Listening to the Stories of the City
Tuesday, November 12, 2019 · 4 PM - 5:30 PM
A Public Humanities Panel featuring:
Kevin Griffin Moreno (‘96, History) is a Baltimore-based storyteller, actor, and singer of Anglo-American traditional music. Kevin has been a featured performer at numerous storytelling events, including Stoop Storytelling, Writers & Words, and the Asia North Festival. He has also facilitated storytelling workshops for UMBC, Single Carrot Theatre, Public Allies, Bruun Studios, and Submersive Productions. In 2019, Kevin launched Everything Flows, a participatory art walking series. By day, Kevin is director of strategic projects at Maryland Institute College of Art.
Aaron Henkin creates and produces original radio programs for WYPR. His current project is the neighborhood documentary series, Out of the Blocks, which earned the 2018 national Edward R. Murrow Award. His past work includes the long-running weekly cultural program, The Signal, and the Smithsonian Folkways Recordings series, Tapestry of the Times. Aaron's stories have aired nationally on NPR's Morning Edition, All Things Considered, PRI’s Studio 360, & The World.
Jamyla Krempel is a digital producer for WYPR. She collaborates with reporters and local programs to create content for WYPR’s online platforms. Jamyla has held a number of positions in public radio including reporter, host, and show producer. She and her colleagues won the Alfred I. Dupont-Columbia University award for The Lines Between Us, a year-long WYPR series that examined inequality in the Baltimore region. She has taught media literacy, community organizing and podcasting to high school students, and is an adjunct instructor at UMBC.
This event is sponsored by the Public Humanities Minor Program; the Orser Center in the Department of American Studies; the Dresher Center for the Humanities; and the Inclusion Imperative Program.
The Inclusion Imperative is funded by a grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.