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  1. Week of February 1, 2015

    1. Monday, February 2, 2015

      1. 12:00 pm - 1:00 pmMona Bhan, Associate Professor, Department of Sociology and Anthropology, DePauw University
        CSAMES Brown Bag Lecture: In Search of the Aryan Seed: The Politics of Race, Religion, and Territory in Indian-Occupied Kashmir
        Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Languages Building, 707 S. Mathews, Urbana
    2. Tuesday, February 3, 2015

      1. 4:00 pmTami Bond: Nathan M. Newmark Distinguished Professor Civil and Environmental Engineering University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Fellow 2014
        Energy in the Anthropocene Era: A tale of fire, smoke, time, and power
        NCSA Auditorium, 1205 W. Clark Street, Urbana
      2. 5:00 pm - 7:00 pmWerner Baer, Economics Department, University of Illinois
        Lemann Lecture Series: "Institutional Obstacles to Brazil's Economic Development"
        101 International Studies Bldg, 910 S. Fifth St. Champaign
    3. Thursday, February 5, 2015

      1. 12:00 pmTanalis Padilla, Associate Professor of History, Darmouth
        CLACS Lecture Series: "Rural Normalistas and Mexico's Long 1960's"
        101 International Studies Bldg, 910 S. Fifth St. Champaign
      2. 4:00 pmPeter Holquist
        Crimes against Humanity: Genealogy of a Concept, 1815-1945
      3. 4:00 pm

        Peter Holquist, Associate Professor of History, University of Pennsylvania


        REEEC Directions Lecture: Crimes Against Humanity: Genealogy of a Concept, 1815-1945

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

    4. Friday, February 6, 2015

      1. 6:00 pmCiclo de cine argentino/ Argentinean Film Series: La Ciénaga
        Lucy Ellis Lounge. 707 South Mathews Ave, Urbana, IL 61801
  2. Week of February 8, 2015

    1. Monday, February 9, 2015

      1. 4:00 pm - 5:00 pmProfessor Tom Papadimitriou, Director of the Center for Hellenic Studies at The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey
        Lecture: Christian Orthodox churches in central Turkey (Cappadocia region)
        TBA
    2. Thursday, February 12, 2015

      1. 12:00 pmPaul Johnson, President of Chicago Food International
        CLACS Lecture Series: "The Role of the Illinois Cuba Working Group as an Agriculture Coalition in Improving Trade Relations with Cuba"
        101 International Studies Bldg, 910 S. Fifth St. Champaign
  3. Week of February 15, 2015

    1. Monday, February 16, 2015

      1. 12:00 pm - 1:00 pmLillie Gordon, Ph.D., Lecturer 2012-2015, School of Music University of Illinois
        CSAMES Brown Bag Lecture: The Potential of In-Betweenness: Egyptian Violinists and the Colonial Encounter
        Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Languages Building, 707 S. Mathews, Urbana
      2. 5:30 pmEuropean Movie Night: Trois couleurs: Blanc (Three Colors: White) – France/Poland, 1994

        Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Language Building (map)

    2. Tuesday, February 17, 2015

      1. 11:00 amVideoconference Panel Discussion (with U. of Pittsburgh): Whose Pivot Now? Implications of Growing EU-China Ties

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

      2. 12:00 pmValleri Robinson
        From Ekaterinburg With Love: Humiliation and Degradation On the Kolyada Stage
        Lucy Ellis Lounge, Foreign Language Building
    3. Thursday, February 19, 2015

      1. 12:00 pmNicanor Dominguez, History, Pontificia Universidad Catolica del Peru
        CLACS Lecture Series: "Spatial Knowledge as Tool of Governance: The Cartographic Project of Bishop Martinez de Compañon in 18th Century Peru"
        101 International Studies Bldg, 910 S. Fifth St. Champaign
      2. 7:00 pmCLACS/Lemann Spring Cinema Series
        Lucy Ellis Lounge. 707 South Mathews Ave, Urbana, IL 61801
    4. Saturday, February 21, 2015

      1. 2:30 pm - 3:30 pmSpanish Story Time
        The Urbana Free Library Children's Department, 210 W Green St, Urbana.
  4. Week of February 22, 2015

    1. Monday, February 23, 2015

      1. 12:00 pm - 1:00 pmYadollah Dadgar, Visiting Professor, Department of Economics
        CSAMES Brown Bag Lecture: Some developmental gaps in Mideast countries
    2. Tuesday, February 24, 2015

      1. 5:00 pm - 7:00 pmGustavo Rossi, University of São Paulo & Princeton University
        Lemann Lecture Series: "Race as a Category of Experience in the Intellectual Trajectory of Edison Carneiro"
        101 International Studies Bldg, 910 S. Fifth St. Champaign
    3. Friday, February 27, 2015

      1. 12:00 pm

        John Feffer, Director of Foreign Policy, Institute for Policy Studies


        Jean Monnet Eastern Europe Lecture: Backlash in East-Central Europe: What Happened to the Promise of 1989?

