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Events at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign from Dec. 4 through Jan. 18

11/25/2008

lectures

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

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.

8 Monday
“Antibiotic Inhibition of the Universal Translator, the Ribosome.” Jamie Cate, University of California, Berkeley, 3 p.m. 3269 Beckman Institute. Theoretical and Computational Biophysics.
“Integrated Knowledge of Agreement in Early and Late English-Spanish Bilinguals.” Rebecca Foote, Michigan State University. 4 p.m.  Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Languages Building. Spanish, Italian and Portuguese.
“Equilibria, Fixed Points and Complexity Classes.” Mihalis Yannakakis, Columbia. 4 p.m. 1404 Siebel Center. Computer Science.
“Biosynthetic Investigations of the Antibacterial Siderophore-Peptide Conjugate Microcin E492m.” Elizabeth Marie Nolan, Harvard Medical School. 4 p.m. 116 Rogers Adams Lab. Inorganic Chemistry.

9 Tuesday
Food for Thought: “The Intersection of Law, Education and Opportunities to Effect Social Change.” Sandra Yamate, Polychrome Publishing Corp. Noon. Asian American Cultural Center. Asian American Cultural Center.
“Infrared Spectroscopy of Interstellar Molecules.” John Lacy, University of Texas. 4 p.m. 134 Astronomy. Astronomy.

10 Wednesday
“How Empathy Is Supporting More Effective Product Development.” Deana McDonagh, UI. Noon. 1005 Beckman Institute. Beckman Institute Director’s Seminar.
“Prevention of Overweight Children Enrolled in the Head Start Program Through Nutrition Education Directed at Teachers and Parents.” Pascasie Adedze, UI. 4 p.m. 150 Animal Sciences Lab.  Nutritional Sciences.

11 Thursday
“Fatal Wounds: Structure and Control of the Holes Made by Phage Holins.” Ryland Young, Texas A&M University. 4 p.m. B102 Chemical and Life Sciences Lab. Microbiology.
“The Polyvalent DNA Gold Nanoparticle Conjugate and the Nano-Flare.” Dwight Seferos, Northwestern University. 4 p.m. 112 Chemistry Annex. Materials Chemistry.

12 Friday
“First AntiNeutrino Oscilliaton Results From MiniBooNE.” Richard Van de Water, Los Alamos National Laboratory. 1 p.m. 464 Loomis Lab. Physics.

15 Monday
“Controlling Nanoscale Organization: From Massively Parallel Dip-Pen Nanolithography to Eph-ephrin Signaling.” Khalid Salaita, University of California, Berkeley. 4 p.m. B102 Chemical and Life Sciences Lab. Inorganic Chemistry.

16 Tuesday
“Uncovering the Biosynthesis of Natural Products Using Fourier-Transform Mass Spectrometry.” Paul M. Thomas, UI. 10 a.m. 171 Roger Adams Lab. Analytical Chemistry.

theater

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

music

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.

8 Monday
Doctor of Musical Arts Recital in Piano. Jung Eun Lee, piano. 7:30 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall.
Discovery Class Recital: “Heart, Body and Soul.” 7:30 p.m. 25 Smith Hall. Students of Barrington Coleman.
String Chamber Music Recital. 7:30 p.m. Memorial Room, Smith Hall.
Trumpet Ensemble Concert. UI Trumpet Ensemble. 7:30 p.m. Music Building auditorium.

9 Tuesday
Brass Chamber Music. 7:30 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall.
Junior Recital. Ryan Ash, cello. 7:30 p.m. Memorial Room, Smith Hall.

10 Wednesday
Studio Recital. 5 p.m. Memorial Room, Smith Hall. Voice students of Sylvia Stone.
UI Symphony Orchestra. Donald Schleicher, conductor. 7:30 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. Admission charge. School of Music.
Doctor of Musical Arts Recital. Seung Min Ha, piano. 7:30 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall.
Opera Scenes: “Marriage of Figaro.” 7:30 p.m. Memorial Room, Smith Hall. Students of Nathan and Julie Gunn.

