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Events at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign from April 19 through May 6

Released 4/13/2007

lectures
19 Thursday
“A Global Perspective on Socially Responsible Entrepreneurship.” Wu Qing, Beijing, China. 4 p.m. 2 Education Building. Women and Gender in Global Perspective, Academy for Entrepreneurial Leadership and Supercomputing Applications.

“Cosmopolitan, Native, Vernacular: Toward a More Inclusive American Art History.” Janet C. Berlo, UI. 7:30 p.m. Spurlock Museum, Knight Auditorium. Art History and MillerComm.

20 Friday
“Villa of the Damned: Excavations at the Villa of Maxentius on the Via Appia in Rome.” Diane Conlin, University of Colorado, Boulder. 3 p.m. Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Languages Building. Classics, History, Archaeological Institute of America and Illinois Program for Research in the Humanities.

“Imagining the New Media Encounter.” Alan Liu, University of California, Santa Barbara. 4 p.m. 314b Illini Union. Liberal Arts and Sciences and MillerComm.

23 Monday
“Campaign Ethics: The Vices of Misinformation and Manipulation.” Dennis Thompson, Harvard University. 7:30 pm Beckman Institute auditorium. Richard G. and Carole J. Cline Symposium/Center for the Study of Democratic Governance.

26 Thursday
“Women in Science at MIT: A Generation of Change (1971-2001).” Nancy Hopkins, Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Noon. Beckman Institute auditorium. Office of the Provost.

“Pathways of Adolescent Risk and Resilience.” Rand Conger, University of California, Davis. 7 p.m. Knight Auditorium, Spurlock Museum. Pampered Chef Family Resiliency Program/Human and Community Development.

29 Sunday
“Real Age: Are You As Young As You Can Be?” Michael F. Roizen, author. 2 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. The Center for Healthy Minds/Career Center.

colloquia
19 Thursday
“Structure, Assembly and Function of Type III Secretion Systems (injectosomes) of Salmonella.” Jorge E. Galan, Yale University School of Medicine. 8:30 a.m. B102 Chemical and Life Sciences Laboratory. Microbiology.

“Nano-Bio Hybrid Optoelectronic Devices for Molecular Diagnosis and Therapeutics in Cancer Cells and Optofluidic Microdevices.” Gang Logan Liu, University of California, San Francisco. 10 a.m. 1000 Micro and Nanotechnology Laboratory. Electrical and Computer Engineering.

“Role of Molecular Chaperones in Steroid Receptor Mobility and Chromatin Exchange.” Donald B. DeFranco, University of Pittsburgh. Noon. B102 Chemical and Life Sciences Lab. Molecular and Integrative Physiology.

“Market Women Mothers and Daughters: Politics and Mobility in the New Bolivia.” Isabel Scarborough. UI. Noon. 101 International Studies Building. Latin American and Caribbean Studies.

“Comparative Urban Design Changes Generated by Planning Policy in the 20th and 21st Century.” Lynne Dearborn and Kevin Hinders, UI. Noon. 1104 National Center for Supercomputing Applications. Supercomputing Applications.

“The Quests of Indigenous People to Maintain Cultural Continuity: Benefits of Hunting Lifestyles Among the Innu of Canada.” Colin Samson, University of Essex. 3 p.m. 336 Lincoln Hall. Sociology.

“Designing Ultrasonic Imaging Systems From Statistical Descriptions of Objects and Images.” Mike Insana, UI. 4 p.m. 151 Everitt Lab. Electrical and Computer Engineering.

“The State of the Stars: Modjeska and the Warsaw Imperial Theater.” Beth Holmgren, Duke University. 4 p.m. 101 International Studies Building. Russian, East European, and Eurasian Center.

“Youth Language in France.” Francoise Gadet, University Paris 10. 4 p.m. Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Languages Building. Linguistics, French and European Union Center.

“The Salmonella Type III Secretion System: The Making of a Protein-
Delivery Nanomachine.” Jorge E. Galan, Yale University School of Medicine. 4 p.m. B102 Chemical and Life Sciences Lab. Microbiology.

“The Synthesis of Molecules Containing Quaternary Stereogenic Centers Via the Intramolecular Asymmetric Heck Reaction.” Eric Gillis, UI. 4 p.m. 116 Roger Adams Lab. Organic Chemistry.

Art and Design Visitors Series. “Research in Art and Design.” Ellen Lupton, Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum, N.Y. 5 p.m. Plym Auditorium, Temple Buell Hall. Art and Design and Krannert Art Museum.

