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Events at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign from Oct. 16 through Nov. 9

10/9/2003

lectures
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.

20 Monday
“Yann Martel: A Reading of His Fiction.” Yann Martel, author of “The Life of Pi.” 7:30 p.m. Auditorium, Smith Memorial Hall. MillerComm.

21 Tuesday
“What is UIUC’s Native American House?” Debbie Reese, UI. Lunch 11:55 a.m.; speaker 12:05 p.m. Latzer Hall, University YMCA. Know Your University.

22 Wednesday
Alumni Scholars Program: “Journey of a Nation: Retracing the Legacy of the Civil Rights Movement.” Ben Cox, original Freedom Rider. 3 p.m. Park Inn, 2408 W. Cunningham Ave., Urbana. Brown v. Board of Education/Chancellor’s Office.

24 Friday
“From ‘Stille im Lande’ to Christian Peacemaker Teams: Mennonite Responses to the Gospel of Peace.” Michael Smith, Illinois Mennonite Conference. Noon. Latzer Hall, University YMCA. Friday Forum.
“E.J. Josey: The Impact of Brown vs Board of Education on Libraries.” E.J. Josey. 1 p.m. Room 213 Gregory Hall. University Library and Brown v. Board of Education/Chancellor’s Office.
“The Instrumental Value of Sloppy Work in Making Legislation.” Dick Armey, former majority leader, U.S. House of Representatives. 3 p.m. Max L. Rowe auditorium, College of Law. Piper Rudnick–Vacketta lecture/Law.

27 Monday
“Repositioning to Win: You Gotta Believe.” Mannie Jackson, Harlem Globetrotters CEO. 5:15 p.m. 114 David Kinley Hall. V. Dale Cozad Lecture/College of Business.

28 Tuesday
“Library Privacy and Access After the USA Patriot Act.” Leigh Estabrook, UI. Lunch 11:55 a.m.; speaker 12:05 p.m. Latzer Hall, University YMCA. Know Your University.
“Rediscovering the Bible’s ‘Bad Guys:’ The Archaeology and Literature of the Ancient Canaanites.” Wayne Pitard, UI. 7 p.m. Spurlock Museum, 600 S. Gregory, Urbana. Spurlock Museum Guild Lecture and Performance Series.

29 Wednesday
“Boys to Men? The Necessity of Initiation and Mentorship for Teenage Boys.” Frederick Marx, independent filmmaker. 7:30 p.m. Levis Faculty Center. Unit One and MillerComm.

30 Thursday
“21st Century Biology.” Mary Clutter, National Science Foundation. 4 p.m. National Soybean Research Center auditorium. Natural Resources and Environmental Sciences and MillerComm.

1 Saturday
Saturday Physics: “Complex Systems: Where Physics Meets Life.” Alfred Hubler, UI. 10:15-11:30 a.m. 141 Loomis Laboratory. Saturday Physics Honors Program.

4 Tuesday
“Law As the Tool Through Which Other Humans Impact Relationships.” Heidi M. Hurd, UI. Lunch 11:55 a.m.; speaker 12:05 p.m. Latzer Hall, University YMCA. Know Your University.
“The Future of Iraq.” Charles R. H. Tripp, University of London. 7:30 p.m. Third floor, Levis Faculty Center. South Asian and Middle Eastern Studies and MillerComm.

5 Wednesday
“Supporting the Talented Tenth: The Role of Research Universities in Promoting High Achievement Among Minorities in Science and Engineering.” Freeman A. Hrabowski, University of Maryland. 2 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. David Dodds Henry Lecture.
“Cosmic Collisions: How Astronomers are Saving the World.” David Morrison, NASA Astrobiology Institute. 4 p.m. Foellinger Auditorium. Icko Iben Distinguished Lecture/Astronomy.
“American Fusion – Moral Experiments in the Landscape.” Carol Franklin, Andropogon Associates Ltd. 7 p.m. Plym Auditorium, Temple Hoyne Buell Hall. Smith Group/JJR Lecture/Landscape Architecture.

