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Events at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign from Oct. 5 through 22

9/28/2006

lectures
5 Thursday
“Bioethical Challenges in a 21st Century World.” Mark Siegler, University of Chicago. 4 p.m. Ballroom, Alice Campbell Alumni Center. Center for Advanced Study/MillerComm.

6 Friday
“Ecological Design As the Essence of Sustainability.” Katrin Klingenberg, Ecological Construction Laboratory. Noon. Latzer Hall, University YMCA. Friday Forum.

7 Saturday
“Why Can’t Time Run Backwards.” Tony Leggett, UI. 10:15 a.m. 141 Loomis Lab. Physics.

9 Monday
The Bruno and Wanda Nettl Distinguished Lecture in Ethnomusicology. Charlotte J. Frisbie, Southern Illinois University, Edwardsville. 4 p.m. Room 25, Smith Hall. School of Music.

10 Tuesday
“Development Work in Katiali, Ivory Coast.” Felix Autenrith, UI. Noon. Latzer Hall, University YMCA. Know Your University.

“Can the Major Religious Traditions Help Us Solve Our Global Environmental Problems?” Robert McKim, UI. 3:30 p.m. 101 International Studies Building. Center for Advanced Study Initiative in Mega-Disasters: Science, Policy and Human Behavior; Latin American and Caribbean Studies; Geography; Urban and Regional Planning; Illinois Natural History Survey; and Arms Control, Disarmament and International Security.

“The Impact of Information Technology on Women Globally.” Gale Summerfield, UI. 7 p.m. Chemical and Life Sciences Lab auditorium. American Association of University Women.

12 Thursday
“Snatches of Conversations: Music of the Postwar Japanese Avant-Garde.” Rei Hotoda, Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra. 7:30 p.m. Music Building Auditorium. East Asian and Pacific Studies.

13 Friday
“Reinventing Environmental Justice: Neoliberal Nature and the Political Ecology of Social Justice.” Ken Salo, UI. Noon. Latzer Hall, University YMCA. Friday Forum.

“Writing a Life: Notes of a Doctor-Writer.” Dr. John Stone, Emory University. 7 p.m. Spurlock Museum. Allan C. Campbell Family Distinguished Speaker Series.

16 Monday
“Can International Organizations Deliver the Information Society?” Alex Byrne, International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions. 4 p.m. 126 Graduate School of Library and Information Science, 501 East Daniel Street, Champaign. 16th Annual Mortenson Distinguished Lecture/Library.

17 Tuesday
“Corn, Community and Tales of Delightful Growth.” Beth Amsbary, Seattle Public Theater. Noon. Latzer Hall, University YMCA. Know Your University.

18 Wednesday
“Why the World Isn’t Flat Enough: Bringing More Women Contributors and Beneficiaries Into the Information Society.” Nancy Hafkin, United Nations Economic Commission for Africa. 3 p.m. National Center for Supercomputing Applications auditorium. Sociology, Geography, Urban and Regional Planning, Global Studies, and Women and Gender in Global Perspectives.

19 Thursday
“The Globalization of Energy Resources: Tapping Caspian Oil and Gas.” Jonathan Elkind, energy, environment and security consultant. 4 p.m. Third floor, Levis Faculty Center. Center for Advanced Study.

20 Friday
“Energy Security and U.S. Policy.” Jonathan Elkind, energy, environment and security consultant. Noon. Latzer Hall, University YMCA. Friday Forum.

colloquia
5 Thursday
“The Unusual Flagella of Archaea: N-Linked Glycosylation and Signal Peptide Processing.” Ken Jarrell, Queen’s University, Ontario, Canada. 8:30 a.m. B102, Chemical and Life Sciences Laboratory. Microbiology.

“Secreted Amyloid Precursor Protein: The Other Side of the Amyloid Coin.” Cliff Abraham, University of Otago, New Zealand. Noon. B102 Chemical and Life Sciences Lab. Psychology.

“Contextualizing the Ineffable: Conflict, Devotional Capital and the Production of Sacred Space in a Multi-Ethnic Chicago Neighborhood.” Elaine Peña, UI. Noon. 242 Bevier Hall. Latina/Latino Studies.

