'Orange Is The New Black' - The Real Story with Piper Kerman Tuesday in Palo Alto

Admission is free and open to the public.

Author Piper Kerman will be at Stanford University Tuesday, April 1.
Author Piper Kerman will be at Stanford University Tuesday, April 1.
In her memoir Orange is the New Black: My Year in a Woman's Prison, Piper Kerman recounts the 15 months that she spent in the Danbury Correctional Facility.

Kerman is sharing her story Tuesday at 8 p.m. at the CEMEX Auditorium at Stanford University.
Admission is free and open to the public, with student priority seating. 

With her story turned into a successful TV series by the same name, the author Kerman will recount her real life stories of the women she met while in prison, raise issues of friendship and family, mental illness, the odd cliques and codes of behavior, the role of religion, the uneasy relationship between prisoner and jailor, and the almost complete lack of guidance for life after prison.

Sponsors include Residential Education together with the Clayman Institute for Gender Research, the Stanford Criminal Justice Center, the McCoy Family Center for Ethics in Society, and the Feminist, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Program.

For more information, contact:(650) 223 9807 or email vong@stanford.edu.
Cemex Auditorium is at 641 Knight Way at Stanford.


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