Philosophy Department Holds Conference on Incarceration and Reentry | News

Emerson Hall houses Harvard’s Philosophy department.

Professors, formerly incarcerated individuals, lawyers, and students crowded together in the Barker Center for several hours Friday afternoon for “Belonging: The Challenges of Reentry,” a conference dedicated to discussing the experiences of individuals who reenter society after serving time in prison.

Three members of the Philosophy Department — Ph.D. candidatese Darien Pollock and Diana Acosta Navas and Breon Durr, Ph.D. candidate in African and African American Studies — worked together to organize the conference. The Hutchins Center for African and African American Research, the Edmond J….

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