This year, CrimSL is hosting a new series on criminological and sociolegal dimensions of anti-Black racism, Indigenous peoples, and settler colonialism.
This list will be updated as more speakers are announced.
On Friday, November 20th (1:00–2:30pm), Dr. Yanilda María González (Assistant Professor of Public Policy at the Harvard Kennedy School) presented research on race, policing and democratization in Latin America.
- Video from this event is now available on YouTube: Authoritarian Police in Democracy: Contested Security in Latin America
On Thursday, January 21st, 2021 (2:00–3:30pm), Dr. Ayodele Akenroye (Postdoctoral Fellow at the Centre for Criminology and Sociolegal Studies) explored how new digital technologies, particularly videoconferencing technology, are radically changing the social landscape in which the judge as authoritative and the court as legitimate are stripped bare and subject to further interrogation.
- Video from this event is now available on YouTube: Wheels of Change, Critical Considerations: Visual & Digital Technologies in Canadian Criminal Courts
On Thursday, March 11th, 2021 (2:00–3:30pm), Dr. Michele Goodwin (Chancellor’s Professor at the University of California, Irvine and founding director of the Center for Biotechnology and Global Health Policy) presented research from her recent book, Policing the Womb
- Video from this event is now available on YouTube: Policing the Womb
On Friday, March 26th, 2021 (12:00 – 1:30pm): Dr. Jinee Lokaneeta (Professor and Chair of Political Science and International Relations, Drew University) presented research from her new book, The Truth Machines: Policing, Violence, and Scientific Interrogations in India.
- Video from this event is now available on YouTube: The Truth Machines