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Events at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign from April 3 through 20

3/28/2008

lectures

3 Thursday
“There Must Be Blood: Aspects of Linguistic Violence in Modern Literature.” Ulf Olsson, Stockholm University and UI. 5:15 p.m. Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Languages Building. Germanic Languages and Literatures.

“Defiant Trespass: Lessons From the Black Arts Movement for ‘This Place Called America.’ ” Sonia Sanchez, poet and scholar. 7:30 p.m. Third floor, Levis Faculty Center. MillerComm.

4
Friday
“The U.S. Within the World.” Franklin Gamwell, University of Chicago Divinity School. Noon. Latzer Hall, University YMCA. Friday Forum.

5
Saturday
Art + Design Visitors Series. “Interior Motives.” Myra Mimlitsch-Gray, State University of New York, New Paltz. 2 p.m. Krannert Art Museum Auditorium. Art and Design and Krannert Art Museum.

8
Tuesday
“Chapel of St. John the Divine Episcopal.” Dana M. Robinson, UI. Noon. Latzer Hall, University YMCA. Know Your University.

9
Wednesday
“Globalization and Language Endangerment: Africa vs. The Americas.” Salikoko Mufwene, University of Chicago. 4 p.m. Third floor, Levis Faculty Center. MillerComm.

“Arthur Evans, the Palace of Minos at Knossos and the Dawn of European Civilization.”
John Papadopoulos, University of California, Los Angeles. 5:30 p.m. Krannert Art Museum auditorium. Archaeological Institute of America, Classics and Krannert Art Museum.

10
Thursday
“Scripture and the Rhetoric of Empire.” Elisabeth Schussler Fiorenza, Harvard Divinity School. 8 p.m. Knight Auditorium, Spurlock Museum. Marjorie Hall Thulin Lecture/Religion.

11
Friday
“The Threads of Learning and Democracy in Classroom Talk.” Peter H. Johnston, State University of New York at Albany. Noon. 210A Education Building. 2008 UIUC College of Education Distinguished Alumni Award Committee.

colloquia

3 Thursday
“Teaching of Evaluation – The Relationship Between Evaluation Theory Course and the Sociopolitical Dimension of Evaluation Practice.” Mijung Yoon, UI. Noon. 42A Education Building. Educational Psychology.

“Gender and Computing in the Push-Button Library, 1965-1985.” Greg Downey, University of Wisconsin. 12:30 p.m. 126 Graduate School of Library and Information Science. Library and Information Science.

“Tradeoffs Between Power and Efficiency in Microbial

Growth. Structure and Function of Microbial Communities.” Thomas Schmidt, Michigan State University. 4 p.m. B102 Chemical and Life Sciences Lab. Microbiology.

Gallery Conversation: “Intersections Between Games and Art in Virtual Worlds.”
Noah Wardrip-Fruin, digital media creator. 5:30 p.m. Krannert Art Museum. Krannert Art Museum.

4
Friday
“Filling Out the Blanks: Swedish Literature and the EU.” Ulf Ollson, visiting Fulbright Hildeman Professor, Stockholm University. Noon-1:30 p.m. The Bread Company, 706 S. Goodwin Ave., Urbana. European Union Center.

“Adaptations of Leucyl-tRNA Synthetase for Protein Synthesis and RNA Splicing.”
Jennifer Hsu, University of Texas. Noon. B102 Chemical and Life Sciences Lab. Biochemistry.

“Evolutionary Ecology of Bacterial Viruses.”
Joshua Weitz, Georgia Institute of Technology. 2 p.m. 464 Loomis Lab. Physics.

“The Size of Health Selection Effects.”
Alberto Palloni, Northwestern University. 3 p.m. 336 Lincoln Hall. Sociology.

“Low Temperature Fuel Cells: Ex Situ, In Situ and Operando Studies.”
Christina Roth, University of Darmstadt. 4 p.m. 116 Roger Adams Lab. Analytical Chemistry.

7
Monday
“High-Fidelity Image-Based Modeling.” Yasutaka Furukawa, UI. 9 a.m. 2269 Beckman Institute. Beckman Institute.

“Molecular Determinants in the Interspecies Transmission of H9N2 Avian Influenza Viruses.”
Daniel Perez, Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine. Noon. 80 Small Animal Clinic. Veterinary Medicine.

“Electron Cryo-microscopy of ATP Synthase.”
John Rubinstein, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto. 3 p.m. 3269 Beckman Institute. Theoretical and Computational Biophysics.

“Charm Physics on the Lattice With Highly Improved Staggered Quarks.”
Eduardo Follana, University of Glasgow. 4 p.m. 144 Loomis Lab. Physics.

“Systems Approach and Engineering Solutions to Bioenergy Systems.”
K.C. Ting, UI. 4 p.m. Monsanto Room, ACES Library. Center for Advanced Bioenergy Research.

“Bayesian Models of Language Acquisition, Or, Where Do the Rules Come From?”
Mark Johnson, Brown University. 4 p.m. 1404 Siebel Center. Computer Science.

