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*DIGITAL* Why College in Prison? Why Liberal Arts?

January 6
7:00 pm


Brownell Library
Kathy Fox teaching course in prison
Please note: due to the Covid-19 crisis, the 2020-2021 First Wednesdays talks will only be offered online, via Zoom. Advance registration is required for these events. Register for this free talk.

When the University of Vermont started offering liberal arts courses in prison for credit, some thought the program should instead teach trades or vocational skills. Kathy Fox, founder and director of the UVM Liberal Arts in Prison Program, explains how everyone can be transformed by exposure to a liberal arts curriculum.

Kathy Fox is Associate Dean in the College of Arts and Sciences at the University of Vermont, and the founder and director of the UVM Liberal Arts in Prison Program (LAPP).

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Underwriter: University of Vermont Humanities Center

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Organizer

Wendy Hysko
Phone:
(802) 878-6955

Venue

Brownell Library
6 Lincoln St
Essex Junction, VT 05452 United States
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Website:
www.brownelllibrary.org