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  1. Week of January 25, 2015

    1. Wednesday, January 28, 2015

      1. 4:00 pm   5:00 pm

        Bryce Reeder, PhD Candidate, Political Science, UIUC


        "The Push and Pull of War: Explaining the Location and Movement of Rebel Organizations During Civil Conflicts"
        1024 Lincoln Hall
    2. Thursday, January 29, 2015

      1. 7:30 pmThe Black Death and Beyond: New Research at the Intersection of Science and the Humanities
        Knight Auditorium, Spurlock Museum, 600 S. Gregory St, Urbana
    3. Friday, January 30, 2015

      1. 12:00 pmDr. Richard B. Robinson Extractive Industries Technical Advisor USAID, Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo
        Dr. Richard Robinson Public Lecture
      2. 12:00 pm

        Rebecca Friedman, Director of the European Studies Program, Florida International University


        EUCE Director Lecture: Time at Home: Material Realities and Russian Longing at the Fin de Siècle

        Lucy Ellis Lounge (Room 1080), Foreign Languages Building, 707 S. Mathews Ave., Urbana, IL (map)

      3. 3:00 pmRebecca Copeland, Japanese Language and Literature, Washington University
        "Angry Goddesses and Feminist Fairtales: Kirino Natsuo's Kojiki Sequel
        Lucy Ellis Lounge, Foreign Language Building
  2. Week of February 1, 2015

    1. Sunday, February 1, 2015

      1.  Application Deadline: Study Abroad Faculty-Led Programs
    2. Monday, February 2, 2015

      1. 12:00 pm - 1:00 pmMona Bhan, Associate Professor, Department of Sociology and Anthropology, DePauw University
        CSAMES Brown Bag Lecture: In Search of the Aryan Seed: The Politics of Race, Religion, and Territory in Indian-Occupied Kashmir
        Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Languages Building, 707 S. Mathews, Urbana
      2. 7:00 pm"A Fierce Green Fire" Film Screening and Discussion
        The Art Theater Co-op, 126 W. Church Street, Champaign
    3. Tuesday, February 3, 2015

      1. 5:00 pm - 7:00 pmWerner Baer, Economics Department, University of Illinois
        Lemann Lecture Series: "Institutional Obstacles to Brazil's Economic Development"
        101 International Studies Bldg, 910 S. Fifth St. Champaign
      2. 7:00 pmFilm: The Man Who Saved the World
        1090 Lincoln Hall
    4. Thursday, February 5, 2015

      1. 12:00 pmTanalis Padilla, Associate Professor of History, Darmouth
        CLACS Lecture Series: "Rural Normalistas and Mexico's Long 1960's"
        101 International Studies Bldg, 910 S. Fifth St. Champaign
      2. 4:00 pmPeter Holquist
        Crimes against Humanity: Genealogy of a Concept, 1815-1945
      3. 4:00 pm - 5:15 pm

        Madhu Khanna - ACES Distinguished Professor in Environmental Economics, Department of Agricultural and Consumer Economics/Energy Biosciences Institute

        Praveen Kumar - Colonel Harry F. and Frankie M. Lovell Endowed Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering, UIUC

        Stephen Long - Director, Gates Foundation RIPE Project; Gutgsell University Endowed Professor of Plant Biology and of Crop Sciences, UIUC

        Clifford Singer - Professor, Nuclear, Plasma and Radiollogical Engineering, UIUC

        Don Wuebbles - Harry E. Preble Endowed Professor, Atmospheric Sciences, UIUC


        Global Security Under a Changing Climate
        180 Bevier Hall
      4. 4:00 pm

        Peter Holquist, Associate Professor of History, University of Pennsylvania


        REEEC Directions Lecture: Crimes Against Humanity: Genealogy of a Concept, 1815-1945

        Room 101, International Studies Building, 910 S. Fifth St., Champaign, IL (map)

    5. Friday, February 6, 2015

      1. 6:00 pmCiclo de cine argentino/ Argentinean Film Series
        Lucy Ellis Lounge. 707 South Mathews Ave, Urbana, IL 61801
  3. Week of February 8, 2015

