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Events at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign from Nov. 6 through 23

10/30/2003

lectures
6 Thursday
“A Filmmaker’s Journey: From East St. Louis to Hollywood to Cyberspace.” Warrington Hudlin, independent filmmaker. 4 p.m. Third floor, Levis Faculty Center. MillerComm.
“Satanic Verse: Robert Musil and the Mystical Language of Incest.” Andreas Gailus, University of Minnesota. 5 p.m. Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Languages Building. Germanic Languages and Literatures.
“The Romance of Violence in Western Culture.” Stephen Jaeger, UI. 7 p.m. Levis Faculty Center. Medieval Studies.
“David Bergelson’s and Aron Vergelis’s Birobidzhan Shund.” Gennady Estraikh, New York University.
7:30 p.m. 101 International Studies Building. Slavic Languages and Literatures; Jewish Culture and Society; and International Programs and Studies.

7 Friday
“Writing Jewish: Identity, Religion and Politics.” Elizabeth Klein, Red Herring fiction writers. Noon. Latzer Hall, University YMCA. Friday Forum.

11 Tuesday
“From Conflict to Classroom: Returning Student GI Experiences.” Panel of military veterans from past and current conflicts. Lunch 11:55 a.m.; speaker 12:05 p.m. Latzer Hall, University YMCA. Know Your University.
“The Contributions of African Americans to U.S. and Illinois Agriculture.” Blannie E. Bowen, Pennsylvania State University. 12:30 p.m. Monsanto Conference Center, ACES Library. Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences; Brown v. Board of Education/Office of the Chancellor.
“Strengthening Gender Studies for Africa’s Transformation.” Amina Mama, University of Cape Town. 7:30 p.m. Third floor, Levis Faculty Center. MillerComm.

13 Thursday
“Eternal Anti-Semitism: A Brief History.” David Nirenberg, Johns Hopkins University. 4:30 p.m. 407 Levis Faculty Center. Medieval Studies.

14 Friday
“Educating All Children: The Challenges of Change.” Arthur Culver, superintendent, Champaign public schools. Noon. Latzer Hall, University YMCA. Friday Forum.

15 Saturday
Saturday Physics: “It’s So Weird, It’s So Simple, and You’ll Derive It for Yourself, Entirely From Scratch, Right There in Your Seat: Einstein’s Special Theory of Relativity.” George Gollin, UI. 10:15-11:30 a.m. 141 Loomis Laboratory. Saturday Physics Honors Program.

19 Wednesday
“Reading Brown: Leon Dash, author of ‘When Children Want Children.’ ” Leon Dash. Noon. YMCA. Brown v Board of Education/Office of the Chancellor.

colloquia
6 Thursday
“Trust (heedlessly) But Verify (anyway): Problems With Securing BGP.” David Nicol, UI. 4 p.m. 151 Everitt Lab. Electrical and Computer Engineering.

7 Friday
“A Central Role for mRNA Endonucleases in the Regulated Degradation of Normal and Nonsense-Containing mRNA.” Daniel R. Schoenberg, Ohio State University. Noon. B102 Chemical and Life Sciences auditorium. Biochemistry.

10 Monday
“Foundations of the Modern Novel in Early 19th Century Japan and Korea: A Consideration of Hagiwara Hiromichi and Hong Huibok.” Emanuel Pastrich, UI. Noon. 101 International Studies Building. East Asian and Pacific Studies.
“Kinetics of Hydrophobic Collapse.” David Chandler, University of California, Berkeley. 3 p.m. 3169 Beckman Institute. Theoretical and Computational Biophysics.
“Metasearch Engines as Tools of Integration.” Clement Yu, UI. 4 p.m. 1320 Digital Computer Lab. Computer Science.

11 Tuesday
“Croatia: Between a Homeland and a Nation.” Robert Whiting, UI. Noon. 101 International Studies Building. Russian and East European Center.
“From Bombs to Breast Cancer: Women’s Narratives in the Middle East.” Evelyne Accad, UI. Noon. Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Languages Building. South Asian and Middle Eastern Studies.

12 Wednesday
“Value in the Valley: Black Women in Academia – Claiming Race and Gender.” Lynette L. Danley, UI. Noon. Gender and Women’s Studies Program, 911 S. Sixth St., Champaign. Gender and Women’s Studies.
“Interpreting Gender in Africa: Whose Framework?.” J. Adhiambo Odoul, UI. Noon. 101 International Studies Building. African Studies.
“Cross Talk at the Mucosal Junction. Intestinal Intraepithelial Lymphocyte - Epithelial Cell Interactions.” Daniel Teitelbaum, University of Michigan. 4 p.m. 150 Animal Sciences Lab. Nutritional Sciences.
“Nanofluidics and Biological Physics.” Robert H. Austin, Princeton University. 4 p.m. Beckman Institute auditorium. Nanoscale Science and Technology.

