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Events at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign from Aug. 21 through Sept. 7


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/2008

lectures

4 Thursday
SmithGroup Lecture: “More Than Pretty Pictures, The Visual Expression of Science.” Felice Frankel, Harvard University. 4 p.m. Beckman Institute.

colloquia

25 Monday
“Cyber-Security Architectures for Control Systems.” Carl Gunter, UI. 4 p.m. 1404 Siebel Center. Computer Science.

27 Wednesday
“Lamprush Chromosomes and Pre-mRNA Slicing.” Michel Bellini, UI. Noon. B102 Chemical and Life Sciences Lab. Cell and Developmental Biology.

28
Thursday
“How Do the Embryos Implant?” Milan Bagchi, UI. Noon. B102 Chemical and Life Sciences Lab. Molecular and Integrative Physiology.

“Imaging Protein Assembly and Trafficking in Live Cells Without Fluorescent Proteins.”
Alanna Schepartz, Yale University. 4 p.m. 116 Roger Adams Lab. Organic Chemistry.

“Stress Signaling in Yeast: Novel Mechanisms and Antifungal Targets.”
David Levin, Johns Hopkins School of Public Health. 4 p.m. B102 Chemical and Life Sciences Lab. Microbiology.

29
Friday
“Microcantilevers: Universal Sensors?” Abraham Qavi, UI. 4 p.m. 116 Roger Adams Lab. Analytical Chemistry.

2
Tuesday
“Element-Element Activation Using NHC Stabilized Nickel Complexes.” Udo Radius, Karlsruhe University. 4 p.m. 112 Chemistry Annex. Inorganic Chemistry.

3
Wednesday
“An Equivalent Problem Approach to Optimization.” George Leitmann, University of California, Berkeley. 3 p.m. B02 Coordinated Science Lab. Coordinated Science Lab.

“Mice Lacking Delta-6 Desaturase Provide New Insight Into the Roles of Highly Unsaturated Fatty Acids.”
Chad K. Stroud, UI. 4 p.m. 150 Animal Sciences Lab. Nutritional Sciences.

“Membrane Fluidity and Lipid Order Studies of Lipid Domains in Synthetic and Natural Membrane Vesicles: Fluorescence Dynamics Imaging Approach.”
Ahmed A. Heikal, Pennsylvania State University. 4 p.m. 112 Chemistry Annex. Physical Chemistry.

4 Thursday
“Nominalization in Q’anjob’al.” Pedro Mateo, University of Kansas. Noon. 101 International Studies Building. Latin American and Caribbean Studies.

“Biology of Cellular Protein-Protein and Lipid-Protein Interactions.”
Wonhwa Cho, UI. Noon. B102 Chemical and Life Sciences Lab. Molecular and Integrative Physiology.

“Nanoscale Self Assembly and Its Applications in Lifesciences and Microsystems.”
Shubhra Gangopadhyay, University of Missouri. 4 p.m. 112 Chemistry Annex. Materials Chemistry.

“Lessons From LPS: Why Gram-negative Bacteria Cause the Diseases They Do.”
Robert Munford, UT Southwestern Medical Center. 4 p.m. B102 Chemical and Life Sciences Lab. Microbiology.

5
Friday
“On the Complexity of Game and Market Equilibria.” Shang-Hua Teng, Boston University. 10 a.m. 2405 Siebel Center. Computer Science.

“Islam and Muslim Scholars in Nineteenth Century Zanzibar.”
Valerie Hoffman, UI. Noon. Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Languages Building. Religion.

music

29 Friday
Allerton Music Barn Festival. “Beyond Cool.” 8:30 p.m. Allerton Park, Monticello. The festival continues through Monday. For more information, visit www.allertonmusicbarn.com. Admission charge. School of Music.

30 Saturday
Allerton Music Barn Festival. “Bach Unaccompanied.” 10:30 a.m. Allerton Park, Monticello. The festival continues through Monday. For more information, visit www.allertonmusicbarn.com. Admission charge. School of Music.

Allerton Music Barn Festival.
“Evening in Vienna.”
8:30 p.m. Allerton Park, Monticello. The festival continues through Monday. For more information, visit www.allertonmusicbarn.com. Admission charge. School of Music.

31
Sunday
Allerton Music Barn Festival. “Bach Cantatas.” 10:30 a.m. Allerton Park, Monticello. The festival continues through Monday. For more information, visit www.allertonmusicbarn.com. Admission charge. School of Music.

