Wednesday's guest speaker was John Bierwen, a producer of audio documentaries for NPR. PRI and BBC, among other networks. He is also a faculty member at Duke University's Center for Documentary Studies.Choose a work presented by John Bierwen.
1- Describe what you heard.
2- In the piece you selected, what role does the narrator play? Or if there was no narration, how does the absence of narration influence the work?
Authors of audio pieces presented:
1. Debbie Fischer - a grandfather's memory of Auschwitz
2. Shining Li - a young boy discusses his concepts of death
3. Sherre DeLys - young children use the word "If"
4. John Bierwen - documentation of his daughter as she grows up