A public listening session for a radio documentary project featuring Powder Springs to be held

KENNESAW‚ Ga. (April 24‚ 2007) — A free public listening session for the Powder Springs…

Georgia (Apr 24, 2007) — A public listening session for a radio documentary project featuring Powder Springs to be held

Stacey Moore

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Contact: Director of University Relations
Frances Weyand Harrison
770−423−6203
fharris4@kennesaw.edu

Writer: Stacey Moore‚ 770−423−6343 or smoore66@kennesaw.edu

KENNESAW‚ Ga. (April 24‚ 2007) — A free public listening session for the Powder Springs portion of the radio documentary project‚ “Taking Place: A Community Examination of its Place‚” will be held May 8 from 7 to 9 p.m. at the “Coach” George E. Ford Center located at 4181 Atlanta Street in Powder Springs‚ Ga.

Sponsored by the Georgia Humanities Council and by Kennesaw State University’s Department of History and Philosophy‚ American Studies Program‚ and its Keeping and Creating American Communities Project‚ and hosted by the Seven Springs Historical Society and Museum‚ the listening session will feature a series of short radio documentaries about community‚ place and change in Powder Springs. The documentaries were produced by KSU alumna Erin Cochran 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.

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. Visit the project Web site at www.taking−place.org.

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A member of the 35−unit University System of Georgia‚ Kennesaw State University is a comprehensive‚ residential institution with a growing student population approaching 20‚000 from 132 countries. The third−largest university in Georgia‚ Kennesaw State offers more than 60 graduate and undergraduate degrees‚ including a new doctorate in education.


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