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Events at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign from Sept. 5 through 22


8/29/2002


lectures
5 Thursday
"Food Security and Poverty Eradication as a National Security Goal for the United States." Per Pinstrup-Andersen, International Food Policy Research Institute, Washington, D.C. 4 p.m. 149 National Soybean Laboratory, 1101 W. Peabody Drive, Urbana. This is the first of a series of public lectures on Global Food Security sponsored by ACES Global Connect, the international arm of the College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences. For more information consult http://www.aces.uiuc.edu/global. ACES and Center for Advanced Study.

9 Monday
"Globalization From Below: The World Social Forum." Walden Bello, University of Philippines 4 p.m. Third floor, Levis Faculty Center. Center for Advanced Study.
"Is Climate Change Too Uncertain for Policy?" Stephen Schneider, Stanford University. 7:30 p.m. 190 Engineering Sciences Building. Stephen Schneider will also participate in a free, community-wide workshop, "Meeting Energy Requirements and Demands While Responding to Concerns About Climate Change," Sept. 11, 7:30 p.m. in the Beckman Institute auditorium. MillerComm.

14 Saturday
"Something Quantum This Way Comes." Paul Kwiat, UI. 10:15-11:30 a.m. 141 Loomis Lab. Saturday Physics Honors Program.

18 Wednesday
"Planning and Assessment in an Uncertain World: Challenges and Opportunities." 7:30 p.m. Levis Faculty Center. Peter Ewell, senior associate, National Center for Higher Education Management Systems. Center for Advanced Study.

19 Thursday
"The Birth of a Tale: Jews and the Eucharist in Late Medieval Europe." Miri Rubin, University of London. 7:30 p.m. 407 Levis Faculty Center. Jewish Culture and Society.
"Journeying to the Coldest Places in the Universe: Bose-Einstein Condensation in Atoms." Gordon Baym, UI. 7:30 p.m. Colwell Playhouse, Krannert Center. Center for Advanced Study 12th Annual Lecture.

20 Friday
"The Physics of Dance." Kenneth Laws, Dickinson
College. 7 p.m. Colwell Playhouse, Krannert Center.
Center for Advanced Study.

22 Sunday
"Cleopatra of Egypt: From Queen to Vamp." Maryline Parca, UI. 3 p.m. Krannert Art Museum auditorium. Archaeological Institute of America and Krannert Art Museum.

colloquia
6 Friday
"Developmental Neurotoxicity of PCBs: Congruence of Human and Primate Data, and Application to Risk Assessment by EPA." Deborah Rice, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. Noon. 2251 Veterinary Medicine Basic Sciences Building. Veterinary Biosciences.
"The Structures of Star Formation: Small and Large Scales." Leslie Looney, Max Planck Institut fuer extraterrestrische Physik, Garching Germany. 4 p.m. 124 Astronomy Building. Astronomy.

9 Monday
"Foreign Texts/Native Readings: The Seventeenth-Century Internalization of Japanese Historical Writing." Ronald Toby, UI. Noon. 101 International Studies Building. East Asian and Pacific Studies.

10 Tuesday
"The Power of Religion: Why We Don’t Have a Clue and Some Suggestions to Clue Us In." James Gelvin, University of California, Los Angeles. Noon. Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Languages Building. South Asian and Middle Eastern Studies.
"Nationalism and Islamism: Conflict or Concord." James Gelvin, University of California, Los Angeles. 3 p.m. Third floor, Levis Faculty Center. Russian and East European Center, and South Asian and Middle Eastern Studies.

12 Thursday
"Who Are ‘Ayllu Wanka Chinchaysuyo?’ Identity and ‘Ayllu’ in 17th Century Cuzco, Peru." Bradford M. Jones, UI. Noon. 101 International Studies Building. Latin American and Caribbean Studies.

