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The Politics of Higher Education in Prison: Individual Papers
Title: Terms of the Debate: Higher Education in Prison as Represented in New York Print Media Coverage, 2013-2020
Presenter: Patrick Filipe Conway, Boston College
Abstract: This presentation reveals findings from a study performing a thematic content analysis of how higher education in prison has been discussed and represented in mainstream newspaper outlets in the state of New York from 2013-2020.

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Title: Crossing Borders for Access: Amplifying the Role of Identity Narratives in Prison Education
Presenter: Tim Barnett representing a collective of students from Northeastern Illinois University and the Prison+Neighborhood Arts/Education Project (PNAP)
Abstract: This presentation features the voices of incarcerated and formerly incarcerated students and a faculty member exploring narratives of education that describe identity struggle and the juggling of selves in school. Analysis will consider implications for individual success through education and the relationship of education to larger social change.

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Title: Today, I Have a Voice
Presenter: Jose {Hozer} Flores, College of the Redwoods Pelican Bay Scholars Program
Abstract: This presentation offers an expression of voice, using autobiographical material – prior to and during incarceration – as a means to explain how higher education in prison has changed my life, contributed to a change in prison culture, and why I know higher education in prison can change the world.

Mar 2, 2021 02:30 PM in Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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