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Events at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign from Sept. 20 through Oct. 7


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/2001

lectures
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.
25 Tuesday
"Crumbling to Dust: The Future of the University Library." Paula Kaufman, UI. Lunch 11:55 a.m.; speaker 12:10 p.m. Latzer Hall, University YMCA. Know Your University.
28 Friday
"Forgiveness Among People and Populations." Richard Feldman, University of Wisconsin, Stevens Point. Lunch 11:45 a.m.; speaker 12:10 p.m. Latzer Hall, University YMCA. Friday Forum.
"Imagining Mind/Imagining Science." William Greenough, UI; Rodney Brooks, Massachusetts Institute of Technology. 7:30 p.m. Beckman Institute auditorium. Center for Advanced Study and Program on Science, Technology, Information, and Medicine.
"From Jaguars to Napster: Who Owns Music and What We Should Do About It." Anthony Seeger, University of California, Los Angeles. 8 p.m. 25 Smith Hall. Bruno and Wanda Nettl Annual Distinguished Lecture in Ethnomusicology/Musicology.
29 Saturday
"Bose-Einstein Condensation: A Journey to the Coldest Places in the Universe." Gordon A. Baym, UI. 10:15 a.m. 141 Loomis Lab. Saturday Physics Honors Program.
2 Tuesday
"Life of a Student Athlete." Shadia Haddad, Sean
Harrington and Kurt Kittner, UI. 11:55 a.m.; speaker
12:10 p.m. Latzer Hall, University YMCA. Know Your University.
3 Wednesday
"Child Welfare and Civil Rights." Dorothy E. Roberts, Northwestern University. 4 p.m. Max L. Rowe Auditorium, College of Law. David C. Baum Memorial Lecture/Law.
4 Thursday
"Ludwig Meidner (1884-1966): German Expressionist Artist, Orthodox Jew and Bi-Sexual." Michael Meyer, Hebrew Union College, Cincinnati. 7:30 p.m. Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Languages Building. Germanic Languages and Literatures.
5 Friday
"Empowering People to Confront Injustice." Francisco Zamora, Guatemalteca Unidad Revolucionaria. Lunch 11:45 a.m.; speaker 12:10 p.m. Latzer Hall, University YMCA. Friday Forum.
7 Sunday
"Post-Genomics and the Concept of Race in Science: Tensions, Contradictions and Resolutions." Troy Duster, New York University. 4 p.m. Illini Rooms A and B, Illini Union. Center for Advanced Study.

