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Events for December 2012

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  1. Week of December 2, 2012

    1. Monday, December 3, 2012

      1. 12:00 pm

        Larry Wolff, Professor of History, NYU


        Jean Monnet Lecture Series: Child Abuse in Casanova's Venice

        Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Languages Building

      2. 12:00 pmEmily Grijalva -- UIUC
        Social-Personality Brown Bag -- Emily Grijalva -- UIUC
        819 Psychology
      3. 4:00 pmSpencer Eggen
        CANCELLED: CHEM 535 Seminar, Mr. Spencer Eggen, UIUC
        116 Roger Adams Laboratory
      4. 4:00 pm - 5:00 pmProfessor Maxim Raginsky
        Communications Seminar: Empirical Processes, Typical Sequences and Coordinated Actions
        141 Coordinated Science Lab
      5. 4:00 pm - 5:00 pmFlorencia Henshaw, UIUC
        SIP Colloquium -- Florencia Henshaw, UIUC: "Catch my Errors if you Can: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly of Peer Editing in the Foreign Language Classroom"
        Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Languages Building
    2. Tuesday, December 4, 2012

      1. 9:00 am - 11:00 amATLAS Web Services Office Hours
      2. 12:00 pm - 1:00 pmStefanos Katsikas, Lecturer, Department of Linguistics and Director of the Modern Greek Studies Program
        CSAMES Brown Bag Lecture: "Islam and Sharia Law in the Making of Modern Greece (1832-1923)"
        Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Languages Building, 707 S. Mathews, Urbana
      3. 12:00 pm

        Stefanos Katsikas, Lingustics, Director of Modern Greek Studies Program, U of I


        Islam and Sharia Law in the Making of Modern Greece (1832-1923)

        Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Languages Building

      4. 12:00 pm - 1:00 pmProf. Stefanos Katsikas
        MODERN GREEK STUDIES -- Prof. Stefanos Katsikas: "Islam and the Shariah Law in the Making of Modern Greece (1832-1923"
        Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Languages Building
      5. 1:00 pm - 5:00 pmData Services at the Scholarly Commons
        Main Library, Room 306
      6. 2:00 pmChBE 565, Professor Carl Laird, Texas A&M University, "Parallel Algorithms for Optimization: Emerging Architectures and Applications"
        116 Roger Adams Lab
      7. 3:30 pm - 5:00 pmEconometrics and Macroeconomics-Atsushi Inoue (North Carolina State)
        215B David Kinley Hall
      8. 4:00 pmAstrophysics Colloquium: Carles Badenes, University of Pittsburgh: "Type Ia Supernova Progenitors: Ripple in Still Water"
        134 Astronomy
      9. 4:00 pm   Chem 515 Inorganic Literature SeminarMr. Brian Trinh, UIUC, "The Oxo Wall Prevails: Investigations of an Example of Pathological Science"
        112 Chem Annex
      10. 4:00 pm   Chem 515 Inorganic Literature SeminarMr. Geoffrey Chambers, UIUC, "Gold Hydride Complexes: Structure, Synthesis, and Reactivity"
        112 Chem Annex
      11. 5:00 pmHamza Mahmood, Ph.D. candidate, Cornell University
        RELIGION -- Hamza Mahmood, Ph.D. candidate, Cornell University: "Communal Ideology and Genealogy in the Quran"
        Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Languages Building
      12. 7:30 pmFrench Cineclub presents "La Guerre est declaree"
        Lucy Ellis Lounge, FLB
    3. Wednesday, December 5, 2012

      1. 12:00 pmCell & Developmental Biology Seminar: Dr. Robert Sauer, MIT, Dept. of Biology, "Machines of Protein Destruction"
        B102 CLSL
      2. 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

        Tassos Haniotis, Director, Economic Analysis, Perspectives and Evaluations, DG for Agriculture and Rural Development, European Commission


        The Role of the Future CAP in Addressing Food Security Concerns

        Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Language Building

      3. 12:00 pmDon Dulany (Cognitive Division) -- UIUC
        VCHP Brownbag - Don Dulany (Cognitive Division) -- UIUC
        Psych 819
      4. 1:00 pm - 3:00 pmATLAS Web Services Office Hours
      5. 2:00 pm - 3:00 pmEAST ASIAN LANGUAGES AND CULTURES -- Japanese Language Table
        2050 Foreign Languages Building
      6. 3:30 pm - 5:00 pmMicroeconomics Seminar-Dirk Bergemann (Yale)
        215B David Kinley Hall
      7. 4:00 pm - 4:30 pmMindful Meditation
        Spurlock Museum, 600 S. Gregory, Urbana
      8. 5:30 pm - 6:30 pmRussian Conversation Table
        Courtyard Cafe, Illini Union
      9. 6:00 pm - 8:00 pmLinguistics Languages Program Film Series -- "El Greco" (Greece, 2007)
        Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Languages Building
    4. Thursday, December 6, 2012

