575Feb. 29 event at Santa Clara University - Living in Truth: Honoring the Life and Work of Vaclav Havel
- Feb 15, 2012Hello fellow RPCV's --
I'm helping host an event at Santa Clara University on Feb. 29 that might be of interest to fellow volunteers -- or folks interested in drama, human rights -- and, as Vaclav Havel put it, living in truth.
The event takes place in the black box theatre on campus, so seating is limited; RSVP using the event form if you'd like to reserve a seat.
(with a couple years in the Czech Republic after that)
LIVING IN TRUTH
honoring the life and work of
playwright - dissident - president
7 p.m., Feb. 29
Fess Parker Studio Theatre
LIMITED SEATING - reservations suggested
As writer and political leader, Václav Havel advocated using truth and love to
combat oppression. He went from being a dissident in prison to negotiating the end
of communism in Czechoslovakia in the Velvet Revolution. He served as
president of Czechoslovakia and later the Czech Republic. Though he died in
December 2011, his work and legacy continue to inspire.
COME TO WITNESS. AND LAUGH.
Stage readings of Havel's plays The Memorandum,
the absurd drama that catapulted him to fame, and Leaving,
his last work, about a president exiting the political stage.
Directed by Sara Capule '08.
COME TO LEARN. AND REFLECT.
Remarks by Professor of Political Science Jane L. Curry,
author of six books on Central and East European Politics, and Steven Boyd Saum, editor Santa Clara Magazine.
COME TO ASK. AND COME AWAY INSPIRED.
MORE INFORMATION and RSVP at www.scu.edu/events (and search for "Havel")
or paste this link into your browser: http://goo.gl/VhgtQ
Download a PDF flier at: files.me.com/santaclaramagazein/fvmz5p
Markkula Center for Applied Ethics
Department of Theatre and Dance
Department of Political Science
Commonwealth Club Silicon Valley
Honorary Consulate General of the Czech Republic in San Francisco / Silicon Valley
Steven Boyd Saum
Editor, Santa Clara Magazine
Santa Clara University
The Jesuit University in Silicon Valley
500 El Camino Real
Santa Clara, CA 95053
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