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Events for week of November 4, 2012

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  1. Week of November 4, 2012 to November 10, 2012

    1. Sunday, November 4, 2012

      1.  Exhibit: A World of Shoes
        Campbell Gallery, Spurlock Museum
      2. 4:00 pm - 5:00 pmFirst Steps Info Sessions, every Mon-Thurs while classes are in session
        Lincoln Hall 1027
      3. 3:00 pmJohn R. Senseney, School of Architecture, UIUC
        CLASSICS - John R. Senseney, School of Architecture, UIUC: "The Use and Transmission of Architectural Drawings in the Classical World"
        Room 62 Krannert Art Museum (Auditorium)
      4. 6:30 pm - 8:30 pmTango Practica
    2. Monday, November 5, 2012

      1.  Exhibit: A World of Shoes
        Campbell Gallery, Spurlock Museum
      2. 4:00 pm - 5:00 pmFirst Steps Info Sessions, every Mon-Thurs while classes are in session
        Lincoln Hall 1027
      3. 9:00 am - 5:00 pmKeynote speakers: Mr. Alexey Kozhemyakov, Head of the Charter Secretariaat the Council of Europe; Professor Alexandra Jaffe (Linguistics, California State University, Long Beach); and Professor Inigo Urrutia (School of Law, University of the Basque Country, Bilbao)
        'What have we achieved?' Symposium for the 20th anniversary of the European Charter for Regional or Minority Languages
        Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Languages Building; 2090B Foreign Languages Building
      4. 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

        Keynotes: Alexey Kozhemyakov, Head of the Charter Secretariat, Council of Europe, Alexandra Jaffe (California State University, Long Beach) and Inigo Urrutia (School of Law, University of the Basque Country, Bilbao)


        20th Anniversary of Euro Charter for Regional & Minority Languages

        Lucy Ellis Lounge, Foreign Languages Building

      5. All DayConference marking the 20th anniversary of the European Charter for Regional or Minority Languages
        Lucy Ellis Lounge
      6. 11:00 am - 2:00 pmInternational Student Resource Fair
        Illini Union, Room C
      7. 12:00 pm - 1:00 pmR. Shirene Thomas
        Quench Lunch Series Scramble-A Tale of Two Wives, A Tale of Two Lives: The Intersections of Gender Identity, Sexual Orientation and Relationships
        Women's Resources Center, 703 S Wright Street 2nd Floor Champaign IL 61820
      8. 4:00 pm - 5:00 pmEducation Majors and Study Abroad
        2 Education Building
      9. 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm  

        The Department of African-American Studies is hosting a forum to explore the potential impact of the 2012 Presidential election on the lives of Black people in the United States and across the Diaspora.

        The forum is designed to engage students, community members, staff and faculty from across our community.  We especially encourage students to attend.

        http://illinois.edu/1999/afro_2012_president_forum_flyer.pdf

         

        The event will be moderated by Dr. Erik McDuffie of African American Studies and WBCP 1580AM local radio personality, Ms. Imani Bazzell. Speakers include Dr. Sundiata Cha-Jua, County Board Member Carol Ammons, Professor Ken Salo, and Dr. Safiya U. Noble.
        Department. of African American Studies hosts Pre-Election Forum
        Krannert Art Museum auditorium located at 500 Peabody Drive in Champaign, on the campus of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
    3. Tuesday, November 6, 2012

      1.  Exhibit: A World of Shoes
        Campbell Gallery, Spurlock Museum
      2. 4:00 pm - 5:00 pmFirst Steps Info Sessions, every Mon-Thurs while classes are in session
        Lincoln Hall 1027
      3. 12:00 pm - 1:00 pmSandra Ruiz, Latina/Latino Studies Post-Doc
        "Lunch Scramble with La Casa "Giving Life to Death: Lolita Lebron's Politics of Rican Existence" Feat. Sandra Ruiz
        Women's Resources Center 703 S. Wright Street, 2nd floor Champaign, IL 61820 MC-302
      4. 12:00 pm - 1:00 pmLarry Kanfer, Photographic Artist, Larry Kanfer Photography
        CSAMES Brown Bag Lecture: "Inside India"
        Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Languages Building, 707 S. Mathews, Urbana
      5. 12:00 pmFaith Wilson Stein
        Noontime Scholar Lecture - Ruskin in Russia, and The Ethics in Aesthetics
        101 ISB, 910 S Fifth St Champaign
      6. 2:00 pmPamela Cappas-Toro, Ph.D. Student, Spanish, Italian and Portuguese
        Lemann Lectures Series: El Corte, Afox and Carnaval: Re (imagining) Afro descendant Music under Dominican and Brazilian Dictatorships
        101 International Studies Building, 910 S. Fifth Street, Champaign
      7. 5:00 pmSPANISH, ITALIAN & PORTUGUESE -- Study Abroad in Barcelona, Spain, Informational/Recruitment Meeting
        Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Lanaguages Building
      8. 5:30 pmWomen's Support Group
        Asian American Cultural Center (AACC) 1210 W. Nevada Street, Urbana
      9. 6:00 pm - 8:30 pmRainbow Coffeehouse
      10. 6:30 pm - 7:30 pmI-Connect Workshop
        Activities Room
      11. 7:00 pmNational Organization for Women Weekly Meeting
        Women's Resources Center (703 S. Wright St. MC-302, 2nd Floor, Champaign, IL 61820)
      12. 7:00 pm - 9:00 pmSeen and Heard Workshops
        Lounge & Kitchen
      13. 7:30 pmFrench Cineclub presents "L'Illusioniste"
        Lucy Ellis Lounge, FLB
    4. Wednesday, November 7, 2012

