Prison Arts and Activism Conference: A Call for Papers, Art, Workshops and Presentations

For our peers in the struggle, an opportunity to say it like it is. Welcomed are national and international perspectives on prison through art. Deadline March 15th 2014.

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Call for Papers, Art, Workshops, and Presentations:

Marking Time: Prison Arts and Activism Conference

Rutgers University October 8-10, 2014

CALL

We invite proposals for papers, panels, workshops, and artwork for Marking Time: Prison Arts and Activism Conference at Rutgers University on October 8-10, 2014. This conference aims to provide national and international perspectives on art created inside prison and in response to mass incarceration.

The conference has three primary objectives: 1) to facilitate the development of networks and support for prisoners, artists, scholars, and organizations working in the field; 2) to promote the importance of prison artistic practices as vital components of contemporary culture and vernacular arts traditions; and 3) to provide a forum to examine the impact of prison systems on culture and specific populations. We hope that the conference will appeal to a broad audience, ranging from students to arts educators, and from legal scholars to prison reform…

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