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Events at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign from Sept. 18 through Oct. 5


9/11/2003

lectures
18 Thursday
“Consolidation Trends in Global Agribusiness.” Paul B. Mulhollem, Archer Daniels Midland Co., Decatur. 2 p.m. Monsanto Room, ACES Library, Information and Alumni Center. ACES Global Connect/Agricultural Consumer and Environmental Sciences.
“Sex, Lies and ‘Málsháttakvoe_i:’ An Old Norse Poem From Medieval Orkney.” Roberta Frank, Yale University. 5 p.m. Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Languages Building. Medieval Studies.

19 Friday
“In the Swing of the Pendulum: African Americans Keeping Their Eyes on the Prize.” Sondra Matthews, editor and journalist. Noon. Latzer Hall, University YMCA. Friday Forum.

20 Saturday
“Human Induced Climate Change: An Introduction and Overview.” Mike Schlesinger, UI. 10:15-11:30 a.m. 141 Loomis Laboratory. Saturday Physics Honors Program.

22 Monday
“Passions of the Internet and the Art of Living.” Rafael Capurro, University of Applied Sciences, Stuttgart. 3 p.m. 126 Library and Information Science Building. Graduate School for Library and Information Science and European Union Center.

23 Tuesday
“Jazz Threads With Cecil Bridgewater and Company.” Cecil Bridgewater, musician. Lunch 11:55 a.m.; speaker 12:05 p.m. Latzer Hall, University YMCA. Know Your University.
“Making Health Policy in an Election Year.” Robin Toner, New York Times, Washington Bureau. 4 p.m. Levis Faculty Center. Center for Advanced Study.
“Information Competencies: A Bridge to Narrow North-South Knowledge Gaps.” Jesus Lau, Veracruzana University. 4 p.m. 126 Graduate School of Library and Information Science. Mortenson Center/UI Library.

24 Wednesday
“Awakening the General: A Passion for Being the Best – Again.” Mark Hogan, General Motors, Warren, Mich. 5 p.m. 100 Noyes Lab, 505 S. Mathews Ave., Urbana. Technology and Management Program.
“Moving the Blues From the Cotton Fields to Town.” Michael Lasser, music historian. 5:30 p.m. Krannert Art Museum. Krannert Art Museum.

25 Thursday
“Kimono: Fashioning Culture.” Liza Dalby, author and anthropologist. 3-5 p.m. 407 Levis Center. Japan House.

26 Friday
“Conflict and Values in Local Politics.” Naomi Jacobsson, state representative. Noon. Latzer Hall, University YMCA. Friday Forum.
“On the Margins of Modernism: Looking in on Barcelona’s ‘Barrio Chino.’ ” Joan Ramon Resina, Cornell University. 4 p.m. Third floor, Levis Faculty Center. Spanish, Italian, and Portuguese; Art and Design; and MillerComm.

29 Monday
“Proactive Computing Research for Home Healthcare and Aging-in-Place.” Eric Dishman, Intel’s Proactive Health Research, Hillsboro, Ore. 4 p.m. 5602 Beckman Institute. Initiative on Aging/Applied Life Studies.
“Race and Films of the Hollywood Blacklist.” Paul Buhle, Brown University. 4 p.m. 196 Lincoln Hall. Center on Democracy in a Multiracial Society.
“Studying the Social Organization of Musicians in India.” Daniel M. Newman, University of California.
4 p.m. 407 Levis Faculty Center. Bruno and Wanda Nettl Lecture in Ethnomusicology.
“Eyes on the Prize: America’s Civil Rights Years, 1954-1965.” Juan Williams, author and commentator. 7 p.m. Foellinger Auditorium. Brown v. Board of Education/ Office of the Chancellor.

30 Tuesday
The Alexander String Quartet: “A Musical View of the World.” Lunch 11:55 a.m.; speaker 12:05 p.m. Latzer Hall, University YMCA. Know Your University.
“Creating the Desire to Learn.” Jaime Escalante, Teachers’ Hall of Fame. 7 p.m. Smith Music Auditorium. Brown v. Board of Education/ Office of the Chancellor.

2 Thursday
“Reading Brown.” Peter Irons, author of “Jim Crow’s Children.” Noon. YMCA. Brown v. Board of Education/ Office of the Chancellor.
“From Equality to Diversity: The Detour From ‘Brown to Grutter.’ ” Colin Diver, Reed College, Portland, Ore. 4 p.m. Max L. Rowe Auditorium, College of Law. David C. Baum Memorial Lecture/Law.
“Martial Arts and the Globalization of U.S. and Asian Film Industries.” Christina Klein, Massachusetts Institute of Technology. 4 p.m. Third floor, Levis Faculty Center. Center for Advanced Study.
“Cultural Industries: Producing Economies, Creating Meanings, and Defying Dichotomies.” Lily Kong, National University of Singapore. 7:30 p.m. Levis Faculty Center. History, Cinema Studies and MillerComm.

