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Events for week of October 27, 2013

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  1. Week of October 27, 2013 to November 2, 2013

    1. Sunday, October 27, 2013

      1. 2:00 pmMiddle East Film Series: "Bliss"
        Knight Auditorium, Spurlock Museum, 600 South Gregory, Urbana, IL
    2. Monday, October 28, 2013

      1. 10:00 am - 12:00 pmATLAS Web Services Office Hours
      2. 10:00 amDr. Rita Stephan
        What Can You Do With A PHD? Careers in Public Service.
        3057 Lincoln Hall, 702 S Wright Street, Urbana
      3. 10:00 am - 11:30 am

        Dr. Rita Stephan, US Department of State


        What Can You Do with a PhD? Careers in Public Service

        Room 3057, Lincoln Hall, 702 S. Wright St., Urbana, IL (map)

      4. 10:00 am - 11:30 amDr. Rita Stephan, US Dept. of State
        What Can You Do with a PhD? Careers in Public Service: A Conversation with Dr. Rita Stephan, US Department of State
        Lincoln Hall 3057
      5. 12:00 pmRoberto Galvez - Behavioral Neuroscience
        SPO brownbag -- Roberto Galvez -- University of Illinois
        819 Psychology
      6. 12:30 pmDr. Rita Stephan
        Feminizing the Cedar Revolution in Lebanon: Lessons for the Arab Spring
        3057 Lincoln Hall, 702 S Wright Street, Urbana
      7. 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm

        Dr. Rita Stephan, US Department of State


        Feminizing the Cedar Revolution in Lebanon: Lessons for the Arab Spring

        Room 3057, Lincoln Hall, 702 S. Wright St., Urbana, IL (map)

      8. 12:30 pm - 2:00 pmDr. Rita Stephan, US Dept. of State
        Feminizing the Cedar Revolution in Lebanon: Lessons for the Arab Spring.
        Lincoln Hall 3057
      9. 3:00 pmPatricia Dimit, Department of French
        Patricia Dimit: "The Space of Time Travel: Orly Airport in Chris Marker's La Jetee"
        2090B Foreign Languages Building
      10. 4:00 pm - 5:00 pmProfessor Manoj Prabhakaran, Computer Science; University of Illinois
        "Some Complexity Aspects of Secure Multiparty Computation"
        141 Coordinated Science Laboratory
      11. 4:00 pmProf. Christopher Potts, Associate Professor, Department of Linguistics, Stanford University
        Linguistics Club Lecture: Prof. Christopher Potts, Associate Professor, Department of Linguistics, Stanford University: "Conversational implicature: interacting with grammar"
        Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Languages Building
      12. 4:00 pm   CHEM 535 Lit SeminarMr. Seth Ensign
        Mr. Seth Ensign, UIUC, "Energy Storage on the Cheap: Homogenous Catalysts for Water Oxidation "
        116 Roger Adams Lab
    3. Tuesday, October 29, 2013

      1. 9:00 am - 10:30 am

        Viviane Reding, Vice President of the European Commission


        Video Lecture: Towards a More Dynamic Transatlantic Area of Growth and Investment

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

      2. 12:00 pm - 1:00 pmEAST ASIAN LANGUAGES AND CULTURES - Chinese Table
        2050 Foreign Languages Building
      3. 12:00 pmRosina Neginsky, Associate Professor of Interdisciplinary Studies, University of Illinois at Springfield
        Noontime Scholars Lecture - "Salome's dance and Herod's banquet in Russian culture"
        101 International Studies Building, 910 South Fifth Street, Champaign
      4. 1:00 pm   Final Defense, Professor Catherine Murphy, AdvisorMr. Jie An Yang, UIUC, "Studies at the Nanoparticle-Biomolecular Interface and Beyond"
        B102 CLSL
      5. 2:00 pm - 3:00 pmEAST ASIAN LANGUAGES AND CULTURES -- Japanese Language Table
        2050 Foreign Languages Building
      6. 4:00 pm - 5:00 pmDr. Anthony J. Remijan - National Radio Astronomy Observatory
        Astronomy Colloquium: "Investigating the Molecular Complexity in Astronomical Environments through cm to mm wave Spectroscopy"
        Astronomy 134
      7. 4:00 pmTrjitzinsky Memorial Lectures, Rodrigo Banuelos (Purdue University)
        245 Altgeld Hall
      8. 5:00 pm - 6:00 pmSLAVIC LANGUAGES AND LITERATURES - Bosnian/Croatian/Serbian Conversation Table
        Espresso Royale, 1117 W. Oregon St., Urbana
      9. 7:00 pmIntroduction and discussion by Professor Lalitha Gopalan, University of Texas at Austin)
        Fall 2013 Film Series: Past, Present, Future: Indian Cinema at One Hundred ("Miss Lovely")
        Knight Auditorium, Spurlock Museum, 600 South Gregory, Urbana, IL
      10. 7:00 pmSPANISH, ITALIAN & PORTUGUESE – Italian Conversation Group
        Espresso Royale, 1117 W. Oregon St., Urbana
    4. Wednesday, October 30, 2013

