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  1. Week of February 12, 2016

    1. Saturday, February 13, 2016

      1. 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

        Fred A. Shaw, an author, speaker, and storyteller of Shawnee heritage.


        Workshop: The Four Directions of Storytelling

        Spurlock Museum, 600 S. Gregory, Urbana

      2. 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

        Fred A. Shaw


        Winter Tales

        Spurlock Museum

      3. 2:30 pm - 3:30 pmSpanish Story Time: "Gracias/ Thanks" by Pat Mora

        The Urbana Free Library Children's Department.

  2. Week of February 14, 2016

    1. Tuesday, February 16, 2016

      1. 11:00 am

        Panelists:
        Erin Peters, Joint Lecturer in Curatorial Studies in History of Art and Architecture at the University of Pittsburgh and Assistant Curator in the Carnegie Museums of Pittsburgh
        Neil Brodie, Trafficking Culture and writer of the blog www.marketmassdestruction.com
        Susan R. Frankenberg, Program Coordinator, Museum Studies of Anthropology, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
        Sophie Vigneron, Senior Lecturer, Kent Law School, University of Kent (invited)


        Videoconference Panel Discussion (with U. of Pittsburgh): Whose Legacy? Museums and National Heritage Debts

        Room 411, International Programs and Studies Building, 507 E. Green St., Champaign, IL

      2. 5:30 pm

        Marco Graziosi, Vice Consul of Italy in Chicago

        Prof. Federiga Bindi-Visiting Scholar, John Hopkins University


        Italy and its role in international relations in Europe and the Mediterranean

        Lucy Ellis Lounge, Foreign Language Building

        707 S Mathews Ave, Urbana, IL 61801 (map)

    2. Wednesday, February 17, 2016

      1. 3:00 pm

        Liane Hentschke, Senior Advisor for the Chancellor on Strategic Projects (UFRGS) at the Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul – Brazil.


        CLACS/Lemann Lecture Series: Internationalization of Higher Education in Brazil: Pre and Post Economic Crisis

        101 International Studies Building,910 S. Fifht St, Champaign

      2. 4:00 pm

        Mr. Peter Tomaras, Novelist, local business executive and University of Illinois Alumnus


        Modern Greek Studies: Aegean Adventures

        Room 1080 (Lucy Ellis Lounge), Foreign Languages Building (FLB), 707 South Matthews Avenue, Urbana, IL 61801 (map)

    3. Thursday, February 18, 2016

      1. 12:00 pm

        Johnny A. Laforet, PhD. Candidate, SLATE & French


        CLACS/Lemann Lecture Series: Language Maintenance by Haitian Immigrants Living in Chicago.

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

      2. 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

        Professor Alan Robock
        Department of Environmental Sciences
        Rutgers University


        Stratospheric Sulfur Geoengineering: Benefits and Risks

        1092 Lincoln Hall

      3. 6:00 pmPortuguese Conversation "Bate Papo" Spring 16

        La Casa Cultural Latina. 1203 W. Nevada St. Urbana, IL 61801

  3. Week of February 21, 2016

    1. Tuesday, February 23, 2016

      1. 2:00 pm

        Keila Grinberg, Associate Professor of History, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro


        CLACS/Lemann Lecture Series: The Two Enslavements of Rufina: Illegal Enslavement and International Relations on the Southern Border of Brazil in the Nineteenth Century.

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

    2. Wednesday, February 24, 2016

      1. 12:00 pm

        Alexandra Balod, Associate in Corporate ratings group at Standard & Poor


        Professionalization Workshop: How a Social Sciences Background Can Boost Your Career in Finance

        101 International Studies Building, 910 South Fifth St., Champaign

      2. 2:00 pm

        Armando Dalla Costa, Universidade Federal do Paraná


        CLACS/Lemann Lecture Series: Bunge and it’s fiftieth anniversary in Brazil: The Construction of an economic group (1905 – 1955)

        101 International Studies Building

      3. 4:00 pm

        Adam Doskey, Visiting Curator of Rare Books and Manuscripts Library


        North of the Northern Lights: "Frederick Schwatka: Illinois's First Arctic Explorer"

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

      4. 6:00 pmModern Greek Studies Movie Night: Peppermint (English Subtitles)

        Room 1080 (Lucy Ellis Lounge), Foreign Languages Building (FLB), 707 South Matthews Avenue, Urbana, IL 61801 (map)

      5. 6:00 pmPortuguese Conversation "Bate Papo" Spring 16

        La Casa Cultural Latina. 1203 W. Nevada St. Urbana, IL 61801

    3. Thursday, February 25, 2016

      1. 12:00 pm

        John Karam, Associate Professor, Spanish and Portuguese


        CLACS/Lemann Lecture Series: Manifold Destiny: Arabs at a South American Border Remaking the Hemisphere.

