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“Weaponizing Loneliness” Lonely No More! Roundtable

May 6, 2022 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Poster featuring Weaponizing Loneliness roundtable participants with historic image of Wisconsin cell block

Join us for a conversational roundtable that is part of C21’s Lonely No More! Symposia.

How is loneliness weaponized in practices of solitary confinement and infrastructures of incarceration? What do efforts toward its banning tell us about the rhetoric of loneliness as points of concern and control? How have individuals and communities resisted infrastructures of isolation linked to the carceral state? This conversation will include the following experts:

Stephanie Gibson (University of Pennsylvania)
Vijay Gupta (Street Symphony)
Keramet Reiter (University of California – Irvine)
Sarah Shourd (Pulitzer Center)

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May 6, 2022
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm