WESEMINAR Learning with the Center for Prison Education

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Date(s) - 11/08/2015
10:30 am - 11:30 am


imgres-1What does a Wesleyan class look like inside of prison? Since 2009, the Wesleyan Center for Prison Education has brought Wesleyan courses to incarcerated students in two local state prisons. In this seminar a panel of formerly incarcerated students, past faculty and student volunteers will discuss the work of the Center for Prison Education and what it means to bring the liberal arts behind bars. 
Panelists: Bashaun Brown, former student, Cheshire Correctional Institution Campus; Rachel Day ’16, Center for Prison Education tutor; Priscilla Meyer, Professor & Chair of the Russian, East European and Eurasian Studies department and two time Center for Prison Education faculty member ; Roy Trotter, former student, Cheshire Correctional Institution Campus.
10:30-11:30AM, Room 002, Public Affairs Center (PAC)


Jennifer Roach is the Civic Engagement Fellow in Allbritton for the academic year 2015-2016. She is a recent Wesleyan alumni, class of 2014. Since graduating, she has moved to Hartford to continue developing Summer of Solutions Hartford, an urban farming internship program she worked on during her time at Wesleyan.