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Events for week of March 31, 2013

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  1. Week of March 31, 2013 to April 6, 2013

    1. Sunday, March 31, 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
    2. Monday, April 1, 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, April 2, 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, April 3, 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. 12:00 pm - 1:00 pmLieutenant Colonel Eric Stetson, Professor and Head, Department of Military Science
        Food for the Soul: Challenging Ourselves to be Life-Long Learners
        708 S. Mathews Avenue Urbana, IL 61801
      4. 5:30 pm - 6:30 pmRusskii stol--Russian conversation table
        Courtyard Cafe, Illini Union
    5. Thursday, April 4, 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, April 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
    7. Saturday, April 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
  1. Week of March 31, 2013 to April 6, 2013

    1. Monday, April 1, 2013

      1.  Info Session: French Field Study and Internship Programs
        103 International Studies Building (910 S. Fifth Street)
      2. 12:00 pm

        Mary Kalantzis & Bill Cope, Education, University of Illinois


        EUC Lecture Series: Improving Access to Education for Greek Roma

        Lincoln Hall, Room 1090, 702 S. Wright St., Urbana (map) - *note this is a location change from previously posted information

      3. 12:00 pmDean Mary Kalantzis (Dean College of Education, U o I) and Professor Bill Cope (College of Education)
        Improving Access to Education for Greek Roma
        Lucy Ellis Lounge, Foreign Language Building
      4. 12:00 pmMary Kalantzis, Dean, UI College of Education, and Professor Bill Cope, UI College of Education
        Modern Greek Studies -- Mary Kalantzis, Dean, UI College of Education, and Professor Bill Cope, UI College of Education: "Improving Access to Education for Greek Roma"
        Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Language Building
      5. 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm   4 sessions-
        Scholarhips Information Session for Juniors, Seniors and Graduates
        meetings located in room 514 of IUB (807 S Wright Street)
      6. 4:15 pmLINGUISTICS - Arabic Conversation Table
        Room 109, Graduate School of Library and Information Science Bldg., 501 E. Daniel, Champaign
      7. 6:00 pmMETA - How to Use Your Summer Wisely
        1203 W. Nevada
    2. Tuesday, April 2, 2013

      1. 12:00 pmLaila Houssein, Assistant Professor, University Library; Middle East and North African Librarian
        CSAMES Brown Bag Lecture: "Islamic Law and Women under Man's Guardianship in Modern Time: The Case of Egypt"
        Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Languages Building
      2. 12:00 pm - 1:00 pmStudent Spotlights on Latina/o Studies
        La Casa Cultural Latina, 1203 W. Nevada, Urbana
      3. 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm   4 sessions-
        Scholarships Information Sessions for Juniors, Seniors and Graduates
        meetings located in room 514 of IUB (807 S Wright Street)
      4. 2:00 pmLeonardo Bursztyn, Assistant Professor of Economics, UCLA Anderson School of Management.
        Lemann Lecture Series: Poverty and the Political Economy of Public Education Spending: Evidence from Brazil
        101 International Studies Building
      5. 5:00 pmNovelist Natalie Bakopoulos
        A talk by Novelist Natalie Bakopoulos on her novel: "The Green Shore"
        Room 1080 (Lucy Ellis Lounge), Foreign Language Building
      6. 5:00 pmNovelist Natalie Bakopoulos
        Modern Greek Studies -- A talk by Novelist Natalie Bakopoulos on her novel, "The Green Shore"
        Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Languages Building
      7. 5:00 pm

        Natalie Bakopuolos, English Language and Literature, University of Michigan


        Modern Greek Studies Lecture: The Green Shore

        Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Language Building (map)

      8. 5:00 pm - 7:00 pmSLATE- Professional Development Workshop
        Room G24 Foreign Languages Building (basement)
      9. 6:00 pmMETA - Informational Interview??
        1203 W. Nevada
    3. Wednesday, April 3, 2013

      1. 12:00 pmKeera Allendorf, Department of Sociology
        Family Behaviors: Maternal and Child Health in South Asia
        Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Languages Building
      2. 4:00 pm - 6:00 pmCenter for Translation Studies - Public lecture by and reception for Professor Antoine Caze
        Reading Room, Levis Faculty Center, 919 W. Illinois St., Urbana
      3. 4:00 pmKeith Taylor, President of the Modest Needs Foundation: "How to Succeed in Business with a Liberal Arts Degree"
        Illini Union, Illini Room A, 1401 W. Green St., Urbana
      4. 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

