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  1. Week of February 26, 2017

    1. Tuesday, February 28, 2017

      1. 2:00 pmSteven E. Zelski, Department of Plant Biology, UIUC
        Lemann Lecture Series. Sampling for Freshwater Ascomycetes in Understudied Ecosystems: Black Waters of Amazonia
        101 International Studies Building – 910 S Fifth St, Champaign
      2. 5:00 pm - 6:00 pmBate Papo- Salvador de Bahia
        La Casa Cultural Latina
  2. Week of March 1, 2017

    1. Wednesday, March 1, 2017

      1. 12:00 pmProfessor Jonathon Glassman, History, Northwestern University
        CAS Brown Bag: “Toward a Comparative History of Racial Thought in Africa: Historicism, Barbarism, Autochthony”
        Room 101 International Studies Building; 910 S. Fifth Street; Champaign, IL 61820
    2. Thursday, March 2, 2017

      1. 12:00 pmAmy Firestone, CLACS Alumna, US Dept of Labor
        CLACS Lecture Series. How to Find a Rewarding Career in Latin American Studies in the Nation's Capital: A Discussion with an UIUC Alumna who Landed a Career in the Federal Government
        101 International Studies Building – 910 S Fifth St, Champaign
      2. 12:00 pm - 1:00 pmSudarshan Krishnan, Assistant Professor of Architecture
        CSAMES Brown Bag Lecture: “Sacred Geometries: Transformable Dome Designs for Indian Temple Cars”
        Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Languages Building, 707 S. Mathews, Urbana
      3. 2:00 pm - 3:30 pmProfessor Sakis Gekas, York University, Canada
        Modern Greek Studies Dr. Arthur G. Nikelly Annual Lecture - State and Economy in the 19th-Century Mediterranean: The Case of Greece
        Rom 1027, Lincoln Hall, 702 S. Wright St. in Urbana
    3. Friday, March 3, 2017

      1. All Day20th Chicago European Union Film Festival - March 3-30, 2017
        The Gene Siskel Film Center of the School of the Art Institute of Chicago
      2. 11:00 am - 12:00 pmLucy Suchman
        Design Dialogues Speaker Series
        NCSA Auditorium (1205 W Clark St, Urbana, IL)
  3. Week of March 5, 2017

    1. Tuesday, March 7, 2017

      1. 2:00 pmBelkis Rojas, Professor of Sociology, Universidad de Pinar del Río de La Habana
        CLACS Lecture Series. Empoderamiento de las mujeres cubanas. Logros e incertidumbres en el actual proceso de reorganización económica.
        101 International Studies Building – 910 S Fifth St, Champaign
      2. 4:00 pmPaul F. Diehl is Associate Provost, Ashbel Smith Professor of Political Science, and Director of the Center for Teaching and Learning at the University of Texas-Dallas. Previously, he was Henning Larsen Professor of Political Science at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He served as President of the International Studies Association for the 2015-16 term. His areas of expertise include the causes of war, UN peacekeeping, and international law
        The UN in its 8th Decade: Constructing a Balance Sheet
        Greg Hall Room 100, 810 South Wright Street, Urbana
      3. 4:00 pmPaul Diehl, Associate Provost, Ashbel Smith Professor of Political Science, and Director of the Center for Teaching and Learning at the University of Texas-Dallas
        The United Nations in its 8th Decade: Constructing a Balance Sheet
        Gregory Hall, Room 100
    2. Wednesday, March 8, 2017

      1. 12:00 pmChristopher Muhawe, UIUC
        CAS Brown Bag: The Legacy of the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda in the International Criminal Law Arena (ICTR)
        Room 101 International Studies Building; 910 S. Fifth Street; Champaign, IL 61820
      2. 5:00 pm - 6:00 pmBate Papo- The South of Brasil
        La Casa Cultural Latina
    3. Thursday, March 9, 2017

