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Events at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign from Oct. 2 through 19

9/25/2003

lectures
2 Thursday
“Reading Brown.” Peter Irons, author of “Jim Crow’s Children.” Noon. YMCA. Brown v. Board of Education/ Office of the Chancellor.
“Rich Man’s Mail: Western Union’s Gilded Age.” Richard John, UI. 3 p.m. 126 Library and Information Science, 501 E. Daniel St., Champaign. Graduate School of Library and Information Science.
“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.

7 Tuesday
“Sex On Campus: An Inside Look at Illini Intimacy.” Kim Rice, UI. Lunch 11:55 a.m.; speaker 12:05 p.m. Latzer Hall, University YMCA. Know Your University.
“Financing and Purchasing Health Services: A Book With Seven Seals.” Klaus-Dirk Henke, Technical University of Berlin. 4 p.m. Third floor, Levis Faculty Center. Center for Advanced Study.

8 Wednesday
“Witnessing War Crimes Trials.” David J. Cohen, University of California, Berkeley. 7:30 p.m. Third floor, Levis Faculty Center. MillerComm, Illinois Program for Research in the Humanities and Program in Jewish Culture and Society.

10 Friday
“Voices of Authority for Conscience.” Vernon Robbins, professor. Noon. Latzer Hall, University YMCA. Friday Forum.

11 Saturday
“Now What? Awakening From the Dream of Whiteness.” Adrian Piper, Wellesley College. 3:30 p.m. Knight Auditorium, Spurlock Museum. MillerComm, Center on Democracy in a Multiracial Society and Art & Design.

13 Monday
“After Identity Politics: Race, Disability, and the New Genomics.” Lennard J. Davis, UI. 4 p.m. Levis Faculty Center. MillerComm and Educational Psychology.

14 Tuesday
“10-Minute Skits – Penny Dreadful Players.” Penny Dreadful Players, student theater group. Lunch 11:55 a.m.; speaker 12:05 p.m. Latzer Hall, University YMCA. Know Your University.

15 Wednesday
“The Paradox of American Power.” Joseph Nye, Harvard University. 4-6 p.m. 213 Gregory Hall. Craig Bazzani Lecture/Institute of Government and Public Affairs.

16 Thursday
“Reading Brown: ‘Black Power on Campus: The University of Illinois, 1965-1975.’ ” Joy Williamson, author. Noon. Latzer Hall, University YMCA. Brown v. Board Committee; Project 500 Commemoration; Office of the Chancellor.

18 Saturday
“Saturday Physics: How We Use Light to Illuminate Biology.” Bob Clegg, UI. 10:15-11:30 a.m. 141 Loomis Laboratory. Saturday Physics Honors Program.

colloquia
2 Thursday
“Freedom and Form: The Language and Literacy Practices of Two Mexican Schools.” Robert Jimenez, UI. Noon. 242 Education Building. 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.

6 Monday
“A Dialogue About Collaborative Efforts Between Asian American and East Asian Pacific Studies.” Kent Ono, UI. Noon. 101 International Studies Building. East Asian and Pacific Studies.
“The Classical and Romantic Era, Part II.” Marcel Franciscono, UI. Noon. Krannert Art Museum. Krannert Art Museum.
“Toward a Queer Genealogy of Naturalization.” Siobhan Somerville, UI. 8 p.m. Levis Faculty Center. Unit for Criticism and Interpretive Theory.

7 Tuesday
“From Partizan vs. Ustasa to Prada vs. Gucci: Consumer Culture in Croatia Since 1991.” Katherine Sredl, UI. Noon. 101 International Studies Building. Russian and East European Center.

8 Wednesday
“Insurgent Planning and Spaces of Active Citizenship: The Case of South African Anti-privatization Movement.” Faranak Miraftab, UI. Noon. 101 International Studies Building. African Studies.
“The European in the Closet: Secrecy and Disclosure in Henry James’ ‘The American.’ ” Shannon L. Cate, George Washington University. Noon. Gender and Women’s Studies Program, 911 S. Sixth St., Champaign. Gender and Women’s Studies.
“Insulin Resistance and the Diabetic Cat.” Richard W. Nelson, University of California, Davis. 4 p.m. 100 large Animal Clinic auditorium. Dean’s Seminar Series/Veterinary Medicine.

