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Events at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign from April 2 through 19

3/26/2009

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lectures

2 Thursday

“The Significance of Islamic Intellectual History for Contemporary Muslims.” Mohammad Fadel, University of Toronto. 7:30 p.m. Knight Auditorium, Spurlock Museum. Global Studies; South Asian and Middle Eastern Studies; Religion; and Literatures, Cultures and Linguistics.

3 Friday

“Microbial Life in Yellowstone: A Catalyst for Environmental Change.” Abigail Salyers, UI. Noon. Latzer Hall, University YMCA. Friday Forum.

5 Sunday

“The Tibet Museum and the Challenge of Dictatorship to Cultural Heritage Management.” Helaine Silverman, UI. 3 p.m. 62 Krannert Art Museum. Archaeological Institute of American, Classics and Krannert Art Museum.

6 Monday

“Global Economic Change and Migration of Asian Women: What Are the Issues?” Jean Pyle, University of Massachusetts. Noon. Center for Advanced Study. Center for Advanced Study.

“Fred Tomaselli Talks About Painting.” Fred Tomaselli, New York artist. 5:30 p.m. 62 Krannert Art Museum. Ziff Distinguished Lecture/Art and Design.

7 Tuesday

“Movement Toward Sustainability at the University of Illinois.” Dick Warner, UI. Noon. Latzer Hall, University YMCA. Know Your University.

“In Search of Safety: Women in South Asian Communities in America.” Shamita Das Dasgupta, New York University. 7 p.m. Ballroom, Alice Campbell Alumni Center. Balgopal Lecture/Asian American Studies.

“Running Brave.” Billy Mills, former Olympian. 7 p.m. Third floor, Levis Faculty Center. American Indian Studies.

10 Friday

“The Coming Age of Genomic Biology.” William Metcalf, UI. Noon. Latzer Hall, University YMCA. Friday Forum.

13 Monday

“Screening the Renaissance: From Romula to ‘The Sopranos.’ ” Cristelle Baskins, Tufts University. 5:30 p.m. 62 Krannert Art Museum. Art History Program Annual Phillip Fehl Lecture and Rosemary Coffey Lecture.

14 Tuesday

“Twelve Students, 1600 Miles, Seven Days and One Mission – Rebuilding New Orleans.” Claire Brady and C.J. Holterman, UI. Noon. Latzer Hall, University YMCA. Know Your University.

“Is Culture Just A Drug? History, Neuroscience and the ‘Great Transformation.’ ” Daniel Lord Smail, Harvard University. 4 p.m. Knight Auditorium, Spurlock Museum. MillerComm.

16 Thursday

“Science and Technology and the Survival of Humankind.” Edison Liu, UI and Genome Institute of Singapore. 7 p.m. Pollard Auditorium, The Forum, Carle Foundation Hospital, 611 W. Park St., Urbana. Center for Advanced Study/MillerComm, Biomedical Sciences, Carle Foundation Hospital.

colloquia

2 Thursday

“Climate Change, Societal Instability and International Security.” Jurgen Scheffran, UI. Noon. 356 Armory Building. Arms Control, Disarmament and International Security.

“The Comparative Role of Political Repression in the Shaping of the American and European Labor Movements.” Robert Goldstein, University of Michigan. 3:30 p.m. 111 Gregory Hall. History.

“Trust and Complacency in Human Interaction With Automated Systems.” Raja Parasuraman, George Mason University. 4 p.m. 2405 Siebel Center. Information Trust Institute.

“Agricultural Biotechnology: Pathways for Delivering Better Food and More Fuel.” Robb Fraley, Monsanto Co. 4 p.m. B102 Chemical and Life Sciences Lab. Hong Lecture Series/LAS Development.

“Small Molecule Antagonists of Protein-Protein Interactions.” Andrew Hesse, UI. 4 p.m. 116 Roger Adams Laboratory. Organic Chemistry.

3 Friday

“A Double-edged Sword: Metals in the Biology of Bacterial Pathogens.” David Giedroc, Indiana University. Noon. B102 Chemical and Life Sciences Laboratory Auditorium. Biochemistry.

6 Monday

“Opportunities for Collaboration Between Animal Health Pharmaceutical Companies and Veterinary Schools.” Jane Owens, Elanco Animal Health. Noon. 2271C Veterinary Medicine Basic Science Building. Veterinary Medicine.

“In Vivo Optical Diagnosis of Oral Malignancy in Human Subjects.” Petra Wilder-Smith, University of California, Irvine. 2 p.m. 2269 Beckman Institute. Beckman Institute.

“Strategies and Tactics Inspired by Seven Membered Rings in Natural Products.” Richmond Sarpong, University of California, Berkeley. 4 p.m. 116 Roger Adams Lab. Organic Chemistry.

