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

08/30/2001

lectures
6 Thursday
"Neocolonial Fantasies?: The Rhetoric of Race and National Identity in Recent German Literature." Anke Pinkert, UI. 7:30 p.m. Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Languages Building. Germanic Languages and Literatures.
10 Monday
"Women and Chemistry: A Good Mix, Except in Academia." Valerie J. Kuck, Lucent Laboratories, Murray Hill, N.J. 4 p.m. 100 Noyes Lab. Sylvia M. Stoesser Lecture in Chemistry.
11 Tuesday
"Campustown 2002 and Beyond." Charlie Shapland, Campustown 2000. Lunch 11:55 a.m.; speaker 12:10 p.m. Latzer Hall, University YMCA. Know Your University.
13 Thursday
"Understanding the 20th-Century." Dan Diner, University of Leipzig and UI. 7:30 p.m. Room 407, Levis Faculty Center. MillerComm.
"Sequencing the Human Genome: Elucidating Our Genetic Blueprint." Eric Green, National Institutes of Health. 8 p.m. Beckman Institute auditorium. Center for Advanced Study.
15 Saturday
"Phonon Imaging: Seeing Sound in Solids." James P. Wolfe, UI. 10:15 a.m. 141 Loomis Lab. Saturday Physics Honors Program

18 Tuesday
"Yellowstone Geysers: The Valley of Life." Bruce W. Fouke, UI. Lunch 11:55 a.m.; speaker 12:10 p.m. Latzer Hall, University YMCA. Know Your University.
19 Wednesday
"Estrogens in Human Health and Disease." Benita S. Katzenellenbogen, UI. 7:30 p.m. Colwell Playhouse, Krannert Center. Center for Advanced Study.
20 Thursday
"Religion on the Global Scene: The Killer That Heals." Martin E. Marty, University of Chicago. 4 p.m. Colwell Playhouse, Krannert Center. Mortenson Lecture/UI Library and MillerComm.
"Storied Lives." Elizabeth Hearne, UI. 7 p.m. Graduate School of Library and Information Science auditorium, 501 E. Daniel St., Champaign. Graduate School of Library and Information Science.
21 Friday
"Conscience and Civility: How to Value a Protagonist." Mary Ann Lundy, Council of Churches. Lunch 11:45 a.m.; speaker 12:10 p.m. Latzer Hall, University YMCA. Friday Forum.
23 Sunday
"Picasso and Lipchitz: Cubism and Beyond." Christopher Kenneth Green, British Academy and Courtauld Institute of Art, London. 3 p.m. 62 Krannert Art Museum. Krannert Art Museum and MillerComm.

colloquia
6 Thursday
"Did the Early Middle Ages Lose Antiquity’s Sense of Humor." Danuta Shanzer, Cornell University. 3 p.m. Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Languages Building. Medieval Studies.
"Heterogeneous Catalysis: From ‘Black Art’ to Atomic Understanding." Gerhard Ertl, Fritz-Haber-Institut, Berlin. 8 p.m. B102 Chemical and Life Sciences Laboratory. G.F. Smith Memorial Lecture/Analytical Chemistry.
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.
"The Early Medieval Judicial Ordeal by Fire: A View From the Classical World." Danuta Shanzer, Cornell University. 2 p.m. 4080A Foreign Languages Building. Medieval Studies.
"Dynamics of Surface Reactions." Gerhard Ertl, Fritz-Haber-Institut, Berlin. 4 p.m. 112 Chemistry Annex. Analytical Chemistry.
10 Monday
"The State of East Asian and Pacific Studies Present and Future Programs." George T. Yu, UI. Noon. 101 International Studies Building. East Asian and Pacific Studies.
"What Does It Mean to Teach Students to be ‘Critical’? 8 p.m. Levis Faculty Center. Nicholas Burbules, UI; respondents Chip Bruce and Gary Ebbs, UI. Criticism and Interpretive Theory.
11 Tuesday
"U.S.–Russian Networking Programs at the UIUC: High Performance S and E and Civic Networking."
Greg Cole, UI. Noon. 101 International Studies Building. Russian and East European Center.
"Pulsar Wind Nebula." John Blondin, North Carolina State University. 4 p.m. 134 Astronomy Building. Astronomy.
12 Wednesday
Gallery talk. Gisele Atterberry, UI. 7 p.m. Krannert Art Museum. Krannert Art Museum.
13 Thursday
"Introduction to the Beckman Institute’s Visualization, Media and Imaging Laboratory." Benjamin Grosser, UI. Noon. 4269 Beckman Institute. Imaging Technology Group/Beckman Institute.
14 Friday
"Molecular Recognition by Antibodies and the Law." Jefferson Foote, University of Washington, Seattle. Noon. B102 Chemical and Life Sciences Auditorium. Biochemistry.
18 Tuesday
"Proplyds Survival in the Orion Nebula Cluster." C.R. O’Dell, Vanderbilt University. 4 p.m. 134 Astronomy Building. Astronomy.
19 Wednesday
"Scholarship and Fellowship Opportunities for Africanist Students." Julia Goldberg, UI. Noon. 101 International Studies Building. African Studies.
20 Thursday
"The Soviet Unions and the Polish Crisis of 1980-1981: A Reassessment." Mark Kramer, Harvard University. 4-5:30 p.m. 101 International Studies Building. Russian and East European Center.
21 Friday
Regional Transgressions: Midwestern Anti-Asian Violence in an Age of ‘Western’ Anti-Chinese Riots and ‘Southern’ Anti-Black Lynching: 1889." Victor Jew, Michigan State University. 1-3 p.m. Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Languages Building. Asian American Studies.

