• Dec 4, 2010

Dead Man Walking: An Afternoon Encounter with Capital Punishment in America

  • 2:00 PM
  • Harvard University Science Center, Hall B, One Oxford Street, Cambridge, MA 02138

Please join us for an afternoon encounter with capital punishment in America, which will include engagement with this critical topic through a theatrical reading of excerpts from the play Dead Man Walking, followed by a panel conversation and the MCADP annual awards ceremony honoring actor/author Tim Robbins.

Panel will include:

Susan Abraham, Harvard Divinity School
Margaret Burnham, Northeastern University School of Law
Michael Klinger, Harvard Divinity School Innocence Engagement Project
Katherine Lowenstein, Murder Victims’ Families for Human Rights
Sister Helen Prejean, Congregation of St. Joseph
Kaia Stern, Prison Studies Project at Harvard University
Delbert Tibbs, Witness to Innocence

Event co-sponsored by:

Massachusetts Citizens Against the Death Penalty, Dead Man Walking School Theatre Project, Charles Hamilton Houston Institute for Race and Justice, Harvard Divinity School Office of Student Life, Prison Studies Project at Harvard University, Witness to Innocence