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  1. Week of April 16, 2014

    1. Wednesday, April 16, 2014

      1.  Exhibit: Sacred Symbols in Sequins: Vintage Haitian Vodou Flags
        Spurlock Museum, 600 S. Gregory, Urbana, IL
      2.  OPT Workshop - Spring 2014
        ISSS Multipurpose Room 4th floor, Student Services Building
    2. Thursday, April 17, 2014

      1.  Exhibit: Sacred Symbols in Sequins: Vintage Haitian Vodou Flags
        Spurlock Museum, 600 S. Gregory, Urbana, IL
      2.  OPT Workshop - Spring 2014
        ISSS Multipurpose Room 4th floor, Student Services Building
      3. 3:00 pmTea Ceremony
        2000 S. Lincoln Avenue, Urbana, IL
    3. Friday, April 18, 2014

      1.  Exhibit: Sacred Symbols in Sequins: Vintage Haitian Vodou Flags
        Spurlock Museum, 600 S. Gregory, Urbana, IL
      2.  OPT Workshop - Spring 2014
        ISSS Multipurpose Room 4th floor, Student Services Building
    4. Saturday, April 19, 2014

      1.  Exhibit: Sacred Symbols in Sequins: Vintage Haitian Vodou Flags
        Spurlock Museum, 600 S. Gregory, Urbana, IL
  2. Week of April 20, 2014

    1. Sunday, April 20, 2014

      1.  Exhibit: Sacred Symbols in Sequins: Vintage Haitian Vodou Flags
        Spurlock Museum, 600 S. Gregory, Urbana, IL
    2. Monday, April 21, 2014

      1.  Exhibit: Sacred Symbols in Sequins: Vintage Haitian Vodou Flags
        Spurlock Museum, 600 S. Gregory, Urbana, IL
    3. Tuesday, April 22, 2014

      1.  Exhibit: Sacred Symbols in Sequins: Vintage Haitian Vodou Flags
        Spurlock Museum, 600 S. Gregory, Urbana, IL
      2.  OPT Workshop - Spring 2014
        ISSS Multipurpose Room 4th floor, Student Services Building
    4. Wednesday, April 23, 2014

      1.  Exhibit: Sacred Symbols in Sequins: Vintage Haitian Vodou Flags
        Spurlock Museum, 600 S. Gregory, Urbana, IL
      2.  OPT Workshop - Spring 2014
        ISSS Multipurpose Room 4th floor, Student Services Building
    5. Thursday, April 24, 2014

      1.  Exhibit: Sacred Symbols in Sequins: Vintage Haitian Vodou Flags
        Spurlock Museum, 600 S. Gregory, Urbana, IL
      2.  OPT Workshop - Spring 2014
        ISSS Multipurpose Room 4th floor, Student Services Building
      3. 3:00 pmTea Ceremony
        2000 S. Lincoln Avenue, Urbana, IL
    6. Friday, April 25, 2014

      1.  Exhibit: Sacred Symbols in Sequins: Vintage Haitian Vodou Flags
        Spurlock Museum, 600 S. Gregory, Urbana, IL
      2.  OPT Workshop - Spring 2014
        ISSS Multipurpose Room 4th floor, Student Services Building
    7. Saturday, April 26, 2014

      1.  Exhibit: Sacred Symbols in Sequins: Vintage Haitian Vodou Flags
        Spurlock Museum, 600 S. Gregory, Urbana, IL
  3. Week of April 27, 2014

    1. Sunday, April 27, 2014

      1.  Exhibit: Sacred Symbols in Sequins: Vintage Haitian Vodou Flags
        Spurlock Museum, 600 S. Gregory, Urbana, IL
    2. Monday, April 28, 2014

      1.  Exhibit: Sacred Symbols in Sequins: Vintage Haitian Vodou Flags
        Spurlock Museum, 600 S. Gregory, Urbana, IL
    3. Tuesday, April 29, 2014

      1.  Exhibit: Sacred Symbols in Sequins: Vintage Haitian Vodou Flags
        Spurlock Museum, 600 S. Gregory, Urbana, IL
      2.  OPT Workshop - Spring 2014
        ISSS Multipurpose Room 4th floor, Student Services Building
      3. 12:00 pmFood for Thought
        AACC Lounge & Kitchen
    4. Wednesday, April 30, 2014

