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Events at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign from Feb. 3 through 20

1/28/2005

lectures
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.

5 Saturday
Saturday Astrophysics Honors Program. “Is a Newly Discovered, Exotic Class of Black Holes Sending X-Rays in Our Direction?” You-Hua Chu, UI. 10:45 a.m.
141 Loomis Lab. Saturday Astrophysics Honors Program.

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.

8 Tuesday
“Cultural Drive for Thinness, Is It Killing Our Students? Eating Disturbances and Campus Resources.” Campus Wide Eating Disorders Outreach Team. Lunch 11:55 a.m.; speaker 12:05 p.m. Latzer Hall, University YMCA. Know Your University.

11 Friday
“Global and Environmental Sustainability.” William Sullivan, UI. Noon. Latzer Hall, University YMCA. Friday Forum.

15 Tuesday
“The LAS Global Studies Initiative.” Charles Stewart, UI. Lunch 11:55 a.m.; speaker 12:05 p.m. Latzer Hall, University YMCA. Know Your University.

18 Friday
“Combating AIDS: Local and Global Challenges.” Dale Brashers, UI. Noon. Latzer Hall, University YMCA. Friday Forum.

19 Saturday
Saturday Astrophysics Honors Program. “Dark Energy in Our Expanding Universe.” Joseph Mohr, UI. 10:45 a.m. 141 Loomis Lab. Saturday Astrophysics Honors Program.

colloquia
3 Thursday
“Under the Spell of the Chusalongo: The Political Economy of Sex and Race in the Ecuadorian Andes.” Emma Cervone, Southern Illinois University. Noon. 201 International Studies Building. Latin American and Caribbean Studies.
“The Impact of New Technologies on Knowledge Practices in Higher Education.” Nicholas Burbules, UI. Noon. 242 Education Building. Education Research.

4 Friday
“Translocation and Unzipping Kinetics of DNA Molecules Using a Nanopore.” Amit Meller, Harvard University. Noon. 3269 Beckman Institute. Theoretical and Computational Biophysics.

7 Monday
“Space Exploration: Patronage and Professionalization in Japan’s Postmodern Theater.” David Goodman, UI. Noon. 101 International Studies Building. East Asian and Pacific Studies.
Seven European Masters of Twentieth Century Art. “Paul Klee, Part I: 1897-1914.” Marcel Franciscono, UI. Noon. Trees Gallery, Krannert Art Museum. Krannert Art Museum.
“Distributed Multipole Methods for Accurate Electrostatics in Large-Scale Biomolecular Simulations.” Celeste Sagui, North Carolina State University. 3 p.m. 3269 Beckman Institute. Theoretical and Computational Biophysics.
“Networking … Successes, New Challenges, and an Expanding Waist, as the Field Turns 40.” Jim Kurose, University of Massachusetts, Amherst. 4 p.m. 1404 Siebel Center. Computer Science.
“Neoliberalism and Culture.” Jan Nederveen Pieterse and Norman Denzin, UI. 8 p.m. Levis Faculty Center. Criticism and Interpretive Theory.

8 Tuesday
“Mumbai: A Global City Study Abroad Experience?” Manisha Desai, UI. Noon. Lucy Ellis Lounge, Foreign Languages Building. South Asian and Middle Eastern Studies.
“Noninvasive Bioluminescent in Vivo Detection of Light-emitting Probes.” Steven Smith, Xenogen Corp., Alameda, Calif. Noon. 3269 Beckman Institute. Imaging Technology Group/Beckman Institute.
“Plotting the Self in Bulgarian Socialist Realist Painting.” Cristofer Scarboro, UI. Noon. 101 International Studies Building. Russian, East European and Eurasian Center.

9 Wednesday
“Soybean Triterpenoid Saponins Induce Autophagy and Inhibit PKB/Akt Signaling in Human Colon Cancer Cells.” Allison Ellington, UI. 4 p.m. 150 Animal Sciences Lab. Nutritional Sciences.
“Polymeric Insulator-Based Dielectrophoresis (iDEP) for the Monitoring of Water-Borne Pathogens.” Blake H. Simmons, Sandia National Laboratories. 4 p.m.
B02 Coordinated Science Lab. Nanoscale Science and Technology.

10 Thursday
“Adult Age Differences in Self-Regulated Learning From Text.” Elizabeth Stine Morrow, UI. Noon. 242 Education Building. Bureau of Education Research.

