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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.

How do you join this workshop?

This workshop is free for all Lapidus Members. You can find the link on the LLRC Facebook group, in the Lapidus Newsletter, or in the Lapidus Members area on the website.


jo metcalf

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.