Portland, Ships in the Night and Stanford events!

Gender and the Prison Industrial Complex :                                                              Towards a Queer, Trans and Feminist Abolition Politic                                                       PSU Smith Center room 333, Portland, OR                                                                 Friday April, 6, 2012 7:30-9:30 pm, FREE
Eric A. Stanley is the co-editor of Captive Genders: Trans Embodiment and the Prison Industrial Complex and is the co-director of the films Homotopia and Criminal Queers.
Ralowe T. Ampu currently lives and organizes in an SRO in San Francisco, CA. Along with Gay Shame, she has worked with ACT UP and in solidarity to free the NJ 4.
Dean Spade is an Assistant Professor at Seattle University School of Law. Among other things, he teaches Law and Social Movements and Critical Perspectives on Transgender Law. He is the founder of the Silvia Rivera Law Project and is a contributor to Captive Genders: Trans Embodiment and the Prison Industrial Complex.
Vikki Law is the author of Women’s Prison Resistance and a long time prison support acitivst; in 1996 she helped start Books Through Bars – New York City; in 2000 she began focusing on focusing specifically on women in prison.

Part of the larger Law and Disorder Conference:

Sponsored by Committee to Connect the Dots: weebly.razethewalls.com

Ships in the Night will benefit us getting copies of CG to folks inside for free!                     @The Oasis, Oakland, CA
Saturday April 7th, 2012
9pm-2am $5 21+
Djs: Durt, CLR Jamz, Motive & RapidFire!
Performance by Maya Songbird

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