University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign: Calendar

University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign: Calendar

  • 9/18/2014
    The Jupiter String Quartet, the School of Music's quartet-in-residence, performs the Brahms Sextet No. 2 in G Major, Op. 36 with winners of the quartet's second annual Guest Artist Award: Kim Uwate, viola, and Seungwon Chung, cello. Also on the program is the Dvorák String Quartet in F Major, Op. 96, "American," written during a vacation in Spillville, Iowa, which was home to a Czech immigrant community.
  • 9/19/2014
  • 10/3/2014
  • 10/10/2014
    World War I and the Making of Modern American Culture Organized by the Trowbridge Initiative in American Cultures"Economies of Motion: The World War I “Crippled Soldier Problem,” and Rationalized Images of Ability" Nathan Blake, Northeastern University"Star Testimonies: Speeches, Tours, and Trailers " Sue Collins, Michigan Technological University"Raising the Dead: The First World War and the Influenza Pandemic" Elizabeth Outka, University of Richmond"The Longest War: Southern Writers and the American Expeditionary Force" David A. Davis, Mercer University
  • 10/11/2014
    The Hispanic Heritage celebration has been done since 2010. To celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month, a bilingual program is presented at the Urbana Free Library. Program agenda: Presentation "Exploring Latin American & the Caribbean's Hispanic Heritage"; Lean a song in Quechua; Live traditional Latin American Music and traditional dances; Tri-lingual Storytelling (English/Spanish/Quechua) Book: " Maria Had a Little LLama/ Maria tenia una llamita", and Crafts.