13 Friday
Title: TBA. Vicky Persky, UI. Noon. 2251 Veterinary Medicine Basic Sciences Building. Veterinary Biosciences.

20 Friday
"PCB Emissions From the Monsanto Plant in Anniston, Alabama." Jack Matson, Pennsylvania State University. Noon. 2251 Veterinary Medicine Basic Sciences Building. Veterinary Biosciences.

music
7 Saturday
Ricardo Flores, percussion. 8 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. This performance features Bartok’s Sonata for Two Pianos and Percussion. Flores is joined by Seth Beckman and Edward Rath, piano, and William Moersch, percussion. Tickets go on sale Aug. 15. Admission charge.

8 Sunday
Second Sunday Concert. Mark Moore, tuba. 2 p.m. Krannert Art Museum. Broadcast live on sponsoring station WILL-FM (90.9; 101.1).
Doctor of Musical Arts Recital. Mina Somekawa, piano. 7 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall.

9 Monday
Doctor of Musical Arts Recital. Marlen Vavrikova, oboe 5:30 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall.

12 Thursday
Jeff Helgesen Quartet. With special guest Rachael Lee. 7 p.m. Lobby, Krannert Center. Begin a new performance season with this local jazz ensemble.
Cassandra Wilson. 8 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. Wilson’s music embraces folk, blues, African and Brazilian styles with a jazz attitude. Admission charge.
Doctor of Musical Arts Recital. Hyunjung Lee, piano.
8 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall.
Chambana. 9:45 p.m. Lobby, Krannert Center. On this opening night of Krannert Center’s performing season, celebrate jazz with a free Afterglow concert.

14 Saturday
Faculty Recital. Jonathan Keeble, flute. 3 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall. With guest artists Rose Grace, piano, Amy Flores, cello, and members of the UI flute studio. School of Music.

15 Sunday
Illinois Brass Quintet. 3 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. Hear brass music and transcriptions from the Renaissance to today in this performance celebrating the newest member of the Illinois Brass Quintet, UI professor of trumpet and former member of the Canadian Brass Ronald Romm. Admission charge.

18 Wednesday
Ben Heppner, tenor. 8 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. With Craig Rutenberg, piano. A concert of Schumann’s "Liederkreis," Op. 39, and songs by Duparc and Tosti. Admission charge.
Doctor of Musical Arts Project Recital. Charles Joseph Smith, piano. 8 p.m. Memorial Room, Smith Hall.

19 Thursday
Faculty Recital. William Moersch, percussion. 8 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. Assisted by faculty colleague Ricardo Flores, Moersch premieres works for percussion by Charles Griffin and Graham Whettam, along with music by Akemi Naito, Peter Klatzow and Elliott Carter. Admission charge.

20 Friday
Sweet Honey In The Rock. 7 p.m. Tryon Festival Theater, Krannert Center. Embracing a wide variety of African-American musical traditions, these master teachers, cultural curators and social activists create a memorable experience. Sign language interpreted. Admission charge.
UI Symphony Orchestra. Donald Schleicher, conductor. 8 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. This university ensemble presents Beethoven’s Symphony No. 6 along with "In the Balance" by Taylor and the Suite from "Der Rosenkavalier" by Richard Strauss. Admission charge.

21 Saturday
Sweet Honey In The Rock. 7 p.m. Tryon Festival Theater, Krannert Center. Sign language interpreted. Admission charge.
Laurien Laufman, cello. 8 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. With Casey Robards, piano. In a program titled "The American Cello," this School of Music faculty artist presents works by Barber, Foss, Crumb and others. Admission charge.
Master of Music Recital. Yin "Jingo" Chen, harpsichord. 8 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall.

dance
14 Saturday
Hubbard Street Dance Chicago. Jim Vincent, artistic director. 8 p.m. Tryon Festival Theater, Krannert Center. A mix of theatrical, jazz, modern and classical ballet techniques along with a blend of artistic style and entertainment. Choreography by Jim Vincent, Nacho Duato and Ohad Naharin. Admission charge.

films
18 Wednesday
"Mississippi Masala." Mira Nair, director. 5:30 p.m. 62 Krannert Art Museum. Illinois Program for Research in the Humanities.

sports
6 Friday
Women’s Soccer. UI vs. Butler University. 7 p.m. Illinois Soccer Field. Admission charge.

