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War Comes Home: Public Conversations

Join us for our upcoming public conversations around War Comes Home, a California Humanities initiative that seeks to create opportunities for communities across California to grapple with critical questions in the aftermath of over a dozen years of war. War Comes Home will include hundreds of activities throughout California. Including the following:

How Far We’ve Come: LGBTQ Veterans and the Military:  A conversation about veterans post “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell.” Moderated by Dr. Elizabeth Hillman, Dean of Hastings Law School. Panelists include, Retired Navy Commander, Zoe Dunning (challenged DADT policy), Aaron Belkin, Scholar, Author, Activist and Jeff Mueller, active duty Air Force Officer/out servicemember.

San Francisco Public Library 
Koret Auditorium
June 5, 6pm.

Changing Faces: Diversity and the Veteran Experience: A conversation about the changing ethnic and gender makeup of the military. Moderated by Jorge Mariscal, Ph.D, Professor of Spanish and Chicano Literature, UCSD, and Vietnam veteran. Panelist include, Justice Castaneda, Marine Corps Sergeant, Operation Iraqi Freedom, Monica Ly, USC Sea Grant Fellow, USMC veteran, Operation Enduring Freedom, and Robert D. Lewis, RN, USMC, President San Diego Chapter, Montford Point Marines.

San Diego Public Library  
June 11, 6:30pm

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