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Events at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign from Jan. 23 through Feb. 9.


1/16/2003


lectures
5 Wednesday
"Unconventional University Diplomas From Online Vendors." George Gollin, UI. 1 p.m. Music room, second floor, Levis Faculty Center. MillerComm.

colloquia
23 Thursday
"What is the Nature of the Dark Energy? The No. 2 Question in Cosmology." W.-Y. Pauchy Hwang, Taiwan University. Noon. 134 Astronomy Building. Astronomy.
"The End of Eastern Europe: Diverging Paths of Postcommunist Transformations." Grzegorz Ekiert, Harvard University. 4 p.m. 101 International Studies Building. Russian and East European Center.

27 Monday
"Energy Efficiency in Wireless Networking." Anthony Ephremides. 4 p.m. 1320 Digital Computer Lab. Computer Science.

29 Wednesday
"Smallpox and Homeland Defense: Learning From the History of Smallpox and its Vaccine." Joanna Shisler, UI. 4 p.m. 356 Armory Building. Arms Control, Disarmament and International Security.
"Vitamin D-Mediated Intestinal Calcium Absorption: New targets and Novel Modes of Action." James C. Fleet, Purdue University. 4 p.m. 150 Animal Sciences Lab. Nutritional Sciences.

31 Friday
"Islam and Politics in the Post-Ottoman Balkans." Xavier Bougarel, National Center for Scientific Research, Paris. 4 p.m. 101 International Studies Building. Russian and East European Center and South Asian and Middle Eastern Studies.

3 Monday
"Japanese Legal Reform in Historical Perspective." Thomas Ginsburg, UI. Noon. 101 International Studies Building. East Asian and Pacific Studies.
"Think, speak, cast, write, sing, number…Ted Hughes on Shakespeare." Carl Estabrook, L. Grace Godwin and Carol Thomas Neely, UI. 8 p.m. Levis Faculty Center. Criticism and Interpretive Theory.

5 Wednesday
"Introduction to Survey Design." Linda Owens, UI. Noon-1:20 p.m. 106 Lincoln Hall. Survey Research Laboratory.

6 Thursday
"Bringing Testing and Verification Closer Together." Elsa L. Gunter, New Jersey Institute of Technology.
10 a.m. 2240 Digital Computer Lab. Computer Science.
"ESL Students’ Identity as Writers." Sarah McCarthey, UI. Noon. 236 Education Building. Bureau of Educational Research.

music
23 Thursday
David Krakauer’s Klezmer Madness. 7:30 p.m. Studio Theater, Krannert Center. The traditional celebration music of Eastern European Jewish culture, Krakauer melds this ancestral tradition with his own wit and modernism. Admission charge.
"Chip McNeill, jazz saxophone." 8 p.m. Tryon Festival Theater. The newly appointed head of the UI School of Music Jazz Division, McNeill performs tunes from his new
CD, "Radio Improved." Admission charge. School of Music.
Daniel Heifetz: "Night Music." 10 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. Concert conversations using music
to illustrate creativity, communication and the soul of an artist. Music will include excerpts from the Chaconnes of J.S. Bach and Giovanni Vitali as well as selections by Ernest Bloch and Tchaikovsky. Admission charge.

24 Friday
David Krakauer’s Klezmer Madness. 7:30 p.m. Studio Theater, Krannert Center. Admission charge.
Guest Artist Recital. Christopher Costanza, cello. 8 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall. Costanza’s first solo recital as a visiting faculty member. School of Music.
Daniel Heifetz: "Night Music." 10 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. Admission charge.

25 Saturday
Senior Recital. Amy Olipra, mezzo-soprano. 7 p.m. Smith Hall.
David Krakauer’s Klezmer Madness. 7:30 p.m. Studio Theater, Krannert Center. Admission charge.
Faculty Recital. Mark Moore, tuba. 8 p.m. Tryon Festival Theater, Krannert Center. Meme Tunnell, piano, joins the recital for a program of standard and contemporary works for tuba. Admission charge. School of Music.
Daniel Heifetz: "Night Music." 10 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. Admission charge.

26 Sunday
Sinfonia da Camera Mostly Mozart Chamber Concert. Ian Hobson, music director. 3 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. With Andres Cárdenes, violin, and members of Sinfonia da Camera. Program includes Mozart’s Quintet for Piano and Winds among other works. Admission charge.

28 Tuesday
Guest Artist Recital. Joe Murphy, saxophone. 8 p.m. Music Building auditorium.

29 Wednesday
"Hungarian National Philharmonic Orchestra." Zoltán Kocsis, music director. 8 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, about the music being performed by the Hungarian National Philharmonic Orchestra.

