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AQ-228955-15
NEH Enduring Questions Course on Definitions of the Criminal
Katherine Gaudet, University of New Hampshire, Durham

Grant details: https://securegrants.neh.gov/publicquery/main.aspx?f=1&gn=AQ-228955-15

Syllabus: What Is a Criminal? (Course or Curricular Material)
Title: Syllabus: What Is a Criminal?
Author: Katherine Gaudet
Abstract: Criminals are people who break the law -- In theory. How do people become criminals (with regard to biological, cultural, and economic influences)? What happens to them in the criminal justice system, and how does the system shape the definition of "criminal"? We will also discuss "criminals of conscience" from Thoreau and Gandhi to Edward Snowden. The course will emphasize reading but will also engage with other media, including films, podcasts, and visual art.
Year: 2016
Audience: Undergraduate

What Is a Criminal? Stories from the U.S. Justice System (forthcoming) (Book)
Title: What Is a Criminal? Stories from the U.S. Justice System (forthcoming)
Editor: Katherine Gaudet
Abstract: “What Is a Criminal?” is a collection of essays by people who have knowledge of the U.S. criminal justice system from various perspectives—including people who have been incarcerated, people working in law and law enforcement, and scholarly researchers. It will be published by Routledge in 2022, and marketed toward introductory-level courses in criminology, sociology, etc. as well as a general audience. The intent is to emphasize the individual, human stories that get lost in the category of “criminal,” with essays in narrative form—telling stories of individual experiences within the justice system.
Year: 2022
Primary URL: http://whatisacriminal.org
Publisher: Routledge
Type: Edited Volume

What Is a Criminal? Mass Incarceration in New Hampshire and the United States (Public Lecture or Presentation)
Title: What Is a Criminal? Mass Incarceration in New Hampshire and the United States
Abstract: “What Is a Criminal? Exploring Mass Incarceration in New Hampshire and the United States” was a series of seven events that took place in 2019-2020 at the University of New Hampshire. The series was organized by Katherine Gaudet, Alex Holznienkemper, Catherine Peebles, and Donna Perkins and funded by the Saul O Sidore Memorial Foundation, with support from the Center for the Humanities at the University of New Hampshire.
Author: Katherine Gaudet
Date: 09/17/2019
Location: University of New Hampshire, Durham, NH
Primary URL: https://whatisacriminal.org/previous-events-and-videos/
Primary URL Description: Videos and abstracts of each panel in the "What Is a Criminal?" lecture series


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