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Events for March 2013

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  1. Week of February 24, 2013

    1. Friday, March 1, 2013

      1. All DayMartin Medina Sr. (International Relations Specialist at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) in Washington, DC.), Catherine Alexander (Anthropology, Durham University, UK ), Stephanie Foote (English and Gender Studies, UIUC), Nicky Gregson (Geography, Durham University, UK), Darrin Durant (Science and Tech. Studies, York University), Daniel Schneider (Urban and Regional Planning, UIUC), Jonathan Bloom (Independent investigative journalist), Janet Kalish (freegan.info, New York City), Michelle Schmidt (Sociology, UIUC), Steven Sonka (Director of ADM Institute for the Prevention of Post-harvest Loss, UIUC) Zsuzsa Gille (Sociology, UIUC)
        2013 Joint Area Centers Symposium. JACS: The Future of Waste
        The Illini Union, Room 314 A
      2.  Keynote by Martin Medina Sr., Catherine Alexander Anthropology, Univ. of Durham, UK, Stephanie Foote English and Gender Studies, UIUC, Nicky Gregson Geography, Univ. of Durham, UK, Darrin Durant Geography ,York University, Daniel Schneider NRES, UIUC, Jonathan Bloom Independent investigative journalist, Janet Kalish Reegan.info, New York City, Michelle Schmidt Sociology, UIUC, Steven Sonka ADM Inst.Post-harvest Loss, UIUC, Zsuzsa Gille Sociology, UIUC
        JACS 2013 (Joint Area Study Centers Symposium) "The Future of Waste"
        Illini Union, room 314 A
      3. All DayMartin Medina Sr.
        JACS 2013: The Future of Waste
        Urbana, Illinois Illini Union room 314 A
      4. All DayJoint Area Centers Symposium (JACS):The Future of Waste

        Illini Union, Room 314A (map)

      5.  Survival Chinese for the Executive MBA Students
        Chicago, IL
      6. 9:00 am - 9:00 pmArt at the Y Exhibit: Garden of Verses
        University YMCA, 1001 S. Wright St, Champaign
      7. 3:00 pmThe Future of Waste (Joint Area Centers Symposium, March 1-2)
        Illini Union, Room 314A
    2. Saturday, March 2, 2013

      1. All DayMartin Medina Sr. (International Relations Specialist at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) in Washington, DC.), Catherine Alexander (Anthropology, Durham University, UK ), Stephanie Foote (English and Gender Studies, UIUC), Nicky Gregson (Geography, Durham University, UK), Darrin Durant (Science and Tech. Studies, York University), Daniel Schneider (Urban and Regional Planning, UIUC), Jonathan Bloom (Independent investigative journalist), Janet Kalish (freegan.info, New York City), Michelle Schmidt (Sociology, UIUC), Steven Sonka (Director of ADM Institute for the Prevention of Post-harvest Loss, UIUC) Zsuzsa Gille (Sociology, UIUC)
        2013 Joint Area Centers Symposium. JACS: The Future of Waste
        The Illini Union, Room 314 A
      2.  Keynote by Martin Medina Sr., Catherine Alexander Anthropology, Univ. of Durham, UK, Stephanie Foote English and Gender Studies, UIUC, Nicky Gregson Geography, Univ. of Durham, UK, Darrin Durant Geography ,York University, Daniel Schneider NRES, UIUC, Jonathan Bloom Independent investigative journalist, Janet Kalish Reegan.info, New York City, Michelle Schmidt Sociology, UIUC, Steven Sonka ADM Inst.Post-harvest Loss, UIUC, Zsuzsa Gille Sociology, UIUC
        JACS 2013 (Joint Area Study Centers Symposium) "The Future of Waste"
        Illini Union, room 314 A
      3. All DayMartin Medina Sr.
        JACS 2013: The Future of Waste
        Urbana, Illinois Illini Union room 314 A
      4. All DayJoint Area Centers Symposium (JACS):The Future of Waste

