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Events at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign from Oct. 16 through Nov. 9

10/9/2008

lectures
17 Friday
“Fixing Illinois Politics: Con-Con, the 2008 Elections and Beyond.” Kent Redfield, Illinois State University and director, The Sunshine Project. Noon. Latzer Hall, University YMCA. Friday Forum.

21 Tuesday
“Celebrating a Decade With Japan House.” Cynthia Voelkl, UI. Noon. Latzer Hall, University YMCA. Know Your University.

23
Thursday
“The Flute Player: Moving Beyond the Madness of War.” Arn Chorn-Pond, human rights activist and Founder, Cambodian Living Arts, Boston and Phnom Penh. 7 p.m. Knight Auditorium, Spurlock Museum. Center for Advanced Study/MillerComm and Spurlock Museum.

24
Friday
“Faith and Politics: The ’08 Election and Beyond.” Wayne Boulton, Presbyterian School of Christian Education, Richmond, Va. Noon. Latzer Hall, University YMCA. Friday Forum.

25
Saturday
Physics Day. Mats Selen, UI. 10:15-11:30 a.m. 141 Loomis Lab. Saturday Physics Honors Program.

26
Sunday
“Mycenae Invents Itself.” John G. Younger, University of Kansas. 3 p.m. 62 Krannert Art Museum. Archaeological Institute of America, Classics and Krannert Art Museum.

28
Tuesday
“Special Presentation: St. John the Divine Episcopal Pipe Organ.” Dana M. Robinson, UI, and John Buzard, Buzard Organs. Noon. Latzer Hall, University YMCA. Know Your University.

29
Wednesday
“Shock Doctrine: The Rise of Disaster Capitalism in Latin America.” Naomi Klein, journalist. 7:30 p.m. Smith Hall. Latin American and Caribbean Studies and MillerComm.

30
Thursday
“Eat. Sleep. Breathe: Discovering Everyday Opportunities to Build Children’s Health.” Barbara H. Fiese, UI. 7 p.m. Knight Auditorium, Spurlock Museum. Pampered Chef Family Resiliency Program.

31
Friday
“Markets, Market Failures and the Election.” Anne Villamil, UI. Noon. Latzer Hall, University YMCA. Friday Forum.

3
Monday
“In the Trails of the Historic Diaspora: Africa’s New Global Migrations and Diasporas.” Paul Tiyambe Zeleza, UI. 4 p.m. Knight Auditorium, Spurlock Museum. Center for Advanced Study; Liberal Arts and Sciences;
History; Literatures, Cultures and Linguistics; and Women and Gender in Global Perspectives.

5
Wednesday
“Human Rights and the Struggle for Global Justice.” Geoffrey Robertson, Q.C. founder and head, Doughty Street Chambers, London Distinguished Jurist, UN Internal Justice Council. 4 p.m. Third floor, Levis Faculty Center. English and Center for Advanced Study/MillerComm.

6
Thursday
The Sixth Chancellor’s CAS Special Lecture “High-Temperature Superconductivity: From Broken Symmetries to the Power Grid.” Laura H. Greene, UI. 7:30 p.m. Knight Auditorium, Spurlock Museum. Office of the Chancellor and Center for Advanced Study.

7
Friday
“Universal Health Care Under the New Administration? The View From the Grassroots.” Claudia Lennhoff, Champaign County Health Care Consumers. Noon. Latzer Hall, University YMCA. Friday Forum.

8
Saturday
“Transforming Science, Policy and the Power Grid With High Temperature Superconductivity.” Laura Greene, UI. 10:15-11:30 a.m. 141 Loomis Lab. Saturday Physics Honors Program.

colloquia
16 Thursday
“Gender Differences in Disability and Personal Care Assistance Among Older Adults With and Without Diabetes in Mexico.” Flavia Andrade, UI. Noon. 101 International Studies Building. Latin American
and Caribbean Studies.

“Top Down Proteomics: Separation and Mass Spectral Characterization of Complex Cell Lysates From Methanosarciina Acetivorans and Human Cancer Cells.” Jonathan T. Fergurson, UI. 2 p.m. 171 Roger Adams Lab. Chemical Biology.

“Geomicrobiology of Yellowstone.”
William Inskeep, Montana State University. 4 p.m. B102 Chemical and Life Sciences Lab. Microbiology.

“Buying Science Wholesale.”
Michael J. Holland, Office of Management and Budget. 4 p.m. 141 Loomis. Physics.

17
Friday
“Regulation of JNK by NF-kappaB and Stimulus-Specific Modulators or Regulators.” Rustem Ismagilov, University of Chicago. Noon. B102 Chemical and Life Sciences Lab. Biochemistry.

“Weeping Statues, Weeping Gods and Prodigies From Republican to Early-Christian Rome.”
Anthony Corbeill, University of Kansas. 2:30 p.m. 223 Gregory Hall. Classics, English, Communication, and Gender and Women’s Studies Program.

20
Monday
“Extrapulmonary Effects of Air Pollutants: Lessons From the Laboratory Mouse.” Jack Harkema, Michigan State University. Noon. 2271C Veterinary Medicine Basic Science Building. Veterinary Medicine.

“New Catalysts for Heterocycle Carbonylation.”
Geoff Coates, Cornell University. 4 p.m. 116 Roger Adams Lab. Organic Chemistry.

