Opening Reception of the Václav Havel Exhibit
Opening reception of "Celebrating the Life of Václav Havel (1936-2011): Playwright, Prisoner, and President of the Czech Republic," an exhibit cosponsored by the UCLA Charles E. Young Research Library, the UCLA Center for European and Eurasian Studies, and the Consulate General of the Czech Republic in Los Angeles.
Tuesday, October 08, 20133:00 PM - 5:00 PM
UCLA Powell Library Rotunda
10740 Dickson Plaza
Los Angeles, CA 90095
"Celebrating the Life of Václav Havel, 1936-2011: Playwright, Prisoner, and President of the Czech Republic"
A UCLA Charles E. Young Research Library Exhibit
October 8 – December 19
Powell Library Rotunda
Opening Reception: Tuesday, October 8, 3:00 pm -5:00 pm, Powell Library Rotunda. Participating speakers: Michal Sedlacek, Consul General of the Czech Republic in Los Angeles; Ivan Passer, Czech New Wave director and screenwriter; Susan Kresin, Lecturer of Czech and Russian, UCLA, Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures.
In celebration of Václav Havel’s extraordinary work and legacy as a writer, dissident, and political leader, the exhibit will feature a collection of visual materials illustrating his contributions to arts and culture, politics and democracy, human rights and civil society.
This event is part of the Mutual Inspirations Festival, an annual initiative of the Embassy of the Czech Republic in Washington, D.C., featuring extraordinary Czech personalities whose work has greatly influenced and inspired others.
Cost : Free and open to the public. RSVP is mandatory for admission to the opening reception.
Sponsor(s): Center for European and Russian Studies, UCLA Charles E. Young Research Library, Consulate General of the Czech Republic in Los Angeles