“The Racialization of Contract Labor in the Americas.” Leigh Binford. UI. Noon. 101 International Studies Building. Latin American and Caribbean Studies.

“Strange Worlds Around Saturn: From Low- Temperature Organic Chemistry on Titan to ‘Cold Faithful’ on Tiny Enceladus.” Torrence V. Johnson, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, Calif. 4 p.m. 141 Loomis Lab. Physics.

6 Friday
“Structural and Thermodynamic Mechanisms of Recognition at the 3’ Pre-mRNA Splice Site.” Clara Kielkopf, Johns Hopkins University. Noon. B102 Chemical and Life Sciences Lab. Biochemistry.

“Christian Stewardship and Care for the Earth.” Calvin B. DeWitt, University of Wisconsin. Noon. Third floor, Levis Faculty Center. Program for the Study of Religion/Religion and Environmental Thought Series.

9 Monday
Collection in Context Lecture: “Emil Nolde.” Marcel Franciscono, UI. Noon. Krannert Art Museum. Krannert Art Museum Council.

“The Center of Experience and its Philosophical Import: A Dialogue Between Ancients and Moderns.” Marco Andreacchio, UI. Noon. 101 International Studies Building. East Asian and Pacific Studies.

“Toll-Like Receptors.” Ed Greenfield, Case Western Reserve University. Noon. 80 Small Animal Clinic. Veterinary Medicine.

“SubVirt: Implementing Malware with Virtual Machines.” Sam King, UI. 4 p.m. 1404 Siebel Center. Computer Science.

“Staging the Diasporic, Performing the Exilic: Benaissa’s Contemporary Drama Between France and North Africa.” Kamal Salhi, UI. 4 p.m. Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Languages Building. French.

10 Tuesday
“Better, Faster, and Cheaper? Experiences With Techniques for Rapid Prototyping and Evaluation.” Michael Twidale, UI. Noon. 3269 Beckman Institute. Imaging Technology Group/Beckman Institute.

“Thinking About Just War in the Context of the War on Terror.” Colin Flint, UI. 3:30 pm 356 Armory Building. Arms Control, Disarmament and International Security.

“Nickel Enzymes and the Three Princes of Serendip.” Rolf Thauer, Max Planck Institute. 4 p.m. B102 Chemical and Life Sciences Lab. Chemical Sciences.

11 Wednesday
“Godrap Girls, Draou Boys, and the Sexual Economy of the Bluff in Urban Cote d’Ivoire.” Sasha Newell, UI. Noon. 101 International Studies Building. Center for African Studies.

“Silence as Discourse: Gender, Violence and Honor in Stories From Lahaul, India.” Himika Bhattacharya, UI. Noon. Gender and Women’s Studies, 911 S. Sixth St., Champaign. Gender and Women’s Studies.

“The Active Site of Hydrogenases.” Rolf Thauer, Max Planck Institute. 4 p.m. B102 Chemical and Life Sciences Lab. Chemical Sciences.

12 Thursday
“Social and Ethnic Conflict in Colonial Peru: An Historical Sociolinguistic Analysis.” Anna Maria Escobar, UI. Noon. 101 International Studies Building. Latin American and Caribbean Studies.

“Using cryo-EM to Measure the Dipole Potential of a Lipid Bilayer.” Fred Sigworth, Yale University. Noon. B102 CLSL. Molecular and Integrative Physiology.

“Sharecroppers, Domestics and the Club From Nowhere: Poor and Working Class Women Organizing for Indigenous Collective Action.” Bernice McNair Barnett, UI. 3 p.m. 336 Lincoln Hall. Sociology.

“Multidisciplinary Applications of State-Selected Atoms.” Ron Walsworth, Harvard University. 4 p.m. 141 Loomis Lab. Physics.

“Cleo de Merode and the Birth of Modern Stardom.” Michael Garval, North Carolina State University. 4 p.m. 406 Illini Union. Department of French.

“Micromachined Auditory Prosthesis.” William C. Tang, University of California, Irvine. 4 p.m. 151 Everitt Lab. Electrical and Computer Engineering.

