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Events for February 2013

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  1. Week of January 27, 2013

    1. Friday, February 1, 2013

      1.  Exhibit: A World of Shoes
        Campbell Gallery, Spurlock Museum
    2. Saturday, February 2, 2013

      1.  Exhibit: A World of Shoes
        Campbell Gallery, Spurlock Museum
      2. All DayThe Arab Spring: Ongoing Revolution--An Exhibit from the International & Area Studies Library
        First floor of the Main Library, 1408 Gregory Dr.
  2. Week of February 3, 2013

    1. Sunday, February 3, 2013

      1.  Exhibit: A World of Shoes
        Campbell Gallery, Spurlock Museum
      2. All DayThe Arab Spring: Ongoing Revolution--An Exhibit from the International & Area Studies Library
        First floor of the Main Library, 1408 Gregory Dr.
    2. Monday, February 4, 2013

      1.  Exhibit: A World of Shoes
        Campbell Gallery, Spurlock Museum
      2. All DayThe Arab Spring: Ongoing Revolution--An Exhibit from the International & Area Studies Library
        First floor of the Main Library, 1408 Gregory Dr.
      3.  OPT Workshop

        ISSS Multipurpose Room
        4th floor, Student Services Building

    3. Tuesday, February 5, 2013

      1.  Exhibit: A World of Shoes
        Campbell Gallery, Spurlock Museum
      2. All DayThe Arab Spring: Ongoing Revolution--An Exhibit from the International & Area Studies Library
        First floor of the Main Library, 1408 Gregory Dr.
      3.  OPT Workshop

        ISSS Multipurpose Room
        4th floor, Student Services Building

    4. Wednesday, February 6, 2013

      1.  Exhibit: A World of Shoes
        Campbell Gallery, Spurlock Museum
      2. All DayThe Arab Spring: Ongoing Revolution--An Exhibit from the International & Area Studies Library
        First floor of the Main Library, 1408 Gregory Dr.
      3. 5:30 pm - 6:30 pmRusskii stol--Russian conversation table
        Courtyard Cafe, Illini Union
    5. Thursday, February 7, 2013

      1.  Exhibit: A World of Shoes
        Campbell Gallery, Spurlock Museum
      2. All DayThe Arab Spring: Ongoing Revolution--An Exhibit from the International & Area Studies Library
        First floor of the Main Library, 1408 Gregory Dr.
      3.  OPT Workshop

        ISSS Multipurpose Room
        4th floor, Student Services Building

      4. 3:00 pmTea ceremony at Japan House
        2000 S. Lincoln Avenue, Urbana, IL 61802
    6. Friday, February 8, 2013

      1.  Exhibit: A World of Shoes
        Campbell Gallery, Spurlock Museum
      2. All DayThe Arab Spring: Ongoing Revolution--An Exhibit from the International & Area Studies Library
        First floor of the Main Library, 1408 Gregory Dr.
    7. Saturday, February 9, 2013

      1.  Exhibit: A World of Shoes
        Campbell Gallery, Spurlock Museum
      2. All DayThe Arab Spring: Ongoing Revolution--An Exhibit from the International & Area Studies Library
        First floor of the Main Library, 1408 Gregory Dr.
  3. Week of February 10, 2013

    1. Sunday, February 10, 2013

      1.  Exhibit: A World of Shoes
        Campbell Gallery, Spurlock Museum
      2. All DayThe Arab Spring: Ongoing Revolution--An Exhibit from the International & Area Studies Library
        First floor of the Main Library, 1408 Gregory Dr.
    2. Monday, February 11, 2013

      1. All DayThe Arab Spring: Ongoing Revolution--An Exhibit from the International & Area Studies Library
        First floor of the Main Library, 1408 Gregory Dr.
      2.  OPT Workshop

        ISSS Multipurpose Room
        4th floor, Student Services Building

    3. Tuesday, February 12, 2013

      1. All DayThe Arab Spring: Ongoing Revolution--An Exhibit from the International & Area Studies Library
        First floor of the Main Library, 1408 Gregory Dr.
      2.  OPT Workshop

        ISSS Multipurpose Room
        4th floor, Student Services Building

    4. Wednesday, February 13, 2013

      1. All DayThe Arab Spring: Ongoing Revolution--An Exhibit from the International & Area Studies Library
        First floor of the Main Library, 1408 Gregory Dr.
      2. 5:30 pm - 6:30 pmRusskii stol--Russian conversation table
        Courtyard Cafe, Illini Union
    5. Thursday, February 14, 2013

      1. All DayThe Arab Spring: Ongoing Revolution--An Exhibit from the International & Area Studies Library
        First floor of the Main Library, 1408 Gregory Dr.
      2.  OPT Workshop

