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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. 2:00 pm - 5:00 pmBlind Field
        KAM East Gallery
      3. 2:00 pm - 5:00 pmCounterpoints: Moshekwa Langa, In and Out of Africa
        KAM Contemporary Gallery
      4. 2:00 pm - 5:00 pmEncounters: The Arts of Africa
        KAM African Gallery
      5. 2:00 pm - 5:00 pmFashioning Traditions of Japan
        KAM Asian Gallery
      6. 2:00 pm - 5:00 pmJacob Lawrence: Toussaint L'Ouverture Series
        KAM Light Court
      7. 2:00 pm - 6:00 pmResume/Cover Letter Reviews
        Undergraduate Library (UGL)
    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. 9:00 am - 5:00 pmMock Interviews
        The Career Center, 715 S. Wright St.
      3. 11:00 am - 5:00 pmCareer Drop-Ins
        The Career Center, 715 S. Wright St.
      4. 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)

      5. 12:00 pmMiriam Cooke (Duke University)
      6. 3:00 pm - 3:50 pmReference, Research, and Scholarly Services
        Getting the most out of Google
        Main Library - Library 314
      7. 4:15 pmLINGUISTICS - Arabic Conversation Table
        Room 109, Graduate School of Library and Information Science Bldg., 501 E. Daniel, Champaign
      8. 5:00 pmDr. James Grossman
        The Malleable PhD: More Jobs than You Think?
        Room 1065 Lincoln Hall
      9. 6:00 pm - 7:00 pmSuccessful Interviewing
        The Career Center, 715 S. Wright St.
      10. 7:00 pm - 9:00 pmResume/Cover Letter Reviews
        Undergraduate Library (UGL)
      11. 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 DayExhibit: "From Protest to Peace"
        Spurlock Museum, 600 S. Gregory, Urbana
      3.  The Micropolitics of Small Town Life in Eastern Europe
        Levis Faculty Center & Spurlock Museum
      4. 9:00 am - 5:00 pmMock Interviews
        The Career Center, 715 S. Wright St.
      5. 10:00 am - 10:50 amAlan Bilansky, CITES Academic Technology Services, alanb@illinois.edu
        Wikis and more: Collaborative tools for faculty research, service, and teaching
        Main Library - Library 314
      6. 11:00 am - 5:00 pmCareer Drop-Ins
        The Career Center, 715 S. Wright St.
      7. 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
      8. 4:00 pm - 5:00 pmAppealing Resumes and Cover Letters
        1022 Lincoln Hall
      9. 4:00 pmJon Orwant, Research manager, Google
        CAS Initiative-Culture as Data: Social Spaces on the Internet-Orwant
        Coordinated Science Laboratory, Room B02, Auditorium; 1308 W. Main, Urbana
      10. 4:00 pm - 5:00 pmGlobal Studies Info Session
        Global Studies Conference Room, 703 S Wright Street, 3rd Floor
      11. 5:00 pm - 6:00 pmWinning Resumes and Cover Letters
        The Career Center, 715 S. Wright St.
      12. 5:30 pm - 6:30 pmReference, Research, and Scholarly Services
        Drowning in citations? RefWorks can help!
        Main Library - Library 314
      13. 6:00 pm - 7:30 pmDawn Nafus, Anthropologist, Intel Labs
        Focal Point Lecture - The Museum of the Need to Know : the consumption of digital infrastructure on the China-Russia boarder
        1092 Lincoln Hall, 702 South Wright Street, Urbana
      14. 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
      15. 7:00 pm - 9:00 pmResume/Cover Letter Reviews
        Undergraduate Library (UGL)
      16. 7:00 pm - 9:00 pmWelcome Gathering
        Lounge/Kitchen
      17. 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. All DayExhibit: "From Protest to Peace"
        Spurlock Museum, 600 S. Gregory, Urbana
      4. 9:00 am - 5:00 pmMock Interviews
        The Career Center, 715 S. Wright St.
      5. 9:30 am - 12:00 pmAround the World Wednesdays
        Spurlock Museum, 600 S. Gregory, Urbana
      6. 10:00 am - 12:00 pmResume/Cover Letter Reviews
        Undergraduate Library (UGL)
      7. 11:00 am - 5:00 pmCareer Drop-Ins
        The Career Center, 715 S. Wright St.
      8. 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
      9. 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
      10. 2:00 pm - 4:00 pmRebecca Bryant
        CVs and Cover Letters for Graduate Students and Postdocs
        314A Illini Union
      11. 2:00 pm - 3:00 pmEAST ASIAN LANGUAGES AND CULTURES -- Japanese Language Table
      12. 3:00 pm - 5:00 pmCareer Drop-Ins, Resume/Cover Letter Reviews
        Weston Residence Hall (WEX) 204 E. Peabody Dr
      13. 3:00 pm - 5:15 pmJose Vazquez (Economics/ LAS) & Cheelan Bo-Linn (CTE)
        Encouraging Deep Learning by Flipping the Classroom (Part I and II)
        428 Armory Bldg
      14. 3:00 pm - 4:30 pmSarah Shreeves, Sarah Williams, and Lura Joseph
        Intro to data management
        Main Library - Library 314
      15. 3:00 pm - 5:00 pmAlexis Thompson
        Planning for a Successful Postdoc
        304 Coble Hall
      16. 4:30 pm - 5:00 pmMary Wolters
        Mindful Meditation
        Spurlock Museum, 600 S. Gregory, Urbana
      17. 5:30 pm - 6:30 pmRusskii stol--Russian conversation table
        Courtyard Cafe, Illini Union
      18. 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. All DayExhibit: "From Protest to Peace"
        Spurlock Museum, 600 S. Gregory, Urbana
      3.  Physical Activity, Health, and Well-Being in Brazil
      4. 9:00 am - 5:00 pmMock Interviews
        The Career Center, 715 S. Wright St.
      5. 9:00 amOsaka City University Exchange Symposium
        Lucy Ellis Lounge, Foreign Languages Building
      6. 11:00 am - 5:00 pmCareer Drop-Ins
        The Career Center, 715 S. Wright St.
      7. 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
      8. 12:00 pmLunch @ La Casa - Semana de la Mujer
        La Casa
      9. 1:00 pm - 1:50 pmMary Mallory, Government Information Services, mmallory@illinois.edu
        Finding International Statistics
        314 library
      10. 3:00 pmTea ceremony at Japan House
        2000 S. Lincoln Avenue, Urbana, IL 61802
      11. 3:30 pm - 4:30 pmKaren Hogenboom, Numeric and Spatial Data Librarian, datagis@library.illinois.edu and Sarah Shreeves, IDEALS Coordinator, sshreeve@illinois.edu
        Using ICPSR to Meet Data Management Plan Requirements for Social Science Data
        Main Library - Library 314
      12. 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
      13. 4:00 pm - 5:00 pmTrent Reedy
        Author Talk - Trent Reedy
        Children's Services, Urbana Free Library
      14. 4:00 pm - 5:00 pmInternship Essentials
        The Career Center, 715 S. Wright St.
      15. 4:00 pm - 5:00 pmModern Greek Studies - Conversation Table in Modern Greek
        Espresso Royale, 1117 W. Oregon, Urbana (corner of Oregon and Goodwin)
      16. 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
      17. 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
      18. 7:00 pm - 8:00 pmResume/Cover Letter Reviews
        Ikenberry Commons (SDRP)
      19. 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

