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  1. Week of April 26, 2015

    1. Monday, April 27, 2015

      1. 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

    2. Tuesday, April 28, 2015

      1. 7:30 pm

        Dr. Norma Price


        24th Annual Daniel S. Sanders Peace and Social Justice Lecture- Promoting Social Justice and Human Rights for Migrants in the United States

        Alice Campbell Alumni Center Ballroom, 601 S. Lincoln Ave., Urbana

    3. Wednesday, April 29, 2015

      1. 12:00 pm

        Evan M. Mwangi: at Northwestern University


        CAS Brown Bag

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

    4. Thursday, April 30, 2015

      1. 5:00 pm

        Lesya Kalynksa, Director


        Heaven Admits No Slaves

        Room 106 English Building

  2. Week of May 1, 2015

    1. Friday, May 1, 2015

      1. 12:00 pm

        Romina Spina, journalist for Neue Zürcher Zeitung


        EUC Lecture Series: Europe's New Approach on the Migration Issue

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

      2. 6:00 pmCiclo de cine argentino/ Argentinean Film Series: "Elefante Blanco/ White Elephant"

        Lucy Ellis Lounge. 707 South Mathews Ave, Urbana, IL 61801

    2. Saturday, May 2, 2015

      1.  

        Mark Steinberg, Department of History, UIUC
        Sundiata Cha-Jua, Department of History and Department of African American Studies, UIUC
        Jessica Greenberg, Department of Anthropology, UIUC
        Behrooz Ghamari-Tabrizi, Department of History and Department of Sociology, UIUC
        Linda Herrera, Department of Education Policy and Organization, UIUC


        “Utopias and Revolutions” Professional Development Workshop: The Experience of Revolution: Imagining, Seeking, and Making Utopia

        Room 201 (General Lounge), Illini Union, 1401 W. Green St., Urbana, IL (map)

      2. 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

         Exploring the City in the Classroom:                   

        Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Cities, Urban Experience and the Built Environment in Latin America


        Spring 2015 LATIN AMERICAN TEACHERS WORKSHOP

         

        • Rosenwald Hall, Room 011, 1101 E. 58th Street, Chicago, IL 60637

         

  3. Week of May 3, 2015

    1. Monday, May 4, 2015

      1. 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

        Eric 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: TITO PUENTE, Mambo King * Rey del Mambo

        The Urbana Free Library Children's Department, 210 W Green St, Urbana.

  4. Week of May 10, 2015

    1. Thursday, May 14, 2015

      1. 2:00 pm - 7:00 pm

        The keynote speaker is Dr. Aiah Lebbie from Njala University in Sierra Leone where he is the head of the Department of Biological Sciences. Dr. Debbie earned his BSc from the University of Sierra Leone in 1989, and his MS in Conservation Biology & Sustainable Development (1995) and PhD in Forest Ecology & Management (2001) from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. His research focuses on integrating biological knowledge in addressing conservation/biodiversity issues in Liberia and Sierra Leone with an emphasis on human interactions with tropical ecosystems and understanding social consequences. His research encompasses sacred groves (cultural & biological), ecology of tropical plants and understanding the context in which health, disease, traditional knowledge and medicinal plants converge. He has taught and researched for Njala University College, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Njala University, and the Environment Foundation for Africa.


        Illinois-Njala Global Health Symposium

        I-Hotel Conference Center, Illini Room B.

  5. 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

  6. 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
  7. Week of September 20, 2015

    1. Thursday, September 24, 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. 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)

    3. 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)

  8. 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)

  9. Week of October 18, 2015

    1. Monday, October 19, 2015

      1. 5:00 pm

        Karla Mallette, Professor of Italian, University of Michigan


        Lecture: Cosmopolitan Language Systems in the Mediterranean

        TBA


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