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Events for week of March 3, 2013

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  1. Week of March 3, 2013 to March 9, 2013

    1. Sunday, March 3, 2013

      1. 9:00 am - 9:00 pmArt at the Y Exhibit: Garden of Verses
        University YMCA, 1001 S. Wright St, Champaign
    2. Monday, March 4, 2013

      1. 9:00 am - 9:00 pmArt at the Y Exhibit: Garden of Verses
        University YMCA, 1001 S. Wright St, Champaign
      2. All DayLatin America International Business Conference
        Chicago, IL Recital Hall, Northeastern Illinois University
      3. 12:00 pm

        miriam cooke, Braxton Craven Professor of Arab Cultures, Duke University; Director of the Duke University Middle East Studies Center


        Jean Monnet Lecture Series: Mediterranean Networks: Connecting People, Ideas and Cultures Across Time

        2nd Floor, Levis Faculty Center, 919 W. Illinois St., Urbana (map)

      4. 12:00 pmMiriam Cooke, Asian & Middle Eastern Studies, Duke University
        Mediterranean Networks: Connecting People, Ideas and Cultures Across Time
        2nd Floor; Levis Faculty Center; 919 W. Illinois St., Urbana
      5. 7:30 pmRichard Pithouse lectures in Politics at Rhodes University in Grahamstown, South Africa. He is a scholar, journalist, and activist with the Durban, South Africa shack dwellers' movement Abahalali baseMjondolo
        Dear Mandela
        University YMCA, 1001 S. Wright St. Champaign
    3. Tuesday, March 5, 2013

      1. 9:00 am - 9:00 pmArt at the Y Exhibit: Garden of Verses
        University YMCA, 1001 S. Wright St, Champaign
      2. All DayLatin America International Business Conference
        Chicago, IL Recital Hall, Northeastern Illinois University
      3.  The Micropolitics of Small Town Life in Eastern Europe
        Levis Faculty Center & Spurlock Museum
      4. 12:00 pmGregory Damhorst, MD/Phd Student, Department of Bioengineering and the College of Medicine; Irfan Ahmad, Executive Director, Center for Nanoscale Science and Technology, Research Faculty at the Department of Agricultural and Biological Engineering; Rashid Bahir, Director, Nanotechnology Lab and Abdel Bliss Professor of Engineering
        CSAMES Brown Bag Lecture: "Global Health Initiatives in South Asia, the Middle East and Africa"
        Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Languages Building
      5. 4:00 pm - 5:00 pmGlobal Studies Info Session
        Global Studies Conference Room, 703 S Wright Street, 3rd Floor
      6. 7:00 pm - 8:00 pmProfessor Terrie Groth, Political Scientist from University of Braslia, Brazil
        Lemann Lecture Series. Kids & Politics: Civic Engagement and Service Learning in Brazil
        Pennsylvania Avenue Residence Halls, Saunders Lounge, 906 College Ct., Urbana
      7. 7:30 pm

        Timothy Snyder, History, Yale


        CAS/MillerComm Lecture Series: Brotherlands: A Family History of the European Nations

        Knight Auditorium, Spurlock Museum, 600 South Gregory Street, Urbana (map)

    4. Wednesday, March 6, 2013

      1. 9:00 am - 9:00 pmArt at the Y Exhibit: Garden of Verses
        University YMCA, 1001 S. Wright St, Champaign
      2.  The Micropolitics of Small Town Life in Eastern Europe
        Levis Faculty Center & Spurlock Museum
      3. 12:00 pmAnne Namatsi Lutomia, Doctoral Student in the Division of Human Resource Development n the Department of Education Policy, Organization and Leadership
        Center for African Studies Brown Bag Lecture: "Workplace Transitioning Experiences of Internationally Educated Nurses"
        101 International Studies Building; 910 S. Fifth St., Champaign
      4. 1:30 pmPhillippe Faucher, Department of Political Science, Universit de Montral
        Lemann Lecture Series: The Challenges Facing the Brazilian Developmental State
        101 International Studies Building
      5. 6:00 pmRichard Pithouse lectures in Politics at Rhodes University in Grahamstown, South Africa. He is a scholar, journalist, and activist with the Durban, South Africa shack dwellers' movement Abahalali baseMjondolo
        Urban and Housing Activism From Below
        313 Gregory Hall
    5. Thursday, March 7, 2013

