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


3/29/2002

lectures
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

8 Monday
"Coming Out As a Black Activist." Keith Boykin, author and political activist. 7 p.m. Library and Information Science Building auditorium, 501 E. Daniel St., Champaign. For more information, visit www.awarenessdays.org or call 244-8863. Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Awareness Days.
"Cold Warriors: Eisenhower-Khrushchev-Kennedy." Sergei Khrushchev, Brown University. 7:30 p.m. Third floor, Levis Faculty Center. MillerComm and Russian and East European Center.

9 Tuesday
"Sustainable Campus Environment Committee." John Braden, UI. Lunch 11:55 a.m.; speaker 12:10 p.m. Latzer Hall, University YMCA. Know Your University.
"TriZetto: Transforming Fundamentals Into Innovation." Jeffrey Margolis, The Trizetto Group. 5 p.m. 141 Wohlers Hall. V. Dale Cozad Lecture/Commerce and Business Administration.

10 Wednesday
"Is There a New Opportunity for Peace in the Middle East?" HRH Prince El Hassan of Jordan. 4 p.m. Tryon Festival Theater, Krannert Center. MillerComm, International Programs and Studies and Office of the Associate Provost for International Affairs.

16 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.

17 Wednesday
"A Critical but Caring Lens: The Politics of Identity, Social Justice, and the Environment in Contemporary India." Anand Patwardhan, independent documentary film maker, Mumbai, India. 7:30 p.m. Third floor, Levis Faculty Center. Several of Anad Patwardhans films will be shown during his visit to campus. For times, locations and titles, call 244-7331, or visit www.uiuc.edu/providers/psames/events.html. MillerComm and Program in South Asian and Middle Eastern Studies.

18 Thursday
"The Only Good Neighbor is a Dead Neighbor: A Lacanian Approach to Ideology in Cinema." Slavoj Zizek, University of Ljublijana, Slovenia and European Graduate School, Switzerland. 4 p.m. Third floor, Levis Faculty Center. MillerComm and Comparative and World Literature.

19 Friday
"The Russian Christ: The Silence of Jesus from Hesychasm to the Legend of the Grand Inquisitor." Jaroslav Pelikan, Yale University. 4 p.m. Third floor, Levis Faculty Center. MillerComm and Russian and East European Center.

colloquia
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.
"The Precautionary Principle 1896-2000: Late Lessons From Early Warnings." Poul Harremoes, Technical University of Denmark. Noon. B102 Chemical and Life Sciences Lab. Civil and Environmental Engineering.
"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.

10 Wednesday
"Not Just Race, Not Just Gender: Workplace Harassment in the Lives of African–American Women." NiCole Buchanan, UI. Noon. Women’s Studies building, 911 S. Sixth St., Champaign. Women’s Studies.
"The Debate in the Japanese Government and Media Over Japan’s New Role in International Security." Emanuel Pastreich, UI. 4 p.m. 356 Armory Building. Arms Control, Disarmament and International Security.
"Sulfate-Reducing Bacteria and Their Contribution to Intestinal Epithelial Disorders." Bart Deplancke, UI. 4 p.m. 150 Animal Sciences Lab. Nutritional Sciences.

11 Thursday
"Exploiting Lightweight Structure in Text: Multiple-Selection Editing and Outlier Finding." Robert C. Miller, Carnegie Mellon University. 4 p.m. 2240 Digital Computer Lab. Computer Science.
"Crystallographic Structures of the Intermediate States in the Proton Transport Cycle of Bacteriorhodopsin." Janos K. Lanyi, University of California, Irvine. 4 p.m. Medical Sciences auditorium. Ada Doisy Lecture/Biochemistry.

12 Friday
"Understanding How Students Learn From Their Classroom Experiences." Graham Nuthall, University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand. Noon. 210A Education Building. Bureau of Educational Research.
"Power in Biology." John E. Walker, University of Cambridge, United Kingdom. Noon. Medical Sciences auditorium. Ada Doisy Lecture/Biochemistry.
Title: TBA. Janice Siegel, Illinois State University. 2 p.m. Lucy Ellis Lounge, Foreign Languages Building. Classics.

