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Events for November 2012

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  1. Week of October 28, 2012

    1. Thursday, November 1, 2012

      1. 4:00 pm - 5:00 pmFirst Steps Info Sessions, every Mon-Thurs while classes are in session
        Lincoln Hall 1027
      2. 8:00 am - 5:00 pmConference: The Investigation and Definition of Complex Crime

        Faculty Lounge and Conference Center, College of Law

      3.  OPT Workshop

        ISSS Multipurpose Room
        4th floor, Student Services Building

      4. 4:00 pmSibelan Forrester
        New Directions in Russia, Eastern Europe, and Eurasia - A Russian in Persia, and Persia in Russian: Translating Yuri Tynyanov's 'The Death of the Vazir-Mukhtar'
        101 International Studies Building, 910 S Fifth St Champaign
      5. 5:30 pmGale Summerfield, Ying Chen, Terri Weissman, and Gary Xu
        China Today Gallery Conversation--Rising Dragon: Contemporary Chinese Photography
        Krannert Art Museum, 500 E. Peabody Dr.
    2. Friday, November 2, 2012

      1. 4:00 pm - 5:00 pmFirst Steps Info Sessions, every Mon-Thurs while classes are in session
        Lincoln Hall 1027
      2.  Dr. Caren Kaplan, Professor of American Studies and, affiliated faculty in Cultural Studies, Science & Technology Studies, and Cinema & Technocultural Studies at the University of California at Davis
        "Desert Wars: Virilio and the Limits of 'Genuine Knowledge'"
        TBA
      3. All Day2012 Tinker Pre-Dissertation Summer Field Research Workshop
        101 International Studies Building, 910 S. Fifth Street, Champaign
      4. All DayDrs. Reem Bassiouney, Georgetown University; Elabbas Benmamoun, University of Illinois; Usama Soltan, Middlebury College
        Illinois Symposium on Semitic Linguistics (ISSL)
      5. 9:00 amDr. Reem Bassiouney, Georgetown University
        Lecture: 'Religion and Identity in Egyptian Public Discourse'
        Levis Faculty Center, Reading Room; 919 W. Illinois St.
      6. 12:00 pm

        Glenda Garelli, Adjunct Lecturer of Urban Planning and Public Affairs, University of Illinois at Chicago


        EUC Lecture Series: The Mobility of Politics: A Tunisian Revolution in the European Union. Three Mediterranean Postcards

        Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Languages Building

      7. 12:00 pmClaudia Lennhoff, Executive Director of Champaign County Healthcare Consumers
        Friday Forum: The Future of the Universal Healthcare Debate
        Latzer Hall, University YMCA, 1001 S. Wright St. Champaign
    3. Saturday, November 3, 2012

      1. 4:00 pm - 5:00 pmFirst Steps Info Sessions, every Mon-Thurs while classes are in session
        Lincoln Hall 1027
      2. All Day2012 Tinker Pre-Dissertation Summer Field Research Workshop
        101 International Studies Building, 910 S. Fifth Street, Champaign
      3. All DayDrs. Reem Bassiouney, Georgetown University; Elabbas Benmamoun, University of Illinois; Usama Soltan, Middlebury College
        Illinois Symposium on Semitic Linguistics (ISSL)
  2. Week of November 4, 2012

    1. Sunday, November 4, 2012

      1. 4:00 pm - 5:00 pmFirst Steps Info Sessions, every Mon-Thurs while classes are in session
        Lincoln Hall 1027
      2. 4:00 pmColin Flint
        Sunday Series: Peace, War, and Power - The. U.S. Presidential Election
        Saunders Lounge, room 131, Pennsylvania Avenue Residence Halls, 906 W. College Court, Urbana
    2. Monday, November 5, 2012

      1. 4:00 pm - 5:00 pmFirst Steps Info Sessions, every Mon-Thurs while classes are in session
        Lincoln Hall 1027
      2.  OPT Workshop

        ISSS Multipurpose Room
        4th floor, Student Services Building

      3. 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

        Keynotes: Alexey Kozhemyakov, Head of the Charter Secretariat, Council of Europe, Alexandra Jaffe (California State University, Long Beach) and Inigo Urrutia (School of Law, University of the Basque Country, Bilbao)


        20th Anniversary of Euro Charter for Regional & Minority Languages

        Lucy Ellis Lounge, Foreign Languages Building

      4. 11:00 am - 2:00 pmInternational Student Resource Fair
        Illini Union, Room C
      5. 4:00 pm - 5:00 pmEducation Majors and Study Abroad
        2 Education Building
    3. Tuesday, November 6, 2012

      1. 4:00 pm - 5:00 pmFirst Steps Info Sessions, every Mon-Thurs while classes are in session
        Lincoln Hall 1027
      2.  OPT Workshop