        ISSS Multipurpose Room
        4th floor, Student Services Building

      3. 3:00 pmTea ceremony at Japan House
        2000 S. Lincoln Avenue, Urbana, IL 61802
    6. Friday, February 15, 2013

      1. All DayThe Arab Spring: Ongoing Revolution--An Exhibit from the International & Area Studies Library
        First floor of the Main Library, 1408 Gregory Dr.
    7. Saturday, February 16, 2013

      1. All DayThe Arab Spring: Ongoing Revolution--An Exhibit from the International & Area Studies Library
        First floor of the Main Library, 1408 Gregory Dr.
      2. 3:00 pmTea Ceremony and Tour of Japan House
        2000 S. Lincoln Avenue, Urbana, Illinois
  4. Week of February 17, 2013

    1. Sunday, February 17, 2013

      1. All DayThe Arab Spring: Ongoing Revolution--An Exhibit from the International & Area Studies Library
        First floor of the Main Library, 1408 Gregory Dr.
    2. Monday, February 18, 2013

      1. All DayThe Arab Spring: Ongoing Revolution--An Exhibit from the International & Area Studies Library
        First floor of the Main Library, 1408 Gregory Dr.
      2.  OPT Workshop

        ISSS Multipurpose Room
        4th floor, Student Services Building

    3. Tuesday, February 19, 2013

      1. All DayThe Arab Spring: Ongoing Revolution--An Exhibit from the International & Area Studies Library
        First floor of the Main Library, 1408 Gregory Dr.
      2.  OPT Workshop

        ISSS Multipurpose Room
        4th floor, Student Services Building

    4. Wednesday, February 20, 2013

      1. All DayThe Arab Spring: Ongoing Revolution--An Exhibit from the International & Area Studies Library
        First floor of the Main Library, 1408 Gregory Dr.
      2. 5:30 pm - 6:30 pmRusskii stol--Russian conversation table
        Courtyard Cafe, Illini Union
    5. Thursday, February 21, 2013

      1. All DayThe Arab Spring: Ongoing Revolution--An Exhibit from the International & Area Studies Library
        First floor of the Main Library, 1408 Gregory Dr.
      2.  OPT Workshop

        ISSS Multipurpose Room
        4th floor, Student Services Building

      3. 3:00 pmTea ceremony at Japan House
        2000 S. Lincoln Avenue, Urbana, IL 61802
    6. Friday, February 22, 2013

      1. All DayThe Arab Spring: Ongoing Revolution--An Exhibit from the International & Area Studies Library
        First floor of the Main Library, 1408 Gregory Dr.
    7. Saturday, February 23, 2013

      1. All DayThe Arab Spring: Ongoing Revolution--An Exhibit from the International & Area Studies Library
        First floor of the Main Library, 1408 Gregory Dr.
  5. Week of February 24, 2013

    1. Sunday, February 24, 2013

      1. All DayThe Arab Spring: Ongoing Revolution--An Exhibit from the International & Area Studies Library
        First floor of the Main Library, 1408 Gregory Dr.
    2. Monday, February 25, 2013

      1. All DayThe Arab Spring: Ongoing Revolution--An Exhibit from the International & Area Studies Library
        First floor of the Main Library, 1408 Gregory Dr.
      2.  OPT Workshop

        ISSS Multipurpose Room
        4th floor, Student Services Building

    3. Tuesday, February 26, 2013

      1. All DayThe Arab Spring: Ongoing Revolution--An Exhibit from the International & Area Studies Library
        First floor of the Main Library, 1408 Gregory Dr.
      2.  OPT Workshop

        ISSS Multipurpose Room
        4th floor, Student Services Building

    4. Wednesday, February 27, 2013

      1. All DayThe Arab Spring: Ongoing Revolution--An Exhibit from the International & Area Studies Library
        First floor of the Main Library, 1408 Gregory Dr.
      2. 5:30 pm - 6:30 pmRusskii stol--Russian conversation table
        Courtyard Cafe, Illini Union
    5. Thursday, February 28, 2013

      1. All DayThe Arab Spring: Ongoing Revolution--An Exhibit from the International & Area Studies Library
        First floor of the Main Library, 1408 Gregory Dr.
      2.  OPT Workshop

        ISSS Multipurpose Room
        4th floor, Student Services Building

      3. 3:00 pmTea ceremony at Japan House
        2000 S. Lincoln Avenue, Urbana, IL 61802
  1. Week of January 27, 2013

    1. Friday, February 1, 2013

      1. 12:00 pm - 4:00 pmAlternate Jummah
        Basement
      2. 4:30 pmJessica Tanner, PhD French Harvard University, expected March 2013
        FRENCH -- Jessica Tanner, PhD French Harvard University, expected March 2013: "Occupying Paris: Streetwalking and Street Writing in the Fin-de-siecle French Novel"
        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. 7:00 pm - 9:00 pmBSA Welcome Gathering
        Lounge/Kitchen
      5. 7:00 pm - 9:00 pmWelcome Gathering
        Lounge/Kitchen
    2. Saturday, February 2, 2013

