Wednesday February 17, 2021 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Jason Higgins will give a talk on his oral history project with U.S. military veterans in the criminal justice system. His work records and preserves the memories and experiences of veterans incarcerated from the wars in Vietnam, Iraq, and Afghanistan.
Jason A. Higgins is a Ph.D. candidate in history at the University of Massachusetts in Amherst. He is currently finishing his dissertation: “Stars, Bars, and Stripes: A History of Incarcerated Veterans Since the U.S. War in Vietnam.” He has recorded nearly 60 interviews for his current project and has been doing oral history for the past decade. He is co-editing a collection titled, Marginalized Veterans in American History (forthcoming UMass Press).
To Register for this Program: Please register below for the link to this live lecture, hosted on Zoom. You must have a free Zoom account to attend. Instructions on accessing the lecture will be included in your confirmation email.
This program is funded by a Community Development Block Grant. The demographic information collected in this registration form will be used only to help us report back regarding our community impact and for no other purpose. Additional support has been provided through NEH CARES Act funding granted by Mass Humanities.