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Events for week of February 17, 2013

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  1. Week of February 17, 2013 to February 23, 2013

    1. Sunday, February 17, 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. Monday, February 18, 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.  OPT Workshop

        ISSS Multipurpose Room
        4th floor, Student Services Building

    3. Tuesday, February 19, 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.  OPT Workshop

        ISSS Multipurpose Room
        4th floor, Student Services Building

    4. Wednesday, February 20, 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. 5:30 pm - 6:30 pmRusskii stol--Russian conversation table
        Courtyard Cafe, Illini Union
    5. Thursday, February 21, 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.  OPT Workshop

        ISSS Multipurpose Room
        4th floor, Student Services Building

      3. 3:00 pmTea ceremony at Japan House
        2000 S. Lincoln Avenue, Urbana, IL 61802
    6. Friday, February 22, 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.
    7. Saturday, February 23, 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.
  1. Week of February 17, 2013 to February 23, 2013

    1. Sunday, February 17, 2013

      1. 3:00 pmPeter Schultz, Concordia College
        CLASSICS -- Peter Schultz, Concordia College (Minn.): "Music, Healing and Sacred Space in Classical Greece: A New Interpretation of the Thymele of Epidauros"
        Room 62 Krannert Art Museum (Auditorium)
      2. 6:00 pm - 9:00 pmAAA Social/AAA Discussion
        Lounge/Kitchen
    2. Monday, February 18, 2013

      1. 4:00 pmInfo Session: Duisburg-Essen (BEST) Business and Economics Summer Program
        Room 333 Education Building
      2. 4:15 pmLINGUISTICS - Arabic Conversation Table
        Room 109, Graduate School of Library and Information Science Bldg., 501 E. Daniel, Champaign
      3. 6:30 pmCzech Film: 'Divided we fall', J. Hrebejk, 2000
        Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 FLB
      4. 7:30 pmAmir Eshel
        Futurity: On Poetry and the Arts after the Shoah
        Levis Faculty Center (Third Floor)
    3. Tuesday, February 19, 2013

      1. 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

        Prof. Taylor Seybolt, University of Pittsburgh; Dr. Gulnur Aybet, University of Kent; Prof. Ryan Hendrickson, Eastern Illinois University


        Videoconference Panel Discussion (with U. of Pittsburgh): NATO: A Hammer in Search of a Nail

        507 E. Green St., Room 411, Champaign, IL (map)

      2. 12:00 pmLillie Gordon, Visiting Lecturer, School of Music
        CSAMES Brown Bag Lecture: "In the Past There Was 'Tarab,' Today There is Technique: Egyptian Violinists Between Market Forces and Nostalgia"
        Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Languages Building
      3. 2:00 pmCharles A. Perrone, Department of Spanish & Portuguese Studies, University of Florida
        Lemann Lecture Series: Bossa Nova On Balance: Vetting Versions and Values
        101 International Studies Building
      4. 4:00 pmInfo Session: Mainland Europe (Excluding UK, Ireland, Spain)
        Lincoln Hall 1065
      5. 5:00 pm - 7:00 pmSilvina Montrul and Tania Ionin
        SLATE -- Professional Development Workshop - Silvina Montrul and Tania Ionin
        Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Languages Building
      6. 6:00 pm - 8:00 pmInter-Connect Dinner Workshop
        Lounge & Kitchen
      7. 6:00 pmMETA - LLS Career Night
    4. Wednesday, February 20, 2013

      1. 9:30 am - 12:00 pmAround the World Wednesdays
        Spurlock Museum, 600 S. Gregory, Urbana
      2.  OPT Workshop

