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Events for week of February 24, 2013

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  1. Week of February 24, 2013 to March 2, 2013

    1. Sunday, February 24, 2013

      1. All DayThe Arab Spring: Ongoing Revolution--An Exhibit from the International & Area Studies Library
        First floor of the Main Library, 1408 Gregory Dr.
      2. 1:00 pm - 2:30 pmMusic Performance by Costas
        Spurlock Museum, 600 S. Gregory, Urbana
      3. 6:30 pm - 7:30 pmWomen of Pride General Meeting
        LGBT Resource Center
    2. Monday, February 25, 2013

      1. All DayThe Arab Spring: Ongoing Revolution--An Exhibit from the International & Area Studies Library
        First floor of the Main Library, 1408 Gregory Dr.
      2. 12:00 pm - 1:00 pmDr. Anita Johnston, Author of Eating in the Light of the Moon
        Dish It Up: National Eating Disorders Awareness Week (NEDAW)Presents: Breaking Free From Struggles with Food, Fat, and Dieting
        Women's Resources Center 703 S. Wright Street, 2nd floor Champaign, IL 61820 MC-302
      3. 4:00 pmProfessor Michael Hillmann (University of Texas at Austin)
        "What Persian Language and Literature Say about Iranian Culture, 1941 - 1978"
        Reading Room of the Levis Faculty Center, 919 W. Illinois, Urbana
      4. 4:00 pmTinker Fellowship. Application Deadline
      5. 4:15 pmLINGUISTICS - Arabic Conversation Table
        Room 109, Graduate School of Library and Information Science Bldg., 501 E. Daniel, Champaign
      6. 5:30 pmKristen Romberg, Department of Art and Art History, College of Wooster
        Critical Masses: Mass Action, Amateur Theater, and the Social Basis of Russian Constructivism
        302 Architecture Building, 608 East Lorado Taft Drive, Champaign
      7. 7:00 pm - 9:00 pmHot Topics | "Idle No More: Exploring Indigenous Women's Organizing"
        Women's Resources Center (703 S. Wright St. MC-302, 2nd Floor, Champaign, IL 61820)
      8. 7:30 pm - 8:30 pmProfessor Steven Bowman, Department of Judaic Studies, University of Cincinnati
        Modern Greek Studies -- Professor Steven Bowman, Department of Judaic Studies, University of Cincinnati: "The Book of Yosippon and Jewish Nationalism in Greece (19th and 20th centuries)"
        Alice Campbell Alumni Center Ballroom, 601 S. Lincoln Ave., Urbana
      9. 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

        Steven Bowman, Judaic Studies, University of Cincinnati


        Modern Greek Studies Lecture: Yossipon and Jewish Nationalism in 19th and 20th Century Greece

        Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Language Building (map)

      10. 7:30 pm - 8:30 pmProfessor Steven Bowman, Department of Judaic Studies, University of Cincinnati
        The Book of Yosippon and Jewish nationalism in Greece (19th and 20th centuries)
        Foreign Language Bulding (FLB), Lucy Ellis Lounge (or Room1080)
      11. 8:00 pm - 9:00 pmPRIDE General Meeting
        314A Illini Union
    3. Tuesday, February 26, 2013

      1. All DayThe Arab Spring: Ongoing Revolution--An Exhibit from the International & Area Studies Library
        First floor of the Main Library, 1408 Gregory Dr.
      2. 12:00 pmNeha Rajora, M.A. student pursuing MLA degree in Department of Landscape Architecture
        CSAMES Brown Bag Lecture: "Cultural Landscapes of Amber, Rajasthan: Conservation and Planning"
        Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Languages Building
      3. 2:00 pmBrittany Rasky and Corbin Dixon
        HPV Awareness for the Queer Community
        LGBT Resource Center
      4. 2:00 pmCeli Scalon, Programa de Ps-Graduao em Sociologia e Antropologia ' IFCS / UFRJ
        Lemann Lecture Series: Development, Inequality and the Rising of a "new class"
        101 International Studies Building
      5. 6:00 pm - 7:00 pmPeace Corps Information Meeting
        Lounge
      6. 6:00 pm - 8:30 pmRainbow Coffeehouse: Hosted by Pride
        ETC Coffeehouse, 1203 W. Green St. Urbana, IL
      7. 7:00 pmNational Organization for Women Meeting
        Women's Resources Center
      8. 8:00 pm - 9:00 pmInfusions General Meeting
        LGBT Resource Center
    4. Wednesday, February 27, 2013

