Category Archives: Policing

Group-centered leadership formation in contemporary racial justice organizing

I recently returned to some collaborative writing from the “Breaking Consent” project. Our first paper from the project will be on group-centered leadership formation in contemporary racial justice organizing. The intention is to produce a contribution to academic and movement-relevant … Continue reading

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“Beauty Through Order” – Simon Springer lecture at University of Wyoming, August 30

Simon Springer will give a talk at the University of Wyoming on August 30 at 4:30 in room 210 of the Arts & Sciences Building. I cut-and-paste Simon’s title and abstract below. The talk is supported and co-sponsored by the … Continue reading

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Gustavo Esteva contextualizing the police violence in Oaxaca

Esteva helpfully links the attacks in Oaxaca with the September 26, 2014 #Ayotzinapa murders and disappearances. This video also includes John Gibler speaking about the Indymedia reporter Brad Will, who was killed in Oaxaca during the APPO occupation in 2006 … Continue reading

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Reading on a politics of emancipation

I’m done teaching classes until January, so I’m making time this weekend to complete an article and finalize revisions on a book chapter. Both pieces theorize and empirically substantiate the relationship between policing and political identity formation. As I write, … Continue reading

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Work in progress for a collection of papers on ‘Police States’

I am finalizing my submission for a collection of papers that emerged from the 2015 AAG panel Contemporary North American Police States: Ferguson, Ayotzinapa, and Alternative Futures. The paper–titled ‘Profiling, state power, and an emerging post-liberal politics of solidarity in … Continue reading

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Profiling, b/ordering, and the political work of pedagogy – panel for AAG in San Francisco

Sutapa Chattopadhyay and I are organizing a set of panels for the 2016 AAG meeting in San Francisco. I cut and paste a description of the panels below. Confirmed participants include Maegan Miller, Serin Houston, Paul Routledge, Jack Norton, Brian … Continue reading

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