      1. 8:30 am - 10:00 amPhD & Faculty Discussion-Current topics in ECON
        322 David Kinley Hall
      2. 12:00 pmCHEM 575 Seminar: Ms. Ellen Muehl, UIUC, ' Coiled Coils for de novo Design: Two Helices are Better than One'
        163 Noyes Lab
      3. 12:00 pmMarly Cardoso, Public Health Nutritionist, School of Public Health, University of Sao Paulo
        Lemann Lecture Series. Home fortification of complementary foods with multiple micronutrient powders: planning a new strategy to prevent anemia in Brazilian children
        101 International Studies Building, 910 S. Fifth Street, Champaign
      4. 12:00 pmZeynep Madak Erdogan, PhD, Post-doc Research Associate, Dr. B. Katzenellenbogen Lab, - "Integrative Genomics of Gene and Metabolic Regulation by Estrogen Receptors Alpha and Beta and Coregulators" and Yuechao Zhao, PhD, Post-doc Research Associate, Dr. M. Bagchi Lab - "Estrogen-Induced Expression of CCN1 is Critical for Vascular Network Formation in Endometriotic Lesions"
        B102 CLSL
      5. 1:00 pm - 3:00 pmData Services by Appointment
      6. 1:00 pm - 3:00 pmData Services by Lync
      7. 2:00 pmChBE 565 Seminar, Dr. Val Krukonis, Phasex Corporation, "Supercritical Fluids: They're Here"
        116 Roger Adams Laboratory
      8. 3:30 pm - 5:00 pmMacroeconomics Seminar-Jing Zhang (Michigan)
        123 David Kinley Hall
      9. 4:00 pmHannah Haley
        CHEM 535 Seminar, Ms. Hannah Haley, UIUC, "High-Valent Copper Catalysis"
        116 Roger Adams Laboratory
      10. 4:00 pmJob Talk
        142 Psychology Building
      11. 4:00 pm - 5:00 pmPhD candidate Adriana Molina Munoz
        Linguistics Seminar Series -- Ph.D. candidate Adriana Molina Munoz: "PF-Compounds in Sanskrit and the Architecture of Grammar"
        Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Languages Building
      12. 4:00 pmMathematics Colloquium: Gigliola Staffilani
        245 Altgeld Hall
      13. 4:00 pm

        Dr. Sidney Kushner, University of Georgia


        Microbiology Seminar: Dr. Sidney Kushner, "New Insights into the Role of Polyadenylation in Prokaryotes"
        B102 Chemical & Life Sciences Laboratory, 601 S. Goodwin Ave., Urbana
      14. 4:00 pmMr. Hsuan-Chin "Jonathan" Wang, UIUC, "Multi-Stimuli-Responsive Gelators exhibiting Molecular Logic"
        112 Chem Annex
      15. 4:00 pm   CHEM 585 Lit SeminarMr. Sichao Ma, UIUC, "Development of Anion Exchange Membranes: A Step towards Non-Noble Metal Fuel Cells"
        112 Chem Annex
      16. 4:00 pmStatistics Faculty Meeting
        122 Illini Hall
      17. 5:00 pmShankar Nair, PhD candidate, Harvard University
        RELIGION -- Shankar Nair, PhD candidate, Harvard University: "Sufism as Medium and Method of Translation'Mughal Translations of Hindu Texts Reconsidered"
        Reading Room, Levis Faculty Center, 919 W. Illinois St., Urbana
      18. 5:00 pmCristina Vatulescu, Assistant Professor of Comparative Literature, New York University
        SLAVIC -- Cristina Vatulescu, Assistant Professor of Comparative Literature, New York University: "A Secret Police Cinematic Ars Poetica: Reenactment (1960) and its Files"
        1060 Lincoln Hall, 702 South Wright Street, Urbana
      19. 5:30 pmPause Cafe
        Espresso Royal (Goodwin & Nevada)
    5. Friday, December 7, 2012

