News Bureau | University of Illinois

NewsBureauillinois
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign logo

Archives

2000 | 2001 | 2002 | 2003 | 2004 | 2005 | 2006 | 2007 | 2008
Email to a friend envelope icon for send to a friend

Events at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign from Sept. 15 through Oct. 9


9/8/2005


lectures
16 Friday
“Other Lands Have Dreams: From Baghdad to Pekin Prison.” Kathy Kelly, author. Noon. Latzer Hall, University YMCA. Friday Forum.

17 Saturday
Saturday Physics Honors Program. “Einstein’s Miracle Year.” Paul Kwiat, UI. 10:15 a.m. 141 Loomis Lab. Physics.
“Georgia O’Keeffe and New Mexico: Identity and Place.” Barbara Lynes, Georgia O’Keeffe Museum, Santa Fe, N.M. 3 p.m. Krannert Art Museum. Jerrold Ziff Distinguished Lecture/Krannert Art Museum.

20 Tuesday
“Who’s in Charge? The Role of Faculty in Governing the University.” Members of Urbana-Champaign AAUP Chapter and UIUC Senate. Lunch 11:55 a.m.; speaker 12:05 p.m. Latzer Hall, University YMCA. Know Your University.

21 Wednesday
“Sleazy Bars, Fancy Countertops: Reused Marble for Status Therapy at Pompeii.” J. Clayton Fant, University of Akron. 5:30 p.m. 62 Krannert Art Museum. Archaeological Institute of America, Classics and Krannert Art Museum.

22 Thursday
“The War in Iraq: U.S. Foreign Policy and the Crisis of International Legitimacy.” John Brady Kiesling, independent scholar. 7:30 p.m. Third floor, Levis Faculty Center. MillerComm.

23 Friday
“Diplomat’s Conscience, Bureaucrat’s War.” John Brady Kiesling, former U.S. Foreign Service Officer. Noon. Latzer Hall, University YMCA. Friday Forum.

27 Tuesday
“Out of the Heat: No More Sweaty Clothes.” United Students Against Sweatshops, UIUC Chapter. Lunch 11:55 a.m.; speaker 12:05 p.m. Latzer Hall, University YMCA. Know Your University.

30 Friday
“Poetry and Social Engagement: Roots and Branches.” Sam Hamill, poet. Noon. Latzer Hall, University YMCA. Friday Forum.

1 Saturday
Saturday Physics Honors Program. “From Transistor to Light Emitting Transistor.” Milton Feng, UI. 10:15 a.m. 141 Loomis Lab. Physics.

4 Tuesday
“UIUC Cultural Engagement Council.” Lunch 11:55 a.m.; speaker 12:05 p.m. Latzer Hall, University YMCA. An interactive discussion to encourage collaboration among the campus’ cultural institutions. Know Your University.

6 Thursday
“Marriage as a Human Rights Battlefield.” Evan Wolfson, Columbia University. 7:30 p.m. Third floor, Levis Faculty Center. MillerComm.

7 Friday
“Marriage, Gays and the Importance of Progressive Engagement.” Evan Wolfson, attorney. Noon. Latzer Hall, University YMCA. Friday Forum.
“Tennessee Williams: Radical of the Heart.” Christopher Bibsby, University of East Anglia, England. 2 p.m. Studio Theater, Krannert Center. MillerComm.

colloquia
15 Thursday
Title: TBA. Dave Janes, Purdue University. 4 p.m. 151 Everitt Laboratory. Electrical and Computer Engineering.

16 Friday
“Extending Graphics and Visualization to Visual Analysis.” David Ebert, Purdue University. 10 a.m. 5602 Beckman Institute. National Center for Supercomputing Applications.
“Studies on Membrane Proteins From the Respiratory Chain: Perspectives for Mid–and–Far Infrared Spectroscopy.” Petra Hellwig, University of Frankfurt. Noon. B102 Chemical and Life Sciences Building. Biochemistry.

