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“When They Come Home That’s When the Real Challenge Begins”: Women’s Experiences of Men’s Release from Prison

Presented by the Crime, Law and Deviance Workshop

Megan Comfort, Senior Research Sociologist, RTI International

November 11, Friday
2 to 4 pm

295 Lafayette St, 4th Floor
Conference Room

Megan Comfort is a Senior Research Sociologist in the Behavioral Health and Criminal Justice Research Division at RTI International and an Adjunct Assistant Professor of Medicine at the University of California, San Francisco. Her research interests and areas of expertise include families and incarceration, HIV risk and prevention, and health disparities among urban poor populations. She is the author of Doing Time Together: Love and Family in the Shadow of the Prison (University of Chicago Press, 2008), an ethnographic study of women in relationships with incarcerated men. Additionally, she has published articles in Criminal Justice and Behavior, Ethnography, Journal of Sex Research, Annual Review of Law and Social Science, Actes de la Recherche en Sciences Sociales, and AIDS & Behavior, among other journals.

Sponsored by the NYU Sociology Department and the NYU Institute for Law and Society

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** FALL 2017 EVENTS **

** FALL 2017 EVENTS **

Cixousversaire: A Celebration of Hélène Cixous

Cixousversaire: A Celebration of Hélène Cixous

a multi-day conference with Geoffrey Bennington, Tom Bishop, Anne Bogard, Hélène Cixous, Karen Finley, Peggy Kamui, Camille Laurens, Bertrand Leclair, Elissa Marder, Daniel Mesguich, Judith Miller, Olivier Morel, Eric Prenowitz, Avital Ronell, & Marta Segarra

September 14 to 16,
Thursday to Saturday

Hemmerdinger Hall
Silver Center
100 Washington Square East, 1st floor
NYC

Black Performance on the Outskirts of the Left: A History of the Impossible

Black Performance on the Outskirts of the Left: A History of the Impossible

a discussion & celebration of the new book by Malik Gaines, with panelists Ricardo Montez, Fred Moten, & Alexandra Vasquez, with a response by Malik Gaines

September 21, Thursday
6:30 to 8 pm

Performance Studies Studio
721 Broadway, room 612
NYC

Apparatus of Power

Apparatus of Power

a Decolonizing Vision Speaker Series artist talk with Shahzia Sikander

September 25, Monday
6 to 8 pm

CSGS
285 Mercer Street, 4th Floor
NYC