      1. 4:00 pmAkos Rona-Tas, Professor and Chair of the Department of Sociology (University of California, San Diego)
        "Farewell to Globalization: Varieties of National Control over Payment Card Markets in Post-Communist Countries and the Rest of Europe"
        101 ISB, 910 S. Fifth St., Champaign 61820
      2. 4:00 pm"Little Rose" (2010)
      3. 4:00 pmLizy Mostowski, Graduate Student with Comparative and World Literatures
        Dialogue: A Polish-Jewish Film Series - "Little Rose" (2010)
        109 English Building
      4. 4:00 pmNili Belkind, Postdoctoral Research Associate with the Illinois Program for Research in the Humanities and Ted Swedenburg, Professor of Anthropology at the University of Arkansas Nili Belkind, Postdoctoral Research Associate with the Illinois Program for Research in the Humanities and Ted Swedenburg, Professor of Anthropology at the University of Arkansas
        Music and Conflict: A Discussion with Nili Belkind and Ted Swedenburg
        IPRH
      5. 4:00 pmAkos Rona-Tas (Professor and Chair, Dept. of Sociology, University of California - San Diego)
        New Directions Lecture - Akos Rona-Tas, "Farewell to Globalization: Varieties of National Control over Payment Card Markets in Post-Communist Countries and the Rest of Europe"
        101 International Studies Building (910 S. Fifth St., Champaign)
      6. 5:00 pmKayapo Filmmakers, Brazil
        Film Presentation & Discussion: "Cultural Performance and Survival from the Amazon Rain Forest"
        Knight Auditorium, Spurlock Museum, 600 South Gregory, Urbana
    4. Friday, March 10, 2017

      1. All DayJenny Reardon, director of The Science and Justice Research Center at the University of California – Santa Cruz, and Max Liboiron, founder of the Civic Laboratory for Environmental Action Research (CLEAR), a feminist marine biology and technology lab at Memorial University in Newfoundland.
        Interdisciplinary Encounters: Exploring Knowledge-Making Across Boundaries-UIUC Graduate Science and Technology Studies (STS) Workshop
        Levis Faculty Center, 919 W Illinois St, Urbana, IL 61801
      2. 1:00 pm - 5:00 pmSave the Date: 3/10/17* Symposium for Prof. Thomas Bassett: Political Ecology of Global Development & Environment
        Room 126, School of Information Sciences, 501 East Daniel Street, Champaign
    5. Saturday, March 11, 2017

      1. All DayJenny Reardon, director of The Science and Justice Research Center at the University of California – Santa Cruz, and Max Liboiron, founder of the Civic Laboratory for Environmental Action Research (CLEAR), a feminist marine biology and technology lab at Memorial University in Newfoundland.
        Interdisciplinary Encounters: Exploring Knowledge-Making Across Boundaries-UIUC Graduate Science and Technology Studies (STS) Workshop
        Levis Faculty Center, 919 W Illinois St, Urbana, IL 61801
      2. 2:30 pm - 3:30 pmSpanish Story Time: "Maya's Blanket"
        Urbana Free Library, Children's Department, 210 W Green St., Urbana
  4. Week of March 12, 2017

    1. Tuesday, March 14, 2017

      1. 12:00 pmInsa Nolte, University Birmingham, UK
        CAS Brown Bag: : “Muslim Husbands, Christian Wives: Gender and the Productive Mobilization of Religious Difference in Southwest Nigeria”
        Lucy Ellis Lounge, Foreign Language Building, 707 S Mathews Avenue, Urbana
      2. 12:00 pmDr. Jonathan Fisher, University of Birmingham, UK
        CAS Brown Bag: “Africa’s ‘New’ Authoritarians? International Assistance and Authoritarian Statebuilding in Contemporary Eastern Africa”
        Lucy Ellis Lounge, Foreign Language Building, 707 S Mathews Avenue, Urbana
      3. 12:00 pmLaura Dean (Assistant Professor of History and Political Science, Millikin University)
        Noontime Scholars Lecture - Laura Dean, "Incongruent Implementation of Human Rights-Based Policy in the Post-Soviet Region"
        101 International Studies Building (910 S. Fifth St., Champaign)
      4. 2:00 pmArabela Oliven, Department of Sociology of Education, Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
        Lecture Series. Implementing Affirmative Action in Higher Education: African and Native Brazilians in an Elite University
        101 International Studies Building – 910 S Fifth St, Champaign
      5. 6:30 pm - 7:00 pmLatin American Languages Storytime: Quechua- English-Spanish
        Nate & Lillie Story Room, Champaign Public Library, 200 W. Green St.
    2. Wednesday, March 15, 2017

      1. 12:00 pmDr. Peter Goldsmith, Director of the Soybean Innovation Lab, ACE, UIUC
        CAS Brown Bag: “Soybean, a New Technology for Development”
        Room 101 ISB; 910 S. Fifth St., C
      2. 12:00 pm - 1:00 pmLila Sharif, Assistant Professor of Asian American Studies
        CSAMES Brown Bag Lecture: "Olive Insurrections: Palestinian Survival in a Vanishing Landscape"
        Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Languages Building, 707 S. Mathews, Urbana
      3. 5:00 pm - 6:00 pmBate Papo- Brazilian Fotebol (soccer)
        Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Language Building, Urbana, IL
    3. Thursday, March 16, 2017