15 Monday
"Thread-Level Speculation: Towards Ubiquitous Parallelism." J. Gregory Steffan, Carnegie Mellon University. 10:30 a.m. 2240 Digital Computer Lab. Computer Science.
"A Reading of Short Fiction." Audrey Petty, UI. Noon. Afro-American Studies and Research, 1201 W. Nevada St., Urbana. Afro-American Studies and Research.
"Historical Fictions in Chen Hongshou’s ‘Elegant Gathering.’ " Anne Burkus-Chasson, UI. Noon.
101 International Studies Building. East Asian and Pacific Studies.
"Mobile IPv6 and Fast Handover." Charles E. Perkins, Nokia Research Center, Mountain View, Calif. 4 p.m. 1320 Digital Computer Lab. Computer Science.

17 Wednesday
"Lost in the Shuffle? Women and Land Reform in Southern Africa." Ragan Petrie, University of Wisconsin. Noon. 101 International Studies Building. African Studies.
"Text Retrieval as Risk Minimization." Chengxiang Zhai, Carnegie Mellon University. 4 p.m. 2240 Digital Computer Lab. Computer Science.
"Popular Attitudes in the Middle East Towards the United States: Is Iran Different?" Hadi Saledi Esfahani, UI. 4 p.m. 356 Armory Building. Arms Control, Disarmament and International Security.

18 Thursday
"Colonial Bilingual Texts From Peru: A Sociolinguistic Analysis." Anna Maria Escobar, UI. Noon. 101 International Studies Building. Latin American and Caribbean Studies.

19 Friday
"Literature as Protest Under Nero." Vasily Rudich, Yale University. 2 p.m. 405 Illini Union. Oldfather Lecture Series/Classics.

theater
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. 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.

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.

11 Thursday
"The Threepenny Opera." James Zager, director. 8 p.m. Colwell Playhouse, Krannert Center. Music by Kurt Weill; book and lyrics by Bertolt Brecht; English adaptation by Marc Blitzstein. The wickedly funny story of betrayal upon betrayal, featuring some of the 20th-century’s most familiar songs, including "Mack the Knife." Admission charge.

12 Friday
"The Threepenny Opera." James Zager, director. 8 p.m. Colwell Playhouse, Krannert Center. Music by Kurt Weill; book and lyrics by Bertolt Brecht; English adaptation by Marc Blitzstein. Admission charge. Dessert and Conversation: 7 p.m. Krannert Room, Krannert Center.
IUB Spring Musical: "Crazy for You." 8 p.m. Assembly Hall. Admission charge. Illini Union Board.

13 Saturday
IUB Spring Musical: "Crazy for You." 2 and 8 p.m. Assembly Hall. Admission charge. Illini Union Board.
"The Threepenny Opera." James Zager, director. 8 p.m. Colwell Playhouse, Krannert Center. Music by Kurt Weill; book and lyrics by Bertolt Brecht; English adaptation by Marc Blitzstein. Admission charge.

18 Thursday
"The Threepenny Opera." James Zager, director. 8 p.m. Colwell Playhouse, Krannert Center. Music by Kurt Weill; book and lyrics by Bertolt Brecht; English adaptation by Marc Blitzstein. Admission charge.

19 Friday
"The Threepenny Opera." James Zager, director. 8 p.m. Colwell Playhouse, Krannert Center. Music by Kurt Weill; book and lyrics by Bertolt Brecht; English adaptation by Marc Blitzstein. Admission charge.

20 Saturday
"The Threepenny Opera." James Zager, director. 8 p.m. Colwell Playhouse, Krannert Center. Music by Kurt Weill; book and lyrics by Bertolt Brecht; English adaptation by Marc Blitzstein. Admission charge.

