UC Davis Campus Community Book Project
Tracy Kidder Mountains Beyond Mountains
EVENTS
AUTHOR'S VISIT
  • December 1: No Boundaries - Globalizing Health Care from Haiti to California and Beyond.
    A panel discussion with Pulitzer Prize-winning author, Tracy Kidder. 
    Moderated by Michael Wilkes, UC Davis School of Medicine
    4 PM – 5 PM, Jackson Hall, Robert and Margrit Mondavi Center for the Performing Arts
  • December 1: Author’s Talk, The Problem of Goodness - The Story of Paul Farmer
    8 PM – 9:30 PM
    , Jackson Hall, Robert and Margrit Mondavi Center for the Performing Arts
  • December 1: Book Signing by Tracy Kidder
    9:30 PM
    , Main Lobby, Robert and Margrit Mondavi Center for the Performing Arts
FILMS
  • October 7: Film and Discussion - “The Price of Sugar”
    Screening from 3 PM – 4:30 PM followed by discussion from 4:30 PM – 5 PM
    Technocultural Studies Building (formerly Art Annex), Room 107
    For more information about the film, visit the website http://www.thepriceofsugar.com
  • October 24: Book Discussion
    11 AM – Noon
    , Cross Cultural Center
  • November 4: Book Discussion
    4:10 PM – 5 PM
    , Emerson Hall, 3rd Floor Lounge
  • November 17 - 21: Film - Screening of “Poto Mitan” – Work in progress (Running time: 35 mins.)
    Multiple showings throughout the day, 10am - 7pm
    , MU Gallery, 2nd Floor, Memorial Union
    To schedule a group screening, please contact Nicki Rousseva at 530-752-2885 or ngrousseva@ucdavis.edu. Request must be made one week before the scheduled screening.
    For more information about the film, visit the website http://www.potomitan.net
  • November 23: Film and Discussion - “The Price of Sugar”
    Refreshments served at 7 PM.  Screening from 7:30 PM – 9 PM followed by discussion from 9 PM – 9:30 PM,
    International House
    For more information about the film, visit the website http://www.thepriceofsugar.com
  • November 24 - 26:  Film - “Partners In Health – Saving Lives in Rural Haiti" (Running time 25 mins.)
    Multiple showings throughout the day, 10am - 7pm
    , MU Gallery, 2nd Floor, Memorial Union
    To schedule a group screening, please contact Nicki Rousseva at 530-752-2885 or ngrousseva@ucdavis.edu. Request must be made one week before the scheduled screening.
    For more information, visit the website http://pih.org
  • November 25: Book Discussion
    Noon – 1:30 PM
    , Cross Cultural Center
  • March 13: Film and Discussion - "The Price of Sugar": Justice and the Global Church
    sponsored by University Covenant Church
    Screening 7pm - 8:30pm, followed by discussion from 8:30pm - 9pm
    ,
    University Covenant Church, 315 Mace Blvd., Davis
ART EXHIBITS
  • September 22 – December 16: Haiti's Hope - Lavalas and the Preferential Option for the Poor
    Photography and Text by Leisa Faulkner, Printed by Roger Vail
    C.N. Gorman Museum, Hart Hall Atrium
  • October 13 – December 2: Haiti's Hope - Poverty with Dignity
    Photography and Text by Leisa Faulkner, Printed by Roger Vail
    Robert and Margrit Mondavi Center for the Performing Arts, Studio and South Lobby
  • October 27 – December 16: Haiti’s Hope - Shada's Story
    Photography and Text by Leisa Faulkner, Printed by Roger Vail
    MU Gallery, 2nd Floor,  Memorial Union
  • November 3 – December 2: The AIDS Memorial Quilt
    Sponsored by Yolo County Health Department
    Robert and Margrit Mondavi Center for the Performing Arts, South Lobby
LIBRARY EXHIBITS
  • October 1 – December 1: Haiti in the Twentieth Century
    Shields Library, First Floor
PROGRAM EVENTS
  • September 17: Agro-Ecosystems and Human Health -  Healthy Planet, Healthy People
    Moderated by Michael Wilkes, UC Davis School of Medicine
    8:30 AM – 5 PM, MU II, Memorial Union.
