29 Mar

Gender Impacts: Mothers and Reentry

March 29, 2019
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
560 Music Center, 560 Trinity Ave, St. Louis, MO 63130

The United States incarcerates more of its citizens per capita than any other country in the world, and while many Americans know about this relatively recent meteoric rise in mass incarceration, few know that women comprise the fastest growing segment of the U.S. prison population.  About 61% of women in prison were caring for children under […]

12 Apr

Reading Group: The Return of the Soldier

April 12, 2019
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
MECC Campus

The Return of the Soldier Set during World War I on an isolated country estate just outside London, Rebecca West’s haunting novel The Return of the Soldier follows Chris Baldry, a shell-shocked captain suffering from amnesia, as he makes a bittersweet homecoming to the three women who have helped shape his life. Will the devoted wife he […]

26 Apr

Reading Group: WWI Poetry and Short Stories

April 26, 2019
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
MECC Campus

The PEP Reading Group will discuss a series of poems and short stories as part of its Spring 2019 series. This semester’s series will explore literature of World War One in order to recognize and remember the recent one-hundred-year anniversary of the end of that conflict. Led by WashU faculty, the Prison Education Project Reading Group (est. 2014) convenes each […]

22 May

Graduation 2019

May 22, 2019
9:00 am - 11:00 am
MECC Campus

The Prison Education Project is pleased to announce that it will be holding its inaugural graduation ceremony this year! A select number of students will be joined by their family, friends and the PEP community to celebrate the awarding of their Associate in Arts degree from Washington University in St. Louis. Event is by invitation […]