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

  5. Week of March 1, 2015

    1. Monday, March 2, 2015

      1.  Virginia Zavala, Linguistics, Pontificia Universidad Catolica del Peru, Visiting Professor University of Wisconsin-Madison
        CLACS Lecture Series: "Tactics of Intersubjectivity and Literacy Ideologies in a Community of Practice: Reflections from a Quechua Language Policy"
        101 International Studies Bldg, 910 S. Fifth St. Champaign
      2. 8:30 amPower Africa: Promises, Potentials, Pitfalls, and Possible Alternatives
        ACES Library; 1101 S. Goodwin; Urbana, IL 61801
      3. 12:00 pm - 1:00 pmNathaniel Mathews, PhD Candidate, History, Northwestern University
        CSAMES Brown Bag Lecture: Transnational Families and Area Studies: Kinship Networks in Oman and East Africa
        Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Languages Building, 707 S. Mathews, Urbana
      4. 5:30 pmEuropean Movie Night: Before the Rain – Macedonia, 1994

        Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Language Building (map)

    2. Tuesday, March 3, 2015

      1. 8:30 amPower Africa: Promises, Potentials, Pitfalls, and Possible Alternatives
        ACES Library; 1101 S. Goodwin; Urbana, IL 61801
    3. Wednesday, March 4, 2015

      1. 8:30 amPower Africa: Promises, Potentials, Pitfalls, and Possible Alternatives
        ACES Library; 1101 S. Goodwin; Urbana, IL 61801
    4. Thursday, March 5, 2015

      1. 4:00 pmLinda Herrera, writer and co-director of the film and Associate Professor, Education Policy, Organization and Leadership, and Rajmohan Gandhi, Research Professor Emeritus, CSAMES
        Film screening: "The Long March: A Dialogue Between Mohamed ElBaradei and Rajmohan Gandhi
        Knight Auditorium, Spurlock Museum, 600 S. Gregory St, Urbana
    5. Friday, March 6, 2015

      1. 6:00 pmCiclo de cine argentino/ Argentinean Film Series
        Lucy Ellis Lounge. 707 South Mathews Ave, Urbana, IL 61801
  6. Week of March 8, 2015

    1. Monday, March 9, 2015

      1. 12:00 pm - 1:00 pmMadhu 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
    2. Tuesday, March 10, 2015

      1. 8:30 amMohammad Babadoost,Professor of Crop Sciences, Illinois
        Noontime Scholars Lecture
        Room 101 International Studies Building
      2. 5:00 pm - 7:00 pmIan Read, Associate Professor of Latin American Studies, Soka University of America
        Lemann Lecture Series: "Brazil's Era of Epidemics: How Disease Shaped a Nation"
        101 International Studies Bldg, 910 S. Fifth St. Champaign
    3. Wednesday, March 11, 2015

      1. 12:00 pmIbrahim Hassan: Associate Professor of Islamic Studies at the University of Jos, Nigeria. Visiting professor, at Northwestern University.
        CAS Brown Bag: Orientalism and Islamism: A Comparative Study of Approaches to Islamic Studies
        101 International Studies Building; 910 South Fifth Street; Champaign;
    4. Thursday, March 12, 2015

      1. All DayRegional Faculty Working Conference

        I-Hotel, 1900 S. First Street, Champaign, Illinois (map)
        Conference sessions will be held in the Humanities Room

      2. 10:00 am

        His Excellency Andris Razāns, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Latvia to the United States


        Thirteenth Annual EU Day Ambassador's "State of the European Union" Keynote Address

        Alice Campbell Alumni Center Ballroom, 601 S. Lincoln Avenue, Urbana, IL (map)

      3. 12:00 pmLina Britto & Forrest Hylton, History, Northwestern University
        CLACS Lecture Series: "Organized Crime as State Formation in Colombia, 1974-2010"
        101 International Studies Bldg, 910 S. Fifth St. Champaign
    5. Friday, March 13, 2015

      1. All DayRegional Faculty Working Conference

        I-Hotel, 1900 S. First Street, Champaign, Illinois (map)
        Conference sessions will be held in the Humanities Room

      2.  

        Keynote Speaker: Zeev Gourarier, Director of Science and Collections, Museum of European and Mediterranean Civilizations, Marseille, France


        Graduate Student Colloquium: "(Un)mapping the Mediterranean"

        March 13: To be announced

        March 14: Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Languages Building, 707 S. Mathews Ave., Urbana (map)

    6. Saturday, March 14, 2015

      1.  

