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Events for January 2013

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  1. Week of December 30, 2012

    1. Tuesday, January 1, 2013

      1.  Exhibit: A World of Shoes
        Campbell Gallery, Spurlock Museum
    2. Wednesday, January 2, 2013

      1.  Exhibit: A World of Shoes
        Campbell Gallery, Spurlock Museum
    3. Thursday, January 3, 2013

      1.  Exhibit: A World of Shoes
        Campbell Gallery, Spurlock Museum
    4. Friday, January 4, 2013

      1.  Exhibit: A World of Shoes
        Campbell Gallery, Spurlock Museum
    5. Saturday, January 5, 2013

      1.  Exhibit: A World of Shoes
        Campbell Gallery, Spurlock Museum
  2. Week of January 6, 2013

    1. Sunday, January 6, 2013

      1.  Exhibit: A World of Shoes
        Campbell Gallery, Spurlock Museum
    2. Monday, January 7, 2013

      1.  Exhibit: A World of Shoes
        Campbell Gallery, Spurlock Museum
    3. Tuesday, January 8, 2013

      1.  Exhibit: A World of Shoes
        Campbell Gallery, Spurlock Museum
    4. Wednesday, January 9, 2013

      1.  Exhibit: A World of Shoes
        Campbell Gallery, Spurlock Museum
    5. Thursday, January 10, 2013

      1.  Exhibit: A World of Shoes
        Campbell Gallery, Spurlock Museum
    6. Friday, January 11, 2013

      1.  Exhibit: A World of Shoes
        Campbell Gallery, Spurlock Museum
    7. Saturday, January 12, 2013

      1.  Exhibit: A World of Shoes
        Campbell Gallery, Spurlock Museum
  3. Week of January 13, 2013

    1. Sunday, January 13, 2013

      1.  Exhibit: A World of Shoes
        Campbell Gallery, Spurlock Museum
    2. Monday, January 14, 2013

      1.  Exhibit: A World of Shoes
        Campbell Gallery, Spurlock Museum
    3. Tuesday, January 15, 2013

      1.  Exhibit: A World of Shoes
        Campbell Gallery, Spurlock Museum
    4. Wednesday, January 16, 2013

      1.  Exhibit: A World of Shoes
        Campbell Gallery, Spurlock Museum
    5. Thursday, January 17, 2013

      1.  Exhibit: A World of Shoes
        Campbell Gallery, Spurlock Museum
      2. 3:00 pmTea ceremony at Japan House
        2000 S. Lincoln Avenue, Urbana, IL 61802
    6. Friday, January 18, 2013

      1.  Exhibit: A World of Shoes
        Campbell Gallery, Spurlock Museum
    7. Saturday, January 19, 2013

      1.  Exhibit: A World of Shoes
        Campbell Gallery, Spurlock Museum
  4. Week of January 20, 2013

    1. Sunday, January 20, 2013

      1.  Exhibit: A World of Shoes
        Campbell Gallery, Spurlock Museum
    2. Monday, January 21, 2013

      1.  Exhibit: A World of Shoes
        Campbell Gallery, Spurlock Museum
    3. Tuesday, January 22, 2013

      1.  Exhibit: A World of Shoes
        Campbell Gallery, Spurlock Museum
    4. Wednesday, January 23, 2013

      1.  Exhibit: A World of Shoes
        Campbell Gallery, Spurlock Museum
      2. 12:00 pm - 1:00 pmOtis Noble, III, Office of Diversity, Equity & Access
        Food for the Soul: Celebrating 150 Years of the Emancipation Proclamation
        708 S. Mathews Urbana, IL 61801
    5. Thursday, January 24, 2013

      1.  Exhibit: A World of Shoes
        Campbell Gallery, Spurlock Museum
      2. 3:00 pmTea ceremony at Japan House
        2000 S. Lincoln Avenue, Urbana, IL 61802
    6. Friday, January 25, 2013

