Re: The Fringes of Imprisonment Policy

Dear Dan, 

I enjoyed this post and only had a quick comment that I found myself wondering how exactly one converts a Civil War-era hotel into a temporary jail or prison that can hold more than a handful of people, let alone seventy. It sounds like a setting for a scene from a Tarantino movie. No doubt much of the enforcement work against alleged and actual disloyalty on the home front was improvised. Fascinating stuff!

Best wishes, 

Dave Prior

Still accepting submissions for "Impound, Outlaw" at the International Congress on Medieval Studies, Kalamazoo, 13-15 May 2021

CFP: "Impound, Outlaw" (International Congress on Medieval Studies 2021)

Sponsored by the Rossell Hope Robbins Library at the University of Rochester, this session invites submissions that consider the intersections of animal studies, imprisonment, and political/legal standing in the Middle Ages. 

To be considered for this session, please submit a short abstract (no more than 300 words) and participant information form to by no later than September 15, 2020.

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