13 Thursday
“Examining Lives in Context: Breast Cancer Detection and Treatment in Latina Women.” Lydia Buki, UI. Noon. 242 Education Building, 1310 S. Sixth St., Champaign. Bureau of Educational Research.
“Title: TBA.” Tim Chou, Oracle. 4 p.m. 151 Everitt Lab. Electrical and Computer Engineering.

14 Friday
“Opportunities in Higher Education in Hong Kong.” Poon Chung-Kwong, Hong Kong Polytechnic University. Noon. 101 International Studies Building. East Asian and Pacific Studies.
“Making and Breaking Ribosomes.” Carl C. Correll, University of Chicago. Noon. B102 Chemical and Life Sciences auditorium. Biochemistry.
“Conversion, Carnality and the Dangers of Poetry.” David Nirenberg, Johns Hopkins University. 1:30 p.m. Illinois Program for Research in the Humanities Building, 805 W. Pennsylvania Ave., Urbana. Medieval Studies.

17 Monday
“Peace Among Pashtuns: A People on Both Sides of the Afghanistan-Pakistan Border.” Mukulika Banerjee, University College, London. Noon. Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Languages Building. South Asian and Middle Eastern Studies.
“Post-Impressionism and Symbolism.” Marcel Franciscono, UI. Noon. Krannert Art Museum. Krannert Art Museum.
“Sari: A World of Meaning in a Piece of Cloth.” Mukulika Banerjee, University College, London. 4 p.m. 314 International Studies Building. South Asian and Middle Eastern Studies; anthropology; International Programs and Studies and Illinois Program for Research in the Humanities.

19 Wednesday
“National Science Foundation Grant Workshop.” Tom Bassett and Sosina Asfaw, UI. Noon. 101 International Studies Building. African Studies.
Faculty Art Exhibition: Painting. Conrad Bakker, UI. Noon. Krannert Art Museum. Krannert Art Museum.
“Receptor Therapy for Porcine Rotavirus Disease.” Mark S. Kuhlenschmidt, UI. 4 p.m. 150 Animal Sciences Lab. Nutritional Sciences.

20 Thursday
“After the ‘Testimonial Boom:’ What Happens When a Genre of Margins Goes Mainstream.” Kimberly Nance, Illinois State University. Noon. 101 International Studies Building. Latin American and Caribbean Studies.
“Accommodating Increasingly Complex Technology in Future Processor Design: A View From IBM Research.” Kevin Warren, IBM. 4 p.m. 151 Everitt Lab. Electrical and Computer Engineering.

theater
6 Thursday
“Anton in Show Business.” Leslie Brott, director. 7:30 p.m. Studio Theater, Krannert Center. The adventures of a Hollywood soap star, a jaded New Yorker and an enthusiastic ingénue starring in a production of Anton Chekhov’s “The Three Sisters.” Contains adult themes and strong language. Admission charge.

7 Friday
“Gross Indecency: The Three Trials of Oscar Wilde.” Henson Keys, director. 7:30 p.m. Studio Theater, Krannert Center. The story of how Oscar Wilde went from the toast of the town to humiliation and scorn presents a gripping courtroom drama. Contains adult themes and strong language. Admission charge.

8 Saturday
“Anton in Show Business.” Leslie Brott, director.
7:30 p.m. Studio Theater, Krannert Center. Contains adult themes and strong language. Admission charge.

9 Sunday
“Gross Indecency: The Three Trials of Oscar Wilde.” Henson Keys, director. 3 p.m. Studio Theater, Krannert Center. Contains adult themes and strong language. Admission charge.

10 Monday
“The Music Man.” 7:30 p.m. Assembly Hall. Meredith Willson’s classic brings 1912 Americana to the stage. Admission charge. News-Gazette Broadway Series.

12 Wednesday
“Till Death Do Us Part: A 1970s wedding gone deadly.” 6 p.m. Illini Union Ballroom. Illini Union Board’s Murder Mystery Dinner Theater.
“Anton in Show Business.” Leslie Brott, director. 7:30 p.m. Studio Theater, Krannert Center. Contains adult themes and strong language. Admission charge.

