Events

 

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 Campus Reading Program and 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 
Location TBA

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. 

Wed Oct 23, 4pm
Location TBA

Girls in STEM panel, featuring Tamara Hudgins, Executive Director of Girlstart, and documentary filmmaker Ellie Wen. Ms. Wen's film "The Missfits" is the centerpiece of this panel discussion, which will be moderated by SJSU Assistant Professor of Chemistry Madalyn Radnauer. 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. 

November, date TBA
Location 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.