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Events at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign from Nov. 15 through Dec. 9


11/8/2001

lectures
15 Thursday
"Meaning, Beauty and Sustainability in the Built Environment." Kim Sorvig, University of New Mexico. 8 p.m. Plym Auditorium, Temple Buell Hall. SmithGroup JJR Lecture/Landscape Architecture.

26 Monday
"Sequencing the Human Genome: Elucidating Our Genetic Blueprint." Eric Green, National Institutes of Health. 4 p.m. Beckman Institute auditorium. Center for Advanced Study.

28 Wednesday
"Medical Humanitarianism and Human Rights Witnessing in Action: A Sociological Study of Doctors Without Borders." Renée C. Fox, University of Pennsylvania. 7:30 p.m. 407 Levis Faculty Center. MillerComm, Illinois Program for Research in the Humanities, Medical Humanities and Social Sciences and Medical Scholars Program.

29 Thursday
"A Robust Network for UIUC: A Dialog With the Campus Community." Peter Siegel, UI. Noon. 3269 Beckman Institute. Imaging Technology Group/Beckman Institute.

"How to Save the World: Real Solutions to the Global Environmental Crisis." 7:30 p.m. Mark Hertsgaard, journalist and author. Third floor, Levis Faculty Center. MillerComm, Urban and Regional Planning, and Communications Research.

1 Saturday
"Science: the Good, the Bad and the Ugly." Jon J. Thaler, UI. 10:15 a.m. 141 Loomis Lab. Saturday Physics Honors Program.

6 Thursday
"The Beckman CUBE: A Talk and a Tour." Hank Kaczmarski, UI. Noon. 3269 Beckman Institute. Imaging Technology Group/Beckman Institute.
"The Language of Kaspar Hauser." Mark Louden, University of Wisconsin. 7:30 p.m. Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Languages Building. Germanic Languages and Literatures.

colloquia
15 Thursday
"Higher Education From a National Perspective." Stanley Ikenberry, UI. Noon. 242 Education Building. Educational Research.
"Who Are ‘Ayllu Wanka Chinchaysuyo’? Identity and Ayllu in 17th Century Cuzco, Peru." Brad Jones, UI. Noon. 101 International Studies Building. Latin American and Caribbean Studies.
"Genome Technologies at the W.M. Keck Center for Comparative and Functional Genomics." Lei Liu, UI. Noon. 3269 Beckman Institute. Imaging Technology Group/Beckman Institute.

16 Friday
"The Reaction Mechanism of Prostaglandin H Synthase (COX) is Radical, Radical and Radical." Ah-Lim Tsai, University of Texas Medical School. Noon. B102 Chemical and Life Sciences auditorium. Biochemistry.
"Myth and Ritual Theory: The Modern Study of Myth." Robert Segal, University of Lancaster, United Kingdom. 2 p.m. Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Languages Building. Oldfather Lecture Series/Classics.

27 Tuesday
"The Practice of Journalism in a Post-Communist Eastern Europe." Nancy Benson, UI. Noon. 101 International Studies Building. Russian and East European Center.
"Computational Methods for Protein Structure Analysis and Related Areas of Research in Bioinformatics." Harvey J. Greenberg, University of Colorado, Denver. 4 p.m. 218 Mechanical Engineering Building. Mechanical and Industrial Engineering.
"The Sub-Stellar IMF in Regions of High Mass Star Formation." Michael R. Meyer, University of Arizona. 4 p.m. 134 Astronomy Building. Astronomy.

28 Wednesday
"Xenophilia in the Belle Epoque: U.S. Women and the Allure of Paris Fashion." Kristin Hoganson, UI. Noon. Women’s Studies Building, 911 S. Sixth St., Champaign. Women’s Studies.
Title: TBA. Kenneth Setchell, Children’s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati. 4 p.m. 150 Animal Sciences Lab. Nutritional Sciences.

29 Thursday
"Le Corbusier in South America." Alejandro Lapunzina, UI. Noon. 101 International Studies Building. Latin American and Caribbean Studies.
"Affirmative Action Research: Future Legal Questions and Policy Implications." Laurence Parker, UI. Noon. 242 Education Building. Educational Research.

30 Friday
"Regulation of Epigenetic Pili Switches: The Complex Interplay Between the PapI-Lrp Regulatory Complex and DNA Methylation Patterns." David Low, University of California, Santa Barbara. Noon. B102 Chemical and Life Sciences Auditorium. Biochemistry.
"Race, Space and the ‘Heartland’: Regional Constructions of Asian–American Identities in the Midwest." Barbara Kim, California State University, Long Beach. 1-3 p.m. Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Languages Building. Asian American Studies.

3 Monday
"Enemy Mine: Insularity and Contested Spaces in the Hispanic Caribbean." Dara Goldman, UI; respondents: Nancy Castro and Andrew Orta, UI. 8 p.m. Levis Faculty Center. Criticism and Interpretive Theory.

