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Events at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign from March 21 through April 7


3/15/2002


lectures
26 Tuesday
"Moving Into the Information Age: The Future of Business Education." Avijit Ghosh, UI. Lunch 11:55 a.m.; speaker 12:10 p.m. Latzer Hall, University YMCA. Know Your University.

28 Thursday
"Mandala: The Sacred Art of Tibet." Venerable Tenzin Jamyang, UI, and Ter Ellingson, University of Washington, Seattle. 5 p.m. 62 Krannert Art Museum. MillerComm and Krannert Art Museum.

29 Friday
"Understanding the Roots of Terrorism: Iraq as Case Study." Scott Ritter, former United Nations weapons inspector. Lunch 11:45 a.m.; speaker 12:10 p.m. Latzer Hall, University YMCA. Friday Forum.
"Rehabilitating the Ideal of Racial Integration." Elizabeth S. Anderson, University of Michigan. 4 p.m. Third floor, Levis Faculty Center. MillerComm and Philosophy.

1 Monday
"The College Student as Citizen." Nancy Cantor, UI. Lunch 11:55 a.m.; speaker 12:10 p.m. Latzer Hall, University YMCA. Know Your University.
"The New Genetics: Man’s Place in the Universe." Sydney Brenner, The Salk Institute for Biological Studies. 4 p.m. Beckman Institute auditorium. Beckman Institue; Center for Advanced Study; Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences; Engineering; Law; Liberal Arts and Sciences; Medicine; Veterinary Medicine; National Center for Supercomputing Applications; Integrative Biology; and Molecular and Cellular Biology.

2 Tuesday
"Family Resiliency in a Hurried World." William Doherty, University of Minnesota. 7 p.m. Beckman Institute auditorium. Pampered Chef Family Resiliency Program/Human and Community Development.
"Environmental Awareness Through Art and Music." Anne LeBaron, California Institute of the Arts. 7:30 p.m. Music Building auditorium. To be held in conjunction with Environmental Horizons 2002 conference. MillerComm, Environmental Council and School of Music.

3 Wednesday
"Berenike (Red Sea Coast) Egypt: Excavations at an Emporium on the Ancient Maritime Silk Road." Steven E. Sidebotham, University of Delaware. 5:30 p.m. 62 Krannert Art Museum. Archaeological Institute of America, Classics and Krannert Art Museum.

4 Thursday
"Schillers aesthetische Utopie." Klaus L. Berghahn, University of Wisconsin. 7:30 p.m. Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Languages Building. Germanic Languages and Literatures.

5 Friday
"How Not to Solve the Nursing Shortage: Why the Most Popular Proposals to Solve the Shortage Won’t Work." Suzanne Gordon, journalist and author. 4 p.m. Chemical and Life Sciences Laboratory auditorium. MillerComm.

colloquia
25 Monday
"Islam and Politics in Central Asia and the Caucasus." Shireen Hunter, Center for Strategic and International Studies. 3:30 p.m. 101 International Studies Building. Russian and East European Center.
"Kinetic Data Structures." Leonidas J. Guibas, Stanford University. 4 p.m. 1320 Digital Computer Lab. Gillies Memorial Lectureship Series/Computer Science.
"Unseasonable Youth: Colonial Modernity and the Case of the Missing ‘Bildungsroman.’ " Jed Esty, Lauren Goodlad and Carl Niekerk, UI. 8 p.m. Levis Faculty Center. Criticism and Interpretive Theory.

26 Tuesday
"Gender and Codes of Conduct in African Horticulture." Stephanie Barrientos, University of Sussex. Noon. 210 Illini Union. Women and Gender in global Perspectives.
"Codes of Conduct in Multinational Agribusiness: Three Case Studies." Kathleen Cloud, UI. Noon. 210 Illini Union. Women and Gender in Global Perspectives.
"Ethnic Peace in the American City: Building Community in Los Angeles 10 Years After the Unrest." Edward Chang, University of California, Riverside. 3-5 p.m. Music room, Levis Faculty Center. Asian American Studies Program.
"DEMAIS: A Behavior-Sketching Tool for Early Multimedia Design." Brian P. Bailey, University of Minnesota. 4 p.m. 2240 Digital Computer Lab. Computer Science.

27 Wednesday
"What’s Being Done to Prevent Osteoporosis in Women? A Survey of Physician Practices." Teresa Gallagher, UI. Noon. Women’s Studies building, 911 S. Sixth St., Champaign. Women’s Studies.
Midweek ArtSpeak: "Photography." Meredith Cantor, UI. Noon. Krannert Art Museum. Krannert Art Museum.
"Financial Support of Terrorist Networks." David LaRivee, UI. 4 p.m. 356 Armory Building. Arms Control, Disarmament and International Security.
"The Effects of Soy and Soy Components on the Growth of Breast Cancer Tumors." Clint Allred, UI. 4 p.m. 150 Animal Sciences Lab. Nutritional Sciences.

