May 3, 2004
Haitian educator Anténor Camille to speak at Shimer College
on May 20
On Thursday, May 20 2004, Shimer hosts an informal discussion with Haitian educator Anténor Camille on public education, peasant agriculture, and politics in Haiti.
Anténor Camille is the principal of l’ École Nationale Mariaman, the public elementary school in Mariaman, a small farming community in the mountains overlooking Port au Prince, Haiti. He is also a farmer and the president of the peasant organization in Mariaman. As its president, he has spearheaded the establishment of a literacy program for adults that has teaching centers in five small communities around his home area.
The discussion will take place on May 20 at 6:00pm in the Prairie House Lounge at the corner of Genesee and Cory streets. The discussion is free of charge and open to the public.