11 Thursday
Champaign-Urbana Symphony Orchestra Holiday Concert. Steven Larsen, music director and conductor. 7:30 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. This concert will feature The Other Guys, the University Chorale and the Parkland Singers with seasonal classics and fresh offerings sure to become favorites. Admission charge.
Studio Recital. 7:30 p.m. Memorial Room, Smith Hall. Piano students of Borah Kang.

12 Friday
Senior Recital. Allen Chen, trumpet. 7:30 p.m. Music Building auditorium.

13 Saturday
Graduate Recital. Rebekka Kaupat, trumpet. Noon. Music Building auditorium.

14 Sunday
Senior Recital. Erin Lovan, oboe. Recital Hall, Smith Hall.

dance

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

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

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.

8 Monday
Men’s Basketball. UI vs. University of Hawaii. 7 p.m. Assembly Hall. Admission charge.

10 Wednesday
Men’s Basketball. UI vs. Chicago State University. 7 p.m. Assembly Hall. Admission charge.

13 Saturday
Wrestling. UI vs. McKendree College. 1 p.m. Huff Hall. Admission charge.

20 Saturday
Men’s Basketball. UI vs. Detroit. 7 p.m. Assembly Hall. Admission charge.

22 Monday
Women’s Basketball. UI vs. Purdue University. 7 p.m. Assembly Hall. Admission charge.

28 Sunday
Men’s Basketball. UI vs. Eastern Michigan University. 1 p.m. Assembly Hall. Admission charge.

Jan. 1 Thursday
Women’s Basketball. UI vs. University of Wisconsin. 7 p.m. Assembly Hall. Admission charge.

Jan. 3 Saturday
Women’s Basketball. UI vs. University of Minnesota. 11 a.m. Assembly Hall. Admission charge.

Jan. 10 Saturday
Men’s Basketball. UI vs. Indiana University. 2 p.m. Assembly Hall. Admission charge.

Jan. 12 Monday
Women’s Basketball. UI vs. Ohio State University. 7 p.m. Assembly Hall. Admission charge.

Jan. 14 Wednesday
Men’s Basketball. UI vs. University of Michigan. 7:30 p.m. Assembly Hall. Admission charge.

Jan. 15 Thursday
Women’s Basketball. UI vs. University of Iowa. 7 p.m. Assembly Hall. Admission charge.

et cetera

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

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.

8 Monday
Author Roundtable: Tim Dean. 8 p.m. Music Room, Levis Faculty Center. Criticism and Interpretive Theory.

13 Saturday
“Celebrating Children in a World Community.”
10 a.m.-4 p.m. Spurlock Museum. Explore hands-on exhibit, watch films, join a panel discussion and learn about family-based resources available in and around Champaign-Urbana. Spurlock Museum and Asian Educational Media Service.
“Ahlan wa sahlan.” Arabic language for kids. 2 p.m. Champaign Public Library. South Asian and Middle Eastern Studies.
Spanish Story Time. 2:30 p.m. Urbana Free Library, 210 W. Green St., Urbana. Latin American and Caribbean Studies.

20 Saturday
Middle Eastern Story Time. “Celebrating Hanukkah!” 2 p.m. Urbana Free Library. South Asian and Middle Eastern Studies.

Jan. 16 Friday
Second Annual Midwest Conference for Undergraduate Women in Physics. 8:30 a.m. 141 Loomis Lab. For more information and to register, visit http://physics.illinois.edu/conferences/wip/. Physics.
CITES Security Orientation. 10-11:30 a.m. 404 Illini Union. Campus Informational Technologies and Educational Services.

exhibits

“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.

“CarianaCarianne: Relational Compositions”
Through Dec. 20.
I space, 230 W. Superior St., Chicago. 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday.

•This calendar is excerpted from the Dec. 4 issue of Inside Illinois, the faculty-staff newspaper at the UI.