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Events at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign from May 1 through 18

4/24/2008

lecture

7 Wednesday
“The Advancement of Women Scholars: The New Female Muslim Thinkers.” Souad Halila, University of Tunis Al-Manar, Tunisia. Noon. 314A Illini Union. Office of the Provost, Women and Gender in Global Perspectives, and Gender and Women’s Studies.

colloquia

1 Thursday
“Oxygen and Blue Light Control of Microbial Gene Expression.” Carl Bauer, Indiana University. 2 p.m. B102 Chemical and Life Sciences Lab. Microbiology.

“Social Inclusion as a Dimension of Successful Societies.” Michele Lamont, Harvard University. 3 p.m. Location: TBA. Sociology.

“Supramolecular Chemistry With DNA.”
Hanadi Suleiman, McGill University. 4 p.m. 116 Roger Adams Lab. Organic/Materials Chemistry.

5
Monday
Sustainability Seminar Series. “Energy Use History and Management Initiatives at the Urbana Campus.” Terry Ruprecht, UI. Noon. Stephen J. Warner Conference Room, Waste Management and Research Center, 1 E. Hazelwood Drive, Champaign. Waste Management and Research Center.

“Combustion and Emissions Characteristics of Biodiesel Fuel.”
Al Hansen, UI. 4 p.m. Monsanto Room, ACES Library. Center for Advanced Bioenergy Research.

6
Tuesday
South Asian Studies Virtual Seminar. 11 a.m. G-58 Foreign Languages Building. South Asian and Middle Eastern Studies.

“Integrative Biology of the Timber Rattlesnake, Crotalus horridus: Modeling, Measuring and Manipulating Time-Energy Allocation.”
Steven J. Beaupre, University of Arkansas. 3:30 p.m. I-Building, Room 1005 (Conference Room), 1816 S. Oak St. Champaign, IL. Illinois Natural History Survey.

“How Obesity Went To Our Heads: CNS Regulation of Food Intake and Body Weight.”
Randy Seeley, University of Cincinnati. 4 p.m. 1005 Beckman Institute. Neuroscience Program.

9
Friday
Railroad Engineering Seminar. Darwin Schafer, UI. 11:45 a.m. 233 Grainger Engineering Library Commons Room. William W. Hay Railroad Engineering Seminar/Civil and Environmental Engineering.

12
Monday
“Natural History and the Naturalist: What Is the Future?” David J. Schmidly, University of New Mexico. 12:30 p.m. B102 Chemical and Life Sciences Lab. Integrative Biology.

A Taste of Art. “Genesis of an Illinois Sculptor.”
Chris Berti, ceramic artist. 6 p.m. Krannert Art Museum auditorium. Krannert Art Museum Council.

14
Wednesday
Sustainability Seminar Series. “Organic Farming and Sustainable Agriculture.” Daniel Anderson, UI. Noon. Stephen J. Warner Conference Room, Waste Management and Research Center, 1 E. Hazelwood Drive, Champaign. Waste Management and Research Center.

music

1 Thursday
UI Concert Jazz Band. Chip McNeill, leader. 7:30 p.m. Tryon Festival Theater, Krannert Center. Admission charge. School of Music.

Senior Recital. Joanna Grosshans, violin. 7:30 p.m. Memorial Room, Smith Hall.

AO Brass Quintet Recital.
7:30 p.m. Music Building auditorium. Kelly Carlson and Nicholas Delvillano, trumpet; Natalie Douglass, horn; Elisa Adkison, trombone; and Jon Carney, tuba.

Doctor of Musical Arts Project Recital.
Brent Shires, horn. 7:30 p.m. 25 Smith Hall.

2
Friday
Senior Recital. Kristina Bachrach, soprano. 5:30 p.m. Memorial Room, Smith Hall.

Master of Music Recital.
Nicole Branz, soprano. 7:30 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall.

String Chamber Music Recital.
Veeshal Modi, viola. 7:30 p.m. Memorial Room, Smith Hall.

3
Saturday
Senior Recital. Evan Dorner, trombone. 2 p.m. Music Building auditorium.

Master of Music Recital.
Reo Sakiyama, piano. 7:30 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall.

Undergraduate Recital.
Aaron Kaplan and Leah Miller, cello. 7:30 p.m. Music Building auditorium.

4
Sunday
Senior Recital. Matthew Lemke, bass trombone. 2 p.m. Music Building auditorium.

Trumpet Ensemble.
5 p.m. Music Building auditorium.

Master of Music Recital.
Yoo Jin Shim, soprano. 5 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall.

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

Doctor of Musical Arts Recital.
Yeon Kyeong Go, violin. 7:30 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall.

Undergraduate Recital.
Alfred Au, jazz piano. 7:30 p.m. 25 Smith Hall.

Studio Recital.
7:30 p.m. Memorial Room, Smith Hall. Voice students of Jerold Siena.

5
Monday
Senior Recital. Rebecca Matayoshi, viola. 5 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall.

7
Wednesday
Doctor of Musical Arts Recital. Ling-Ti Huang, piano. 1:30 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall.