      1. 12:00 pmAndy Suarez, Department of Animal Biology, UIUC
        CLACS Lecture Series. Mechanisms of ecological success and global patterns of invasion of New World tropical ants
        101 International Studies Building – 910 S Fifth St, Champaign
  5. Week of March 26, 2017

    1. Tuesday, March 28, 2017

      1. 2:00 pmJosé Caixeta, Department of Agricultural Economics of the “Luiz de Queiroz†Agriculture School at the University of São Paulo, Brazil
        Lemann Lecture Series. Brazilian Agro-Logistics: Challenges and Opportunities
        101 International Studies Building – 910 S Fifth St, Champaign
    2. Wednesday, March 29, 2017

      1. 12:00 pmProfessor Daniel Davis, African American Studies, Kennedy King College
        CAS Brown Bag: “The Evolution of Black Gender Roles and Its Impact on the Black Family”
        Room 101 International Studies Building; 910 S. Fifth Street; Champaign, IL 61820
      2. 5:00 pm - 6:00 pmBate Papo (Conversation table)
        Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Language Building, Urbana, IL
    3. Thursday, March 30, 2017

      1. 4:00 pmTerrell Starr - Professional Development Workshop
        101 International Studies Building (910 S. Fifth St., Champaign, IL 61820)
    4. Friday, March 31, 2017

      1. 8:30 am2017 Joint Area Center Symposium: Governing Globalization: Challenges for Democracy and Global Society
        March 31: Knight Auditorium, Spurlock Museum 600 S Gregory St, Urbana; April 1 The Illini Union, 1401 West Green Street in Urbana
      2. All Day2017 Joint Area Center Symposium: Governing Globalization: Challenges for Democracy and Global Society
        March 31: Knight Auditorium, Spurlock Museum 600 S Gregory St, Urbana; April 1 The Illini Union, 1401 West Green Street in Urbana
      3. All Day2017 Joint Area Study Centers Symposium (JACS)
      4. All DayIllinois Language & Linguistics Society 9th Annual Graduate student Conference: Language - Usage & Cognition
        TBD
  6. Week of April 1, 2017

    1. Saturday, April 1, 2017

      1. 8:30 am2017 Joint Area Center Symposium: Governing Globalization: Challenges for Democracy and Global Society
        March 31: Knight Auditorium, Spurlock Museum 600 S Gregory St, Urbana; April 1 The Illini Union, 1401 West Green Street in Urbana
      2. All Day2017 Joint Area Center Symposium: Governing Globalization: Challenges for Democracy and Global Society
        March 31: Knight Auditorium, Spurlock Museum 600 S Gregory St, Urbana; April 1 The Illini Union, 1401 West Green Street in Urbana
      3. All Day2017 Joint Area Study Centers Symposium (JACS)
      4. All DayIllinois Language & Linguistics Society 9th Annual Graduate student Conference: Language - Usage & Cognition
        TBD
  7. Week of April 2, 2017

    1. Monday, April 3, 2017

      1. All Day4th Annual International Food Security Symposium: "Commercial Agriculture in Tropical Environments"
    2. Tuesday, April 4, 2017

      1. All Day4th Annual International Food Security Symposium: "Commercial Agriculture in Tropical Environments"
      2. 1:00 pm - 4:30 pm11th Annual Turkish Studies Symposium: "Turkey in the aftermath of the failed coup attempt"
        Levis Faculty Center, 4th Floor
    3. Wednesday, April 5, 2017

      1. 12:00 pm - 1:00 pmMaryam Kashani, Assistant Professor of Gender and Women’s Studies & Asian American Studies
        CSAMES Brown Bag Lecture: “A Seat at the Table? – Muslim Acts in the American Political Landscape”
        Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Languages Building, 707 S. Mathews, Urbana
    4. Thursday, April 6, 2017

      1. 12:00 pmGlen Goodman, Spanish and Portuguese Department, UIUC
        CLACS Lecture Series. "Conquerors" of the West? Gaúcho identity on Brazil's agricultural frontier
        101 International Studies Building – 910 S Fifth St, Champaign
    5. Friday, April 7, 2017

      1. All Day7th Annual Slavic Graduate Students Association Conference: A Century of Revolution - Culture, politics, and people
      2. 7:30 pm - 9:00 pmBate Papo- Brazilian Night Music
        Krannert Center for the Performing Arts
    6. Saturday, April 8, 2017

      1. All Day7th Annual Slavic Graduate Students Association Conference: A Century of Revolution - Culture, politics, and people
      2. 2:30 pm - 3:30 pmSpanish Story Time. "The Princess and the Warrior"
        Urbana Free Library, Children's Department, 210 W Green St., Urbana
  8. Week of April 9, 2017

