College of LAS Events

Back to Listing

If you need disability-related accommodations in order to participate in a program or event and cannot find an event contact listed, please contact MT Hudson at (217) 333-0885 or mthdson@illinois.edu. Early requests are strongly encouraged to allow sufficient time to meet your access needs.

“Unruly Methodologies: Race, Sexuality, Policing in Southern Contexts”

Event Type
Other
Sponsor
Department of Sociology. Co-sponsors: The Department of Gender and Women’s Studies and the Center for South Asian & Middle Eastern Studies.
Location
Lincoln Hall, Room 1090
Date
Oct 20, 2017   3:00 - 4:30 pm  
Contact
Ghassan Moussawi
E-Mail
moussawi@illinois.edu
Views
4
Originating Calendar
Campus Humanities Calendar

At a moment when matters of policing are in the foreground, this presentation makes a case for theorizing state violence across contexts of the global South. In place of comparative methodologies, it offers juxtaposition as a means of bringing together the policing of subaltern communities in the US and India. In so doing, it deepens understandings of the racialized, gendered and, especially, sexualized aspects of law and law enforcement. 

link for robots only