Pulitzer Center and Journalism Department’s Annual Symposium

a graphic promoting the annual symposium


On Thursday, March 28 the TCU Department of Journalism, in partnership with the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting, will host “Parents in Jail; Children in Limbo — What happens to children when parents serve time?” in Moudy South, room 204. The morning session begins at 9:30 with an overview of the “Children of the Incarcerated” project by Hana Carey with the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting, followed by presentations from Jaime Joyce, the executive editor of TIME for Kids Magazine, and Cary Aspinwall, an investigative report with the Dallas Morning News. Lunch will be provided at noon in Moudy South 212. Following lunch, the afternoon session will begin with a presentation by Pete Brook, a curator, editor and educator. Dr. Kendra Bowen, an assistant professor of criminal justice at TCU, will give the last presentation, titled “The Parent-Child Relationship During Incarceration: A Global Perspective.” Lastly, Hana Carey will present the 2019 Fellowship Award.

This event is open to the TCU campus community. View a full schedule and list of speaker bios here: 2019 Pulitzer Journalism Symposium program