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Events at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign from Feb. 7 through 24


1/31/2002



lectures
7 Thursday
"Splendid Spectacles: Danish-Saxon Court Festivals 1548-1709." Mara Wade, UI. 7:30 p.m. Lucy Ellis Lounge, Foreign Languages Building. Germanic Languages and Literatures.

8 Friday
"The Role of Women in Islam." Aisha Sobh, Miriam Sobh and Shaz A. Kaiseruddin, UI. Lunch 11:45 a.m.; speaker 12:10 p.m. Latzer Hall, University YMCA. Friday Forum.

12 Tuesday
"A Corporate Overview of the University–How Many Businesses are We In?" Craig Bazzani, UI. Lunch 11:55 a.m.; speaker 12:10 p.m. Latzer Hall, University YMCA. Know Your University.
"The InterPlanetary Superhighway and the Development of Space." Martin W.-Y. Lo, California Institute of Technology. 4 p.m. 245 Altgeld Hall. Mathematics in Science and Society/Mathematics.

14 Thursday
"The Myths and Realities of Biological Terrorism and Warfare." Raymond A. Zilinskas, Monterey Institute of International Studies. 4 p.m. Beckman Institute auditorium. Center for Advanced Study.
"The Cost of Thinking About Being Black." Janet E. Helms, Boston College. 4-6 p.m. 180 Bevier Hall. Afro-American Studies and Research.

15 Friday
"Lying for the Public Good." Salim Muwakkil, editor, In These Times magazine, Chicago. Lunch 11:45 a.m.; speaker 12:10 p.m. Latzer Hall, University YMCA. Friday Forum.
"Stars Are Ageless: History and Temporality in the Cinematic Century." Vanessa Schwartz, University of California, Los Angeles. Noon. IPRH Lecture Hall, 805 W. Pennsylvania, Urbana. Illinois Program for Research in the Humanities.

18 Monday
"The New Aging: Individual and Societal Responses to the Demographic Revolution." Fernando Torres-Gil, University of California, Los Angeles. 1 p.m. Max L. Rowe Auditorium, College of Law. Elder Law Journal/College of Law.

19 Tuesday
The Alexander String Quartet: "The Music of Beethoven." Lunch 11:55 a.m.; speaker 12:10 p.m. Latzer Hall, University YMCA. Know Your University.

22 Friday
"Do Banks Have a Future? Banking Crises Around the World." Morgan Lynge, UI. Lunch 11:45 a.m.; speaker 12:10 p.m. Latzer Hall, University YMCA. Friday Forum.

colloquia
7 Thursday
"Wide Format Printing on the HP DesignJet 5000." Diane Yi, UI. Noon. 3269 Beckman Institute. Imaging Technology Group/Beckman Institute.

8 Friday
"Towards Artificial Antibodies: Protein Surface Recognition by Synthetic Receptors." Andrew D. Hamilton, Yale University. Noon. 217 Noyes Lab. Biochemistry.
"The Horoscope of the Emperor Hadrian." Stephan Heilen, University of Munster, Germany. 2 p.m. Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Languages Building. Oldfather Lecture Series/Classics.

11 Monday
"From Curses to Castes: Ideologies of Language Function in Stage Roman." Alaina Lemon, University of Michigan. 3:30 p.m. 101 International Studies Building. Russian and East European Center.

12 Tuesday
"For God, Tsar and Consumerism: Commercial Rituals in Late Imperial Russia." Marjorie Hilton, UI. Noon.
101 International Studies Building. Russian and East European Center.

13 Wednesday
Midweek Artspeak: "Painting." Conrad Bakker, UI. Noon. Krannert Art Museum. Krannert Art Museum.
"Louise Bourgeois: The Early Work." Josef Helfenstein, UI. Noon. Women’s Studies building, 911 S. Sixth St., Champaign. Women’s Studies.
"Technical Solutions to Cyber Security." Roy H. Campbell, UI. 4 p.m. 356 Armory Building. Arms Control,
Disarmament and International Security.
"Functional Foods for Pigs?" James Pettigrew, UI. 4 p.m. 150 Animal Sciences Lab. Nutritional Sciences.

