Wednesday, November 6, 2013

Upcoming Viva Mexico Events in UK Libraries

On November 8th, The King Library Press will present Taller Martín Pescador: A Private Press in Mexico, a lecture by Juan Pasco.  Mr. Pascoe's lecture will be delivered by Dr. Paul Holbrook, Director of The King Library Press and will be prefaced by remarks about the connection between the Taller Martín Pascador and The King Library Press.  On November 9th, a printing workshop will be held during which participants will print a folio of historic leaves from 16th century Mexican Presses.

·         lecture 7 p.m., Great Hall, Margaret I. King Building, free and open to the public
·         workshop, 8:30 a.m., The King Library Press, $35.00 (includes continental breakfast and lunch)
·         to register call 859-257-1742 or email

On November 11th UK Libraries will host a showing of Blossoms of Fire, a film that celebrates the extraordinary lives of the Isthmus Zapotecs of southern Oaxaca, Mexico (the area of Mexico that produced the huipiles on display in the Young Library Atrium).  The video will be introduced by UK historian Dr. Francie Chassen-López. 

The program begins at 2 p.m. in B-108c , William T. Young Library and is free and open to the public.

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