subjugation, surveillance, and divestment extend globally.
Robin Kelley is the Gary B. Nash Professor of American History at UCLA.
Event posted Oct. 1, 2013
Last updated Oct. 21, 2013