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Spare Parts – A Conversation and Book Signing with Oscar Vazquez

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Hear Oscar Vazquez, one of the students featured in Spare Parts, speak about his experiences as an undocumented immigrant as well as his experience serving in the U.S. military and as a professional engineer in Texas. Bring your copy of Spare Parts for a book signing after the talk! Sponsored by the Campus Reading Program and the UndocuSpartan Resource Center.

Spare Parts by Joshua Davis tells the true story of four undocumented teenagers who enter an advanced technology robotics competition with limited resources. With scrap parts and an interest in learning, they built a robot that beat out entries from top universities such as MIT to win a national award.


September 16 @ 12:00 pm


Hammer Theatre Center, 101 Paseo de San Antonio, San Jose, CA 95113 Located between 2nd and 3rd St. in downtown San Jose.


Convenient parking available @ 2nd & San Carlos Garage $5 flat fee after 6 PM

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Accessible by BART and VTA (2nd & Paseo De San Antonio exit is in front of the Hammer Theatre)