Wednesday, January 20, 2010

Spring 2010 Events

Movie Night - 16
Saturday, February 27, 2010
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Campus Center Terrace Lounge
Tatil Kitabı "Summer Book"
The story of one family in a small Mediterranean town in summer. Told mostly from the perspective of the youngest son Ali, the narrative is structured on the tensions between the father, Mustafa, and other members of the family. Mustafa is an authoritarian lemon merchant but when he experiences a cerebral hemorrhage the whole family is forced to accept new responsibilities. (BTFF) (IMDb) Refreshments will be served.

Movie Night - 17
Saturday, April 10, 2010
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Lecture Center 4
Güneşi Gördüm "I Saw the Sun"
A mountain village perched on the border between two worlds... The home, for generations, of the Altun family... Spanning a period of 25 years, the film recounts the experiences of the three families as they struggle to find their feet in alien surroundings. It is a film that condemns all of discrimination or otherization and argues that war,fighting and contempt for anyone unlike oneself are the very problem itself... (IMDb) There will be an expert guest speaker and refreshments.

Turkish Day 2010
Friday, April 23, 2010
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Campus Center Assembly Hall
A panel on Turkish higher education with esteemed guest speakers preceded by dinner.