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Public Humanities Panel: Listening to the City
November 12, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Aaron Henkin and Wendel Patrick produce Out of the Blocks, which is a uniquely immersive listening experience that emerges from a mosaic of voices and soundscapes on the streets of Baltimore. OOTB won a national Edward R. Murrow Award for outstanding news documentary and has expanded to other cities in the U.S. and internationally.
Jamyla Krempel is a digital producer for WYPR, the NPR member station in Baltimore. 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 the University of Maryland Baltimore County.
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. He is infatuated with myths, strange old songs, ghost rivers, the etymology of place names, and everything to do with waffles.