Silicon Valley Reads 2013
"Invisible Wounds of War"
Attend the closing event for Silicon Valley Reads 2013, moderated by
The Long Walk
Minefields of the Heart
Events listed below will be held at De Anza College or include participation of De Anza representatives as part of the Silicon Valley Reads Program.
For a complete list of the Silicon Valley Reads 2013 events and information about the authors and their books, visit the Silicon Valley Reads website.
Date: Feb. 4-March 21
Days and Time:
Monday - Thursday, from 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Saturday, March 2, from 10 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Closed Monday, Feb. 18
Location: Euphrat Museum of Art
A reception for the artists will be held on Wednesday, Feb. 27, 5:30-7:30 p.m. with printmaking demonstrations by Diego Marcial Rios.
War & Healing looks at war and the healing potential of art. The range of artwork invites us to examine our own perceptions about war and reaffirm our sense of humanity. The visual dialogue will include veteran, civilian and activist points of view.
Special projects include a collaborative mural by De Anza instructor Eugene Rodriguez’s design students and winning entries from the Sakhaa On-the-Spot Peace Art contest.
Open to tour groups by appointment. Contact Diana Argabrite at firstname.lastname@example.org or 408.864.5464.
For more information about the exhibit and artists, including samples of featured artwork, visit the Euphrat Museum of Art website.
A concurrent display at the California History Center features The Art of Protest, a collection of 1960s and ’70s protest posters from the San Jose Peace and Justice Center. Cosponsored by LiveSV.
Date: Thursday, Feb. 28
Time: 1:30-3 p.m.
Location: Fireside Room, Hinson Campus Center
Brian Castner, author of The Long Walk, will talk about his book and answer questions. His talk will be followed by a panel discussion with student veterans and moderated by De Anza College President Brian Murphy.
Co-sponsored by De Anza College and its Veteran Services Program, the De Anza Student Veterans Association, and the Library. For more Information, call 408.864.8672.
Date: Saturday, April 13
Time: 1:30 p.m.
Location: Cupertino Community Hall, 20350 Torre Ave., Cupertino
The two featured authors, Brian Castner and Sue Diaz, come back together for a conversation about their books and the Silicon Valley Reads experience, moderated by De Anza College President Brian Murphy. Announcement of winners of the Cupertino Library Foundation Essay Contest follows, along with book signing. Co-sponsored by Cupertino Library Foundation. For more information, call 408.446.1677
All events are free. For a complete list of Silicon Valley Reads 2013 events and information about the authors and their books, visit the Silicon Valley Reads website. More information is available through the Cupertino Library Foundation at www.cupertinolibraryfoundation.org.