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  1. Week of September 1, 2016

    1. Thursday, September 1, 2016

      1. 4:00 pmMark Steinberg (Professor of History, University of Illinois)
        New Directions Lecture - Mark Steinberg, "Leaping into the Open Air of History: The Russian Revolution and the Utopian Imagination"
        407 Illini Union (1401 W. Green St., Urbana, IL 61801)
  2. Week of September 4, 2016

    1. Tuesday, September 6, 2016

      1. 12:00 pm - 1:00 pmEman Saadah, Director of the Less-Commonly Taught Languages Program
        CSAMES Brown Bag Lecture: “Learning Arabic Beyond the Classroom: Maximizing Students’ Experiences through Study Abroad”
        Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Languages Building, 707 S. Mathews, Urbana
      2. 2:00 pmRuben Oliven (Distinguished Visiting Professor), Department of Anthropology, UFRGS, Brazil
        Lemann Lecture Series: Brazil Circles the Globe: five centuries exchanging commoditie s, ideas and cultural practices
        101 International Studies Building
    2. Friday, September 9, 2016

      1. 1:00 pmRussian Studies Panel - "Building a Russian University"
        101 International Studies Building (910 S. Fifth St., Champaign)
      2. 5:00 pm - 8:00 pmCLACS/ Lemann Institute Annual Reception 2016-17
        101 International Studies Building
    3. Saturday, September 10, 2016

      1. 2:30 pm - 3:30 pmSpanish Story Time: "MANGO, ABUELA and ME"
        The Urbana Free Library, Children's Department, 210 W Green St., Urbana
  3. Week of September 11, 2016

    1. Monday, September 12, 2016

      1. 3:00 pmMichelle Egan
        Larry Neal Prize for Excellence in EU Scholarship Lecture: "From Single Markets to Transatlantic Markets: Lessons from the United States for Europe"
        Illini Union, Ballroom on the 2nd Floor
    2. Tuesday, September 13, 2016

      1. All DayExhibit: Medieval Irish Masterpieces in Modern Reproduction
        Campbell Gallery, Spurlock Museum, 600 S. Gregory St., Urbana, IL
      2. 12:00 pmRini Mehta Bhattacharya, Assistant Professor of Comparative and World Literature
        CSAMES Brown Bag Lecture: “Between Two Partitions: The Contentious Histories of South Asian Cinema”
        Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Languages Building, 707 S. Mathews, Urbana
      3. 2:00 pmEdilza Sotero Department of African Studies, Brown University
        Lemann Lecture Series: Black Political Representation in Brazil after the Estado Novo
        101 International Studies Building
    3. Thursday, September 15, 2016

      1. 12:00 pmJoseph Love, Emeritus Professor of History, UIUC
        CLACS Lecture Series. Inequality in Latin America: Past and Present
        101 International Studies Building
      2. 5:30 pmFeaturing Faranak Miraftab, professor of Urban and Regional Planning; Ellen Moodie, director of graduate studies and associate professor of Anthropology; and Junaid Rana, associate professor of Asian American Studies; moderated by Amy L. Powell, curator of Modern and Contemporary Art and Terri Weissman, associate professor of Art History.
        Gallery Conversation | Crossings and Borderland
        Krannert Art Museum main level, Contemporary Gallery
  4. Week of September 18, 2016

    1. Monday, September 19, 2016

      1. 12:00 pmDr. Mohamed Diagayete, Senior Research of Ahmed-Baba Institute, Mali
        CAS Brown Bag: “The Contributions of Fulani Scholars to the Development of Islamic Scholarship in Mali, 18th-19th Centuries”
        101 ISB
    2. Tuesday, September 20, 2016