21 Sunday
"The Threepenny Opera." James Zager, director. 3 p.m. Colwell Playhouse, Krannert Center. Music by Kurt Weill; book and lyrics by Bertolt Brecht; English adaptation by Marc Blitzstein. Admission charge. Dessert and Conversation: 2 p.m. Krannert Room, Krannert Center.

music
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
Doctor of Musical Arts Project Recital. Yoonmi Ham, piano. 2:30 p.m. Music Building auditorium.
Junior Recital. Sergio Rodriguez, trombone. 5 p.m. Music Building auditorium.
Junior Recital. Anne Lyle, bassoon. 5:30 p.m. Memorial Room, Smith Hall.
Student Brass Quintet. 8 p.m. Music Building auditorium. Faith Holley and Gosia Woldarska, trumpet; Jessie Brooks, horn; Art Haecker, trombone; and Clint McCanless, tuba.
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
Music Education Senior Recital. Annabel Baptist, piano, and Mariebel de la Cruz, soprano. Noon. Memorial Room, Smith Hall.
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.
Senior Recital. Celeste Johnson, oboe. 7 p.m. Memorial Room, Smith Hall.
Master of Music Recital. Mark Gary, tenor. 8 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall.

8 Monday
Doctor of Musical Arts Project Recital. Lisa Kristina, soprano. 8 p.m. Memorial Room, Smith Hall.

9 Tuesday
Voice Division Recital. 11 a.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall.

10 Wednesday
Orchestra of St. Luke’s: Tchaikovsky’s World. Sir Roger Norrington, conductor. 8 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. The manners, morals and music of the world of Tchaikovsky. These two nights of Tchaikovsky’s works include the Souvenir de Florence and Symphony No. 5 on Wednesday and the "Pathetique" Symphony on Thursday. Ticket purchase gives admission to both nights. Admission charge.
Graduate Recital. Malgorzata Staszewska, violin. 8 p.m. Memorial Room, Smith Hall.

11 Thursday
Thursdays at Twelve Twenty. 12:20 p.m. Beckman Institute atrium. UI Clarinet Choir. Lisa Reams, conductor. Beckman Institute and School of Music.
Orchestra of St. Luke’s: Tchaikovsky’s World. Sir Roger Norrington, conductor. 8 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. The manners, morals and music of the world of Tchaikovsky. These two nights of Tchaikovsky’s works include the Souvenir de Florence and Symphony No. 5 on Wednesday and the "Pathetique" Symphony on Thursday. Ticket purchase gives admission to both nights. Admission charge.
Guest Artist Recital. "Guys w/Big Cars." 8 p.m. Music Building auditorium. Stephen David Beck, piano and electronics, and Griffin Campbell, saxophones, Louisiana State University.
Senior Recital. Stevi Caufield, bassoon. 8 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall.

12 Friday
Master of Music Recital. Amy Cathleen Speek, soprano. 4:30 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall.
Music of Asia. 7:30 p.m. Music Building auditorium.
Atius-Sachem Mom’s Day Sing. 8 p.m. Foellinger Auditorium. Admission charge. Mom’s Association.
Master of Music Recital. Melanie Carter, soprano. 8 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall.

13 Saturday
Music Education Senior Recital. Matthew Janus, percussion. 11 a.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall.
Studio Recital. 11 a.m. Music Building auditorium. Solo, chamber and harp ensemble music performed by harp students of Ann Yeung.
Annual Mom’s Day Concert: UI Women’s Glee Club. Joe Grant, conductor. 2 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. With the UI Varsity Men’s Glee Club and The Girls Next Door. An eclectic program featuring music from a variety of periods, styles and cultures. Admission charge. School of Music.
Senior Recital. Andrea DiOrio, clarinet. 2 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall.
Music Education Senior Recital. Lauren Hurd, violin. 2 p.m. Memorial Room, Smith Hall.
Master of Music Recital. Michelle Swinney, bassoon. 5 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall.
Junior Recital. Jenn Von Behren, violin. 5 p.m. Memorial Room, Smith Hall.
Atius-Sachem Mom’s Day Sing. 7 and 10 p.m. Foellinger Auditorium. Admission charge. Mom’s Association.
Annual Mom’s Day Concert: UI Black Chorus. Ollie Watts Davis, conductor. 8 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. An evening of music from the popular and sacred traditions in honor of Mom’s Day on the UI campus. Admission charge. School of Music.
Master of Music Recital. Matilda Butkas, piano. 8 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall.

