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Tuesday Noon: Cuz: A Reading and Conversation with Danielle Allen
|September 26, 2017 @ 12:15 pm - 1:15 pm|
1030 Columbia Avenue
Claremont, CA 91711 United States
“A searing memoir and sharp social critique.”
Political theorist and director of Harvard’s Edmond J. Safra Center for Ethics Danielle Allen’s work usually occupies a scholarly realm. This autumn, it takes a decidedly more personal turn with Cuz, a memoir that reflects on the American criminal justice system. With an investigative journalist’s tack, Allen explores how her cousin’s arrest for an attempted carjacking as a teenager began a complicated, 15-year year odyssey that contributed to his death at the age of 29. Allen visits Scripps for a reading and discussion of this poignant and devastating story.