14 Thursday
"Images of Work and Globalization: The Transformation of Meaning of Work, Career Aspirations and Education for Work in Post-Communist Russia." Alexander Ardichvili, UI. Noon.
242 Education Building. Educational Research.
"Software Licensing in the Redeveloping Office of Technology Management." John McEntire, UI. Noon. 3269 Beckman Institute. Imaging Technology Group/Beckman Institute.

15 Friday
"Minoan Bull Leaping Frescoes and the Myth of Theseus." Nanno Marinatos, UI. 2 p.m. Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Languages Building. Oldfather Lecture Series/Classics.

18 Monday
"Wa Religion in Yunnan and the Nature of Charismatic Buddhism." F. Kris Lehman, UI. Noon. 101 International Studies Building. East Asian and Pacific Studies.
"An Ethnobotanical Study of the Mavi, the Poor Man’s Champagne in Puerto Rico." Tanya Jackson, UI. Noon. Afro-American Studies, 1201 W. Nevada St., Urbana. Afro-American Studies and Research.
"Moore’s Law: Is it Time to Just Give Up and Work on Easier Problems." Yale N. Patt, University of Texas, Austin. 4 p.m. 1320 Digital Computer Lab. Computer Science.

19 Tuesday
"Science in Krannert Art Museum." Sarah Wisseman, UI. Noon. 4269 Beckman Institute. Krannert Art Museum.

20 Wednesday
Midweek Artspeak: "Glass and Sculpture." Bill Carlson, UI. Noon. Krannert Art Museum. Krannert Art Museum.
"The West, the Rest and the Other of Islam: Modernization and Empire in Turkey." Mahir Saul, UI. 4 p.m. 356 Armory Building. Arms Control, Disarmament and International Security.
"Insulin-mediated Suppression of Hepatic VLDL Production: Implications for Diabetic Hypertriglyceridemia." Janet Sparks, University of Rochester School of Medicine, New York. 4 p.m.
150 Animal Sciences Lab. Nutritional Sciences.

21 Thursday
"Custom Data Visualization Tools for Maya." Benjamin Grosser and Rob Gillespie, UI. Noon. 3269 Beckman Institute. Imaging Technology Group/Beckman Institute.

22 Friday
"Men of War and Wisdom: Plutarch’s Roman Aristocratic Ideal." Hans Beck, University of Cologne.
2 p.m. Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Languages Building. Oldfather Lecture Series/Classics.

theater
7 Thursday
"Virtual Devotion." Henson Keys, director. 8 p.m. Studio Theater, Krannert Center. In his satire of the Internet, telemarketing, politics, organized religion and corporate greed, Eric Coble writes an eloquent plea for compassion and personal connection. Adult themes. Admission charge.

8 Friday
"Virtual Devotion." Henson Keys, director. 8 p.m. Studio Theater, Krannert Center. Adult themes. Admission charge.

9 Saturday
"Virtual Devotion." Henson Keys, director. 8 p.m. Studio Theater, Krannert Center. Adult themes. Admission charge.

13 Wednesday
"Virtual Devotion." Henson Keys, director. 8 p.m. Studio Theater, Krannert Center. Adult themes. Admission charge.

14 Thursday
The National Acrobats of Taiwan, R.O.C. Lo Jih-Hung, artistic director. 7 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. Promoting the 2000-year-old Chinese acrobatic arts, this group communicates the power of the human body through their stunts, strength, balance and flexibility. Admission charge.
"Virtual Devotion." Henson Keys, director. 8 p.m. Studio Theater, Krannert Center. Adult themes. Admission charge.

15 Friday
The National Acrobats of Taiwan, R.O.C. Lo Jih-Hung, artistic director. 7 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. Admission charge.
"Virtual Devotion." Henson Keys, director. 8 p.m. Studio Theater, Krannert Center. Adult themes. Admission charge.

16 Saturday
"Virtual Devotion." Henson Keys, director. 8 p.m. Studio Theater, Krannert Center. Adult themes. Admission charge.

17 Sunday
"Virtual Devotion." Henson Keys, director. 3 p.m. Studio Theater, Krannert Center. Adult themes. Admission charge.

