Location: UNC-CH, Pleasants Family Assembly Room, Wilson Library.Preceded by a reception. Catherine Murphy (Cuba), 2012. 33min. >>> The 1961 Cuban Literacy campaign involved 250,000 volunteer teachers, many young women, and resulted in 700,000 people learning to read. This powerful story of literacy and rural community is capturedin the 33-minute documentary film MAESTRA. Join us for a screening of the film and a roundtable discussion featuring individuals involved in the making of the film, as well as UNC faculty and students of Cuban history. This event is co-sponsored by the Institute for the Study of the Americas and the Rare Book Collectionin celebration of the gift of the MAESTRA archive to Wilson Library.
Thursday, September 28, 2017