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Events for week of September 30, 2012

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  1. Week of September 30, 2012 to October 6, 2012

    1. Sunday, September 30, 2012

      1.  Exhibit: A World of Shoes
        Campbell Gallery, Spurlock Museum
      2. 4:00 pm - 5:00 pmFirst Steps Info Sessions, every Mon-Thurs while classes are in session
        Lincoln Hall 1027
    2. Monday, October 1, 2012

      1.  Exhibit: A World of Shoes
        Campbell Gallery, Spurlock Museum
      2. 4:00 pm - 5:00 pmFirst Steps Info Sessions, every Mon-Thurs while classes are in session
        Lincoln Hall 1027
      3.  New Deadlines for Spring 2013 (still time to apply!!)
      4.  OPT Workshop

        ISSS Multipurpose Room
        4th floor, Student Services Building

    3. Tuesday, October 2, 2012

      1.  Exhibit: A World of Shoes
        Campbell Gallery, Spurlock Museum
      2. 4:00 pm - 5:00 pmFirst Steps Info Sessions, every Mon-Thurs while classes are in session
        Lincoln Hall 1027
      3.  New Deadlines for Spring 2013 (still time to apply!!)
      4.  OPT Workshop

        ISSS Multipurpose Room
        4th floor, Student Services Building

    4. Wednesday, October 3, 2012

      1.  Exhibit: A World of Shoes
        Campbell Gallery, Spurlock Museum
      2. 4:00 pm - 5:00 pmFirst Steps Info Sessions, every Mon-Thurs while classes are in session
        Lincoln Hall 1027
      3.  New Deadlines for Spring 2013 (still time to apply!!)
      4. 5:30 pm - 6:30 pmRusskii stol--Russian conversation table
        Courtyard Cafe, Illini Union
    5. Thursday, October 4, 2012

      1.  Exhibit: A World of Shoes
        Campbell Gallery, Spurlock Museum
      2. 4:00 pm - 5:00 pmFirst Steps Info Sessions, every Mon-Thurs while classes are in session
        Lincoln Hall 1027
      3.  New Deadlines for Spring 2013 (still time to apply!!)
      4.  OPT Workshop

        ISSS Multipurpose Room
        4th floor, Student Services Building

      5. 2:00 pmTea Ceremony and Tour of Japan House
        2000 S. Lincoln Avenue, Urbana, Illinois
      6. 3:00 pmTea Ceremony and Tour of Japan House
        2000 S. Lincoln Avenue, Urbana, Illinois
    6. Friday, October 5, 2012

      1.  Exhibit: A World of Shoes
        Campbell Gallery, Spurlock Museum
      2. 4:00 pm - 5:00 pmFirst Steps Info Sessions, every Mon-Thurs while classes are in session
        Lincoln Hall 1027
      3.  New Deadlines for Spring 2013 (still time to apply!!)
    7. Saturday, October 6, 2012

      1.  Exhibit: A World of Shoes
        Campbell Gallery, Spurlock Museum
      2. 4:00 pm - 5:00 pmFirst Steps Info Sessions, every Mon-Thurs while classes are in session
        Lincoln Hall 1027
      3.  New Deadlines for Spring 2013 (still time to apply!!)
  1. Week of September 30, 2012 to October 6, 2012

    1. Monday, October 1, 2012

      1. 11:30 amMid-Autumn Moon Festival -- Free moon cakes!
        International and Area Studies Library - Main Library Rm 321
      2. 4:30 pm

        Jean-Philippe Mathy, Department of French, UIUC
        Marcus Keller, Department of French, UIUC
        Emanuel Rota, Department of Spanish, Italian, and Portuguese, UIUC


        Does it matter? The French elections and the European financial crisis

        Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 FLB, 707 South Mathews Avenue, Urbana, IL (map)

      3. 7:00 pm - 9:00 pmAAA Trivia Night
        Activites Room
    2. Tuesday, October 2, 2012

      1. 8:30 amExtended Deadline for ANTH 445 Fall/Winter Course Abroad to Costa Rica
      2. 12:00 pm - 1:00 pmProfessor Khaled Adham, Department of Architectural Engineering, United Arab Emirates University
        CSAMES Brown Bag Lecture: "Notes on the Spatiality of the Egyptian Revolution"
        Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Languages Building
      3. 5:00 pmClarence (Chip) Sheffield, History of Art, Rochester Institute of Technology
        GERMANIC LANGUAGES AND LITERATURES -- Clarence (Chip) Sheffield, History of Art, Rochester Institute of Technology
        Music Room, Levis Faculty Center, 919 W. Illinois St., Urbana
      4. 5:00 pm - 6:00 pmUK/Ireland Info Session
        Greg Hall 215
      5. 7:00 pm - 9:00 pmCUSA Game Night + Oct. General Meeting
        Lounge & Kitchen
    3. Wednesday, October 3, 2012

