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  • K. Sebastian León
  • Works-in-Progress Series: K. Sebastian León
  • "Anti-Blackness in U.S. Criminology and Criminal Justice: Racialized Social Control in Dollars and Cents"
  • March 28, 2022
  • 2-3:30 pm, Zoom
  • Please join us for K. Sebastian León's works-in-progress presentation and workshop hosted by Insurgent Intersections: Combating Global Anti-Blackness. Dr. León will present his work "Anti-Blackness in U.S. Criminology and Criminal Justice: Racialized Social Control in Dollars and Cents" for feedback, questions, and open dialogue. Please register in advance to receive a PDF of the paper. This event is part of the Spring 2022 works-in-progress series centered on the theme "The Roots of Global Anti-Blackness".

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  • Bio:

    Kenneth Sebastian León is an assistant professor of Latino and Caribbean Studies at Rutgers University –New Brunswick, where he also serves as a faculty affiliate of the Criminal Justice Program. He specializes in the role of state-corporate power in shaping formal social control, both within and beyond formal criminal justice settings. He is the author of Corrupt Capital – Alcohol, Nightlife, and Crimes of the Powerful (Routledge, 2020) and is currently writing a book on the linkages between criminogenic capital, white supremacy, and formal social control in the United States. For more information about his research and pedagogy, please visit ksebastianleon.com.

  • Watch a brief clip in which Dr. Sebastian León discusses his work "Anti-Blackness in U.S. Criminology and Criminal Justice: Racialized Social Control in Dollars and Cents", including its relevance to understanding anti-Blackness today.


     

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