News Bureau | University of Illinois

NewsBureauillinois
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign logo

Archives

2000 | 2001 | 2002 | 2003 | 2004 | 2005 | 2006 | 2007 | 2008
Email to a friend envelope icon for send to a friend

Events at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign from Nov. 6 through 23

Released 10/23/2008

lectures
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.

11
Tuesday
“Illinois Politics: What’s Next?” Jim Nowlan, UI. Noon. Latzer Hall, University YMCA. Know Your University.

“The World’s Longest Street: How Sesame Street is Working to Meet a Diversity of Children’s Needs Across the Globe.”
Charlotte Cole, Sesame Workshop. 7 p.m. Spurlock Museum. The Spurlock Museum Guild Lecture and Performance Series.

13
Thursday
“The Cultural Politics of Identity and the Cuban Revolution.” Louis Perez, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. 4 p.m. Knight Auditorium, Spurlock Museum. Center for Advanced Study/MillerComm and Latin American and Caribbean Studies.

14
Friday
“Some Hard Truths You Should Know About Global Warming.” Michael Schlesinger, UI. Noon. Latzer Hall, University YMCA. Friday Forum.

16
Sunday
“Theater and Vision in Athenian and Pergamene Architecture.” John Senseney, UI. 3 p.m. 62 Krannert Art Museum. Archaeological Institute of America, Classics and Krannert Art Museum.

18
Tuesday
“Changing Environments Both Inside and Outside of the Classroom.” Tony Endress, UI. Noon. Latzer Hall, University YMCA. Know Your University.

22
Saturday
“The Physics of UFOs.” Kevin Pitts, UI. 10:15-11:30 a.m. 141 Loomis Lab. Saturday Physics Honors Program.

colloquia
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.

“Spins, Stripes and Superconductivity in Layered Cuprates.”
John Tranquada, Brookhaven National Lab. 1 p.m. 190 Environmental Sciences Building. Physics.

10
Monday
“Mission Democracy: Mixed Messages in the Middle East.” Sheila Carapico, Political Science and International Studies, University of Richmond. 4 p.m. Reading Room, Levis Faculty Center. South Asian and Middle Eastern Studies.

11
Tuesday
“US-Brazil Relations.” Joao Almino, Consul General of Brazil. Noon. 101 International Studies Building. Latin American and Caribbean Studies.

“Photoacoustic Tomography: High-Resolution Imaging of Optical Contrast in Vivo at New Depths.”
Lihong Wang, Washington University, St. Louis. Noon. 2271C Veterinary Medicine Basic Science Building. Veterinary Medicine.

“Body-On-A-Chip: A Tool for Predictive Pharmacology/Toxicology.”
Michael Shuler, Cornell University. 3 p.m. 116 Roger Adams Lab. Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering.

“The Teleost Swimbladder as an Acoustic Source: A Reassessment.”
Michael Fine, Virginia Commonwealth University. 4 p.m. 1005 Beckman Institute. Beckman Institute.

12
Wednesday
“Was Rashid Rida Really a Religious Pluralist?: Reassessing Rida’s Discourse on Salvation.” Mohammad Hassan Khalil, UI. Noon. Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Language Building. South Asian and Middle Eastern Studies.

“Strategies and Representations of Masculinity in Contemporary Brazilian Fiction.”
Idelber Avelar, Tulane University. Noon. 101 International Studies Building. Latin American and Caribbean Studies.

“dsRNA Response Pathways in the Nucleus.”
Gordon Carmichael, University of Connecticut Health Center. Noon. B102 Chemical and Life Sciences Lab. Cell and Developmental Biology.

“Kiowa Humanity and the Invasion of the State.”
Jacki Thompson Rand, University of Iowa. 2 p.m. 112 Speech and Hearing Sciences. American Indian Studies.

“Diversity in Economic Development in the Middle East and North Africa.”
Hadi Esfahani, UI. 4 p.m. 106 Lincoln Hall. Center for Global Studies.

“Metabolism and Bioactivity of Glucoraphanin in Gut of the F344 Rat.”
Ren-Hau Lai, UI. 4 p.m. 150 Animal Sciences Lab. Nutritional Sciences.

