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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. Monday, November 5, 2012

      1. 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

      2. 11:00 am - 2:00 pmInternational Student Resource Fair
        Illini Union, Room C
      3. 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.
    2. Tuesday, November 6, 2012

      1. 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
      2. 12:00 pmFaith Wilson Stein
        Noontime Scholar Lecture - Ruskin in Russia, and The Ethics in Aesthetics
        101 ISB, 910 S Fifth St Champaign
      3. 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
    3. Wednesday, November 7, 2012

      1.  Using Campus Resources to Jumpstart Your International Career
      2. 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

      3. 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
      4. 6:30 pmInternational Carrers Workshop Series: Using Campus Resources to Jumpstart Your International Career
        101 Armory 505 East Armory Avenue Champaign, IL 61820
      5. 6:30 pm - 8:30 pmUSING CAMPUS RESOURCES TO JUMPSTART YOUR INTERNATIONAL CAREER
        101 Armory 505 East Armory Avenue, Champaign
      6. 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
      7. 6:30 pm - 8:30 pmUsing Campus Resources to Jumpstart Your International Career

        101 Armory

      8. 6:30 pmUsing Campus Resources to Jumpstart Your International Career
        101 Armory
      9. 7:00 pmGlobal Lens - TOLL BOOTH (Gise Memuru)
      10. 7:00 pmGlobal Lens Film Series 2012: Toll Booth (Gise Memuru) - Turkey, 2010

        Latzer Hall, University YMCA

      11. 7:00 pmGlobal Lens Film: TOLL BOOTH (Gise Memuru - Turkey)
        Latzer Hall, University YMCA, Corner of Wright & Chalmers, Champaign
    4. Thursday, November 8, 2012

      1. 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
      2. 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
      3.  Ethnicity, Citizenship and Human Rights in Burma: The History and Plight of the Rohingya
        Heritage Room, ACES Library, 1101 S. Goodwin Ave., Urbana
      4. 5:30 pmGallery Conversation
        Krannert Art Museum; 500 East Peabody Drive; Champaign, IL 61820
    5. Friday, November 9, 2012

      1. 12:00 pmEvelyne Accad
        "Voices of Women in the Arab (springs) Tempests (or storms)"
        101 International Studies Bldg, 910 S. Fifth St.
      2. 12:00 pm"Voices of Women in the Arab (springs) Tempests (or storms)"
        101 International Studies Bldg, 910 S. Fifth St.
    6. Saturday, November 10, 2012

      1. All DayKeynote: Professor Rebecca Manring (Department of Religious Studies, Indiana University at Bloomington)
        Tagore Festival
        The Channing-Murray Foundation; 1209 West Oregon; Urbana
      2. 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.
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