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Alter-Realities: Intervening in the Politics of Immigrant Incarceration and Migration Control
April 22 from 6-7:30 pm CST
The panel will bring together artists and scholars to discuss the process and politics of representing immigrant detention and immigration control through art and public intellectual projects. Panelists will probe how carceral geographies and hostile terrains are produced and how artists, scholars, and organizers can work together to create alternatives.
Migrant Struggle to Mass Resistance: Emergent Practices in Uncertain Times
April 24 from 2-3:30 pm CST
The panel examines our current pandemic and how families have faced additional threats to their existence inside immigrant detention. As cities and states in the US halted the production of goods and services, the immigrant detention industry ramped up mechanisms for mass deportation. This discussion brings together organizers and former detainees who have worked together to build solidarity and work towards freedom.
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