      1.  Exhibit: A World of Shoes
        Campbell Gallery, Spurlock Museum
      2. 4:00 pm - 5:00 pmFirst Steps Info Sessions, every Mon-Thurs while classes are in session
        Lincoln Hall 1027
      3. 11:00 am - 4:00 pmStudy Abroad Fair!
        Illini Union Rooms C and South Lounge
      4. 12:00 pm

        Christian Burgsmüller, EU Head of Energy, Transport, Environment section


        EUC Lecture Series: EU Roadmap for moving to a competitive low carbon economy in 2050

        Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Languages Building

      5. 12:00 pmSophia Balakian
        Moving Families: Claims to Resettle and Claims to Kin in Nairobi's Refugee Resettlement Assemblage
        Rm. 101, International Studies Building, 910 S. Fifth Street, Champaign
      6. 4:00 pm - 4:30 pmMindful Meditation
        Spurlock Museum, 600 S. Gregory, Urbana
      7. 4:00 pm - 5:00 pmProf. Jill Jegerski, Department of Spanish, Italian and Portuguese
        SLATE talk -- Prof. Jill Jegerski, Department of Spanish, Italian and Portuguese: "Strategic Processing of Case Markers in Near-Native Spanish"
        Room G-32 (basement), Foreign Languages Building
      8. 5:00 pm - 6:00 pmBosnian/Croatian/Serbian Conversation Table
        Espresso Royale (corner of Oregon and Goodwin)
      9. 5:30 pm - 6:30 pmRussian Conversation Table
        Courtyard Cafe, Illini Union
      10. 5:30 pm - 6:30 pmRusskii stol--Russian conversation table
        Courtyard Cafe, Illini Union
      11. 6:30 pmInternational Carrers Workshop Series: Using Campus Resources to Jumpstart Your International Career
        101 Armory 505 East Armory Avenue Champaign, IL 61820
      12. 6:30 pm - 9:00 pmStress Relief
        Lounge, Kitchen, and Basement
      13. 6:30 pm - 8:30 pmUSING CAMPUS RESOURCES TO JUMPSTART YOUR INTERNATIONAL CAREER
        101 Armory 505 East Armory Avenue, Champaign
      14. 6:30 pmRepresentatives from a wide range of campus units and organizations who provide practical tips and advice on international careers
        USING CAMPUS RESOURCES TO JUMPSTART YOUR INTERNATIONAL CAREER
        101 Armory, 505 East Armory Avenue, Champaign
      15. 6:30 pm - 8:30 pmUsing Campus Resources to Jumpstart Your International Career

        101 Armory

      16. 6:30 pmUsing Campus Resources to Jumpstart Your International Career
        101 Armory 505 East Armory Avenue Champaign, IL 61820
      17. 7:00 pmGlobal Lens - TOLL BOOTH (Gise Memuru)
      18. 7:00 pmGlobal Lens Film Series 2012: Toll Booth (Gise Memuru) - Turkey, 2010

        Latzer Hall, University YMCA

      19. 7:00 pmGlobal Lens Film: TOLL BOOTH (Gise Memuru - Turkey)
        Latzer Hall, University YMCA, Corner of Wright & Chalmers, Champaign
    5. Thursday, November 8, 2012