14 Sunday
Master of Music Recital. Jerrod Cook, percussion. 1 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall.
Faculty Recital. Elliot Chasanov, trombone. 3 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. Enjoy a mix of original compositions for trombone by international composers. Admission charge. School of Music.
Junior Recital. Jessie Arian, clarinet. 4 p.m. Memorial Room, Smith Hall.
Balkanalia. Donna Buchanan, director. 7 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall. With the Hellenic Student Association Dancers. Traditional music from Athens to Izmir to Budapest.
Undergraduate Recital. Katherine Cameron and Liana Gadeliya, violin. 7 p.m. Memorial Room, Smith Hall.

15 Monday
Master of Music Choral Conducting Recital. Travis Sletta, conductor. 8 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall.
Graduate Class Recital. 8 p.m. Memorial Room, Smith Hall. Flute students of Alexander Murray.
UI Graduate String Quartet. 8 p.m. Music Building auditorium. Ruth Lenz and Andrew McCann, violin; István Szabó, viola; and Diana Flesner, cello.

17 Wednesday
Ian Hobson, piano. 8 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. The final concert in a series of nine featuring the complete solo piano music of Frederic Chopin. Admission charge. School of Music.
Composition Division Recital. 8 p.m. Music Building auditorium. Works of current UI composition students.

18 Thursday
Junior Recital. Bomi Lim, piano. 11 a.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall.
Alexander String Quartet: The Complete String Quartets of Beethoven. 7 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. This concert features the premiere of "Rise Chanting" by Augusta Read Thomas, written as her personal response to Beethoven’s quartets, as well as Beethoven’s Op. 18, No. 5; and Op. 130/133. Admission charge.
Doctor of Musical Arts Recital. Jinah Lee, piano. 8 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall.

19 Friday
Doctor of Musical Arts Project Recital. Peony Luk, piano. 4 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall.
Senior Recital. Taerim Lee, soprano. 6:30 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall.
UI Percussion Ensemble. William Moersch, director. 8 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. Mallet ensemble works by Gillingham, Helble and Maslanka will be presented. The program also features a collaboration with the ROSQ (a saxophone quartet). Admission charge. School of Music.
The Enescu Ensemble. Sherban Lupu, leader and violin soloist. 8 p.m. Tryon Festival Theater, Krannert Center. Music of Bach, Sibelius, Bartok, Mozart and Stravinsky make up this program by this ensemble comprised of faculty and students. Admission charge. School of Music.
UI Tuba-Euphonium Ensemble. Mark Moore, conductor. 8 p.m. Music Building auditorium.
Senior Recital. Heidi Richter, soprano. 8 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall.

20 Saturday
Alexander String Quartet: The Complete String Quartets of Beethoven. 10 a.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. The program includes the second performance of "Rise Chanting" by Augusta Read Thomas. Admission charge.
Doctor of Musical Arts Recital. Jim Romain, saxophone. 11 a.m. Music Building auditorium.
Senior Recital. Monica Williams, oboe. 11:30 a.m. Memorial Room, Smith Hall.
Senior Recital. Megan Gray, horn. 2 p.m. Music Building auditorium.
Senior Recital. Stephanie Pendergrass, oboe. 5 p.m. Memorial Room, Smith Hall.
UI Varsity Men’s Glee Club. Barrington Coleman, conductor. 8 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. With The Other Guys. Featuring a variety of music for men’s chorus as well as traditional favorites and school songs long associated with the ensemble. Admission charge. School of Music.
UI Steel Band. Ricardo Flores, leader. 8 p.m. Tyron Festival Theater, Krannert Center. This ensemble presents traditional Soca and Calypso steel band styles along with a Panorama transcription as played by the 120-piece steel bands of Trinidad and Tobago during the National Panorama Competition. Admission charge. School of Music.
Concerto Urbano. Charlotte Mattax, director. 8 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall.
Chamber Music Recital. 8 p.m. Memorial Room, Smith Hall. Students of Timothy McGovern.
Master of Music Recital. Karra Duchi, cello. 8 p.m. Music Building auditorium.

