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  1. Week of March 30, 2015

    1. Monday, March 30, 2015

      1.  Library Exhibit "Global Climate Change: Women Matter Worldwide"

        Main Library: North-South Corridor

      2.  18th Annual European Union Film Festival

        Gene Siskel Film Center, 164 N. State Street, Chicago, IL (map)

      3. 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

        Mark 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

    2. Tuesday, March 31, 2015

      1.  Library Exhibit "Global Climate Change: Women Matter Worldwide"

        Main Library: North-South Corridor

      2.  18th Annual European Union Film Festival

        Gene Siskel Film Center, 164 N. State Street, Chicago, IL (map)

      3.  OPT Workshop - Spring 2015

        ISSS Office - Multipurpose Room
        4th Floor, Student Services Building

  2. Week of April 1, 2015

    1. Wednesday, April 1, 2015

      1.  18th Annual European Union Film Festival

        Gene Siskel Film Center, 164 N. State Street, Chicago, IL (map)

      2.  OPT Workshop - Spring 2015

        ISSS Office - Multipurpose Room
        4th Floor, Student Services Building

      3. 5:00 pm

        Gilberto Gil, Musician and Former Minister of Culture, Brazil.


        Music and Brazilian Culture

        Knight Auditorium, Spurlock Museum

    2. Thursday, April 2, 2015

      1.  18th Annual European Union Film Festival

        Gene Siskel Film Center, 164 N. State Street, Chicago, IL (map)

      2.  European Studies Symposium: Past and Present

        April 2: Schroeder Hall, Room 130, Illinois State University, 403 W. College Ave., Normal, IL (map)

        April 3: Caterpillar Auditorium, State Farm Hall of Business, Illinois State University, 410 S. University St., Normal, IL (map)

      3.  OPT Workshop - Spring 2015

        ISSS Office - Multipurpose Room
        4th Floor, Student Services Building

      4. 4:00 pm

        David Satter, Former Moscow Correspondent


        Putin's Russia: The Road to Dictatorship and War

        1090 Lincoln Hall

    3. Friday, April 3, 2015

      1.  European Studies Symposium: Past and Present

        April 2: Schroeder Hall, Room 130, Illinois State University, 403 W. College Ave., Normal, IL (map)

        April 3: Caterpillar Auditorium, State Farm Hall of Business, Illinois State University, 410 S. University St., Normal, IL (map)

      2. 8:15 am - 5:00 pm9th Annual Turkish Studies Symposium: Turkish Foreign Policy - Challenges and Opportunities

        2025A SDRP Ikenberry

        2nd Floor

        301 East Gregory Dr.

      3. 8:15 am - 5:00 pm

        Bilgin Ayata, Freie Universität, Berlin

        Cigdem Benam, Boston College

        Nilsu Goren, University of Maryland

        Can Kasapoğlu, Center for Economics and Foreign Policy Studies, Istanbul

        Ayhan Kaya, Bilgi University, Istanbul

        Kemal Kirişci, Brookings Institution

        Kemal Silay, Indiana University

        Ömer Taşpinar, Brookings Institution

         


        Turkish Foreign Policy: Challenges and Opportunities

        2025A SDRP (Ikenberry)

        2nd Floor

        301 East Gregory Drive

      4. All DayJoint Transatlantic Security Symposium/Turkish Studies Symposium: Turkish Foreign Policy: Challenges and Opportunities

        Room 2025A, Ikenberry Commons, 301 E. Gregory Dr., Urbana, IL (map)

      5.  Latin American History Midwest Workshop

        TBA

      6.  OPT Workshop - Spring 2015

        ISSS Office - Multipurpose Room
        4th Floor, Student Services Building

      7. 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

  3. Week of April 5, 2015

    1. Monday, April 6, 2015

      1. 8:30 amInternational Week
      2. 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

        Madhu Viswanathan, Professor of Business Administration


        CSAMES Brown Bag Lecture: "Subsistence Marketplaces in India and Beyond"

        Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Languages Building, 707 S. Mathews, Urbana