  • September 26: Student Perspectives on Community Service Through Art
    The BUZZ – Office of Campus Community Relations Booth

    6 PM – 10 PM, The Quad
  • October 10: Public Service in Translation - Paul Farmer
    Presented by Mark Schenker, Public Health Sciences
    Centennial Academic Showcase
    2 PM – 3 PM, King Lounge, Memorial Union
  • October 11: HIV/AIDS - The Impact on the Latino and African American Communities of the Americas
    Presented by Darin Latimore, Director of Medical Student Diversity, UC Davis School of Medicine
    Centennial Academic Showcase
    11 AM – Noon, King Lounge, Memorial Union
  • October 15: UC Davis Student-Run Clinics Serving the Community
    UC Davis Centennial Fall Festival - SPAC Annual Activities Faire Day on the Quad
    10 AM – 2 PM, The Quad
  • October 15: Working with Underserved Populations – An Undergraduate Perspective on America’s Growing Need for Culturally Sensitive Healthcare
    Presented by Bayanihan Clinic, Clinica Tepati, Imani Clinic, Joan Viteri Memorial Clinic, Paul Hom Asian Clinic and Shifa Community Clinic
    6 PM – 8 PM, Cabernet Room, Silo
  • October 22: Changing the STATS – Increasing HIV/AIDS Awareness
    Presented by Students Teaching AIDS to Students (STATs)
    3 PM – 5 PM, MU II, Memorial Union
  • October 29: Poverty and Obesity - the Challenge in Accessing Healthy Foods Among The Poorest
    Presented by Diana Cassady, Public Health Sciences
    Noon – 1 PM, Mee Room, Memorial Union
  • October 30: Speaking from the Body - Latina Narratives of Health
    Presented by Adela dela Torre, Chicana/Chicano Studies
    Noon – 1 PM, UC Davis School of Medicine, Education Building, Lecture Hall 2222, Sacramento Campus
  • November 7: History of Haiti
    Presented by Marc Blanchard, Comparative Literature; Jean-Jacques Elissaint, Human and Community Development; Tiffany Gilmore, English Department
    Noon – 1:30 PM, MU II, Memorial Union
  • November 10: America's New Hungry Classes - Food, Poverty, and Angst at the Twilight of the American Century
    Presented by Sasha Abramsky, University Writing Program
    4 PM – 5:30  PM, MU II, Memorial Union
  • November 15 – 16: Weekend in Service – Focus on Health and Hunger
    Human Corp, Internship and Career Center
    Participant sign-up to begin in October at http://humancorps.ucdavis.edu
  • November 18: The Impact of HIV/AIDS in the Sacramento Region
    Presented by Emily Tuscida, Debra Drayton, Jonathan Berg, Michael Jentes
    CARES – Center of AIDS Research, Education and Services
    4:10 PM – 5:30, MU II, Memorial Union
  • November 19: Infectious Diseases - Think Locally and Globally
    UC Davis School of Medicine and Student Health Services
    International Education Week Student Faire
    10 AM – 2 PM, Freeborn Hall
  • November 20: Haiti’s Hope
    Lecture and Artist Reception
    Presented by Leisa Faulkner, Children’s Hope
    Lecture at 6 PM with reception to follow at 7 PM
    MU Art Gallery, 2nd Floor, Memorial Union
  • November 21: Global Food Situation - Viewpoints of Selected UC Davis Faculty Members
    Presented by Kay Dewey,  Department of Nutrition; Tu Jarvis, Agricultural and Resource Economics; Pam Ronald, Plant Pathology; Stephen Vosti, Agricultural and Resource Economics
    Noon – 1:30 PM, Cabernet Room, Silo
  • November 21: Building Community Partnerships for Health - Improving People’s Health by Improving Poultry Health in Rural Communities
    Presented by Liz Miller, UC Davis Health System and David Bunn, Wildlife Health Center
    Noon – 1 PM, UC Davis School of Medicine, Education Building, Lecture Hall 2222, Sacramento Campus
  • November 24 – 26: AIDS Awareness Pledge Drive
    Health Education Promotion/Student Health Services
    11 AM – 1 PM, Memorial Union (outside of Griffin Lounge)
  • December 1: World AIDS Day Rally
    Health Education Promotion/Student Health Services
    Featured Speaker: Dennis Fleming, AIDS Survivor and Activist
    11:30 AM – 1 PM, Memorial Union  Patio
  • December 1: Rapid Confidential HIV Testing
    Sponsored by CARES – Center of AIDS Research, Education and Services
    9:30 AM – 11:30 AM & 1 PM – 3 PM, Fielder Room, Memorial Union
  • December  4: Rapid Confidential HIV Testing
    Sponsored by Yolo County Health Department
    1 PM – 4 PM, Cross Cultural Center