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Events at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign from Sept. 4 through 21


8/28/2003

lectures
4 Thursday
“Sebald’s Twentieth-Century Histories.” Peter Fritzsche, UI. 7:30 p.m. Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Languages Building. Germanic Languages and Literatures.

8 Monday
“Historiography, Hagiography, and the Rise of Vernacular Fiction.” Marianne Kalinke, UI. 7:30 p.m. Colwell Playhouse, Krannert Center. Center for Advanced Study.

10 Wednesday
“Revealing Human Evolution.” Tim D. White, University of California, Berkeley. 7:30 p.m. Knight Auditorium, Spurlock Museum, Anthropology and MillerComm.

11 Thursday
“Understanding Complex Environmental Systems: An Exploration of NSF’s Vision for the Decade.” Margaret Leinen, National Science Foundation. 4 p.m. Third floor, Levis Faculty Center,. The Environmental Council and MillerComm.

12 Friday
“Defining the Moderate Palestinian Voice: The Power of Humor.” Ray Hanania, author, writer and journalist. Noon. Latzer Hall, University YMCA. Friday Forum.

13 Saturday
“Tango: The Art History of Love.” Robert Farris Thompson, Yale University. 3 p.m. Room 62, Krannert Art Museum. Art History Program and MillerComm.

16 Tuesday
“The Supreme Court, Access to Higher Education and Building a Positive Story of Race in America.” Nancy Cantor, UI. Lunch 11:55 a.m.; speaker 12:05 p.m. Latzer Hall, University YMCA. Know Your University.

17 Wednesday
“A Life of Struggle for Justice: Gerda Lerner and Her Political Autobiography, ‘Fireweed.’ ” Gerda Lerner, University of Wisconsin, Madison. 7:30 p.m. Third floor, Levis Faculty Center, History and MillerComm.
Reading Brown: “Crossing: A White Man’s Journey Into Black America.” Walt Harrington, UI. Noon. Latzer Hall, YMCA. Brown vs. Board of Education/Office of the Chancellor.

18 Thursday
“Consolidation Trends in Global Agribusiness.” Paul B. Mulhollem, Archer Daniels Midland Co., Decatur. 2 p.m. Monsanto Room, ACES Library, Information and Alumni Center. ACES Global Connect/Agricultural Consumer and Environmental Sciences.

19 Friday
“In the Swing of the Pendulum: African Americans Keeping Their Eyes on the Prize.” Sondra Matthews, editor and journalist. Noon. Latzer Hall, University YMCA. Friday Forum.

20 Saturday
“Human Induced Climate Change: An Introduction and Overview.” Mike Schlesinger, UI. 10:15-11:30 a.m. 141 Loomis Laboratory. Saturday Physics Honors Program.

colloquia
8 Monday
“Meet End for China’s Odyssey.” Kenneth Klinkner, UI. Noon. 101 International Studies Building. East Asian and Pacific Studies.
“Querying Moving Objects and Sensor Databases.” Sunil Prabhakar, Purdue University. 4 p.m. 1320 Digital Computing Lab. Computer Science.

9 Tuesday
“A Communal Identity But Not a Corporate One? Soslovie, State and Local Interests in Pre-Emancipation Russia.” Mollie Cavender, Ohio State University. Noon. 101 International Studies Building. Russian and East European Center.
“OTM and You – From the Lab to the Marketplace, Working Together.” Lesley Millar and Mark Kaczor, UI. Noon. 3269 Beckman Institute. Imaging Technology Group/Beckman Institute.

12 Friday
“Water-Splitting Chemistry of Photosystem II: Intrusions Into the Inner Sanctum of Photosynthesis.” Gary Brudvig, Yale University. Noon. B102 Chemical and Life Sciences Auditorium. Biochemistry.

15 Monday
“Refactoring Tools.” Ralph Johnson, UI. 4 p.m. 1320 Digital Computer Lab. Computer Science.

music
5 Friday
Billy Branch and the Sons of the Blues. 6 p.m. Krannert Art Museum.

7 Sunday
Doctor of Musical Arts Recital. Vanessa Sielert, saxophone. 11 a.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall.
Doctor of Musical Arts Recital. Vern Sielert, trumpet. 1 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall.

9 Tuesday
Doctor of Musical Arts Project Recital. Kyung-A Yang, harpsichord. 7:30 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall.

