Events of Note
Atlanta Asian Film Festival Comes to UWG
The Office of Institutional Diversity announces that the 6th Annual Atlanta Asian Film Festival is coming to UWG. The festival is a non-profit organization whose goal is to educate various communities about Asian culture through films and movies. The two films that have been selected to screen at UWG are "Artemisia" from China (Oct. 12 at 7 p.m. in the Campus Center Ballroom) and "Cow" from Taiwan (Oct. 19 at 7 p.m. in TLC 1305). Screenings are free for students, faculty and staff.
New York Times Bestselling Author Visits
Dr. Mark Mathabane, a New York Times bestselling author and South African native, will be coming to UWG’s Campus Center Ballroom on Oct. 6 at 7:30 p.m. to discuss his life story. Mathabane, who grew up in South Africa during apartheid, has written several books, including his autobiography, which ranked No. 3 on the New York Times bestsellers list. He has also made appearances on The Oprah Winfrey Show, Larry King Live and many other television programs.
Missamou: In the Shadow of Freedom
Former U.S. Marine, author and businessman Tchicaya Missamou will speak and sign copies of his memoir, “In the Shadow of Freedom: A Heroic Journey to Liberation, Manhood and America,” at UWG’s Campus Center on Oct. 11 from 7:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. The International Student Club is sponsoring the event, which will be in the Campus Center Ballroom 108.1 & 2. The event is free and open to the public.