8
Tuesday
“Tolstoy and Herder: Nationalism and Brotherhood in Tolstoy’s ‘War and Peace.’ ” Lina Steiner, University of Chicago. Noon. 101 International Studies Building. Russian, East European and Eurasian Center.

“Oxygen-18 and the Origins of Hydrogen-Deficient Carbon Stars.”
Thomas R. Geballe, Gemini Observatory. 4 p.m. 134 Astronomy. Astronomy.

9
Wednesday
“HESCs and Hematopoiesis: What Can We Learn? What Can We Apply?” Andrew Leavitt, University of California, San Francisco. Noon. B102 Chemical and Life Sciences Lab. Cell and Developmental Biology.

“Loud Silence: Learning to Read, Learning to Speak, Life Histories of Black Women in the Academy.”
Chamara Kwakye, UI. Noon. 911 S. Sixth St., Champaign. Gender and Women’s Studies.

“Transport Processes in Heavy Ion Collisions.”
Derek Teaney, State University of New York, Stony Brook. 4 p.m. 464 Loomis Lab. Physics.

10
Thursday
“Life on the Edge: The Nature and Origin of Protein Misfolding Diseases.” Christopher Dobson, Cambridge University, England. 2 p.m. MSB Auditorium. Biochemistry.

“Translating the Past: Laurent de Premierfait and the Visualization of Antiquity.”
Anne D. Hedmen, UI. 3:30 p.m. 307 Gregory Hall. History.

“When Obsessions Collide: Golf and Physics.”
Robert Grober, Yale University. 4 p.m. 141 Loomis Laboratory of Physics. Physics.

“Competition and Selection in Language Evolution.”
Salikoko Mufwene, University of Chicago. 4 p.m. Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Languages Building. Linguistics.

“Stochasticity and Cell Fate.”
Richard Losick, Harvard University. 4 p.m. B102 Chemical and Life Sciences Lab. Microbiology.

“The Art of Time.”
Jesse Matz, Kenyon College. 8 p.m. IPRH Building, 805 W. Pennsylvania Ave., Urbana. Criticism and Interpretive Theory.

11
Friday
“How a Monostable Gene Circuit Controls Switching Between Two Cell-Fates in HIV.” Leor Weinberger, University of California, San Diego. 11 a.m. 151 Loomis Lab. Physics.

Railroad Engineering Seminar.
James McClellan, Woodside Consulting. 11:45 a.m. 233 Grainger Engineering Library Commons Room. William W. Hay Railroad Engineering Seminar/Civil and Environmental Engineering.

“Novel Enzymes, Rapid Structure Determination, and an Online Computer Game.”
David Baker, University of Washington, Seattle. Noon. MSB Auditorium. Biochemistry.

“The Threads of Learning and Democracy in Classroom Talk.”
Peter H. Johnston, State University of New York at Albany. Noon. 210A Education Building. 2008 UIUC College of Education Distinguished Alumni Award Committee.

“What Is It For a Property to be a Physical Property?”
Daniel Stoljar, Australian National University. 3 p.m. 223 Gregory Hall. Philosophy.

14
Monday
“Energy Conservation in Buildings: A Communitywide Alternative Approach.” William Rose, UI. Noon. 101 International Studies Building. Women and Gender in Global Perspectives.

“From the Bench to the Back 40: Practical Aspects of Production Business Unit Commercial Genotyping in Cattle.”
Stewart Bauck, IGENITY Livestock Production Business Unit. Noon. 80 Small Animal Clinic. Translational Biomedical Seminar/Veterinary Medicine.

“Profiling and Imaging the Nervous System With Mass Spectrometry.”
Eric B. Monroe, UI. Noon. 171 Roger Adams Lab. Analytical Chemistry.

 “Spatio-temporal Regulation of Cellular Processes by Lipids and Lipid-binding Proteins.”
Wonhwa Cho, UI. 3 p.m. 3269 Beckman Institute. Biophysics.

“Results of a Global Search for New Physics at the Tevatron.”
Conor Henderson, Massachusetts Institute of Technology. 4 p.m. Physics.

“Cellulosic Ethanol.”
Bryan White, UI. 4 p.m. Monsanto Room, ACES Library. Center for Advanced Bioenergy Research.

“Megacities: A Graduate Student Forum.”
8 p.m. Third floor, Levis Faculty Center. Criticism and Interpretive Theory.

15
Tuesday
“Ultrahigh Bandwidth Analog-to-Digital Conversion Via Time Dilation.” Bahram Jalali, UCLA. 11 a.m. B02 Coordinated Science Lab. Coordinated Science Lab.

“Using Mitochondria and Wolbachia Genes to Explore the Phylogeography of Diabrotica virgifera.”
Rosanna Giordano, UI. 3:30 p.m. I-Building, Room 1005, 1816 S. Oak St. Champaign. Illinois Natural History Survey.

“The Self-Tuning Brain: Homeostatic Plasticity in Developing Cortical Networks.”
Gina Turrigiano, Brandeis University. 4 p.m. 1005 Beckman Institute. Neuroscience Program.

16
Wednesday
Sustainability Seminar Series. “Sustainable Development Issues.” William Blackburn, William Blackburn Consulting, Ltd. Noon. Stephen J. Warner Conference Room, Waste Management and Research Center, 1 E. Hazelwood Drive, Champaign. Waste Management and Research Center.

“Human Ribonucleoprotein Assembly: Implications for Inherited Disease.”
Thomas Meier, Albert Einstein College of Medicine. Noon. B102 Chemical and Life Sciences Lab. Cell and Developmental Biology.

“Quantitative Test Results: Improving the Science of Test Evaluation.”
Ian Gardner, University of California, Davis. Noon. 2506 Veterinary Medicine Basic Science Building. Veterinary Medicine.

“Making Poor People Work for Services: CBOs in Dar es Salaam.”
Brian Dill, UI. Noon. 101 International Studies Building. African Studies.

“Effect of Dietary Genistein on Breast Cancer Therapy and Metastasis.”
Mengyuan Du, UI. 4 p.m. 103 Mumford Hall. Nutritional Sciences.

“Understanding the Quark Gluon Fluid.”
Peter Jacobs, Lawrence Berkeley National Lab. 4 p.m. 464 Loomis Lab. Physics.

17
Thursday
“Settling the Urban Sertao: Notes on the History of Brazil’s Informal Cities.” Brodwyn Fisher, Northwestern University. Noon. 101 International Studies Building. Latin American and Caribbean Studies.

“Pseudo-likelihood Estimation in Log Linear by Linear Association Models.”
Zhushan (Mandy) Li, UI. Noon. 42A Education Building. Educational Psychology.

Inaugural Ralph Simmons Lecture: “Helium, the Physicist’s Sandbox.”
William F. Brinkman, Princeton University. 4 p.m. 141 Loomis Laboratory of Physics. Physics.

“Cell Cycle Control, Cell Differentiation in Bacteria; Bacterial Adhesion.”
Yves Brun, Indiana University. 4 p.m. B102, Chemical and Life Sciences Laboratory, 601 South Goodwin Avenue. Microbiology.

“Terayama Shuji and the Dramatization of Revolution.” Steven Clark Ridgely, University of Wisconsin. 4 p.m. Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Languages Building.  East Asian Languages and Cultures.

“Obedience and Its Discontents: The Satisfactions of Affect in the ‘Wife’s Lament.’ ”
Katherine O’Brien O’Keeffe, Notre Dame University. 4:30 p.m. 4090B Foreign Languages Building. Medieval Studies, English and Criticism and Interpretive Theory.

“Contemporary Painting: Inside and Outside of the Ivory Tower.”
Roz Schwartz, UI. 6 p.m. Krannert Art Museum auditorium. Krannert Art Museum Council.

18
Friday
“Contrast Agents and Microstructured Hydrogels.” Stephanie Rinne, UI, and “I Know What You Saw Last Summer: Decoding Brain
Activity Associated With Natural Scenes.”
Dirk Walther, UI. Noon. 1005 Beckman Institute. Beckman Institute Director’s Seminar.

“Recent Results from CLEO-c.”
Daniel Cronin-Hennessy, University of Minnesota. Noon. 464 Loomis Lab. Physics.

“Assembly and Disassembly of Individual RecA Nucleoprotein Filaments.”
Roberto Galletto, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis. 2 p.m. 464 Loomis Lab. Physics.

“Latino Before the World: Panethnicity and the Transnational Diffusion of Identity.”
Wendy Roth, University of British Columbia. 3 p.m. 336 Lincoln Hall. Sociology.

“Analytical Gradient Focusing Separation Techniques.”
Milton Lee, Brigham Young University. 4 p.m. 116 Roger Adams Lab. Analytical Chemistry.

19
Saturday
Gallery Conversation: “Connecting Art and Literature: An Exploration of Death and Dying in the Visual Arts and in Tolstoy.” Anne Sautman, UI. 10 a.m. Krannert Art Museum. Krannert Art Museum.

theater

3 Thursday
“Measure for Measure.” Robert Anderson, director. 7:30 p.m. Studio Theater, Krannert Center. Shakespeare’s comedy questions the legislation of morality and the morality of legislators. Admission charge.

4 Friday
“Measure for Measure.” Robert Anderson, director. 7:30 p.m. Studio Theater, Krannert Center. Admission charge.

5
Saturday
“Measure for Measure.” Robert Anderson, director. 7:30 p.m. Studio Theater, Krannert Center. Admission charge.

6
Sunday
“Measure for Measure.” Robert Anderson, director. 3 p.m. Studio Theater, Krannert Center. Admission charge.

11
Friday
“Urinetown.” 7:30 p.m. Assembly Hall. A tale of greed, corruption, love and revolution in a time when water is worth its weight in gold. Admission charge. Illini Union Board.

