Policing the U.S. Empire: Race, Prison, and the War on Terror

Sponsored by the Graduate Center at the City University of New York

Tuesday, February 23


Film Screening and Q&A

Time: 4:30-6:30pm

Location: Room C201, The Graduate Center, CUNY, 365 5th Ave., 

New York, NY 10016


A discussion with Joshua M. Price (the State University of New York, Binghamton), Chase Madar (author and journalist), and Wadie Said (University of South Carolina).

Reception to follow.

Chase Madar is a former civil rights attorney and the author of The Passion of Chelsea Manning: The Story behind the Wikileaks Whistleblower (Verso). He writes about foreign affairs and domestic policing for the London Review of Books, Le Monde diplomatique, Al Jazeera, the National Interest, the Nation, the American Conservative, Jacobin,TomDispatch and the TLS. 

Joshua Price teaches in the Sociology Department of the State University of New York at Binghamton. He is the author of two books, Prison and Social Death (Rutgers, 2015) and Structural Violence: Hidden Brutality in the Lives of Women (SUNY, 2012). 

Wadie Said is Professor of Law at the University of South Carolina School of Law, where he teaches courses in Criminal Law and Procedure, Human Rights, Immigration Law, and a seminar in Counterterrorism. He is the author of Crimes of Terror: The Legal and Political Implications of Federal Terrorism Prosecutions (Oxford 2015), the first academic study of the war on terror through an American criminal lens. 

More information is available here.