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Events for December 2012

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  1. Week of November 25, 2012

    1. Saturday, December 1, 2012

      1.  Exhibit: A World of Shoes
        Campbell Gallery, Spurlock Museum
      2. 4:00 pm - 5:00 pmFirst Steps Info Sessions, every Mon-Thurs while classes are in session
        Lincoln Hall 1027
  2. Week of December 2, 2012

    1. Sunday, December 2, 2012

      1.  Exhibit: A World of Shoes
        Campbell Gallery, Spurlock Museum
      2. 4:00 pm - 5:00 pmFirst Steps Info Sessions, every Mon-Thurs while classes are in session
        Lincoln Hall 1027
    2. Monday, December 3, 2012

      1.  Exhibit: A World of Shoes
        Campbell Gallery, Spurlock Museum
      2. 4:00 pm - 5:00 pmFirst Steps Info Sessions, every Mon-Thurs while classes are in session
        Lincoln Hall 1027
      3.  OPT Workshop

        ISSS Multipurpose Room
        4th floor, Student Services Building

    3. Tuesday, December 4, 2012

      1.  Exhibit: A World of Shoes
        Campbell Gallery, Spurlock Museum
      2. 4:00 pm - 5:00 pmFirst Steps Info Sessions, every Mon-Thurs while classes are in session
        Lincoln Hall 1027
      3.  OPT Workshop

        ISSS Multipurpose Room
        4th floor, Student Services Building

    4. Wednesday, December 5, 2012

      1.  Exhibit: A World of Shoes
        Campbell Gallery, Spurlock Museum
      2. 4:00 pm - 5:00 pmFirst Steps Info Sessions, every Mon-Thurs while classes are in session
        Lincoln Hall 1027
      3. 5:00 pm - 6:00 pmBosnian/Croatian/Serbian Conversation Table
        Espresso Royale (corner of Oregon and Goodwin)
      4. 5:30 pm - 6:30 pmRusskii stol--Russian conversation table
        Courtyard Cafe, Illini Union
    5. Thursday, December 6, 2012

      1.  Exhibit: A World of Shoes
        Campbell Gallery, Spurlock Museum
      2. 4:00 pm - 5:00 pmFirst Steps Info Sessions, every Mon-Thurs while classes are in session
        Lincoln Hall 1027
      3.  OPT Workshop

        ISSS Multipurpose Room
        4th floor, Student Services Building

      4. 2:00 pmTea Ceremony and Tour of Japan House
        2000 S. Lincoln Avenue, Urbana, Illinois
      5. 3:00 pmTea Ceremony and Tour of Japan House
        2000 S. Lincoln Avenue, Urbana, Illinois
    6. Friday, December 7, 2012

      1.  Exhibit: A World of Shoes
        Campbell Gallery, Spurlock Museum
    7. Saturday, December 8, 2012

      1.  Exhibit: A World of Shoes
        Campbell Gallery, Spurlock Museum
  3. Week of December 9, 2012

    1. Sunday, December 9, 2012

      1.  Exhibit: A World of Shoes
        Campbell Gallery, Spurlock Museum
    2. Monday, December 10, 2012

      1.  Exhibit: A World of Shoes
        Campbell Gallery, Spurlock Museum
      2.  OPT Workshop

        ISSS Multipurpose Room
        4th floor, Student Services Building

    3. Tuesday, December 11, 2012

      1.  Exhibit: A World of Shoes
        Campbell Gallery, Spurlock Museum
      2.  OPT Workshop

        ISSS Multipurpose Room
        4th floor, Student Services Building

    4. Wednesday, December 12, 2012

      1.  Exhibit: A World of Shoes
        Campbell Gallery, Spurlock Museum
      2. 5:30 pm - 6:30 pmRusskii stol--Russian conversation table
        Courtyard Cafe, Illini Union
    5. Thursday, December 13, 2012

      1.  Exhibit: A World of Shoes
        Campbell Gallery, Spurlock Museum
      2.  OPT Workshop

        ISSS Multipurpose Room
        4th floor, Student Services Building

      3. 2:00 pmTea Ceremony and Tour of Japan House
        2000 S. Lincoln Avenue, Urbana, Illinois
      4. 3:00 pmTea Ceremony and Tour of Japan House
        2000 S. Lincoln Avenue, Urbana, Illinois
    6. Friday, December 14, 2012

