Recording of "Prison Poetry: A Fugitive Aesthetic?"

Columbia IRWGS
April 19, 2021

On Thursday, April 8, 2021 IRWGS hosted a conversation between Reginald Dwayne Betts (poet, memoirist, teacher, and author of his most recent collection of poetry, Felon) and Saidiya V. Hartman (University Professor, Columbia University) on how poetry works to express, capture, and open up the carceral experience.

To watch the event recording, please visit the following link:

This event was co-presented with the Department of English and Comparative Literature at Columbia University.