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  1. Week of August 3, 2015

    1. Monday, August 3, 2015

      1. 12:00 pm

        Kaye Usry, Department of Political Science


        Dish It Up Brownbag Lecture Series: “Trauma and Politics” featuring Kaye Usry, Department of Political Science.

        Second Floor, Women’s Resources Center, 703 S. Wright, Champaign, SW corner of Wright & Green Streets

      2. 4:00 pm - 5:00 pmCANCELLED FOR TODAY. WRC closed at 3pm Women on the Move presents Belly Fit: Free Weekly Bellydance Classes

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

    2. Tuesday, August 4, 2015

      1. 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

        Kat Becker & Xiaokang Tang, International Education Grad Assistants


        Summer Food for Thought-“Things I Wish I Knew Before I Came to U of I” presented by Kat Becker & Xiaokang Tang, International Education Grad Assistants

        Asian American Cultural Center

        1210 W Nevada St

        Urbana, IL

         

    3. Wednesday, August 5, 2015

      1. 8:30 am - 9:30 am

        Clair Bryan, Advisor for Latin America


        Study Abroad Info Session for Faculty/Staff: Latin America

        507 E Green St., Room 413

      2. 4:00 pmSummer Sex & Gender Film Series: Pussy Riot: A Punk Prayer

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

    4. Thursday, August 6, 2015

      1. 4:00 pm - 5:00 pmYoga for Healing: Women on the Move Fitness

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

    5. Saturday, August 8, 2015

      1. 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm  

        On Saturday August 8, we will present Carmen Tafolla book:

        What Can You Do with a Paleta /

        ¿Qué Puedes Hacer con una Paleta?

         

        The book will be presented in English and Spanish !

        Come me with your children to listen the story in English/Spanish, enjoy Latin American songs, and make a craft!

        Spanish Story Time: What Can You Do with a Paleta / ¿Qué Puedes Hacer con una Paleta?
        Urbana Free Library Children's Department, 210 W Green St, Urbana.
  2. Week of August 9, 2015

    1. Wednesday, August 12, 2015

      1. 8:30 am - 9:30 am

        Kara Porter, Advisor for Australia & New Zealand


        Study Abroad Info Session for Faculty/Staff: Australia & New Zealand

        507 E Green St., Room 411

  3. Week of August 16, 2015

    1. Tuesday, August 18, 2015

      1. 10:30 amTolono Library Spanish Story Time

        Tolono Public Library, 111 E. Main P.O. Box 759 Tolono, IL 61880

  4. Week of August 23, 2015

    1. Monday, August 24, 2015

      1. 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

        Dr. Aazamosadat Feizmohammadpour, Lecturer of Persian and Coordinator of Persian Language


        CSAMES Brown Bag Lecture

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

    2. Thursday, August 27, 2015

      1.  "Arctic Cinemas and the Documentary Ethos"

        Illini Union, 1401 W. Green St., Urbana.

      2. All DayFilm Conference: Arctic Cinemas and the Documentary Ethos

        Illini Union, 1401 W. Green St., Urbana, IL (map)
        Spurlock Museum, 600 S. Gregory St., Urbana, IL (map)

    3. Friday, August 28, 2015

      1.  "Arctic Cinemas and the Documentary Ethos"

        Illini Union, 1401 W. Green St., Urbana.

      2. All DayFilm Conference: Arctic Cinemas and the Documentary Ethos

        Illini Union, 1401 W. Green St., Urbana, IL (map)
        Spurlock Museum, 600 S. Gregory St., Urbana, IL (map)

      3. 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

        SAO Program Assistant


        First Steps Info Session

        101 International Studies Building

      4. 3:00 pm

        A lecture by Yaakov Garb, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Blaustein Institutes.


        The Israel-Palestinan E-Waste Commodity Chain: Findings and Reflections

        Lincoln Hall, room 1092

    4. Saturday, August 29, 2015

      1.  "Arctic Cinemas and the Documentary Ethos"

        Illini Union, 1401 W. Green St., Urbana.

      2. All DayFilm Conference: Arctic Cinemas and the Documentary Ethos

        Illini Union, 1401 W. Green St., Urbana, IL (map)
        Spurlock Museum, 600 S. Gregory St., Urbana, IL (map)

  5. Week of August 30, 2015

    1. Monday, August 31, 2015

      1. 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

        Sayed Kashua, Author


        CSAMES Brown Bag Lecture

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

  6. Week of September 1, 2015

    1. Tuesday, September 1, 2015

      1. 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. Thursday, September 3, 2015

      1. 4:00 pm

        Zsuzsa Gille (Associate Professor of Sociology)


        New Directions Lecture - Title TBA

        General Lounge (Room 210), Illini Union

      2. 5:00 pmREEEC Fall Reception

        General Lounge (Room 210), Illini Union

    3. Friday, September 4, 2015

      1. 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

        SAO Program Assistant


        First Steps Info Session

        101 International Studies Building

  7. Week of September 6, 2015

    1. Wednesday, September 9, 2015

      1. 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)

