Write Back Soon: Mass Incarceration and “Writing Intensive” Vulnerability

Ianna Hawkins Owen


This is a reflection about teaching first year undergrads at an elite private institution in a predominantly white rural area about blackness and the prison industrial complex in a “writing intensive” course through the use of open letters and the politicization of vulnerability.

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.5195/rt.2019.684


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