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Events at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign from Sept. 19 through Oct. 6


9/12/2002


lectures
19 Thursday
"The Birth of a Tale: Jews and the Eucharist in Late Medieval Europe." Miri Rubin, University of London. 7:30 p.m. 407 Levis Faculty Center. Jewish Culture and Society.
"Journeying to the Coldest Places in the Universe: Bose-Einstein Condensation in Atoms." Gordon Baym, UI. 7:30 p.m. Colwell Playhouse, Krannert Center. Center for Advanced Study 12th Annual Lecture.

20 Friday
"The Physics of Dance." Kenneth Laws, Dickinson College. 7 p.m. Colwell Playhouse, Krannert Center. Center for Advanced Study.

21 Saturday
"The Physics of Dance." Kenneth Laws, Dickinson College. 10:15 a.m. 141 Loomis Lab. Saturday Physics Honors Program.

22 Sunday
"Cleopatra of Egypt: From Queen to Vamp." Maryline Parca, UI. 3 p.m. Krannert Art Museum auditorium. Archaeological Institute of America and Krannert Art Museum.

24 Tuesday
"Embracing a Lifetime of Trouble: Reasons to Study Religion in the Post 9/11 Era." Rick Layton, UI. Lunch 11:55 a.m.; speaker 12:10 p.m. Latzer Hall, University YMCA. Know Your University.

26 Thursday
"Success Means Never Being Satisfied: Follow Your Passion." Michael Krasny, CDW Computer Centers Inc. 4 p.m. Levis Faculty Center. V. Dale Cozad Lecture on Entrepreneurship/Commerce and Business Administration.
"Intertextualitaet von Wort und Bild in Emblemen aus Heidelbert and Strassburg, 1620/1630: Embleme als Komposita von Kritik an den Jesuiten und an dem Kaiser." Wolfgang Harms, University of Munich. 7:30 p.m. Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Languages Building. Germanic Languages and Literatures.

27 Friday
"Jews, Arabs and Medieval Europe." Gil Anidjar, Columbia University. 3 p.m. Music Room, Levis Faculty Center. Center for Advanced Study.
"Indigenous Music Cultures in an Interconnected World." Beverley Diamond, Memorial University, Newfoundland. 7 p.m. 407 Levis Faculty Center. Bruno and Wanda Nettl Distinguished Lecture in Ethnomusicology/Music.

28 Saturday
"Physics in the Early Universe: Ingredients of the Primordial Soup." Brian Fields, UI. 10:15-11:30 a.m. 141 Loomis Lab. Saturday Physics Honors Program.

1 Tuesday
"(Mis) Understanding Free Speech on Campus." Amy Gajda, UI. Lunch 11:55 a.m.; speaker 12:10 p.m. Latzer Hall, University YMCA. Know Your University.

2 Wednesday
"Gardens in Japanese Contemporary Art." Koji Takahashi, Nihon University, Japan. 5 p.m. Japan House, 2000 S. Lincoln Ave., Urbana. Japan House.
"Beyond Words: The Art of Theresa Hak Kyung Cha." Lawrence Rinder, Whitney Museum of American Art. 5:30 p.m. Krannert Art Museum auditorium. Lorado Taft Lectureship on Art Fund/ Fine and Applied Arts.
"The Bagel: A Social History of an Edible Icon." Barbara Kirshenblatt-Gimblett, New York University. 7:30 p.m. Third floor, Levis Faculty Center. Center for Advanced Study, and Jewish Culture and Society.

colloquia
20 Friday
"PCB Emissions From the Monsanto Plant in Anniston, Alabama." Jack Matson, Pennsylvania State University. Noon. 2251 Veterinary Medicine Basic Sciences Building.
Veterinary Biosciences.

23 Monday
"The Horseman Figure in the Dian Culture of Yunnan and It’s Implications." Chiou-Peng TzeHuey, UI. Noon. 101 International Studies Building. East Asian and Pacific Studies.
"The Carracci, Caravaggio and the Early Baroque in Italy." Marcel Franciscono, UI. Noon. Trees Gallery, Krannert Art Museum. Krannert Art Museum Council.