20 Friday
“The Role of Manifold Learning in Human Motion Analysis.” Ahmed Elgammal, Rutgers University. 11 a.m. 3269 Beckman. Beckman Institute.

“DNA Translocation in a Replicative Hexameric Helicase.” Leemor Joshua-Tor, Keck Structural Biology Laboratory, Cold Spring Harbor, N.Y. Noon. B102 Chemical and Life Sciences Lab auditorium. Biochemistry.

“Polar Kerr Effect Measurements of Novel Superconductors: Evidence for Broken Time Reversal Symmetry in the Superconducting States.” Aharon Kapitulnik, Stanford University. 1 p.m. 151 Loomis Lab. Physics.

“Feature Extraction and Selection.” Esther Resendiz and Myra Nam, UI. 2 p.m. 3169 Beckman Institute. Electrical and Computer Engineering.

23 Monday
“End-User Service Composition in Ubiquitous Computing Environments.” Mark W. Newman, University of California, Berkeley. 10 a.m. 2405 Siebel Center. Computer Science.

“Understanding Violence Against Women Within Cultural Context: The Community of Chari in Southern Peru.” Paola Leon, UI. Noon. 101 International Studies Building. Women and Gender in Global Perspectives and Democracy in a Multiracial Society.

“Anthropogenic Influences on Coral Black Band Disease.” Bruce Fouke, UI. Noon. 80 Small Animal Clinic. Translational Biomedical Research Seminar/Veterinary Medicine.

Art + Design Visitors Series. “Comics Storytelling.” Scott McCloud, author and comics artist. 5 p.m. Krannert Art Museum Auditorium. Art and Design and Krannert Art Museum.

24 Tuesday
“The Pakistan Earthquake 2005: Assessing Disasters Within a Disaster.” Irfan Ahmed and Arif Masud, UI. Noon. Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Languages Building. South Asian and Middle Eastern Studies.

“Determinants and Effects of Engagement in Adulthood.” Jeanine Parisi, UI. Noon. 210A Education Building. CSTL Division/Education.

“Polyolefin Catalysts From Milligrams to Tank-Truck Scale: How Catalysts Manage the Beautiful Complexity of Carbon and Hydrogen.” James C. Stevens, Dow Chemical. 4 p.m. 112 Chem Annex. Inorganic Chemistry.

“The Neurobiology of Recollection.” Howard Eichenbaum, Boston University. 4 p.m. 1005 Beckman. Neuroscience Program.

25 Wednesday
“Aging and Cancer: Are Telomeres and Telomerase the Connection?” Jerry Shay, UT Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas. Noon. B102 Chemical and Life Sciences Lab. Cell and Developmental Biology.

“Engineering Hip Hop: Crossfaders, Mixers and Digital Turn.” Rayvon Fouché, UI. Noon. Call 333-2595 for location. Engineering and Technology Studies.

Women and Gender in Global Perspectives Program Seminar. Gale Summerfield, UI. 1:30 p.m. Christopher Hall, 904 W. Nevada St., Urbana. Women and Gender in Global Perspectives.

“Eishi Sakuta: Contemporary Japanese Calligraphy.” 2 p.m. Krannert Art Museum 20th Century Gallery. Krannert Art Museum and Japan House.

“Experimental Studies of Low Temperature Reactive and Inelastic Collisions: Astrochemical Applications.” Ian Sims, University of Rennes 1. 4 p.m. 112 Chemistry Annex. Physical Chemistry.

“Comprehensive Metabolic Analysis Applied to Diabetes and Obesity Mechanisms.” Christopher B. Newgard, Duke University Medical Center. 4 p.m. Monsanto Room, Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences Library. Nutritional Sciences.

26 Thursday
“Evaluation of Critical Spatial Elements for Animal Disease Surveillance in Illinois.” Marilyn Ruiz, UI. Noon. 1104 National Center for Supercomputing Applications. Supercomputing Applications.

“Navigating Borders of Race and Gender: Mobile Haitian Women in the Dominican Republic.” Jennifer Shoaff, UI. Noon. 101 International Studies Building. Latin American and Caribbean Studies.

“Formation and Regulation of the Ovarian Follicle: Insights From Studies of Inhibin and Activin.” Kelly Mayo, Northwestern University. Noon. B102 Chemical and Life Sciences Lab. Molecular and Integrative Physiology.