        Illini Union, Room 314A (map)

      5. 9:00 am - 9:00 pmArt at the Y Exhibit: Garden of Verses
        University YMCA, 1001 S. Wright St, Champaign
      6. 9:30 amThe Future of Waste (Joint Area Centers Symposium, March 1-2)
        Illini Union, Room 314A
      7. 2:00 pm - 3:00 pmLatin American Story Time
        Champaign Public Library
  2. Week of March 3, 2013

    1. Sunday, March 3, 2013

      1. 9:00 am - 9:00 pmArt at the Y Exhibit: Garden of Verses
        University YMCA, 1001 S. Wright St, Champaign
    2. Monday, March 4, 2013

      1. 9:00 am - 9:00 pmArt at the Y Exhibit: Garden of Verses
        University YMCA, 1001 S. Wright St, Champaign
      2. All DayLatin America International Business Conference
        Chicago, IL Recital Hall, Northeastern Illinois University
      3. 12:00 pm

        miriam cooke, Braxton Craven Professor of Arab Cultures, Duke University; Director of the Duke University Middle East Studies Center


        Jean Monnet Lecture Series: Mediterranean Networks: Connecting People, Ideas and Cultures Across Time

        2nd Floor, Levis Faculty Center, 919 W. Illinois St., Urbana (map)

      4. 12:00 pmMiriam Cooke, Asian & Middle Eastern Studies, Duke University
        Mediterranean Networks: Connecting People, Ideas and Cultures Across Time
        2nd Floor; Levis Faculty Center; 919 W. Illinois St., Urbana
      5. 7:30 pmRichard Pithouse lectures in Politics at Rhodes University in Grahamstown, South Africa. He is a scholar, journalist, and activist with the Durban, South Africa shack dwellers' movement Abahalali baseMjondolo
        Dear Mandela
        University YMCA, 1001 S. Wright St. Champaign
    3. Tuesday, March 5, 2013

      1. 9:00 am - 9:00 pmArt at the Y Exhibit: Garden of Verses
        University YMCA, 1001 S. Wright St, Champaign
      2. All DayLatin America International Business Conference
        Chicago, IL Recital Hall, Northeastern Illinois University
      3.  The Micropolitics of Small Town Life in Eastern Europe
        Levis Faculty Center & Spurlock Museum
      4. 12:00 pmGregory Damhorst, MD/Phd Student, Department of Bioengineering and the College of Medicine; Irfan Ahmad, Executive Director, Center for Nanoscale Science and Technology, Research Faculty at the Department of Agricultural and Biological Engineering; Rashid Bahir, Director, Nanotechnology Lab and Abdel Bliss Professor of Engineering
        CSAMES Brown Bag Lecture: "Global Health Initiatives in South Asia, the Middle East and Africa"
        Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Languages Building
      5. 4:00 pm - 5:00 pmGlobal Studies Info Session
        Global Studies Conference Room, 703 S Wright Street, 3rd Floor
      6. 7:00 pm - 8:00 pmProfessor Terrie Groth, Political Scientist from University of Braslia, Brazil
        Lemann Lecture Series. Kids & Politics: Civic Engagement and Service Learning in Brazil
        Pennsylvania Avenue Residence Halls, Saunders Lounge, 906 College Ct., Urbana
      7. 7:30 pm

        Timothy Snyder, History, Yale


        CAS/MillerComm Lecture Series: Brotherlands: A Family History of the European Nations

        Knight Auditorium, Spurlock Museum, 600 South Gregory Street, Urbana (map)