13 Friday
“Intermediates in and Regulations of SNARE-mediated Membrane Fusion.” Yeon-Kyun Shin, Iowa State University. Noon. B102 Chemical and Life Sciences Lab. Biochemistry.

16 Monday
“Introduction to Zen.” Alexander Mayer, UI. Noon. 101 International Studies Building. East Asian and Pacific Studies.

“Targeted Therapeutic Control of Joint Tissue Destruction.” John D. Sandy, University of South Florida. Noon. 80 Small Animal Clinic. Veterinary Medicine.

“Modulating the Supramolecular Structure and Properties of G-Quadruplexes Using 8-Aryl-Guanine Derivatives.” Jose Rivera, University of Puerto Rico. 4 p.m. 116 Roger Adams Lab. Organic Chemistry.

17 Tuesday
“New Bone Formation Quantified by Micro-Computed Tomography.” Abby W. Morgan, UI. Noon. 3269 Beckman Institute. Imaging Technology Group/Beckman Institute.

“Israeli Writers Reflect on War and Army Service.” Gail Hareven, UI. Noon. Lucy Ellis Lounge. 1080 Foreign Languages Building. South Asian and Middle Eastern Studies and Program in Jewish Culture and Society.

“The North Korean Nuclear Crisis: Diplomatic Options and Security Implications.” Thomas C. Hubbard, former U.S. ambassador to South Korea, and Jae-Jung Suh, Cornell University. 3:30 p.m. 329 Armory Building. Arms Control, Disarmament and International Security.

18 Wednesday
“Using Small Molecules to Identify Novel Targets for the Treatment of Cancer, Neurodegeneration and Drug-Resistant Bacteria.” Paul Hergenrother, UI. Noon. 2271C VMBSB. Veterinary Pathobiology.

“Retroviruses, NXF1 and Gene Regulation: Really Smart or Just Plain Weird?” Marie-Louise Hammarskjold, University of Virginia. Noon. B102 Chemical and Life Sciences Lab. Cell and Developmental Biology.

“Living the Soviet Dream: Encounters With Leonid Potemkin.” Jochen Hellbeck, Rutgers University. Noon. Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Languages Building. History, and the Russian, East European and Eurasian Center.

“Semiclassical Bohmian Dynamics.” Vitaly Rassolov, University of South Carolina. 4 p.m. 112 Chemistry Annex. Physical Chemistry.

“Developing Human Capital Through Experiential Education in the Nutritional Sciences.” Neil A. Knoblock, UI. 4 p.m. 150 Animal Sciences. Nutritional Sciences.

19 Thursday
“Do Latin American and Caribbean Firms Cross-List Shares on U.S. Financial Markets to ‘Rent’ U.S. Corporate Governance?” Paul Vaaler. UI. Noon. 101 International Studies Building. Latin American and Caribbean Studies.

“Pathogenicity of and Host Response to Cryptococcus Neoformans, Histoplasma Capsulatum and Mycobacterium Tuberculosis.” Arturo Casadevall, Albert Einstein College of Medicine. 4 p.m. B102 Chemical and Life Sciences Lab. Microbiology.

“Coherent Nonlinear Spectroscopies of Surfaces and Interfaces.” Alexander Benderskil, Wayne State University. 4 p.m. 112 Chemistry Annex. Physical Chemistry.

20 Friday
“Blood Coagulation Protease Specificy and Function.” Sriram Krishnaswamy, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania. Noon. B102 Chemical and Life Sciences Lab. Biochemistry.

“Memory, Amnesia and How the Brain Represents Experience.” Neal Cohen, UI. Noon. 1005 Beckman Institute. Beckman Institute.

“Denaturalizing Dispossession: Critical Ethnography in the Age of Resurgent Imperialism.” Gillian Hart, University of California, Berkeley. 3 p.m. 336 Lincoln Hall. Sociology, Geography, Urban and Regional Planning, Global Studies, and Women and Gender in Global Perspectives Program.

“Perchlorate, Wherefrom, Wherein and Where Do We Go From Here.” Purnendu Dasgupta, Texas Tech University. 4 p.m. 116 Roger Adams Lab. Analytical Chemistry.

theater
5 Thursday
“Gint.” Alec Wild, director. 7:30 p.m. Studio Theater, Krannert Center. Romulus Linney’s story of Pete Gint whose story spans the 20th century. A retelling of the 19th century tale of “Peer Gynt.” Contains adult themes. Admission charge.

