Kresge CollegeKRSG 60C Prison Narratives

Survey of narratives of prison experience, supporting inquiry into the role of prisons in U.S. society. Addresses themes including, but not limited to, prison abolition, re-entry, the school-to-prison pipeline, capital punishment, sentencing of minors, and political prisoners. Emphasis on voices of the imprisoned, and their advocates. Students engage in collaborative projects throughout the class, and learn effective strategies for group work and interpersonal communication.


Prerequisite(s): satisfaction of the Entry Level Writing and Composition requirements. Enrollment is restricted to college members.



General Education Code


Quarter offered

Spring, Summer


Beth Hernandez-Jason, Megan McDrew