“Broadband Access for Illinois.”
Ryan Croke, Office of the Lieutenant Governor. 6 p.m. Graduate School of Library and Information Science. Graduate School of Library and Information Science.

13
Thursday
“American Empire: The Career of a Concept.” Augusto Espiritu, UI. Noon. 101 International Studies Building. Latin American and Caribbean Studies.

“Endometriosis: An Inflammatory Paradigm.”
Robert Taylor, Emory University School of Medicine. Noon. B102 Chemical and Life Sciences Lab. Molecular and Integrative Physiology.

“Whites’ Emotional Responses to Racism: Is Privilege Worth the Cost?”
Lisa Spanierman, UI. Noon. 242 Education Building. Bureau of Educational Research.

“Developing Protease Inhibitors to SARS Cornavirus.”
Susan Baker, Loyola University Medical Center. 4 p.m. B102 Chemical and Life Sciences Laboratory. Microbiology.

14
Friday
“Where does Europe End? Tackling Regional Definition Problems in International Business.” Ricardo Flores, UI. Noon. Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Languages Building. European Union Center.

17
Monday
“Collective Dynamics of Calogero-Sutherland Model and Edge waves in Fractional Quantum Hall Effect.” Alexander Abanov, Stony Brook University. Noon. 190 Environmental Sciences Building. Institute for Condensed Matter Theory/Physics.

18
Tuesday
“Visiting Upper Volga With Ibn Fadlan: Commerce, Commodities and Religion in ‘Abbasid Foreign Relations During the Early 10th Century.” Muhammad al-Faruque, UI. Noon. Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Language Building. South Asian and Middle Eastern Studies.

“Globular Clusters, Galaxy Formation, Dark Matter and Black Holes.”
Katherine Rhode, Indiana University. 4 p.m. 134 Astronomy. Astronomy.

19
Wednesday
“Oromo and Their Contribution to Modern Ethiopian Identity.” Brian Yates, UI. Noon. 101 International Studies Building. Center for African Studies.

“What Does It Mean to Say a Child has a ‘Naive Theory?’: Evidence From Children and Adults in the Domain of Observational Astronomy.”
Bill Brewer, UI. Noon. 210A Education Building. Child Development and Cognitive Science of Teaching & Learning.

“Beyond Words: Prosody in Speech Production and Perception.”
Jennifer Cole, UI. Noon. 1005 Beckman Institute. Beckman Institute Director’s Seminar.

“Histone Chaperones for Deposition, Modification and Turnover.”
Paul Kaufman, University of Massachusetts Medical School. Noon. B102 Chemical and Life Sciences Lab. Cell and Developmental Biology.

“Transcending the East-West Divide? Cosmopolitanism in Polish Postwar Cabaret and the Jewish Participation.”
Knut Andreas Grimstad, University of Oslo, Norway. 4 p.m. Heritage Room, ACES Library Information and Alumni Center. Slavic Languages and Literatures; Comparative and World Literature; Jewish Culture and Society; and Russian, East European, and Eurasian Center.

“Exercise, Inflammation and Obesity Co-Morbidities.”
Victoria J. Vieira, UI. 4 p.m. 150 Animal Sciences Lab. Nutritional Sciences.

“Nanoparticles, DNA and Theory.”
George Schatz, Northwestern University. 4 p.m. 112 Chemistry Annex. Center for Advanced Theory and Molecular Simulation.

20
Thursday
“Controlling Moving Bodies: Sixteenth-Century Visual and Textual Representations of the Indigenous People in Colonial Peru and Mexico.” Yolopattli Hernandez, UI. Noon. 101 International Studies Building. Latin American and Caribbean Studies.

“Listeria Monocyogenes as a Model Intracellular Bacterial Pathogen.”
Nancy Freitag, UI. 4 p.m. B102 Chemical and Life Sciences Lab. Microbiology.

“Magic With Virtual Excitons.”
Monique Combescot, Institut des NanoSciences de Paris, Paris. 4 p.m. 141 Loomis Lab. Physics.

theater
6 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.

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.

11
Tuesday
“Pajama Game.” 7:30 p.m. Assembly Hall. All-new production of the Tony Award winning, Broadway musical. Admission charge.

music
6
Thursday
Thursdays@12:20 Concert. Jazz Duo, Trombone and Guitar. 12:20 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.