12
Saturday
“Urinetown.” 2 and 7:30 p.m. Assembly Hall. A tale of greed, corruption, love and revolution in a time when water is worth its weight in gold. Admission charge. Illini Union Board.

music

3 Thursday
Doctor of Musical Arts Project Recital. Jee-Ean Kim, piano. 5 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall.

Kronos Quartet. 7:30 p.m. Tryon Festival Theater, Krannert Center. One of the most celebrated and influential ensembles of our time. Admission charge.

4
Friday
Musicology Colloquium. “How to Read Tropes of Gender: Victorian Manliness.” Ruth Solie. 4 p.m. Memorial Room, Smith Hall.

Doctor of Musical Arts Project Recital.
Tracey Ford, soprano. 5 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall.

UI Symphony Orchestra.
Donald Schleicher, conductor. 7:30 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. With Oratorio Society. Admission charge. School of Music.

Senior Recital.
Tara Blocki, saxophone. 7:30 p.m. Music Building auditorium.

5
Saturday
Senior Recital. Lindsay Gomes, oboe. 11 a.m. Memorial Room, Smith Hall.

Master of Music Recital.
Anne Kovarik, trumpet. Noon. Music Building auditorium.

Chamber Music.
Little Brasscals Brass Quintet. 2 p.m. Music Building auditorium.

Master of Music Recital.
Kelly Carlson, trumpet. 5 p.m. Music Building auditorium.

Gil Shaham, violin, with Akira Eguchi, piano.
7:30 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. Champaign-Urbana native Shaham is coming off a 2006-2007 season in which he appeared with the New York Philharmonic, Cleveland Symphony, Philadelphia Orchestra and Los Angeles Philharmonic. Admission charge.

UI Percussion Ensemble.
William Moersch, director. 7:30 p.m. Tryon Festival Theater, Krannert Center. Admission charge. School of Music.

Undergraduate Recital.
Sara Lloyd, soprano. 7:30 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall.

Senior Recital.
Kiel Lauer, bass trombone. 7:30 p.m. Music Building auditorium.

6
Sunday
Senior Recital. Keelin Eder, harp. 11 a.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall.

Doctor of Musical Arts Recital.
Lesley Hastings, clarinet. 1:30 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall.

Junior Recital.
Lis Troyer, saxophone. 2 p.m. Music Building auditorium.

Master of Music Recital.
Ricardo Sepulveda, baritone. 5 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall.

Undergraduate Recital.
Claire Stolarski and Rachel Atlas, oboe. 5 p.m. Memorial Room, Smith Hall.

Slippery Tuba Quartet.
5:30 p.m. Music Building auditorium. Philip Coleman and Josh Benjamin, euphonium; Colby Fahrenbacher and Phillip Bloomer, tuba.

Champaign-Urbana Symphony Orchestra.
Steven Larsen, music director and conductor. With Garrison Keillor, special guest. 7:30 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. The author, columnist, champion of English majors, role model for shy people and host of NPR’s “Prairie Home Companion,” joins the CU Symphony for a concert that’s certain to be “above average.” Admission charge.

Doctor of Musical Arts Recital in Vocal Coaching and Accompanying.
Joohyun Sung, piano. 7:30 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall.

Senior Recital.
Sarah Yun, cello. 7:30 p.m. Memorial Room, Smith Hall.

7
Monday
Doctor of Musical Arts Project Recital. Anne Guist, bassoon. 4 and 5 p.m. Music Building auditorium.

Student Composers Recital.
7:30 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall.

8
Tuesday
Student Composer’s Recital. Kyle Rowan, Ming-Ching Chiu and Taylor Briggs, composers. 7:30 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall.

Doctor of Musical Arts Recital.
Dione Bennett, soprano. 7:30 p.m. Memorial Room, Smith Hall.

Doctor of Musical Arts Recital.
Christopher Combest, tuba. 7:30 p.m. Music Building auditorium.

9
Wednesday
Master of Music Recital. Jui-Chen Huang, bassoon. 7:30 p.m. Memorial Room, Smith Hall.

Doctor of Musical Arts Project Recital.
Rochelle Sennet, piano. 7:30 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall.

10
Thursday
Junior Recital. Jenny Wong, soprano. 11 a.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall.

Akademie für Alte Musik Berlin.
7:30 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. One of Germany’s leading ensembles specializing in early music on the international scene. Admission charge. Prelude: 6:30 p.m. Tryon Festival Theater Foyer.

Composition Division Recital: New Music for Gayagum (Korean traditional instrument).
7:30 p.m. Memorial Room, Smith Hall.

11
Friday
Doctor of Musical Arts Project Recital. Petra Music, flute. Noon. Memorial Room, Smith Hall.

12
Saturday
Annual Mom’s Day Harp Studio Recital. 11 a.m. Music Building auditorium. Featuring students of Ann Yeung and Julia Kay Jamieson.

Master of Music Recital.
Katie Seidel, bassoon. 11 a.m. Memorial Room, Smith Hall.

