Remaking the Exceptional: Readings and Conversation on Abolition, Feminism and Freedom

Center for the Study of Race, Politics, and Culture, 5733 South University Avenue Tuesday, Nov 15, 2022 5:30 – 7 pm Register here

Remaking the Exceptional: Tea, Torture, and Reparations | Chicago to Guantanamo weaves together artwork, poetry, legal testimony, research, and experiences of creative resistance against systems of oppression, all the while celebrating struggles for survival, justice, and reparations by imprisoned people, activists, and artists. 

Join us for readings and conversation centered on abolition, feminism and freedom featuring: 

Tara Betts, poet, editor, author of Refuse to Disappear

Dorothy Burge, "Artist for the People" Practitioner Fellow, CSRPC and Human Rights Lab

Amber Ginsburg, co-editor of Remaking the Exceptional 

LaTanya Jenifor-Sublett, Peer Re-entry Program Director, Chicago Torture Justice Center 

Maira Khwaja, Director of Public Strategy, Invisible Institute 

Alice Kim, Director of Human Rights Practice, Pozen Center at University of Chicago  

Aislinn Pulley, Co-Executive Director, Chicago Torture Justice Center  

A reception will follow the program. 

This event is co-sponsored by The Center for the Study of Race, Politics, and CultureThe Center for the Study of Gender and Sexuality; Department of Visual ArtsPozen Center's Human Rights Lab