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Events for week of October 13, 2013

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  1. Week of October 13, 2013 to October 19, 2013

    1. Monday, October 14, 2013

      1. 10:00 am - 12:00 pmATLAS Web Services Office Hours
      2. 12:00 pmMattias Polborn (Illinois)
        Comparative Politics Workshop
        404 David Kinley Hall
      3. 12:00 pmSharon Shavitt - UIUC Marketing
        SPO Brownbag -- Sharon Shavitt -- University of Illinois
        819 Psychology
      4. 3:30 pmDevelopment Seminar-Hoyt Bleakley (University of Chicago)
        7 DKH
      5. 4:00 pmDr. Anita Singh, Visiting Fulbright Scholar, University of Virginia; Professor Department of English, Faculty of Arts Banaras and Co- Coordinator, Centre for Women's Studies and Development, BHU Hindu University
        "Devadasi: In the Service of God"
        Music Room, Levis Faculty Center, 919 West Illinois Street, Urbana, Illinois 61801
      6. 4:00 pmProf. Maria Luisa Zubizarreta, University of Southern California
        LINGUISTICS - Linguistics Club talk by Prof. Maria Luisa Zubizarreta, University of Southern California: "Stages of grammaticalization of the assertion structure in Spanish varieties"
        Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Languages Building
      7. 4:00 pm   Reception immediately following in the 'A' Atrium CLSLProfessor Dale Boger
        Marvel lecture, Professor Dale Boger, The Scripps Research Institute, "Redesign of Vancomycin for Resistant Bacteria"
        116 Roger Adams Laboratory
    2. Tuesday, October 15, 2013

      1. 12:00 pm - 1:00 pmRachel Havrelock, Associate Professor, Department of English, University of Illinois at Chicago
        CSAMES Brown Bag Lecture: ''Pipeline: The Iraq Petroleum Company and the Kirkuk-Haifa Connection''
        Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Languages Building, 707 S. Mathews, Urbana
      2. 12:00 pm - 1:00 pmEAST ASIAN LANGUAGES AND CULTURES - Chinese Table
        2050 Foreign Languages Building
      3. 2:00 pm - 3:00 pmEAST ASIAN LANGUAGES AND CULTURES -- Japanese Language Table
        2050 Foreign Languages Building
      4. 3:30 pmApplied Microeconomics Seminar-Antonio Bento (Cornell)
        7 DKH
      5. 4:00 pmAstronomy Colloquium: No Colloquium Today
      6. 4:00 pm   Organic ChemistryProfessor Dale Boger
        Marvel Lecture, Professor Dale Boger, The Scripps Research Institute, "Discovery and Development of Fatty Acid Amide Hydrolase Inhibitors"
        116 Roger Adams laboratory
      7. 4:00 pm   CHEM 515 Lit SeminarMr. Zheng Li, UIUC, "Postsynthetic Modification for the Functionalization of Metal-Organic Frameworks""
        112 Chem Annex
      8. 4:00 pm   CHEM 515 Lit SeminarMs. Hyo Na Kim, UIUC, "Photocatalytic Water Splitting Reactions Based on Tantalum Oxynitrides"
        112 Chem Annex
      9. 5:00 pm - 6:00 pmSLAVIC LANGUAGES AND LITERATURES - Bosnian/Croatian/Serbian Conversation Table
        Espresso Royale, 1117 W. Oregon St., Urbana
      10. 7:00 pmFall 2013 Film Series: Past, Present, Future: Indian Cinema at One Hundred ("Charulata" [The Lonely Wife])
        Knight Auditorium, Spurlock Museum, 600 South Gregory, Urbana, IL
      11. 7:00 pmSPANISH, ITALIAN & PORTUGUESE – Italian Conversation Group
        Espresso Royale, 1117 W. Oregon St., Urbana
    3. Wednesday, October 16, 2013

      1. 11:30 amInvestiture of Professor Jerry Davila
        Beckman Auditorium
      2. 11:30 amInvestiture of Professor Jerry Davila
        Beckman Auditorium
      3. 12:00 pmCell & Developmental Biology Seminar: Dr. Ali Shilatifard, Stowers Institute for Medical Research, "Chromosomal Translocations, Transcriptional Elongation Control, Epigenetics and Cancer"
        B102 CLSL
      4. 12:00 pmDerek Hoiem (Computer Science)
        VCHP Brownbag -- Derek Hoiem (Computer Science)
        Psychology 819
      5. 2:00 pm - 4:00 pmATLAS Web Services Office Hours
      6. 3:30 pmMicro Seminar-Hulya Eraslan (Johns Hopkins)
        223 DKH
      7. 4:00 pm - 5:00 pmZhiying Wang, Post-Doc, Stanford University. Prof. Olgica Milenkovic Visitor
        Coding for Iinformation Storage
        141 Coordinated Science Laboratory
      8. 4:00 pmLuciano Garcia Lorenzo (CSIC)
        SPANISH, ITALIAN & PORTUGUESE - Luciano Garcia Lorenzo (CSIC). "Politica cultural y teatro en la Espana ultima"
        Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Languages Building
      9. 6:00 pmLINGUISTICS - Less Commonly Taught Languages Program Film Series: "La Pirogue" (2012), France, Senegal, Germany/ Wolof
        Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Languages Building
    4. Thursday, October 17, 2013

