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Events at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign from Dec. 1 through 18


11/22/2005

lectures
1 Thursday
“Market-Embodied Labor: The Profitable Femininities of China’s Globalized Service Workplaces.” Eileen Otis, Stony Brook University. 4 p.m. 223 Gregory Hall. East Asian Languages and Cultures.
“Jewish-Muslim Relations in Seventeenth Century Senegal.” Peter Mark, Wesleyan University. 4:30-6 p.m. 317 Gregory Hall. African Studies; History; Jewish Culture and Society; and South Asian and Middle Eastern Studies.
“Growing Strong and Successful Youth: The Power of Families and Communities Working Together.” Peter L. Benson, Search Institute, Minneapolis. 7 p.m. Beckman Institute Auditorium. The Pampered Chef Family Resiliency Program.
“Thomas Mann, Beethoven und das Geheimnis von Opus 111.” William Kinderman, UI. 7:30 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall. Germanic Languages and Literatures.

2 Friday
“Wine and the Vine: The Archaeological and Chemical Hunt for the Origins of Viniculture.” Patrick McGovern, UI. 7:30 p.m. Knight Auditorium, Spurlock Museum. Allan C. Campbell Family Distinguished Speaker Series/Spurlock Museum.

3 Saturday
Saturday Physics Honors Program. “Quantum Mechanics: Stranger Than We Can Imagine?” Michael Weissman, UI. 10:15 a.m. 141 Loomis Lab. Physics.

6 Tuesday
“Encounters With Ancestors in Balinese Ritual and Politics.” Lene Pedersen, Central Washington University. 7:30 p.m. Knight Auditorium, Spurlock Museum. Spurlock Museum.

7 Wednesday
“The Anxious Monograph: A Report on Book Publishing in the Humanities and Social Sciences.” Alan G. Thomas, University of Chicago Press. 3 p.m. Humanities Lecture Hall, IPRH, 805 W. Pennsylvania Ave., Urbana. Illinois Program for Research in the Humanities.

9 Friday
“Bending the Rule: Jonathan Edwards, the Rule of Scripture and Women’s Religious Agency.” Jay Twomey, University of Cincinnati. Noon. Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Languages Building. Program for the Study of Religion.

colloquia
1 Thursday
“The Iconography and Theology of Guadalupe in Two Late Eighteenth Century Paintings in Santa Fe, New Mexico.” Bernard Cesarone, UI. Noon. 101 International Studies Building. Latin American and Caribbean Studies.
“The Influence of Training in Metacognitve Strategies on Preservice Elementary Teachers’ Conceptions of Nature of Science.” Fouad Abd-El-Khalick, UI. Noon. 242 Education Building. Bureau of Educational Research.
“Azerbaijan: Legacies of the Past and Trials of the Post-Soviet Independence in a Muslim Country.” Tadeuz Swietochowski, Monmouth University. 4 p.m.
101 International Studies Building. Russian, East European and Eurasian Center.

2 Friday
“DEAD-box Proteins: More Than Just RNA Helicases.” Eckhard Jankowsky, Case Western Reserve University. Noon. B102 Chemical and Life Sciences Building. Biochemistry.

5 Monday
“China and East Asian Economic Regionalism.” George T. Yu, UI. Noon. 101 International Studies Building. East Asian and Pacific Studies.
“Resisting Role Modeling: Making Sense of Identity and Difference in the Narratives of Mentors to African American Girls.” Ruth Nicole Brown, UI. Noon. AASRP, 1201 W. Nevada, Urbana. African American Studies and Research Program.

7 Wednesday
“Inhibition of Carcinogenesis by Tea: Mechanisms and Human Relevance.” Chung Yang, Rutgers University. 4 p.m. 180 Bevier Hall. Nutritional Sciences.
“Growth and Functional Control of Insulin-Producing Cells: Lessons From Development and Evolution.” Seung Kim, Stanford University School of Medicine. Noon. B102 Chemical and Life Sciences Lab. Cell and Developmental Biology.

8 Thursday
“Gay - Straight Alliance.” Cris Mayo, UI. Noon. 242 Education Building. Bureau of Educational Research.
“How Analogy Showed Einstein the Light, and Light Showed Einstein the Universe.” Douglas Hofstadter, Indiana University. 4 p.m. 141 Loomis Lab. Physics.

theater
1 Thursday
Murder Mystery Dinner Theater. 6:30 p.m. Studio Theater, Krannert Center. Admission charge. Krannert Center Student Association.