4 Tuesday
"Captured by Freedom: Traditional Boundaries and New Cultural Horizons of Modern Russian Business." Oleg Rodin, Voronezh State University, Russia. Noon. 101 International Studies Building. Russian and East European Center.
"Flow of Macromolecules: Hydrodynamic Stability, Modeling Challenges and Opportunities at the Microscale." Susan J. Muller, University of California, Berkeley. 4 p.m. 218 Mechanical Engineering Building. Mechanical and Industrial Engineering.

5 Wednesday
"Quality Assessment of Whey-Protein-Coated Peanuts and Chocolates Using Sensory and Instrumental Methods." Soo-Yeun Lee, UI. 4 p.m. 150 Animal Sciences Lab. Nutritional Sciences.
Featured Works talk on David Wojnarowicz. Barry Blinderman, Illinois State University. 5:30 p.m. Krannert Art Museum auditorium. Krannert Art Museum.

theater
29 Thursday
Salzburg Marionette Theatre: "The Magic Flute." 7 p.m. Colwell Playhouse, Krannert Center. While unseen hands pull their stings, intricately carved wooden figures spring magically to life, drawing the audience into the fantastic world of this Mozart piece. Admission charge.

30 Friday
Salzburg Marionette Theatre: "The Nutcracker." 7 p.m. Colwell Playhouse, Krannert Center. While unseen hands pull their stings, intricately carved wooden figures spring magically to life, drawing the audience into the fantastic world of this Tchaikovsky piece. Admission charge.

music
15 Thursday
Thursdays at Twelve Twenty. 12:20-12:50 p.m. Beckman Institute atrium. Julia Jamieson and Eun-Jun Yoo, harp. Beckman Institute and School of Music.
Anne-Sophie Mutter, violin. With the Trondheim Soloists. Bjarne Fiskum, artistic director. 8 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. Mutter makes her Krannert Center debut along with this group of young chamber musicians from Norway. The program includes Vivaldi’s "The Four Seasons," Tartini’s "Devil’s Trill Sonata" and Grieg’s "Nordic Melodies." Admission charge.
UI Clarinet Choir. Lisa Reams, conductor. 8 p.m. Music Building auditorium. Program will feature a work by Mendelssohn and an original work for clarinet choir of Warner Hutchison.
UI Trumpet Ensemble. Adrian Griffin, conductor. 8 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall.

16 Friday
Master of Music Recital. Jan Patrice Helms, soprano.
4 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall.
Doctor of Musical Arts Recital. Mei-Kuei Chen, flute.
8 p.m. Memorial Room, Smith Hall.

25 Sunday
Junior Recital. Melissa Kutil, viola. 8 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall.

26 Monday
Doctor of Musical Arts Project Recital. JungOck Jo, piano. 1 p.m. Memorial Room, Smith Hall. "The Piano Works of Vincent Persichetti."

27 Tuesday
Voice Division Recital. 11 a.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall.
UI Tuba Ensemble. Mark Moore, conductor. 8 p.m. Music Building auditorium.
An Evening of Scenes From Opera and Musical Theater. June Card, director. 8 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall. Featuring students of the UI Opera Workshop.

28 Wednesday
UI Trombone Choir. Elliot Chasanov, conductor. 8 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. With the UI High School Lab Trombone Choir, Jamie Brothers, conductor. Admission charge. School of Music.
Doctor of Musical Arts Recital. Sun-Young Yu, piano.
8 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall.

29 Thursday
Thursdays at Twelve Twenty. 12:20-12:50 p.m. Beckman Institute Atrium. UI Graduate Brass Quintet. Beckman Institute and School of Music.
UI Wind Ensemble and UI Symphonic Band I. James Keene and Thomas Caneva, conductors. 8 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. With guest conductor Timothy Reynish, conductor emeritus of the Royal Northern College of Music in Manchester, England. The program includes works from the wind and symphonic band repertoires. Admission charge. School of Music.
An Evening of Scenes From Opera and Musical Theater. June Card, director. 8 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall. Featuring students of the UI Opera Workshop.
Senior Choral Recital. 8 p.m. Wesley United Methodist Church, 1203 W. Green St., Urbana. Choral conducting students of Joe Grant.

30 Friday
Sinfonia da Camera. Ian Hobson, conductor and piano.
8 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. Symphonies by Haydn and Schubert bookmark Beethoven’s Second Piano Concerto. Admission charge.
UI Percussion Ensemble. William Moersch, director.
8 p.m. Tryon Festival Theater, Krannert Center. Trios, quartets and quintets for percussion instruments will be featured. Admission charge. School of Music.
Trombone Guest Artist Recital. Randy Hawes, bass trombone, Detroit Symphony Orchestra. 8 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall.