8 Sunday
Women’s Soccer. UI vs. University of Cincinnati. 5 p.m. Illinois Soccer Field. Admission charge.

13 Friday
Volleyball. UI vs. Arkansas State University. 8 p.m. Huff Hall. Admission charge.

14 Saturday
Football. UI vs. Arkansas State University. 11 a.m. Memorial Stadium. Illini Street Fest. Admission charge.
Volleyball. Illini Classic. Time: TBA. Huff Hall. Admission charge.

21 Saturday
Football. UI vs. San Jose State University. 1 p.m. Memorial Stadium. Band Day and Varsity ‘I’ Day. Admission charge

.et cetera

6 Friday
An International Conference: "Emotions and Sensibilities in the Culture and Literature of the Middle Ages and Early Modern Period." 8:30 a.m. Allerton House. For more information, send e-mail to cjcolema@illinois.edu, call 265-6254 or visit the Web site at www.medieval.uiuc.edu for a complete schedule and list of participants. Continues through Sunday.Medieval Studies.

7 Saturday
Costume and Prop Sale. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Colwell Playhouse. Krannert Center’s seventh biennial sale offers a chance to find great buys on costumes, vintage clothing (particularly ’70s-era clothing and evening gowns), furniture, and other odds and ends. Proceeds from the sale will be used to upgrade equipment and storage capabilities for the Krannert Center Costume and Prop Shops.

8 Sunday
"The Independent Family Newspaper in America: Its Future and Relevance." See schedule for times. Krannert Center, 500 S. Goodwin Ave., Urbana. To commemorate the 150th anniversary of the Champaign-Urbana News-Gazette and the 75th anniversary of the UI College of Communications, the event will bring together prominent names from all sides of the issue. Some of the participants: Al Neuharth, Walter Hussman, Jack Fuller, Brandt Ayers, Frank Blethen, Thomas Kunkel and Robert McChesney. For more information and a schedule of events, send e-mail to newspaper@ad.uiuc.edu, call 333-2880 or (877) 455-2687 (toll-free). Continues through Tuesday. Journalism and the News-Gazette.
Second Sunday Gallery Tour. 1 p.m. Krannert Art Museum. Led by Josef Helfenstein, UI. Held prior to the WILL-FM Second Sunday Concert. Krannert Art Museum.
International Dinner: Croatian. 6 p.m. Cosmopolitan Club, 307 E. John St., Champaign. Ivan Feitl and friends. For more information and to make reservations, call 367-3079. Cosmopolitan Club.

12 Thursday
"Dictee" by Theresa Hak Kyung Cha. 5:30 p.m. Krannert Art Museum. An informal book discussion moderated by Nancy Abelman, UI. Pre-registration required. For more information, call 333-1861. Asian American Studies, Illinois Program for Research in the Humanities and Krannert Art Museum.

13 Friday
Lecture/demonstration: "The Art of Black Ink." Shozo Sato, UI. 10 a.m.-noon. Japan House, 2000 S. Lincoln Ave., Urbana. Japan House.

exhibits
"Government Documents Library: How We Can Help You!"
Government Documents Library.
"Maquiladoras en Mexico"
Latin American and Caribbean Library.
"The Illinois Natural History Survey Biological Collections"
Main hall display cases, Library.
"Evolution 2002"
Mueller Case, east foyer, Library.
"Saving for the Future: The Library Friends Preservation Gift Fund at Work"
Rare Book and Special Collections Library.
Through Sept. 30.

"The Dream of the Audience: Theresa Hak Kyung Cha (1951-1982)"
Through Oct. 27.
"Drawings of Choice from a New York Collection"
Through Nov. 3.
Krannert Art Museum and Kinkead Pavilion. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday, Thursday–Saturday; 9 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 Sept. 5 issue of Inside Illinois, the faculty-staff newspaper at the UI.