The Project on the History of Black Writing for our Mass Incarceration presents the Symposium as a part of our 35th anniversary events.
The symposium will feature several scholars, authors and artists sharing their work as it relates to the broader issue of mass incarceration. The event is free and open to the public.
Saturday, March 23 at Lawrence Public Library's Auditorium from 2-6 p.m.:
- Patrick E. Alexander: Co-founder of the University of Mississippi's Prison-to-College Pipeline Program
- Jerry Ward: Orleans Justice Center, Louisiana
- Brian Daldorph: Author of "Douglas County Jail Blues"
- Jennifer Wilmot: Criminalizing Girlhood Project
- Marla Jackson: Quilt Exhibit
Saturday, March 23, 7 p.m. at Crystal's Spot:
- Damaris Hill: Author of "A Bound Woman Is a Dangerous Thing"
Sunday, March 24 from 4-6 p.m. at Lawrence Public Library (Room A):
- Writer's Workshop