9 Thursday
“The Nutritional Significance of Lipids.” Vijai K.S. Shukla, UI. 11 a.m. 149 National Soybean Research Center. Food Science and Human Nutrition; Nutritional Sciences; and Functional Foods Program.
“Chocolate - The Chemistry of Pleasure.” Vijai K.S. Shukla, UI. 4 p.m. 149 National Soybean Research Center. Food Science and Human Nutrition; Nutritional Sciences; and Functional Foods Program.
“The Mausoleum of Georgi Dimitrov as a Site of Memory.” Maria Todorova, UI. 4 p.m. 101 International Studies Building. Russian and East European Center.

10 Friday
“Childhood Immunization: What’s the Fuss About?” Benjamin Levi, Penn State College of Medicine.
11:30 a.m.-2 p.m. 177 Medical Sciences Building, 506 S. Mathews Ave., Urbana. Medical Humanities and Social Sciences/SCC Initiative.

15 Wednesday
“Wenner-Gren Grant Workshop.” Mahir Saul and Isidore Lobnibe, UI. Noon. 101 International Studies Building. African Studies.
“Regulation of Food Intake by Apolipoprotein AIV.” Patrick Tso, University of Cincinnati. 4 p.m. 150 Animal Sciences Lab. Nutritional Sciences.

16 Thursday
“Scalable Network Visualization.” Stephen G. Eick, SSS Research Inc., Naperville. 11 a.m. 2240 Digital Computer Lab. Computer Science.

theater
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.

19 Sunday
“Kiss Me, Kate.” 7:30 p.m. Assembly Hall. Cole Porter's play within a play. Admission charge. News-Gazette Broadway Series.

music
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.

8 Wednesday
UI Symphony Orchestra. Donald Schleicher, conductor. 7:30 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. Symphonies by Mozart, Barber and Shostakovich. Admission charge. School of Music.
Sitar Concert. Ustad Shahid Parvez, sitar. 7:30 p.m. Music Building auditorium.

11 Saturday
Doctor of Musical Arts Recital. Paul Brodene Smith, tenor. 4 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall.

12 Sunday
Second Sunday Concert. Yang Ying, Chinese Erhu master. 2 p.m. Krannert Art Museum. Broadcast live on sponsoring station WILL-FM (90.9).
UI Philharmonic. Jack Ranney, conductor. 3 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. With Claire Happel, harp, winner of the John D. and Fern Hodge Armstrong Award for Outstanding Undergraduate Performance. Admission charge. School of Music.
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.
Jazz Vespers. 5:30 p.m. University Place Christian Church, 403 S Wright St., Champaign. Krannert Center Jazz Threads.

14 Tuesday
Voice Division Recital. 11 a.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall.
Faculty Recital. Sherban Lupu, violin and Ian Hobson, piano. 7:30 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. An all-Bartók program. Admission charge. School of Music.

15 Wednesday
Drummers of West Africa. Doudou N’Diaye Rose, director. 7 p.m. Tryon Festival Theatre, Krannert Center. The master drummer of Dakar and his family orchestra present the rhythms of their Wolof culture. Admission charge.
Doctor of Musical Arts Recital. Debra Marsch, soprano. 7:30 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall.

16 Thursday
Denyce Graves, soprano. 7:30 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. Songs by Handel, Richard Strauss, Leslie Adams, Vincent Thomas and others. Admission charge.
Master of Music Recital. Chu-chun Liang, piano. 7:30 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall.

17 Friday
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. The world premiere of “Australian Fantasia,” by David Stanhope, the composer and conductor of the 2000 Sydney Olympics opening and closing ceremonies. School of Music.

