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Release: Nov. 7, 2002
Film series presents 'Days of Being Wild' Nov. 8
A weekly film series, "The Cinematheque at Becker," continues
at 3:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 8 with "Days of Being Wild," directed
by Wong Kar-Wai, Hong Kong, 1991, 96 min. The film, starring Leslie Cheung,
Maggie Cheung, and Carina Lau, will be presented in Room 101, Becker Communication
Studies Building. The series features treasures from the University of Iowa
Institute for Cinema and Culture collection. For more information, contact
the UI Institute for Cinema and Culture at 335-1348.
Internet connectivity in Africa focus of Nov. 11 International Mondays
Michael McNulty, co-director of the WiderNet Project and a University of
Iowa geography professor, will speak on "Digitizing the African University:
A Search for Appropriate Strategies," from noon to 1 p.m. Monday, Nov.
11 in the International Center Lounge. The presentation is a continuation
of the University of Iowa International Programs' International Mondays lecture
series and is free and open to the public. Refreshments will be served.
During the lecture, McNulty will discuss the state of Internet connectivity
in African Universities, the issues encompassing digital communication in
sub-Saharan Africa, and the WiderNet Project's efforts to assist colleagues
at African universities to develop their first computer networks.
For more information on this lecture or International Mondays, contact Buffy
Quintero, International Programs outreach coordinator, at (319) 335-0345