Thoughts by: Danielle Smith
As the First-Year Engagement Coordinator in the Center for Community Learning, Danielle Smith works collaboratively with students, faculty, staff, and community partners to design and implement community engagement opportunities for first-year students. An educator for more than a decade, her work in higher education focuses on first-year students and students in transition, including teaching first-year seminars focused on engaged and transformative learning.
A female-governed, perhaps separatist society; a model of justice that is based on reconciliation and healing rather than being punitive
The society in “Manhunters” operates from a community-centered framework that offers an alternative model of justice than the criminal justice system we are accustomed to in the United States. What are some models of justice that operate differently? How have these models made an impact on their communities?
- “Octavia’s Brood” (Walidah Imarisha’s YouTube playlist, including commentary and interviews from the editors and various authors)
- Rewriting the Future Using Science Fiction to Re-envision Justice