3 Friday
“Defending the Undefendable: The Work of a Public Defender.” Randy Rosenbaum, Department of Public Defenders of Champaign. Noon. Latzer Hall, University YMCA. Friday Forum.
“An Education at the Fights.” Carlo Rotella, Boston College. 1:30 p.m. Lecture Room, Illinois Program for Research in the Humanities. Center for Advanced Study.

4 Saturday
“Light From Black Holes.” Charles Gammie, UI.
10:15-11:30 a.m. 141 Loomis Laboratory. Saturday Physics Honors Program.

colloquia
19 Friday
“The Lay of the Land in Viking–Age Scaldic Praise Poetry.” Roberta Frank, Yale University. 1:30-3:30 p.m. 4080A Foreign Languages Building. Medieval Studies.
“Problems of Consolidating Democracy in Andean South America.” Julio Cotler, Institute of Peruvian Studies, Lima, Peru. 2:30-4:30 p.m. 113 Gregory Hall. Latin American and Caribbean Studies.

22 Monday
“Same Rules, Different Games: Variation in the ‘Japanese-Style’ Supply Relationships.” Glenn Hoetker, UI. Noon. 101 International Studies Building. East Asian and Pacific Studies.
“The Classical and Romantic Era, Part I.” Marcel Franciscono, UI. Noon. Krannert Art Museum. Krannert Art Museum.

23 Tuesday
“High-Resolution Digital Photography With the Canon 1Ds.” Benjamin Grosser, UI. Noon. 3269 Beckman Institute. Imaging Technology Group/Beckman Institute.
“Terrorism in the Balkans: Domestic or Imported?.” Petar Boskovic, Institute for Strategic Studies and Development, Belgrade. Noon. 101 International Studies Building. Russian and East European Center.

24 Wednesday
“Feminism, Empire and National Histories: The Case of Victorian Britain.” Antoinette Burton, UI. Noon. Gender and Women’s Studies Program, 911 S. Sixth St., Champaign. Gender and Women’s Studies.
“Title: TBA.” Jeff Woods, UI. 4 p.m. 150 Animal Sciences Lab. Nutritional Sciences.

25 Thursday
“The Russian People and Foreign Policy: Elite and Mass Perspectives.” William Zimmerman, University of Michigan. 4 p.m. 101 International Studies Building. Russian and East European Center.

26 Friday
“Determining Membrane Boundaries and Deducing Receptor Conformational Signaling Using Cysteine Substitution and Sulfhydryl Chemistry.” Gerald L. Hazelbauer, University of Missouri. Noon. B102 Chemical and Life Sciences Auditorium. Biochemistry.

1 Wednesday
“Policing Disorder: Gender, Moral Panic and Pro ana Discourse.” Maria Mastronardi, UI. Noon. Gender and Women’s Studies Program, 911 S. Sixth St., Champaign. Gender and Women’s Studies.
“Absorption of Carotenoids and Retinoids.” Norman Krinsky, Tufts University, Boston. 4 p.m. 150 Animal Sciences Lab. Nutritional Sciences.
“Dostoevsky and Saint Petersburg.” Harriet Murav, UI. 5:30 p.m. Lucy Ellis Lounge, Foreign Languages Building. Russian and East European Center.

2 Thursday
“Freedom and Form: The Language and Literacy Practices of Two Mexican Schools.” Robert Jimenez, UI. Noon. 242 Education Building, 1310 S. Sixth St., Champaign. Bureau of Educational Research.

3 Friday
“Structural Mechanisms of Viral Immune Evasion.” Daved H. Fremont, Washington University, St. Louis. Noon. B102 Chemical and Life Sciences Auditorium. Biochemistry.

theater
27 Saturday
“Little Wolf and the Wolf Pack: Drum and Dance.” 10:30 a.m.-noon. Knight Auditorium, Spurlock Museum. American Indian storytelling, dance and singing. Spurlock Museum.

28 Sunday
“Kimono Fantasy: Attire From the Heian Court Era to the Present Day.” 2 p.m. Colwell Playhouse, Krannert Center. The Hakubi Kyoto Kimono School of Tokyo partners with the UI’s Japan House for a presentation of historical and contemporary kimonos. Admission charge.
“The Sound of Music.” 7:30 p.m. Assembly Hall. Rodgers and Hammerstein’s award-winning classic. Admission charge. News-Gazette Broadway Series.