    4. Wednesday, March 6, 2013

      1. 9:00 am - 9:00 pmArt at the Y Exhibit: Garden of Verses
        University YMCA, 1001 S. Wright St, Champaign
      2.  The Micropolitics of Small Town Life in Eastern Europe
        Levis Faculty Center & Spurlock Museum
      3. 12:00 pmAnne Namatsi Lutomia, Doctoral Student in the Division of Human Resource Development n the Department of Education Policy, Organization and Leadership
        Center for African Studies Brown Bag Lecture: "Workplace Transitioning Experiences of Internationally Educated Nurses"
        101 International Studies Building; 910 S. Fifth St., Champaign
      4. 1:30 pmPhillippe Faucher, Department of Political Science, Universit de Montral
        Lemann Lecture Series: The Challenges Facing the Brazilian Developmental State
        101 International Studies Building
      5. 6:00 pmRichard Pithouse lectures in Politics at Rhodes University in Grahamstown, South Africa. He is a scholar, journalist, and activist with the Durban, South Africa shack dwellers' movement Abahalali baseMjondolo
        Urban and Housing Activism From Below
        313 Gregory Hall
    5. Thursday, March 7, 2013

      1. 9:00 am - 9:00 pmArt at the Y Exhibit: Garden of Verses
        University YMCA, 1001 S. Wright St, Champaign
      2. 12:00 pmFlorence Babb, Vada Allen Yeomans Professor of Women's Studies. Department of Anthropology. University of Florida
        Lecture Series: Gender, Race, and Tourism in Andean Peru and Chiapas, Mexico
        101 International Studies Building
      3. 4:00 pmSudeshna Banerjee, Associate Professor in the Department of History at Jadavpur University, Calcutta, India
        "Food, frailty and 'fake Brahmins': Bengali middle-class fears of failed hegemony in late colonial Calcutta"
        Levis Faculty Center, Reading Room
      4. 4:00 pmRichard Pithouse (Political and International Studies, Rhodes University)
        IPRH 'Revolution' Theme Lecture: 'Thought Amidst Waste: Politics in Shack Settlements in South Africa"
        Knight Auditorium of the Spurlock Museum
      5. 4:00 pmYvonne Kleinmann - Head of Research Group at the Institute for Slavic Studies, Leipzig University
        New Directions in Russia, Eastern Europe, and Eurasia - Legal Histories in Eastern Europe New Foci, Methods and Approaches
        101 International Studies Building, 910 S Fifth St Champaign
      6. 4:00 pmRichard Pithouse lectures in Politics at Rhodes University in Grahamstown, South Africa.
        Thought Amidst Waste: Politics in Shack Settlements in South Africa
        Knight Auditorium, Spurlock Museum
      7. 7:30 pm

        Charles D. Ferguson, President, Federation of American Scientists


        CAS/MillerComm Lecture Series: Leveraging Science and Technology to Transform International Security: The Social Responsibility of Engineers and Scientists

        Knight Auditorium, Spurlock Museum, 600 South Gregory Street, Urbana, Illinois

      8. 7:30 pmBruno Nettl (Professor Emeritus of Music and Anthropology, UIUC); Massoud Rostam-Abadi (Emeritus Professor, UIUC; Principal Chemical Engineer Honorary, Prairie Research Institute)
        Introducing Persian Classical Music: Lecture and Performance
        1201 Music Building; 1114 West Nevada Street; Urbana, IL 61801
    6. Friday, March 8, 2013

      1. 9:00 am - 9:00 pmArt at the Y Exhibit: Garden of Verses
        University YMCA, 1001 S. Wright St, Champaign
      2. All DayGlobal Fest 2013, A Celebration of World Languages and Cultures
        Bloomington, IL
      3. 12:00 pm

        Theodora Dragostinova, History, Ohio State University


        Jean Monnet Lecture Series: Between Home and Homeland: Migration and National Dilemmas across the Bulgarian-Greek Border in the Early Twentieth Century

        1002 Lincoln Hall, 201 South Wright St., Urbana (map)

      4. 7:30 pmRichard Pithouse lectures in Politics at Rhodes University in Grahamstown, South Africa. He is a scholar, journalist, and activist with the Durban, South Africa shack dwellers' movement Abahalali baseMjondolo
        Dear Mandela
        University YMCA, 1001 S. Wright St. Champaign
    7. Saturday, March 9, 2013

