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  1. Week of March 29, 2015

    1. Sunday, March 29, 2015

      1. All DayExhibit: East Meets Midwest: The Dawn of the China-Illinois Educational Exchange

        Spurlock Museum, 600 S. Gregory, Urbana, IL

      2.  18th Annual European Union Film Festival

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

      3.  Spring Break
      4. All DayExhibit: South Asian Seams: Quilts from India, Pakistan, and Bangladesh

        Spurlock Museum, 600 S. Gregory, Urbana, IL

    2. Monday, March 30, 2015

      1. All DayExhibit: East Meets Midwest: The Dawn of the China-Illinois Educational Exchange

        Spurlock Museum, 600 S. Gregory, Urbana, IL

      2.  18th Annual European Union Film Festival

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

      3. 12:00 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

         

      4. 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

      5. 12:00 pm

        Patrick Bayer (Washington University in St. Louis)


        Comparative Politics Workshop

        404 David Kinley Hall

      6. 12:00 pm

        Noam Segal


        SPO Brown Bag -- Noam Segal -- UIUC

        819 Psychology

      7. 1:00 pm - 2:00 pmReligious Studies Coffee Hour

        Room 3014 Foreign Languages Building

      8. 2:00 pm - 3:00 pmAdmitted Student Days

        300C Gregory Hall

      9. 2:00 pm - 3:00 pmCampus visit day - School of Literatures, Cultures and Linguistics

        Foreign Languages Building-various locations

      10. 2:00 pm  

        Final Defense, Prof. Jeff Moore, Advisor

        Ms. Windy Santa Cruz, UIUC, "Multi-Stage Polymer Systems for the Autonomic Regeneration of Large Damage Volumes"

        2269 Beckman Institute

      11. 2:30 pm  

        Advisor: Professor Scott Denmark

        Ms. Lindsey Cullen


        Ms. Lindsey Cullen, Final Defense, UIUC, "Novel Applications of Quaternanry Ammonium Ion Pair Catalysis"

        171 Roger Adams Laboratory

      12. 4:00 pm  

        6:00 pm

        Gilberto Gil: Critical Readings, Critical Listening Roundtable Discussion

        215 Gregory Hall

      13. 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

        David A. Tirrell


        Prof. David A. Tirrell, California Institute of Technology, title "Time-Resolved and Cell-Selective Analysis of Protein Synthesis in Complex Biological Systems"

        116 Roger Adams Lab

    3. Tuesday, March 31, 2015

      1. All DayExhibit: East Meets Midwest: The Dawn of the China-Illinois Educational Exchange

        Spurlock Museum, 600 S. Gregory, Urbana, IL

      2.  18th Annual European Union Film Festival

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

      3. All DayExhibit: South Asian Seams: Quilts from India, Pakistan, and Bangladesh

        Spurlock Museum, 600 S. Gregory, Urbana, IL

      4. 12:00 pmFood for Thought - “Lean on Me: Becoming an Active Bystander”
      5. 3:45 pm

        Caty Pilachowski, Indiana University Bloomington


        Astronomy Colloquium - “Exploring Multiple Populations in Globular Clusters in the Milky Way and Beyond”

        Astronomy 134

      6. 4:00 pm

        Dr. Olivia Lee, Dr. Jennifer Howell and Dr. Stanley Eey


        C.S. Marvel Postdoc Symposium: Dr. Olivia Lee, UIUC, "Poly(vinyl carbonate sulfone)s with tunable thermal depolymerization for transient electronic packaging", Dr. Jennifer Howell, UIUC, "Generation of Molecular Complexity via General Allylic C—H Alkylation with Tertiary Nucleophiles", and Dr. Stanley Eey, UIUC, "Catalytic, Stereospecific Syn-Dichlorination of Alkenes"

        116 Roger Adams Laboratory

      7. 4:00 pm

        Dr. Yucai Liu, Professor of Chinese, Peking University.


        Dr. Yucai Liu, Professor of Chinese, Peking University: “The Copying and Reception of Chinese Manuscripts in Japan”

        Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Languages Building.

      8. 7:00 pmFrench Cinéclub

        Armory 101

      9. 7:00 pmItalian Conversation Group

        Espresso Royale, 1117 W. Oregon St., Urbana

  2. Week of April 1, 2015

    1. Wednesday, April 1, 2015

      1. All DayExhibit: East Meets Midwest: The Dawn of the China-Illinois Educational Exchange

        Spurlock Museum, 600 S. Gregory, Urbana, IL

      2.  18th Annual European Union Film Festival

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

      3. All DayExhibit: South Asian Seams: Quilts from India, Pakistan, and Bangladesh

        Spurlock Museum, 600 S. Gregory, Urbana, IL

      4. 12:00 pmBKE Reading Group

        300C Gregory Hall

      5. 12:00 pmCell & Developmental Biology Seminar: Dr. David Cortez, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Dept. of Biochemistry, "Maintaining the Genome During DNA Replication"

        Charles G. Miller Auditorium, B102 CLSL

      6. 12:00 pm

        Michael Griffin


        VCHP Brown Bag -- Michael Griffin

        819 Psychology

      7. 2:00 pm - 3:00 pmAdmitted Student Days

        300C Gregory Hall

      8. 2:00 pm - 3:00 pmCampus visit day - School of Literatures, Cultures and Linguistics

        Foreign Languages Building-various locations

      9. 2:00 pm - 3:00 pmEAST ASIAN LANGUAGES AND CULTURES - Japanese Language Table

        2050 Foreign Languages Building

      10. 3:00 pm - 5:00 pmEnrollment Committee Meeting

        300 C Gregory Hall

      11. 3:00 pm - 5:00 pmHistory Faculty Meeting

        317 Gregory Hall

      12. 3:00 pm - 4:00 pmSwedish Conversation Group and Coffee Hour

        Room 3114 Foriegn Languages Building

      13. 4:15 pm  

        Reception immediately following lecture in Chemistry Library, 170 Noyes Lab

        Prof. A. Paul Alivisatos
        Director, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
        Samsung Distinguished Professor of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, University of California, Berkeley
        Director, Kavli Energy NanoSciences Institute at Berkeley


        2015 Aldrich Lecture - Prof. A. Paul Alivisatos, Director Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory, "Leaky Quantum Dots and the Use of Quantum Dots for Solar Energy Harvesting"

        100 Noyes Lab

      14. 4:15 pmAldrich Lecture, with Dr. A. Paul Alivisatos, Director, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, with "Leaky Quantum Dots and the Use of Quantum Dots for Solar Energy Harvesting"

        100 Noyes Laboratory

      15. 5:00 pmIPRH Andrew W. Mellon Faculty Fellowship in Bio-Humanities Deadline
      16. 5:00 pm

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


        Music and Brazilian Culture

        Knight Auditorium, Spurlock Museum

      17. 6:00 pmLess Commonly Taught Languages Film Series: "Mirathi (Inheritance) 1 & 2"

        Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Languages Building

      18. 7:30 pm

        Professor David Nirenberg, Dean, Division of Social Sciences, University of Chicago.