        Visiting Professor, Antoine Caze


        Public Lecture by and Reception for Visiting Professor Antoine Caze: "American Literature in France: The Translator's Perspective" and MA Open House

        Reading Room, Levis Faculty Center, 919 W. Illinois St. Urbana (map)

    4. Thursday, April 4, 2013

      1. 12:00 pmJeffrey Lesser, Samuel Candler Dobbs Professor of History'and Chair. Emory University
        Lemann Lecture Series: What's so New About the New Multicultural Brazil?
        101 International Studies Building
      2. 12:00 pmSandra Ruiz, Robert Ramirez
        Lunch @ La Casa - Sonic Imagery
        La Casa
      3. 2:00 pm - 3:00 pmEAST ASIAN LANGUAGES AND CULTURES -- Japanese Language Table
        2050 Foreign Languages Building
      4. 2:30 pmA. Sebastian Anderson, Nicholas M. Dee
        CLASSICS - Classical Association of the Middle West and South (CAMWS) presentations
        Room 4080A Foreign Languages Building
      5. 3:00 pm - 4:00 pmSLCL Book Club - "Crying Whorf"
        Caffe Paradiso, 801 S. Lincoln Ave., Urbana
      6. 4:00 pm - 5:00 pmProfessor Michael Kenstowicz, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
        Linguistics Club Distinguished Alumni Lecture: Professor Michael Kenstowicz (MIT)
        Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Languages Building
      7. 4:00 pm - 5:00 pmModern Greek Studies -- Conversation Table in Modern Greek
        Espresso Royale, 1117 W. Oregon, Urbana (corner of Oregon and Goodwin)
      8. 6:00 pmFilm screening: Ekumenopolis: City without limits (a documentary film about Istanbul)

         223 Gregory Hall, 810 South Wright Street (map)

    5. Friday, April 5, 2013

      1. All DaySymposium on Social Dimensions of Renewable Energy
        University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
      2. 9:30 am - 5:00 pmSeventh Annual Turkish Studies Symposium: Ethnographies of Istanbul
        University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; Levis Faculty Center (Reading Room, 1st floor); 919 W Illinois St..; Urbana, IL 61801
      3. 9:30 am - 5:30 pmTurkish Studies Symposium: Ethnographies of Istanbul

        Reading Room, First Floor, Levis Faculty Center (map)

      4. 12:00 pm - 4:00 pmAlternate Jummah
        Basement
      5. 1:00 pm - 3:00 pmJon Glade, PhD candidate, Univ. of Chicago
        EALC - Jon Glade, PhD candidate, Univ. of Chicago: "Between Japan and Korea"
        2090B Foreign Languages Building (2nd floor)
      6. 5:00 pm - 6:00 pmEAST ASIAN LANGUAGES AND CULTURES -- Korean Conversation Table
        Basement, Illini Union (near Sushi-San)
      7. 5:00 pmPeoria Area World Affairs Council presents: "Is the Arab Spring Turning to Winter?"
        Par-A-Dice Hotel and Conference Center; East Peoria, Illinois
      8. 7:00 pm - 9:00 pmBSA Welcome Gathering
        Lounge/Kitchen
      9. 7:30 pm - 11:30 pmCSSA Karaoke and Board Game Night
        Activities Room & Resource Room
    6. Saturday, April 6, 2013

      1. All DaySymposium on Social Dimensions of Renewable Energy
        University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
      2. 5:00 pmPeoria Area World Affairs Council presents: "Is the Arab Spring Turning to Winter?"
        Par-A-Dice Hotel and Conference Center; East Peoria, Illinois
      3. 3:30 pm - 5:30 pmStories of Opposition - Latino Student Activism 1970s-1992
        La Casa Cultural Latina, 1203 W. Nevada, Urbana
      4. 5:00 pmModern Greek Studies -- Documentary film: "The 1923 Forced Greco-Turkish Population Exchange"
        To be announced.
      5. 7:00 pmMiddle East Film Festival 2013: "Ali Zaoua"
        1090 Lincoln Hall, 702 S. Wright Street, Urbana