      1.  Exhibit: A World of Shoes
        Campbell Gallery, Spurlock Museum
    7. Saturday, January 26, 2013

      1.  Exhibit: A World of Shoes
        Campbell Gallery, Spurlock Museum
  5. Week of January 27, 2013

    1. Sunday, January 27, 2013

      1.  Exhibit: A World of Shoes
        Campbell Gallery, Spurlock Museum
    2. Monday, January 28, 2013

      1.  Exhibit: A World of Shoes
        Campbell Gallery, Spurlock Museum
    3. Tuesday, January 29, 2013

      1.  Exhibit: A World of Shoes
        Campbell Gallery, Spurlock Museum
    4. Wednesday, January 30, 2013

      1.  Exhibit: A World of Shoes
        Campbell Gallery, Spurlock Museum
      2. 12:00 pm - 1:00 pmLieutenant Colonel Eric Stetson, Professor and Head, Department of Military Science
        Food for the Soul: Challenging Ourselves to be Life-Long Learners
        708 S. Mathews Avenue Urbana, IL 61801
      3. 5:30 pm - 6:30 pmRusskii stol--Russian conversation table
        Courtyard Cafe, Illini Union
    5. Thursday, January 31, 2013

      1.  Exhibit: A World of Shoes
        Campbell Gallery, Spurlock Museum
      2. 3:00 pmTea ceremony at Japan House
        2000 S. Lincoln Avenue, Urbana, IL 61802
  1. Week of January 13, 2013

    1. Tuesday, January 15, 2013

      1.  Priority Deadline for Fall 2013, Academic Year 13-14, and Summer Study Abroad Programs
    2. Wednesday, January 16, 2013

      1. 12:00 pmGouda Abdel-Khalek, Professor of Economics at Cairo University
        CSAMES Brown Bag Lecture: "Social Justice: The Unfinished Business of Arab Spring--An Insider View"
        Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Languages Building, Urbana
      2. 12:00 pm - 1:00 pmDr. Deidre Weathersby & Milo Dodson, Ph. D. candidate, Sankofa African American Outreach, Counseling Center
        Food for the Soul: "The Black Men's State of Mental Health"
        708 S. Mathews Urbana, IL 61801
      3. 3:30 pmCaroline Bishop, Washington University at St. Louis
        CLASSICS -- Caroline Bishop, Washington University at St. Louis: "Becoming Cicero: Self-Quotation and Self-Fashioning in 'De Natura Deorum and De Divinatione'"
        Room 217, Illini Union, 1401 W. Green St., Urbana, IL
      4. 4:30 pmDavid Fieni, Sarah Lawrence College
        FRENCH -- David Fieni, Sarah Lawrence College: "Khatibi's Poetics of the Intersigne"
        1065 Lincoln Hall
      5. 4:30 pmDr. David Fieni
        Francophone Studies: Lectures by Candidate: "Khatibi's Poetics of the Intersigne"
        1065 Lincoln Hall
      6. 5:00 pmNational Security Education Program Graduate David L. Boren Fellowships (NSEP)
        Boren Fellowship
    3. Thursday, January 17, 2013

      1. 12:00 pm - 1:30 pmKarima Korayem, Professor of Economics, Faculty of Commerce at Al-Azhar University, Cairo, Egypt
        CSAMES Brown Bag Lecture: "The Egyptian Economy After the Arab Spring Revolution: Where Is It Going? Current Situation and Future Perspective"
        Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Languages Building, Urbana
      2. 4:00 pm - 5:00 pmAlla Rozovskaya (PhD Candidate in Linguistics)
        Linguistics Seminar Series -- Alla Rozovskaya (PhD Candidate in Linguistics)
        Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Languages Building
      3. 7:00 pmRussian movie night: Ironiya sud'by, part I
        Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 FLB
    4. Friday, January 18, 2013

      1. 3:30 pmBrian Walters, UIUC
        CLASSICS--Brian Walters, UIUC: "Healing the State with Violence: Political Diseases and Late-Republican Rhetoric"
        Room 209, Illini Union, 1401 W. Green St., Urbana
      2. 4:30 pmFRENCH -- Greta Bliss, Grinnell College: "Unauthorized Translation: Encoding Protest in Nadia El Fani's Bedwin Hacker"
        Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Languages Building
      3. 4:30 pmGreta Bliss
        Francophone Studies: Lectures by Candidate: "Unauthorized Translation: Encoding Protest in Nadia El Fani's 'Bedwin Hacker'"
        Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Language Building
    5. Saturday, January 19, 2013

      1. 2:00 pm - 2:45 pmAngela Williams: Associate Director, CSAMES
        Middle East Story Time - The Illustrator's Notebook
        Megan's Reading Room at the Urbana Free Library; 210 West Green Street; Urbana, Illinois
      2. 7:30 pmSing the Truth!
        KCPA (Tryon Festival Theater)
  2. Week of January 20, 2013