7 Tuesday

“Politics and Culture of Dress in Early Republican Turkey, 1923-1945.” Hale Yilmaz, Southern Illinois University. Noon. Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Language Building. South Asian and Middle Eastern Studies.

“Functional DNA Biosensors and Their Applications in Genomic Biology.” Yi Lu, UI. Noon. IGB Conference Center #612. Genomic Biology.

“Metal-Nitrogen-Carbon Catalysts for Low-temperature Oxygen Electroreduction.” Scott Barton, Michigan State University. 1 p.m. 116 Roger Adams Lab. Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering.

“Galaxies and Quasars in the Epoch of Reionization.” Yuexing Li, Harvard University. 4 p.m. 134 Astronomy. Astronomy Department.

“The Importance of Questioning Scientific Assumptions: Lessons From the Lanthanides and Actinides.” William J. Evans, University of California, Irvine. 4 p.m. 112 Chem Annex. Inorganic/Materials Student Selected Seminar.

“Half a Wiring Diagram is Better Than None: Generating Flexible Behaviors From a Fixed Circuit.” Cori Bargmann, Rockefeller University Medical Institute. 4 p.m. Beckman Institute Auditorium . Neuroscience.

8 Wednesday

“Redefining the Mechanisms of Microtubule Formation and Nucleation.” David Agard, University of California, San Francisco. Noon. B102 Chemical and Life Sciences Lab. Cell and Developmental Biology.

“Retrocommissiong@UIUC: Saving the Planet Two Buildings at a Time.” Karl Helmink and Damon McFall, UI. Noon. Stephen J. Warner Conference Room, Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, One E. Hazelwood Drive, Champaign. Illinois Sustainable Technology Center.

“Undisciplined Knowledge: The Politics of Exhibiting African Art.” Allyson Purpura, UI. Noon. 101 International Studies Building. African Studies.

“Effects of Argument Scaffolding and Source Credibility on Science Text Comprehension.” Tzu-Jung Lin and Richard Anderson, UI. Noon. 210A Education Building. Cognitive Science of Teaching and Learning and Child Development Divisions.

“The Parallel Revolution Has Started: Are You Part of the Solution or Part of the Problem?” David Patterson, University of California. 3 p.m. 1402 Siebel Center. Parallel@Illinois.

“Effects of Moderate Protein and Carbohydrate Diets on Carbohydrate Metabolism and Associated Outcomes.” Denise Lasker, UI. 4 p.m. 103 Mumford Hall. Nutritional Sciences.

“Ion Spectroscopy of Small and ‘Large’ Molecules.” J. Mathias Weber, University of Colorado. 4 p.m. 112 Chem Annex. Physical Chemistry Seminar.

Need for Speed Seminar Series: “Mobile Gaming.” Mark Johns, Tapulous. 4:15 p.m. B02 Coordinated Science Laboratory. Coordinated Science Laboratory.

9 Thursday

“What’s Right About Asian America? New Right Affects and Liberal Histories of a Settler Colonial Hawaii.” Bianca Kai Isaki, UI. 11:30 a.m. Asian American Cultural Center, 1210 W. Nevada St., Urbana. Asian American Studies.

“The Cold War, Space Exploration, and the Sino-U.S. Relationship: 1956-1972.” Yang Zhang, Northeast Normal University, Peoples Republic of China. Noon. 356 Armory Building. Arms Control, Disarmament and International Security.

“Structure and Function of Microbial Communities Around Plants.” Jo Handelsman, University of Wisconsin. 4 p.m. B102, Chemical and Life Sciences Laboratory. Microbiology.

“Audubon at Work: The Making and Marketing of Birds of America.” Lee Vedder, author. 4 p.m. 62 Krannert Art Museum. Library.

Second Ralph Simmons Lecture: “Superfluidity in Ordered and Disordered Solid Helium.” H.W. Moses Chan, Pennsylvania State University. 4 p.m.
141 Loomis Lab. Physics.

10 Friday

“Strategies of Terrorism.” Andrew Kydd, University of Wisconsin. Noon. 356 Armory Building. Arms Control, Disarmament and International Security and Political Science.

“Probing Structure on Well-defined Functional States of the Nicotinic Receptor Using Systematically Engineered Ionizable Residues and Proton-transfer Events.” Claudio Grosman, UI. Noon. B102 Chemical and Life Sciences Lab. Biochemistry.

“George W. Bush and the Third World.” Sue Roberts, University of Kentucky. 3 p.m. 219 Davenport Hall. Geography, Sociology and Urban and Regional Planning.