      1. All DayThe Arab Spring: Ongoing Revolution--An Exhibit from the International & Area Studies Library
        First floor of the Main Library, 1408 Gregory Dr.
      2. 9:30 am - 12:00 pmAround the World Wednesdays
        Spurlock Museum, 600 S. Gregory, Urbana
      3. 4:00 pm - 5:00 pmKirmen Uribe
        SIP Colloquium -- Kirmen Uribe
        Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Languages Building
      4. 4:00 pm

        Kirmen Uribe


        This is not a novel: on the process of writing my novel Bilbao-New York-Bilbao

        Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Language Building (map)

      5. 4:30 pm - 5:00 pmMary Wolters
        Mindful Meditation
        Spurlock Museum, 600 S. Gregory, Urbana
      6. 5:00 pm - 6:00 pmBosnian/Croatian/Serbian Conversation Table
        Espresso Royale (corner of Oregon and Goodwin in Urbana)
      7. 5:30 pm - 6:30 pmRusskii stol--Russian conversation table
        Courtyard Cafe, Illini Union
      8. 6:00 pm - 8:00 pmGreek Movie Night: 'Peppermint' (1999) (with English subtitles)
        Foreign Language Bulding (FLB), Lucy Ellis Lounge (or Room1080)
      9. 6:00 pm - 8:00 pmLINGUISTICS - Language Program Film Series: "Peppermint" (Greece, 1999, Greek with English subtitles)
        Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Languages Building
      10. 6:00 pm - 9:00 pmRace & Space Symposium
        Lounge/Kitchen
    5. Thursday, February 28, 2013

      1. All DayThe Arab Spring: Ongoing Revolution--An Exhibit from the International & Area Studies Library
        First floor of the Main Library, 1408 Gregory Dr.
      2. 12:00 pmDzodzi Tsikata
        "Transnational Large-Scale Land Transactions, the Disappearing Commons and Livelihood Insecurities in Ghana: A Gender Perspective"
        Heritage Room, ACES Library, 1101 S. Goodwin, Urbana
      3. 12:00 pmDzodzi Tsikata: 'Transnational Large-Scale Land Transactions, the Disappearing Commons and Livelihood Insecurities in Ghana: A Gender Perspective'
        Heritage Room, ACES Library, 1101 S. Goodwin, Urbana, IL 61801
      4. 12:00 pmEduardo Ledesma, Assistant Professor. Department of Spanish, Italian and Portuguese. UIUC
        Lecture Series: Net Art, Digital Poetry and Rebellion in Latin America: Digital Contestation Post Y2K
        101 International Studies Building
      5. 12:00 pm

        Prof. Dzodzi Tsikata, CEGENSA


        Transnational Large-Scale Land Transactions, the Disappearing Commons and Livelihood Insecurities in Ghana: A Gender Perspective

        Heritage Room, ACES Library, 1101 S. Goodwin, Urbana (map)

      6. 2:00 pm - 3:00 pmEAST ASIAN LANGUAGES AND CULTURES -- Japanese Language Table
        2050 Foreign Languages Building
      7. 4:00 pm - 5:00 pmProfessor Joe Toscano (Beckman Institute)
        Linguistics Seminar Series -- Professor Joe Toscano (Beckman Institute)
        Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Languages Building
      8. 6:30 pmPolish Film: Title TBA
        Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 FLB
      9. 6:30 pmDirector Madsen Minax
        Sex & Gender Film Series I "The Year I Broke My Voice"
        Women's Resources Center (703 S. Wright St. MC-302, 2nd Floor, Champaign, IL 61820)
      10. 7:00 pm - 8:30 pmAPAC Coalition
        Lounge/Kitchen
      11. 7:00 pm - 8:00 pmBuilding Bridges General Meeting
        LGBT Resource Center
      12. 8:00 pm - 9:00 pmoSTEM General Meeting
        LGBT Resource Center
    6. Friday, March 1, 2013