21 Thursday
"Candida." Tom Mitchell, director. 8 p.m. Colwell Playhouse, Krannert Center. Bernard Shaw’s portrait of a marriage put to a test when a love-sick poet falls hopelessly for Candida, the parson’s wife. Admission charge.

22 Friday
"Candida." Tom Mitchell, director. 8 p.m. Colwell Playhouse, Krannert Center. Dessert and Conversation:
7 p.m. Krannert Room, Krannert Center. Admission charge.

23 Saturday
"Candida." Tom Mitchell, director. 8 p.m. Colwell Playhouse, Krannert Center. Admission charge.

music
7 Thursday
BBC Concert Orchestra of London. Barry Wordsworth, music director and conductor. 8 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. Celebrating its 50th anniversary with an international broadcast event direct from Krannert Center, the orchestra presents two special programs highlighting the English symphonic tradition. This concert features Vaughan Williams’ "The Wasps Overture" and Symphony No. 5; Holst’s Suite from "The Perfect Fool"; and Arnold’s "English Dances." Admission charge.

8 Friday
UI Brass Showcase. 8 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall. Program will include performances by UI faculty and students, featuring a special performance by the Illinois Brass Quintet.

9 Saturday
UI Wind Symphony and UI Symphonic Band I. James F. Keene and Thomas E. Caneva, conductors. 8 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. A program of interesting and challenging works, both contemporary and traditional. Admission charge. School of Music.

10 Sunday
Sinfonia da Camera. Ian Hobson, music director and conductor. 3 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. A family concert, the young and the young at heart will enjoy Prokofiev’s "Peter and the Wolf" along with "Paddington Bear’s First Concert" by Chappell. 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. An evening of music from the symphonic and concert band repertoires. Admission charge. School of Music.
A Potpourri Concert for Solo Baritone and Men’s Voices. 7 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall. Featuring the UI Varsity Men’s Glee Club, Barrington Coleman, conductor. With special guest artists The Other Guys; and Nathan Gunn, baritone, and Julie Gunn, piano. Admission charge.

13 Wednesday
Master of Music Recital. Lisa Nelson, violin. 8 p.m. Memorial Room, Smith Hall.

14 Thursday
Guest Artist Recital. Alison Brown, flute, University of Ohio, Athens. 8 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall.
Undergraduate Recital. Kris Becker, piano. 8 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall.

16 Saturday
Illini Jazz Festival. Thomas Wirtel, coordinator. 8 a.m. Smith Hall and Music Building.
The St. Olaf Choir. Anton Armstrong, music director and conductor. 8 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. A performance of richly varied musical selections. Admission charge.
Junior Recital. Kara Butler, flute. 8 p.m. Memorial Room, Smith Hall.

17 Sunday
Illini Statesmen Barbershop Chorus. 3 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. The Illini Statesmen welcome two guest quartets: Rendezvous, a mixed quartet with two women and two men, and Cheers!, this year’s Illinois district champion male quartet. Admission charge.
Armstrong Competition Recital. 3 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall. Performances by laureates in the competition for the John D. and Fern Hodge Armstrong Outstanding Undergraduate Performance Award.
Junior Recital. Michael Jason Woods, trumpet. 5:30 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall.
String Quartet Recital. 7 p.m. Memorial Room, Smith Hall. Cristina Lixandru and Andrew McCann, violin; Laura Kim, viola; and Andrew Nickles, cello.

19 Tuesday
Piano Division Recital. 11 a.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall.
Faculty Chamber Music Concert. 8 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall. Danwen Jiang, violin; Anne Mischakoff Heiles, viola; Laurien Laufman, cello; and William Heiles, piano. An all-Brahms program.
Master of Music Recital. Alan Reinhardt, baritone. 8 p.m. Memorial Room, Smith Hall.

20 Wednesday
Ulali. Noon. Lobby, Krannert Center. These three Native women a cappella singers blend traditional and contemporary sounds of their First Nation roots.
Faculty Recital. William Kinderman, piano. 8 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. An evening of Beethoven. Works will include "Diabelli" Variations, Op. 120, and the Sonata for Piano in C minor, Op. 111. Admission charge. School of Music.