6 Friday
Builders Association & dbox: “Super Vision.” 7:30 p.m. Tryon Festival Theater, Krannert Center. Working together with visual artists from dbox studio, The Builders Association uses advanced digital animation, new video techniques and the technologies of surveillance to tell the intertwining tales of three different people caught in a world where human lives are often reduced to data. Admission charge.

“Gint.” Alec Wild, director. 7:30 p.m. Studio Theater, Krannert Center. Contains adult themes. Admission charge.

7 Saturday
“Gint.” Alec Wild, director. 7:30 p.m. Studio Theater, Krannert Center. Contains adult themes. Admission charge.

Builders Association & dbox: “Super Vision.” 7:30 p.m. Tryon Festival Theater, Krannert Center. Admission charge. Curtain Call discussion: Lobby, after the performance of “Super Vision.”

8 Sunday
“Gint.” Alec Wild, director. 3 p.m. Studio Theater, Krannert Center. Contains adult themes. Admission charge.

17 Tuesday
“Bones of the Building: The Biography of a Dream Home.” Beth Amsbary, Seattle Public Theater. 7:30 pm Studio Theater, Krannert Center. The story of 805 Hessel Blvd. through five owners and 50 years. Admission charge.

18 Wednesday
“Bones of the Building: The Biography of a Dream Home.” Beth Amsbary, Seattle Public Theater. 7:30 pm Studio Theater, Krannert Center. The story of 805 Hessel Blvd. through five owners and 50 years. Admission charge. Krannert Center.

19 Thursday
“The Lark.” Robert Anderson, director. 7:30 pm Colwell Playhouse, Krannert Center. This work explores the fickle character of propaganda and the consuming nature of political and religious conviction, as a young girl struggles for her life. Admission charge.

20 Friday
“The Lark.” Robert Anderson, director. 7:30 pm Colwell Playhouse, Krannert Center. Admission charge.

21 Saturday
“The Lark.” Robert Anderson, director. 7:30 pm Colwell Playhouse, Krannert Center. Admission charge. Dessert and Conversation. 6:30 p.m. Krannert Room, Krannert Center.

music
5 Thursday
Thursdays at 12:20. Jing-I Jang, harp. 12:20 p.m. Beckman Institute Atrium.
Champaign-Urbana Symphony Orchestra. Steven Larsen, music director and conductor. 7:30 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. With Eva León, violin. Three generations of composers and their shared ideals. Admission charge.

6 Friday
Jazz Forum. The Carrillo Combo and The McNeill Combo. Noon. 25
Smith Hall. School of Music.

Bill Gaither Homecoming Tour 2006. 7 p.m. Assembly Hall Star Theatre. Gaither joins a cavalcade of singers, musicians and comedians including the Gaither Vocal Band; Ernie Haase & Signature Sound; Jessy Dixon; Jeff & Sheri Easter; Lynda Randle; Ivan Parker; Russ Taff; The Isaacs; Mike Allen & Ben Speer (all artists subject to change). Admission charge.
Afterglow: The Delta Kings. 10 p.m. Lobby, Krannert Center. This local band’s style is rockin’ blues with an occasional twang.

7 Saturday
Sinfonia da Camera. “Music of Our Time.” Ian Hobson, music director and conductor. 7:30 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. The program includes the world premiere of a new work by UI faculty artist/composer Sever Tipei. Admission charge.

8 Sunday
Faculty Recital. Charlotte Mattax, harpsichord. 3 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. Admission charge. School of Music.

Faculty Recital. Elliot Chasanov, trombone. 7:30 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. Admission charge. School of Music.

10 Monday
Voice Division Recital. 11 a.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall.

11 Wednesday
The Wailin’ Jennys. Noon. Lobby, Krannert Center. Discover the rich blend of harmonies that instantly turned three individual talents into a folk music tour de force.

Art in Conversation. With pianist Arnaldo Cohen. 5 p.m. Krannert Center, lobby. Krannert Center.

