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Events for week of February 23, 2014

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  1. Week of February 23, 2014 to March 1, 2014

    1. Sunday, February 23, 2014

      1.  Exhibit: "Inspired By…Works of the C-U Spinners and Weavers Guild"
        Spurlock Museum, 600 S. Gregory, Urbana
      2.  The Sarajevo Winter Olympics: A Photo and Media Retrospective

        Main Library, North/South Corridor, 1408 W. Gregory Dr., Urbana (map)

      3.  Study Abroad Scholarship Deadlines
    2. Monday, February 24, 2014

      1.  Exhibit: "Inspired By…Works of the C-U Spinners and Weavers Guild"
        Spurlock Museum, 600 S. Gregory, Urbana
      2.  The Sarajevo Winter Olympics: A Photo and Media Retrospective

        Main Library, North/South Corridor, 1408 W. Gregory Dr., Urbana (map)

      3.  Study Abroad Scholarship Deadlines
      4. 6:00 pm - 8:00 pmCHAI Time
        AACC Lounge & Kitchen
    3. Tuesday, February 25, 2014

      1.  Exhibit: "Inspired By…Works of the C-U Spinners and Weavers Guild"
        Spurlock Museum, 600 S. Gregory, Urbana
      2.  Study Abroad Scholarship Deadlines
      3.  OPT Workshop - Spring 2014
        ISSS Multipurpose Room 4th floor, Student Services Building
      4. 12:00 pmFood for Thought
        AACC Lounge & Kitchen
    4. Wednesday, February 26, 2014

      1.  Exhibit: "Inspired By…Works of the C-U Spinners and Weavers Guild"
        Spurlock Museum, 600 S. Gregory, Urbana
      2.  Study Abroad Scholarship Deadlines
      3.  OPT Workshop - Spring 2014
        ISSS Multipurpose Room 4th floor, Student Services Building
    5. Thursday, February 27, 2014

      1.  Exhibit: "Inspired By…Works of the C-U Spinners and Weavers Guild"
        Spurlock Museum, 600 S. Gregory, Urbana
      2.  Study Abroad Scholarship Deadlines
      3.  OPT Workshop - Spring 2014
        ISSS Multipurpose Room 4th floor, Student Services Building
      4. 3:00 pmTea Ceremony
        2000 S. Lincoln Avenue, Urbana, IL
    6. Friday, February 28, 2014

      1.  Exhibit: "Inspired By…Works of the C-U Spinners and Weavers Guild"
        Spurlock Museum, 600 S. Gregory, Urbana
      2.  Study Abroad Scholarship Deadlines
      3.  OPT Workshop - Spring 2014
        ISSS Multipurpose Room 4th floor, Student Services Building
    7. Saturday, March 1, 2014

      1.  Exhibit: "Inspired By…Works of the C-U Spinners and Weavers Guild"
        Spurlock Museum, 600 S. Gregory, Urbana
      2.  Study Abroad Scholarship Deadlines
  1. Week of February 23, 2014 to March 1, 2014

    1. Monday, February 24, 2014

      1.  Deadline: 2014-15 Lemann Graduate Fellowship for Brazilian Studies
      2.  Deadline: Tinker 2014 Fellowship
      3.  Verona Studies Program - Extended Deadline
      4. 12:00 pm

        Steve Bridges, United Kingdom Consul General


        EUC Lecture: UK in the USA: Perspectives and Priorities

        Room 314A, Illini Union, 1401 W. Green St., Urbana (maps)

      5. 4:00 pm - 5:00 pmDarren Tanner, Assistant Professor of Linguistics, U. of I.
        LINGUISTICS - Darren Tanner, Assistant Professor of Linguistics, U. of I.
        Department of Linguistics
      6. 4:00 pm - 5:00 pmJP Cuenca (author) and Elizabeth Lowe (Translator)
        TRANSLATION STUDIES - "International Perspectives on Brazilian Literature: A Bilingual Reading and discussion, by JP Cuenca (author) and Elizabeth Lowe (Translator) from "The Happiest Ending for a Love Story is an Accident"
        Illini Union Bookstore - Authors Corner (2nd floor)
      7. 6:00 pmCHAI TIME Pursuit of Perfections: Discussion of Asian Beauty Standards

        Asian American Cultural Center

        1210 W. Nevada

        Urbana

      8. 6:00 pm - 8:00 pmCommunity Gamelan
        School of Music, Room 1188, 1114 W. Nevada Street, Urbana (nearest entrance on Oregon Street)
    2. Tuesday, February 25, 2014

      1. 12:00 pmRhona Seidelman, Visiting Professor, History and Program in Jewish Culture and Society
        CSAMES Brown Bag Lecture: "Under Quarantine: The Forgotten Story of Israel's Ellis Island (1949-1952)"
        Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Languages Building, Urbana
      2. 12:00 pm

        Sean Cheng, Qianhui Zhang, & Tzu-An Hu: U of I Counseling Center


        Exploring the Model Minority Stereotype and its impact on the public perception of Asian Americans

        Asian American Cultural Center

        1210 W Nevada

        Urbana

      3. 12:00 pmRhona Seidelman
        Under Quarantine: The Forgotten Story of Israel's Ellis Island (1949-1952)
        Lucy Ellis Lounge
      4. 2:00 pm - 3:00 pmEAST ASIAN LANGUAGES AND CULTURES - Japanese Language Table
        2050 Foreign Languages Building
      5. 6:00 pm - 7:30 pmMirror Mirror on the Wall...

