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Events at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign from Oct. 17 through Nov. 10


10/9/2002


lectures
17 Thursday
"Breaking the Ramparts: Liberating the Study of E(nglish)-Literatures." Edwin Thumboo, National University of Singapore. 1:30 p.m. General Lounge, Illini Union. Linguistics and The Center for Advanced Study.
"Scenes From the Pacific Rim: Gender, Globalization and the Asian Diaspora." Evelyn Hu-DeHart, Brown University. 4 p.m. 314 Illini Union. MillerComm and Women and Gender in Global Perspectives.
"Written Language, Standard Language, Global Language." Michael A.K. Halliday, University of Sydney. 7:30 p.m. Third floor, Levis Faculty Center. Linguistics and The Center for Advanced Study.


18 Friday
"The Fog of Environmental War: A Proposal for a Moral Geography in America." John Opie, New Jersey Institute of Technology. Noon. Latzer Hall, University YMCA. Friday Forum.

21 Monday
"Walls and Windows, Islands and Bridges: Libraries Along the Road to Civil Society." Marianna Tax Choldin, UI. 4 p.m. Beckman Institute. Mortenson Distinguished Lecture/Library.

22 Tuesday
University Laboratory High School Madrigal Singers. Richard Murphy, director. Lunch 11:55 a.m.; speaker 12:10 p.m. Latzer Hall, University YMCA. Know Your University.
"Queer Diasporas/Psychic Diasporas: The Structure of Kinship in Wong Kar-wai’s Happy Together." David Eng, Rutgers University. 6:30-8 p.m. 160 English Building. Asian American Studies, Comparative Literature and Illinois Program for Research in the Humanities.


25 Friday
"Relationship Concerns for College Students: Same Needs, New Rules." John Powell, UI. Noon. Latzer Hall, University YMCA. Friday Forum.
"Mental Health: New Places, New Needs in a Time of Global Terrorism." Margaret Heldring, Director, Americas Health Together. 4 p.m. Third floor, Levis Faculty Center. Center for Advanced Study and Women and Gender in Global Perspectives.


26 Saturday
"The Physics of Music." Steve Errede, UI. 10:15-11:30 a.m. 141 Loomis Lab. Saturday Physics Honors Program
.

28 Monday
"The Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence." William J. Welch, University of California, Berkeley. 4 p.m. Foellinger Auditorium. Icko Iben Lecture/Astronomy.

29 Tuesday
"Suppression of Government Information After September 11." Mary Mallory, UI. Lunch 11:55 a.m.; speaker 12:10 p.m. Latzer Hall, University YMCA. Know Your University.

31 Thursday
"Architectures of Intelligence: The Technologies of Mind From the Alphabet to the Internet." Derrick de Kerckhove, UI and University of Toronto. 4 p.m. Beckman Institute auditorium. MillerComm, Beckman Institute, Curriculum and Instruction, Graduate School of Library and Information Science, Communications Research and National Center for Supercomputing Applications.

1 Friday
"Lies, Secrets and Silence: The Dysfunctional Workplace." Pauline Kayes and Yvonne Singley, Diversity Works Inc. Noon. Latzer Hall, University YMCA. Friday Forum.
"Making Sense of Non-Revolutionary Violence: The Rwandan Genocide." Mahmood Mamdani, Columbia University. 4 p.m. Third floor, Levis Faculty Center. MillerComm and Center for African Studies
.

6 Wednesday
"The Archaeology of Orientation in Ancient China." David William Pankenier, Lehigh University. 8 p.m. Krannert Art Museum auditorium. Archaeological Institute of America, Classics and Krannert Art Museum.

8 Friday
"Activism and Violence: Debates on the Nature and Purpose of Islam." Stephen Humphreys, University of California, Santa Barbara. 4 p.m. Third floor, Levis Faculty Center. Center for Advanced Study.

9 Saturday
"A Trip Through the ‘Light Fantastic:’ Tricks With Light in Science and Nature." S. Lance Cooper, UI. 10:15-11:30 a.m. 141 Loomis Lab. Saturday Physics Honors Program.

colloquia
17 Thursday
"Pig-Breeding and Other ‘Goyish’ Topics in Soviet Yiddish Literature." Gennady Estraikh, Oxford University. 4 p.m. 101 International Studies Building. Russian and East European Center.

18 Friday
Title: TBA. Ewa Gregoraszuk, Jagiellonian University, Krakow, Poland. Noon. 2251 Veterinary Medicine Basic Sciences Building. Veterinary Biosciences.
"Some New Approaches to Chemotherapy and Immunotherapy: QSAR Investigations." Eric Oldfield, UI. Noon. B102 Chemical and Life Sciences Laboratory. Biochemistry.
"Shania Twain and ‘Queer’ Country Music." James Mandrell, Brandeis University. 3 p.m. Illinois Program for Research in the Humanities, 805 W. Pennsylvania Ave., Urbana. Illinois Program for Research in the Humanities
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21 Monday
"Art as Theater: The High Baroque in Italy, Part II." Marcel Franciscono, UI. Noon. Trees Gallery, Krannert Art Museum. Krannert Art Museum Council.
"Indonesian: Unity in Diversity." Clark Cunningham, UI. Noon. 101 International Studies Building. East Asian and Pacific Studies.
"Graphics Architectures: Evolving Faster Than Moore’s Law?" David Kirk, NVidia, Santa Clara, Calif. 4 p.m. 1320 Digital Computer Lab. Computer Science.


22 Tuesday
"Lab 2020: Science and Technology in the Future." Andy Vazzano, SmithGroup Midwest practice, Chicago. Noon. 3269 Beckman Institute. Imaging Technology Group/Beckman Institute.
"Spectral Analysis of Power Law Graphs and its Application to Internet Topologies." Milena Mihail, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta. 4 p.m. 2240 Digital Computer Lab. Computer Science
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23 Wednesday
"Social and Cultural Factors That Influence Dietary Practices of African-American Women: Implications for Chronic Disease Prevention." Angela Odoms, UI. 4 p.m. 150 Animal Sciences. Nutritional Sciences.

25 Friday
Title: TBA. Sue Schantz, UI. Noon. 2251 Veterinary Medicine Basic Sciences Building. Veterinary Biosciences.

28 Monday
"How to Build an Insecure System Out of Perfectly Good Cryptography." Radia Perlman, Sun Microsystems, Redmond, Wash. 4 p.m. 1320 Digital Computer Lab. Computer Science.

29 Tuesday
"Is there Such a Thing as Post-Communist Politics as Usual? Recent Elections in Eastern Europe." Carol Leff, UI. Noon. 101 International Studies Building. Russian and East European Center.
"3D Printing-Design/Communicate/Analyze." Derek Ellis, PTE Distribution Inc., Willowbrook, Ill. Noon.
3269 Beckman Institute. Imaging Technology Group/Beckman Institute.
"Glimpses of the Early Stages of Star Formation." William J. Welch, University of California, Berkeley.
4 p.m. 151 Loomis Lab. Astronomy.


30 Wednesday
"Conduct Unbecoming: Sexual Misconduct and Political Authority in Eleventh Century Europe." Megan McLaughlin, UI. Noon. Women’s Studies Building, 911 S. Sixth St., Champaign. Feminist Scholarship Series/Women’s Studies.
"New Frontiers in the Use of Bioactive Proteins in Cancer Treatment." Elvira de Meijia, UI. 4 p.m.
150 Animal Sciences. Nutritional Sciences.
"Recovery Oriented Computing." David Patterson, University of California, Berkeley. 4 p.m. 1320 Digital Computer Lab. Mueller-Thuns Memorial Lecture/Computer Science.


31 Thursday
"How Do Peers Influence Bullying Behavior During Early Adolescence?" Dorothy Espelage, UI. Noon.
242 Education Building. Bureau of Educational Research.


1 Friday
"How Does RNA Polymerase Recognize Regulatory Signals During Transcript Elongation?" Robert Landick, University of Wisconsin. Noon. B102 Chemical and Life Sciences Laboratory. Biochemistry.
"Annual Variability and Congener Profiles of Gas-Phase PCB Near a Former PCB Production Facility in Anniston, Alabama." Mark Hermanson, University of Pennsylvania. Noon. 2251 Veterinary Medicine Basic Sciences Building. Veterinary Biosciences.


4 Monday
"Reinventing Gutenberg: Woodblock Printing in Europe and China." Kai-wing Chow, UI. Noon.
101 International Studies Building. East Asian and Pacific Studies.
"Poussin, Claude and the French Art of the 17th Century." Marcel Franciscono, UI. Noon. Trees Gallery, Krannert Art Museum. Krannert Art Museum Council.
"Ethnic Mosaics and Gendered Identities in Two Colonial Frontiers." Cynthia Radding, Dara E. Goldman and Andrew Orta, UI. 8 p.m. Levis Faculty Center. Criticism and Interpretive Theory.


6 Wednesday
"Honey as a Natural Source of Health Promoting Compounds." Nicki Engeseth, UI. 4 p.m. 150 Animal Sciences. Nutritional Sciences.

7 Thursday
"Rituals in an Atomized Land: Challenging Models of East European Society." Gerald Creed, City University of New York. 4 p.m. 101 International Studies Building. Russian and East European Center.

theater
23 Wednesday
"Fosse." 7:30 p.m. Assembly Hall. The Tony award– winning musical is a journey in song and dance through the career of showman Bob Fosse. Admission charge.

24 Thursday
"Othello." Henson Keys, director. 8 p.m. Colwell Playhouse, Krannert Center. By William Shakespeare. This work explores themes of jealousy, passion and betrayal in love, as well as larger issues – the cost of being "different," the dangers of prejudice and fear in a military society, and the fragility of human innocence when confronted by pure evil. Admission charge.


25 Friday
"Othello." Henson Keys, director. 8 p.m. Colwell Playhouse, Krannert Center. By William Shakespeare. Admission charge.

26 Saturday
"Othello." Henson Keys, director. 8 p.m. Colwell Playhouse, Krannert Center. By William Shakespeare. Admission charge.

31 Thursday
"Othello." Henson Keys, director. 8 p.m. Colwell Playhouse, Krannert Center. By William Shakespeare. Admission charge.

1 Friday
"Othello." Henson Keys, director. 8 p.m. Colwell Playhouse, Krannert Center. By William Shakespeare. Admission charge.

2 Saturday
"Othello." Henson Keys, director. 8 p.m. Colwell Playhouse, Krannert Center. By William Shakespeare. Admission charge.

3 Sunday
"Othello." Henson Keys, director. 3 p.m. Colwell Playhouse, Krannert Center. By William Shakespeare. Admission charge.

7 Thursday
"Newsboys." 7:30 p.m. Assembly Hall. Combining the band’s diverse musical influences with their fascination with new sounds, beats and samples, this group creates music uniquely their own. Admission charge.
"The Memory of Water." Leslie Brott, director. 8 p.m. Studio Theater, Krannert Center. By Shelagh Stephenson. An hilarious and poignant examination of mourning, memory and familial roles in the contemporary world. Admission charge.


8 Friday
"The Memory of Water." Leslie Brott, director. 8 p.m. Studio Theater, Krannert Center. By Shelagh Stephenson. Admission charge.

9 Saturday
"The Memory of Water." Leslie Brott, director. 8 p.m. Studio Theater, Krannert Center. By Shelagh Stephenson. Admission charge.

music
17 Thursday
Thursdays at Twelve Twenty. 12:20-12:50 p.m. Beckman Institute Atrium. The Four Hornsmen of the Apocalypse. School of Music and Beckman Institute.

18 Friday
Graduate Recital. Pai-Yu Jessica Chiu and Megan Lu, piano. 5 p.m. Memorial Room, Smith Hall.
Champaign-Urbana Symphony Orchestra. Steven Larsen, music director and conductor. 8 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. With Lee Chin, violin. Take a musical tour of sunny Spain, led by a distinctly non-Spanish group of composers: American Carter Pann’s "Two Portraits of Barcelona," Frenchman Edouard Lalo’s Symphonie Espagñol, and "Summer Night in Madrid" and "Capriccio Espagñol" by the Russians Glinka and Rimsky-Korsakov. Admission charge.


19 Saturday
32nd Annual Illini Marching Band Festival. Peter J. Griffin, director. 8 a.m. Memorial Stadium. Featuring 60 of the top high school marching bands throughout the state of Illinois in parade and field show competition. School of Music.
Vision 20/20: Christian Music Celebration. 6 p.m. Assembly Hall. A contemporary Christian music celebration featuring Avalon, Ray Boltz, Mark Schultz, Rachael Lampa, FFH, Bob Carlisle and Carman. Admission charge.
Marcus Roberts Trio. 7:30 p.m. Tryon Festival Theater, Krannert Center. Ranging through the past, present and future of jazz, pianist Marcus Roberts is joined by Roland Guerin, bass, and Jason Marsalis, percussion. Admission charge.
UI Symphony Orchestra. Donald Schleicher, conductor. 8 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. This ensemble presents Beethoven’s Symphony No. 6, Bernstein’s Divertimento for Orchestra, Verdi’s Overture to "Nabucco" and Taylor’s "In the Balance." Admission charge. School of Music
.

20 Sunday
Illini Symphony. Jack Ranney, conductor. 3 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. With Josh Davis, bassoon, winner of the School of Music’s Fern and John Armstrong Award for Undergraduate Performance. Works include Saint-Saën’s "Dance Bacchanale" from "Samson and Delilah" and "March Militaire Francaise." Admission charge. School of Music.
Guest Artist Recital. Sherri Jones, piano. 7 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall.


21 Monday
Faculty Recital. Michael Cameron, double bass, and Timothy Ehlen, piano. 8 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall.

22 Tuesday
Voice Division Recital. 11 a.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall.
Guest Artist Master Class. Elizabeth Blumenstock, Baroque violin, Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra, San Francisco. 3 p.m. Memorial Room, Smith Hall.
Guest Artist Lecture/Recital. Elizabeth Blumenstock, Baroque violin, Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra, San Francisco. 7 p.m. Memorial Room, Smith Hall.
UI Wind Symphony and UI Symphonic Band I. James F. Keene and Thomas E. Caneva, conductors. 8 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall. Admission charge.
Guest Artist Recital. Michelle LaCourse, viola, Boston University. 8 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall.


23 Wednesday
Doctor of Musical Arts Recital. Teun Fetz, percussion.
8 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall.


24 Thursday
Thursdays at Twelve Twenty. 12:20-12:50 p.m. Beckman Institute Atrium. Jing-I Jang, harp, and Chih-Hsien Chien, flute. School of Music and Beckman Institute.
"La Pasión Según San Marco: (The Passion According to St. Mark)." Maria Guinand, conductor. 8 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. With string players from Champaign-Urbana. This Bach-inspired work that follows Jesus’ last days on earth incorporates chorus, orchestra and Latin instruments in rumba and tango rhythms as well as Brazilian martial arts dances. Admission charge.


25 Friday
Doctor of Musical Arts Recital. Kyung-A Yang, piano. 8 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall.

26 Saturday
Master of Music Recital. Kelly Magnuson, soprano.
5 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall.
Faculty Recital. Ian Hobson, piano. 8 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. After a summer of concerts in Europe and new York, this faculty artist returns to campus to present an "Homage to Chopin." Admission charge. School of Music.
Faculty Recital. 8 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall. Jerold Siena, tenor; Eric Dalheim and Edward Rath, piano.


27 Sunday
Taste of the Arts. Noon. Lobby, Krannert Center. A showcase of the arts. Krannert Center Student Association.
Marching Illini In Concert. 3 p.m. Assembly Hall. The Marching Illini perform their classic Illini anthems and highlights from their football half-time presentations in an intimate theatrical setting. Admission charge.
UI Concert Choir. Chester Alwes, conductor. 7 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall. With guest artist Thomas Schleis, piano.


28 Monday
Choral Conducting Recital. 8 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall. Music education students of Joe Grant.

29 Tuesday
UI New Music Ensemble. Zack Browning and Stephen Taylor, directors. 8 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall. Program will feature works of student composers.

30 Wednesday
Juilliard String Quartet. 8 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. The program includes Gunther Schulle’s Quartet No. 3 with music of Mozart and Schumann. Admission charge. Prelude: 7 p.m. Krannert Room, Krannert Center.

2 Saturday
Doctor of Musical Arts Recital. Matt Olson, saxophone. 8 p.m. Music Building auditorium.

3 Sunday
Ensemble 21. 3 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. Marilyn Nonken, piano, and Jason Eckardt, composer, formed this ensemble to advance the public appreciation and understanding of contemporary music. Admission charge.
Annual Fall Concert. UI Black Chorus. Ollie Watts Davis, conductor. 4 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall. Program will include repertoire from the Black Sacred Music tradition as well as traditional and contemporary gospel selections.


6 Wednesday
Faculty Recital. Timothy Ehlen, piano. 8 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. Music by Mozart, Beethoven, Schubert and Ravel. Admission charge. School of Music.

7 Thursday
Thursdays at Twelve Twenty. 12:20-12:50 p.m. Beckman Institute Atrium. Ji Yon Shim, cello. School of Music and Beckman Institute.

8 Friday
Music Education Senior Recital and Undergraduate Recital. Michael Fogarty and Lisa Godlewski, oboe. 6 p.m. Music Building auditorium.
Bang on a Can All-Stars: POPart. 8 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. Part classical ensemble, part rock band, part jazz sextet, each concert is an eclectic mix of music. Admission charge.


9 Saturday
School of Music Showcase. 8 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. School of Music faculty members Reid Alexander, piano; Ollie Watts Davis, soprano; Timothy Ehlen, piano; Rudoph Haken, viola; Michael Ewald, trumpet; and David Harris, clarinet, will perform. Admission charge.

10 Sunday
Second Sunday Concert. Timothy Ehlen, piano. 2 p.m. Krannert Art Museum. Broadcast live on WILL-FM 90.9 (101.1 in Champaign-Urbana).
UI Trombone Ensemble. Elliot Chasanov, conductor.
7 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. Admission charge.


opera
8 Friday
"Roméo et Juliette." William Lumpkin, conductor, and Nicholas Di Virgilio, director. 8 p.m. Tryon Festival Theater, Krannert Center. Music by Charles Gounod; libretto by Jules Barbier and Michel Carré; Sara Lampert Hoover, choreographer. Shakespeare’s timeless, tragic love story. Admission charge. School of Music.

9 Saturday
"Roméo et Juliette." William Lumpkin, conductor, and Nicholas Di Virgilio, director. 8 p.m. Tryon Festival Theater, Krannert Center. Admission charge. School of Music.

dance
1 Friday
Georgian State Dance Company. 7 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. The colorful folk dances of the Georgia and the fertile land of the Black Sea is reflected in this group’s work. Admission charge.

films
23 Wednesday
"Becoming American: The Odyssey of a Refugee Family." Noon. 101 International Studies Building. Asian Educational Media Service/East Asian and Pacific Studies.

25 Friday
"The Chinatown Files." Noon. Asian American Studies Building, 1208 W. Nevada St., Urbana. The hidden story of Chinese-American men and women who were investigated, jailed and targeted for deportation during the Cold War hysteria of the 1950s and 60s. Asian American Studies Program.

30 Wednesday
"Anna From Benin." Noon. 101 International Studies Building. Asian Educational Media Service/East Asian and Pacific Studies. "4 Little Girls." 5:30 p.m. 62 Krannert Art Museum. Illinois Program for Research in the Humanities.

6 Wednesday
"If the Mango Tree Could Speak: A Documentary About Children and War in Central America." Noon. 101 International Studies Building. Asian Educational Media Service/East Asian and Pacific Studies.
"The General." 5:30 p.m. 62 Krannert Art Museum. Illinois Program for Research in the Humanities.


sports
18 Friday
Women's Soccer. UI vs. Purdue University. 7 p.m. Illinois Soccer Field. Admission charge.
Volleyball. UI vs. Indiana University. 7 p.m. Huff Hall. Admission charge.


19 Saturday
Volleyball. UI vs. Ohio State University. 7 p.m. Huff Hall. Admission charge.

20 Sunday
Women's Soccer. UI vs. Indiana University. 2 p.m. Illinois Soccer Field. Admission charge.

26 Saturday
Football. UI vs. Indiana University. 1 p.m. Memorial Stadium. Homecoming. Admission charge.

1 Friday
Volleyball. UI vs. University of Minnesota. 7 p.m. Huff Hall. Admission charge.
Women's Soccer. UI vs. Eastern Illinois University. 7 p.m. Illinois Soccer Field. Admission charge
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2 Saturday
Volleyball. UI vs. University of Iowa. 7 p.m. Huff Hall. Admission charge.

et cetera
17 Thursday
"Gender and Transnational Networks." 4 p.m. 314 Illini Union. For more information, call 333-1994 or visit http://www.ips.uiuc.edu/wggp/ for a complete schedule. Continues through Saturday. Women and Gender in Global Perspectives.

18 Friday
50th Midwest Solid State Physics Conference and Workshop on Solid State Quantum Computation. Noon. Loomis Laboratory. Continues through Sunday. Physics.

19 Saturday
Fall Open House. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Japan House, 2000 S. Lincoln Ave., Urbana. Guest musicians David Wheeler and Yoko Hiraoka, bamboo flute, 13-string zither and 3-string lute at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. For more information, call 244-9934 or visit www.art.uiuc.edu/galleries/japanhouse/. Japan House.
"Going Batty." 10 a.m. Visitor Center, Allerton Park.
Joyce Hoffman, Illinois Natural History Survey, will discuss the biology and natural history of bats (no live ones will be present). For all ages; $5 per person. For more information send e-mail to kpetzing@illinois.edu or call
762-2721. Allerton Park and Conference Center.
World Englishes Today Symposium. 1-6 p.m. Illini Union, General Lounge, Room 210, 1401 W. Green St., Urbana. A symposium to honor Professor Braj B. Kachru, emeritus director of Center for Advanced Study, Center for Advanced Study Professor of Linguistics, and Jubilee Professor of Liberal Arts and Sciences, who pioneered and shaped the scholarly field of world Englishes. For a full schedule, abstracts, or more information, call 333-3563. Linguistics and the Center for Advanced Study.


20 Sunday
A Storytelling Concert for Adults. "In the Dark of the Night: Tales of Terror and the Supernatural." 7:30 p.m. East Wing auditorium, Graduate School of Library and Information Science, 501 E. Daniel St., Champaign. A benefit for the Center for Children’s Books. Admission charge. Graduate School of Library and Information Science.

21 Monday
UI Press Week. Author’s corner, second floor, Illini Union Bookstore. Noon: "Computing in the Social Sciences." Vernon Burton, UI; 4 p.m. "Proust in Perspective." Armine Kotin Mortimer, UI. For more information, send e-mail to dupuis@illinois.edu or call 244-4689. UI Press.

22 Tuesday
UI Press Week. Author's corner, second floor, Illini Union Bookstore. Noon: "Democratic Dissent and the Cultural Fictions of Antebellum America." Stephen Hartnett, UI; 4 p.m. "The Wound and the Dream." Cary Nelson, UI. UI Press.
"Queer Diasporas and Transnational Adoption."
1-3 p.m. Asian American Studies Program building,
1208 W. Nevada St., Urbana. David Eng, Rutgers University. Part of the workshop series: "Gendered Spaces, Sexualized Places: New Routes to Asian America." Asian American Studies.
Levis Holiday Showcase. 5-7 p.m. Levis Faculty Center. $4 per person; cash bar. Office of the Vice Chancellor for Administration and Human Resources.


23 Wednesday
UI Press Week. Author's corner, second floor, Illini Union Bookstore. Noon. "America's First Black Town." Sundiata Cha-Jua, UI. UI Press.
Community Medical School. 6:30-8:30 p.m. Carle Forum, 611 W. Park, Urbana. Topics: Genetics/Childbirth and Influence on Childhood. For more information and to register, call 333-2787. Also offered on Oct. 30. College of Medicine.
A Taste of Japan: "The Art of Sushi Making." 7 p.m. Japan House, 2000 S. Lincoln Ave., Urbana. Yoko Muroga, Japanese cooking expert. Reservations required. For more information, call 244-9934 or visit www.art.uiuc.edu/galleries/japanhouse/. Japan House.
Kayak Roll Clinic. 8-10 p.m. C-ROC. Advance reservations required. Member: $40; nonmember: $65. For more information and to make reservations, call 333-8747. Campus Recreation
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24 Thursday
UI Press Week. 102B Architecture Building. Noon. "William Z. Foster and the Tragedy of American Radicalism." James R. Barrett, UI; 4 p.m. "Sullivanesque." Ronald Schmitt, UI. UI Press.
"Donald Judd's Cosmos." 5:30 p.m. Krannert Art Museum auditorium. Marianne Stockebrand, Chinati Foundation, Marfa, Texas. Fine and Applied Arts.
Coffee Hour. International. 7:30 p.m. Cosmopolitan Club, 307 E. John St., Champaign. Cosmopolitan Club.


