Panel discussion on the meaning and impact of Hurricane Katrina. In conjunction with Memphis Reads 2016 book choice Salvage the Bones by Jesmyn Ward focuses on the days before the storm hit in a poor, rural African American community on the Mississippi gulf coast.
5:30 p.m. reception, 6 p.m. panel discussion
Thursday, Sept. 22
University of Memphis | 342 University Center, Shelby Room
3720 Alumni Ave, Memphis, TN 38152
This event is free and open to the public, and part of the Marcus W. Orr Center for the Humanities series.
Photo above: AP