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Events at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign from Oct. 4 through 21


9/27/2001


lectures
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.
9 Tuesday
"Issues Facing Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgendered People on Campus." Lunch 11:55 a.m.; speaker 12:10 p.m. Latzer Hall, University YMCA. Lydia Khuri, UI, moderator. A panel of students and staff will discuss the university’s response to GLBT issues. Know Your University.
11 Thursday
"Background to Catastrophe: King Leopold II and the Conquest of the Congo." Adam Hochschild, journalist and author. 4 p.m. Third floor, Levis Faculty Center. MillerComm and African Studies.
12 Friday
"The Grassroots Organizations: Responding to Less Than Compassionate Circumstances." Tracy Parsons, Urban League of Champaign County. Lunch 11:45 a.m.; speaker 12:10 p.m. Latzer Hall, University YMCA. Friday Forum.
"French Culture Wars." Lawrence D. Kritzman, Dartmouth College. 4 p.m. 62 Krannert Art Museum. MillerComm and French.
13 Saturday
"Liquid Crystals: From the Laboratory to the Shopping Mall." Paul M. Goldbart, UI. 10:15 a.m. 141 Loomis Lab. Saturday Physics Honors Program.
14 Sunday
"Eloquent Gifts: Etruscan Votive Terracotta Offerings." Helen Nagy, University of Puget Sound.
3 p.m. Krannert Art Museum auditorium. Archaeological Institute of America, Classics and Krannert Art Museum.
16 Tuesday
"CSL: Fifty Years of a Scientific Odyssey, 1951-2001." Ravi K. Iyer, UI. Lunch 11:55 a.m.; speaker 12:10 p.m. Latzer Hall, University YMCA. Know Your University.
19 Friday
"Politics and Conscience: How They Affect Our Daily Lives." Tom Berns, Illinois state representative. Lunch 11:45 a.m.; speaker 12:10 p.m. Latzer Hall, University YMCA. Friday Forum.

colloquia
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.
"Early Childhood Science Education With Children in Poverty." Margery Osborne, UI. Noon. 242 Education Building. Educational Research.
" ‘Aus dem Greund ein Sohn:’ The Wilamowitz-Mommsen Letters: A New Edition." Robert Kirstein, University of Munster, Germany. 3 p.m. Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Languages Building. Oldfather Lecture Series/Classics.
8 Monday
"Practices for Word-Searches in Japanese Conversation." Makato Hayashi, UI. Noon.
101 International Studies Building. East Asian and Pacific Studies.
" ‘What In You Is More Than You:’ Wong Kar-wai’s ‘In the Mood for Love,’ a Lacanian Reading." 8 p.m. Levis Faculty Center. Nancy Blake, UI; respondents Tim Dean and Poshek Fu, UI. Criticism and Interpretive Theory.
9 Tuesday
"Priamukhino Through the Broken Window: Revisiting the Birthplace of Mikhail Bakunin." John Randolph, UI. Noon. 101 International Studies Building. Russian and East European Center.
"Mechanics of Nanostructures." Rodney S. Ruoff, Northwestern University. 4 p.m. 218 Mechanical Engineering Building. Mechanical and Industrial Engineering.
"Star Formation Activity in Dwarf Irregular Galaxies." Liese van Zee, Indiana University. 4 p.m. 134 Astronomy Building. Astronomy.
10 Wednesday
"Political and Discursive Exile–Outside the Law of the Father: Egyptian Novelist Nawal El Saadawi’s Battle on the Linguistic Front." Rita Faulkner, UI. Noon. Women’s Studies Building, 911 S. Sixth St., Champaign. Women’s Studies.
"New Approaches to the Chemoprevention of Hormone-Dependent Cancer." David McCormick, IIT Research Institute, Chicago. 4 p.m. 150 Animal Sciences Lab. Nutritional Sciences.
11 Thursday
"Health Systems and Services Assessment in Rural Belize." Christopher Erb, UI. Noon. 101 International Studies Building. Latin American and Caribbean Studies.
12 Friday
"The Cell Wall of ‘Mycobacterium Tuberculosis.’ " Patrick J. Brennan, Colorado State University, Fort Collins. Noon. B102 Chemical and Life Sciences Auditorium. Biochemistry.
"My Experience in Opposing the Army Corps of Engineers." Don Sweeney, University of Missouri, St. Louis. 3:30 p.m. 219 Davenport Hall. Geography.
"The People With the Strongest Nerves Will Win: Khrushchev and the Politics of Nuclear Crisis." David Holloway, Stanford University. 4 p.m. 101 International Studies Building. Russian and East European Center.
16 Tuesday
"AI Planning Versus Manufacturing Planning." Dana S. Nau, University of Maryland. 4 p.m. 218 Mechanical Engineering Building. Mechanical and Industrial Engineering.
17 Wednesday
"A Critical Study of Colonial and Post-Colonial Language Policy Issues in Senegal." Fallou Ngom and Stephanie Towner Ngom, UI. Noon. 101 International Studies Building. African Studies.
"Soy and Women’s Health–A Scientific and Industry Prospective." Susan Potter, Protein Technologies International, St. Louis. 4 p.m. 150 Animal Sciences Lab. Nutritional Sciences. 18 Thursday
"The Socio-Linguistic Situation on the Brazilian-Uruguayn Border." Letania Ferreira, UI. Noon. 101 International Studies Building. Latin American and Caribbean Studies.