10
Monday
Doctor of Musical Arts Recital. Inkyung Bae, piano. 7:30 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall.

11
Tuesday
Jazz Band III. Chris Nolte, conductor. 7:30 p.m. Studio Theater, Krannert Center. Admission charge. School of Music.

12
Wednesday
Undergraduate Recital. 7:30 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall. Composition students of Erik Lund.

13
Thursday
Thursdays@12:20 Concert. Graduate Saxophone Quartet. 12:20 p.m. Beckman Institute Atrium. Beckman Institute.

Jazz Band IV.
Ryan Leatherman and David Phy, conductors. 7:30 p.m. Studio Theater, Krannert Center. Admission charge. School of Music.

Junior Recital.
Sara Kohnke, flute. 7:30 p.m. Memorial Room, Smith Hall.

14
Friday
Jazz Forum. Kathy Kousins, vocal jazz. Noon. 25 Smith Hall.

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

Jazz Combos.
7:30 p.m. Studio Theater, Krannert Center. Admission charge. School of Music.

15
Saturday
Senior Recital. Lauren Waidelich, flute. 11 a.m. Memorial Room, Smith Hall.

Faculty Recital.
Rudolf Haken, viola pomposa. 2 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall.

Doctor of Musical Arts Recital.
Asli Gultekin, viola. 5 p.m. Memorial Room, Smith Hall.

Dresden Staatskapelle.
Fabio Luisi, general music director, and Jan Vogler, cello. 7:30 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. For more than four and a half uninterrupted centuries, the Dresden Staatskapelle has earned the raves of admirers from Heinrich Schütz and Jean-Jacques Rousseau to Beethoven, Wagner, Strauss, Seiji Ozawa and Sir Colin Davis. Admission charge.

16
Sunday
Doctor of Musical Arts Project Lecture Recital. Garold Fowler, double bass. 12:30 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall.

Doctor of Musical Arts Project Recital.
Garold Fowler, double bass. 1 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall.

Tiffany Poon, piano.
3 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. An 11-year-old student at the Juilliard School, Tiffany already participates in an active recital schedule, displaying extraordinary artistry, musical maturity and a rich love for playing the piano. Admission charge.

Senior Recital.
Phil Pierick, saxophone. 7:30 p.m. Music Building auditorium.

UI Steel Band.
Ricardo Flores, director. 7:30 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall.

18
Tuesday
Jazz Band II. Jim Pugh, conductor. 7:30 p.m. Studio Theater, Krannert Center. Admission charge. School of Music.

Martirano Award Concert.
7:30 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. Admission charge. School of Music.

Doctor of Musical Arts Recital.
Chadley Ballantyne, baritone. 7:30 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall.

Junior Recital.
Erin Johnson, flute. 7:30 p.m. Memorial Room, Smith Hall.

19
Wednesday
Takacs Quartet/Muzsikas/Marta Sebestyen. 7:30 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. This year’s appearance features collaborations with Muzsikás (“Hungary’s finest active folk troupe,” according to the Washington Post) and Márta Sebestyén (the haunting singer for “The English Patient”). Admission charge.

Jazz Sax and Guitar Ensemble.
Steve Jones and Shawn Purcell, conductors. 7:30 p.m. Studio Theater, Krannert Center. Admission charge. School of Music.

Junior Recital.
Hillary Rowley-Weiss, flute. 7:30 p.m. Memorial Room, Smith Hall.

20
Thursday
Doctor of Musical Arts Recital. Aaron Jakublec, oboe. 3:30 p.m. Memorial Room, Smith Hall.

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.

21
Friday
Jazz Forum: Hall Combo. Noon. 25 Smith Hall.

Guest Artist Recital.
John Russo, clarinet, and Unkyoung Kim, violin/viola. 5:30 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall.

Doctor of Musical Arts Recital.
Ar Ran Cho, piano. 7:30 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall.

opera
13 Thursday
“Roméo et Juliette.” Eduardo Diazmunoz, conductor, and Henson Keys, director. 7:30 p.m. Tryon Festival Theater, Krannert Center. Shakespeare’s timeless, tragic love story. Sung in French with English supertitles. Admission charge.