    1. Sunday, April 9, 2017

      1. All DayInternational Week 2017
    2. Monday, April 10, 2017

      1. All DayInternational Week 2017
      2. 4:00 pmSergei Zenkin (Professor, Russian State University for the Humanities)
        Sergei Zenkin - Distinguished Lecture
        126 School of Information Sciences (501 E. Daniel St., Champaign)
    3. Tuesday, April 11, 2017

      1. All DayInternational Week 2017
      2. 11:00 amDialogue on Europe Videoconference Series (with University of Pittsburgh): "Portuguese Identity: Iberia, Europe, and the World"
        507 E Green St. Room 411
      3. 12:00 pm - 1:00 pmDr. Fatma Assef, CSAMES Visiting Scholar from University of Alexandria, Egypt
        CSAMES: “No Arab-American Spring into the Arab Spring? A Study of Literary and Non-literary Contributions”
        Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Languages Building, 707 S. Mathews, Urbana
      4. 6:30 pm - 7:00 pmLatin American Languages Storytime: Portuguese- English-Spanish
        Nate & Lillie Story Room, Champaign Public Library, 200 W. Green St.
    4. Wednesday, April 12, 2017

      1. All DayInternational Week 2017
      2. 4:00 pm - 6:00 pmGlobal Career Opportunity (CGO) Series: Job Search in Latin America
        The Career Center Interview Suite (616 E. Green St, Champaign)
    5. Thursday, April 13, 2017

      1. All DayInternational Week 2017
    6. Friday, April 14, 2017

      1. All DayInternational Week 2017
    7. Saturday, April 15, 2017

      1. All DayInternational Week 2017
  9. Week of April 16, 2017

    1. Monday, April 17, 2017

      1. 4:00 pmMartin Previsic (Assistant Professor of History, University of Zagreb)
        Martin Previsic - New Directions Lecture
        101 International Studies Building (910 S. Fifth St., Champaign)
    2. Tuesday, April 18, 2017

      1. 12:00 pm - 1:00 pmAneesha Dharwadker, Designer-in-Residence with the Department of Landscape Architecture
        CSAMES Brown Bag Lecture: “Empire of Extraction”
        Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Languages Building, 707 S. Mathews, Urbana
    3. Wednesday, April 19, 2017

      1. 12:00 pmDr. Teresia Rafael Olemako, Visiting Scholar, Geography & Geographic InfoSci
        CAS Brown Bag: “Energy access, women entrepreneurship, and decentralization systems in Tanzania”
        Room 101 International Studies Building; 910 S. Fifth Street; Champaign, IL 61820
      2. 4:00 pm - 6:00 pmBate Papo- Easter Celebration
        Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Language Building, Urbana, IL
    4. Thursday, April 20, 2017

      1. 4:00 pm"Austeria" (1982)
      2. 4:00 pmDiana Sacilowski, Ph.D. with the Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures
        Dialogue: A Polish-Jewish Film Series - "Austeria" (1982)
        109 English Building
    5. Friday, April 21, 2017

      1. All DayIllinois Student Association of Music Scholars Symposium: Music and Class
        Music Building/Smith Hall
    6. Saturday, April 22, 2017

      1. All DayIllinois Student Association of Music Scholars Symposium: Music and Class
        Music Building/Smith Hall
  10. Week of April 23, 2017

    1. Tuesday, April 25, 2017

      1. 12:00 pmLesley Gill, Anthropology, Vanderbil University
        CLACS Lecture Series. Towards a New Colombia?
        101 International Studies Building – 910 S Fifth St, Champaign
      2. 12:00 pmLydia Catedral (PhD Candidate in Linguistics, University of Illinois)
        Lydia Catedral - Noontime Scholars Lecture
      3. 2:00 pmMarcia Lima, Department of Sociology, University of São Paulo
        Lemann Lecture Series. Racial inequalities in Brazil and Affirmative Action: what has changed?
        101 International Studies Building – 910 S Fifth St, Champaign
      4. 5:00 pm - 6:00 pmBate Papo- The Music from Cabo Verde
        La Casa Cultural Latina
    2. Wednesday, April 26, 2017

      1. 12:00 pmProfessor Daniel Miller, Natural Res & Env Sci, UIUC
        CAS Brown Bag: The missing middle: Local government, international biodiversity aid, and the politics of property around Benin’s W National Park
        Room 101 International Studies Building; 910 S. Fifth Street; Champaign, IL 61820
    3. Thursday, April 27, 2017