13 Thursday
“Till Death Do Us Part: A 1970s wedding gone deadly.” 6 p.m. Illini Union Ballroom. Illini Union Board’s Murder Mystery Dinner Theater.
“Gross Indecency: The Three Trials of Oscar Wilde.” Henson Keys, director. 7:30 p.m. Studio Theater, Krannert Center. Contains adult themes and strong language. Admission charge.

14 Friday
“Anton in Show Business.” Leslie Brott, director. 7:30 p.m. Studio Theater, Krannert Center. Contains adult themes and strong language. Admission charge.
“Once Upon A Mattress.” 8 p.m. Foellinger Auditorium. Based on the classic fairy tale “The Princess and the Pea.” Admission charge. Illini Union Board.

15 Saturday
“Gross Indecency: The Three Trials of Oscar Wilde.” Henson Keys, director. 7:30 p.m. Studio Theater, Krannert Center. Contains adult themes and strong language. Admission charge.
“Once Upon A Mattress.” 8 p.m. Foellinger Auditorium. Based on the classic fairy tale “The Princess and the Pea.” Admission charge. Illini Union Board.

16 Sunday
“Once Upon A Mattress.” 2 p.m. Foellinger Auditorium. Based on the classic fairy tale “The Princess and the Pea.” Admission charge. Illini Union Board.
“Anton in Show Business.” Leslie Brott, director. 3 p.m. Studio Theater, Krannert Center. Contains adult themes and strong language. Admission charge.

music
6 Thursday
Interval: UI Black Chorus. Ollie Watts Davis, conductor. Noon. Lobby, Krannert Center. Negro spirituals, anthems and formal music, traditional and contemporary gospel, jazz, and rhythm and blues.
Thursdays at 12:20. 12:20-12:50 p.m. Beckman Institute atrium. UI Graduate Saxophone Quartet. School of Music.
Prague Chamber Orchestra. 7:30 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. With the Eroica Trio. Music by Reicha, J.C. Bach and Dvorák. Admission charge.

7 Friday
Faculty Recital. Jonathan Keeble, flute. 7:30 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. Traditional and unusual flute repertoire. Admission charge. School of Music.
John Mayer with special guest Teitur. 7:30 p.m. Assembly Hall. Admission charge.

8 Saturday
Graduate Recital. Faith Holley, trumpet. 2 p.m. Music Building auditorium.
St. Petersburg State Academic Capella Choir. Vladimir Chernushenko, artistic director. 7:30 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. Rachmaninoff’s “Vespers (All-Night Vigil),” forms the centerpiece of this concert. Admission charge.

9 Sunday
Second Sunday Concert. Chamber ensembles. William Heiles, piano. 2 p.m. Krannert Art Museum. Broadcast live on sponsoring station WILL-FM (90.9).
Women’s Glee Club. Joe Grant, conductor. 3 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall.
Concerto Urbano. Charlotte Mattax, conductor. 7:30 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. Vocal and instrumental chamber works on period instruments. Admission charge. School of Music.

11 Tuesday
Voice Division Recital. 11 a.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall.
Vienna Symphony. Vladimir Fedoseyev, conductor. 7:30 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. With Nikolaj Znaider, violin. An all-Beethoven program. Admission charge.
Faculty Chamber Music. 7:30 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall.

13 Thursday
Twelve Twenty Concert Series. Piano students of William Heiles. 12:20-12:50 p.m. Beckman Institute. Music and Beckman Institute.
UI Chamber Orchestra. Donald Schleicher, conductor, and Geoffrey Clift, graduate student conductor. 7:30 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. With Jing-I Jang, harp. World premiere of the winning composition of the UI Student Composition Contest is on the program. Admission charge.

14 Friday
Doctor of Musical Arts Recital. Kenneth Tse, saxophone. 5 p.m. Music Building auditorium.

15 Saturday
Final Concert. Illinois Trumpet Weekend and Illinois Honors Trombone Choir Festival. 5 p.m. Music Building auditorium. School of Music.
Champaign-Urbana Symphony Orchestra. Stephen Larsen, music director and conductor. 7:30 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. With the UI Oratorio Society and Chamber Singers, Fred Stoltzfus, conductor, and Central Illinois Children’s Choir, Charmian Bulley, conductor. Admission charge.

16 Sunday
UI Philharmonia. Jack Ranney, conductor. 3 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. Works from the symphony orchestra repertoire. Admission charge.
UI Black Chorus. Ollie Watts Davis, conductor. 4 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall.

