Carol Jacobsen will speak about "Women's Incarceration: Research and Creative Resistance." She will discuss her research, teaching and advocacy methods in connection with efforts to free incarcerated women who were wrongly convicted for killing abusers in self-defense as well as efforts for human rights for all women in prison.
Jacobsen is an artist/filmmaker and professor in the Penny W. Stamps School of Art & Design, Women's Studies and Human Rights at U-M. She serves as Director of the Michigan Women's Justice & Clemency Project.
Open to the public; light refreshments.
Sponsored by the University Library. On the 4th Monday of each month, from 10:00-11:30am in the Hatcher Gallery, programs are presented that address the research lifecycle. These events work to provide a better understanding of the various types of research undertaken across campus, particularly as they relate to library services and support, opportunities for collaboration, data management and preservation, and beyond. More information about this series can be found here.