      1. 6:00 pm - 9:00 pmJapanese New Years Party
        Lounge/Kitchen
  2. Week of February 3, 2013

    1. Sunday, February 3, 2013

      1. 1:00 pm - 3:00 pmSetsubun (Bean Throwing Festival)
        2000 S. Lincoln Avenue, Urbana, IL 61802
    2. Monday, February 4, 2013

      1.  I4I (Illinois for Illinois) Scholarship App. Deadline
      2.  IPS (International Programs and Studies) Scholarship Apps Due
      3. 12:00 pm

        Stefanos Katsikas, Lingustics, Director of Modern Greek Studies Program, U of I


        EUC Lecture Series: Greece's Opening to the Soviet Bloc in the Early 1970s: A Conscious Diplomatic Strategy?

        Lucy Ellis Lounge, Room 1080, Foreign Languages Building, 707 S. Mathews, Urbana (map)

      4. 12:00 pmStefanos Katsikas, Linguistics, Director of Modern Greek Studies Program, U of I
        EUC Lecture Series: Greece's Opening to the Soviet Bloc in the Early 1970s: A Conscious Diplomatic Strategy?
        Lucy Ellis Lounge 1080 Foreign Languages Bldg. 707 S. Mathews Urbana, IL
      5. 12:00 pm - 1:00 pmDr. Stefanos Katsikas, Director of the Modern Greek Studies Program, UIUC
        Greece's Opening to the Soviet Bloc in the Early 1970s: A Conscious Diplomatic Strategy?
        Foreign Language Bulding (FLB), Lucy Ellis Lounge (or Room1080)
      6. 12:00 pm - 1:00 pmDr. Stefanos Katsikas, Director of the Modern Greek Studies Program, UIUC
        Modern Greek Studies -- Dr. Stefanos Katsikas, Director of the Modern Greek Studies Program, UIUC: "Greece's Opening to the Soviet Bloc in the Early 1970s: A Conscious Diplomatic Strategy?"
        Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Languages Building
      7. 1:00 pmInfo Session: Africa
        101 International Studies Building, 910 S. Fifth Street
      8. 4:00 pmInfo Session: Summer Course Abroad to Jordan "Immigration and Integration"
        1128 Foreign Languages Building
      9. 4:30 pmFrancois Proulx, PhD in French, Harvard, 2010; Lecturer, Dept. of Comparative Literature, Harvard University
        FRENCH-- Francois Proulx, PhD in French, Harvard, 2010; Lecturer, Dept. of Comparative Literature, Harvard University: "The Novelesque on Trial "
        1024 Lincoln Hall
    3. Tuesday, February 5, 2013

      1. 12:00 pmGregory Damhorst: MD/PhD Student, Cepartment of Bioengineering and College of Medicine; Irfan Ahmad: Executive Director, Center for Nanoscale Science and Technology: Research Faculty, Department of Agricultural and Biological Engineering; Rashid Bashir: Director, Nanotechnology Lab; Abel Bliss Professor of Engineering
        "Global Health Initiatives in Soth Asia, the Mekkle East and Africa"
        Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Language Building, Urbana
      2. 12:00 pmWail Hassan, Professor, Program in Comparative and World Literature
        CSAMES Brown Bag Lecture: Cameroon, Zimbabwe, Kuwait: The Transnational Trajectory of an African Literary Classic"
        Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Languages Building
      3. 12:00 pmWail Hassan, Professor in Comparative and World Literature
        Center for African Studies Brown Bag Lecture" Cameroon, Zimbabwe, Kuwait: The Transnational Trajectory of an African Literary Classic"
        Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Language Building, Urbana
      4. 2:00 pmLuciano Tosta, Assistant Professor. Spanish, Italian and Portuguese, UIUC
        Lemann Lecture Series: O Sublime Serto: Miragens do Brasil em O Sertanejo, Os Sertes e Grande Serto: Veredas
        101 International Studies Building
      5. 4:00 pmInfo Session: Costa Rica
        Lincoln Hall 1065
      6. 5:00 pmDr. Samir Meghelli, Chancellor's Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of African American Studies
        FRENCH -- Dr. Samir Meghelli, Chancellor's Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of African American Studies: "Paris Is Still Burning: Rap, Race, and Riots in Postcolonial France"
        Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Languages Building
      7. 6:00 pm - 9:00 pmAAA Social/AAA Discussion
        Lounge/Kitchen
    4. Wednesday, February 6, 2013

