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Events for April 2013

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  1. Week of March 31, 2013

    1. Monday, April 1, 2013

      1. 12:00 pm

        Mary Kalantzis & Bill Cope, Education, University of Illinois


        EUC Lecture Series: Improving Access to Education for Greek Roma

        Lincoln Hall, Room 1090, 702 S. Wright St., Urbana (map) - *note this is a location change from previously posted information

    2. Tuesday, April 2, 2013

      1. 5:00 pm

        Natalie Bakopuolos, English Language and Literature, University of Michigan


        Modern Greek Studies Lecture: The Green Shore

        Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Language Building (map)

    3. Wednesday, April 3, 2013

      1. 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

        Visiting Professor, Antoine Caze


        Public Lecture by and Reception for Visiting Professor Antoine Caze: "American Literature in France: The Translator's Perspective" and MA Open House

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

    4. Thursday, April 4, 2013

      1. 6:00 pmFilm screening: Ekumenopolis: City without limits (a documentary film about Istanbul)

         223 Gregory Hall, 810 South Wright Street (map)

    5. Friday, April 5, 2013

      1. 9:30 am - 5:30 pmTurkish Studies Symposium: Ethnographies of Istanbul

        Reading Room, First Floor, Levis Faculty Center (map)

  2. Week of April 7, 2013

    1. Monday, April 8, 2013

      1. All DayInternational Week: Bringing Together Our Campus, Our Community, Our World

        University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

      2. 3:00 pm

        Dag Avango, KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden


        EUCE Center of Excellence Arctic Initiative Lecture: The Industrial Archaeology of Polar Exploration: A Lecture

        Rare Books & Manuscript Library, Room 346, Main Library (map)

      3. 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

        Professor Thomas W. Gallant, Nicholas Family Endowed Chair in Modern Greek History, University of California, San Diego


        First "Dr. Arthur G. Nikelly" Annual Lecture: "Writing Greek History in the 21st Century"

        Levis Faculty Center, 3rd floor (map)

    2. Tuesday, April 9, 2013

      1. All DayInternational Week: Bringing Together Our Campus, Our Community, Our World

        University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

    3. Wednesday, April 10, 2013

      1. All DayInternational Week: Bringing Together Our Campus, Our Community, Our World

        University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

      2. 5:30 pm

        Dr. Vassilis Monastiriotis (Hellenic Observatory, European Institute, London School of Economics and Poltical Sciences, LSE)


        The Greek Euro-Crisis: Between Government Failure and Failed Government
    4. Thursday, April 11, 2013

      1. All DayInternational Week: Bringing Together Our Campus, Our Community, Our World

        University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

      2. 12:00 pm

        Courtney Flint, Natural Resources and Environmental Sciences, University of Illinois


        EUC Lecture Series: Exploring Human-Nature Relationships in the US and Austria and Implications for Landscape Engagement and Conservation

        Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Languages Building (map)

      3. 6:00 pmCzech Dream (Cesk Sen) - Czech Republic, 2004

        Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Language Building (map)

    5. Friday, April 12, 2013

      1. All DayInternational Week: Bringing Together Our Campus, Our Community, Our World

        University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

      2. 8:30 amClassics Conference: Integrating Approaches to Ancient Drama

        Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 FLB (map)

      3. All DayEuro Challenge Semi-Finals/Final

        Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago (map)

      4. All Day

        Keynote: Professor Niall Slater (Samuel Candler Dobbs Professor of Latin and Greek, Emory University), "“The Greatest Anti-War Poem Imaginable:  Granville Barker's Trojan Women in America”


        Integrating Approaches to Ancient Drama

        Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Languages Building, 707 S. Mathews Ave. Urbana, IL (map) and Music Room, Levis Faculty Center (map)

    6. Saturday, April 13, 2013

      1. All DayInternational Week: Bringing Together Our Campus, Our Community, Our World

        University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

      2. 8:30 amClassics Conference: Integrating Approaches to Ancient Drama

        Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 FLB (map)

      3. All Day

        Keynote: Professor Niall Slater (Samuel Candler Dobbs Professor of Latin and Greek, Emory University), "“The Greatest Anti-War Poem Imaginable:  Granville Barker's Trojan Women in America”


        Integrating Approaches to Ancient Drama

        Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Languages Building, 707 S. Mathews Ave. Urbana, IL (map) and Music Room, Levis Faculty Center (map)

  3. Week of April 14, 2013

    1. Sunday, April 14, 2013

      1. All DayInternational Week: Bringing Together Our Campus, Our Community, Our World

        University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

      2. 8:30 amClassics Conference: Integrating Approaches to Ancient Drama

        Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 FLB (map)

      3. All Day

        Keynote: Professor Niall Slater (Samuel Candler Dobbs Professor of Latin and Greek, Emory University), "“The Greatest Anti-War Poem Imaginable:  Granville Barker's Trojan Women in America”


        Integrating Approaches to Ancient Drama

        Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Languages Building, 707 S. Mathews Ave. Urbana, IL (map) and Music Room, Levis Faculty Center (map)

    2. Tuesday, April 16, 2013

      1. 5:00 pm

        Jan Anders Diesen, Lillehammer University College, Norway


        EUCE Center of Excellence Arctic Initiative Lecture: The Changing Polar Expedition Film

        Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Language Building (map)

    3. Wednesday, April 17, 2013

      1. 4:00 pm

        Professor Jan-Anders Diesen, Lillehammer University College, Norway


        EUCE Center of Excellence Arctic Initiative: Polar expedition film screenings, with introduction and commentary by Jan-Anders Diesen

        Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Language Building (map)

    4. Thursday, April 18, 2013

      1. 11:00 am - 12:30 pmAmbassador (ret.) J.D. Bindenagel, Special Advisor to the President at DePaul University; Martin Staniland, Professor in the Graduate School of Public and International Affairs, University of Pittsburgh; David Cleeton, Professor of Economics, Illinois State University
        Videoconference Panel Discussion (with U. of Pittsburgh): Sharing the Wealth: An EU-US Free Trade Agreement

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

    5. Friday, April 19, 2013

      1. 12:00 pm

        Ronald Linden, Director, EU Center of Excellence and European Studies Center, Professor of Political Science, University of Pittsburgh


        EUCE Center of Excellence Director Lecture Series: "'Turkey and Its Black Sea Neighbors: Foreign Relations in an Area of Transition"

        Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Languages Building (map)

  4. Week of April 21, 2013

    1. Wednesday, April 24, 2013

      1. 12:00 pm

        Gerhart Ryffel (Cell Biology, University of Duisburg-Essen)


        The GMO Debate: European and US Perspectives on the Science Behind the Precautionary Principle

        Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Language Building (map)

    2. Thursday, April 25, 2013

      1. 1:45 pm - 2:55 pmEarth Day Panel Discussion: Understanding and Addressing the Anti-GE Critique

        Illini Union, Room 314A (map)