      1.  Exhibit: Sacred Symbols in Sequins: Vintage Haitian Vodou Flags
        Spurlock Museum, 600 S. Gregory, Urbana, IL
      2.  OPT Workshop - Spring 2014
        ISSS Multipurpose Room 4th floor, Student Services Building
  4. Week of May 1, 2014

    1. Thursday, May 1, 2014

      1.  Exhibit: Sacred Symbols in Sequins: Vintage Haitian Vodou Flags
        Spurlock Museum, 600 S. Gregory, Urbana, IL
      2.  OPT Workshop - Spring 2014
        ISSS Multipurpose Room 4th floor, Student Services Building
      3. 3:00 pmTea Ceremony
        2000 S. Lincoln Avenue, Urbana, IL
    2. Friday, May 2, 2014

      1.  Exhibit: Sacred Symbols in Sequins: Vintage Haitian Vodou Flags
        Spurlock Museum, 600 S. Gregory, Urbana, IL
      2.  OPT Workshop - Spring 2014
        ISSS Multipurpose Room 4th floor, Student Services Building
    3. Saturday, May 3, 2014

      1.  Exhibit: Sacred Symbols in Sequins: Vintage Haitian Vodou Flags
        Spurlock Museum, 600 S. Gregory, Urbana, IL
  5. Week of May 4, 2014

    1. Sunday, May 4, 2014

      1.  Exhibit: Sacred Symbols in Sequins: Vintage Haitian Vodou Flags
        Spurlock Museum, 600 S. Gregory, Urbana, IL
    2. Monday, May 5, 2014

      1.  Exhibit: Sacred Symbols in Sequins: Vintage Haitian Vodou Flags
        Spurlock Museum, 600 S. Gregory, Urbana, IL
      2. 6:00 pm - 8:00 pmCHAI Time
        AACC Lounge & Kitchen
    3. Tuesday, May 6, 2014

      1.  Exhibit: Sacred Symbols in Sequins: Vintage Haitian Vodou Flags
        Spurlock Museum, 600 S. Gregory, Urbana, IL
      2.  OPT Workshop - Spring 2014
        ISSS Multipurpose Room 4th floor, Student Services Building
    4. Wednesday, May 7, 2014

      1.  Exhibit: Sacred Symbols in Sequins: Vintage Haitian Vodou Flags
        Spurlock Museum, 600 S. Gregory, Urbana, IL
      2.  OPT Workshop - Spring 2014
        ISSS Multipurpose Room 4th floor, Student Services Building
    5. Thursday, May 8, 2014

      1.  Exhibit: Sacred Symbols in Sequins: Vintage Haitian Vodou Flags
        Spurlock Museum, 600 S. Gregory, Urbana, IL
      2.  OPT Workshop - Spring 2014
        ISSS Multipurpose Room 4th floor, Student Services Building
    6. Friday, May 9, 2014

      1.  Exhibit: Sacred Symbols in Sequins: Vintage Haitian Vodou Flags
        Spurlock Museum, 600 S. Gregory, Urbana, IL
      2.  OPT Workshop - Spring 2014
        ISSS Multipurpose Room 4th floor, Student Services Building
    7. Saturday, May 10, 2014

      1.  Exhibit: Sacred Symbols in Sequins: Vintage Haitian Vodou Flags
        Spurlock Museum, 600 S. Gregory, Urbana, IL
  6. Week of May 11, 2014

    1. Sunday, May 11, 2014

      1.  Exhibit: Sacred Symbols in Sequins: Vintage Haitian Vodou Flags
        Spurlock Museum, 600 S. Gregory, Urbana, IL
    2. Monday, May 12, 2014

      1.  Exhibit: Sacred Symbols in Sequins: Vintage Haitian Vodou Flags
        Spurlock Museum, 600 S. Gregory, Urbana, IL
    3. Tuesday, May 13, 2014

      1.  Exhibit: Sacred Symbols in Sequins: Vintage Haitian Vodou Flags
        Spurlock Museum, 600 S. Gregory, Urbana, IL
    4. Wednesday, May 14, 2014

      1.  Exhibit: Sacred Symbols in Sequins: Vintage Haitian Vodou Flags
        Spurlock Museum, 600 S. Gregory, Urbana, IL
    5. Thursday, May 15, 2014

      1.  Exhibit: Sacred Symbols in Sequins: Vintage Haitian Vodou Flags
        Spurlock Museum, 600 S. Gregory, Urbana, IL
      2. 3:00 pmTea Ceremony
        2000 S. Lincoln Avenue, Urbana, IL
    6. Friday, May 16, 2014

