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Prison Abolition Syllabus

    Dan Berger
    University of Washington Bothell
    Garrett Felber
    Kali Gross
    Wesleyan University
    Elizabeth Hinton
    Harvard University
    Anyabwile Love
    Community College of Philadelphia
    Discipline(s): History, American Studies, African American Studies
    Syllabus Last Updated: November, 2016

    In light of the dangerous implications of neoliberal prison reform and the marginalization of the current prison strike from the public political sphere, the Prison Abolition Syllabus (modeled after #FergusonSyllabus#Charlestonsyllabus#WelfareReformSyllabus and Trump Syllabus 2.0) seeks to contextualize and highlight prison organizing and prison abolitionist efforts from the 13th Amendment’s rearticulation of slavery to current resistance to mass incarceration, solitary confinement, and prison labor exploitation.

    Complete syllabus can be accessed at