6 Thursday
“A Filmmaker’s Journey: From East St. Louis to Hollywood to Cyberspace.” Warrington Hudlin, independent filmmaker. 4 p.m. Third floor, Levis Faculty Center. MillerComm.
“The Romance of Violence in Western Culture.” Stephen Jaeger, UI. 7 p.m. Levis Faculty Center. Medieval Studies.

7 Friday
“Writing Jewish: Identity, Religion and Politics.” Elizabeth Klein, Red Herring fiction writers. Noon. Latzer Hall, University YMCA. Friday Forum.

colloquia
16 Thursday
“Scalable Network Visualization.” Stephen G. Eick, SSS Research Inc., Naperville. 11 a.m. 2240 Digital Computer Lab. Computer Science.
“Nineteenth-Century Argentine Discourse: The Example of Sarmiento's Facundo.” Eva-Lynn Jagoe, UI. Noon. 101 International Studies Building. Latin American and Caribbean Studies.

20 Monday
“Mid-Nineteenth Century Realism.” Marcel Franciscono, UI. Noon. Krannert Art Museum. Krannert Art Museum.
“The Role of Migrants in Transnational Family Movements: Lessons From the Czech Republic.” Alena Heitlinger, Trent University, Canada. Noon. 101 International Studies Building. Women and Gender in Global Perspectives.
“Stealth Multicast – A New Paradigm for Incremental Multicast Deployment.” Aaron Striegel, Notre Dame University. 4 p.m. 1320 Digital Computer Lab. Computer Science.

21 Tuesday
“Process Oskara Wilda i sud nad Sashei Pylnikovym” (lecture in Russian). Margarita Pavlova, Pushkinskii Dom, St. Petersburg, Russia. Noon. 101 International Studies Building. Russian and East European Center.

22 Wednesday
“Contextualizing Sexual Violence Against Women: A Case Study of Community Responses and Social Action in Ghana.” Helen Neville, UI. Noon. 101 International Studies Building. African Studies.
“Bio-Nano System Technologies.” Chih-Ming Ho, University of California, Los Angeles. 4 p.m. Beckman Institute auditorium. Nanoscale Science and Technology.
“Rapid Regulation of Intestinal Hexose Absorption: Just How Do Hexoses Cross the Epithelium?” Christopher I. Cheeseman, University of Alberta, Canada. 4 p.m. 150 Animal Sciences Lab. Nutritional Sciences.

27 Monday
“ ‘The French Revolution’ in the Language of Yomihon: Japanese Political Novels in the 1880s.” Atsuko Ueda, UI. Noon. 101 International Studies Building. East Asian and Pacific Studies.

28 Tuesday
“Application of Advanced Image Processing Technique in Asphalt Concrete Microstructure Modeling and Microstructural Response.” Zhanping You, UI. Noon. 3269 Beckman Institute. Imaging Technology Group/Beckman Institute.

29 Wednesday
“Mechanism of Short-Chain Fatty Acid Absorption in the Human Intestine.” Prajeep Dudeja, UI. 4 p.m. 150 Animal Sciences Lab. Nutritional Sciences.
“Saint Petersburg: A Musical Timeline.” Stephen Press, Illinois Wesleyan University. 5:30 p.m. Lucy Ellis Lounge, Foreign Languages Building. Russian and East European Center.

30 Thursday
“Evaluation as a Public Interest.” Jennifer Greene, UI. Noon. 242 Education Building, 1310 S. Sixth St., Champaign. Bureau of Educational Research.

31 Friday
“Why We Hate You: The Passions of National Identity and Ethnic Conflict.” Ronald Suny, University of Chicago. 4 p.m. 101 International Studies Building. Russian and East European Center.

3 Monday
“French Impressionism.” Marcel Franciscono, UI. Noon. Krannert Art Museum. Krannert Art Museum.
“Learning About Memory From Proust.” Pradeep Dhillon, UI. 8 p.m. Levis Faculty Center. Unit for Criticism and Interpretive Theory.

