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Events at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign from March 20 through April 6


3/13/2003

lectures
31 Monday
"Michaelangelo: The Aristrocrat as Artist." William E. Wallace, Washington University. 7 p.m. 62 Auditorium, Krannert Art Museum. Philipp Fehl Memorial Lecture/Rosemary Coffey Lecture.

1 Tuesday
April Fools: Gaspar Project Improv Comedy Troupe. Lunch 11:55 a.m.; speaker 12:10 p.m. Latzer Hall, University YMCA. Know Your University.
"The Historical Construction of Racism: A Comparison of White Supremacy and Anti-Semitism." George Fredrickson, Robinson Professor of History, Stanford University. 7:30 p.m. 407 Levis Faculty Center. CAS/MillerComm; Center on Democracy in a Multiracial Society.

4 Friday
"Against All Odds: The Enduring Quest for Democracy in Central Africa." Eyamba Bokamba, UI. Noon. Latzer Hall, University YMCA. Friday Forum.

6 Sunday
"Kokyou o Hanarete (My Hometown, Myanmar)." Than Min Kyaw, UI. 1 p.m. Japan House, 2000 S. Lincoln Ave., Urbana. Japan House.

colloquia

20 Thursday
"Teacher Identity in Cyberspace: Building a Portal for Cultural Consciousness." Sharon Tettegah, UI. Noon. 242 Education Building. Bureau of Educational Research.
"Analyzing Gender and Income Issues." Agnes Quisumbing, International Food Policy Research Institute. 2 p.m. 180 Bevier Hall. Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences.
"Molecular and Supramolecular Structure of Amyloid Fibrils Associated With Alzheimer’s Disease: Insights From Nuclear Magnetic Resonance." Robert Tycko, Laboratory of Chemical Physics, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Md. 4 p.m. 141 Loomis Laboratory. Post-Genomic Institute.

21 Friday
"Dynamic Control of Gene Expression: The Architecture of the Transcription Initiation Complex and its Modulation by Small Molecules." Richard Gourse, University of Wisconsin. Noon. B102 Chemical and Life Sciences auditorium. Biochemistry.
"The Galactic Center Black Hole." Reinhard Genzel, Max Planck Institut fuer Extraterrestrische Physik and University of California at Berkeley. 4 p.m. 134 Astronomy. Astrophysics.

31 Monday
"A Women’s Movement in a Rural Community in Senegal: The Tostan Adult Education Program Leads the Way." Maimouna Barro, UI. Noon. 101 International Studies Building. Women and Gender in Global Perspectives.
"The Past and Future Perspective, Responsibility and Relevance of Veterinary Colleges in Advancing the University’s Land-Grant Mission." Joseph A. DiPietro, dean, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Florida. 4 p.m. Large Animal Clinic auditorium. Reception following. Acceptances only to 333-2762 or jsims@illinois.edu. Veterinary Medicine
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1 Tuesday
"Terrorism in the Balkans: Domestic or Imported?" Petar Boskovic, Institute for Strategic Studies and Development, Belgrade. Noon. 101 International Studies Building. Russian and East European Center.
"Constructing a Research Grade Interactive Remote Microscopy Application – Goals, Challenges and Results." Don Appleman, UI. Noon. 3269 Beckman Institute. Imaging Technology Group, Beckman.Institute.
"The Need to Realize the Promise of Equal Justice in Death Penalty and Other Criminal Cases." Stephen B. Bright, director, Southern Center for Human Rights, Atlanta. 4 p.m. Max L. Rowe Auditorium, College of Law. Law.

2 Wednesday
"Methyl Group Metabolism and Cancer Development." Edward L. Giovannucci, Harvard School of Public Health. 4 p.m. 150 Animal Sciences Lab. Nutritional Sciences.
"The Social Implications of Biometrics Technology." Kelly Gates, UI. 4 p.m. 356 Armory Building. Arms Control, Disarmament and International Security.
"A Systems Approach to Molecular Electronics." James Heath, California Institute of Technology. 3 p.m. 5602 Beckman Institute. Nanoscale Science and Technology.