        Prof. David Nirenberg, University of Chicago: “Sibling Rivalries, Scriptural Communities: Judaism, Christianity and Islam”

        Lincoln Hall 1028

    2. Thursday, April 2, 2015

      1. All DayExhibit: East Meets Midwest: The Dawn of the China-Illinois Educational Exchange

        Spurlock Museum, 600 S. Gregory, Urbana, IL

      2.  18th Annual European Union Film Festival

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

      3.  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)

      4. All DayExhibit: South Asian Seams: Quilts from India, Pakistan, and Bangladesh

        Spurlock Museum, 600 S. Gregory, Urbana, IL

      5. 10:00 am  

        Final Defense, Prof. Andrew Gewirth, Advisor

        Mr. Christopher Barile, UIUC, "Design and Characterization of Advanced Battery Technologies and Mechanistic Studies of the Oxygen Reduction Reaction for Fuel Cells"

        171 Roger Adams Lab

      6. 11:00 am

        Chen Gu, Ph.D., http://medicine.osu.edu/neuroscience/people/faculty/chen-gu-ph-d/pages/index.aspx


        MIP Seminar: Dr. Chen Gu, Ohio State University, "Mechanics-Mediated Regulation of Neuronal Morphological and Functional Polarity"

        Charles G. Miller Auditorium, B102 CLSL

      7. 12:00 pm  

        Final Defense, Prof. Thomas Dunning, Advisor

        Mr. Tyler Takeshita, UIUC, "General Method for the Development of Models of Electronic Structure and Bonding: Covalent Bonds, Recoupled Pair Bonds and Through-Pair Interactions"

        A446 Chemistry and Life Sciences Lab

      8. 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

        Dr. Scott Holan (University of Missouri)


        Bayesian Lattice Filters for Time-Varying Autoregression and Time-Frequency Analysis

        165 Everitt

      9. 4:00 pmArabic Conversation Table

        Basement of 1207 W. Oregon (Less Commonly Taught Language Program Resource Room)

      10. 4:00 pm - 5:00 pmConversation Table in Modern Greek

        Espresso Royale, 1117 W. Oregon St., Urbana

      11. 4:00 pm

        Dr. Graham Hatfull, University of Pittsburgh


        Microbiology Seminar: Dr. Graham Hatfull, University of Pittsburgh -- "Exploration and Exploitation of Mycobacteriophages"

        Charles G. Miller Auditorium, Room B102 Chemical & Life Sciences Laboratory

      12. 4:00 pm  

        Materials Chemistry

        Prof. Eugene Zubarev, Rice University, "Evaporative Self-Assembly as a Powerful Tool for Creating Functional Superstructures"

        217 Noyes Lab

      13. 4:00 pm

        David Satter, Former Moscow Correspondent


        Putin's Russia: The Road to Dictatorship and War

        1090 Lincoln Hall

      14. 4:00 pm

        Jennifer Cabrelli Amaro (University of Illinois at Chicago)


        “Looking both ways: Examining bidirectional transfer in third language acquisition.”

        Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Languages Building

      15. 5:00 pm - 6:00 pmTurkish Coffee Hour

        Espresso Royale, 1117 W. Oregon St., Urbana

      16. 5:30 pmMeza ya Kiswhaili/Swahili Table

        LCTL Resource Room, 1207 W Oregon (basement)

      17. 5:30 pmPause Café

        Espresso Royale at the corner of Goodwin and  Oregon

    3. Friday, April 3, 2015

      1. All DayExhibit: East Meets Midwest: The Dawn of the China-Illinois Educational Exchange

        Spurlock Museum, 600 S. Gregory, Urbana, IL

      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. 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.

      4. All DayExhibit: South Asian Seams: Quilts from India, Pakistan, and Bangladesh

        Spurlock Museum, 600 S. Gregory, Urbana, IL

      5. 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)

      6.  Latin American History Midwest Workshop

        TBA

      7.  Midwest Workshop in Latin American History

        TBA

      8. 8:30 am - 5:00 pm

        SESSION 1: CLIMATE CHANGE AND SOCIAL TRANSFORMATION 

        9:15 Introduction by Tim Pauketat 

        9:30-10:00 Setting the Stage for the Medieval Maya: Climate Change, Urban Diaspora, and a New Regime Lisa J. Lucero 

        10:00-10:30 Religion, Weather and Climate during the Medieval Warm Period and Little Ice Age in the North American Southwest William H. Walker 

        10:30-11:00 Reassessing Models of Climate Change and Social Transformation in the Pueblo World: The Role of Casas Grandes Religion in the Depopulation of the Four Corners Region in the Southwest Michael Mathiowetz 

        11:00- 11:30 Reviving the Old and Grabbing the New: The Mesoamerican Transformation of the North American Southwest Todd Van Pool and Christine Van Pool 

        11:30 - 12:00 Discussion 

        (Lunch in Illini Union Colonial Room 12:00-1:30) 

        SESSION 2: RELIGION, VIOLENCE AND POWER 

        1:30- 2:00 The Fifth Wind: Post-Classic Mesoamerican Inspiration in the Medieval Mississippian World Timothy R. Pauketat 

        2:00-2:30 Style and the Production of History: Aztec Pottery and the Materialization of a Toltec Legacy Kristin DeLucia 

        2:30-3: 00 Violence, Religion, and Expansion in Medieval Times: The Southern Chimú Empire, 11th-15th Centuries A.D. Margaret Brown Vega 

        3:00- 3:30 Blood of the Gods: Chocolate as Sacrament in Medieval Mexico and Central America Geoffrey McCafferty 

        3:30 – 4:00 Questions 

        4:00 – 4:30 Discussion and Concluding Remarks Thomas Emerson 


        Symposium: "The Medieval Americas: Violence, Religion, and Cultural Exchange Before Columbus"

        Illini Union Room 405

      9. 9:00 am  

        12:00 pm

        IPRH Reading Group

        415 Gregory Hall

      10. 10:00 am  

        Advisor: Professor Wilfred van der Donk

        Ms. Weixing Tang


        Ms. Weixin Tang, Final Defense, UIUC, "Mechanistic Studies of Lanthipeptide Biosynthesis"

        162 Noyes Lab

      11. 11:30 am - 12:00 pmMindful Meditation at the Spurlock Museum

        Knight Audtiorium, Spurlock Museum

      12. 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

        Robert Tierney, Associate Professor of East Asian Languages and Cultures, and Comparative and World Literature, U of I; Matthew Königsberg, Professor of Japanese Studies, Free University of Berlin; discussant, Lin-yi (Linda) Tseng, (Department of History, U of I)


        "The Metamorphoses of a Folktale hero: Momotarō in Propaganda and Literary Parody"

        411 (IPS) Conference Room Urban Outfitters Building, 507 E. Green St., Champaign

      13. 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

        Dr. Neha Garg


        Biochemistry Seminar: Dr. Neha Garg (2014 Anne A. Johnson Work Award Seminar), "Microbial natural products in human health and disease"

        Charles G. Miller Auditorium (B102 CLSL)

      14. 12:00 pm

        Jason Renn (Political Science, UIUC)


        Faculty-Student Seminar

        404 David Kinley Hall

      15. 1:00 pm - 2:00 pmEAST ASIAN LANGUAGES AND CULTURES - Chinese Table

        2050 Foreign Languages Building

      16. 1:00 pm  

        Final Defense, Prof. Thomas Dunning, Advisor

        Ms. Lu Xu, UIUC, "Theoretical and Computational Investigations of the Electron and Spin Correlation in Chemical Bonds"

        B124 Chemistry and Life Sciences Lab

      17. 1:30 pm

        Monica Uddin


        Developmental Brown Bag -- Monica Uddin -- UIUC

        819 Psychology

      18. 2:00 pm

        Parthiban Muniandy


        Department Speaker: Politics of the Temporary- Migrant life in urban Malaysia

        3111 Lincoln Hall, 702 S Wright Street, Urbana

      19. 2:00 pm  

        Final Defense, Prof. Tom Rauchfuss, Advisor

        Ms. Olbelina Ulloa, UIUC, "Synthesis, Spectroscopy, and Electrochemistry of Hydrogenase Mimics"

        161 Noyes Lab

      20. 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

        Han Hong  (Stanford University)


        TBA

        7 DKH

      21. 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. All DayExhibit: East Meets Midwest: The Dawn of the China-Illinois Educational Exchange

        Spurlock Museum, 600 S. Gregory, Urbana, IL

      2.  Latin American History Midwest Workshop

        TBA

      3.  Midwest Workshop in Latin American History

        TBA

      4. All DayExhibit: South Asian Seams: Quilts from India, Pakistan, and Bangladesh

        Spurlock Museum, 600 S. Gregory, Urbana, IL

      5. 12:30 pm - 4:00 pmWorldFest 2015

        Spurlock Museum, 600 S. Gregory, Urbana.

