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Events for week of February 3, 2013

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

    1. Sunday, February 3, 2013

      1.  Exhibit: A World of Shoes
        Campbell Gallery, Spurlock Museum
      2. All DayThe Arab Spring: Ongoing Revolution--An Exhibit from the International & Area Studies Library
        First floor of the Main Library, 1408 Gregory Dr.
      3. 1:00 pm - 3:00 pmSetsubun (Bean Throwing Festival)
        2000 S. Lincoln Avenue, Urbana, IL 61802
      4. 2:00 pm - 5:00 pmBlind Field
        KAM East Gallery
      5. 2:00 pm - 5:00 pmCounterpoints: Moshekwa Langa, In and Out of Africa
        KAM Contemporary Gallery
      6. 2:00 pm - 5:00 pmEncounters: The Arts of Africa
        KAM African Gallery
      7. 2:00 pm - 5:00 pmFashioning Traditions of Japan
        KAM Asian Gallery
      8. 2:00 pm - 5:00 pmJacob Lawrence: Toussaint L'Ouverture Series
        KAM Light Court
      9. 2:00 pm - 6:00 pmResume/Cover Letter Reviews
        Undergraduate Library (UGL)
      10. 5:00 pm - 11:00 pmThe Big Game Viewing Party
        Illini Union Courtyard Cafe
    2. Monday, February 4, 2013

      1.  Exhibit: A World of Shoes
        Campbell Gallery, Spurlock Museum
      2. All DayThe Arab Spring: Ongoing Revolution--An Exhibit from the International & Area Studies Library
        First floor of the Main Library, 1408 Gregory Dr.
      3.  I4I (Illinois for Illinois) Scholarship App. Deadline
      4.  IPS (International Programs and Studies) Scholarship Apps Due
      5. 9:00 am - 5:00 pmMock Interviews
        The Career Center, 715 S. Wright St.
      6. 11:00 am - 5:00 pmCareer Drop-Ins
        The Career Center, 715 S. Wright St.
      7. 12:00 pm

        Stefanos Katsikas, Lingustics, Director of Modern Greek Studies Program, U of I


        EUC Lecture Series: Greece's Opening to the Soviet Bloc in the Early 1970s: A Conscious Diplomatic Strategy?

        Lucy Ellis Lounge, Room 1080, Foreign Languages Building, 707 S. Mathews, Urbana (map)

      8. 1:00 pmInfo Session: Africa
        101 International Studies Building, 910 S. Fifth Street
      9. 4:00 pmInfo Session: Summer Course Abroad to Jordan "Immigration and Integration"
        1128 Foreign Languages Building
      10. 4:30 pmFrancois Proulx, PhD in French, Harvard, 2010; Lecturer, Dept. of Comparative Literature, Harvard University
        FRENCH-- Francois Proulx, PhD in French, Harvard, 2010; Lecturer, Dept. of Comparative Literature, Harvard University: "The Novelesque on Trial "
        1024 Lincoln Hall
      11. 7:00 pm - 9:00 pmResume/Cover Letter Reviews
        Undergraduate Library (UGL)
    3. Tuesday, February 5, 2013