Jerrold Ziff Distinguished Lecture on Modern Art.
 “Fred Tomaselli Talks About Painting.” Fred Tomaselli, New York artist. 5:30 p.m. Krannert Art Museum Auditorium. Krannert Art Museum.

21
Tuesday
“Hungary 1956: Eyewitness to History.” Laszlo Kovacs, UI. Noon. 101 International Studies Building. Russian, East European and Eurasian Center.

“Tuning Biological Signals and Multicellular Dynamics.”
Anand Asthagir, California Institute of Technology. 3 p.m. 116 Roger Adams Lab. Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering.

“Neurobehavioral Individual Differences and Drug Abuse Prevention.”
Michael Bardo, University of Kentucky. 4 p.m. 1005 Beckman Institute. Psychology.

22
Wednesday
“Imaging Microvascular Blood Flow With MRI.” Brad Sutton, UI. Noon. 1005 Beckman Institute. Beckman Institute Director’s Seminar.

“Orgasm Without Limits: May 1968 and the French Sexual Revolution.”
Tamara Chaplin, UI. Noon. 911 S. Sixth St., Champaign. Gender and Women’s Studies.

“Origins, Telomeres and Genome Stability: Strategies for a Viral Minichromosome.”
Paul Lieberman, The Wistar Institute. Noon. B102 Chemical and Life Sciences Lab. Cell and Developmental Biology.

“Design and Implementation of a Flow-level Network Security System.”
Tim Hinrichs, University of Chicago. 3 p.m. 301 Coordinated Science Lab. Information Trust Institute.

“The Good, the Bad and the Oxidized Cholesterol: Cardioprotection by Dietary Antioxidants and Paraoxanase 1.”
Michael Aviriam, Rambam Medical Center, Bat-Galim, Haifa, Israel. 4 p.m. 150 Animal Sciences Lab. Nutritional Sciences.

“Functionalized Lateral Surface Coated Lasers for Chem-Bio Detection.”
Lynford Goddard, UI. 4 p.m. 1000 Micro and Nano Technology Lab. Micro and Nanotechnology.

“Computing in the Champaign School System.”
Roger Grinnip, Champaign Public Schools. 6 p.m. Graduate School of Library and Information Science. Graduate School of Library and Information Science.

“Development of New Routes to Benign Polymeric Materials.”
Geoff Coates, Cornell University. 8 p.m. 116 Roger Adams Lab. Organic Chemistry.

23
Thursday
“Pasenme ustedes el limeismo: Spanish Language and Hispanism in the Work of Ricardo Palma.” Diana Arbaiza, UI. Noon. 101 International Studies Building. Latin American and Caribbean Studies.

“Structure/Function Studies on PlyC: A Bacertiophage Lysin Being Developed as a Novel Antimicrobial Against Streptococcal Diseases.”
Daniel Nelson, University of Maryland Biotechnology Institute. 4 p.m. B102 Chemical and Life Sciences Lab. Microbiology.

24
Friday
“Conformational Changes and Protein Flexibility in T Cell Receptor Cross-Reactivity.” Brian M. Baker, Notre Dame University. Noon. B102 Chemical and Life Sciences Auditorium. Biochemistry.

“Approaching Women in New Comedy: The Case of the Roman Mother.”
Sharon James, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. 2 p.m. Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Languages Building. Classics; Literatures, Cultures and Linguistics; English; and Comparative and World Literature.

27
Monday
“Beijing Olympic Forest Park.” Jie Hu, alum.12:30 p.m. 325 Temple Buell Hall. Landscape Architecture.

“Literary Translation: A View From the Pacific.”
Jean Anderson, translator. 4 p.m. Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Languages Building. Center for Translation Studies.

“Rural Development in Mozambique and the Role of the Donor Community.”
Cesar Tique, African Development Bank, Mozambique. 4 p.m. 219 Davenport Hall. African Studies.

“Double Stranded DNA-like Polymers.”
Tien-Yau Luh, National Taiwan University. 4 p.m. 116 Roger Adams Lab. Organic Chemistry.

28
Tuesday
“Molecular Engineering of Stem Cell and Gene Therapeutics.” David Schaffer, University of California, Berkeley. 3 p.m. 116 Roger Adams Lab. Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering.

“Mechanisms of Memory Formation in Drosophila.”
Troy Zars, University of Missouri, Columbia. 4 p.m.1005 Beckman Institute. Beckman Institute.

29
Wednesday
“Islam in Egypt: Some Students’ Impressions From Study Abroad.” Valerie Hoffman, Millie Wright, Kristi Lueker and David O’Rourke, UI. Noon. 101 International Studies Building. African Studies.

“Requirement for Histone-Modifying Cofactor Complexes in the Regulatioin of Developmental Rate and Timing by Thryoid Hormone Receptor.”
Yun-Bo Shi, National Institute of Health. Noon. B102 Chemical and Life Sciences Lab. Cell and Developmental Biology.

“Epidemic of Anxiety: Mothers, ‘Deformed’ Babies and German Measles (Rubella) in America.”
Leslie Reagan, UI. 3:30 p.m. 307 Greg Hall. History.

“A Genomic Approach to Identify Genes Related to Insulin Sensitivity and Metabolic Syndrome.”
Margarita Teran-Garcia, UI. 4 p.m. 150 Animal Sciences Laboratory. Nutritional Sciences.

“Pictures Into Words: Ekphrasis in Dostoevsky’s Novel ‘The Idiot.’ ”
Nina Perlina, Indiana University. 5 p.m. Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Languages Building. Slavic Graduate Student Association.

