‘SCHINDLER’S LIST’ SURVIVOR TO SHARE ‘REAL-LIFE’ STORY
Zev Kedem, one of 1,100 Jews whose life was saved by Nazi industrialist Oskar Schindler, will share his story of survival, camaraderie and courage at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 9 in Benson University Center’s Pugh Auditorium. The program is free and open to the public. Kedem is a documentary filmmaker who consulted on and appeared in Steven Spielberg’s Oscar-winning film, “Schindler’s List.”
BANG ON A CAN ALL-STARS TO GIVE DEMO
Bang on a Can All-Stars-part classical ensemble, part rock band, part jazz band-will present “A Conversation and Demo” at 11 a.m. Nov. 9 in Scales Fine Arts Center, Room M103. The new music pioneers have been featured on CNN, MTV and NPR’s “All Things Considered.” The group will perform as part of the Secrest Artists Series at 8 p.m. on Nov. 9 in Wait Chapel.
TECHNOLOGY EVENT FEATURES STUDENT STARS
Faculty and their student partners will gather on Nov. 15 to display how they have worked together to integrate technology into various courses. The students are all STARS (Student Technology Advisors), who are assigned by the STARS program to work with faculty. Each fall and spring, faculty and their STARS participate in a “Technology in Education Review” event to showcase their work. The event will be held from 4 to 6 p.m. in the Information Systems Building, Rooms 224 and 225.
WAKE FOREST TO HONOR VETERANS
The military science department will host a ceremony to honor veterans Nov. 9 at 11:30 a.m in Perritt Plaza, the flagpole area outside Benson University Center. Certificates will be presented to faculty, staff and students who are veterans and a wreath will be placed by the flagpole as a lone officer plays “Taps.” The event will be sponsored by the Army ROTC program, which was established in 1951 and has produced more than 1,700 officers. For more information, call Maj. Jimmy E. Hall, assistant professor of military science, at 758-5545.
SHOULD THE UNITED STATES POLICE THE WORLD?
What are the cultural complications that arise when our troops go to conflict-torn countries like Bosnia and Somalia? Wake Forest will host a program on transnational intervention Nov. 10 from 4 to 5:30 p.m. in the Benson University Center’s Pugh Auditorium. The event, titled “Going Beyond Ourselves: The Ethics of Transnational Humanitarian Intervention,” is part of the university’s 2000-2001 Year of Ethics and Honor. It is free and open to the public. Speakers will address U.S. foreign policy, human rights violations and cultural practices as related to recent international events. For more information, call Simeon Ilesanmi, associate professor of religion, at 336-758-5459.