3 Thursday
"Computer Science and Game Theory: Mutual Influences and Synergies." Kevin Leyton-Brown, Stanford University. 10 a.m. 2240 Digital Computer Lab. Computer Science.
"Evaluation Theory and Practice." Thomas Schwandt, UI. Noon. 242 Education Building. Bureau of Educational Research.

4 Friday
"Islam and Africa." Farid Esack, author. Noon.
101 International Studies Building. African Studies.
"William Abbott Oldfather and Contemporary Classics at Illinois." Winton Solberg, UI. 2 p.m. 217 Illini Union. Classics.
"Underrepresented Minorities in the Academy: Understanding the Career Attainment Process." William Trent, UI. 3-4:30 p.m. Children’s Resource Center, 51 E. Gerty Drive. Educational Research.

theater
3 Thursday
"Antigone." Tom Mitchell, director. 8 p.m. Studio Theater, Krannert Center. Antigone, a defiant young woman takes a stand for justice and compassion. Admission charge.

4 Friday
"Antigone." Tom Mitchell, director. 8 p.m. Studio Theater, Krannert Center. Admission charge.

5 Saturday
"Antigone." Tom Mitchell, director. 8 p.m. Studio Theater, Krannert Center. Admission charge.

music
20 Thursday
Junior Recital. Abigail Galle, soprano. 11:30 a.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall.
UI Concert Choir. Chester Alwes, conductor. 8 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. A send-off concert on the eve of the group’s departure for a nine-day tour of Russia. Admission charge.
Master of Music Recital. Wendy Jones, soprano. 8 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall.
Junior Recital. Brendan Finucane, cello. 8 p.m. Memorial Room, Smith Hall.

21 Friday
Faculty Recital. Sherban Lupu, violin. 8 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. With Ian Hobson, piano. Bartók works for violin and piano. Admission charge.

1 Tuesday
"Orpheus." Richard Goode, piano. 8 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. Performance includes Beethoven’s Fourth Piano Concerto, Haydn’s Symphony No. 73 "La Chasse" and Elliot Carters Symphony No. 1. Admission charge.

3 Thursday
Twelve Twenty Concert Series. The Four Hornsmen of the Apocalypse. 12:20-12:50 p.m. Beckman Institute atrium. School of Music and Fine and Applied Arts.
Mini Jazz Festival. 5:30-7:30 p.m. Lobby, Krannert Center. Urbana High School, Champaign Central High School and Edison Middle School jazz bands will perform.
"Stefan Wolpe and Abstract Expressionism." Josef Helfenstein and Guy Garnett, speakers. 7 p.m. Tryon Festival Theater, Krannert Center.
"‘Stefan Wolpe: Student, Teacher, Composer.’" 8 p.m. Tryon Festival Theatre. The Williams/Bugallo Duo is joined by Nicholas Hodges. Admission charge. School of Music.
Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra. Wynton Marsalis, artistic director. 8 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. Admission charge.

4 Friday
Illini Statesmen. 8 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall. Since 1947 this group has brought barbershop musical enjoyment throughout central Ilinois. Admission charge.
UI Percussion Ensemble. William Moersch, director.
8 p.m. Tryon Festival Theatre. This concert includes both classic and new, cutting-edge percussion ensemble repertoire. Admission charge. School of Music.

5 Saturday
Champaign-Urbana Symphony Orchestra. Steven Larsen, music director and conductor. 8 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. With Patrick Sheridan, tuba. Admission charge.