2 Thursday
“Three Tales.” 7:30 p.m. Tryon Festival Theater, Krannert Center. Composer Steve Reich and video artist Beryl Korot have combined their talents to create a three-part documentary video opera addressing technology and its consequences. Admission charge.

music
19 Friday
Sweet Honey in the Rock. 7:30 p.m. Tryon Festival Theater, Krannert Center. With special guests Toshi Reagon and Big Lovely. An “Eveningsong Special” of chant, spirituals, poetry, freedom songs and original material, along with special lighting, lively costuming and sign language interpretation by Shirley Johnson Saxon. Admission charge.

20 Saturday
Doctor of Musical Arts Recital. Jori Jennings, mezzo-soprano. 5 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall.
Sweet Honey in the Rock. 7:30 p.m. Tryon Festival Theater, Krannert Center. With special guests Toshi Reagon and Big Lovely. An “Eveningsong Special” of chant, spirituals, poetry, freedom songs and original material, along with special lighting, lively costuming and sign language interpretation by Shirley Johnson Saxon. Admission charge.
Annual Dads Day Concert. UI Varsity Men’s Glee Club. Barrington Coleman, conductor. 7:30 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. With UI Women’s Glee Club and The Other Guys. Admission charge. School of Music.

21 Sunday
Sinfonia da Camera. Ian Hobson, piano and conductor. 7:30 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. Celebrating its 20th anniversary with a season of Beethoven. Admission charge.

24 Wednesday
2003 Martirano Award Concert. Zack Browning and Steven Taylor, co-directors. 7:30 p.m. Tryon Festival Theater, Krannert Center. With Edward Top, guest composer; UI New Music Ensemble; and the UI Graduate String Quartet. Admission charge. School of Music.

26 Friday
Pacifica Quartet. 7:30 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. Newly appointed quartet-in-residence begins its series of concerts with Mendelssohn’s String Quartet in F minor, Op. 80. Admission charge. School of Music.

27 Saturday
“Arts for Kids with Cecil Bridgewater.” 1 p.m. Tryon Festival Theater, Krannert Center. For kids in grades 1-4. Free, tickets required.
Cecil Bridgewater. 7:30 p.m. Tryon Festival Theater, Krannert Center. With Ron Bridgewater, saxophone; Mulgrew Miller, piano; Kenny Davis, bass; and Carl Allen, drums. Champaign native Bridgewater has invited these three guests to kick off a season of concerts and informal jam sessions, public discussions and talks, clinics and master classes. Admission charge.
Faculty Recital. Timothy McGovern, bassoon. 7:30 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. Program of works by Telemann, Steinmetz, Stockigt, Ancelin and other composers for the bassoon. Admission charge. School of Music.
Doctor of Musical Arts Recital. Debra Marsch, soprano. 7:30 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall.
Afterglow: Rachael Lee with the Jeff Helgesen Jazz Quartet. 9:30 p.m. Lobby, Krannert Center.

28 Sunday
UI Wind Symphony and UI Symphonic Band I. James F. Keene and Thomas E. Caneva, conductors. 7:30 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. Admission charge. School of Music.
Doctor of Musical Arts Recital. Young Kim, piano. 7:30 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall.

29 Monday
Traffic Jam: Alexander String Quartet. 5 p.m. Lobby, Krannert Center. Members of the group chat, perform and converse during this informal get-together.
Doctor of Musical Arts Recital. Rick Kurasz, percussion. 7:30 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall.

30 Tuesday
Interval: “Sones de Mexico.” Noon. Lobby, Krannert Center. This group specializes in ‘son,’ a rich and lively Mexican music tradition.
UI Symphonic Band II and UI Concert Band I. Peter J. Griffin and Kenneth Steinsultz, conductors. 7:30 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. Admission charge. School of Music.

1 Wednesday
Alexander String Quartet. With Zakarias Grafilo, violin. 7:30 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. The group presents Shostakovich’s String Quartet No. 8. Admission charge.

2 Thursday
Faculty Recital. Chip McNeill, jazz saxophone. 7:30 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. Admission charge. School of Music.

3 Friday
Faculty Recital. William Moersch and Ricardo Flores, percussion. 7:30 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. School of Music.

5 Sunday
Joan Hickey, jazz piano. 3 p.m. Tryon Festival Theater, Krannert Center. Admission charge. School of Music.

films
23 Tuesday
“The Mists of Avalon.” 7:30 p.m. 101 Armory. Medieval Film Festival.