10 Wednesday
Doctor of Musical Arts Project Recital. Kyung-A Yang, fortepiano. 7:30 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall.

11 Thursday
Doctor of Musical Arts Recital. Jinah Lee, piano. 7:30 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall.

12 Friday
Doctor of Musical Arts Project Recital. Mi Jeong Huh, soprano. 5 p.m. Memorial Room, Smith Hall.
Faculty Recital. Ian Hobson, piano. 7:30 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. Admission charge. School of Music.
Carnatic Classical Vocal Concert. 7:30 p.m. Music Building auditorium.

13 Saturday
Doctor of Musical Arts Accompanying Recital. Kevin Class, piano. 5 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall.
Opening Night Celebration: Big Bang Theory. 5:30 p.m. Lobby, Krannert Center. This local band of veteran musicians provides a little rock, a little roots music and a little blues.
Bruce Hornsby. 7:30 p.m. Tryon Festival Theater, Krannert Center. Piano player, storyteller and singer. Admission charge.
Afterglow: Big Bang Theory. 9:30 p.m. Lobby, Krannert Center.

14 Sunday
Second Sunday Concert. UI Harp Ensemble. Ann Yeung, director. 2 p.m. Krannert Art Museum. Broadcast live on sponsoring station WILL-FM (90.9).
Doctor of Musical Arts Recital. Darin Kamstra, percussion. 7:30 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall.

16 Tuesday
Barbara Cook: “Mostly Sondheim.” 7:30 p.m. Tryon Festival Theater, Krannert Center. A 90-minute cabaret of songs. Admission charge.
Faculty Recital. Michael Cameron, double bass. 7:30 p.m. Memorial Room, Smith Hall.

19 Friday
Sweet Honey in the Rock. 7:30 p.m. Tryon Festival Theater, Krannert Center. With special guests Toshi Reagon and Big Lovely. An “Eveningsong Special” of chant, spirituals, poetry, freedom songs and original material, along with special lighting, lively costuming and sign language interpretation by Shirley Johnson Saxon. Admission charge.

20 Saturday
Doctor of Musical Arts Recital. Jori Jennings, mezzo-soprano. 5 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall.
Sweet Honey in the Rock. 7:30 p.m. Tryon Festival Theater, Krannert Center. With special guests Toshi Reagon and Big Lovely. An “Eveningsong Special” of chant, spirituals, poetry, freedom songs and original material, along with special lighting, lively costuming and sign language interpretation by Shirley Johnson Saxon. Admission charge.
Annual Dad’s Day Concert. UI Varsity Men’s Glee Club. Barrington Coleman, conductor. 7:30 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. With UI Women’s Glee Club and The Other Guys. Admission charge. School of Music.

21 Sunday
Sinfonia da Camera. Ian Hobson, piano and conductor. 7:30 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. Celebrating its 20th anniversary with a season of Beethoven. Admission charge.

films
5 Friday
“42 Up.” (Great Britain). 7:47 p.m. Latzer Hall, University YMCA. Reel World International Film Series.

17 Wednesday
IPRH Film series: “Come Drink With Me.” King Hu, director. 5:30 p.m. p.m. Krannert Art Museum. Illinois Program for Research in the Humanities.
“Window to Paris.” Yuri Mamin, director. 7:30 p.m. 101 Armory. Russian with English subtitles. St. Petersburg 300th Anniversary Film Series/Russian and East European Center.

sports
5 Friday
Volleyball. UI vs. DePaul University. 8:30 p.m. Huff Hall. Admission charge.

6 Saturday
Football. UI vs. Illinois State University (Street Fest/Varsity I Day). 11 a.m. Memorial Stadium. Admission charge.
Volleyball. UI vs. Evansville or Wake Forest. Time: TBA. Huff Hall. Admission charge.