19 Monday
“Architectural, Systems and Analytic Challenges in Sensor Networks.” Tarek Abdelzaher, UI. 4 p.m. 1404 Siebel Center. Computer Science.
“A Combinatorial Approach to Exponential Sum Estimates and Applications.” Jean Bourgain, UI. 4 p.m. 245 Altgeld Hall. Trjitzinsky Memorial Lectures/Mathematics.

20 Tuesday
“Hagiography, History and Sexual Violence in Bosnia.” Judith Pintar, UI. Noon. 101 International Studies Building. Russian, East European and Eurasian Center.
“A Combinatorial Approach to Exponential Sum Estimates and Applications.” Jean Bourgain, UI. 4 p.m. 245 Altgeld Hall. Trjitzinsky Memorial Lectures/Mathematics.

21 Wednesday
“Membrane Secretory and Cytoskeletal Mechanisms Controlling Cleavage Furrow Formation in Drosophila.” John Sisson, University of Texas. Noon. B102 Chemical and Life Sciences Lab. Cell and Structural Biology.
Faculty Talk: Painting. Rosalyn Schwartz, UI. Noon. Krannert Art Museum. Krannert Art Museum.
“Angiogenesis in Oral Cancer: From Biology to Therapeutics.” Mark Lingen, University of Chicago Hospitals. 4 p.m. 180 Bevier Hall. Nutritional Sciences.
“A Combinatorial Approach to Exponential Sum Estimates and Applications.” Jean Bourgain, UI. 4 p.m. 245 Altgeld Hall. Trjitzinsky Memorial Lectures/Mathematics.
“Smallpox, the Smallpox Vaccine and Policies Involving Vaccination.” Joanna Shisler, UI. 4 p.m. 333 Armory Building. Arms Control, Disarmament and International Security.

22 Thursday
“Violence, Exile and the Imagination, or How the Circassians Became Sex Slaves of the Sultan.” Charles King, Georgetown University. 4 p.m. 101 International Studies Building. Russian, East European and Eurasian Center.
“Hungochani: The History of a Dissident Sexuality in Southern Africa.” Marc Epprecht, Queen's University. Location and time TBA. African Studies.
Title: TBA. Placid Ferreira, UI. 4 p.m. 151 Everitt Laboratory. Electrical and Computer Engineering.

26 Monday
“Muslim Women After Sept. 11: Community, Power and Identity.” Lori Peek, Colorado State University. 11 a.m. 403B1 Engineering Hall. Mid-America Earthquake Center.
“Collection in Context. High Art Nouveau in Belgium and France: Victor Horta, Henry van de Velde and Hector Guimard.” Marcel Franciscono, UI. Noon. Krannert Art Museum. Krannert Art Museum.
“The Art and Science of Embedded Multimedia Systems Design: A Communication-Centric Perspective.” Radu Marculescu, Carnegie Mellon University. 4 p.m. 1404 Siebel Center. Computer Science.
“Were We Wrong? Rethinking the Postmodern Paradigm.” Matti Bunzl, UI. 8 p.m. Third floor, Levis Faculty Center. Criticism and Interpretive Theory.

27 Tuesday
“Democracy, Iranian Style! Lessons From the 2005 Presidential Election in Iran.” Behrooz Ghamari-Tabrizi, UI. Noon. Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Languages Building. South Asian and Middle Eastern Studies.
“3D Computer Reconstruction of the Velopharyngeal Mechanism.” Jamie L. Perry and David P. Kuehn, UI. Noon. 3269 Beckman Institute. Imaging Technology Group/Beckman Institute.

28 Wednesday
“The Early Arabic Novel and Emerging Feminism: 19th Century Egypt.” Marilyn Booth, UI. Noon. 101 International Studies Building. African Studies.
Faculty Talk: Metals. Billie Theide, UI. Noon. Krannert Art Museum. Krannert Art Museum.
“Molecular and Cellular Basis of Host Resistance/Susceptibility to Plague.” John Xu, UI. 4 p.m. 2506 VMBSB. Veterinary Pathobiology.
“Food Security: Counteracting Agrobioterroism.” Geoffrey Dahl, UI. 4 p.m. 333 Armory Building. Arms Control, Disarmament and International Security.