25 Thursday
“Girlfight.” Karyn Kusama, director. 5:30 p.m. 62 Krannert Art Museum. Gender and Women’s Studies Program.

1 Wednesday
IPRH Film Series. “Three Kings.” David O. Russell, director. 5:30 p.m. Krannert Art Museum. Illinois Program for Research in the Humanities .
“LADSCAPES: The 400 Blows.” Francois Truffaut, director. 7:30 p.m. Plym Auditorium, 134 Temple Buell hall. Landscape Architecture.

3 Friday
“Hero.” (China) 7:47 p.m. Latzer Hall, University YMCA. Reel World International Film Series.

sports
19 Friday
Women’s Soccer. UI vs. University of Michigan. 7 p.m. Illinois Soccer Stadium. Admission charge.

20 Saturday
Football. UI vs. California (Dad’s Day/Band Day). 11 a.m. Memorial Stadium. Admission charge.

21 Sunday
Women’s Soccer. UI vs. Michigan State University. 2 p.m. Illinois Soccer Stadium. Admission charge.

27 Saturday
Football. UI vs. University of Wisconsin (Salute to Agriculture). 5 p.m. Memorial Stadium. Admission charge.

et cetera
19 Friday
Kayak Clinic. 1-3 p.m. IMPE. Campus Recreation.

20 Saturday
Canoe/Kayak Day Trip. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. IMPE. Campus Recreation.
“Nature ABCs and 123s: ‘T’ is for Tree.” 10-11 a.m. Visitor’s Center, Allerton Park. Allerton Park and Conference Center.
“Seeing Stars.” 7-9 p.m. Visitor’s Center, Allerton Park. Allerton Park and Conference Center.

22 Monday
IBM Day. 8:10 a.m.-4:15 p.m. Coordinated Science Lab auditorium, 1308 W. Main St., Urbana. Engineering.

30 Tuesday
Alexander von Humboldt Chapter Meeting. Peter Primus, German Consulate General, Chicago. 7:30 p.m. Heritage Room, ACES Library. Humboldt Foundation.

2 Thursday
International Conference: “The State of Medieval Studies.” 2 p.m. Illini Union. For more information and to register, visit www.Medieval.uiuc.edu or send e-mail to csjaeger@illinois.edu. Continues until 5 p.m. Saturday.

3 Friday
October Ally Meeting. Domestic Partner Benefits Policy at UIUC. Mary Ellen O’Shaugnessey, UI, and Kimberlie Kranich, 85% Coalition. Noon-1:30 p.m. Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Languages Building. LGBT.

4 Saturday
“Forum: The Last Major International War?” Clifford E. Singer, UI. 9 a.m.-1:30 p.m. 356 Armory Building. Arms Control, Disarmament and International Security.
Kids@Krannert. 10 a.m. Children’s workshop with Blues musicians. Krannert Art Museum. Carle Foundation.
“Kimono Dressing for Children.” Toshie Kasada, kimono dressing specialist. 1-3 p.m. Japan House, 2000 S. Lincoln Ave., Urbana. Japan House.
Open Skate with the Illini Hockey Team. 7-9:30 p.m. UI Ice Arena. Campus Recreation.

exhibits
“Separate But Equal? African Americans Defending Our Nation”
Government Document, wall display cases, main hall, Library.
“Costa Rica, su Historia, Tierra y Gentes”
Latin American and Caribbean Library.
“Separate and Unequal: Segregation and Three Generations of Black Response, 1870-1950”
Main hall display cases, Library.
“Kenneth Dodson to Carl Sandberg: A Correspondence”
Rare Book and Special Collections Library.
Through Sept. 30.

“Luxurious Layers: Kimonos of the Heian Court”
Five galleries featuring the cultures of the world.
Spurlock Museum, 600 S. Gregory St., Urbana. Noon-5 p.m. Tuesday; 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Wednesday-Friday; 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday.

“American Folk Art From the Herbert Fried Collection”
Through Sept. 21.
“Remnants of Ritual: Selections From the Gelbard Collection of African Art”
Through Oct. 26.
Featured Works XIII. “The Spirit of Mediterranean Pathos: The Early Works of Pierre Daura”
“Visualizing the Blues: Images of the American South, 1862-1999”
Through Nov. 2.
“Whistler and Japonisme: Selections From the Permanent Collection”
On view Sept. 26.
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.

“Where Life is Better, Pat Badani”
“Mute/Mutations: The Bed Project and Other Recent Work, Therese Zemlin”
Through Oct. 4.
I space, 230 W. Superior St., Chicago. 11a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday.

@art gallery. Online exhibit of the UI School of Art and Design. www.art.uiuc.edu/@art.

•This calendar is excerpted from the Sept. 18 issue of Inside Illinois, the faculty-staff newspaper at the UI.