      1. 12:00 pmAron Barbey - UIUC
        Cognitive Brown Bag -- Aron Barbey -- UIUC
        815 Psychology
      2. 1:30 pmDan Berry -- UIUC -- (Educational Psychology)
        Developmental Brown Bag -- Dan Berry -- UIUC
        819 Psychology
      3. 2:00 pmCraig Williams, Brooklyn College (CUNY)
        CLASSIC -- (RESCHEDULED) Craig Williams, Brooklyn College (CUNY): "Animals, Love, and Kinship: Some Greco-Roman and Native American Narratives"
        Levis Center, Music Room 919 W. Illinois St., Urbana
      4. 3:00 pm   Advisor: Hyun Joon KongRoss J. Devolder
        Final Defense: Polymeric Materials for Neovascularization
        117 RAL
      5. 4:00 pmJob Talk
        142 Psychology Building
      6. 4:00 pm   Analytical Chemistry SeminarProfessor John McLean, Vanderbilt University, "Structural Mass Spectrometry Strategies for Systems, Synthetic, and Chemical Biology"
        116 RAL
      7. 5:00 pm - 6:00 pmEAST ASIAN LANGUAGES AND CULTURES -- Korean Conversation Table
        Basement, Illini Union (near Sushi-San)
    6. Saturday, December 8, 2012

      1. 12:30 pm - 3:30 pmSpanish Story Time: "The Best Gift of All, the Leyend of La Vieja Belen / El mejor regalo del mundo, la leyenda de la vieja Belen"
        101 International Studies Building, 910 S. Fifth Street, Champaign
      2. 3:00 pmChildren of Heaven
        Spurlock Museum, 600 S. Gregory, Urbana
  2. Week of December 9, 2012

    1. Monday, December 10, 2012

      1. 12:00 pmJulie Pozzebon -- UIUC
        Social-Personality Brown Bag -- Julie Pozzebon -- UIUC
        819 Psychology
      2. 3:30 pm - 5:00 pmDevelopment Seminar-Paul Glewwe (U. Minnesota)
        317 David Kinley Hall
      3. 4:00 pmCyril Tuschi
        Khodorkovsky Film Screening
        1090 Lincoln Hall, 702 S Wright St
      4. 4:00 pm - 5:00 pmAlina Khasanova, Ph.D. candidate
        Linguistics Seminar -- Alina Khasanova, Ph.D. candidate: "Invariance in speech through acoustic cue co-variation in American English stops"
        Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Languages Building
      5. 4:00 pmProfessor Sarah Reisman
        Prof. Sarah Reisman, Caltech, "New Methods and Strategies for the Enantioselective Synthesis of Polycyclic Natural Products"
        116 Roger Adams Laboratory
      6. 6:00 pmJonathan AC Brown, Associate Professor of Islam and Muslim Christian Relations, Georgetown University School of Foreign Service
        Lecture: The Prophet Muhammad and the Model of Shariah Pluralism
        151 Everitt Laboratory; 1406 W. Green St., Urbana
    2. Tuesday, December 11, 2012

      1. 9:00 am - 11:00 amATLAS Web Services Office Hours
      2. 1:00 pm - 5:00 pmData Services at the Scholarly Commons
        Main Library, Room 306
      3. 3:30 pm - 5:00 pmMacroeconomics Seminar-Erhan Artuc (World Bank)
        215B David Kinley Hall
      4. 4:00 pm   Chem 515 Inorganic Literature SeminarMs. Wan-Yi "Amy" Chu, UIUC, "Isolation of High Valent Iron Nitrides Stabilized by Tripodal NHC Ligands"
        112 Chem Annex
      5. 5:15 pmSnowman's Land - Germany, 2010

        Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Languages Building

    3. Wednesday, December 12, 2012

      1. 1:00 pm - 3:00 pmATLAS Web Services Office Hours
      2. 3:30 pm - 5:00 pmMacroeconomics Seminar-Eric Young (University of Virginia)
        123 David Kinley Hall
      3. 4:00 pm - 5:00 pmDr. Lisa Balbes
        Dr. Lisa Balbes, Balbes Consultants, "Nontraditional Careers for Scientists:Thinking Outside the Lab"
        116 Roger Adams Lab
      4. 4:00 pm - 6:00 pmLINGUISTICS - Annual Holiday Celebration
        Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Languages Building
      5. 4:00 pm - 4:30 pmMindful Meditation
        Spurlock Museum, 600 S. Gregory, Urbana
    4. Thursday, December 13, 2012

