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Taylor Symposium Registration

Registration for the 27th Taylor Symposium, to be held Thursday, February 25, 2016, will open January 1, 2016.

27th Joseph T. Taylor Symposium
Mass Incarceration and the Destruction of Community: Beyond the Post-Racial Myth
Thursday, February 25, 2016
IUPUI Campus Center
Theater (lower) Level

Registration Options

In accordance with University policy, all University patrons must complete the Sponsorship Application form.​  (IU login required)​ 

The 2016 symposium is presented by the IU School of Liberal Arts at IUPUI in partnership with the Department of Sociology.

Registration fees include the luncheon and all symposium sessions. To ensure your registration at the Joseph T. Taylor Symposium, please register no later than February 12, 2016.

All seating is reserved with payment. Cancellations may be made up to February 10, 2016 for an $18 fee.

To make a gift in Dr. Taylor’s memory, please visit: 

For questions, or to register by phone, please call 812-855-4224 or 800-933-9330, Monday-Friday 8 am - 5 pm EST, or email

Conference only attendance at the Joseph T. Taylor Symposium sessions is free and open to the general public.

Patrons of the Joseph T. Taylor Symposium may reserve a table of ten at the luncheon; patron and individual sponsor support will be recognized at the Symposium.

All seating is reserved with payment. Cancellations may be made up to February 10, 2016 for an $18 fee. Please contact Lauralee Wikkerink, 317-278-1055 or to cancel. Pre-paid reservations will be seated first. If you do not have a luncheon reservation, please plan to check at the registration desk for seating availability. Availability for walk-ins is limited.

Symposium guests are responsible for their own parking expenses. Parking is available in the Vermont Street Garage adjacent to the IUPUI Campus Center. Please view our campus maps for directions.

Every effort will be made to accommodate special needs. Please notify us if you require assistance.