“Siyazama: Traditional Arts, Edcuation and AIDS in South Africa” ?Open until January 2007; Heritage Gallery, MSU Museum ?The Siyazama (Zulu for \”we are trying\”) Project uses traditional and contemporary artistic expression to document the realities of HIV/AIDS; to open lines of communication about the virus and to establish a model for collaborations among artists, educators and health practitioners. ?For more information, contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call (517)355-2370.
Water — East Lansing Film Society/Campus Center Cinema Film
November 3-5, 7 p.m. and 9:15 p.m.; Wells Hall
A film set in 1938 Colonial India during the rise of Mahatma Gandhi, Water follows the life of an 8-year-old widow as she grows up in a temple for Hindu widows, falls in love with another man and becomes a follower of Ghandi. The film is $3 for students or $6 general admission.
For more information, contact email@example.com or call (517) 336-5802.
7th Annual MSU International Education Week
November 11 – November 19, MSU Campus
A worldwide event, International Education Week was started in 2000 by the U.S. Department of State and Department of Education. The nine-day event at MSU aims to encourage awareness of and interaction with other cultures, bring to light world affairs, and inform the community of the university\’s involvement with international education and issues, among others.
For information about specific events, visit http://www.isp.msu.edu/calendar/intledweek2006.php
Special International Coffee Hour
November 17, 4 p.m. – 6 p.m.; Spartan Room B & C, International Center
A weekly event, this special coffee hour will feature winners of the International Student Essay Contest, the Study Abroad Essay Contest, and the MSU Global Focus Photography Contest.
For more information, contact Oiss@msu.edu or call (517) 353-1720.
Global Festival 2006
November 19, 12 p.m. – 5 p.m.; MSU Union
The MSU Union will be transformed into an international fair as students from around the world share their culture and talents with the community. Exhibits, demonstrations, children\’s activities, performances, a world gift shop and food samples are among the many activities planned for the day.
For more information, contact the University Activities Board at (517) 355-3354.