“Historical Approaches to Network Dynamics: Sequencing of Network Positions and Genealogies of Cohesive Groups.” Balazs Vedres, Central European University, Budapest. 2 p.m. 1040 National Center for Supercomputing Applications. Age of Networks/Supercomputing Applications.

“N-Heterocyclic Carbenes: New Applications in Materials Chemistry.” Chris Bielawski, University of Texas. 4 p.m. 116 Roger Adams Laboratory. Organic Chemistry.

27 Friday
Title: TBA. Larry Etherton, Norfolk Southern. 11:45 a.m. 335 Grainger Engineering Library. Railroad Engineering Program/Civil and Environmental Engineering.

“Global Inference and Learning: Towards Natural Language Understanding.” Dan Roth, UI. Noon. 1005 Beckman Institute. Beckman Institute.

“MicroRNAs Are Important Regulators In Embryonic Stem Cells.” Yangming Wang, University of California, San Francisco. Noon. B102 Chemical and Life Sciences Lab Auditorium. Biochemistry.

ECE 590C Computer Vision Seminar: “Statistical Generative Models: Latent Dirichlet Allocation (LDA).” Gang Wang and Theodore Ha, UI. 2 p.m. 3169 Beckman Institute. Electrical and Computer Engineering.

“Increasing Volatility and Vulnerability for Poor People in Poor Countries? Evidence From Grassroots Investigations in India, Kenya, Uganda and Peru.” Anirudh Krishna, Duke University. 3 p.m. 336 Lincoln Hall. Political Science, Geography, Urban and Regional Planning and Global Studies.

“Biocompatible Polymeric Materials for Protein Separations.” Milton Lee, Brigham Young University. 4 p.m. 116 Roger Adams Lab. Analytical Chemistry.

30 Monday
“The Spatial Dynamics of Infectious Disease.” Bruce Hannon, UI. Noon. 80 Small Animal Clinic. Translational Biomedical Research Seminar/Veterinary Medicine.

“Dirac Femions and Electronic Inhomogeneity and Defects in High-Tc and in Graphene.” Alexander Balatsky, LANL, Los Alamos, N.M. Noon. 280 Materials Research Lab. Physics.

“What To Do When Density Functional Theory Fails? Beyond DFT to Improved Descriptions of Materials Behavior.” Emily A. Carter, Princeton University. 1 p.m. 161 Noyes Lab. Physical Chemistry.

“Where Are We? New Work in Critical Theory and Cultural Studies.” Cris Mayo, Richard T. Rodriguez and Mary Unger. 8 p.m. IPRH, 805 W. Pennsylvania Ave., Urbana. Criticism and Interpretive Theory.

1 Tuesday
“An Introduction to Perceptual Control Theory: A Show and Tell About a Copernican View of Behavior and Its Implications for Research.” Gary Cziko, UI. Noon. 210A Education Building. CSTL division/Education.

“Decentralized Search, Cascading Behavior and the Structure of On - Line Communities.” Jon Kleinberg, Cornell University. 2 p.m. 1404 Siebel Center. Computer Science and Age of Networks/Supercomputing Applications.

“Researching a Vanishing Behavior: Geographical Variation and Evolution of Egg Powdering in the North American Leafhopper Genus Cuerna.” Roman Rakitov, UI. 3:30 p.m. 1005 I-Building, Research Park. Natural History Survey.

“Explorations of a ‘Simple’ Olfactory System.” John Hildebrand, University of Arizona. 4 p.m. 5602 Beckman. Neuroscience Program.

2 Wednesday
“Harvesting Knowledge From Social Networks.” Bernardo A. Huberman, Stanford University. 2 p.m. 1040 NCSA. Age of Networks/Supercomputing Applications.

3 Thursday
“Winin Across Nation: Calypso Dancing and Transnationalism.” Cynthia Oliver, UI. Noon. 101 International Studies Building. Latin American and Caribbean Studies.

“Mechanical and Industrial Engineering.” Uday Shanbhag, UI. Noon. 1104 NCSA. Supercomputing Applications.

“Pathogenicity of and Host Response to Cryptococcus Neoformans, Histoplasma Capsulatum and Mycobacterium Tuberculosis.” Arturo Casadevall, Albert Einstein College of Medicine. 2 p.m. B102 Chemical and Life Sciences Laboratory. Microbiology.

