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Events for week of February 24, 2013

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  1. Week of February 24, 2013 to March 2, 2013

    1. Sunday, February 24, 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 25, 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 26, 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 27, 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 28, 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, March 1, 2013

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

      1. 9:00 am - 9:00 pmArt at the Y Exhibit: Garden of Verses
        University YMCA, 1001 S. Wright St, Champaign
  1. Week of February 24, 2013 to March 2, 2013

    1. Sunday, February 24, 2013

      1. 1:00 pm - 2:30 pmMusic Performance by Costas
        Spurlock Museum, 600 S. Gregory, Urbana
    2. Monday, February 25, 2013

      1. 4:00 pmProfessor Michael Hillmann (University of Texas at Austin)
        "What Persian Language and Literature Say about Iranian Culture, 1941 - 1978"
        Reading Room of the Levis Faculty Center, 919 W. Illinois, Urbana
      2. 4:00 pmTinker Fellowship. Application Deadline
      3. 4:15 pmLINGUISTICS - Arabic Conversation Table
        Room 109, Graduate School of Library and Information Science Bldg., 501 E. Daniel, Champaign
      4. 6:00 pmMETA - HACU National Internship Program Opportunities
        La Casa
      5. 7:30 pm - 8:30 pmProfessor Steven Bowman, Department of Judaic Studies, University of Cincinnati
        Modern Greek Studies -- Professor Steven Bowman, Department of Judaic Studies, University of Cincinnati: "The Book of Yosippon and Jewish Nationalism in Greece (19th and 20th centuries)"
        Alice Campbell Alumni Center Ballroom, 601 S. Lincoln Ave., Urbana
      6. 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

        Steven Bowman, Judaic Studies, University of Cincinnati


        Modern Greek Studies Lecture: Yossipon and Jewish Nationalism in 19th and 20th Century Greece

        Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Language Building (map)

      7. 7:30 pm - 8:30 pmProfessor Steven Bowman, Department of Judaic Studies, University of Cincinnati
        The Book of Yosippon and Jewish nationalism in Greece (19th and 20th centuries)
        Foreign Language Bulding (FLB), Lucy Ellis Lounge (or Room1080)
    3. Tuesday, February 26, 2013

      1. 12:00 pmNeha Rajora, M.A. student pursuing MLA degree in Department of Landscape Architecture
        CSAMES Brown Bag Lecture: "Cultural Landscapes of Amber, Rajasthan: Conservation and Planning"
        Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Languages Building
      2. 2:00 pmCeli Scalon, Programa de Ps-Graduao em Sociologia e Antropologia ' IFCS / UFRJ
        Lemann Lecture Series: Development, Inequality and the Rising of a "new class"
        101 International Studies Building
      3. 6:00 pmMETA - Medical School Panel with Latina/os in Pre-Health
        La Casa
      4. 6:00 pm - 7:00 pmPeace Corps Information Meeting
        Lounge
    4. Wednesday, February 27, 2013

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

        ISSS Multipurpose Room
        4th floor, Student Services Building

      3. 12:00 pm - 1:00 pmAshley M. Davis, MBA, Assistant Director, Bruce Nesbitt African American Cultural Center
        Food for the Soul: Black Jeopardy: What do you know?
        708 S. Mathews Avenue Urbana, IL 61801
      4. 4:00 pm - 5:00 pmKirmen Uribe
        SIP Colloquium -- Kirmen Uribe
        Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Languages Building
      5. 4:00 pm

        Kirmen Uribe


        This is not a novel: on the process of writing my novel Bilbao-New York-Bilbao

        Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Language Building (map)

      6. 5:00 pm - 6:00 pmBosnian/Croatian/Serbian Conversation Table
        Espresso Royale (corner of Oregon and Goodwin in Urbana)
      7. 6:00 pm - 8:00 pmGreek Movie Night: 'Peppermint' (1999) (with English subtitles)
        Foreign Language Bulding (FLB), Lucy Ellis Lounge (or Room1080)
      8. 6:00 pm - 8:00 pmLINGUISTICS - Language Program Film Series: "Peppermint" (Greece, 1999, Greek with English subtitles)
        Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Languages Building
      9. 6:00 pm - 9:00 pmRace & Space Symposium
        Lounge/Kitchen
      10. 7:00 pmSocial Identity; Exploring the Intersections with the Counseling Center Paraprofessional Program
        La Casa
    5. Thursday, February 28, 2013

      1. 12:00 pmDzodzi Tsikata
        "Transnational Large-Scale Land Transactions, the Disappearing Commons and Livelihood Insecurities in Ghana: A Gender Perspective"
        Heritage Room, ACES Library, 1101 S. Goodwin, Urbana
      2. 12:00 pmEduardo Ledesma, Assistant Professor. Department of Spanish, Italian and Portuguese. UIUC
        Lecture Series: Net Art, Digital Poetry and Rebellion in Latin America: Digital Contestation Post Y2K
        101 International Studies Building
      3. 12:00 pmCarolina Hildago
        Lunch @ La Casa - Social Justice
        La Casa
      4. 12:00 pm

