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Events for week of February 2, 2014

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  1. Week of February 2, 2014 to February 8, 2014

    1. Monday, February 3, 2014

      1. 11:20 am   TRPF Mock LectureDr. Michael Bertucci
        Michael Bertucci, Teaching Research Postdoctoral Fellow Mock Lecture
        165 Noyes Lab
      2. 12:00 pmShankar Nair, Assistant Professor of Religion
        CSAMES Brown Bag Lecture: "Moral Knowing through Aesthetic Knowing: Ethics and Aesthetic Theory in Three Versions of the Ramayana"
        Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Languages Building, Urbana
      3. 12:00 pmJoseph Wright (Penn State University)
        Comparative Politics Workshop
        404 David Kinley Hall
      4. 12:00 pmProfessor Shankar Nair
        RELIGION - CSAMES lecture by Professor Shankar Nair: "Moral Knowing through Aesthetic Knowing: Ethics and Aesthetic Theory in Three Versions of the Ramayana"
        Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Languages Building
      5. 12:00 pmFritz Drasgow
        SPO Brown Bag -- Fritz Drasgow -- University of Illinois
        819 Psychology
      6. 2:00 pmDr. Mathew Tantama
        MIP Faculty Search Candidate Seminar: Dr. Mathew Tantama, Harvard Medical School, "Illuminating the Cellular Fuel Gauge: Protein Engineering Sensors for Single-Cell Imaging"
        Charles G. Miller Auditorium, B102 CLSL
      7. 2:00 pm   TRPF Research SeminarDr. Michael Bertucci
        Michael Bertucci, Teaching Research Postdoctoral Fellow Research Seminar
        163 Noyes Lab
      8. 3:30 pmRecruiting Seminar- Viacheslav Sheremirov (UC Berkeley)
        7 DKH
      9. 4:00 pm - 5:00 pmKate Lyons, UI Linguistics graduate student
        LINGUISTICS - Seminar Series talk by Kate Lyons, UI Linguistics graduate student
        Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Languages Building
      10. 4:00 pmLav Varshney, Professor
        “Toward an Information Theory of Attention”
        141 Coordinated Science Lab
      11. 5:00 pmEric Calderwood, Assistant Professor of Spanish, University of Michigan
        CWL - Eric Calderwood, Assistant Professor of Spanish, University of Michigan: "The Invention of al-Andalus: Uses of the Past in Modern Arabic and Spanish Culture"
        Room 1065, Lincoln Hall
      12. 5:00 pm

        Eric Calderwood, Assistant Professor of Spanish, University of Michigan


        Lecture: The Invention of al-Andalus: Uses of the Past in Modern Arabic and Spanish Culture

        Lincoln Hall, Room 1065, 702 South Wright St., Urbana (map)

      13. 6:00 pmEuropean Movie Night: Så Som i Himmelen (As It Is in Heaven) - Sweden, 2004

        Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Language Building (map)

    2. Tuesday, February 4, 2014

      1. 11:00 am - 1:00 pmATLAS Web Office Hours
      2. 12:00 pmDr. Nicholas Bartlett
        EAST ASIAN LANGUAGES & CULTURES - Dr. Nicholas Bartlett: "A New 'left Behind': Entrepreneurialism, Reform, and China's Heroin Generation"
        Burrill Hall, Room 124
      3. 2:00 pmAntônio Sérgio Alfredo Guimarães, Professor of Sociology, University of São Paulo. 2014 Lemann Institute Distinguished Visitor
        Lemann Lecture Series: Postcolonial Studies and Afro-Brazilian Studies
        101 ISB, 910 S. Fifht Street, Champaign IL
      4. 2:00 pm   Inorganic and Materials ChemistryProf. Juewen Liu, University of Waterloo, Canada, "Interfacing DNA and liposomes with nanomaterials"
        B102 CLSL
      5. 3:30 pmRecruiting Seminar- Heather Schofield (Harvard)
        7 DKH
      6. 3:45 pmGabrielle Allen, Professor, Department of Astronomy; Associate Director, NCSA
        Astronomy Colloquium: "The Einstein Toolkit: A Community Computational Infrastructure for Relativistic Astrophysics"
        Astronomy 134
      7. 4:00 pmJob Talk - Social
      8. 4:00 pm   Chemical BiologyProfessor Hening Lin, Cornell University, "Sirtuins and novel protein modifications in cancer"
        116 Roger Adams Laboratory
      9. 5:00 pmDr. Julie Kleinman, Visiting Assistant Professor, Oberlin College
        "Gare du Nord, territoire d'échange: Immigration and the Production of Difference in French Public Space”
        Lucy Ellis Lounge, Foreign Languages Building
      10. 5:00 pmDr.Julie Kleinman, Visiting Assistant Professor, Oberlin College
        Dr. Julie Kleinman, Visiting Assistant Professor, Oberlin College ” Gare du Nord, territoire d'e'change: Immigration and the Production of Difference in French Public Space”
        Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Languages Building
      11. 5:00 pm

