LA Social Science presents its first “Summer Take-Over” featuring Dr. Sarah Haley and Dr. Grace Hong who joined the e-forum for an in-depth discussion about abolition and feminism.
1:50 – Abolition as a concept and its importance to feminism
7:08 – What feminism teaches us about care
11:13 – The concept of home and domesticity is important to a discussion of the carceral state
17:45 – The work of women of color in feminism and some of the questions posed about life or death and relationality
27:12 – Why the U.S. expanded prison systems in the 70’s into the 80’s
32:22 – Contributions of Black Feminism on the carceral state
36:56 – Going back to the meaning of abolition
Dr. Sarah Haley is an Associate Professor in the Department of African American Studies and the Department of Gender Studies and Advisory Committee Chair and Director of the UCLA Black Feminism Initiative with the Center for the Study of Women (CSW). Dr. Grace Hong is a Professor in the Department of Gender Studies and the Department of Asian American Studies, and Director of the Center for the Study of Women (CSW).