      1.  Exhibit: Sacred Symbols in Sequins: Vintage Haitian Vodou Flags
        Spurlock Museum, 600 S. Gregory, Urbana, IL
    7. Saturday, May 17, 2014

      1.  Exhibit: Sacred Symbols in Sequins: Vintage Haitian Vodou Flags
        Spurlock Museum, 600 S. Gregory, Urbana, IL
  7. Week of May 18, 2014

    1. Sunday, May 18, 2014

      1.  Exhibit: Sacred Symbols in Sequins: Vintage Haitian Vodou Flags
        Spurlock Museum, 600 S. Gregory, Urbana, IL
    2. Monday, May 19, 2014

      1.  Exhibit: Sacred Symbols in Sequins: Vintage Haitian Vodou Flags
        Spurlock Museum, 600 S. Gregory, Urbana, IL
    3. Tuesday, May 20, 2014

      1.  Exhibit: Sacred Symbols in Sequins: Vintage Haitian Vodou Flags
        Spurlock Museum, 600 S. Gregory, Urbana, IL
    4. Wednesday, May 21, 2014

      1.  Exhibit: Sacred Symbols in Sequins: Vintage Haitian Vodou Flags
        Spurlock Museum, 600 S. Gregory, Urbana, IL
    5. Thursday, May 22, 2014

      1.  Exhibit: Sacred Symbols in Sequins: Vintage Haitian Vodou Flags
        Spurlock Museum, 600 S. Gregory, Urbana, IL
      2. 3:00 pmTea Ceremony
        2000 S. Lincoln Avenue, Urbana, IL
    6. Friday, May 23, 2014

      1.  Exhibit: Sacred Symbols in Sequins: Vintage Haitian Vodou Flags
        Spurlock Museum, 600 S. Gregory, Urbana, IL
    7. Saturday, May 24, 2014

      1.  Exhibit: Sacred Symbols in Sequins: Vintage Haitian Vodou Flags
        Spurlock Museum, 600 S. Gregory, Urbana, IL
  8. Week of May 25, 2014

    1. Sunday, May 25, 2014

      1.  Exhibit: Sacred Symbols in Sequins: Vintage Haitian Vodou Flags
        Spurlock Museum, 600 S. Gregory, Urbana, IL
    2. Monday, May 26, 2014

      1.  Exhibit: Sacred Symbols in Sequins: Vintage Haitian Vodou Flags
        Spurlock Museum, 600 S. Gregory, Urbana, IL
    3. Tuesday, May 27, 2014

      1.  Exhibit: Sacred Symbols in Sequins: Vintage Haitian Vodou Flags
        Spurlock Museum, 600 S. Gregory, Urbana, IL
    4. Wednesday, May 28, 2014

      1.  Exhibit: Sacred Symbols in Sequins: Vintage Haitian Vodou Flags
        Spurlock Museum, 600 S. Gregory, Urbana, IL
    5. Thursday, May 29, 2014

      1.  Exhibit: Sacred Symbols in Sequins: Vintage Haitian Vodou Flags
        Spurlock Museum, 600 S. Gregory, Urbana, IL
      2. 3:00 pmTea Ceremony
        2000 S. Lincoln Avenue, Urbana, IL
    6. Friday, May 30, 2014

      1.  Exhibit: Sacred Symbols in Sequins: Vintage Haitian Vodou Flags
        Spurlock Museum, 600 S. Gregory, Urbana, IL
    7. Saturday, May 31, 2014