29 Thursday
Title: TBA. Ming Wu, University of California, Berkeley. 4 p.m. 151 Everitt Laboratory. Electrical and Computer Engineering.

3 Monday
“Meshes, Manifolds and Metric Spaces.” Ken Clarkson, Bell Laboratories, Murray Hill, N.J. 4 p.m. 1404 Siebel Center. Computer Science.

4 Tuesday
“Lichens Are Not Our National Treasure: The Battle Over Science and Sustainable Forestry in Post-Soviet Latvia.” Katrina Schwartz, University of Florida. Noon. 101 International Studies Building. Russian, East European and Eurasian Center.

5 Wednesday
“Bioterrorism, Federal Policy and First Responders Working Under Abnormally Dangerous Conditions.” Michael LeRoy, UI. 4 p.m. 333 Armory Building. Arms Control, Disarmament and International Security.

6 Thursday
“Nano Robotic Manipulation and Assembly Using an Atomic Force Microscope.” Ning Xi, Michigan State University. 4 p.m. 151 Everitt Laboratory. Electrical and Computer Engineering.

7 Friday
“YU are the World: Some Things the Balkans Teach Us About Globalization and Democracy.” Eric Gordy, Clark University. 4 p.m. 101 International Studies Building. Russian, East European and Eurasian Center.

theater
17 Saturday
“The End of Cinematics.” Mikel Rouse, writer, arranger and producer. 7:30 p.m. Colwell Playhouse, Krannert Center. A pop-tinged, hip-hop based, Beatles-influenced score and its overlying counter poetry tie together film images of this extra-sensory experience. Admission charge.

21 Wednesday
“From Tel Aviv to Ramallah.” Yuri Lane, actor. 7:30 p.m. Allen Hall. Illinois Program for Research in the Humanities.

29 Thursday
“Candles to the Sun.” Tom Mitchell, director. 7:30 p.m. Studio Theater, Krannert Center. Tennessee Williams’s first full-length play offers a politically committed exposé of the capitalist exploitation of Alabama coal miners in the 1930s and a searing depiction of the emotional life of a family in crisis. Admission charge.

30 Friday
“Candles to the Sun.” Tom Mitchell, director. 7:30 p.m. Studio Theater, Krannert Center. Admission charge.

1 Saturday
“Candles to the Sun.” Tom Mitchell, director. 7:30 p.m. Studio Theater, Krannert Center. Admission charge.

5 Wednesday
“Candles to the Sun.” Tom Mitchell, director. 7:30 p.m. Studio Theater, Krannert Center. Admission charge.

6 Thursday
“Candles to the Sun.” Tom Mitchell, director. 7:30 p.m. Studio Theater, Krannert Center. Admission charge.

7 Friday
“Candles to the Sun.” Tom Mitchell, director. 7:30 p.m. Studio Theater, Krannert Center. Admission charge.

8 Saturday
“Candles to the Sun.” Tom Mitchell, director. 7:30 p.m. Studio Theater, Krannert Center. Admission charge.

9 Sunday
“Candles to the Sun.” Tom Mitchell, director. 3 p.m. Studio Theater, Krannert Center. Admission charge.

music
17 Saturday
Faculty Recital. William Moersch and Ricardo Flores, percussion. 7:30 p.m. Tryon Festival Theater, Krannert Center. A concert of contemporary music featuring a wide variety of instruments. Admission charge. School of Music.

18 Sunday
Faculty Recital. Jonathan Keeble, flute. 3 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. With John Dee, oboe; J. David Harris, clarinet; Timothy McGovern, bassoon; and Ann Yeung, harp. Admission charge. School of Music.
Faculty Recital. William Heiles, piano. 7:30 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. “20th century Classics by French Composers.” Admission charge. School of Music.