      20. 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.  Physical Activity, Health, and Well-Being in Brazil
      3. All DayExhibit: "From Protest to Peace"
        Spurlock Museum, 600 S. Gregory, Urbana
      4. 9:00 am - 5:00 pmMock Interviews
        The Career Center, 715 S. Wright St.
      5. 10:00 am - 10:50 amSeth Robbins, Scholarly Commons, sc@library.illinois.edu
        Getting Organized with Mendeley
        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

        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)

      9. 12:00 pm - 1:30 pmSandy Finley
        Teaching Philosophy Basics for Graduate Students
        428 Armory
      10. 12:00 pm - 1:00 pmYoga
        KAM Collections Resource Laboratory
      11. 1:00 pm - 3:00 pmGlobalFest 2013
        Normal Community West High School
      12. 1:00 pmYi Munyol, author of "Our Twisted Hero", and Ted Hughes, Associate Professor (Columbia University)
        Korean Literature Event: Sejong Cultural Society
        Lucy Ellis Lounge, Foreign Languages Building
      13. 5:00 pm - 6:00 pmEAST ASIAN LANGUAGES AND CULTURES -- Korean Conversation Table
        Basement, Illini Union (near Sushi-San)
      14. 7:00 pmCircus Oz: From the Ground Up
        Krannert Center, Tryon Festival Theatre
      15. 7:00 pm - 8:30 pmLaurence Nugent
        Exhibit Opening Celebration: "From Protest to Peace"
        Spurlock Museum, 600 S. Gregory, Urbana
      16. 7:30 pm - 11:30 pmCSSA Karaoke and Board Game Night
        Activities Room & Resource Room
      17. 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. 1:00 pm - 3:00 pmGlobalFest 2013
        Normal Community West High School
      3. All DayExhibit: "From Protest to Peace"
        Spurlock Museum, 600 S. Gregory, Urbana
      4.  Ghungroo Dance Spring Show
      5.  Modern Greek Studies -- 2nd Annual Champaign Greek Film Festival
        126 W. Church Street, Champaign
      6. 9:00 am - 5:00 pmBlind Field
        KAM East Gallery
      7. 9:00 am - 5:00 pmCounterpoints: Moshekwa Langa, In and Out of Africa
        KAM Contemporary Gallery
      8. 9:00 am - 5:00 pmEncounters: The Arts of Africa
        KAM African Gallery
      9. 9:00 am - 5:00 pmFashioning Traditions of Japan
        KAM Asian Gallery
      10. 9:00 am - 5:00 pmJacob Lawrence: Toussaint L'Ouverture Series
        KAM Light Court
      11. 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
      12. 1:00 pmCircus Oz: From the Ground Up
        Krannert Center, Tryon Festival Theatre
      13. 2:30 pmSpanish Story Time: Hairs/ Pelitos
        The Urbana Free LIbrary
      14. 7:00 pmCircus Oz: From the Ground Up
        Krannert Center, Tryon Festival Theatre