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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. 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.  OPT Workshop

        ISSS Multipurpose Room
        4th floor, Student Services Building

    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.  OPT Workshop

        ISSS Multipurpose Room
        4th floor, Student Services Building

    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. All DayExhibit: "From Protest to Peace"
        Spurlock Museum, 600 S. Gregory, Urbana
      3. 5:30 pm - 6:30 pmRusskii stol--Russian conversation table
        Courtyard Cafe, Illini Union
    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.  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, 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. All DayExhibit: "From Protest to Peace"
        Spurlock Museum, 600 S. Gregory, Urbana
    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. All DayExhibit: "From Protest to Peace"
        Spurlock Museum, 600 S. Gregory, Urbana
  1. Week of March 3, 2013 to March 9, 2013

    1. Sunday, March 3, 2013

      1. 1:00 pm - 4:00 pmAAA Alumni Lunch
        Lounge/Kitchen, Conference Room
    2. Monday, March 4, 2013

      1. 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)

      2. 12:00 pmMiriam Cooke, Asian & Middle Eastern Studies, Duke University
        Mediterranean Networks: Connecting People, Ideas and Cultures Across Time
        2nd Floor; Levis Faculty Center; 919 W. Illinois St., Urbana
      3. 4:15 pmLINGUISTICS - Arabic Conversation Table
        Room 109, Graduate School of Library and Information Science Bldg., 501 E. Daniel, Champaign
    3. Tuesday, March 5, 2013

      1.  The Micropolitics of Small Town Life in Eastern Europe
        Levis Faculty Center & Spurlock Museum
      2. 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
      3. 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
      4. 7:00 pm - 9:00 pmWelcome Gathering
        Lounge/Kitchen
      5. 7:30 pmTimothy Snyder
        Brotherlands: A Family History of the European Nations
        Levis Faculty Center (Third Floor)
      6. 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.  The Micropolitics of Small Town Life in Eastern Europe
        Levis Faculty Center & Spurlock Museum
      2. 9:30 am - 12:00 pmAround the World Wednesdays
        Spurlock Museum, 600 S. Gregory, Urbana
      3.  OPT Workshop

        ISSS Multipurpose Room
        4th floor, Student Services Building

      4. 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
      5. 12:00 pm - 1:00 pmDr. Nadya Mason, Associate Professor, Physics
        Food for the Soul
        708 S. Mathews Avenue Urbana, IL 61801
      6. 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
      7. 2:00 pm - 3:00 pmEAST ASIAN LANGUAGES AND CULTURES -- Japanese Language Table
      8. 5:00 pmMakoto Hayashi
        SLATE talk by Makoto Hayashi
        Room G-24 (basement), Foreign Languages Building
    5. Thursday, March 7, 2013

      1. 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
      2. 12:00 pmLunch @ La Casa - Semana de la Mujer
        La Casa
      3. 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
      4. 4:00 pmRichard Pithouse (Political and International Studies, Rhodes University)
        IPRH 'Revolution' Theme Lecture: 'Thought Amidst Waste: Politics in Shack Settlements in South Africa"
        Knight Auditorium of the Spurlock Museum
      5. 4:00 pm - 5:00 pmRania Al-Sabbagh, Ph.D. candidate in Linguistics
        Linguistics Seminar Series -- Rania Al-Sabbagh, Ph.D. candidate in Linguistics
        Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Languages Building
      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 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
      8. 5:30 pmDuncan Keenan-Jones, UIUC
        CLASSICS - Duncan Keenan-Jones, UIUC: "Reconstructing the History of Ancient Rome's Greatest Aqueduct"
        Room 62 Krannert Art Museum (Auditorium)
      9. 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

      10. 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 - 3:00 pmHistory Department Retention Roundtable
        Lounge/Kitchen
      2. 12:00 pm - 4:00 pmAlternate Jummah
        Basement
      3. 12:00 pmDr. Theodora Dragostinova, History, Ohio State University
        Between Home and Homeland: Migration and National Dilemmas Across the Bulgarian-Greek Border in Early Twentieth Century
        1002 Lincoln Hall
      4. 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)

      5. 12:00 pmDr. Theodora Dragostinova, History, Ohio State University
        Modern Greek Studies -- Dr. Theodora Dragostinova, History, Ohio State University: "Between Home and Homeland: Migration and National Dilemmas across the Bulgarian-Greek Border in Early Twentieth Century"
        Room 1002 Lincoln Hall
      6. 4:00 pm - 5:00 pmSLCL Book Club - "The Rude Populations Inhabiting Foreign Lands"
        Caffe Paradiso, 801 S. Lincoln Ave., Urbana
      7. 5:00 pm - 6:00 pmEAST ASIAN LANGUAGES AND CULTURES -- Korean Conversation Table
        Basement, Illini Union (near Sushi-San)
      8. 7:00 pm - 8:30 pmLaurence Nugent
        Exhibit Opening Celebration: "From Protest to Peace"
        Spurlock Museum, 600 S. Gregory, Urbana
      9. 7:30 pm - 11:30 pmCSSA Karaoke and Board Game Night
        Activities Room & Resource Room
    7. Saturday, March 9, 2013

      1.  2nd Annual Champaign Greek Film Festival
        Art Theater, Champaign
      2. All Day2nd Annual Champaign Greek Film Festival

        Art Theater, Champaign (map)

      3.  MODERN GREEK STUDIES - 2nd Greek Film Festival in Champaign
        Art Theatre, 126 W. Church St., Champaign
      4.  Modern Greek Studies -- 2nd Annual Champaign Greek Film Festival
        126 W. Church Street, Champaign
      5. 2:30 pmSpanish Story Time: Hairs/ Pelitos
        The Urbana Free LIbrary