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  1. Week of August 30, 2015

    1. Monday, August 31, 2015

      1. 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

        Sayed Kashua, Author


        CSAMES Brown Bag Lecture: "Arab Labor Episode Screening and Discussion with Sayed Kashua"

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

      2. 12:00 pm

        Kristina Khan, Radical Birth Doula


        Dish It Up Lunch on Us: "One Doula's Story of Racial, Sexual and Economic Violence in the Quest for Birth Justice"

        Second Floor, Women’s Resources Center, 703 S. Wright, Champaign

      3. 2:00 pm - 4:00 pmInstitute of International Education Scholarships Info Session

        101 International Studies Building (910 S Fifth St)

      4. 4:00 pm - 5:00 pmLinguistic Seminar: "Civility on Twitter"

        Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Languages Building

  2. Week of September 1, 2015

    1. Tuesday, September 1, 2015

      1. 11:00 am - 6:00 pmIllinois Abroad Day

        Various locations across campus

      2. 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

        Jacob Chacko, AACC Graduate Assistant


        Food For Thought "A Celebration of Onam, a Hindu Festival" - by Jacob Chacko, AACC Graduate Assistant

        Asian American Cultural Center

        1210 W Nevada St

        Urbana, IL 

      3. 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

        Professor Jean-Philippe Mathy, Director, School of Literatures, Cultures and Linguistics


        Fall Faculty-Staff Reception, School of Literatures, Cultures and Linguistics

        Lucy Ellis Lounge and FLB Atrium.

    2. Wednesday, September 2, 2015

      1. 9:00 am - 11:45 amRegional Walk-in Advising: Asia, Latin America & Spain

        Illinois Abroad Resource Room (112 International Studies Building)

      2. 1:00 pm - 3:00 pmRegional Walk-in Advising: Australia, New Zealand, Ireland, and the United Kingdom

        Illinois Abroad Resource Room (112 International Studies Building)

      3. 2:00 pm - 3:00 pmJapanese Language Table

        2050 Foreign Languages Building (EALC Library)

    3. Thursday, September 3, 2015

      1. 1:00 pm - 3:00 pmRegional Walk-In Advising: Mainland Europe

        Illinois Abroad Resource Room (112 International Studies Building)

      2. 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

        Kara Porter, Advisor for Australia & New Zealand


        Info Session: Australia & New Zealand

        1064 Lincoln Hall

      3. 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

        Clair Bryan, Advisor for Spain


        Info Session: Spain

        1060 Lincoln Hall

      4. 4:00 pm

        Zsuzsa Gille (Associate Professor of Sociology, Illinois)


        Paprika, Foie Gras and Red Mud: Hungary Ten Years after EU Accession

        General Lounge (Room 210), Illini Union

      5. 4:00 pm

        Zsuzsa Gille (Associate Professor of Sociology, Illinois)

         


        REEEC New Directions Lecture: Paprika, Foie Gras and Red Mud: Hungary Ten Years after EU Accession

        General Lounge (Room 210), Illini Union

      6. 5:00 pmREEEC Fall Reception

        General Lounge (Room 210), Illini Union

      7. 5:15 pm - 6:15 pmMeza ya Kiswhaili/Swahili Table

        LCTL (Less Commonly Taught Languages) Resource Room, Room 31 (in basement), 1207 W. Oregon St., Urbana

      8. 6:00 pmWelcome Back(yard) BBQ

        Outdoors! Arcade Courtyard.  The courtyard is on John Street adjacent to the Student Services Arcade Building, Illini Hall and the Turner Student Services Building at 610 E. John St.  **Rain location: Women's Resources Center, second floor, 703 S. Wright Street, Champaign. 6pm-8pm.

      9. 8:15 pmOutdoor Film Screening of Selma

        Main Quad (Anniversary Plaza; outdoors facing the Illini Union)

        Film begins at dusk.

        Estimated start time: 8:15pm

         

    4. Friday, September 4, 2015

      1. 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

        SAO Program Assistant


        First Steps Info Session

        101 International Studies Building

      2. 5:00 pm

        Dr. Martin Stokes, King Edward Professor of Music
        King's College London


        Music and Citizenship

        Smith Memorial Hall Room 25

        805 South Mathews Avenue

        Urbana, IL 61801

      3. 5:00 pm

        Dr. Martin Stokes, King Edward Professor at King's College London

         

         

        Bio: Martin Stokes is the King Edward Professor of Music. He studied first music, then social anthropology at Oxford. He taught at The Queen's University of Belfast (1989-1997), The University of Chicago (1997-2007) and Oxford University (2007-2012). He was a Howard Foundation Fellow at the Chicago Humanities Institute in 2002-3.


