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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.

Robert Wright essay featured on The Marshall Project

June 5, 2018 In the Press

Robert Wright, research assistant at CU Center for Justice, published a personal essay about his release from Sing Sing Correctional Facility on The Marshall Project.

Spaces of Justice: Staten Island Courthouse

May 31, 2018 Opportunities

Tour the recently completed Staten Island Courthouse with the project's design team-Susan T. Rodriguez, design partner, and Christopher Halloran, project architect,...

JIE Initiative receives renewed Mellon Foundation Award

May 4, 2018 JIE Updates

The Justice-in-Education Initiative has received renewed funding of 1.7 million from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.

Creative Time and The Fortune Society present Bring Down the Walls

May 3, 2018 In the Press

Creative Time, in partnership with The Fortune Society, artist Phil Collins and over 100 collaborators, presents Bring Down The Walls, a three-part public art project...

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...