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Release: March 30, 2000

International Mondays presents speaker on Japanese city planning April 3

IOWA CITY, Iowa -- International Mondays and the Center for Asian and Pacific Studies (CAPS) will present David Tucker, a visiting assistant professor of history at the UI, who will discuss "Modernism, Militarism, and Migration: Using Agricultural Immigrant Village Design in Manchukuo to Pioneer Modern City Planning," Monday, April 3 from noon to 1 p.m. in the International Center Lounge.

Tucker's graduate work was at the UI, with a year at Tsukuba University in Japan. He will present the strongest links between military and architectural dreams created by the city planning of Manchukuo, after the Japanese defeat in 1945.

The International Mondays seminar series is sponsored by University of Iowa 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.


Concert to benefit Women's Resource and Action Center, Iowa Feminist Union

IOWA CITY, Iowa-- The Women's Resource and Action Center and the University of Iowa Feminist Union will sponsor a joint benefit concert Sunday, April 2 beginning at 9 p.m. at The Green Room, 509 S. Gilbert in Iowa City. Admission will be $5 at the door. Proceeds from the event will go to support programs of the two women's organizations.

Local singer-songwriter Amy Carder will perform along with Dave Olson and the local group, "autocrash."

For more information, please call 335-1374 or 335-1486.