“Transnational Immigrant Organizations and National Development: A Conceptual Analysis.” Alejandro Portes, Princeton University. 3 p.m. 336 Lincoln Hall. Florian Znaniecki Lecture/Sociology.

4 Friday
“Patch-Based Face Analysis.” Simon Lucey, Carnegie Mellon University. 11 a.m. 3269 Beckman Institute. Image Formation and Processing/Beckman Institute.

theater
19 Thursday
“On the Rocks.” 9 p.m. Amphitheatre, Krannert Center. Annual evening of one-act plays written and acted by UI students. Admission charge. Krannert Center Student Association.

20 Friday
“Whispers of Bedlam.” 7:30 and 11:45 p.m. 160 Armory. In Bethlam Asylum in 1684, a place deemed not suitable for rats to live in, Nathaniel finds himself struggling between who he once was and who he is becoming. Armory Free Theatre.

“On the Rocks.” 9 p.m. Amphitheatre, Krannert Center. Annual evening of one-act plays written and acted by UI students. Admission charge. Krannert Center Student Association.

21 Saturday
“Third.” Nagle Jackson, guest director. In celebration of Wendy Wasserstein’ work, the department of theater offers a reading of her final play that addresses issues of politics and higher education. Admission charge.

“Whispers of Bedlam.” 7:30 p.m. 160 Armory. In Bethlam Asylum in 1684, a place deemed not suitable for rats to live in, Nathaniel finds himself struggling between who he once was and who he is becoming. Armory Free Theatre.

“On the Rocks.” 9 p.m. Amphitheatre, Krannert Center. Annual evening of one-act plays written and acted by UI students. Admission charge. Krannert Center Student Association.

26 Thursday
“Aida.” 7:30 p.m. Assembly Hall Star Theatre. Classic tale of love, loyalty, betrayal and courage with a Tony and Grammy Award-winning score by Elton John and Tim Rice. Admission charge.

music
19 Thursday
Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg, violin, and Anne-Marie McDermott, piano. 7:30 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. Admission charge.

20 Friday
Graduate Recital. Ann Zettervall, cello. 11:30 a.m. Memorial Room, Smith Hall.

Jazz Forum. Noon. 25 Smith Hall.

UI Trombone Choir. Elliot Chasanov and Jim Pugh, conductors. 7:30 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. Admission charge. School of Music.

Doctor of Musical Arts Recital. Jooeun Cho, violin. 7:30 p.m. Music Building auditorium.

Senior Recital. Kyra Saltman, cello. 7:30 p.m. Memorial Room, Smith Hall.

21 Saturday
Undergraduate Recital. Emily Nash, violin. 11 a.m. Memorial Room, Smith Hall.

Doctor of Musical Arts Recital. J. Michael Holmes, saxophone. 2 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall.

Undergraduate Recital. Wilson Wong and Anthony Misrata, trombone, 2 p.m. Music Building auditorium.

Master of Music Recital. YooJin Kim, soprano. 4:30 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall.

Junior Recital. Shawnita Tyus, violin. 5 p.m. Memorial Room, Smith Hall.

UI Wind Symphony and UI Symphonic Band I. James Keene and Kenneth Steinsultz, conductors. 7:30 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. Admission charge. School of Music.

Graduate Recital. Tzuhan Lin, violin. 7:30 p.m. Memorial Room, Smith Hall.

22 Sunday
Senior Recital. Bill Prokopow, composition. 2 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall.

UI Philharmonia. Louis Bergonzi, conductor. With Michael Ewald and Ronald Romm, trumpet. 3 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. Works by Berio, Vivaldi and Respighi. Admission charge. School of Music.

Undergraduate Recital. Jim Spigner and Lis Troyer, saxophone. 4:30 p.m. Memorial Room, Smith Hall.

Master of Music Recital. Kyung Sun Lee, clarinet. 5 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall.

UI Symphonic Band II and UI Concert Band I. Peter Griffin and Daniel Neuenschwander, conductors. 7:30 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall. A program of newer music and old favorites. Admission charge. School of Music.

Concert Choir. 7:30 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall.

23 Monday
Illini Strings. Karin Hendricks, conductor. 7:30 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall.

Doctor of Musical Arts Recital. Hwajung Yoo, voice. 7:30 p.m. Memorial Room, Smith Hall.

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

Tokyo String Quartet. 7:30 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. Music of Haydn, Schumann and Beethoven. Admission charge.
Jazz Combos. 7:30 p.m. Studio Theater, Krannert Center. Admission charge. School of Music.