      1. 4:00 pmTrjitzinsky Memorial Lectures, Rodrigo Banuelos (Purdue University)
        245 Altgeld Hall
      2. 12:00 pm - 1:30 pmEvelina Tapia -- University of Illinois
        VCHP Brownbag -- Evelina Tapia -- University of Illinois
        Psychology 819
      3. 2:00 pm - 4:00 pmATLAS Web Services Office Hours
      4. 3:30 pm - 4:30 pmHistory @ Illinois Committee
        300C Greg Hall
      5. 3:30 pmMicro Seminar-Eun J. Heo (Vanderbilt)
        223 DKH
      6. 6:00 pmLINGUISTICS - Less Commonly Taught Languages Program Film Series: ''Imekula Kwangu'' (2011, Tanzania '' Swahili)
        Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Languages Building
      7. 6:30 pm - 8:30 pmInternational Careers Workshop Series: UI Campus Resources for International Careers
        1092 Lincoln Hall,702 S. Wright Street, Urbana, IL 61801
      8. 6:30 pmVarious Speakers
        International Careers Workshop: UI Campus Resources for International Careers

        1092 Lincoln Hall, 702 South Wright Street, Urbana, IL (map)

    5. Thursday, October 31, 2013

      1. 4:00 pmTrjitzinsky Memorial Lectures, Rodrigo Banuelos (Purdue University)
        245 Altgeld Hall
      2. 12:00 pm

        Stephen R. Hammes, M.D., Ph.D., University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry


        "A closer look at Goldilocks' Ovary: This amount of Androgen is JUST RIGHT!"
        Charles G. Miller Auditorium, B102 CLSL
      3. 12:00 pmKate Morgan-Olsen and Rick Cheney, members of the NGO NO More Deaths
        Lecture Series: "Our View from the Border"
        101 International Studies Building, 910 S. Fifth Street, Champaign
      4. 2:00 pmCHBE 565 Seminar, Professor Alex Dunn, Stanford University, "Cellular Biomechanics at the Molecular Scale"
        116 Roger Adams Laboratory
      5. 3:00 pm   Final Defense, Professor Martin Gruebele, Advisor & Josephine G. Geerdes Memorial Travel Award LectureMr. Max Prigozhin, UIUC, "Temperature- and Pressure-Induced Protein Dynamics from Microseconds to Minutes"
        124 Burrill Hall
      6. 4:00 pm - 5:15 pmAndriy Norets (University of Illinois)
        Credibility of Confidence Sets in Nonstandard Econometric Problems
        106B8 Engineering Hall
      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 pm

        Dr. Nels Elde, University of Utah


        Microbiology Seminar: "Molecular arms races between primates and poxviruses"
        Charles G. Miller Auditorium, Room B102 Chemical & Life Sciences Laboratory
      10. 5:30 pmFRENCH - Pause cafe (French Conversation Table)
        2nd Floor, Espresso Royale, 1117 W. Oregon St., Urbana
      11. 5:30 pm - 6:30 pmLINGUISTICS, SWAHILI PROGRAM - Meza ya Kiswahili/Swahili conversation table
        Espresso Royale (2nd level of cafe) 1117 W. Oregon St., Urbana
      12. 5:30 pmPause Cafe
        Espresso Royal (Goodwin & Nevada)
      13. 6:00 pmLINGUISTICS – Turkish Conversation Table
        Espresso Royale, 1117 W. Oregon St., Urbana
      14. 7:00 pmPanel discussion to follow film, featuring Professor Sumita Chakravarty, the New School; Professor Ajay gehlawat, Sonoma State University; Professor Lalitha Gopalan, University of Texas at Austin; and Professor Manjunath Pendakur, Florida Atlantic University
        Fall 2013 Film Series: Past, Present, Future: Indian Cinema at One Hundred ("My brother . . . Nikhil")
        Knight Auditorium, Spurlock Museum, 600 South Gregory, Urbana, IL
    6. Friday, November 1, 2013