“The Digital Divide at Illinois.”
David Ruby, UI. 6 p.m. Graduate School of Library and Information Science. Graduate School of Library and Information Science.

30
Thursday
“Molecular Engineering, Bio-Nanotechnology and Computational Biology for Live Cell Imaging.” Xingxiao (Peter) Wang, UI. Noon. B102 Chemical and Life Sciences Lab. Molecular and Integrative Physiology.

“Energy From Waste Heat: Bulk Thermoelectric Nanostructures.”
Mercouri G. Kanatzidis, Northwestern University. 4 p.m. 112 Chemistry Annex. Inorganic/Materials Chemistry.

“The Role of Liopic Acid in Malaria: A Tale of Two Organelles.”
Sean Prigge, Johns Hopkins School of Public Health. 4 p.m. B102 Chemical and Life Sciences Lab. Microbiology.

“The Substance and Symbols of Ancient Urbanism: Archaeology at the Site of Sisupalgarh, India.”
Monica Smith, UCLA. 5 p.m. 219 Davenport Hall. South Asian and Middle Eastern Studies.

31
Friday
“Political Ambition and Legislative Effort in the European Parliament.” Dan Pemstein, UI. Noon. 1080 Foreign Languages Building, Lucy Ellis Lounge. European Union Center.

3
Monday
“Political Instability in the First Lula Government: Party Conflict, Ideology and Institutions in Brazil.” Angelina Figueiredo, Institute Universitario de Pesquisas de Rio de Janeiro. Noon. 101 International Studies Building. Latin American and Caribbean Studies.

“Infrared Spectroscopic Imaging: Towards a Practical Tool for Automated Histopathology.”
Rohit Bhargava, UI. Noon. 2271C Veterinary Medicine Basic Science Building. Veterinary Medicine.

“The Art of Tangible Bits.”
Hiroshi Ishii, Massachusetts Institute of Technology Media Lab. 4 p.m. 1404 Siebel Center. Computer Science.

“Between a Rock and a Hard Place: Copper Homeostasis for Energy Metabolism.”
Sabeeha Merchant, University of California, Los Angeles. 4 p.m. 116 Roger Adams Laboratory. Chemistry and Biochemistry.

4
Tuesday
“All in the American Muslim Family: The Ways and Means of Retaining Religious Identity in Muslim Children in the U.S.” Aisha Lamb Sobh, UI. Noon. Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Language Building. South Asian and Middle Eastern Studies.

“Restoring Natural Ecosystems Along the Illinois River: The Emiquon Story.”
Doug Blodgett, Nature Conservancy, Emiquon Preserve. 3:30 p.m. I-Building, 1816 S. Oak St., Champaign. Illinois Natural History Survey.

5
Wednesday
“The Impact of No Child Left Behind On Teachers’ Writing Instruction.” Sarah McCarthy, UI. Noon. 210A Education Building. Joint Child Development and Cognitive Science of Teaching & Learning.

“Intestinal Enteropathy in Beagles: Are Beagles Normal Dogs?”
David A. Williams, UI. 4 p.m. 150 Animal Sciences Lab. Nutritional Sciences.

“Tunneling Spectroscopy in Carbon Nanotubes and Graphene.”
Nadya Mason, UI. 4 p.m. 1000 Micro and Nanotechnology Lab. Micro and Nanotechnology.

“Making and Implementing City Policy.”
Fred Halenar, City of Champaign. 6 p.m. Graduate School of Library and Information Science. Graduate School of Library and Information Science.

6
Thursday
“Discourses of Hope: Brazilian Girls Talk About Race, Guys and Careers.” Jennifer Manthei, UI. Noon. 101 International Studies Building. Latin American and Caribbean Studies.

“Sound Communication in Noisy Ambiance: Lessons From Torrent Frogs.”
Albert S. Feng, UI. Noon. B102 Chemical and Life Sciences Lab. Molecular and Integrative Physiology.

“Structural Basis of Integrin-Mediated Cell Adhesion.”
Robert Liddington, Burnham Institute for Medical Research. 4 p.m. B102 Chemical and Life Sciences Lab. Microbiology.

“Organic Liquid Carriers for the Vehicular Storage of Hydrogen.”
Guido Pez, Air Products and Chemicals Inc. 4 p.m. 112 Chemistry Annex. Inorganic/Materials Chemistry.

“The History and Future of Dark Matter.”
Joel Primack, University of California, Santa Cruz. 4 p.m. 141 Loomis Lab. Department of Physics.

7
Friday
“Jackie Ormes: The First African American Woman Cartoonist.” Nancy Goldstein, author. Noon. 911 S. Sixth St., Champaign. Gender and Women’s Studies.

“Religion in the Public Square.”
Robert Alun Jones, UI. Noon. 2090B Foreign Languages Building. Religion.

theater
23 Thursday
“Hamlet.” Kathleen Conlin, director. Shakespeare melds poetry, characters and circumstances to devise lasting observations of the human condition. 7:30 p.m. Colwell Playhouse, Krannert Center. Admission charge.

24 Friday
“Hamlet.” Kathleen Conlin, director. 7:30 p.m. Colwell Playhouse, Krannert Center. Admission charge.

25
Saturday
“Hamlet.” Kathleen Conlin, director. 7:30 p.m. Colwell Playhouse, Krannert Center. Admission charge. Dessert and Conversation: 6:30 p.m. Krannert Room, Krannert Center. Admission charge.

