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  1. Week of January 25, 2015

    1. Tuesday, January 27, 2015

      1. 4:00 pmAdam Rudolph; George A. Miller Visiting Artist, Composer and Percussionist
        CAS/MillerComm2015-Rudolph
        Knight Auditorium, Spurlock Museum; 600 S. Gregory Street; Urbana IL
    2. Thursday, January 29, 2015

      1. 7:30 pmSpecial guest: Robert Hymes
        The Black Death and Beyond: New Research at the Intersection of Science and Beyond
        Knight Auditorium at the Spurlock Museum
    3. Friday, January 30, 2015

      1. 12:00 pm

        Rebecca Friedman, Director of the European Studies Program, Florida International University


        EUCE Director Lecture: Time at Home: Material Realities and Russian Longing at the Fin de Siècle

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

      2. 3:00 pmRebecca Copeland, Japanese Language and Literature, Washington University
        "Angry Goddesses and Feminist Fairtales: Kirino Natsuo's Kojiki Sequel
        Lucy Ellis Lounge, Foreign Language Building
  2. Week of February 1, 2015

    1. Monday, February 2, 2015

      1. 7:00 pm"A Fierce Green Fire" Film Screening and Discussion
        The Art Theater Co-op, 126 W. Church Street, Champaign
    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 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
        Lucy Ellis Lounge. 707 South Mathews Ave, Urbana, IL 61801
  3. Week of February 15, 2015

    1. 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. 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
    3. 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. 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
    2. Wednesday, February 25, 2015

      1. 4:00 pmNick Wilding; Department of History, Georgia State University
        CAS/MillerComm2015-Wilding
        Knight Auditorium, Spurlock Museum; 600 S. Gregory Street; Urbana IL
    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
    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. 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
    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. Tuesday, March 10, 2015

      1. 4:30 pmKate Kennedy; Research Fellow (English and Music), Girton College, University of Cambridge
        CAS/MillerComm2015-Kennedy
        Knight Auditorium, Spurlock Museum; 600 S. Gregory Street; Urbana IL
      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. 7:00 pmCarl Wieman; Physics Department and Graduate School of Education, Stanford University; Nobel Prize in Physics (2001)
        CAS/MillerComm2015-Wieman
        NCSA Auditorium, 1205 West Clark Street, Urbana
    2. 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;
    3. 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
    4. 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)

    5. 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. 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. 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)

    2. Thursday, March 19, 2015

      1. 7:00 pmCLACS/Lemann Spring Cinema Series
        Lucy Ellis Lounge. 707 South Mathews Ave, Urbana, IL 61801
    3. 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 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. Friday, April 3, 2015

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

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

    1. Monday, April 6, 2015

      1.  

        Mark Mazower, History, Columbia University


        MillerComm Lecture: The Greek War of Independence in Global Perspective

        Location TBA

    2. Tuesday, April 7, 2015

      1. 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. 2:00 pm - 4:00 pmClaudia Lagos, ICR
        CLACS Lecture Series: "Screening of the Film "El Diario de Agustín" Documentary directed by Ignacio Agüero"
      2. 7:30 pmJohn Demos: Department of History, Yale University, author of the Heathen School: A Story of Hope and Betrayal in the Age of the Early Republic (2014)
        CAS/MillerComm2015-Demos
        Knight Auditorium, Spurlock Museum; 600 S. Gregory Street; Urbana IL
    4. Friday, April 10, 2015

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

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

    5. Saturday, April 11, 2015

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

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

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

    1. 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)

    2. 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;
    3. 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. 7:00 pmCLACS/Lemann Spring Cinema Series
        Lucy Ellis Lounge. 707 South Mathews Ave, Urbana, IL 61801
    4. 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

  11. Week of April 19, 2015

    1. 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
  12. Week of April 26, 2015

    1. 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;
    2. 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
  13. 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
  14. Week of May 3, 2015

    1. Saturday, May 9, 2015

      1. 2:30 pm - 3:30 pmSpanish Story Time
        The Urbana Free Library Children's Department, 210 W Green St, Urbana.
  15. 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

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