        Keynote Speaker: Zeev Gourarier, Director of Science and Collections, Museum of European and Mediterranean Civilizations, Marseille, France


        Graduate Student Colloquium: "(Un)mapping the Mediterranean"

        March 13: To be announced

        March 14: Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Languages Building, 707 S. Mathews Ave., Urbana (map)

      2. 8:30 amIllinois Olympiada
        University of Chicago
      3. 2:30 pm - 3:30 pmSpanish Story Time
        The Urbana Free Library Children's Department, 210 W Green St, Urbana.
  7. Week of March 15, 2015

    1. Monday, March 16, 2015

      1. 12:00 pm - 1:00 pmRajmohan Gandhi, Research Professor Emeritus
        CSAMES Brown Bag Lecture: Prince of Gujarat: The Extraordinary Story of Prince Gopaldas Desai, 1887-1951
        Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Languages Building, 707 S. Mathews, Urbana
    2. Tuesday, March 17, 2015

      1. 11:00 amVideoconference Panel Discussion (with U. of Pittsburgh): TTIP-ping Point? The Present and Future of the Transatlantic Trade Agreement

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

    3. Thursday, March 19, 2015

      1. 7:00 pmCLACS/Lemann Spring Cinema Series
        Lucy Ellis Lounge. 707 South Mathews Ave, Urbana, IL 61801
    4. Friday, March 20, 2015

      1. All Day2015 Euro Challenge Regional (Midwest) Preliminary Round

        Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, 230 South LaSalle Street, Chicago, IL  (map)

  8. Week of March 29, 2015

    1. Monday, March 30, 2015

      1. 12:00 pm - 1:00 pmMark 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
  9. Week of April 1, 2015

    1. Wednesday, April 1, 2015

      1.  Gilberto Gil, Musician and Former Minister of Culture, Brazil
        Lemann Lecture Series. TBA
        Knight Auditorium, Spurlock Museum
    2. Thursday, April 2, 2015

      1. 4:00 pmDavid Satter, Former Moscow Correspondent
        Putin's Russia: the Road to Dictatorship and War
        1090 Lincoln Hall
    3. Friday, April 3, 2015

      1. 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)

      2.  Latin American History Midwest Workshop
        TBA
      3. 6:00 pmCiclo de cine argentino/ Argentinean Film Series
        Lucy Ellis Lounge. 707 South Mathews Ave, Urbana, IL 61801
    4. Saturday, April 4, 2015

      1.  Latin American History Midwest Workshop
        TBA
  10. Week of April 5, 2015

    1. Monday, April 6, 2015

      1. 8:30 amInternational Week
      2.  

        Mark Mazower, History, Columbia University


        MillerComm Lecture: The Greek War of Independence in Global Perspective

        Location TBA

      3. 12:00 pm - 1:00 pmShabana Mir, Ph.D., CSAMES Affiliated Scholar
        CSAMES Brown Bag Lecture: Leisure culture & Muslim women students on university campuses
        Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Languages Building, 707 S. Mathews, Urbana
      4. 5:30 pmEuropean Movie Night: Gadjo Dilo (The Crazy Stranger) – France/Romania, 1997

        Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Language Building (map)

    2. Tuesday, April 7, 2015

      1. 8:30 amInternational Week
      2. 12:00 pmVeneta Ivanova, PhD candidate in History, Illinois
        Noontime Scholars Lecture
      3. 5:00 pm - 7:00 pmAna Clotilde Thomé-Williams, Northwestern University
        Lemann Lecture Series. TBA
        101 International Studies Bldg, 910 S. Fifth St. Champaign
    3. Wednesday, April 8, 2015

      1. 8:30 amInternational Week
      2. 2:00 pm - 4:00 pmClaudia Lagos, ICR
        CLACS Lecture Series: "Screening of the Film "El Diario de Agustín" Documentary directed by Ignacio Agüero"
    4. Thursday, April 9, 2015

      1. 8:30 amInternational Week
    5. Friday, April 10, 2015

      1. 8:30 amInternational Week
      2. 8:30 amDouglas Hofstadter, Distinguished Professor of Cognitive Science, Indiana University
        Keynote for the Third Annual International Translation Conference
        TBD
      3.  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
      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. 8:30 amGayatri Spivak
        Third International Translation Conference: "Lessons Learned on the Way to Translation"
        to be announced
      6. 12:00 pm

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


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

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

    6. Saturday, April 11, 2015

      1. 8:30 amInternational Week
      2. All DayNew Spaces of Translation: Third International Conference on Translation and Related Disciplines

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

      3. 2:30 pm - 3:30 pmSpanish Story Time
        The Urbana Free Library Children's Department, 210 W Green St, Urbana.
  11. Week of April 12, 2015

    1. Sunday, April 12, 2015

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

      1. 12:00 pm - 1:00 pmLynn Laskowski & Amy Felty
        CSAMES Brown Bag Lecture
        Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Languages Building, 707 S. Mathews, Urbana
    3. Tuesday, April 14, 2015