2 Sunday
Annual Carol Concerts. 2 and 4 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. Admission charge. This special celebration from the UI School of Music Choral Division and members of the UI Wind Symphony offers traditional carols and audience sing-alongs. School of Music.
Senior Recital. Leah Myszkowski, soprano. 5 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall.
Chamber Music Recital. 5 p.m. Memorial Room, Smith Hall. Students of Timothy McGovern.
UI Jazz Combos. 7 p.m. Studio Theater, Krannert Center. Students from the UI Jazz Program perform in combos coached by Matt Olson, Will Campbell and Ron Bridgewater. Admission charge. School of Music.
Music Education Senior Recital. Jeanette Soebbing and Kim Witek, tuba. 7 p.m. Music Building auditorium.
Master of Music Recital. Joy Elizabeth Granade, soprano. 8 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall.

3 Monday
Interval: Lively Arts and Lunch. Still on the Hill. Noon. Lobby, Krannert Center. This band reflects the stories and music of the Ozarks and delights listeners with its energy and sincerity.
Concerto Urbano. Charlotte Mattax, director. 8 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall. A concert of vocal and instrumental chamber music of the Italian Baroque.
Studio Recital. 8 p.m. Memorial Room, Smith Hall. Voice students of Jerold Siena.

4 Tuesday
Piano Division Recital. 11 a.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall.
Master of Music Accompanying Recital. Lisa Engelbrecht, piano. 3 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall.
Faculty Recital. Ian Hobson, piano. 8 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. The Complete Solo Piano Music of Frederic Chopin; concert 3 of 8. Admission charge. School of Music.
UI Jazz Band. Thomas Shabda Noor, leader and guest soloist. 8 p.m. Studio Theater, Krannert Center. An evening of original compositions and arrangements by students and faculty for big band. Admission charge. School of Music.
Harpsichord Extravaganza. 8 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall. Concertos for two, three and four harpsichords.

5 Wednesday
Studio Recital. 11:30 a.m. Memorial Room, Smith Hall. Featuring harpsichord students of Charlotte Mattax.
Doctor of Musical Arts Recital. Peony Luk, piano. 4:30 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall.
UI Concert Bands IIA and IIB. 8 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. An evening of concert band favorites. Admission charge. School of Music.
UI Steel Band. Ricardo Flores, director. 8 p.m. Tryon Festival Theater, Krannert Center. Program will feature the debut of the UI World Percussion Ensemble. Admission charge. School of Music.
Chamber Music Recital. 8 p.m. Memorial Room, Smith Hall. Denise Gill, recorders and voice; Richard Griscom, Caroline Szylowicz and Marlen Vavrikova, recorders.
Fall Composers’ Concert. 8 p.m. Music Building auditorium. Students of the Composition-Theory Division.

6 Thursday
Discovery Class in Recital. 3 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall. Students of Frances Crawford.
UI Symphonic Band II and UI Concert Band I. Peter Griffin and Kenneth Steinsultz, conductors. 8 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. A program of traditional as well as contemporary band music. Admission charge. School of Music.
UI Jazz Band III. Will Campbell, leader. 8 p.m. Studio Theater, Krannert Center. A concert of varied works for jazz ensemble. Admission charge. School of Music.
Chamber Music Honors Recital. 8 p.m. Memorial Room, Smith Hall. Featuring students of the UI School of Music.

7 Friday
UI Symphony Orchestra. Donald Schleicher, conductor.
8 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. Haydn’s Symphony No. 104 and Ralph Vaughan Williams’s Symphony No. 2 will be performed. Admission charge. School of Music.
UI Jazz Band II. Matt Olson, leader. 8 p.m. Studio Theater, Krannert Center. Program will feature an array of works for jazz band. Admission charge. School of Music.
Student Showcase. 8 p.m. Memorial Room, Smith Hall. A recital of voice students of Sylvia Stone.

9 Sunday
Second Sunday Concert. Gustavo Romero, piano. 2 p.m. Krannert Art Museum. Broadcast live on sponsoring station WILL-FM (90.9).
Illini Jazz Lab Band. Shane Pitsch, leader. 2 p.m. Music Building auditorium.

films
28 Wednesday
"Bahia: Africa in the Americas." Noon. 101 International Studies Building. This documentary examines the African cultural traditions preserved by the people of Bahia in their music, dance, art, food and especially their Candomble religion. African Studies, Asian Educational Media Service, Latin American and Caribbean Studies, and Russian and East European Center.
"Longtime Companion." 4:30 p.m. Krannert Art Museum auditorium. Part of the film series "Re-Make/Re-Model" presented by IPRH. Illinois Program for Research in the Humanities.
"Cabaret Balkan." Goran Paskaljevic, director. 7 p.m.
101 International Studies Building. In Serbian/Croatian with English subtitles. Russian and East European Center.