        Dr. Julie Kleinman, Visiting Assistant Professor in French, Oberlin College


        Lecture: Gare du Nord, territoire d'échange: Immigration and the Production of Difference in French Public Space

        Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Language Building (map)

      12. 7:00 pmGerman Film Series: Erbsen auf halb 6 (Peas at 5:30)

        Lincoln Hall, Room 1090, 702 S. Wright Street, Urbana (map)

    3. Wednesday, February 5, 2014

      1. 12:00 pmOrientation session - Schroeder Summer Fellowship Program
        404 David Kinley Hall
      2. 2:00 pm - 3:00 pmEAST ASIAN LANGUAGES AND CULTURES - Japanese Language Table
        2050 Foreign Languages Building
      3. 2:00 pmMr. Mayank Behl
        Final Defense: Desulfurization by reactive adsorption on Oxide/Metal composites
        117 RAL
      4. 2:00 pm - 3:00 pmMODERN GREEK – Conversation Table in Modern Greek
        Espresso Royale, 1117 W. Oregon, Urbana
      5. 3:00 pm - 5:00 pmATLAS Web Office Hours
      6. 3:30 pmRecruiting Seminar- Anitha Sivasankaran (Harvard)
        7 DKH
      7. 4:00 pmCANCELLED: Prof. Olga Dudko, University of California - San Diego, "Single-molecule force spectroscopy: Theory meets experiment"
        112 Chem Annex
      8. 5:00 pmGretchen Head, Mellon Fellow in Comparative Literature, UC Berkeley
        CWL - Gretchen Head, Mellon Fellow in Comparative Literature, UC Berkeley: "Voicing Dissonance: Tunisian Women's Narratives of Dissent under Ben Ali"
        Room 1065, Lincoln Hall
      9. 6:00 pmLINGUISTICS - Less Commonly Taught Languages Program Film Series: "Bhaag Milkha Bhaag" ("Run Milkha Run")
        Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Languages Building
    4. Thursday, February 6, 2014

      1. 10:00 am   TRPF Mock LecutreDr. Jessica Robbins
        CANCELLED - Dr. Jessica Robbins, Teaching Research Postdoctoral Fellow Mock Lecture
        116 Roger Adams Lab
      2. 12:00 pmDr. Erik Nelson
        MIP Faculty Search Candidate Seminar: Dr. Erik Nelson, Duke University School of Medicine, Pharmacology and Cancer Biology, "Obesity, Hypercholesterolemia and Breast Cancer"
        Charles G. Miller Auditorium, B102 CLSL
      3. 2:00 pm   TRPF Research SeminarDr. Jessica Robbins
        CANCELLED - Dr. Jessica Robbins,Teaching Research Postdoctoral Fellow Research Seminar
        161 Noyes Lab
      4. 4:00 pm   Inorganic Chemistry Student SelectCANCELLED - Prof. Paul Chirik, Princeton University, "Base Metal Catalysis for Organic Synthesis: Electronic Structure, Mechanism and Application"
        112 Chem Annex
      5. 4:00 pm

