Book Talk by 'Inside This Place, Not of It' authors Ayelet Waldman, Robin Levi; Open House - Columbia University Law School, Rm 701



Date: 02/07/12
Hours: 2
Ages: ALL
Price: FREE
Address:
435 W 116th Street NY - 212.854.7083
New York, NY 10027

Description: The Oral History Master of Arts (OHMA), Columbia Center for Oral History, the Institute for Social and Economic Research and Policy, and the Human Rights Institute will host Ayelet Waldman, attorney and author of Red Hook Road and Bad Mother: A Chronicle of Maternal Crimes, Minor Calamities, and Occasional Moments of Grace and Robin Levi, human rights director of the California-based non-profit Justice Now, to discuss their latest book Inside This Place, Not of It: Narratives from Women's Prisons in the United States. The talk is part of the Oral History Seminar Series. Waldman and Levi will discuss and read from their new book, which is an extraordinary account of women’s lives both inside and out of prison in their own voices and reveals egregious human rights violations within women’s prisons in the United States. LOCATION: Columbia Law School, 701 (Case Lounge) on the 7th Floor of Jerome Green Hall. 435 W 116th Street NY, NY 10027. Enter campus at 116th Street, at either Broadway or Amsterdam. Google Map. Campus Map. THIS EVENT IS FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC