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Events for February 2014

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  1. Week of January 26, 2014

    1. Saturday, February 1, 2014

      1. 8:30 am - 5:00 pm   Monday through FridayBabylon to Baseball: Recent Additions to the Rare Book & Manuscript Library, 24 January — 16 May 2014
        The Rare Book & Manuscript Library, 346 Library
  2. Week of February 2, 2014

    1. Sunday, February 2, 2014

      1. 8:30 am - 5:00 pm   Monday through FridayBabylon to Baseball: Recent Additions to the Rare Book & Manuscript Library, 24 January — 16 May 2014
        The Rare Book & Manuscript Library, 346 Library
    2. Monday, February 3, 2014

      1. 8:30 am - 5:00 pm   Monday through FridayBabylon to Baseball: Recent Additions to the Rare Book & Manuscript Library, 24 January — 16 May 2014
        The Rare Book & Manuscript Library, 346 Library
    3. Tuesday, February 4, 2014

      1. 8:30 am - 5:00 pm   Monday through FridayBabylon to Baseball: Recent Additions to the Rare Book & Manuscript Library, 24 January — 16 May 2014
        The Rare Book & Manuscript Library, 346 Library
    4. Wednesday, February 5, 2014

      1. 8:30 am - 5:00 pm   Monday through FridayBabylon to Baseball: Recent Additions to the Rare Book & Manuscript Library, 24 January — 16 May 2014
        The Rare Book & Manuscript Library, 346 Library
    5. Thursday, February 6, 2014

      1. 8:30 am - 5:00 pm   Monday through FridayBabylon to Baseball: Recent Additions to the Rare Book & Manuscript Library, 24 January — 16 May 2014
        The Rare Book & Manuscript Library, 346 Library
    6. Friday, February 7, 2014

      1. 8:30 am - 5:00 pm   Monday through FridayBabylon to Baseball: Recent Additions to the Rare Book & Manuscript Library, 24 January — 16 May 2014
        The Rare Book & Manuscript Library, 346 Library
    7. Saturday, February 8, 2014

      1. 8:30 am - 5:00 pm   Monday through FridayBabylon to Baseball: Recent Additions to the Rare Book & Manuscript Library, 24 January — 16 May 2014
        The Rare Book & Manuscript Library, 346 Library
  3. Week of February 9, 2014

    1. Sunday, February 9, 2014

      1. 8:30 am - 5:00 pm   Monday through FridayBabylon to Baseball: Recent Additions to the Rare Book & Manuscript Library, 24 January — 16 May 2014
        The Rare Book & Manuscript Library, 346 Library
    2. Monday, February 10, 2014

      1. 8:30 am - 5:00 pm   Monday through FridayBabylon to Baseball: Recent Additions to the Rare Book & Manuscript Library, 24 January — 16 May 2014
        The Rare Book & Manuscript Library, 346 Library
    3. Tuesday, February 11, 2014

      1. 8:30 am - 5:00 pm   Monday through FridayBabylon to Baseball: Recent Additions to the Rare Book & Manuscript Library, 24 January — 16 May 2014
        The Rare Book & Manuscript Library, 346 Library
    4. Wednesday, February 12, 2014

      1. 8:30 am - 5:00 pm   Monday through FridayBabylon to Baseball: Recent Additions to the Rare Book & Manuscript Library, 24 January — 16 May 2014
        The Rare Book & Manuscript Library, 346 Library
    5. Thursday, February 13, 2014

      1. 8:30 am - 5:00 pm   Monday through FridayBabylon to Baseball: Recent Additions to the Rare Book & Manuscript Library, 24 January — 16 May 2014
        The Rare Book & Manuscript Library, 346 Library
    6. Friday, February 14, 2014

      1. 8:30 am - 5:00 pm   Monday through FridayBabylon to Baseball: Recent Additions to the Rare Book & Manuscript Library, 24 January — 16 May 2014
        The Rare Book & Manuscript Library, 346 Library
    7. Saturday, February 15, 2014

      1. 8:30 am - 5:00 pm   Monday through FridayBabylon to Baseball: Recent Additions to the Rare Book & Manuscript Library, 24 January — 16 May 2014
        The Rare Book & Manuscript Library, 346 Library
      2.  Poetry Video Contest for High School Students
  4. Week of February 16, 2014

    1. Sunday, February 16, 2014

      1. 8:30 am - 5:00 pm   Monday through FridayBabylon to Baseball: Recent Additions to the Rare Book & Manuscript Library, 24 January — 16 May 2014
        The Rare Book & Manuscript Library, 346 Library
      2.  Poetry Video Contest for High School Students
    2. Monday, February 17, 2014