Illini Women and University Chorus. 7:30 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall.

25 Wednesday
“Raj Rang: Musical Colors of the Indian Desert.” 7 p.m.
Knight Auditorium, Spurlock Museum. Featuring tribal folk musicians from the western Indian state of Rajasthan. Spurlock Museum.

British Brass Band. Peter Griffin, conductor. 7:30 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. An evening of traditional music you would expect to hear in London. Admission charge. School of Music.

UI Steel Band. Ricardo Flores, director. 7:30 p.m. Colwell Playhouse, Krannert Center. Calypso, soca, jazz and other styles of music are on the program. Admission charge. School of Music.

Doctor of Musical Arts Recital. Hye Young Kim, piano. 7:30 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall.

26 Thursday
Doctor of Musical Arts Recital. Chia-Jen Chang, violin. 2 p.m. Memorial Room, Smith Hall.

Dena Vermette: “Lady Sings Sinatra.” 7:30 p.m. Studio Theater, Krannert Center. An evening of Sinatra tunes sung from a woman’s perspective. Admission charge.

UI Concert Bands IIA and IIB. 7:30 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. A concert of classics and new music played primarily by non-music majors from throughout the university. Admission charge. School of Music.

Faculty Recital. Dana Hall, jazz drums. 7:30 p.m. Colwell Playhouse, Krannert Center. An evening of exciting tunes and harmonies. Admission charge. School of Music.

27 Friday
Jazz Forum. UI Grubbs Combo and UI Carrillo Combo. Noon. 25 Smith Hall.

Sinfonia da Camera. Ian Hobson, music director and conductor. 7:30 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. With Alicia Cordoba Tait, English horn. A season finale of “Legendary Music.” Admission charge. Student Performance Project: 6:45 p.m. Lobby.

Dena Vermette: “Lady Sings Sinatra.” 7:30 p.m. Studio Theater, Krannert Center. An evening of Sinatra tunes sung from a woman’s perspective. Admission charge.

28 Saturday
Senior Recital. Kathleen Drown, clarinet. 11 a.m. Memorial Room, Smith Hall.

Master of Music Recital. Laura Johnson, oboe. 11 a.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall.

Junior Recital. Keelin Eder, harp. 2 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall.
Trombone Studio Music Education Majors Recital. 2 p.m. Music Building auditorium. Students of Elliot Chasanov.

Balinese Music and Dance Concert. 3 p.m. Spurlock Museum. Spurlock Museum and School of Music.

Senior Recital. Scott Mitchell, percussion. 5 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall.

Undergraduate Recital. Allen Chen, trumpet. 5 p.m. Memorial Room, Smith Hall.

UI Varsity Men’s Glee Club. Barrington Coleman, conductor. 7:30 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. A program of traditional favorites with special guests The Other Guys. Admission charge. School of Music.

Concert Jazz Band. Chip McNeill, leader. 7:30 p.m. Colwell Playhouse, Krannert Center. Classical jazz charts balanced by some of the world’s newest jazz ideas. Admission charge. School of Music.

Dena Vermette: “Lady Sings Sinatra.” 7:30 p.m. Studio Theater, Krannert Center. An evening of Sinatra tunes sung from a woman’s perspective. Admission charge. Afterglow: Craig Russo Latin Jazz Project. Lobby, after the show.

Doctor of Musical Arts Recital. Rebecca Johnson, flute. 7:30 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall.

Doctor of Musical Arts Recital. Hyunjung Choi, violin. 7:30 p.m. Memorial Room, Smith Hall.

29 Sunday
Junior Recital. Robin Thomas, trumpet. 1:30 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall.

Junior Recital. Travis Knapp, percussion. 1:30 p.m. 25 Smith Hall.

Junior Recital. Jessica Veldman, cello. 2 p.m. Music Building auditorium.

Jazz Combos. 3 p.m. Studio Theater, Krannert Center. Student jazz combos. Admission charge. School of Music.

Doctor of Musical Arts Recital. Brent Shires, horn. 4:30 p.m. Music Building auditorium.

Master of Music Recital. Casey Dierlam, piano. 5:30 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall.

Latin Jazz Ensemble–Rumba Urbana. Ricardo Flores, director. 7:30 p.m. Studio Theater, Krannert Center. Repertoire is a combination of the Americas, fusing American jazz with mozambique rhythms of Cuba, calypso from Trinidad, the Haitian souk, and samba and bossa nova from Brazil, to name a few. Admission charge. School of Music.