6 Sunday
Krannert Center Debut Artist. Lori Williams, soprano.
3 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. Jeffrey Peterson, piano. Music by Mozart, Schubert, Menotti and Debussy. Admission charge.
Concerto Urbano. Charlotte Mattax, director. 7 p.m. Tryon Festival Theatre. School of Music. With Cynthia Pipkin-Doyle and Philip Johnson, dancers. Admission charge.

films
1 Tuesday
Reel Queer Film Festival. "Trembling Before G-d." 7:30 p.m. 100 Gregory Hall. LBGT Concerns, Office of Women’s Programs, Red Roots, Native American House, Housing.

2 Wednesday
"Señorita Extraviada." 7 p.m. 124 Burrill Hall. Rosario Acosta, co-founder of Nuestras Hijas de Regreso a Casa, will lead a discussion following the film. La Casa Cultural Latina.
Reel Queer Film Festival. "Daddy and Papa." 7:30 p.m. 192 Lincoln Hall. LBGT Concerns, Office of Women’s Programs, Red Roots, Native American House, Housing.

3 Thursday
Reel Queer Film Festival. "An Evening of Shorts." 7:30 p.m. 213 Gregory Hall.LBGT Concerns, Office of Women’s Programs, Red Roots, Native American House, Housing.

4 Friday
Reel Queer Film Festival. Marcus Rene Van Workshop. 2 p.m. 101 Armory. "Two Spirit People" and "The Business of Fancydancing." 7:30 p.m. 192 Lincoln Hall. LBGT Concerns, Office of Women’s Programs, Red Roots, Native American House, Housing.

5 Saturday
Reel Queer Film Festival. "Chrissy." 7:30 p.m. 100 Gregory Hall. LBGT Concerns, Office of Women’s Programs, Red Roots, Native American House, Housing.

sports
20 Thursday
Men’s Tennis. UI vs. University of Minnesota. 6 p.m. Atkins Tennis Center

26 Wednesday
Softball. UI vs. Bradley University (2). 4 p.m. Eichelberger Field. Admission charge.

28 Friday
Baseball. UI vs. Indiana University. 4:05 p.m. Illinois Field. Admission charge.

29 Saturday
Baseball. UI vs. Indiana University (2). 1:05 p.m. Illinois Field. Admission charge.
Women’s Gymnastics. Big Ten Championships. 6 p.m. Huff Hall. Admission charge.

30 Sunday
Baseball. UI vs. Indiana University. 1:05 p.m. Illinois Field. Admission charge.

1 Tuesday
Baseball. UI vs. Western Michigan University. 6:35 p.m. Illinois Field. Admission charge.

2 Wednesday
Baseball. UI vs. Western Michigan University. 2:05 p.m. Illinois Field. Admission charge.
Women’s Tennis. UI vs. Notre Dame. 3:30 p.m. Atkins Tennis Center.

4 Friday
Softball. UI vs. Pennsylvania State University. 6 p.m. Eichelberger Field. Admission charge.

5 Saturday
Women’s Tennis. UI vs. Pennsylvania State University. 11 a.m. Atkins Tennis Center.
Softball. UI vs. Pennsylvania State University. Noon. Eichelberger Field. Admission charge.

6 Sunday
Women’s Tennis. UI vs. Ohio State University. 11 a.m. Atkins Tennis Center.
Softball. UI vs. Ohio State University (2). Noon. Eichelberger Field. Admission charge.

et cetera
20 Thursday
Retirement Planning Seminar Series: A Woman’s Money, A Woman’s Future. 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. 404 Illini Union. University Office of Human Resources and Campus Benefits.
International Coffee Hour. Turkish. 7:30 p.m. Cosmopolitan Club, 307 E. John St., Champaign. Cosmopolitan Club.

25 Tuesday
Workshop: Investing in a Volatile Market. 7 p.m. UI Employees Credit Union, 2201 S. First St., Champaign. UI Employees Credit Union.

