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International Week 2004: A Celebration of Culture

Join in the celebration of International Week, held on campus March 22-27. A variety of events have been planned with the help of faculty, on-campus organizations and students. The schedule is below.

Monday, March 22:
7-9 p.m., Sanford Room: 12 Windows film: “La Ultima Cena,” a film in which an 18th century Cuban slave-owner re-enacts the last supper with 12 of his slaves and begins an unpredictable chain of events.

Tuesday, March 23:

6-7 p.m., aerobics room, Field House: Japanese Swordsmanship Demonstration

6-8 p.m., Library Atrium: International Art Exhibit

Wednesday, March 24:

4:30-6 p.m., Common Room: Babel Vision: a sweet poetic multilingual journey

5-6 p.m., Sanford Room: Japanese Garden Lecture
Marc P. Keane will give a lecture titled “The Art of Setting Stones: 1,500 Years of Gardening in Japan.” Keane is a landscape architect and a renowned expert on classical Japanese gardens. He is the author of “Japanese Garden Design” (Rutland and Tokyo: Tuttle Publishing, 1996) and co-author, with Jiro Takei, of “Sakuteiki: Visions of the Japanese Garden” (Boston, Rutland and Tokyo: Tuttle Publishing, 2001).

5:30-7 p.m., Dance Studio, Winn-Seeley Gym: Master class in African Dance

Thursday, March 25:

4:30-6 p.m., Geneva Room: Faculty Panel Discussion, “On the Inside and Outside of Culture”
Faculty and staff at HWS discuss what their own cultural backgrounds contribute to their teaching, scholarship, and worldviews, and what it's like to be, in some cases, long term culture-crossers. Panelists include Jinghao Zhou, Lara Blanchard, Thelma Pinto, Kanate Dahouda, Anita Canizares, and Steve Sprinkle.

7-9 p.m., Geneva Room: Sushi and a Movie
ASU will be showing “Eat Drink Man Woman” at 7 p.m. on Thursday, March 25, in the Geneva Room. This film is from Taiwan and is in Mandarin Chinese with English subtitles.

Friday, March 26:

4-6 p.m., Library Atrium: Study Abroad Photo Contest

5:30-8 p.m., Comstock Dining Hall: Famous Women's Dinner and Alumna Achievement Award Presentation
Meet the women of other countries who have made major contributions to humanity over the centuries. Converse with women from around the world whose work continues to impact positively on human rights and improving the quality of life. The Alumna Achievement Award will be presented to Virginia Bacheler '73.

10 p.m.-midnight, The Cellar: Latin American dance class

Saturday, March 27:

6 p.m., Comstock Dining Room: The World In Perspective Dinner
Tickets are $3, and will be on sale in Scandling Center, the College Store and CGE starting the week of March 22.