Can you tell us about one of your best teaching experiences? "I’ve been fortunate to have so many wonderful teaching experiences, mostly at public universities and now at a private one. I thank the gods every day that I can teach interdisciplinary courses within interdisciplinary programs and departments. Students in those courses are generally poised for the harder social questions and for the epistemological innovations that answering them requires.... Definitely one stando
This summer, YPEI introduces a new remote Creative Writing Workshop with incarcerated students at MacDougall-Walker. Conceived and led by YPEI Fellows Ananya Kumar-Banerjee (‘21) and Minh Vu (YC ‘20, GSAS ‘26) in collaboration with Gabrielle Colangelo (‘21) and the Yale Literary Magazine, the Workshop is designed to provide incarcerated students with a sense of styles of writing across genres and forms through weekly course packets guest-edited by prominent writers from acros
Read the full newsletter here; subscribe to our mailing list at this link. Dear YPEI friends and family,
With each passing week, incarcerated students across the nation face increasing isolation, lack of access to the outside world (to family, friends, and programming), and the threat of the pandemic's spread to the vulnerable populations trapped inside our prisons.
Since March, when Connecticut prisons indefinitely suspended all face-to-face programming, the YPEI team ha