theater
4 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.
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.
18 Thursday
"Henry V." Robert Anderson, director. 8 p.m. Colwell Playhouse, Krannert Center. The culminating play of Shakespeare’s cycle of English history, this epic examines the intersection of politics and artistic creation. Admission charge.
19 Friday
"Henry V." Robert Anderson, director. 8 p.m. Colwell Playhouse, Krannert Center. Admission charge.
20 Saturday
"Henry V." Robert Anderson, director. 8 p.m. Colwell Playhouse, Krannert Center. Admission charge.

music
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.
9 Tuesday
UI School of Music Open House. Seth Beckman, coordinator. 8 a.m. Krannert Center and Music Building. A program for prospective music students, their parents and teachers.
Voice Division Recital. 11 a.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall.
UI School of Music Open House Recital. 2 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall. Performances by undergraduate music students.
10 Wednesday
Faculty Recital. Christos Tsitsaros, piano. 8 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall. Program will include works of Mozart, Chopin, Debussy and Tsitsaros.
12 Friday
"The Noise of Time." Conceived and directed by Simon McBurney. 8 p.m. Tryon Festival Theater, Krannert Center. A Thétre de Complicité production in association with the Emerson String Quartet. This theater/music collaboration uses poetry, letters and multi-image projections to frame the Quartet’s performance of Shostakovich’s last quartet – his personal requiem. Admission charge.
13 Saturday
Illini Marching Band Festival. Peter Griffin, coordinator. 8 a.m. Memorial Stadium. A festival of high school marching bands from across the state. With an appearance by the UI Marching Illini at 7:30 p.m. Admission charge.
"The Noise of Time." Conceived and directed by Simon McBurney. 8 p.m. Tryon Festival Theater, Krannert Center. A Thétre de Complicité production in association with the Emerson String Quartet. Admission charge.
Sinfonia da Camera. Ian Hobson, music director and conductor. 8 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. With Sherban Lupu, violin. Along with Beethoven’s Fifth Symphony and overtures involving the famous "Barber of Seville," this program features Enescu’s "Caprice Roumain," a work Sherban Lupu and composer Cornel Taranu recently reconstructed. Admission charge.
14 Sunday
Second Sunday Concert. The Kirkland Trio. 2 p.m. Krannert Art Museum. Georgia Hornbacker, violin; Amy Catron Flores, cello; and Judith Mancinelli, piano. Broadcast live on WILL-FM (90.9).
Guest Artist Recital. Thrasher Saxophone Quartet. 4 p.m. Music Building auditorium.
Champaign-Urbana Symphony Orchestra. Steven Larsen, music director and conductor. 7 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. With The Enso Quartet. The resident graduate quartet from Northern Illinois University joins the CU Symphony for two seldom-played American works by Dudley Buck and Burill Phillips, and concludes with the Symphony No. 1 by Brahms. Admission charge.
17 Wednesday
Lavay Smith and Her Red Hot Skillet Lickers. 8 p.m. Studio Theater, Krannert Center. This diva and her all-star swing and jump blues band are a "San Francisco landmark." Admission charge.
Faculty Recital. Ann Yeung, harp. 8 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. With Alexander Murray, flute; Rudolf Haken, viola; and Michael Cameron, double bass. With the theme of "Music from the Americas," these UI faculty members perform works by Alberto Ginastera, Charles Rochester Young and Alan Hovhaness among others. Admission charge. School of Music.
18 Thursday
UI Chamber Orchestra and UI Women’s Glee Club. Joe Grant, conductor; David Grandis and Benjamin Schoening, graduate student conductors. 8 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. A concert of works by Beethoven, Fauré and Delius. Admission charge. School of Music.
Lavay Smith and Her Red Hot Skillet Lickers. 8 p.m. Studio Theater, Krannert Center. Admission charge.
19 Friday
Faculty Recital. Timothy McGovern, bassoon. 8 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall. With Susan Teicher, piano; Charlotte Mattax, harpsichord; Amy Flores, cello; Kimberly Persia, Michelle Swinney and Stevie Caufield, bassoon.
Lavay Smith and Her Red Hot Skillet Lickers. 8 p.m. Studio Theater, Krannert Center. Admission charge.
Afterglow with Chambana. 10 p.m. Lobby, Krannert Center. After-hours jazz with this ensemble of local musicians led by drummer Maurice McKinley. The group also includes Nathaniel Banks, trumpet; Ron Bridgewater, saxophone; Barrington Coleman, piano; and Armand Beaudoin, bass.
20 Saturday
Faculty Recital. Gustavo Romero, piano. 8 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. School of Music colleagues will join this faculty artist for a presentation of Chopin piano concertos. Admission charge. School of Music.
Lavay Smith and Her Red Hot Skillet Lickers. 8 p.m. Studio Theater, Krannert Center. Admission charge.
21 Sunday
UI Chorale. William Hatcher, University of Iowa, guest conductor. 3 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall. The program includes works by Monteverdi, Brahms, Badings, Maslanka and Whitacre.
The Marching Illini in Concert. Thomas Caneva, conductor. 3 p.m. Assembly Hall. Concert of traditional and popular music from the 2001 football season. Admission charge.