12 Thursday
Thursdays at 12:20. 12:20 p.m. Beckman Institute atrium. Taylor composition class. School of Music.

Sudden Sound Concert. 7:30 p.m. Krannert Art Museum. Bloom, featuring Thollem Mcdonas (piano, trumpet), Jon Brumit (drums, percussion) and Rent Romus (saxophones, electronics), is a San Francisco based ensemble noted for combining disparate and divergent stylistic histories.

DBR and The Mission. 7:30 p.m. Studio Theater, Krannert Center. DBR – Daniel Bernard Roumain – and The Mission blend modern classical music, jazz and hip-hop into a musical mosaic in the club-style setting of the Studio Theater. Admission charge.

Arnaldo Cohen, piano. 7:30 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. A professor at Indiana University, Cohen presents classic piano repertoire by Schumann, Chopin and Brahms. Admission charge.

13 Friday
Jazz Forum. Jazz Band II. Noon. Room 25, Smith Hall. School of Music.
Art in Conversation. With Daniel Bernard Roumain (DBR). 5 p.m. Lobby, Krannert Center. Krannert Center.

DBR and The Mission. 7:30 p.m. Studio Theater, Krannert Center. DBR – Daniel Bernard Roumain – and The Mission blend modern classical music, jazz and hip-hop into a musical mosaic in the club-style setting of the Studio Theater. Admission charge.

Faculty Recital. Jonathan Keeble, flute. 7:30 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. Keeble will be joined by guest artists John Dee, oboe; J. David Harris, clarinet; Timothy McGovern, bassoon; and Ann Yeung, harp. Admission charge. School of Music.

14 Saturday
Music in Nature Concert. “Ghost Story.” 7 p.m. Allerton Park Barn on South side. Join storytellers Dan Keding, Kim Petzing and Kim Sheahan for stories of the supernatural. First set is not-so-scary stories for younger ones; second set is creepy and downright scary stories for 12 and older. Under 16 requires parent. Admission charge. Allerton Park.

DBR and The Mission. 7:30 p.m. Studio Theater, Krannert Center. DBR – Daniel Bernard Roumain – and The Mission blend modern classical music, jazz and hip-hop into a musical mosaic in the club-style setting of the Studio Theater. Admission charge.

Brass Division Chamber Music Recital. 7:30 p.m. Music Building auditorium. School of Music.

15 Sunday
Marching Illini in Concert. Peter Griffin, conductor. 3 p.m. Assembly Hall. 17th annual concert. Classic Illini anthems and highlights from football half-time presentations. Admission charge. UI Bands/School of Music.

UI Philharmonia. Louis Bergonzi, conductor. 3 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. Bruch’s Kol Nidrei, with faculty member Jeffrey Grubbs, double bass, as soloist; and Mendelssohn’s Symphony No. 5 in D minor, Op. 107, best known as the Reformation Symphony. Admission charge.

20 Friday
Jazz Forum. The Grubbs Combo. Noon. Room 25, Smith Hall. School of Music.

“The Spirit of Fes.” 7:30 p.m. Tryon Festival Theater, Krannert Center. Spirit of Fès unites the sounds and souls of the world’s diverse religions in order to build bridges between faiths. Admission charge.

Undergraduate Recital. Diane Kessel and Lauren Waidelich, flute. 7:30 p.m. Memorial Room, Smith Hall.

21 Saturday
Illini Marching Band Festival. 8 a.m. Memorial Stadium. For more info, visit http://www.music.uiuc.edu/outreach/imbf.html. Admission charge.

James Blunt. 7:30 p.m. Assembly Hall Star Theatre Expanded. Admission charge.

“The Spirit of Fes.” 7:30 p.m. Tryon Festival Theater, Krannert Center. Spirit of Fès unites the sounds and souls of the world’s diverse religions in order to build bridges between faiths. Admission charge. Curtain Call Discussion: Lobby, Krannert Center following the performance. Illinois Program for Research in the Humanities.