        Asian American Cultural Center

        1210 W Nevada St

        Urbana

      6. 6:00 pm - 7:00 pmSPANISH – Information meeting for Spanish as a Minor
        Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Languages Building
      7. 7:00 pmItalian Conversation Group
        Espresso Royale, 1117 W. Oregon St., Urbana
    3. Wednesday, February 26, 2014

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

        Marijus Gudynas, Consul General of Lithuania in Chicago
        Simeon Stoilov, Bulgarian Consul General of Bulgaria in Chicago
        Robert Rusiecki , Deputy Consul General of Poland in Chicago
        George Predescu, Consul General of Romania

        Moderated by Carol Leff, Political Science, University of Illinois


        Roundtable Panel Discussion with Members of Chicago Consular Corps: “The EU’s Big Bang and Beyond: A Decade after Eastern Enlargement”

        Alice Campbell Alumni Center, 601 S. Lincoln Ave., Urbana (map)

      3. 4:00 pmInfo Session: GLBL Ecuador Summer 2014
        Room 200 International Studies Building
      4. 4:00 pmDr. Christina Chin, Chancellor's Postdoctoral Research Associate
        “Aren’t You a Little Short to Play Ball?’: Asian American Youth and Racial Microaggressions in Sports”
        Asian American Cultural Center, 1210 W. Nevada, Urbana
      5. 6:00 pmLINGUISTICS - Less Commonly Taught Languages Program Film Series: "Mtani Kwetu" (Swahili with subtitles)
        Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Languages Building
    4. Thursday, February 27, 2014

      1. 12:00 pmPilar Egüez Guevara, PhD. Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Kinesiology and Community Health
        Lecture Series: Coconut controversies in Esmeraldas-Ecuador
        101 International Studies Building, 910 S. Fifth Street, Champaign
      2. 4:00 pmLINGUISTICS - Arabic Conversation Table
        Intermezzo Cafe at Krannert Center, 500 S. Goodwin Ave. Urbana
      3. 4:00 pm - 4:40 pmRome Food & Culture Info Session
        Room 232 International Studies Building
      4. 4:00 pm

        John Jurisic


        White City: A Photographer's Retrospective on the 1984 Sarajevo Winter Olympics

        Lincoln Hall, Room 1090, 702 S. Wright St., Urbana (map)

      5. 5:30 pmProf. William A. Nericcio
        From Tex{t}-Mex to Mextasy to Eyegiene: Televisually Supercharged Hallucination of "Mexicans"
        La Casa Cultural Latina, 1203 W. Nevada, Urbana
      6. 7:00 pmKeynote by Luise White (History, University of Florida)
        "Love, Death, and the Changing of the Seasons: Conscription in the Rhodesian Army, 1970-1980" by Luise White - IPRH Keynote - Women’s and Gender History Graduate Symposium
        314A Illini Union
      7. 7:00 pmCzechoslovak film: "The Shop on Main Street"
        Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 FLB
    5. Friday, February 28, 2014

      1. 12:00 pm - 1:00 pmEAST ASIAN LANGUAGES AND CULTURES - Chinese Table
        2050 Foreign Languages Building
      2. 12:10 pm

        Ambassador Ian C. Kelly, US Department of State


        Lecture: The US, Russia, and Bridging the East-West Divide

        Lincoln Hall, Room 1000, 702 S. Wright St., Urbana (map)

      3. 2:00 pmDavid Sansone, Professor Emeritus of Classics
        CLASSICS - David Sansone, Professor Emeritus of Classics: "And the Last Shall be First: The Place of the Satyr-Play in the Tragic Tetralogy"
        Lucy Ellis lounge, 1080 Foreign Languages Building
      4. 4:30 pm - 9:00 pmGlobalFest 2014: A Celebration of World Languages & Cultures

        Normal Community West High School, 501 N Parkside Rd., Normal, Illinois (map)

      5. 5:00 pm - 6:00 pmEAST ASIAN LANGUAGES AND CULTURES -- Korean Conversation Table
        Basement, Illini Union (near Sushi-San)
    6. Saturday, March 1, 2014

      1. 8:30 am - 4:00 pmGlobalFest 2014: A Celebration of World Languages & Cultures

        Normal Community West High School, 501 N Parkside Rd., Normal, Illinois (map)