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

Doctor of Musical Arts Recital. Mei-Huei Wei, piano. 7:30 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall.

30 Monday
Doctor of Musical Arts Recital. Sunhye Shim, piano. 7:30 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall.

1 Tuesday
Illinois Brass Quintet. 7:30 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. Michael Ewald and Ronald Romm, trumpet; Kazimierz Machala, horn; Elliot Chasanov, trombone; and Mark Moore, tuba. A 50-year tradition, this group offers a mix of standards and newer music from the brass ensemble repertoire. Admission charge. School of Music.

Jazz Trombone and Jazz Guitar Ensembles. Jim Pugh, Dave Dickey and Matt Warnock, directors. 7:30 p.m. Colwell Playhouse, Krannert Center. An evening of rhythm and tunes. Admission charge. School of Music.

Master of Music Recital. Josh McCormick, percussion. 7:30 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall.

2 Wednesday
Studio Recital. 5 p.m. Memorial Room, Smith Hall. Students of Sylvia Stone.

UI Symphony Orchestra. Donald Schleicher, director. 7:30 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. The final concert of the season. Admission charge. School of Music.

UI Jazz Band III. Marcus Wolfe, leader. 7:30 p.m. Colwell Playhouse, Krannert Center. An evening of jazz standards and new works. Admission charge. School of Music.

Master of Music Recital. Yukiko Kaneko, piano. 7:30 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall.

An Evening of Songs and Arias. 7:30 p.m. Memorial Room, Smith Hall. Students of Jerold Siena.

3 Thursday
UI Jazz Band II. Jim Pugh, leader. 7:30 p.m. Colwell Playhouse, Krannert Center. An evening of jazz standards. Admission charge. School of Music.

Senior Recital. Hio Teng Wong, piano. 7:30 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall.

4 Friday
Doctor of Musical Arts Recital. Mi Hyn Jang, viola. 1 p.m. Memorial Room, Smith Hall.

Senior Recital. Michael Hickey, tenor. 7:30 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall.

Guest Artist Recital. Jack Quartet (string quartet). 7:30 p.m. Music Building auditorium.

5 Saturday
Master of Music Recital. Matt Guschl, oboe. 2 p.m. Memorial Room, Smith Hall.

Studio Recital. 5 p.m. Memorial Room, Smith Hall. Piano students of So-Hee Hur.

Doctor of Musical Arts Recital. Daniela Broderick, piano. 7:30 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall.

6 Sunday
Doctor of Musical Arts Project Recital. Chu-Chun Liang, piano. 11 a.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall.

Doctor of Musical Arts Recital. Min-Li Hwang, cello. 2 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall.

Doctor of Musical Arts Project Recital. Suzanne Crookshank, clarinet. 5 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall.

Brad Paisley. 7:30 p.m. Assembly Hall. With special guests Taylor Swift, Jack Ingram and Kellie Pickler. Admission charge.

opera
26 Thursday
“The Scarecrow.” Eduardo Diazmunoz, conductor. 7:30 p.m. Tryon Festival Theater, Krannert Center. Based on Nathaniel Hawthorne’s story, “Feathertop,” this work tells the story of a New England witch who brings a scarecrow to life to conjure up mischief and mayhem. Admission charge. School of Music.

27 Friday
“The Scarecrow.” Eduardo Diazmunoz, conductor. 7:30 p.m. Tryon Festival Theater, Krannert Center. Admission charge. School of Music.

28 Saturday
“The Scarecrow.” Eduardo Diazmunoz, conductor. 7:30 p.m. Tryon Festival Theater, Krannert Center. Admission charge. Libretto: 6:30 p.m. Krannert Room. School of Music.

29 Sunday
“The Scarecrow.” Eduardo Diazmunoz, conductor. 3 p.m. Tryon Festival Theater, Krannert Center. Admission charge. Libretto: 2 p.m. Krannert Room. School of Music.

dance
19 Thursday
Studiodance II. 7:30 p.m. Studio Theater, Krannert Center. Curated concert of student works featuring choreography by department of dance students and performed by the artists’ fellow students. Admission charge.

