Emily Hainze: a Talk on Collaborating with the Prison Public Memory Project

  • Heyman Center for the Humanities 74 Morningside Dr New York, NY, 10027 United States

Emily Hainze, Public Humanities Fellow at Columbia University, is speaking about her collaboration with the Prison Public Memory Project on Thursday May 07, 2015 in the Second Floor Common Room of The Heyman Center at Columbia University.

Emily Hainze, Prison Public Memory Project

"How do we teach the history of imprisonment in the United States when mass incarceration continues to shape our current social landscape? Heyman Center Public Humanities Fellow Emily Hainze will speak about a curriculum project she is developing in partnership with the Prison Public memory Project, a non-profit dedicated to recovering, preserving, and interpreting the historical artifacts and cultural memory of prison, and the communities with which they are entwined. The talk will focus on the process of bringing archival material from the Hudson Training School for Girls (a juvenile prison facility that existed in Hudson, NY from 1904-1975) into a classroom setting."

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