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Teaching the Arts Behind Bars

Rachel Marie-Crane Williams

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ISBN 10: 1555535690 / ISBN 13: 9781555535698
Published by Northeastern, 2003
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Title: Teaching the Arts Behind Bars

Publisher: Northeastern

Publication Date: 2003

Book Condition:Good

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America's two million incarcerated men, women, and youth live in a hidden, isolated world filled with depression, anxiety, hostility, and violence. But the nation's soaring prison population has not been forgotten by a dedicated network of visual artists, writers, poets, dancers, musicians, and actors who teach the arts in correctional settings.

This anthology compiles the narratives of several accomplished arts-in-corrections teachers who share their personal experiences, philosophies, and bittersweet anecdotes, as well as practical advice, survival skills, and program evaluation guidelines.

Teaching the Arts Behind Bars is an invaluable tool for artists, program administrators, and corrections professionals, and a testament to the power of creative expression in promoting communication, positive social interaction, inner healing, and self-esteem.

About the Author:

Rachel Marie-Crane Williams is Assistant Professor of Art Education at the University of Iowa. She lives in Iowa City. Buzz Alexander is Professor of English Language and Literature at the University of Michigan, where he founded the Prison Creative Arts Project and is co-curator of the Annual Exhibition of Art by Michigan prisoners. He lives in Ann Arbor.

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