  3. Week of April 5, 2015

    1. Sunday, April 5, 2015

      1. All DayExhibit: East Meets Midwest: The Dawn of the China-Illinois Educational Exchange

        Spurlock Museum, 600 S. Gregory, Urbana, IL

      2. All DayExhibit: South Asian Seams: Quilts from India, Pakistan, and Bangladesh

        Spurlock Museum, 600 S. Gregory, Urbana, IL

    2. Monday, April 6, 2015

      1. All DayExhibit: East Meets Midwest: The Dawn of the China-Illinois Educational Exchange

        Spurlock Museum, 600 S. Gregory, Urbana, IL

      2. 8:30 amInternational Week
      3. 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

      4. 12:00 pmGraduate Student Appreciation Week: Free Pizza Party

        Atrium of CLSL A

      5. 12:00 pm

        Barbara Koromenos


        International Relations Speaker Series

        404 David Kinley Hall

      6. 12:00 pm

        Jing Luo


        SPO Brown Bag -- Jing Luo -- UIUC

        819 Psychology

      7. 1:00 pm - 2:00 pmReligious Studies Coffee Hour

        Room 3014 Foreign Languages Building

      8. 1:30 pm  

        Final Defense, Prof. Martin Gruebele, Advisor

        Ms. Lea Nienhaus, UIUC, "Single Molecule Optical Absorption Spectroscopy at Room Temperature Detected by Scanning Tunneling Microscopy"

        2269 Beckman Institute

      9. 2:00 pm - 3:00 pmAdmitted Student Days

        300C Gregory Hall

      10. 2:00 pm - 3:00 pmCampus visit day - School of Literatures, Cultures and Linguistics

        Foreign Languages Buidling-various locations

      11. 4:00 pm

        Karthik Chandrasekaran

        University of Illinois

        Department of Industrial and Enterprise Engineering

                          


        CSL Comm Seminar - “Finding small stabilizers for unstable graphs”

        141 CSL

      12. 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

        Scott Walters, Visiting Assistant Professor of Linguisitics


        Linguistics Seminar - Prof. Scott Walters: "Assessing second-language pragmatics: A quest for norms"

        Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Languages Building

      13. 4:00 pm

        Professor Jennifer Shomaker


        Professor Jennifer Shomaker, University of WI, Madison, "New Approaches to Selective and Tunable Aminations"

        116 Roger Adams Lab

      14. 5:30 pmEuropean Movie Night: Gadjo Dilo (The Crazy Stranger) – France/Romania, 1997

        Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Language Building (map)

    3. Tuesday, April 7, 2015

      1. All DayExhibit: East Meets Midwest: The Dawn of the China-Illinois Educational Exchange

        Spurlock Museum, 600 S. Gregory, Urbana, IL

      2. 8:30 amInternational Week
      3. All DayExhibit: South Asian Seams: Quilts from India, Pakistan, and Bangladesh

        Spurlock Museum, 600 S. Gregory, Urbana, IL

      4. 12:00 pmInside Scoop: Richard Blanco (Fifth Inaugural Poet)

        La Casa Cultural Latina (1203 W Nevada St, Urbana)

      5. 12:00 pm

        Veneta Ivanova, PhD candidate in History, Illinois


        Noontime Scholars Lecture
      6. 2:00 pm - 3:00 pmEAST ASIAN LANGUAGES AND CULTURES - Japanese Language Table

        2050 Foreign Languages Building

      7. 2:00 pm  

        Final Defense, Prof. Greg Girolami, Advisor

        Mr. Joseph Macor, UIUC, "TBA"

        B102 Chemical and Life Sciences Lab

      8. 3:30 pm - 4:30 pmStatistics Seminar - Dr. Yanyuan Ma (University of South Carolina)
      9. 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

        Mao Ye (University of Illinois)


        Tick Size Constraints, Two-Sided Markets, and Competition between Stock Exchanges

        7 DKH

      10. 3:45 pm

        Armin Rest, Space Telescope Science Institute


        Astronomy Colloquium -"An Astronomical Time Machine: Light Echoes from Historic Supernovae and Stellar Eruptions"

        Astronomy 134

      11. 4:00 pmJob Talk - Kanfer Candidate (Clinical Psychology)

        142 Psychology Building

      12. 4:00 pm  

        CHEM 535 Lit Seminar

        Mr. Bradley Nakumura


        Mr. Bradley Nakumura, UIUC, "Chemical Synthesis of Homogeneous Glycoproteins"

        116 Roger Adams Lab

      13. 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

      14. 7:00 pmGraduate Student Appreciation Week: Research Group Trivia Competition

        Jupiter's at the Crossing, 2511 Village Green Place, Champaign, IL

      15. 7:00 pmItalian Conversation Group

        Espresso Royale, 1117 W. Oregon St., Urbana

      16. 7:30 pmReading and Book Signing: Richard Blanco (Fifth Inaugural Poet)

        Ballroom, Alice Campbell Alumni Center (601 S Lincoln Ave, Urbana)

    4. Wednesday, April 8, 2015

      1. All DayExhibit: East Meets Midwest: The Dawn of the China-Illinois Educational Exchange

        Spurlock Museum, 600 S. Gregory, Urbana, IL

      2. 8:30 amInternational Week
      3. All DayExhibit: South Asian Seams: Quilts from India, Pakistan, and Bangladesh

        Spurlock Museum, 600 S. Gregory, Urbana, IL

      4. 12:00 pmCell & Developmental Biology Seminar: Dr. Hongtao Yu, UT Southwestern Medical Center, Dept. of Pharmacology, "Mitotic Centromeric Transcription and Chromosome Segregation"

        Charles G. Miller Auditorium, B102 CLSL

      5. 12:00 pmFaculty Meeting

        Seminar Room - 3057

      6. 12:00 pm

        Greg Zelinsky


        VCHP Brown Bag -- Greg Zelinsky

        819 Psychology

      7. 2:00 pm - 3:00 pmAdmitted Student Days

        300C Gregory Hall

      8. 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

      9. 2:00 pm - 3:00 pmCampus visit day - School of Literatures, Cultures and Linguistics

        Foreign Languages Building-various locations

      10. 3:00 pm

        Professor Emeritus John Demos of Yale University


        Book Discusssion with Professor Emeritus John Demos of Yale University

        Ctr for Adv Studies Seminar Room

      11. 3:00 pmGraduate Studies Meeting

        300C Greg Hall

      12. 3:00 pm - 4:00 pmSwedish Conversation Group and Coffee Hour

        Room 3114 Foriegn Languages Building

      13. 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

        John Rust (Georgetown University)