28 Thursday
"An Ethnobotanical Study of ‘Colubrina Elliptica,’ Mavi, the Poor Man’s Champagne in Puerto Rico." Tanya Jackson, UI. Noon. 101 International Studies Building. Latin American and Caribbean Studies.
"Routing in Next Generation Terrestrial/Satellite IP Networks." Eylem Ekici, Georgia Institute of Technology. 4 p.m. 2240 Digital Computer Lab. Computer Science.

29 Friday
"Interrogating Teacher Identity: The Place of Emotions in Teaching." Michalinos Zembylas, UI. Noon. 242 Education Building. Educational Research and Mathematics, Science and Technology Education.
"The Homeric Hymn to Hermes." R. Scott Garner, UI. 2 p.m. 407 Illini Union. Classics.

1 Monday
"Ghosts Seeking Substitutes: Female Suicide and Repetition." Rania Huntington, UI. Noon. 101 International Studies Building. East Asian and Pacific Studies.
"Imagining the West: Social Thought in Southeastern Europe, 1920-1940." Keith Hitchins, UI. 3:30 p.m. 101 International Studies Building. Russian and East European Center.

3 Wednesday
Midweek ArtSpeak: "Sculpture." Nicholas Schanz, UI. Noon. Krannert Art Museum. Krannert Art Museum.
"The Return of the Ceddo: Youth Discourse in Urban Senegal." Bjorn Westgard, UI. Noon. 101 International Studies Building. African Studies.
"Prebiotic and Probiotic Use in Canine Nutrition." Kelly Swanson, UI. 4 p.m. 150 Animal Sciences Lab. Nutritional Sciences.
"Plan Colombia: Public Policy and U.S. Intervention in Latin America." Mauricio Solaun, UI. 4 p.m. 356 Armory Building. Arms Control, Disarmament and International Security.

4 Thursday
"Reflections From Behind the Backstrap Loom: Learning to Weave in Todos Santos, Guatemala." Emma Rueter, UI. Noon. 101 International Studies Building. Latin American and Caribbean Studies.
"New Academic Professionals Interaction With the UIUC Senate." Vera Mainz, Glen Whitmer and Bob Damrau, speakers. Noon. 217 Illini Union. Council for Academic Professionals.
"Audio Design for Interactive Systems." Camille Goudeseune, UI. Noon. 3269 Beckman Institute. Imaging Technology Group/Beckman Institute.
"Managing High Variation Workloads in Pervasive Computing Systems." Marco Caccamo, Scuola Superiore Santa Anna, Pisa, Italy. 4 p.m. 2240 Digital Computer Lab. Computer Science.
"Tradition and Innovation in Old Comedy." Anton Bierl, University of Leipzig. 5 p.m. 4136 Foreign Languages Building. Oldfather Lecture Series/Classics.

theater
28 Thursday
"Annie Get Your Gun." 7:30 p.m. Assembly Hall. The classic showbiz musical set in the days of the Wild West highlighting the romance between expert riflewoman Annie Oakley and ace marksman Frank Butler. Admission charge. News-Gazette Broadway Series.

30 Saturday
"Song of Solomon." 8 p.m. Studio Theater, Krannert Center. Created under the direction of Struan Leslie with Lisa Gaye Dixon, featured performer. Actors, dancers and musicians from the College of Fine and Applied Arts make the Bible’s written word breathe, walk, run, play and make love in this interdisciplinary theater work. Recommended for mature audiences. Admission charge.

2 Tuesday
"Song of Solomon." 8 p.m. Studio Theater, Krannert Center. Created under the direction of Struan Leslie with Lisa Gaye Dixon, featured performer. Recommended for mature audiences. Admission charge.

3 Wednesday
"Song of Solomon." 8 p.m. Studio Theater, Krannert Center. Created under the direction of Struan Leslie with Lisa Gaye Dixon, featured performer. Recommended for mature audiences. Admission charge.

4 Thursday
"Song of Solomon." 8 p.m. Studio Theater, Krannert Center. Created under the direction of Struan Leslie with Lisa Gaye Dixon, featured performer. Recommended for mature audiences. Admission charge.

5 Friday
"Song of Solomon." 8 p.m. Studio Theater, Krannert Center. Created under the direction of Struan Leslie with Lisa Gaye Dixon, featured performer. Recommended for mature audiences. Admission charge.

