The Architecture of Confinement

Thursday, April 14, 2022
James Stewart Film Theater, 185 Nassau, please register



Event Description

Cosponsor(s): Department of African American Studies, Department of Art & Archaeology, Center for Collaborative History, Center for Health and Wellbeing, Humanities Council, Princeton Mellon Initiative in Architecture, Urbanism, and the Humanities, Prison Teaching Initiative, Program for Community-Engaged Scholarship, School of Architecture, and University Center for Human Values

Conference overview

Where to locate the architecture of confinement? In what ways does time manifest itself through an experience of confinement? How is care conceived? How do individuals experience a space of confinement? This conference explores the materialization of spaces of confinement. Activists, survivors, scholars from history and law, as well as architects, designers, and artists will shed light on questions of Time, Site, Care, and the Individual. Their cross-disciplinary exchange will open new perspectives on the effects and features of the architecture of confinement. Website:

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