colloquia
20 Thursday
"Where is Philosophy of Education Today: At the Start of a New Millenium, or at the End of a Tired Old One?" Nichols C. Burbules, UI. Noon. 242 Education Building. Bureau of Educational Research.
"Determinants of the Decision to Go to College in Argentina." Laura Ripani, UI. Noon. 101 International Studies Building. Latin American and Caribbean Studies.
"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
"Reflections of a Feminist on Her Roles and Responsibilities in Education and Society." Sheila Radford-Hill, Illinois State Board of Education. Noon.
242 Education Building. Illinois Program for Research in the Humanities Reading Groups Initiative and Educational Policy Studies.
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.
"The Arts and Humanities in Civic Dialogue Reading Group." Sheila Radford-Hill, Illinois State Board of Education. 3 p.m. Seminar Room, Illinois Program for Research in the Humanities, 805 W. Pennsylvania Ave., Urbana. Illinois Program for Research in the Humanities Reading Groups Initiative and Educational Policy Studies.
24 Monday
"Asian Migrants to the Americas During Past Two Centuries." Clark Cunningham, UI. Noon. 101 International Studies Building. East Asian and Pacific Studies.
"Ultrafast Dissipative Excitation Energy Transfer Dynamics in Light-Harvesting Antenna Complexes." Oliver Kuhn, Freie Universitat Berlin, Berlin. 3 p.m. 3269 Beckman Institute. Theoretical Biophysics.
25 Tuesday
"Divided We Stand: Explaining Russia’s Survival and the USSR’s Collapse Through a Logic of Collective Action." Henry Hale, Indiana University. Noon. 101 International Studies Building. Russian and East European Center.
"Ductile Fracture Modeling in 3-D Using Surface Cohesive Elements." Robert H. Dodds Jr., UI. 4 p.m. 218 Mechanical Engineering Building. Mechanical and Industrial Engineering.
26 Wednesday
"Transgressing the Welfare Subject? South Korean ‘Productive Welfarism’ During the National Debt Crisis." Jesook Song, UI. Noon. Women’s Studies Building, 911 S. Sixth St., Champaign. Women’s Studies.
"Gender, Environment and Development: The Employment of Women on a Fuelwood Project in Southern Malawi." Leo Zulu, UI. Noon. 101 International Studies Building. African Studies.
"Sikhism: History and Identity." Hew McLeod, University of Otago, New Zealand. 3:30 p.m. 215 Gregory Hall. South Asian and Middle Eastern Studies.
"Dietary Fat Regulation of Hepatic Gene Transcription." Donald Jump, Michigan State University. 4 p.m. 150 Animal Sciences Lab. Nutritional Sciences.
27 Thursday
"The Study of Effects of Palms on Seedling Recruitment at La Selva Biological Station, Costa Rica." Ophelia Yung-Ho Wang, UI. Noon. 101 International Studies Building. Latin American and Caribbean Studies.
28 Friday
"Piety in the Realm of the Senses." Volker Mertens, Free University of Berlin. 2 p.m. 1080 Foreign Languages Building. Medieval Studies.
1 Monday
"Turbulence and Other Persistent Mysteries in Physics." John Doyle, California Institute of Technology.
4 p.m. 218 Mechanical Engineering Building. Mechanical and Industrial Engineering.
2 Tuesday
"Irreversible Thermodynamics Basis for Diffusion in Multicomponent Systems." Donald G. Miller, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory. 4 p.m. 218 Mechanical Engineering Building. Mechanical and Industrial Engineering.
3 Wednesday
"Direct Controller Order Reduction by Identification in
Closed Loop: Application to an Active Suspension." I.D. Landau, Laboratoire d’Automatique de Grenoble. 4 p.m. 218 Mechanical Engineering Building. Mechanical and Industrial Engineering.
"Betaine-Homocysteine S-Methyltransferase Activity is Regulated by a Redox Switch." Carmen Castro, UI.
4 p.m. 150 Animal Sciences Lab. Nutritional Sciences.
5 Friday
"Genome Technologies at the W.M. Keck Center for Comparative and Functional Genomics." Mark Band and Lie Liu, UI. Noon. B102 Chemical and Life Sciences auditorium. Biochemistry.

theater
27 Thursday
"Side Man." Sara Lampert Hoover, director. 8 p.m. Studio Theater, Krannert Center. Set in New York in the 1950s, this tribute to the men who struggled to keep jazz alive is a haunting portrait of a family torn apart by a side man’s single-minded devotion to his music. Adult themes and strong language. Admission charge.
28 Friday
"Side Man." Sara Lampert Hoover, director. 8 p.m. Studio Theater, Krannert Center. Adult themes and strong language. Admission charge.
"Gelede: A Restoration Ritual for the African Woman in America." Amira Nuha, director; Jasmine Ewing, co-director. Midnight. 160 Armory Building. African percussions, dance, song and spoken word. Armory Free Theater and Women’s Studies.
29 Saturday
"Side Man." Sara Lampert Hoover, director. 3 and 8 p.m. Studio Theater, Krannert Center. Adult themes and strong language. Admission charge.
"Gelede: A Restoration Ritual for the African Woman in America." Amira Nuha, director; Jasmine Ewing, co-director. 3 and 8 p.m. 160 Armory Building. African percussions, dance, song and spoken word. Armory Free Theater and Women’s Studies.
Marcel Duchamp, James Joyce, Erik Satie: "An Alphabet." 8 p.m. Tryon Festival Theater, Krannert Center. Laura Kuhn, director. A new theatrical adaptation of John Cage’s 1982 radio play, an imaginary conversation between and among ghosts, both living and not. Admission charge. Prelude: David Patterson, UI. 7 p.m. Krannert Room, Krannert Center.
3 Wednesday
"Side Man." Sara Lampert Hoover, director. 8 p.m. Studio Theater, Krannert Center. Adult themes and strong language. Admission charge.
4 Thursday
"Side Man." Sara Lampert Hoover, director. 8 p.m. Studio Theater, Krannert Center. Adult themes and strong language. Admission charge.
6 Saturday
"Side Man." Sara Lampert Hoover, director. 8 p.m. Studio Theater, Krannert Center. Adult themes and strong language. Admission charge.
7 Sunday
"Side Man." Sara Lampert Hoover, director. 3 p.m. Studio Theater, Krannert Center. Adult themes and strong language. Admission charge.

