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Seats at the Table

SEATS AT THE TABLE tells the story of a unique college course teaching Russian literature at a maximum security juvenile correctional center. The class brings together University of Virginia students and incarcerated young adults to read classic works by authors such as Tolstoy, Dostoevsky, Pushkin and Checkov, and to discuss their interpretation as equal participants around the table.

Seats at the Table

1h 27m

Seats at the Table is the story of a unique college course teaching Russian literature at a maximum security juvenile correctional center. Discover the importance of experiential learning and the remarkable, and unlimited, potential that arises from the relationship between a masterful and compassionate teacher and their engaged students.

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    Seats at the Table

    1h 27m

    Seats at the Table is the story of a unique college course teaching Russian literature at a maximum security juvenile correctional center. Discover the importance of experiential learning and the remarkable, and unlimited, potential that arises from the relationship between a masterful and compassionate teacher and their engaged students.

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