Women’s Glee Club Mom’s Day Concert.
Joe Grant, conductor. 2 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. Admission charge.

Master of Music Recital.
Joshua Haggerty, percussion. 2 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall.

“American Songs.”
2 p.m. Memorial Room, Smith Hall. Students of Julie Gunn.

Undergraduate Recital.
Everett James, tuba, and Allison McGuire, euphonium. 2 p.m. Music Building auditorium.

Junior Recital.
Lauren Waidelich, flute. 5 p.m. Memorial Room, Smith Hall.

Doctor of Musical Arts Recital.
Dione Bennett, soprano. 5 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall.

Junior Recital.
Josh T. Benjamin, euphonium. 5 p.m. Music Building auditorium.

UI Black Chorus Mom’s Day Concert.
Ollie Watts Davis, conductor. 7:30 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. Repertoire from the sacred music tradition, including spirituals, anthems, hymns and gospel selections. Admission charge.

Senior Recital.
Jamie Hestad, flute. 7:30 p.m. Memorial Room, Smith Hall.

Junior Recital
. Charles Lane, jazz saxophone. 7:30 p.m. 25 Smith Hall.

13
Sunday
UI Cello Choir. Aaron Kaplan, director. 11 a.m. Music Building auditorium.

Undergraduate Recital.
Lucy Abrams, clarinet. 11:30 a.m. Memorial Room, Smith Hall.

Concerto Competition.
1 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall.

“American Songs.”
2 p.m. Memorial Room, Smith Hall. Students of Julie Gunn.

Doctor of Musical Arts Recital.
Michael Jones, jazz trumpet. 3 p.m. 25 Smith Hall.

Panorama Brass.
Jeffrey Spenner and Katrina Kral, trumpet; Michelle Rivera, horn; Joseph Sheets, trombone; and Colby Fahrenbacher, tuba. 5 p.m. Music Building auditorium.

Champaign-Urbana Symphony Orchestra.
Steven Larsen, music director and conductor, and Jeffrey Biegel, piano. 7:30 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. Celebrate the rebirth of symphonic music by composers who found inspiration in the popular music world; selections by Milhaud, Antheil, Anderson, Emerson and Shostakovich. Admission charge. Pre-show performance: 6:45 p.m. Lobby, Krannert Center.

“American Songs.”
7:30 p.m. Memorial Room, Smith Hall. Students of Julie Gunn.

14
Monday
Graduate Recital. Sunhye Shim, piano. 7:30 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall.

Master of Music Recital.
Meng-Han Wang, oboe. 7:30 p.m. Memorial Room, Smith Hall.

15
Tuesday
Interval: Road to the Isles. Noon. Lobby, Krannert Center. Music of Ireland and Scotland that brings life into the ancient traditions of Celtic cultures.

Art in Conversation With Anton Kuerti.
Mike Ross, host. 5 p.m. Stage 5, Krannert Center.

New Music Ensemble.
7:30 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. The program will include music by twentieth century Mexican composers Silvestre Revueltas and Carlos Chávez. Admission charge. School of Music.

16
Wednesday
Anton Kuerti. 7:30 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. Pianist Kuerti takes on Beethoven’s “Diabelli Variations,” presenting them with commentary from the stage. Admission charge.

UI Brass Choir.
Elliot Chasanov, director. 7:30 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall.

Master of Music Recital.
JungSoo Joseph Choi, violin. 7:30 p.m. Music Building auditorium.

17
Thursday
Junior Recital. Jacquelyn Kress, mezzo-soprano. 11 a.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall.

Senior Recital.
Yun Me Park, piano. 3:30 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall.

British Brass Band and UI Trombone Choir.
7:30 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall and Krannert Center. Admission charge. School of Music.

Illini Women and University Chorus.
Andrea Solya and Jean-Sebastien Vallee, conductors. 7:30 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall.

Junior Recital.
Melissa Morrow, oboe. 7:30 p.m. Music Building auditorium.

18
Friday
Traffic Jam: Folklore Urbano. 5 p.m. Stage 5, Krannert Center. This 12-member group is comprised mainly of Colombian musicians based in New York City and includes a line-up of vocals, horns, percussion, bass and keyboards.

UI Philharmonia.
Louis Bergonzi, conductor, and Sherban Lupu, violin. 7:30 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. The evenings selections will include Sibelius’ Finlandia, Op. 26 and 27, and Wienlawski’s Legende, Op. 17. Admission charge.

19
Saturday
Master of Music Recital. Shawn McNamara, trombone. 2 p.m. Music Building auditorium.

Undergraduate Recital.
Colby Cooman and Katrina Kral, trumpet. 4:30 p.m. Music Building auditorium.

UI Varsity Men’s Glee Club.
Barrington Coleman, director. 7:30 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. Admission charge.

UI Gamelan.
Asnawa, director. 7:30 p.m. Colwell Playhouse, Krannert Center. Admission charge. School of Music.