21 Thursday
Alexander String Quartet: The Complete String Quartets of Beethoven. 7 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. All 16 of Beethoven’s string quartets will be performed over a series of six performances beginning with this program, which features the string quartets Op. 18, No. 3; Op. 135; Op. 130 (alternate); and Op. 59, Noc. 2. Admission charge.
Music Education Senior Recital/Undergraduate Recital. Scott Beatty and Thomas Madeja, trumpet. 8 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall.

22 Friday
Master of Music Recital. Christopher Mahieu, piano.
5:30 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall.
UI Chamber Orchestra. Chester Alwes, guest conductor. 8 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. The program features important works from the orchestral repertoire. Admission charge. School of Music.
Undergraduate Recital. Heidi Radtke and Nicole Stevenson, saxophone. 8 p.m. Memorial Room, Smith Hall.

23 Saturday
Alexander String Quartet: The Complete String Quartets of Beethoven. 10 a.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. The second of six performances features the string quartets Op. 18, No. 4; Op. 74; and Op. 59, No. 1. Admission charge.
Undergraduate Recital. Alex Rivera and Jessica Bayliss, euphonium. 2 p.m. Music Building auditorium.
Senior Recital. Sarah Ballard, oboe. 4 p.m. Memorial Room, Smith Hall.
Undergraduate Recital. Chris Barnum and Chris Brown, euphonium. 8 p.m. Music Building auditorium.

24 Sunday
Undergraduate Recital. Tara Hays and Val Rocha, trumpet. 1 p.m. Music Building auditorium.
Senior Recital. Brian Aron, piano. 2 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall.
Illini Symphony. Jack Ranney, conductor. 3 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. Several School of Music ensembles join forces to present an unusual program of choral and orchestral works. Admission charge. School of Music.
UIUC Composers’ Festival. Zack Browning and Stephen Taylor, co-directors. 3 p.m. Studio Theater, Krannert Center. Browning and Taylor begin the festival by leading the UI New Music Ensemble in a program that includes works by faculty composers and music for instruments and electronics by guest composer Russell Pinkston, University of Texas. Additional concerts take place at Smith Memorial Hall. Admission charge. School of Music.
Concerto Urbano. Charlotte Mattax, director. 7 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall. Love songs of Henry Purcell and Matthew Locke.

opera
15 Friday
"The Tales of Hoffmann." Michel Singher, conductor, and Nicholas Di Virgilio, director. 8 p.m. Tryon Festival Theater, Krannert Center. Loosely based on three short stories by E.T.A. Hoffmann and set in a tavern where he is surrounded by students, friends and interested observers, the author weaves fantastic tales about three women he has loved. Sung in French with English surtitles. Admission charge. School of Music Opera Program.

16 Saturday
"The Tales of Hoffmann." Michel Singher, conductor, and Nicholas Di Virgilio, director. 8 p.m. Tryon Festival Theater, Krannert Center. Sung in French with English surtitles. Admission charge. Libretto: 7 p.m. Krannert Room, Krannert Center. School of Music Opera Program.

23 Saturday
"The Tales of Hoffmann." Michel Singher, conductor, and Nicholas Di Virgilio, director. 8 p.m. Tryon Festival Theater, Krannert Center. Sung in French with English surtitles. Admission charge. School of Music Opera Program.

24 Sunday
"The Tales of Hoffmann." Michel Singher, conductor, and Nicholas Di Virgilio, director. 3 p.m. Tryon Festival Theater, Krannert Center. Sung in French with English surtitles. Admission charge. Libretto: 2 p.m. Krannert Room, Krannert Center. School of Music Opera Program.

dance
8 Friday
Companía Espaola de Antonio Márquez. Antonio Márquez, artistic director. 8 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. Dance, music and color mingle in this folklore celebration, a contrast of rhythmic vitality, highly stylized movement and unrestrained enthusiasm. Admission charge.

films
9 Saturday
Insect Fear Film Festival: "Alien Arthropods." 6:30 p.m. Foellinger Auditorium. This 19th annual event will once again show the absurdity of film portrayals of insects and entomologists. Entomology.

12 Tuesday
"The General Line (The Old and the New)." Sergei Eisenstein, director. 7 p.m. 101 International Studies Building. Russian and East European Center.

