CPGC Course Info Session: Restorative Justice: Designing Justice, Designing SpacesCPGC Course Info Session: Restorative Justice: Designing Justice, Designing Spaceshttp://www.haverford.edu/calendar/details/221571Stokes CPGC Cafe2012-11-14T18:00:002012-11-14T19:00:00
November 14, 6:00PM
Stokes CPGC Cafe
Come learn about the course which brings together incarcerated and undergraduate students to examine fields of restorative justice, correctional history, environmental psychology and design, and architecture.
Restorative Justice: Designing Justice, Designing Spaces
ICPR 310, Spring 2013
Wednesdays, from 11:30-5:00pm, including travel time
Environmental design has been a concern of correctional administrators since the opening of the first jails. As prison design has evolved over the centuries, correctional administrators have become increasingly successful in attending to institutional security and the programmatic needs of prisoners, including as they prepare for reentry. This course asks whether tenets and values of restorative justice offer additional insight into the creation of environments that will instill a sense of accountability, transformation and rehabilitation in criminal offenders.
This course takes up this inquiry by bringing together incarcerated students and undergraduate students to explore the potential relationship and impact of restorative justice on prison architecture and design and the influence that such design may have on prisoners and staff alike. The course will include academic reading and discussions in the fields of restorative justice, correctional history, environmental psychology and design, and architecture; real-world environmental analyses; individual and group reflective/experiential activities to explore the personal application of course learning; and creative design work.
This course is not available to first-year students; preference is given to juniors and seniors; sophomores will be considered. Applications must be submitted to by 9:00am, on Monday November 19.
In order to participate in this class, you will be required to:
- Attend an info session on November 14, 6-7:00pm, CPGC Café, Stokes 104 (or contact firstname.lastname@example.org if you cannot/did not attend)
- Be available to meet on Haverford’s campus Wednesdays at approximately 11:30 am, and expect to return by 5:00pm (students will commute together to class at the prison in Chester, PA)
- Complete a prison clearance check. If the prison does not clear you to enter the prison, you will not be able to take the class;
- Sign a release form;
- Sign a contract that outlines class rules such as dress code, personal boundaries, no contact with incarcerated students outside class and other class room behavior;
- Attend and actively participate in every class session.
- Attend periodic class meeting outside the usual class time.
This application does not mean you will be accepted into the class. The instructor will conduct brief interviews with candidates in early December.
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