Monday, August 31, 2009

Fall 2009 Events

Ramazan 2009
Monday, September 21, 2009
8:00pm, Campus Center Ballroom
Celebration of Ramazan Bayramı with a guest speaker, Sufi music and sema performances along with coffee and Turkish desserts.

Republic Day Reception
Thursday, October 29, 2009
8:00pm, Lecture Center 22
Celebration of the 86th annual Turkish Republic Day (Cumhuriyet Bayramı) with a reception and a guest speaker followed by the screening of The Republic, epic cinematic story of the foundation of the Turkish Republic.

Movie Night - 15
Saturday, November, 21, 2009
8:00pm, Campus Center Terrace Lounge
Devrim Arabaları "Revolution Cars"
Docudrama recreation of the race by the engineers of the State Railroad Directorate at Eskişehir, following the 1961 coup d'état by Cemal Gursel, to build the first Turkish automobile. A simple yet successful procedural approach to great effect to follow the production of the "Devrim" car from its inception to it's bittersweet final test whilst never losing track of the fascinating characters behind its creation in a surprisingly moving story. (IMDb). Refreshments will be served at the event.

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