      1. 8:30 am - 5:00 pm   Monday through FridayBabylon to Baseball: Recent Additions to the Rare Book & Manuscript Library, 24 January — 16 May 2014
        The Rare Book & Manuscript Library, 346 Library
      2.  Poetry Video Contest for High School Students
    3. Tuesday, February 18, 2014

      1. 8:30 am - 5:00 pm   Monday through FridayBabylon to Baseball: Recent Additions to the Rare Book & Manuscript Library, 24 January — 16 May 2014
        The Rare Book & Manuscript Library, 346 Library
      2.  Poetry Video Contest for High School Students
    4. Wednesday, February 19, 2014

      1. 8:30 am - 5:00 pm   Monday through FridayBabylon to Baseball: Recent Additions to the Rare Book & Manuscript Library, 24 January — 16 May 2014
        The Rare Book & Manuscript Library, 346 Library
      2.  Poetry Video Contest for High School Students
    5. Thursday, February 20, 2014

      1. 8:30 am - 5:00 pm   Monday through FridayBabylon to Baseball: Recent Additions to the Rare Book & Manuscript Library, 24 January — 16 May 2014
        The Rare Book & Manuscript Library, 346 Library
      2.  Poetry Video Contest for High School Students
    6. Friday, February 21, 2014

      1. 8:30 am - 5:00 pm   Monday through FridayBabylon to Baseball: Recent Additions to the Rare Book & Manuscript Library, 24 January — 16 May 2014
        The Rare Book & Manuscript Library, 346 Library
      2.  Poetry Video Contest for High School Students
    7. Saturday, February 22, 2014

      1. 8:30 am - 5:00 pm   Monday through FridayBabylon to Baseball: Recent Additions to the Rare Book & Manuscript Library, 24 January — 16 May 2014
        The Rare Book & Manuscript Library, 346 Library
      2.  Poetry Video Contest for High School Students
  5. Week of February 23, 2014

    1. Sunday, February 23, 2014

      1. 8:30 am - 5:00 pm   Monday through FridayBabylon to Baseball: Recent Additions to the Rare Book & Manuscript Library, 24 January — 16 May 2014
        The Rare Book & Manuscript Library, 346 Library
      2.  Poetry Video Contest for High School Students
    2. Monday, February 24, 2014

      1. 8:30 am - 5:00 pm   Monday through FridayBabylon to Baseball: Recent Additions to the Rare Book & Manuscript Library, 24 January — 16 May 2014
        The Rare Book & Manuscript Library, 346 Library
      2.  Poetry Video Contest for High School Students
    3. Tuesday, February 25, 2014

      1. 8:30 am - 5:00 pm   Monday through FridayBabylon to Baseball: Recent Additions to the Rare Book & Manuscript Library, 24 January — 16 May 2014
        The Rare Book & Manuscript Library, 346 Library
      2.  Poetry Video Contest for High School Students
    4. Wednesday, February 26, 2014

      1. 8:30 am - 5:00 pm   Monday through FridayBabylon to Baseball: Recent Additions to the Rare Book & Manuscript Library, 24 January — 16 May 2014
        The Rare Book & Manuscript Library, 346 Library
      2.  Poetry Video Contest for High School Students
    5. Thursday, February 27, 2014

      1. 8:30 am - 5:00 pm   Monday through FridayBabylon to Baseball: Recent Additions to the Rare Book & Manuscript Library, 24 January — 16 May 2014
        The Rare Book & Manuscript Library, 346 Library
      2.  Poetry Video Contest for High School Students
    6. Friday, February 28, 2014

      1. 8:30 am - 5:00 pm   Monday through FridayBabylon to Baseball: Recent Additions to the Rare Book & Manuscript Library, 24 January — 16 May 2014
        The Rare Book & Manuscript Library, 346 Library
      2.  Poetry Video Contest for High School Students
  1. Week of February 2, 2014

    1. Monday, February 3, 2014

      1. 12:00 pmProfessor Shankar Nair
        RELIGION - CSAMES lecture by Professor Shankar Nair: "Moral Knowing through Aesthetic Knowing: Ethics and Aesthetic Theory in Three Versions of the Ramayana"
        Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Languages Building
      2. 12:00 pmShankar Nair (Religion)
        “Moral Knowing through Aesthetic Knowing: Ethics and Aesthetic Theory in Three Versions of the Ramayana"
        Lucy Ellis Lounge, Foreign Languages Bldg.
      3. 4:00 pm - 5:00 pmKate Lyons, UI Linguistics graduate student
        LINGUISTICS - Seminar Series talk by Kate Lyons, UI Linguistics graduate student
        Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Languages Building
      4. 5:00 pmEric Calderwood, Assistant Professor of Spanish, University of Michigan
        CWL - Eric Calderwood, Assistant Professor of Spanish, University of Michigan: "The Invention of al-Andalus: Uses of the Past in Modern Arabic and Spanish Culture"
        Room 1065, Lincoln Hall
    2. Tuesday, February 4, 2014

