Saturday, November 13 / 12:00 PM - 1:45 PM

Session 202
The Carceral State and Crises of Capitalism and Governance in 1970s America

Chair: Matthew Vaz, The City College of New York
Discussant: Matthew Vaz, The City College of New York

1. Incarceration as Disaster: Risk, Architecture, and and the 1975 Sanford Jail FireMelanie Newport, University of Connecticut.

2. A Trip to 8th and Race: Hyper-Policing, False Arrests, and Racial Capitalism in Philadelphia, 1970-1978Menika Dirkson, Temple University.

3. “That Neighborly Spirit of Mutual Care”: Neighborhood Anticrime Organizing in 1970s PhiladelphiaChristopher Agee, University of Colorado, Denver.

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