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"Prison Staff & Creativity; Supporting the Self & the Inmate"
By Dr Josephine Metcalf
Saturday 6th January 2023 - 10am to 11.15pm (UK time)
Presenter: Dr Josephine Metcalf
"Prison Staff & Creativity; Supporting the Self & the Inmate" with Dr Josephine Metcalf
Jo will be talking to us about her recent HEIF-funded project in which she led a team of researchers from the University of Hull to deliver bespoke writing modules at HMP Hull and HMP Manchester in order to support staff wellbeing and staff-prisoner relations.
About the Presenter:
Dr Josephine Metcalf is a Senior Lecturer in American Studies & Criminology and the Co-Founder of the Cultures of Incarceration Center at the University of Hull. Jo’s research centres on representations of gangs and prisons in a range of cultural forms and the ways in which these have been received by audiences. She is currently working on a monograph entitled The Culture and Politics of Contemporary US Prison Literature, and has particular interests in the act of writing while incarcerated.