Cross the Street in Hanoi: Book Reading and Reception

Mar 6, 2014 5:00 pm
Veterans Community Media Center, 1720 Market Street

Join Swords to Plowshares and author Carol Wilder for a reception and reading from her latest book, Crossing the Street in Hanoi: Teaching and Learning About Vietnam.

Complimentary hors d’oeuvres, wine, beer and non-alcoholic beverages will be provided by Swords to Plowshares. The event is free.

“Carol Wilder’s illuminating Crossing the Street in Hanoi enriches us on every page with its seductive mix of storytelling, philosophy and insights into both Vietnam and the United States.” — Peter Davis, the director of Academy Award-winning Vietnam documentary, Hearts and Minds 

When: Thursday, March 6, 2014
5 PM – 9 PM | Reading at 6:30 PM 
Where: Veterans Community Media Center
1720 Market Street, San Francisco, CA


Please RSVP 
by March 4th: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/crossing-the-street-in-hanoi-tickets-10743294483 

Carol Wilder is a Professor of Media Studies at The New School in New York and a widely published author. In 2007-2008 she was a Fulbright Senior Scholar at Hanoi University in Vietnam, returning in 2011 as a Fulbright Senior Specialist. She serves on the advisory board of Swords to Plowshares.

In Vietnam the war is gone but not forgotten, reflected upon but resolved, remembered with sadness for the loss and sacrifice it exacted, acknowledged with a quiet pride.