        Recursive Lexicographical Search: Finding all Markov Perfect Equilibria of Finite State Directional Dynamic Games

        7 DKH

      14. 6:00 pm - 8:00 pmLess Commonly Taught Languages Film Series: "The Citizen"

        Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Languages Building

      15. 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

      16. 7:00 pmFrench Cinéclub

        Armory 101

    5. Thursday, April 9, 2015

      1. All DayExhibit: East Meets Midwest: The Dawn of the China-Illinois Educational Exchange

        Spurlock Museum, 600 S. Gregory, Urbana, IL

      2. 8:30 amInternational Week
      3. All DayExhibit: South Asian Seams: Quilts from India, Pakistan, and Bangladesh

        Spurlock Museum, 600 S. Gregory, Urbana, IL

      4. 10:00 am  

        Final Defense, Prof. Catherine Murphy, Advisor

        Mr. Jonathan Eller, UIUC, "TBA"

        33 Roger Adams Lab

      5. 11:00 am

        Stephen Duncan, Ph.D., https://illinois.edu/toolbox/20150105110736.action?desktopId=1&componentId=2


        MIP Seminar: Dr. Stephen Duncan, Medical College of Wisconsin, "TBA"

        Charles G. Miller Auditorium, B102 CLSL

      6.  

        Amber Fox Crowell, PhD

        Tristan Ivory, PhD Candidate

        Amaka Camille Okechukwu, PhD Candidate

         


        DRIVE Colloquium: Emerging Scholars in Inequality and Transnational Sociology

        702 S Wright St

        1090 Lincoln Hall

        Urbana

      7. 3:30 pm - 4:30 pmStatistics Seminar - Dr. Maria-Pia Victoria-Feser (University of Geneva)
      8. 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

        Thomas Lubik (Federal Reserve Bank at Richmond)


        TBA

        7 DKH

      9. 4:00 pmArabic Conversation Table

        Basement of 1207 W. Oregon (Less Commonly Taught Language Program Resource Room)

      10. 4:00 pm

        Eric Calderwood (UIUC)


        Eric Calderwood: “Al-Andalus in the Colonial Imaginary and in Mediterranean Perspective.”

        Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Languages Building

      11. 4:00 pmInvestiture of M. Scott Poole as the David L. Swanson Professor of Communication

        Illini Union, Pine Lounge

      12. 4:00 pm

        Dr. Thomas Schmidt, University of Michigan


        Microbiology Seminar: Dr. Thomas Schmidt, University of Michigan -- "TBA"

        Charles G. Miller Auditorium, Room B102 Chemical & Life Sciences Laboratory

      13. 4:00 pm  

        CHEM 535 Lit Seminar

        Mr. Michael Schmidt


        Mr. Michael Schmidt, UIUC, "Title TBA"

        116 Roger Adams Lab

      14. 4:00 pm  

        Inorganic and Materials Chemistry

        Prof. Steven Suib, Univ. of Conn., "Novel Porous Metal Oxides and Sulfides and Their Applications in Adsorption, Batteries, and Catalysis"

        217 NL

      15. 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)

      16. 5:00 pmGraduate Student Appreciation Week: Cosmic Bowling

        Illini Union Rec Room - lower level

      17. 5:00 pm - 6:00 pmTurkish Coffee Hour

        Espresso Royale, 1117 W. Oregon St., Urbana

      18. 5:15 pm

        Dr. Susanne Hochreiter, Max Kade Visiting Professor, Department of Germanic Languages and Literatures, U. of I.


        Dr. Susanne Hochreiter: "Ulli Lust's graphic novel as narrative game"

        Room 2090B Foreign Languages Building, 707 S. Mathews Ave., Urbana.

      19. 5:30 pmMeza ya Kiswhaili/Swahili Table

        LCTL Resource Room, 1207 W Oregon (basement)

      20. 5:30 pmPause Café

        Espresso Royale at the corner of Goodwin and  Oregon

      21. 7:30 pm

        Professor Emeritus John Demos of Yale University


        CAS/MillerComm Event featuring Prof Emeritus John Demos of Yale University

        Spurlock Museum - Knight Auditorium

    6. Friday, April 10, 2015

      1. All DayExhibit: East Meets Midwest: The Dawn of the China-Illinois Educational Exchange

        Spurlock Museum, 600 S. Gregory, Urbana, IL

      2. 8:30 amInternational Week
      3.  

        Amber Fox Crowell, PhD

        Tristan Ivory, PhD Candidate

        Amaka Camille Okechukwu, PhD Candidate

         


        DRIVE Colloquium: Emerging Scholars in Inequality and Transnational Sociology

        702 S Wright St

        1090 Lincoln Hall

        Urbana

      4. 8:30 am

         

         

         


        "New Spaces of Translation: Third International Conference on Translation and Related Disciplines," April 10-11, 2015

        The conference will primarily take place at the Illinois Fire Service Institute, just south of the campus of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

        Illinois Fire Service Institute (IFSI)
        11 Gerty Drive
        Champaign, Illinois 61820 USA

         


        The conference dinner banquet on Saturday, April 11th will take place at the I Hotel and Conference Center.

        I Hotel and Conference Center
        1900 South First Street
        Champaign, Illinois 61820 USA

      5. All DayExhibit: South Asian Seams: Quilts from India, Pakistan, and Bangladesh

        Spurlock Museum, 600 S. Gregory, Urbana, IL

      6.  

        Douglas R. Hofstadter


        Keynote lecture at the Third International Translation Conference: Does Pattern Matter? The Purpose of Translating a Poem

        Illinois Fire Service Institute (IFSI) 11 Gerty Drive Champaign, Illinois 61820 USA

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

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

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

        Illinois Fire Service Institute at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

      9. 8:30 am

        Gayatri Spivak


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

        to be announced

      10. 10:00 amChemical and Biomolecular Engineering Undergraduate Research Symposium and Awards Ceremony
      11. 11:30 am - 12:00 pmMindful Meditation at the Spurlock Museum

        Knight Audtiorium, Spurlock Museum

      12. 12:00 pm

        Dr. Min Guo


        Biochemistry Seminar: Dr. Min Guo (The Scripps Research Institute), "Novel Functions of Human Aminoacyl-tRNA Synthetases and Cancer Therapy"

        Charles G. Miller Auditorium (B102 CLSL)

      13. 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)

      14. 12:00 pm

        Matthew Cawvey, Benjamin Kantack, and Tarah Williams (Political Science, UIUC)


        Faculty-Student Seminar

        404 David Kinley Hall

      15. 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

        James Balamuta, PhD Student


        Statistics Brown Bag: High Performance Computing with R - Part 1: Compiled Code

        122 Illini Hall (Conference Room)

      16. 1:00 pm - 2:00 pmEAST ASIAN LANGUAGES AND CULTURES - Chinese Table

        2050 Foreign Languages Building

      17. 3:00 pm - 5:00 pmEnvironmental History Reading Group

        300C Gregory Hall

      18. 3:30 pmGraduate Student Appreciation Week: Cake and Ice Cream Social

        Atrium of Roger Adams Lab

      19. 5:00 pmDeadline: Reasearch Clusters application
      20. 5:00 pm - 7:00 pmLatina/Latino Studies Alumni Panel: How to Make Your LLS Education Work For You!

