Wed Sept 11 4pm
Thur Sept 12 4pm
Engineering Building, Rooms 285/287
Eat popcorn while viewing Underwater Dreams, a film about Spare Parts. Student raffle prizes include copies of Spare Parts and dinner with Oscar Vazquez, one of the students featured in Spare Parts! Sponsored by the College of Engineering
Mon Sept 16 12 noon
Hammer Theatre Center
A Conversation with Oscar Vazquez, one of the students featured in Spare Parts. Bring your copy of Spare Parts for a book signing after the talk! Sponsored by the Campus Reading Program
Mon Sept 23, 7pm
Diane Guerrero, actress in the hit series Orange is the New Black. Guerrero's parents were undocumented immigrants. Sponsored by Campus Life's SJSU Campus Speaker Series.
Tues Oct 8, 7pm
Student Union 1A
Julio Navarette, educator, activist, and SJSU alum, visits SJSU to talk about his experiences growing up undocumented in SJSU, his journey at SJSU, the challenges after graduation and how he overcame them, and his experience as an immigration and environmental justice advocate. Sponsored by the Campus Reading Program, the UndocuSpartan Resource Center, and the Pride Center at SJSU.
October, date TBA
Joshua Davis, author of Spare Parts, comes to SJSU to speak about storytelling. Sponsored by the Campus Reading Program, the School of Journalism, and the College of Education
October, date TBA
Ellie Wen's documentary film "The Missfits" is the centerpiece of this panel discussion on Girls in STEM. The panel, moderated by Assistant Professor of Chemistry Madalyn Radnauer, includes Producer Wen and one of the high school students featured in her film. You can view a trailer of "The Missfits" here. Sponsored by the Campus Reading Program and SJSU's student chapter of Women in Science and Engineering.