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WGST 3550 Prison Abolition: History, Theory and Practice: Week 7: Prison Rebellions

Prof. Nadja Eisenberg-Guyot


Prison Rebellions, a Brief History

Week 7: Listen

Lecture 7: The Roots of Abolition in Prison-Based Organizing

Week 7: Watch

Citation: [Richie Watt] (2015) The Attica Prison Uprising: Forty Years Later (17:28). Retrieved from:

Week 7: Read

Suggested Reading: (not required)

Week 7: Record

How have incarcerated people been at the forefront of the prison abolition movement?
Due: 10/11/2020

Week 7: Submit

For the final project:
Due: By 10/11 at 11:59 pm, please fill out the meeting poll I have sent to your final project group, to find a time when I can meet with your group.

Week 7: Additional Video

Suggested video, you are not required to watch. 

Citation: [Rick Jimenez] (2018, Sept. 15) ATTICA Documentary (1974) (1:34:33). Retrieved from:

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