      1. 11:00 amConversations on Europe Videoconference Series (with University of Pittsburgh): "Free Trade or Protectionism: Isolationism Amidst Globalization"
        507 E Green St. Room 411
      2. 12:00 pm - 1:00 pmD. Fairchild Ruggles, Professor of Landscape Architecture
        CSAMES Brown Bag Lecture: “Symbol, Signature and Trace: The Problem of Individual Identity in Islamic Art”
        Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Languages Building, 707 S. Mathews, Urbana
      3. 12:00 pmJasmina Savic (Ph.D. Candidate in Slavic Languages and Literatures, University of Illinois)
        Noontime Scholars Lecture - Jasmina Savic, "Into the Bright Future: Mikhail Armalinsky’s Literary Revolution and Poetics of Porn"
        101 International Studies Building (910 S. Fifth St., Champaign)
    3. Thursday, September 22, 2016

      1. All DayFortress Europe or E Pluribus Unum? : Multilevel Governance and the Governance of Migration and Asylum in the EU
        Jane Addams Hull House Museum 800 S Halsted St, Chicago, IL 60607
      2. 4:00 pmDouglas Blum (Professor of Political Science, Providence College)
        New Directions Lecture - Douglas Blum, "Explaining Cultural Globalization: A Synthesis of Bourdieusian and Critical Realist Approaches“
        101 International Studies Building (910 S. Fifth St., Champaign)
      3. 7:00 pmUrvashi Butalia, Publisher and Co-Founder of Kali for Women and Founder of Zubaan Books
        Center for Advanced Study MillerComm Lecture featuring Urvashi Butalia
        Knight Auditorium, Spurlock Museum, 600 S. Gregory, Urbana
    4. Friday, September 23, 2016

      1. All DayFortress Europe or E Pluribus Unum? : Multilevel Governance and the Governance of Migration and Asylum in the EU
        Jane Addams Hull House Museum 800 S Halsted St, Chicago, IL 60607
      2. All DayArie M. Dubnov, Senior Lecturer, University of Haifa; Rajmohan Gandhi, CSAMES Emeritus Faculty; Pranav Jani, Associate Professor of English at The Ohio State University; Brian Kelly, Queen's University Belfast; Aparna Kumar, UCLA; Feargal MacIonnrachtaigh, Institute for Collaborative Research in the Humanities, Queen’s University Belfast; Deepti Misri, Associate Professor of Women and Gender Studies, University of Colorado, Boulder; Debali Mookerjea-Leonard, James Madison University, Ibrahim Natil, Visiting Fellow Researcher, University College Dublin; Penny Sinanoglou, Assistant Professor of History, Wake Forest University
        Partition and Empire Conference: Ireland, India, Palestine and Beyond
        Illini Union General Lounge, Room 210
      3. All DaySYMPOSIUM ON THE ANDEAN COUNTRIES
        Illini Union
      4. All DayArie M. Dubnov, Senior Lecturer, University of Haifa; Rajmohan Gandhi, CSAMES Emeritus Faculty; Pranav Jani, Associate Professor of English at The Ohio State University; Brian Kelly, Queen's University Belfast; Aparna Kumar, UCLA; Feargal MacIonnrachtaigh, Institute for Collaborative Research in the Humanities, Queen’s University Belfast; Deepti Misri, Associate Professor of Women and Gender Studies, University of Colorado, Boulder; Debali Mookerjea-Leonard, James Madison University, Ibrahim Natil, Visiting Fellow Researcher, University College Dublin; Penny Sinanoglou, Assistant Professor of History, Wake Forest University
        Partition and Empire: Ireland, India, Palestine and Beyond
        Illini Union General Lounge, Room 210
      5. 7:30 pmExhibit Formal Opening: "Medieval Irish Masterpieces in Modern Reproduction"
        Campbell Gallery, Spurlock Museum, 600 S. Gregory St., Urbana, IL
    5. Saturday, September 24, 2016

      1. All DayFortress Europe or E Pluribus Unum? : Multilevel Governance and the Governance of Migration and Asylum in the EU
        Jane Addams Hull House Museum 800 S Halsted St, Chicago, IL 60607
      2. 11:00 am - 1:30 pmHispanic Heritage Celebration
        Orchard Downs Community Center, Family & Graduate Housing
  5. Week of September 25, 2016

    1. Monday, September 26, 2016

      1.  LAFFito (Latin American Film Festival). Ixcanul
        The Art Theatre, 126 W. Church St., Champaign
    2. Tuesday, September 27, 2016

