WORK. RESPECT. DIGNITY. Shared Images and Stories of Maryland’s Eastern Shore Immigrants
August 27-October 25, SU Downtown Campus
120 North Division Street
The Salisbury University Downtown Gallery welcomes its latest exhibition: Work. Respect. Dignity. The exhibition includes photographs by Earl Dotter and was organized by the Migrant Clinicians Network with support provided by the Maryland Humanities Council. This show captures the rhythm of immigrants’ lives and work, offering an intimate view into their daily lives, and the opportunity to humanize the greater immigration discussion. The exhibition features a panel discussion and Q&A exploring the impact of immigration amidst settled communities and the effects of migration on immigrants and their families.
Reception: Thursday, September 18, 6pm, light refreshments will be served.
Panel Discussion: Thursday, September 18, discussion at 7pm with Q & A after
The panel discussion will take place at Remedy Church, located on the 3rd Floor of the City Center, 213 West Main Street in downtown Salisbury.
The panel discussion and Q&A will include:
Photojournalist Earl Dotter, who for decades has documented the lives of immigrants and other laborers through both text and image.
Dr. Louis Detwiler, Professor of Modern Languages and Intercultural Studies at Salisbury University,
Dr. Tim Dunn, Professor of Sociology at Salisbury University,
Dr. Casper Bendixsen, a cultural anthropologist from the National Farm Medicine Center
Mr. Noe Parra Manrique, an immigrant, photo subject, longtime Salisbury resident and parent.
The panel will be moderated by Ms. Amy Liebman, an expert on migrant health.
Please join us for the reception and hearty conversation!