THE CARCERAL CONJUNCTURE IN CENTRAL APPALACHIA
Christina Heatherton speaks with Judah Schept about his new book, Coal, Cages, Crisis: The Rise of the Prison Economy in Central Appalachia (NYU Press, 2022).
Conjuncture is a web series and podcast curated and co-produced by Jordan T. Camp and Christina Heatherton for the Trinity Social Justice Initiative. It features interviews with activists, artists, scholars, and public intellectuals. Taking its title from Antonio Gramsci and Stuart Hall’s conceptualization, it highlights the struggles over the meaning and memory of particular historical moments.
Judah Schept is Professor of Justice Studies at Eastern Kentucky University.
Christina Heatherton is the Elting Associate Professor of American Studies and Human Rights and Co-Director of the Social Justice Initiative at Trinity College in Hartford, Connecticut.
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