30
Thursday
“Anon(ymous).” Alec Wild, director. 7:30 p.m. Studio Theater, Krannert Center. Homer’s “Odyssey” is transported to urban streets filled with immigrants and refugees. Admission charge.

“Hamlet.”
Kathleen Conlin, director. 7:30 p.m. Colwell Playhouse, Krannert Center. Admission charge.

31
Friday
“Jekyl and Hyde.” 7 p.m. Foellinger Auditorium. Admission charge. Illini Union Board.

“Hamlet.”
Kathleen Conlin, director. 7:30 p.m. Colwell Playhouse, Krannert Center. Admission charge.

“Anon(ymous).”
Alec Wild, director. 7:30 p.m. Studio Theater, Krannert Center. Admission charge.

1
Saturday
“Jekyl and Hyde.” 7 p.m. Foellinger Auditorium. Admission charge. Illini Union Board.

“Anon(ymous).” Alec Wild, director. 7:30 p.m. Studio Theater, Krannert Center. Admission charge.

“Hamlet.”
Kathleen Conlin, director. 7:30 p.m. Colwell Playhouse, Krannert Center. Admission charge.

2
Sunday
“Jekyl and Hyde.” 2 p.m. Foellinger Auditorium. Admission charge. Illini Union Board.

“Hamlet.”
Kathleen Conlin, director. 3 p.m. Colwell Playhouse, Krannert Center. Admission charge. Dessert and Conversation: 2 p.m. Krannert Room, Krannert Center. Admission charge.

5
Wednesday
“Anon(ymous).” Alec Wild, director. 7:30 p.m. Studio Theater, Krannert Center. Admission charge.

6
Thursday
“Anon(ymous).” Alec Wild, director. 7:30 p.m. Studio Theater, Krannert Center. Admission charge.

7
Friday
“Anon(ymous).” Alec Wild, director. 7:30 p.m. Studio Theater, Krannert Center. Admission charge.

8
Saturday
“Anon(ymous).” Alec Wild, director. 7:30 p.m. Studio Theater, Krannert Center. Admission charge.

9
Sunday
“Anon(ymous).” Alec Wild, director. 3 p.m. Studio Theater, Krannert Center. Admission charge.


music
16 Thursday
Thursdays@12:20 Concert. Tito Carillo’s Jazz Combo. 12:15 p.m. Beckman Institute Atrium. Beckman Institute.

17 Friday
Jazz Forum. McNeill Combo. Noon. 25 Smith Hall.

18
Saturday
Doctor of Musical Arts Recital. Jennifer Garrett, piano. 7:30 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall.

19
Sunday
Marching Illini in Concert. 3 p.m. Assembly Hall. Works ranging from classic anthems to a broad sampling of the band’s halftime football performances. Admission charge.

UI Philharmonia.
Louis Bergonzi, conductor. 3 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. Admission charge. School of Music.

UI Chamber Singers.
Fred Stoltzfus, conductor. 7:30 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. School of Music.

Broken Social Scene With Land of Talk.
7:30 p.m. Foellinger Auditorium. Tickets available at Illini Union Ticket Central. Admission charge. Star Course.

20
Monday
Doctor of Musical Arts. Ka-Wai Yu, cello. 7:30 p.m. Memorial Room, Smith Hall.

22
Wednesday
Art in Conversation. Richard Goode, piano, and Richard Powers, UI. 5:15 p.m. Krannert Center, Stage 5.

UI Percussion Ensemble.
William Moersch, director. 7:30 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. Admission charge. School of Music.

23
Thursday
Thursdays@12:20 Concert. Composition Students of Steve Taylor. 12:15 p.m. Beckman Institute Atrium. Beckman Institute.

Richard Goode, piano.
7:30 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. Mr. Goode serves with Mitsuko Uchida as co-artistic director of the Marlboro Music School and Festival in Marlboro, Vermont. Admission charge.

24
Friday
Jazz Forum. Carrillo Combo and Bridgewater Combo. Noon. 25 Smith Hall.

Doctor of Musical Arts Recital.
Matt Shevitz, jazz saxophone. 5 p.m. 25 Smith Hall.

Sound Exchange.
7:30 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall. An exchange concert between the composition division of UI and Roosevelt University.

25
Saturday
Illini Marching Band Festival. 8 a.m. Memorial Stadium. Admission charge.

Doctor of  Musical Arts Recital.
Matt Shevitz, jazz saxophone. 1:30 p.m. 25 Smith Hall.

Undergraduate Recital.
Amy Donath, percussion. 2:30 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall.

26
Sunday
Senior Recital. Catherine Krog, flute. 2 p.m. Memorial Room, Smith Hall.

Illinois Brass Quintet Halloween Spooktacular.
3 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. Ronald Romm and Jake Walburn, trumpet; Kazimierz Machala, horn; Elliot Chasanov, trombone; and Mark Moore, tuba. Admission charge. School of Music.

UI Black Chorus.
Ollie Watts Davis, conductor. 4 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall.

27
Monday
Guest Artist Recital. David Feruzeig, composer-pianist. 7:30 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall.

28
Tuesday
Interval: UI Varsity Men’s Glee Club. Barrington Coleman, leader. Noon. Lobby, Krannert Center.

30
Thursday
Thursdays@12:20 Concert. Graduate Brass Quintet. 12:15 p.m. Beckman Institute Atrium. Beckman Institute.

Guarneri String Quartet.
7:30 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall,  Krannert Center. This group’s farewell performance includes works of Bartók, Mozart and Dvorák. Admission charge. Prelude: 6:30 p.m. Tryon Festival Theater foyer, Krannert Center.