    1. Sunday, January 20, 2013

      1. 3:00 pm - 4:30 pmNew student orientation
        Lounge/Kitchen
    2. Monday, January 21, 2013

      1. 4:00 pm - 5:00 pmLinguistics Student Organization (LSO) Speaker, Professor Scott Kiesling (University of Pittsburgh)
        Linguistics Student Organization (LSO) Speaker, Professor Scott Kiesling (University of Pittsburgh)
        Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Languages Building
      2. 6:30 pm - 8:30 pmKPL Cupcake Wars
        Lounge/Kitchen
    3. Tuesday, January 22, 2013

      1. 11:00 amStudy Abroad Fair!
        Illini Union Room C and South Lounge
      2. 11:00 amThe Next Member State: Croatia's Path to the European Union
        Room 411 507 E. Green St., Champaign, IL
      3. 11:00 am - 12:30 pmVideoconference Panel Discussion (with U. of Pittsburgh): The Next Member State: Croatia's Path to the European Union

        507 E. Green St., Room 411, Champaign, IL (map)

      4. 12:00 pmAntoinette Burton, Professor, Department of History
        CSAMES Brown Bag Lecture: "Battle Grounds of the Future: Revisiting the First Anglo-Afghan Campaigns, 1839 - 1919"
        Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Languages Building
      5. 3:30 pmLuca Grillo, Amherst College
        CLASSICS -- Luca Grillo, Amherst College: "M. Fulvius Nobilior, Ennius and the Temple of Hercules Musarum, or Politics, Religion and Art in 2nd BCE Rome"
        Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Languages Building
      6. 5:00 pmJohn Walsh, College of Charleston, Charleston, SC
        FRENCH -- John Walsh, College of Charleston, Charleston, SC: "Mapping Afropea: The Translation of Black Paris in the Fiction of Alain Mabanckou"
        328 Bevier Hall
      7. 5:00 pmDr. John Walsh
        Francophone Studies: Lectures by Candidate: "Mapping Afropea: The Translation of Black Paris in the Fiction of Alain Mabanckou"n: Encoding Protest in Nadia El Fani's 'Bedwin Hacker'"
        328 Bevier Hall
      8. 7:00 pm - 9:00 pmKPL Rush:GIM Rolling with the Kappas
        Lounge/Kitchen
      9. 7:00 pm - 9:00 pmaKDPhi Rush Event
      10. 7:30 pmYasemin Yildiz
        Beyond the Mother Tongue
        Levis Faculty Center (Third Floor)
      11. 7:30 pmYasemin Yildiz, Associate Professor of Germanic Languages and Literatures
        Yasemin Yildiz: "Beyond the Mother Tongue"
        3rd Floor, Levis Faculty Center, 919 W. Illinois St., Urbana
      12. 9:30 pm - 10:30 pmSculpey Crafts Social
        Lounge/Kitchen
    4. Wednesday, January 23, 2013

      1. 12:00 pmBrenda N. Sanya, Doctoral Student in Global Studies in Education in the Department of Education Policy, Organization and Leadership
        CAS Brown Bag Lecture: "Disrupting Patriarchy: An Examination of the Role of E-Technologies in Rural Kenya"
        101 International Studies Building; 910 S. Fifth St., Champaign
      2. 2:00 pm - 3:00 pmEAST ASIAN LANGUAGES AND CULTURES -- Japanese Language Table
        2050 Foreign Languages Building
      3. 4:00 pm - 5:00 pmSummer Course Abroad in Ecuador
        176 Education Building
      4. 5:00 pmProf. Scott Kiesling, Dept. of Linguistics, Univ. of Pittsburgh
        Linguistics Student Organization -- Prof. Scott Kiesling, Univ. of Pittsburgh: "Flirting, Desire and Masculinity"
        Room 314A, Illini Union, 1401 W. Green St., Urbana
    5. Thursday, January 24, 2013