4 Tuesday
“Astrobiology – A New Perspective on the Universe.” David Morrison, NASA Astrobiology Institute. 4 p.m. 151 Loomis Lab. Astronomy.

5 Wednesday
“A Critical Review of Prevention Efforts in the Fight Against HIV in Africa.” Ezekiel Kalipeni, UI, and Njeri Mbugua, Wesleyan University, Bloomington, Ill. Noon. 101 International Studies Building. African Studies.
“Cosmic Collisions: How Astronomers are Saving the World.” David Morrison, NASA Astrobiology Institute. 4 p.m. Foellinger Auditorium. Iben Distinguished Lecture/Astronomy.
“Critical Sulfhydryl Groups, Diet and Cancer Prevention.” Elizabeth Jeffery, UI. 4 p.m. 150 Animal Sciences Lab. Nutritional Sciences.

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

23 Thursday
“Into the Woods.” James Zager, director. 7:30 p.m. Colwell Playhouse, Krannert Center. A lively fantasy of deconstruction of the Brothers Grimm becomes a moving lesson about community responsibility. Not recommended for young children. Admission charge.

24 Friday
“Into the Woods.” James Zager, director. 7:30 p.m. Colwell Playhouse, Krannert Center. Not recommended for young children. Admission charge.

25 Saturday
“Into the Woods.” James Zager, director. 7:30 p.m. Colwell Playhouse, Krannert Center. Not recommended for young children. Admission charge.

28 Tuesday
“Gross Indecency: The Three Trials of Oscar Wilde.” Henson Keys, director. 7:30 p.m. Studio Theater, Krannert Center. The story of how Oscar Wilde went from the toast of the town to humiliation and scorn presents a gripping courtroom drama. Contains adult themes and strong language. Admission charge.

30 Thursday
“Anton in Show Business.” Leslie Brott, director. 7:30 p.m. Studio Theater, Krannert Center. The adventures of a Hollywood soap star, a jaded New Yorker and an enthusiastic ingénue starring in a production of Anton Chekhov’s “The Three Sisters.” Contains adult themes and strong language. Admission charge.
“Into the Woods.” James Zager, director. 7:30 p.m. Colwell Playhouse, Krannert Center. Not recommended for young children. Admission charge.

31 Friday
“Into the Woods.” James Zager, director. 7:30 p.m. Colwell Playhouse, Krannert Center. Not recommended for young children. Admission charge.
“Gross Indecency: The Three Trials of Oscar Wilde.” Henson Keys, director. 7:30 p.m. Studio Theater, Krannert Center. Contains adult themes and strong language. Admission charge.

1 Saturday
“Into the Woods.” James Zager, director. 7:30 p.m. Colwell Playhouse, Krannert Center. Not recommended for young children. Admission charge.
“Anton in Show Business.” Leslie Brott, director. 7:30 p.m. Studio Theater, Krannert Center. Contains adult themes and strong language. Admission charge.

2 Sunday
“Into the Woods.” James Zager, director. 7:30 p.m. Colwell Playhouse, Krannert Center. Not recommended for young children. Admission charge.

5 Wednesday
“Gross Indecency: The Three Trials of Oscar Wilde.” Henson Keys, director. 7:30 p.m. Studio Theater, Krannert Center. Contains adult themes and strong language. Admission charge.

7 Friday
“Gross Indecency: The Three Trials of Oscar Wilde.” Henson Keys, director. 7:30 p.m. Studio Theater, Krannert Center. Contains adult themes and strong language. Admission charge.

8 Saturday
“Anton in Show Business.” Leslie Brott, director. 7:30 p.m. Studio Theater, Krannert Center. Contains adult themes and strong language. Admission charge.

9 Sunday
“Gross Indecency: The Three Trials of Oscar Wilde.” Henson Keys, director. 7:30 p.m. Studio Theater, Krannert Center. Contains adult themes and strong language. Admission charge.

music
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.