      1. 11:00 am

        Dimiter Kenarov, Fellow at the Pulitzer Center, Washington DC


        Videoconference Lecture: Shale Gas in Poland (with U. of Pittsburgh)

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

      2. 12:00 pmDiane Grigsby-Toussaint, Professor, Department of Kinesiology and Community Health and Mary J. Christoph, PhD/MPH Student in Department of Kinesiology and Community Health
        Center for African Studies Brown Bag Lecture: Health Data Collection Efforts Targeting Obesity and Nutrition-Related Non-Communicable Conditions in Uganda"
        101 International Studies Building; 910 S. Fifth St., Champaign
      3. 12:00 pm - 1:00 pmChampaign-Urbana Public Health Department (CUPHD)
        Food for the Soul: I Am My Brother's Keeper: Champaign-Urbana's Brother to Brother Project
        708 S. Mathews Avenue Urbana, IL 61801
      4. 1:30 pm - 3:30 pmInfo Session: School for Field Studies In Aus/NZ, Costa Rica, Turks and Caicos, and Tanzania
        Morgan Room, ACES Library
      5. 2:00 pm - 3:00 pmEAST ASIAN LANGUAGES AND CULTURES -- Japanese Language Table
        2050 Foreign Languages Building
      6. 6:00 pm - 9:00 pmAAA Social/AAA Discussion
        Lounge/Kitchen
      7. 6:00 pm - 8:00 pmLinguistics Language Program Film Series: "A Panther in Africa" (USA. 2004)
        Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Languages Building, 707 S. Mathews Ave., Urbana
      8. 7:00 pmAurora Guerrero
        Screening of the film "Mosquita y Mari"
        180 Bevier Hall
    5. Thursday, February 7, 2013

      1. 12:00 pmAldo Musacchio, Associate Professor of Business Administration. Harvard Business School
        Lecture Series: Leviathan Evolving: New Varieties of State Capitalism in Brazil and Beyond
        101 International Studies Building
      2. 12:00 pmAurora Guerrero
        Lunch @ La Casa - Aurora Guerrero
        La Casa
      3. 3:00 pm - 4:00 pmAAS Christina Chin Postdoc Talk
        Lounge/Kitchen
      4. 4:00 pm - 5:00 pmDr. Heejin Kim (Beckman Institute)
        Linguistics Seminar Series -- Dr. Heejin Kim (Beckman Institute): "Intelligibility and Acoustic Characteristics in Dysarthric Speech: an Overview of General Issues"
        Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Languages Building
      5. 4:00 pm - 5:00 pmModern Greek Studies - Conversation Table in Modern Greek
        Espresso Royale, 1117 W. Oregon, Urbana (corner of Oregon and Goodwin)
      6. 7:00 pm - 8:30 pmRichard Davis, Professor Emeritus of Persian Literature at Ohio State University
        "The Perils of Princesses: Real and Imagined Women in Medieval Persian Literature"
        Levis Faculty Center, Reading Room
    6. Friday, February 8, 2013

      1. All Day

        Keynote speakers: Ruth Ben-Ghita, History and Italian Studies, New York University;

        Abdulkader Sinno, Political Science and Middle Eastern Studies, Indiana University, Bloomington


        Mediterranean Studies Graduate Student Conference: Real and Imaginary Borders Across the Mediterranean

        Foreign Language Building

      2. All DayKEYNOTE SPEAKERS: Ruth Ben-Ghiat, New York University; Abdulekader Sinno, Indiana University
        Mediterranean Studies graduate student conference: "Real and Imaginary Borders Across the Mediterranean"
        Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Languages Building
      3. 12:00 pm - 4:00 pmAlternate Jummah
        Basement
      4. 1:00 pmInfo Session: Middle East
        101 International Studies Building, 910 S. Fifth Street
      5. 5:00 pm - 6:00 pmEAST ASIAN LANGUAGES AND CULTURES -- Korean Conversation Table
        Basement, Illini Union (near Sushi-San)
      6. 5:00 pmFLAS 2013-14 application Deadline
      7. 7:30 pm - 11:30 pmCSSA Karaoke and Board Game Night
        Activities Room & Resource Room
    7. Saturday, February 9, 2013

      1. All Day

        Keynote speakers: Ruth Ben-Ghita, History and Italian Studies, New York University;

        Abdulkader Sinno, Political Science and Middle Eastern Studies, Indiana University, Bloomington


        Mediterranean Studies Graduate Student Conference: Real and Imaginary Borders Across the Mediterranean

        Foreign Language Building

      2. All DayKEYNOTE SPEAKERS: Ruth Ben-Ghiat, New York University; Abdulekader Sinno, Indiana University
        Mediterranean Studies graduate student conference: "Real and Imaginary Borders Across the Mediterranean"
        Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Languages Building
      3. 9:30 am - 12:00 pmIkebana Workshop
        2000 S. Lincoln Avenue, Urbana, IL 61802
      4. 2:30 pm - 3:30 pmSpanish Story Time
        Urbana Free Library Children's Department. 210 W Green St, Urbana.
      5. 3:00 pm - 9:00 pmChinese New Year Gathering
        Lounge/Kitchen
  3. Week of February 10, 2013