        He has been a visiting professor at Bogazici University in Istanbul on two occasions, and currently holds an honorary professorship in the Department of Arts and Cultural Studies at the University of Copenhagen.


        The Bruno and Wanda Nettl Distinguished Lecture in Ethnomusicology: Music and Citizenship

        Room 25, Smith Memorial Hall, 805 South Matthews Avenue, Urbana IL 61801 (map)

  3. Week of September 6, 2015

    1. Tuesday, September 8, 2015

      1. 12:00 pm

        Dr. Yoon Pak, Associate Professor - EPOL & Asian American Studies 

        & Xavier Hernandez, Doctoral Student in Educaiton Policy Studies 


        Food For Thought "Asian Americans in Higher Education: Charting New Realities (Pak, Maramba, & Hernandez, 2014) - by Dr. Yoon Pak & Xavier Hernandez

        Asian American Cultural Center

        1210 W Nevada St

        Urbana, IL

      2. 2:00 pm

        Eduardo Rios-Neto, Department of Demography (CEDEPLAR), Federal University of Minas Gerais, Brazil and Lemann Visiting Professor


        CLACS and Lemann Institute Lecture Series: The Conclusion of the Demographic Transition in Brazil

        Rm 101 International Studies Building. 910 S. Fifth St, Champaign, IL.

      3. 2:00 pm - 3:00 pmJapanese Language Table

        2050 Foreign Languages Building (EALC Library)

      4. 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

        Clair Bryan, Advisor for Latin America


        Info Session: Latin America

        1090 Lincoln Hall

      5. 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

        Kristen Stout, Advisor for Mainland Europe


        Info Session: Mainland Europe

        1020 Lincoln Hall

      6. 4:00 pm

        Kara Porter, Study Abroad Advisor for the UK & Ireland


        UK & Ireland Info Session for English Majors

        104 English Building

    2. Wednesday, September 9, 2015

      1. 9:00 am - 11:45 amRegional Walk-in Advising: Asia, Latin America & Spain

        Illinois Abroad Resource Room (112 International Studies Building)

      2. 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

        Sophia Balakian, Deptartment of Anthropology, UIUC


        CAS Brown Bag: “Moving Refugees: Insecurity, Documents, and Mobility within and beyond Kenya’s Borders”

        Room 101 ISB (910 S. Fifth Street, Champaign)

      3. 12:00 pm

        Colleen Murphy, Professor of Law, Philosophy, and Political Science and the Director of Women and Gender in Global Perspectives Program at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

        Part of the Women and Development Focal Point Monthly Brownbag Series

        Optional readings are available at https://publish.illinois.edu/womenanddevelopment 


        Women's Empowerment & International Development Focal Point Series: "Defining Empowerment Across Disciplines"

        Women's Recources Center, 702 S. Wright, 2nd Floor

      4. 1:00 pm - 3:00 pmRegional Walk-in Advising: Australia, New Zealand, Ireland, and the United Kingdom

        Illinois Abroad Resource Room (112 International Studies Building)

    3. Thursday, September 10, 2015

      1. 12:00 pm

        Daniel Levine, Professor of Political   Science, Emeritus, University of Michigan


        CLACS and Lemann Institute Lecture Series: Religion, Rights and Violence in Latin America Past and Future

        101 International Studies Building. 910 S. Fifth St, Champaign, IL.

      2. 12:30 pm

        Tom Vilsack serves as the Nation's 30th Secretary of Agriculture. As leader of the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), Vilsack is working hard to strengthen the American agricultural economy, build vibrant rural communities and create new markets for the tremendous innovation of rural America. In more than six years at the Department, Vilsack has worked to implement President Obama's agenda to put Americans back to work and create an economy built to last. USDA has supported America's farmers, ranchers and growers who are driving the rural economy forward, provided food assistance to millions of Americans, carried out record conservation efforts, made record investments in our rural communities and helped provide a safe, sufficient and nutritious food supply for the American people.


        U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack

        Alice Campbell Alumni Center, 601 South Lincoln Avenue, Urbana.