7 Friday
"The Fall of the I-Hotel." Noon. 407 Illini Union. The International Hotel was demolished in 1977. More than 20 years later the former site of Manilatown and home to more than 10,000 people remains vacant. Asian American Studies.

sports
16 Friday
Men’s Basketball. UI vs. Gonzaga University. 7 p.m. Assembly Hall. Admission charge.

17 Saturday
Women’s Volleyball. UI vs. Purdue University. 7 p.m. Huff Hall. Admission charge.

19 Monday
Men’s Basketball. UI vs. Eastern Illinois University. 7 p.m. Assembly Hall. Admission charge.

22 Thursday
Football. UI vs. Northwestern University. Time: TBA. Memorial Stadium. Thanksgiving Day game. Admission charge.

1 Saturday
Men’s Basketball. UI vs. Texas A&M, Corpus Christi. 7 p.m. Assembly Hall. Admission charge.

6 Thursday
Women’s Basketball. UI vs. Illinois State University. 7 p.m. Assembly Hall. Admission charge.

8 Saturday
Men’s Basketball. UI vs. University of Arkansas. 11 a.m. United Center, Chicago. Admission charge.
Women’s Basketball. UI vs. Pepperdine University. 1:30 p.m. United Center, Chicago. Admission charge.

et cetera
19 Monday
"Central Italian Painting in the Late Fifteenth Century." A Survey of Western Art Lecture Series. Marcel Franciscono, UI. 10 a.m. Krannert Art Museum. Krannert Art Museum.

24 Saturday
Holiday Showcase. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Robert Allerton Conference Center, Monticello. For three days, the rooms at Allerton House will be transformed by designers and artists into festive holiday vignettes. The Visitor Center will feature the "Artists at Allerton" exhibition. For more information or to make reservations, call 244-1035 or 762-2721. Admission charge. Robert Allerton Park and Conference Center.

25 Sunday
Holiday Showcase. 10 a.m.-6:30 p.m. Robert Allerton Conference Center, Monticello. For more information or to make reservations, call 244-1035 or 762-2721. Admission charge. Robert Allerton Park and Conference Center.

26 Monday
Holiday Showcase. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Robert Allerton Conference Center, Monticello. For more information or to make reservations, call 244-1035 or 762-2721. Admission charge. Robert Allerton Park and Conference Center.

28 Wednesday
"The Past and Future of American Bioethics: A Roundtable Discussion." Noon. 177 Medical Sciences Building. Renée C. Fox, University of Pennsylvania; Kevin Powell, Carle Foundation Hospital; Theodore Bailey and Charles Smittkamp, UI. Medical Humanities and Social Sciences.
"Corporate Approaches to Supplier Compliance in 2001-2002." Noon-1:30 p.m. 210 Illini Union. Maureen Murtha, Fair Labor Association, and representatives from Nike and Adidas. For more information, send e-mail to kjc@illinois.edu or call 333-6394. Licensing Advisory Committee/UI.

1 Saturday
Children’s Book Reading: "Lilly." 10 a.m. Authors corner, second floor, Illini Union Bookstore. For children of all ages. For more information, call 333-2050. Illini Union Bookstore.

3 Monday
"Italy in the Sixteenth Century: Leonardo and Michealangelo." A Survey of Western Art Lecture Series. Marcel Franciscono, UI. 10 a.m. Krannert Art Museum. Krannert Art Museum.

5 Wednesday
Tea Ceremony. 10 a.m.-noon. Asian Gallery, Krannert Art Museum. Presented by a representative from Japan House. For more information, send e-mail to kam@illinois.edu or call 333-1861. Krannert Art Museum.

exhibits
"The Sun-Earth Connection"
Government Documents Library, main hall wall cases.
"Vascos en America Latina"
Latin American Library.
"Faculty Accomplishments"
Main Library, first floor.
"This Was Their Land: Native American Indians in the U.S."
Map and Geography Library.
"2001 Nobel Prize in Literature: V.S. Naipaul"
Modern Languages and Linguistics Library.
"Community-Based Planning"
Mueller case, east foyer, Main Library.
"ACES Library"
Rare Book and Special Collections Library.
"Movie Quotes Contest"
Undergraduate Library.
Through Nov. 30.
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Featured Works V: "Edward Weston Photographs"
Through Nov. 18.
"Lipchitz and the Avant-Garde: From Paris to New York"
Through Jan. 6.
Featured Works VI, David Wojnarowicz: "The Four Elements"
On view Nov. 27.
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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"Architectural Scenes: Photography, Buildings and Culture in the 19th and 20th Centuries" and "Giving Form to Values: R.M. Kliment and Frances Halsband Architects, NY"
On view Nov. 16.
I space, 230 W. Superior St., Chicago. 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday.
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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 Nov. 15 issue of Inside Illinois, the faculty-staff newspaper at the UI.