      1.  Exhibit: Sacred Symbols in Sequins: Vintage Haitian Vodou Flags
        Spurlock Museum, 600 S. Gregory, Urbana, IL

  1. Week of April 16, 2014

    1. Wednesday, April 16, 2014

      1. 12:00 pmJames Kilgore, Research Scholar at Center for African Studies
        CAS Brown Bag Lecture: "The Rise and Fall of Private Prisons in South Africa"
        101 International Studies Building; 910 S. Fifth St., Champaign
      2. 2:00 pm - 3:00 pmMODERN GREEK – Conversation Table in Modern Greek
        Espresso Royale, 1117 W. Oregon, Urbana
      3. 4:00 pmMargaret Malamud, Professor of History, New Mexico State University
        CLASSICS - Margaret Malamud, Professor of History, New Mexico State University: "Fighting for the Classics: African Americans and the Classics, 1770s-1910s"
        Room 4080A, Foreign Languages Building
      4. 4:00 pmSLAVIC LANGUAGES AND LITERATURES - Professor Tatjana Soldatjenkova, Visiting Scholar, U. of I. "Nikolai Leskov's stylistics" (in Russian)
        Room 2090B Foreign Languages Building
      5. 5:00 pm - 6:00 pmCENTER FOR TRANSLATION STUDIES - CTS Conversation Table
        The Bread Company on Goodwin, 706 S. Goodwin Ave., Urbana
      6. 6:00 pmLINGUISTICS - Less Commonly Taught Languages Program Film Series: "The Songs of Sparrows" (Persian, with subtites")
        Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Languages Building
    2. Thursday, April 17, 2014

      1. 9:00 am - 6:00 pmInaugural Latina/Latino Studies Symposium - "Vulnerable Bodies: Latina/o Health, Migration, and Security"
        Asian American Cultural Center, 1210 W. Nevada Street, Urbana
      2. 11:00 am - 12:30 pmVideoconference Panel Discussion (with U. of Pittsburgh): A Parliament Against Itself? The Far Right in the Upcoming European Parliament Elections

        507 E. Green St., Room 411, Champaign, IL (map)

      3. 12:00 pmMike Silvers, Department of Music, UIUC
        Lecture Series: Singing about Drought in Northeastern Brazil
        101 International Studies Building, 910 S. Fifth Street, Champaign
      4. 4:00 pmLINGUISTICS - Arabic Conversation Table
        Intermezzo Cafe at Krannert Center, 500 S. Goodwin Ave. Urbana
      5. 5:00 pmProfessor Niloofar Haeri, Professor and Chair, Department of Anthropology, Johns Hopkins University
        "In the Presence of the Divine: An Ethnographic Study of Praying among Muslim Women in Iran"
        Lincoln Hall 3057--Sociology Seminar Room
      6. 5:30 pmHrvoje Potrebica, University of Zagreb
        CLASSICS, AIA - Hrvoje Potrebica, University of Zagreb: "Kaptol - ”Princes of the Crossroad"
        Knight Auditorium of the Spurlock Museum, 600 S. Gregory St., Urbana.
    3. Friday, April 18, 2014

      1. 12:00 pm - 1:00 pmEAST ASIAN LANGUAGES AND CULTURES - Chinese Table
        2050 Foreign Languages Building
      2. 12:00 pm - 1:00 pmLANGUAGE COORDINATORS COMMUNITY (LCC): "Foreign Language TAs' Perceptions of Training Components: Do We Know How They like to Be Trained?"
        Room 4080A Foreign Languages Building
      3. 12:00 pm

        Hans Martens


        Lecture: New Kids on the Block: A Complete Changeover of Europe’s Leadership in 2014

        210 General Lounge, Illini Union, 1401 W. Green St., Urbana (map)

      4. 2:00 pmShadi Bartsch-Zummer, Helen A. Regenstein Distinguished Service, Professor of Classics, Univ. of Chicago
        CLASSICS - Shadi Bartsch-Zummer, Helen A. Regenstein Distinguished Service, Professor of Classics, Univ. of Chicago: "Metaphor and Disgust: A Case Study in Persius"
        Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Languages Building
      5. 5:00 pm - 6:00 pmEAST ASIAN LANGUAGES AND CULTURES -- Korean Conversation Table
        Basement, Illini Union (near Sushi-San)
    4. Saturday, April 19, 2014

      1. All DayASO (African Students Organization) 11th Annual Spring Forum: "The (un)Spoken Emergent Africa: Myths and Realities"
        to be announced
      2. 9:00 amIkebana Workshop-Sanshuike style
        2000 S. Lincoln Avenue, Urbana, IL
      3. 2:00 pmTea Ceremony
        2000 S. Lincoln Avenue, Urbana, IL
      4. 3:00 pmTea Ceremony
        2000 S. Lincoln Avenue, Urbana, IL
  2. Week of April 20, 2014

    1. Monday, April 21, 2014

      1.  Extended Deadline: Fall SAO Exchange: Spanish Studies in Granada
      2. 1:00 pmLucia Athanassaki, University of Crete
        CLASSICS – Lucia Athanassaki, University of Crete: Special GRK 520 Seminar: Pindar"
        Room 1120, Foreign Languages Building
      3. 3:30 pmEwen Bowie, Corpus Christi College, University of Oxford
        CLASSICS – Ewen Bowie, Corpus Christi College, University of Oxford: "Animals and Humans, Masters and Slaves in Longus"
        Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Languages Building
      4. 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