21 Sunday
Senior Recital. Lindsay Wipert, soprano. 11 a.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall.
Music Education Senior Recital. Catherine Portner, flute. 11:30 a.m. Memorial Room, Smith Hall.
Master of Music Recital. Jessie Brooks, horn. 1:30 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall.
Studio Recital. 2 p.m. Music Building auditorium. Voice students of Desiree Hassler.
Illini Symphony. Jack Ranney, conductor. 3 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. With Aldo Mancinelli, McMurray University, piano. Mahler’s "Titan" Symphony is paired with Beethoven’s Piano Concerto No. 4 in this program. Admission charge. School of Music.
Saxophone Quartet Recital. 3:30 p.m. Music Building auditorium. Students of Debra Richtmeyer.
Doctor of Musical Arts Recital. Jae-Eun Park, piano. 4 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall.
Senior Recital. Meredith Santarelli, viola. 4 p.m. Memorial Room, Smith Hall.
UI Concert Bands IIA and IIB. Robert Busan, Mark Walker, Matthew Luttrell and George Brozak, conductors. 7 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. An evening of music from the concert band repertoire. Admission charge. School of Music.
Master of Music Recital. Tim Welch, baritone. 7 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall.
Doctor of Musical Arts Recital. Jie Tao, violin. 7 p.m. Memorial Room, 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.

13 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. School of Music Opera Program.

14 Sunday
"Six Characters in Search of an Author." Kevin Class, conductor, and Lincoln Clark, director. 3 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: 2 p.m. Krannert Room, Krannert Center. Admission charge. School of Music Opera Program.

dance
18 Thursday
Studiodance II. 8 p.m. Studio Theater, Krannert Center. An annual program showcasing the choreography of both graduate and undergraduate dance students. Admission charge.

19 Friday
Studiodance II. 7 and 9 p.m. Studio Theater, Krannert Center. An annual program showcasing the choreography of both graduate and undergraduate dance students. Admission charge.

20 Saturday
Studiodance II. 7 and 9 p.m. Studio Theater, Krannert Center. An annual program showcasing the choreography of both graduate and undergraduate dance students. Admission charge.

films
4 Thursday
"Gladys: A Cuban Mother Before Night Falls." 7 p.m. 274 Medical Sciences Building. Part of the 2002 Reel Queer Film Fest. For more information, call 244-8863. Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Concerns.

5 Friday
"Swerve and Different for Girls." 7 p.m. 274 Medical Sciences Building. Part of the 2002 Reel Queer Film Fest. For more information, call 244-8863. Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Concerns.
"Aguirre: Wrath of God. (Germany)." 7:47 p.m. Latzer Hall, University YMCA. University YMCA.

6 Saturday
"Our House: Lesbians and Gays in the Hood," "Love Ltd." and "Ellen: the Coming Out Episode." 3 p.m. 274 Medical Sciences Building. Part of the 2002 Reel Queer Film Fest. For more information, call 244-8863. Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Concerns.
"Stray Dogs." 7 p.m. 274 Medical Sciences Building. Part of the 2002 Reel Queer Film Fest. For more information, call 244-8863. Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Concerns.

8 Monday
International Documentary Film Series: "Under One Sky: Arab Women in North America Talk About the Hijab." Noon. 101 International Studies Building. Presents the viewpoints of women who wear the hijab (head scarf) and those who do not, and discusses the background for the Western perception of the veil. For more information, call 333-1244 or 333-1994. Asian Educational Media Service, African Studies, Russian and East European Center, Woman and Gender in Global Perspectives.