22 Sunday
Faculty Recital. Sherban Lupu, violin, with the Peasant Virtuosos of Romania. 7 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall. School of Music, and the Russian, East European, and Eurasian Center.

opera
21 Saturday
“Mass.” Eduardo Diazmuñoz, conductor; James Zager, director; and John Dayger, choreographer. 3 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. Based on the Roman Catholic Mass from the point of view of a celebrant in a crisis of faith, more than 200 performers – including an orchestra, a rock-blues – jazz combo, choirs, vocal soloists, dancers, and quadraphonic tapes – from the UI music, dance and theater programs collaborate to bring this production to life in celebration of the College of Fine and Applied Arts’ 75th anniversary. Admission charge. Libretto: Pre-performance talk about Bernstein’s “Mass” with the Opera Division’s principal coach, Thomas H. Schleis. 2 p.m. Krannert Room, Krannert Center. School of Music.

22 Sunday
“Mass.” Eduardo Diazmuñoz, conductor; James Zager, director; and John Dayger, choreographer. 3 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. Based on the Roman Catholic Mass from the point of view of a celebrant in a crisis of faith, more than 200 performers – including an orchestra, a rock-blues – jazz combo, choirs, vocal soloists, dancers, and quadraphonic tapes - from the UI music, dance and theater programs collaborate to bring this production to life in celebration of the College of Fine and Applied Arts’ 75th anniversary. Admission charge. Libretto: Pre-performance talk about Bernstein’s “Mass” with the Opera Division’s principal coach, Thomas H. Schleis. 2 p.m. Krannert Room, Krannert Center. School of Music.

dance
14 Saturday
Batsheva Dance Company. 7:30 p.m. Tryon Festival Theater, Krannert Center. Israel’s premier contemporary dance ensemble presents Deca Dance, a celebratory tour-de-force that remixes key passages from the first decade of artistic director Ohad Naharin’s work. Admission charge.

17 Tuesday
Bayanihan Philippine National Dance Company. 7 p.m. Tryon Festival Theater, Krannert Center. Dive head first into the rich musical heritage of a great island nation on this nonstop voyage of discovery combining powerful dance, colorful costumes, and engaging rhythms. Recommended for ages 10 and up. Admission charge.

films
11 Wednesday
“Bonjour Monsier Shlomi.” 7:30 p.m. 101 Armory. Program in Jewish Culture and Society.

13 Friday
Tournées Film Festival. Boardman’s Art Theatre, 126 W. Church St., Champaign. A selection of six French films to be presented in multiple showings between Oct. 13 and 19. (Films to be announced.) The event is open to the public. More information about the films, including titles, dates, and show times will be available at Boardman’s web site, http://www.boardmansarttheatre.com/index.cfm or, contact Boardman’s Art Theatre at 355-0068 or at art.theatre.events@gmail.com. Continues through Oct. 19. Admission charge.

18 Wednesday
“Saint Clara.” 7:30 p.m. 101 Armory. Program in Jewish Culture and Society.

“Calcutta.” Louis Malle, director. 7:30 p.m. 134 Temple Buell Hall. Landscape Architecture.

19 Thursday
Surrealist Film Series. “Eating Sea Urchins,” and “Las Hurdes: Land Without Bread.” Luis Bunuel, director. 5:30 pm Krannert Art Museum Auditorium. Krannert Art Museum.

sports
(to confirm times, go to www.fightingillini.com)
6 Friday
Women’s Soccer. UI vs. University of Minnesota. 7 p.m. Track and Soccer Stadium. Admission charge.

7 Saturday
Football. UI vs. Indiana University. Homecoming. 11 a.m. Memorial Stadium. Admission charge.

8 Sunday
Women’s Soccer. UI vs. Ohio State University. Noon. Track and Soccer Stadium. Admission charge.

13 Friday
Women’s Volleyball. UI vs. Ohio State University. 7 p.m. Huff Hall. Admission charge.

14 Saturday
Football. UI vs. Ohio State University. 6 p.m. Memorial Stadium. Admission charge.

15 Sunday
Women’s Volleyball. UI vs. Pennsylvania State University. 1 p.m. Huff Hall. Admission charge.

20 Friday
Women’s Soccer. UI vs. Purdue University. 7 p.m. Track and Soccer Stadium. Admission charge.

22 Sunday
Women’s Soccer. UI vs. Indiana University. 1 p.m. Track and Soccer Stadium. Admission charge.

et cetera
5 Thursday
Workshop. “Religion and Ecology.” 10:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Thursday; Noon-4:30 Friday. Participants include Val Beasley, Eric Freyfogle and Robert McKim, UI; and Calvin DeWitt, University of Wisconsin. Religion, Center for Advanced Study, Environmental Council, Natural Resources and Environmental Sciences and Students for Environmental Concerns.

