U.Va. Director to Discuss Storytelling as Survival in El Salvador

March 17, 2009 — Co-creators of "We Have to Dream While Awake: Courage and Change in El Salvador," U.Va. Women's Center director Sharon Davie and documentary photographer Peggy Harrison talk about their bilingual traveling exhibit with interviews and photographs from El Salvador. They will discuss storytelling as survival.

Hear "Telling to Live: Women's Stories" Wednesday at 4 p.m. at the Jefferson-Madison Regional Library downtown, 201 E. Market Street.

Davie is the author of "My Sister's Hair," a play produced by Ki Theatre, and editor of "University and College Women's Centers: A Journey Toward Equity." Her current book project is on women activists in Kenya.

The moderator for the discussion is Roberta Culbertson, director of the Center on Violence and Community at the Virginia Foundation for the Humanities.

The exhibit will on display at the library through March 31.