Talk on arts in Aotearoa New Zealand Prisons and the role of the Arohata Women's Prison Book Club

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Sylvie Frigon (Full Professor) is organizing a Conference by Marianne Bevan who is currently an O'Brien Fellow in Residence at the Centre For Human Rights and Legal Pluralism at McGill University. She works as a researcher for the Department of Corrections in Wellington, New Zealand where her work focuses on issues related to women's offending, family violence and trauma. She has been facilitating a book club with women at Arohata Women's Prison for the past four years.

Thursday, February 28, 2 :30 to 4 :00 pm
FSS 14005, University of Ottawa
RSVP : sfrigon@uottawa.ca before February 26th.

* An excerpt from the the novel 'The Mars Room' by Rachel Kushner, which was read in the book club can also  be read on the New Yorker website