12 Friday
Women’s Soccer. UI vs. University of Evansville. 7:30 p.m. Illinois Soccer Stadium. Admission charge.

14 Sunday
Women’s Soccer. UI vs. Illinois State University. 3 p.m. Illinois Soccer Stadium. Admission charge.

16 Tuesday
Volleyball. UI vs. Loyola University. 7 p.m. Huff Hall. Admission charge.

19 Friday
Women’s Soccer. UI vs. University of Michigan. 7 p.m. Illinois Soccer Stadium. Admission charge.

20 Saturday
Football. UI vs. California (Dad’s Day/Band Day). Time: TBA. Memorial Stadium. Admission charge.

21 Sunday
Women’s Soccer. UI vs. Michigan State University. 2 p.m. Illinois Soccer Stadium. Admission charge.

et cetera
4 Thursday
Tours of the main library. 11 a.m., noon, and 1, 2 and 3 p.m. Marshall Gallery, main library. UI Library.

5 Friday
Kayak Clinic. 1-3 p.m. IMPE. Campus Recreation.

9 Tuesday
Panel discussion: “The Challenge of Creationism.” Leslea Hlusko, UI, moderator. 3 p.m. Levis Faculty Center. Illinois Program for Research in the Humanities.
Workshop: College Funding. 7 p.m. UI Employees Credit Union, 2201 S. First St., Champaign. UI Employees Credit Union.

10 Wednesday
“Traditional Processional: Adidzo Drum Club.” Agbenyega Adedze, Illinois State University. 5:30 p.m. Krannert Art Museum. Krannert Art Museum.
“Legacy of Power and Form.” Arthur P. Bourgeois and Scott Rodolitz, authors of the exhibition catalogue. 6 p.m. Krannert Art Museum. Krannert Art Museum.

12 Friday
Inline Skate Clinic. 1-3 p.m. IMPE. Campus Recreation.
“Across the Sky.” 7-8 p.m. Staerkel Planetarium, Parkland College. Allerton Park and Conference Center.

13 Saturday
Volunteer Information Meeting. 9-10 a.m. Visitor’s Center, Allerton Park. Allerton Park and Conference Center.
“The Great Perennial Divide.” 10-11:30 a.m. Visitor’s center, Allerton Park. Allerton Park and Conference Center.

14 Sunday
“Trail Trekkers, Schroth Trail.” 8-10 a.m. Allerton Park. Allerton Park and Conference Center.
Second Sunday Gallery Tour. “The Early Work of Pierre Daura.” 1 p.m. Krannert Art Museum. Jordanna Mendelson, UI. Krannert Art Museum.

15 Monday
“Nature ABCs and 123s: ‘T’ is for Tree.” 10-11 a.m. Visitor’s Center, Allerton Park. Allerton Park and Conference Center.
Panel discussion: “Rethinking the Emeritus.” Wojtek Chodzki-Zajko, UI, moderator. 4 p.m. IPRH Lecture Hall, 805 W. Pennsylvania Ave., Urbana. Illinois Program for Research in the Humanities and the Initiative on Aging.

16 Tuesday
Tuesday@Seven Workshop. “Long Distance Relationships: Bridging the Distance.” 7-9 p.m. 209 Illini Union. Counseling Center Paraprofessionals.

19 Friday
Kayak Clinic. 1-3 p.m. IMPE. Campus Recreation.

20 Saturday
Canoe/Kayak Day Trip. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. IMPE. Campus Recreation.
“Nature ABCs and 123s: ‘T’ is for Tree.” 10-11 a.m. Visitor’s Center, Allerton Park. Allerton Park and Conference Center.
Nature Tour Volunteer Training. Noon-2 p.m. Visitor’s Center, Allerton Park. Allerton Park and Conference Center.
“Seeing Stars.” 7-9 p.m. Visitor’s Center, Allerton Park. Allerton Park and Conference Center.

exhibits
“Bronze Age Trade in the Ancient Mediterranean”
Through Sept. 6.
Five galleries featuring the cultures of the world.
Spurlock Museum, 600 S. Gregory St., Urbana. Hours June 1-Aug. 31: 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday-Friday; 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday. Fall hours beginning Sept. 1: Noon-5 p.m. Tuesday; 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Wednesday-Friday; 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday.

“American Folk Art From the Herbert Fried Collection”
Through Sept. 21.
“Remnants of Ritual: Selections From the Gelbard Collection of African Art”
Through Oct. 26.
Featured Works XIII. “The Spirit of Mediterranean Pathos: The Early Works of Pierre Daura”
Through Nov. 2.
“Visualizing the Blues: Images of the American South, 1862-1999”
On view Sept. 5.
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 Sept. 4 issue of Inside Illinois, the faculty-staff newspaper at the UI.