WESEMINAR The Liberal Arts Behind Prison Walls: Learning with the Center for Prison Education
Learn about the Center for Prison Education – an academic program where Wesleyan faculty teach credited courses at two CT correctional facilities. You will hear from a faculty member, an undergraduate student, and a released student about their experiences supporting, teaching and participating in the program.
Presenters: Anthony Hatch: Associate Professor and Chair of Science in Society. Taught the Sociology of Knowledge (SISP 210O) in the Cheshire facility and currently serves on the Faculty Advisory Board for the CPE. Nikita Ladd ’20: Tutor at York Correctional this semester, after spending two years as an on-campus research assistant. Jason Martin: Participated in CPE for four years while incarcerated at Cheshire CI. Is currently enrolling at Tunxis Community College in the spring to finish an Associate degree before transferring to a four-year college.
Moderator: Allie Cislo: Program Manager, Center for Prison Education (CPE)
Hansel Lecture Hall (Room 001), Public Affairs Center (PAC)
Saturday, November 2, 2:30 PM to 3:30 PM
All are welcome