14 Monday
“The Evolution of the Net.” Bruce Schatz, UI. 4 p.m. 1404 Siebel Center. Computer Science.

15 Tuesday
“Dancing Proteins: 3-D Visualization of Protein Structure and Dynamics on Next-Generation Graphics Hardware.” John Stone, UI. Noon. 3269 Beckman Institute. Imaging Technology Group/Beckman Institute.

16 Wednesday
“Role of Stearoyl-CoA Desaturase in Metabolism: Implications for Human Diseases.” James M. Ntambi, University of Wisconsin, Madison. 4 p.m. 150 Animal Sciences Lab. Nutritional Sciences.

17 Thursday
“Pushing Quantum Mechanics Towards the Everyday World.” Anthony Leggett, UI. 4 p.m. 151 Everitt Laboratory. Electrical and Computer Engineering.

theater
10 Thursday
“Brecht on Brecht.” James Zager, director. 7:30 p.m. Studio Theater, Krannert Center. Brecht’s testimony before the House on Un-American activities Committee in 1947 is reproduced in this play interspersed with relevant excerpts from his plays, poems and songs. Admission charge.

11 Friday
“Brecht on Brecht.” James Zager, director. 7:30 p.m. Studio Theater, Krannert Center. Admission charge.

12 Saturday
“Brecht on Brecht.” James Zager, director. 7:30 p.m. Studio Theater, Krannert Center. Admission charge.

15 Tuesday
National Acrobats of Taiwan, ROC. 7 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. These master acrobats create an inspiring and colorful drama with their national art form. Recommended for ages 6 and up. Admission charge.

16 Wednesday
National Acrobats of Taiwan, ROC. 7 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. These master acrobats create an inspiring and colorful drama with their national art form. Recommended for ages 6 and up. Admission charge.
“Brecht on Brecht.” James Zager, director. 7:30 p.m. Studio Theater, Krannert Center. Admission charge.

17 Thursday
“Brecht on Brecht.” James Zager, director. 7:30 p.m. Studio Theater, Krannert Center. Admission charge.

18 Friday
“Brecht on Brecht.” James Zager, director. 7:30 p.m. Studio Theater, Krannert Center. Admission charge.

19 Saturday
“Brecht on Brecht.” James Zager, director. 7:30 p.m. Studio Theater, Krannert Center. Admission charge.

20 Sunday
“Brecht on Brecht.” James Zager, director. 3 p.m. Studio Theater, Krannert Center. Admission charge.

music
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.

7 Monday
Master of Music Recital. Simona Hodrea, viola. 7:30 p.m. Music building auditorium.

8 Tuesday
Wilco. 8 p.m. Foellinger Auditorium. Admission charge. Star Course.

10 Thursday
Black Sacred Music Symposium. 6 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center.
Doctor of Musical Arts Recital. Jing-I Jang, harp. 7:30 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall.

11 Friday
Black Sacred Music Symposium. 6 p.m. Music Building auditorium.
Chicago Symphony Orchestra. Lorin Maazel, conductor. 7:30 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. Music of Bartók, Brahms and Prokofiev. Admission charge.
Vocal concert by Nachiketa Sharma. With Shouri Lahiri, tabla, and Shripad Thite, harmonium. 7:30 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall. SPICMACAY.

12 Saturday
Black Sacred Music Symposium. 9 a.m. Music Building auditorium.
UI Chamber Singers. Kristina Boerger, guest conductor. 7:30 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. A program of a cappella choral music by living composers. Admission charge. School of Music.
Doctor of Musical Arts Recital. Mariko Anno, flute. 7:30 p.m. Memorial Room, Smith Hall.

13 Sunday
Second Sunday Concert. Cervantes String Quartet. Broadcast live on WILL-FM (90.9). 2 p.m. Krannert Art Museum. Krannert Art Museum.
Senior Recital. Gladys Macagba, flute. 2 p.m. Memorial Room, Smith Hall.
UI Black Chorus. Ollie Watts Davis, conductor. 7:30 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. An evening of sacred music from the African-American tradition, including spirituals, anthems, and traditional and contemporary gospel selections. Admission charge. School of Music.

15 Tuesday
Doctor of Musical Arts Recital. Toby Curtright, jazz bass. 6:30 p.m. Room 25, Smith Hall.

17 Thursday
UI New Music Ensemble. Eduardo Diazmunoz, music director. Zack Browning and Stephen Taylor, co-conductors. 7:30 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. An evening of new music by UI composers. Admission charge. School of Music.