dance
11 Thursday
Bayanihan Philippine National Dance Company. 8 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. This 45-member company of dancers and musicians preserves the ethnic rites and tribal folklore of a tropical paradise. Admission charge.

films
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.
17 Wednesday
"Citizen Ruth." 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.
"Canary Season." Eugeny Mihaylov, director. 7 p.m. 101 International Studies Building. In Bulgarian with English subtitles. For more information send e-mail to lypark@illinois.edu or call 333-6022. Russian and East European Center.

sports
6 Saturday
Football. UI vs. University of Minnesota. 11 a.m. Memorial Stadium. Foundation Day. Admission charge.
12 Friday
Women’s Volleyball. UI vs. University of Michigan.
7 p.m. Huff Hall. Admission charge.
13 Saturday
Women’s Volleyball. UI vs. Michigan State University.
7 p.m. Huff Hall. Admission charge.
17 Wednesday
Women’s Volleyball. UI vs. Indiana University. 7 p.m. Huff Hall. Admission charge.
20 Saturday
Football. UI vs. University of Wisconsin. Time: TBA. Memorial Stadium. Homecoming. Admission charge.

et cetera
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.
6 Saturday
Nature and Garden Presentations for Adults: "Fall Flowers." 10 a.m. Allerton Park. For more information and to register, call 244-1035. Robert Allerton Park and Conference Center.
Nature and Garden Presentations for Children: "Papermaking With Plants." 1 p.m. Allerton Park. For more information and to make reservations, call 244-1035. Robert Allerton Park and Conference Center.
8 Monday
"Italy: The First Generation." A Survey of Western Art Lecture Series. Marcel Franciscono, UI. 10 a.m. Krannert Art Museum. Krannert Art Museum.
10 Wednesday
Book discussion. 7 p.m. Krannert Art Museum auditorium. Carol Spindel, UI, will discuss her account of life in an Ivory Coast village. Krannert Art Museum.
11 Thursday
Fourth Conference on the Acquisition of Spanish and Portuguese as First and Second Languages, and Fifth Hispanic Linguistics Symposium. Registration begins at
5 p.m. on Oct. 11. Illini Union. Invited speakers include: José Ignacio Hualde, UI; Conxita Lleó, Universität Hamburg, Germany; Susana López Ornat, La Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Spain; Diane Musumeci, UI; Carmen Silva Corvalán, University of Southern California; Juan Urigereka, University of Maryland, College Park; and Lydia White, McGill University, Canada. For more information, send e-mail toMontrul@illinois.edu or fordonez@illinois.edu or visit the Web page at http://www.sip.uiuc.edu/conf2001/. Continues through Sunday. Spanish, Italian and Portuguese.
13 Saturday
Current Affairs Forum: "Putin’s Russia – New Friend or Old Foe?" 10 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Law School auditorium. Keynote speaker: General William Odom, Hudson Institute and former director of the National Security Agency. For more information, send e-mail to lypark@illinois.edu or call 333-6022. Russian and East European Center; International Programs and Studies; Program in Arms Control, Disarmament and International Security; and the European Union Center.
Seventh Annual Reflections Projections National
Student Conference. 10 a.m. Digital Computer Laboratory. Saturday’s events include presentations by speakers from across the nation on a variety of computer-related topics. Sunday’s events will include panel discussions and technical workshops. To register, visit http://www.acm.uiuc.edu/conference For more information send e-mail to conference@acm.uiuc.edu. Continues through Sunday. Association for Computer Machinery.
Nature and Garden Presentations for Adults: "Exploring Allerton With the Allies." 10 a.m. Allerton Park. For more information and to register, call 244-1035. Admission charge. Robert Allerton Park and Conference Center.
Nature and Garden Presentations for Children: "Mammals Art Exploration and Discovery." 1 p.m. Allerton Park. For more information and to make reservations, call 244-1035. Admission charge. Robert Allerton Park and Conference Center. .
20 Saturday
Nature and Garden Presentations for Adults: "Migrating Birds." 10 a.m. Allerton Park. For more information and to register, call 244-1035. Admission charge. Robert Allerton Park and Conference Center.

exhibits
"Ernesto Che Guevara"
Latin American Library.
"The Sun–Earth Connection"
Government Documents Library, main hall wall cases.
"The New ACES Library"
Rare Book and Special Collections Library.
Through Oct. 31.
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"African Art: The Gift From the Faletti Family Collection"
Through Nov. 4.
"Lipchitz and the Avant-Garde: From Paris to New York"
Through Jan. 6.
Featured Works V: "Edward Weston Photographs"
On view Oct. 9.
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 Oct. 4 issue of Inside Illinois, the faculty-staff newspaper at the UI.