      1.  Exhibit: A World of Shoes
        Campbell Gallery, Spurlock Museum
    7. Saturday, December 15, 2012

      1.  Exhibit: A World of Shoes
        Campbell Gallery, Spurlock Museum
      2. 1:00 pm - 4:00 pmTours of Japan House
        2000 S. Lincoln Avenue, Urbana, Illinois
  4. Week of December 16, 2012

    1. Sunday, December 16, 2012

      1.  Exhibit: A World of Shoes
        Campbell Gallery, Spurlock Museum
    2. Monday, December 17, 2012

      1.  Exhibit: A World of Shoes
        Campbell Gallery, Spurlock Museum
    3. Tuesday, December 18, 2012

      1.  Exhibit: A World of Shoes
        Campbell Gallery, Spurlock Museum
    4. Wednesday, December 19, 2012

      1.  Exhibit: A World of Shoes
        Campbell Gallery, Spurlock Museum
    5. Thursday, December 20, 2012

      1.  Exhibit: A World of Shoes
        Campbell Gallery, Spurlock Museum
    6. Friday, December 21, 2012

      1.  Exhibit: A World of Shoes
        Campbell Gallery, Spurlock Museum
    7. Saturday, December 22, 2012

      1.  Exhibit: A World of Shoes
        Campbell Gallery, Spurlock Museum
  5. Week of December 23, 2012

    1. Sunday, December 23, 2012

      1.  Exhibit: A World of Shoes
        Campbell Gallery, Spurlock Museum
    2. Monday, December 24, 2012

      1.  Exhibit: A World of Shoes
        Campbell Gallery, Spurlock Museum
    3. Tuesday, December 25, 2012

      1.  Exhibit: A World of Shoes
        Campbell Gallery, Spurlock Museum
    4. Wednesday, December 26, 2012

      1.  Exhibit: A World of Shoes
        Campbell Gallery, Spurlock Museum
    5. Thursday, December 27, 2012

      1.  Exhibit: A World of Shoes
        Campbell Gallery, Spurlock Museum
    6. Friday, December 28, 2012

      1.  Exhibit: A World of Shoes
        Campbell Gallery, Spurlock Museum
    7. Saturday, December 29, 2012

      1.  Exhibit: A World of Shoes
        Campbell Gallery, Spurlock Museum
  6. Week of December 30, 2012

    1. Sunday, December 30, 2012

      1.  Exhibit: A World of Shoes
        Campbell Gallery, Spurlock Museum
    2. Monday, December 31, 2012

      1.  Exhibit: A World of Shoes
        Campbell Gallery, Spurlock Museum
  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. 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
      3. 6:00 pmMETA- Study Abroad: You Can Make It Work
        1203 W. Nevada
      4. 8:00 pmMASA Info Night-Study in Israel
    2. Tuesday, December 4, 2012

      1. 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
      2. 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

      3. 12:00 pm - 1:00 pmDr. Stefanos Katsikas
        Islam and the Sharia Law in the Making of Modern Greece (1832-1923)
        Foreign Language Bulding (FLB), Lucy Ellis Lounge (or Room1080)
      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. 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
      6. 6:00 pm - 8:00 pmKPL D.R.E.A.M. Act Workshop
        Lounge/Kitchen
      7. 6:00 pmMETA- Calm Your Anxieties: Self-Esteem in Academics
        1203 W. Nevada
      8. 6:30 pm - 8:30 pmTIBS Cooking
        Conference Room
    3. Wednesday, December 5, 2012

      1. 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

      2. 2:00 pm - 3:00 pmEAST ASIAN LANGUAGES AND CULTURES -- Japanese Language Table
        2050 Foreign Languages Building
      3. 5:30 pm - 6:30 pmRussian Conversation Table
        Courtyard Cafe, Illini Union
      4. 6:00 pm - 8:00 pmGreek Movie Night: 'EL Greco' (in English)
        Foreign Language Bulding (FLB), Lucy Ellis Lounge (or Room1080)
      5. 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. 11:00 am - 4:00 pmInternational Games Day
        International and Area Studies Library - Main Library Rm 321
      2. 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
      3. 12:00 pmLunch @ La Casa
      4. 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
      5. 5:00 pmInfo Session: Stockholm Summer Arctic Program 'Environment and Society in a Changing Arctic'
        Room #106B1 Engineering Hall
      6. 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
      7. 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
      8. 7:00 pm - 9:00 pmTASC & SYZ Tea Time
        Lounge/Kitchen
    5. Friday, December 7, 2012

