College Behind Bars

Documentary Screening and Q & A with Dr. Anna Plemons
Posted on 02/28/2020
College Behind BarsPlease join Neill Public Library for a short screening of the documentary College Behind Bars and a keynote address and Q&A with Dr. Anna Plemons, WSU professor. This free event is scheduled for Friday, March 6th, from 3-6 pm.

College Behind Bars is a four-part series by filmmaker Lynn Novick, which explores the Bard Prison Initiative (BPI), one of the most rigorous college programs in the U.S.

Dr. Anna Plemons is a clinical professor of DTC and English at Washington State University and Assistant Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs at WSU Tri-Cities and was designated 2019 WSU Woman of the Year. Dr. Plemons holds a teaching position in the California Arts in Corrections Program and has directed the Critical Literacies Achievement and Success Program (CLASP) at WSU

This free event is part of the new WSU Interdisciplinary Conference on Social Justice (WSU SJCON). This program is sponsored by The Center for Arts and Humanities (WSU), Graduate Students in Education (WSU), Departments of English, Sociology, and Women’s, Gender and Sexuality Studies (WSU), College of Education (WSU), Graduate and Professional Student Association and the Graduate School (WSU), and Neill Public Library.