Common Read
This workshop will explore ways families construct identity and how one constructs one’s own identity via family dynamics.  By using Orange is the New Black, this workshop seeks to address how family is related to perspectives of race, gender, sexuality, and class.

October 6, 2014
6:00 pm-7:30 pm

Mary Lyon Hall, Classroom

This talk will trace issues of oppression, power, privilege and connection by tying Piper Kerman's story to the larger realities of race, class, and gender in the U.S. in a way that will help us understand our own, very different, lives on the UMass campus.

October 6, 2014
6:00 pm-7:30 pm

Malcolm X Cultural Center

Come join faculty and local community educators and activists as they discuss Orange is the New Black and the Netflix series within a broader context of media representations of communities of color and prison pipelines.

October 8, 2014
5:00 pm

Commonwealth Honors College Building, Events Hall

The talk illuminates the current exhibit, Deep in the Hole: Experiences of Imprisonment, on display through January 21, 2015, on the Lower Level and Floor 25, in Du Bois Library.

October 21, 2014
4:00 pm

Learning Commons in W.E.B. Du Bois Library

STPEC is proud to sponsor Andrea James's visit to UMass as part of our effort to support UMass programming on prison reform and prison abolition.

November 3, 2014
6:30 pm

Campus Center, 162