“Towards a Science of Parallel Programming.” Keshav Pingall, University of Texas. 3 p.m. 2405 Siebel Center. Parallel@Illinois.

13 Monday

“Pharmacokinetics and Clinical Pharmacology of Gabapentin in Horses.” Levent Dirikolu, UI. Noon. 2271C Veterinary Medicine Basic Science Building. Veterinary Medicine.

“Four Important Concepts to Consider when Using High Performance Computers.” Jack Dongarra, University of Tennessee. 4 p.m. 1404 Siebel Center. Parallel@Illinois.

“Influence, Appropriation, Piracy: The Place of Spain in English Literary History.” Barbara Fuchs, University of Pennsylvania. 5-7 p.m. Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Languages Building. Spanish, Italian and Portuguese; Literatures, Cultures and Linguistics; Germanic Languages and Literatures; Comparative and World Literature; French; English; and European Union Center.

14 Tuesday

“ ‘In the Name of Capturing Political Power’: Dalit Women, NGO Activism and Panchayati Raj.” Radhika Govinda, University of Cambridge. Noon. Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Languages Building. South Asian and Middle Eastern Studies.

“Understanding Macroscopic Heat/Mass Transfer Using Simulations at Different Scales.” Dimitrios Papavassiliou, University of Oklahoma. 1 p.m. 116 Roger Adams Lab. Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering.

Global Cultural Heritage. “The Collaborative Bi-National Afghan Initiative Project of the National Park Service.” Barbara Little, National Park Service. 3-5 p.m. 109A Davenport Hall. Center for Advanced Studies.

“Beyond Optimality: How Good is Good Enough?” Eve Marder, Brandeis University. 4 p.m. 1005 Beckman Institute. Neuroscience Program.

15 Wednesday

“Loanword Adaptation as L1 Phonological Perception.” Silke Hamann, Heinrich-Heine-Universitat, Dusseldorf. Noon. 210 Illini Union. Linguistics Student Association.

“Distributed Optimality Theory.” Paul Boersma, University of Amsterdam. 4 p.m. 210 Illini Union. Linguistics Student Association.

Need for Speed Seminar Series: “Computer Vision.” Tom Huang, UI. 4:15 p.m. B02 Coordinated Science Laboratory. Coordinated Science Laboratory.

16 Thursday

“Quantum Networks of Atoms.” Christopher R. Monroe, University of Maryland. 4 p.m. 141 Loomis Lab. Physics.

“Small Molecules Big Effects on Gene Expression: Transmission of Metabolic Signals Directly to RNA Polymerase.” Richard Gourse, University of Wisconsin. 4 p.m. B102 Chemical and Life Sciences Lab. Microbiology.

“Engineering Your Successful Career.” Marv Smollar, UI alumnus. 4 p.m. 1122 NCSA. Industrial and Enterprise System Engineering.

“Molecular Photovoltaics.” Michael Graetzel, Ecole Polytchnique Federale de Lausanne. 8 p.m. B102 Chemical and Life Sciences Lab. John C. Bailar Jr. Lectures/Chemistry.

17 Friday

“Food and Consumption in the European Union.” Diana Mincyte, UI. Noon. Lucy Ellis Lounge, Foreign Languages Building. European Union Center.

“Ubiquitin Signaling in Immune Responses.” Zhijian 'James' Chen, University of Texas. Noon. B102 CLSL Auditorium. Biochemistry.

“Formation and Evolution of X-Ray Binary Populations of Globular Clusters.” Pranab Ghosh, Tata Institute for Fundamental Research. Noon. 134 Astronomy. Astronomy.

“Expression and Action.” David Sussman, UI. 3 p.m. 213 Gregory Hall. Philosophy.

“Solar Hydrogen Generation From Water.” Michael Graetzel, Ecole Polytchnique Federale de Lausanne. 4 p.m. 112 Chem Annex. John C. Bailar Jr. Lectures/Chemistry.

theater

2 Thursday

“Three Sisters.” Brant Pope, guest director. 7:30 p.m. Studio Theater, Krannert Center. Anton Chekhov’s story of Olga, Masha and Irina who expose their deepest longings and petty follies in a world that seems to be changing all around them. Admission charge.

3 Friday

“Three Sisters.” Brant Pope, guest director. 7:30 p.m. Studio Theater, Krannert Center. Admission charge.

4 Saturday

T.P.O. Company: “Farfalle (Butterflies).” 10 a.m., 12:30 and 4 p.m. Colwell Playhouse. T.P.O. continues its exploration of “paintings in movement” to unleash the beauty and expressive possibilities in mixing theater, sensory boundaries, dance, visual magic, music and emotion. Recommended for ages 4 and up. Admission charge.