        ISSS Multipurpose Room
        4th floor, Student Services Building

      3. 12:00 pm - 1:00 pmLarry Kanfer, Photographic Artist, Larry Kanfer Photography
        CSAMES Brown Bag Lecture: "Inside India"
        Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Languages Building, 707 S. Mathews, Urbana
      4. 12:00 pmFaith Wilson Stein
        Noontime Scholar Lecture - Ruskin in Russia, and The Ethics in Aesthetics
        101 ISB, 910 S Fifth St Champaign
      5. 2:00 pmPamela Cappas-Toro, Ph.D. Student, Spanish, Italian and Portuguese
        Lemann Lectures Series: El Corte, Afox and Carnaval: Re (imagining) Afro descendant Music under Dominican and Brazilian Dictatorships
        101 International Studies Building, 910 S. Fifth Street, Champaign
    4. Wednesday, November 7, 2012

      1. 4:00 pm - 5:00 pmFirst Steps Info Sessions, every Mon-Thurs while classes are in session
        Lincoln Hall 1027
      2.  Using Campus Resources to Jumpstart Your International Career
      3. 11:00 am - 4:00 pmStudy Abroad Fair!
        Illini Union Rooms C and South Lounge
      4. 12:00 pm

        Christian Burgsmüller, EU Head of Energy, Transport, Environment section


        EUC Lecture Series: EU Roadmap for moving to a competitive low carbon economy in 2050

        Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Languages Building

      5. 6:30 pmInternational Carrers Workshop Series: Using Campus Resources to Jumpstart Your International Career
        101 Armory 505 East Armory Avenue Champaign, IL 61820
      6. 6:30 pmRepresentatives from a wide range of campus units and organizations who provide practical tips and advice on international careers
        USING CAMPUS RESOURCES TO JUMPSTART YOUR INTERNATIONAL CAREER
        101 Armory, 505 East Armory Avenue, Champaign
      7. 6:30 pm - 8:30 pmUSING CAMPUS RESOURCES TO JUMPSTART YOUR INTERNATIONAL CAREER
        101 Armory 505 East Armory Avenue, Champaign
      8. 6:30 pm - 8:30 pmUsing Campus Resources to Jumpstart Your International Career

        101 Armory

      9. 6:30 pmUsing Campus Resources to Jumpstart Your International Career
        101 Armory
      10. 7:00 pmGlobal Lens - TOLL BOOTH (Gise Memuru)
      11. 7:00 pmGlobal Lens Film Series 2012: Toll Booth (Gise Memuru) - Turkey, 2010

        Latzer Hall, University YMCA

      12. 7:00 pmGlobal Lens Film: TOLL BOOTH (Gise Memuru - Turkey)
        Latzer Hall, University YMCA, Corner of Wright & Chalmers, Champaign
    5. Thursday, November 8, 2012

      1. 4:00 pm - 5:00 pmFirst Steps Info Sessions, every Mon-Thurs while classes are in session
        Lincoln Hall 1027
      2.  OPT Workshop

        ISSS Multipurpose Room
        4th floor, Student Services Building

      3. 12:00 pmAndrew Eisen, Ph.D. Student, History
        Lectures Series: This is a Cold War: Militarization and Migration along the U.S.-Mexico Borderlands, 1945-1955
        101 International Studies Building, 910 S. Fifth Street, Champaign
      4.  Ethnicity, Citizenship and Human Rights in Burma: The History and Plight of the Rohingya
        Heritage Room, ACES Library, 1101 S. Goodwin Ave., Urbana
      5. 1:00 pm - 6:00 pmJacques P. Leider, Director, Ecole Francaise d'Extreme-Orient, Chiang Mai, Thailand; Thibaut d'Hubert, Assistant Professor, Department of South Asian Languages and Civilizations, University of Chicago; Nora Rowley, physician and human rights activist; Wakar Uddin, Director General, Arakan Rohingya Union and Chairman, Burmese Rohingya Association of North America; Benjamin Zawacki, Myanmar regional representative, International Development Law Organization; Matthew Smith, Burma specialist, Human Rights Watch; Abid Bahar, Professor of Philosophy, Dawson College, Montreal; Patrick Keenan, Professor, College of Law, University of Illinois
        Ethnicity, Citizenship and Human Rights in Burma: The History and Plight of the Rohingya
        Heritage Room, ACES Library, Information and Alumni Center, 1101 S. Goodwin Ave., Urbana
    6. Friday, November 9, 2012