    1. Monday, February 9, 2015

      1. 12:00 pm - 1:00 pmNathaniel Mathews, PhD Candidate, History, Northwestern University
        CSAMES Brown Bag Lecture: Transnational Families and Area Studies: Kinship Networks in Oman and East Africa
        Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Languages Building, 707 S. Mathews, Urbana
      2. 4:00 pm - 5:00 pmProfessor Tom Papadimitriou, Director of the Center for Hellenic Studies at The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey
        Lecture: Christian Orthodox churches in central Turkey (Cappadocia region)
        TBA
    2. Wednesday, February 11, 2015

      1. 4:00 pm   5:00 pm

        Gennady Rudkevich, Visiting Lecturer, Political Science, UIUC; Shyam Kulkarni, Doctoral Candidate, Political Science, UIUC


        Life of a Usurper: how unconstitutional transfers of power condition the reliability of alliance commitments
        1066 Lincoln Hall
  4. Week of February 15, 2015

    1. Sunday, February 15, 2015

      1.  Application Deadline: French 103, 104, 205 or French Phonetics 213, Arles, France
      2.  Application Deadline: Study Abroad SU15, FA15 & AY15-16 Program Final Deadline
    2. Monday, February 16, 2015

      1. 12:00 pm - 1:00 pmLillie Gordon, Ph.D., Lecturer 2012-2015, School of Music University of Illinois
        CSAMES Brown Bag Lecture: The Potential of In-Betweenness: Egyptian Violinists and the Colonial Encounter
        Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Languages Building, 707 S. Mathews, Urbana
    3. Tuesday, February 17, 2015

      1. 11:00 amVideoconference Panel Discussion (with U. of Pittsburgh): Whose Pivot Now? Implications of Growing EU-China Ties

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

      2. 12:00 pmValleri Robinson
        From Ekaterinburg With Love: Humiliation and Degradation On the Kolyada Stage
        Lucy Ellis Lounge, Foreign Language Building
    4. Wednesday, February 18, 2015

      1.  I4I & IPS Scholarships Application Deadline
    5. Thursday, February 19, 2015

      1. 12:00 pmNicanor Dominguez, History, Pontificia Universidad Catolica del Peru
        CLACS Lecture Series: "Spatial Knowledge as Tool of Governance: The Cartographic Project of Bishop Martinez de Compañon in 18th Century Peru"
        101 International Studies Bldg, 910 S. Fifth St. Champaign
      2. 7:00 pmCLACS/Lemann Spring Cinema Series
        Lucy Ellis Lounge. 707 South Mathews Ave, Urbana, IL 61801
    6. Saturday, February 21, 2015

      1. 2:30 pm - 3:30 pmSpanish Story Time
        The Urbana Free Library Children's Department, 210 W Green St, Urbana.
  5. Week of February 22, 2015

    1. Monday, February 23, 2015

      1. 12:00 pm - 1:00 pmYadollah Dadgar, Visiting Professor, Department of Economics
        CSAMES Brown Bag Lecture: Some developmental gaps in Mideast countries
    2. Tuesday, February 24, 2015

      1. 5:00 pm - 7:00 pmGustavo Rossi, University of São Paulo & Princeton University
        Lemann Lecture Series: "Race as a Category of Experience in the Intellectual Trajectory of Edison Carneiro"
        101 International Studies Bldg, 910 S. Fifth St. Champaign
    3. Wednesday, February 25, 2015

      1. 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

        Stephen Chaudion, Assistant Professor, Political Science


        International Institutions and Contests Over Compliance: the International Criminal Court and Kenya
        1066 Lincoln Hall
    4. Friday, February 27, 2015

      1. 12:00 pm

        John Feffer, Director of Foreign Policy, Institute for Policy Studies


        Jean Monnet Eastern Europe Lecture: Backlash in East-Central Europe: What Happened to the Promise of 1989?