    1. Sunday, February 10, 2013

      1. 1:00 pm - 4:00 pmMuseum Director Wayne Pitard
        Feature Exhibit Rededication
        Spurlock Museum, 600 S. Gregory, Urbana
      2. 2:00 pm - 4:00 pmJNet Chocolate Making
        Lounge/Kitchen
    2. Monday, February 11, 2013

      1.  Final Deadline for Faculty Led Courses Abroad
      2. 12:00 pmDr. Nathan Wolfe, Stanford University
        2013 PRISMS GLOBAL HEALTH LECTURE SERIES: "Viral Forecasting for Pandemic Prevention"
        NCSA Auditorium; 1205 West Clark Street; Urbana, IL
      3. 12:00 pmDr. Nathan Wolfe
        2013 Prisms Global Health Lecture Series: "VIral Forecasting for Pandemic Prevention"
        NCSA Auditorium; 1205 West Clark St.; Urbana, IL
      4. 12:00 pmTranslation Study Abroad: "Translation in the European Union" Info Session
        Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Languages Building
      5. 12:00 pm

        Dr. Nathan Wolfe, Stanford University


        Viral Forecasting for Pandemic Prevention

        NCSA Auditorioum, 1205 W. Clark St., Urbana (map)

      6. 4:00 pm - 5:00 pmProf. Carolina Rocha, Southern Illinois University
        SIP Colloquium -- Prof. Carolina Rocha, Southern Illinois University: "Screening Children and Adolescents in Argentine and Brazilian Cinema"
        Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Languages Building
      7. 6:00 pmMETA - Social Work Informational
    3. Tuesday, February 12, 2013

      1. 12:00 pmLinda Herrera, Associate Professor, Department of Education Policy, Organization and Leadership
        CSAMES Brown Bag Lecture: "Reclaiming the Egyptian Revolution: Notes on the Dialogue Between Mohamed ElBaradei and Rajmohan Gandhi"
        Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Languages Building
      2. 5:30 pmTamaki Levy
        Japanese Cooking Workshops
        2000 S. Lincoln Avenue, Urbana, IL 61802
      3. 6:00 pm

        Troy Storfjell, Scandinavian Studies, Pacific Lutheran University


        EUCE Center of Excellence Arctic Initiative Lecture: Until the Sun Returns: Sami Cultural Resilience

        Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Languages Building (map)

      4. 6:00 pmTroy Storfjell, Pacific Lutheran University
        Scandinavian Studies - Troy Storfjell, Pacific Lutheran University: "Until the Sun Returns: Sami Cultural Resilience"
        Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Languages Building
      5. 7:00 pmDohye Kim
        AsiaLENS Screening: Seoul Train
        Spurlock Museum, Knight Auditorium, 600 S. Gregory Street, Urbana, IL
    4. Wednesday, February 13, 2013

      1. 9:30 am - 12:00 pmAround the World Wednesdays
        Spurlock Museum, 600 S. Gregory, Urbana
      2. 12:00 pm - 1:00 pmCBSU Executive Board & Kimberly Hodges, Program Director, SJELE
        Food for the Soul: A Look at Our History
        708 S. Mathews Avenue Urbana, IL 61801
      3. 5:00 pm - 6:00 pmBosnian/Croatian/Serbian Conversation Table
        Espresso Royale (corner of Oregon and Goodwin in Urbana)
      4. 5:00 pmJennie Barbour, Amherst College
        RELIGION -- Jennie Barbour, Amherst College: "The Idols of Chaldea: Daniel"
        1090 Lincoln Hall
      5. 7:00 pmDohye Kim
        AsiaLENS Screening: Seoul Train
        Urbana Free Library, 210 W. Green Street, Urbana, IL
    5. Thursday, February 14, 2013

      1. 12:00 pmGail Ferguson. Assistant Professor, Human Development and Family Studies. UIUC
        Lecture Series: Americanization of Urban Jamaican Teenagers and Implications for Family Life on the Island
        101 International Studies Building
      2. 12:00 pmIsabel Quintana-Wulf
        Lunch @ La Casa - Isabel Quintana-Wulf
        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 pmProf. James Yoon
        LINGUISTICS - Seminar talk by Prof. James Yoon: "Lexical Integrity and Suspended Affixation in Two Types of Denominal Predicates in Korean"
        Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Languages Building
      5. 6:00 pmHeartbreaker (L'Arnacoeur) - France, 2010

        Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Languages Building (map)