      1. 12:00 pm - 1:00 pmAnustup Basu, Associate Professor of English, Criticism, Cinema and Media Studies
        CSAMES Brown Bag Lecture: "Melodrama and Classical Hindi Cinema"
        Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Languages Building, 707 S. Mathews, Urbana
      2. 2:00 pmMaster Level library students from University of Pretoria and their faculty.
        CAS Brown Bag
        Lucy Ellis Lounge, FLB
    3. Thursday, September 29, 2016

      1. 12:00 pmCLACS Lecture Series. The link between agriculture and nutrition in rural households : the case of the Purchase for Progress Program in Guatemala
        101 International Studies Building
  6. Week of October 1, 2016

    1. Saturday, October 1, 2016

      1. All DaySymposium: Medieval Irish Masterpieces in Modern Reproduction
        Knight Auditorium, Spurlock Museum
  7. Week of October 2, 2016

    1. Sunday, October 2, 2016

      1. 1:30 pmFilm Screening: 1916: A Terrible Beauty
        Spurlock Museum
    2. Monday, October 3, 2016

      1.  LAFFito (Latin American Film Festival). Nise: The Heart of Madness
        The Art Theatre, 126 W. Church St., Champaign
    3. Wednesday, October 5, 2016

      1. 4:00 pmKamran Asdar Ali, Director of the South Asia Institute and Associate Professor of Anthropology at the University of Texas at Austin
        Lecture by Kamran Asdar Ali
        TBA
    4. Thursday, October 6, 2016

      1. 12:00 pmCLACS Lecture Series: The Honduras Water Project
        101 International Studies Building
    5. Saturday, October 8, 2016

      1. 2:00 pm - 3:30 pmHispanic Heritage Month Celebration & Spanish Story Time
        The Urbana Free Library, Children's Department, 210 W Green St., Urbana
  8. Week of October 9, 2016

    1. Monday, October 10, 2016

      1. 12:00 pmAnna Fairbairn, Agricultural and Consumer Economics, UIUC
        CAS Brown Bag: “Mineral Fertilizer Quality: Implications for Markets and Small Farmers in Tanzania”
        101 ISB
    2. Tuesday, October 11, 2016

      1. 2:00 pmAndiara Schwingel, Dept of Kinesiology and Community Health, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
        Lemann Lecture Series. Mobilizing the community to prevent and control chronic diseases in Brazil – new perspectives for Community Health Agents
        101 International Studies Building
    3. Thursday, October 13, 2016

      1. 12:00 pmPedro Elosegui, Deputy Manager Research Department, Banco Central de la República Argentina, Director LID-Univ. Maimónides, Argentina
        CLACS Lecture Series. Structural Economic Model for Ecuador: a Dollar-ized and Oil-ized Economy
        101 International Studies Building
  9. Week of October 16, 2016

    1. Tuesday, October 18, 2016

      1. 12:00 pm - 1:00 pmNubras Samayeen, PhD Student in Landscape Architecture
        CSAMES Brown Bag Lecture: “The Pohela Baishakh Festival: Reinvention of Tradition and Creation of National Identity in Bangladesh"
        Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Languages Building, 707 S. Mathews, Urbana
      2. 2:00 pmKarl Monsma, Sociology, UFRGS Brazil
        Lemann Lecture Series. How did European immigrants in Brazil learn to be racists? Evidence from western São Paulo
        101 International Studies Building
      3. 6:30 pm - 7:00 pmLatin American Storytime: English- Quechua-Spanish
        Nate & Lillie Story Room, Champaign Public Library, 200 W. Green St.
      4. 7:00 pmFilm screening: Threads: The Art and Life of Surayia Rahman
        Spurlock Museum, Knight Auditorium, 600 S. Gregory St, Urbana, IL
    2. Thursday, October 20, 2016