        Lucy Ellis Lounge (Room 1080), Foreign Languages Building, 707 S. Mathews Ave., Urbana, IL (map)

  6. Week of March 1, 2015

    1. Monday, March 2, 2015

      1.  Virginia Zavala, Linguistics, Pontificia Universidad Catolica del Peru, Visiting Professor University of Wisconsin-Madison
        CLACS Lecture Series: "Tactics of Intersubjectivity and Literacy Ideologies in a Community of Practice: Reflections from a Quechua Language Policy"
        101 International Studies Bldg, 910 S. Fifth St. Champaign
    2. Thursday, March 5, 2015

      1. 12:00 pmPaul Johnson, President of Chicago Food International
        CLACS Lecture Series: "The Role of the Illinois Cuba Working Group as an Agriculture Coalition in Improving Trade Relations with Cuba"
        101 International Studies Bldg, 910 S. Fifth St. Champaign
    3. Friday, March 6, 2015

      1. 6:00 pmCiclo de cine argentino/ Argentinean Film Series
        Lucy Ellis Lounge. 707 South Mathews Ave, Urbana, IL 61801
  7. Week of March 8, 2015

    1. Monday, March 9, 2015

      1. 12:00 pm - 1:00 pmMadhu Viswanathan, Professor of Business Administration
        CSAMES Brown Bag Lecture
        Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Languages Building, 707 S. Mathews, Urbana
    2. Tuesday, March 10, 2015

      1. 8:30 amMohammad Babadoost,Professor of Crop Sciences, Illinois
        Noontime Scholars Lecture
        Room 101 International Studies Building
      2. 5:00 pm - 7:00 pmIan Read, Associate Professor of Latin American Studies, Soka University of America
        Lemann Lecture Series: "Brazil's Era of Epidemics: How Disease Shaped a Nation"
        101 International Studies Bldg, 910 S. Fifth St. Champaign
    3. Thursday, March 12, 2015

      1. All DayRegional Faculty Working Conference

        I-Hotel, 1900 S. First Street, Champaign, Illinois (map)
        Conference sessions will be held in the Humanities Room

      2. 10:00 am

        His Excellency Andris Razāns, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Latvia to the United States


        Thirteenth Annual EU Day Ambassador's "State of the European Union" Keynote Address

        Alice Campbell Alumni Center Ballroom, 601 S. Lincoln Avenue, Urbana, IL (map)

      3. 12:00 pmLina Britto & Forrest Hylton, History, Northwestern University
        CLACS Lecture Series: "Organized Crime as State Formation in Colombia, 1974-2010"
        101 International Studies Bldg, 910 S. Fifth St. Champaign
      4. 4:00 pm - 5:15 pmtba
        China Teach-In
        180 Bevier Hall
    4. Friday, March 13, 2015

      1. All DayRegional Faculty Working Conference

        I-Hotel, 1900 S. First Street, Champaign, Illinois (map)
        Conference sessions will be held in the Humanities Room

      2.  

        Keynote Speaker: Zeev Gourarier, Director of Science and Collections, Museum of European and Mediterranean Civilizations, Marseille, France


        Graduate Student Colloquium: "(Un)mapping the Mediterranean"

        March 13: To be announced

        March 14: Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Languages Building, 707 S. Mathews Ave., Urbana (map)

    5. Saturday, March 14, 2015

      1.  

        Keynote Speaker: Zeev Gourarier, Director of Science and Collections, Museum of European and Mediterranean Civilizations, Marseille, France


        Graduate Student Colloquium: "(Un)mapping the Mediterranean"

        March 13: To be announced

        March 14: Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Languages Building, 707 S. Mathews Ave., Urbana (map)

      2. 8:30 amIllinois Olympiada
        University of Chicago
      3. 2:30 pm - 3:30 pmSpanish Story Time
        The Urbana Free Library Children's Department, 210 W Green St, Urbana.
  8. Week of March 15, 2015

    1. Monday, March 16, 2015

      1. 12:00 pm - 1:00 pmRajmohan Gandhi, Research Professor Emeritus
        CSAMES Brown Bag Lecture: Prince of Gujarat: The Extraordinary Story of Prince Gopaldas Desai, 1887-1951
        Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Languages Building, 707 S. Mathews, Urbana
    2. Tuesday, March 17, 2015

      1. 11:00 amVideoconference Panel Discussion (with U. of Pittsburgh): TTIP-ping Point? The Present and Future of the Transatlantic Trade Agreement

