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Events at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign from Jan. 20 through Feb. 6

1/19/2005

lectures
20 Thursday
“Live on Purpose: Celebrating the Legacy of Emmett Till.” Chris Benson, co-author of “Death of Innocence: The Hate Crime That Changed America.” 4 p.m. Smith Hall auditorium. Reception and book signing to follow talk. Martin Luther King Celebration/Chancellor’s Office.

31 Monday
“Other-Worldly and This-Worldly Piety and the Islamic Revival.” Francis Robinson, University of London. 4 p.m. Third floor, Levis Faculty Center. MillerComm.

1 Tuesday
“The College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences in a Changing World.” Lunch 11:55 a.m.; speaker 12:05 p.m. Latzer Hall, University YMCA. Know Your University.

3 Thursday
“Progress Toward Global Food Security: U.N. Development Goals for the Millennium.” Catherine Bertini, United Nations. 4 p.m. Knight Auditorium, Spurlock Museum. MillerComm.

4 Friday
“Urban Schools and the Construction of a Superfluous Population.” Garrett Duncan, Washington University in St. Louis. Noon. Latzer Hall, University YMCA. Friday Forum.

6 Sunday
“Antiquity in Late Antiquity: The Invention of Constantinople.” Sarah Bassett, Wayne State University. 3 p.m. 62 Krannert Art Museum. Architecture, Archaeological Institute of America and Krannert Art Museum.

colloquia
25 Tuesday
“Magnetic Resonance, From Quantum Computers to Functional Imaging.” Andrew Webb, UI. Noon. 3269 Beckman Institute. Imaging Technology Group/Beckman Institute.

27 Thursday
“Role of Art Education in the Global Context.” Paul Duncum, UI. Noon. 242 Education Building. Education Research.

1 Tuesday
“Bugscope: Results and Future Directions.” Noon. 3269 Beckman Institute. Bugscope Team members: Benjamin Grosser, Glenn Fried, Daniel Weber, Scott Robinson, Umesh Thakkar and Jessica Eckstein, UI. Imaging Technology Group/ Beckman Institute.
“Does Empire Matter?” Jan Nederveen Pieterse, UI. 3:30-5 p.m. 101 International Studies Building. Global Studies.

2 Wednesday
“Patterned InGaAs Quantum Dot Lasers by Selective Area Growth.” James J. Coleman, UI. 4 p.m. B02 Coordinated Science Lab. Nanoscale Science and Technology.

3 Thursday
“The Impact of New Technologies on Knowledge Practices in Higher Education.” Nicholas Burbules, UI. Noon. 242 Education Building. Education Research.

theater
24 Monday
“Contact.” 7:30 p.m. Assembly Hall Star Theater. Three stories told entirely through dance about people in the wild pursuit of love. Admission charge.

music
20 Thursday
Faculty Recital. William Kinderman, piano. 7:30 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. Admission charge.

21 Friday
Faculty Recital. Mark Moore, tuba. 7:30 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. Admission charge.

22 Saturday
Guest Artist Recital. Gustavo Romero and Massimo Somenzi, duo-piano. 7:30 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall.

23 Sunday
Antares. 3 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. Piano trio plus clarinet, this quartet from Connecticut presents “Im Volkston”: Divertimento No. 2 for clarinet, violin and cello, Op. 43, by Nicolas Bacri, and Ravel’s 1914 Trio for Piano, Violin and Cello. Ticket price includes light refreshments served at 2:15 p.m. Admission charge.
Guest Artist Recital. Gustavo Romero and Massimo Somenzi, duo-piano. 7:30 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall.

25 Tuesday
Guest Artist Recital. Ivan Ilic, piano. 7:30 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall.

26 Wednesday
Faculty Recital. William Heiles, piano. 7:30 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. Admission charge.
Undergraduate Recital. Kyra Saltman and Talia Dicker, cello. 7:30 .m. Memorial Room, Smith Hall.

27 Thursday
UI Symphony Orchestra. Donald Schleicher, conductor. 7:30 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. A celebration of Mozart’s birthday with Sibbi Bernhardsson, violin; Masumi Per Rostad, viola; John Dee, oboe; J. David Harris, clarinet; Kazimierz Machala, horn; and Timothy McGovern, bassoon. Admission charge.
Edgar Meyer, bass, and Chris Thile, mandolin. 7:30 p.m. Tryon Festival Theater, Krannert Center. The combined musical talents of the bassist for the Chamber Music society of Lincoln Center and the mandolin player for the bluegrass band Nickel Creek bring their music to Krannert Center. Admission charge.