      6. 7:00 pm - 8:30 pmAPAC Coalition
        Lounge/Kitchen
    6. Friday, February 15, 2013

      1.  HE Michael Collins, Ambassador of Ireland, Ms Ioanna Efthymiadou, Consul General of Greece in Chicago
        EU Day: "State of the European Union"-keynote address AND "Visions of the Future"- Panel Discussion
        Alice Campbell Alumni Center Ballroom
      2.  Final Deadline for Fall 2013 and Academic Year 13-14, and Summer SAO Study Abroad Programs
      3. 10:00 am - 11:30 am

        His Excellency Michael Collins, Ambassador of Ireland to the United States


        Twelfth Annual EU Day: Ambassador's "State of the European Union" Keynote Address

        Alice Campbell Alumni Center Ballroom, 601 S. Lincoln Avenue, Urbana (map)

      4. 12:00 pm - 4:00 pmAlternate Jummah
        Basement
      5. 1:00 pmFriday, February 15th 1:00pm, room 101 ISB Antonio Sergio Guimares, Professor of Sociology. USP
        Lemann Lecture Series: Racial Democracy: The Sociological History of a Concept
        101 International Studies Building
      6. 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

        Members of the Chicago Consular Corps


        Twelfth Annual EU Day: "Visions for a Future Europe" Panel Discussion

        Alice Campbell Alumni Center Ballroom, 601 S. Lincoln Avenue, Urbana (map)

      7. 5:00 pm - 6:00 pmEAST ASIAN LANGUAGES AND CULTURES -- Korean Conversation Table
        Basement, Illini Union (near Sushi-San)
      8. 6:00 pm - 9:00 pmAAA Social/AAA Discussion
        Lounge/Kitchen
    7. Saturday, February 16, 2013

      1. 2:00 pm - 4:00 pmTea/tour of Japan House
        2000 S. Lincoln Avenue, Urbana, Illinois
      2. 6:00 pm - 9:00 pmAAA Social/AAA Discussion
        Lounge/Kitchen
  4. Week of February 17, 2013

    1. Sunday, February 17, 2013

      1. 3:00 pmPeter Schultz, Concordia College
        CLASSICS -- Peter Schultz, Concordia College (Minn.): "Music, Healing and Sacred Space in Classical Greece: A New Interpretation of the Thymele of Epidauros"
        Room 62 Krannert Art Museum (Auditorium)
      2. 6:00 pm - 9:00 pmAAA Social/AAA Discussion
        Lounge/Kitchen
    2. Monday, February 18, 2013

      1. 4:00 pmInfo Session: Duisburg-Essen (BEST) Business and Economics Summer Program
        Room 333 Education Building
      2. 4:15 pmLINGUISTICS - Arabic Conversation Table
        Room 109, Graduate School of Library and Information Science Bldg., 501 E. Daniel, Champaign
      3. 6:30 pmCzech Film: 'Divided we fall', J. Hrebejk, 2000
        Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 FLB
      4. 7:30 pmAmir Eshel
        Futurity: On Poetry and the Arts after the Shoah
        Levis Faculty Center (Third Floor)
    3. Tuesday, February 19, 2013

      1. 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

        Prof. Taylor Seybolt, University of Pittsburgh; Dr. Gulnur Aybet, University of Kent; Prof. Ryan Hendrickson, Eastern Illinois University


        Videoconference Panel Discussion (with U. of Pittsburgh): NATO: A Hammer in Search of a Nail

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

      2. 12:00 pmLillie Gordon, Visiting Lecturer, School of Music
        CSAMES Brown Bag Lecture: "In the Past There Was 'Tarab,' Today There is Technique: Egyptian Violinists Between Market Forces and Nostalgia"
        Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Languages Building
      3. 2:00 pmCharles A. Perrone, Department of Spanish & Portuguese Studies, University of Florida
        Lemann Lecture Series: Bossa Nova On Balance: Vetting Versions and Values
        101 International Studies Building
      4. 4:00 pmInfo Session: Mainland Europe (Excluding UK, Ireland, Spain)
        Lincoln Hall 1065
      5. 5:00 pm - 7:00 pmSilvina Montrul and Tania Ionin
        SLATE -- Professional Development Workshop - Silvina Montrul and Tania Ionin
        Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Languages Building
      6. 6:00 pm - 8:00 pmInter-Connect Dinner Workshop
        Lounge & Kitchen
      7. 6:00 pmMETA - LLS Career Night
    4. Wednesday, February 20, 2013

      1. 9:30 am - 12:00 pmAround the World Wednesdays
        Spurlock Museum, 600 S. Gregory, Urbana
      2.  OPT Workshop