      1.  Exhibit: A World of Shoes
        Campbell Gallery, Spurlock Museum
      2. 4:00 pm - 5:00 pmFirst Steps Info Sessions, every Mon-Thurs while classes are in session
        Lincoln Hall 1027
      3. 12:00 pmAndrew Eisen, Ph.D. Student, History
        Lectures Series: This is a Cold War: Militarization and Migration along the U.S.-Mexico Borderlands, 1945-1955
        101 International Studies Building, 910 S. Fifth Street, Champaign
      4. 1:00 pm - 6:00 pmJacques P. Leider, Director, Ecole Francaise d'Extreme-Orient, Chiang Mai, Thailand; Thibaut d'Hubert, Assistant Professor, Department of South Asian Languages and Civilizations, University of Chicago; Nora Rowley, physician and human rights activist; Wakar Uddin, Director General, Arakan Rohingya Union and Chairman, Burmese Rohingya Association of North America; Benjamin Zawacki, Myanmar regional representative, International Development Law Organization; Matthew Smith, Burma specialist, Human Rights Watch; Abid Bahar, Professor of Philosophy, Dawson College, Montreal; Patrick Keenan, Professor, College of Law, University of Illinois
        Ethnicity, Citizenship and Human Rights in Burma: The History and Plight of the Rohingya
        Heritage Room, ACES Library, Information and Alumni Center, 1101 S. Goodwin Ave., Urbana
      5.  Ethnicity, Citizenship and Human Rights in Burma: The History and Plight of the Rohingya
        Heritage Room, ACES Library, 1101 S. Goodwin Ave., Urbana
      6. 1:00 pm - 6:00 pmSession 1 chair: Valerie Hoffman, Dept. of Religion (1-3:30 pm); Session 2 chair: Robert McKim, Dept. of Religion
        SLCL, RELIGION -- CSAMES presents a symposium: "Ethnicity, Citizenship and Human Rights in Burma: The History and Plight of the Rohingya"
        Heritage Room, ACES Library, Information and Alumni Center, 1101 S. Goodwin Ave., Urbana
      7. 2:00 pm - 3:00 pmEAST ASIAN LANGUAGES AND CULTURES -- Japanese Language Table
        2050 Foreign Languages Building
      8. 4:00 pm - 5:00 pmProfessor Ming Xiang, University of Chicago
        Linguistics Seminar Series -- Professor Ming Xiang, University of Chicago: "Negation, polarity items and semantic processing"
        Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Languages Building
      9. 4:00 pmDr. Isabela Seong-Leong Quintana
        Postdoctoral Research Colloquium: 'Making Do, Making Home: Gender and Borders in Chinese and Mexican Los Angeles during the Early Twentieth Century'
        1060 Lincoln Hall
      10. 5:30 pm - 7:00 pmFrench Pause Cafe
        Espresso Royale, 1117 W. Oregon, Urbana (corner of Oregon and Goodwin)
      11. 5:30 pmGallery Conversation
        Krannert Art Museum; 500 East Peabody Drive; Champaign, IL 61820
      12. 6:00 pm - 9:00 pmThanksGayving
        Lounge & Kitchen
      13. 6:00 pm - 8:00 pmThanksGayving
        Asian American Cultural Center
      14. 7:00 pm - 9:00 pmSex + Gender Film Series | Bajo Juarez
        Women's Resources Center 703 S. Wright Street Second floor. Champaign, Il 61820
    6. Friday, November 9, 2012

      1.  Exhibit: A World of Shoes
        Campbell Gallery, Spurlock Museum
      2. 4:00 pm - 5:00 pmFirst Steps Info Sessions, every Mon-Thurs while classes are in session
        Lincoln Hall 1027
      3.  Info Session: Internship Program in Paris, France
        232 International Studies Building
      4.  Lecture by Evelyne Accad
      5. 12:00 pmEvelyne Accad
        "Voices of Women in the Arab (springs) Tempests (or storms)"
        101 International Studies Bldg, 910 S. Fifth St.
      6. 12:00 pm"Voices of Women in the Arab (springs) Tempests (or storms)"
        101 International Studies Bldg, 910 S. Fifth St.
      7. 12:00 pmEvelyne Accad: "Voices of Women in the Arab (springs) Tempests (or storms)"
        101 International Studies Bldg, 910 S. Fifth St.
      8. 5:00 pm - 6:00 pmEAST ASIAN LANGUAGES AND CULTURES -- Korean Conversation Table
        Basement, Illini Union (near Sushi-San)
    7. Saturday, November 10, 2012

      1.  Exhibit: A World of Shoes
        Campbell Gallery, Spurlock Museum
      2. 4:00 pm - 5:00 pmFirst Steps Info Sessions, every Mon-Thurs while classes are in session
        Lincoln Hall 1027
      3. All DayKeynote: Professor Rebecca Manring (Department of Religious Studies, Indiana University at Bloomington)
        Tagore Festival
        The Channing-Murray Foundation; 1209 West Oregon; Urbana
      4. 2:30 pm - 3:30 pmSpanish Story Time: "Rene Has Two Last Names/ Rene tiene dos apellidos"
        The Urbana Free Library, Children's Department, 210 W Green St, Urbana.