20
Sunday
Junior Recital. Nick Wolny, horn. 2 p.m. Music Building auditorium.

Concert Choir.
Chester Alwes, conductor. 4 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall.

Undergraduate Recital.
Allen Chen, trumpet. 7:30 p.m. Music Building auditorium.

dance

17 Thursday
Studiodance II. 7:30 p.m. Studio Theater, Krannert Center. Dances made for and by students. Admission charge.

18 Friday
Studiodance II. 7 and 9 p.m. Studio Theater, Krannert Center. Dances made for and by students. Admission charge.

19
Saturday
Lecture/Demonstration With Aniruddha Knight and Douglas Knight. 1 p.m. 25 Smith Hall. An inside look at the Indian dance style of bharata natyam.

Studiodance II.
7 and 9 p.m. Studio Theater, Krannert Center. Dances made for and by students. Admission charge.

20
Sunday
Aniruddha Knight and Ensemble: “From the Heart of a Tradition.” 3 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. Knight and an ensemble of vocal and instrumental musicians perform a fresh interpretation of South Indian classical music and dance that springs from inside a nine-generation family artistic practice. Admission charge.

films

3 Thursday
“Children of Men.” 5:30 pm 62 Krannert Art Museum, Room. Illinois Program for Research in the Humanities.

4 Friday
Latin American Film Festival. Boardman’s Art Theatre, 126 W. Church St., Champaign. For more information, go to http://www.clacs.uiuc.edu/news/filmfestival/index.html. Continues through Thursday. Latin American and Caribbean Studies.

8
Tuesday
European Movie Night: “Czech Dream.” Vit Klusak, director. 6 p.m. G36 Foreign Languages Building. European Union Center.

10
Thursday
Polish film: “Pornography.” A film by Jan Jakub Kolski, 2003. 7 p.m. Lucy Ellis Lounge, Foreign Languages Building. Polish Studies/Slavic Languages and Literatures.

17
Thursday
Czech film: “Dark Blue World.” A film by Jan Sverak, 2001. 7 p.m. Lucy Ellis Lounge, Foreign Languages Building. Czech Studies/Slavic Languages and Literatures.

sports

11 Friday
Softball. UI vs. Northwestern University. 6 p.m. Eichelberger Field. Admission charge.

Baseball. UI vs. University of Michigan. 6:05 p.m. Illinois Field. Admission charge.

12
Saturday
Softball. UI vs. Northwestern University. Noon. Eichelberger Field. Admission charge.

Baseball.
UI vs. University of Michigan. 3:05 and 6:05 p.m. Illinois Field. Admission charge.

13
Sunday
Softball. UI vs. Michigan State University. Noon and 2 p.m. Eichelberger Field. Admission charge.

Baseball.
UI vs. University of Michigan. 1:05 p.m. Illinois Field. Admission charge.

15
Tuesday
Baseball. UI vs. Eastern Illinois University. 6:30 p.m. Grimes Field, Mattoon. Admission charge.

16
Wednesday
Softball. UI vs. Illinois State University. 6 p.m. Eichelberger Field. Admission charge.

18
Friday
Softball. UI vs. University of Minnesota. 6 p.m. Eichelberger Field. Admission charge.

19
Saturday
Softball. UI vs. University of Minnesota. Noon. Eichelberger Field. Admission charge.

et cetera

3 Thursday
Reading. Patrick Rosal, author. 4:30 p.m. Author’s Corner, Illini Union Bookstore. Carr Reading Series/English.

Workshop. “Ecologies of Consumption: Markets, Sustainability and Consumer Culture.” Majorca Carter, Sustainable South Bronx. 6 p.m. Conference Room, ACES Library. Center for Advanced Studies, Democracy in a Multiracial Society and Communications.

Third Annual Midwest Workshop on Latin American History.
Music Room, Levis Faculty Center. Continues through Saturday. For more info, visit www.clacs.uiuc.edu. Latin American and Caribbean Studies and History.

4
Friday
Conference. 38th Linguistic Symposium on Romance Languages. 8:30 a.m. Beckman Institute. Plenary speakers: Barbara Bullock, Pennsylvania State University; Gennaro Chierchia, Harvard University; Grant Goodall, University of California-San Diego; Michele Koven, UI. For more information and to register, go to http://www.lsrl.uiuc.edu/. Continues through Sunday. Linguistics; Spanish, Italian and Portuguese; French; Beckman Institute; Center for Advanced Studies; European Union Center; Office of the Associate Provost for International Affairs; Speech Communication; and Anthropology.

ARTzilla.
7-11 p.m. Krannert Art Museum. Art, music, performances and food. Go to www.kam.uiuc.edu for more information. Krannert Art Museum.

5 Saturday
Veterinary Medicine Open House. 9 a.m.-4 p.m. College of Veterinary Medicine. More than 50 fun and educational exhibits and demonstrations for all ages. For more information, visit http://www.cvm.uiuc.edu/. Veterinary Medicine.