        ISSS Multipurpose Room
        4th floor, Student Services Building

      3. 12:00 pmRebecca Gearhart, Associate Professor of Anthropology and Chair, Department of Sociology & Anthropology at Illinois Wesleyan University and Linda Giles, Adjunct Professor of Anthropology at Illinois Wesleyan University
        Center for African Studies Brown Bag Lecture: Contesting Identities: The Mijikenda and Their Neighbors in Kenyan Coastal Society"
        101 International Studies Building; 910 S. Fifth St., Champaign
      4. 12:00 pm - 1:00 pmNnedi Okorafor, Author & Professor, Chicago State University
        Food for the Soul: Black Science Fiction & Afrofuturism in Media and Literature
        708 S. Mathews Avenue Urbana, IL 61801
      5. 2:00 pm - 3:00 pmEAST ASIAN LANGUAGES AND CULTURES -- Japanese Language Table
        2050 Foreign Languages Building
      6. 4:00 pm - 6:00 pmEngineering Study Abroad Fair
        DCL Atrium
      7. 4:00 pmGranada, Spain Info Session
        Lincoln Hall 1051
      8. 6:30 pmDinner Dialogue - 'Artistas: Expressions of Latino Struggle Through Art'
        La Casa
    5. Thursday, February 21, 2013

      1. 12:00 pmAnita Chan, Assistant Professor. Media and Cinema Studies, UIUC
        Lecture Series: Technological Vanguards at the Periphery: Inter-tecnologidad in the Andes
        101 International Studies Building
      2. 12:00 pmJuan Manuel Gerardo
        Lunch @ La Casa - Let's Play!
        La Casa
      3. 3:30 pm - 5:00 pmAlexandre Tombini, President, Central Bank of Brazil
        Lemann Distinguished Lecturer presentation "Brazil: The Current Economic Situation"
        Alice Campbell Alumni Center, Half Ballroom East
      4. 4:00 pm - 5:30 pmProfessor Ken Vickery, Director of External Fellowships, U. of I. Graduate College
        Linguistics Seminar Series -- Professor Ken Vickery, Director of External Fellowships, U. of I. Graduate College: "A Workshop on Grant Writing"
        Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Languages Building
      5. 4:00 pm - 5:00 pmModern Greek Studies - Conversation Table in Modern Greek
        Espresso Royale, 1117 W. Oregon, Urbana (corner of Oregon and Goodwin)
      6. 4:00 pmTheodore Gerber
        New Directions in Russia, Eastern Europe, and Eurasia - Divided Historical Memory among Youth in Estonia: Sources of Ideational Cleavage
        101 International Studies Building, 910 S Fifth Street, Champaign
      7. 4:00 pm

        Theodore Gerber, Sociology, University of Wisconsin-Madison


        New Directions in Russia, Eastern Europe, and Eurasia - Divided Historical Memory among Youth in Estonia: Sources of Ideational Cleavage

        101 International Studies Building, 910 S Fifth Street, Champaign (map)

      8. 5:30 pmMoshekwa Langa
        Artist Talk with Exhibiting Artist Moshekwa Langa
        KAM Contemporary Gallery
    6. Friday, February 22, 2013

      1. 12:00 pm - 4:00 pmAlternate Jummah
        Basement
      2. 4:00 pm - 5:00 pmSLCL Book Club - "Naming a Rainbow"
        Caffe Paradiso, 801 S. Lincoln Ave., Urbana
      3. 5:00 pm - 6:00 pmEAST ASIAN LANGUAGES AND CULTURES -- Korean Conversation Table
        Basement, Illini Union (near Sushi-San)
      4. 6:30 pm - 9:00 pmKorean Cooking Class
        Activities Room
      5. 7:30 pm - 11:30 pmCSSA Karaoke and Board Game Night
        Activities Room & Resource Room
    7. Saturday, February 23, 2013

      1. 2:00 pm - 3:30 pmLloyd Arneach
        Winter Tales
        Spurlock Museum, 600 S. Gregory, Urbana
      2. 6:00 pm - 9:00 pmJ-Net Host Club
        Lounge/Kitchen
      3. All DayBlack & Latino Male Summit
        David Kinley Hall
  5. Week of February 24, 2013

    1. Sunday, February 24, 2013

      1. 1:00 pm - 2:30 pmMusic Performance by Costas
        Spurlock Museum, 600 S. Gregory, Urbana
    2. Monday, February 25, 2013