“Three Sisters.” Brant Pope, guest director. 7:30 p.m. Studio Theater, Krannert Center. Admission charge.

5 Sunday

“Three Sisters.” Brant Pope, guest director. 3 p.m. Studio Theater, Krannert Center. Admission charge. Dessert and Conversation: 2 p.m. Krannert Room, Krannert Center. Admission charge.

8 Wednesday

“Three Sisters.” Brant Pope, guest director. 7:30 p.m. Studio Theater, Krannert Center. Admission charge.

9 Thursday

“Three Sisters.” Brant Pope, guest director. 7:30 p.m. Studio Theater, Krannert Center. Admission charge.

10 Friday

“Drowsy Chaperone.” 7:30 p.m. Assembly Hall. The glamorous tale of a celebrity bride and her uproarious wedding day. Admission charge.

“Three Sisters.” Brant Pope, guest director. 7:30 p.m. Studio Theater, Krannert Center. Admission charge.

11 Saturday

“Three Sisters.” Brant Pope, guest director. 7:30 p.m. Studio Theater, Krannert Center. Admission charge. Dessert and Conversation: 6:30 p.m. Krannert Room, Krannert Center. Admission charge.

17 Friday

“West Side Story.” 7 p.m. Assembly Hall. Admission charge. Illini Union Board.

18 Saturday

“West Side Story.” 2 and 7 p.m. Assembly Hall. Admission charge. Illini Union Board.

music

2 Thursday

Junior Recital. Delanor Benson, mezzo-soprano. 1 p.m. Memorial Room, Smith Hall.

Graduate Recital. Ju Ri Seo, composition. 7:30 p.m. Music Building auditorium.

3 Friday

Jazz Forum. UI Jazz Combo. Dana Hall, director. Noon. 25 Smith Hall.

Junior Recital. Eric McKnight, oboe. 5:30 p.m. Music Building auditorium.

Sinfonia da Camera: “Der Rosenkavalier.” Ian Hobson, music director and conductor. 7:30 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. This concert version of the opera, directed by Nicholas DiVirgilio, features new and returning vocalists from around the country. Admission charge.

4 Saturday

Master of Music Recital. Rebecca DelVillano, clarinet. 11 a.m. Memorial Room, Smith Hall.

Junior Recital. Andy McBeath, percussion. 2 p.m. 25 Smith Hall.

Senior Recital. Josh Benjamin, euphonium. 2 p.m. Music Building auditorium.

Senior Recital. Gregory Polzak, composition. 5:30 p.m. Music Building auditorium.

Faculty Recital. Jim Pugh, trombone. 7:30 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. Admission charge. School of Music.

Master of Music Recital. Laura Chandler, piano. 7:30 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall.

Senior Recital. Phil Pierick, saxophone. 7:30 p.m. Memorial Room, Smith Hall.

Meredith Monk and Vocal Ensemble: “Songs of Ascension.” UI Concert Choir. Chester Alwes, director. 7:30 p.m. Tryon Festival Theater, Krannert Center. With visual elements by Ann Hamilton. The second project that combines the talents of MacArthur Award recipients Meredith Monk and Ann Hamilton. Admission charge.

Global Transfer Afterglow: Grazyna Auguscik. 9:30 p.m. Lobby, Krannert Center.

5 Sunday

Master of Music Recital. James Spigner, saxophone. 2 p.m. Music Building auditorium.

UI Percussion Ensemble. William Moersch, director. 3 p.m. Colwell Playhouse, Krannert Center. Admission charge. School of Music.

Senior Composition Recital. Cheryl Krugel and Moon Young Ha, composers. 5:30 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall.

Master of Music Recital. Darden Purcell, vocal jazz. 6 p.m. 25 Smith Hall.

Junior Recital. Rachel Wittrig, violin. 7:30 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall.

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

Concerto Urbano. Charlotte Mattax Moersch, director. 7:30 p.m. Memorial Room, Smith Hall.

6 Monday

Doctor of Musical Arts Project Recital. Kerry Heimann, harpsichord. 6:30 p.m. Memorial Room, Smith Hall.

7 Tuesday

Champaign-Urbana Symphony Orchestra Kinderkonzerts. Steven Larsen, music director and conductor. 9:30 and 11:15 a.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. Special children’s concert. Admission charge.

Chick Corea and John McLaughlin: Five Peace Band. 7:30 p.m. Tyron Festival Theater, Krannert Center. With Kenny Garrett, Christian McBride and Brian Blade. Admission charge.

Enescu Ensemble. Sherban Lupu, director. 7:30 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall.

Master of Music Recital. Karim Yengsep, double bass. 7:30 p.m. Memorial Room, Smith Hall.