24 Tuesday
"The Indian Merchant Diaspora in Early Modern Central Asia." Scott Levi, Eastern Illinois University. Noon. 101 International Studies Building. Russian and East European Center, and South Asian and Middle Eastern Studies.
"The Inquiry Page: Tools to Support Inquiry-Based Learning." Chip Bruce, UI. Noon. 3269 Beckman Institute. Imaging Technology Group/Beckman Institute.

25 Wednesday
"Indirect Calorimetry and the Energy Balance Equation: Clinical Implications and Outcomes." James Mault, Healthetech Inc., Golden, Colo. 4 p.m. 150 Animal Sciences. Nutritional Sciences
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26 Thursday
"Fluency Oriented Reading Instruction: Accommodating Academic Differences in Second Grade." Steven Stahl, UI. Noon. 242 Education Building. Bureau of Educational Research.

27 Friday
"Methane Monooxygenase and Compound Q: How to Oxidize Methane Without Getting Burned." John D. Lipscomb, University of Minnesota. Noon. B102 Chemical and Life Sciences Lab. Biochemistry.
"Get Real, Go Local: A Microhistorical Approach to Russian Orthodoxy." Gregory Freeze, Brandeis University. 4 p.m. 101 International Studies Building. Russian and East European Center.

30 Monday
"Primal-Dual Algorithms and Market Equilibria." Vijay V. Vazirani, Georgia Tech University. 4 p.m. 1320 Digital Computer Lab. Computer Science.

2 Wednesday
"Putting Potty Parity in Perspective: Gender and Family Issues in Restroom Design." Kathryn Anthony and Meghan Dufresne, UI. Noon. Women’s Studies Building, 911 S. Sixth St., Champaign. Feminist Scholarship Series/Women’s Studies.
"Genetic Analysis of Variation in Maize Kernel Chemical and Nutritional Composition." Torbert Rocheford, UI. 4 p.m. 150 Animal Sciences. Nutritional Sciences.

3 Thursday
"Assessment and Accountability Implications of 'No Child Left Behind.' " Lizanne DeStefano, UI. Noon. 242 Education Building. Bureau of Educational Research.
"Anti-Saracenism: The Reinvention of the Muslim Enemy in America." Yvonne Haddad, Georgetown University. 4 p.m. 217 Noyes Lab. Russian and East European Center; South Asian and Middle Eastern Studies; and International Programs and Studies.

4 Friday
"Good Science Ain’t Always Good Enough!" Susan McRory, Alberta Justice, Special Prosecutions, Edmonton, Alberta. Noon. 2251 Veterinary Medicine Basic Sciences Building. Veterinary Biosciences.
"Life on CO and CO2: Crystallograhic Studies of the CO Dehydrogenase/Acetyl-CoA Synthase." Catherine L. Drennan, Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Noon. B102 Chemical and Life Sciences Lab. Biochemistry.

theater
29 Sunday
The Lippizzaner Stallions. 2 p.m. Assembly Hall. An equestrian work of art, harkening back to a time when the horse was a symbol of grace and majesty, the Lipizzaner Stallions are an experience to be enjoyed by the entire family. Admission charge.

3 Thursday
4 by Beckett. Sara Lampert Hoover, director. 8 p.m. Studio Theater, Krannert Center. A quartet of Samuel Beckett’s short plays which explore a landscape of human experience in simple scenes of movement and stillness, going and coming, gesture and melody. Admission charge.

4 Friday
4 by Beckett. Sara Lampert Hoover, director. 8 p.m. Studio Theater, Krannert Center. Admission charge.

5 Saturday
"Grease." 7:30 p.m. Assembly Hall. Revisit the classic rock ‘n’ roll sounds of the ’50s. Admission charge.
SITI Company: "bobrauschenbergamerica." 7:30 p.m. Tryon Festival Theater, Krannert Center. By Charles L. Mee; Anne Bogart, director. This work mixes up a mosaic of New York cafes and rural farmhouse, business schemes and shootings, chicken jokes and checkers, and embodies the inquisitive spirit of the iconic American artist who inspired it. Recommended for mature audiences. Admission charge.
4 by Beckett. Sara Lampert Hoover, director. 8 p.m. Studio Theater, Krannert Center. Admission charge.

music
19 Thursday
Faculty Recital. William Moersch, percussion. 8 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. Assisted by faculty colleague Ricardo Flores, Moersch premieres works for percussion by Charles Griffin and Graham Whettam, along with music by Akemi Naito, Peter Klatzow and Elliott Carter. Admission charge.