      3. 5:30 pmEuropean Movie Night: Gadjo Dilo (The Crazy Stranger) – France/Romania, 1997

        Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Language Building (map)

    2. Tuesday, April 7, 2015

      1. 8:30 amInternational Week
      2.  OPT Workshop - Spring 2015

        ISSS Office - Multipurpose Room
        4th Floor, Student Services Building

      3. 12:00 pm

        Veneta Ivanova, PhD candidate in History, Illinois


        Noontime Scholars Lecture
      4. 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

        Ana Clotilde Thomé-Williams, Northwestern University

        Soccer narration and Brazilian identity


        Lemann Lecture Series. "Soccer Narration and Brazilian Identity"

        101 International Studies Bldg, 910 S. Fifth St. Champaign

    3. Wednesday, April 8, 2015

      1. 8:30 amInternational Week
      2.  OPT Workshop - Spring 2015

        ISSS Office - Multipurpose Room
        4th Floor, Student Services Building

      3. 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

        Claudia Lagos, ICR


        CLACS Lecture Series: MOZAYIK, Sreening of Documentary and discussion with the Filmmamker

        101 International Studies Building. 905 S. Fifth St, Champaign, IL

      4. 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

      5. 5:00 pm - 6:00 pmUK & Ireland Study Abroad Info Session

        1066 Lincoln Hall

      6. 6:30 pm - 7:30 pmiCU Session_Intercultural Dialogue Series: 'Ecuador, four worlds, one country'

        Asian American Cultural Center
        1210 W Nevada St MC-149 | Urbana, IL 61801

    4. Thursday, April 9, 2015

      1. 8:30 amInternational Week
      2.  OPT Workshop - Spring 2015

        ISSS Office - Multipurpose Room
        4th Floor, Student Services Building

      3. 4:00 pm

        Eric Calderwood, Assistant Professor, Comparative and World Literature; Affiliated Faculty, Spanish and Portuguese, UIUC


        Spanish & Portuguese Colloquium: The Daughter of Granada and Fez: Al-Andalus in the Colonial Imaginary and in Mediterranean Perspective

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

    5. Friday, April 10, 2015

      1. 8:30 amInternational Week
      2. 8:30 am

        Douglas Hofstadter, Distinguished Professor of Cognitive Science, Indiana University


        Keynote for the Third Annual International Translation Conference

        TBD

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

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

      4.  OPT Workshop - Spring 2015

        ISSS Office - Multipurpose Room
        4th Floor, Student Services Building

      5. 8:30 am

        Gayatri Spivak


        Third International Translation Conference: "Lessons Learned on the Way to Translation"

        to be announced

      6. 12:00 pm

        Ben Lough, Social Work, UIUC
        Chris Jackson, EU Studies, UIUC


        EUC Lecture Series: "Effective Practices of International Volunteers in Disaster Relief: Implications for the EU Aid Volunteers Program"

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

      7. 12:00 pm

        Eeshani Kandpal, Economist, Poverty and Inequality Unit Development Research Group, The World Bank


        Unintended Consequences: Learning from the Implementation of Development Interventions Targeting Women and Children

        Monsanto Room, ACES Library, 1101 S. Goodwin, Urbana

    6. Saturday, April 11, 2015

      1. 8:30 amInternational Week
      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. 2:30 pm - 3:30 pmSpanish Story Time: Maria had the Little Llama/ María tenía una llamita blanca

        The Urbana Free Library Children's Department, 210 W Green St, Urbana.