        1207 W. Oregon, Urbana

    7. Saturday, April 11, 2015

      1. All DayExhibit: East Meets Midwest: The Dawn of the China-Illinois Educational Exchange

        Spurlock Museum, 600 S. Gregory, Urbana, IL

      2. 8:30 amInternational Week
      3. 8:30 am

         

         

         


        "New Spaces of Translation: Third International Conference on Translation and Related Disciplines," April 10-11, 2015

        The conference will primarily take place at the Illinois Fire Service Institute, just south of the campus of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

        Illinois Fire Service Institute (IFSI)
        11 Gerty Drive
        Champaign, Illinois 61820 USA

         


        The conference dinner banquet on Saturday, April 11th will take place at the I Hotel and Conference Center.

        I Hotel and Conference Center
        1900 South First Street
        Champaign, Illinois 61820 USA

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

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

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

        Illinois Fire Service Institute at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

      6. All Day2015 Community & Campus Day of Service

        Memorial Stadium

      7. All DayExhibit: South Asian Seams: Quilts from India, Pakistan, and Bangladesh

        Spurlock Museum, 600 S. Gregory, Urbana, IL

      8. 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

        Rocky Chin


        On Being Chinese in America: Inclusion and Exclusion

        The Spurlock Museum, 600 S. Gregory, Urbana

      9. 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. All DayExhibit: East Meets Midwest: The Dawn of the China-Illinois Educational Exchange

        Spurlock Museum, 600 S. Gregory, Urbana, IL

      2. 8:30 amInternational Week
      3. All DayExhibit: South Asian Seams: Quilts from India, Pakistan, and Bangladesh

        Spurlock Museum, 600 S. Gregory, Urbana, IL

    2. Monday, April 13, 2015

      1. All DayExhibit: East Meets Midwest: The Dawn of the China-Illinois Educational Exchange

        Spurlock Museum, 600 S. Gregory, Urbana, IL

      2. 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. 12:00 pm

        Edward Mansfield (University of Pennsylvania)


        International Relations Speaker Series

        404 David Kinley Hall

      4. 12:00 pm

        Cici and Jason


        SPO Brown Bag -- First Year Presentations

        819 Psychology

      5. 1:00 pm - 2:00 pmReligious Studies Coffee Hour

        Room 3014 Foreign Languages Building

      6. 2:00 pm - 3:00 pmAdmitted Student Days

        300C Gregory Hall

      7. 2:00 pm - 3:00 pmCampus visit day - School of Literatures, Cultures and Linguistics

        Foreign Languages Building-various locations

      8. 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

        Philip E. Tetlock


        2015 Linowes Lecture

        1092 Lincoln Hall

      9. 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

        Mel Stephens (Michigan)


        TBA

        7 DKH

      10. 4:00 pm

        Kannan Ramchandran 

        Professor , University of California, Berkeley

        Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

                          


        CSL Comm Seminar - “Sub-Linear Time Algorithms for Big Data Recovery Based on Sparse-Graph Codes”

        B02 (Auditorium) - CSL

      11. 4:00 pm

        Professor Michael Krische


        Professor Michael J. Krische, University of Texas at Austin, "Formation of C-C Bonds via Catalytic Hydrogenation and Transfer Hydrogenation"

        116 RAL

      12. 5:00 pm

        Sara Blair


        On Location: D.W. Griffith and The Birth of Cinema on the Lower East Side

        Illini Union Room 210

    3. Tuesday, April 14, 2015

      1. All DayExhibit: East Meets Midwest: The Dawn of the China-Illinois Educational Exchange

        Spurlock Museum, 600 S. Gregory, Urbana, IL

      2. All DayExhibit: South Asian Seams: Quilts from India, Pakistan, and Bangladesh

        Spurlock Museum, 600 S. Gregory, Urbana, IL

      3. 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)

      4. 12:00 pm

        Ruth Meinzen-Dick, International Food Policy Research Institute

         
         

        WGGP Brown Bag: Gender, Shocks, and Assets: Sources of Resilience

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

         
         
      5. 3:45 pm

        Dan Scolnic, University of Chicago


        Astronomy Colloquium - Dan Scolnic University of Chicago

        Astronomy 134

      6. 7:00 pmItalian Conversation Group

        Espresso Royale, 1117 W. Oregon St., Urbana

    4. Wednesday, April 15, 2015

      1. All DayExhibit: East Meets Midwest: The Dawn of the China-Illinois Educational Exchange

        Spurlock Museum, 600 S. Gregory, Urbana, IL

      2. All DayExhibit: South Asian Seams: Quilts from India, Pakistan, and Bangladesh

        Spurlock Museum, 600 S. Gregory, Urbana, IL

      3. 12:00 pm

        Maimouna Barro: at University of Illinois at Urbana- Champaign


        CAS Brown Bag: “Preaching in the Desert: The Language Question in Mauritania’s Ongoing National Crisis”

        101 International Studies Building; 910 South Fifth Street; Champaign;

      4. 12:00 pm

        Manoj Kumar


        VCHP Brown Bag -- Manoj Kumar

        819 Psychology

      5. 2:00 pm - 3:00 pmEAST ASIAN LANGUAGES AND CULTURES - Japanese Language Table

        2050 Foreign Languages Building

      6. 3:00 pm - 4:00 pmSwedish Conversation Group and Coffee Hour

        Room 3114 Foriegn Languages Building

      7. 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

        Amit Gandhi  (University of Wisconsin, Madison)


        TBA

        7 DKH

      8. 6:00 pm - 8:00 pmLess Commonly Taught Languages Film Series: "Sara"

        Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Languages Building

    5. Thursday, April 16, 2015

      1. All DayExhibit: East Meets Midwest: The Dawn of the China-Illinois Educational Exchange

        Spurlock Museum, 600 S. Gregory, Urbana, IL

      2.  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)

      3. All DayExhibit: South Asian Seams: Quilts from India, Pakistan, and Bangladesh

        Spurlock Museum, 600 S. Gregory, Urbana, IL

      4.  Midwest Political Science 73rd Annual Conference

        Chicago, IL

      5. 11:00 am

        Mchael Garabedian, Ph.D., http://www.med.nyu.edu/biosketch/garabm01


        MIP Seminar: Dr. Michael Garabedian, NYU Langone Medical Center, "TBA"

        Charles G. Miller Auditorium, B102 CLSL

      6. 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

      7. 3:30 pm - 4:30 pmStatistics Seminar - Dr. Min Yang (University of Illinois, Chicago)

        160 English Building

        NOTE: This is different than our usual location.

      8. 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

        Christopher Kilby


        With a Little Help from My Friends: Global Electioneering and World Bank Lending

        7 DKH

      9. 4:00 pm

        Amgen Lecture: Professor David Milstein


        *CANCELLED/RESCHEDULED Amgen Lecture: Professor David Milstein, The Weitzmann Institute of Science, "Title TBA"

        116 Roger Adams Laboratory

      10. 4:00 pmArabic Conversation Table

        Basement of 1207 W. Oregon (Less Commonly Taught Language Program Resource Room)

      11. 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

      12. 4:00 pm - 5:00 pmConversation Table in Modern Greek

        Espresso Royale, 1117 W. Oregon St., Urbana

      13. 4:00 pm

        Dr. Donald Court, NIH Center For Cancer Research


        Microbiology Seminar: Dr. Donald Court, NIH Center For Cancer Research -- "In vivo genetic engineering by homologous recombination technology and biology"

        Charles G. Miller Auditorium, Room B102 Chemical & Life Sciences Laboratory

      14. 4:00 pm

        Professor Mark Mazower, Ira D. Wallach Professor of History, Columbia University


        MillerComm Lecture: The Greek War of Independence in Global Perspective

        Knights Auditorium, Spurlock Museum, 600 S Gregory St, Urbana, IL 61801

      15. 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)

      16. 4:00 pm  

        CHEM 535 Lit Seminar

        Ms. Jennifer Kennemur


        Ms. Jennifer Kennemur, UIUC, "Title TBA"

        116 Roger Adams Lab

      17. 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

        Mark Mazower, Ira D. Wallach Professor of History, Columbia University.


