The Courier, September 22, 1995 Page 1
Literary Festival will kick off
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Dominion is its diversity" said McCarthy. 'The World Series will permeate the entire campus with international activities to consolidate and highlight, in one month, the fun and informative cultural dimensions of the campus."
World Series also will include a World Fair and Marketplace on Oct. 3. Webb Center will be transformed into a cultural fair where shoppers can buy homemade, African quilts, jewelry, figurines, and clothing. Booths and displays from international organizations will also be displayed.
It's an idea whose time has truly come," said Scott King, director of International Student and Scholar Services. "Since there are so many international facets to Old Dominion, we Want to showcase the school as Virginia's international university."
Old Dominion has a population that includes more than 800 international students.
Events scheduled through Oct. 5 include:
Tuesday, October 3
* Commuter Coffee, sponsored by international Student and Scholar Services, 7:30-9 am., North Mall, Webb Center;
* World Fair, featuring cultural exhibits by international students, 11a.m. to 2 p.m., North Mall, Webb Center;
* Fiction reading by Fiona Cheong, 11 am., Chandler Recital Hall, Diehn Fine and Performing Arts Center;
* Open Mike, International Readings. 12:15 p.m., Atrium Garden, Webb Center;
* Poetry reading by Quraysh Alt, 1 p.m., River Rooms, Webb Center;
* Panel Discussion: "When Political Struggle in Literature Stops Being Literature," featuring Quraysh Ali, Eavan Boland and Aghs Shahid All, 3 p.m., River Rooms, Webb Center; 'Invocation, "Hymn for the Fainthearted," featuring Melody Ruffin Ward of the Old Dominion dance department and Elbert Watson of the Norfolk Academy dance department, 7:45 p.m., Chandler Recital Hall, Diehn Fine and Performing Arts Center;