      1. All DayMartin Medina Sr. (International Relations Specialist at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) in Washington, DC.), Catherine Alexander (Anthropology, Durham University, UK ), Stephanie Foote (English and Gender Studies, UIUC), Nicky Gregson (Geography, Durham University, UK), Darrin Durant (Science and Tech. Studies, York University), Daniel Schneider (Urban and Regional Planning, UIUC), Jonathan Bloom (Independent investigative journalist), Janet Kalish (freegan.info, New York City), Michelle Schmidt (Sociology, UIUC), Steven Sonka (Director of ADM Institute for the Prevention of Post-harvest Loss, UIUC) Zsuzsa Gille (Sociology, UIUC)
        2013 Joint Area Centers Symposium. JACS: The Future of Waste
        The Illini Union, Room 314 A
      2.  Keynote by Martin Medina Sr., Catherine Alexander Anthropology, Univ. of Durham, UK, Stephanie Foote English and Gender Studies, UIUC, Nicky Gregson Geography, Univ. of Durham, UK, Darrin Durant Geography ,York University, Daniel Schneider NRES, UIUC, Jonathan Bloom Independent investigative journalist, Janet Kalish Reegan.info, New York City, Michelle Schmidt Sociology, UIUC, Steven Sonka ADM Inst.Post-harvest Loss, UIUC, Zsuzsa Gille Sociology, UIUC
        JACS 2013 (Joint Area Study Centers Symposium) "The Future of Waste"
        Illini Union, room 314 A
      3. All DayJoint Area Centers Symposium (JACS):The Future of Waste

        Illini Union, Room 314A (map)

      4. 9:00 am - 9:00 pmArt at the Y Exhibit: Garden of Verses
        University YMCA, 1001 S. Wright St, Champaign
      5. 12:00 pm - 4:00 pmAlternate Jummah
        Basement
      6. 12:00 pmMegan Sweeney, Professor of Sociology at UCLA
        Megan Sweeney
        TBA
      7. 1:30 pmMegan Sweeney, Professor of Sociology, UCLA
        U.S. Contraceptive Use in Comparative Perspective
        3057 Lincoln Hall
      8. 2:00 pm - 3:00 pmFrench Forum: Richard Beyogl, 'Language Contact in Two Border Communities in Burkina Faso and Ghana: Lexical Borrowings in Dagara"
        2090 FLB
      9. 3:00 pm - 4:00 pmSLCL Book Club - "A Long-Wave Herring"
        Caffe Paradiso, 801 S. Lincoln Ave., Urbana
      10. 3:00 pmThe Future of Waste (Joint Area Centers Symposium, March 1-2)
        Illini Union, Room 314A
      11. 5:00 pm - 6:00 pmEAST ASIAN LANGUAGES AND CULTURES -- Korean Conversation Table
        Basement, Illini Union (near Sushi-San)
      12. 7:00 pm - 9:00 pmBSA Welcome Gathering
        Lounge/Kitchen
      13. 7:00 pm - 9:00 pmWelcome Gathering
        Lounge/Kitchen
    7. Saturday, March 2, 2013

      1. All DayMartin Medina Sr. (International Relations Specialist at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) in Washington, DC.), Catherine Alexander (Anthropology, Durham University, UK ), Stephanie Foote (English and Gender Studies, UIUC), Nicky Gregson (Geography, Durham University, UK), Darrin Durant (Science and Tech. Studies, York University), Daniel Schneider (Urban and Regional Planning, UIUC), Jonathan Bloom (Independent investigative journalist), Janet Kalish (freegan.info, New York City), Michelle Schmidt (Sociology, UIUC), Steven Sonka (Director of ADM Institute for the Prevention of Post-harvest Loss, UIUC) Zsuzsa Gille (Sociology, UIUC)
        2013 Joint Area Centers Symposium. JACS: The Future of Waste
        The Illini Union, Room 314 A
      2.  Keynote by Martin Medina Sr., Catherine Alexander Anthropology, Univ. of Durham, UK, Stephanie Foote English and Gender Studies, UIUC, Nicky Gregson Geography, Univ. of Durham, UK, Darrin Durant Geography ,York University, Daniel Schneider NRES, UIUC, Jonathan Bloom Independent investigative journalist, Janet Kalish Reegan.info, New York City, Michelle Schmidt Sociology, UIUC, Steven Sonka ADM Inst.Post-harvest Loss, UIUC, Zsuzsa Gille Sociology, UIUC
        JACS 2013 (Joint Area Study Centers Symposium) "The Future of Waste"
        Illini Union, room 314 A
      3. All DayJoint Area Centers Symposium (JACS):The Future of Waste

        Illini Union, Room 314A (map)

      4. 9:00 am - 9:00 pmArt at the Y Exhibit: Garden of Verses
        University YMCA, 1001 S. Wright St, Champaign
      5. 9:30 amThe Future of Waste (Joint Area Centers Symposium, March 1-2)
        Illini Union, Room 314A
      6. 2:00 pm - 3:00 pmLatin American Story Time
        Champaign Public Library