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The Making of MAESTRA: Women and the 1961 Cuban Literacy Campaign


Location: Wilson Library, Louis Round

Cost: Free

Contact: Liza Terll

Description: 5 p.m. Reception Melba Remig Saltarelli Exhibit Room 5:30 p.m. Program Pleasants Family Assembly Room Screening of MAESTRA Discussion with film director Catherine Murphy and UNC faculty and students The Cuban Literacy Campaign of 1961 had 250,000 volunteer teachers and resulted in 700,000 people learning to read. The documentary MAESTRA captures this powerful story of […]