Graduate Exchange Program

Past Projects

2014-15 Projects

Hmong women's stories across the generations, Wikipedia as collaborative writing and civic duty, place-based storytelling on the East Side, bilingual theater groups, and more.
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2013-14 Projects

Digital storytelling with the young men of the Brotherhood Youth Group, documentary film making at the East Madison Community Center, building community and sharing stories with the Wisconsin Council for the Blind and Visually Impaired, creating zines about life at Shabazz High School, connecting the past to the present in South Madison, and establishing a sense of place and belonging with homeless students in Madison.
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2012-13 Projects

Creating murals that portray Latino & Latina youths' lives in Madison, using fanzine passion for environmental awareness, making graphic novels at a local library, taking Wisconsin teachers on a surprising tour of their own state, and more.
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2011-2012 Projects

Exploring theater with English Language Learners, problematizing citizenship with students at Malcom Shabazz, fostering creative expression with newly released prisoners, story-telling with the Aphasia Self Help Group, and more.
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2010-2011 Projects

Live music at the UW Hospital, web memoirs at the Madison Senior Center, creative writing collaborations between UW freshmen and East High School students, reading groups at Oakhill Correctional Institute, and more.
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2009-2010 Projects

A writing group for survivors of domestic abuse, an alternative publishing house using recycled materials, podcasts by Spanish-speaking high school students, life writing at the Madison Senior Center, and more.
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2008-2009 Projects

A writing class for HIV-positive adults, publishing opportunities for gardeners and food organizations, a language exchange program at Quann Community Garden, and more.
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2007-2008 Projects

Putting on a variety show with Team Survivor, challenging young playwrights, developing a radio show with WORT and high schools students, reading about American immigration, and more.
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2006-2007 Projects

Using hip-hop for youth empowerment, a creative writing workshop to tutor prisoners for the GED/HSED, historical cookbooks to access the past, documentary film-making to analyze discrimination, and more.
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2005-2006 Projects

A neighborhood media literacy center, a PATRIOT Act discussion group, educational programming for community museums, cross-cultural visual learning, and more.
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