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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