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Writing in Florida Prisons

October 20, 2022 @ 2:00 pm - 3:15 pm

The Center for Excellence at Florida International University is hosting a panel discussion to engage the public in a scholarly conversation about prison literacy programs. What are some possible goals for prison courses; is it self-expression or transformation? Do prison literacy courses create opportunities for advocacy and systemic change? Focusing on the non-profit Exchange for Change as a case study, the panel will explore the impacts of writing courses for people incarcerated in South Florida Prisons.

This event is free to attend, but registration is required. The Zoom link will be provided after registration. This program is funded in part through a Florida Humanities Greater Good: Humanities in Academia in partnership with Florida International University.

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Event Date/time:

October 20, 2022 @ 2:00 pm -
October 20, 2022 @ 3:15 pm


Presenter Information:
Kathie Klarreich, Director of Exchange for Change; two former students from the program will share their experiences; Dr. Glenn Hutchinson, Director of Center for Excellence in Writing FIU; Dr. Paul Feigenbaum, Associate Professor of English; Tania Lopez, Associate Teaching Professor; Nick Vagnoni, Associate Teaching Professor; and Dr. Carleen Vincent, Assistant Dean in the Steven J. Green School of International and Public Affairs.
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Event Contact:

Glenn Hutchinson
(305) 348-6671

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Venue Phone:
(305) 893-6211

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