31
Friday
Jazz Forum. Jazz Band IV and Jazz Guitar Ensemble. Noon. 25 Smith Hall.

Champaign-Urbana Symphony Orchestra – Halloween: Fright Night!”
Steven Larsen, music director and conductor, and Angela Iannone, narrator. 7:30 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. Spooky, surprising and entertaining music. Admission charge.

2
Sunday
Doctor of Musical Arts Recital. Andrew Rummel, tuba. 1 p.m. Music Building auditorium.

UI Philharmonia.
Louis Bergonzi, conductor. With Pacifica Quartet. 3 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. Admission charge. School of Music.

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

3
Monday
Master of Music Recital. Brent Jordan, jazz percussion. 7:30 p.m. 25 Smith Hall.

Doctor of Musical Arts Recital.
Darryl Friesen, piano. 7:30 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall.

5
Wednesday
Trombone Choir. Elliot Chasanov, director. 7:30 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. Admission charge. School of Music.

Doctor of Musical Arts Recital.
Jung Eun Lee, piano. 7:30 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall.

6
Thursday
Thursdays@12:20 Concert. Jazz Duo, Trombone and Guitar. 12:15 p.m. Beckman Institute Atrium. Beckman Institute.

Illini Orchestra.
7:30 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall.

Guest Artist Recital.
Scott Moore, trumpet, and Avis Romm, piano. 7:30 p.m. Music Building auditorium.

Anthony Brown’s Asian American Orchestra.
7:30 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall,  Krannert Center. The son of an African American/Choctaw serviceman and a Japanese woman, Brown grew up to the soundtrack of his father’s blues and American folk records and his mother’s Japanese lullabies and children’s songs. Brown brings personal and academic expertise to this melding of Eastern and Western sounds and sensibilities in which Asian instruments inscribe American jazz. Admission charge. Concert Prep. 6:15 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall,  Krannert Center. Join Scott Schwartz from the UI’s Sousa Archives and Brown, director of the Asian American Orchestra, for a lively pre-concert talk.

Global Transfer Afterglow: Yang Ying Band.
10 p.m. Lobby, Krannert Center.  A fusion of various styles of Chinese music with Western classical, jazz, funk, rock, and Nashville sounds.

7
Friday
Jazz Forum. Latin Jazz Ensemble. Noon. 25 Smith Hall.

Traffic Jam: Candy Foster and Shades of Blue.
5 p.m. Lobby, Krannert Center.

Studio Recital.
Trumpet Music Education Recital. 5 p.m. Music Building auditorium.

Pacifica Quartet.
7:30 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. The resident quartet of the UI School of Music, the Pacifica Quartet shares its artistry and enthusiasm for music with UI students and our community.  Admission charge. School of Music.

8
Saturday
Trumpet Music Education Recital. Noon. Music Building auditorium.

Undergraduate Recital.
Sara Amidon, bassoon, and Aaron Kaplan, cello. 5 p.m. Memorial Room, Smith Hall.

Senior Recital.
Everett James, tuba, and Kyle Newgard, trombone. 5 p.m. Music Building auditorium.

Sinfonia da Camera: The Brandenburg Concertos.
Ian Hobson, music director and conductor. 7:30 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall,  Krannert Center. This concert will feature Bach’s Brandenburg Concertos Nos. 1-6. Admission charge.

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

9
Sunday
Senior Recital. Brittany Viola, harp. 11 a.m. Memorial Room, Smith Hall.

Concert Artists Guild Winner: Parker String Quartet.
3 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. Admission charge.

Women’s Glee Club.
Joe Grant, conductor. 3 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall.

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

Undergraduate Recital.
Ryan Ash, cello. 7:30 p.m. Memorial Room, Smith Hall.

films
16 Thursday
“Lang ist der Weg.” (“Long is the Road.”) 7 p.m. G48 Foreign Languages Building. Slavic Plus Film Series: Slavic Languages and Literatures; Russian, East European, and Eurasian Center; and European Union Center.

21 Tuesday
“The Flute Player.” 7 p.m. Spurlock Museum. Asian Educational Media Service and Spurlock Museum.

23
Thursday
“Tydzien z zycia mezczyzny.” (“A Week in the Life of a Man.”) 7 p.m. G48 Foreign Languages Building. Slavic Plus Film Series: Slavic Languages and Literatures; Russian, East European, and Eurasian Center; and European Union Center.

29
Wednesday
“The Tailenders.” 7 p.m. Knight Auditorium, Spurlock Museum. Engineering, Technology and Culture.

30
Thursday
“Ed Wood.” 5:30 p.m. 62 Krannert Art Museum. Illinois Program for Research in the Humanities and Krannert Art Museum.

“Sibirskii tsiriul’nik.” (“The Barber of Siberia.”
) 7 p.m. G48 Foreign Languages Building. Slavic Plus Film Series: Slavic Languages and Literatures; Russian, East European, and Eurasian Center; and European Union Center.

31
Friday
Fourth Annual Tournees French Film Festival. 7 p.m. Boardman’s Art Theatre, 126 Church St., Champaign. Continues through Nov. 6. For more information, visit http://filmfestival.french.uiuc.edu/index.htm. French; Literatures, Cultures and Linguistics; European Union Center; IPRH; Cinema Studies; and Comparative and World Literatures.