      1.  Exhibit: A World of Shoes
        Campbell Gallery, Spurlock Museum
      2. All DayThe Arab Spring: Ongoing Revolution--An Exhibit from the International & Area Studies Library
        First floor of the Main Library, 1408 Gregory Dr.
      3. 9:00 am - 5:00 pmMock Interviews
        The Career Center, 715 S. Wright St.
      4. 10:00 am - 10:50 amCate Kompare, Reference, Research, and Scholarly Services and Katherine Eriksen, Graduate College
        Organizing your job search
        162 Noyes Lab
      5. 10:00 am - 11:00 amKatherine Eriksen, Cate Kompare
        Savvy Job Searcher
        162 Noyes
      6. 11:00 am - 5:00 pmCareer Drop-Ins
        The Career Center, 715 S. Wright St.
      7. 12:00 pmGregory Damhorst: MD/PhD Student, Cepartment of Bioengineering and College of Medicine; Irfan Ahmad: Executive Director, Center for Nanoscale Science and Technology: Research Faculty, Department of Agricultural and Biological Engineering; Rashid Bashir: Director, Nanotechnology Lab; Abel Bliss Professor of Engineering
        "Global Health Initiatives in Soth Asia, the Mekkle East and Africa"
        Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Language Building, Urbana
      8. 12:00 pmWail Hassan, Professor in Comparative and World Literature
        Center for African Studies Brown Bag Lecture" Cameroon, Zimbabwe, Kuwait: The Transnational Trajectory of an African Literary Classic"
        Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Language Building, Urbana
      9. 1:30 pm - 3:00 pmHealth Drop-Ins
        The Career Center, 715 S. Wright St.
      10. 2:00 pmLuciano Tosta, Assistant Professor. Spanish, Italian and Portuguese, UIUC
        Lemann Lecture Series: O Sublime Serto: Miragens do Brasil em O Sertanejo, Os Sertes e Grande Serto: Veredas
        101 International Studies Building
      11. 4:00 pmInfo Session: Costa Rica
        Lincoln Hall 1065
      12. 4:00 pm - 5:00 pmInternational Career Certificate Series - Spring 2013 Information Session
        1022 Lincoln Hall
      13. 4:00 pm - 5:30 pmSandy Finley
        Using Informal Early Feedback (IEF)
        428 Armory
      14. 5:00 pmDr. Samir Meghelli, Chancellor's Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of African American Studies
        FRENCH -- Dr. Samir Meghelli, Chancellor's Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of African American Studies: "Paris Is Still Burning: Rap, Race, and Riots in Postcolonial France"
        Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Languages Building
      15. 5:30 pm - 6:20 pmSarah L. Shreeves, Scholarly Commons, sshreeve@illinois.edu
        Your research rights: Ownership awareness to maximize the impact
        Main Library - Library 314
      16. 6:00 pm - 9:00 pmAAA Social/AAA Discussion
        Lounge/Kitchen
      17. 6:00 pm - 7:00 pmPeace Corps Application Workshop
        The Career Center, 715 S. Wright St.
      18. 7:00 pmInterfaith Film Series: Understanding Palestine and Israel
        University YMCA (1001 S. Wright St., Champaign)
      19. 7:00 pm - 9:00 pmResume/Cover Letter Reviews
        Undergraduate Library (UGL)
    4. Wednesday, February 6, 2013

      1.  Exhibit: A World of Shoes
        Campbell Gallery, Spurlock Museum
      2. All DayThe Arab Spring: Ongoing Revolution--An Exhibit from the International & Area Studies Library
        First floor of the Main Library, 1408 Gregory Dr.
      3. 9:00 am - 5:00 pmMock Interviews
        The Career Center, 715 S. Wright St.
      4. 10:00 am - 12:00 pmResume/Cover Letter Reviews
        Undergraduate Library (UGL)
      5. 11:00 am - 5:00 pmCareer Drop-Ins
        The Career Center, 715 S. Wright St.
      6. 11:00 amDimiter Kenarov
        EUCE Videoconference Lecture Series 2013 with the University of Pittsburgh - Shale Gas in Poland
        507 E Green Street, Room 411
      7. 12:00 pmDiane Grigsby-Toussaint, Professor, Department of Kinesiology and Community Health and Mary J. Christoph, PhD/MPH Student in Department of Kinesiology and Community Health
        Center for African Studies Brown Bag Lecture: Health Data Collection Efforts Targeting Obesity and Nutrition-Related Non-Communicable Conditions in Uganda"
        101 International Studies Building; 910 S. Fifth St., Champaign
      8. 1:30 pm - 3:30 pmInfo Session: School for Field Studies In Aus/NZ, Costa Rica, Turks and Caicos, and Tanzania
        Morgan Room, ACES Library
      9. 2:00 pm - 3:00 pmEAST ASIAN LANGUAGES AND CULTURES -- Japanese Language Table
        2050 Foreign Languages Building
      10. 3:00 pm - 5:00 pmCareer Drop-Ins, Resume/Cover Letter Reviews
        Weston Residence Hall (WEX) 204 E. Peabody Dr
      11. 3:00 pm - 5:00 pmKatherine Eriksen
        CareerSTART: Maximize your graduate degree
        210 Illini Union
      12. 3:00 pm - 3:50 pmSeth Robbins, Scholarly Commons
        Getting organized with Mendeley
        Main Library - Library 314
      13. 3:00 pm - 4:30 pmKatie Trenshaw
        Using Informal Early Feedback (IEF)
        428 Armory
      14. 4:00 pm - 5:00 pmSuccessful Interviewing
        The Career Center, 715 S. Wright St.
      15. 5:30 pm - 6:30 pmRusskii stol--Russian conversation table
        Courtyard Cafe, Illini Union
      16. 6:00 pm - 9:00 pmAAA Social/AAA Discussion
        Lounge/Kitchen
      17. 6:00 pmHealth Profession Wednesdays - Finding Research Opportunities
        The Career Center Conference Room 143
      18. 6:00 pm - 8:00 pmLinguistics Language Program Film Series: "A Panther in Africa" (USA. 2004)
        Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Languages Building, 707 S. Mathews Ave., Urbana
      19. 7:00 pmAurora Guerrero
        Screening of the film "Mosquita y Mari"
        180 Bevier Hall
    5. Thursday, February 7, 2013

