UT, Vandy to Host Institute on Latin American Films for High School Teachers

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KNOXVILLE – The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, and Vanderbilt University are teaming up to host a week-long “Institute on Latin American Film in the High School Classroom,” June 6-11, in the Hodges Library auditorium.

Faculty from UT Knoxville’s Latin American Studies interdisciplinary program and Vanderbilt’s Center for Latin American Studies will work with high school teachers from across Tennessee to develop curricular plans for increased coverage of Latin American topics in their schools.

All film screenings will be held in Hodges Library auditorium and are free and open to the public. The schedule includes:

  • “Qué Tan Lejos (How Much Further),” Ecuador – 7 p.m. Sunday, June 6
  • “Morristown: In the Air and the Sun,” U.S.A./Mexico – 7 p.m. Monday, June 7
  • “Si me comprendieras (If You Only Understood),” Cuba – 7 p.m. Tuesday, June 8
  • “Domésticas (Maids),” Brazil – 7 p.m. Wednesday, June 9
  • “Nueve Reinas (Nine Queens),” Argentina – 7 p.m. Thursday, June 10

For more information on the program, visit http://web.utk.edu/~LatAmer/summer.html.

C O N T A C T :

Missy Buice (865-438-5303, mbuice@utk.edu)

Charles Primm (865-974-5180, charles.primm@tennessee.edu)

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