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Events at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign from Nov. 20 through Dec. 7

11/13/2008

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

4 Thursday
“When the Far Enemy Became the Near Enemy: The United States in Jihad Discourses.” Sohail Hashmi, Mount Holyoke College. 7:30 p.m. Third floor, Levis Center. Department of Religion.

5
Friday
“U.S. Agricultural Policy: Prospects for Change.” Robert Thompson, UI. Noon. Latzer Hall, University YMCA. Friday Forum.

6
Saturday
“Law and Science.” Amy Gajda, UI. 10:15-11:30 a.m. 141 Loomis Lab. Saturday Physics Honors Program.

colloquia
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.

“Taking the First Step: Considering the Evaluation Needs of the Merit Program at UIUC for The Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Program Through the National Science Foundation.” Holly Downs, UI. Noon. 210A Education Building. Queries Division/Education.

“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.

21
Friday
“Allosteric Control of Nucleoprotein Filament Remodeling by Srs2, a Negative Regulator of DNA Recombination.” Tom Ellenberger, Washington State University, St. Louis. Noon. B102 Chemical and Life Sciences Lab. Biochemistry.

24
Monday
“Intraoperative Optical Biopsy for High-Resolution Image-Guided Cancer Surgery.” Stephen Boppart, UI. Noon. 2271C Veterinary Medicine Basic Science Building. Research and Advanced Studies/Veterinary Medicine.

 “Recent Advances on Inert C-H/C-O Activation.” Zhangjie Shi, Peking University. 3 p.m. 161 Noyes Lab. Inorganic Chemistry.

1
Monday
“The Challenge of Our Time – Sustainable Development: How Are We Doing? Should We Be Alarmed and Why?” Lars Ryden, Baltic University Programme. Noon. ACES Library, 1101 S. Goodwin Ave., Urbana. Veterinary Medicine.

“Cyber-Physical Systems: From Sensing and Actuation to Information Spaces.”
Steve LaValle, UI. 4 p.m. 1404 Siebel Center. Computer Science.

2
Tuesday
“Developing Mini-chromosomes for Crops: Applications for Agriculture and Energy.” Daphne Preuss, Chromatin, Inc. Noon. EnterpriseWorks Atrium,
60 Hazelwood Drive, Champaign. Research Park.

3
Wednesday
“Lipid and the Art of Nuclear Envelope Maintenance.” Orna Cohen-Fix, National Institutes of Health. Noon. B102 Chemical and Life Sciences Lab. Cell and Developmental Biology.

“Effect of Flavonoids on Neuroinflammation.”
Saebyeol Jang, UI. 4 p.m. 150 Animal Sciences Lab. Nutritional Sciences.

“Seeing the Unseen With Nanoscopic Optical Microscopy.”
Bo Huang, Harvard University. 4 p.m. 112 Chem Annex. Physical Chemistry.

4
Thursday
“Electoral Effects of Conditional Cash Transfer Programs: The Impact of Bolsa Familia on the 2006 Presidential Elections in Brazil.” Jose Cheibub, UI. Noon. 101 International Studies Building. Latin American and Caribbean Studies.

“Shifting the Focus: The Gender/Technology Problem Re-examined.”
Linda Vigdor, UI. Noon. 210A Education Building. Queries Division/Education.

“Glutamate Receptors in the Brain.”
Lonnie Wollmuth, State University of New York, Stony Brook. Noon. B102 Chemical and Life Sciences Lab. Molecular and Integrative Physiology.

“Transformation Optics With Metamaterials: A New Paradigm for the Science of Light.”
Vladimir M. Shalaev, Purdue University. 4 p.m. 141 Loomis Lab. Physics.

“Candida glabrata adhesins.”
Brendan Cormack, Johns Hopkins University. 4 p.m. B102 Chemical and Life Sciences Lab. Microbiology.

“The Mysterious Civilization of the Rock People.”
Nikolay Ovcharov, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences. 4 p.m. Russia, East European and Eurasian Center.

5 Friday
“The Cross-National Transfer of Institutions in EU Context: Mimicry, Translation, Bricolage or What?” Sukru Ozen, Baskent University, Ankara, Turkey. Noon. Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Languages Building. European Union Center.

“Tuberculosis: Oxidative Enzymes and Therapeutic Approaches.”
Paul R. Ortiz de Montellano, University of California, San Francisco. Noon. B102 Chemical and Life Sciences Lab. Biochemistry.