    2. Friday, September 11, 2015

      1. 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

        SAO Program Assistant


        First Steps Info Session

        101 International Studies Building

  8. Week of September 13, 2015

    1. Monday, September 14, 2015

      1. 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

        ACES Heritage Room

    2. Tuesday, September 15, 2015

      1. 10:45 am - 12:00 pm

        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

    3. Friday, September 18, 2015

      1. 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

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


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

        223 Gregory Hall

      2. 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

        SAO Program Assistant


        First Steps Info Session

        101 International Studies Building

    4. Saturday, September 19, 2015

      1. 5:00 pmTagore Festival 2015: Tagore's Gitanjali

        Channing Murray Foundation

        1209 W. Oregon St, Urbana

  9. Week of September 20, 2015

    1. Monday, September 21, 2015

      1. 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)

    2. Wednesday, September 23, 2015

      1. 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)

    3. Thursday, September 24, 2015

      1.  Hispanic Linguistics Symposium

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

      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. 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

    4. Friday, September 25, 2015

      1.  Hispanic Linguistics Symposium

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

      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. 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. Saturday, September 26, 2015

      1.  Hispanic Linguistics Symposium

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

      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)

  10. Week of September 27, 2015

    1. Sunday, September 27, 2015

      1.  Hispanic Linguistics Symposium

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

      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)

    2. Monday, September 28, 2015

      1. 10:45 am - 12:00 pm

        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

      2. 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

  11. Week of October 1, 2015

    1. Friday, October 2, 2015

      1. 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

        SAO Program Assistant


        First Steps Info Session

        101 International Studies Building

  12. Week of October 4, 2015

    1. Friday, October 9, 2015

      1. 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

        To Be Announced


        "The Ganga, National River of India: Its Heritage and Future"

        Heritage Room

        ACES Library, Information, and Alumni Center
        1101 S. Goodwin Avenue
        Urbana, IL. 61801

      2. 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

        SAO Program Assistant


        First Steps Info Session

        101 International Studies Building

  13. Week of October 11, 2015

    1. Monday, October 12, 2015

      1. 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

        Avital Livny, Assistant Professor of Political Science


        CSAMES Brown Bag Lecture

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

    2. Tuesday, October 13, 2015

      1. 7:00 pm

        Beverly Gooden


        #WhyIStayed Domestic Violence Awareness Month Keynote Lecture: feat. Beverly Gooden

        Women's Resources Center, 703 S. Wright Street, 2nd Floor (SW Corner Wright & Green)

    3. Friday, October 16, 2015

      1. 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

        SAO Program Assistant


        First Steps Info Session

        101 International Studies Building

  14. Week of October 18, 2015

    1. Monday, October 19, 2015

      1. 8:30 amDr. Karla Mallette, University of Michigan, guest lecturer in SLCL 200

        SLCL 200

      2. 5:00 pm

        Karla Mallette, Professor of Italian, University of Michigan


        Lecture: Cosmopolitan Language Systems in the Mediterranean

        TBA

    2. Tuesday, October 20, 2015

      1. 10:45 am - 12:00 pm

        Panelists

        TBA

         


        Videoconference Panel Discussion (with U. of Pittsburgh): Europe’s Jews: Past, Present, Future?


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

    3. Friday, October 23, 2015

      1. 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

        SAO Program Assistant


        First Steps Info Session

        101 International Studies Building

  15. Week of October 25, 2015

    1. Thursday, October 29, 2015

      1.  

        Mark Juergensmeyer, Director for Orfalea Center for Global and International Studies at UC Santa Barbara; Professor of Global and International Studies, Sociology, and Religious Studies


        CAS/Miller Comm Lecture

        TBA

    2. Friday, October 30, 2015

      1. 12:00 pm - 5:00 pmA Celebration of Persian Poetry

        Lucy Ellis Lounge

        University of Illinois

        Foreign Language Building

        707 S Mathews Avenue,  Urbana, IL 61801

      2. 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

        Speakers: TBA


        Roundtable Discussion: Greece and the Future of the EU

        iHotel

    3. Saturday, October 31, 2015

      1. All Day

        Speakers: TBA


        Regional Faculty Working Conference

        iHotel

  16. Week of November 1, 2015

    1. Monday, November 2, 2015

      1. 12:00 pm

        Michael Dann, Assistant Professor of Religion


        CSAMES Brown Bag Lecture

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

    2. Tuesday, November 3, 2015

      1. 12:00 pm

        Padraic Kenney (Professor of History and International Studies, Indiana University)


