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Release: March 2, 2000

UI film group continues silent film series with 'Tol'able David' March 9

IOWA CITY, Iowa -- The University of Iowa's Institute for Cinema & Culture's ongoing seminar "Fourteen Weeks of Nostalgia for the Early Days of Feature Films" offers weekly screenings of silent films with live musical accompaniment. The next screening, Thursday, March 9, will be of Henry King's "Tol'able David" with live accompaniment by June Braverman. Screenings are at 7 p.m. every Thursday through the end of the semester (with the exception of March 16 and 30) in 101 Becker Communication Studies Building. There will be a discussion after each film. The screenings are free and open to the public. For a complete schedule and further information, call the Institute for Cinema & Culture, 335-1348.

International Mondays presents speaker on Chinese nationalism March 6

IOWA CITY, Iowa -- UI student Yanrong Chang will speak on "New Nationalism in China in 1990s: An Analysis of the 1999 Spring Festival Gala" Monday, March 6 from noon to 1 p.m. in Room 230 of the International Center. Yanrong is a Ph.D. student in the department of communication studies. She earned an M.A. in linguistics from Beijing University in China. Her presentation will include a rhetorical analysis of the 1999 Spring Festival Gala, which was broadcast in China.

Chang's presentation is part of the UI's International Mondays seminar series, which is sponsored by UI International Programs and presents discussions with individuals who have had international experiences. The series is free and open to the public and includes a free lunch. For more information, call Connie Noren, at 335-0345 or Aya Matsushima at 335-0637.

March 'Finding God at Iowa' forum led by UIHC internal medicine professor

IOWA CITY, Iowa -- Roger Gingrich, head of Organ Transplant and professor of internal medicine at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, will be the guest speaker for the March 3 "Finding God at Iowa" lunch forum for faculty, staff and students. The free and public forum will begin at noon, at the River Room, Room 1 at the Iowa Memorial Union.

Gingrich has been director of the Adult Bone Marrow Transplantation Program at the UIHC since 1982 and associate director of the Division of Hematology-Oncology since 1996. His current research interest and projects include autologous bone marrow transplantation for lymphoma and breast cancer patients; clinical marrow transplantation using unrelated donors; patients with leukemia and marrow failure syndromes are being transplanted with bone marrow from unrelated donors.

The "Finding God at Iowa" forum is a program of the Geneva Campus Ministry at the UI and is designed to complement the popular Geneva Lecture Series, which brings speakers to the UI to speak on a wide range of topics from a Christian perspective.

For further information, contact Jason Chen, director, Geneva Campus Ministry, 120 N. Dubuque Street, Iowa City, 52245 or call (319) 341-0007.