18 Friday
Guest Artist Lecture. Jean-Marie Londeix, saxophone. 1 p.m. 1201 Music Building.
Guest Artist Master Class. Jean-Marie Londeix, saxophone. 2:45 p.m. Memorial Room, Smith Hall.
Guest Artist Recital. William Street, saxophone, and Roger Admiral, piano. 4:30 p.m. Memorial Room, Smith Hall.
Traffic Jam: The Boat Drunks. 5 p.m. Lobby, Krannert Center. Central Illinois’ only Jimmy Buffett tribute band.
Senior Recital. Aaron Brizuela, trumpet. 7:30 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall.

19 Saturday
Sinfonia da Camera. Ian Hobson, conductor. With J. David Harris, clarinet. 7:30 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. Music that defines American style – Bernstein, Copland and Gershwin. Admission charge.

20 Sunday
Band Alumni Reunion Concert. 3 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. School of Music.
UI Wind Symphony and UI Symphonic Band I. James Keene and Thomas Caneva, conductors, and Harry Begian, guest conductor. 7:30 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. At this welcome concert for the 16th president of the UI and in conjunction with the UI School of Music Alumni Reunion, these bands present the world premiere of Four Movements for Wind Ensemble by New York composer Schaeffer Mahoney. There will be a reception in the lobby immediately following the concert. Admission charge. School of Music.
Faculty Recital. Jerold Siena, tenor, and Dennis Helmrich, piano. 7:30 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall.

dance
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
16 Wednesday
Movies and Medicine. “Miss Evers’ Boys.” 4-6 p.m. Medical Sciences Building auditorium. Adapted from David Feldshuh’s stage play.
“The Rules of the Game.” Jean Renoir, director. 5:30 p.m. 62 Krannert Art Museum. Illinois Program for Research in the Humanities.

sports
(to confirm times, go to www.fightingillini.com)
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.

11 Friday
Hockey. UI vs. Pennsylvania State University. 7 p.m. Ice Arena, 406 E. Armory. Admission charge. Campus Recreation.
Wrestling. UI vs. Pennsylvania State University. 7 p.m. Huff Hall. Admission charge.

12 Saturday
Hockey. UI vs. Pennsylvania State University. 7 p.m. Ice Arena, 406 E. Armory. Admission charge. Campus Recreation.
Men’s Basketball. UI vs. University of Wisconsin. Noon. Assembly Hall. Admission charge.
Men’s Gymnastics. UI vs. Pennsylvania State University. 7 p.m. Huff Hall. Admission charge.

13 Sunday
Wrestling. UI vs. Indiana University. 1 p.m. Huff Hall. Admission charge.
Women’s Basketball. UI vs. Pennsylvania State University. 2 p.m. Assembly Hall. Admission charge.

16 Wednesday
Women’s Basketball. UI vs. Northwestern University. 7 p.m. Assembly Hall. Admission charge.

17 Thursday
Wrestling. UI vs. Northwestern University. 7 p.m. Huff Hall. Admission charge.

et cetera
3 Thursday
Conference: “Asian Americans and the Law.” Frank Wu, keynote speaker. For more information, visit http://www.law.uiuc.edu/conferences/aalaw/index.asp. Asian American Studies and College of Law.

4 Friday
Cross Country Ski Clinic. 1 p.m. Outdoor Center, 51 E. Gregory, Champaign. For more info: www.campusrec.uiuc.edu. Admission charge. Campus Recreation.

5 Saturday
Cross Country Ski Day Trip. Noon-5 p.m. Meet at Outdoor Center, 51 E. Gregory, Champaign. For more info: www.campusrec.uiuc.edu. Admission charge. Campus Recreation.
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.

8 Tuesday
Panel discussion: “The Corporate Humanities.” Chair: Matti Bunzl, UI; Charles Zukoski, Kal Alston, Karen Kelsky, Cary Nelson and Lawrence Schehr, UI. 2 p.m. Humanities Lecture Hall, IPRH, 805 W. Pennsylvania, Urbana. Illinois Program for Research in the Humanities.
“Demons, Golems and Dybbuks: Monsters of the Jewish Imagination. ‘The Dybbuk’ by S. Ansky.” Michael Shapiro, UI, will lead the discussion. 7 p.m. Champaign Public Library, 505 S. Randolph St., Champaign. Champaign Public Library.

9 Wednesday
Survey Research Seminar. “Survey Sampling.” Noon. 196 Lincoln Hall. Second in a series of five seminars. This seminar will cover the basics of sampling methodology. Advance registration is required; e-mail krish@uic.edu or call 333-4273. Survey Research Laboratory.
Film Screening: “Imagining America … Icons of 20th-Century American Art.” 7:30 p.m. Colwell Playhouse, Krannert Center. Screening of PBS film created by Jonathan Fineberg, UI.

