English Alumnus Patrick Alexander will discuss narratives about death row and imprisoned radicalism.
Dr. Patrick Elliot Alexander is Assistant Professor of English and African American Studies and co-founder of the University of Mississippi Prison-to-College Pipeline Program. Dr. Alexander holds a Ph.D. in English from Duke University. A specialist in African American literature, 19th-century American literature, and critical prison studies, he has published reviews in American Literature and Obsidian, and has authored articles on teaching African American literature in college-in-prison programs that are published or forthcoming in south: a scholarly journal, The Journal of African American History, and Reflections: A Journal of Writing, Service-Learning, and Community Literacy. Dr. Alexander published his first book, From Slave Ship to Supermax: Mass Incarceration, Prisoner Abuse, and the New Neo-Slave Novel, with Temple University Press.Screen reader support enabled.