Please join us as we come together to celebrate Multicultural Week at
St. Ambrose University and revel in the dynamism of a community of folks with unique viewpoints and backgrounds. This week we’ll take a thorough look at life and customs on diverse areas of the globe through performances, and interactive, thought-provoking events.
The O’Keefe Library is proud to host the following Multicultural Week activities:
Warm up to Multicultural Week by attending the Library’s screenings of important foreign films:
Monday, March 19
Film Fest: Be With Me 6:30 p.m., O’Keefe Library media room (room 11 on the lower level) Winner of the Stockholm Film Festival, this film tells the story of three people from different backgrounds bound together by a common desire. English subtitles. Sponsored by O’Keefe Library
Thursday, March 22
Film Fest Movie: The Great Match 6:30 p.m., O’Keefe Library media room (room 11 on the lower level)Selected by the Berlin International Film Festival, the adventures of three soccer fans from different countries who come together to watch the 2002 World Cup final. English subtitles. Sponsored by O’Keefe Library
March 26-31 Multicultural Week:
Monday, March 26“Brown Bag” Book Discussion:
Mountains Beyond Mountains by Tracy Kidder. Noon, O’Keefe Library, 2nd floor student lounge.Join in as The First Book Committee sponsors a discussion of Mountains
Beyond Mountains. The discussion will focus on ways in which the book might be used in the first year classroom next fall. Get a head start on planning for your fall semester! Join us for this special Brown Bag!
Monday, March 26 International Women’s Poetry Reading 5–6:30 p.m. O’Keefe Library media roomStudents in the ENGL 222: Women’s Literature class invite the St. Ambrose community to read poems written by women in languages other than English. The poem should be read in the original language, but an English translation—or a summary of the poem in English —might also be read. Light refreshments will be served. This event is sponsored by Women’s Studies.
Around the World in a Snapshot O’Keefe Library, 2nd floor. SAU students share study abroad experiences through their photos, with prizes awarded at noon Wed., March 28. Sponsored by Study Abroad
Art Exhibit (March 25–April 30), O’Keefe Library This exhibit showcases the talents of
Iowa artists with disabilities or at-risk conditions.
Please help the staff of O’Keefe library support our culturally rich and diverse learning environment by participating in SAU Multicultural Week activities.
O’Keefe Library events are free and open to the public.