      1. 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
      2. 4:00 pmInfo Session: Summer Course Abroad in Ecuador
        1080 Foreign Languages Building (Lucy Ellis Lounge)
      3. 5:00 pm - 6:00 pmEAST ASIAN LANGUAGES AND CULTURES -- Korean Conversation Table
        Basement, Illini Union (near Sushi-San)
      4. 7:00 pmThe African Francophone Choir
        Krannert Art Museum; 500 East Peabody Drive; Champaign, IL 61820
    6. Saturday, December 8, 2012

      1. 9:00 amIkebana Workshop
        2000 S. Lincoln Avenue, Urbana, IL 61802
      2. 10:00 am - 12:00 pmTzu Ching Study Group
        Lounge & Kitchen
      3. 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
      4. 2:00 pmBalinese Gamelan Concert
        Music Building Auditorium, 1114 West Nevada Street, Urbana, IL
  2. Week of December 9, 2012

    1. Sunday, December 9, 2012

      1. 10:00 am - 1:00 pmJ-Net Cooking
        Lounge/Kitchen
      2. 5:00 pm - 8:00 pmICF Christmas Party
        Lounge/Kitchen
    2. Monday, December 10, 2012

      1. 3:00 pm - 4:00 pmModernize Extension and Advisory Systems (MEAS) Project Discussion
        Heritage Room, ACES Library
      2. 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
      3. 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
      4. 6:00 pmMETA- The State of Latina/os in Higher Ed: Focused on the Future
        1203 W. Nevada
    3. Tuesday, December 11, 2012

      1. 10:00 am2012 Holiday Food Sale
        Southwest Entrance (Illini Union)
      2. 11:00 am - 3:00 pm2012 Holiday Greek Food Sale
        Illini Union (Southwest Entrance, Main Quad)
      3. 4:00 pmGranada, Spain Info Session
        LH 1027
      4. 5:15 pmSnowman's Land - Germany, 2010

        Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Languages Building

      5. 6:00 pmMETA- Early New Years Resolutions
        1203 W. Nevada
      6. 6:30 pm - 8:30 pmTIBS Cooking
        Conference Room
    4. Wednesday, December 12, 2012

      1. 4:00 pm - 5:00 pmInfo Session: Summer Course Abroad in Ecuador
        176 Education Building
      2. 4:00 pm - 6:00 pmLINGUISTICS - Annual Holiday Celebration
        Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Languages Building
      3. 5:00 pmCosta Rica Info Session
        LH 1027
      4. 5:30 pmHannah Lee and Cliff Shin
        Asian Cooking Workshops
        2000 S. Lincoln Avenue, Urbana, IL 61802
      5. 8:00 pmAAA Studying Hard or Hardly Studying
        Lounge/Kitchen/Activities Room
    5. Thursday, December 13, 2012

      1. 11:30 amLibrarians Live at FLB
        Foreign Languages Building
      2. 2:00 pmDeborah Boedeker, Brown University
        CLASSICS -- Deborah Boedeker, Brown University: "Overhead Iambics: Listening to Hipponax"
        Lucy Ellis Lounge (1080 Foreign Languages Building)
      3. 4:00 pm - 5:00 pmModern Greek Studies'Conversation Table in Modern Greek
        Espresso Royale, 1117 W. Oregon, Urbana (corner of Oregon and Goodwin)
      4. 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. 7:00 pm - 9:00 pmHoliday Party/Ornament Decorating
        Activities Room & Resource Room
    6. Friday, December 14, 2012

      1. 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
    7. Saturday, December 15, 2012

      1. 3:00 pmTea Ceremony and Tour of Japan House
        2000 S. Lincoln Avenue, Urbana, Illinois
  3. Week of December 30, 2012

    1. Sunday, December 30, 2012

      1. 11:15 am - 12:40 pmDeeper Roots in Christ
        Lounge & Kitchen