      3. 1:00 pm - 3:00 pmRegional Walk-In Advising: Mainland Europe

        Illinois Abroad Resource Room (112 International Studies Building)

      4. 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

        Clair Bryan, Advisor for Asia


        Info Session: Asia

        1060 Lincoln Hall

      5. 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

        Kara Porter, Advisor for the United Kingdom & Ireland


        Info Session: United Kingdom & Ireland

        1064 Lincoln Hall

      6. 5:15 pm - 6:15 pmMeza ya Kiswhaili/Swahili Table

        LCTL Resource Room, Room 31 (in basement), 1207 W. Oregon St., Urbana

    4. Friday, September 11, 2015

      1. 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

        SAO Program Assistant


        First Steps Info Session

        101 International Studies Building

      2. 5:00 pmCLACS and Lemann Institute for Brazilian Studies Annual Reception

        101 International Studies Building. 910 S. Fifith St, Champaign, IL

      3. 5:00 pm - 6:00 pmKorean Conversation Table

        Basement, Illini Union (near Einstein Brothers Bagels)

  4. Week of September 13, 2015

    1. Monday, September 14, 2015

      1. 12:00 pm

        Kimberly D. Hodges, MSW. Program Director, University Housing


        Dish It Up Lunch on Us: "AHA! Moments of Privilege and Oppression: My Story"

        Second Floor, Women’s Resources Center, 703 S. Wright, Champaign

      2. 3:00 pm

        John StephensGerhard E. Lenski, Jr., Distinguished Professor of Political Science and Sociology; Director, Center for European Studies, European Union Center of Excellence, and Trans-Atlantic Masters program


        EUC Lecture Series: "Does the Lisbon Strategy work? Do Social Investment Policies Produce More and Better Jobs?"

        ACES Heritage Room

      3. 7:00 pmHot Topics Dialogues:#BlackLivesMatter: Police Brutality and Standing Up for Racial Justice

        Second Floor, Women’s Resources Center, 703 S. Wright, Champaign

    2. Tuesday, September 15, 2015

      1.  I4I & IPS Study Abroad Scholarships Deadline
      2. 12:00 pmFood For Thought "Why I Chose to be part of the Asian American Greek Letter Organizations" - Group Panel Discussion

        Asian American Cultural Center

        1210 W Nevada St

        Urbana, IL

      3. 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

        Kristen Stout, Advisor for Mainland Europe


        Info Session: Mainland Europe

        1020 Lincoln Hall

    3. Wednesday, September 16, 2015

      1. 9:00 am - 11:45 amRegional Walk-in Advising: Asia, Latin America & Spain

        Illinois Abroad Resource Room (112 International Studies Building)

      2. 1:00 pm - 3:00 pmRegional Walk-in Advising: Australia, New Zealand, Ireland, and the United Kingdom

        Illinois Abroad Resource Room (112 International Studies Building)

      3. 2:00 pm - 3:00 pmJapanese Language Table

        2050 Foreign Languages Building (EALC Library)

    4. Thursday, September 17, 2015

      1. 11:00 am

        Panelists

        TBA


        Videoconference Panel Discussion (with U. of Pittsburgh): Back to School ... at What Cost: Comparing Higher Education Models in the US and Europe

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

      2. 1:00 pm - 3:00 pmRegional Walk-In Advising: Mainland Europe

        Illinois Abroad Resource Room (112 International Studies Building)

      3. 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

        Kara Porter, Advisor for Australia & New Zealand


        Info Session: Australia & New Zealand

        1064 Lincoln Hall

      4. 4:00 pm - 5:00 pmMODERN GREEK – Conversation Table in Modern Greek

        Espresso Royale, 1117 W. Oregon, Urbana

      5. 5:15 pm - 6:15 pmMeza ya Kiswhaili/Swahili Table

        LCTL Resource Room, Room 31 (in basement), 1207 W. Oregon St., Urbana

      6. 5:30 pm

        Morag Kersel


        Archaeological Institute of America Lecture Series: "The Lure of the Relic: Collecting the Holy Land" by Morag Kersel

        Spurlock Museum

    5. Friday, September 18, 2015

      1.  2015 Latin American Film Festival
        THE ART THEATER CO-OP
        126 West Church Street
        Champaign, IL 61820
      2. 12:00 pm

        Hadi Esfahani, Professor of Economics and WGGP Faculty Affiliate, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign


        "Gender, Enterprise Ownership, and Labor Allocation: The Role of Religion, Resource Rents, and Government Policies"

        101 International Studies Building, 910 S. Fifth Street

      3. 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

        Sudipta Sen, Professor of History at the University of California, Davis


        "Time, Conscience, History: Ghulam Husain Tabatabai and the Rise of British Rule in India"

        223 Gregory Hall

      4. 12:00 pm

        Sudipta Sen, Professor of History at the University of California, Davis


        CSAMES Lecture: "Time, Conscience, History: Ghulam Husain Tabatabai and the Rise of British Rule in India"