20 Friday
Sweet Honey In The Rock. 7 p.m. Tryon Festival Theater, Krannert Center. Embracing a wide variety of African-American musical traditions, these master teachers, cultural curators and social activists create a memorable experience. Sign language interpreted. Admission charge.
UI Symphony Orchestra. Donald Schleicher, conductor. 8 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. This university ensemble presents Beethoven's Symphony No. 6 along with "In the Balance" by Taylor and the Suite from "Der Rosenkavalier" by Richard Strauss. Admission charge.

21 Saturday
Sweet Honey In The Rock. 7 p.m. Tryon Festival Theater, Krannert Center. Sign language interpreted. Admission charge.
Faculty Recital. Laurien Laufman, cello. 8 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. With Casey Robards, piano. In a program titled "The American Cello," this School of Music faculty artist presents works by Barber, Foss, Crumb and others. Admission charge.
Master of Music Recital. Yin "Jingo" Chen, harpsichord. 8 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall.

22 Sunday
Independent Study Special Project Recital. "The Songs of Robert Owens." 4 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall. Henry Pleas, tenor, and Jeffrey Peterson, piano.

24 Tuesday
Voice Division Recital. 11 a.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall.

25 Wednesday
2002 Martirano Award Concert. Zack Browning and Stephen Taylor, co-directors. 8 p.m. Colwell Playhouse, Krannert Center. With the UI New Music Ensemble. The program features Yumiko Juvigny, winner of the sixth Annual Salvatore Martirano Memorial Composition Award. Admission charge.

27 Friday
Steven Curtis Chapman. 7:30 p.m. Assembly Hall. Dove award-winner Chapman brings his "Declaration" tour to the Assembly Hall. With special guest, Nicole Nordeman. Admission charge.

29 Sunday
UI Symphonic Band II and UI Concert Band I. Peter J. Griffin and Kenneth Steinsultz, conductors. 3 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. A variety of works from the symphonic and concert band repertoires. Admission charge.
Faculty Recital. William Heiles, harpsichord. 3 p.m. Memorial Room, Smith Hall. Program includes Bach’s "The Art of the Fugue."
UI Wind Symphony and UI Symphonic Band I. James F. Keene and Thomas E. Caneva, conductors. 7 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. These two ensembles from the Division of Bands present their season-opening concert. Admission charge.

2 Wednesday
Tokyo String Quartet. Martin Beaver and Kikuei Ikeda, violin; Kazuhide Isomura, viola; and Clive Greensmith, cello. 8 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. With Max Levinson, piano. Works by Schubert, Beethoven and Brahms will be performed. Admission charge.

3 Thursday
Faculty Recital. Danwen Jiang, violin. 8 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. A program of mostly Baroque music performed with School of Music faculty and students. Admission charge.

5 Saturday
Sinfonia da Camera: "Romance from Russia." Ian Hobson, music director and piano. 8 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. With David Murray, double bass. Music by Borodin, Koussevitzky, Shchedrin and Rachmaninoff will be performed. Admission charge.

6 Sunday
Miami String Quartet. Ivan Chan and Cathy Meng Robinson, violin; Chauncey Patterson, viola; and Keith Robinson, cello. 3 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. The program includes Haydn’s String Quartet in D major, Op. 20, No. 4; George Rochberg's String Quartet No. 5; and Grieg's String Quartet in G minor, Op. 27. Admission charge.

sports
21 Saturday
Football. UI vs. San Jose State University. 1 p.m. Memorial Stadium. Band Day and Varsity ‘I’ Day. Admission charge.

27 Friday
Women's Soccer. UI vs. University of Dayton. 7 p.m. Illinois Soccer Field. Admission charge.
Volleyball. UI vs. Northwestern University. 7 p.m. Huff Hall. Admission charge.

28 Saturday
Football. UI vs. University of Michigan. Time: TBA. Memorial Stadium. Foundation Day. Admission charge.
Volleyball. UI vs. University of Wisconsin. 7 p.m. Huff Hall. Admission charge.