“Legal Continuity, Change and Resistance to Change in Ptolemaic and Roman Egypt.”
Maryline Parca, UI. 2 p.m. 4080A Foreign Languages Building. Classics.

“Ion-Sensors: Recent Advancements in Theory and Applications.”
Andrzej Lewenstam, Abo Akademi University. 4 p.m. 116 Roger Adams Lab. Analytical Chemistry.


theater
7 Sunday
“Ain’t Misbehavin’.” 7:30 p.m. Assembly Hall. The musical soul of 1930’s Harlem is showcased. Admission charge.

music
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.
1 Monday
String Chamber Music Recital. 7:30 p.m. Memorial Room, Smith Hall.

2 Tuesday
Interval: April Verch Band. Noon. Lobby, Krannert Center. A world-class fiddler, dancer and singer.

UI Concert Jazz Band.
Chip McNeill, conductor. Colwell Playhouse, Krannert Center. Admission charge. School of Music.

Doctor of Musical Arts Recital.
Angela Schmid, oboe. 7:30 p.m. Memorial Room, Smith Hall.

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

Undergraduate Recital.
Scott Rubin, composer. 7:30 p.m. 25 Smith Hall.

3
Wednesday
UI Jazz Trombone Ensemble. Jim Pugh, conductor. 7:30 p.m. Colwell Playhouse, Krannert Center. Admission charge. School of Music.

Doctor of Musical Arts Recital.
Mei-Huei Wei, piano. 7:30 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall.

Doctor of Musical Arts Recital.
Chin-I Chen, violin. 7:30 p.m. Memorial Room, Smith Hall.

4
Thursday
UI Concert Bands IIA and IIB. Jeff Daeschler, Meghan Covey, Polly Middleton and John Burdett, conductors. 7:30 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. Admission charge. School of Music.

UI Jazz Combos.
7:30 p.m. Colwell Playhouse, Krannert Center. Admission charge. School of Music.

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

5
Friday
Doctor of Musical Arts Project Recital. Sungkwan Kim, piano. 11 a.m. Memorial Room, Smith Hall.

Jazz Forum.
Jazz Trombone Ensemble. Noon. 25 Smith Hall.

Senior Choral Conducting Recital.
6:30 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall. Students of Joe Grant.

UI Symphonic Band II and UI Concert Band I.
Peter Griffin and Ken Collins, conductors. 7:30 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. Admission charge. School of Music.

UI Latin Jazz Ensemble.
Tito Carrillo, conductor. 7:30 p.m. Colwell Playhouse, Krannert Center. Admission charge. School of Music.

6
Saturday
Senior Recital. Jamie Murphy, flute. 11 a.m. Memorial Room, Smith Hall.

The Discovery Company.
2 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall. Students of Cynthia Haymon-Coleman.

Center for World Music End-of-Semester Concert.
3 p.m. Third floor, Levis Faculty Center. Balinese gamelan, Mande drumming from Guinea, Chinese Instrumental Ensemble and guest artists.

Doctor of Musical Arts Recital.
Nathan Birkholz, piano. 5 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall.

UI Brass Choir, UI Oratorio Society and UI Chamber Singers.
Elliot Chasanov and Fred Stoltzfus, conductors. 7:30 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. Includes choral selections by John Rutter and Daniel Pinkham. Admission charge. School of Music.

Undergraduate Recital.
Lila Khazoum, mezzo-soprano. 7:30 p.m. Memorial Room, Smith Hall.

Doctor of Musical Arts Recital.
Young-Hwa Choi, piano. 7:30 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall.

7
Sunday
Senior Recital. Nick Wolny, horn. 11 a.m. Music Building auditorium.

Senior Recital.
Craig A. Nelson, piano. 11 a.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall.

Doctor of Musical Arts Recital.
Jiafeng Yan, piano. 2 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall.

Saxophone Quartets Recital.
3 p.m. Music Building auditorium. Students of Debra Richtmeyer.

Annual Carol Concert.
3 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. Admission charge. School of Music.

Holiday Tree Lighting Ceremony.
4:30 p.m. Lobby, Krannert Center.

Doctor of Musical Arts Recital.
Inkyung Bae, piano. 5 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall.

Freshman Flute Studio Recital.
5:30 p.m. Music Building auditorium. Students of Jonathan Keeble.

Undergraduate Recital.
Ryan Mercer, baritone. 6 p.m. Memorial Room, Smith Hall.