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.
Guest Artist Recital. Elizabeth Hainen, harp, Philadelphia Orchestra. 8 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall. Program will include works of Spohr, Fauré, Debussy and Ravel.
21 Friday
Guest Artist Master Class. Elizabeth Hainen, harp, Philadelphia Orchestra. 1:30 p.m. 1152 Music Building.
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.
23 Sunday
Faculty Recital. Charlotte Mattax, harpsichord. 4 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall. In collaboration with Elizabeth Harington’s etchings on J.S. Bach’s Preludes and Fugues.
25 Tuesday
Faculty Recital. Gustavo Romero, piano. 8 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall. The Complete Piano Sonatas of Beethoven/Part 3 of 7.
26 Wednesday
Faculty Recital. Michael Cameron, double bass. 8 p.m. Music Building auditorium. Works of Bach, Persichetti and Dillon.
27 Thursday
UI Symphony Orchestra. Donald Schleicher, conductor.
8 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. For this orchestra’s first concert of the season, rhapsodies by Alfven and Ravel along with Beethoven’s Symphony No. 7 will be presented. Admission charge. School of Music.
28 Friday
UI Wind Symphony and UI Symphonic Band I. James F. Keene and Thomas E. Caneva, conductors. 8 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. The program will feature a commissioned work by Mark Camphouse based on the writings of former President Ronald Reagan. Admission charge. School of Music.
29 Saturday
Faculty Recital. Danwen Jiang, violin, and Gustavo Romero, piano. 8 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. These faculty artists are joined by colleagues from the School of Music to present late 19th and early 20th century masterworks for violin and piano. Admission charge. School of Music.
Jo Dee Messina: Burn Tour. 8 p.m. Assembly Hall. With special guests Rascal Flats. Admission charge.
Afterglow With the Kevin Turner Trio. 10 p.m. Lobby, Krannert Center. Enjoy some after-hours jazz with Turner and friends.
30 Sunday
Stanislav Ioudenitch, piano. Van Cliburn International Piano Competition Winner. 3 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. One of two gold medals winners of this year’s competition, Ioudenitch presents music of Beethoven, Mozart, Chopin, Schubert and Liszt. Tickets include light refreshments served at 2:15 p.m. Admission charge. Sunday Salon.
4 Thursday
Faculty Recital. William Heiles, harpsichord. 8 p.m. Memorial Room, Smith Hall. Program will include music of Couperin, Bach, Scarlatti and Ligeti.
6 Saturday
Faculty Recital. Jerold Siena, tenor. 8 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall. With Alexander Murray, flute; J. David Harris, clarinet; Eric Dalheim, piano, and Charlotte Mattax, harpsichord.
7 Sunday
Illini Symphony. Jack Ranney, conductor. 3 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. Program will feature Cristina Lixandru, violin, winner of the 2001 Fern and John Armstrong Award for Undergraduate Performance. Admission charge.
UI Symphonic Band II and UI Concert Band I. Peter J. Griffin and Kenneth Steinsultz, conductors. 7 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. The program will feature an enjoyable evening of music from the symphonic and concert band repertoires. Admission charge.

films
26 Wednesday
"Aliens." 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.
3 Wednesday
"Daniel Takes the Train." Pal Sandor, director. 7 p.m. 101 International Studies Building. In Hungarian with English subtitles. Russian and East European Center.
4 Thursday
"The Garifuna Journey." Noon. 101 International Studies Building. The untold story of the Garifuna, or Black Caribs, resistance to slavery. African Studies, Asian Educational Media Service, Latin American and Caribbean Studies, and Russian and East European Center.
5 Friday
"Letters to Thien." Noon. 407 Illini Union. Thien Minh Ly, murdered in 1996 in California, is memorialized through anecdotes, tributes and letters. Asian American Studies.