WCIA Home and Garden Show.
9 a.m.-6 p.m. Assembly Hall. More than 140 exhibitors.

“Heirlooms, Artifacts and Family Treasures: A Preservation Emporium.”
Noon. Spurlock Museum. Meet and talk with preservation experts. Spurlock Museum.

Black Women’s Achievement Dinner.
6-9 p.m. Holiday Inn, Urbana. For tickets and more information, call 344-0721 or send e-mail to ywcauofi@hotmail.com. Admission charge. University YWCA.

6
Sunday
WCIA Home and Garden Show. 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Assembly Hall. More than 140 exhibitors.

7
Monday
Conference. “From Magnificat to Magnificence, The Aesthetics of Grandeur: Medieval Art, Architecture, Literature and Music.” 1 p.m. 209 Illini Union. For more information, go to http://www.medieval.uiuc.edu/events/magnificat-program.pdf. Continues through Wednesday. Medieval Studies, Music, School of Literatures, Culture and Linguistics and Liberal Arts and Sciences.

Reading Group. “Decolonizations: Subaltern Studies and Indigenous Critical Theory.”
8 p.m. Illinois Program on Research in the Humanities, 805 W Pennsylvania Ave., Urbana. Unit for Criticism and Interpretive Theory and American Indian Studies Program.

8
Tuesday
“Designing a Special Collections Library: A Worthy Home for World-Class Collections.” 3-4:30 p.m. Temple Buell Architecture Gallery. Reception and awards ceremony. Rare Book and Manuscript Library and Architecture.

Film and Dinner Series. “Cruising the Orient on the QE2.”
6:30 p.m. Illini Rooms, Illini Union. For tickets, call 333-5000. Illini Union Faculty Staff Social Committee.

9
Wednesday
Nature ABCs and 123s. “G is for Grass.” 10-11 a.m. Allerton Education Center, 515 Old Timber Road, Monticello. Ages 2-5. Program includes stores, songs and hands-on exploration. Admission charge. Allerton Park and Retreat Center.

Lunch and Learn Series.
Noon. Bruce Nesbitt African American Cultural Center. A weekly lunch series to discuss topics relative to the African American community on a local, national or international level. African American Cultural Center.

Film and Dinner Series. “Cruising the Orient on the QE2.”
6:30 p.m. Illini Rooms, Illini Union. For tickets, call 333-5000. Illini Union Faculty Staff Social Committee.

Rhythms and Dances of Africa.
Midawo Gideon Alorwoyie, master drummer. 7 p.m. Spurlock Museum. African Studies, Global Studies and Spurlock Museum.

10
Thursday
Conference. “Race, Diversity and Campus Climate at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.” 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Illini Union. For more information and to register, go to
http://cdms.ds.uiuc.edu/pages/Conferences/Index.htm. Democracy in a Multiracial Society, Office of the Chancellor and Office of the Provost.

Author’s Corner special session: “The Works of Evelyne Accad.”
4:30-6:45 p.m. Author’s corner, second floor, Illini Union Bookstore. French, Women and Gender in Global Perspectives and South Asian and Middle Eastern Studies.

11
Friday
CWS Research-In-Progress Brownbag Lunch Series. Melissa Littlefield, UI. Noon. 107A English Building. Center for Writing Studies.

Reading. David Foster Wallace, author. 4:30 p.m. Author’s Corner, Illini Union Bookstore. Carr Reading Series/English.

Red Pin Bowling Special. 6:30-11:30 p.m. Illini Union Rec Room. Parent Programs Office.

12
Saturday
Book Arts Workshop: “Box with Bone Clasp.” 9 a.m. Facilities and Services Printing Department, 54 E. Gregory St., Champaign. To register, go to http://www.lis.uiuc.edu/programs/mbms/registration_form.html. Admission charge. Graduate School of Library and Information Science.

Mom’s Weekend Craft Fair.
10 a.m.-4 p.m. Illini Union. Parent Programs Office.

Spring 2008 Open House.
10 a.m.-4 p.m. Japan House, 2000 S. Lincoln Ave., Urbana. Tours and tea ceremonies will take place throughout the day. Japan House.

Panel. “Predicting the 2008 Election: Punditry, Polling and Political Science.”
Jeffrey Mondak, Brian Gaines and Kris Miler, UI. 10 a.m. 192 Lincoln Hall. Political Science.

Nature ABCs and 123s. “G is for Grass.”
10-11 a.m. Allerton Education Center, 515 Old Timber Road, Monticello. Ages 2-5. Program includes stores, songs and hands-on exploration. Admission charge. Allerton Park and Retreat Center.

Ninth Annual Transitional Workshop.
Timothy Mitchell, New York University. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. 22 Education Building. Sociology.

Weaving Demonstration.
Magda Sotz Mux, guest artist. 10 a.m.-noon and 1:30-3 p.m. Spurlock Museum. Spurlock Museum and Latin American and Caribbean Studies.