        ISSS Multipurpose Room
        4th floor, Student Services Building

      3. 12:00 pmRebecca Gearhart, Associate Professor of Anthropology and Chair, Department of Sociology & Anthropology at Illinois Wesleyan University and Linda Giles, Adjunct Professor of Anthropology at Illinois Wesleyan University
        Center for African Studies Brown Bag Lecture: Contesting Identities: The Mijikenda and Their Neighbors in Kenyan Coastal Society"
        101 International Studies Building; 910 S. Fifth St., Champaign
      4. 12:00 pm - 1:00 pmNnedi Okorafor, Author & Professor, Chicago State University
        Food for the Soul: Black Science Fiction & Afrofuturism in Media and Literature
        708 S. Mathews Avenue Urbana, IL 61801
      5. 2:00 pm - 3:00 pmEAST ASIAN LANGUAGES AND CULTURES -- Japanese Language Table
        2050 Foreign Languages Building
      6. 4:00 pm - 6:00 pmEngineering Study Abroad Fair
        DCL Atrium
      7. 4:00 pmGranada, Spain Info Session
        Lincoln Hall 1051
      8. 6:30 pmDinner Dialogue - 'Artistas: Expressions of Latino Struggle Through Art'
        La Casa
    5. Thursday, February 21, 2013

      1. 12:00 pmAnita Chan, Assistant Professor. Media and Cinema Studies, UIUC
        Lecture Series: Technological Vanguards at the Periphery: Inter-tecnologidad in the Andes
        101 International Studies Building
      2. 12:00 pmJuan Manuel Gerardo
        Lunch @ La Casa - Let's Play!
        La Casa
      3. 3:30 pm - 5:00 pmAlexandre Tombini, President, Central Bank of Brazil
        Lemann Distinguished Lecturer presentation "Brazil: The Current Economic Situation"
        Alice Campbell Alumni Center, Half Ballroom East
      4. 4:00 pm - 5:30 pmProfessor Ken Vickery, Director of External Fellowships, U. of I. Graduate College
        Linguistics Seminar Series -- Professor Ken Vickery, Director of External Fellowships, U. of I. Graduate College: "A Workshop on Grant Writing"
        Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Languages Building
      5. 4:00 pm - 5:00 pmModern Greek Studies - Conversation Table in Modern Greek
        Espresso Royale, 1117 W. Oregon, Urbana (corner of Oregon and Goodwin)
      6. 4:00 pmTheodore Gerber
        New Directions in Russia, Eastern Europe, and Eurasia - Divided Historical Memory among Youth in Estonia: Sources of Ideational Cleavage
        101 International Studies Building, 910 S Fifth Street, Champaign
      7. 4:00 pm

        Theodore Gerber, Sociology, University of Wisconsin-Madison


        New Directions in Russia, Eastern Europe, and Eurasia - Divided Historical Memory among Youth in Estonia: Sources of Ideational Cleavage

        101 International Studies Building, 910 S Fifth Street, Champaign (map)

      8. 5:30 pmMoshekwa Langa
        Artist Talk with Exhibiting Artist Moshekwa Langa
        KAM Contemporary Gallery
    6. Friday, February 22, 2013

      1. 12:00 pm - 4:00 pmAlternate Jummah
        Basement
      2. 4:00 pm - 5:00 pmSLCL Book Club - "Naming a Rainbow"
        Caffe Paradiso, 801 S. Lincoln Ave., Urbana
      3. 5:00 pm - 6:00 pmEAST ASIAN LANGUAGES AND CULTURES -- Korean Conversation Table
        Basement, Illini Union (near Sushi-San)
      4. 6:30 pm - 9:00 pmKorean Cooking Class
        Activities Room
      5. 7:30 pm - 11:30 pmCSSA Karaoke and Board Game Night
        Activities Room & Resource Room
    7. Saturday, February 23, 2013

      1. 2:00 pm - 3:30 pmLloyd Arneach
        Winter Tales
        Spurlock Museum, 600 S. Gregory, Urbana
      2. 6:00 pm - 9:00 pmJ-Net Host Club
        Lounge/Kitchen
      3. All DayBlack & Latino Male Summit
        David Kinley Hall