      1. 9:00 am - 9:00 pmArt at the Y Exhibit: Garden of Verses
        University YMCA, 1001 S. Wright St, Champaign
      2. 12:00 pmFlorence Babb, Vada Allen Yeomans Professor of Women's Studies. Department of Anthropology. University of Florida
        Lecture Series: Gender, Race, and Tourism in Andean Peru and Chiapas, Mexico
        101 International Studies Building
      3. 4:00 pmSudeshna Banerjee, Associate Professor in the Department of History at Jadavpur University, Calcutta, India
        "Food, frailty and 'fake Brahmins': Bengali middle-class fears of failed hegemony in late colonial Calcutta"
        Levis Faculty Center, Reading Room
      4. 4:00 pmRichard Pithouse (Political and International Studies, Rhodes University)
        IPRH 'Revolution' Theme Lecture: 'Thought Amidst Waste: Politics in Shack Settlements in South Africa"
        Knight Auditorium of the Spurlock Museum
      5. 4:00 pmYvonne Kleinmann - Head of Research Group at the Institute for Slavic Studies, Leipzig University
        New Directions in Russia, Eastern Europe, and Eurasia - Legal Histories in Eastern Europe New Foci, Methods and Approaches
        101 International Studies Building, 910 S Fifth St Champaign
      6. 4:00 pmRichard Pithouse lectures in Politics at Rhodes University in Grahamstown, South Africa.
        Thought Amidst Waste: Politics in Shack Settlements in South Africa
        Knight Auditorium, Spurlock Museum
      7. 7:30 pm

        Charles D. Ferguson, President, Federation of American Scientists


        CAS/MillerComm Lecture Series: Leveraging Science and Technology to Transform International Security: The Social Responsibility of Engineers and Scientists

        Knight Auditorium, Spurlock Museum, 600 South Gregory Street, Urbana, Illinois

      8. 7:30 pmBruno Nettl (Professor Emeritus of Music and Anthropology, UIUC); Massoud Rostam-Abadi (Emeritus Professor, UIUC; Principal Chemical Engineer Honorary, Prairie Research Institute)
        Introducing Persian Classical Music: Lecture and Performance
        1201 Music Building; 1114 West Nevada Street; Urbana, IL 61801
    6. Friday, March 8, 2013

      1. 9:00 am - 9:00 pmArt at the Y Exhibit: Garden of Verses
        University YMCA, 1001 S. Wright St, Champaign
      2. All DayGlobal Fest 2013, A Celebration of World Languages and Cultures
        Bloomington, IL
      3. 12:00 pm

        Theodora Dragostinova, History, Ohio State University


        Jean Monnet Lecture Series: Between Home and Homeland: Migration and National Dilemmas across the Bulgarian-Greek Border in the Early Twentieth Century

        1002 Lincoln Hall, 201 South Wright St., Urbana (map)

      4. 7:30 pmRichard Pithouse lectures in Politics at Rhodes University in Grahamstown, South Africa. He is a scholar, journalist, and activist with the Durban, South Africa shack dwellers' movement Abahalali baseMjondolo
        Dear Mandela
        University YMCA, 1001 S. Wright St. Champaign
    7. Saturday, March 9, 2013

      1. 9:00 am - 9:00 pmArt at the Y Exhibit: Garden of Verses
        University YMCA, 1001 S. Wright St, Champaign
      2. All DayGlobal Fest 2013, A Celebration of World Languages and Cultures
        Bloomington, IL
      3. All Day2nd Annual Champaign Greek Film Festival

        Art Theater, Champaign (map)

      4. 10:00 amRichard Pithouse lectures in Politics at Rhodes University in Grahamstown, South Africa. He is a scholar, journalist, and activist with the Durban, South Africa shack dwellers' movement Abahalali baseMjondolo
        Dear Mandela and Community Knowledge
        Champaign Public Library, Robeson Rooms
      5. 2:30 pmSpanish Story Time: Hairs/ Pelitos
        The Urbana Free LIbrary
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