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Events for week of October 6, 2013

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  1. Week of October 6, 2013 to October 12, 2013

    1. Sunday, October 6, 2013

      1. 9:00 am - 4:00 pmDonna Kallner
        Workshop: "Diamond-Mesh Netting in the Round"
        Spurlock Museum, 600 S. Gregory, Urbana
    2. Monday, October 7, 2013

      1. 10:00 am - 12:00 pmATLAS Web Services Office Hours
      2. 12:00 pmMichael Miller (George Washington University)
        Comparative Politics Workshop
        404 David Kinley Hall
      3. 12:00 pmRyan Ritter - SPO
        SPO brownbag -- Ryan Ritter -- University of Illinois
        819 Psychology
      4. 3:30 pmEconometrics Seminar-Zhijie Xiao (Boston College)
        7 DKH
      5. 4:00 pm - 5:00 pmMoad Hajjam, Visiting Scholar in Linguistics
        Linguistics Seminar - Moad Hajjam, Visiting Scholar in Linguistics: "Moroccan youth Vernacular and Culture: a Sociolinguistic Study of Moroccan Hip Hop Lyrics in a Context of Language Contact"
        Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Languages Building
      6. 4:00 pm   CHEM 535 Lit SeminarMr. Craig Seymour
        Mr. Craig Seymour, UIUC, "Enantioselective Fluorination via Phase-Transfer Catalysis"
        116 Roger Adams Lab
      7. 4:00 pm   Chem 545 Literature SeminarMr. Mioy Huynh, UIUC, "Halogen Bonding: Applications in Medicinal Chemistry"
        165 Noyes Lab
      8. 4:00 pm   Chem 545 Literature SeminarMr. Ryan Brewster, UIUC, "Optimizing Transition State Theory Dividing Boundaries"
        165 Noyes Lab
      9. 7:00 pmISU Speaker Series: The Third Industrial Revolution: How Lateral Power is Transforming Energy

        Prairie Room, Bone Student Center, Illinois State University, Normal, IL (map)

    3. Tuesday, October 8, 2013

      1. 12:00 pm - 1:00 pmDerek Monroe, Independent Journalist
        CSAMES Brown Bag Lecture: "Kurdistan, Iraq: A U.S. Success Story?"
        Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Languages Building, Urbana
      2. 2:00 pmLecture Series: "Rediscovering Africa": The Role of Brazilian Experts and Expertise in Mozambican Agriculture
        101 International Studies Building, 910 S. Fifth Street, Champaign
      3. 2:30 pm - 3:50 pmEAST ASIAN LANGUAGE AND CULTURES - "The Violent Gods With Us—Disease, Pacification and Communal Rites to the Kami": A Screening and Discussion of Documentaries directed by Matsuo Koichi on Japanese Village Life
        Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Languages Building
      4. 4:00 pm - 5:00 pmTBD
        Astrophysics Colloquium: No Colloquium today
        Astronomy 134
      5. 7:00 pmSPANISH, ITALIAN & PORTUGUESE – Italian Conversation Group
        Espresso Royale, 1117 W. Oregon St., Urbana
    4. Wednesday, October 9, 2013

      1.  EAST ASIAN LANGUAGES AND CULTURES - Conference - "Religious Performance, City and Country in East Asia"
        Levis Faculty Center, 919 W. Illinois St., Urbana
      2. 9:00 am - 10:30 amSlavic major and minors information session
        Lucy Ellis Lounge, Foreign Languages Building
      3. 12:00 pmCell & Developmental Biology Seminar: Dr. Judith Frydman, Stanford University, "Molecular Origami: protein folding and misfolding in health and disease"
        B102 CLSL
      4. 12:00 pm - 1:00 pmEAST ASIAN LANGUAGES AND CULTURES - Chinese Table
        2050 Foreign Languages Building
      5. 12:00 pm - 1:30 pmJohn Clevenger -- University of Illinois
        VCHP Brownbag -- John Clevenger -- University of Illinois
        Psychology 819
      6. 2:00 pm - 4:00 pmATLAS Web Services Office Hours
      7. 2:00 pm - 3:00 pmEAST ASIAN LANGUAGES AND CULTURES -- Japanese Language Table
        2050 Foreign Languages Building
      8. 3:00 pm - 5:00 pmGERMANIC LANGUAGES AND LITERATURES – Kaffeestunde (“Coffee Hour”: German Conversation Group)
        Cafe Paradiso, 801 S. Lincoln Ave., Urbana
      9. 3:30 pmMicro Seminar-Yi Qian (Kellogg)
        223 DKH
      10. 4:00 pmProf. Rigoberto Hernandez, Georgia Tech, "Adaptive steered molecular dynamics (ASMD): Unfolding of Neuropeptide Y and decaalanine stretching"
        112 Chem Annex
      11. 4:30 pmInvestiture of Professor William Metcalf
        Spurlock Museum
      12. 4:30 pmInvestiture of Professor William Metcalf
        Spurlock Museum
      13. 4:30 pmFrancois Proulx, Professor of French
        Perpetual Adumbration: Reynaldo Hahn as Hubert Robert in Proust
        2090B Foreign Language Building
      14. 5:00 pm - 6:00 pmSPANISH, ITALIAN & PORTUGUESE (SIP) - SIP Year Abroad Program in Barcelona, informational meeting
        Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Languages Building
      15. 6:00 pmLINGUISTICS - Less Commonly Taught Languages Program Film Series: ''Issiz Adam'' (2008, Turkey / Turkish)
        Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Languages Building
    5. Thursday, October 10, 2013

