PMA 4681

PMA 4681

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2023-2024.

This course explores the increasing presence of all the arts in prisons throughout the country and examines the increasing scholarship surrounding arts programs and their efficacy for incarcerated persons. The course uses video's, archival material, reading material and in-person or Zoom interviews to investigate how and why art is taught in prisons. The course will also look at art produced by incarcerated artists as well as art by those who are still practicing after going home. And finally, the course will explore the increasing scholarship around the impact practicing the arts while incarcerated has on recidivism rates and preparation for re-entry.

When Offered Fall, Spring.

Distribution Category (ALC-AS, CA-AS, SSC-AS)
Course Subfield (HTC)

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: AMST 4681

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 18968 PMA 4681   SEM 101

  • Instruction Mode: In Person