As part of RC creative writing lecturer Lolita Hernandez's Fall 2013 Mini Course, Detroiters Speak, the Detroit Speaker Series will continue during the fall semester. These Wednesday* evening events are open to the public. Free shuttle rides from Ann Arbor will also be available by email reservation with Craig Regester at firstname.lastname@example.org.
10/9/13 Modern History of Detroit - Dr. Stephen Ward + Dr. Charlie Bright
6:30-8:30 p.m. - U-M Detroit Center 3663 Woodward, Ave., Detroit, MI
Check out these readings before the event:
How Detroit went broke: The answers may surprise you - and don't blame Coleman Young:
DETROIT BANKRUPTCY FORUM : Rep. John Conyers (D-MI), Sep 7, 2013
The Real Story Behind the Decline of Detroit … And Yes, Great Things Are Happening There Too
John Gallagher (Detroit Free Press), Krystal Crittendon (former Mayoral Candidate), Frank Joyce (Detroit Activist)