28 Friday
Pacifica Quartet. 7:30 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. The School of Music’s quartet-in-residence presents quartets by Schubert and Ligeti. Admission charge. School of Music.

29 Saturday
Master of Music Recital. Katrina R. Phillips, clarinet. 3 p.m. Memorial Room, Smith Hall.
Guest Artist Recital. Eric Hoy Tucker, basso cantante. 7:30 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall.
Julliard String Quartet. 7:30 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. Quartets by Haydn, Bartók and Beethoven. Prelude: 6:30 p.m. Krannert Room, Krannert Center. Admission charge.
Afterglow. 10 p.m. Lobby, Krannert Center. Joel Smirnoff, violin, Juilliard Quartet member jams with local musicians.

30 Sunday
Champaign-Urbana Symphony Orchestra. Steven Larsen, music director and conductor. 3 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. Second annual concert for families. Admission charge.
Doctor of Musical Arts Recital. Anne Guist, bassoon. 7:30 p.m. Memorial Room, Smith Hall.
Junior Recital. Xiaoqing Chen, viola. 7:30 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall.

2 Wednesday
Interval: Dennis Stroughmatt and Creole Stomp. Noon. Lobby, Krannert Center. French Cajun and Creole music.
Graduate Recital. Daniel P. Neuenschwander and Thomas Posavac, trombone. 7:30 p.m. Music Building auditorium.

3 Thursday
Illini Strings. 7:30 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall.

4 Friday
Champaign-Urbana Symphony Orchestra. Steven Larsen, music director and conductor. With Jerry Hadley, tenor. 7:30 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. Hadley performs Alban Berg’s “Seven Early Songs,” as well as favorite operatic arias. Admission charge.

5 Saturday
Rosario Andino, piano. 7:30 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. Among other works Andino presents Beethoven’s C minor Variations; Schumann’s G minor Sonata; and a selection of etudes, waltzes and ballades of Chopin. Admission charge.
Doctor of Musical Arts Project Recital. Kimberly D. Buchar Kelley, bassoon. 7:30 p.m. Memorial Room, Smith Hall.

6 Sunday
Master of Music Recital. Matthew Cameron, trombone. 2 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall.

dance
20 Thursday
St. Petersburg State Ballet Theatre: “Romeo and Juliet.” Yuri Petukhov, artistic director. 7 p.m. Tryon Festival Theater. Music by Sergei Prokofiev and choreography by Serge Vikulov. Recommended for ages 10 and up. Krannert Center. Admission charge.

21 Friday
St. Petersburg State Ballet Theatre: “Romeo and Juliet.” Yuri Petukhov, artistic director. 7 p.m. Tryon Festival Theater. Music by Sergei Prokofiev and choreography by Serge Vikulov. Recommended for ages 10 and up. Krannert Center. Admission charge.

3 Thursday
Festival 2005. 7:30 p.m. Colwell Playhouse, Krannert Center. Features the work of faculty artists Rebecca Nettl-Fiol, Renée Wadleigh, Sara Hook, Phillip Johnston and Cynthia Pipkin-Doyle along with a new dance created for UI students by Brazilian natives Rosane Chamecki and Andrea Lerner during their three-week residency in the fall of 2004. Admission charge.

4 Friday
Festival 2005. 7:30 p.m. Colwell Playhouse, Krannert Center. Admission charge.

5 Saturday
Festival 2005. 7:30 p.m. Colwell Playhouse, Krannert Center. Admission charge.

films
20 Thursday
“Injustice.” 7:30 p.m. 101 Armory. Martin Luther King Celebration/Chancellor’s Office.

25 Tuesday
“Bread and Roses.” 7:30 p.m. 101 Armory. Martin Luther King Celebration/Chancellor’s Office.

27 Thursday
“If You Were Me.” 7:30 p.m. 101 Armory. Martin Luther King Celebration/Chancellor’s Office.

sports
(to confirm times, go to www.fightingillini.com)
20 Thursday
Men’s Basketball. UI vs. University of Iowa. 6 p.m. Assembly Hall. Admission charge.

21 Friday
Wheelchair Basketball Tournament. 8 a.m. Huff Hall. Games begin at 8 a.m. and follow in succession every 1 hour and 45 minutes. The UI will host four collegiate teams from across the country.
Hockey. UI vs. St. Louis University. 7 p.m. UI Ice Arena. Admission charge.

