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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.
    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.  OPT Workshop

        ISSS Multipurpose Room
        4th floor, Student Services Building

    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.  OPT Workshop

        ISSS Multipurpose Room
        4th floor, Student Services Building

    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. 5:30 pm - 6:30 pmRusskii stol--Russian conversation table
        Courtyard Cafe, Illini Union
    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.  OPT Workshop

        ISSS Multipurpose Room
        4th floor, Student Services Building

      4. 3:00 pmTea ceremony at Japan House
        2000 S. Lincoln Avenue, Urbana, IL 61802
    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.
    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.
  1. Week of February 3, 2013 to February 9, 2013

    1. Sunday, February 3, 2013

      1. 1:00 pm - 3:00 pmSetsubun (Bean Throwing Festival)
        2000 S. Lincoln Avenue, Urbana, IL 61802
    2. Monday, February 4, 2013

      1.  I4I (Illinois for Illinois) Scholarship App. Deadline
      2.  IPS (International Programs and Studies) Scholarship Apps Due
      3. 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)

      4. 12:00 pmStefanos Katsikas, Linguistics, 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 1080 Foreign Languages Bldg. 707 S. Mathews Urbana, IL
      5. 12:00 pm - 1:00 pmDr. Stefanos Katsikas, Director of the Modern Greek Studies Program, UIUC
        Greece's Opening to the Soviet Bloc in the Early 1970s: A Conscious Diplomatic Strategy?
        Foreign Language Bulding (FLB), Lucy Ellis Lounge (or Room1080)
      6. 12:00 pm - 1:00 pmDr. Stefanos Katsikas, Director of the Modern Greek Studies Program, UIUC
        Modern Greek Studies -- Dr. Stefanos Katsikas, Director of the Modern Greek Studies Program, UIUC: "Greece's Opening to the Soviet Bloc in the Early 1970s: A Conscious Diplomatic Strategy?"
        Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Languages Building
      7. 1:00 pmInfo Session: Africa
        101 International Studies Building, 910 S. Fifth Street
      8. 4:00 pmInfo Session: Summer Course Abroad to Jordan "Immigration and Integration"
        1128 Foreign Languages Building
      9. 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
    3. Tuesday, February 5, 2013

      1. 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
      2. 12:00 pmWail Hassan, Professor, Program in Comparative and World Literature
        CSAMES Brown Bag Lecture: Cameroon, Zimbabwe, Kuwait: The Transnational Trajectory of an African Literary Classic"
        Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Languages Building
      3. 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
      4. 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
      5. 4:00 pmInfo Session: Costa Rica
        Lincoln Hall 1065
      6. 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
      7. 6:00 pm - 9:00 pmAAA Social/AAA Discussion
        Lounge/Kitchen
    4. Wednesday, February 6, 2013

      1. 11:00 am

        Dimiter Kenarov, Fellow at the Pulitzer Center, Washington DC


        Videoconference Lecture: Shale Gas in Poland (with U. of Pittsburgh)

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

      2. 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
      3. 12:00 pm - 1:00 pmChampaign-Urbana Public Health Department (CUPHD)
        Food for the Soul: I Am My Brother's Keeper: Champaign-Urbana's Brother to Brother Project
        708 S. Mathews Avenue Urbana, IL 61801
      4. 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
      5. 2:00 pm - 3:00 pmEAST ASIAN LANGUAGES AND CULTURES -- Japanese Language Table
        2050 Foreign Languages Building
      6. 6:00 pm - 9:00 pmAAA Social/AAA Discussion
        Lounge/Kitchen
      7. 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
      8. 7:00 pmAurora Guerrero
        Screening of the film "Mosquita y Mari"
        180 Bevier Hall
    5. Thursday, February 7, 2013

      1. 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
      2. 12:00 pmAurora Guerrero
        Lunch @ La Casa - Aurora Guerrero
        La Casa
      3. 3:00 pm - 4:00 pmAAS Christina Chin Postdoc Talk
        Lounge/Kitchen
      4. 4:00 pm - 5:00 pmDr. Heejin Kim (Beckman Institute)
        Linguistics Seminar Series -- Dr. Heejin Kim (Beckman Institute): "Intelligibility and Acoustic Characteristics in Dysarthric Speech: an Overview of General Issues"
        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. 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
    6. Friday, February 8, 2013

      1. 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

      2. All DayKEYNOTE SPEAKERS: Ruth Ben-Ghiat, New York University; Abdulekader Sinno, Indiana University
        Mediterranean Studies graduate student conference: "Real and Imaginary Borders Across the Mediterranean"
        Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Languages Building
      3. 12:00 pm - 4:00 pmAlternate Jummah
        Basement
      4. 1:00 pmInfo Session: Middle East
        101 International Studies Building, 910 S. Fifth Street
      5. 5:00 pm - 6:00 pmEAST ASIAN LANGUAGES AND CULTURES -- Korean Conversation Table
        Basement, Illini Union (near Sushi-San)
      6. 5:00 pmFLAS 2013-14 application Deadline
      7. 7:30 pm - 11:30 pmCSSA Karaoke and Board Game Night
        Activities Room & Resource Room
    7. Saturday, February 9, 2013

      1. 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

      2. All DayKEYNOTE SPEAKERS: Ruth Ben-Ghiat, New York University; Abdulekader Sinno, Indiana University
        Mediterranean Studies graduate student conference: "Real and Imaginary Borders Across the Mediterranean"
        Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Languages Building
      3. 9:30 am - 12:00 pmIkebana Workshop
        2000 S. Lincoln Avenue, Urbana, IL 61802
      4. 2:30 pm - 3:30 pmSpanish Story Time
        Urbana Free Library Children's Department. 210 W Green St, Urbana.
      5. 3:00 pm - 9:00 pmChinese New Year Gathering
        Lounge/Kitchen