18 Tuesday
UI Symphonic Band II and UI Concert Band I. Peter J. Griffin and Kenneth Steinsultz, conductors. 7:30 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. Admission charge.
Illini Women/University Chorus. Susan Rice and Erik Zinter, conductors. 7:30 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall.

19 Wednesday
UI Wind Symphony and UI Symphonic Band I. James F. Keene and Thomas E. Caneva, conductors. With Karl Kramer, guest conductor. 7:30 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. Works include Grantham’s J.S. Dances, Grainger’s Lincolnshire Posy and Sensemaya by Revueltas. Admission charge.
Doctor of Musical Arts Recital. Sonia Lee, harpsichord. 7:30 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall.
Guest Artist Recital. Roscoe Mitchell Quartet. 7:30 p.m. Music Building auditorium.

20 Thursday
Junior Recital. Fu-Ju Song, piano. 11 a.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall.
Twelve Twenty Concert Series. Jing-I Jang, harp. 12:20-12:50 p.m. Beckman Institute. Music and Beckman Institute.
Alan Jackson concert. 7:30 p.m. Assembly Hall. With special guest Joe Nichols. Admission charge.
The Enescu Ensemble. Sherban Lupu, soloist and leader. 7:30 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. Works for violin by the 19th-century composers Lipinski and Mayseder. Admission charge.
Senior Music Education Choral Conducting Recital. 7:30 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall.

opera
7 Friday
“Suor Angelica” and “Gianni Schicchi.” Eduardo Diazmunoz, conductor, and Nicholas Di Virgilio, director. 7:30 p.m. Tryon Festival Theater, Krannert Center. Sung in Italian with English supertitles. Admission charge. School of Music.

8 Saturday
“Suor Angelica” and “Gianni Schicchi.” Eduardo Diazmunoz, conductor, and Nicholas Di Virgilio, director. 7:30 p.m. Tryon Festival Theater, Krannert Center. Sung in Italian with English supertitles. Admission charge. School of Music.

15 Saturday
“Suor Angelica” and “Gianni Schicchi.” Eduardo Diazmunoz, conductor, and Nicholas Di Virgilio, director. 7:30 p.m. Tryon Festival Theater, Krannert Center. Sung in Italian with English supertitles. Admission charge. School of Music.

16 Sunday
“Suor Angelica” and “Gianni Schicchi.” Eduardo Diazmunoz, conductor, and Nicholas Di Virgilio, director. 3 p.m. Tryon Festival Theater, Krannert Center. Sung in Italian with English supertitles. Admission charge. School of Music.

dance
13 Thursday
November Playhouse Dance. Dianne McIntyre, guest dancer. 7:30 p.m. Colwell Playhouse, Krannert Center. Solos and group works by Rachel Lampert, Helen Tamiris, Cynthia Pipkin-Doyle, Linda Lehovec, Elizabeth Johnson and Cathy Young. Admission charge.

14 Friday
November Playhouse Dance. Dianne McIntyre, guest dancer. 7:30 p.m. Colwell Playhouse, Krannert Center. Solos and group works by Rachel Lampert, Helen Tamiris, Cynthia Pipkin-Doyle, Linda Lehovec, Elizabeth Johnson and Cathy Young. Admission charge.

15 Saturday
November Playhouse Dance. Dianne McIntyre, guest dancer. 7:30 p.m. Colwell Playhouse, Krannert Center. Solos and group works by Rachel Lampert, Helen Tamiris, Cynthia Pipkin-Doyle, Linda Lehovec, Elizabeth Johnson and Cathy Young. Admission charge.

18 Tuesday
Merce Cunningham Dance Company: “50 Years of Forward Motion.” 7:30 p.m. Tryon Festival Theater, Krannert Center. The Kronos Quartet joins the company for MinEvent for this evening’s performance. Admission charge.

20 Thursday
Merce Cunningham Dance Company: “50 Years of Forward Motion.” 7:30 p.m. Tryon Festival Theater, Krannert Center. The celebration looks back to a pioneering 1965 work created with John Cage and forward to the 2002 creation “Loose Time.” Admission charge.

films
6 Thursday
“Blue Crush.” John Stockwell, director. 5:30 p.m.
106 Lincoln Hall. Gender and Women’s Studies.

7 Friday
“Rabbit-Proof Fence (Australia).” 7:47 p.m. Latzer Hall, University YMCA. Reel World International Film Series.

12 Wednesday
IPRH Film series: “The Iron Giant.” Brad Bird, director. 5:30 p.m. Krannert Art Museum. Illinois Program for Research in the Humanities.

sports
7 Friday
Volleyball. UI vs. University of Minnesota. 7 p.m. Huff Hall. Admission charge.

