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  1. Week of February 14, 2016

    1. Tuesday, February 16, 2016

      1. 11:00 am

        Panelists:
        Erin Peters, Joint Lecturer in Curatorial Studies in History of Art and Architecture at the University of Pittsburgh and Assistant Curator in the Carnegie Museums of Pittsburgh
        Neil Brodie, Trafficking Culture and writer of the blog www.marketmassdestruction.com
        Susan R. Frankenberg, Program Coordinator, Museum Studies of Anthropology, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
        Sophie Vigneron, Senior Lecturer, Kent Law School, University of Kent (invited)


        Videoconference Panel Discussion (with U. of Pittsburgh): Whose Legacy? Museums and National Heritage Debts

        Room 411, International Programs and Studies Building, 507 E. Green St., Champaign, IL

      2. 5:30 pm

        Marco Graziosi, Vice Consul of Italy in Chicago

        Prof. Federiga Bindi-Visiting Scholar, John Hopkins University


        Italy and its role in international relations in Europe and the Mediterranean

        Lucy Ellis Lounge, Foreign Language Building

        707 S Mathews Ave, Urbana, IL 61801 (map)

    2. Wednesday, February 17, 2016

      1. 4:00 pm

        Mr. Peter Tomaras, Novelist, local business executive and University of Illinois Alumnus


        Modern Greek Studies: Aegean Adventures

        Room 1080 (Lucy Ellis Lounge), Foreign Languages Building (FLB), 707 South Matthews Avenue, Urbana, IL 61801 (map)

  2. Week of February 21, 2016

    1. Wednesday, February 24, 2016

      1. 12:00 pm

        Alexandra Balod, Associate in Corporate ratings group at Standard & Poor


        Professionalization Workshop: How a Social Sciences Background Can Boost Your Career in Finance

        101 International Studies Building, 910 South Fifth St., Champaign

      2. 4:00 pm

        Adam Doskey, Visiting Curator of Rare Books and Manuscripts Library


        North of the Northern Lights: "Frederick Schwatka: Illinois's First Arctic Explorer"

        Knight Auditorium, Spurlock Museum, 600 S. Gregory St., Urbana, IL

      3. 6:00 pmModern Greek Studies Movie Night: Peppermint (English Subtitles)

        Room 1080 (Lucy Ellis Lounge), Foreign Languages Building (FLB), 707 South Matthews Avenue, Urbana, IL 61801 (map)

    2. Thursday, February 25, 2016

      1. 4:00 pm

        Dr. Kim Butler


        Miller/Comm Lecture: "Healing the Souls of Black Folks: Transformational Frameworks for the African Diaspora"

        Knight Auditorium of the Spurlock Museum (600 South Gregory, U)

  3. Week of February 28, 2016

    1. Monday, February 29, 2016

      1. 10:00 am

        His Excellency Henne Schuwer, Ambassador of the Netherlands to the United States.


        Fourteenth EU Day-2016

        Alice Campbell Alumni Center Ballroom 601 South Lincoln Avenue Urbana, IL 61801 (map)

  4. Week of March 1, 2016

    1. Thursday, March 3, 2016

      1. 4:00 pm

        Faith Hillis


        New Directions Lecture - Faith Hillis, "Europe's Russian Colonies: East-West Migration and the Struggle for Freedom in Nineteenth-Century Europe"

        101 International Studies Building (910 S. Fifth Street, Champaign)

  5. Week of March 6, 2016

    1. Monday, March 7, 2016

      1. 5:15 pm

        Kristin Kopp, Associate Professor of German Studies at the University of Missouri-Columbia


        “Engaging Race Relations in the US by Teaching the History of Blacks in Germany”

        Noyes Laboratory, Room 165

         
         
    2. Thursday, March 10, 2016

      1. 4:00 pm

        Mrs. Mary Robinson-Former President of Ireland, former UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, and current UN Special Envoy for Climate Change


        Climate Change and Its Impact: Risks and Inequalities-Keynote Speech and Workshop

        I Hotel Illinois Ballroom, 1900 S 1st St, Champaign, IL 61820 (map)

      2. 4:00 pm

        Patricia D. Sutherland-Northlands Research; Adjunct Research Professor, Carleton University Research Fellow, University of Aberdeen


        Viking/Native Contact in Arctic America

        Knight Auditorium at the Spurlock Museum, 600 S Gregory St, Urbana, IL 61801

      3. 5:30 pm

        Dr. Ann Beck, Eastern Illinois University, independent scholar and third-generation confectioner in business with her sister at the original site of their grandfather's store in Central Illinois


        Modern Greek Studies: "From the Peloponnese to the Prairie: Greek Confectioners in Central Illinois 1800-1930"

        Room 1022, Lincoln Hall, 702 South Wright Street, Urbana, IL 61801, USA (map)