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

      2. 4:00 pm

        Dr. Kim Butler


        Miller/Comm Lecture: "Healing the Souls of Black Folks: Transformational Frameworks for the African Diaspora"

        Knight Auditorium of the Spurlock Museum (600 South Gregory, U)

      3. 4:00 pm
        Kim Butler, Department of History, Rutgers University

        Miller/Comm Lecture: "Healing the Souls of Black Folks: Transformational Frameworks for the African Diaspora"

        Knight Auditorium of the Spurlock Museum (600 South Gregory, Urbana)

         

      4. 4:00 pm

        Kim Butler

        Department of African Studies, Rutgers University


        MillerComm16-Kim Butler

        Knight Auditorium, Spurlock Museum, 600 South Gregory, Urbana

      5. 5:00 pm

        Tyler Pack, PhD Candidate, Political Science, UIUC


        Dangerous Neighborhoods: Alternatives to Intervention in Nearby Civil Wars

        1002 Lincoln Hall

  4. Week of February 28, 2016

    1. Monday, February 29, 2016

      1. 8:30 amSummer 2016 Tinker Fellowship deadline
      2. 10:00 am

        His Excellency Henne Schuwer, Ambassador of the Netherlands to the United States.


        Fourteenth EU Day-2016

        Alice Campbell Alumni Center Ballroom 601 South Lincoln Avenue Urbana, IL 61801 (map)

  5. Week of March 1, 2016

    1. Tuesday, March 1, 2016

      1.  Goodman Fellowship and WGGP Awards Deadline (March 1st)
      2. 2:00 pm

        Renato Vieira , PhD student , Department of Agricultural and Consumer Economics


        CLACS/Lemann Lecture Series:Efficiency and Distributional Characteristics of Transit Fare Subsidies in the City of Sao Paulo, Brazil.

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

    2. Thursday, March 3, 2016

      1. 4:00 pm

        Faith Hillis


        New Directions Lecture - Faith Hillis, "Europe's Russian Colonies: East-West Migration and the Struggle for Freedom in Nineteenth-Century Europe"

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

      2. 6:00 pmPortuguese Conversation "Bate Papo" Spring 16

        La Casa Cultural Latina. 1203 W. Nevada St. Urbana, IL 61801

  6. Week of March 6, 2016

    1. Monday, March 7, 2016

      1. 4:00 pm

        Elias Khoury

        Global Distinguished Professor, Near Eastern Studies, New York University


        MillerComm16-Elias Khoury

        Knight Auditorium, Spurlock Museum, 600 South Gregory, Urbana

      2. 5:15 pm

        Kristin Kopp, Associate Professor of German Studies at the University of Missouri-Columbia


        “Engaging Race Relations in the US by Teaching the History of Blacks in Germany”

        Noyes Laboratory, Room 165

         
         
    2. Tuesday, March 8, 2016

      1. 2:00 pm

        Mayara Balhego de Lima, Master's Candidate, Urban and Regional Planning. Lemann Graduate Fellow 


        CLACS/Lemann Lecture Series: Haitian presence in Brazil and its impact on immigration policy.

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

    3. Wednesday, March 9, 2016

      1. 6:00 pmPortuguese Conversation "Bate Papo" Spring 16

        La Casa Cultural Latina. 1203 W. Nevada St. Urbana, IL 61801

    4. Thursday, March 10, 2016

      1. 8:30 am

        Complete list of speakers available here
        Workshop program available here

        Keynote speaker, Hon. Mary Robinson, March 10th 4pm


        International Workshop on Climate Change

        I-Hotel and Conference Center Ballroom

      2. 12:00 pm

        Pablo Picato, Professor of History, Columbia University


        CLACS/Lemann Lecture Series: A world of lies: Assassination and conspiracy in post revolutionary Mexico.

