Dissent in Dangerous Times – Steven Thrasher on Oct 13

Please join Udaan-ISRA and the Polis Project for the second of four lecture-conversations: ‘Dissent in Dangerous Times‘ on Oct 13th at 6pm, in room 5409.
This talk will feature Steven Thrasher, Writer At Large for the Guardian US and a Henry M. MacCracken doctoral fellow in American Studies at New York University. He has published extensively on race, epidemiology, policing, LGBT rights, culture, and the Black Lives Matter movement. In 2012, Thrasher was named Journalist of the Year by the National Lesbian and Gay Journalists Association for his writing in the Village Voice, Out and the New York Times. In 2014, he won the Al Neuharth Award for Innovation in Investigative Journalism for his reporting on HIV criminalization for BuzzFeed. In 2017, he was inducted into the Hall of Fame of the American Sociological Association’s journal Contexts for his contributions to the field of sociology. Thrasher has authored chapters in six books, including a primer on “queer of color interviewing” in Queer Methods (Columbia University Press, forthcoming).
Snacks will be provided. Please see attached poster for more info.
Co-sponsors: Thought Club, Mise-en-Scene, and Prison Studies
Thanks to those of you who came and participated in the conversation.
Here’s the video: https://youtu.be/Xrgp9R2fzOQ