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From Slave Ship to Supermax: Mass Incarceration, Prisoner Abuse, and the New Neo-Slave Novel

Patrick Alexander, AAAS Speaker Series
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Monday, November 11, 2019
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4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
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Patrick Alexander, Ph.D.
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Duke AAAS 50th Anniversary Speaker Series

Patrick Elliott Alexander, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
English and African American Studies
University of Mississippi

A specialist in African American literature, 19th-century American literature, and critical prison studies, Dr. Alexander, a Duke alum, is author of From Slave Ship to Supermax: Mass Incarceration, Prisoner Abuse, and the New Neo-Slave Novel, published last year. He is also co-founder of the Prison-to-College Pipeline Program (PTCPP), a university-community engagement initiative that promotes higher education in prison and currently offers on-site, humanities-based, for-credit college courses for imprisoned men and women.

For more information, visit aaas.duke.edu or email aaas@duke.edu

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Celebrating 50 Years of Black Studies at Duke University.
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