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Jul 9 2020

Teach-In: Abolition at UIC (session 3)

July 9, 2020

4:00 PM - 6:00 PM


Virtual via Zoom


Chicago, IL 60612

Flyer faded background is flowers with different colors, a police car and two woman supporting one another. Date is listed on top. title of event comes next. a series of boxes with photo of speaker to the left and then a description of their affiliation, a qr code, information on captioning and registeration is on the right hand side for captioning and other needs contact Logos of sponsoring orgs in line at the bottom

This event will feature a panel conversation among scholars from UIC on broader contexts of police brutality, state violence, and abolition. Join us to learn and build a mass movement for abolition! The speakers are:

Dr. Barbara Ransby, Professor of History, Gender and Women’s Studies & African American Studies

Dr. Nadine Naber, Professor of Gender and Women’s Studies & Global Asian Studies

Dr. Liat Ben-Moshe, Assistant Professor of Criminology, Law and Justice

Dr. Susila Gurusami, Assistant Professor of Criminology, Law and Justice

Dr. Ronak Kapadia, Associate Professor of Gender and Women’s Studies

Dr. Rahim Kurwa, Assistant Professor of Criminology, Law and Justice

Registration is required in order to receive the Zoom link before the event! Please RSVP using the following link:

Registration will be capped at 500 due to Zoom audience limitations, so please register early and notify us in advance if you are unable to attend. The event link will be emailed to you two hours before the session. If you are unable to register, or cannot access the Zoom event on the day for any reason, you can view the panel discussion live on our Facebook Page "Abolition at UIC" (be sure to like the page beforehand to be able to view the livestream).

Live captioning (CART) will be provided. For any other access needs, or for more information, please contact

Cosponsored by: Anthropology, Arab American Cultural Center (ArabAmCC), Asian American Resource and Cultural Center (AARCC), Disability Cultural Center (DCC), Gender and Women’s Studies (GWS), and Global Asian Studies (GLAS)


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Date posted

Jul 6, 2020

Date updated

Jul 6, 2020