20 Friday
Studiodance II. 7 and 9 p.m. Studio Theater, Krannert Center. Admission charge.

21 Saturday
Studiodance II. 7 and 9 p.m. Studio Theater, Krannert Center. Admission charge.

films
19 Thursday
“Beautiful Resistance” and “Beyond the Mesas.” Allan Holzman, Emmy Award-Winning filmmaker; Lorene Sisquoc, Sherman Indian Museum; and Stewart Bruce Koyiyumptewa, Hopi Cultural Preservation Office.
6:30 p.m. 112 Huff Hall. Native American House.

25 Wednesday
“Paris, je t’aime.” Olivier Assayas and Frederic Auburtin, directors. 7:30 p.m. 134 Temple Buell Hall. Landscape Architecture.

sports
(to confirm times, go to www.fightingillini.com)
20 Friday
Softball. UI vs. Ohio State University. 6 p.m. Eichelberger Field. Admission charge.

21 Saturday
Softball. UI vs. Ohio State University. Noon. Eichelberger Field. Admission charge.

Men’s Tennis. UI vs. University of Minnesota. Noon. Atkins Tennis Center. Admission charge.

22 Sunday
Softball. UI vs. Pennsylvania State University. 11 a.m. (DH) Eichelberger Field. Admission charge.

Men’s Tennis. UI vs. University of Iowa. Noon. Atkins Tennis Center. Admission charge.

24 Tuesday
Baseball. UI vs. Eastern Illinois University. 6:05 p.m. Illinois Field. Admission charge.

27 Friday
Baseball. UI vs. University of Minnesota. 6:05 p.m. Illinois Field. Admission charge.

28 Saturday
Softball. UI vs. DePaul University. Noon. (DH) Eichelberger Field. Admission charge.

Baseball. UI vs. University of Minnesota. 3:05 p.m. Illinois Field. (doubleheader) Admission charge.

29 Sunday
Baseball. UI vs. University of Minnesota. 12:05 p.m. Illinois Field. Admission charge.

et cetera
20 Friday
Conference. “Interfaces and Visualizations: A State-of-the-Art Conference on the Humanities in Post-human Times.” 8 a.m. 407 Illini Union. To register, visit http://www.french.uiuc.edu/schehr/conference/. French, Center for Advanced Study, Liberal Arts and Sciences, English, Speech Communication, Library and Information Science, Illinois Program for Research in the Humanities and Criticism and Interpretive Theory.

“The Cross, The Sword and the Flag: Multidisciplinary Reflections on Faith and the Narration of Violence.” 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m. 314B Illini Union. Religion and Illinois Program for Research in the Humanities.

“Lace for the Lady and the Gentleman, Too.” Karen Thompson, historian. 4 p.m. Knight Auditorium, Spurlock Museum. This event is held in conjunction with the Campbell Gallery exhibit “Why Knot.” The exhibit is co-sponsored by the Champaign-Urbana Spinners and Weavers Guild and the Spurlock Museum Guild. It is sponsored in part by the Illinois Arts Council, a state agency. Spurlock Museum.

Bike Trip: Wisconsin Rail Trail. April 20-23. Visit www.campusrec.uiuc.edu or call 333-8747 for more information and reservations. Admission charge. Campus Recreation.

21 Saturday
“The End of the Visigothic Kingdom of Toulouse, the Rise of the Franks and the Beginning of France: A Symposium on the Occasion of the 1500th Anniversary of the Battle of Vouille.” Karen-edis Barzman, Binghamton University, SUNY. 9 a.m. Reading Room, First floor, Levis Faculty Center. Medieval Studies, Classics, French, Germanic Languages and Literatures and History.

Spanish Time at Public Libraries. 1 p.m. Douglass Meeting Room at the Douglass Branch Library, 504 E. Grove St., Champaign. Latin American and Caribbean Studies.

“Here and Now.” 3-4:30 p.m. Krannert Art Museum. Improvised dance and music event. Krannert Art Museum.

Doodle for Wildlife Auction. 6-10 p.m. Round Barn Banquet Centre. Sixth Annual Doodle for Wildlife Auction to benefit the College of Veterinary Medicine Wildlife Medical Clinic. Veterinary Medicine, Wildlife Medical Clinic.

GSLIS Storytelling Festival. 7 p.m. 126 Graduate School of Library and Information Science. Come celebrate a night of stories from near and far told by faculty, students and alumni. Refreshments will be served during a brief intermission. This is a storytelling event meant for adults. As such, some material may not be appropriate for children. Graduate School of Library and Information Science.

22 Sunday
Sunday Brunch. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Allerton House Dining Room. For reservations, call 333-3287. Allerton Park and Conference Center.

