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World AIDS Day 2013 Events


November 21 – December 6

All Day HIV & AIDS Deconstructed
Cross-Cultural Center Conference Room
View artwork created from data collected by the CDC and the National Center for HIV/AIDS. The artwork attempts to engage the reader/viewer about the subject matter in hopes that it will encourage self-initiated learning about HIV & AIDS.

Monday, December 2

9am-6pm AIDS Memorial Quilt
Price Center Ballroom East
UC San Diego showcases sections of the AIDS Memorial Quilt. The sections on display emerged from San Diego organizations and individuals as they have responded to the AIDS crisis. Live music presented throughout the day.
9am-6pm Candlelight Meditation & Reflection Space
Price Center Ballroom East
A meditation room adjacent to the AIDS Memorial Quilt display.
9am-6pm HIV/AIDS Wall of Remembrance
Price Center Ballroom East
Members of the community can personally reflect on the effects of HIV/AIDS on their own lives and those close to them. Similar to other walls, pictures and artifacts placed on or near the Wall of Remembrance by attendees cannot be returned.
9am-6pm Survivors Video
Price Center Ballroom East
Watch The arcHIVe Project’s video of first-hand accounts from people living with HIV or AIDS. Find out how you can share your story to help get to zero discrimination.
9am-6pm Faces of Survivors
Price Center Ballroom East
View photos of people living with HIV or AIDS, curated by The arcHIVe Project. The project helps educate the greater community and breakdown the stereotypes that exist for people living with HIV and AIDS through the individual stories of those affected by these diseases.
10am Classical Music at AIDS Memorial Quilt
Price Center Ballroom East
Join us for an hour of classical music in honor and memory of Dr. Scott Towne (May 27, 1952 - May 12 1993). The performance features a program of solo, duo and trio selections from classical greats.
11am-3pm Getting to Zero: Knowledge. Remembrance. Prevention.
Library Walk
Learn about HIV/AIDS through interactive displays and activities that explore the history of HIV/AIDS, its prevalence, and misconceptions. We will also provide the time and space for participants to reflect on HIV/AIDS and remember those that have been affected. Prevention and HIV testing information will also be available. Provided by the Student Health Advocates.
12pm Carillion Performance in Honor of World AIDS Day
Top of Geisel Library
UC San Diego's carillonneur plays live in memory of those who have passed away from AIDS.
12pm Lunch and Learn: HIV/AIDS
Hillcrest Medical Center Auditorium
Bring your lunch and hear from a guest speaker on current issues and trends related to HIV/AIDS. Presented by the UC San Diego Health System Staff Diversity Association.
1:30pm San Diego Women’s Chorus at AIDS Memorial Quilt
Price Center Ballroom East
2:15pm Dance Performance
Triton Steps
Join Theatre and Dance Professor Eric Geiger and Anya Cloud as they perform a dance program created especially to honor World AIDS Day and the impact of HIV/AIDS.
7pm-8pm Living with HIV/AIDS in 2013
Eleanor Roosevelt College, Middle Earth Lounge
Hear stories from people who have been affected by HIV/AIDS, including stories from HIV+ young people. This is also an opportunity for those who have been affected to share their stories on an open mic.

Tuesday, December 3

9am-3pm Free HIV Tests
Library Walk
UC San Diego AntiViral Research Center provides free, confidential HIV testing as part of The Early Test research program. Open to students, faculty and staff.