Posts by: Timothy Faust

What Do You Know About Palestine?

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Maybe you know a lot. Maybe you can offer an impromptu academic analysis of the the causes of the Second Intifada. Maybe you’ve toed the dirt in Jerusalem or made eye contact with someone inside one of the West Bank’s twenty refugee camps.

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Prose and Convicts: Literature as Rehabilitation

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Peep this article about a program exploring the development of reading groups as an alternative to incarceration in The Guardian.

The Guardian details a pilot program in Exeter in which probationers are offered the opportunity to enlist in a guided literature discussion course modeled after the American Changing Lives Through Literature, the project of two UMass-Amherst professors and a New Bedford probation officer.

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