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.
11 Tuesday
Faculty Recital. Gustavo Romero, piano. 8 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall. The Complete Piano Sonatas of Beethoven, part 1 of 7. School of Music.
12 Wednesday
An Evening with the Joshua Redman Quartet. 8 p.m. Tryon Festival Theater, Krannert Center. Sax man Redman has created a quartet that explores new territory in a collective sensibility of improvisation and emotional directness. Admission charge.
13 Thursday
Los Angeles Guitar Quartet. 8 p.m. Studio Theater, Krannert Center. This group unites classical traditions with contemporary style and world cultures. Admission charge.
14 Friday
Los Angeles Guitar Quartet. 8 p.m. Studio Theater, Krannert Center. This group unites classical traditions with contemporary style and world cultures. Admission charge.
15 Saturday
Los Angeles Guitar Quartet. 8 p.m. Studio Theater, Krannert Center. This group unites classical traditions with contemporary style and world cultures. Admission charge.
UI Varsity Men’s Glee Club: Annual Dad’s Day Concert. Barrington Coleman, conductor. 8 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. With UI Women’s Glee Club and The Other Guys. An annual event, rich in variety and excitement. Admission charge.
16 Sunday
Sinfonia da Camera Gala: "The Best of Broadway." David Firman, guest conductor; Hugh Wooldridge, director. 5 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. Vocal artists from two continents perform favorite tunes from three centuries of musical theater. Ticket price includes an al fresco supper during an extended intermission. Admission charge.
18 Tuesday
Faculty Recital. Gustavo Romero, piano. 8 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall. The Complete Piano Sonatas of Beethoven, part 2 of 7. School of Music.
19 Wednesday
Faculty Recital. Timothy Ehlen, piano. 8 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. Music of Beethoven, Mozart, Bach and Chopin will be presented. Admission charge. School of Music.
20 Thursday
Faculty Recital. Rudolf Haken, viola pomposa; Robert Auler, piano. 8 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. Hear music of Bach, Schubert, Brahms and Clarke performed on Haken’s unique five-string "Pellegrina pomposa." Admission charge. School of Music.
2001 Martirano Award Concert. Zack Browning and Stephen Taylor, co-directors. 8 p.m. Tryon Festival Theater, Krannert Center. With the UI New Music Ensemble. Compositions of the 2001 Martirano Award-winning composers, including Miami-based Orlando Jacinto Garcia, Swedish composer Jesper Nordin and Romanian composer Violeta Dinescu will be performed. Admission charge. School of Music.
21 Friday
Philadelphia Orchestra. Wolfgang Sawallisch, music director and conductor. 8 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. Sawallisch conducts some of his favorite classic repertoire that showcases the "Philadelphia sound." Admission charge.
22 Saturday
Faculty Recital. William Moersch, percussion. With guest artist Alicia Cordoba Tait, English horn. 8 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. With Seth Beckman, piano; Ricardo Flores, percussion; Rudolf Haken, violin; and Edward Rath, piano. The program includes Sonata for Two Pianos and Percussion by Bartók along with other works for solo percussion. Admission charge. School of Music.
Susan Dunn, soprano, and John Wustman, piano. 8 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall.