      1. 1:00 pm - 2:00 pmVisitor from Stirling, Scotland. Join us!
        103 International Studies Building
      2. 2:00 pm - 3:00 pmEAST ASIAN LANGUAGES AND CULTURES -- Japanese Language Table
      3. 4:00 pmThird Annual IPRH Distinguished Lecture in the Humanities: "Republican Political Theology in the Age of Hobbes" by Feisal Mohamed (English)
        Levis Faculty Center, 3rd Floor
      4. 5:00 pmPat Mora
        Rolando Hinojosa-Smith, Jr. Lecture Series: "Vistas: Creativity, Inclusivity & Bookjoy/Alegria en los libros" with Pat Mora
        1092 Lincoln Hall
      5. 5:30 pm - 7:00 pmAustralia New Zealand Info Session
        101 International Studies Building, 910 S. Fifth Street
      6. 5:30 pm - 6:30 pmRussian Conversation Table
        Courtyard Cafe, Illini Union
      7. 6:00 pmLCASO Meeting
      8. 6:00 pm - 8:00 pmLINGUISTICS--Languages Program Film Series - "A Touch of Spice" (2003, Greek, with English subtitles)
        Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Languages Building
      9. 6:00 pm - 8:00 pmModern Greek Movie Evening
        Lucy Ellis Lounge, Foreign Language Building
      10. 6:00 pmModern Greek Movie Evening
        Lucy Ellis Lounge, Foreign Language Building
      11. 6:00 pmJohn Troutman, Louisiana State University, Lafayette
        Writing the History of the Hawaiian Guitar: The How and Why of a Global Indigenous Studies Project
        Asian American Cultural Center, 1210 W. Nevada
    4. Thursday, October 4, 2012

      1. 8:30 am - 12:00 pmUniversity of Illinois professors Ted Underwood, Diane Harris, Donna Cox, and Mara Wade
        Digital Humanities Symposium 2012 (featuring Mara Wade, Germanic Languages & Literatures)
        Library Scholarly Commons, 306 Main Library, 1408 W. Gregory Drive, Urbana
      2. 9:30 am - 4:00 pmRELIGION -- American Literatures/American Religions
        Center for Advanced Study, 912 W. Illinois Street, Urbana
      3. 12:00 pm - 1:30 pmJerry Davila, Jorge Paulo Lemann Professor of Brazilian History
        Lemann Lectures Series: White Skin, Black Masks: Brazilian Performing Africanness in the South Atlantic
        101 International Studies Building, 910 S. Fifth Street, Champaign
      4. 12:00 pmLunch @ La Casa
      5. 4:00 pmBilbao, Spain Info Session
        Greg Hall 319
      6. 4:00 pm - 5:00 pmModern Greek Studies'Conversation Table in Modern Greek
        Espresso Royale, 1117 W. Oregon, Urbana (corner of Oregon and Goodwin)
      7. 4:00 pmOngoing Conversation Table in Modern Greek Logos
        Espresso Royale Caffee on Goodwin
      8. 4:00 pm - 5:00 pmProfessor Carol Chapelle, Iowa State University
        The 2nd Annual Linguistics Club Distinguished Alumni Lecture/1st Annual SLATE Distinguished Alumni Lecture: Professor Carol Chapelle, Iowa State University: "Three problems in language testing for linguists"
        2nd Floor, Levis Faculty Center, 919 W. Illinois St., Urbana
      9. 6:00 pm - 8:00 pmInter-Connect Dinner Workshop
        Lounge & Kitchen
      10. 7:30 pmMichael Rothberg (Illinois), Brett Kaplan (Illinois), Judith Halberstam (USC), Marianne Hirsch (Columbia) and Karen Engle (UT Austin)
        Recollection, Retribution, Reconciliation: A Roundtable Discussion
    5. Friday, October 5, 2012

      1. 9:30 am - 4:00 pmRELIGION -- American Literatures/American Religions
        Center for Advanced Study, 912 W. Illinois Street, Urbana
      2.  Plenary talk: Paula Winke, Michigan State University, and current President of MwALT: "Issues in large-scale placement testing: Why placement tests often just don't work and why more innovative tests seem so scary"
        14th Annual Conference of the Midwest Association of Language Testers (MwALT): "Inferences and Actions in Language Testing"
        Levis Faculty Center, 919 W. Illinois St., Urbana
      3. 12:00 pm

        Katerina Linos, Assistant Professor of Law, University of California Berkeley


        Larry Neal Prize for Excellence in EU Scholarship Lecture: Diffusion through Democracy

        Faculty Lounge 215, Law

      4. 1:00 pm - 2:00 pmBoren Scholarship Presentation
        807 S Wright Street, Floor 5 Champaign, IL Room 514 (Illini Union Bookstore bldg)
      5. 2:00 pm - 3:00 pmBoren Undergrad Info Session
        807 S Wright Street, Floor 5 Champaign, IL Room 514 (Illini Union Bookstore bldg)
      6. 3:00 pm - 4:00 pmBoren Grad Info Session
        807 S Wright Street, Floor 5 Champaign, IL Room 514 (Illini Union Bookstore bldg)
      7. 5:00 pm - 6:00 pmEAST ASIAN LANGUAGES AND CULTURES -- Korean Conversation Table
        Basement, Illini Union (near Sushi-San)
      8. 6:00 pm - 8:30 pmSYZ Fundraising Mystery Dinner
        Lounge & Kitchen
    6. Saturday, October 6, 2012

      1.  Plenary talk: Paula Winke, Michigan State University, and current President of MwALT: "Issues in large-scale placement testing: Why placement tests often just don't work and why more innovative tests seem so scary"
        14th Annual Conference of the Midwest Association of Language Testers (MwALT): "Inferences and Actions in Language Testing"
        Levis Faculty Center, 919 W. Illinois St., Urbana