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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. Week of September 1, 2015

    1. Thursday, September 3, 2015

      1. 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

      2. 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

    2. Friday, September 4, 2015

      1. 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

      2. 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. 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.

    2. 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)

    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.

    4. Friday, September 11, 2015

      1. 5:00 pmCLACS and Lemann Institute for Brazilian Studies Annual Reception

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

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

        ACES Heritage Room

    2. 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

    3. 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 - 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

      3. 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

    4. 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
    3. Tuesday, September 22, 2015

      1.  2015 Latin American Film Festival
        THE ART THEATER CO-OP
        126 West Church Street
        Champaign, IL 61820
      2. 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. Wednesday, September 23, 2015

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

    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. 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. 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)

    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)

  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. 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

    3. Tuesday, September 29, 2015

      1. 12:00 pm

        Lyosha Svinarski


        Noontime Scholars Lecture - Title TBD

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

  7. Week of October 1, 2015

    1. Thursday, October 1, 2015

      1. 12:00 pm

        Irene Lugo, Department of Sociology. Colegio de Mexico.


        CLACS/Lemann Institute Lecture Series: Persistant Inequalities and New Era. Justification of Privileges in the Salvadoran Upper Middle Class

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

  8. Week of October 4, 2015

    1. Thursday, October 8, 2015

      1. 12:00 pm

        Raanan Rein, Vice President, Tel Aviv       University. Director, The S. Daniel Abraham Center for International and Regional Studies, Elias Sourasky Professor of Latin American and Spanish History.


        CLACS / Lemann Institute Lecture Series: Soccer, Jews, and the Making of Argentina

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

    2. 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

  9. 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. 12:00 pm

        Marina Filipovic (Ph.D. Candidate in Slavic Languages and Literatures, Illinois)


        The Digestive Tract of the Universe: Andrei Platonov's "Antropo-tekhnika"

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

      2. 6:00 pm - 8:00 pmEUC European Movie Night: EuroChannel Shorts - Youth in Europe

        Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Language Building

    3. Wednesday, October 14, 2015

      1. 3:00 pm

        Marta Terry Gonzalez,  Former president of and consultant to the Cuban Library Association (ASCUBI) and professor at the University of Havana, Cuba.


        CLACS / Lemann Institute Lecture Series: Dialogue with a Veteran Cuban Librarian: The Long View on Literacy, Literary Culture, Digitization, and Revolution

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

  10. 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

    2. Tuesday, October 20, 2015

      1. 11:00 am

        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. Thursday, October 22, 2015

      1. 12:00 pm

        Carlos Javier Echarri, Center for Demographic, Urban and Environmental Studies (CEDUA), El Colegio de México and President of the Mexican Demographic Society.


        CLACS / Lemann Institute Lecture Series:Violence against Women: The Situation in México and Latín America

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

  11. Week of October 25, 2015

    1. Monday, October 26, 2015

      1. 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

         

         


        FLAS Departmental Info Session


        Room 101, International Studies Building, 910 South Fifth Street
        Champaign, IL 61820

      2. 4:00 pm

        Eliot Borenstein (Professor of Russian and Slavic Studies, New York University)


        The Talking Dead: Articulating the ‘Zombified’ Subject Under Putin

        126 Graduate School of Library & Information Science (501 E. Daniel St., Champaign, IL 61820)

    2. Tuesday, October 27, 2015

      1. 2:00 pm

        Antonio Carlos Lessa, Professor of International Relations at the University of Brasilia.


        CLACS/Lemann Institute Lecture Series: Threatening the Traditions: Brazilian Foreign Policy under the Worker’s Party Governments

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

    3. Friday, October 30, 2015

      1.  2015 Tinker Pre-Dissertation Field Research Workshop

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

      2. 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

      3. 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

        Speakers: TBA


        Roundtable Discussion: Greece and the Future of the EU

        iHotel

    4. Saturday, October 31, 2015

      1.  2015 Tinker Pre-Dissertation Field Research Workshop

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

      2. All Day

        Speakers: TBA


        Regional Faculty Working Conference

        iHotel

  12. Week of November 1, 2015

    1. Monday, November 2, 2015

      1. 12:00 pm

        Michael Dann, Assistant Professor of Religion


        CSAMES Brown Bag Lecture: "Strategies of Sectarian Rhetoric in Early Islam"

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

      2. 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

         

         


        FLAS Departmental Info Session


        Room 101, International Studies Building, 910 South Fifth Street
        Champaign, IL 61820

      3. 4:00 pm

        Roberto Zariquey, Professor of Linguistics. Universidad Catolica del Peru.


        CLACS/Lemann Institute Lecture Series:The Addressee's Perspective in a Panoan language: Kakataibo (spoken in the Peruvian Amazon)

        Lucy Ellis Lounge

    2. Tuesday, November 3, 2015

      1. 12:00 pm

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


        REEEC Lecture: The Political Prisoner as a Global Figure

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

      2. 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. 6:00 pm - 8:00 pmEUC European Movie Night: EuroChannel Shorts - Youth in Europe

        Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Language Building

    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)

    4. Saturday, November 7, 2015

      1. 8:30 am - 4:00 pmGlobalFest 2015: A Celebration of World Languages and Cultures

        Oswego East High School

        1525 Harvey Rd.

        Oswego, Illinois 60543

  13. Week of November 8, 2015

    1. Sunday, November 8, 2015

      1. 2:00 pm

        The Jupiter String Quartet


        Concert with the Jupiter String Quartet

        Spurlock Auditorium - Spurlock Museum, 600 S Gregory St, Urbana, IL 61801

    2. 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 Series: A Pastor’s Daughter in a “Difficult Fatherland”: Reconciling East and West German Identities

        Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Language Building

    3. Wednesday, November 11, 2015

      1. 12:00 pm

        Professor Felisa V. Reyolds, Department of French and Italian, University of Illinois


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

        101 ISB (910 S. Fifth Street, Champaign)

      2. 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)

    4. Thursday, November 12, 2015

      1. 12:00 pm

        Jeffrey Pilcher, Professor of History, University of Toronto Scarborough.


        CLACS/Lemann Institute Lecture Series: Beer in Latin America: A Mobility Studies Perspective

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

  14. 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. Tuesday, November 17, 2015

      1. 11:00 am

        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

      2. 11:00 am

        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

  15. 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

  16. 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)

    2. Thursday, December 3, 2015

      1. 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

         

         


        FLAS Student Info Session


        GSLIS 126, 501 E. Daniel St., Champaign, IL

    3. Friday, December 4, 2015

      1. 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

         

         


        FLAS Student Info Session


        GSLIS 126, 501 E. Daniel St., Champaign, IL

  17. Week of December 6, 2015

    1. Tuesday, December 8, 2015

      1. 11:00 am

        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


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