11 Thursday
International Documentary Film Series: "Debt Police." Noon. 101 International Studies Building. Uganda and the debt relief initiative coordinated by the World Bank. For more information, call 333-1244 or 333-1994. Asian Educational Media Service, African Studies, Russian and East European Center, Woman and Gender in Global Perspectives.

16 Tuesday
"Ghengis Blues." 7 p.m. 101 International Studies Building. Documentary about Paul Pena, a blind San Francisco bluesman. For more information send e-mail to lypark@illinois.edu or call 333-6022. Russian and East European Center.

17 Wednesday
"An American in Paris." Vincente Minnelli, director.
4 p.m. 62 Krannert Art Museum. Part of the film series, "Re-Make/Re-Model" presented by IPRH. For more information, call 244-3344 or www.iprh.uiuc.edu. Illinois Program for Research in the Humanities.

sports
4 Thursday
Men’s Tennis. UI vs. Northwestern University. 6 p.m. Atkins Tennis Center.

5 Friday
Softball. UI vs. University of Iowa. 6 p.m. Eichelberger Field. Admission charge.
Baseball. UI vs. Purdue University. 6:35 p.m. Illinois Field. Admission charge.

6 Saturday
Women’s Tennis. UI vs. University of Iowa. 11 a.m. Atkins Tennis Center.
Softball. UI vs. University of Iowa. Noon. Eichelberger Field. Admission charge.
Baseball. UI vs. Purdue University. 4:05 p.m. Illinois Field. Admission charge.

7 Sunday
Softball. UI vs. Northwestern University. Noon. Eichelberger Field. Admission charge.
Baseball. UI vs. Purdue University. 1:05 p.m. Illinois Field. Admission charge.

9 Tuesday
Baseball. UI vs. Western Illinois University. 6:35 p.m. Illinois Field. Admission charge.

10 Wednesday
Softball. UI vs. Indiana State University. 6 p.m. Eichelberger Field. Admission charge.

12 Friday
Softball. UI vs. Indiana University. 6 p.m. Eichelberger Field. Admission charge.
Baseball. UI vs. University of Michigan. 6:35 p.m. Illinois Field. Admission charge.

13 Saturday
Women’s Tennis. UI vs. University of Minnesota. 11 a.m. Atkins Tennis Center.
Softball. UI vs. Indiana University. Noon. Eichelberger Field. Admission charge.
Baseball. UI vs. University of Michigan. 4:05 p.m. Illinois Field. Admission charge.

14 Sunday
Women’s Tennis. UI vs. University of Wisconsin. 11 a.m. Atkins Tennis Center.
Baseball. UI vs. University of Michigan. 1:05 p.m. Illinois Field. Admission charge.

16 Tuesday
Softball. UI vs. Ball State University. 4 p.m. Eichelberger Field. Admission charge.

20 Saturday
Men’s Tennis. UI vs. Pennsylvania State University. Noon. Atkins Tennis Center.

21 Sunday
Men’s Tennis. UI vs. Ohio State University. Noon. Atkins Tennis Center.

et cetera
4 Thursday
Richard G. and Carole J. Cline Symposium. 3 p.m. Beckman Institute auditorium. Keynote address: "War and Civic Democracy in America: From the Civil War to the Struggle Against Global Terror." Theda Skcopol, Harvard University. 7:30 p.m. Discussions will address a variety of topics, including the impacts of the attacks on American foreign policy and the media and the war. Other participants include: Peter Nardulli, moderator; Scott Althaus, Ira Carmen, Paul Diehl and Brian Gaines, UI. For more information, send e-mail to a-lynn@illinois.edu or call 333-2177. Political Science and Liberal Arts and Sciences.
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
International Week 2002: A World of Opportunities. Continues through April 14. Dedicated to showcasing the various cultures represented at the university and promoting international education to the campus and community. For more information, call 333-1303. International Student Affairs.
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.
International Fest. 1-5 p.m. Lobby, Krannert Center. An annual event for families that celebrates artistic culture. Enjoy demonstrations and displays from local cultural groups who share their artistic heritage. Krannert Center Student Association.