      1. 12:00 pmTerry Mc Coy, CLACS Research Affiliated
        Lecture Series: The Latin American Business Environment: Present, Past and Future
        101 International Studies Building
      2. 12:00 pmFaranak Miraftab
        Lunch @ La Casa - Global Capitalism
        La Casa
      3. 3:00 pm - 4:00 pmAAS Joyce Mariano Postdoc Talk
        Lounge/Kitchen
      4.  Charity Begins at Home: Philanthropy, Remittances, and Filipino Diaspora
      5. 4:00 pm - 5:00 pmAsia Info Session
        Lincoln Hall 1064
      6. 4:00 pm - 5:00 pmProf. Scott Kiesling, Dept. of Linguistics, Univ. of Pittsburgh
        Linguistics Student Organization -- Prof. Scott Kiesling, Univ. of Pittsburgh: "Specifying Stance: Affect, Alignmnet and Investment in Interaction"
        Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Languages Building
      7. 4:00 pmLisa Kirschenbaum, Professor at West Chester University
        New Directions in Russia, Eastern Europe, and Eurasia - Individual Lives and the Culture of International Communism
        101 International Studies Building, 910 S Fifth St Champaign
      8. 4:00 pmOngoing Conversation Table in Modern Greek 'Logos'
        Espresso Royale on Goodwin
      9. 5:00 pm - 6:00 pmAmong Women
        Resource Room
      10. 5:00 pmMaxime Foerster, PhD French University of Michigan 2012; Post-doctoral lectureship, Dept. of Romance Languages and Literatures, University of Michigan 2012-13
        FRENCH -- Maxime Foerster, PhD French University of Michigan 2012: "French Romanticism and the Rewriting of the Sexual Contract"
        Room 1065, Lincoln Hall
      11. 5:30 pmWayne T. Pitard, Spurlock Museum, UIUC
        CLASSICS -- Wayne T. Pitard, Spurlock Museum, UIUC: "In the Presence of the Aten: Rediscovering the Spurlock Museum's Painted Panel from an el-Amarna Sanctuary"
        Room 62 Krannert Art Museum (Auditorium)
      12. 6:00 pmEurochannel Short Films Tour: Laugh in Europe

        Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Language Building (map)

      13. 6:00 pmExhibition Openings at Krannert Art Museum
        Krannert Art Museum, 500 East Peabody Drive, Champaign
    6. Friday, January 25, 2013

      1. 6:00 am - 12:00 pmSSA Lohri Night
        Lounge & Kitchen
      2. All Day

        Keynote speeches by Robert Chatterton Dickson, British Consul General (Chicago), and Graham Paul, French Consul General (Chicago)


        Regional Faculty Working Conference

        Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, 230 S. LaSalle St, Chicago, Illinois (Jan. 25); Illini Center, 200 South Wacker Drive, Chicago (Jan. 26)

      3. 12:00 pmTinker Fellowship. Information Meeting
        200 International Studies Building (CLACS conference room)
      4. 2:00 pmJoseph Day, Professor Emeritus of Wabash College
        CLASSICS -- Joseph Day, Professor Emeritus of Wabash College
        Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Languages Building
      5. 2:00 pm - 3:30 pmWendy Hunter, Professor of Government. University of Texas at Austin.
        Lecture Series: Shifting Orientations in Brazilian Social Policy
        101 International Studies Building
      6. 5:00 pm - 6:00 pmEAST ASIAN LANGUAGES AND CULTURES -- Korean Conversation Table
        Basement, Illini Union (near Sushi-San)
    7. Saturday, January 26, 2013

      1. All Day

        Keynote speeches by Robert Chatterton Dickson, British Consul General (Chicago), and Graham Paul, French Consul General (Chicago)


        Regional Faculty Working Conference

        Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, 230 S. LaSalle St, Chicago, Illinois (Jan. 25); Illini Center, 200 South Wacker Drive, Chicago (Jan. 26)

      2. 1:30 pm - 2:30 pmShoe Stories and Dance
        Spurlock Museum, 600 S. Gregory, Urbana
      3. 4:00 pm - 8:00 pmTzu Ching Welcome Meeting
        Lounge/Kitchen
  3. Week of January 27, 2013

