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The Buzz on Detropia: Full Panel and Community Discussion

Monday, September 24, 2012
12:00 AM
Angell Hall Auditorium D

You've heard the buzz on Detropia. So what's it all about? Join Semester in Detroit student alumni and faculty, as well as University of Michigan professors and Detroiters to discuss the documentary.

Featuring Panelists:
David Turnley, New UM-RC/A&D Faculty Member, Pulitzer-Prize Winning Photojournalist, Creator, Director and Producer of the new documentary, Shenandoah. (present only on 9/24)

Curtis Smith, Former Director of Strategic Initiatives for COTS-Detroit (Coalition on Temporary Shelters), UM Taubman College/Residential College Alumnus, Lifelong Detroiter

Erin Kirkland, UM/RC Junior, MI Daily Photographer, and Semester in Detroit Participant during the Spring 2012 program

Lolita Hernandez, UM/RC/Semester in Detroit Creative Writing Faculty Member, 2012 Kresge Literary Arts Fellow, UAW Retiree (Autoworker for over 27 years), Lifelong Detroiter

Moderated by Dr. Angela Dillard, RC/DAAS Professor, Director of the Residential College, Faculty Director of Semester in Detroit, and Lifelong Detroiter

Speaker:
Dr. Angela Dillard, David Turnley, Curtis Smith, Erin Kirkland, Lolita Hernandez