6
Thursday
“Samotari.” (“The Loaners.”) 7 p.m. G48 Foreign Languages Building. Slavic Plus Film Series: Slavic Languages and Literatures; Russian, East European, and Eurasian Center; and European Union Center.

8
Saturday
“The World According to Sesame Street.” 1:30 p.m. Spurlock Museum. Spurlock Museum.

sports
17 Friday
Volleyball. UI vs. Northwestern University. 7 p.m. Huff Hall. Admission charge.
Illini Hockey Game vs. Ohio State University. 7:30 p.m. UI Ice Arena. Admission charge.

18 Saturday
Football. UI vs. Indiana University. 7 p.m. Memorial Stadium. Admission charge.

Illini Hockey Game vs. Ohio State University.
7:30 p.m. UI Ice Arena. Admission charge.

19
Sunday
Volleyball. UI vs. University of Wisconsin. 7 p.m. Huff Hall. Admission charge.

22
Wednesday
Volleyball. UI vs. Purdue University. 7 p.m. Huff Hall. Admission charge.

24
Friday
Soccer. UI vs. Pennsylvania State University. 7 p.m. Soccer Stadium. Admission charge.

26
Sunday
Soccer. UI vs. Ohio State University. 1 p.m. Soccer Stadium. Admission charge.

31
Friday
Soccer. UI vs. Purdue University. 7 p.m. Soccer Stadium. Admission charge.

Volleyball.
UI vs. University of Michigan. 7 p.m. Huff Hall. Admission charge.

1
Saturday
Volleyball. UI vs. Ohio State University. 7 p.m. Huff Hall. Admission charge.

2
Sunday
Men’s Basketball. UI vs. Florida Southern University. 4:30 p.m. Assembly Hall. Admission charge.

9
Sunday
Women’s Basketball. UI vs. Southern Illinois University, Edwardsville. Noon. Assembly Hall. Admission charge.

Men’s Basketball.
UI vs. Lewis University. 4:30 p.m. Assembly Hall. Admission charge.

et cetera
16 Thursday
Tea Ceremony. 5:30 p.m. Krannert Art Museum. Conducted by Kimiko Gunji, UI Japan House. Krannert Art Museum.

17 Friday
Horseback Riding. 1-3 p.m. Outdoor Center. Call 333-8747 for more information. Admission charge. Campus Recreation.

19 Sunday
Reception. Noon-2 p.m. Asian American Cultural Center, 1210 W. Nevada, Urbana. For artist Lei Zhang Shanbhag whose work is on display. Asian American Cultural Center.

20
Monday
EUC 10th Anniversary/Celebrating the EU Week: “The Future of the European Union.” Robert Zischg, consul general of Austria; Marek Skolil, consul general of the Czech Republic; Martin Rouine, consul general of Ireland; and Luc Veron, minister-counselor and head of the Political and Development Section, Delegation of the European Commission to the U.S. 2 p.m. Alice Campbell Alumni Center Ballroom. European Union Center.

EUC 10th Anniversary/Celebrating the EU Week: Keynote Address: “Transatlantic Relations.” Pierre Vimont, ambassador of France to the United States. 4:30 p.m. Alice Campbell Alumni Center Ballroom. European Union Center.

Panel Discussion. “Living With Lincoln: Conversations About Lincoln.”
Tom Schwartz, Illinois Historic Preservation Agency, and Stacy Pratt McDermott, UI. 3 p.m. Authors Corner, Illini Union Bookstore. Lincoln Bicentennial Committee.

21
Tuesday
Biofuels and Sustainability Conference. I Hotel and Conference Center. For a complete agenda, speaker list and on-line registration, visit http://www.istc.illinois.edu/biofuelsconference/. Continues Wednesday. Advanced BioEnergy Research.

Hands-on Japanese Papermaking Demonstration.
Mr. Tamura, master papermaker. Noon. Link Gallery, Art and Design. Krannert Art Museum.

EUC 10th Anniversary/Celebrating the EU Week: “The Euro, the Dollar and the Global Financial Crisis.”
Amy Medearis, Delegation of the European Commission to the U.S; Charles Kahn, UI; Anne Villamil, UI; and Mark Forcier, JD Honigberg International Inc. 5 p.m. Alice Campbell Alumni Center Ballroom. European Union Center.

Panel Discussion: “The Media and the Election.”
Robert McChesney, David Tewksbury and Debra Hawhee, UI. 7 p.m. Second floor, Levis Faculty Center. Illinois Program for Research in the Humanities.

Instructional Kitchen: “Healthy College Cooking.”
7-9 p.m. Instructional Kitchen in Activities Recreation Center. Call 333-3440 for more information and to register. Campus Recreation.

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Wednesday
Around the World Wednesdays. 9:30 a.m.-noon. Spurlock Museum. Crafts and activities from around the world. $2 donation. Spurlock Museum.

Secretary of State’s Mobile Unit on Campus.
9:30 a.m.-3 p.m. 314 Illini Union. Office of the Chancellor.

“Taste of Europe: Dishes From Various European Countries.”
11:30 a.m. Bevier Cafe, Bevier Hall. European Union 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.

CAS Initiative on Immigration. “History and Policy: Forum on Comparative Immigration Policy Issues.”
Doug Kibbee, Alejandro Lugo and Dorothee Schneider, UI. 4 p.m. Third floor, Levis Faculty Center. Center for Advanced Study.