27 Thursday
Tea ceremony. 2 and 3 p.m. Japan House, 2000 S. Lincoln Ave., Urbana. Reservations recommended. Japan House.

29 Saturday
Composting Workshop. 1-2:30 p.m. Allerton Park and Conference Center. Allerton Park and Conference Center.
"W is for Weather." Part of Nature ABC’s and 123’s series for preschoolers ages 2-5. 10 a.m. Allerton Park and Conference Center. Allerton Park and Conference Center.

30 Sunday
"Nature Through Science and Art." Ages 6-10.
1-2:30 p.m. Allerton Park and Conference Center. Allerton Park and Conference Center.

31 Monday
Retirement Planning Seminar Series: Understanding More How Your Money Works. 10 a.m. and 1 p.m.
407 Illini Union. University Office of Human Resources and Campus Benefits.

1 Tuesday
Tuesday@Seven. Bridging the Gap: Gender Communication. 7 p.m. 209 Illini Union. Counseling Center.

2 Wednesday
Bicycle Maintenance Clinic. 1-3 p.m. Outdoor Rec Center, 51 E. Gregory, Champaign. Demonstrations and problem solving. Registration required; fee: $10/$14. For more information, visit www.campusrec.uiuc.edu or call 333-8747. Campus Recreation.

3 Thursday
International Coffee Hour. Croatian. 7:30 p.m. Cosmopolitan Club, 307 E. John St., Champaign. Cosmopolitan Club.

4 Friday
AFYA: Mental, Physical, Spiritual Health. 14th Annual Women of Color Annual Conference. Registration 1-4 p.m. African American Cultural Program, 708 S. Mathews, Urbana. Ruby Dee, keynote speaker, 7 p.m. Natural History Building. Intinerary and registration forms online. African American Cultural Program
April Ally Meeting. Noon-1:30 p.m. 405 Illini Union. Transgender Issues. For more information, call 333-3137.

5 Saturday
AFYA: Mental, Physical, Spiritual Health. 14th Annual Women of Color Annual Conference. 9 a.m.- 9 p.m. Hawthorne Suites Limited, 101 Trade Center Drive, Champaign. Intinerary and registration forms online. African American Cultural Program
CultureTalk: Susan Sontag and Jonathan Miller.
7:30 p.m. Tryon Festival Theatre. A new initiative designed to bring international-profile cultural figures to campus to discuss the evolving relationships between the arts and contemporary society. Free, tickets required. Krannert Center, Fine and Applied Arts and Center for Advanced Study.
Veterinary Medicine Open House. 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Veterinary Medicine Basic Sciences Building, 2001 S. Lincoln Ave, Urbana.
6 Sunday
20th Annual International Dinner. 6 p.m. Latzer Hall, University YMCA. Cosmopolitan Club.

exhibits
"Benito Juarez (1806-1872) Myth in Mexico"
Latin American and Caribbean Library.
"Asian American Experiences"
Mueller display case, east foyer, Library.
"Celebrating Black History Month"
Main hall display cases, Library.
Through March 31.
"Epigraph for a Condemned Book"
Rare Book and Special Collections Library.
Through March 27, 2003.

"UI Museum of Natural History"
"Horowitz Collection of Brass Rubbings"
Five galleries featuring the cultures of the world.
Spurlock Museum, 600 S. Gregory St., Urbana.
Noon-8 p.m. Tuesday; 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Wednesday-Friday;
10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday.

"New Acquisitions 2000-2002"
Through March 23.
"The Beginning of Seeing: Tribal Art and the Pictographs of Adolph Gottlieb"
Through March 30.
Featured Works. "Creativity in Print: Artistic Interactions Through the Work of Edward Weston"
"The Idea of Landscape in the Western Tradition: Works From the Permanent Collection"
Through April 13.
"Art and Conflict: The Image of War in 20th Century Art"
Through May 18.
"American Folk art From the Herbert Fried Collection"
On view March 28.
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.

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

This calendar is excerpted from the March 20 issue of Inside Illinois, the faculty-staff newspaper at the UI.