        223 Gregory Hall

      5. 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

        SAO Program Assistant


        First Steps Info Session

        101 International Studies Building

      6. 5:00 pm - 6:00 pmKorean Conversation Table

        Basement, Illini Union (near Einstein Brothers Bagels)

    6. Saturday, September 19, 2015

      1.  2015 Latin American Film Festival
        THE ART THEATER CO-OP
        126 West Church Street
        Champaign, IL 61820
      2. 5:00 pmTagore Festival 2015: Tagore's Gitanjali

        Channing Murray Foundation

        1209 W. Oregon St, Urbana

  5. Week of September 20, 2015

    1. Sunday, September 20, 2015

      1.  2015 Latin American Film Festival
        THE ART THEATER CO-OP
        126 West Church Street
        Champaign, IL 61820
    2. Monday, September 21, 2015

      1.  2015 Latin American Film Festival
        THE ART THEATER CO-OP
        126 West Church Street
        Champaign, IL 61820
      2. 5:30 pm

        Lisa Silverman, Associate Professor of History, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.  Lecture followed by a screening of the film Woman in Gold.


        Art of Loss: The Restitution of Jewish Property in Austria after the Holocaust

        Krannert Art Museum, room 62 (500 E Peabody Drive)

    3. Tuesday, September 22, 2015

      1.  2015 Latin American Film Festival
        THE ART THEATER CO-OP
        126 West Church Street
        Champaign, IL 61820
      2. 12:00 pm

        Akila Prasad, Eunice Hong, & Heidi Hardt, McKinley's Special Populations & Sexual Health Peers


        Food For Thought "Maintaining a Healthy Lifestyle Through Positive Choices" - by Akila Prasad, Eunice Hong, & Heidi Hardt

        Asian American Cultural Center

        1210 W Nevada St

        Urbana, IL

      3. 2:00 pm

        Flavia Andrade, Department of Kinesiology and Community Health. University of Illinois


        CLACS/Lemann Lecture Series: Participation in Productive Activities and Health Outcomes among Brazilian Adults

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

      4. 2:00 pm - 3:00 pmJapanese Language Table

        2050 Foreign Languages Building (EALC Library)

      5. 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

        Kristen Stout, Advisor for Mainland Europe


        Info Session: Mainland Europe

        1020 Lincoln Hall

    4. Wednesday, September 23, 2015

      1.  2015 Latin American Film Festival
        THE ART THEATER CO-OP
        126 West Church Street
        Champaign, IL 61820
      2. 9:00 am - 11:45 amRegional Walk-in Advising: Asia, Latin America & Spain

        Illinois Abroad Resource Room (112 International Studies Building)

      3. 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

        Bernadette Montanari, Visiting SDEP (Social Dimensions of Environmental Policy) Scholar September 2015-September 2017, UIUC


        CAS Brown Bag: “Integrating Traditional Knowledge for Sustainable Development in Morocco”

        101 ISB (910 S. Fifth St., Champaign)

      4. 1:00 pm - 3:00 pmRegional Walk-in Advising: Australia, New Zealand, Ireland, and the United Kingdom

        Illinois Abroad Resource Room (112 International Studies Building)

    5. Thursday, September 24, 2015

      1.  2015 Latin American Film Festival
        THE ART THEATER CO-OP
        126 West Church Street
        Champaign, IL 61820
      2. All Day

        Invited Speakers:

        Melissa Bowles, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
        Clancy Clements, Indiana University Bloomington
        Luis López, University of Illinois at Chicago
        Cristina Sanz, Georgetown University


        Hispanic Linguistics Symposium

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

      3.  Hispanic Linguistics Symposium

        Illini Union, 1401 W. Green St., Urbana. Rooms 314A, 404, 405, 406.

      4. 1:00 pm - 3:00 pmRegional Walk-In Advising: Mainland Europe

        Illinois Abroad Resource Room (112 International Studies Building)

      5. 4:00 pm

        Erik R. Scott (Assistant Professor of History, University of Kansas)


        Familiar Strangers: The Georgian Diaspora and the Evolution of Soviet Empire

        101 ISB

      6. 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

        Kara Porter, Advisor for the United Kingdom & Ireland


        Info Session: United Kingdom & Ireland

        1064 Lincoln Hall

      7. 5:15 pm - 6:15 pmMeza ya Kiswhaili/Swahili Table

        LCTL Resource Room, Room 31 (in basement), 1207 W. Oregon St., Urbana

    6. Friday, September 25, 2015

      1. All Day

        Invited Speakers:

        Melissa Bowles, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
        Clancy Clements, Indiana University Bloomington
        Luis López, University of Illinois at Chicago
        Cristina Sanz, Georgetown University


        Hispanic Linguistics Symposium

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

      2.  Hispanic Linguistics Symposium

        Illini Union, 1401 W. Green St., Urbana. Rooms 314A, 404, 405, 406.

