JIE Scholars Isaac Scott and Lisette Oblitas participate in arts conference

Isaac Scott and Lisette Oblitas will participate in an art panel at Unmuting: Voice in Justice Impacted Art, a symposium organized by the English Department Trinity College (Hartford, CT) on Friday, November 4th, 2022.

Unmuting: Voice in Justice Impacted Art is a day-long symposium that focuses on discovering voice and being heard within a carceral setting and upon return to the community. It explores why justice-impacted art matters, how it affects change and the difference it makes.

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Information about Lisette and Scott’s Panel

10:30-12:00                  Session II: Visual Art: “Representing Voice”

Wendy Jason, Founder/Co-Director, Justice Arts Coalition
Isaac Scott, Founder & Executive Director of The Confined Arts at Columbia’s Center for Justice and at the Center for Institutional and Social Change at Columbia Law School
Lisette Oblitas, Administrative Assistant, The Society of Fellows and Heyman Center for the Humanities, Columbia University

Location: Rittenberg Lounge (Mather Campus Center) * Joe Lea: moderator

Conference Organizers:
Sheila Fisher, Professor of English Emerita, Trinity College
Judy Dworin, Executive and Artistic Director, Justice Dance Performance Project, Professor of Theater and Dance, Emerita, Trinity College
Joe Lea, Library Media Specialist (retired) York CI, Visiting Lecturer in Human Rights and Co-Director Trinity Prison Seminar Series, Trinity College