      1. 9:00 am - 9:00 pmArt at the Y Exhibit: Garden of Verses
        University YMCA, 1001 S. Wright St, Champaign
      2. All DayGlobal Fest 2013, A Celebration of World Languages and Cultures
        Bloomington, IL
      3. All Day2nd Annual Champaign Greek Film Festival

        Art Theater, Champaign (map)

      4. 10:00 amRichard Pithouse lectures in Politics at Rhodes University in Grahamstown, South Africa. He is a scholar, journalist, and activist with the Durban, South Africa shack dwellers' movement Abahalali baseMjondolo
        Dear Mandela and Community Knowledge
        Champaign Public Library, Robeson Rooms
      5. 2:30 pmSpanish Story Time: Hairs/ Pelitos
        The Urbana Free LIbrary
  3. Week of March 10, 2013

    1. Sunday, March 10, 2013

      1. 9:00 am - 9:00 pmArt at the Y Exhibit: Garden of Verses
        University YMCA, 1001 S. Wright St, Champaign
      2. All Day2nd Annual Champaign Greek Film Festival

        Art Theater, Champaign (map)

    2. Monday, March 11, 2013

      1. 9:00 am - 9:00 pmArt at the Y Exhibit: Garden of Verses
        University YMCA, 1001 S. Wright St, Champaign
      2. 9:00 amGregory Mann of Columbia University and Suzanna Wing from Haverford College. Professors Mann and Wing will take part in our conference: 'Peacebuilding in West Africa: Looking for Answers,' on March 11 from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Levis Faculty Center, 919 W. Illinois Street, Urbana. They will be joined by other leading experts on West Africa: Scott Straus of University of Wisconsin (Madison), Abu Bah (Northern Illinois University) as well as U of I scholars Thomas Bassett, Maimouna Barro, Timothy Wedig and Carol Spindel.
        "Peacebuilding in West Africa: Looking for Answers"
        Levis Faculty Center; 919 W. Illinois Ave., Urbana
      3. 9:00 amScott Straus, University of Wisconsin; Gregory Mann, Columbia University; Susanna Wing, Haverford College; Maimouna Barro, Illinois; Tim Wedig, Illinois; Tom Bassett, Illinois; Carol Spindel, Illinois; Abu Bah, Northern Illinois University
        Peacebuilding in West Africa: Looking for Answers
        Levis Center
    3. Tuesday, March 12, 2013

      1. 9:00 am - 9:00 pmArt at the Y Exhibit: Garden of Verses
        University YMCA, 1001 S. Wright St, Champaign
      2. 12:00 pmShabana Mir, Assistant Professor and Coordinator, Global Issues/Anthropology, Milikin University
        CSAMES Brown Bag Lecture: "Muslim American Undergraduates in College Leisure Culture: Conformity, Resistance and Self-Essentialism"
        Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Languages Building
      3. 12:00 pmAnika Walke, Postdoctoral Fellow, Washington University in St. Louis
        Noontime Scholar Lecture- Resistance, Rescue, Reproductive Labor: Jewish 'Family Units' and the Nazi Genocide
        101 ISB, 910 S Fifth St Champaign
      4. 2:00 pmAdiara Schwingel, Kinesiology and Community Health, Wojciech Chodzko-Zajko and Tania Benedetti, UFSC
        Lemann Lecture Series: 'VAMOS': Active Living, Enhancing Health
        101 International Studies Building
    4. Wednesday, March 13, 2013

      1. 9:00 am - 9:00 pmArt at the Y Exhibit: Garden of Verses
        University YMCA, 1001 S. Wright St, Champaign
      2. 12:00 pmDamarys Canache, Political Science; Nils Jacobsen, History; Andrew Orta, Anthropology
        Venezuela After Chavez
        101 International Studies Building, 910 S. Fifth Street, Champaign
      3. 4:00 pm - 5:00 pmGlobal Studies Info Session
        Global Studies Conference Room, 703 S Wright Street, 3rd Floor
    5. Thursday, March 14, 2013

