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Calendar of Events June 2009 - August 2009

Campus Film Classics
Every Tuesday from June 9th -18th August 2009 5.30pm
Centre for Language Learning (CLL), UWI

The UWI Film Programme will host an ongoing series of screenings entitled ‘Campus Film Classics’. These free public showings of classic films will feature some of the best films from the Caribbean, India, China, Senegal, the USA and more. The films will be aired every Tuesday at 5.30pm (except asterisked films which start t 4:30) from June 9th to August 18th, 2009 at the Centre for Language Learning (CLL ), UWI, St Augustine.

Jun 30: The Grand Illusion/Jean Renoir/France/1937/114’
July 7: Raise the Red Lantern/Zhang Yimou/China/1992/125’
July 14: North by Northwest/Alfred Hitckcock/USA/1957/131’
July 21: Awara/Raj Kapoor/India/1951/193’*
July 28: Hoop Dreams/Steve James/USA/1994/170’*
August 4: Rue cases nègres/Euzhan Palcy/Martinique/1983/103’
August 11: Affair in Trinidad/Vincent Sherman/USA/1952/98’
August 18: Amores Perros/ Alejandro González Iñárritu/Mexico/2000/154’

For further information, please contact Dr Christopher Meir at Christopher.Meir@sta.uwi.edu or (868) 662-2002 Ext. 4233.

28th West Indies Agricultural Economics Conference
Monday 6th-Friday 10th July, 2009

The 28th West Indies Agricultural Economics Conference of the Caribbean Agro-Economic Society will be held jointly with the Barbados National Agricultural Conference, from 6th to 10th July 2009, in Barbados. The theme for this year’s conference is “Food Security, Investment Flows and Agricultural Development in the Caribbean.”

For further information, please contact Sarojini Ragbir at 1-868-662- 2002 Ext 2088 or Sarojini.ragbir@sta.uwi.edu; and CAES website at http://www.caestt.com

UWI Vacation Camp 2009
July 6th to 17th and July 20th to August 7th
Common Room, Canada Hall, UWI

Channelling one of Disney’s most successful films, The University of the West Indies (UWI) will host its annual vacation camp under the theme “Pirates of the Caribbean”. The camp, created for children ranging from five to fifteen years of age, will be held from July 6th to 17th (Session One) and from July 20th to August 7th (Session Two). The camp will be based in the Common Room, Canada Hall, UWI and will run each day from 7.30 a.m. to 4.30 p.m. This exciting camp is committed to providing children with a safe and engaging experience. Participants will be exposed to arts and crafts, sports and computer activities. They will also be taken on field trips to explore our islands. The cost for participation in the camp ranges from $500 for Session One to $750 for Session Two.

For further information, or to register for the camp, please visit Student Advisory Services, First Floor, Student Administration Building, UWI, or call Mrs Shala Vance at (868) 662-2002 Ext. 3894, or Ms Jacqueline Chase at (868) 662-2002 Ext. 2338.

Disney’s Beauty and the Beast goes to Broadway
Thursday 2nd-Sunday 5th July, 2009
Queen’s Hall, St Ann’s, Trinidad

The Festival Arts Chorale will present ‘Disney’s Beauty and the Beast’ at Queen’s Hall, St. Ann’s on Thursday at 7pm, on Friday at 7.30pm, on Saturday at 7.30pm and on Sunday at 2pm and 7pm. This unique musical theatre experience will be in the form of the Broadway version of Disney’s Beauty and the Beast, a classic French tale of love beyond borders. General admission tickets can be purchased at a cost of TT$150, and Special Reserved tickets at TT$200. Tickets for the children’s matinee, on Sunday 5th July at 2pm cost TT$100.

For further information, please contact the Festival Arts Chorale at (868) 662-2002 Ext. 2315 or 757-1526, or uwi.festival.arts.chorale@gmail.com

ACHEA Annual Conference 2009
Wednesday 8th-Sunday 11th July, 2009
Hyatt Regency Hotel, Port of Spain

The 2009 annual conference of the Association of Caribbean Higher Education Administrators will be held in Trinidad and Tobago from the 8th-11th July, 2009, at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Port of Spain.The theme of the conference is ‘Higher Education and Sustainable Development.’

The United Nations has declared 2005-2015 as the Decade of Sustainable Development and as small islands states with economies and geography that make us vulnerable to global and natural forces, the issue of sustainable development is of critical importance.

For further information, please contact call (246) 417-4000, or visit https://sta.uwi.edu/media/documents/2008/ACHEA%20Annual%20Conference.doc