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

Doctor of Musical Arts.
Michael Leonard, harpsichord. 7:30 p.m. Memorial Room, Smith Hall.

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

5 Friday
“The Nutcracker.” Champaign Urbana Ballet and Sinfonia da Camera. 7:30 p.m. Tryon Festival Theater, Krannert Center. The Champaign Urbana Ballet spins E.T.A. Hoffmann’s charming fairy tale into a delightful froth as Sinfonia da Camera presents Tchaikovsky’s familiar and heart-warming music in a live performance. Recommended for ages 5 and up. Admission charge.

6
Saturday
“The Nutcracker.” Champaign Urbana Ballet and Sinfonia da Camera. 2 and 7:30 p.m. Tryon Festival Theater, Krannert Center. Recommended for ages 5 and up. Admission charge.

7
Sunday
“The Nutcracker.” Champaign Urbana Ballet and Sinfonia da Camera. 2 and 7:30 p.m. Tryon Festival Theater, Krannert Center. Recommended for ages 5 and up. Admission charge.


films
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.

4 Thursday
“Ivan Vasil'evich meniaet professiiu.” (“Ivan Vasilevich Changes Professions.”) 7 p.m. G48 Foreign Languages Building. Slavic Languages and Literatures; Russian, East European and Eurasian Center; and European Union Center.

sports
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.

2
Tuesday
Men’s Basketball. UI vs. Clemson University. 6:30 p.m. Assembly Hall. Admission charge.

4
Thursday
Women’s Basketball. UI vs. University of Virginia. 7:30 p.m. Assembly Hall. Admission charge.

5
Friday
Illini Hockey vs. Eastern Michigan. 7:30 p.m. UI Ice Arena. Admission charge.

6
Saturday
Men’s Basketball. UI vs. University of Georgia. 11 a.m. United Center, Chicago. Admission charge.

Women’s Basketball.
UI vs. Bradley University 1:30 p.m. United Center, Chicago. Admission charge.

Illini Hockey vs. Eastern Michigan.
7:30 p.m. UI Ice Arena. Admission charge.

et cetera
20 Thursday
CITES Security Laptop Clinic. 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Room B, Illini Union. Campus Information 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.

24 Monday
Cultural Connections.” 7 p.m. Instructional Kitchen in Activities Recreation Center. Call 333-3440 for more information and to register. Campus Recreation.

26
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.

1
Monday
“Working With Sensitive Data Orientation.” 10-11:30 a.m. 404 Illini Union. Campus Information Technologies and Educational Services.

2
Tuesday
Sustainability Seminar Series. “Seeing the Light: Campus Lighting Retrofits at UIUC.” Eva Sweeney, UI. Noon. Stephen J. Warner Conference Room, Waste Management and Research Center, 1 E. Hazelwood Drive, Champaign. Illinois Sustainable Technology Center.

“Quick Healthy Asian Cooking.”
6-7:30 p.m. Instructional Kitchen in Activities Recreation Center. Call 333-3440 for more information and to register. Campus Recreation.

3 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.

“Getting Your Syllabus Ready for Next Semester.” Sandy Finley, UI. Noon-1 p.m. 428 Armory. Registration required; call 333-3370. Center for Teaching Excellence.

“Creating Effective Student Teams: From Problems to Solutions.”
Cheelan Bo-Linn, UI. 3-5 p.m. 428 Armory. Registration required; call 333-3370. Center for Teaching Excellence.

4
Thursday
A Taste of Art. “The Architecture of New Museums II.” Scott Murray, UI. 6 p.m. 62 Krannert Art Museum. Krannert Art Museum.

6 Saturday
Kids at Krannert. 10 a.m.-noon. Krannert Art Museum Galleries. Events for the entire family with demonstrations, hands-on art projects, dance, music and storytelling. Art and Design and Krannert Art Museum.

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

7
Sunday
Advanced Climbing Techniques. 5 p.m. Adventure Recreation. For more information and to register, call
333-8747. Campus Recreation.

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

“Exposure: Dance and Photography in Dialogue, or Emanation: Anthropologie of Dance in Photography, or Exposure: Emanations of Choreography in Photography”
Through Dec. 10.
IPRH, 805 W. Pennsylvania Ave., Urbana. 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday.

“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.

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

 

•This calendar is excerpted from the Nov. 20 issue of Inside Illinois, the faculty-staff newspaper at the UI.