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The Land Film Screening & Panel

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Date: 11/21/2016

Time: 5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Location: 20 West Village F

Sponsored By: Human Services, Humanities Center

More Information: http://playfreemovie.com/about/

The Human Services Program is presenting The Land, an adventure play documentary.

Learn about the critical benefits of play and healthy risk-taking for all children.
“At The Land children climb trees, light fires and use hammers and nails in a play-space rooted in the belief that kids are empowered when they learn to manage risks on their own.

Following the screening will be a panel featuring:

  • Erin Davis, ‘The Land’ Filmmaker
  • Anna Housley Juster, Ph.D., Child Development & Play Consultant, Wheelock College
  • Peter Gray, Ph.D., Research Professor, Dept. of Psychology, Boston College and author of Free to Learn
  • Marisa Luse, Campus Engagement Coordinator and Special Assistant to the Director of Neighborhood Partnerships and Programs, Northeastern University

Moderated by Emily Mann, Ph.D., Teaching Professor, Human Services Program.

Sponsored by the Northeastern Humanities Center.

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