30 Thursday
Faculty Recital. William Heiles, piano. 8 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall. Admission charge. Featuring Schoenberg’s Three Piano Pieces, Op. 11, and Eight Piano Pieces, Op. 78, by Brahms. School of Music.

1 Saturday
Doctor of Musical Arts Recital. Marc LaChance, trombone. 2 p.m. Music Building auditorium.
"Champaign-Urbana Symphony Orchestra." Steven Larsen, conductor. 8 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center.
"Indigo Girls." 8 p.m. Tryon Festival Theater. Singer-songwriter Kim Richey opens the concert. Admission charge.

2 Sunday
Doctor of Musical Arts Choral Recital. Evelyn Marie Pfeifer, conductor. 4 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall.
"UI Symphony Orchestra." Donald Schleicher, music director and conductor. 7 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. With Benjamin Schoening, Robert Mirakian, Geoffry Clift, Timothy McKnight, and Kevin Class, graduate student conductors, and Ronald Romm, trumpet. Admission charge. School of Music.
Recorder Consort Recital. 7 p.m. Memorial Room, Smith Hall. Denise Gill, voice and recorders; Richard Griscom, Caroline Szylowicz and Marlen Vavrikova, recorders.
"Styx." 7:30 p.m. Assembly Hall. With special guests Kansas and John Waite. Admission charge.

6 Thursday
"I Musici de Montreal." Yuli Turovsky, music director and cellist. 8 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. This chamber orchestra presents a programs that draws on repertoire spanning the centuries. The performance includes Shostakovich’s Cello Concerto No. 1 and Beethoven’s Symphony No. 7. Admission charge.

8 Saturday
"Sinfonia da Camera." Ian Hobson, music director. 8 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. Sinfonia musician Ko Iwasaki presents Dvorák’s powerful Cello Concerto in B Minor, Op. 104. Admission charge.

9 Sunday
Second Sunday Concert. Jonathan Keeble, flute. 2 p.m. Krannert Art Museum. Krannert Art Museum.
"Sinfonia da Camera Family Concert." Ian Hobson, music director. 3 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. Sinfonia’s second annual Family Concert introduces children to the orchestra by way of Britten’s Young Person’s Guide to the Orchestra and then stirs up
the excitement of the circus with Matthias Bamert’s Circus Parade. Come early for family activities. Admission charge.

dance
7 Friday
"Festival 2003." 8 p.m. Colwell Playhouse, Krannert Center. Original, live music plays a strong role in this year’s Department of Dance Festival, characterized by premiere performances and a wide range of choreographic styles. Featured works include two Mark Morris pieces alongside premieres by award-winning faculty artists Sara Hook, Linda Lehovec, Luc Vanier, and Renée Wadleigh. Admission charge.

8 Saturday
"Festival 2003." 8 p.m. Colwell Playhouse, Krannert Center. Admission charge.

film
5 Wednesday
"One False Move." Carl Franklin, director. 5:30 p.m. Krannert Art Museum auditorium. Illinois Program for Research in the Humanities.

sports
24 Friday
Wrestling. UI vs. University of Michigan. 7 p.m. Huff Hall. Admission charge.

26 Sunday
Men’s Tennis. UI vs. Ball State University. Noon. Atkins Tennis Center. Admission charge.
Women’s Basketball. UI vs. University of Minnesota. 2 p.m. Assembly Hall. Admission charge.
Women’s Gymnastics. UI vs. Michigan State University. 7 p.m. Huff Hall. Admission charge.

29 Wednesday
Men’s Basketball. UI vs. University of Michigan. 7 p.m. Assembly Hall. Admission charge.

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

1 Saturday
Men’s and Women’s Track and Field. Carle/Health Alliance Classic. 10 a.m. UI Armory Track. Admission charge.
Women’s Tennis. UI vs. Western Michigan University. 1 p.m. Atkins Tennis Center. Admission charge.
Men’s Tennis. UI vs. University of Florida. 6 p.m. Atkins Tennis Center. Admission charge.
Men’s Gymnastics. UI vs. Ohio State University. 7 p.m. Huff Hall. Admission charge.

2 Sunday
Women’s Tennis. UI vs. Tennessee. Noon. Atkins Tennis Center. Admission charge.
Wrestling. UI vs. Northwestern University. 1 p.m. Huff Hall. Admission charge.