  4. Week of April 12, 2015

    1. Sunday, April 12, 2015

      1. 8:30 amInternational Week
    2. Monday, April 13, 2015

      1. 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

        Lynn Laskowski & Amy Felty


        CSAMES Brown Bag Lecture: "Understanding the History and Traditions of the Baha'i Faith"

        Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Languages Building, 707 S. Mathews, Urbana

    3. Tuesday, April 14, 2015

      1.  OPT Workshop - Spring 2015

        ISSS Office - Multipurpose Room
        4th Floor, Student Services Building

      2. 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. 12:00 pm

        Ruth Meinzen-Dick, International Food Policy Research Institute


        Gender, Shocks, and Assets: Sources of Resilience

        Heritage Room, ACES Library, 1101 S. Goodwin, Urbana

    4. Wednesday, April 15, 2015

      1.  OPT Workshop - Spring 2015

        ISSS Office - Multipurpose Room
        4th Floor, Student Services Building

    5. Thursday, April 16, 2015

      1.  European Studies Symposium: Institutions and Integration

        April 16: Schroeder Hall, Room 130, Illinois State University, 403 W. College Ave., Normal, IL (map)

        April 17: Caterpillar Auditorium, State Farm Hall of Business, Illinois State University, 410 S. University St., Normal, IL (map)

      2.  OPT Workshop - Spring 2015

        ISSS Office - Multipurpose Room
        4th Floor, Student Services Building

      3. 12:00 pm

        Glen 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

      4. 4:00 pm

        Prof. Mark Mazower


        CAS/MillerComm lecture: The global dimensions of the Greek revolution of 1821

        Spurlock Museum, 600 S. Gregory St., Urbana, Illinois

      5. 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

        Mark Mazower, Professor of History, Columbia University


        MillerComm Lecture: The Greek War of Independence in Global Perspective

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

      6. 6:30 pmCLACS/Lemann Spring Cinema Series: "Voice of the Amazon"

        Lucy Ellis Lounge. 707 South Mathews Ave, Urbana, IL 61801

    6. Friday, April 17, 2015

      1.  European Studies Symposium: Institutions and Integration

        April 16: Schroeder Hall, Room 130, Illinois State University, 403 W. College Ave., Normal, IL (map)

        April 17: Caterpillar Auditorium, State Farm Hall of Business, Illinois State University, 410 S. University St., Normal, IL (map)

      2.  OPT Workshop - Spring 2015

        ISSS Office - Multipurpose Room
        4th Floor, Student Services Building

      3. 12:00 pm

        Steven Hill, Political Author


        Lecture: Transatlantic Lessons: Why the European Way Is STILL the Best Hope in an Insecure Age

        Room 1092, Lincoln Hall, 702 S. Wright St., Urbana, IL (map)

      4. 2:00 pmAustralia & New Zealand Study Abroad Info Session

        1066 Lincoln Hall

      5. 4:00 pm

        Richard Wolf, Professor of Music at Harvard University


        Illinois Student Association of Music Scholars Lecture: "Music and Moral Being in Central and South Asia"

        TBA

    7. 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

      2. 10:30 am

        Zbigniew Banas, Loyola University Chicago
        Jens Kiefer, Filmförderung Hamburg Schleswig-Holstein
        Bruce Sheridan, Cinema Art + Science, Columbia College Chicago

        Moderated by:
        Anna Westerståhl Stenport, European Union Center, University of Illinois


        Panel Discussion: European Funding Models and Cooperation Possibilities

        Gene Siskel Film Center, 164 N State St, Chicago, IL 60601 (map)

  5. Week of April 19, 2015

    1. Monday, April 20, 2015

      1. 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

        Tanu Kohli, Lecturer and Academic Advisor, LAS Global Studies


        CSAMES Brown Bag Lecture: Impact of Migration on Education Outcomes in India

        Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Languages Building, 707 S. Mathews, Urbana

      2. 5:30 pmEuropean Movie Night: EuroChannel Shorts: Youth in Europe

        Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Language Building (map)

    2. Tuesday, April 21, 2015

      1.  OPT Workshop - Spring 2015

        ISSS Office - Multipurpose Room
        4th Floor, Student Services Building

      2. 12:00 pm

        Hans Hoch, Professor Emeritus in Linguistics, Illinois


        Noontime Scholars Lecture

        101 International Studies Buillding

    3. Wednesday, April 22, 2015

      1.  OPT Workshop - Spring 2015

        ISSS Office - Multipurpose Room
        4th Floor, Student Services Building

      2. 12:00 pm

        Lenore Matthew, PhD Student in School of Social Work and WGGP GRID Minor


        "Informally Employed Women's Decisions to Participate in Technical Training Programs in Brazil

