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The Spark Travels to Shippensburg University

Join The Spark hosts, Scott LaMar and Aniya Faulcon, for a conversation around Traveling While Black, a cinematic virtual reality experience that immerses viewers in the long history of restriction of movement for Black Americans and the creation of safe spaces in our communities.

April 11 | 4 – 6pm

Luhrs Performing Arts Center
475 Lancaster Drive, Shippensburg, PA 17257
Please park at the Luhrs Performing Arts Center. A WITF representative will escort attendees to the event in the Ceddia Union Building.

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Join us for an hour-long conversation with the panelists with an audience Q&A after.

We’ll discuss the VR experience with those who have interacted with the exhibit at Shippensburg University. Our panelists include:

  • Dr. Steve Burg, Historian, Locust Grove Cemetery Project
  • Dr. Stephanie Jirard, Professor of Criminal Justice, Shippensburg University
  • Kennedy Holt, Student, Shippensburg University
  • Dr. Sharnine Herbert, Frederick Douglass Institute Collaborative

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