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Events for week of March 16, 2014

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  1. Week of March 16, 2014 to March 22, 2014

    1. Monday, March 17, 2014

      1. 6:00 pm - 8:00 pmCHAI Time
        AACC Lounge & Kitchen
    2. Tuesday, March 18, 2014

      1.  OPT Workshop - Spring 2014
        ISSS Multipurpose Room 4th floor, Student Services Building
      2. 12:00 pmFood for Thought
        AACC Lounge & Kitchen
    3. Wednesday, March 19, 2014

      1.  OPT Workshop - Spring 2014
        ISSS Multipurpose Room 4th floor, Student Services Building
    4. Thursday, March 20, 2014

      1.  OPT Workshop - Spring 2014
        ISSS Multipurpose Room 4th floor, Student Services Building
      2. 3:00 pmTea Ceremony
        2000 S. Lincoln Avenue, Urbana, IL
    5. Friday, March 21, 2014

      1.  OPT Workshop - Spring 2014
        ISSS Multipurpose Room 4th floor, Student Services Building
  1. Week of March 16, 2014 to March 22, 2014

    1. Monday, March 17, 2014

      1. 1:30 pm - 3:30 pmLive Webcast: A Union's Greatest Challenges: Europe's Future Path toward Economic Growth, Global Competitiveness and Addressing Debt

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

      2. 4:00 pm

        Michael Ashby, Royal Society Research Professor, Principal Investigator, Engineering Design Centre, the University of Cambridge


        Howard K. Birnbaum Memorial Lecture: Why Should Engineering Students Care about Industrial Design? And if They Don't, How to Enlighten Them?

        Room 100, Materials Science and Engineering Building, 1304 W Green St., Urbana, IL (map)

      3. 4:00 pm - 5:00 pmProf. Nuria Sagarra, Rutgers University
        SLATE Distinguished Alumni Lecture, by Prof. Nuria Sagarra, Rutgers University
        Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Languages Building
      4. 4:30 pmBosnian/Croatian/Serbian Conversation Table
        Espresso Royale (corner of Oregon and Goodwin)
      5. 6:00 pm - 8:00 pmCommunity Gamelan
        School of Music, Room 1188, 1114 W. Nevada Street, Urbana (nearest entrance on Oregon Street)
    2. Tuesday, March 18, 2014

      1. 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

        John Curtice, Deputy-Director of Center for Research into Elections & Social Trends and Professor of Politics at the University of Strathclyde

        Neill Nugent, Emeritus Professor of Politics and Jean Monnet Professor of European Integration at Manchester Metropolitan University

        Andrew Strathern, Andrew W. Mellon Professor of Anthropology, University of Pittsburgh

        Pamela Steward, Senior Research Associate and Co-Director of the Cromie Burn Research Unit, Department of Anthropology, University of Pittsburgh


        Videoconference Panel Discussion (with U. of Pittsburgh): English & Scottish Nationalism

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

      2. 12:00 pmTanu Kohli, Lecturer in Global Studies
        CSAMES Brown Bag Lecture: "Remittances and Fertility Outcomes in India"
        Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Languages Building, Urbana
      3. 2:00 pmBrodwyn Fischer, Professor of History, University of Chicago
        Lemann Lecture Series. Urban History and the Historical Paradigms of Citizenship: A View from Brazil
        101 International Studies Building, 910 S. Fifth Street, Champaign
      4. 4:30 pm - 5:30 pmSPANISH – Information meeting for Spanish as a Minor
        Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Languages Building
      5. 7:00 pmItalian Conversation Group
        Espresso Royale, 1117 W. Oregon St., Urbana
    3. Wednesday, March 19, 2014

      1. 2:00 pm - 3:00 pmEAST ASIAN LANGUAGES AND CULTURES - Japanese Language Table
        2050 Foreign Languages Building
      2. 2:00 pmSamuel Araujo, Ethnomusicology, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Tinker Fellow, University of Chicago, and UI alumnus
        Lemann Lecture Series: Cold War Politics and the Arts in Brazil: Reappraising Guerra-Peixe's Empirical Research on Northeastern Traditional Music (1950-1952)
        Lucy Ellis Lounge. 707 South Mathews Ave, Urbana, IL 61801
      3. 2:00 pm - 3:00 pmMODERN GREEK – Conversation Table in Modern Greek
        Espresso Royale, 1117 W. Oregon, Urbana
      4. 4:00 pmEssam Rafea Solo Oud Performance featuring Taqasim and Original Compositions
        Spurlock Museum 600 S. Gregory St. Urbana
      5. 4:00 pmSolo Oud Performance by Essam Rafea
        Spurlock Museum, 600 S. Gregory, Urbana, IL
      6. 5:00 pm - 6:00 pmCENTER FOR TRANSLATION STUDIES - CTS Conversation Table
        The Bread Company on Goodwin, 706 S. Goodwin Ave., Urbana
      7. 5:00 pmShannon Epplett and Tanya Picard
        Waasawekameg: A Faraway Place -- a performance piece based on the poetry of Jane Johnston Schoolcraft
        Figure One Gallery, 116 N. Walnut St., Champaign
      8. 6:00 pmLINGUISTICS - Less Commonly Taught Languages Program Film Series: "Destiny"
        Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Languages Building
    4. Thursday, March 20, 2014

      1. 8:30 amNorth American Materials Education Symposium

        Illini Union, 1401 W Green St., Urbana, IL (map)

      2. 12:00 pm - 1:00 pmSebastian Anderson and Clayton Schroer, U. of I.
        CLASSICS - CAMWS talks: Sebastian Anderson and Clayton Schroer, U. of I.
        4080A Foreign Languages Building
      3. 2:00 pm

        Bill Davies, Associate Professor in the Department of Justice, Law and Society, American University


        EUC Visiting Scholar Lecture: The New History of EU Law: Promises and Challenges

        Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Language Building (map)

      4. 4:00 pmLINGUISTICS - Arabic Conversation Table
        Intermezzo Cafe at Krannert Center, 500 S. Goodwin Ave. Urbana
    5. Friday, March 21, 2014

      1. 8:30 amNorth American Materials Education Symposium

        Illini Union, 1401 W Green St., Urbana, IL (map)

      2. 12:00 pm - 1:00 pmEAST ASIAN LANGUAGES AND CULTURES - Chinese Table
        2050 Foreign Languages Building
      3. 2:00 pmMichael Roberts (Wesleyan University): Pompatic Poetics: Claudian’s Epithalamium for Honorius and Maria and Some Features of Late Latin Poetry. The Some feature of Late Latin Poetry"
        CLASSICS - Annual Graduate Student Lecture, by Michael Roberts (Wesleyan University: "Pompatic Poetics"
        Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Languages Building