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Events for week of February 16, 2014

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  1. Week of February 16, 2014 to February 22, 2014

    1. Sunday, February 16, 2014

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

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

    2. Monday, February 17, 2014

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

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

      2. 12:00 pm

        José Cheibub and Gisela Sin (Illinois)


        Comparative Politics Workshop
        404 David Kinley Hall
      3. 12:00 pmTatyana Deryugina -- Finance
        SPO Brown Bag --Tatyana Deryugina -- University of Illinois
        819 Psychology
      4. 1:00 pmProf. Klaus Lackner, Columbia University, "Closing the Carbon Cycle with Carbon Dioxide Capture from Air"
        217 Noyes Lab
      5. 2:00 pmDr. Catherine Christian
        MIP Faculty Search Candidate Seminar: Dr. Catherine Christian, Stanford University, "The Brain's little Helper: Antiepileptic actions of endozepines in the thalamus".
        Charles G. Miller Auditorium, B102 CLSL
      6. 3:30 pmRecruiting Seminar- Wataru Miyamoto (Columbia)
        7 DKH
      7. 4:00 pmDepartmental deadline for spring conference travel support (graduate students)
      8. 4:00 pm - 5:00 pmProf. Torrey Loucks & Prof. Matt Dye, UIUC Speech and Hearing Science
        LINGUISTICS - Linguistics Seminar: Prof. Torrey Loucks & Prof. Matt Dye, UIUC Speech and Hearing Science: "Second language acquisition of signed language: linguistic, kinematic and psychological aspects"
        Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Languages Building
      9. 4:00 pm   CHEM 535 Lit SeminarMr. Andrew Ickes
        Mr. Andrew Ickes, UIUC "The Development of Asymmetric Cross-Coupling Reactions"
        116 Roger Adams Lab
    3. Tuesday, February 18, 2014

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

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

      2. 11:00 am - 1:00 pmATLAS Web Office Hours
      3. 11:00 am - 12:30 pmVideoconference Panel Discussion (with U. of Pittsburgh): Spy Games: Technology & Trust in the Transatlantic Relationship

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

      4. 12:00 pmPradeep Dhillon, Associate Professor of Education Policy, Organization and Leadership
        CSAMES Brown Bag Lecture: "Global Art History and Aesthetic Education: The Case from Indian Modern Art"
        Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Languages Building, Urbana
      5. 2:00 pmNadya Araúo Guimarães, Professor of Sociology, University of São Paulo
        Lecture Series: "Labor Flexibility in a Flexible Market - Intermediaries and its Workers in Brazil"
        101 International Studies Building, 910 S. Fifth Street, Champaign
      6. 3:30 pm - 5:30 pmEALC - "Liberating Persuasions in East Asian Literature of the 11th to 15th Centuries"
        Urban Outfitters Building, 507 E. Green, Champaign
      7. 3:30 pmRecruiting Seminar- Philipp Tillmann (Chicago)
        7 DKH
      8. 3:45 pmChristian D. Ott, TAPIR, Caltech
        Astronomy Colloquium: "New Aspects of Core-Collapse Supernova Theory"
        Astronomy 134
      9. 4:00 pm - 5:30 pmLINGUISTICS - Linguistics Seminar and Job Talk: Marine Carpuat (Research Scientist at the National Research Council of Canada)
        Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Languages Building
      10. 7:00 pmItalian Conversation Group
        Espresso Royale, 1117 W. Oregon St., Urbana
    4. Wednesday, February 19, 2014

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

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

      2. 12:00 pmCell & Developmental Biology Faculty Search Candidate Seminar: Dr. SeYeon Chung, Johns Hopkins Univ. School of Medicine, Dept. of Cell Biology, "Apical membrane dynamics in tubular epithelia"
        Charles G. Miller Auditorium, B102 CLSL
      3. 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

        Alexandra Vergetis, PhD, Senior Lecturer; Department of Social Work / Faculty of Health and Caring Professions;Technological Educational Institution of Athens (TEI)

        Katerina Pachi, PhD, Manager of Social Service Department, Thriassio Hospital, Greece and Assistant Professor at TEI, Athens, Greece.


        Skype Brown Bag Presentation: The Impact of Socioeconomic Crisis on Health Sector in Greece: Challenges for Hospital Social Work

        School of Social Work, Room 2015, 1010 W. Nevada St., Urbana (map)

      4. 2:00 pm - 3:00 pmEAST ASIAN LANGUAGES AND CULTURES - Japanese Language Table
        2050 Foreign Languages Building
      5. 2:00 pm - 3:00 pmMODERN GREEK – Conversation Table in Modern Greek
        Espresso Royale, 1117 W. Oregon, Urbana
      6. 3:00 pm - 5:00 pmATLAS Web Office Hours
      7. 3:30 pmRecruiting Seminar- Peter Troyan (Stanford)
        7 DKH
      8. 4:00 pmJob Talk - Clinical
        142 Psychology Bldg.
      9. 4:00 pmProf. Adam Cohen, Harvard, University, "Bringing bioelectric phenomena to light"
        112 Chem Annex
      10. 4:00 pm - 5:00 pmSPANISH – Information meeting for Spanish as a Minor
        Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Languages Building
      11. 5:00 pm - 6:00 pmCENTER FOR TRANSLATION STUDIES - CTS Conversation Table
        The Bread Company on Goodwin, 706 S. Goodwin Ave., Urbana
      12. 5:00 pm - 7:00 pmSLATE - Professional Development Workshop: "Getting a Job in SLA (Dossier Preparation)"
        Room G-46 (basement) Foreign Languages Building
      13. 6:00 pmLINGUISTICS - Less Commonly Taught Languages Program Film Series: "Baran " (Persian, with subtitles)
        Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Languages Building
    5. Thursday, February 20, 2014

