Reflecting on Baltimore Stories Event

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Saturday, December 3
9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Performing Arts & Humanities Building
Registration and sign in 8:30 a.m. – 9 a.m.
Morning refreshments and lunch will be provided. Free parking!

We invite you to join us to reflect on a year of programs exploring identity in Baltimore, as part of the “Baltimore Stories” project. Opening with remarks from UMBC President Freeman A. Hrabowski and University of Maryland, College Park President Wallace D. Loh on the role of the public university in the community, the event will consider how narratives about Baltimore are made and disseminated in and through media, who speaks for Baltimore, and what these stories mean for the future of the city. Humanities scholars, cultural organizers, partners, and other guests will discuss their efforts over the past year to help amplify the voices of Baltimore communities and use narrative to move towards change. Young people will share media projects highlighting the importance of their stories to Baltimore’s future.

This event is free and open to the public. To register, click here

The Baltimore Stories project has been made possible in part by a major grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities, and is a collaboration between the University of Maryland, Maryland Humanities Council, the University of Maryland Baltimore County, Enoch Pratt Free Library and the Greater Baltimore Cultural Alliance.

Information: dreshercenter@umbc.edu
Directions to UMBC: http://about.umbc.edu/visitors-guide/campus-map/

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