        The Political Prisoner as a Global Figure

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

    3. Wednesday, November 4, 2015

      1. 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

        Charles Stewart, emeritus professor in the Department of History and Visiting Scholar at Northwestern University’s Institute for the Study of Islamic Thought in Africa


        CAS Brown Bag: “The Making of ALA V” [Arabic Literature of Africa, vol. V, Mauritania and the western Sahara]”

        101 ISB (910 S. Fifth Street, Champaign)

  17. Week of November 8, 2015

    1. Monday, November 9, 2015

      1. 12:00 pm

        Joyce Mushaben, University of Missouri - St. Louis; Curators' Professor and Research Fellow in the Center for International Studies


        EUC Lecture

        1028 Lincoln Hall

      2. 5:00 pmScreening of the film Inheritance

        Hillel (503 E John Street)

    2. Wednesday, November 11, 2015

      1. 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

        Professor Felisa V. Reyolds, Department of French and Italian, UIUC


        CAS Brown Bag: “Boubacar Boris Diop’s Le temps de Tamango: Pillaging ‘Fortress Europe’”

        101 ISB (910 S. Fifth Street, Champaign)

    3. Friday, November 13, 2015

      1. 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

        SAO Program Assistant


        First Steps Info Session

        101 International Studies Building

  18. Week of November 15, 2015

    1. Monday, November 16, 2015

      1. 12:00 pm

        Wail Hassan, Head of the Center for Translation Studies and Professor of 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. 5:00 pm

        Shaul Magid


        American Jewish Survivalism and the Politics of Pride: Meir Kahane's Critique of American Judaism

        Illini Union 210

    2. Tuesday, November 17, 2015

      1. 10:45 am - 12:00 pm

        Panelists

        TBA

         


        Videoconference Panel Discussion (with U. of Pittsburgh): Migrants and Refugees: Comparing Regions


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

    3. Friday, November 20, 2015

      1. 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

        SAO Program Assistant


        First Steps Info Session

        101 International Studies Building

  19. Week of November 22, 2015

    1. Friday, November 27, 2015

      1. 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

        SAO Program Assistant


        First Steps Info Session

        101 International Studies Building

  20. Week of November 29, 2015

    1. Monday, November 30, 2015

      1. 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

        Shruti Syal, PhD student in the Department of Urbana and Regional Planning


        CSAMES Brown Bag Lecture

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

  21. Week of December 1, 2015

    1. Wednesday, December 2, 2015

      1. 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

        Dr. Janice Collins, College of Media, UIUC


        CAS Brown Bag: “Journey to my Mother's Land: Relocating and De-Marginalizing Self"

        101 ISB (910 S. Fifth Street, Champaign)

  22. Week of December 6, 2015

    1. Tuesday, December 8, 2015

      1. 10:45 am - 12:00 pm

        Panelists

        TBA

         


        Videoconference Panel Discussion (with U. of Pittsburgh): The Climate for Climate Change Negotiations


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

    2. Friday, December 11, 2015

      1. 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

        SAO Program Assistant


        First Steps Info Session

        101 International Studies Building

  23. Week of December 13, 2015

    1. Friday, December 18, 2015

      1. 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

        SAO Program Assistant


        First Steps Info Session

        101 International Studies Building

  24. Week of January 24, 2016

    1. Monday, January 25, 2016

      1. 7:30 pmScreening of the Film Borrowed Identity

        Art Theater, 126 W. Church St.

  25. Week of February 7, 2016

    1. Monday, February 8, 2016

      1. 5:00 pm

        Dagmar Herzog, Distinguished Professor, History, CUNY Graduate Center


        Post-Holocaust Antisemitism and the Invention-Discovery of PTSD

        Alice Campbell Hall, East Ballroom

  26. Week of February 14, 2016

    1. Monday, February 15, 2016

      1. 5:00 pm

        A lecture by Anna Shternshis, Al and Malka Green Associate Professor of Yiddish Studies, University of Toronto.  This lecture is made possible by the generous Oscar and Rose Einhorn Fund.


        Machine Guns, Mothers' Graves and Hitler the Haman: Soviet Yiddish Songs of World War II

        Illini Union, room 104

  27. Week of April 10, 2016

    1. Monday, April 11, 2016

      1. 5:00 pm

        A lecture by Vered Weiss, JUF Postdoc, UIUC.  This lecture is made possible by the generous support of the Jewish United Fund/Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Chicago and the UIUC Chancellor's Office.


        Oh Other Where Art Thou: Identities and Spatial Metaphors in Hebrew and English Literature of the Nineteenth-to Mid-Twentieth Century

        Illini Union, Colonial Room

  28. Week of May 8, 2016

    1. Saturday, May 14, 2016

      1. 7:30 pm

        To be determined.


        2016 SLCL Convocation

        Foellinger Auditorium

  29. Week of May 15, 2016

    1. Sunday, May 15, 2016

      1.  University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Commencement 2016

        To be announced.


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