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  1. Week of February 14, 2016

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

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

  2. 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. 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

      2. 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
        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)

         

  3. Week of February 28, 2016

    1. Monday, February 29, 2016

      1. 8:30 amSummer 2016 Tinker Fellowship deadline
  4. Week of March 1, 2016

    1. Tuesday, March 1, 2016

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

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

  5. Week of March 6, 2016

    1. 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

    2. Wednesday, March 9, 2016

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

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

    3. Thursday, March 10, 2016

      1. 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

    4. 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.

  6. Week of March 13, 2016

    1. 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

    2. Thursday, March 17, 2016

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

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

  7. 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. 6:00 pmPortuguese Conversation "Bate Papo" Spring 16

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

  8. Week of April 3, 2016

    1. Wednesday, April 6, 2016

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

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

    2. Saturday, April 9, 2016

      1. 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.

  9. Week of April 10, 2016

    1. Tuesday, April 12, 2016

      1. 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

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

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

  10. Week of April 17, 2016

    1. Wednesday, April 20, 2016

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

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

  11. 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. 6:00 pmPortuguese Conversation "Bate Papo" Spring 16

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

  12. 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

  13. 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.


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