    3. Friday, March 11, 2016

      1. 4:00 pm

        Mrs. Mary Robinson-Former President of Ireland, former UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, and current UN Special Envoy for Climate Change


        Climate Change and Its Impact: Risks and Inequalities-Keynote Speech and Workshop

        I Hotel Illinois Ballroom, 1900 S 1st St, Champaign, IL 61820 (map)

  6. Week of March 13, 2016

    1. Monday, March 14, 2016

      1. 12:00 pm

        Chantal Tetreault, Michigan State University


        EUC Lecture series on Race, Globalization , and Education: “Transcultural teens: performing youth identities in French cités”

        TBA

  7. Week of March 20, 2016

    1. Tuesday, March 22, 2016

      1. 11:00 am

        TBA


        Videoconference Panel Discussion: Greece & the EU: A Way Forward?

        Room 411, International Programs and Studies Building, 507 E. Green St., Champaign, IL

  8. Week of April 3, 2016

    1. Sunday, April 3, 2016

      1. All DayInternational Week 2016

        TBA

    2. Monday, April 4, 2016

      1. All DayInternational Week 2016

        TBA

    3. Tuesday, April 5, 2016

      1. All DayInternational Week 2016

        TBA

    4. Wednesday, April 6, 2016

      1. All DayInternational Week 2016

        TBA

    5. Thursday, April 7, 2016

      1. All DayInternational Week 2016

        TBA

      2. 5:30 pm

        Dr. Kostas Kostis, Professor of Economic and Social History, Department of Economics, University of Athens


        Modern Greek Studies: The Spoiled Children of History: The Formation of the Greek State, 18th-21st Centuries

        Room 1080 (Lucy Ellis Lounge), Foreing Languages Building (FLB), 707 South Matthews Avenue, Urbana, IL 61801 (map)

    6. Friday, April 8, 2016

      1. All DayInternational Week 2016

        TBA

    7. Saturday, April 9, 2016

      1. All DayInternational Week 2016

        TBA

  9. Week of April 10, 2016

    1. Tuesday, April 12, 2016

      1. 11:00 am

        TBA


        Videoconference Panel Discussion (with U. of Pittsburgh): "The Continent is Cut Off!" British Referendum in the EU

        Room 411, International Programs and Studies Building, 507 E. Green St., Champaign, IL

    2. Thursday, April 14, 2016

      1. 5:00 pm

        Speaker: Dr. Tassos Anastassiadis, Assistant Professor of History and Phrixos B. Papachristidis Chair in Modern Greek and Greek-Canadian Studies, McGill University


        Modern Greek Studies: From Missionary Schools to Franchised Universities: Transnational Interactions and the Transformation of the Greek Educational System

        Room 405, Illini Union, 1401 W. Green St., Urbana, IL 61801 (map)

  10. Week of April 17, 2016

    1. Wednesday, April 20, 2016

      1. 4:00 pm

        Anna Westerståhl Stenport, Professor of Scandinavian Studies


        North of the Northern Lights: "Greenland, Global Warming, and Contemporary Film and Media Production in the Circumpolar North"

        Knight Auditorium, Spurlock Museum, 600 S. Gregory St., Urbana, IL

      2. 7:30 pm

        Anna Cerner, CEO of the Swedish Film Institute


        "What the Swedish Film Institute is doing about Gender Equality in Swedish Cinema”

        TBA

  11. Week of June 1, 2016

    1. Thursday, June 2, 2016

      1.  

        Jodi A. Byrd (Associate professor of English and Gender and Women’s Studies, University of Illinois); Françoise Vergès (Chair “Global South(s),” the Collège d’études mondiales, Paris), and Berber Bevernage (Assistant Professor of historical theory at the Department of History. Ghent University, Belgium)


        Summer School/Conference: The Other Side of Memory: Forgetting, Denial, Repression

        The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

        More specified location to be announced. 

    2. Friday, June 3, 2016

      1.  

        Jodi A. Byrd (Associate professor of English and Gender and Women’s Studies, University of Illinois); Françoise Vergès (Chair “Global South(s),” the Collège d’études mondiales, Paris), and Berber Bevernage (Assistant Professor of historical theory at the Department of History. Ghent University, Belgium)


        Summer School/Conference: The Other Side of Memory: Forgetting, Denial, Repression

        The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

        More specified location to be announced. 

    3. Saturday, June 4, 2016

      1.  

        Jodi A. Byrd (Associate professor of English and Gender and Women’s Studies, University of Illinois); Françoise Vergès (Chair “Global South(s),” the Collège d’études mondiales, Paris), and Berber Bevernage (Assistant Professor of historical theory at the Department of History. Ghent University, Belgium)


        Summer School/Conference: The Other Side of Memory: Forgetting, Denial, Repression

        The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

        More specified location to be announced. 


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