Panel Discussion. “A Conversation With Carol Stack: Looking Back on a Life Career.” Carol Stack, University of California, Berkeley. Noon. 109a Davenport Hall. Anthropology; Human and Community Development;
Sociology; and Gender and Women’s Studies.

6 Friday
Panel Discussion. “Coming of Age at Minimum Wage.” Carol Stack, University of California, Berkeley, and Noriko Muraki, UI. 3 p.m. 109a Davenport Hall. Anthropology; Human and Community Development; Sociology; and Gender and Women’s Studies.

Writers Come Home. 4-6 p.m. Alice Campbell Alumni Center, 601 S. Lincoln Ave., Urbana. A celebration of UI alumni authors offering short book talks by five writers. For more info: e-mail lmchaney@uiuc.edu or call 333-3597. Alumni Association and Illini Union Bookstore.

Campfire and Night Hike. 7-8:30 p.m. Allerton Park Barn. Listen to entertaining nature stories around the campfire, take a night hike and make s’mores. To sign up call 244-1035 or for more info, visit www.allerton.uiuc.edu. Admission charge. Allerton Park and Conference Center.

Bowling Through the Decades. 7 p.m.-12:30 a.m. Rec Room, Illini Union. Music from the 1950s to the present. Enjoy cosmic bowling, billiards or relaxing in the lounge with the big-screen TV. E-mail iurecroom@uiuc.edu or visit www.union.uiuc.edu/funspots/recroom.htm. Illini Union.

7 Saturday
Japan House Fall 2006 Open House. 10 a.m.- 4p.m. Japan House, 2000 S. Lincoln Ave., Urbana. Suizan Mochizuki, Chinese pictographic calligrapher, will give a lecture and demonstration at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. For more info: http://www.art.uiuc.edu/galleries/japanhouse/index.cfm. Japan House.

9 Monday
School of Art and Design Visiting Artists Series. Steve Kurtz, State University of New York, and Lucia Sommer, University of Rochester. 5 p.m. Krannert Art Museum auditorium. School of Art and Design and Krannert Art Museum.

10 Tuesday
Panel Discussion. “The Future of Area Studies at UIUC.” 3 p.m. Humanities Lecture Hall, IPRH, 805 W. Pennsylvania Ave., Urbana. Illinois Program for Research in the Humanities.

11 Wednesday
Latino Studies Immigration Forum. 7 p.m. Plym Auditorium, Temple Hoyne Buell Hall. Latina/Latino Studies Program.

13 Friday
Conference. “The New Eleventh Century.” 8:30 a.m. Lucy Ellis Lounge and 4080 Foreign Languages Building; 406 Illini Union; and Temple Hoyne Buell Hall. For more info, call 333-7103. Continues Saturday. Medieval Studies; History; Liberal Arts and Sciences; and Illinois Program for Research in the Humanities.

37th Annual Meeting of the North East Linguistic Society. 8:30 a.m. Levis Faculty Center. For registration, visit http://www.nels.uiuc.edu/. Continues through Sunday. Linguistics.

14 Saturday
Frontiers in Organic Chemistry Symposium. 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Beckman Institute. For more info, call 244-0038. Organic Chemistry.

2006 Champaign-Urbana Martial Arts Festival. 1-4 p.m. Krannert Art Museum. Focusing on the design and aesthetics of purposeful movement, the festival features performances and demonstrations of Capoeira, Tai-Chi, Tae Kwon Do, and Aikido by non-competitive martial arts clubs in Champaign-Urbana. This year the celebration also includes the Japanese Tea Ceremony. This family event is open to the public. Krannert Art Museum.

Panel Discussion. “Economic Survival Skills for Artists.” Beth Amsbary, Seattle Public Theater. 2 p.m. Smith Hall. Event is free but tickets are required. Call 333-6280 for information. Krannert Center.