22 Saturday
Wheelchair Basketball Tournament. 8 a.m. Huff Hall. Games begin at 8 a.m. and follow in succession every 1 hour and 45 minutes. The UI will host four collegiate teams from across the country.
Hockey. UI vs. St. Louis University. 7 p.m. UI Ice Arena. Admission charge.

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

28 Friday
Hockey. UI vs. Robert Morris College. 7 p.m. UI Ice Arena. Admission charge.
Wrestling. UI vs. University of Iowa. 7 p.m. Huff Hall. Admission charge.

29 Saturday
Men’s Basketball. UI vs. University of Minnesota. 1:30 p.m. Assembly Hall. Admission charge.
Men’s Gymnastics. UI vs. Ohio State University. 7 p.m. Huff Hall. Admission charge.
Women’s Gymnastics. UI vs. University of Denver. 7 p.m. Huff Hall. Admission charge.
Hockey. UI vs. Robert Morris College. 7 p.m. UI Ice Arena. Admission charge.

30 Sunday
Women’s Basketball. UI vs. Ohio State University. 2 p.m. Assembly Hall. Admission charge.

5 Saturday
Women’s Gymnastics. UI vs. Illinois State University and UIC. 7 p.m. Huff Hall. Admission charge.

6 Sunday
Men’s Basketball. UI vs. Indiana University. Noon. Assembly Hall. Admission charge.

et cetera
22 Saturday
Community Event: “Stories of Our People.” 2-5 p.m. Krannert Center. Performers include Dawn Blackman, a Champaign storyteller; the presentation of the Martin Luther King Jr. Essay Contest awards to winners from local middle and high schools; the Protege Dance Group of Champaign; Chinese Scholars and Students Association Ethnic Dance Group; Larry Lockwood, an American Indian storyteller from Chicago; the U. of I. Raas Team (South Asian Dance); Sancocho Music and Dance Collage of Indianapolis. Martin Luther King Celebration/Chancellor’s Office.

26 Wednesday
Turkish Studies Symposium. “Media and Society in the Late Ottoman Empire and Early Republican Turkey.” 1-5 p.m. 209 Illini Union. South Asian and Middle Eastern Studies and Russian, East European and Eurasian Center.
Student and Faculty Discussion. “Diverse Perspectives on Campus and in America: Finding and Exercising Your Voice.” 7-9 p.m. Illini Union. Martin Luther King Celebration/Chancellor’s Office.

29 Saturday
Nature ABCs and 123s: “S” is for Snow. 10-11 a.m. Visitor Center, Allerton Park. Ages 2-5. Includes stories, songs and hands-on exploration. For more info: www.allerton.uiuc.edu or call 244-1035. Admission charge. Allerton Park and Conference Center.
Cross Country Ski Day Trip. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Meet at Outdoor Center, 51 E. Gregory St., Champaign. For more info: call 333-8747 or visit www.campusrec.uiuc.edu. Campus Recreation.
Owl Prowl. 3-6 p.m. Environmental Learning Field Station, Allerton Park. For more info: www.allerton.uiuc.edu or call 244-1035. Admission charge. Allerton Park and Conference Center.

5 Saturday
Dinner and Storytelling Concert. “Love Stories.” 5-9 p.m. Conference Center, Allerton Park. For information and reservations, call 333-3287. Admission charge.

6 Sunday
Allerton House Tours. 10:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Conference Center, Allerton Park. Tours begin every 20 minutes and last one hour. For more info: www.allerton.uiuc.edu or call 244-1035. Admission charge. Allerton Park and Conference Center.

exhibits
“Government Information … Priceless!”
Government Documents, main hall wall display cases, Library.
“Argentine, Paraguay and Uruguay”
Latin American and Caribbean Library”
Through Jan. 31.
“Honoring Our Faculty Achievements”
Main hall display cases, Library.
“Victorians and the Crimean War”
Rare Book and Special Collections Library.
Through Feb. 28.

“Following the Paper Trail From China to the World”
Focus Gallery.
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.

Featured Works XIX. “Of Books and Tales: Salvador Dali and the World of Imagination.”
Through Feb. 13.
“Opulent Display: Textiles of Gold From South East Asia”
Through March 27.
“Apocalypse Then: Images of Destruction, Prophecy and Judgment From Dürer to the Twentieth Century”
Through April 3.
“Laws of Abstraction”
On view Jan. 22.
“OVER + OVER: PASSION FOR PROCESS”
On view Jan. 29.
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.


This calendar is excerpted from the Jan. 20 issue of Inside Illinois, the faculty-staff newspaper at the UI.