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Mdocs Poster-2017-10-05, States Of Incarceration Poetry Lab, Jordana Dym, Jesse Wakeman Oct 2017

Mdocs Poster-2017-10-05, States Of Incarceration Poetry Lab, Jordana Dym, Jesse Wakeman

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POETRY LAB with Cara Benson, Sean Dalpiaz, and Johnny Perez Thursday, October 5, 7 p.m., Atrium

Join Cara Benson, a Skidmore graduate who offered poetry classes at Mount McGregor for eight years, for an evening of poetry-making and sharing. Former students Sean Dalpiaz and Johnny Perez join her.

Benson earned an MFA in creative writing from Goddard College and teaches creative writing in the graduate program at Prescott College and is program manager for the Millay Colony for the Arts. She has been a visiting writer for the New York State Writers Institute, Rhode Island School of Design, Evergreen ...


Mdocs Poster-2017-09-30, What Is Prison For? States Of Incarceration, Jesse Wakeman, Jordana Dym Sep 2017

Mdocs Poster-2017-09-30, What Is Prison For? States Of Incarceration, Jesse Wakeman, Jordana Dym

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9 a.m.–noon MASS STORY LAB: What is a prison for? Murray-Aikins Dining Hall, second floor

Work alongside community members to collaborate on creative strategies to strengthen communities while improving our criminal justice system.

Hear from storytellers who have been personally impacted by mass incarceration, and are interested in rehabilitation. Following the stories, audience members will be invited to participate in an interactive design process where community leaders and members collaborate on creative strategies to strengthen communities while improving our criminal justice system.

Through facilitated dialogue, we will form connections to create healing, strengthen community, and increase civic engagement ...


Mdocs Poster-2017-09-30, States Of Incarceration September 30th Events, Jesse Wakeman, Jordana Dym Sep 2017

Mdocs Poster-2017-09-30, States Of Incarceration September 30th Events, Jesse Wakeman, Jordana Dym

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COMMUNITY CONVERSATION, States of Incarceration Saturday, September 30

9 a.m.–noon MASS STORY LAB: What is a prison for? Murray-Aikins Dining Hall, second floor

Work alongside community members to collaborate on creative strategies to strengthen communities while improving our criminal justice system.

Hear from storytellers who have been personally impacted by mass incarceration, and are interested in rehabilitation. Following the stories, audience members will be invited to participate in an interactive design process where community leaders and members collaborate on creative strategies to strengthen communities while improving our criminal justice system.

Through facilitated dialogue, we will form connections to ...


Mdocs Poster-2017-09-29, Mass Story Lab Workshop, Interviewing For Social Justice, Jesse Wakeman, Jordana Dym Sep 2017

Mdocs Poster-2017-09-29, Mass Story Lab Workshop, Interviewing For Social Justice, Jesse Wakeman, Jordana Dym

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September 29, 2016, 10 a.m-–noon, LIB 113, Scribner Library

MASS STORY LAB WORKSHOP: Interviewing for Social Justice

In this two-hour workshop, Mass Story Lab founder Piper Anderson will provide guidance and an opportunity to practice interviewing and oral history skills when the goal is achieving social justice and the topics may be difficult or traumatic for participants and partners. Workshop will be held in LIB 113, Scribner Library.

Mass Story Lab is a participatory storytelling project designed by storyteller, educator, and cultural organizer Piper Anderson. Mass Story Lab aims to make stories an instrument of justice. In a ...


Mdocs Poster-2017-09-18, Stories That Speak To Us, Jesse Wakeman, Jordana Dym Sep 2017

Mdocs Poster-2017-09-18, Stories That Speak To Us, Jesse Wakeman, Jordana Dym

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Mass Story Lab with Piper Anderson September 28–30

September 28, 2017, 7 p.m., Davis Auditorium, Palamountain Hall

DISCUSSION: Stories That Speak to Us: Piper Anderson and Sylvia Ryerson

Join Piper Anderson, founder of the Mass Story Lab, and documentarian Sylvia Ryerson as they discuss the power of storytelling as an instrument of justice.

Piper Anderson is a writer, educator, and cultural worker who has spent more than 16 years leveraging the tools of art-making and community engagement to create social impact. Her work has taken her to over 30 U.S cities, Mexico, and Rwanda delivering creative ...


Mdocs Postcard-2017-09-02, States Of Incarceration, Jesse Wakeman, Jordana Dym Sep 2017

Mdocs Postcard-2017-09-02, States Of Incarceration, Jesse Wakeman, Jordana Dym

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States of Incarceration at Skidmore College

Sep 2 - Oct 11, Exhibition: Tang Teaching Museum, Payne Room

A “National Dialogue of Local Stories” developed by the New School's Humanities Action Lab, States of Incarceration is the first national traveling exhibition and coordinated public dialogue to explore the history and future of mass incarceration in the United States. The exhibition and project, the culmination of two years of planning and discussion engaging 20 campuses and communities, is a national public reckoning with one of the most pressing issues facing our country. At Skidmore College, Eric Morser (History) and students draw our ...


Mdocs Publication-2017-09-02, States Of Incarceration, Kathleen Phalen-Tomaselli Sep 2017

Mdocs Publication-2017-09-02, States Of Incarceration, Kathleen Phalen-Tomaselli

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"States of Incarceration: Mount McGregor stories are part of national exhibit"

The Post Star

September 2, 2017

Author: Kathleen Phaeln-Tomaselli


Mdocs Newsletter-2016-01-01, 2.6 April And May, Jordana Dym, Jesse Wakeman Jan 2016

Mdocs Newsletter-2016-01-01, 2.6 April And May, Jordana Dym, Jesse Wakeman

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