      1. 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. Wednesday, April 15, 2015

      1. 12:00 pmMaimouna 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;
    5. Thursday, April 16, 2015

      1. 12:00 pmGlen 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
      2. 4:00 pmProf. Mark Mazower
        CAS/MillerComm lecture: The global dimensions of the Greek revolution of 1821
        Spurlock Museum, 600 S. Gregory St., Urbana, Illinois
      3. 7:00 pmCLACS/Lemann Spring Cinema Series
        Lucy Ellis Lounge. 707 South Mathews Ave, Urbana, IL 61801
    6. Friday, April 17, 2015

      1. 12:00 pm

        Steven Hill, Political Author


        Lecture: Title TBA

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

    7. Saturday, April 18, 2015

      1. All Day

        Christian de Pee, Associate Professor of History at the University of Michigan
        Jessica Goldberg, Associate Professor of History at UCLA
        Warren Brown, Professor of History at CalTech


        Medieval Studies Spring Symposium: Medieval Media Resolutions

        TBA

  12. Week of April 19, 2015

    1. Monday, April 20, 2015

      1. 12:00 pm - 1:00 pmTanu Kohli, Ph.D.
        CSAMES Brown Bag Lecture: Impact of migration on education outcomes in India
        Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Languages Building, 707 S. Mathews, Urbana
      2. 5:30 pmEuropean Movie Night: EuroChannel Shorts: Youth in Europe

        Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Language Building (map)

    2. Tuesday, April 21, 2015

      1. 12:00 pmHans Hoch, Professor Emeritus in Linguistics, Illinois
        Noontime Scholars Lecture
        101 International Studies Buillding
    3. Thursday, April 23, 2015

      1. 12:00 pmHapsatou 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
  13. Week of April 26, 2015

    1. Monday, April 27, 2015

      1. 12:00 pm - 1:00 pmWail Hassan, Professor, Program in Comparative and World Literature
        CSAMES Brown Bag Lecture: Histories of the Arabic Novel
        Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Languages Building, 707 S. Mathews, Urbana
    2. Wednesday, April 29, 2015

      1. 12:00 pmEvan M. Mwangi: at Northwestern University
        CAS Brown Bag
        101 International Studies Building; 910 South Fifth Street; Champaign;
    3. Thursday, April 30, 2015

      1. 12:00 pmLaura Chinchila, Ph.D. Candidate, Comparative World Literature, University of Illinois
        CLACS Lecture Series: "Central American Crime Fiction"
        101 International Studies Bldg, 910 S. Fifth St. Champaign
  14. Week of May 1, 2015

    1. Friday, May 1, 2015

      1. 6:00 pmCiclo de cine argentino/ Argentinean Film Series
        Lucy Ellis Lounge. 707 South Mathews Ave, Urbana, IL 61801
  15. Week of May 3, 2015

    1. Monday, May 4, 2015

      1. 12:00 pm - 1:00 pmEric Calderwood, Assistant Professor, Program in Comparative & World Literature
        CSAMES Brown Bag Lecture: "The Daughter of Granada and Fez: Al-Andalus in the Colonial Imaginary and in Mediterranean Perspective"
        Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Languages Building, 707 S. Mathews, Urbana
    2. Thursday, May 7, 2015

      1.  ICARUS IV Conference: Causes of Vulnerability and Livelihoods of the Poor
        More information to come.
    3. Friday, May 8, 2015

      1.  ICARUS IV Conference: Causes of Vulnerability and Livelihoods of the Poor
        More information to come.
    4. Saturday, May 9, 2015

      1.  ICARUS IV Conference: Causes of Vulnerability and Livelihoods of the Poor
        More information to come.
      2. 2:30 pm - 3:30 pmSpanish Story Time
        The Urbana Free Library Children's Department, 210 W Green St, Urbana.
  16. Week of May 17, 2015

    1. Wednesday, May 20, 2015

      1.  Health in Africa and the Post-2015 Millennium Development Goals
        to be announced
    2. Thursday, May 21, 2015

      1.  Health in Africa and the Post-2015 Millennium Development Goals
        to be announced
    3. Friday, May 22, 2015

      1.  Health in Africa and the Post-2015 Millennium Development Goals
        to be announced
  17. Week of June 14, 2015

    1. Friday, June 19, 2015

      1. All Day2015 Ralph and Ruth Fisher Forum: Violence in Twenthieth-Century Russia and Eurasia: Experience, Affect, Memory, and Legacies
    2. Saturday, June 20, 2015

      1. All Day2015 Ralph and Ruth Fisher Forum: Violence in Twenthieth-Century Russia and Eurasia: Experience, Affect, Memory, and Legacies

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