        Jessica Greenberg, Assistant Professor of Anthropology, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign


        After the Revolution: Youth, Democracy and the Politics of Disappointment in Serbia

        Room 123, David Kinley Hall, 1407 W. Gregory Dr., Urbana (map)

      5. 4:00 pmNeil Turok: Director and Niels Bohr Chair, Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics, Waterloo, Canada and Founder, African Institute for Mathematical Sciences (AIMS), Muizenberg, South Africa
        CAS/MillerComm 2014 Presentation: "Expanding Opportunity in Africa: The Next Einstein Initiative"
        Knight Auditorium, Spurlock Museum, 600 S. Gregory, Urbana, IL
      6. 4:00 pm - 5:00 pmProf. Royal Skousen, Brigham Young University
        LINGUISTICS - Linguistics Seminar and LSO/ Linguistics Club Lecture: Prof. Royal Skousen, Brigham Young Univ.
        Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Languages Building
      7. 5:30 pmCalligraphy Workshop
        2000 S. Lincoln Avenue, Urbana, IL
      8. 6:00 pm - 8:00 pmCommunity Gamelan
        School of Music, Room 1188, 1114 W. Nevada Street, Urbana (nearest entrance on Oregon Street)
      9. 7:00 pmAsian American Leadership Awards
        Alice Campbell Alumni Center
    2. Tuesday, April 22, 2014

      1. 12:00 pmDina Khamis, Visiting Assistant Professor of Comparative & World Literature
        CSAMES Brown Bag Lecture: "Urban Insanity in Arab Women's Fiction"
        Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Languages Building, Urbana
      2. 12:00 pmFood for Thought: The Sikh American Experience - Challenges and Opportunities
        AACC Lounge & Kitchen
      3. 12:00 pmNeil Turok: African Institute for Mathematical Sciences (AIMS) and Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics
        Looking for the Next Einstein in Africa
        101 International Studies Building
      4. 12:00 pmPatryk Reid (Ph.D. Candidate in History, Illinois)
        Noontime Scholars Lecture - “Roadlessness” and the State in Soviet Tajikistan, 1925-1935
        101 International Studies Building (910 S. Fifth Street, Champaign)
      5. 2:00 pmRogério de Souza Farias, Specialist on public policies and governmental management at the Ministry of Planning, Budget and Management (on leave) and Research Associate at the University of Brasília
        Lemann Lecture Series: Industrialists, economists, diplomats and congressmen: Brazil and the rise of postwar trade negotiations (1946-1967)
        101 International Studies Building, 910 S. Fifth Street, Champaign
      6. 5:00 pm - 8:00 pmLINGUISTICS, LCTL, ARABIC PROGRAM - Arabic Language Showcase
        Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Languages Building, 707 S. Mathews Ave., Urbana
      7. 5:30 pmArchana Shekara
        Indian Cooking Workshop
        2000 S. Lincoln Avenue, Urbana, IL
      8. 6:00 pm - 7:30 pmAmericanization and Reverse Culture Shock

        Asian American Cultural Center

        1210 W Nevada St

        Urbana

      9. 7:00 pmItalian Conversation Group
        Espresso Royale, 1117 W. Oregon St., Urbana
    3. Wednesday, April 23, 2014

      1. 2:00 pm - 3:00 pmEAST ASIAN LANGUAGES AND CULTURES - Japanese Language Table
        2050 Foreign Languages Building
      2. 6:00 pm10 minute short introduction by Dr. Stephanos Katsikas, Director of Modern Greek Studies, UIUC
        A Screening of the Documentary: "Twice a Stranger"
        Lucy Ellis Lounge (room 1080), Foreign Language Building (FLB), 707 S. Mathews Avenue, Urbana, IL 61801, USA.
      3. 6:00 pmLINGUISTICS - Less Commonly Taught Languages Program Film Series: "Twice a Stranger: Forced Population Exchange in the 20th Century" (Modern Greek, with subtitles)
        Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Languages Building
      4. 6:00 pmModern Greek Studies Documentary Screening: Twice a Stranger

        Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Language Building (map)