8 Saturday
Volleyball. UI vs. University of Iowa. 7 p.m. Huff Hall. Admission charge.
Women’s Basketball. UI vs. Basketball Travelers (exhibition). Time: TBA. Assembly Hall. Admission charge.

9 Sunday
Men’s Basketball. UI vs. Illinois All-Stars (exhibition). 4 p.m. Assembly Hall. Admission charge.

12 Wednesday
Volleyball. UI vs. Northwestern University. 7 p.m. Huff Hall. Admission charge.

15 Saturday
Volleyball. UI vs. University of Wisconsin. 7 p.m. Huff Hall. Admission charge.

16 Sunday
Women’s Basketball. UI vs. Reebok Lady Stars (exhibition). 2 p.m. Assembly Hall. Admission charge.

17 Monday
Men’s Basketball. UI vs. Spotlight Jammers (exhibition). 7 p.m. Assembly Hall. Admission charge.

21 Friday
Women’s Basketball. UI vs. Wayne State University. 7 p.m. Assembly Hall. Admission charge.

22 Saturday
Football. UI vs. Northwestern. Time: TBA. Memorial Stadium. Admission charge.
Men’s Basketball. UI vs. Western Illinois University. 7 p.m. Assembly Hall. Admission charge.

et cetera
7 Friday
“Brews and Brats. The Mysterious and Ancient Lost Art of Beer Making or What the Heck are Hops Anyway?” Bill Morgan, master brewer. 3-7 p.m. Spurlock Museum and Levis Faculty Center. Spurlock Museum Guild.
Campfire and Night Hike. 6:30-8:30 p.m. Environmental Learning Field Station, Allerton Park. Allerton Park and Conference Center.

9 Sunday
Second Sunday Gallery Tour. Richard D. Mohr, UI. 1 p.m. Krannert Art Museum.

11 Tuesday
Travel Adventure Series: “The Truly Great Lakes.” Jim McDonald. 6:30 p.m. Illini Rooms, Illini Union. Illini Union Faculty-Staff Social Committee.
Japanese Traditional Weaving Techniques. A. Doyle Moore, UI. 7 p.m. Japan House, 2000 S. Lincoln Ave., Urbana. Japan House.

12 Wednesday
Travel Adventure Series: “The Truly Great Lakes.” Jim McDonald. 6:30 p.m. Illini Rooms, Illini Union. Illini Union Faculty-Staff Social Committee.

14 Friday
“Across the Sky.” 7-8 p.m. Staerkel Planetarium, Parkland College. Allerton Park and Conference Center.

15 Saturday
Trail Trekkers, River Trail. 8-10 a.m. Visitor’s Center, Allerton Park. Allerton Park and Conference Center.
Nature ABCs and 123s. “ ‘R’ is for Raccoon.” 10-11 a.m. Visitor’s Center, Allerton Park. Allerton Park and Conference Center.
“Understanding the 21st Century.” 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Plym Auditorium, Temple Hoyne Buell Hall. Participants include Tony Judt, New York University; Mark Lilla, University of Chicago; and Ania Loomba, University of Pennsylvania. Illinois Program for Research in the Humanities

17 Monday
Nature ABCs and 123s. “ ‘R’ is for Raccoon.” 10-11 a.m. Visitor’s Center, Allerton Park. Allerton Park and Conference Center.

exhibits
“Luxurious Layers: Kimonos of the Heian Court”
Through Dec. 13.
“Korean Dolls: A Celebration of Life”
On view Nov. 12.
Five galleries featuring the cultures of the world.
Spurlock Museum, 600 S. Gregory St., Urbana. Noon-5 p.m. Tuesday; 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Wednesday-Friday; 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday.

“Whistler and Japonisme: Selections From the Permanent Collection”
Through March 28.
“The eShow”
Featured Works XIV. “Anna Pottery: Plagiarism as Art”
Through Jan. 4.
School of Art and Design Faculty Art Exhibition
On view Nov. 15.
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.

“After Whiteness: Katherine Bartel, Suk Ja Kang Engles, Kojo Griffin, Tana Hargest, Laurie Hogin”
“Jim Shrosbree: (n) scale”
Through Nov. 29.
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. .

•This calendar is excerpted from the Nov. 6 issue of Inside Illinois, the faculty-staff newspaper at the UI.