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

      3. 4:00 pm

        Mrs. Mary Robinson-Former President of Ireland, former UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, and current UN Special Envoy for Climate Change


        Climate Change and Its Impact: Risks and Inequalities-Keynote Speech and Workshop

        I Hotel Illinois Ballroom, 1900 S 1st St, Champaign, IL 61820 (map)

      4. 4:00 pm

        Patricia D. Sutherland-Northlands Research; Adjunct Research Professor, Carleton University Research Fellow, University of Aberdeen


        Viking/Native Contact in Arctic America

        Knight Auditorium at the Spurlock Museum, 600 S Gregory St, Urbana, IL 61801

      5. 5:30 pm

        Dr. Ann Beck, Eastern Illinois University, independent scholar and third-generation confectioner in business with her sister at the original site of their grandfather's store in Central Illinois


        Modern Greek Studies: "From the Peloponnese to the Prairie: Greek Confectioners in Central Illinois 1800-1930"

        Room 1022, Lincoln Hall, 702 South Wright Street, Urbana, IL 61801, USA (map)

    5. Friday, March 11, 2016

      1. 8:30 am

        Complete list of speakers available here
        Workshop program available here

        Keynote speaker, Hon. Mary Robinson, March 10th 4pm


        International Workshop on Climate Change

        I-Hotel and Conference Center Ballroom

      2. 4:00 pm

        Mrs. Mary Robinson-Former President of Ireland, former UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, and current UN Special Envoy for Climate Change


        Climate Change and Its Impact: Risks and Inequalities-Keynote Speech and Workshop

        I Hotel Illinois Ballroom, 1900 S 1st St, Champaign, IL 61820 (map)

    6. Saturday, March 12, 2016

      1. 2:30 pm - 3:30 pmSpanish Story Time: "Green is a Chile Pepper" by Roseanne Greenfield

        The Urbana Free Library Children's Department.

  7. Week of March 13, 2016

    1. Monday, March 14, 2016

      1. 12:00 pm

        Chantal Tetreault, Michigan State University


        EUC Lecture series on Race, Globalization , and Education: “Transcultural teens: performing youth identities in French cités”

        TBA

    2. Tuesday, March 15, 2016

      1. 2:00 pm

        Daniella Toscano, PhD candidate in International Relations at the University of Brasilia, Brazil


        CLACS/Lemann Lecture Series: The educational cooperation between Brazil and the United States -the case CAPES- Fulbright.

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

    3. Thursday, March 17, 2016

      1. 6:00 pmPortuguese Conversation "Bate Papo" Spring 16

        La Casa Cultural Latina. 1203 W. Nevada St. Urbana, IL 61801

  8. Week of March 20, 2016

    1. Tuesday, March 22, 2016

      1. 11:00 am

        TBA


        Videoconference Panel Discussion: Greece & the EU: A Way Forward?

        Room 411, International Programs and Studies Building, 507 E. Green St., Champaign, IL

  9. Week of March 27, 2016

    1. Tuesday, March 29, 2016

      1. 2:00 pm

        Ian Middleton, Ph.D. Candidate, Department of Music


        CLACS/Lemann Lecture Series: Music and Trust in Northern Colombia

        101 International Studies Building

    2. Thursday, March 31, 2016

      1. 4:00 pm

        Abraham Lowenthal, Professor of International Relations, USC. President emeritus, Pacific Council on International Policy


        CLACS/Lemann Lecture Series: Crafting Democratic Transitions: Learning from Experience.