22 Thursday
The Hall Effect. Keiko Ino, piano. 7:30 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall.

23 Friday
Nawal, Voice of the Comoros. 8 p.m. Latzer Hall, University YMCA. African Studies.

25 Sunday
UI Wind Symphony and UI Symphonic Band I. 7:30 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. American’s oldest and largest university band program presents an enjoyable evening of music. Admission charge. School of Music.

27 Tuesday
Voice Division Recital. 11 a.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall.
UI New Music Ensemble. Eduardo Diazmunoz, conductor. 7:30 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. With Edward Rath, piano, and works by Donatoni, Wolpe, Drews and Webern’s Concerto for Nine Instruments. Admission charge. School of Music.

29 Thursday
Champaign-Urbana Symphony Orchestra. Steven Larsen, music director/conductor. 7:30 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. With David Syme, piano. Admission charge. Young Artists Showcase. 6:45 p.m. Lobby, Krannert Center.
Wall To Wall Guitar Festival: The Traveling Blues. Taj Mahal, Mamadou Diabate and Rory Block. 7:30 p.m. Tryon Festival Theater, Krannert Center. Admission charge. Afterglow: Jesse Harris. 10 p.m. Lobby, Krannert Center.

30 Friday
Wall to Wall Guitar Festival: Interval. John Hasbrouck and Eric Lugosch. Noon. Lobby, Krannert Center; Traffic Jam. Dyke and Chrissy Corson and friends. 5 p.m. Lobby, Krannert Center; Guitar Around the Globe. Simon Shaheen, Sergio and Odair Assad, Abdoulaye Diabate and Banning Eyre and Vinicius Cantuária. 7 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. A variety of genres and cultures are heard in Middle Eastern, Brazilian, African and bossa nova sounds from these various artists; Masters of the Slide Guitar. David Tronzo, Daniel Lanois and Cindy Cashdollar with Redd Volkaert. 10 p.m. Tryon Festival Theater, Krannert Center. Admission charge.

1 Saturday
Wall To Wall Guitar Festival: A Family Jam. Dan Zanes and Friends. 10:30 a.m. Tryon Festival Theater, Krannert Center. Recommended for ages 3 and up; Celebrating Six-String Jazz. Bill Frisell. 3 p.m. Tryon Festival Theater, Krannert Center; Celebrating Six-String Jazz. Pat Metheny Trio with Christian McBride and Antonio Sanchez. 8 p.m. Tryon Festival Theater, Krannert Center; Afterglow: “Giorgio.” Daniel Lanois. 10 p.m. Lobby, Krannert Center. Admission charge.

2 Sunday
Wall To Wall Guitar Festival: Spanish Accents. Hopkinson Smith, Eliot Fisk and Juan Martín. 3 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. Prelude: 2 p.m. Krannert Room; Blurring the Boundaries. Kaki King, Andy Summers, and Vernon Reid. 7:30 p.m. Tryon Festival Theater, Krannert Center; Wrap-up Afterglow. David Tronzo with Sex Mob and The Delta Kings. 10 p.m. Krannert Center. Admission charge.

5 Wednesday
UI Concert Band I and UI Symphonic Band II. 7:30 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. Admission charge. School of Music.

6 Thursday
Byron Janis, piano. 7:30 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. Janis will perform the music of Chopin, interspersed with commentary drawn from his rich store of musical and personal experience. Admission charge.

7 Friday
UI Symphony Orchestra. Donald Schleicher, conductor. 7:30 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. Admission charge.

8 Saturday
Faculty Recital. Jerold Siena, tenor. 7:30 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. Admission charge.