18 Saturday
Illini Marching Band Festival. Field Show and Parade Competition. 8 a.m. Memorial Stadium. Admission charge. School of Music.
Doctor of Musical Arts Recital. Young Kim, piano. 2 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall.
Champaign-Urbana Symphony Orchestra. Steven Larsen, music director and conductor. 7:30 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. With Gustavo Romero, piano. Admission charge.
Maya Beiser, cello. “World to Come” (world premiere). Irit Batsry, videographer. 7:30 p.m. Tryon Festival Theatre, Krannert Center. New works by Osvaldo Golijov, Steve Reich and David Lang. Admission charge.

19 Sunday
Senior Recital. Chiung-Ying Chang, piano. 2 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall.
Honoring William Warfield: “A Celebration of Excellence.” Barrington Coleman, coordinator. 7:30 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. School of Music performers and ensembles, and guest artists, join together to pay tribute to the legacy of William Warfield. Admission charge. School of Music.
Pete Yorn. With special guests Jesse Malin and Waz. 7:30 p.m. Foellinger Auditorium. Admission charge. Star Course.

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

8 Wednesday
“LADSCAPES: Lord of the Flies.” Peter Brook director. 7:30 p.m. Plym Auditorium, 134 Temple Buell Hall. Landscape Architecture.
“The AMASONG Chorus: Singing Out.” A new documentary by Jay Rosenstein. 7 and 9 p.m. Beckman Auditorium. Brown v. Board Committee, College of Communications and WILL-TV.

9 Thursday
“Run Like a Girl.” Carol Cassidy, director. 5:30 p.m. 192 Lincoln Hall. Gender and Women’s Studies.

15 Wednesday
IPRH Film series: “Detour.” Edgar G. Ulmer, director. 5:30 p.m. Krannert Art Museum. Illinois Program for Research in the Humanities .
“Brother.” Alexei Balabanov, director. 7:30 p.m. 101 Armory. St. Petersburg 300th Anniversary Film Series/Russian and East European Center.
“LADSCAPES: Death in Venice.” Luchino Visconti, director. 7:30 p.m. Plym Auditorium, 134 Temple Buell Hall. Landscape Architecture.

sports
10 Friday
Volleyball. UI vs. Pennsylvania State University. 7 p.m. Huff Hall. Admission charge.
Women’s Soccer. UI vs. Ohio State University. 7 p.m. Illinois Soccer Stadium. Admission charge.

11 Saturday
Football. UI vs. Michigan State University (Foundation Day). Time: TBA. Memorial Stadium. Admission charge.
Volleyball. UI vs. Ohio State University. 7 p.m. Huff Hall. Admission charge.

12 Sunday
Women’s Soccer. UI vs. Pennsylvania State University. Noon. Illinois Soccer Stadium. Admission charge.

18 Saturday
Men’s Cross Country. Pack-It-Up Illini Challenge. 9:45 a.m. Urbana.
Women’s Cross Country. Pack-It-Up Illini Challenge. 10:30 a.m. Urbana.
Football. UI vs. University of Michigan. 11 a.m. Ann Arbor. Admission charge.

et cetera
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.
“Constructing Pan-Chinese Cultures: Globalism and the Shaw Brothers Cinema.” Poshek Fu, conference organizer. 9 a.m. on Friday and Saturday. 407 Levis Faculty Center. Continues through Saturday. Center for Advanced Study and Liberal Arts and Sciences.

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.

6 Monday
“PH.D./M.S. Job Hunt Seminar.” Computer Science Graduate Student Organization. 4 p.m. 1320 Digital. Computer Science.

7 Tuesday
“Kimono Dressing Demonstration and Lecture.” Toshie Kasada, kimono dressing specialist, and Kimiko Gunji, UI. 7 p.m. Knight Auditorium, Spurlock Museum, 600 S. Gregory, Urbana. Japan House and Spurlock Museum.
Panel Discussion: “Rich Resource or Forest Trash?” 7-8:30 p.m. Visitor’s Center, Allerton Park. Allerton Park and Conference Center.

