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'Detroit: The Past, Present and Future of the City'

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'Detroit: The Past, Present and Future of the City'

CREATED Oct. 21, 2013

East Lansing, Mich. – The Sharper Focus/Wider Lens forum series is presenting “Detroit: The Past, Present and Future of the City” at 7 p.m. today in the MSU Union Ballroom.

This lecture series offers students, faculty, staff and the community the opportunity to grapple with important issues or questions in a trans-disciplinary format. The faculty panel will bring their unique research, teaching and writing experiences from a wide range of disciplines to explore contemporary and historical issues.

“Detroit: The Past, Present and Future of the City” features Joe Darden, Ph.D.; Zenia Kotval, Ph.D.; Carl Taylor, Ph.D.; and Rodney Whitaker, Ph.D. These four faculty members will explore Detroit’s music scene, youth culture and education, the auto industry and jobs.

Sharper Focus/Wider Lens is sponsored by the Honors College. Co-sponsors of the “Detroit: The Past, Present and Future of the City” event are: College of Agriculture and Natural Resources, College of Music, College of Social Science, James Madison College, Lyman Briggs College, Residential College in the Arts and Humanities, Department of Geography, School of Planning, Design and Construction and the Jazz Studies Program.

Join the Honors College for the following discussions in the spring:
- Questioning Technology (Date TBD)

- What Divides Us/What Unites Us (Date TBD)

All lectures are free and open to the public. Refreshments will be provided.

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