6 Saturday
"Song of Solomon." 8 p.m. Studio Theater, Krannert Center. Created under the direction of Struan Leslie with Lisa Gaye Dixon, featured performer. Recommended for mature audiences. Admission charge.

7 Sunday
"Song of Solomon." 3 p.m. Studio Theater, Krannert Center. Created under the direction of Struan Leslie with Lisa Gaye Dixon, featured performer. Recommended for mature audiences. Admission charge.

music
24 Sunday
Doctor of Musical Arts Project Recital. Hallie Coppedge, mezzo-soprano. 3 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall.

25 Monday
Doctor of Musical Arts Project Recital. Diana Eynon, piano. 1:30 p.m. Memorial Room, Smith Hall.
Doctor of Musical Arts Recital. Rosemary Williams, horn. 8 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall.
Junior Recital. Jen-Wei Yu, violin. 8 p.m. Memorial Room, Smith Hall.

26 Tuesday
Faculty Lecture/Recital. William Heiles, harpsichord and piano. 8 p.m. St. Andrew’s Lutheran Church, 909 W. Wright St., Champaign.

27 Wednesday
Master of Music Recital. Julie Knerr, piano. 8 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall.

28 Thursday
Thursdays at Twelve Twenty. 12:20 p.m. Beckman Institute atrium. Piano students of William Heiles. Beckman Institute and School of Music.
Doctor of Musical Arts Project Recital. Diana Eynon, piano. 3:30 p.m. Memorial Room, Smith Hall.
Guest Artist Recital. Dan Willett, University of Missouri, oboe. 8 p.m. Memorial Room, Smith Hall.
Senior Recital. Pai-Yu Jessica Chiu, piano. 8 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall.

29 Friday
Doctor of Musical Arts Recital. David Diamond, trumpet. 4 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall.
Doctor or Musical Arts Recital. Mei-Kuei Chen, flute. 5 p.m. Memorial Room, Smith Hall.
Ian Hobson, piano. 8 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. Seventh in a series of concerts devoted to the solo piano music of Frederic Chopin. Admission charge. School of Music.
Master of Music Recital. Lucas Tannous, tenor. 8 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall.

30 Saturday
Senior Recital. Renata Marie McCurley, soprano. 2 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall.
Senior Recital. Yukiko Kaneko, piano. 5 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall.
Master of Music Recital. Andrew McCann, violin. 5 p.m. Memorial Room, Smith Hall.
Ian Hobson, piano. 8 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. Eighth in a series of concerts devoted to the solo piano music of Frederic Chopin. Admission charge. School of Music.
Master of Music Recital. Carmen Rosu-Nicolescu, violin. 8 p.m. Memorial Room, Smith Hall.

31 Sunday
Doctor of Musical Arts Recital. Sungmoon Chung, piano. 7 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall.

1 Monday
Guest Artist Recital. Anne LeBaron, California Institute of the Arts, composer, harp. 8 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall. With music and dance faculty artists Elizabeth Campbell, voice; Elliot Chasanov, trombone; Timothy Ehlen, piano; Danwen Jiang, violin; John Toenjes, soloist; and Ann Yeung, director. Held in conjunction with the Environmental Council’s Horizons 2002 Conference.

2 Tuesday
Piano Division Recital. 11 a.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall.
Faculty Lecture/Recital. William Heiles, harpsichord and piano. 8 p.m. St. Andrew’s Lutheran Church, 909 W. Wright St., Champaign.

3 Wednesday
"Matapat." Noon. Lobby, Krannert Center. Benoit Bourque, Gaston Bernard and Simon Lepage perform with fiddle, accordion, bass, vocals, mandolin, spoons, bones and feet in a concert of French-Canadian music, dance and culture.
Guest artist Recital. Mei-Fang Lin, University of California at Berkeley, composer, piano. 8 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall.
Doctor of Musical Arts Recital. Ruth Lenz, violin. 8 p.m. Music Building auditorium.

4 Thursday
Junior Recital. Raquel Adorno, lyric mezzo-soprano. 11 a.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall.
Thursdays at Twelve Twenty. 12:20 p.m. Beckman Institute atrium. String Quartet. Beckman Institute and School of Music.
Guest Artist Master Class. Omar Faruk Tekbilek, with Balkanalia. 7 p.m. Music Building auditorium. Workshop in Turkish instrumental and vocal styles.
UI Symphony Orchestra. 8 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. Steven Eggleston, guest conductor. David Grandis, graduate student conductor. Works by Mozart, Mendelssohn, Wagner and Strauss are on the program. Admission charge. School of Music.
Senior Recital. Eurydice Han, piano. 8 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall.