Master of Music Recital.
Samuel Gingher, piano. 4 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall.

Doctor of Musical Arts Recital.
Ann Zettervall, cello. 7:30 p.m. Memorial Room, Smith Hall.

10
Saturday
Graduate Recital. Angela Schmid and Elizabeth Sullivan, oboe. 7:30 p.m. McKinley Church and Foundation.

12
Monday
Doctor of Musical Arts Recital. Ka-Wai Yu, cello. 7:30 p.m. Memorial Room, Smith Hall.

17
Saturday
Music in Nature Concert: Big Bluestem and The Javelinas. 5-9 p.m. Allerton Park, 515 Old Timber Road, Monticello. Big Bluestem, an acoustic stringband and The Javelinas, a folk, blues, country and western swing group will entertain the crowd. Admission charge. Allerton Park and Retreat Center.


sports

2 Friday
Baseball. UI vs. Northwestern University. 6:05 p.m. Illinois Field. Admission charge.

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

4
Sunday
Baseball. UI vs. Northwestern University. 1:05 p.m. Illinois Field. Admission charge.

15
Thursday
Baseball. UI vs. Purdue University. 6:05 p.m. Illinois Field. Admission charge.

16
Friday
Baseball. UI vs. Purdue University. 1:05 and 4:05 p.m. Illinois Field. Admission charge.

17
Saturday
Baseball. UI vs. Purdue University. 1:05 p.m. Illinois Field. Admission charge.


et cetera

1 Thursday
Conference. “Decolonizations: Subaltern Studies and Indigenous Critical Theory.” Keynote lectures by Elizabeth Povinelli, Columbia University, and Rajeswari Sunder Rajan, New York University. Levis Faculty Center. For more information, go to http://criticism.english.uiuc.edu. Continues Friday. Criticism and Interpretive Theory and American Indian Studies.

2 Friday
Conference. “A Debtor World: Interdisciplinary Academic Symposium on Debt.” 9:30 a.m. College of Law. For more information and to register, go to http://www.abiworld.org/Debt08/index.htm. Continues Saturday. College of Law.

3
Saturday
WorldFest. 12:30-4 p.m. Spurlock Museum. Join the Museum staff for performances and crafts throughout the day. Illinois Arts Council and Spurlock Museum.

5
Monday
“When In Doubt, Don’t Throw It Out.” University YMCA Annual Dump and Run Collections. 9 a.m.-4 p.m. May 5-10 and May 12-23. University YMCA, 1001 S. Wright St., Champaign. Sale will take place Aug. 23-25. For more information on what will be accepted for collection, go to www.universityymca.org. University YMCA.

11
Sunday
Mother’s Day Brunch. 8:30 and 11 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Allerton Park Retreat Center, 515 Old Timber Rd, Monticello. Reservations required; call 333-3287. Allerton Park and Retreat Center.

12
Monday
Workshop. “Sustainable Biofuels and Human Security: Critical Issues of Gender, Health, Environment and Food Workshop.” 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Heritage Room, ACES Library, Information and Alumni Center, 1101 S. Goodwin Ave., Urbana. For more info, go to http://www.ips.uiuc.edu/wggp/humansecurity.shtml. Women and Gender in Global Perspectives; Advanced Bioenergy Research; Arms Control, Disarmament and International Security; Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences; European Union Center; Human and Community Development; and International Programs and Studies.

13
Tuesday
Workshop. “Sustainable Biofuels and Human Security: Critical Issues of Gender, Health, Environment and Food Workshop.” 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Heritage Room, ACES Library, Information and Alumni Center, 1101 S. Goodwin Ave., Urbana. For more info, go to http://www.ips.uiuc.edu/wggp/humansecurity.shtml. Women and Gender in Global Perspectives; Advanced Bioenergy Research; Arms Control, Disarmament and International Security; Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences; European Union Center; Human and Community Development; and International Programs and Studies.

17
Saturday
“Nature ABCs and 123s. “C is for Cricket.” 10-11 a.m. Allerton Education Center, 515 Old Timber Road, Monticello. Children (ages 2 to 5) and their parents are invited to come and play while learning about nature at Allerton. Each program will include stories, songs and hands-on exploration. To register, call 333-3287. Allerton Park and Retreat Center.

18
Sunday
“Mad Hatter’s Tea Party.” 2-4 p.m. Allerton Park Sunken Garden, 515 Old Timber Road, Monticello. Families are invited to the Sunken Garden to play croquet, listen to stories, play games, and, of course, enjoy light snacks and treats at the tea party. Each family will receive a copy of "Alice in Wonderland" to take home. Pre-registration is required; call 333-3287 or e-mail allertoninfo@illinois.edu. Allerton Park and Retreat Center.

exhibits

“Audubon’s Birds of North America”
Through May 16.
Main corridor, Library.

“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.

“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.

School of Art and Design Bachelor of Fine Arts Exhibition
On view May 3.
“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”
Through July 27.
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.

“Strange Habit”
Through May 31.
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. www.art.uiuc.edu/@art.

This calendar is excerpted from the May 1 issue of Inside Illinois, the faculty-staff newspaper at the UI.