      1.  Exhibit: A World of Shoes
        Campbell Gallery, Spurlock Museum
      2. All DayThe Arab Spring: Ongoing Revolution--An Exhibit from the International & Area Studies Library
        First floor of the Main Library, 1408 Gregory Dr.
      3. 9:00 am - 5:00 pmMock Interviews
        The Career Center, 715 S. Wright St.
      4. 10:00 am - 12:00 pmBetsy Kruger and Angela Waarala, Digital Content Creation
        Digital historian series: Using digital tools for archival research
        Main Library - Library 314
      5. 11:00 am - 5:00 pmCareer Drop-Ins
        The Career Center, 715 S. Wright St.
      6. 12:00 pmAldo Musacchio, Associate Professor of Business Administration. Harvard Business School
        Lecture Series: Leviathan Evolving: New Varieties of State Capitalism in Brazil and Beyond
        101 International Studies Building
      7. 12:00 pmAurora Guerrero
        Lunch @ La Casa - Aurora Guerrero
        La Casa
      8. 1:00 pm - 1:50 pmKaren Hogenboom, Numeric and Spatial Data Librarian, datagis@library.illinois.edu
        GIS 101: Introducing Geographic Information Systems
        Main Library - Library 314
      9. 3:00 pm"The Frozen Deep:" A Reading of the Charles Dickens and Wilkie Collins Play
        The Rare Book & Manuscript Library, 346 Main Library, 1408 W. Gregory Drive, Urbana
      10. 3:00 pm - 4:00 pmAAS Christina Chin Postdoc Talk
        Lounge/Kitchen
      11. 3:00 pmTea ceremony at Japan House
        2000 S. Lincoln Avenue, Urbana, IL 61802
      12. 3:30 pmDiana Steele
        Effective Grading: Designing a Useful Rubric
        428 Armory Bldg
      13. 4:00 pmTodd Gitlin, Professor of Journalism and Sociology, Columbia University
        MillerComm2013-Gitlin
        Knight Auditorium, Spurlock Museum, 600 South Gregory Street, Urbana, Illinois
      14. 4:00 pm - 5:00 pmModern Greek Studies - Conversation Table in Modern Greek
        Espresso Royale, 1117 W. Oregon, Urbana (corner of Oregon and Goodwin)
      15. 4:00 pm - 5:00 pmWinning Resumes and Cover Letters
        The Career Center, 715 S. Wright St.
      16. 7:00 pm - 8:30 pmRichard Davis, Professor Emeritus of Persian Literature at Ohio State University
        "The Perils of Princesses: Real and Imagined Women in Medieval Persian Literature"
        Levis Faculty Center, Reading Room
      17. 7:00 pm - 8:00 pmI-Journey Workshop
        Illini Union Room 209
      18. 7:00 pm - 8:00 pmResume/Cover Letter Reviews
        Ikenberry Commons (SDRP)
    6. Friday, February 8, 2013