11 Friday
“New Directions in Continental Theory: Derrida, Deleuze, Marx.” Cesare Casarine, University of Minnesota. IPRH, 805 W. Pennsylvania Ave., Urbana. Call 333-2581 for more information; continues Saturday. Criticism and Interpretive Theory.

12 Saturday
“Birding for Beginners.” 9 a.m. Visitor Center, Allerton Park. For more information, visit www.allerton.uiuc.edu or call 244-1035. Admission charge. Allerton Park and Conference Center.
Kids@Krannert.” 10 a.m. Krannert Art Museum. Family fun exploring crafts. Krannert Art Museum.
Pet-Lovers’ Expo. 1 p.m. Atrium, Vet Med Basic Sciences Building, 2000 S. Lincoln Ave., Urbana. Meet animals from the Champaign County Humane Society, shop for Valentine treats for your pet, purchase a Clay Paws kit. Meet owls and hawks from the college’s Wildlife Medical Clinic. Veterinary Medicine.

13 Sunday
Second Sunday Gallery Tour. “Laws of Abstraction.” Campus Honors Program student curators. 1 p.m. Krannert Art Museum. Krannert Art Museum.
International dinner. Korean. 6 p.m. Cosmopolitan Club, 307 E. John St. Champaign. Admission charge. Cosmopolitan Club.

14 Monday
Panel discussion: “21st Century Bodies.” Chair: C.L. Cole, UI; Susan Koshy, Andrew Orta, Sarah Projansky and Elspeth Probyn, UI. 3:30 p.m. Humanities Lecture Hall, IPRH, 805 W. Pennsylvania, Urbana. Illinois Program for Research in the Humanities.

15 Tuesday
“Nature ABCs and 123s. ‘G’ is for Groundhog.” 10 a.m. Visitor Center, Allerton Park. For more information, visit www.allerton.uiuc.edu or call 244-1035. Admission charge. Allerton Park and Conference Center.
Third Annual Celebration of Blacks in Medicine. 6 p.m. Pollard Auditorium, Carle Forum, Carle Hospital, 619 W. Park St., Urbana. Rev. Dr. Wesley McNeese, Springfield, will deliver the keynote address. For more information, call 333-4945. African American Chamber of Commerce of Urbana-Champaign.

16 Wednesday
Survey Research Seminar. “Questionnaire Design.” Noon. 196 Lincoln Hall. Third in a series of five seminars. This seminar will cover designing a good questionnaire. Advance registration is required; email krish@uic.edu or call 333-4273. Survey Research Laboratory.

17 Thursday
Panel discussion: “Origins of a Networked World: From World War II to the Internet” John Unsworth, UI, moderator. 3 p.m. Third Floor, Levis Faculty Center, 919 W. Illinois St., Urbana. Participants include Mark Leff, Fernando Elichirigoity, Boyd Rayward and Christian Sandvig, UI. Center for Advanced Study and Illinois Program for Research in the Humanities.

18 Friday
“Stories and Stars.” 7 p.m. Visitor Center, Allerton Park. For more information, visit www.allerton.uiuc.edu or call 244-1035. Admission charge. Allerton Park and Conference Center.

19 Saturday
“Nature ABCs and 123s. ‘G’ is for Groundhog.” 10 a.m. Visitor Center, Allerton Park. For more information, visit www.allerton.uiuc.edu or call 244-1035. Admission charge. Allerton Park and Conference Center.

exhibits
“Dancing Lessons From God”
South façade, Flagg Hall, 1207 S. Fourth St., Champaign.
Through March 19.

“The State of Black America: ‘What’s Going On?’ ”
“Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration Week: Essays on Leadership”
“Honoring Our Faculty Achievements”
“Government Information…Priceless!”
Main hall display cases, Library.
“Victorians and the Crimean War”
Rare Book and Special Collections Library.
“Latin American Countries and Popular Culture; Bolivia, Peru and Ecuador”
Latin American and Caribbean 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”
“Laws of Abstraction”
Through March 27.
“Apocalypse Then: Images of Destruction, Prophecy and Judgment From Dürer to the Twentieth Century”
“OVER + OVER: PASSION FOR PROCESS”
Through April 3.
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.

“Lampapalooza: Ana Levan and Julie Force”
“Johnsen Schmaling Architects: Extending the Surface”
“Chicago Architectural Club Members Exhibition”
On view Feb. 4-16.
I space, 230 W. Superior St., Chicago. Tuesday-Saturday 11 a.m.-5 p.m.

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

This calendar is excerpted from the Feb. 3 issue of Inside Illinois, the faculty-staff newspaper at the UI.