films
7 Friday
"Forbidden City U.S.A." Noon. 314A Illini Union. This documentary details the untold stories of a generation of Asian American pioneers who fought cultural barriers and racism to pursue their love of American song and dance. Asian American Studies.
8 Saturday
Computer Fear Film Festival. 6 p.m. Foellinger Auditorium. Theme: artificial malice. Three films will be shown: "Iron Giant," "Colossus: The Forbin Project" and "Demon Seed." Before and after the films, see short subjects featuring computer-generated videos and music. For more information, send e-mail to marseto@illinois.edu or visit the Web site at www.acm.uiuc.edu/cf3/. Computer Fear Group and Women in Computer Science.
19 Wednesday
"Stalingrad." Joseph Vilsmaier, director. 7 p.m. 101 International Studies Building. In German with English subtitles. Russian and East European Center.

sports
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.
15 Saturday
Football. UI vs. University of Louisville. 11:10 a.m. Memorial Stadium. Varsity I/Band Day/Dad’s Day. Admission charge.

et cetera
6 Thursday
Coffee Hour: Swedish. 7:30 p.m. Cosmopolitan Club, 307 E. John St., Champaign. For more information, call 367-3079 or visit the Web site at www.prairienet.org/cosmo/. Cosmopolitan Club.
"The Future of the Holocaust: A Panel Discussion on the Politics and Culture of Memory." 7:30 p.m. Third floor, Levis Faculty Center. Peter Fritzsche, UI; Dan Diner, University of Leipzig and UI; Peter Novick, University of Chicago; and Michael Rothberg, UI. Illinois Program for Research in the Humanities and the Drobny Program for the Study of Jewish Culture and Society.
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.
9 Sunday
8th Annual Road Race for Animals. 8 a.m. College of Veterinary Medicine, 2001 S. Lincoln Ave., Urbana. Participants can walk or run with or without a pet. Proceeds go to Canine Companions for Independence. For more information, call 355-6577 or 265-0380. Omega Tau Sigma/Veterinary Medicine.
11 Tuesday
Reading and Book Signing. David Wright, UI. 4 p.m. Authors corner, second floor, Illini Union Bookstore. For more information, call 333-2050. Illini Union Bookstore.
13 Thursday
Coffee Hour: Italian. 7:30 p.m. Cosmopolitan Club,
307 E. John St., Champaign. For more information, call 367-3079 or visit the Web site at www.prairienet.org/cosmo/. Cosmopolitan Club.
"The Evolution of the Field of African Languages in the U.S." Eyamba G. Bokamba, UI; Donald Crummey, UI, discussant. 3-5 p.m. Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Languages Building. Read paper available at www.afrst.uiuc.edu/SeminarSeries.html in advance. African Studies.
14 Friday
"Evolution of Cytochrome P450s in Insects: Implications for Pest Management and Toxicology." May Berenbaum, UI. Noon 2251 Veterinary Medicine Basic Sciences Building; discussion/lunch follows at 1 p.m. 3526 VMBSB. Interdisciplinary Environmental Toxicology Seminar/Veterinary Medicine.
16 Sunday
International Dinner Series: Japanese. 6 p.m. Cosmopolitan Club, 307 E. John St., Champaign. For more information and to make reservations, call 367-3079. Cosmopolitan Club.
20 Thursday
Peace Corps Informational Session. 7-8:30 p.m.
393 Bevier Hall. Informational session and video presentation on volunteer career opportunities in the Peace Corps. For more information, send e-mail to lamers@illinois.edu or visit the Web site at www.peacecorps.gov.
Coffee Hour: Russian. 7:30 p.m. Cosmopolitan Club,
307 E. John St., Champaign. For more information, call 367-3079 or visit the Web site at www.prairienet.org/cosmo/. Cosmopolitan Club.

exhibits
"U.S. Immigration"
Government Documents Library, main hall, wall case.
"The Falkland Islands"
Latin American Library.
"ACES New Library"
Main display cases, first floor, Library.
"Jorge Amado (1912-2001): Consummate Storyteller"
Modern Languages and Linguistics Library.
"Mortenson Distinguished Lecture"
Mueller case, east foyer, Library.
"Library Treasures in Honor of the Association of the Colombianists"
Rare Book and Special Collections Library.
"Track and Field at the University of Illinois"
University Archives.
Through Sept. 30.
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"West African Senufo Art: A Gift From Anita Glaze"
Through Sept. 30.
"African Art: The Gift From the Faletti Family Collection"
Through Nov. 4.
"Lipchitz and the Avant-Garde: From Paris to New York"
On view Sept. 21.
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.
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@art gallery. Online exhibit of the UI School of Art and Design. www.art.uiuc.edu/@art.
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World Heritage Museum. Closed. Will reopen as the new Spurlock Museum of World Cultures at a new location in 2002. www.spurlock.uiuc.edu

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