      1.  EAST ASIAN LANGUAGES AND CULTURES - Conference - "Religious Performance, City and Country in East Asia"
        Levis Faculty Center, 919 W. Illinois St., Urbana
      2. 9:00 amProfessor Rigoberto Hernandez, Georgia Institute of Technology, "Advancing chemistry through diversity"
        171 RAL
      3. 12:00 pm

        Helen Barbas, Ph.D., Boston University School of Medicine


        "Prefrontal-thalamic interactions for cognition, emotion and action"
        Charles G. Miller Auditorium, B102 CLSL
      4. 12:00 pmMilan Svolik and Jeff Mondak
        Graduate Student Professionalization Series
        404 David Kinley Hall
      5. 12:00 pmProf. DIEGO QUIROGA, Vice President Student and External Affairs and Dean of the General College of the San Francisco University, Quito, Ecuador (USFQ)
        Lecture Series: AN INFORMAL CONVERSATION WITH AN ALUMNI What are the perspectives of study and work in Ecuador? What was his experience coming from Illinois? Research in Ecuador and Galapagos
        101 International Studies Building, 910 S. Fifth Street, Champaign
      6. 4:00 pmLINGUISTICS - Arabic Conversation Table
        Intermezzo Cafe at Krannert Center, 500 S. Goodwin Ave. Urbana
      7. 4:00 pmMathematics Colloquium: Tom Mrowka (MIT)
        245 Altgeld Hall
      8. 4:00 pm

        Dr. Bruce McClane, University of Pittsburgh


        Microbiology Seminar: "Clostridium perfringens Foodborne Diseases: Tales of Terrible Toxins (and More)"
        Charles G. Miller Auditorium, Room B102 Chemical & Life Sciences Laboratory
      9. 4:00 pm   CHEM 535 Lit SeminarMr. Gregory Kortman
        Mr. Gregory Kortman, UIUC, "Recent Advances in Amide and Peptide Bond Formation"
        116 Roger Adams Lab
      10. 4:00 pm   Materials ChemistryProf. Yue Wu, Purdue University, "Advanced Nanostructured Thermoelectric Materials for Waste Heat Recovery"
        112 Chem Annex
      11. 4:00 pm - 5:15 pmYihong Wu (University of Illinois)
        Statistics Seminar: Sparse Principal Component Analysis: Optimal Rates and Adaptive Estimation
        106B8 Engineering Hall
      12. 5:30 pmFRENCH - Pause cafe (French Conversation Table)
        2nd Floor, Espresso Royale, 1117 W. Oregon St., Urbana
      13. 5:30 pmPause cafe
        Espresso Royale (Oregon & Goodwin)
      14. 6:00 pmEuropean Movie Night: Many Kisses Later (Ex) - Italy, 2009

        Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Language Building (map)

      15. 6:00 pmLINGUISTICS – Turkish Conversation Table
        Espresso Royale, 1117 W. Oregon St., Urbana
    6. Friday, October 11, 2013

      1. 9:00 am - 4:00 pmCLACS 50 Years and Counting! A Symposium Commemorating the Past, Present, and Future of the Center
        Levis Faculty Center. 919 West Illinois Street, Urbana, Illinois 61801.
      2. 12:00 pmRoberto Galvez -- University of Illinois
        Cognitive brownbag -- Roberto Galvez -- University of Illinois
        819 Psychology
      3. 12:00 pm

        David L Cleeton, European Union Center Visiting Scholar, Professor of Economics and Department Chair at Illinois State University


        EUC Lecture Series: The Duality of Economic Convergence in the Eurozone

        Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Language Building (map)

      4. 12:00 pmEconometrics Seminar-Andreas Hagemann (Notre Dame)
        7 DKH
      5. 12:00 pmGraduate School Information Brown Bag
        3057 Lincoln Hall, 702 S Wright Street, Urbana
      6. 12:00 pmMichael Barnett (George Washington University)
        IR Seminar Series
        404 David Kinley Hall
      7. 12:00 pmLabor Seminar-Rafael Ribas(UIUC)
        35/43 LER
      8. 3:30 pmApplied Microeconomics Seminar-Nathaniel Baum-Snow (Brown)
        7 DKH
      9. 4:00 pmMichael Barnett
        American-Jewish Internationalism
        Lucy Ellis Lounge
      10. 5:00 pm - 6:00 pmEAST ASIAN LANGUAGES AND CULTURES -- Korean Conversation Table
        Basement, Illini Union (near Sushi-San)
      11. 5:00 pm - 6:00 pmSalikoko S. Mufwene, University of Chicago
        LINGUISTICS - Braj and Yamuna Kachru Distinguished Lecture in the Linguistic Sciences - Salikoko S. Mufwene, University of Chicago: "Colonization, Indigenization, and the Differential Evolution of English: Some Ecological Perspectives"
        3rd Floor, Levis Faculty Center, 919 W. Illinois St., Urbana
      12. 5:00 pm - 6:00 pmSalikoko S. Mufwene, University of Chicago
        LINGUISTICS - Braj and Yamuna Kachru Distinguished Lecture in the Linguistic Sciences - Salikoko S. Mufwene, University of Chicago: "Colonization, Indigenization, and the Differential Evolution of English: Some Ecological Perspectives"
        3rd Floor, Levis Faculty Center, 919 W. Illinois St., Urbana
    7. Saturday, October 12, 2013

      1. 8:30 am - 12:00 pmCareers for PhDs Symposium
        1002 Lincoln Hall
      2. 9:00 am - 5:15 pmLINGUISTICS, SLCL - Special Symposium on the work of Yamuna Kachru
        3rd Floor, Levis Faculty Center, 919 W. Illinois St., Urbana
      3. 2:00 pm - 3:30 pmHispanic Heritage Celebration
        The Urbana Free Library, Children''s Department. 210 W. Green St., Urbana Il
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