Literacy Through Photography: An Exhibit of Pictures and Writing
Tuesday, April 28, 5 – 8 p.m.
Through This Lens Gallery
303 E. Chapel Hill Street, Durham, NC
On display through May 2, 2009
Presented by the Literacy Through Photography program at the Center for Documentary Studies at Duke University in partnership with Club Boulevard Elementary School, Durham, North Carolina.
During the spring of 2009 LTP staff members Katie Hyde and Elena Rue taught a multidisciplinary undergraduate course, which includeed a semester-long internship in the Durham Public Schools. Fourteen Duke students, along with nine teachers at Club Boulevard Elementary School, carried out classroom-based LTP projects. Almost two hundred third- through fifth-graders participated. On display in this exhibition are their self-portraits, dreams, family, and community photographs, and their writings.