6 Thursday
Women’s Basketball. UI vs. Pennsylvania State University. 7 p.m. Assembly Hall. Admission charge.

7 Friday
Men’s Tennis. UI vs. Duke University. 6 p.m. Atkins Tennis Center. Admission charge.

8 Saturday
Men’s and Women’s Track and Field. Illini Classic. 10 a.m. UI Armory Track. Admission charge.

9 Sunday
Men’s Basketball. UI vs. Ohio State University. Noon. Assembly Hall. Admission charge.
Men’s Tennis. UI vs. Georgia. Noon. Atkins Tennis Center. Admission charge.
Women’s Basketball. UI vs. University of Iowa. Time: TBA. Assembly Hall. Admission charge.

et cetera
25 Saturday
"Build Illinois." 10 a.m. Allerton Park. Join Illinois Geological Survey scientist Bob Vaiden for a brief introduction to Illinois geology and history. Meet at Visitor Center. Allerton Park.

30 Thursday
"Exhibition walk-through and discussion." Josef Helfenstein, UI. 10 a.m. Krannert Art Museum. In connection with the exhibition, "The Beginning of Seeing: Tribal Art and the Pictographs of Adolph Gottlieb."
Get Hooked on E-Recruiting. 1:30-4:30 p.m. 210 Tech Plaza, 616 E. Green, Champaign. Workshop covering the fundamentals of employment recruiting via the Internet. For more information, call 333-2590, send e-mail to katross@illinois.edu or visit the web site at http://hrnet.uihr.uillinois.edu/ Registration required. University Office of Human Resources.

31 Friday
Cross Country Ski Clinic. 1-4 p.m. C-ROC, 51 E. Gregory Drive, Champaign. Registration required; call
333-8747. Admission charge. Campus Recreation.

1 Saturday
Cross Country Ski Day Trip. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Meet at C-ROC, 51 E. Gregory Drive, Champaign. Registration required; call 333-8747. Admission charge. Campus Recreation.
"Monster Trucks." 7:30 p.m. Assembly Hall. Featuring locally-owned monster trucks Raminator and Ramunition. Admission charge.

4 Tuesday
Health Fest 2003. 5-8 p.m. Intramural Physical Education Building. Campus Recreation.
Tuesday@Seven. "Growing Pains: Family Communication in the College Years." 7 p.m. 209 Illini Union. Counseling Center.
Workshop. "Mutual Funds." 7 p.m. UI Credit Union, 2201 S. First St., Champaign. Register at mfs@uiecu.org or call 278-7768.

5 Wednesday
Cheap Skate. 7:30-9:30 p.m. Ice Arena. Admission charge. Campus Recreation.

7 Friday
"In the Wake of a Critical Mass: New Directions in Asian American Studies." 9 a.m. Third floor, Levis Faculty Center. For more information, call 244-9530, send e-mail to aasp@illinois.edu or visit http://www.aasp.uiuc.edu. Asian American Studies.
February Ally Meeting: "Violence in Same Sex Relationships." Noon-1:30 p.m. 209 Illini Union.
Blue Collar Comedy Tour. 8 p.m. Assembly Hall. Jeff Foxworthy and Bill Engvall headline the show. Also appearing will be Ron White and Larry the Cable Guy.
Admission charge.

8 Saturday
"Kids at Krannert." 10 a.m. Krannert Art Museum. Featuring story-telling, music and an opportunity for children to create their own pictographs. Krannert Art Museum.

9 Sunday
Gallery tour. Josef Helfenstein, UI. 1 p.m. Krannert Art Museum. Held prior to WILL-FM ‘Second Sunday’ concert. Krannert Art Museum.

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.
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"Transportation in Nation Building"
Government Documents Library, main hall wall cases.
"Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico (1929-2002)"
Latin American and Caribbean Library.
"Honoring Our Faculty: Celebrating the Tenure and Promotion of Our Faculty at UIUC"
Main hall display cases, east foyer, Library.
Through Jan. 31.
"Epigraph for a Condemned Book"
Rare Book and Special Collections Library.
Through Feb. 7, 2003.
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"Featured Works X: Charles Baudelaire: A Poet and His Painters"
Through Jan. 26.
"New Acquisitions 2000-2002"
Through March 23.
"The Idea of Landscape in the Western Tradition: Works From the Permanent Collection"
Through April 13.
"The Beginning of Seeing: Tribal Art and the Pictographs of Adolph Gottlieb"
On view Jan. 24.
Featured Works. "Creativity in Print: Artistic Interactions Through the Work of Edward Weston"
On view Jan. 31.
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.
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@art gallery. Online exhibit of the UI School of Art and Design. www.art.uiuc.edu/@art.
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oThis calendar is excerpted from the Jan. 23 issue of Inside Illinois, the faculty-staff newspaper at the UI.