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Tuesday, September 26, 2017

Tuesday Noon:
Cuz: A Reading and Conversation with Danielle Allen

12:15 PM
Hampton Room, Malott Commons
Scripps College
345 E. 9th Street
9th and Columbia
Claremont, 91711
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(909) 607-1870

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.

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