Talk: 'Compulsory - Education and the Dispossession of Youth in a Prison School'
March 19, 2018
UMass Amherst Campus
Sabina E. Vaught is Associate Professor and Director of Educational Studies in the Department of Education at Tufts University, where she has affiliations in Africana, American, and Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies. She researches state institutional contexts and dynamics of insurgent and counterinsurgent knowledge exchange. Her most recent book, Compulsory: Education and the Dispossession of Youth in a Prison School (University of Minnesota Press), is an ethnographic examination of school Inside one state's juvenile prison schooling system and its relation to a nexus of state and private power structures Outside.