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Events for week of September 8, 2013

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  1. Week of September 8, 2013 to September 14, 2013

    1. Monday, September 9, 2013

      1. 12:00 pmDr. Victor Chua (University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign)
        ICMT Seminar: "Quantum tales of slave-spins and spin-chains"
        190 Engineering Sciences Building (ESB) 1101 W Springfield, Urbana
      2. 1:00 pmHsingtzu Wu, Ph.D. Candidate, NPRE
        Final Examination: Hsingtzu Wu, Ph.D. candidate
        111K Talbot Lab, 104 S. Wright Street, Urbana, IL 61801
      3. 4:00 pmDavid Bahr, School of Materials Engineering, Purdue University
        Materials Science and Engineering Colloquium
        100 Materials Science and Engineering Building
    2. Tuesday, September 10, 2013

      1. 2:15 pm - 3:15 pmBeth Hall, MRCC Director
        Midwestern Regional Climate Center: A Center of Change, Variability, and the Law of Averages

        Room 201, Illinois State Water Survey (map)
        2204 Griffith Drive, Champaign, IL

      2. 3:00 pmDr. Sam Heads
        1005 Forbes Building, 1816 S. Oak St, Champaign
      3. 4:00 pm - 5:00 pmClaude-Andre Faucher-Giguere
        Astronomy Colloquium: Feedback-regulated star formation on galactic and cosmological scales
        Astronomy Room 134
      4. 4:00 pmTom Ginsburg; Leo Spitz Professor of International Law, The University of Chicago Law School
        Cultures of Law in a Global Context-Ginsburg
        Knight Auditorium, Spurlock Museum; 600 S. Gregory Street, Urbana; University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
      5. 4:00 pmProfessor Michael C. Loui, Electrical and Computer Engineering and University Distinguished Teacher-Scholar, University of Illinois
        NPRE 596 Seminar: "Ethics In Scientific Research: Video Vignettes"
        253 Mechanical Building
    3. Wednesday, September 11, 2013

      1. 12:00 pmMani Chandra (University of Illinois)
        Theoretical Astrophysics and General Relativity Seminar: "Radiation-hydrodynamics"
        464 Loomis
      2. 1:00 pmProf. Judy Tzu-Chun Wu, Ohio State University
        "Eldridge Cleaver Goes to Pyongyang, Hanoi, and Peking: Third World Internationalism and American Orientalism"
        Lucy Ellis Lounge, Foreign Language Building
      3. 4:00 pmProfessor Thomas Kuhlman, Department of Physics, University of Illinois, Urbana Champaign
        Physics Colloquium: ''Growth State Dependent Intracellular Diffusion in Escherichia coli''
        141 Loomis Lab
    4. Thursday, September 12, 2013

      1. 12:00 pm - 1:00 pmDr. Xinying Wang - Chemical Engineer, Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, Prairie Research Institute, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
        Sustainability Seminar series - Polymer assisted forward osmosis for desalination and water reuse
        Mechanical Engineering Building, Room 218; 1206 W Green St. in Urbana, IL
      2. 12:30 pmOnkar Parrikar (Illinois)
        Mathematics/Physics Seminar "Supersymmetric Quantum Mechanics and Index Theorems"
        464 Loomis Lab
      3. 4:00 pmHard Materials Seminar
        119 Materials Science and Engineering Building
      4. 5:00 pmHarriet Murav, Professor of Slavic Languages and Literatures and Comparative and World Literatures
        New Directions Lecture - Marking Time: Modernism and Belatedness in the Writing of David Bergelson
        Msgr Swetland Assembly Room, St. John's Catholic Newman Center
    5. Friday, September 13, 2013

      1. 1:00 pm

        Professor Leonid Rokhinson, Purdue University


        Condensed Matter Seminar: "Observation of fractional ac Josephson effect: the signature of Majorana particles"

        190 Engineering Sciences Bldg - corner Goodwin & Springfield

         

      2. 1:15 pm   Friday from 1:15-5 p.m., Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.Rita Chin (History, U. of Michigan), Fatima El-Tayeb (Ethnic Studies and Literature, UC-San Diego), Umut Erel (Sociology and the Center for Citizenship, Identities, and Governance, Open University/ UK), and others
        "Mobilizing Difference: Gender, Islam, and the Production of Contemporary Europeanness"
        Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Languages Building, 707 S. Mathews Ave., Urbana
      3. 2:00 pm

        Dr. James O'Dwyer, Assistant Professor, Department of Plant Biology, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign


        CPLC Seminar: "Macroecology for microbes: bacterial community diversity and lambda coalescents"
        144 Loomis
      4. 3:00 pm - 5:00 pmProf. Cynthia Buckley
        "The Rainbow Curtain: LGBT Intolerance in Eastern Europe and Eurasia"
        3057 Lincoln Hall
    6. Saturday, September 14, 2013

      1. 1:15 pm   Friday from 1:15-5 p.m., Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.Rita Chin (History, U. of Michigan), Fatima El-Tayeb (Ethnic Studies and Literature, UC-San Diego), Umut Erel (Sociology and the Center for Citizenship, Identities, and Governance, Open University/ UK), and others
        "Mobilizing Difference: Gender, Islam, and the Production of Contemporary Europeanness"
        Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Languages Building, 707 S. Mathews Ave., Urbana
      2. 10:15 am

        Professor Yann Chemla


        Saturday Physics for Everyone: Nature's Biological Nanomachines
        141 Loomis Laboratory