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

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

      2. 12:00 pmDr. Sona Kang
        MIP Faculty Search Candidate Seminar: Dr. Sona Kang, Harvard Medical School, "Transcriptional and Epigenomic Control of Adipose Biology"
        Charles G. Miller Auditorium, B102 CLSL
      3. 3:30 pmRecruiting Seminar- Adam Osman (Yale)
        7 DKH
      4. 3:30 pmPrateek Jain; Researcher, Microsoft Research Lab, Bangalore, India
        “Provable Alternating Minimization methods for Non- convex Optimization”
        ** ROOM CHANGE ** 2269 Beckman Institute
      5. 4:00 pm - 5:00 pmDr. Roberto Kolter
        Biochemistry Seminar: Dr. Roberto Kolter (Harvard University) "Chemical Ecology of Microbial Interspecies Interactions"
        Charles G. Miller Auditorium (B102 CLSL)
      6. 4:00 pmLINGUISTICS - Arabic Conversation Table
        Intermezzo Cafe at Krannert Center, 500 S. Goodwin Ave. Urbana
      7. 4:00 pmMathematics Colloquium: Bryna Kra (Northwestern University)
        245 Altgeld Hall
      8. 4:00 pm

        Dr. Roberto Kolter, Harvard Medical School


        Microbiology Seminar/CBITG: Dr. Roberto Kolter of Harvard Medical School, "Chemical Ecology of Microbial Interspecies Interactions"
        Charles G. Miller Auditorium, Room B102 Chemical & Life Sciences Laboratory
      9. 4:00 pm   CHEM 535 Lit SeminarMr. Aaron Petronico
        Mr. Aaron Petronico, UIUC, "THE TRANSANNULAR DIELS-ALDER REACTION"
        116 Roger Adams Lab
      10. 4:00 pmKrassimira Daskalova, Professor of Modern European Cultural History, Sofia University St. Kliment Ohridski
        New Directions Lecture - Biography as History: The Case of the Bulgarian Communist Functionary Tsola Dragoitcheva (1898-1993)
        101 International Studies Building (910 S. Fifth Street, Champaign)
      11. 4:00 pm   Materials Student Select SeminarProf. Jeffrey Long, University of California, Berkeley, "Carbon Dioxide Capture and Hydrocarbon Separations in Metal-Organic Frameworks"
        112 Chem Annex
      12. 4:00 pm - 5:00 pmProf. Roberto Kolter
        Prof. Roberto Kolter, Harvard Medical School, "Chemical Ecology of Microbial Interspecies Interactions"
        B102 Chemical & Life Sciences Lab
      13. 4:00 pm

        Krassimira Daskalova, Professor of Modern European Cultural History, Sofia University St. Kliment Ohridski, Bulgaria


        REEEC New Directions Lecture: Biography as History: The Case of the Bulgarian Communist Functionary Tsola Dragoitcheva (1898-1993)

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

      14. 4:00 pmJordan Finkin
        Yiddish: A Love Story
        109 English Building
      15. 5:30 pmPause Cafe
        Espresso Royale in Urbana (1117 West Oregon Street)
    6. Friday, February 21, 2014

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

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

      2. 9:30 amElaine Shpungin
        Clinical/Community Brown Bag -- Elaine Shpungin -- University of Illinois
        819 Psychology
      3. 12:00 pm - 1:00 pmDr. Dimitrios Gouliermis, Universitaet Heidelberg
        Astronomy Colloquium: "Patterns of Stellar Clustering at the time of Birth"
        Astronomy 134
      4. 12:00 pm - 1:00 pmEAST ASIAN LANGUAGES AND CULTURES - Chinese Table
        2050 Foreign Languages Building
      5. 12:00 pmArely Zimmerman (LLS-UIUC)
        Faculty-Student Seminar
        404 David Kinley Hall
      6. 1:00 pm   Final Defense, Prof. Dana Dlott, AdvisorMr. Brandt Pein, UIUC, "Vibrational Energy Flow in Substituted Benzenes"
        Chemistry Library Conference Room
      7. 1:30 pmAaron Benjamin
        Developmental Brown Bag -- Aaron Benjamin -- Univ. of Illinois
        819 Psychology
      8. 3:00 pmDavis Houck, School of Communication & Information, Florida State University
        CMN Colloquium - Davis Houck, Florida State University
        1022 Lincoln Hall
      9. 3:00 pm - 4:30 pmSteven Rose, Emeritus Professor of Biology at the Open University and Emeritus Professor of Physick at Gresham College, London
        SLCL - Professor Steven Rose: "Are You Your Brain?"
        Beckman Tower 2269, 405 N. Mathews Ave., Urbana
      10. 3:30 pmRecruiting Seminar- Mark Borgschulte (Berkeley)
        7 DKH
      11. 4:00 pm   Analytical ChemistryProfessor Brandon Ruotolo, University of Michigan, "Structural Biology in the Gas Phase: New Approaches for Conformationally-selective Inhibitor Screening and Multiprotein Topology Mapping"
        116 RAL
      12. 5:00 pm - 6:00 pmEAST ASIAN LANGUAGES AND CULTURES -- Korean Conversation Table
        Basement, Illini Union (near Sushi-San)
    7. Saturday, February 22, 2014

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

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

      2. 2:00 pm - 3:30 pmWinter Tales
        Spurlock Museum, 600 S. Gregory, Urbana, IL
      3. 4:00 pm - 6:00 pmProfessor Jenell Johnson, Assistant Professor of Communication Arts and Director of the Disability Studies Initiative at the University of Wisconsin-Madison
        SLCL - Professor Jenell Johnson, "A Political Genealogy of Brain Modification"
        Beckman Tower 2269, 405 N. Mathews Ave., Urbana
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