      1. 12:00 pmDr. Nicholas Bartlett
        EAST ASIAN LANGUAGES & CULTURES - Dr. Nicholas Bartlett: "A New 'left Behind': Entrepreneurialism, Reform, and China's Heroin Generation"
        Burrill Hall, Room 124
      2. 5:00 pmDr. Julie Kleinman, Visiting Assistant Professor, Oberlin College
        "Gare du Nord, territoire d'échange: Immigration and the Production of Difference in French Public Space”
        Lucy Ellis Lounge, Foreign Languages Building
      3. 5:00 pmDr.Julie Kleinman, Visiting Assistant Professor, Oberlin College
        Dr. Julie Kleinman, Visiting Assistant Professor, Oberlin College ” Gare du Nord, territoire d'e'change: Immigration and the Production of Difference in French Public Space”
        Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Languages Building
    3. Wednesday, February 5, 2014

      1. 2:00 pm - 3:00 pmEAST ASIAN LANGUAGES AND CULTURES - Japanese Language Table
        2050 Foreign Languages Building
      2. 2:00 pm - 3:00 pmMODERN GREEK – Conversation Table in Modern Greek
        Espresso Royale, 1117 W. Oregon, Urbana
      3. 4:30 pmSusanna Fein (Kent State Univ.)
        "Of Judges and Jewelers: The Middle English Pearl and the Life of Saint John"
        Lucy Ellis Lounge, Foreign Languages Bldg.
      4. 5:00 pmGretchen Head, Mellon Fellow in Comparative Literature, UC Berkeley
        CWL - Gretchen Head, Mellon Fellow in Comparative Literature, UC Berkeley: "Voicing Dissonance: Tunisian Women's Narratives of Dissent under Ben Ali"
        Room 1065, Lincoln Hall
      5. 6:00 pmLINGUISTICS - Less Commonly Taught Languages Program Film Series: "Bhaag Milkha Bhaag" ("Run Milkha Run")
        Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Languages Building
    4. Thursday, February 6, 2014

      1. 5:00 pmDr. Denis Provencher, University of Maryland-Baltimore County
        FRENCH - Dr. Denis Provencher, University of Maryland-Baltimore County: “Queer Maghrebi French: Language, Temporalities, Trans-filiations”
        Room 328, Bevier Hall
      2. 5:00 pmDr. Denis Provencher, University of Maryland-Baltimore County
        “Queer Maghrebi French: Language, Temporalities, Trans-filiations”
        Bevier 328
      3. 5:15 pmArne Lunde, Professor of Scandinavian and Film, UCLA
        GERMANIC LANGUAGES AND LITERATURES - Arne Lunde, Professor of Scandinavian and Film, UCLA: "Sex and Eroticism in Ingmar Bergman's Swedish Films of the 1940s and 50s"
        Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Languages Building
      4. 5:30 pmPause Cafe
        Espresso Royale in Urbana (1117 West Oregon Street)
    5. Friday, February 7, 2014

      1. 4:00 pm - 5:00 pmAdam Lopez (Assistant Research Professor in the Department of Computer Science at John Hopkins University
        LINGUISTICS - Linguistics Seminar and Job Talk: Adam Lopez (Assistant Research Professor in the Department of Computer Science at John Hopkins University
        Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Languages Building
      2. 5:00 pm - 6:00 pmEAST ASIAN LANGUAGES AND CULTURES -- Korean Conversation Table
        Basement, Illini Union (near Sushi-San)
  2. Week of February 9, 2014

    1. Sunday, February 9, 2014

      1. 3:00 pmThomas Howe, Southwestern University
        CLASSICS, AIA - Thomas Howe, Southwestern University: "The Garden of Flora: New Discoveries at the Roman Seaside Villas of Stabiae near Pompei"
        Knight Auditorium of the Spurlock Museum, 600 S. Gregory St., Urbana.
    2. Monday, February 10, 2014