13 Wednesday
"Pollock." Ed Harris, director. 4 p.m. 62 Krannert Art Museum. Part of the film series "Re-Make/Re-Model" presented by IPRH. Illinois Program for Research in the Humanities.

sports
7 Thursday
Women's Basketball. UI vs. Purdue University. 7 p.m. Assembly Hall. Admission charge.

9 Saturday
Men's Basketball. UI vs. Purdue University. 4 p.m. Assembly Hall. Admission charge.

13 Wednesday
Women's Basketball. UI vs. Ohio State University. 7 p.m. Assembly Hall. Admission charge.

20 Wednesday
Men's Basketball. UI vs. Pennsylvania State University.
7 p.m. Assembly Hall. Admission charge.

21 Thursday
Women's Basketball. UI vs. Indiana University. 7 p.m. Assembly Hall. Admission charge.

et cetera
7 Thursday
Slide Presentation. Chakaia Booker, mixed media/installation artist. 5 p.m. 62 Krannert Art Museum. Art and Design and Fine Arts.

11 Monday
Workshop. "Elisabeth of Braunschweig-Wolfenbuttel and Her Consolation Book for Widows: Reading, Writing and Personal Devotion of the Royal Widow in the Early Modern Period." 3-5 p.m. 326 Library, Rare Book and Special Collections. For more information, send e-mail to m-wade@illinois.edu. Space is limited; registration required. Illinois Program for Research in the Humanities and Germanic Languages and Literatures.

13 Wednesday
Spring symposium: panel discussion. 4-6 p.m. 1080 Lucy Ellis Lounge, Foreign Languages Building. David Roediger, Adrian Burgos Jr., and Minkah Makalani, UI. Afro-American Studies and Research.

14 Thursday
Workshop. "Sophie Elisabeth (1613-1676): The Princess
as a Pillar of Devotion–Introduction To and Practice of Education at Court." 9-11 a.m. 326 Library, Rare Book and Special Collections. For more information, send e-mail to m-wade@illinois.edu. Space is limited; registration required. Illinois Program for Research in the Humanities and Germanic Languages and Literatures.

16 Saturday
Workshops on women and publishing, dance, theater and literature. 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Plym Auditorium, Temple Hoyne Buell Hall, 611 Taft Drive, Urbana. For more information, call 333-2990. Women's Studies.

18 Monday
Collection in Context: A Survey of Western Art. "Italian Mannerism, Palladio." Marcel Franciscono, UI. 10 a.m. Krannert Art Museum. Krannert Art Museum.

19 Tuesday
Augusta Read Thomas: "Women and Creativity."
11 a.m. Tryon Festival Theater Foyer, Krannert Center. Kal Alston, UI, engages Augusta Read Thomas in a conversation about her work as a composer. Women's Studies.

exhibits
"Black History: Spotlights of Political Change"
Government Documents Library, main hall wall cases.
"Chinese Presence in Cuba."
Latin American and Caribbean Library.
"Blacks in Chicago"
Main hall cases, Library.
"This Was Their Land: Native American Indians in the U.S."
Map and Geography Library.
"The Euro is Here"
Modern Languages and Linguistics Library.
"John Philip Sousa and the Star Spangled Banner"
Mueller case, east foyer, Library.
"Welcome Back Bears: The UI Bears Connection, 1920-2001"
University Archives.
Through Feb. 28.
"Lincoln: Greatest President, Least-Known First Lady?"
346 Library.
Through March 23.


School of Art and Design Faculty Art Exhibition
Through Feb. 24.
Featured Works: "Authenticity"
Through March 10.
"Seduction of Paint: Jerry Savage Painting, 1995-2001"
Through March 17.
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.


"Anasazi Architecture and Sacred Images"
"Chicago Architectural Club: Members Exhibition"
Through Feb. 16.
I space, 230 W. Superior St., Chicago. 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday.


@art gallery. Online exhibit of the UI School of Art and Design. www.art.uiuc.edu/@art.

World Heritage Museum. Closed. Will reopen as the new Spurlock Museum of World Cultures at a new location in 2002. www.spurlock.uiuc.edu