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

    3. Thursday, March 19, 2015

      1. 7:00 pmCLACS/Lemann Spring Cinema Series
        Lucy Ellis Lounge. 707 South Mathews Ave, Urbana, IL 61801
    4. Friday, March 20, 2015

      1. All Day2015 Euro Challenge Regional (Midwest) Preliminary Round

        Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, 230 South LaSalle Street, Chicago, IL  (map)

  9. Week of March 29, 2015

    1. Monday, March 30, 2015

      1. 12:00 pm - 1:00 pmMark Dressman, Professor, Department of Curriculum and Instruction
        CSAMES Brown Bag Lecture: A Nation of Linguists: The Politics, Pedagogy, and Practice of English Education in Morocco
        Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Languages Building, 707 S. Mathews, Urbana
  10. Week of April 1, 2015

    1. Wednesday, April 1, 2015

      1.  Gilberto Gil, Musician and Former Minister of Culture, Brazil
        Lemann Lecture Series. TBA
        Knight Auditorium, Spurlock Museum
    2. Thursday, April 2, 2015

      1. 4:00 pmDavid Satter, Former Moscow Correspondent
        Putin's Russia: the Road to Dictatorship and War
        1090 Lincoln Hall
    3. Friday, April 3, 2015

      1.  Latin American History Midwest Workshop
        TBA
      2. 9:00 am - 4:00 pmtba
        Transatlantic Security Symposium/Turkish Studies Symposium
        Ikenberry (SDRP2025A)
      3. 6:00 pmCiclo de cine argentino/ Argentinean Film Series
        Lucy Ellis Lounge. 707 South Mathews Ave, Urbana, IL 61801
    4. Saturday, April 4, 2015

      1.  Latin American History Midwest Workshop
        TBA
  11. Week of April 5, 2015

    1. Monday, April 6, 2015

      1.  

        Mark Mazower, History, Columbia University


        MillerComm Lecture: The Greek War of Independence in Global Perspective

        Location TBA

      2. 12:00 pm - 1:00 pmShabana Mir, Ph.D., CSAMES Affiliated Scholar
        CSAMES Brown Bag Lecture: Leisure culture & Muslim women students on university campuses
        Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Languages Building, 707 S. Mathews, Urbana
    2. Tuesday, April 7, 2015

      1. 12:00 pmVeneta Ivanova, PhD candidate in History, Illinois
        Noontime Scholars Lecture
      2. 5:00 pm - 7:00 pmAna Clotilde Thomé-Williams, Northwestern University
        Lemann Lecture Series. TBA
        101 International Studies Bldg, 910 S. Fifth St. Champaign
    3. Wednesday, April 8, 2015

      1. 2:00 pm - 4:00 pmClaudia Lagos, ICR
        CLACS Lecture Series: "Screening of the Film "El Diario de Agustín" Documentary directed by Ignacio Agüero"
      2. 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

        Colleen Murphy, Associate Professor, Philosophy; Director, Women and Gender in Global Perspectives


        Justice in Transitional Contexts
        1066 Lincoln Hall
    4. Friday, April 10, 2015

      1. 8:30 amDouglas Hofstadter, Distinguished Professor of Cognitive Science, Indiana University
        CAS/MillerComm Lecture and Keynote for the Third Annual International Translation Conference
        TBD
      2. All DayNew Spaces of Translation: Third International Conference on Translation and Related Disciplines

        Illinois Fire Service Institute, 11 Gerty Dr., Champaign, IL (map)

      3. 8:30 amGayatri Spivak
        Third International Translation Conference: "Lessons Learned on the Way to Translation"
        to be announced
    5. Saturday, April 11, 2015

      1. All DayNew Spaces of Translation: Third International Conference on Translation and Related Disciplines

        Illinois Fire Service Institute, 11 Gerty Dr., Champaign, IL (map)

      2. 2:30 pm - 3:30 pmSpanish Story Time
        The Urbana Free Library Children's Department, 210 W Green St, Urbana.
  12. Week of April 12, 2015

