Felon: An American Washi Tale

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A solo performance by critically acclaimed poet, author, lawyer, and 2021 MacArthur Fellowship winner Reginald Dwayne Betts. "Felon: An American Washi Tale" weaves traditional theater, poetry, fine art, and Japanese paper making aesthetic principles, unwrapping the disturbing ways that prison touches us all.

Q&A to follow the show. After the performance and Q&A, Betts will be available for a book signing.

This is a free but ticketed event. Tickets can be reserved at

The event is co-sponsored by the Notre Dame Initiative on Race and Resilience.