7 Sunday
A Day in the Park. 2-4 p.m. Illini Union Ballroom. Featuring fun, games and food as well as inflatable slides for the kids. For more information and tickets, call 333-5000. Illini Union Faculty-Staff Social Committee.

8 Monday
"Overcoming Challenges in the 21st Century Classroom: The Role of the Computer in Executing Effective Learning Strategies." Lanny Arvan, Jim Levin and Mats Selen, UI. 6:30 p.m. 23 Psychology Building. For more information, call 333-1078. Center for Educational Technologies.

9 Tuesday
"I’m Here: What Do You Want to Know? 7 p.m. Tyron Festival Theater, Krannert Center. Sir Roger Norrington, conductor, Orchestra of St. Luke’s discusses his life and work.

10 Wednesday
Roundtable discussion. 7 p.m. Krannert Art Museum auditorium. "Confronting Mortality: Remembering the Dead." Kerry Morgan, UI, moderator. Krannert Art Museum.

11 Thursday
Slide Presentation. Nina Bovasso, artist. 5 p.m. 62 Krannert Art Museum. For more information, send e-mail to r-schwrt@illinois.edu or call 333-0855. Art and Design and Fine Arts.

12 Friday
"TeachIT 2002: Teaching With Instructional Technologies." 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Grainger Engineering Library, 1301 W. Springfield Ave., Urbana. Keynote address: "How Virtual Interactions Deepen Learning for Real Students." Chris Dede, Harvard Graduate School of Education. 10 a.m. Beckman Institute. For more information or a complete schedule, send e-mail to rlangloi@illinois.edu, call 333-1078. Center for Educational Technologies.

13 Saturday
Flower and Garden Show. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Stock Pavilion, 1402 W. Pennsylvania Ave., Urbana.
Mom’s Day Craft Fair. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Illini Rooms, Illini Union. For more information, send e-mail to rotzoll@illinois.edu or call 333-7063.
IUB Mom’s Day Fashion Show. Noon, 2 and 4 p.m. Illini Union Ballroom. Admission charge. Illini Union Board.
Book signing. 2-4 p.m. Author’s corner, second floor, Illini Union Bookstore. Don Hamerman, will sign copies of his book "Insight: University of Illinois Photographs." For more information, send e-mail to Hamerman@aol.com. Illini Union Bookstore.

14 Sunday
Flower and Garden Show. 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Stock Pavilion, 1402 W. Pennsylvania Ave., Urbana.

17 Wednesday
Lecture and Question and Answer Session. Michael Moore, political satirist and author of "Stupid White Men and Other Sorry Excuses for the State of the Nation." 7 p.m. Foellinger Auditorium. A book signing will follow. Tickets required for admission and will become available at Illini Union Ticket Central after April 9. Illini Union Board.

20 Saturday
Japan House Spring Open House. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Japan House, 2000 S. Lincoln Ave., Urbana. "A Primer for an American Tea Experience," will be presented by A. Doyle Moore, UI at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. Tea ceremonies will be conducted throughout the day by the Japan House Uransenke Tea Study Group and members of the Urasenke Chicago Chapter. For more information, send e-mail to lockmill@illinois.edu or call 244-9934. Japan House.

exhibits
"Anntologia de literature y poesia latina"
Latin American and Caribbean Library.
"Library Time Warp"
Main hall cases, Library.
"Leopold Sedar Senghor (1906-2001)"
Modern Languages and Linguistics Library.
"University of Illinois and Its Winter"
University Archives.
Through April 30.

"Petals and Paintings"
On view April 12-14.
Master of Fine Arts Exhibition
Through April 7.
"Meditation and Transformation: Devotional Arts of Tibet"
Through May 5.
"Featured Works VIII: Confronting Mortality"
Through May 12.
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 April 4 issue of Inside Illinois, the faculty-staff newspaper at the UI.