5 Friday
Champaign-Urbana Symphony Orchestra. 8 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. Steven Larsen, music director and conductor. With Cory Cerovsek, violin. The program includes "Scottish Fantasy" by Bruch and Concerto for Orchestra by Bartók. Admission charge.
Concert of Turkish Music. Omar Faruk Tekbilek and Ensemble. 8 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall. An evening of traditional Sufi music and folk music of the Middle East.

6 Saturday
Junior Recital. Sergio Rodriguez, trombone. 5 p.m. Music Building auditorium.
Junior Recital. Anne Lyle, bassoon. 5:30 p.m. Memorial Room, Smith Hall.
Anonymous 4 and Lionheart: "Gods and Mortals." 8 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. The female vocal group Anonymous 4 teams up with the male sextet Lionheart in a concert which examines the influence of ancient Roman literature on music of the Renaissance, from the classic to the comic, from the seductive to the carefree. Admission charge.
Afterglow. Barrington Coleman Trio. 10 p.m. Lobby, Krannert Center. Barrington Coleman, piano; William Koehler, bass; and Robert McEntyre, drums.

7 Sunday
Senior Recital. Matt Gaziano, bass trombone. 1 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall.
Trio Fontenay. 3 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. Wolf Harden, piano; Michael Mücke, violin; and Jens Peter Maintz, cello. The trio will perform Trio No. 1, Op. 35, by Turina; Trio No. 2 (in one movement) by Nikolai Roslawez; and Mendelssohn’s Trio No. 1 in D minor, Op. 49. Admission charge. Prelude: 2 p.m. Krannert Room, Krannert Center.
Chamber Music Recital. 4 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall. Students of Timothy McGovern.
Master of Music Recital. Mark Gary, tenor. 8 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall.

opera
5 Friday
"Six Characters in Search of an Author." Kevin Class, conductor, and Lincoln Clark, director. 8 p.m. Tryon Festival Theater, Krannert Center. Music by Hugo Weisgall; libretto by Denis Johnston. From the play by Luigi Pirandello. On a bare stage of an opera house, six characters appear in search of an author who can complete and give life to their drama – a probing psychological exercise and virtuoso theatrical experience. Sung in English with supertitles. Admission charge. School of Music Opera Program.

6 Saturday
"Six Characters in Search of an Author." Kevin Class, conductor, and Lincoln Clark, director. 8 p.m. Tryon Festival Theater, Krannert Center. Music by Hugo Weisgall; libretto by Denis Johnston. From the play by Luigi Pirandello. Sung in English with supertitles. Admission charge. Libretto: 7 p.m. Krannert Room, Krannert Center. Admission charge. School of Music Opera Program.

films
25 Monday
International Documentary Film Series. "Vietnam: The Last Battle." Noon. 101 International Studies Building. The ‘new invasion’ of Vietnam by foreign governments and multinational investors attracted by the cheapest labor in Asia. Asian Educational Media Service, African Studies, Russian and East European Center, Woman and Gender in Global Perspectives.

27 Wednesday
"Hearts of Darkness: A Filmmaker’s Apocalypse." Max Bahr and George Hickenlooper, directors. 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.
"Flame." Ingrid Sinclair, director. 6:30 p.m. Plym Auditorium, Temple Buell Hall. Women and Gender in Global Perspectives, and Urban and Regional Planning.

2 Tuesday
"Taxi Blues." Pavel Lungin, director. 7 p.m. 101 International Studies Building. Russian and East European Center.

5 Friday
"Aguirre: Wrath of God. (Germany)." 7:47 p.m. Latzer Hall, University YMCA. University YMCA.

et cetera
26 Tuesday
"Smash Hits and Pop Flies: An Evening of Performance With Dan Kwong." 8-10 p.m. Lincoln Hall Theater. A medley of short works from storyteller Dan Kwong. For more information, send e-mail to sankaran@illinois.edu or call 265-6240. Asian American Studies Program.
Open-Mike Night. 6:30-8 p.m. Author’s corner, Illini Union Bookstore. For more information, send e-mail to dupuis@illinois.edu or call 244-4689. UI Press and Illini Union Bookstore.

28 Thursday
Reading group. "Art and Technology: Nontraditional Organizational Tools in the Black Freedom Movement." 6-8 p.m. Afro-American Studies, 1201 W. Nevada St., Urbana. Afro-American Studies and Research.