      1. 11:00 amConversations on Europe Videoconference Series (with University of Pittsburgh): "An Uncertain Future: US Elections and Transatlantic Relations
        507 E Green St. Room 411
      2. 12:00 pmNnedi Okorafor
        CAS Brown Bag: "A Talk with NIgerian Author Nnedi Okorafor"
        Lucy Ellis Lounge 1080 FLB
      3. 12:00 pmKasia Szremski, Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies.
        CLACS Lecture Series.
        101 International Studies Building
      4. 4:00 pmAlex Rabinowitch (Emeritus Professor of History, Indiana University)
        New Directions Lecture - Alex Rabinowitch, "The Petrograd Bolsheviks and the Birth of Soviet Russia: Centennial Reflections"
        GSLIS 126
    3. Friday, October 21, 2016

      1. 3:00 pm"Freedom of Speech in the Age of New Media and New Publics: France, Europe and Beyond"
        Levis Faculty Center, 3rd Floor
      2. 6:30 pm"Networks of Hate" Film Screening
        Spurlock Museum
    4. Saturday, October 22, 2016

      1. All DayEU Studies Conference: "Researching and Teaching the EU: Best Practices and Current Trends
        Khan Annex, Room 1002
  10. Week of October 23, 2016

    1. Monday, October 24, 2016

      1. 12:00 pmInfo Session for Departmental Representatives: Foreign Languages & Area Studies
        International Studies Building, Rm 101
    2. Tuesday, October 25, 2016

      1. 12:00 pm - 1:00 pmTrevor Birkenholtz, Associate Professor of Geography and Geographic Information Science
        CSAMES Brown Bag Lecture: "Subsidizing Drip Irrigation: Efficiency, the Feminization of Agriculture, and Policy Implications in India”
        Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Languages Building, 707 S. Mathews, Urbana
      2. 12:00 pmInfo Session for Departmental Representatives: Foreign Languages & Area Studies
        507 E Green St. Room 411
      3. 2:00 pmMauro Sardela, Materials Research Lab Director, UIUC
        Lemann Lecture Series.
        101 International Studies Building
      4. 4:00 pmMasha Gessen
        MillerComm Lecture Series - Masha Gessen, "Retrofitting Totalitarianism in Putin's Russia"
        Knight Auditorium, Spurlock Museum (600 S. Gregory St., Urbana, IL 61801)
    3. Wednesday, October 26, 2016

      1. 4:00 pmFLAS Information Sessions
        319 Gregory Hall (Wednesday, 10/26), 126 GSLIS (Thursday, 10/27)
      2. 4:00 pmInfo Session for Students: Foreign Languages & Area Studies (FLAS) Fellowships
        Gregory Hall, Rm 319
    4. Thursday, October 27, 2016

      1. 4:00 pmFLAS Information Sessions
        319 Gregory Hall (Wednesday, 10/26), 126 GSLIS (Thursday, 10/27)
      2. 4:00 pmInfo Session for Students: Foreign Languages & Area Studies (FLAS) Fellowships
        GSLIS, Rm 126
    5. Friday, October 28, 2016

      1. All Day2016 Tinker Workshop on Pre-Dissertation Field Research
        101 International Studies Building
      2. 12:00 pmProf. Zsuzanna Fagyal, French & Italian, U of I
        EUC Lecture: "Language Attitudes, Regional Loyalty, and the Implications of Regional Language Maintenance for the EU's Strategies Goals on Multilingualism
        Foreign Languages Building, Room 1080 (Lucy Ellis Lounge)
    6. Saturday, October 29, 2016

      1. All Day2016 Tinker Workshop on Pre-Dissertation Field Research
        101 International Studies Building
  11. Week of October 30, 2016

    1. Monday, October 31, 2016

      1. 12:00 pmSuiyigheh Joyous Tata, Agricultural and Consumer Economics, UIUC
        CAS Brown Bag
        101 ISB
  12. Week of November 1, 2016

    1. Tuesday, November 1, 2016

      1. 2:00 pmLuciano Nakabashi Department of Economics, São Paulo University
        Lemann Lecture Series. Poverty and Development: Evidences for a Developing Count ry
        101 International Studies Building
    2. Wednesday, November 2, 2016

      1. 3:00 pmGlobal Careers & Internships
        GSLIS, Rooms 126 & 131
    3. Thursday, November 3, 2016

