PROVO — The David M. Kennedy Center for International Studies at Brigham Young University will host a variety of events in recognition of International Education Week Nov. 14-18.
Highlighting the week's events will be the lecture titled "What Does China Want?"
The lecture by author Ross Terrill will be presented Wednesday at 3 p.m. in the Joseph Smith Building auditorium. Other events include:
Monday: Atem Thuc Aleu, one of the "Lost Boys of Sudan," will present a personal narrative, "Sudan to Utah: A Lost Boy's Journey through Art," at 2 p.m. in Room 238 of the Herald R. Clark Building; former deputy director of intelligence for the coalition forces in Iraq, retired Col. Russell H. Thaden, at 3 p.m. will present "Modern American Conflicts: Perspectives of a Veteran of Five Wars," in Room 238 of the Herald R. Clark Building.
Tuesday: A 3 p.m. screening of "From the Masses to the Masses," which chronicles the use of art for political purposes during Mao Zedong's reign in China, in Room 238 of the Herald R. Clark Building.
Thursday: An awards reception will be held at 11 a.m. in Room 238 of the Herald R. Clark Building to recognize the 2004-2005 photo contest entries.< Winners are Tyler Woolstenhulme, first place; Braden Duncan, second place; and Rebekah Sanders, third place.
Friday: Emily Frost Coates<, a BYU alumna and political analyst for the Central Intelligence Agency, will present a noon lecture "You Never Know Where Experience May Take You," in Room 238 of the Herald R. Clark Building.
International Education Week is a joint venture of the U.S. Department of State and Department of Education. For a full schedule of events at BYU, see iew.byu.edu.