      1. 4:00 pm - 5:00 pmFirst Steps Info Sessions, every Mon-Thurs while classes are in session
        Lincoln Hall 1027
      2.  Info Session: Internship Program in Paris, France
        232 International Studies Building
      3. 12:00 pmEvelyne Accad
        "Voices of Women in the Arab (springs) Tempests (or storms)"
        101 International Studies Bldg, 910 S. Fifth St.
      4. 12:00 pmEvelyne Accad: "Voices of Women in the Arab (springs) Tempests (or storms)"
        101 International Studies Bldg, 910 S. Fifth St.
    7. Saturday, November 10, 2012

      1. 4:00 pm - 5:00 pmFirst Steps Info Sessions, every Mon-Thurs while classes are in session
        Lincoln Hall 1027
      2. All DayKeynote: Professor Rebecca Manring (Department of Religious Studies, Indiana University at Bloomington)
        Tagore Festival
        The Channing-Murray Foundation; 1209 West Oregon; Urbana
      3. 2:30 pm - 3:30 pmSpanish Story Time: "Rene Has Two Last Names/ Rene tiene dos apellidos"
        The Urbana Free Library, Children's Department, 210 W Green St, Urbana.
  3. Week of November 11, 2012

    1. Sunday, November 11, 2012

      1. 4:00 pm - 5:00 pmFirst Steps Info Sessions, every Mon-Thurs while classes are in session
        Lincoln Hall 1027
    2. Monday, November 12, 2012

      1. 4:00 pm - 5:00 pmFirst Steps Info Sessions, every Mon-Thurs while classes are in session
        Lincoln Hall 1027
      2.  OPT Workshop

        ISSS Multipurpose Room
        4th floor, Student Services Building

      3. 4:00 pmDr. Mohamed A. Mohamdein President of Suez Canal University, Ismailia, Egypt Professor of Steel Structures
        CEE Special Seminar: 'Higher Education in Egypt'
        2311 Newmark Lab (Yeh Center)
      4. 7:30 pmSamir El-youssef
        Samir El-youssef Lecture
        Levis Faculty Center
    3. Tuesday, November 13, 2012

      1. 4:00 pm - 5:00 pmFirst Steps Info Sessions, every Mon-Thurs while classes are in session
        Lincoln Hall 1027
      2.  OPT Workshop

        ISSS Multipurpose Room
        4th floor, Student Services Building

      3. 12:00 pm - 1:00 pmProfessor Rajmohan Gandhi, Director, Global Crossroads Living-Learning Community, Research Professor, CSAMES
        CSAMES Brown Bag Lecture: "Understanding Punjab 1947"
        Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Languages Building, 707 S. Mathews, Urbana
      4. 2:00 pmAnita Chan, Assistant Professor, Media and Cinema Studies
        Lectures Series: Hacking Digital Universalism: De-scripting Technological Design in the Andes
        101 International Studies Building, 910 S. Fifth Street, Champaign
      5. 6:00 pm

        Judith Ryan, Harvard University


        "Their Own Worlds of Ice": Arctic Exploration in Christoph Ransmayr and W. G. Sebald

        Music Room, Levis Faculty Center

      6. 7:00 pmPrisoner of the Mountains
        1080 Lucy Ellis Lounge, Foreign Languages Building
    4. Wednesday, November 14, 2012

      1. 4:00 pm - 5:00 pmFirst Steps Info Sessions, every Mon-Thurs while classes are in session
        Lincoln Hall 1027
      2. 4:00 pmDr. Ali Sunyaev, University of Cologne, Germany
        SECURE PROVISION OF PATIENT-CENTERED HEALTH IT IN PUBLIC NETWORKS
        2405 Siebel Center
    5. Thursday, November 15, 2012

      1. 4:00 pm - 5:00 pmFirst Steps Info Sessions, every Mon-Thurs while classes are in session
        Lincoln Hall 1027
      2.  OPT Workshop

        ISSS Multipurpose Room
        4th floor, Student Services Building

      3. 12:00 pmDamarys Canache, Associate Professor, Political Science
        Lectures Series: Determinants of Discrimination in Latin America
        101 International Studies Building, 910 S. Fifth Street, Champaign
    6. Friday, November 16, 2012

      1. 4:00 pm - 5:00 pmFirst Steps Info Sessions, every Mon-Thurs while classes are in session
        Lincoln Hall 1027
    7. Saturday, November 17, 2012

      1. 4:00 pm - 5:00 pmFirst Steps Info Sessions, every Mon-Thurs while classes are in session
        Lincoln Hall 1027
  4. Week of November 18, 2012

    1. Sunday, November 18, 2012

      1. 4:00 pm - 5:00 pmFirst Steps Info Sessions, every Mon-Thurs while classes are in session
        Lincoln Hall 1027
    2. Monday, November 19, 2012