    4. Thursday, April 24, 2014

      1. 12:00 pmJonathan Ritter, Chair, Latin American Studies Program; Associate Professor of Ethnomusicology, University of California, Riverside
        Lecture Series: Echoes of Violence: Postmemory and Indigenous Voice after the War in Peru
        101 International Studies Building, 910 S. Fifth Street, Champaign
      2. 4:00 pmLINGUISTICS - Arabic Conversation Table
        Intermezzo Cafe at Krannert Center, 500 S. Goodwin Ave. Urbana
      3. 4:00 pmNina Gourianova, Associate Professor of Slavic Languages and Literatures, Northwestern University
        New Directions Lecture - Reinventing Russia: Modernist Myth-Making and National Self-Identity, 1898-1914
        101 International Studies Building (910 S. Fifth Street, Champaign)
      4. 5:15 pmNovelist Theodora Bauer
        GERMAN - Reading by novelist Theodora Bauer (in German) of her novel "Das Fell der Tante Meri"
        Room 2090B, Foreign Languages Building
      5. 7:00 pmEuropean Movie Night: Phantomschmerz (Phantom Pain) - Germany, 2009

        Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Language Building (map)

    5. Friday, April 25, 2014

      1.  Ami Gandhi, Executive Director of South Asian American Policy & Research Institute (SAAPRI)
        Annual Balgopal Lecture on Human Rights and Asian Americans titled "South Asian Americans: Opportunity for Impact"
      2. 12:00 pm - 1:00 pmEAST ASIAN LANGUAGES AND CULTURES - Chinese Table
        2050 Foreign Languages Building
      3. 5:00 pm - 6:00 pmEAST ASIAN LANGUAGES AND CULTURES -- Korean Conversation Table
        Basement, Illini Union (near Sushi-San)
    6. Saturday, April 26, 2014

      1.  

        Keynote address by Dr. Adriana Helbig, Professor of Music, University of Pittsburgh


        Illinois Student Association of Music Scholars (ISAMS) Conference: Activist Transformations/Transforming Activism

        Levis Faculty Center, 919 W Illinois St., Urbana (map)

      2. 9:00 am - 4:00 pmIllinois Chinese Adopted Sibling Program
        AACC
  3. Week of April 27, 2014

    1. Sunday, April 27, 2014

      1.  

        Keynote address by Dr. Adriana Helbig, Professor of Music, University of Pittsburgh


        Illinois Student Association of Music Scholars (ISAMS) Conference: Activist Transformations/Transforming Activism

        Levis Faculty Center, 919 W Illinois St., Urbana (map)

    2. Monday, April 28, 2014

      1. 2:00 pm - 5:30 pmTurkish Studies Symposium
        Room 210, Illini Union
      2. 2:00 pm - 5:30 pmTurkish Studies Symposium: After Gezi Park Protests – Rethinking Turkish Politics and Political Culture

        210 Illini Union, 1401 W Green Street, Urbana, IL (map)

      3. 4:00 pm - 5:00 pmHie You, Ph.D. candidate in Linguistics
        LINGUISTICS - Linguistics Seminar: Hie You, Ph.D. candidate in Linguistics
        Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Languages Building
      4. 4:30 pmBosnian/Croatian/Serbian Conversation Table
        Espresso Royale (corner of Oregon and Goodwin)
      5. 5:30 pmCalligraphy Workshop
        2000 S. Lincoln Avenue, Urbana, IL
      6. 6:00 pm - 8:00 pmCommunity Gamelan
        School of Music, Room 1188, 1114 W. Nevada Street, Urbana (nearest entrance on Oregon Street)
    3. Tuesday, April 29, 2014

      1.  Wendy Wolford: Robert A. and Ruth A. Polson Professor of Sociology, Associate Director for Economic Development, Cornell University
        Rediscovering Africa: The Role of Brazilian Experts and Expertise in Mozambican Agriculture
        to be announced
      2. 12:00 pm - 1:00 pmBruce Berndt, Professor of Mathematics
        CSAMES Brown Bag Lecture: " Srinivasa Ramanujan: His Life and Notebooks"
        Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Languages Building, Urbana
      3. 1:30 pmGERMAN - Colloquium on Austrian author and dramatist Arthur Schnitzler
        Auditorium, Music Building, 1114 W. Nevada St., Urbana
      4. 2:00 pm - 3:00 pmEAST ASIAN LANGUAGES AND CULTURES - Japanese Language Table
        2050 Foreign Languages Building
      5. 2:00 pmWendy Wolford, Robert A. and Ruth A. Polson Professor of Sociology, Associate Director for Economic Development. Cornell University
        Lemann Lecture Series: Rediscovering Africa? The Role of Brazilian Experts and Expertise in Mozambican Agriculture
        101 International Studies Building, 910 S. Fifth Street, Champaign
      6. 4:00 pm - 5:00 pmSLATE – Discourse, Social Interaction, and Translation (DSIT): Lab Open House
        Room G-70 (basement), Foreign Languages Building
      7. 4:30 pmFRENCH@ILLINOIS, FRENCH - “The French Research University in the Twenty-First Century: Challenges and Opportunities”
        Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Languages Building
      8. 4:30 pm

