Friends of the Loyola Libraries Speaker Series 2017-2018
Counting Time Like People Count Stars
Poems by the Girls of Our Little Roses, San Pedro Sula, Honduras
Monday, November 13, 2017
6:30 p.m. Reception • 7 p.m. Program
Klarchek Information Commons, Fourth Floor
Please join us for a conversation with Spencer Reece, American poet and Episcopalian priest, who spent two years in Honduras teaching poetry to the girls of Our Little Roses, a home for girls who lost family due to poverty. The interview will be moderated by Jane Bunker, Director of Northwestern University Press, distributor of the book. Reception sponsored by Loyola Alumni Relations at 6:30 p.m. and program at 7 p.m. RSVPs encouraged.
On November 8, 2017 (prior to the Speaker Series) we will be screening the film Voices Beyond the Wall. Synopsis: Rescued from the streets of San Pedro Sula, Honduras, “Murder Capital of the World,” orphaned girls find their voices in poetry as they heal traumas of their past and prepare to transition into an uncertain future.
Voices Beyond the Wall: Film Screening
Wednesday, November 8, 2017
6 p.m. • Damen Cinema