      1. 4:00 pmProfessor Michael Hillmann (University of Texas at Austin)
        "What Persian Language and Literature Say about Iranian Culture, 1941 - 1978"
        Reading Room of the Levis Faculty Center, 919 W. Illinois, Urbana
      2. 4:00 pmTinker Fellowship. Application Deadline
      3. 4:15 pmLINGUISTICS - Arabic Conversation Table
        Room 109, Graduate School of Library and Information Science Bldg., 501 E. Daniel, Champaign
      4. 6:00 pmMETA - HACU National Internship Program Opportunities
        La Casa
      5. 7:30 pm - 8:30 pmProfessor Steven Bowman, Department of Judaic Studies, University of Cincinnati
        Modern Greek Studies -- Professor Steven Bowman, Department of Judaic Studies, University of Cincinnati: "The Book of Yosippon and Jewish Nationalism in Greece (19th and 20th centuries)"
        Alice Campbell Alumni Center Ballroom, 601 S. Lincoln Ave., Urbana
      6. 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

        Steven Bowman, Judaic Studies, University of Cincinnati


        Modern Greek Studies Lecture: Yossipon and Jewish Nationalism in 19th and 20th Century Greece

        Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Language Building (map)

      7. 7:30 pm - 8:30 pmProfessor Steven Bowman, Department of Judaic Studies, University of Cincinnati
        The Book of Yosippon and Jewish nationalism in Greece (19th and 20th centuries)
        Foreign Language Bulding (FLB), Lucy Ellis Lounge (or Room1080)
    3. Tuesday, February 26, 2013

      1. 12:00 pmNeha Rajora, M.A. student pursuing MLA degree in Department of Landscape Architecture
        CSAMES Brown Bag Lecture: "Cultural Landscapes of Amber, Rajasthan: Conservation and Planning"
        Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Languages Building
      2. 2:00 pmCeli Scalon, Programa de Ps-Graduao em Sociologia e Antropologia ' IFCS / UFRJ
        Lemann Lecture Series: Development, Inequality and the Rising of a "new class"
        101 International Studies Building
      3. 6:00 pmMETA - Medical School Panel with Latina/os in Pre-Health
        La Casa
      4. 6:00 pm - 7:00 pmPeace Corps Information Meeting
        Lounge
    4. Wednesday, February 27, 2013

      1. 9:30 am - 12:00 pmAround the World Wednesdays
        Spurlock Museum, 600 S. Gregory, Urbana
      2.  OPT Workshop - CANCELLED

        ISSS Multipurpose Room
        4th floor, Student Services Building

      3. 12:00 pm - 1:00 pmAshley M. Davis, MBA, Assistant Director, Bruce Nesbitt African American Cultural Center
        Food for the Soul: Black Jeopardy: What do you know?
        708 S. Mathews Avenue Urbana, IL 61801
      4. 4:00 pm - 5:00 pmKirmen Uribe
        SIP Colloquium -- Kirmen Uribe
        Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Languages Building
      5. 4:00 pm

        Kirmen Uribe


        This is not a novel: on the process of writing my novel Bilbao-New York-Bilbao

        Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Language Building (map)

      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 pmGreek Movie Night: 'Peppermint' (1999) (with English subtitles)
        Foreign Language Bulding (FLB), Lucy Ellis Lounge (or Room1080)
      8. 6:00 pm - 8:00 pmLINGUISTICS - Language Program Film Series: "Peppermint" (Greece, 1999, Greek with English subtitles)
        Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Languages Building
      9. 6:00 pm - 9:00 pmRace & Space Symposium
        Lounge/Kitchen
      10. 7:00 pmSocial Identity; Exploring the Intersections with the Counseling Center Paraprofessional Program
        La Casa
    5. Thursday, February 28, 2013

      1. 12:00 pmDzodzi Tsikata
        "Transnational Large-Scale Land Transactions, the Disappearing Commons and Livelihood Insecurities in Ghana: A Gender Perspective"
        Heritage Room, ACES Library, 1101 S. Goodwin, Urbana
      2. 12:00 pmEduardo Ledesma, Assistant Professor. Department of Spanish, Italian and Portuguese. UIUC
        Lecture Series: Net Art, Digital Poetry and Rebellion in Latin America: Digital Contestation Post Y2K
        101 International Studies Building
      3. 12:00 pmCarolina Hildago
        Lunch @ La Casa - Social Justice
        La Casa
      4. 12:00 pm

        Prof. Dzodzi Tsikata, CEGENSA


        Transnational Large-Scale Land Transactions, the Disappearing Commons and Livelihood Insecurities in Ghana: A Gender Perspective

        Heritage Room, ACES Library, 1101 S. Goodwin, Urbana (map)

      5. 2:00 pm - 3:00 pmEAST ASIAN LANGUAGES AND CULTURES -- Japanese Language Table
        2050 Foreign Languages Building
      6. 4:00 pm - 5:00 pmProfessor Joe Toscano (Beckman Institute)
        Linguistics Seminar Series -- Professor Joe Toscano (Beckman Institute)
        Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Languages Building
      7. 6:30 pmPolish Film: Title TBA
        Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 FLB
      8. 7:00 pm - 8:30 pmAPAC Coalition
        Lounge/Kitchen