Oct. 1, 2008
At A Glance
UI Center for Human Rights to host film screenings in October
The UI Center for Human Rights (UICHR) will host a series of three film screenings in the month of October as a part of the One Community, One Book program. This year's selection is "A Long Way Gone," which tells the story of a former child soldier in Sierra Leone. The film series begins at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 1 in Meeting Room A of the Iowa City Public Library with the screening of "War Dance," a story of civil war in Uganda.
The series continues at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 8 with the screening of "Africa: War is Business" in W151 Pappajohn Business Building. The last film, "Ezra," will be screened at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 15 in Meeting Room A of the Iowa City Public Library.
In addition to UICHR, sponsors include the African Studies Program and the UI Henry B. Tippie College of Business.
For more information visit http://www.uichr.org.
Cressey to discuss international terrorism at Oct. 6 International Mondays
Roger Cressey will present "International Terrorism" as part of the International Mondays lecture series. The presentation takes place from noon to 1 p.m. Monday, Oct. 6, in Meeting Room A of the Iowa City Public Library.
Cressey has served in senior cyber security and counterterrorism positions in the Clinton and Bush administrations. He has been a crisis manager in Africa, the Middle East and the Balkans. He currently advises clients on homeland security, cyber security and counterterrorism issues and is an on-air counterterrorism analyst for NBC News.
The lecture is free and open to the public. Refreshments will be served.
For more information and a complete schedule of events visit http://international.uiowa.edu/outreach/community/international-mondays.asp or http://international.uiowa.edu/services/communications/press-releases or contact Contact Amy Green, 319-335-1433, firstname.lastname@example.org.
For arts information and calendar items visit http://www.uiowa.edu/artsiowa
Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to attend all UI-sponsored events. If you are a person with a disability who requires an accommodation to participate in a program, please contact the sponsoring department in advance.