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Trauma Written in Plywood and Flesh: Hurricane Graffiti, Post-Katrina Tattoos, and the Value of Narratives to Hazards Research
Dr. Alderman explained that narratives are an important way to understand how people were impacted by a hurricane. Graffiti and tattoos are visually evocative narratives written on plywood and flesh as opposed to paper. ...
Emerging Technology for Hazards Risk Reduction
The panelists include John Cole and Sarah Jamison, Brian Etherton, John Dorman, Ruth Little, and Noel Lee. Moderated by Tom Allen. Dr. Allen introduced the panel by posing a series of questions about how technology has ...
Keynote Speaker: Governor Jim Hunt
Governor Hunt described his experiences during Hurricane Floyd, which was the worst natural disaster to hit the area in recorded history. He spoke about the need to find out how to be better prepared in the future. During ...
Faces from the Flood
Jay Barnes shared photographs and stories from his book, Faces from the Flood: Hurricane Floyd Remembered, written with Richard Moore. Barnes emphasized that storytelling is one of the most important forms of hurricane ...
Introduction of Keynote Speaker: Governor Jim Hunt
Dr. Gavin Smith introduced Governor Hunt by recounting his experiences as his advisor during and after Hurricane Floyd as assistant director of the North Carolina Division of Emergency Management. He spoke about the ...