Mellon Forum: Migration Detention, Incarceration, and the Spatial Imagination
Sarah Lopez, University of Texas at Austin; Meredith TenHoor, Princeton Mellon Fellow
April 22, 2019 · 12:00 pm—1:15 pm EDT · School of Architecture, South Gallery
Princeton Mellon Initiative, Humanities Council
What role does—and can—the architecture of migrant detention play in immigration policy, migrant experience, and political discourse? How can a historic accounting of building detention space reframe current debates about so-called migrant criminality and the normalization of the incarceration of migrant men, women and children?