        Dr. Frédéric Ogée (Vice-President for International Affairs, Université de Paris-VII Diderot)
        Dr. Christine Musselin (Director for Research, Sciences Po, Paris)
        Moderator: Dr. Gilles Bousquet (Senior Special Assistant to the President of the University of Wisconsin System for International Strategies)


        Roundtable Discussion: The French Research University in the Twenty-First Century: Challenges and Opportunities

        Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Language Building (map)

      9. 5:00 pm - 7:00 pmPerformers: Sara Ranganathan (veena); Patri Satish Kumar (mridangam); Ganapathi Ranganathan (kanjira)
        An Evening of Carnatic Music
        321 Library
      10. 7:00 pmItalian Conversation Group
        Espresso Royale, 1117 W. Oregon St., Urbana
    4. Wednesday, April 30, 2014

      1.  Euro Challenge Recognition and Awards Reception

        The Moody’s Corporation 7 WTC, 250 Greenwich Street, New York, NY 10007 (map)

      2. All DayEuro Challenge Semi-Finals/Final

        Federal Reserve Bank of New York, 33 Liberty Street, New York, NY 10045 (map)

      3. 2:00 pmJohn Alba Cutler, Assistant Professor of English and Latina/o Studies, Northwestern University
        "Cultures of Poverty, Lyric Subjects, and Sandra Cisneros's Wicked, Wicked Ways"
        Department of Latina/Latino Studies, 1207 W. Oregon, Room 103, Urbana
      4. 4:00 pm - 6:00 pmLINGUISTICS - Retirement reception for professors Fred Davidson and Wayne Dickerson
        2nd Floor, Levis Center, 919 W. Illinois St., Urbana
      5. 4:00 pmMr. Gene Aloise, Deputy Inspector General in the Office of the Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction (SIGAR)
        Lecture by Deputy Inspector General Gene Aloise
        223 Gregory Hall; 810 South Wright Street; Urbana, IL 61801
      6. 6:00 pmLINGUISTICS - Less Commonly Taught Languages Program Film Series: "Love and Revolution " (Turkish, with subtitles)
        Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Languages Building
  4. Week of May 1, 2014

    1. Thursday, May 1, 2014

      1. 12:00 pmPeter Kornbluh, Director of the National Security Archive's Chile Documentation Project and of the Cuba Documentation Project
        Lecture Series: CHILE 40 Years After the Coup: The Pursuit of Truth and Justice and Historical Accountability through Declassified U.S. Documentation
        101 International Studies Building, 910 S. Fifth Street, Champaign
      2. 4:00 pmLINGUISTICS - Arabic Conversation Table
        Intermezzo Cafe at Krannert Center, 500 S. Goodwin Ave. Urbana
    2. Friday, May 2, 2014

      1. 12:00 pm - 1:00 pmEAST ASIAN LANGUAGES AND CULTURES - Chinese Table
        2050 Foreign Languages Building
      2. 12:00 pm

        Dr. Christos Kourtelis, Teaching Fellow, King's College, London


        EUC Visiting Scholar Lecture: The Integration of the Arab Mediterranean Countries into the EU Market: The European Neighborhood Policy As a Three-Level Game

        Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Language Building (map)

      3. 5:00 pm - 6:00 pmEAST ASIAN LANGUAGES AND CULTURES -- Korean Conversation Table
        Basement, Illini Union (near Sushi-San)
    3. Saturday, May 3, 2014

      1.  AsiaFest
        2000 S. Lincoln Avenue, Urbana, IL
      2.  SLCL - Focal Point Symposium: "Bilingualism"
        Beckman Institute, Room 5602
  5. Week of May 4, 2014