        Prof. Mark Mazower, History, Columbia University: "The Greek War of Independence in Global Perspective"

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

      18. 4:00 pm

        Glenn A. Martínez (Ohio State)


        Spanish & Portuguese Colloquium

        Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Languages Building

      19. 5:00 pm - 6:00 pmTurkish Coffee Hour

        Espresso Royale, 1117 W. Oregon St., Urbana

      20. 5:30 pmMeza ya Kiswhaili/Swahili Table

        LCTL Resource Room, 1207 W Oregon (basement)

      21. 5:30 pmPause Café

        Espresso Royale at the corner of Goodwin and  Oregon

      22. 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. All DayExhibit: East Meets Midwest: The Dawn of the China-Illinois Educational Exchange

        Spurlock Museum, 600 S. Gregory, Urbana, IL

      2.  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)

      3.  Midwest Political Science 73rd Annual Conference

        Chicago, IL

      4. All DayExhibit: South Asian Seams: Quilts from India, Pakistan, and Bangladesh

        Spurlock Museum, 600 S. Gregory, Urbana, IL

      5. All Day

        Dr. Richard Wolf, Professor of Music at Harvard University


        Keynote Address for Conference of the Midwest Chapter of the Society for Ethnomusicology

        Smith  Memorial Room on the second floor of Smith Hall (SMH220).

      6. 11:30 am - 12:00 pmMindful Meditation at the Spurlock Museum

        Knight Audtiorium, Spurlock Museum

      7. 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)

      8. 1:00 pm - 2:00 pmEAST ASIAN LANGUAGES AND CULTURES - Chinese Table
      9. 2:00 pm - 3:00 pmAdmitted Student Days

        300C Gregory Hall

      10. 2:00 pm - 3:00 pmCampus visit day - School of Literatures, Cultures and Linguistics

        Foreign Languages Building-various locations

      11. 2:00 pm

        Tony Woodman, University of Virginia


        Classics Talk

        4080 Foreign Language Building

      12. 2:00 pm

        Ruby Mendenhall


        Department Speaker: The South Chicago Black Mothers Resiliency Project

        3111 Lincoln Hall, 702 S Wright Street, Urbana

      13. 2:00 pm

        Prof. Tony Woodman


        Prof. Tony Woodman (University of Virginia) "Vinous Voices: Horace's Ninth Epode"

        4080A FLB

      14. 3:00 pm - 5:00 pmLatin American History Reading Group

        307 Gregory Hall

      15. 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

      16. 4:00 pmProf. Peter Wolynes, Flygare Memorial Lecture, Rice University, "Energy Landscape Theory: From Folding Proteins to Folding Chromosomes"

        B102 CLSL

    7. Saturday, April 18, 2015

      1. All DayExhibit: East Meets Midwest: The Dawn of the China-Illinois Educational Exchange

        Spurlock Museum, 600 S. Gregory, Urbana, IL

      2.  Midwest Political Science 73rd Annual Conference

        Chicago, IL

      3. All Day

        Dr. Richard Wolf, Professor of Music at Harvard University


        Keynote Address for Conference of the Midwest Chapter of the Society for Ethnomusicology

        Smith  Memorial Room on the second floor of Smith Hall (SMH220).

      4. All DayExhibit: South Asian Seams: Quilts from India, Pakistan, and Bangladesh

        Spurlock Museum, 600 S. Gregory, Urbana, IL

      5.  Medieval Studies Faculty Fellowship symposium

        To be announced

      6. 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

      7. 10:00 am - 6:00 pmSymposium: "Medieval Media Revolutions"

        Center for Advanced Study, 912 W. Illinois Street, Urbana, Illinois 

      8. 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)

      9. 2:00 pmUndergraduate Research Colloquium

        Room 314A of the Illini Union

      10. 4:00 pmHistory Awards Celebration

        Room 314A of the Illini Union

  5. Week of April 19, 2015

    1. Sunday, April 19, 2015

      1. All DayExhibit: East Meets Midwest: The Dawn of the China-Illinois Educational Exchange

        Spurlock Museum, 600 S. Gregory, Urbana, IL

      2.  Midwest Political Science 73rd Annual Conference

        Chicago, IL

      3. All DayExhibit: South Asian Seams: Quilts from India, Pakistan, and Bangladesh

        Spurlock Museum, 600 S. Gregory, Urbana, IL

    2. Monday, April 20, 2015

      1. All DayExhibit: East Meets Midwest: The Dawn of the China-Illinois Educational Exchange

        Spurlock Museum, 600 S. Gregory, Urbana, IL

      2. 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

      3. 12:00 pm

        Zach Green


        Comparative Politics Workshop

        404 David Kinley Hall

      4. 12:00 pm

        Izza and Kathleen


        SPO Brown Bag -- First Year Presentations

        819 Psychology

      5. 1:00 pm - 2:00 pmReligious Studies Coffee Hour

        Room 3014 Foreign Languages Building

      6. 2:00 pm - 3:00 pmCampus visit day - School of Literatures, Cultures and Linguistics

        Foreign Languages Building-various locations

      7. 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

        Edson Severnini (Carnegie Mellon University)


        TBA

        7 DKH

      8. 5:30 pmEuropean Movie Night: EuroChannel Shorts: Youth in Europe

        Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Language Building (map)

      9. 7:00 pmAsian American Leadership Awards

        Alice Campbell Alumni Center

    3. Tuesday, April 21, 2015

      1. All DayExhibit: East Meets Midwest: The Dawn of the China-Illinois Educational Exchange

        Spurlock Museum, 600 S. Gregory, Urbana, IL

      2. All DayExhibit: South Asian Seams: Quilts from India, Pakistan, and Bangladesh

        Spurlock Museum, 600 S. Gregory, Urbana, IL

      3. 12:00 pm

        Hans Hoch, Professor Emeritus in Linguistics, Illinois


        Noontime Scholars Lecture

        101 International Studies Buillding

      4. 2:00 pm - 3:00 pmEAST ASIAN LANGUAGES AND CULTURES - Japanese Language Table

        2050 Foreign Languages Building

      5. 3:45 pm

        Ian Roederer, University of Michigan


        Astronomy Colloquium - Ian Roederer University of Michigan

        Astronomy 134

      6. 4:30 pm - 5:30 pmBosnian/Croation/Serbian Conversation Table

        Espresso Royale (2nd floor) corner of Oregon and Goodwin, Urbana

      7. 7:00 pmItalian Conversation Group

        Espresso Royale, 1117 W. Oregon St., Urbana

      8. 7:00 pmProf. Arieh Warshel, University of So. Cal., "Multiscale Modeling of the Function of Biological Systems"