29 Friday
Workshop. "New Ontologies: Transdisciplinary Objects." 7:30-9:30 p.m. Illinois Program for Research in the Humanities, 805 W. Pennsylvania, Urbana. Participants: Andrew Pickering and Richard Powers, UI. A reception will follow. For more information and to reserve a space, send e-mail to wedge@illinois.edu or asaro@illinois.edu. Web site: www.uiuc.edu/unit/STIM. Continues tomorrow. Science, Technology, Information and Medicine and Vice-President for Academic Affairs.

30 Saturday
Workshop. "New Ontologies: Transdisciplinary Objects." 9:30 a.m.-6 p.m. Illinois Program for Research in the Humanities, 805 W. Pennsylvania, Urbana. Participants: Deborah Gordon, Stanford University; Katherine Hayles, University of California, Los Angeles; Geoffrey Bowker, University of California, San Diego; Barbara Herrnstein Smith, Duke University; Bruce Lambert, Theodore Bailey, Fernando Elichirigoity, Peter Asaro and Suvir Kaul, UI. For more information and to reserve a space, send e-mail to wedge@illinois.edu or asaro@illinois.edu. Web site: www.uiuc.edu/unit/STIM. Science, Technology, Information and Medicine and Vice-President for Academic Affairs.

1 Monday
Conference: Environmental Horizons 2002.
8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Illini Room A, Illini Union. A conference exploring the research and outreach of environmental topics. Discussions, environmental research and exhibits will be presented during the event. Keynote address: "Climate Change: From Awareness to Action." Eileen Claussen, Pew Center on Global Climate Change. 3:30 p.m. For more information and complete conference schedule, send e-mail to koeneman@illinois.edu. Environmental Council.
Collection in Context: "A Survey of Western Art. Sixteenth Century Painting in Northern Europe: Holbein, Bruegel." Marcel Franciscono, UI. 10 a.m. Krannert Art Museum. Krannert Art Museum.

2 Tuesday
Conference: Environmental Horizons 2002. 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Illini Rooms A, B and C, Illini Union. A conference exploring the research and outreach of environmental topics. Discussions, environmental research and exhibits will be presented during the event. For more information and complete conference schedule, send e-mail to koeneman@illinois.edu. Environmental Council.

4 Thursday
Fourth Annual Conference: "The Means of Reproduction." 3 p.m. Third floor, Levis Faculty Center. Guest speakers include: Roger Chartier, University of Pennsylvania; Martin S. Pernick, University of Michigan; Dorothy Roberts, Northwestern University; and Robert Rosen, University of California at Los Angeles. For more information and a complete conference schedule, call
244-3344 or visit the Web site at www.iprh.uiuc.edu. Illinois Program for Research in the Humanities.

5 Friday
Fourth Annual Conference: "The Means of Reproduction." 8:30 a.m. Third floor, Levis Faculty Center. For more information and a complete conference schedule, call 244-3344 or visit the Web site at www.iprh.uiuc.edu. Illinois Program for Research in the Humanities.

6 Saturday
Veterinary Medicine Open House. 9 a.m.-4 p.m. College of Veterinary Medicine, 2001 S. Lincoln Ave., Urbana. Learn more about the only vet med school in Illinois through the many exhibits and demonstrations provided by the student-run open house. For more information, send e-mail to beuoy@illinois.edu, call 244-1562 or visit http://www.cvm.uiuc.edu/openhouse/. Veterinary Medicine.
Fourth Annual Conference: "The Means of Reproduction." 9 a.m. Third floor, Levis Faculty Center. For more information and a complete conference schedule, call 244-3344 or visit the Web site at www.iprh.uiuc.edu. Illinois Program for Research in the Humanities.
"Kenya: Land of Contrast." 1 p.m. Anita Purves Nature Center, 1501 N. Broadway Ave., Urbana. A slide and sound presentation. For more information, call 333-2360. World Heritage Museum Guild/Spurlock Museum.

exhibits
"Lincoln: Greatest President, Least-Known First Lady?"
346 Library.
Through March 23.
"Black History: Spotlights of Political Change"
Government Document Library, main hall wall cases.
"Plutarco Elias Calles (1877-1945): Mexican President From 1924-1928"
Latin American and Caribbean Library.
"Brave Women"
Main hall cases, Library.
"Leopold Sedar Senghor (1906-2001)"
Modern Languages and Linguistics Library.
"Asian American Experiences"
Mueller case, east foyer, Library.
"University of Illinois and Its Winter"
University Archives.
Through March 31.

Master of Fine Arts Exhibition
Through April 7.
"Featured Works VIII: Confronting Mortality"
On view March 15.
"Meditation and Transformation: Devotional Arts of Tibet"
On view March 26.
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.

@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

This calendar is excerpted from the March 21 issue of Inside Illinois, the faculty-staff newspaper at the UI.