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Release: Nov. 22, 2002
UI film series continues with 'You Only Live Once' Nov. 22
The weekly film series, "The Cinematheque at Becker," continues
Friday, Nov. 22 with "You Only Live Once," directed by Fritz Lang,
USA, 1937, 86 min. The film, starring Henry Fonda, Sylvia Sidney, Jean Dixon,
and Barton MacLane, will be presented at 8 p.m. in 101 Becker Communication
Studies Building. Cinematheque at Becker 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.
UI professor to discuss fair versus free trade in coffee production Nov.
Tad Mutersbaugh, an assistant professor of geography in the University of
Iowa College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, will discuss "Ethics of Fair
versus Free Trade: The Case of Certified-Organic and Fair Trade Coffee,"
Monday, Nov. 25 from noon to 1 p.m. in the International Center Lounge. This
presentation is free and open to the public. Refreshments will be served.
This will be the last International Mondays lecture of the fall semester.
The series will continue in the spring.
Mutersbaugh has worked with Mexican coffee-producing communities for the
past 12 years and has published research on rural development, gender and
development, and organic certification in Mexico. He will discuss how certified
ethical food products provide an important initiative in the support of sustainable
agriculture. By promoting environmentally friendly and socially just modes
of agricultural production, he will explain how ethical "green labeling"
market initiatives may make it possible to conserve biodiversity, achieve
social justice goals and protect consumer health. This talk examines the international
links within an alternative trade organization (ATO) bridging Oaxacan (Mexican)
coffee producers and U.S. consumers.
For more information on this lecture or International Mondays, please contact
Buffy Quintero, International Programs outreach coordinator, at (319) 335-0345.