9 Sunday
Second Sunday Concert. Ian Hobson and musicians from Sinfonia da Camera. 2 p.m. Krannert Art Museum.
Antoine Tamestit, viola. 3 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. This French violist’s artistry has taken him from Vienna’s Musikverin to the Kennedy Center and Krannert. Ticket includes light refreshments served at 2:15 p.m. Admission charge.
Doctor of Musical Arts Choral Conducting Recital. Jung Il Choi, conductor. 7:30 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall.

dance
7 Friday
Pilobolus. 7 p.m. Tryon Festival Theater, Krannert Center. Eye-catching, sculptural poses provide a lesson in group dynamics and virtuosic balance. Admission charge.

8 Saturday
Pilobolus. 7 p.m. Tryon Festival Theater, Krannert Center. Eye-catching, sculptural poses provide a lesson in group dynamics and virtuosic balance. Admission charge.

films
21 Wednesday
“Nuba Conversation-documentary.” Noon. 101 International Studies Building. African Studies.

22 Thursday
“Pleasantville.” 5:30 p.m. 62 Krannert Art Museum. Illinois Program for Research in the Humanities.

5 Wednesday
“Dole.” A feature film from Gabon. Noon. 101 International Studies Building. African Studies.

6 Thursday
“Wings of Desire.” 5:30 p.m. 62 Krannert Art Museum. Illinois Program for Research in the Humanities.

sports
(to confirm times, go to www.fightingillini.com)
16 Friday
Volleyball. Illini Classic. 5 and 7 p.m. Huff Hall. Schools participating: Rice University, University of Illinois at Chicago and Eastern Illinois University. Admission charge.
Soccer. Illinois vs. Illinois State University. 7 p.m. Illinois Soccer Stadium. Admission charge.

17 Saturday
Volleyball. Illini Classic. 4:30 and 7 p.m. Huff Hall. Schools participating: Rice University, University of Illinois at Chicago and Eastern Illinois University. Admission charge.

18 Sunday
Soccer. Illinois vs. Indiana State University. 2 p.m. Illinois Soccer Stadium. Admission charge.

23 Friday
Soccer. Illinois vs. Northwestern University. 7 p.m. Illinois Soccer Stadium. Admission charge.

24 Saturday
Football. Illinois vs. Michigan State University. Foundation Day. Time: TBA. Memorial Stadium. Admission charge.

25 Sunday
Soccer. Illinois vs. University of Wisconsin. 1 p.m. Illinois Soccer Stadium. Admission charge.

30 Friday
Volleyball. Illinois vs. Northwestern University. 7 p.m. Huff Hall. Admission charge.
Hockey. Illini vs. University of Delaware. 7 p.m. Ice Arena. Admission charge.

1 Saturday
Volleyball. Illinois vs. University of Wisconsin. 7 p.m. Huff Hall. Admission charge.

et cetera
15 Thursday
Native American House Open House. 4 p.m. Native American House, 1206 W. Nevada St., Urbana. Native American House.

16 Friday
Conference: “Avenues for Advancement.” Julieanna Richardson, History Makers, and Eddie Glaude, Princeton University. 1:15-5:30 p.m. 66 Library. African American Studies and Research Program, African-American Cultural Program, the Career Center and the School of Business.
Panel Discussion: “Mass Culture and Modernist Studies.” Ed Comentale, Indiana University; Kevin Dettmar, Southern Illinois University; Elizabeth Lee, Wabash College; Andrea Goulet and Christine Catanzarite, UI. 3 p.m. Humanities Lecture Hall, IPRH, 805 W. Pennsylvania Ave., Urbana. Illinois Program for Research in the Humanities.
in the Humanities.

20 Tuesday
Nature ABCs and 123s: “P is for Praying Mantis.” 10 a.m. Visitor's Center, Allerton Park. For more info: http://www.allerton.uiuc.edu. Admission charge. Allerton Park and Conference Center.

21 Wednesday
Wellness Lunch and Learn: “Taste What’s New in Nutrition.” Justine Karduck. Noon. Register at Member Services, CRCE, 1102 W. Gregory, Urbana. For more info: http://www.campusrec.uiuc.edu. Campus Recreation.
Kids’ Canoe Clinic. 3:30 p.m. Register at the Champaign Park District, 706 Kenwood Road. Campus Recreation.