Allerton Music Barn Festival.
“Pacifica Quartet.” 8:30 p.m. Allerton Park, Monticello. The festival continues through Monday. For more information, visit www.allertonmusicbarn.com. Admission charge. School of Music.

1
Monday
Allerton Music Barn Festival. “The Virtuoso Bandoneon.” 10:30 a.m. Allerton Park, Monticello. The festival continues through Monday. For more information, visit www.allertonmusicbarn.com. Admission charge. School of Music.

Allerton Music Barn Festival.
“Veretski Pass.” 8:30 p.m. Allerton Park, Monticello. The festival continues through Monday. For more information, visit www.allertonmusicbarn.com. Admission charge. School of Music.

2
Tuesday
Duo-Piano Recital. Jinah Lee and Sang-eun Cho. 7:30 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall.

6
Saturday
Sinfonia da Camera Silver Anniversary Ball. Ian Hobson, music director and conductor. With the Ricardo Flores Jazz Quartet. 6 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. To celebrate 25 years of music making, this event features a four-course dinner with wine, music performances and dancing. Call 244-4350 for more details. Admission charge.

sports

23 Saturday
Volleyball. Alumni game. 7 p.m. Huff Hall. Admission charge.

29 Friday
Soccer. Illini Challenge Cup. 11 a.m. Illinois Soccer Stadium. Admission charge.

Volleyball.
State Farm Classic. UI vs. University of North Carolina. 7 p.m. Huff Hall. Admission charge.

Soccer.
UI vs. Iowa State University. 7:30 p.m. Illinois Soccer Stadium. Admission charge.

30
Saturday
Volleyball. State Farm Classic. UI vs. New Mexico State. 10 a.m. Huff Hall. Admission charge.

Volleyball.
State Farm Classic. UI vs. University of Oregon. 5 p.m. Huff Hall. Admission charge.

31
Sunday
Soccer. Illini Challenge Cup. 2 and 5 p.m. Illinois Soccer Stadium. Admission charge.

6
Saturday
Football. UI vs. Eastern Illinois University. 11 a.m. Memorial Stadium. Admission charge.

et cetera

28 Thursday
Coffee Hour. Turkey. 7:30 p.m. Cosmopolitan Club, 307 E. John St., Champaign. Cosmopolitan Club.

30 Saturday
Family Bike/Camp. Outdoor Center, 51 E. Gregory St., Champaign. For more information and to register, call 333-8747. Admission charge. Campus Recreation.

4
Thursday
A Taste of Art: “Birds as Art.” Ernesto Scott, UI. 6 p.m. Auditorium,  Krannert Art Museum. Krannert Art Museum Council.

Coffee Hour.
Colombia. 7:30 p.m. Cosmopolitan Club, 307 E. John St., Champaign. Cosmopolitan Club.

6
Saturday
Kayak Clinic. 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Outdoor Center, 51 E. Gregory St., Champaign. For more information and to register, call 333-8747. Admission charge. Campus Recreation.

“Black Women in the Age of Lincoln and Beyond.”
7:30 p.m. Studio Theater, Krannert Center. Original performance pieces address the Lincoln Bicentennial as it relates to Black people throughout the United States.

7
Sunday
“Black Women in the Age of Lincoln and Beyond.” 2 p.m. Studio Theater, Krannert Center. Original performance pieces address the Lincoln Bicentennial as it relates to Black people throughout the United States.

exhibits

“Collection in the Occult Sciences”
Through Aug. 31.
Hallway, main Library.
“Japan in America: The Turn of the Twentieth Century”
Hallway, main Library.
On view Sept. 1.

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 Faculty Art Exhibition
“The World of Yugen: Japanese Paper Artworks by Kyoko Ibe”
“The Rise of Abstraction in Post-War Japan: Sosaku Hanga Woodblock Prints”
“Collecting East Asia: The Lee Wonsik Collection”
On view Aug 29.
“The Archaeological Heritage of Illinois”
Through May 31, 2009.
Krannert Art Museum and Kinkead Pavilion. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday; 2-5 p.m. Sunday. Free admission; $3 donation suggested.

“Censored”
Illini Union Art Gallery.
Through Sept. 2.

I space, 230 W. Superior St., Chicago. 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday.

 

This calendar is excerpted from the Aug. 21 issue of Inside Illinois, the faculty-staffnewspaper at the UI.