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New Directions in Critical Criminology


All events take place in Haslam Business Building.

Friday, May 06, 2016


Check in, continental breakfast - ROOM 501


Welcome and Opening Statement, Lois Presser, University of Tennessee - ROOM 501


Featured Speaker, Tony Platt, University of California at Berkeley, "Revisioning Critical Criminology" - ROOM 501


Panel 1: Criminalization, Marginalization, and Control - ROOM 401

Facilitator: Patrick Grzanka, University of Tennessee

Panel 2: Policing the Community? - ROOM 403

Facilitator: Charlene Shroulote-Durán , Lincoln Memorial University

Panel 3: Carceral Regimes - ROOM 423

Facilitator: James Kilgore, University of Illinois


Lunch - ROOM 501


Featured Speaker, Claire Renzetti, University of Kentucky, "Is Feminist Critical Criminology an Oxymoron?" - ROOM 501


Panel 4: Feminist Criminology - ROOM 401

Facilitator: Regina Benedict, University of Tennessee

Panel 5: Youth In/Justice - ROOM 403

Facilitator: Wendy Bach, University of Tennessee

Panel 6: Police Data, Police Representations - ROOM 423

Facilitator: Gale Iles, University of Tennessee at Chattanooga


Panel 7: Constructions of Violence and the Tools of Violence - ROOM 401

Facilitator: Tricia Hepner, University of Tennessee

Panel 8: Abolishing the Police: Theory and Practice - ROOM 403

Facilitator: Tony Platt , University of California at Berkeley

Panel 9: Narrative Criminology - ROOM 423

Facilitator: Avi Brisman, Eastern Kentucky University


Reception - ROOM 501


Featured Speaker, Yasser Payne, University of Delaware, "The People's Report: Reframing Opportunity and Activism in and with the Streets of Wilmington, Delaware" - ROOM 203

Saturday, May 07, 2016


Continental breakfast - ROOM 501


Featured Speaker, James Kilgore, University of Illinois, "#Opposemassincarceration is Trending: How Do We Stop the Train of Piecemeal Reform?" - ROOM 203


Panel 10: Environmental Harm -- Corporate and State Power - ROOM 401

Facilitator: Tamra Gilbertson, University of Tennessee

Panel 11: In the Shadow of the Prison - ROOM 403

Facilitator: Landon Bevier, University of Tennessee

Panel 12: Public Criminology - ROOM 423

Facilitator: Beth Easterling, Mary Baldwin College


Lunch - ROOM 501


Featured Event, Brett Story, CUNY Graduate Center, Original film: The Prison Landscape Project - ROOM 203


Panel 13: Cultural Criminology - ROOM 401

Facilitator: Mark Hamm, Indiana State University

Panel 14: Restorative and Transformative Justice - ROOM 403

Facilitator: Randall Amster, Georgetown University

Panel 15: State Harm, Structural and "Collateral" - ROOM 423

Facilitator: Joshua Inwood, University of Tennessee


Featured Speaker, Jeff Ferrell, Texas Christian University, "Radical Engagement and Post-methodological Possibility" - ROOM 501


Concluding Comments, University of Tennessee criminologists - ROOM 501

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