17 Tuesday
“Food for Thought: Growing Up in Asian America: Being Asian American.” Noon. Asian American Cultural Center lounge, 1210 W. Nevada St., Urbana. Asian American Cultural Center.

“Seeing the Unseen – Hidden Disabilities and Chronic Pain.” 7 p.m. 406 Illini Union. Counseling Center Paraprofessionals.

18 Wednesday
Nature ABCs and 123s. “C is for Coyote.” 10-11 a.m. Visitor Center, Allerton Park. For ages 2-5; includes stories, songs and hands-on exploration. For more info and to register, call 244-1035 or visit www.allerton.uiuc.edu. Admission charge. Allerton Park.

Wellness Zone Check-up. 5-7 p.m. CRCE, 1102 W. Gregory Drive, Urbana. These wellness check-ups consist of the measurement of body composition, blood pressure, and target heart rate zones. There will also be an area for you to ask questions that you might have related to fitness or nutrition. There is no advance sign-up for these free wellness check-ups: first-come, first-served. Campus Recreation.

20 Friday
Conference. “Family, Youth and Literature.” 8:30 a.m. Robert Allerton Park and Conference Center. An opportunity for individuals who work with young people and books to meet and discuss the impact of texts, contexts and literacy on young lives. For more info and to register: www3.isrl.uiuc.edu/conferences/Allerton2006/regis.html. Continues through Sunday. Youth Literature Interest Group.

Conference. “Teaching the Humanities at the Public University.” 10:15 a.m. Third floor, Levis Faculty Center. For more information, contact the IPRH at 244-3344 or visit www.iprh.uiuc.edu. Illinois Program for Research in the Humanities.

Panel Discussion. “Object Lessons.” Melissa Biggs, University of Texas, Austin, and Helaine Silverman, UI. 3 p.m. 109a Davenport Hall. Anthropology, and Collaborative for Cultural Heritage and Museum Practices.

21 Saturday
Conference. “Changing Families in a Changing World: How Support Groups Help Us Meet Challenges.” 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Levis Faculty Center and Doris Kelley Christopher Hall. To register: www.prairienet.org/selfhelp or call 352-0099. Family Resiliency Center, Social Work and Spurlock Museum.

Physics Day with the Physics Van and tours of research labs. 10:15 a.m. 141 Loomis Lab. For more info, call 244-2948. Physics.

“From the Beyond: A Celebration of Spirits.” Spurlock Museum. Noon music by Chicago’s Sones de Mexico; 2 p.m. storytelling concert by Latina teller Tersi Bendiburg; 7 p.m. concert of multicultural ghost stories for adults by Tersi Bendiburg, Janice Del Negro, Dan Keding and Kim Sheahan. For more info, call 333-2360. Admission charge. Spurlock Museum.

exhibits
“Forget What You Thought Was Beautiful”
An exhibition by New Catalogue
Illinois Program for Research in the Humanities, 805 W. Pennsylvania Ave., Urbana. 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday.
On view through Oct. 27.

“Siti’s Diary”
Watercolors by Siti Mariah Jackson
Asian American Cultural Center, 1210 W. Nevada St. Urbana. 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday.
Through Jan. 5.

“Where Animals Dance”
Through March 4.
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; Noon-4 p.m. Sunday.

“Cosmic Consciousness: The Work of Robert Bannister”
Through Oct. 15.
“David Svensson/SpaceLight”
Through Oct. 22.
“Surrealist Interventions: Selections From Krannert Art Museum and the University of Illinois Library”
Through Dec. 31.
Krannert Art Museum and Kinkead Pavilion. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday; 2-5 p.m. Sunday. Free admission; $3donation suggested.

“Homecoming Comeback Guests”
Main hallway, Library.
Through Oct. 31.
“Dante at Illinois”
346 Main Library.
Through Dec. 14.
“Pride of the Illini: The Illinois Band 1890-1929”
Marshall Gallery, Library.
Through Dec. 31.

@art gallery. Online exhibit of the UI School of Art and Design.


This calendar is excerpted from the Oct. 5 issue of Inside Illinois, the faculty-staff newspaper at the UI.