States of Incarceration Exhibit

Monday, January 22, 2018
through Friday, March 9, 2018
Douglass Library


Andrew Urban

States of Incarceration is an exhibition and series of programs created by over 500 students and community partners in 17 states, including participants from from Rutgers University–New Brunswick and Rutgers University–Newark. The exhibit explores the roots of mass incarceration in the United States through local case studies and opens a national dialogue on what must happen next.

From January 22 to March 9, 2018, States of Incarceration will be on display in Douglass Library and open to the public during regular library hours.

Arrange a Group Tour
Classes, student groups, and other interested organizations are encouraged to schedule a guided tour of the exhibit, which will be led by three Aresty Undergraduate Research Assistants being trained as docents and dialogue facilitators. Guides will lead groups through the exhibit and, following these tours, engage students and visitors in a dialogue on the difficult subjects that the exhibit raises. Tours will culminate with a discussion about the further actions that visitors can take.

If your group is interested in a tour, please contact Professor Andy Urban at

Visit our website to learn more about States of Incarceration at Rutgers University-New Brunswick.


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