AIDS Memorial Quilt Comes to Palomar College
February 26, 2013
The AIDS MEMORIAL QUILT will be on display at Palomar College, hosted by Palomar College Health Services in cooperation with Palomar College LGBTQ Pride Center and sponsored by Vista Community Clinic. A series of events commemorating this exhibition are planned.
Week of March 11 - 15, 2013
Quilt display may be viewed during open Library hours:
Monday - Thursday, 8 a.m. - 9 p.m.
Friday, 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
1140 West Mission Road
San Marcos, CA 92069
Library and MD Building
Schedule of Events
Tuesday, March 12
history professor presents
Memory Quilts: Documenting Love and Loss in Needle and Thread
11:30 – 12:30 p.m., room LL-208C (Library)
English professor reads
A Tree with No Leaves
2:30 – 3:30 p.m., room MD-157
political science professor presents
HIV/AIDS and Civil Rights Protection
Vista Community Clinic presentation on HIV Education
3:30 – 4:30 p.m., room MD-157
Wednesday March 13
1 – 2 p.m., room LL-208C
Abbie Cory, English
professor presents the film,
How to Survive a Plague
2 – 4 p.m., room O-13
Reception, including refreshments
5 – 7 p.m.
Second floor Library Lobby
Thursday, March 14
sociology professor - with two guest speakers, presents
I Don’t Live with HIV, It Lives with Me: Women’s Stories.
12:30–2 p.m., room MD-157
According to The NAMES Project Foundation website, “The Quilt was conceived in November of 1985 by long-time San Francisco gay rights activist Cleve Jones…Today the Quilt is a powerful visual reminder of the AIDS pandemic. More than 48,000 individual 3-by-6-foot memorial panels — most commemorating the life of someone who has died of AIDS — have been sewn together by friends, lovers and family members.” More information may be found at www.aidsquilt.org.
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