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

8 Wednesday

Champaign-Urbana Symphony Orchestra Kinderkonzerts. Steven Larsen, music director and conductor. 9:30 and 11:15 a.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. Special children’s concert. Admission charge.

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

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

Master of Music Recital. Andrew Hsu, violin. 7:30 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall.

9 Thursday

UI Jazz Trombone Ensemble. Jim Pugh, director. 7:30 p.m. Tryon Festival Theater, Krannert Center. Admission charge. School of Music.

Junior Recital. Jennifer Stanuch, violin. 7:30 p.m. Music Building auditorium.

Junior Recital. Katherine Denler, harp. 7:30 p.m. Memorial Room, Smith Hall.

10 Friday

Jazz Forum. UI Jazz Band II. Jim Pugh, director. Noon. 25 Smith Hall.

Junior Recital. Kristina Ditsch, viola. 4 p.m. Memorial Room, Smith Hall.

Master of Music Recital. Rebekka Kaupat, trumpet. 5:30 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall.

Master of Music Recital. Kristen Richards, piano. 7:30 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall.

Junior Recital. Jared Shaw, jazz saxophone. 7:30 p.m. 25 Smith Hall.

11 Saturday

Junior Recital. Lek Teng Wu, piano. 11 a.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall.

Junior Recital. Michelle Rivera, horn. 11 a.m. Music Building auditorium.

Master of Music Recital. Laura Kimmel. 2 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall.

Senior Recital. Veesahi Modi, viola. 2 p.m. Memorial Room, Smith Hall.

Music Education Junior Recital. Allison Carter and Nick Loafman, trumpet. 2 p.m. Music Building auditorium.

Senior Recital. Jenny Wong, soprano. 5:30 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall.

Champaign-Urbana Symphony Orchestra: Presenting Emily Bear. Steven Larsen, music director and conductor. 7:30 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. Six-year-old Emily Bear, piano, will perform. Admission charge.

12 Sunday

Master of Music Recital. Fang-Chi Chang, percussion. 2 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall.

Senior Recital. Allison Zabelin, viola. 2 p.m. Memorial Room, Smith Hall.

Senior Recital. Wilson Wong, trombone. 2 p.m. Music Building auditorium.

Doctor of Musical Arts Recital. Yu-Chi Tai, piano. 7:30 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall.

Doctor of Musical Arts Recital. Jan Matthews, viola. 7:30 p.m. Memorial Room, Smith Hall.

13 Monday

Discovery Company. 7:30 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall. Students of Cynthia Haymon-Coleman.

Graduate Recital. Kyle Rowan, clarinet. 7:30 p.m. Memorial Room, Smith Hall.

14 Tuesday

National Philharmonic of Russia. Vladimir Spivakov, conductor. 7:30 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. With Denis Matsuev, Tchaikovsky Competition Fold Medalist, piano. Admission charge.

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

15 Wednesday

Interval: Balkanalia. With special guest Georgi Andreev. Noon. Lobby, Krannert Center.

Mariza. 7:30 p.m. Colwell Playhouse, Krannert Center. Fado, the traditional music of Portugal, is this female singer’s genre of choice. Admission charge.

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

16 Thursday

Pacifica Quartet. With Erik Rönmark, saxophone. 7:30 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. The group with guest Rönmark performs Ellen Taaffe Zwilich’s Quintet for Alto Saxophone and String Quartet. Admission charge. Prelude: 6:30 p.m. Tryon Festival Theater Foyer.

UI Jazz Band IV. Ryan Leatherman, director. 7:30 p.m. Colwell Playhouse, Krannert Center. Admission charge. School of Music.

Studio Recital. 7:30 p.m. Music Building auditorium. Oboe students of John Dee and Aaron Jakublec.

Junior Recital. Jeffrey Spenner, trumpet, with Kevin Cole, organ. 7:30 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall.

Undergraduate Recital. Katharine Henry and Emily Divan, flute. 7:30 p.m. Memorial Room, Smith Hall.

17 Friday

Jazz Forum. Chip McNeill and Joan Hickey, leaders. Noon. 25 Smith Hall.

Boneyard Arts Festival: Center for World Music. 3 p.m. Amphitheater and Stage 5, Krannert Center.

Master of Music Recital. Lon Fisher, soprano. 5:30 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall.

UI Steel Band. Ricardo Flores, director. 7:30 p.m. Colwell Playhouse, Krannert Center. Admission charge. School of Music.

Master of Music Recital. Ingrid Hustvedt, oboe. 7:30 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall.

Master of Music Recital. David Tribley, saxophone. 7:30 p.m. Memorial Room, Smith Hall.