25 Friday
Horseback Riding Clinic. Noon-5 p.m. C-ROC. Advance reservations required. Member: $20; nonmember: $30. For more information and to make reservations, call 333-8747. Campus Recreation.

26 Saturday
Horseback Riding Day Trip. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. C-ROC. Advance reservations required. Member: $40; nonmember: $50. For more information and to make reservations, call 333-8747. Campus Recreation.
"For Goodness Snakes." 10 a.m. Visitor Center, Allerton Park. Learn about and meet some of the reptiles and amphibians of the Allerton area. Ages 6-10; $5 per person. For more information, send e-mail to kpetzing@illinois.edu or call 217-762-2721. Allerton Park and Conference Center.
Ghost Story Concert. 7-9 p.m. Visitor Center, Allerton Park. Local storytellers will take stage in the Sunken Garden to delight listeners with hair-raising and sometimes funny or surprising tales of the unknown. Bring blankets and lawn chairs. Hot chocolate, cider and goodies will be available for purchase. 7-7:45 p.m. "Not-too-scary" stories for the younger crowd; 8:15-9 p.m. Creepy, eerie, scary stories for ages 12 and older. $5 per person or $20 for a family of five. Children under 16 must be with a parent. For more information, send e-mail to kpetzing@illinois.edu or call 217-762-2721. Allerton Park and Conference Center.


27 Sunday
Origami Exhibit. Noon-4 p.m. Lobby, Krannert Art Museum. Over 500 models by Illini Creasers. Continuous demonstrations. Krannert Center Student Association.

30 Wednesday
A Taste of Japan: "The Art of Bonsai." 7 p.m. Japan House, 2000 S. Lincoln Ave., Urbana. Reservations required. For more information, call 244-9934 or visit www.art.uiuc.edu/galleries/japanhouse/. Japan House.
Kayak Roll Clinic. 8-10 p.m. C-ROC. Advance reservations required. Member: $40; nonmember: $65. For more information and to make reservations, call 333-8747. Campus Recreation.


1 Friday
Chris Cringle Craft Show. 5-9 p.m. Assembly Hall. Featuring 150 booths displaying a wide variety of handcrafted items by local and area artists. Continues 8 a.m.-5 p.m. on Saturday. Admission charge.

5 Tuesday
Conversations With and Beyond Michael Kimmelman. James Elkins, School of the Art Institute, Chicago. 5 p.m. 62 Krannert Art Museum. Frances P. Rohlen Visiting Artists Fund/Fine and Applied Arts.

exhibits
"UI Museum of Natural History"
"Horowitz Collection of Brass Rubbings"
Five galleries featuring the cultures of the world.
Spurlock Museum, 600 S. Gregory St., Urbana.
Noon-8 p.m. Tuesday; 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Wednesday-Friday;
10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday.

"The History and Evolution of Halloween"
"Halloween Fun Fact"
Government Documents Library, main hall wall cases.
"Hispanic-Americans in the United States of America"
Latin American and Caribbean Library.
"Identity and Community: Introducing Multicultural Resources"
On view Oct. 15.
Main hall display cases, Library.
"Walls and Windows, Islands and Bridges: Libraries Along the Road to Civil Society"
Mueller case, east foyer, Library.
"Saving for the Future: The Library Friends Preservation Gift Fund at Work"
Rare Book and Special Collections Library.
Through Oct. 31.

"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

This calendar is excerpted from the Oct. 17 issue of Inside Illinois, the faculty-staff newspaper at the UI.