        Lincoln Hall 1002

      2. 4:00 pm

        Guthris P. Ramsey, Jr.; Edmund J. and Louise W. Kahn Term Professor of Music, University of Pennsylvania


        Guthrie Ramsey, Blue Abstractions: The Cognitive, Social and Sonic Dissonances of Bud Powell

        Knight Auditorium, Spurlock Museum, 600 South Gregory, Urbana; University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

      3. 6:00 pmPortuguese Conversation "Bate Papo" Spring 16

        La Casa Cultural Latina. 1203 W. Nevada St. Urbana, IL 61801

  10. Week of April 3, 2016

    1. Sunday, April 3, 2016

      1. All DayInternational Week 2016

        TBA

    2. Monday, April 4, 2016

      1. All DayInternational Week 2016

        TBA

    3. Tuesday, April 5, 2016

      1. All DayInternational Week 2016

        TBA

    4. Wednesday, April 6, 2016

      1. All DayInternational Week 2016

        TBA

      2. 6:00 pmPortuguese Conversation "Bate Papo" Spring 16

        La Casa Cultural Latina. 1203 W. Nevada St. Urbana, IL 61801

    5. Thursday, April 7, 2016

      1. All DayInternational Week 2016

        TBA

      2. 5:30 pm

        Dr. Kostas Kostis, Professor of Economic and Social History, Department of Economics, University of Athens


        Modern Greek Studies: The Spoiled Children of History: The Formation of the Greek State, 18th-21st Centuries

        Room 1080 (Lucy Ellis Lounge), Foreing Languages Building (FLB), 707 South Matthews Avenue, Urbana, IL 61801 (map)

      3. 7:00 pm

        Kenny Endo, Taiko Artist


        MillerComm16-Kenny Endo Ensemble

        Knight Auditorium, Spurlock Museum, 600 South Gregory, Urbana

    6. Friday, April 8, 2016

      1. All DayInternational Week 2016

        TBA

    7. Saturday, April 9, 2016

      1. All DayInternational Week 2016

        TBA

      2. 2:30 pm - 3:30 pmSpanish Story Time: "Talking with Mother Earth/ Hablando con la madre tierra" by Lucia Angela Pérez

        The Urbana Free Library Children's Department.

  11. Week of April 10, 2016

    1. Tuesday, April 12, 2016

      1. 11:00 am

        TBA


        Videoconference Panel Discussion (with U. of Pittsburgh): "The Continent is Cut Off!" British Referendum in the EU

        Room 411, International Programs and Studies Building, 507 E. Green St., Champaign, IL

      2. 2:00 pm

        Gladys L. Mitchell- Walthour, Visiting Assistant Professor of Public Policy & Political Economy, Department of Africology, University of Wisconsin Milwaukee


        CLACS/Lemann Lecture Series: Racial discrimination and Afro-Brazilian Perceptions of Economic Well-Being During Better Times.

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

      3. 4:00 pm

        Richard (Dick) Davis

        George A. Miller Endowment Visiting Professor, University of Illinois and Emeritus Professor of Persian, Ohio State University


        MillerComm16-Richard Davis

        Knight Auditorium, Spurlock Museum, 600 South Gregory, Urbana

      4. 6:30 pm - 7:00 pmLatin American Languages Storytime: Spanish-Quechua-English

        Nate & Lillie Story Room, Champaign Public Library. 200 W. Green St, Champaign, IL 61820.

    2. Thursday, April 14, 2016

      1. 4:00 pm

        Carol Wise, Professor, School of International Relations, University of Southern California


        CLACS/Lemann Lecture Series: The Post-boom Blues: China-Latin American Relations in the 2000s

        Linciln Hall 1002

      2. 5:00 pm

        Speaker: Dr. Tassos Anastassiadis, Assistant Professor of History and Phrixos B. Papachristidis Chair in Modern Greek and Greek-Canadian Studies, McGill University


        Modern Greek Studies: From Missionary Schools to Franchised Universities: Transnational Interactions and the Transformation of the Greek Educational System

        Room 405, Illini Union, 1401 W. Green St., Urbana, IL 61801 (map)

      3. 6:00 pmPortuguese Conversation "Bate Papo" Spring 16

        La Casa Cultural Latina. 1203 W. Nevada St. Urbana, IL 61801

    3. Friday, April 15, 2016

      1. 8:30 amFocal Point Spring Symposium on Women's Empowerment & International Development

        ACES Alumni Center and Library, 1101 S. Goodwin

  12. Week of April 17, 2016

    1. Monday, April 18, 2016

      1. 4:00 pm

        Peter Balakian

        Donald M. and Constgance H. Rebar Professor of the Humanities, Colgate University