21 Tuesday
Opera Verdi Europa. Ivan Kyurkchiev, artistic director, and Nayden Todorov, principal conductor. 7:30 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. From Bulgaria, this orchestra and chorus present two late Mozart works, the Symphony No. 40 in G minor, K. 550, and the Requiem, K. 626. Admission charge. Concert Prep: Fred Stoltzfus, presenter. 6:45 p.m. Tyron Festival Theater Foyer.

24 Friday
Traffic Jam: The Delta Kings. 5 p.m. Lobby, Krannert Center. A blues jam with Champaign’s own roadhouse roots-rockers.

25 Saturday
Michael W. Smith Celebration Tour. 7:30 p.m. Assembly Hall. Admission charge.
UI Chamber Singers. Fred Stoltzfus, conductor. 7:30 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. With the UI Concert Choir, Chester Alwes, director, and Ann Yeung, harp. Admission charge. School of Music.

26 Sunday
Joan Kwuon, violin. 3 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. With Assaff Weisman, piano. Music of Bach, Beethoven, Brahms and Enescu. Onstage seats include light refreshments served at 2:15 p.m. Admission charge.
UI Concert Choir. Chester Alwes, conductor. 7:30 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall.

28 Tuesday
Voice Division Recital. 11 a.m. Memorial Room, Smith Hall.

29 Wednesday
Guest Master Class. Percussion Group of Cincinnati. 11 a.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall.

30 Thursday
Hear & Now 2003: Herbert Brün and His Co-conspirators. 7:30 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. With the UI New Music Ensemble and UI Percussion Ensemble. Admission charge. School of Music.

31 Friday
CelloFest. Laurien Laufman, coordinator. 7 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall.
Sinfonia da Camera. Ian Hobson, conductor. 7:30 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. With Claude Frank, piano, and Peter Schaffer, violin. The all-Beethoven season continues with the Leonora Overture No. 1 and “Prometheus.” Admission charge.
Toby Keith with special guest Willie Nelson. 8 p.m. Assembly Hall. Admission charge.

1 Saturday
UI New Music Ensemble. 7:30 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. The program will feature contemporary music in a variety of settings, styles and techniques. Admission charge. School of Music.

2 Sunday
Cellofest Final Concert. Laurien Laufman, coordinator. 2 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. Admission charge. School of Music.
Undergraduate Recital. Mary Ferris, trombone. 3 p.m. Memorial Room, Smith Hall.
Guest Artist/Faculty Recital. Patricia Brady-Danzig, soprano, and Sherban Lupu, violin. 7:30 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall.

3 Monday
Master of Music Choral Recital. Patrizia Metzler, choral conductor. 7:30 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall.

5 Wednesday
Illini String Orchestra. Geoffrey Clift, conductor. 7:30 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall.

6 Thursday
Interval: UI Black Chorus. Ollie Watts Davis, conductor. Noon. Lobby, Krannert Center.
Thursdays at 12:20. 12:20-12:50 p.m. Beckman Institute atrium. UI Graduate Saxophone Quartet. School of Music.
Prague Chamber Orchestra. 7:30 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. With the Eroica Trio. Admission charge.

7 Friday
Faculty Recital. Jonathan Keeble, flute. 7:30p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. Admission charge. School of Music.
John Mayer with special guest Teitur. 7:30 p.m. Assembly Hall. Admission charge.

8 Saturday
Graduate Recital. Faith Holley, trumpet. 2 p.m. Music Building auditorium.
“St. Petersburg State Academic Capella Choir.” Vladimir Chernushenko, artistic director. 7:30 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. Rachmaninoff’s “Vespers (All-Night Vigil),” forms the centerpiece of this concert. Admission charge.

9 Sunday
Women’s Glee Club. Joe Grant, conductor. 3 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall.
Concerto Urbano. Charlotte Mattax, conductor. 7:30p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. Vocal and instrumental chamber works on period instruments. Admission charge. School of Music.
Second Sunday Concert. Chamber Ensembles. William Heiles, piano. 2 p.m. Krannert Art Museum. Broadcast live on sponsoring station WILL-FM (90.9).

opera
7 Friday
“Suor Angelica” and “Gianni Schicchi.” Eduardo Diazmunoz, conductor, and Nicholas Di Virgilio, director. 7:30 p.m. Tryon Festival Theater, Krannert Center. Sung in Italian with English supertitles. Admission charge. School of Music.