      3. 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

        SAO Program Assistant


        First Steps Info Session

        101 International Studies Building

      4. 2:00 pm

        Professor David Christenson, University of Arizona.


        Prof. David Christenson, Univ. of Arizona: "The Insecurities of Empire: Identity Theft in Plautine Comedy"

        Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Languages Building

      5. 5:00 pm - 6:00 pmKorean Conversation Table

        Basement, Illini Union (near Einstein Brothers Bagels)

    7. Saturday, September 26, 2015

      1. All Day

        Invited Speakers:

        Melissa Bowles, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
        Clancy Clements, Indiana University Bloomington
        Luis López, University of Illinois at Chicago
        Cristina Sanz, Georgetown University


        Hispanic Linguistics Symposium

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

      2.  Hispanic Linguistics Symposium

        Illini Union, 1401 W. Green St., Urbana. Rooms 314A, 404, 405, 406.

  6. Week of September 27, 2015

    1. Sunday, September 27, 2015

      1. All Day

        Invited Speakers:

        Melissa Bowles, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
        Clancy Clements, Indiana University Bloomington
        Luis López, University of Illinois at Chicago
        Cristina Sanz, Georgetown University


        Hispanic Linguistics Symposium

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

      2.  Hispanic Linguistics Symposium

        Illini Union, 1401 W. Green St., Urbana. Rooms 314A, 404, 405, 406.

    2. Monday, September 28, 2015

      1.  

        Thomas (Tom) Hayden, Director of the Peace and Justice Resource Center.


        CLACS/Lemann Lecture Series: Book Signing Lecture

        TBA

      2. 11:00 am

        Panelists

        TBA

         


        Videoconference Panel Discussion (with U. of Pittsburgh): Language and Identity in the Francophone World (in French)


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

      3. 11:00 am

        TBA


        Videoconference Panel Discussion (with U. of Pittsburgh): Language and Identity in the Francophone World (in French)

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

      4. 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

        Heena Gajjar, Doctoral Student, Department of Landscape Architecture


        CSAMES Brown Bag Lecture: "Journeys in the Cultural Landscapes of Okhamandal, Gujarat -India"

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

      5. 12:00 pm

        Melody Buyukozer Dawkins, PhD Student in the Department of Psychology


        Dish It Up Lunch on Us: "Exploring Expectations of Fairness in Infancy"

        Second Floor, Women’s Resources Center, 703 S. Wright, Champaign

      6. 7:00 pmHot Topics Dialogues:"Women in Leadership: Challenges and Opportunities"

        Second Floor, Women’s Resources Center, 703 S. Wright, Champaign

    3. Tuesday, September 29, 2015

      1. 12:00 pm

        Bing Wang, Co-Director - Asian Pacific American Coalition


        Food For Thought "Guam: Where America Day Begins" - by Bing Wang, Co-Director - Asian Pacific American Coalition

        Asian American Cultural Center

        1210 W Nevada St

        Urbana, IL

      2. 12:00 pm

        Lyosha Svinarski


        Noontime Scholars Lecture - Title TBD

        101 International Studies Building (910 S. Fifth St., Champaign, IL 61820)

      3. 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

        Kristen Stout, Advisor for Mainland Europe


        Info Session: Mainland Europe

        1020 Lincoln Hall

      4. 7:30 pm"Planeat" Film Screening and Discussion led by local organic growers

        The Art Theater Co-op, 126 W. Church, C.

    4. Wednesday, September 30, 2015

      1. 9:00 am - 11:45 amRegional Walk-in Advising: Asia, Latin America & Spain

        Illinois Abroad Resource Room (112 International Studies Building)

      2. 9:30 am - 12:00 pmAround the World Wednesdays

        Spurlock Museum, 600 S. Gregory, Urbana

      3. 1:00 pm - 3:00 pmRegional Walk-in Advising: Australia, New Zealand, Ireland, and the United Kingdom

        Illinois Abroad Resource Room (112 International Studies Building)

      4. 2:00 pm - 3:00 pmJapanese Language Table

        2050 Foreign Languages Building (EALC Library)


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