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  1. Week of March 29, 2015

    1. Monday, March 30, 2015

      1. 1:00 pm - 2:00 pmReligious Studies Coffee Hour

        Room 3014 Foreign Languages Building

      2. 2:00 pm - 3:00 pmCampus visit day - School of Literatures, Cultures and Linguistics

        Foreign Languages Building-various locations

    2. Tuesday, March 31, 2015

      1. 4:00 pm

        Dr. Yucai Liu, Professor of Chinese, Peking University.


        Dr. Yucai Liu, Professor of Chinese, Peking University: “The Copying and Reception of Chinese Manuscripts in Japan”

        Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Languages Building.

      2. 7:00 pmItalian Conversation Group

        Espresso Royale, 1117 W. Oregon St., Urbana

  2. Week of April 1, 2015

    1. Wednesday, April 1, 2015

      1. 2:00 pm - 3:00 pmCampus visit day - School of Literatures, Cultures and Linguistics

        Foreign Languages Building-various locations

      2. 2:00 pm - 3:00 pmEAST ASIAN LANGUAGES AND CULTURES - Japanese Language Table

        2050 Foreign Languages Building

      3. 3:00 pm - 4:00 pmSwedish Conversation Group and Coffee Hour

        Room 3114 Foriegn Languages Building

      4. 6:00 pmLess Commonly Taught Languages Film Series: "Mirathi (Inheritance) 1 & 2"

        Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Languages Building

      5. 7:30 pm

        Professor David Nirenberg, Dean, Division of Social Sciences, University of Chicago.


        Prof. David Nirenberg, University of Chicago: “Sibling Rivalries, Scriptural Communities: Judaism, Christianity and Islam”

        Lincoln Hall 1028

    2. Thursday, April 2, 2015

      1. 4:00 pmArabic Conversation Table

        Basement of 1207 W. Oregon (Less Commonly Taught Language Program Resource Room)

      2. 4:00 pm - 5:00 pmConversation Table in Modern Greek

        Espresso Royale, 1117 W. Oregon St., Urbana

      3. 4:00 pm

        Jennifer Cabrelli Amaro (University of Illinois at Chicago)


        “Looking both ways: Examining bidirectional transfer in third language acquisition.”

        Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Languages Building

      4. 5:00 pm - 6:00 pmTurkish Coffee Hour

        Espresso Royale, 1117 W. Oregon St., Urbana

      5. 5:30 pmMeza ya Kiswhaili/Swahili Table

        LCTL Resource Room, 1207 W Oregon (basement)

    3. Friday, April 3, 2015

      1. 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

        Robert Tierney, Associate Professor of East Asian Languages and Cultures, and Comparative and World Literature, U of I; Matthew Königsberg, Professor of Japanese Studies, Free University of Berlin; discussant, Lin-yi (Linda) Tseng, (Department of History, U of I)


        "The Metamorphoses of a Folktale hero: Momotarō in Propaganda and Literary Parody"

        411 (IPS) Conference Room Urban Outfitters Building, 507 E. Green St., Champaign

      2. 1:00 pm - 2:00 pmEAST ASIAN LANGUAGES AND CULTURES - Chinese Table

        2050 Foreign Languages Building

  3. Week of April 5, 2015

    1. Monday, April 6, 2015

      1. 1:00 pm - 2:00 pmReligious Studies Coffee Hour

        Room 3014 Foreign Languages Building

      2. 2:00 pm - 3:00 pmCampus visit day - School of Literatures, Cultures and Linguistics

        Foreign Languages Buidling-various locations

      3. 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

        Scott Walters, Visiting Assistant Professor of Linguisitics


        Linguistics Seminar - Prof. Scott Walters: "Assessing second-language pragmatics: A quest for norms"

        Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Languages Building

    2. Tuesday, April 7, 2015

      1. 2:00 pm - 3:00 pmEAST ASIAN LANGUAGES AND CULTURES - Japanese Language Table

        2050 Foreign Languages Building

      2. 7:00 pmItalian Conversation Group

        Espresso Royale, 1117 W. Oregon St., Urbana

    3. Wednesday, April 8, 2015

      1. 2:00 pm - 3:00 pmCampus visit day - School of Literatures, Cultures and Linguistics

        Foreign Languages Building-various locations

      2. 3:00 pm - 4:00 pmSwedish Conversation Group and Coffee Hour

        Room 3114 Foriegn Languages Building

      3. 6:00 pm - 8:00 pmLess Commonly Taught Languages Film Series: "The Citizen"

        Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Languages Building

    4. Thursday, April 9, 2015

      1. 4:00 pmArabic Conversation Table

        Basement of 1207 W. Oregon (Less Commonly Taught Language Program Resource Room)

      2. 4:00 pm

        Eric Calderwood (UIUC)


        Eric Calderwood: “Al-Andalus in the Colonial Imaginary and in Mediterranean Perspective.”

        Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Languages Building

      3. 5:00 pm - 6:00 pmTurkish Coffee Hour

        Espresso Royale, 1117 W. Oregon St., Urbana

      4. 5:15 pm

        Dr. Susanne Hochreiter, Max Kade Visiting Professor, Department of Germanic Languages and Literatures, U. of I.


        Dr. Susanne Hochreiter: "Ulli Lust's graphic novel as narrative game"

        Room 2090B Foreign Languages Building, 707 S. Mathews Ave., Urbana.

      5. 5:30 pmMeza ya Kiswhaili/Swahili Table

        LCTL Resource Room, 1207 W Oregon (basement)

    5. Friday, April 10, 2015

      1. 8:30 am

         

         

         


        "New Spaces of Translation: Third International Conference on Translation and Related Disciplines," April 10-11, 2015

        The conference will primarily take place at the Illinois Fire Service Institute, just south of the campus of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

        Illinois Fire Service Institute (IFSI)
        11 Gerty Drive
        Champaign, Illinois 61820 USA

         


        The conference dinner banquet on Saturday, April 11th will take place at the I Hotel and Conference Center.

        I Hotel and Conference Center
        1900 South First Street
        Champaign, Illinois 61820 USA

      2. All DayNew Spaces of Translation: Third International Conference on Translation and Related Disciplines

        Illinois Fire Service Institute at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

      3. 1:00 pm - 2:00 pmEAST ASIAN LANGUAGES AND CULTURES - Chinese Table

        2050 Foreign Languages Building

    6. Saturday, April 11, 2015

      1. 8:30 am

         

         

         


        "New Spaces of Translation: Third International Conference on Translation and Related Disciplines," April 10-11, 2015

        The conference will primarily take place at the Illinois Fire Service Institute, just south of the campus of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

        Illinois Fire Service Institute (IFSI)
        11 Gerty Drive
        Champaign, Illinois 61820 USA

         


        The conference dinner banquet on Saturday, April 11th will take place at the I Hotel and Conference Center.

        I Hotel and Conference Center
        1900 South First Street
        Champaign, Illinois 61820 USA

      2. All DayNew Spaces of Translation: Third International Conference on Translation and Related Disciplines

        Illinois Fire Service Institute at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

  4. Week of April 12, 2015

    1. Monday, April 13, 2015

      1. 1:00 pm - 2:00 pmReligious Studies Coffee Hour

        Room 3014 Foreign Languages Building

      2. 2:00 pm - 3:00 pmCampus visit day - School of Literatures, Cultures and Linguistics

        Foreign Languages Building-various locations

    2. Tuesday, April 14, 2015

      1. 7:00 pmItalian Conversation Group

        Espresso Royale, 1117 W. Oregon St., Urbana

    3. Wednesday, April 15, 2015

      1. 2:00 pm - 3:00 pmEAST ASIAN LANGUAGES AND CULTURES - Japanese Language Table

        2050 Foreign Languages Building

      2. 3:00 pm - 4:00 pmSwedish Conversation Group and Coffee Hour

        Room 3114 Foriegn Languages Building

      3. 6:00 pm - 8:00 pmLess Commonly Taught Languages Film Series: "Sara"

        Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Languages Building

    4. Thursday, April 16, 2015

      1. 4:00 pmArabic Conversation Table

        Basement of 1207 W. Oregon (Less Commonly Taught Language Program Resource Room)

      2. 4:00 pm - 5:00 pmConversation Table in Modern Greek

        Espresso Royale, 1117 W. Oregon St., Urbana

      3. 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

        Mark Mazower, Ira D. Wallach Professor of History, Columbia University.


        Prof. Mark Mazower, History, Columbia University: "The Greek War of Independence in Global Perspective"

        Knight Auditorium, Spurlock Museum, 600 S Gregory St, Urbana, IL 

      4. 4:00 pm

        Glenn A. Martínez (Ohio State)


        Spanish & Portuguese Colloquium

        Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Languages Building

      5. 5:00 pm - 6:00 pmTurkish Coffee Hour

        Espresso Royale, 1117 W. Oregon St., Urbana

      6. 5:30 pmMeza ya Kiswhaili/Swahili Table

        LCTL Resource Room, 1207 W Oregon (basement)

    5. Friday, April 17, 2015

      1. All Day

        Dr. Richard Wolf, Professor of Music at Harvard University


        Keynote Address for Conference of the Midwest Chapter of the Society for Ethnomusicology

        Smith  Memorial Room on the second floor of Smith Hall (SMH220).