    1. Sunday, May 4, 2014

      1. 1:00 pmBalinese Gamelan Concert
        Music Building Auditorium, 1114 West Nevada Street Urbana, IL 61801
    2. Monday, May 5, 2014

      1. 4:00 pm - 5:00 pmAbdelaadim Bidaoui, PhD candidate in Linguistics
        LINGUISTICS - Linguistics Seminar: Abdelaadim Bidaoui, PhD candidate in Linguistics
        Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Languages Building
    3. Tuesday, May 6, 2014

      1. 7:00 pmGerman Film Series: Title TBA

        Lincoln Hall, Room 1090, 702 S. Wright Street, Urbana (map)

      2. 7:00 pmItalian Conversation Group
        Espresso Royale, 1117 W. Oregon St., Urbana
    4. Wednesday, May 7, 2014

      1. 2:00 pm - 3:00 pmEAST ASIAN LANGUAGES AND CULTURES - Japanese Language Table
        2050 Foreign Languages Building
    5. Thursday, May 8, 2014

      1. All DayProfessor Judith Kroll, Penn State University
        SLATE Graduate Research Symposium
        Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Languages Building (FLB) and FLB Atrium (1st floor open area)
      2. 3:00 pm - 5:00 pmWGGP Spring Reception
        101 International Studies Building
      3. 3:30 pm - 5:00 pmFulbright U.S. Student Program Workshop
        1409 W Green St. Altgeld Hall Room 314
    6. Friday, May 9, 2014

      1.  

        Didier Fassin (Institute for Advanced Study)
        Patricia Williams (Columbia Law)
        Angelique Haugerud (Rutgers)
        Toussaint Losier (Chancellor's Postdoctoral Research Associate, Illinois)
        Laura Pulido (USC)
        Mary Romero (Arizona State)
        Kalyanakrishnan Sivaramakrishnan (Yale)
        Margaret Somers (Michigan)
        Siobhan Somerville (Illinois)
        Jeremy Varon (New School)


        Conference: Critical Inequalities

        Alma Mater Room, IHotel, 1900 S. First St., Champaign, IL (map)

    7. Saturday, May 10, 2014

      1.  

        Didier Fassin (Institute for Advanced Study)
        Patricia Williams (Columbia Law)
        Angelique Haugerud (Rutgers)
        Toussaint Losier (Chancellor's Postdoctoral Research Associate, Illinois)
        Laura Pulido (USC)
        Mary Romero (Arizona State)
        Kalyanakrishnan Sivaramakrishnan (Yale)
        Margaret Somers (Michigan)
        Siobhan Somerville (Illinois)
        Jeremy Varon (New School)


        Conference: Critical Inequalities

        Alma Mater Room, IHotel, 1900 S. First St., Champaign, IL (map)

      2. 2:30 pm - 3:30 pmSpanish Story Time: Drummer Boy of John John
        The Urbana Free Library Children's Department, 210 W Green St, Urbana.
  6. Week of May 11, 2014

    1. Tuesday, May 13, 2014

      1.  Conference: Water Quality 2014: Food and Water for the Future

        iHotel, 1900 South First St., Champaign, IL (map)

    2. Wednesday, May 14, 2014

      1.  Conference: Water Quality 2014: Food and Water for the Future

        iHotel, 1900 South First St., Champaign, IL (map)

      2. 4:00 pm - 6:00 pmSLCL - Spring faculty-staff reception
        Illini Room A, Illini Union, 1401 W. Green St., Urbana
    3. Thursday, May 15, 2014

      1.  Conference: Water Quality 2014: Food and Water for the Future

        iHotel, 1900 South First St., Champaign, IL (map)

    4. Saturday, May 17, 2014

      1. 9:00 amIkebana Workshop-Shimputai style
        2000 S. Lincoln Avenue, Urbana, IL
      2. 9:30 amTo be announced
        Campuswide Commencement Ceremony
        Memorial Stadium
      3. 2:00 pmTea Ceremony
        2000 S. Lincoln Avenue, Urbana, IL
      4. 3:00 pmTea Ceremony
        2000 S. Lincoln Avenue, Urbana, IL
      5. 8:00 pm - 9:00 pmDavid Price, Professor of Religion and Head of the Department of Religion
        SCHOOL OF LITERATURES, CULTURES & LINGUISTICS - SLCL Convocation Ceremony
        Festival Theater, Krannert Center for the Performing Arts, 500 S. Goodwin Ave., Urbana