Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2012
Lecture: Noon-1 p.m.
Presenter: María de la Luz Reyes
Location: Pfau Library 4th Floor (PL-4005)
Complimentary parking available, see kiosk.
“Words Were All We Had” makes the case that native languages play an important role in learning. Reyes presents a collection of 11 personal narratives from Latino students of a bygone era describing how they navigated a school system that punished them for speaking Spanish and underestimated their academic potential.