"Execution Night" photography exhibit opening

January 12, 2013

Time: 11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Location: McNichols Library Lobby

Death chamber viewing area

The first floor of the McNichols Library will host a special photography exhibit, Scott Langley's "A Timeline of an Execution Night." Through photographs it tells the story of the final hours of a death row prisoner's life. It will be on display for the month of January during regular Library hours.

In conjunction with the exhibit will be an opening reception in the Library on Saturday, Jan. 12 from 11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.  The reception will feature activist Sally Peck, who has persistently worked to abolish the death penalty. Peck is the family member of a murder victim, and a long time activist for civil rights.

For more about photographer Scott Langley and The Death Penalty Photography Documentary Project, see DeathPenaltyPhoto.org.

RSVP: Unnecessary

Contact: Gail Presbey, professor of Philosophy
Phone: 313-993-1124
Email: presbegm@udmercy.edu