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JIE Scholar Darryl Epps featured in Cornell Chronicle

April 19, 2018 In the Press

Darryl Epps, 2017 JIE scholar, is featured in a recent article in the Cornell Chronicle.

Beyond the Bars Conference 2018 Recap and Videos

March 20, 2018 JIE Updates

The 8th annual Beyond the Bars Conference of the Center for Justice at Columbia University took place March 1 - 4, and focused on the theme of closing jails and...

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Call for submissions from incarcerated writers: Columbia, A Journal of Literature and Art, issue #57

August 15, 2018 Opportunities

Columbia, A Journal of Literature and Art seeks submissions of fiction, non-fiction, and poetry from incarcerated writers for inclusion in its next issue.

Cook County inmates register to vote

August 13, 2018 In the Press

Chicago Votes, a non-profit organization that works to register detainees who have not been convicted of a crime, has registered nearly 2,000 new voters in advance of the...

Common App Drops Criminal History Question

August 10, 2018 In the Press

Beginning in 2019, the Common Application, used by hundreds of universities around the world, will no longer ask applicants seeking college admission to disclose their...

Remembering Justice-in-Education Scholar Richard Lynch

July 25, 2018 JIE Updates

Richard “Rick” Lynch, one of our deeply beloved Justice-In-Education Scholars, passed away on July 3, 2018. Home for just over a year, he had completed Humanities Texts,...

WEBINAR TODAY: Incorporating the Voice of Directly Impacted Individuals into the Prosecutor's Office

July 10, 2018 Press Releases

TODAY, Tuesday July 10th, 4:00 - 5:00 pm ESTIncorporating the Voice of Directly Impacted Individuals into the Prosecutor's Office—a webinar from the Institute for...

Break the Silence

July 5, 2018 JIE Updates

“BREAK THE SILENCE projection of the self one is nothing one is not definable woman is not definable man is not definable woman will be what she makes of herself man will...

ARTE: Global Women Heroes Project Event (June 4th, 2018)

July 2, 2018 JIE Updates

A vivid representation of the intersection of art and justice, the ARTE panel, which was sponsored by the Society of Fellows and the Heyman Center for the Humanities,...

Opportunity: Poetry Magazine seeks submissions for a special issue on poetry in the age of mass incarceration

June 22, 2018 Opportunities

Poetry magazine seeks submissions for special issue on poetry in the age of mass incarceration, to feature work by incarcerated writers.

Opportunity: Seeking Formerly Incarcerated Study Participants

June 22, 2018 Opportunities

Doctoral candidate at Cornell University Bridget Brew is seeking formerly incarcerated individuals to participate in a study that focuses on how discipline and support...

Prison Pedagogies: Learning and Teaching with Imprisoned Writers

June 22, 2018 Press Releases

A new publication by Professors Joe Lockard and Sherry Rankins-Robertson addresses contemporary educational practices and theories for teaching writing in prisons.