22 Thursday
Reading: “Chicago Noir.” Andrew Ervin and Amy Sayre-Roberts, UI students. 4 p.m. Authors corner, 2nd floor, Illini Union Bookstore. Illini Union Bookstore.
“A Clear Direction for a Confident Retirement.” Daniel Schreiber, retirement plan manager. 7 p.m. UI Employees Credit Union, 2201 S. First St., Champaign. University of Illinois Employees Credit Union.

23 Friday
Horseback Riding Clinic. 1 p.m. Register at the Outdoor Center, 51 E. Gregory, Champaign. Admission charge. Campus Recreation.

24 Saturday
Nature ABCs and 123s: “P is for Praying Mantis.” 10 a.m. Visitor's Center, Allerton Park. Admission charge. Allerton Park and Conference Center.
Music in Nature Concert. Desafinado. 7 p.m. Visitor's Center, Allerton Park. Admission charge. Allerton Park and Conference Center.
Family Bike/Camp Trip. Register at the Outdoor Center, 51 E. Gregory, Champaign. For more info: http://www.campusrec.uiuc.edu. Admission charge. Campus Recreation.

28 Wednesday
Kayak Clinic. 4 p.m. Register at the Outdoor Center, 51 E. Gregory, Champaign. Admission charge. Campus Recreation.

8 Saturday
Bookbinding Workshop: “East Meets West.” Bea Nettles, UI, instructor. 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Room 20 Noble Hall. For more information and workshop fee, call 244-2751. Continues Sunday. Graduate School of Library and Information Science.
Conference: “Rethinking Secularism in an Age of Belief.” Dwight McBride, Northwestern University; Saba Mahmood, University of California, Berkeley; Gauri Viswanathan, Columbia University; and Michael Warner, Rutgers University. 10 a.m. Levis Faculty Center. Illinois Program for Research in the Humanities and Criticism and Interpretive Theory.

9 Sunday
Second Sunday Gallery Tour. “Altars of the Dead, Vows for the Living.” Bernard Cesarone and Maria Silva, UI. 1 p.m. Krannert Art Museum. Krannert Art Museum.

exhibits
“Summer Survival: Hot Tips From Your Government”
Government Documents Library, main hall display cases.
“Latin American Countries and Popular Culture: Mexico”
Latin American and Caribbean Library.
“Thirtieth Anniversary of the MillerComm Lecture Series”
Main hall display cases, Library.
“A Choice of Emblem Books: An Exhibit in Honor of the Seventh International Conference of the Society of Emblem Studies”
Rare Book and Special Collections Library.

“Portraying American Femininity Through Melody and Art”
“The Long Good-Bye”
Sousa Archives and Center for American Music, 236 Harding Band Building, 1103 S. Sixth St., Champaign.

“I lloutuve wyou too: paintings and drawings”
Through Oct. 28.
Humanities Lecture Hall, IPRH, 805 W. Pennsylvania Ave., Urbana. 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday.

“Digging Barbarians”
Ongoing.
“Visions of the Unseen: Picturing Balinese Ceremony and Myth”
Through Feb. 4.
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.

“Design Excellence Collection”
“Wall to Wall Photography: Current Work by Andy Summers”
School of Art and Design Faculty Art Exhibition
Through Oct. 2.
“Altars for the Dead, Vows of the Living”
On view Oct. 1.
“Sacra Imago: Devotional Art of the Middle Ages”
“Canvas: An Electronic Gallery”
Ongoing.
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.

“Urban, Rural, Wild”
“Prelude to the Prairie Style: Eight Models of Unbuilt Houses by Frank Lloyd Wright, 1892-1901”
Through Oct. 22.
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 Sept. 15 issue of Inside Illinois, the faculty-staff newspaper at the UI.