Master of Music Recital. Ryan Cavis, trumpet. 7:30 p.m. Music Building auditorium.

18 Saturday

Annual Mom’s Day Studio Harp Recital. 11 a.m. Music Building auditorium. Students of Ann Yeung and Chen-Yu Huang.

Junior Recital. Brittany Mathis, clarinet. 11 a.m. Memorial Room, Smith Hall.

Junior Recital. Erica Charous, viola. 1:30 p.m. 25 Smith Hall.

Annual Mom’s Day Concert. With the UI Women’s Glee Club. Joe Grant, conductor. 2 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. Annual concert to celebrate Mom’s Day. Admission charge. School of Music.

Master of Music Recital. Saul Nache, baritone. 2 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall.

Master of Music Recital. Joe Madden, violin. 2 p.m. Memorial Room, Smith Hall.

Junior Recital. Brandon Runyon, percussion. 5 p.m. 25 Smith Hall.

UI Black Chorus Mom’s Day Concert. Ollie Watts Davis, conductor. 7:30 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. Commemorating 40 years of the Black Chorus at the UI. Admission charge. School of Music.

Guest Artist Recital. Randy Hawes, bass trombone, and Kathryn Goodson, piano. 7:30 p.m. Music Building auditorium.

Doctor of Musical Arts Recital. Hye-Won Jo, piano. 7:30 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall.

Doctor of Musical Arts Recital. Geon Joo Kim, clarinet. 7:30 p.m. Memorial Room, Smith Hall.

Senior Recital. Charles Lane, jazz saxophone. 7:30 p.m. 25 Smith Hall.

19 Sunday

Guest Artist Master Class. Randy Hawes, bass trombone. 1 p.m. Music Building auditorium.

Music Education Junior Recital. Emily Wilson and Jeremy Dassow, clarinet. 2 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall.

Master of Music Recital. Robert Meier, jazz double bass. 2 p.m. 25 Smith Hall.

Doctor of Musical Arts Project Recital. Nicole Leupp, voice. 2 p.m. Memorial Room, Smith Hall.

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

Doctor of Musical Arts Recital. Robert Hopkins, violin. 4:30 p.m. Music Building auditorium.

Master of Music Recital. Collin Wilson, saxophone. 5 p.m. Memorial Room, Smith Hall.

UI Trombone Choir. Randy Hawes, bass trombone. 7:30 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. Admission charge. School of Music.

Master of Music Recital. Hyesuk Lim, piano. 7:30 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall.

Senior Recital. Diane Kessel, flute. 7:30 p.m. Memorial Room, Smith Hall.

Doctor of Musical Arts Project Recital. Joel White, tuba. 7:30 p.m. Music Building auditorium.

films

2 Thursday

Slavic Plus Film Series: “Grine Felder” (“Green Fields.”) 7 p.m. Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Languages Building. Slavic Languages and Literatures and Russian, East European and Eurasian Center.

7 Tuesday

Film screening and lecture/discussion. “The Last Ghost of War.” 7 p.m. Knight Auditorium, Spurlock Museum. Asian Educational Media Service/East Asian and Pacific Studies and Spurlock Museum.

9 Thursday

Slavic Plus Film Series. “Voskhozhdenie” (“The Ascent”). 7 p.m. Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Languages Building. Slavic Languages and Literatures.

“Vikaren.” 7 p.m. 160 English Building. European Union Center.

15 Wednesday

Immigration Film Series: “Real Women Have Curves.” Patricia Cardoso, director. 7:30 p.m. Reading Room, Levis Faculty Center. Center for Advanced Study.

16 Thursday

IPRH Film Series: “Enchanted.” Kevin Lima, director. 5:30 p.m. 62 Krannert Art Museum. Illinois Program for Research in the Humanities.

Slavic Plus Film Series. “Ko to tamo peva?” (“Who's Singing Over There?”). 7 p.m. Lucy Ellis Lounge,
1080 Foreign Languages Building. Slavic Languages and Literatures.

sports

3 Friday

Baseball. UI vs. Indiana University. 6:05 p.m. Illinois Field. Admission charge.

4 Saturday

Baseball. UI vs. Indiana University. 3:05 p.m. Illinois Field. Admission charge.

5 Sunday

Baseball. UI vs. Indiana University. 1:05 p.m. Illinois Field. Admission charge.

7 Tuesday

Softball. UI vs. Illinois State University. 6 p.m. Eichelberger Field. Admission charge.

Baseball. UI vs. Bradley University. 6 p.m. Illinois Field. Admission charge.

9 Thursday

Softball. UI vs. Bradley University. 6 p.m. Eichelberger Field. Admission charge.