      1. 4:00 pm - 5:00 pmFirst Steps Info Sessions, every Mon-Thurs while classes are in session
        Lincoln Hall 1027
    3. Tuesday, November 20, 2012

      1. 4:00 pm - 5:00 pmFirst Steps Info Sessions, every Mon-Thurs while classes are in session
        Lincoln Hall 1027
    4. Wednesday, November 21, 2012

      1. 4:00 pm - 5:00 pmFirst Steps Info Sessions, every Mon-Thurs while classes are in session
        Lincoln Hall 1027
    5. Thursday, November 22, 2012

      1. 4:00 pm - 5:00 pmFirst Steps Info Sessions, every Mon-Thurs while classes are in session
        Lincoln Hall 1027
    6. Friday, November 23, 2012

      1. 4:00 pm - 5:00 pmFirst Steps Info Sessions, every Mon-Thurs while classes are in session
        Lincoln Hall 1027
    7. Saturday, November 24, 2012

      1. 4:00 pm - 5:00 pmFirst Steps Info Sessions, every Mon-Thurs while classes are in session
        Lincoln Hall 1027
  5. Week of November 25, 2012

    1. Sunday, November 25, 2012

      1. 4:00 pm - 5:00 pmFirst Steps Info Sessions, every Mon-Thurs while classes are in session
        Lincoln Hall 1027
    2. Monday, November 26, 2012

      1. 4:00 pm - 5:00 pmFirst Steps Info Sessions, every Mon-Thurs while classes are in session
        Lincoln Hall 1027
      2.  OPT Workshop

        ISSS Multipurpose Room
        4th floor, Student Services Building

      3. 12:00 pm

        Ophelia Eglène, Political Science, Middlebury College


        EUC Lecture Series: Reluctance before the Crisis: Why Britain Never Adopted the Euro

        Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Languages Building

    3. Tuesday, November 27, 2012

      1. 4:00 pm - 5:00 pmFirst Steps Info Sessions, every Mon-Thurs while classes are in session
        Lincoln Hall 1027
      2.  How to Market Your International Experience and Skill to Employers
      3.  OPT Workshop

        ISSS Multipurpose Room
        4th floor, Student Services Building

      4. 10:00 am

        Martin Schulz, President of the European Parliament


        Videoconference: Europe in Crisis? The Prospects for a Renewed EU-US Partnership

        Room 411, 507 E. Green St., Champaign, IL

      5. 11:00 amMark Pituch, Academic Program Officer at the Delegation of the European Union to the United States
        History of the European Union and Challenges to Its Future: The Euro Crisis

        Hermann Hall Auditorium, 3241 S. Federal St, Chicago, IL

      6. 12:00 pmValleri Hohman
        Noontime Scholar Lecture - Cold War Performances: The Moscow Art Theatre's Haunted Return to America
        101 International Studies Building, 910 S Fifth St Champaign
      7. 7:00 pmUkrainian Program Film Series - Shadows of Forgotten Ancestors
        1080 Lucy Ellis Lounge, Foreign Language Bldg. 707 South Mathews Avenue Urbana
    4. Wednesday, November 28, 2012

      1. 4:00 pm - 5:00 pmFirst Steps Info Sessions, every Mon-Thurs while classes are in session
        Lincoln Hall 1027
      2. 7:00 pmSummer in Vienna Info Session
        Rm 130, Wohlers Hall
    5. Thursday, November 29, 2012

      1. 4:00 pm - 5:00 pmFirst Steps Info Sessions, every Mon-Thurs while classes are in session
        Lincoln Hall 1027
      2.  OPT Workshop

        ISSS Multipurpose Room
        4th floor, Student Services Building

      3. 12:00 pmGeorge Reid Andrews, Distinguished Professor and Chair. History, University of Pittsburgh
        Lemann Lectures Series: Racial Inequality in Brazil and the United States, 1990-2010
        101 International Studies Building, 910 S. Fifth Street, Champaign
      4. 2:00 pmFood and Culture in Rome Info Session
        101 International Studies Building, 910 S. Fifth Street
      5. 2:00 pmInfo Session: Stockholm Summer Arctic Program
        Room 101 of the International Studies Building, 910 S. Fifth Street
    6. Friday, November 30, 2012

      1. 4:00 pm - 5:00 pmFirst Steps Info Sessions, every Mon-Thurs while classes are in session
        Lincoln Hall 1027
      2. 12:00 pm

        Donna Buchanan, Associate Professor of Musicology, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign


        EUC Lecture Series: Integrative Soundscapes: Building EU Community through Bulgarian Mumming Festivals & Folkloric Practice

        Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Languages Building

      3. 3:00 pmBoren Scholarship Information Session