      1. 8:30 am - 10:00 amPhD & Faculty Discussion-Current topics in ECON
        322 David Kinley Hall
      2. 1:00 pm - 3:00 pmData Services by Appointment
      3. 1:00 pm - 3:00 pmData Services by Lync
      4. 2:00 pmDeborah Boedeker, Brown University
        CLASSICS -- Deborah Boedeker, Brown University: "Overhead Iambics: Listening to Hipponax"
        Lucy Ellis Lounge (1080 Foreign Languages Building)
      5. 2:00 pmDepartment Holiday Party and Staff Recognition
      6. 3:30 pm - 5:00 pmDevelopment Seminar-Thibault Fally (University of Colorado)
        215B David Kinley Hall
      7. 4:00 pm   Organic Seminar of Special InterestDr. Steven Malcolmson
        Dr. Steven Malcolmson, Organic Seminar of Special Interest, Harvard Medical School,"Organometallic and Enzymatic Catalysts for Natural Product Synthesis"
        116 Roger Adams Laboratory
      8. 4:00 pm - 5:00 pmModern Greek Studies'Conversation Table in Modern Greek
        Espresso Royale, 1117 W. Oregon, Urbana (corner of Oregon and Goodwin)
      9. 5:00 pmRana Makati, University of Oregon, and Ph.D. candidate, University of Chicago
        RELIGION--Rana Makati, University of Oregon, and Ph.D. candidate, University of Chicago: "Saints, Scholars and the Frontier: the Creation of an Islamic Sacred Landscape"
        Reading Room, 1st floor, Levis Faculty Center, 919 W. Illinois St., Urbana
    5. Friday, December 14, 2012

      1. 10:30 am   Final Defense, Professor Paul Hergenrother, AdvisorMr. Timothy Flood
        Mr. Timothy Flood, UIUC, 'Advances In High-Throughput Screening: Better Compounds, Novel Targets, Enhanced Sensors'
        433 RAL
      2. 12:00 pmSoo Mee Kim
        Transnational Visual Spaces of Koreatown, Los Angeles
        3111 Lincoln Hall
      3. 2:00 pmDaniel Abosso, U. of I.
        CLASSICS -- Daniel Abosso, U. of I.: "Reading 'Genesis' with Claudius Marius Victor'"
        Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Languages Building, 707 S. Mathews Ave., Urbana
      4. 3:30 pm - 5:00 pmDevelopment Seminar-Aprajit Mahajan (Stanford)
        215B David Kinley Hall
    6. Saturday, December 15, 2012

      1. 6:00 pm - 8:00 pmDepartment Winter Holiday Party
  3. Week of December 16, 2012

    1. Tuesday, December 18, 2012

      1. 9:00 am - 11:00 amATLAS Web Services Office Hours
      2. 12:00 pm   **NOTE NEW TIME**ChBE 565, Professor Mohan Sankaran, Case Western Reserve University, "Microscale, Atmospheric-pressure Plasmas: A Novel Chemical Platform for the Synthesis and Modification of Nanomaterials"
        116 Roger Adams Laboratory
      3. 1:00 pm - 5:00 pmData Services at the Scholarly Commons
        Main Library, Room 306
    2. Wednesday, December 19, 2012

      1. 1:00 pm - 3:00 pmATLAS Web Services Office Hours
      2. 1:00 pm   Final Defense, Professor Scott Denmark, AdvisorMr. Lawrence Wolf
        Mr. Lawrence Wolf, UIUC, I. Catalyst Development in Asymmetric Phase Transfer Catalysis Employing QSAR Methods
        A446 Chemical and Life Sciences Laboratory
      3. 4:00 pm   Inorganic Seminar of Special InterestDr. Matthew Kieber-Emmons, Inorganic Seminar of Special Interest, Stanford University, "Spin-State and Spin-Topology Contributions to 0-0 Bond Cleavage by Cytochrome C Oxidase"
        217 Noyes Lab
      4. 4:00 pm - 4:30 pmMindful Meditation
        Spurlock Museum, 600 S. Gregory, Urbana
    3. Thursday, December 20, 2012

      1. 11:45 amHoliday Party
      2. 12:00 pm   Materials Seminar of Special InterestDr. Shane Ardo, Materials Seminar of Special Interest, California Institute of Technology, "Demonstration of Artificial Photosynthesis with Peeled Silicon Microwire Arrays"
        112 Chem Annex
      3. 1:00 pm - 3:00 pmData Services by Appointment
      4. 1:00 pm - 3:00 pmData Services by Lync
    4. Saturday, December 22, 2012

      1. 10:00 am - 11:30 amWinter Convocation
        Krannert Center for the Performing Arts
      2. 10:00 am - 11:30 amWinter Convocation
        Krannert Center for the Performing Arts
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