14 Friday
“Roméo et Juliette.” Eduardo Diazmunoz, conductor, and Henson Keys, director. 7:30 p.m. Tryon Festival Theater, Krannert Center. Shakespeare’s timeless, tragic love story. Sung in French with English supertitles. Admission charge.

15
Saturday
“Roméo et Juliette.” Eduardo Diazmunoz, conductor, and Henson Keys, director. 7:30 p.m. Tryon Festival Theater, Krannert Center. Shakespeare’s timeless, tragic love story. Sung in French with English supertitles. Admission charge. Libretto. 6:30 p.m. Krannert Room, Krannert Center. Admission charge.

16
Sunday
“Roméo et Juliette.” Eduardo Diazmunoz, conductor, and Henson Keys, director. 3 p.m. Tryon Festival Theater, Krannert Center. Shakespeare’s timeless, tragic love story. Sung in French with English supertitles. Admission charge. Libretto. 2 p.m. Krannert Room, Krannert Center. Admission charge.

dance
12 Wednesday
Song and Dance Ensemble of West Africa. 7 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. This unique performance blurs African musical styles with Moorish and European folk traditions and reggae and Latin-infused rhythms. Recommended for ages 8 and up. Admission charge.

13 Thursday
November Dance: “Re-imagining the Proscenium.” 6 and 8 p.m. Colwell Playhouse,  Krannert Center. Faculty artists Jan Erkert, Sara Hook, Jennifer Monson, Kirstie Simson and John Toenjes will reimagine the arena of performance as the audience roams from the stage to the nooks and through the crannies of Krannert Center. Admission charge.

14
Friday
November Dance: “Re-imagining the Proscenium.” 6 and 8 p.m. Colwell Playhouse,  Krannert Center. Admission charge.

15
Saturday
November Dance: “Re-imagining the Proscenium.” 6 and 8 p.m. Colwell Playhouse,  Krannert Center. Admission charge.

19
Wednesday
Bebe Miller: “Necessary Beauty.” 7:30 p.m. Tryon Festival Theater, Krannert Center. Admission charge.

20
Thursday
Bebe Miller: “Necessary Beauty.” 7:30 p.m. Tryon Festival Theater, Krannert Center. Admission charge.

films
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.

12
Wednesday
“Bush Mechanics.” 7 p.m. Knight Auditorium, Spurlock Museum. Engineering, Technology and Culture.

13
Thursday
“Singin’ in the Rain.” 5:30 p.m. 62 Krannert Art Museum. Illinois Program for Research in the Humanities and Krannert Art Museum.

“Damskii Portnoi.” (“The Ladies Tailor.”)
7 p.m. Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Languages Building. Slavic Plus Film Series: Slavic Languages and Literatures; Russian, East European, and Eurasian Center; European Union Center.

20
Thursday
“Tini zabutykh predkiv.” (“Shadows of Forgotten Ancestors.”) 7 p.m. Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Languages Building. Slavic Plus Film Series: Slavic Languages and Literatures; Russian, East European, and Eurasian Center; European Union Center.

sports
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.

14
Friday
Volleyball. UI vs. Pennsylvania State University. 7 p.m. Huff Hall. Admission charge.

Men’s Basketball.
UI vs. Eastern Washington University. 8:30 p.m. Assembly Hall. Admission charge.

15
Saturday
Football. UI vs. Ohio State University. Time: TBA. Memorial Stadium. Admission charge.

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

16
Sunday
Women’s Basketball. UI vs. Eastern Illinois University. Noon. Assembly Hall. Admission charge.

Men’s Basketball.
UI vs. Texas A&M, Corpus Christi. 4:30 p.m. Assembly Hall. Admission charge.

19
Wednesday
Women’s Basketball. UI vs. University of Missouri. 8:30 p.m. Assembly Hall. Admission charge.

22
Saturday
Volleyball. UI vs. Michigan State University. 7 p.m. Huff Hall. Admission charge.

23
Sunday
Men’s Basketball. UI vs. Jackson State University. 3 p.m. Assembly Hall. Admission charge.

Women’s Basketball. UI vs. Temple University. 7:30 p.m. Assembly Hall. Admission charge.

et cetera
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.