      2. 1:00 pm - 2:00 pmEAST ASIAN LANGUAGES AND CULTURES - Chinese Table
      3. 2:00 pm - 3:00 pmCampus visit day - School of Literatures, Cultures and Linguistics

        Foreign Languages Building-various locations

      4. 2:00 pm

        Tony Woodman, University of Virginia


        Classics Talk

        4080 Foreign Language Building

    6. Saturday, April 18, 2015

      1. All Day

        Dr. Richard Wolf, Professor of Music at Harvard University


        Keynote Address for Conference of the Midwest Chapter of the Society for Ethnomusicology

        Smith  Memorial Room on the second floor of Smith Hall (SMH220).

      2.  Medieval Studies Faculty Fellowship symposium

        To be announced

  5. Week of April 19, 2015

    1. Monday, April 20, 2015

      1. 1:00 pm - 2:00 pmReligious Studies Coffee Hour

        Room 3014 Foreign Languages Building

      2. 2:00 pm - 3:00 pmCampus visit day - School of Literatures, Cultures and Linguistics

        Foreign Languages Building-various locations

    2. Tuesday, April 21, 2015

      1. 2:00 pm - 3:00 pmEAST ASIAN LANGUAGES AND CULTURES - Japanese Language Table

        2050 Foreign Languages Building

      2. 4:30 pm - 5:30 pmBosnian/Croation/Serbian Conversation Table

        Espresso Royale (2nd floor) corner of Oregon and Goodwin, Urbana

      3. 7:00 pmItalian Conversation Group

        Espresso Royale, 1117 W. Oregon St., Urbana

    3. Wednesday, April 22, 2015

      1. 8:30 amSwedish Conversation Group and Coffee Hour

        Room 3114 Foriegn Languages Building

      2. 6:00 pm - 8:00 pmLess Commonly Taught Languages Film Series: "Gallipoli (Canakkale Savasi)"

        Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Languages Building

    4. Thursday, April 23, 2015

      1. 4:00 pmArabic Conversation Table

        Basement of 1207 W. Oregon (Less Commonly Taught Language Program Resource Room)

      2. 4:00 pm

        Benjamin Fraser (East Carolina University)


        “Disability Studies and Senescence: Alzheimer’s Dementia in Two Versions of Paco Roca’s Arrugas [Wrinkles] (Graphic Novel, 2007; Film, 2011).”

        Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Languages Building

      3. 5:00 pm - 6:00 pmTurkish Coffee Hour

        Espresso Royale, 1117 W. Oregon, Urbana

      4. 5:30 pmMeza ya Kiswhaili/Swahili Table

        LCTL Resource Room, 1207 W Oregon (basement)

      5. 6:00 pm - 9:00 pmLess Commonly Taught Languages Film Series: "TBA"

        Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Languages Building

    5. Friday, April 24, 2015

      1. 1:00 pm - 2:00 pmEAST ASIAN LANGUAGES AND CULTURES - Chinese Table

        2050 Foreign Languages Building

      2. 2:00 pmMary-Kay Gamel, University of California at Santa Cruz: "Carving Up the Eunuchus"

        Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Languages Building

  6. Week of April 26, 2015

    1. Sunday, April 26, 2015

      1. 3:00 pm

        Malcolm Bell III, University of Virginia (Emeritus)


        “Art and Architecture of a Forgotten Kingdom”

        Knight  Auditorium, Spurlock Museum, 600 S. Gregory St., Urbana

    2. Monday, April 27, 2015

      1. 12:00 pm

        Wäil Hassan, Professor of Comparative and World Literature, U. of I.


        Professor Wäil Hassan: "Histories of the Arabic Novel"

        Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Languages Building

      2. 1:00 pm - 2:00 pmReligious Studies Coffee Hour

        Room 3014 Foreign Languages Building

    3. Tuesday, April 28, 2015

      1. 7:00 pmItalian Conversation Group

        Espresso Royale, 1117 W. Oregon St., Urbana

    4. Wednesday, April 29, 2015

      1. 2:00 pm - 3:00 pmEAST ASIAN LANGUAGES AND CULTURES - Japanese Language Table
      2. 6:00 pm - 8:00 pmLess Commonly Taught Languages Film Series: "Axechasti Poli (Do Not Forget Me Istanbul)"

        Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Languages Building

    5. Thursday, April 30, 2015

      1. 4:00 pmArabic Conversation Table

        Basement of 1207 W. Oregon (Less Commonly Taught Language Program Resource Room)

      2. 4:00 pm - 5:00 pmConversation Table in Modern Greek

        Espresso Royale, 1117 W. Oregon St., Urbana

      3. 4:00 pm

        Erik Willis (Indiana University at Bloomington)


        “Liquids in Dominican Spanish: Productions, Patterns and Problems.”

        Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Languages Building

      4. 5:00 pm - 6:00 pmTurkish Coffee Hour

        Espresso Royale, 1117 W. Oregon St., Urbana

      5. 5:30 pmMeza ya Kiswhaili/Swahili Table

        LCTL Resource Room, 1207 W Oregon (basement)

  7. Week of May 1, 2015

    1. Friday, May 1, 2015

      1. 1:00 pm - 2:00 pmEAST ASIAN LANGUAGES AND CULTURES - Chinese Table

        2050 Foreign Languages Building

  8. Week of May 3, 2015

    1. Monday, May 4, 2015

      1. 12:00 pm

        Eric Calderwood, Assistant Professor of Comparative and World Literature


        Professor Eric Calderwood: "The Daughter of Granada and Fez: Al-Andalus in the Colonial Imaginary and in Mediterranean Perspective"

        Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign  Languages Building

      2. 1:00 pm - 2:00 pmReligious Studies Coffee Hour

        Room 3014 Foreign Languages Building

    2. Tuesday, May 5, 2015

      1. 2:00 pm - 3:00 pmEAST ASIAN LANGUAGES AND CULTURES - Japanese Language Table

        2050 Foreign Languages Building

      2. 7:00 pmItalian Conversation Group

        Espresso Royale, 1117 W. Oregon St., Urbana

    3. Thursday, May 7, 2015

      1. 8:30 amArabic Conversation Table

        Basement of 1207 W. Oregon (Less Commonly Taught Language Program Resource Room)

      2. 5:00 pm - 6:00 pmTurkish Coffee Hour

        Espresso Royale, 1117 W. Oregon St., Urbana

  9. Week of May 10, 2015

    1. Sunday, May 10, 2015

      1. All DayMachine Translation Conference

        Lincoln Room, I-Hotel and Conference Center, 1900 S. First Street, Champaign.

    2. Monday, May 11, 2015

      1. All DayMachine Translation Conference

        Lincoln Room, I-Hotel and Conference Center, 1900 S. First Street, Champaign.

    3. Tuesday, May 12, 2015

      1. All DayMachine Translation Conference

        Lincoln Room, I-Hotel and Conference Center, 1900 S. First Street, Champaign.

    4. Wednesday, May 13, 2015

      1. All DayMachine Translation Conference

        Lincoln Room, I-Hotel and Conference Center, 1900 S. First Street, Champaign.

    5. Thursday, May 14, 2015

      1. All DayMachine Translation Conference

        Lincoln Room, I-Hotel and Conference Center, 1900 S. First Street, Champaign.

    6. Friday, May 15, 2015

      1. All DayMachine Translation Conference

        Lincoln Room, I-Hotel and Conference Center, 1900 S. First Street, Champaign.

    7. Saturday, May 16, 2015

      1. 9:30 am

        Lani Guinier, Professor of Law, Harvard University.


        Campuswide Commencement ceremony - speaker: Lani Guinier, Professor of Law, Harvard University

        Memorial Stadium

      2. 8:00 pm - 9:00 pmSLCL Spring 2015 Convocation

        Tryon Festival Theatre, Krannert Center for the Performing Arts

  10. Week of September 20, 2015

    1. Thursday, September 24, 2015

      1.  Hispanic Linguistics Symposium

        Illini Union, 1401 W. Green St., Urbana. Rooms 314A, 404, 405, 406.

    2. Friday, September 25, 2015

      1.  Hispanic Linguistics Symposium

        Illini Union, 1401 W. Green St., Urbana. Rooms 314A, 404, 405, 406.

    3. Saturday, September 26, 2015

      1.  Hispanic Linguistics Symposium

        Illini Union, 1401 W. Green St., Urbana. Rooms 314A, 404, 405, 406.

  11. Week of September 27, 2015

    1. Sunday, September 27, 2015

      1.  Hispanic Linguistics Symposium

        Illini Union, 1401 W. Green St., Urbana. Rooms 314A, 404, 405, 406.


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