Advanced Climbing Techniques.
5:30-7 p.m. Outdoor Center. For more information, call 333-8747. Campus Recreation.

23
Thursday
Dante Marathon. 9 a.m. Outside Foreign Languages Building. A collective public reading of “Inferno,” the first canticle of Dante Alighieri’s “Divine Comedy.” In case of rain, the marathon will be moved inside to the Lucy Ellis Lounge. Students, faculty members and community members will take turns reading – in several different languages – the 34 cantos that make up “Inferno.”

“Working With Sensitive Data Orientation.”
2-3:30 p.m. 405 Illini Union. Campus Informational Technologies and Educational Services.

EUC 10th Anniversary/Celebrating the EU Week: “U.S.-EU-Russia: New Strategic Dynamics After President Bush.” Roger Kanet, University of Miami; Carol Leff, UI; and Robert Brannon, George C. Marshall Center, Germany. 4 p.m. 314 Illini Union. European Union Center.

Instructional Kitchen: “Frugal Food.” 7-8 p.m. Instructional Kitchen in Activities Recreation Center. Call 333-3440 for more information and to register. Campus Recreation.

24 Friday
Hiking/Camping at Monmouth Cave. Outdoor Center. Call 333-8747 for more info and to register. Continues through Sunday. Admission charge. Campus Recreation.

Horseback Riding. 1-3 p.m. Outdoor Center. Call 333-8747 for more information. Admission charge. Campus Recreation.

Landscape Architecture’s 100th Anniversary Celebration.
2 p.m. Temple Buell Gallery, Architecture Building. For more information, visit http://LA100th.oce.uiuc.edu.Continues Saturday. Landscape Architecture.

Japan House 10th Anniversary.
5:30 p.m. Reception. For more information, visit http://japanhouse.art.uiuc.edu/. Continues through Sunday. Japan House.

25
Saturday
“Hidden Beauty: Yugen in Tea, Noh and Contemporary Washi Art: Japan House 10th Anniversary Celebration.” 2 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. Krannert Center and Japan House.

“Seeing Stars.”
Members of the Champaign-Urbana Astronomical Society. 7-9 p.m. Allerton Park Visitor Center, 515 Old Timber Road, Monticello. Admission charge. Allerton Park and Retreat Center.

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Tuesday
Conference. “Translating the Middle Ages.” 8:30 a.m. 210 Illini Union. For more information, visit http://www.medieval.uiuc.edu/events/translating. Reception. “Multiple Merwins: Poet, Translator and Environmental Activist.”1 p.m. Rare Book and Manuscript Library, 346 Library.  CultureTalk. W.S. Merwin, Pulitzer Prize-winning poet; Robert Pinsky, poet laureate, and Richard Powers, UI. 7:30 p.m. Colwell Playhouse. Krannert Center. Medieval Studies and Translation Studies.

Sustainability Seminar Series. “Passive House Concept: A Guide to Ultra Low Energy Buildings.”
Katrin Klingenberg, Ecological Construction Laboratory. Noon. Stephen J. Warner Conference Room, Waste Management and Research Center, 1 E. Hazelwood Drive, Champaign. Illinois Sustainable Technology Center.

Panel Discussion. “Election ’08: Rhetoric, Politics and Public Affairs.”
Vanessa Beasley, Vanderbilt University, and Brian Gaines, John Murphy and Cara Finnegan, UI. 4 p.m. Humanities Lecture Hall, IPRH, 805 W. Pennsylvania Ave., Urbana. Illinois Program for Research in the Humanities.

Sherwin Bitsui: A Reading.
4:30 p.m. Authors Corner, Illini Union Bookstore. Fall 2008 Carr Reading Series.

DesignMatters.
“Sociable Design.” Don Norman, Northwestern University. 5:30 p.m. Illini Union Rooms B and C. Provost’s Office, and the Deans of the Colleges of Engineering and Fine & Applied Arts.

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Wednesday
Around the World Wednesdays. 9:30 a.m.-noon. Spurlock Museum. Crafts and activities from around the world. $2 donation. Spurlock Museum.

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.

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Thursday
Annual Library Book Sale. 9 a.m. Marshall Gallery, east foyer of main library. Continues Friday. University Library.

Book signing. “Shock Doctrine: The Rise of Disaster Capitalism in Latin America.”
Naomi Klein, journalist. Noon. Illini Union Bookstore, Authors Corner. Latin American and Caribbean Studies.

Roundtable Discussion: “The Rise of Current Social Movements and Protests in Latin America.”
Panel: Naomi Klein, journalist; Fernando Coronil, University of Michigan; and Andrew Orta, UI. 2 p.m. 210 Illini Union. Latin American and Caribbean Studies.

“Romantic Spaces, Romantic Imaginations.”
2-6 p.m. Reading Room, Levis Faculty Center. Germanic Languages and Literatures; Center for Advanced Study; Philosophy; Criticism and Interpretive Theory; Comparative and World Literature; English; French; and History.

Instructional Kitchen: “Funk-tional Foods for Healthy Hearts.”
4-6 p.m. Instructional Kitchen in Activities Recreation Center. Call 333-3440 for more information and to register. Campus Recreation.

Gallery Conversation.
Damian Duffy and John Jennings, co-curatos and creators of “The Hole: Consumer Culture.” 5:30 p.m. Krannert Art Museum Galleries. Krannert Art Museum.

1 Saturday
“Outdoor Climbing Instructional Trip- Learning to Lead Climb on Fixed Protection.” Adventure Recreation. For more information and to register, call
333-8747. Continues Sunday. Admission charge. Campus Recreation.

