BEGIN:VCALENDAR VERSION:2.0 PRODID:-// iCalcreator 2. 24.2// X-WR-TIMEZONE:UTC BEGIN:VEVENT DTSTAMP:20201125T084647Z CATEGORIES:Amherst Event DESCRIPTION:Elizabeth Hinton is associate professor in the Department of Hi story and the Department of African American Studies at Yale\, and profess or of law at Yale Law School. Before joining the Yale faculty\, Hinton was a professor in the Department History and the Department of African and A frican American Studies at Harvard. A Ford Foundation and Carnegie Corpora tion Fellow\, Hinton completed her Ph.D. in United States history at Colum bia University in 2013.\n\nProfessor Hinton will discuss the implementatio n of federal law enforcement programs beginning in the mid-1960s that tran sformed domestic social policies and laid the groundwork for the expansion of the U.S. prison system. \n\nThis event is part of the Provost’s Lectur e Series\, which will focus on “The History of Anti-Black Racism in Americ a” for the 2020-2021 academic year. Students\, faculty\, staff\, alumni an d the public are all welcome. DTSTART:20201117T220000Z DTEND:20201117T233000Z LOCATION:Virtual SUMMARY:'From the War on Poverty to the War on Crime' END:VEVENT END:VCALENDAR