        Prof. Dzodzi Tsikata, CEGENSA


        Transnational Large-Scale Land Transactions, the Disappearing Commons and Livelihood Insecurities in Ghana: A Gender Perspective

        Heritage Room, ACES Library, 1101 S. Goodwin, Urbana (map)

      5. 2:00 pm - 3:00 pmEAST ASIAN LANGUAGES AND CULTURES -- Japanese Language Table
        2050 Foreign Languages Building
      6. 4:00 pm - 5:00 pmProfessor Joe Toscano (Beckman Institute)
        Linguistics Seminar Series -- Professor Joe Toscano (Beckman Institute)
        Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Languages Building
      7. 6:30 pmPolish Film: Title TBA
        Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 FLB
      8. 7:00 pm - 8:30 pmAPAC Coalition
        Lounge/Kitchen
    6. Friday, March 1, 2013

      1. All DayMartin Medina Sr. (International Relations Specialist at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) in Washington, DC.), Catherine Alexander (Anthropology, Durham University, UK ), Stephanie Foote (English and Gender Studies, UIUC), Nicky Gregson (Geography, Durham University, UK), Darrin Durant (Science and Tech. Studies, York University), Daniel Schneider (Urban and Regional Planning, UIUC), Jonathan Bloom (Independent investigative journalist), Janet Kalish (freegan.info, New York City), Michelle Schmidt (Sociology, UIUC), Steven Sonka (Director of ADM Institute for the Prevention of Post-harvest Loss, UIUC) Zsuzsa Gille (Sociology, UIUC)
        2013 Joint Area Centers Symposium. JACS: The Future of Waste
        The Illini Union, Room 314 A
      2.  Keynote by Martin Medina Sr., Catherine Alexander Anthropology, Univ. of Durham, UK, Stephanie Foote English and Gender Studies, UIUC, Nicky Gregson Geography, Univ. of Durham, UK, Darrin Durant Geography ,York University, Daniel Schneider NRES, UIUC, Jonathan Bloom Independent investigative journalist, Janet Kalish Reegan.info, New York City, Michelle Schmidt Sociology, UIUC, Steven Sonka ADM Inst.Post-harvest Loss, UIUC, Zsuzsa Gille Sociology, UIUC
        JACS 2013 (Joint Area Study Centers Symposium) "The Future of Waste"
        Illini Union, room 314 A
      3. All DayJoint Area Centers Symposium (JACS):The Future of Waste

        Illini Union, Room 314A (map)

      4. 12:00 pm - 4:00 pmAlternate Jummah
        Basement
      5. 3:00 pm - 4:00 pmSLCL Book Club - "A Long-Wave Herring"
        Caffe Paradiso, 801 S. Lincoln Ave., Urbana
      6. 5:00 pm - 6:00 pmEAST ASIAN LANGUAGES AND CULTURES -- Korean Conversation Table
        Basement, Illini Union (near Sushi-San)
      7. 7:00 pm - 9:00 pmBSA Welcome Gathering
        Lounge/Kitchen
      8. 7:00 pm - 9:00 pmWelcome Gathering
        Lounge/Kitchen
    7. Saturday, March 2, 2013

      1. All DayMartin Medina Sr. (International Relations Specialist at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) in Washington, DC.), Catherine Alexander (Anthropology, Durham University, UK ), Stephanie Foote (English and Gender Studies, UIUC), Nicky Gregson (Geography, Durham University, UK), Darrin Durant (Science and Tech. Studies, York University), Daniel Schneider (Urban and Regional Planning, UIUC), Jonathan Bloom (Independent investigative journalist), Janet Kalish (freegan.info, New York City), Michelle Schmidt (Sociology, UIUC), Steven Sonka (Director of ADM Institute for the Prevention of Post-harvest Loss, UIUC) Zsuzsa Gille (Sociology, UIUC)
        2013 Joint Area Centers Symposium. JACS: The Future of Waste
        The Illini Union, Room 314 A
      2.  Keynote by Martin Medina Sr., Catherine Alexander Anthropology, Univ. of Durham, UK, Stephanie Foote English and Gender Studies, UIUC, Nicky Gregson Geography, Univ. of Durham, UK, Darrin Durant Geography ,York University, Daniel Schneider NRES, UIUC, Jonathan Bloom Independent investigative journalist, Janet Kalish Reegan.info, New York City, Michelle Schmidt Sociology, UIUC, Steven Sonka ADM Inst.Post-harvest Loss, UIUC, Zsuzsa Gille Sociology, UIUC
        JACS 2013 (Joint Area Study Centers Symposium) "The Future of Waste"
        Illini Union, room 314 A
      3. All DayJoint Area Centers Symposium (JACS):The Future of Waste

        Illini Union, Room 314A (map)

      4. 2:00 pm - 3:00 pmLatin American Story Time
        Champaign Public Library