“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 pr@museum.msu.edu or call (517)355-2370.

German Film Series: Lichter (Distant Lights)
December 5, 7p.m.; B-102 Wells Hall
This 2003 film takes place on a Polish-German border and attempts to illustrate daily life there. It details the struggles of everyday life and shows that what appears to be desperation and poverty to some may be worth others risking their lives to reach.
For more information, contact hylensk2@msu.edu.

The District Six Museum and the Politics of Public History in South Africa
December 5, 12-1p.m.; Rm 201, International Center
A talk by Dr. Ciraj Rassool, faculty member at the University of the Western Cape in South Africa.
For more information, contact alegi@msu.edu.

Tertulia Espanola
December 5, 6:30-7:30p.m.; Upper West room, McDonel Hall
This hour is set aside for students interested in practicing Spanish and learning about the rich culture. Students and instructors will be available to speak with about all things Spanish.

New Research on Women and Gender: Global and Local Perspectives
December 8, 1-2:30p.m.; Rm 302, International Center
Zakia Salime will deliver the second lecture in a six-art series to showcase the new gender and global studies center. Salime has a PhD and is an assistant professor in the Department of Sociology.
For more information, contact wid@msu.edu or call (517) 353-5040.

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