Allerton Wildflower Hike.
1-3 p.m. Visitor’s Center, Allerton Park. Search for spring woodland wildflowers. For more information, visit allerton.uiuc.edu. Admission charge. Allerton Park and Retreat Center.

Spanish Storytime.
2 p.m. Children’s Department, The Urbana Free Library. Latin American and Caribbean Studies, and The Urbana Free Library.

Storytelling Festival.
7 p.m. 126 GSLIS, 504 E. Daniel St., Champaign. Admission charge. Graduate School of Library and Information Science Center for Children’s Books.

14
Monday
Panel Discussion. “Slovenia and the Global Economy: Doing Business With the EU’s Eastern Members.” Irena Lukac, Embassy of Slovenia; Wilmer Otto, Equipment Direct, USA; and Charles Bukowski, Bradley University. 4:30-6 p.m. 210 Illini Union. European Union Center.

15
Tuesday
Eighth Annual European Union Day Celebration. Keynote speaker: Samuel Zbogar, Ambassador of Slovenia. 10 a.m. Beckman Institute auditorium. European Union Center.

Panel Discussion. “Indigenous Language Revitalization in the Americas: Contemporary Perspectives.”
Magda Sotz Mux, San Juan Comalapa; Brenda Farnell, Ryan Shosted, Anna Escobar, Amy Firestone, UI; and Patrick Marlow, University of Alaska. Noon. 101 International Studies Building. Latin American and Caribbean Studies.

16
Wednesday
Lunch and Learn Series. Noon. Bruce Nesbitt African American Cultural Center. A weekly lunch series to discuss topics relative to the African American community on a local, national or international level. African American Cultural Center.

17
Thursday
Launch of the Digital DI. 3 p.m. Illini Media Building, 512 E. Green St., Champaign. Daily Illini.

Panel Discussion. “Landscapes and Identity in Latina/Latino Arts.”
4 p.m. Krannert Art Museum. Krannert Art Museum and Illinois Program for Research in the Humanities.

Discussion Group: “Some Varieties of Religious Inclusivism.”
Robert McKim, UI. 4:30 p.m. 242 Education Building. Program for the Study of Religion and Educational Policy Studies.

Eleventh Annual Conference on New and Reemerging Infectious Diseases.
Opening Speaker: David A. Jessup, California Department of Fish and Game. Includes remarks on “Biodefense Policy” by Kavita Berger, Center for Science, Technology and Security Policy at the American Association for the Advancement of Science. 6:15 p.m. College of Veterinary Medicine, Large Animal Clinic, 2001 S. Lincoln Ave., Urbana. For more information and registration, go to http://www.cvm.uiuc.edu/ope/idc/details.html. Center for Zoonoses Research/Veterinary Medicine and Arms Control, Disarmament and International Security.

18
Friday
Conference: “Auerbach and the Future of Criticism.” 9 a.m.-noon, 3:30-7 p.m. Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Languages Building. Continues Saturday. Italian, Spanish and Portuguese; Literatures, Cultures and Linguistics; Medieval Studies; Germanic Languages and Literatures; Criticism and Interpretive Theory; and Illinois Program for Research in the Humanities.

CWS Research-In-Progress Brownbag Lunch Series.
Spencer Schaffner, UI. Noon. 107A English Building. Center for Writing Studies.

19
Saturday
Weaving Demonstration. Magda Sotz Mux, guest artist. 10 a.m.-noon. Spurlock Museum. Spurlock Museum and Latin American and Caribbean Studies.

Kaqchikel Maya Weaving Lecture/Demonstration.
Magda Sotz Mux, guest artist, and Peter Rohloff, guest curator. 2 p.m. Spurlock Museum. Latin American and Caribbean Studies and Spurlock Museum.

Doodle for Wildlife.
6-10 p.m. Round Barn Banquet Center. Dinner, entertainment and auction event to benefit the Wildlife Medical Clinic. Veterinary Medicine.


exhibits

“Petals and Paintings”
April 12 and 13. Krannert Art Museum.

“Indigenous Population of the Caribbean”
Latin American and Caribbean Library.
Through April 30.

Asian American Women Art Show: “Reflections of Who I Am”
Through April 30.
Asian American Cultural Center, 1210 W. Nevada St., Urbana. 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday.

“Qak’aslem, Qakem: Kaqchikel Maya Weavings”
Through June 8.
“Calypso Music in Postwar America: Photographs and Illustrations, 1945-1960”
Through Aug. 10.
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.

“Que Bola?: Cuban Hip Hop in Movement”
Marc D. Perry, UI.
Through May 9.
Humanities Lecture Hall, IPRH, 805 W. Pennsylvania Ave., Urbana. 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday.

“Jay Ryan: Animals and Objects In and Out of Water”
Through May 11.
“The Archaeological Heritage of Illinois”
Through June 1.
“MusiVerse”
“Landscapes of Experience and Imagination: Explorations by Midwest Latina/Latino Artists”
On view April 4.
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; $3 donation suggested.

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 April 3 issue of Inside Illinois, the faculty-staff newspaper at the UI.