    1. Monday, April 13, 2015

      1. 12:00 pm - 1:00 pmLynn Laskowski & Amy Felty
        CSAMES Brown Bag Lecture
        Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Languages Building, 707 S. Mathews, Urbana
    2. Tuesday, April 14, 2015

      1. 11:00 amVideoconference Panel Discussion (with U. of Pittsburgh): Before There Was Ebola: European Responses to Diseases in Africa - Past and Present

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

    3. Thursday, April 16, 2015

      1. 12:00 pmGlen Goodman, Portuguese & Spanish, University of Illinois
        CLACS Lecture Series: "Germans in the Land of the Gaúchos: Ethnic and Regional Identities in Brazil's South"
        101 International Studies Bldg, 910 S. Fifth St. Champaign
      2. 4:00 pmProf. Mark Mazower
        CAS/MillerComm lecture: The global dimensions of the Greek revolution of 1821
        Spurlock Museum, 600 S. Gregory St., Urbana, Illinois
      3. 7:00 pmCLACS/Lemann Spring Cinema Series
        Lucy Ellis Lounge. 707 South Mathews Ave, Urbana, IL 61801
    4. Saturday, April 18, 2015

      1. All Day

        Christian de Pee, Associate Professor of History at the University of Michigan
        Jessica Goldberg, Associate Professor of History at UCLA
        Warren Brown, Professor of History at CalTech


        Medieval Studies Spring Symposium: Medieval Media Resolutions

        TBA

  13. Week of April 19, 2015

    1. Monday, April 20, 2015

      1. 12:00 pm - 1:00 pmTanu Kohli, Ph.D.
        CSAMES Brown Bag Lecture: Impact of migration on education outcomes in India
        Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Languages Building, 707 S. Mathews, Urbana
    2. Tuesday, April 21, 2015

      1. 12:00 pmHans Hoch, Professor Emeritus in Linguistics, Illinois
        Noontime Scholars Lecture
        101 International Studies Buillding
    3. Thursday, April 23, 2015

      1. 12:00 pmHapsatou Wane, Lemann Institute Fellow, University of Illinois
        CLACS Lecture Series: "The Nervous Conditions of Hyphenated Diasporas: Postcolonial Perspectives on Afro-Brazilian Writings"
        101 International Studies Bldg, 910 S. Fifth St. Champaign
  14. Week of April 26, 2015

    1. Monday, April 27, 2015

      1. 12:00 pm - 1:00 pmWail Hassan, Professor, Program in Comparative and World Literature
        CSAMES Brown Bag Lecture: Histories of the Arabic Novel
        Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Languages Building, 707 S. Mathews, Urbana
    2. Thursday, April 30, 2015

      1. 12:00 pmLaura Chinchila, Ph.D. Candidate, Comparative World Literature, University of Illinois
        CLACS Lecture Series: "Central American Crime Fiction"
        101 International Studies Bldg, 910 S. Fifth St. Champaign
  15. Week of May 1, 2015

    1. Friday, May 1, 2015

      1. 6:00 pmCiclo de cine argentino/ Argentinean Film Series
        Lucy Ellis Lounge. 707 South Mathews Ave, Urbana, IL 61801
  16. Week of May 3, 2015

    1. Wednesday, May 6, 2015

      1. 4:00 pm

        Dr. Ramazan Erdag, Visiting Scholar, UIUC; Assistant Professor of International Relations, Eskisehir Osmangazi University, Eskisehir, Turkey


        "Revolution and Intervention in Libya: Its Implications for the Regional Security in the Middle East post Arab Spring Era"
        tba
    2. Saturday, May 9, 2015

      1. 2:30 pm - 3:30 pmSpanish Story Time
        The Urbana Free Library Children's Department, 210 W Green St, Urbana.
  17. Week of June 14, 2015

    1. Friday, June 19, 2015

      1. All Day2015 Ralph and Ruth Fisher Forum: Violence in Twenthieth-Century Russia and Eurasia: Experience, Affect, Memory, and Legacies
    2. Saturday, June 20, 2015

      1. All Day2015 Ralph and Ruth Fisher Forum: Violence in Twenthieth-Century Russia and Eurasia: Experience, Affect, Memory, and Legacies

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