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2018 Dec 10

Social Anthropology Lecture Series: "(Homicide) Suicide: Conditions of Confinement and the New Orleans Jail"

4:15pm

Location: 

Tozzer 203
Kaya Williams talk
 

Abstract:

This talk poses a question: why does the distinction between homicide and suicide as cause of death matter to American politics? And, it proposes an answer: that the attention paid to categorizing the cause of (violent) death focuses on the particular/spectacular event and diverts...

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