14 Tuesday

Baseball. UI vs. Eastern Illinois University. 6 p.m. Illinois Field. Admission charge.

15 Wednesday

Softball. UI vs. Indiana University. 5 and 7 p.m. Eichelberger Field. Admission charge.

17 Friday

Baseball. UI vs. University of Minnesota. 6:05 p.m. Illinois Field. Admission charge.

18 Saturday

Baseball. UI vs. University of Minnesota. 3:05 p.m. Illinois Field. Admission charge.

Softball. UI vs. University of Michigan. 5 p.m. Eichelberger Field. Admission charge.

19 Sunday

Baseball. UI vs. University of Minnesota. 12:05 p.m. Illinois Field. Admission charge.

Softball. UI vs. University of Michigan. 2 p.m. Eichelberger Field. Admission charge.

et cetera

2 Thursday

“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.

T.P.O. Company Demonstrations. 5, 5:30, 6, 6:30 and 7 p.m. Colwell Playhouse, Krannert Center. Explore the stage craft and artistry of the T.P.O. Company’s “Farfalle (Butterflies)” through a backstage tour and demonstration. Free, tickets required. Call 333-6280.

Public Workshop and Performance. “Navigation: An Investigation Into
Physical Intelligence.” Jennifer Monson, UI. 5:30 p.m. Krannert Art Museum. Krannert Art Museum.

“Decolonized Viewing: A Workshop on Analyzing TV Comedy.” Dustin Tahmahkera, UI. 7 p.m. Native American House, 1204 W. Nevada St., Urbana. American Indian Studies.

3 Friday

Open Biking. Noon. Outside ARC Entrance. Campus Recreation.

4 Saturday

Vet Med Open House.” 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Vet Med Sciences Building, 2001 S. Lincoln Ave., Urbana. For more info, visit http://vetmed.illinois.edu/openhouse/. College of Veterinary Medicine.

Audubon Tour and Bird Walk. 10 a.m. Krannert Art Museum and Meadowbrook Park. Tour the exhibition and take a bird walk at the park. Participants must provide their own transportation and are encouraged to bring binoculars. Krannert Art Museum.

Canoe/Kayak Instructional Clinic. 10-11:30 a.m. ARC Adventure Center. To register, call 333-9780. Campus Recreation.

Open Kayaking. Noon-2 p.m. Kauffman Lake. To register, call 333-9780. Campus Recreation.

Art After Hours. 7-11 p.m. Krannert Art Museum. Spend the evening enjoying art and music. Cash bar. Krannert Art Museum.

6 Monday

GSLIS Research Showcase 2009. 1-4 p.m. East foyer, Graduate School of Library and Information Science, 501 E. Daniel St., Champaign. Call 244-7316 for more information. Graduate School of Library and Information Science.

7 Tuesday

Panel Discussion: “Climate Change and the Humanities.” 1 p.m. Humanities Lecture Hall, IPRH Building, 805 W. Pennsylvania Ave., Urbana. Moderator: Dianne Harris, UI. Panelists: Lisa Lucero, Robert Markley and Gillen Wood, UI. Illinois Program for Research in the Humanities.

Roundtable Discussion and Public Forum. “Financial and Structural Issues in Elementary and Secondary Education: A Human Development Perspective.” 3-4:30 p.m. Alma Mater Room, I-Hotel and Conference Center. Participants: Senator Michael Frerichs; Jim Edgar, Fouad Abd El Khalick, Lizanne DeStefano and Peter Nardulli, UI. Cline Center for Democracy.

“Any Which Way: Exploring Religious Diversity.” 7 p.m. Multipurpose Room #3 in the ARC. Counseling Center.

“Higher Education and the Challenges of the 21st Century.” Richard Herman, UI. 7:30 p.m. Chancellor Ballroom, I-Hotel and Conference Center. Cline Center for Democracy.

8 Wednesday

CITES Security Laptop Clinic. 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Undergraduate Library. Campus Informational Technologies and Educational Services.

Inline Skating Instructional Clinic. Noon-1 p.m. CRCE MAC Gym. Call 333-9780 for more information. Campus Recreation.

“PlanetU: The Human Story of Climate Change.” 5 p.m. Illini Union. For more information and a complete schedule, visit http://www.planetu.illinois.edu/. Continues through Friday. Office of Sustainability.

9 Thursday

40th Annual Conference on African Linguistics. Keynote: Ayo Bamgbose, University of Ibadan, Nigeria. Rooms A-D, Illini Union. For more info, call 333-6335. Continues through Saturday. Linguistics and African Studies.

“Simplicity, Self-Responsibility, Sustainability: Recharging Your Life.” A seminar for all Illinois faculty and staff. 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Illini Rooms A, B and C, Illini Union. Registration required; visit FSS2009.TheRegistrationSystem.com or call 333-8342. Center for Training and Professional Development.

