The PTWG occasionally holds open events and workshops, often in conjunction with professional meetings in philosophy and other fields. Here are a few of events we have coming up and which we have taken part in the past.
- Prison and Theory Working Group, Special Session, held in conjunction with the 56th Annual Meeting of SPEP, Memphis, TN, October 19-21, 2017.
- “Race, Gender, and Carceral Normalization,” held in conjunction with the 55th Annual Meeting of SPEP, Salt Lake City, Utah, October 20-22, 2016.
- “‘Do Prisons Prevent Us from Achieving Gender and Racial Justice?’ A Panel Discussion,” hosted by the Department of Women’s and Gender Studies, Central Washington University, April 26, 2016.
- “Foucault’s Punitive Society and the GIP: A Round Table,” held in conjunction with Center for Contemporary Critical Thought, Columbia University, April 10, 2016.
- “Carceral Logic and Philosophy’s Diversity Problem,” held in conjunction with the 54th Annual Meeting of SPEP, Atlanta, GA, October 8-10, 2015.
- “Philosophy Imprisoned: Prison Writers and the Limits of Public Philosophy,” held in conjunction with the Public Philosophy Network Conference, University of San Francisco, June 11-13, 2015.
- “Analyzing the Interplay between Concrete Resistance to Carceral Logic and the Prison’s Impact on Material Thought and Practice,” held in conjunction with the 53rd Annual meeting of SPEP, New Orleans, October 23–25, 2014