29th Annual Chris Cringle Craft Sale. 4-9 p.m. Assembly Hall. For tickets and more information, call 333-5000. Admission charge.

8 Saturday
29th Annual Chris Cringle Craft Sale. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Assembly Hall. For tickets and more information, call 333-5000. Admission charge.

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.

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

9
Sunday
Advanced Climbing Techniques. 5 p.m. Adventure Recreation. For more information and to register, call 333-8747. Admission charge. Campus Recreation.

10
Monday
Sustainability Seminar Series. “College of Business Building – LEED Gold Construction Project.” Jean Ascoli, local architect. Noon. Stephen J. Warner Conference Room, Waste Management and Research Center, 1 E. Hazelwood Drive, Champaign. Illinois Sustainable Technology Center.

“LunchAbles.”
Noon. Instructional Kitchen in Activities Recreation Center. Call 333-3440 for more information and to register. Campus Recreation.

11
Tuesday
“Fiji.” Presented by Rick Howard. 6:30 p.m. Illini Rooms, Illini Union. Call 333-5000 for tickets. Illini Union Faculty Staff Social Committee.

12 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.

Forum: “The Public Square at IPRH.”
4 p.m. Humanities Lecture Hall, IPRH, 805 W. Pennsylvania Ave., Urbana. An informal discussion to talk about ideas, projects, interdisciplinary exchanges and new possibilities that will enrich humanities scholarship at the UI. Illinois Program for Research in the Humanities.

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

“Fiji.”
Presented by Rick Howard. 6:30 p.m. Illini Rooms, Illini Union. Call 333-5000 for tickets. Illini Union Faculty Staff Social Committee.

13
Thursday
Roundtable discussion. “Crisis Management and Democracy in the Contemporary Era: Dilemmas and Strategies.” Peter Nardulli, UI; Robert Barro, Harvard University; J. Fred Giertz, Anne Villamil and Charles M. Kahn, UI. 3-4:30 p.m. 210 Illini Union. For more information on related events, visit http://www.clinecenter.uiuc.edu/publicengagement/northerntrust/. Northern Trust Forum/Cline Center for Democracy.
Keynote address: “Macroeconomic Disasters Since 1870.” Robert Barro, Harvard University. 7:30 p.m. Chancellor Room, I Hotel and Conference Center. Northern Trust Forum/Cline Center for Democracy.

14 Friday
Panel Discussion. “Imagining Cuba’s Futures: A Roundtable.” Noon. Humanities Lecture Hall, IPRH, 805 W. Pennsylvania Ave., Urbana. Louis Perez, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill; Dara E. Goldman, Marc Perry and Augusto Espiritu, UI.  Illinois Program for Research in the Humanities.

16 Sunday
Kids’ Climbing Clinic (minimum 5-years old). 11 a.m. Outdoor Center. For more information and to register, call 333-8747. Admission charge. Campus Recreation.

17
Monday
Secretary of State’s Mobile Unit on Campus. 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m. 314 Illini Union. Office of the Chancellor.

Scuba Diving Instructional Clinic. 6-8 p.m. Outdoor Center. For more information and to register, call 333-8747. Admission charge. Campus Recreation.

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

18
Tuesday
Sustainability Seminar Series. “Straw Bale Home Construction and other Green Building Practices.” Julie Vogel Birdwell, New Prairie Construction. Noon. Stephen J. Warner Conference Room, Waste Management and Research Center, 1 E. Hazelwood Drive, Champaign. Illinois Sustainable Technology Center.

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

“Stressbusters: Uncovering the Myths, the Facts, and the Solutions.”
7 p.m. 406 Illini Union. Counseling Center.

19
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.

20
Thursday
CITES Security Laptop Clinic. 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Room B, Illini Union. Campus Informational Technologies and Educational Services.

22 Saturday
“Funk-tional Foods for Healthy Hearts.” 3-5 p.m. Instructional Kitchen in Activities Recreation Center. Call 333-3440 for more information and to register. Campus Recreation.

exhibits
“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”
Through Nov. 15.
I space, 230 W. Superior St., Chicago. 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday.

This calendar is excerpted from the Nov. 6 issue of Inside Illinois, the faculty-staff newspaper at the UI.