Exhibit detail, The San Quentin Project at BAMPFA

Jody Lewen Moderates Colloquium on Narratives of Incarceration at BAMPFA

By Mount Tamalpais College | December 13, 2019

Executive Director Jody Lewen moderated Contextualizing The San Quentin Project: Nigel Poor and the Men of San Quentin State Prison, a colloquium at the Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive that brought together leading UC Berkeley faculty from the fields of law, social welfare, and literature, along with artist Nigel Poor, to discuss the power of personal narrative and how narratives of incarceration have taken shape across disciplines.

TOP STORIES
RELATED STORIES
RECENT TWEETS

News: Today, ED is announcing new efforts to expand access to higher education in prison for justice-involved individuals. [🧵 1/6 ] https://blog.ed.gov/2021/07/new-efforts-to-increase-access-to-pell-grants-for-incarcerated-students/

"He's practicing out on the yard at San Quentin, and Pat and Antwan have voices from the yard swirling around the saxophone in the mix. It immediately conjures the place, and the talents and hopes of the guys in there." https://buff.ly/2OzPBxy (2/2)

This fall, I am co-teaching a course on Linguistics and Language to incarcerated people at Mount Tam College at San Quentin Prison. I am so honored!

We can't use any technology, so if you have any resources you can share, please do! The course will be socio-heavy. RTing helps 🙃