A public listening session for a radio documentary project featuring Cherokee County to be held

KENNESAW‚ Ga. (Nov. 6‚ 2006) – A free public listening session for the Cherokee County…

Georgia (Nov 6, 2006) — A public listening session for a radio documentary project featuring Cherokee County to be held

LeeAnn Lands

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Contact: Frances Weyand‚ Director of University Relations‚ 770−423−6203 or fweyand@kennesaw.edu

KENNESAW‚ Ga. (Nov. 6‚ 2006) – A free public listening session for the Cherokee County portion of the radio documentary project “Taking Place: A Community Examination of its Place” will be held Dec. 12 from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. at the Holly Springs Historic Train Depot and Community Center located in downtown Holly Springs‚ Ga.

Sponsored by the Georgia Humanities Council and by Kennesaw State University’s Department of History and Philosophy and its Keeping and Creating American Communities Project‚ and hosted by the Holly Springs Historic Preservation Commission‚ the listening session will feature a series of short radio documentaries about community‚ place and change along Highway 5 between Woodstock and Canton. The documentaries were produced by KSU students as part of a larger project examining how place and community are made and experienced in northwest Georgia. The session will be followed by a facilitated discussion and response.

For more information about the listening sessions or the "Taking Place" program‚ contact Erin Cochran‚ project coordinator‚ at EBCochran@gmail.com or KSU history professor LeeAnn Lands at 770−499−3437 or llands@kennesaw.edu.


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