“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

\”Iraq, Lebanon, Palestine: Patterns of War and Peace in the Middle East\”
January 10, 4p.m. – 6p.m.; Room 303, International Center
L. Carl Brown, Garrett Professor in Foreign Affairs Emeritus at Princeton University, will speak on relations in the Middle East. Professor Brown is a historian of the modern Middle East and North Africa with a focus on the Arab World.
For more information, contact enyart@msu.edu or call (517)355-3277

East Lansing Mayor Sam Singh to speak on Martin Luther King Jr.
January 16, 11:50.m. – 1p.m.; Third floor, International Center
In observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, East Lansing Mayor Sam Singh will speak on King\’s impact on the country and the importance of honoring his memory. A light lunch will also be served.
For more information, contact rodman@msu.edu or riel@msu.edu, or call (517)355-2350

New Research on Women and Gender: Global and Local Perspectives
January 19, 1:30p.m. – 3p.m.; Room 305, International Center
During the next presentation in the series to inaugurate the new gender and global studies center, James Madison College Professors Kate See and Linda Racioppi will speak on \”Gender and Agency in the Protracted Conflicts in Northern Ireland and Bosnia.\”
For more information, contact wid@msu.edu or call (517)353-5040

David Glukh International Ensemble
January 25, 7:30p.m.-9:30p.m.; Pasant Theatre, Wharton Center; tickets are $28
Consisting of a piccolo trumpet, accordion, violin, percussion and bass, this ensemble is unique and eclectic, one of the most unusual of its kind. The ensemble includes classical masterpieces, world music, and traditional and ethnic jazz. The David Glukh International Ensemble has performed worldwide, and this one-time show is sure to be an entertaining experience.
For more information, contact hoffma95@msu.edu or all 1-800-WHARTON

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