      1. 1:00 pmStephanie Gaillard, doctoral candidate in French, UIUC
        Stéphanie Gaillard: "Elicited Imitation Task as a Method for Proficiency Assessment in Institutional and Research Settings”
        2090B Foreign Language Building
      2. 4:00 pm - 5:00 pmProfessor Kara Federmeier, U of I Psychology
        LINGUISTICS - Seminar Series talk by Prof. Kara Federmeier, U of I Psychology: "Time for Meaning: What electrophysiology reveals about how the brain makes sense of the world"
        Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Languages Building
    3. Tuesday, February 11, 2014

      1. 2:00 pm - 3:00 pmEAST ASIAN LANGUAGES AND CULTURES - Japanese Language Table
        2050 Foreign Languages Building
      2. 5:00 pmDr. Felisa Reynolds, University of Saint Thomas
        "Maryse Condé’s taste for history, Victoire: savoring the words"
        Lucy Ellis Lounge, Foreign Languages Building
      3. 5:00 pmDr. Felisa Reynolds, University of Saint Thomas
        FRENCH - Dr. Felisa Reynolds, University of Saint Thomas: "Maryse Conde’s taste for history, Victoire: savoring the words"
        Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Languages Building
    4. Wednesday, February 12, 2014

      1. 3:00 pm

        Henry Hébert


        Special Talk: "Conservation and Care of Rare Materials," and Essay Contest Winners Announced
        Room 346 Library
      2. 6:00 pmLINGUISTICS - Less Commonly Taught Languages Program Film Series: "Never on Sunday" (Modern Greek, with subtitles)
        Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Languages Building
    5. Thursday, February 13, 2014

      1. 3:00 pmDr. Jeffrey Martin, University of Hong Kong
        EALC, Anthropology - Dr. Jeffrey Martin, University of Hong Kong: "Chinese Police Affect""
        Lincoln Hall, Room 1002
      2. 4:00 pmLINGUISTICS - Arabic Conversation Table
        Intermezzo Cafe at Krannert Center, 500 S. Goodwin Ave. Urbana
      3. 5:30 pmPause Cafe
        Espresso Royale in Urbana (1117 West Oregon Street)
    6. Friday, February 14, 2014

      1. 12:00 pm - 1:00 pmEAST ASIAN LANGUAGES AND CULTURES - Chinese Table
        2050 Foreign Languages Building
      2. 4:00 pmLane Schwartz (Research Scientist at the Air Force Research Laboratory, Ohio)
        LINGUISTICS - Linguistics Seminar and Job Talk: Lane Schwartz (Research Scientist at the Air Force Research Laboratory, Ohio): "An Incremental Syntactic Language Model for Statistical Phrase-based Translation"
        Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Languages Building
      3. 5:00 pm - 6:00 pmEAST ASIAN LANGUAGES AND CULTURES -- Korean Conversation Table
        Basement, Illini Union (near Sushi-San)
      4. 5:00 pm - 6:00 pmEAST ASIAN LANGUAGES AND CULTURES -- Korean Conversation Table
        Basement, Illini Union (near Sushi-San)
  3. Week of February 16, 2014

    1. Monday, February 17, 2014

      1. 4:00 pm - 5:00 pmProf. Torrey Loucks & Prof. Matt Dye, UIUC Speech and Hearing Science
        LINGUISTICS - Linguistics Seminar: Prof. Torrey Loucks & Prof. Matt Dye, UIUC Speech and Hearing Science: "Second language acquisition of signed language: linguistic, kinematic and psychological aspects"
        Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Languages Building
    2. Tuesday, February 18, 2014

      1. 3:30 pm - 5:30 pmEALC - "Liberating Persuasions in East Asian Literature of the 11th to 15th Centuries"
        Urban Outfitters Building, 507 E. Green, Champaign
      2. 3:30 pm - 5:30 pmPanel: "Liberating Persuasions in East Asian Literature of the 11th to 15th Centuries"
        Conference Room 411 (IPS) Urban Outfitters Building
      3. 4:00 pm - 5:30 pmLINGUISTICS - Linguistics Seminar and Job Talk: Marine Carpuat (Research Scientist at the National Research Council of Canada)
        Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Languages Building
      4. 7:00 pmItalian Conversation Group
        Espresso Royale, 1117 W. Oregon St., Urbana
    3. Wednesday, February 19, 2014