24 Tuesday
Open Class. “Special Topics in Design: Japanese Aesthetics.” Kimiko Gunji, Jennifer Gunji-Ballsrud and Daniel Goscha, UI. 4 p.m. 20th Century Gallery, Krannert Art Museum. Krannert Art Museum.

25 Wednesday
Japanese Calligraphy Workshop. Eishi Sakuta, calligrapher. 5:30 p.m. Japan House, 2000 S. Lincoln Ave., Urbana. Japan House.

26 Thursday
“Fueling Change With Renewable Energy.” 8:30 a.m. ACES Library, Information and Alumni Center. For more info, visit http://www.renewable-energy.uiuc.edu/. Illinois Renewable Energy Initiative.

27 Friday
Horseback Riding Clinic. 1-3 p.m. Lodge, Ill. Visit www.campusrec.uiuc.edu or call 333-8747 for more information and reservations. Admission charge. Campus Recreation.

Poetry Recital Meeting. Paul Borgeson Jr., poet. 6 p.m. Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Languages Building. Spanish, Italian and Portuguese.

28 Saturday
“Petstravaganza!” 9 a.m.-4 p.m. UI Stock Pavilion. A day for families to learn about companion animals in an interactive setting. For more info, call 333-6462. Animal Sciences.

Third Annual Allerton Plant Sale. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Allerton Park Diversified Farm. Allerton Park.

Container Gardening. 10 a.m. Allerton Park Diversified Farm. Registration required; call 244-1035 or e-mail allertoninfo@illinois.edu. Admission charge. Allerton Park.

Kids @ Krannert. 10 a.m.-noon. Krannert Art Museum and Kinkead Pavilion. Fun-filled events for the entire family with demonstrations, hands-on art projects, dance, music, and storytelling. Krannert Art Museum.

Canoe/Kayak Day Trip. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Visit www.campusrec.uiuc.edu or call 333-8747 for more information and reservations. Admission charge. Campus Recreation.

29 Sunday
Third Annual Allerton Plant Sale. 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Allerton Park Diversified Farm. Allerton Park.

2 Wednesday
Third International Congress of Qualitative Inquiry. 8 a.m. Illini Union and Levis Faculty Center. For more info, visit http://www.qi2007.org/. Women and Gender in Global Perspectives, Global Studies, Illinois Program for Research in the Humanities, Bureau of Educational Research, Criticism and Interpretive Theory, Center for Advanced Study, Asian American Studies, Supercomputing Applications and Democracy in a Multiracial Society.

Reception: Designing Our Dreams, A Collaboration Between Architecture and Dance. 5-7 p.m. Temple Buell Hall. View architectural renderings by four UI graduate students of a new ecologically sustainable building for dance. Architecture and Dance.

5 Saturday
Kayak Clinic. 10 a.m.-noon. Visit www.campusrec.uiuc.edu or call 333-8747 for more information and reservations. Admission charge. Campus Recreation.

Kids Kayak Clinic. Noon-2 p.m. Register at Champaign Park District, 706 Kenwood Road, Champaign. Visit www.campusrec.uiuc.edu or call 333-8747 for more information. Admission charge. Campus Recreation.

Textile Conservation Workshop. 1-4 p.m. Spurlock Museum. An afternoon of textile identification and conservation tips. Admission charge. Spurlock Museum and the Champaign-Urbana Spinners and Weavers Guild.

exhibits
“Graduating Library Student Workers”
Main hallway, Library.
“Have Books, Will Travel: Bringing Libraries to the People, 1915-1957”
On view May 1.

“Why Knot”
Campbell Gallery.
Through Aug. 26.
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.

“Symagery”
Through May 11.
IPRH, 805 W. Pennsylvania Ave., Urbana. 8:30 a.m.-
5 p.m. Monday-Friday.

“Commerce and Consumption: Works From the Permanent Collection”
Through May 13.
“A History of New”
Through July 29.
“Secrets Revealed=Secrets Shared”
Master of Fine Arts Exhibition
On view April 18.
“An Architect Collects: Robert D. Kleinschmidt and A Lifetime of Fine Arts Acquisitions”
On view April 20.
Bachelor of Fine Arts Exhibition
On view May 5.
Krannert Art Museum and Kinkead Pavilion. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday, until 9 p.m. Thursday; 2-5 p.m. Sunday. Free admission; $3donation suggested.

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


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