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

Bohemian National Hall, Manhattan
Book Talk & Book-Signing:  Wednesday, October 24, 2018, 7:00 pm
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321 East 73rd Street (3rd Floor), New York, NY.
Details:  http://www.bohemiannationalhall.com/index/upcoming/lang/en

University of Nebraska Lincoln
Book Talk & Book-Signing:  Tuesday, October 2, 2018, 4:00 pm.

Location:  Sheldon Museum of Art, Abbott Auditorium
University of Nebraska Lincoln, Lincoln, NB
Details:  https://events.unl.edu/history/2018/10/02/129447/

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,
Speaking to students and members of the public at various venues in Prague, Pilsen, and Brno in the Czech Republic, and in Bratislava and Banska Bystrica in the Slovak Republic.  Also scheduled are several interviews with television and print news organizations.

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.