      1. 12:00 pm

        Joan Jorgensen, Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison


        "Reproductive developmental pathways are linked to adult disease"
        Charles G. Miller Auditorium, B102 CLSL
      2. 12:00 pmCarlos de La Torre, Director, International Studies Program Professor, Department of Sociology, University of Kentucky
        Lecture Series: Rafael Correa's Technopopulism
        101 International Studies Building, 910 S. Fifth Street, Champaign
      3. 12:00 pm   CHEM 575 Lit SeminarMr. Cong Zhou
        Mr. Cong Zhou, UIUC, "Chemical Inducers of Autophagy"
        163 Noyes Lab
      4. 3:00 pm - 5:00 pmGERMANIC LANGUAGES AND LITERATURES – Kaffeestunde (“Coffee Hour”: German Conversation Group)
        Cafe Paradiso, 801 S. Lincoln Ave., Urbana
      5. 4:00 pm - 5:15 pmEun Yi Chung (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)
        Asymptotically Valid and Exact New Permutation Tests
        106B8 Engineering Hall
      6. 4:00 pmJordan Finkin
        Jewish Humor's Yiddish Accent
        109 English Building
      7. 4:00 pmLINGUISTICS, Arabic Conversation Table
        Intermezzo Cafe at Krannert Center, 500 S. Goodwin Ave. Urbana
      8. 4:00 pm - 5:00 pmMODERN GREEK - Conversation Table in Modern Greek
        Espresso Royale, 1117 W. Oregon, Urbana
      9. 4:00 pmMathematics Colloquium: Steve Hurder (University of Illinois at Chicago)
        245 Altgeld Hall
      10. 4:00 pm

        Dr. Natividad Ruiz, Ohio State University


        Microbiology Seminar: "Structure - function studies of MurJ"
        Charles G. Miller Auditorium, Room B102 Chemical & Life Sciences Laboratory
      11. 5:30 pmFRENCH - Pause cafe (French Conversation Table)
      12. 5:30 pm - 7:00 pmLINGUISTICS - Arabic Social Hour
        Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Languages Building
      13. 5:30 pmPause Cafe
        Espresso Royal (Goodwin & Nevada)
      14. 5:30 pmSuman Mukhopadhyay
        Suman Mukhopadhyay: Visiting Filmmaker from India
        209 Huff Hall, 1206 South Fourth Street, Champaign, 61820
      15. 6:00 pmLINGUISTICS – Turkish Conversation Table
        Espresso Royale, 1117 W. Oregon St., Urbana
      16. 7:00 pm - 9:00 pmLINGUISTICS - Persian Coffee Hour
        University YMCA, 1203 S. 4th St. - Champaign
      17. 7:30 pmFrench cine club - Le Havre (2011)
        Greg Hall room 223
    5. Friday, October 18, 2013

      1. 9:30 amBrent Roberts -- Univ. of Illinois
        Clinical Community Brown Bag -- Brent Roberts -- Univ. of Illinois
        819 Psychology
      2. 12:00 pm - 1:00 pmDr. Craig E. Cameron
        Biochemistry Seminar: Dr. Craig E. Cameron, The Pennsylvania State University, "mtDNA Mutations and Cancer"
        Charles G. Miller Auditorium, Room B102 Chemical & Life Sciences Laboratory
      3. 12:00 pmJason Finley -- Washington University in St. Louis
        Cognitive brownbag -- Jason Finley -- Washington University in St. Louis
        819 Psychology
      4. 12:00 pmSociology Information Meeting for Prospective Students
        3057 Lincoln Hall, 702 S Wright Street, Urbana
      5. 1:00 pm   Final Defense, Professor Gregory Girolami, AdvisorMs. Jennifer Steele, UIUC, "Divalent Transition Metal Centers: The Synthesis of New Chemical Vapor Deposition Precursors and Studies of Ethylene Polymerization and Oligomerization Catalysts"
        171 RAL
      6. 2:00 pmSteve Ellis, Associate Professor of Classics, University of Cincinnati
        CLASSICS - Steve Ellis, Univ. of Cincinnati: "New Discoveries at Pompeii: The University of Cincinnati Excavations of a 'lost' Pompeian Neighborhood"
        Lucy Ellis Lounge
      7. 3:00 pmChing Kwan Lee, UCLA Sociology Department
        The Enigma of Chinese Capitalism in Africa
        3057 Lincoln Hall 702 S Wright Street Urbana
      8. 3:00 pmChing Kwan Lee, UCLA Sociology Department
        The Enigma of Chinese capitalism in Africa: Precarious Labor, Resource Nationalism and the Struggle for South-South Development
        3057 Lincoln Hall, 702 S Wright Street Urbana
      9. 3:30 pmEconometrics Seminar-Brendan Beare (UCSD)
        7 DKH
      10. 4:00 pm   Analytical Chemistry Literature Seminar; Advisor - Prof. Ryan BaileyMr. Richard Graybill, UIUC, "Nanopores: The Next Generation of DNA Sequenceing"
        116 RAL
      11. 4:00 pm   Analytical Chemistry Literature Seminar; Advisor - Prof. Joaquin Rodriguez LopezMs. Teresa Cristarella, UIUC, "Fast, On-Site Quantification of Aqueous Mercury (II) in Drinking Water"
        116 RAL
      12. 5:00 pm - 6:00 pmEAST ASIAN LANGUAGES AND CULTURES -- Korean Conversation Table
        Basement, Illini Union (near Sushi-San)
    6. Saturday, October 19, 2013

      1. 2:00 pm - 3:30 pmDovie Thomason
        Tricksters and Heroes: The Avengers are Nothing New, Lakota Stories of Mischief and Power
        Spurlock Museum, 600 S. Gregory, Urbana
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