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Events for November 2012

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  1. Week of October 28, 2012

    1. Friday, November 2, 2012

      1.  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
      2. All DayDrs. Reem Bassiouney, Georgetown University; Elabbas Benmamoun, University of Illinois; Usama Soltan, Middlebury College
        Illinois Symposium on Semitic Linguistics (ISSL)
      3. 9:00 amDr. Reem Bassiouney, Georgetown University
        Lecture: 'Religion and Identity in Egyptian Public Discourse'
        Levis Faculty Center, Reading Room; 919 W. Illinois St.
    2. Saturday, November 3, 2012

      1. 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. Tuesday, November 6, 2012

      1. 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
    2. Wednesday, November 7, 2012

      1. 6:30 pm - 8:30 pmUSING CAMPUS RESOURCES TO JUMPSTART YOUR INTERNATIONAL CAREER
        101 Armory 505 East Armory Avenue, Champaign
    3. Thursday, November 8, 2012

      1. 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
    4. Friday, November 9, 2012

      1. 12:00 pmEvelyne Accad
        "Voices of Women in the Arab (springs) Tempests (or storms)"
        101 International Studies Bldg, 910 S. Fifth St.
    5. Saturday, November 10, 2012

      1. All DayKeynote: Professor Rebecca Manring (Department of Religious Studies, Indiana University at Bloomington)
        Tagore Festival
        The Channing-Murray Foundation; 1209 West Oregon; Urbana
  3. Week of November 11, 2012

    1. Monday, November 12, 2012

      1. 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)
      2. 7:30 pmSamir El-youssef
        Samir El-youssef Lecture
        Levis Faculty Center
    2. Tuesday, November 13, 2012

      1. 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