        MillerComm16-Peter Balakian

        Knight Auditorium, Spurlock Museum, 600 South Gregory, Urbana

    2. Wednesday, April 20, 2016

      1. 4:00 pm

        Anna Westerståhl Stenport, Professor of Scandinavian Studies


        North of the Northern Lights: "Greenland, Global Warming, and Contemporary Film and Media Production in the Circumpolar North"

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

      2. 6:00 pmPortuguese Conversation "Bate Papo" Spring 16

        La Casa Cultural Latina. 1203 W. Nevada St. Urbana, IL 61801

      3. 7:30 pm

        Anna Cerner, CEO of the Swedish Film Institute


        "What the Swedish Film Institute is doing about Gender Equality in Swedish Cinema”

        TBA

    3. Thursday, April 21, 2016

      1. 4:00 pm

        Karen Dawisha

         
         

        MillerComm Lecture Series - Karen Dawisha “Putin’s Russia: The past and future of Kleptocracy”

        Spurlock Museum

        600 S Gregory St, Urbana, IL 61801
      2. 4:00 pm

        Karen Dawisha

        Walter E. Havighurst Professor of Political Science, and Director, Havighurst Center for Russian and Post-Soviet Studies, Miami University, Ohio


        MillerComm16-Karen Dawisha

        Knight Auditorium, Spurlock Museum; 600 South Gregory, Urbana

  13. Week of April 24, 2016

    1. Thursday, April 28, 2016

      1. 12:00 pm

        Anna Maria Caballe Masforroll, Professor of Spanish Literature. University of Barcelona, Spain and Tinker Visiting Professor, University of Chicago.


        CLACS/Lemann Lecture Series: La utopía se demora. Balance del centenario de Julio Cortázar (1914-2014).

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

      2. 4:00 pm

        Dr. Mark Juergensmeyer
        Founding Director, Orfalea Center for Global and International Studies and Department of Sociology, University of California at Santa Barbara


        ISIS and the Global Rise of Religious Rebellions

        Knight Auditorium, Spurlock Museum
        600 South Gregory
        Urbana

      3. 6:00 pmPortuguese Conversation "Bate Papo" Spring 16

        La Casa Cultural Latina. 1203 W. Nevada St. Urbana, IL 61801

  14. Week of May 1, 2016

    1. Wednesday, May 4, 2016

      1. 6:00 pmPortuguese Conversation "Bate Papo" Spring 16

        La Casa Cultural Latina. 1203 W. Nevada St. Urbana, IL 61801

  15. Week of May 8, 2016

    1. Saturday, May 14, 2016

      1. 2:30 pm - 3:30 pmSpanish Story Time: "A Movie in My Pillow/ Una película en mi almohada" by Jorge Argueta

        The Urbana Free Library Children's Department.

  16. Week of June 1, 2016

    1. Thursday, June 2, 2016

      1.  

        Jodi A. Byrd (Associate professor of English and Gender and Women’s Studies, University of Illinois); Françoise Vergès (Chair “Global South(s),” the Collège d’études mondiales, Paris), and Berber Bevernage (Assistant Professor of historical theory at the Department of History. Ghent University, Belgium)


        Summer School/Conference: The Other Side of Memory: Forgetting, Denial, Repression

        The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

        More specified location to be announced. 

    2. Friday, June 3, 2016

      1.  

        Jodi A. Byrd (Associate professor of English and Gender and Women’s Studies, University of Illinois); Françoise Vergès (Chair “Global South(s),” the Collège d’études mondiales, Paris), and Berber Bevernage (Assistant Professor of historical theory at the Department of History. Ghent University, Belgium)


        Summer School/Conference: The Other Side of Memory: Forgetting, Denial, Repression

        The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

        More specified location to be announced. 

    3. Saturday, June 4, 2016

      1.  

        Jodi A. Byrd (Associate professor of English and Gender and Women’s Studies, University of Illinois); Françoise Vergès (Chair “Global South(s),” the Collège d’études mondiales, Paris), and Berber Bevernage (Assistant Professor of historical theory at the Department of History. Ghent University, Belgium)


        Summer School/Conference: The Other Side of Memory: Forgetting, Denial, Repression

        The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

        More specified location to be announced. 


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