8 Wednesday
Faculty/Student Nutrition Bowl. 4 p.m. Spice Box, Bevier Hall. Nutritional Sciences.
Artists@Krannert. “Fattening Frogs for Snakes.” John Sinclair, poet and political activist. 5:30 p.m. Krannert Art Museum. Krannert Art Museum.

9 Thursday
“Images of the American South.” John Sinclair, poet and political activist. 5:30 p.m. Krannert Art Museum. Krannert Art Museum.
Panel discussion. “War Crimes, Restitution, Reconciliation.” Brett Kaplan, UI moderator. 8 p.m. Law School auditorium. Illinois Program for Research in the Humanities.

12 Sunday
Second Sunday Gallery Tour. “Remnants of Ritual.” Michael Connor, curator. 1 p.m. Krannert Art Museum.

14 Tuesday
“Travel Adventure Series: Norway.” Dale Johnson. 6:30 p.m. Illini Rooms, Illini Union. Illini Union Faculty-Staff Social Committee.
“The Human Senses: Seeing.” 7-9 p.m. Forum at Carle, 611 W. Park St., Urbana. A three-part course about the human senses. Sessions take place on Oct. 14, 21 and 28. Enrollment required, call 333-2787. College of Medicine and Carle Foundation Hospital.

15 Wednesday
“Travel Adventure Series: Norway.” Dale Johnson. 6:30 p.m. Illini Rooms, Illini Union. Illini Union Faculty-Staff Social Committee.

16 Thursday
“Visualizing the Global/Computer Modeling, Ecology and Politics.” 6-8:30 p.m. Beckman Institute auditorium. Silicon, Carbon and Culture Initiative.

17 Friday
“Reflections/Projections Association of Computing Machinery Conference.” 9 a.m. Various locations around campus; see Web site http://www.acm.uiuc.edu/conference/ for complete schedule. Continues through Sunday. Reflections/Projections Association of Computing Machinery.
Book signing. Joy Williamson, author. 4:30 - 6 p.m. Author’s corner, second floor, Illini Union Bookstore.

18 Saturday
Bird Walk. 8-10 a.m. Visitor’s Center, Allerton Park. Allerton Park and Conference Center.
Fall Color Tree Hike. 1-2:30 p.m. Visitor’s Center, Allerton Park. Allerton Park and Conference Center.
Family Scavenger Hunt and Craft Room. 1-5 p.m. Visitor’s Center, Allerton Park. Allerton Park and Conference Center.
Sculpture/Garden Hike. 3-4:30 p.m. Visitor’s Center, Allerton Park. Allerton Park and Conference Center.
Ghost Story Concert. 7-9 p.m. ELFS, Allerton Park. Allerton Park and Conference Center.
Dialogue with the Original Freedom Riders. Ben Cox, Hank Thomas, Ed Blankenheim. 7 p.m. Foellinger Auditorium. Project 500 and Brown v Board of Education/Office of the Chancellor.

19 Sunday
Bluegrass Concert. Featuring The Prairie Dogs. 1-3 p.m. ELFS, Allerton Park. Admission charge. Allerton Park and Conference Center.
Fall Color Hike. 3:30-5 p.m. ELFS, Allerton Park. Allerton Park and Conference Center.
Seeing Stars. 7-9 p.m. Visitor’s Center, Allerton Park. Allerton Park and Conference Center.

exhibits
“Revolucion Mexicana (1910-1937): Lucha por la Democracia”
Latin American and Caribbean Library.
“Unlocking Our Past, Building Our Future – 10 Million Books at the University of Illinois Library”
Main hall display cases, Library.
“W.G. Sebald (1944-2001)”
“Blaise Cendrars (Frederic Louis Sausser) 1887-1961”
Modern Languages and Linguistics Library.
“In the Reign of Elizabeth: English Books and Manuscripts, 1558-1603”
Rare Book and Special Collections Library.
“Keeping It Real: The Department of the Treasury’s Anti-Counterfeiting Efforts”
Government Documents, wall display cases, main hall, Library.

“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.

“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 Oct. 2 issue of Inside Illinois, the faculty-staff newspaper at the UI.