November 4, 2015 – Jasmine Syedullah: “‘Not Contraband, but Soldier:’ Against the Domestic Violence of National Security”

November 4, 2015 – Jasmine Syedullah: “‘Not Contraband, but Soldier:’ Against the Domestic Violence of National Security”

Jasmine Syedullah’s current project, “No Selves to Defend: Fugitive Justice and Black Feminist Loopholes of Abolition” is a political theory of abolition rooted in the antislavery writings of Harriet Jacobs, the anti-prison testimonies of political prisoners Angela Davis, Assata Shakur, and narratives from the 1971 uprising at Alderson Federal Reformatory for Women.

Syedullah is a UC President’s Postdoctoral Fellow in the Department of English at UC Riverside.

Date/Time
November 4, 2015 | 12:15 PM
Free and open to the public

Venue
Humanities Building 1, Room 210
University of California, Santa Cruz

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