      1.  Exhibit: A World of Shoes
        Campbell Gallery, Spurlock Museum
      2. All DayThe Arab Spring: Ongoing Revolution--An Exhibit from the International & Area Studies Library
        First floor of the Main Library, 1408 Gregory Dr.
      3. All Day

        Keynote speakers: Ruth Ben-Ghita, History and Italian Studies, New York University;

        Abdulkader Sinno, Political Science and Middle Eastern Studies, Indiana University, Bloomington


        Mediterranean Studies Graduate Student Conference: Real and Imaginary Borders Across the Mediterranean

        Foreign Language Building

      4. 9:00 am - 5:00 pmMock Interviews
        The Career Center, 715 S. Wright St.
      5. 10:00 am - 10:50 amErik Radio, Reference, Research, and Scholarly Services
        Personal Information Management
        Main Library - Library 314
      6. 11:00 am - 5:00 pmCareer Drop-Ins
        The Career Center, 715 S. Wright St.
      7. 12:00 pm - 4:00 pmAlternate Jummah
        Basement
      8. 12:00 pm - 2:00 pmAlexis Thompson
        Planning for a Successful Postdoc
        304 Coble Hall
      9. 12:00 pm - 1:00 pmYoga
        KAM Collections Resource Laboratory
      10. 1:00 pmInfo Session: Middle East
        101 International Studies Building, 910 S. Fifth Street
      11. 1:30 pm - 3:00 pmHealth Drop-Ins
        The Career Center, 715 S. Wright St.
      12. 5:00 pm - 6:00 pmEAST ASIAN LANGUAGES AND CULTURES -- Korean Conversation Table
        Basement, Illini Union (near Sushi-San)
      13. 5:00 pmFLAS 2013-14 application Deadline
      14. 6:30 pm - 9:00 pmIllinois Japan Performing Arts Network (IJPAN) - Sayonara and I, Worker
        1205 W. Clark Street in Urbana / Broadcast live: http://ijpan.ncsa.illinois.edu
      15. 7:30 pm - 11:30 pmCSSA Karaoke and Board Game Night
        Activities Room & Resource Room
    7. Saturday, February 9, 2013

      1.  Exhibit: A World of Shoes
        Campbell Gallery, Spurlock Museum
      2. All DayThe Arab Spring: Ongoing Revolution--An Exhibit from the International & Area Studies Library
        First floor of the Main Library, 1408 Gregory Dr.
      3. All Day

        Keynote speakers: Ruth Ben-Ghita, History and Italian Studies, New York University;

        Abdulkader Sinno, Political Science and Middle Eastern Studies, Indiana University, Bloomington


        Mediterranean Studies Graduate Student Conference: Real and Imaginary Borders Across the Mediterranean

        Foreign Language Building

      4. 9:00 am - 5:00 pmBlind Field
        KAM East Gallery
      5. 9:00 am - 5:00 pmCounterpoints: Moshekwa Langa, In and Out of Africa
        KAM Contemporary Gallery
      6. 9:00 am - 5:00 pmEncounters: The Arts of Africa
        KAM African Gallery
      7. 9:00 am - 5:00 pmFashioning Traditions of Japan
        KAM Asian Gallery
      8. 9:00 am - 5:00 pmJacob Lawrence: Toussaint L'Ouverture Series
        KAM Light Court
      9. 9:30 am - 12:00 pmIkebana Workshop
        2000 S. Lincoln Avenue, Urbana, IL 61802
      10. 2:30 pm - 3:30 pmSpanish Story Time
        Urbana Free Library Children's Department. 210 W Green St, Urbana.
      11. 3:00 pm - 9:00 pmChinese New Year Gathering
        Lounge/Kitchen