        314A Illini Union

      3. 4:00 pm

        Michael Lapelusa


        TBA

        505 East Armory Avenue

        356 Armory

    4. Thursday, April 23, 2015

      1.  OPT Workshop - Spring 2015

        ISSS Office - Multipurpose Room
        4th Floor, Student Services Building

      2. 9:00 am - 6:00 pmCHAMP Conference: Entrepreneurial Heritage and the Information Economy

        Room 314, Illini Union, 1401 W. Green St., Urbana, IL (map)

      3. 12:00 pm

        Hapsatou 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

    5. Friday, April 24, 2015

      1.  OPT Workshop - Spring 2015

        ISSS Office - Multipurpose Room
        4th Floor, Student Services Building

      2. 12:00 pm

        Jacqueline Pacaud, European Heritage Label/European Commission, Directorate General for Education and Culture, Brussels


        EUC Lecture Series: Title TBA

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

      3. 5:00 pmThe Armenian Genocide (2006) Film Screening

        160 English Building
        608 South Wright Street
        Urbana, IL 6180

        Located on the west side of the Quadrangle.

  6. Week of April 26, 2015

    1. Monday, April 27, 2015

      1. 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

        Wail 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. Tuesday, April 28, 2015

      1.  OPT Workshop - Spring 2015

        ISSS Office - Multipurpose Room
        4th Floor, Student Services Building

    3. Wednesday, April 29, 2015

      1.  OPT Workshop - Spring 2015

        ISSS Office - Multipurpose Room
        4th Floor, Student Services Building

    4. Thursday, April 30, 2015

      1.  OPT Workshop - Spring 2015

        ISSS Office - Multipurpose Room
        4th Floor, Student Services Building

      2. 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

        Brenda Wilson, Professor, Microbiology, UIUC


        Ebola 2014: What have we learned and where do we go from here?

        1065 Lincoln Hall

  7. Week of May 1, 2015

    1. Friday, May 1, 2015

      1.  OPT Workshop - Spring 2015

        ISSS Office - Multipurpose Room
        4th Floor, Student Services Building

      2. 12:00 pm

        Romina Spina, journalist for Neue Zürcher Zeitung


        EUC Lecture Series: Title TBA

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

      3. 6:00 pmCiclo de cine argentino/ Argentinean Film Series

        Lucy Ellis Lounge. 707 South Mathews Ave, Urbana, IL 61801

    2. Saturday, May 2, 2015

      1.  “Utopias and Revolutions” Professional Development Workshop: The Experience of Revolution: Imagining, Seeking, and Making Utopia

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

  8. Week of May 3, 2015

    1. Monday, May 4, 2015

      1. 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

        Eric Calderwood, Assistant Professor, Program in Comparative & World Literature


        CSAMES Brown Bag Lecture: "The Daughter of Granada and Fez: Al-Andalus in the Colonial Imaginary and in Mediterranean Perspective"

        Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Languages Building, 707 S. Mathews, Urbana

    2. Tuesday, May 5, 2015

      1.  OPT Workshop - Spring 2015

        ISSS Office - Multipurpose Room
        4th Floor, Student Services Building

    3. Wednesday, May 6, 2015

      1.  OPT Workshop - Spring 2015

        ISSS Office - Multipurpose Room
        4th Floor, Student Services Building

      2. 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

    4. Thursday, May 7, 2015

      1.  OPT Workshop - Spring 2015

        ISSS Office - Multipurpose Room
        4th Floor, Student Services Building

      2. 3:00 pmWGGP Spring Reception

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

    5. Friday, May 8, 2015

      1.  OPT Workshop - Spring 2015

        ISSS Office - Multipurpose Room
        4th Floor, Student Services Building

    6. 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.

  9. 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
  10. Week of October 18, 2015

    1. Monday, October 19, 2015

      1. 5:00 pm

        Karla Mallette, Professor of Italian, University of Michigan


        Lecture: Cosmopolitan Language Systems in the Mediterranean

        TBA


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