      1. 2:00 pm - 3:00 pmEAST ASIAN LANGUAGES AND CULTURES - Japanese Language Table
        2050 Foreign Languages Building
      2. 2:00 pm - 3:00 pmMODERN GREEK – Conversation Table in Modern Greek
        Espresso Royale, 1117 W. Oregon, Urbana
      3. 4:00 pm - 5:00 pmSPANISH – Information meeting for Spanish as a Minor
        Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Languages Building
      4. 5:00 pm - 6:00 pmCENTER FOR TRANSLATION STUDIES - CTS Conversation Table
        The Bread Company on Goodwin, 706 S. Goodwin Ave., Urbana
      5. 5:00 pm - 7:00 pmSLATE - Professional Development Workshop: "Getting a Job in SLA (Dossier Preparation)"
        Room G-46 (basement) Foreign Languages Building
      6. 6:00 pmLINGUISTICS - Less Commonly Taught Languages Program Film Series: "Baran " (Persian, with subtitles)
        Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Languages Building
    4. Thursday, February 20, 2014

      1. 4:00 pmLINGUISTICS - Arabic Conversation Table
        Intermezzo Cafe at Krannert Center, 500 S. Goodwin Ave. Urbana
      2. 5:30 pmPause Cafe
        Espresso Royale in Urbana (1117 West Oregon Street)
    5. Friday, February 21, 2014

      1. 12:00 pm - 1:00 pmEAST ASIAN LANGUAGES AND CULTURES - Chinese Table
        2050 Foreign Languages Building
      2. 3:00 pm - 4:30 pmSteven Rose, Emeritus Professor of Biology at the Open University and Emeritus Professor of Physick at Gresham College, London
        SLCL - Professor Steven Rose: "Are You Your Brain?"
        Beckman Tower 2269, 405 N. Mathews Ave., Urbana
      3. 5:00 pm - 6:00 pmEAST ASIAN LANGUAGES AND CULTURES -- Korean Conversation Table
        Basement, Illini Union (near Sushi-San)
    6. Saturday, February 22, 2014

      1. 4:00 pm - 6:00 pmProfessor Jenell Johnson, Assistant Professor of Communication Arts and Director of the Disability Studies Initiative at the University of Wisconsin-Madison
        SLCL - Professor Jenell Johnson, "A Political Genealogy of Brain Modification"
        Beckman Tower 2269, 405 N. Mathews Ave., Urbana
  4. Week of February 23, 2014

    1. Monday, February 24, 2014

      1. 4:00 pm - 5:00 pmDarren Tanner, Assistant Professor of Linguistics, U. of I.
        LINGUISTICS - Darren Tanner, Assistant Professor of Linguistics, U. of I.
        Department of Linguistics
      2. 4:00 pm - 5:00 pmJP Cuenca (author) and Elizabeth Lowe (Translator)
        TRANSLATION STUDIES - "International Perspectives on Brazilian Literature: A Bilingual Reading and discussion, by JP Cuenca (author) and Elizabeth Lowe (Translator) from "The Happiest Ending for a Love Story is an Accident"
        Illini Union Bookstore - Authors Corner (2nd floor)
    2. Tuesday, February 25, 2014

      1. 2:00 pm - 3:00 pmEAST ASIAN LANGUAGES AND CULTURES - Japanese Language Table
        2050 Foreign Languages Building
      2. 6:00 pm - 7:00 pmSPANISH – Information meeting for Spanish as a Minor
        Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Languages Building
      3. 7:00 pmItalian Conversation Group
        Espresso Royale, 1117 W. Oregon St., Urbana
    3. Wednesday, February 26, 2014

      1. 6:00 pmLINGUISTICS - Less Commonly Taught Languages Program Film Series: "Mtani Kwetu" (Swahili with subtitles)
        Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Languages Building
    4. Thursday, February 27, 2014

      1. 4:00 pmLINGUISTICS - Arabic Conversation Table
        Intermezzo Cafe at Krannert Center, 500 S. Goodwin Ave. Urbana
      2. 5:00 pmMichelle Urberg (Univ. of Chicago)
        "Constructing Jerusalem at Vadstena: Creating a Symbolic Space through Text, Architecture, and Paraliturgical Devotions"
        Lucy Ellis Lounge, Foreign Languages Bldg.
      3. 5:30 pmPause Cafe
        Espresso Royale in Urbana (1117 West Oregon Street)
    5. Friday, February 28, 2014

      1. 12:00 pm - 1:00 pmEAST ASIAN LANGUAGES AND CULTURES - Chinese Table
        2050 Foreign Languages Building
      2. 2:00 pmDavid Sansone, Professor Emeritus of Classics
        CLASSICS - David Sansone, Professor Emeritus of Classics: "And the Last Shall be First: The Place of the Satyr-Play in the Tragic Tetralogy"
        Lucy Ellis lounge, 1080 Foreign Languages Building
      3. 5:00 pm - 6:00 pmEAST ASIAN LANGUAGES AND CULTURES -- Korean Conversation Table
        Basement, Illini Union (near Sushi-San)