2
Sunday
Family Climbing Clinic. 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Adventure Recreation. For more information and to register, call 333-8747. Admission charge. Campus Recreation.

3
Monday
Forest Glen Hiking Day Trip. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Outdoor Center. Call 333-8747 for more information and to register. Admission charge. Campus Recreation.

Sustainability Seminar Series. “Sustainable Building Design and Projects for the U.S. Army.”
Annette Stumpf, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Construction Engineering Research Lab. Noon. Stephen J. Warner Conference Room, Waste Management and Research Center, 1 E. Hazelwood Drive, Champaign. Illinois Sustainable Technology Center.

Panel Discussion. “ ‘Her Name is Sabine’: Documentary Film and the Ethics of Institutions.”
Susan Fowler, J.B. Capino, Audrey Evrard and Christine Catanzarite, UI. Noon. Humanities Lecture Hall, IPRH, 805 W. Pennsylvania Ave., Urbana. In conjunction with the Fourth Annual Tournées French Film Festival. Illinois Program for Research in the Humanities.

DesignMatters. “Design for Life: When Sustainability is a Matter of Survival.”
Cameron Sinclair, Architecture for Humanity. 5:30 p.m. Alice Campbell Alumni Center Ballroom. 601 S. Lincoln Ave., Urbana. Provost’s Office, and the Deans of the Colleges of Engineering and Fine & Applied Arts.

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Tuesday
DesignMatters. “The Creativity Imperative: The Technology Professional of the Future.” David Goldberg, UI. 5 p.m. 2405 Siebel Center. Provost’s Office, and the Deans of the Colleges of Engineering and Fine & Applied Arts.

Instructional Kitchen: “To Your Heart: Healthy and Tasty Recipes to Boost Heart Health.”
6 p.m. Instructional Kitchen in Activities Recreation Center. Call 333-3440 for more information and to register. Campus Recreation.

Instructional Kitchen: “Frugal Food.”
7-8 p.m. Instructional Kitchen in Activities Recreation Center. Call 333-3440 for more information and to register. Campus Recreation.

“Allied Against Hate: LGBT Ally Training.”
7 p.m. 406 Illini Union. Counseling Center.

5
Wednesday
Around the World Wednesdays. 9:30 a.m.-noon. Spurlock Museum. Crafts and activities from around the world. $2 donation. Spurlock Museum.

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.

“An Evening With Poe.”
Dan Keding, storyteller. 7-9:30 p.m. Allerton Park Retreat Center, 515 Old Timber Road, Monticello. Admission charge. Allerton Park and Retreat Center.

6
Thursday
Workshop. “Making Sense of It All: Using Concept Maps and Graphic Organizers for Teaching and Learning.” Sandy Finley, UI. 3-5 p.m. 428 Armory Building. Registration required; call 333-3370. Center for Teaching Excellence.

7 Friday
“Lincoln and Cultural Value.” Anthony Hutchison, University of Manchester; Robert A. Ferguson, Columbia University; John D. Burt, Brandeis University and Elizabeth Young, Mount Holyoke. 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Music Room, Levis Faculty Center. Lincoln Bicentennial Committee.

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Saturday
Gallery Conversation. “Emerging Out of Sequence: Examining the Past and Charting the Future of American Comics.” Nancy Goldstein, author; Andrei Molotiu, abstract comics creator; Trina Robbins, comics creator and herstorian; and Ashley A. Woods, independent comics creator. 1-4 p.m. Krannert Art Museum Galleries. Krannert Art Museum.

Spanish Story Time.
2:30 p.m. Children’s Department, Urbana Free Library. 210 W. Green St, Urbana. Latin American and Caribbean Studies.

Instructional Kitchen: “Healthy College Cooking.”

3-5 p.m. Instructional Kitchen in Activities Recreation Center. Call 333-3440 for more information and to register. Campus Recreation.

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Sunday
Advanced Climbing Techniques. 5 p.m. Adventure Recreation. For more information and to register, call
333-8747. Admission charge. Campus Recreation.

exhibits
“Learning to Speak Irish: There is no ‘yes’ or ‘no’ in the Irish language” Barbara Kendrick, UI.
Through Oct. 22.
IPRH, 805 W. Pennsylvania Ave., Urbana. 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday.

“To the East”
Through Oct. 30.
Asian American Cultural Center, 1210 W. Nevada St., Urbana. 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday; 8:30 a.m.-9 p.m. Wednesday.

“Multiple Merwins”
Rare Book and Manuscript Library.
Through Nov. 28.

“Children Just Like Me”
Through May 3.
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.

“Out of Sequence: Underrepresented Voices in American Comics”
“The World of Yugen: Japanese Paper Artworks by Kyoko Ibe”
“The Rise of Abstraction in Post-War Japan: Sosaku Hanga Woodblock Prints”
Through Jan. 4.
“Collecting East Asia: The Lee Wonsik Collection”
Through July 26.
“The Archaeological Heritage of Illinois”
Through May 31.
Krannert Art Museum and Kinkead Pavilion. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday; 2-5 p.m. Sunday. Free admission; $3 donation suggested.

“Material Immaterial: The Architecture of Kengo Kuma”
I space, 230 W. Superior St., Chicago. 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday.

•This calendar is excerpted from the Oct. 16 issue of Inside Illinois, the faculty-staff newspaper at the UI.