      1. 9:00 am - 9:00 pmArt at the Y Exhibit: Garden of Verses
        University YMCA, 1001 S. Wright St, Champaign
      2. 6:00 pmPatrik 1,5 (Patrik Age 1.5) - Sweden, 2008

        Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Language Building (map)

    6. Friday, March 15, 2013

      1. 9:00 am - 9:00 pmArt at the Y Exhibit: Garden of Verses
        University YMCA, 1001 S. Wright St, Champaign
    7. Saturday, March 16, 2013

      1. 9:00 am - 9:00 pmArt at the Y Exhibit: Garden of Verses
        University YMCA, 1001 S. Wright St, Champaign
  4. Week of March 17, 2013

    1. Sunday, March 17, 2013

      1. 9:00 am - 9:00 pmArt at the Y Exhibit: Garden of Verses
        University YMCA, 1001 S. Wright St, Champaign
    2. Monday, March 18, 2013

      1. 9:00 am - 9:00 pmArt at the Y Exhibit: Garden of Verses
        University YMCA, 1001 S. Wright St, Champaign
    3. Tuesday, March 19, 2013

      1. 9:00 am - 9:00 pmArt at the Y Exhibit: Garden of Verses
        University YMCA, 1001 S. Wright St, Champaign
    4. Wednesday, March 20, 2013

      1. 9:00 am - 9:00 pmArt at the Y Exhibit: Garden of Verses
        University YMCA, 1001 S. Wright St, Champaign
    5. Thursday, March 21, 2013

      1. 9:00 am - 9:00 pmArt at the Y Exhibit: Garden of Verses
        University YMCA, 1001 S. Wright St, Champaign
    6. Friday, March 22, 2013

      1. 9:00 am - 9:00 pmArt at the Y Exhibit: Garden of Verses
        University YMCA, 1001 S. Wright St, Champaign
      2. All DayEuro Challenge Midwest Preliminary Round

        Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago (map)

    7. Saturday, March 23, 2013

      1. 9:00 am - 9:00 pmArt at the Y Exhibit: Garden of Verses
        University YMCA, 1001 S. Wright St, Champaign
  5. Week of March 24, 2013

    1. Sunday, March 24, 2013

      1. 9:00 am - 9:00 pmArt at the Y Exhibit: Garden of Verses
        University YMCA, 1001 S. Wright St, Champaign
    2. Monday, March 25, 2013

      1. 9:00 am - 9:00 pmArt at the Y Exhibit: Garden of Verses
        University YMCA, 1001 S. Wright St, Champaign
    3. Tuesday, March 26, 2013

      1. 9:00 am - 9:00 pmArt at the Y Exhibit: Garden of Verses
        University YMCA, 1001 S. Wright St, Champaign
      2. 12:00 pmLauren Osborne, Visiting Instructor, Department of Religion
        CSAMES Brown Bag Lecture: "Sound Meaning: Understanding the Recited Qur'an"
        Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Languages Building
      3. 12:00 pm - 1:00 pmJack J. Hutchens, PhD Candidate, Slavic Languages and Literatures
        Noontime Scholar Lecture - Polish, Jewish, Queer: The Hybridities of Julian Stryjkowski
        101 International Studies Building, 910 S Fifth St Champaign IL
      4. 2:00 pm - 3:30 pmJulio Csar Bicca-Marques, Ph.D., Lemann Distinguished Visiting Scholar
        Lemann Lecture Series: Monkeys, humans and yellow fever: a case of lethal and costly misinformation in southern Brazil
        101 International Studies Building, 910 S. Fifth Street, Champaign
      5. 4:00 pmMartha Crenshaw of the Center for International Security and the Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies, Stanford University
        "Responding to Global Terrorism: Provocation, Retaliation and Deterrence"
        Knight Auditorium of the Spurlock Museum, 600 South Gregory, Urbana
      6. 4:00 pm

