ERIC Number: EJ854051
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2002-Mar
Reference Count: N/A
Inviting the Deprived to the Feast
Gans, Bruce M.
Academic Questions, v15 n2 p32-38 Mar 2002
An urban community college routinely assigns Swift, Plato, Joyce, and other classic authors of the Western tradition to its immigrant and minority students. Bruce Gans, who founded and directs the program, tells of the value of Great Books to those who have the most to gain from rising above race, culture, and class.
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Minority Groups, Urban Schools, Two Year College Students, Curriculum Design, College Curriculum, Classics (Literature)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education; Two Year Colleges
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Identifiers - Location: Illinois