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Events for April 2014

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  1. Week of March 30, 2014

    1. Tuesday, April 1, 2014

      1.  Various Speakers
        International Week 2014
      2. 6:30 pmEuropean Movie Night: L'Auberge Espagnole (The Spanish Apartment) - France, 2002

        Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Language Building (map)

      3. 7:00 pmGerman Film Series: Offset

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

    2. Wednesday, April 2, 2014

      1.  Various Speakers
        International Week 2014
      2. 12:00 pm

        Dr. Dermot Hodson, Senior Lecturer of Political Economy at Birkbeck College 


        EUC Visiting Scholar Lecture: Two Level Legitimacy: Changing Approaches to Treaty Revision in the European Union

        Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Language Building (map)

    3. Thursday, April 3, 2014

      1.  Various Speakers
        International Week 2014
      2. All DayEuro Challenge Regional (Midwest) Preliminary Round

        Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, 230 South LaSalle Street, Chicago, IL  (map)

      3. 4:00 pm
        Mike Robinson, Director, Ironbridge International Institute for Cultural Heritage, University of Birmingham

        Lecture: A World of World Heritage

        Room 160, English Building, 608 S. Wright St., Urbana (map)

      4. 5:15 pm

        Mariah Larsson, Stockholm University, European Union Center Visiting Scholar


        EUC Visiting Scholar Lecture: Fictionalizations of a Welfare State Sex Scandal: The Re-telling of Historical Events and Call Girl (2012)

        Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Language Building (map)

    4. Friday, April 4, 2014

      1.  Various Speakers
        International Week 2014
    5. Saturday, April 5, 2014

      1.  Various Speakers
        International Week 2014
  2. Week of April 6, 2014

    1. Sunday, April 6, 2014

      1.  Various Speakers
        International Week 2014
    2. Monday, April 7, 2014

      1. 4:00 pm
        Mike Robinson, Director, Ironbridge International Institute for Cultural Heritage, University of Birmingham

        Lecture: Re-visualising the Inglorious Dead: Making Memories in World War One

        Room 1092, Lincoln Hall, 702 S. Wright St., Urbana (map)

      2. 6:00 pm

        Gail Holst-Warhaft, Cornell


        Modern Greek Studies Annual Dr. Arthur G. Nikelly Lecture: Apologia for 20th Century Modern Greek Music

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

    3. Thursday, April 10, 2014

      1.  Joint Area Centers Symposium: Children and Globalization: Issues, Politics, and Initiatives

        3rd floor of the Levis Faculty Center, 919 W. Illinois Street, Urbana, IL 61801 (map)

      2. 12:00 pm

        Rodney Benson, Associate Professor and Director of Graduate Studies in Media, Culture, and Communication, New York University


        Lecture: Shaping Immigration News: A French-American Comparison

        3057 Lincoln Hall, 702 South Wright St., Urbana (map)

    4. Friday, April 11, 2014

      1.  Joint Area Centers Symposium: Children and Globalization: Issues, Politics, and Initiatives

        3rd floor of the Levis Faculty Center, 919 W. Illinois Street, Urbana, IL 61801 (map)

      2.  Conference: European Corporate Governance Workshop

        370 Wohlers Hall, College of Business, Champaign, IL (map)

      3. 12:00 pm

        Dr. Neill Nugent, College of Europe, Bruges


        EUC Visiting Scholar Lecture: The United Kingdom and the European Union: Still an Awkward Member State

        Room 302, Architecture Building, 608 E Lorado Taft Drive, Champaign (map)

    5. Saturday, April 12, 2014

      1.  Joint Area Centers Symposium: Children and Globalization: Issues, Politics, and Initiatives

        3rd floor of the Levis Faculty Center, 919 W. Illinois Street, Urbana, IL 61801 (map)

  3. Week of April 13, 2014

    1. Monday, April 14, 2014

      1. 4:00 pm
        Mike Robinson, Director, Ironbridge International Institute for Cultural Heritage, University of Birmingham

        Lecture: Re-imagining the Other Imperial Past: Japan’s Colonial Heritage in Taiwan

        International Studies Building Conference Room, 910 S. Fifth St., Champaign (map)

    2. Thursday, April 17, 2014

      1. 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. Friday, April 18, 2014

      1. 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. Week of April 20, 2014

    1. Monday, April 21, 2014

      1. 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)

      2. 5:15 pm

        Dr. Rachel Willson-Broyles, professional Swedish-English translator


        Lecture: Tell the World About Filmjölk: Ethics and Strategies of Translating Culture-Specific Information

        Room 161, Noyes Lab, 505 S. Mathews Ave., Urbana, IL (map)

    2. Thursday, April 24, 2014

      1. 7:00 pmEuropean Movie Night: Phantomschmerz (Phantom Pain) - Germany, 2009

        Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Language Building (map)

    3. Friday, April 25, 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)

    4. 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. 7:30 pmBalkanalia Annual Spring Concert: Zbogom selo . . . Songs of Farewell, Dances of Joy

        Smith Recital Hall, 805 S. Mathews Ave., Urbana, IL (map)

  5. 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. 1:30 pm - 5:30 pm

        Panelists include:
        Fatma Müge Göçek, University of Michigan, College of Literature, Science, and the Arts
        Avital Livny, Political Science, Stanford University
        Sinan Ciddi, Executive Director, Institute of Turkish Studies: Visiting Assistant Professor, Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service, Georgetown University
        Güneş Murat Tezcür, Political Science, Loyola University Chicago
        Bill Park, Defense Studies, Kings College London


        Turkish Studies Symposium: After Gezi Park Protests – Rethinking Turkish Politics and Political Culture

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

    3. Tuesday, April 29, 2014

      1. 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)

    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)