sports
28 Friday
Women’s Volleyball. UI vs. Northwestern University.
7 p.m. Huff Hall. Admission charge.
29 Saturday
Women’s Volleyball. UI vs. University of Wisconsin.
7 p.m. Huff Hall. Admission charge.
6 Saturday
Football. UI vs. University of Minnesota. Time: TBA. Memorial Stadium. Foundation Day. Admission charge.

et cetera
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.
21 Friday
"Multi-disciplinary Approach to Amphibian Malformations: Reality Check on Frogs." Jim Burkhart, NIEHS. Noon. 2251 Veterinary Medicine Basic Sciences Building. Discussion/lunch to follow in 3526 VMBSB. Interdisciplinary Environmental Toxicology Seminar/Veterinary Medicine.
22 Saturday
Unity Walk. 3-5 p.m. Meet at Krannert Center outdoor amphitheater. Tour of significant cultural and historical sites on campus. For more information, send e-mail to eghrari@illinois.edu. Unity Month Committee.
24 Monday
Minority Resource Expo. 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Illini Rooms B and C, Illini Union. Various campus organizations will have information booths at this event. For more information, call 333-0054. Minority Student Affairs.
Interfaith Panel. 7-9 p.m. 209 Illini Union. Representatives from various world faiths will discuss their beliefs and the role of faith in their lives. For more information, send e-mail to narora@illinois.edu. Unity Month Committee.
25 Tuesday
Poetry Event. 7-9 p.m. Authors corner, second floor, Illini Union Bookstore. The first hour will feature readings and discussion by Kevin Stein and G.E. Murray, editors of a new anthology of 20th-century poetry. The second hour
will provide an open mic with the opportunity for students and other poets to read their original works. For more information, call 333-2050. Illini Union Bookstore and UI Press.
Panel discussion: "The Afro-Caribbean Experience."
7-9 p.m. 211 Illini Union. For more information, send e-mail to jdowens@illinois.edu. Central Black Student Union, La Casa Cultural Latina and Unity Month Committee.
Tuesdays@Seven. "You’re the Leader–Now What? Involving and Energizing Members of Your Organization." 7-9 p.m. 209 Illini Union. For more information on the Web, see www.counselingcenter.uiuc.edu/ccp/. Counseling Center Paraprofessionals.
27 Thursday
Reading and Book Signing. 6:30 p.m. Author’s corner, second floor, Illini Union Bookstore Building. Mark Crispin Miller, New York University and author of "The Bush Dyslexicon," will be present. For more information, call 333-2050. Illini Union Bookstore.
29 Saturday
Unity Month Closing Ceremonies. 7 p.m. Courtyard Cafe, Illini Union. A night of karaoke, poetry and more. For more information, send e-mail to narora@illinois.edu. Illini Union Board and Unity Month Committee.
1 Monday
Retirement Planning Seminar Series: "Financial Planning." 10:30 a.m.-noon or 1:30-3 p.m. 407 Illini Union. Learn the basics of financial planning and see how you can put your plan into action. Pre-registration is required. Form is available online at https://nessie.uihr.uillinois.edu/cf/benefits/seminars/ or call 333-3111. Employees may enroll in the entire series or select individual sessions of interest. University Office of Human Resources and Campus Benefits.
3 Wednesday
"Jewish Artists in Exile." 7 p.m. Krannert Art Museum auditorium. Video presentation of "Varian Fry: The Artist’s Schindler," with commentary by Rabbi Isaac Newman. Krannert Art Museum.
4 Thursday
"African Hispanic Literature: Identity and National Discourse." Mbare Ngom, Morgan State University; Mark Alleyne, UI, discussant. 3-5 p.m. 101 International Studies Building. Read paper available at www.afrst.uiuc.edu/SeminarSeris.html in advance. For more information, send e-mail to jmcgowan@illinois.edu or call 244-3648. African Studies.
5 Friday
"Ozone Change: What, Why and Related Changes in UV Exposure." Donald Wuebbles, UI. Noon. 2251 Veterinary Medicine Basic Sciences Building. Discussion/lunch to follow in 3526 VMBSB. Interdisciplinary Environmental Toxicology Seminar/Veterinary Medicine.

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.
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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
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oThis calendar is excerpted from the Sept. 20 issue of Inside Illinois, the faculty-staff newspaper at the UI.