        TBA

    4. Wednesday, April 22, 2015

      1. All DayExhibit: East Meets Midwest: The Dawn of the China-Illinois Educational Exchange

        Spurlock Museum, 600 S. Gregory, Urbana, IL

      2. All DayExhibit: South Asian Seams: Quilts from India, Pakistan, and Bangladesh

        Spurlock Museum, 600 S. Gregory, Urbana, IL

      3. 8:30 amSwedish Conversation Group and Coffee Hour

        Room 3114 Foriegn Languages Building

      4. 12:00 pm

        Shaun Vecera


        VCHP Brown Bag -- Shaun Vecera

        819 Psychology

      5. 2:00 pmDr. Farid Salama, NASA-Ames Research Center, "TBA"

        B102 CLSL

      6. 3:00 pm - 5:00 pmHistorians Among Us Department Lecture

        317 Gregory Hall

      7. 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

        Ziyi Qiu (University of Illinois)


        Merger Analysis with Endogenous Prices and Product Characteristics - Generalized Theorem and the Application to the U.S. Airline Industry

        7 DKH

      8. 6:00 pm - 8:00 pmLess Commonly Taught Languages Film Series: "Gallipoli (Canakkale Savasi)"

        Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Languages Building

    5. Thursday, April 23, 2015

      1. All DayExhibit: East Meets Midwest: The Dawn of the China-Illinois Educational Exchange

        Spurlock Museum, 600 S. Gregory, Urbana, IL

      2. All DayExhibit: South Asian Seams: Quilts from India, Pakistan, and Bangladesh

        Spurlock Museum, 600 S. Gregory, Urbana, IL

      3. 9:00 am - 6:00 pmCHAMP Conference: Entrepreneurial Heritage and the Information Economy

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

      4. 11:00 am

        Mark Shapiro, Ph.D., http://biochem.uthscsa.edu/faculty.php?displayID=180


        MIP Seminar: Dr. Mark Shapiro, University of Texas Health Science Center, "Mechanisms of regulation of M-type K+ channels: organizing into specific signaling microdomains."

        Charles G. Miller Auditorium, B102 CLSL

      5. 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

      6. 12:00 pm  

        CHEM 575 Lit Seminar

        Mr. Graham Hudson


        Mr. Graham Hudson, UIUC, "Title TBA"

        163 Noyes Lab

      7. 3:30 pm - 4:30 pmStatistics Seminar - Dr. Noureddine El Karoui (University of California, Berkeley)

        TBA

      8. 4:00 pmArabic Conversation Table

        Basement of 1207 W. Oregon (Less Commonly Taught Language Program Resource Room)

      9. 4:00 pm

        Dr. Anca Segall, San Diego State University


        Microbiology Seminar: Dr. Anca Segall, San Diego State University -- "Interactions among chromosome structure, recombination, and phages"

        Charles G. Miller Auditorium, Room B102 Chemical & Life Sciences Laboratory

      10. 4:00 pm  

        Materials Chemistry

        Prof. Gordana Dukovic, University of Colorado, Boulder, "TBA"

        217 Noyes Lab

      11. 4:00 pm

        Professor Abigail Doyle


        Professor Abigail Doyle, Princeton University, "New Directions in Nickel-Catalyzed Cross Coupling"

        116 Roger Adams Lab

      12. 4:00 pm

        Benjamin Fraser (East Carolina University)


        “Disability Studies and Senescence: Alzheimer’s Dementia in Two Versions of Paco Roca’s Arrugas [Wrinkles] (Graphic Novel, 2007; Film, 2011).”

        Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Languages Building

      13. 5:00 pm - 6:00 pmTurkish Coffee Hour

        Espresso Royale, 1117 W. Oregon, Urbana

      14. 5:30 pmMeza ya Kiswhaili/Swahili Table

        LCTL Resource Room, 1207 W Oregon (basement)

      15. 5:30 pmPause Café

        Espresso Royale at the corner of Goodwin and  Oregon

      16. 6:00 pm - 9:00 pmLess Commonly Taught Languages Film Series: "TBA"

        Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Languages Building

    6. Friday, April 24, 2015

      1. All DayExhibit: East Meets Midwest: The Dawn of the China-Illinois Educational Exchange

        Spurlock Museum, 600 S. Gregory, Urbana, IL

      2. All Day

        Keynote Speaker: Erika T. Lin (George Mason University)


        "A Local Habitation and a Name": Locality and the English Theatre

        ACES Library

      3. All DayExhibit: South Asian Seams: Quilts from India, Pakistan, and Bangladesh

        Spurlock Museum, 600 S. Gregory, Urbana, IL

      4.  GSAC: 1st Annual Graduate Sociology Conference

        TBA

      5. 9:00 am  

        12:00 pm

        IPRH Reading Group

        415 Gregory Hall

      6. 11:30 am - 12:00 pmMindful Meditation at the Spurlock Museum

        Knight Audtiorium, Spurlock Museum

      7. 12:00 pm

        Dr. Michelle C. Barton


        Biochemistry Seminar: Dr. Michelle C. Barton (The University of Texas MD), "TRIM24: unexpected functions of a histone reader"

        Charles G. Miller Auditorium (B102 CLSL)

      8. 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)

      9. 12:00 pm

        Paul Testa (Political Science, UIUC)


        Faculty-Student Seminar

        404 David Kinley Hall

      10. 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

        James Balamuta, PhD Student


        Statistics Brown Bag: High Performance Computing with R - Part 2: Parallelization Techniques

        122 Illini Hall (Conference Room)

      11. 1:00 pm - 2:00 pmEAST ASIAN LANGUAGES AND CULTURES - Chinese Table

        2050 Foreign Languages Building

      12. 2:00 pm

        Mary-Kay Gamel, University of California at Santa Cruz


        Mary-Kay Gamel "Carving Up the EUNUCHUS"

        1080 FLB Lucy Ellis Lounge

      13. 2:00 pmMary-Kay Gamel, University of California at Santa Cruz: "Carving Up the Eunuchus"

        Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Languages Building

      14. 3:00 pm

        Eugene Crook (Florida State Univ.) and Margaret Jennings (St. Joseph's College)


        "The Higden Manuscripts: Notable Endeavors for Pastoral Care in Fourteenth Century England"

        Rare Book and Manuscript Library, UIUC Main Library

      15. 4:00 pm  

        Analytical Chemistry Seminar

        Professor Teresa Fan


        Professor Teresa Fan- University of Louisville "TBA"

        116 Roger Adams Lab

      16. 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.

    7. Saturday, April 25, 2015

      1. All DayExhibit: East Meets Midwest: The Dawn of the China-Illinois Educational Exchange

        Spurlock Museum, 600 S. Gregory, Urbana, IL

      2. All Day

        Keynote Speaker: Erika T. Lin (George Mason University)


        "A Local Habitation and a Name": Locality and the English Theatre

        ACES Library

      3.  GSAC: 1st Annual Graduate Sociology Conference

        TBA

      4. All DayExhibit: South Asian Seams: Quilts from India, Pakistan, and Bangladesh

        Spurlock Museum, 600 S. Gregory, Urbana, IL

      5. 6:00 pm - 8:30 pmDinner Theater: The N-Town Plays

        Illini Union Rooms A,B,C

  6. Week of April 26, 2015

    1. Sunday, April 26, 2015

      1. All DayExhibit: East Meets Midwest: The Dawn of the China-Illinois Educational Exchange

        Spurlock Museum, 600 S. Gregory, Urbana, IL

      2. All DayExhibit: South Asian Seams: Quilts from India, Pakistan, and Bangladesh

        Spurlock Museum, 600 S. Gregory, Urbana, IL

      3. 3:00 pm

        Malcolm Bell III, University of Virginia (Emeritus)


        “Art and Architecture of a Forgotten Kingdom”

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

    2. Monday, April 27, 2015

      1. All DayExhibit: East Meets Midwest: The Dawn of the China-Illinois Educational Exchange

        Spurlock Museum, 600 S. Gregory, Urbana, IL

      2. 12:00 pm**CANCELLED** Cell & Developmental Biology STUDENT-INVITED Seminar: Dr. James Spudich, Stanford University School of Medicine, Dept. of Biochemistry, "TBA"

        Charles G. Miller Auditorium, B102 CLSL

      3. 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

      4. 12:00 pm

        Victoria Murillo (Columbia University)


        Canceled - Comparative Politics Workshop

        404 David Kinley Hall

      5. 12:00 pm

        Wäil Hassan, Professor of Comparative and World Literature, U. of I.