      1. 12:00 pmMathew Hill, Senior Research Fellow, University of Massachusetts at Amherst
        CLACS Lecture Series. Cultural Heritage, Economic Development, and Urban Revitalization in Havana, Cuba
        101 International Studies Building – 910 S Fifth St, Champaign
    4. Friday, April 28, 2017

      1. 9:00 am - 4:00 pmConference: Spaces of Remembering the Armenian Genocide
  11. Week of May 1, 2017

    1. Tuesday, May 2, 2017

      1. 12:00 pm - 1:00 pmAli Mir, Professor of Marketing and Management at William Patterson University and Bollywood Lyricist and Script Writer
        CSAMES Brown Bag Lecture: “Romance and Revolution in Bollywood Songs”
        Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Languages Building, 707 S. Mathews, Urbana
    2. Wednesday, May 3, 2017

      1. 11:00 amDialogue on Europe Videoconference Series (with University of Pittsburgh): "Transatlantic Relations after the first 100 days"
      2. 5:00 pm - 7:00 pmBate Papo- End of the semester party
        La Casa Cultural Latina
  12. Week of May 7, 2017

    1. Saturday, May 13, 2017

      1. 2:30 pm - 3:30 pmSpanish Story Time: "Drum Dream Girl"
        Urbana Free Library, Children's Department, 210 W Green St., Urbana
  13. Week of June 4, 2017

    1. Monday, June 5, 2017

      1. All DaySummer 2017 Latin American Studies Educators' Workshop
        University of Illinois Campus
      2. 9:00 am - 12:30 pm2nd High School Summer Bridge-PORTUGUESE 2017
        University of Illinois Campus
    2. Tuesday, June 6, 2017

      1. All DaySummer 2017 Latin American Studies Educators' Workshop
        University of Illinois Campus
      2. 9:00 am - 12:30 pm2nd High School Summer Bridge-PORTUGUESE 2017
        University of Illinois Campus
    3. Wednesday, June 7, 2017

      1. All DaySummer 2017 Latin American Studies Educators' Workshop
        University of Illinois Campus
      2. 9:00 am - 12:30 pm2nd High School Summer Bridge-PORTUGUESE 2017
        University of Illinois Campus
    4. Thursday, June 8, 2017

      1. All DaySummer 2017 Latin American Studies Educators' Workshop
        University of Illinois Campus
      2. 9:00 am - 12:30 pm2nd High School Summer Bridge-PORTUGUESE 2017
        University of Illinois Campus
    5. Friday, June 9, 2017

      1. All DaySummer 2017 Latin American Studies Educators' Workshop
        University of Illinois Campus
      2. 9:00 am - 12:30 pm2nd High School Summer Bridge-PORTUGUESE 2017
        University of Illinois Campus
    6. Saturday, June 10, 2017

      1. 9:00 am - 12:30 pm2nd High School Summer Bridge-PORTUGUESE 2017
        University of Illinois Campus
  14. Week of June 11, 2017

    1. Sunday, June 11, 2017

      1. 9:00 am - 12:30 pm2nd High School Summer Bridge-PORTUGUESE 2017
        University of Illinois Campus
    2. Monday, June 12, 2017

      1. 9:00 am - 12:30 pm2nd High School Summer Bridge-PORTUGUESE 2017
        University of Illinois Campus
    3. Tuesday, June 13, 2017

      1. 9:00 am - 12:30 pm2nd High School Summer Bridge-PORTUGUESE 2017
        University of Illinois Campus
    4. Wednesday, June 14, 2017

      1. 9:00 am - 12:30 pm2nd High School Summer Bridge-PORTUGUESE 2017
        University of Illinois Campus
    5. Thursday, June 15, 2017

      1. 9:00 am - 12:30 pm2nd High School Summer Bridge-PORTUGUESE 2017
        University of Illinois Campus
    6. Friday, June 16, 2017

      1. 9:00 am - 12:30 pm2nd High School Summer Bridge-PORTUGUESE 2017
        University of Illinois Campus
  15. Week of June 18, 2017

    1. Thursday, June 22, 2017

      1. 9:00 amFisher Forum - "Central and Eastern Europe in the Global Middle Ages"
        General Lounge, 210 Illini Union (1401 W. Green St., Urbana)
    2. Friday, June 23, 2017

      1. All DayFisher Workshop - "The Soviet Home: Domestic Ideology and Practice"
        101 International Studies Building (910 S. Fifth St., Champaign, IL 61820)
    3. Saturday, June 24, 2017

      1. All DayFisher Workshop - "The Soviet Home: Domestic Ideology and Practice"
        101 International Studies Building (910 S. Fifth St., Champaign, IL 61820)

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