8 Saturday
“Suor Angelica” and “Gianni Schicchi.” Eduardo Diazmunoz, conductor, and Nicholas Di Virgilio, director. 7:30 p.m. Tryon Festival Theater, Krannert Center. Sung in Italian with English supertitles. Admission charge. School of Music.

dance
23 Thursday
Krasnoyarsk National Dance Company of Siberia. 7 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. This group expresses the work, play, celebrations and history of the Siberian people. Admission charge.

films
21 Tuesday
“Erik the Viking.” 7:30 p.m. 101 Armory. Medieval Studies.

22 Wednesday
“Mystery Train.” Jim Jarmusch, director. 5:30 p.m. Krannert Art Museum.
LADSCAPES: “Pixote.” Hector Babenco, director. 7:30 p.m. Plym Auditorium, 134 Temple Buell hall. Landscape Architecture.

29 Wednesday
LADSCAPES: Double feature. “Where is the Friend’s House?” and “Life and Nothing More.” Abbas Kiarostami, director. 7:30 p.m. Plym Auditorium, 134 Temple Buell hall. Landscape Architecture.

5 Wednesday
“October, or Ten Days That Shook the World.” Sergei M. Eisenstein, director. 7:30 p.m. 101 Armory. St. Petersburg 300th Anniversary Film Series/Russian and East European Center.

6 Thursday
“Blue Crush.” John Stockwell, director. 5:30 p.m. 106 Lincoln Hall. Gender and Women’s Studies.

7 Friday
“Rabbit-Proof Fence (Australia).” 7:47 p.m. Latzer Hall, University YMCA. Reel World International Film Series.

sports
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.

24 Friday
Volleyball. UI vs. Purdue University. 7 p.m. Huff Hall. Admission charge.
Women’s Soccer. UI vs. Northwestern University. 7 p.m. Illinois Soccer Stadium. Admission charge.

25 Saturday
Football. UI vs. University of Minnesota (Homecoming). 11 a.m. Memorial Stadium. Admission charge.
Volleyball. UI vs. Indiana University. 7 p.m. Huff Hall. Admission charge.

26 Sunday
Women’s Soccer. UI vs. University of Wisconsin, Green Bay. 2 p.m. Illinois Soccer Stadium. Admission charge.

31 Friday
Women’s Soccer. UI vs. Butler University. 7 p.m. Illinois Soccer Stadium. Admission charge.

7 Friday
Volleyball. UI vs. University of Minnesota. 7 p.m. Huff Hall. Admission charge.

8 Saturday
Volleyball. UI vs. University of Iowa. 7 p.m. Huff Hall. Admission charge.

et cetera
16 Thursday
“Visualizing the Global/Computer Modeling, Ecology and Politics.” 6-8:30 p.m. Beckman Institute auditorium. Silicon, Carbon and Culture Initiative.
“Reflections/Projections Association of Computing Machinery Conference.” 9 a.m. Various locations around campus.Continues through Sunday. Reflections/Projections Association of Computing Machinery.
“Asia’s New Regionalism: Asean+3 Symposium at UIUC.” Keynote speaker: Han Sung Joo, Republic of Korea. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday; 8:30 a.m.-noon Saturday. 407 Levis Faculty Center. East Asian and Pacific Studies.
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. Environmental Learning Field Station, 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. Environmental Learning Field Station, Allerton Park. Admission charge. Allerton Park and Conference Center.
Fall Color Hike. 3:30-5 p.m. Environmental Learning Field Station, Allerton Park. Allerton Park and Conference Center.
Seeing Stars. 7-9 p.m. Visitor’s Center, Allerton Park. Allerton Park and Conference Center.