        Professor Wäil Hassan: "Histories of the Arabic Novel"

        Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Languages Building

      6. 12:00 pm

        Sophie and Aashna


        SPO Brown Bag -- First Year Presentations

        819 Psychology

      7. 1:00 pm - 2:00 pmReligious Studies Coffee Hour

        Room 3014 Foreign Languages Building

      8. 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

        Andrew Chesher (UCL)


        TBA

        7 DKH

      9. 4:00 pm

        Professor Elizabeth Nolan


        Professor Elizabeth Nolan, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, "Understanding and Manipulating Immunity"

        116 Roger Adams Lab

      10. 5:00 pm

        Todd Presner


        A Message in a Bottle: Holocaust Testimony for an Unknown Future

        Alice Campbell Alumni Center

    3. Tuesday, April 28, 2015

      1. All DayExhibit: East Meets Midwest: The Dawn of the China-Illinois Educational Exchange

        Spurlock Museum, 600 S. Gregory, Urbana, IL

      2. All DayExhibit: South Asian Seams: Quilts from India, Pakistan, and Bangladesh

        Spurlock Museum, 600 S. Gregory, Urbana, IL

      3. 3:45 pm

        Brian Nord  Fermilab


        Astronomy Colloquium - Brian Nord Fermilab

        Astronomy 134

      4. 4:00 pmAAUP Censure: What Would it Mean for UI's Future?

        Knight Auditorium, Spurlock Museum (600 S Gregory St, Urbana, IL 61801)

      5. 4:00 pm  

        CHEM 535 Lit Seminar

        Mr. Louis Trzepkowski


        CANCELLED: Mr. Louis Trzepkowski, UIUC, "Title TBA"

        116 Roger Adams Lab

      6. 4:00 pm  

        CHEM 535 Lit Seminar

        Mr. Christopher Pattillo


        Mr. Christopher Pattillo, UIUC, "Title TBA"

        116 Roger Adams Lab

      7. 4:00 pm  

        Inorganic Chemistry

        Prof. Nathaniel Szymczak, Univ. of Michigan, "TBA"

        217 NL

      8. 7:00 pmItalian Conversation Group

        Espresso Royale, 1117 W. Oregon St., Urbana

    4. Wednesday, April 29, 2015

      1. All DayExhibit: East Meets Midwest: The Dawn of the China-Illinois Educational Exchange

        Spurlock Museum, 600 S. Gregory, Urbana, IL

      2. All DayExhibit: South Asian Seams: Quilts from India, Pakistan, and Bangladesh

        Spurlock Museum, 600 S. Gregory, Urbana, IL

      3. 12:00 pm

        Evan M. Mwangi: at Northwestern University


        CAS Brown Bag

        101 International Studies Building; 910 South Fifth Street; Champaign;

      4. 12:00 pmCell & Developmental Biology Seminar: Dr. Geeta Narlikar, Univ. of California, San Francisco, "TBA"

        Charles G. Miller Auditorium, B102 CLSL

      5. 12:00 pmFaculty Meeting

        Seminar Room - 3057

      6. 12:00 pm

        Florin Dolcos


        VCHP Brown Bag -- Florin Dolcos

        819 Psychology

      7. 2:00 pm - 3:00 pmEAST ASIAN LANGUAGES AND CULTURES - Japanese Language Table
      8. 2:00 pmProf. Philippe Guyot-Sionnest, University of Chicago, "TBA"

        B102 CLSL

      9. 3:00 pm - 5:00 pmCHI Reading Seminar

        313 Gregory Hall

      10. 3:00 pm  

        Final Defense, Prof. Steve Zimmerman, Advisor

        Mr. Yugang Bai, UIUC, "TBA"

        136 Davenport Hall

      11. 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

        Brian McManus (University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill)


        TBA

        7 DKH

      12. 6:00 pm - 8:00 pmLess Commonly Taught Languages Film Series: "Axechasti Poli (Do Not Forget Me Istanbul)"

        Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Languages Building

      13. 6:00 pmMovie Night: I Axechasti Poli (Do not Forget Me Istanbul)

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

    5. Thursday, April 30, 2015

      1. All DayExhibit: East Meets Midwest: The Dawn of the China-Illinois Educational Exchange

        Spurlock Museum, 600 S. Gregory, Urbana, IL

      2. All DayExhibit: South Asian Seams: Quilts from India, Pakistan, and Bangladesh

        Spurlock Museum, 600 S. Gregory, Urbana, IL

      3. 11:00 am

        Gentry Patrick, Ph.D., http://healthsciences.ucsd.edu/education/neurograd/faculty/Pages/gentry-patrick.aspx


        MIP Seminar: Dr. Gentry Patrick, University of California San Diego, "TBA"

        Charles G. Miller Auditorium, B102 CLSL

      4. 3:30 pm - 4:30 pmStatistics Seminar - Dr. Shuheng Zhou (University of Michigan-Ann Arbor)
      5. 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

        Viktoria Hnatkovska (University of British Columbia)


        TBA

        7 DKH

      6. 4:00 pmArabic Conversation Table

        Basement of 1207 W. Oregon (Less Commonly Taught Language Program Resource Room)

      7. 4:00 pm - 5:00 pmConversation Table in Modern Greek

        Espresso Royale, 1117 W. Oregon St., Urbana

      8. 4:00 pm

        Dr. Dennis Thiele, Duke University


        Microbiology Seminar: Dr. Dennis Thiele, Duke University -- "TBA"

        Charles G. Miller Auditorium, Room B102 Chemical & Life Sciences Laboratory

      9. 4:00 pm

        Professor Dorothea Fiedler


        Prof. Dorothea Fiedler, Princeton University, "Title TBA"

        116 Roger Adams Lab

      10. 4:00 pm - 5:30 pmSenior Honors Poster Fair

        Psychology Atrium

      11. 4:00 pm

        Erik Willis (Indiana University at Bloomington)


        “Liquids in Dominican Spanish: Productions, Patterns and Problems.”

        Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Languages Building

      12. 5:00 pm

        Wiebke Denecke (Boston Univ.)


        "What is 'Medieval' Anyway? Periodization, Comparison, and Literary History in Early East Asia"

        1060 Lincoln Hall

      13. 5:00 pm - 6:00 pmTurkish Coffee Hour

        Espresso Royale, 1117 W. Oregon St., Urbana

      14. 5:30 pmMeza ya Kiswhaili/Swahili Table

        LCTL Resource Room, 1207 W Oregon (basement)

      15. 5:30 pmPause Café

        Espresso Royale at the corner of Goodwin and  Oregon


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