        Martha Crenshaw, Center for International Security, Stanford University


        CANCELLED: MillerComm 2013: Responding to Global Terrorism: Provocation, Retaliation and Deterrence

        Knight Auditorium, Spurlock Museum, 600 South Gregory Street, Urbana (map)

    4. Wednesday, March 27, 2013

      1. 9:00 am - 9:00 pmArt at the Y Exhibit: Garden of Verses
        University YMCA, 1001 S. Wright St, Champaign
      2. 12:00 pmDickson Bennet Vuwa Phiri, College Librarian, University of Malawi, Chancellor College- (Chairperson- Zomba Sister City LCC); Fatuma Ahmed Bhima, Headmistress, Bwaila Primary School, (Vice chairperson, Zomba Sister City LCC); Ian Dolozi, Assistant Director of Engineering Services, Zomba City Council, (SAI Project supervisor); Alick Chima, Administrative Officer, Zomba City Council; Innocent Phillip Malomo, Environmental Health Officer, Zomba City Council; Elizabeth Moreen Chingayipe, District Environmental Health Officer, Zomba DHO, (Member Zomba Sister City LCC)
        Center for African Studies: "Perspectives on Health, Sanitation and Waste Management Projects in Zomba, Malawi"
        101 International Studies Building; 910 S. Fifth St., Champaign
      3. 1:30 pm - 3:00 pmDenis Mizne, Executive Director Fundao Lemann
        Lemann Lecture Series: The state of education in Brazil today: Challenges and innovations
        101 International Studies Building, 910 S. Fifth Street, Champaign
    5. Thursday, March 28, 2013

      1. 9:00 am - 9:00 pmArt at the Y Exhibit: Garden of Verses
        University YMCA, 1001 S. Wright St, Champaign
      2. 12:00 pmBruce Bagley, Professor and Chair. Department of International Studies. University of Miami
        Lecture Series: Major Trends in Drug Trafficking and Organized Crime in Latin America and the Caribbean in the 21st Century
        101 International Studies Building
      3. 3:00 pm - 4:00 pmGlobal Studies Info Session
        Global Studies Conference Room, 703 S Wright Street, 3rd Floor
    6. Friday, March 29, 2013

      1. 9:00 am - 9:00 pmArt at the Y Exhibit: Garden of Verses
        University YMCA, 1001 S. Wright St, Champaign
      2. 12:00 pm

        Esra Özyürek, Anthropology, UC San Diego


        EUCE Muslim Identities in the EU/Islam in Europe Lecture Series: Being German, Becoming Muslim: Religious Conversion, Islamophobia, and Belonging in Germany

        Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Language Building (map)

      3. 8:00 pmDr. Lily Afshar, Professor of Guitar, University of Memphis
        Recital: Classical Guitarist Lily Afshar
        134 Plym Auditorium at Temple Buell Hall
    7. Saturday, March 30, 2013

      1. 9:00 am - 9:00 pmArt at the Y Exhibit: Garden of Verses
        University YMCA, 1001 S. Wright St, Champaign
      2. 9:00 am - 5:00 pmKeynote speaker: Illesanmi Adessida, Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs
        Africa in the 21st Century
        Student Dining & Residential Bldg, Rooms MPRs ABC, (301 E. Gregory Dr, at corner with Euclid, Champaign)
      3. 9:00 am - 5:00 pmAfrican Students Organization: 10th Annual Spring Forum 2013
        SDRP (Student Dining & Residential Programs Building); Room 2025B and 2025C 301 E. Gregory Drive; Champaign, IL 61820
      4. 7:00 pmMiddle East Film Festival 2013: "The Yacoubian Building"
        1090 Lincoln Hall, 702 S. Wright Street, Urbana
  6. Week of March 31, 2013

    1. Sunday, March 31, 2013

      1. 9:00 am - 9:00 pmArt at the Y Exhibit: Garden of Verses
        University YMCA, 1001 S. Wright St, Champaign
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