    1. Monday, January 28, 2013

      1.  Final Deadline for Summer Course Abroad to Arles, France
      2. 3:30 pmBart Huelsenbeck, Dickinson College
        CLASSICS -- Bart Huelsenbeck, Dickinson College: "Making Sense of the Elder Seneca's Rhetorical Collection: From Textual Order to Community Practice'"
        Room 211, Illini Union, 1401 W. Green St., Urbana
      3. 4:00 pm - 5:00 pmAlexandra Morales-Reyes, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
        SIP Colloquium -- Alexandra Morales-Reyes (UIUC): "Production and Comprehension of Verb Agreement Morphology of Spanish and English Child L2 Learners"
        Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Languages Building
      4. 4:30 pm - 6:30 pmPhD French Harvard 2010; Lecturer, Department of Comparative Literature, Harvard University 2010-present
        FRENCH -- Francois Proulx, Lecturer, Department of Comparative Literature, Harvard University: "The Novelesque on Trial"
        Room 1065, Lincoln Hall
      5. 5:00 pmBeinecke Brothers Memorial
        National and International Scholarships Program 807 S Wright Street, Floor 5 Champaign, IL 61820
      6. 5:00 pmScholarship Info Session
        101 International Studies Building, 910 S. Fifth Street
    2. Tuesday, January 29, 2013

      1. 4:00 pmMatt Garcia, Professor of History and Transborder Studies, Arizona State University
        "Beyond the Legend: Cesar Chavez, Charismatic Leadership, and the Relevance of Accountability"
        1090 Lincoln Hall
      2. 4:00 pm - 5:00 pmProfessor Randall Sadler, UIUC Dept. of Linguistics
        SLATE talk -- Professor Randall Sadler, UIUC Dept. of Linguistics: "Virtual Worlds, Young Learners, and Language Learning"
        Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Languages Building
      3. 7:00 pmInfo Session: Crisis Diplomacy, PS 394 Summer Course Abroad in Vienna, Austria
        113 David Kinley Hall
    3. Wednesday, January 30, 2013

      1. 12:00 pmJesse Ribot, Dorector: Social Dimensions of Environmental Policy; Professor of Geography and Geographic Information Science; African Studies; Latin American and Caribbean Studies; and School of Earth, Society, and Environment
        Center for African Studies Brown Bag Lecture: "Humor, Irony and Ordinary Absurdity: Rural Subordination through a Camera's Lens
        101 International Studies Building; 910 S. Fifth St., Champaign
      2. 3:30 pmRobert McCutcheon, Univ. of Toronto
        CLASSICS -- Robert McCutcheon, Univ. of Toronto: "Lost in the Mail: Rethinking the Editorial History of Cicero's Epistolary"
        Room 4080A, Foreign Languages Building
      3. 4:00 pm - 5:00 pmAustralia New Zealand Info Session
        Lincoln Hall 1024
      4. 4:00 pmAndres Enrique-Arias, Universitat de les Illes Balears
        SIP Colloquium -- Andres Enrique-Arias, Universitat de les Illes Balears: 'Translating the Bible in Medieval Spain: New Insights from the Biblia medieval corpus and website'
        Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Languages Building
      5. 4:30 pm - 6:30 pmRaisa Rexer, PhD French, Yale University expected May 2013
        FRENCH -- Raisa Rexer, PhD French, Yale University expected May 2013: "Nana in the Nude: Emile Zola and Pornographic Photography"
        Room 1065, Lincoln Hall
      6. 5:00 pm - 6:00 pmBosnian/Croatian/Serbian Conversation Table
        Espresso Royale (corner of Oregon and Goodwin in Urbana)
      7. 6:00 pm - 8:00 pmLINGUISTICS -- Film Series: "Fordson: Faith, Fasting, Football"
        Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Languages Building
      8. 7:00 pm - 9:00 pmAAA Language Night
        Activities Room & Resource Room
    4. Thursday, January 31, 2013

      1. 12:00 pmEmily Maguire, Associate Professor. Departament of Spanish and Portuguese. Northwestern University
        Lecture Series: Consuming Chango: The Place of Afro-Cuban Religion in Recent Cuban Film
        101 International Studies Building
      2. 12:00 pmIsabela Seong-Leong Quintana
        Lunch @ La Casa - "To Play With Wholehearted Abandon"
        La Casa
      3. 2:00 pm - 3:00 pmEAST ASIAN LANGUAGES AND CULTURES -- Japanese Language Table
        2050 Foreign Languages Building
      4. 4:00 pm - 5:00 pmProfessor Kenneth de Jong (Indiana University)
        Linguistics Club Talk: Professor Kenneth de Jong (Indiana University): "On the Relationship between Cross-language Perception and the Adaptation of Lexical Borrowing: a Comparing Korean-English Perceptual and Adaptation Maps"
        Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Languages Building
      5. 4:00 pmUk/Ireland Info Session
        Lincoln Hall 1026
      6. 7:00 pm - 8:30 pmAPAC Coalition
        Lounge/Kitchen