Our speaker Tuesday will be Alan Smith, of England, who is a guest at UCO as part of the Passport to England program.
He is a senior lecturer in creative writing at The University of Northampton and has also taught philosophy and English in a prison. He has written novels, plays and non-fiction. He has written more than 70 articles about prison for The Guardian (one of the world's best newspapers). A selection of his journalism can be viewed at the online edition of the newspaper.
Here's a link to one such article: http://www.guardian.co.uk/education/2010/jun/15/prison-philosophy-class
Your assignment--300 word report on his comments in class, posted on your blog, by 8 am Thursday Nov. 1.