      1. 12:00 pmEllen Moodie, Associate Professor of Anthropology, UIUC
        CLACS Lecture Series. Desire and anxiety: Notes on encounters between Cuban social s cientists and a U.S. Anthropologist
        101 International Studies Building
  13. Week of November 6, 2016

    1. Monday, November 7, 2016

      1. 12:00 pmRebecca Thornton, Econ, UIUC
        CAS Brown Bag
        101 ISB
    2. Tuesday, November 8, 2016

      1. 2:00 pmJosé Carlos Belieiro, Social Sciences Department, UFSM Brazil
        Lemann Lecture Series. Um novo Capitalismo no Brasil: Fusões e Aquisições no Governo Lula
        101 International Studies Building
    3. Wednesday, November 9, 2016

      1. 12:00 pmProf. Patrick Ireland, Political Science, Illinois Institute of Technology
        EUC Lecture: "Integrating Migrants in Times of Economic Change: ?Comparing Responses in European Cities"
        David Kinley Hall, Rm 206
    4. Thursday, November 10, 2016

      1. 12:00 pmSean Brotherton, University of Chicago
        CLACS Lecture Series. The Socialist Humanitarian Imperative: The Logic and Practice of Cuba's Quest for Global Health in the Americas
        101 International Studies Building
      2. 4:00 pmYuliya Zabyelina (Yuliya Zabyelina, Assistant Professor, Department of Political Science, John Jay College of Criminal Justice, CUNY)
        New Directions Lecture - Yuliya Zabyelina, "The Urge to Purge: Lustration in Ukraine during Ongoing Conflict"
      3. 4:00 pm - 5:30 pmRoundtable: "Transatlantic Relations in the Aftermath of U.S. Elections"
        Illini Union, Rm 104
    5. Saturday, November 12, 2016

      1. 2:30 pm - 3:30 pmSpanish Story Time: "Funny Bones: Posada and His Day of the Dead Calaveras"
        The Urbana Free Library, Children's Department, 210 W Green St., Urbana
  14. Week of November 13, 2016

    1. Monday, November 14, 2016

      1. 12:00 pmBernadette Montanari, NRES, UIUC
        CAS Brown Bag
        101 ISB
    2. Tuesday, November 15, 2016

      1. 11:00 amConversations on Europe Videoconference Series (with University of Pittsburgh): "Black Lives Matter: the Movement in Europe"
        507 E Green St, Rm 411
      2. 12:00 pm - 1:00 pmBehrooz Ghamari-Tabrizi, Interim Director of CSAMES and Asoociate Professor of History and Sociology
        CSAMES Brown Bag Lecture
        Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Languages Building, 707 S. Mathews, Urbana
      3. 12:00 pmAnca Mandru (PhD Candidate in History, University of Illinois)
        Noontime Scholars Lecture - Anca Mandru, "'Born through literary critique': Early Romanian Socialism and the Literary Marketplace"
        101 International Studies Building (910 S. Fifth St., Champaign)
      4. 6:30 pm - 7:00 pmLatin American Storytime: English- Portuguese-Spanish
        Nate & Lillie Story Room, Champaign Public Library, 200 W. Green St.
  15. Week of November 27, 2016

    1. Tuesday, November 29, 2016

      1. 12:00 pm - 1:00 pmJavier Irigoyen-García, Associate Professor of Spanish Studies
        CSAMES Brown Bag Lecture: “Moriscos, Infamy, and Inquisition in Don Quijote”
        Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Languages Building, 707 S. Mathews, Urbana
  16. Week of December 1, 2016

    1. Friday, December 2, 2016

      1. 12:00 pmProf. Manuel Rota, French & Italian, U of I
        EUC Lecture: "Before Populism: The Idea of Europe Against Its Walls"
        Foreign Languages Building, Room 1080 (Lucy Ellis Lounge)
  17. Week of December 4, 2016

    1. Tuesday, December 6, 2016

      1. 11:00 amConversations on Europe Videoconference Series (with University of Pittsburgh): "Migrant Experience in Germany" (in German)
        507 E Green St. Room 411

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