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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 pmMartin Wattenberg, Co-leader "Big Picture" visualization group, Google
        CAS Initiative-Culture as Data: Social Spaces on the Internet-Wattenberg
        Knight Auditorium, Spurlock Museum, 600 South Gregory Street, Urbana, Illinois
      2. 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)

      3. 5:30 pm - 6:30 pmRusskii stol--Russian conversation table
        Courtyard Cafe, Illini Union
    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. 9:30 am - 5:00 pmTurkish Studies Symposium: Ethnographies of Istanbul

        Levis Faculty Center (Reading Room, 1st floor) | 919 W Illinois St., Urbana, IL 61801 (map)

  2. Week of April 7, 2013

    1. Monday, April 8, 2013

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

        University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

      3. 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)

      4. 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)

      5. 6:30 pmBCS Film: "The Marathon Family"
        Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 FLB
      6. 7:30 pmGuy Ben-Ner
        An Evening with Israeli Artist Guy Ben-Ner
        Levis Faculty Center (Music Room)
    2. Tuesday, April 9, 2013

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

        University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

      3. 12:00 pm - 12:50 pmNellie Manis - MA Candidate in Russian, East European, Eurasian Studies
        Noontime Scholar Lecture - Educational Opportunities for Physically Handicapped Students in Post-Soviet Russia
        101 International Studies Building, 910 S Fifth St Champaign
    3. Wednesday, April 10, 2013

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

        University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

      3. 4:00 pmJeremy Bailenson; Founding Director, Virtual Human Interaction Lab and Associate Professor, Department of Communication, Stanford University
        CAS Initiative-Culture as Data: Social Spaces on the Internet-Bailenson
        Knight Auditorium, Spurlock Museum, 600 South Gregory Street, Urbana, Illinois
      4. 5:00 pm - 6:00 pmBosnian/Croatian/Serbian Conversation Table
        Espresso Royale (corner of Oregon and Goodwin in Urbana)
      5. 5:30 pm - 6:30 pmRusskii stol--Russian conversation table
        Courtyard Cafe, Illini Union
      6. 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
      2. All DayInternational Week: Bringing Together Our Campus, Our Community, Our World

        University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

      3. 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)

      4. 4:00 pmDonald J. Raleigh
        New Directions in Russia, East Europe, and Eurasia - Russia's Cold War Generation and the End of the Soviet Dream: Soviet Baby Boomers Talk about Their Lives
        101 International Studies Building, 910 S Fifth St Champaign
      5. 6:00 pmCzech Dream (Cesk Sen) - Czech Republic, 2004

        Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Language Building (map)

      6. 7:30 pmTom Burrell; Author of "Brainwashed: Challenging the Myth of Black Inferiority"
        MillerComm2013-Burrell
        Knight Auditorium, Spurlock Museum, 600 South Gregory Street, Urbana, Illinois
    5. Friday, April 12, 2013

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

        University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

      3. 8:30 amClassics Conference: Integrating Approaches to Ancient Drama

        Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 FLB (map)

      4. All DayEuro Challenge Semi-Finals/Final

        Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago (map)

      5. 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
      2. All DayInternational Week: Bringing Together Our Campus, Our Community, Our World

        University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

      3. 8:30 amClassics Conference: Integrating Approaches to Ancient Drama

        Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 FLB (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)

  3. Week of April 14, 2013

    1. Sunday, April 14, 2013

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

        University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

      3. 8:30 amClassics Conference: Integrating Approaches to Ancient Drama

        Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 FLB (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)

    2. Monday, April 15, 2013

      1. 7:00 pmAnnual Slavic Students' Talent Show
        Illini Union Room A
      2. 7:30 pmSara Horowitz
        Lecture by Sara Horowitz
        Levis Faculty Center (Third Floor)
    3. Tuesday, April 16, 2013

      1. 12:00 pmNadezda Berkovich, PhD Candidate in Slavic Languages and Literatures
        Noontime Scholar Lecture - Science Against Injustice: Literary Investigation of Bogoraz's 'Silhouettes from Gomel'
        101 International Studies Building, 910 S Fifth Street Champaign
      2. 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)

    4. 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)

      2. 5:30 pm - 6:30 pmRusskii stol--Russian conversation table
        Courtyard Cafe, Illini Union
    5. 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)

      2. 4:00 pmYuriy Kapitsa, Director, Centre of Intellectual Property and Technology Transfer at the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine
        New Directions in Russia, Eastern Europe, and Eurasia - Innovation Development in Ukraine: Situation and Options for Political Actions
        101 ISB, 910 S Fifth St, Champaign
    6. 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. Tuesday, April 23, 2013

      1. 12:00 pmPavel Spivakovsky
        Noontime Scholar Lecture - Black Pearl. Russian postmodernism in the context of creativity/entropy
        101 International Studies Building, 910 S Fifth St Champaign
      2. 6:30 pmUkrainian Film: Title TBA
        Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 FLB
    2. 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. 5:00 pm - 6:00 pmBosnian/Croatian/Serbian Conversation Table
        Espresso Royale (corner of Oregon and Goodwin in Urbana)
      3. 5:30 pm - 6:30 pmRusskii stol--Russian conversation table
        Courtyard Cafe, Illini Union
      4. 7:00 pm - 9:00 pmREEEC Grad Student Film Series - "4 Months 3 Weeks and 2 Days"
        Room 304 English Building
    3. 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)

      2. 4:00 pmJulia Vaingurt
        DATE CHANGE : New Directions in Russia, Eastern Europe, and Eurasia - Olesha's Suicide Machine in the Context of Late Russian Avant-Garde
        101 International Studies Building, 910 S Fifth St Champaign
      3. 4:00 pmMichael Day- Chief Executive, Historic Royal Palaces, Surrey, England
        MillerComm2013-Day
        Knight Auditorium, Spurlock Museum, 600 South Gregory Street, Urbana, Illinois
  5. Week of April 28, 2013

    1. Tuesday, April 30, 2013

      1. 6:30 pmRussian Film: "Operation Y" L. Gaidai, 1965.
        Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 FLB