Dreams of a Great Small Nation

The Mutinous Army that Threatened a Revolution, Destroyed an Empire, Founded a Republic, and Remade the Map of Europe

Readings, Q&A, book signings

The Rebirth of Europe, an international conference, Washington, DC.
Organizers:  Embassies of the Czech Republic, Poland, Romania, Slovakia, Czecho-Slovak Society of Arts & Sciences, Wilsonian Club, and Woodrow Wilson House. 
Friday & Saturday, June 1-2, 2018.
June 1, 1:30 pm - 5:30 pm (then 5:30 pm reception).
June 2, 9:00 am - 5:30 pm.

Embassy of the Slovak Republic.
3523 International Court, NW, Washington, DC.
Open to the public, but RSVPs required.
Email:  wilsonianclub@gmail.com

Speaking tour of Czech Republic & Slovak Republic.
Sponsored by the U.S. Embassies in Prague and Bratislava
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May 20-26, 2018, further details TBD.

Czech & Slovak Cultural Center of Minnesota, St. Paul, MN.
Book Talk, Q&A, Book-Signing:  Sunday, April 8, 2018, 1:00 pm.
Common Good Books.
38 Snelling Avenue S., St. Paul, Minnesota.
Free & open to the public.
Contact:   info@cs-center.org.

Czech & Slovak Cultural Center of Minnesota, St. Paul, MN.
Book Talk, Q&A, Book Signing:  Saturday, April 7, 2018,
        6:00 pm reception / 6:30 pm talk.

Minnesota Genealogy Center.
1385 Mendota Heights Road, Mendota Heights, Minnesota.
Tickets $7 per person, children free.  Reservations required.
Contact:  info@cs-center.org.

Exhibit opening:  Guts & Glory: The War Train that Shaped a Nation.
Book Talk, Q&A, Book-Signing:  Saturday, April 7, 2018, 10:00 am.
National Czech & Slovak Museum & Library.
1400 Inspiration Place, SW, Cedar Rapids, Iowa.
Free & open to the public.  Reservations required.
For reservations:  http://www.ncsml.org/event/dreamsofagreatsmallnation/ of a great small nation/
Contact: Teresa Stenstrup / Email: tstenstrup@ncsmil.org
Phone: 319-362-8500 (ext. 204)

Exhibit opening:  Guts & Glory: The War Train that Shaped a Nation.
Book Talk, Q&A, Book-Signing: Friday, April 6, 2018.
       
(by invitation only
National Czech & Slovak Museum & Library.
1400 Inspiration Place, SW, Cedar Rapids, Iowa.

University of Iowa, Department of Art.
Panel discussion about new exhibit, Guts & Glory: The War Train that Shaped a Nation.
Thursday, April 5, 2018, 4:00 pm.

Panel:  curator Stefanie Kohn, artist Rachel Williams, and author Kevin J. McNamara.
Moderator:  Nicholas Hartmann.
Free & open to the public.
University of Iowa, Art Building West (auditorium).
141 N. Riverside Drive, Iowa City, Iowa 52246.
Contact: Rachel Williams / Email:  rachelmariecranewilliams@gmail.com

Iowa City Public Library.
Book Talk, Q&A, Book-Signing: Friday, April 6, 2018, 7:00 pm.
"Historic Achievement or Epic Misadventure?
The Wild, Unknown Story of the Czecho-Slovak Legion."

Free & open to the public.
(Prairie Lights Bookstore will sell books).
Iowa City Public Library.
123 S. Linn Street, Iowa City, Iowa 52240.
Contact: Rachel Williams / Email:  rachelmariecranewilliams@gmail.com

The Washington D.C. Six-Minute Challenge
The Czechoslovak Society of Arts and Sciences, Washington, D.C.
"The Epic Story of the Czecho-Slovak Legion in Six Minutes"
Thursday, November 16, 2017, 6:00-8:00 pm
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Embassy of the Slovak Republic.
3523 International Court, NW, Washington, DC
Free and open to the public.
RSVPs required:   https://www.eventbrite.com/e/dc-svu-six-minute-challenge-tickets-38917232490

Czechoslovak Genealogical Society International Conference.
Book Talk and Q&A Session:

Friday, October 20, 2017, 1:45 pm to 3:00 pm.
Book-Signings:
Friday & Saturday, October 20-21, 2017 (times TBD).
Hyatt Regency Pittsburgh International Airport Hotel, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
Details:  www.cgsi.org

Slovak American Society of Washington, DC.
Saturday, October 22, 2016, 2:00 pm.
Embassy of the Slovak Republic.
3523 International Court, NW, Washington, DC
Open to the public, but RSVPs required.  Email:  dcslovaks@yahoo.com

Czech Center (New York) Literary Festival.
Friday, June 3, 2016, 7:30 pm. 
321 East 73rd Street, New York, New York
Phone:  646-422-3383

Luncheon Talk, World Affairs Council of Philadelphia
Wednesday, May 25, 2016,
11:30 am to 1:00 pm.
One South Broad (2-M), Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Small fee for non-members; attendees should bring their own lunch.
For more information: 215-561-4700 (ext. 227)

Book Talk and Signing / Barnes & Noble
Saturday, May 14, 2016,
1:00 pm.
Barnes & Noble Booksellers
102 Park Avenue, Willow Grove, Pennsylvania

Local Author Expo, Abington Free Library
Saturday, April 16, 2016, 9:30 am to 12:30 pm.
1030 Old York Road, Abington, Pennsylvania
Open to the public.  For more information:  215-885-5180.