20 Monday
“Nature ABCs and 123s: B is for Bat.” 10-11 a.m. Visitor’s Center, Allerton Park. Allerton Park and Conference Center.
Book talk and signing. Leon Dash, UI. Noon. Author’s corner, second floor, Illini Union Bookstore. UI Press and Illini Union Bookstore.
Book talk and signing. William Kinderman, UI. 4 p.m. Author’s corner, second floor, Illini Union Bookstore. UI Press and Illini Union Bookstore.

21 Tuesday
Book talk and signing. Sarah Wisseman, UI. Noon. Author’s corner, second floor, Illini Union Bookstore. UI Press and Illini Union Bookstore.
Panel discussion: “Yann Martel, ‘The Life of PI,’ and the World of Religion.” Gary Porton, UI, moderator. 4 p.m. IPRH Lecture Hall, 1805 W. Pennsylvania Ave., Urbana. Illinois Program for Research in the Humanities
“The Human Senses: Hearing.” 7-9 p.m. Forum at Carle, 611 W. Park St., Urbana. College of Medicine and Carle Foundation Hospital.

22 Wednesday
Book talk and signing. Neil Ruzic, UI. Noon. 177 Medical Sciences Building. UI Press and Illini Union Bookstore.
Book talk and signing. Nicholas Temperley, UI. 4 p.m. Author’s corner, second floor, Illini Union Bookstore. UI Press and Illini Union Bookstore.

23 Thursday
“Project Wild and Aquatic Workshop.” 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Visitor’s Center, Allerton Park. Allerton Park and Conference Center.
University of Illinois Library Book Sale. 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Marshall Gallery, east foyer, main library.

24 Friday
University of Illinois Library Book Sale. 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Marshall Gallery, east foyer, main library.

25 Saturday
“Trail Trekkers, Centaur Trail.” 8-10 a.m. Visitor’s Center, Allerton Park. Allerton Park and Conference Center.
Nature ABCs and 123s: “B is for Bat.” 10-11 a.m. Visitor’s Center, Allerton Park. Allerton Park and Conference Center.

27 Monday
“Chocolate in Heat: Growing Up Arab in America.” 7 p.m. Krannert Art Museum. Illinois Program for Research in the Humanities.

28 Tuesday
“The Human Senses: Taste.” 7-9 p.m. Forum at Carle, 611 W. Park St., Urbana. College of Medicine and Carle Foundation Hospital.

1 Saturday
Symposium: “Expanding Biomedical Research.” Thomas J. Silhavy, Princeton University, and Asgerally Fazleabas, UI. 9 a.m. 2251 Veterinary Medicine Basic Sciences Building, 2001 S. Lincoln Ave., Urbana. Veterinary Medicine.
NIH Laboratory Dedication. 11:30 a.m. Atrium, Veterinary Medicine Basic Sciences Building, 2001 S. Lincoln Ave., Urbana. Veterinary Medicine.

5 Wednesday
Artists@Krannert. Short films and discussion. Jay Rosenstein, UI. 5:30 p.m. Krannert Art Museum. Krannert Art Museum.

9 Sunday
Second Sunday Gallery Tour. Richard D. Mohr, UI. 1 p.m. Krannert Art Museum.

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.
Through Oct. 31.

“Luxurious Layers: Kimonos of the Heian Court”
Through Dec. 13.
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.

Ikebana Exhibition (Japanese Flower Arranging). By headmaster Sen’ei Ikenobo and members of the local chapter of Prairie Ikeban on Oct. 18 and 19 at Krannert Art Museum.
“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”
Through March 28.
“The eShow”
Featured Works XIV. “Anna Pottery: Plagiarism as Art”
On view Nov. 7.
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.

“After Whiteness: Katherine Bartel, Suk Ja Kang Engles, Kojo Griffin, Tana Hargest, Laurie Hogin”
“Jim Shrosbree: (n) scale”
I space, 230 W. Superior St., Chicago. 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday.

@art gallery. Online exhibit of the UI School of Art and Design.

•This calendar is excerpted from the Oct. 16 issue of Inside Illinois, the faculty-staff newspaper at the UI.