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CCRS Speakers

Dr. Doran Larson Photograph of Doran Larson

Dr. Larson brings to UHD a deep commitment to the public conversation around the difficult subject of mass incarceration; he is a teacher-scholar who transforms both universities and prisons by advocating for the power of creativity, writing, and an open cultural exchange between prisoners and the free world

Dr. Larson is a Professor of English and Creative Writing at Hamilton College. He is also the Leader of the Attica Prison Writer's Workshop and founder of the Attica-Genesee Teaching Project and The Mohawk Consortium College-in-Prison program, as well as the creator of the American Prison Writing Archive, a Digital Humanities Initiative.


Serie MacDougal Presentation

Cover of McDougal's book "Research Methods in Africana Studies"
This presentation explores the historical approaches and current barriers to conducting valid life affirming and emancipatory research on people of African descent. This presentation also looks at some important factors that will contribute to the creation of more valid research on people of African descent. Special attention is given to the approaches to explaining the lives of people of African descent in the discipline of Africana Studies. Dr. Serie McDougal is a co-founder of afrometrics.org.


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