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 Aug. 16 through Sept. 9

8/9/2001

lectures
5 Wednesday
"How We Talk About the Holocaust." Peter Novick, University of Chicago. 7:30 p.m. Third floor, Levis Faculty Center. MillerComm.

colloquia
29 Wednesday
Project: "The Examination of Data Derived From Perceptual Psychology Studies in a Virtual Reality Environment for Application to Architectural Design." Joy Malnar, UI. Noon. 4269 Beckman Institute. NCSA Faculty Fellows Program.
7 Friday
"New Insights Into the Photosystem II Oxygen Evolving Complex via Pulsed EPR Spectroscopy." David Britt, University of California, Davis. Noon. B102 Chemical and Life Sciences auditorium. Biochemistry.

music
9 Sunday
Season Opening Circus Celebration. 1-2 p.m., 4-5 p.m. and 6-7 p.m. Lobby, Krannert Center. Enjoy clowns, jugglers and globe walkers from the Gamma Phi Circus; magicians, circus music; and more.
"Cirque Éloize: Cirque Orchestra." Gilles Bellemarre, guest conductor. 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. Tryon Festival Theater, Krannert Center. With the Champaign-Urbana Symphony Orchestra. Canada’s "nouveau circus" and its 16 artist-athletes illustrate the mythic quest of an individual who dreams of flying. Admission charge.

films
5 Wednesday
"Making Mr. Right." 4:30 p.m. Krannert Art Museum auditorium. Part of the film series "Re-Make/Re-Model" presented by IPRH. For more information, visit www.iprh.uiuc.edu or call 244-3344. Illinois Program for Research in the Humanities.

sports
25 Saturday
Women’s Volleyball. Alumni Event (exhibition). 7 p.m. Huff Hall.
4 Tuesday
Women's Volleyball. UI vs. Loyola University. 7 p.m. Huff Hall. Admission charge.
7 Friday
Women’s Volleyball. UI vs. Butler University. 8 p.m. Huff Hall. Admission charge.
8 Saturday
Football. UI vs. Northern Illinois University. 11:10 a.m. Memorial Stadium. Admission charge.
Women's Volleyball. UI vs. University of Florida/Northern Illinois. Time: TBA. Huff Hall. Admission charge.

et cetera
17 Friday
"Jewish Tales of Wit and Wisdom." Corinne Stavish, storyteller. 10 a.m. Champaign Public Library, 505 S. Randolph St., Champaign. Spurlock Museum Guild.
18 Saturday
"And for Their Wickedness They Were Punished: The Case for Justice in Folklore." Corinne Stavish, storyteller. 10 a.m. 203 E. G.H. Baker Drive, Urbana. Pre-registration is required. For more information, call 244-3355. Admission charge. Spurlock Museum Guild.
19 Sunday
"Far From Forgotten: A Festival of Jewish Music and Folklore." Corinne Stavish, storyteller, with Chicago’s Maxwell Street Klezmer Band. 2 p.m. Sinai Temple, 3104 W. Windsor Road, Champaign. Admission charge. Spurlock Museum Guild.
23 Thursday
45th Agronomy Day. 7 a.m. Crop Sciences Research and Education Center, Wright Street extended. Celebrate the 125th anniversary of the Morrow Plots and take an hourlong tour of research plots. Lunch available at a nominal charge. For more information, send e-mail to wynstra@illinois.edu or call 333-9446. Crop Sciences.
8 Saturday
Children’s Book Reading: "Corduroy." 11 a.m. Authors corner, second floor, Illini Union Bookstore. For children of all ages. For more information, call 333-2050. Illini Union Bookstore.

exhibits
"Canal De Panama"
Latin American Library.
"International Colombia: Images and Culture"
Main cases, first floor, Library.
"Alternative Resources on Human Rights: Colombia’s Case"
Mueller Case, east foyer, Library.
"Library Treasures in Honor of the Association of the Colombianists"
Rare Book and Special Collections Library.
Through Aug. 31.
o
"West African Senufo Art: A Gift From Anita Glaze"
Through Sept. 30.
Krannert Art Museum and Kinkead Pavilion. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday; 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Wednesday; 2-5 p.m. Sunday. Admission to the museum is free; a donation of $3 is suggested.
o
@art gallery. Online exhibit of the UI School of Art and Design. www.art.uiuc.edu/@art.
o
World Heritage Museum. Closed. Will reopen as the new Spurlock Museum of World Cultures at a new location in 2002. www.spurlock.uiuc.edu
o


oThis calendar is excerpted from the Aug. 16 issue of Inside Illinois, the faculty-staff newspaper at the UI.