      1. All Day2013 Tinker Summer Field Research Workshop
        101 International Studies Building, 910 S. Fifth Street, Champaign
      2. All DayDiasporic Memories, Comparative Methodologies
        Levis Faculty Center
      3. 9:30 amDov Cohen -- Univ. of Illinois
        Clinical Community Brown Bag -- Dov Cohen -- Univ. of Illinois
        819 Psychology
      4. 12:00 pm - 1:00 pmDr. Josh Wand
        Biochemistry Seminar: Dr. A. Joshua Wand (University of Pennsylvania) "The Dark Energy of Proteins Comes to Light"
        Charles G. Miller Auditorium, Room B102 Chemical & Life Sciences Laboratory
      5. 12:00 pmLaurel Brehm -- University of Illinois
        Cognitive brownbag -- Laurel Brehm -- University of Illinois
        819 Psychology
      6. 12:00 pmMark Fredrickson
        Faculty-Student Seminar
        404 David Kinley Hall
      7. 12:00 pmLabor Seminar-Ron Laschever (Purdue)
        35/43 LER
      8. 12:00 pmMargaret M. Mitchell, Dean of the Divinity School, University of Chicago
        RELIGION - Margaret M. Mitchell, Dean of the Divinity School, Univ. of Chicago: "Texts and the 'Rise of Christianity': Scripture as a Public Monument in the Late Fourth Century"
        Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Languages Building
      9. 12:00 pm - 12:50 pm

        Dr. Timo Goeschl, Professor of Environmental Economics in the Department of Economics (Alfred Weber-Institute) and Director of the Research Center for Environmental Economics at Heidelberg University.


        The Climate Policy Hold-Up: Green Technologies, Intellectual Property Rights, and the Abatement Incentives of International Agreements

        Room 426, Mumford Hall, 1301 W Gregory Dr., Urbana, IL (map)

      10. 1:30 pmYang Qu
        Developmental Brown Bag -- Yang Qu -- Univ. of Illinois
        819 Psychology
      11. 3:00 pm - 6:00 pmEAST ASIAN LANGUAGES AND CULTURES - "The 1923 Earthquake and Korean Massacre in Japan"
        Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Languages Building
      12. 3:00 pm   Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Scienceshttp://home.freshwater.uwm.edu/rklaper/
        Professor Rebecca D. Klaper, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, "From Nanomaterials to Pharmaceuticals: Evaluating the Potential Impacts of Emerging Contaminants in Freshwater Systems"
        W-109 Turner Hall
      13. 3:30 pmThe Department of Communication Colloquium Series
        1002 Lincoln Hall
      14. 4:00 pm   Analytical Chemistry - GF Smith Memorial LectureGF Smith Memorial Lecture, Prof. Frances Ligler, North Carolina State University and the Univ. of North Carolina, "Hydrodynamic Focusing for Sensing and Micro/Nano-Fabrication"
        116 RAL
      15. 4:00 pm - 5:00 pmLINGUISTICS - Persian Tea Party
        Asian-American Cultural Center, 1210 W. Nevada St., Urbana
      16. 5:00 pm - 6:00 pmEAST ASIAN LANGUAGES AND CULTURES -- Korean Conversation Table
        Basement, Illini Union (near Sushi-San)
      17. 7:00 pmQuestion and answer session, moderated by Professor Rini Mehta, University of Illinois, will follow the screening.
        Fall 2013 Film Series: Past, Present, Future: Indian Cinema at One Hundred ("I am")
        Knight Auditorium, Spurlock Museum, 600 South Gregory, Urbana, IL
    7. Saturday, November 2, 2013

      1. All Day2013 Tinker Summer Field Research Workshop
        101 International Studies Building, 910 S. Fifth Street, Champaign
      2. All DayDiasporic Memories, Comparative Methodologies
        Levis Faculty Center
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