29 Sunday
Women's Soccer. UI vs. Northwestern University. 2 p.m. Illinois Soccer Field. Admission charge.

2 Wednesday
Volleyball. UI vs. Purdue University. 7 p.m. Huff Hall. Admission charge.

4 Friday
Volleyball. UI vs. Pennsylvania State University. 7 p.m. Huff Hall. Admission charge.
Women's Soccer. UI vs. University of Wisconsin. 7 p.m. Illinois Soccer Field. Admission charge.

6 Sunday
Women's Soccer. UI vs. University of Minnesota. 2 p.m. Illinois Soccer Field. Admission charge.

et cetera
25 Wednesday
Artist Talk. Robert Mangold, artist, will discuss his work. 5:30 p.m. Krannert Art Museum auditorium. Fine and Applied Arts.

26 Thursday
William R. and Clarice V. Spurlock Museum Dedication. 1 p.m. Spurlock Museum grounds, 600 S. Gregory St., Urbana. (In case of rain, dedication proceedings will take place in the Illini Rooms of the Illini Union). For more information, send e-mail to cara@illinois.edu or call 244-4152. Spurlock Museum.

28 Saturday
"Prairie Prowl." 10 a.m.-noon. Environmental Learning Center, south side of Allerton Park. All ages. Jamie Ellis, Illinois Natural History Survey, will discuss the history and importance of prairies. $5 per person. For more information and to register, send e-mail to allertonpark@illinois.edu or call 762-2721 or 244-1035. Allerton Park and Conference Center.
"Science of Nature." 1-2:30 p.m. Environmental Learning Center, south side of Allerton Park. Ages 6-10. Explore nature through hands-on experiments. Dress for outdoors and messy play. $5 per child. For more information and to register, send e-mail to allertonpark@illinois.edu or call 762-2721 or 244-1035. Allerton Park and Conference Center.
"Seeing Stars." 7-9 p.m. Visitors Center, Allerton Park. All ages. Champaign-Urbana Astronomical Society will lead an indoor presentation before heading outside to see the stars. Telescopes provided; bring your own binoculars. $5 per person. For more information and to register, send e-mail to allertonpark@illinois.edu or call 762-2721 or 244-1035. Allerton Park and Conference Center.

4 Friday
"Landscape and Vision." 9 a.m. Temple Buell Hall, 611 E. Lorado Taft Drive, Champaign. Keynote speaker: Martin Jay, University of California, Berkeley. For more information, send e-mail to lasymp@illinois.edu. Continues through Saturday. Landscape Architecture.
Conference: "Women’s Rituals in Context." 5 p.m. Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Languages Building. Opening lecture: "The Scandal of Women’s Ritual." Deborah Lyons, Johns Hopkins University. For more information, send e-mail to lsroka@illinois.edu. Continues on Saturday beginning at 9 a.m. Classics.

exhibits
"Government Documents Library: How We Can Help You!"
Government Documents Library.
"Maquiladoras en Mexico"
Latin American and Caribbean Library.
"The Illinois Natural History Survey Biological Collections"
Main hall display cases, Library.
"Evolution 2002"
Mueller Case, east foyer, Library.
"Saving for the Future: The Library Friends Preservation Gift Fund at Work"
Rare Book and Special Collections Library.
Through Sept. 30.

"The Dream of the Audience: Theresa Hak Kyung Cha (1951-1982)"
Through Oct. 27.
"Drawings of Choice from a New York Collection"
Through Nov. 3.
Krannert Art Museum and Kinkead Pavilion. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday, Thursday–Saturday; 9 a.m.-8 p.m. Wednesday; 2-5 p.m. Sunday. Admission to the museum is free; a donation of $3 is suggested.

"Claire Wolf Krantz: Java, in Time and Memory"
"Les Christensen: Sculpture"
Through Oct. 12.
I space, 230 W. Superior St., Chicago. 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday.

@art gallery. Online exhibit of the UI School of Art and Design. www.art.uiuc.edu/@art.

World Heritage Museum. Closed. Will reopen as the new Spurlock Museum of World Cultures at a new location in 2002. www.spurlock.uiuc.edu

This calendar is excerpted from the Sept. 19 issue of Inside Illinois, the faculty-staff newspaper at the UI.