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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 pm1:15 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?

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