IPRH Annual Conference: “Disciplinarity.” Keynote Address: James Chandler, University of Chicago. 7:30 p.m. Third floor, Levis Faculty Center. For more information, call 244-3344 or visit www.iprh.uiuc.edu. Illinois Program for Research in the Humanities.

10 Friday

Workshop: “Leadership Skill Development Through Community-based Learning.” Valeri Werpetinski, UI. 9 a.m. 428 Armory Building. Registration required; call 333-3370. Center for Teaching Excellence.

Open Biking. Noon. Outside ARC Entrance. Campus Recreation.

14 Tuesday

Nutrition Symposium. 1 p.m. Monsanto Room, ACES Library. Keynote lecture. “Nutrition Meets Genetics: Is This the End of ‘One-Size-Fits-All?’ ” Jose Ordovas, Tufts University. 4 p.m. Monsanto Room. Nutritional Sciences.

Travel-Adventure Series. “Egypt: Of Pharaohs and Fables.” Sandy Mortimer. 6:30 p.m. Illini Rooms, Illini Union. For reservations, call 333-5000. Illini Union Faculty Staff Social Committee.

“Spend Smart, How to Start: Improving Your Financial Wellness.” 7 p.m. Multipurpose Room #3 ARC. Counseling Center.

15 Wednesday

Kayak Instructional Clinic. 4-5:30 p.m. ARC Adventure Center. Registration required; call 333-9780, Campus Recreation.

Travel-Adventure Series. “Egypt: Of Pharoahs and Fables.” Sandy Mortimer. 6:30 p.m. Illini Rooms, Illini Union. For reservations, call 333-5000. Illini Union Faculty Staff Social Committee.

16 Thursday

A Hewlett Conference on Sustainable Biofuels and Human Security: “A Comparison of Brazil and East Africa.” Third floor, Levis Faculty Center. For more information, visit http://www.ips.uiuc.edu/wggp/index.shtml. Continues Friday. Women and Gender in Global Perspectives, African Studies and Latin American and Caribbean Studies.

Beckman Institute: “Celebrating Two Decades of Research Success.” 3:30 p.m. Beckman Institute. For more information, visit www.beckman.illinois.edu. Beckman Institute.

17 Friday

Open Biking. Noon. Outside ARC Entrance. Campus Recreation.

Horseback Riding Instructional Clinic. 1-3 p.m. Stable near Lodge, (west of Champaign). Registration required; call 333-9780. Campus Recreation.

18 Saturday

Mom’s Day Horticulture Club Flower Show. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Stock Pavilion, 1402 W. Pennsylvania Ave., Urbana.

Mom’s Day Craft Fair. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Illini Union. Parent Programs.

Boneyard Festival at the Spurlock Museum. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Spurlock Museum. Young performers from surrounding communities will entertain visitors in the museum’s galleries and Knight Auditorium. For a complete schedule, visit www.spurlock.illinois.edu. Spurlock Museum.

Spring Open House at Japan House. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Japan House, 2000 S. Lincoln Ave., Urbana. Special presentations, tours and tea ceremonies will be held during the day. Japan House.

Middle East Story Time. 2 p.m. Megan’s Reading Room, Urbana Free Library, 210 W. Green St., Urbana. South Asian and Middle Eastern Studies.

19 Sunday

Mom’s Day Horticulture Club Flower Show. 9 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Stock Pavilion, 1402 W. Pennsylvania Ave., Urbana.

exhibits

“A Decade of the Humanities at IPRH”
Through May 8.
IPRH, 805 W. Pennsylvania Ave., Urbana. 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday.

“Collating Caedmon: Editing Old English Texts and the Evolution of Anglo-Saxon in Print”
Through April 30.
Rare Book and Manuscript Library, 346 Main Library.

“Identity”
On view April 3-May 4.
Illini Union Art Gallery.

“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.

“Petals and Paintings”
Rick Orr, guest curator.
On view April 18 and 19.
“Jean Luc Mylayne”
Through April 5.
“Audubon at Illinois: Selections From the University Library’s Birds of America”
“Polaroids and Portraits: A Photographic Legacy of Andy Warhol”
Through May 24.
“WowDesign: Marloes Ten Bhomer”
New Installation of the Rosann Gelvin Noel Gallery
“The Archaeological Heritage of Illinois”
Through May 31.
“Collecting East Asia: The Lee Wonsik Collection”
Through July 26.
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.

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Editor's note: This calendar is excerpted from the April 2 issue of Inside Illinois, the faculty-staff newspaper at the UI.

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