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Hot-Off-The-Press Book Talk: Executing Freedom: The Cultural Life of Capital Punishment in the United States

Nov 9, 2016 12:15PM to 01:20PM

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Open to the Public
Speaker(s): 
Daniel LaChance, Emory University, History
Princeton students/faculty/staff/visitors receive priority. Public seating if space is available.
Lunch available at noon for those with confirmed RSVPs
 
Daniel LaChance is an Assistant Professor of History at Emory University and a former LAPA fellow. His work examines the sources, meaning, and effects of the “punitive turn” in the United States, the ratcheting up of incarceration and other forms of harsh punishment in the late 20th century. LaChance earned his B.A. in English from Carleton College and his Ph.D. in American Studies from the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities. Prior to his appointment to the Emory faculty, he was an Assistant Professor of Legal Studies at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst.
 
Contact Judi Rivkin, jrivkin@princeton.edu