        Dr. Kenneth Bayles, University of Nebraska


        Microbiology Seminar: Dr. Kenneth Bayles of University of Nebraska, "Spatial and temporal control of gene expression during Staphylococcus aureus biofilm development"
        Charles G. Miller Auditorium, Room B102 Chemical & Life Sciences Laboratory
      6. 5:00 pmDr. Denis Provencher, University of Maryland-Baltimore County
        FRENCH - Dr. Denis Provencher, University of Maryland-Baltimore County: “Queer Maghrebi French: Language, Temporalities, Trans-filiations”
        Room 328, Bevier Hall
      7. 5:00 pm - 6:00 pmHIST German Colloquium
        307 GH
      8. 5:00 pm

        Dr. Denis Provencher, Associate Professor of French, University of Maryland-Baltimore County


        Lecture: Queer Maghrebi French: Language, Temporalities, Trans-filiations

        Bevier Hall, Room 328, 905 S. Goodwin Ave., Urbana (map)

      9. 5:00 pmDr. Denis Provencher, University of Maryland-Baltimore County
        “Queer Maghrebi French: Language, Temporalities, Trans-filiations”
        Bevier 328
      10. 5:15 pmArne Lunde, Professor of Scandinavian and Film, UCLA
        GERMANIC LANGUAGES AND LITERATURES - Arne Lunde, Professor of Scandinavian and Film, UCLA: "Sex and Eroticism in Ingmar Bergman's Swedish Films of the 1940s and 50s"
        Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Languages Building
      11. 5:15 pm

        Arne Lunde, Associate Professor in the Scandinavian Section at UCLA


        Lecture: Sex and Eroticism in Ingmar Bergman's Swedish Films of the 1940s and 50s

        Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Language Building (map)

      12. 5:30 pmPause Cafe
        Espresso Royale in Urbana (1117 West Oregon Street)
    5. Friday, February 7, 2014

      1. 9:30 amJanice Juraska
        Clinical/Community Brown Bag -- Janice Juraska -- University of Illinois
        819 Psychology
      2. 12:00 pm - 1:00 pmDr. Erhu Cao
        Biochemistry Seminar (Molecular Neuroscience Faculty Search Candidate): Dr. Erhu Cao (UCSF), "Functional and Structural Insights into TRPV1 Activation"
        Charles G. Miller Auditorium (B102 CLSL)
      3. 12:00 pmDeadline: FLAS 2014-15 Fellowship
        CLACS. 201 ISB
      4. 12:00 pmMatt Spears (UIUC)
        Faculty-Student Seminar
        404 David Kinley Hall
      5. 1:30 pmMichelle Leckey
        Developmental Brown Bag -- Michelle Leckey -- Univ. of Illinois
        819 Psychology
      6. 3:30 pmRecruiting Seminar- Dongho Song (U. Penn)
        7 DKH
      7. 4:00 pm - 5:00 pmAdam Lopez (Assistant Research Professor in the Department of Computer Science at John Hopkins University
        LINGUISTICS - Linguistics Seminar and Job Talk: Adam Lopez (Assistant Research Professor in the Department of Computer Science at John Hopkins University
        Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Languages Building
      8. 4:00 pm   Analytical ChemistryProfessor Richard Yost, University of Florida, "Integrating Imaging Mass Spectrometry and Metabolomics"
        116 RAL
      9. 5:00 pm - 6:00 pmEAST ASIAN LANGUAGES AND CULTURES -- Korean Conversation Table
        Basement, Illini Union (near Sushi-San)
    6. Saturday, February 8, 2014

      1.  The Sarajevo Winter Olympics: A Photo and Media Retrospective

        Main Library, North/South Corridor, 1408 W. Gregory Dr., Urbana (map)

      2. 1:00 pm - 4:00 pmKeynote Address by Lenville J. Stelle at 2pm: “The 1730 Fox Fort in McLean County.”
        Heirlooms, Artifacts, & Family Treasures: The 2014 Preservation Emporium
      3. 2:30 pm - 3:30 pmSpanish Story Time: MARTIN DE PORRES, The Rose in the Desert
        The Urbana Free Library
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