2 Friday
Murder Mystery Dinner Theater. 6:30 p.m. Studio Theater, Krannert Center. Admission charge. Krannert Center Student Association.

3 Saturday
Murder Mystery Dinner Theater. 6:30 p.m. Studio Theater, Krannert Center. Admission charge. Krannert Center Student Association.

13 Tuesday
Sesame Street Live “Out of This World.” 7 p.m. Assembly Hall. Admission charge.

14 Wednesday
Sesame Street Live “Out of This World.” 10 a.m. and 7 p.m. Assembly Hall. Admission charge.

music
1 Thursday
Beckman 12:20 Concert. Graduate String Quartet. 12:20 p.m. Beckman Institute atrium. School of Music.
Oratorio Society and UI Wind Symphony. 7:30 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. An evening of music for large choral ensemble and winds. Admission charge.
UI Jazz Trombone and Jazz Guitar Ensemble. 7:30 p.m. Colwell Playhouse, Krannert Center. Two new ensembles within the School of Music offer a distinctive evening of music. Admission charge.

2 Friday
Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra. Hans Graf, conductor. 7:30 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. With Sarah Chang, violin, who performs the Violin Concerto in D minor, Op. 47, of Sibelius. Admission charge. Concert Prep: With Michael Rothe. 6:45 p.m. Tryon Festival Theater, Krannert Center.
Great Operatic Scenes. UI Opera Studio. Jerold Siena, director. 7:30 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall.

3 Saturday
Music Education Senior Recital. Laura Johnson, organ and oboe. 10 a.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall.
UI Saxophone Quartets Recital. 2 p.m. Music Building auditorium.
Great Operatic Scenes. UI Opera Studio. Jerold Siena, director. 3 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall.
Senior Recital. John Evans, trumpet. 5 p.m. Music Building auditorium.
Champaign-Urbana Symphony Orchestra. Steven Larsen, music director and conductor. 7 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. With the Apollo Chorus, Stephen Alltop, director. Handel’s “Messiah” is the program. Admission charge.
Stefon Harris and Blackout. 7:30 p.m. Tryon Festival Theater, Krannert Center. This young jazz artist has a new band, a new sound and is blazing new trails. Admission charge.
Master of Music Recital. Bomi Lim, piano. 7:30 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall.
Graduate Recital. Suzanne Crookshank, clarinet. 7:30 p.m. Memorial Room, Smith Hall.
Afterglow: IsWhat! 10 p.m. Lobby, Krannert Center. Enjoy this Cincinnati-based trio of vocals/beatbox, saxophone and bass.

4 Sunday
Doctor of Musical Arts Recital. Jane Boxall, percussion. Noon. Recital Hall, Smith Hall.
Senior and Undergraduate Recital. Michael Lehman and Cody Halberstadt, saxophones. 2 p.m. Music Building auditorium.
Annual Carol Concert. 3 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. This annual event features short groupings of seasonal pieces interspersed with traditional carols and holiday songs. Admission charge.
UI Concert Jazz Band. Chip McNeill, leader. 7:30 p.m. Tyron Festival Theater, Krannert Center. With Stefon Harris, vibraphone. Stefon Harris and Blackout join this School of Music ensemble for an evening of jazz. Admission charge.
Junior Recital. Audrey Jean Good, horn. 7:30 p.m. Music Building auditorium.
Senior Recital. Jenna Daum, flute. 7:30 p.m. Memorial Room, Smith Hall.

5 Monday
Freshman Flute Studio Recital. 7:30 p.m. Memorial Room, Smith Hall. Flute students of Jonathan Keeble.
Chamber Music Recital With Strings. 7:30 p.m. Music Building auditorium.

6 Tuesday
Voice Division Recital. 11 a.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall.
UI Symphonic Band II and UI Concert Band I. Peter Griffin and Kenneth Steinsultz, conductors. 7:30 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. Music from the traditional and contemporary band repertoire. Admission charge.
UI Latin Jazz Ensemble. Chip McNeill and Ricardo Flores, conductors. 7:30 p.m. Colwell Playhouse, Krannert Center. Concert of traditional Afro-Cuban music and jazz standards spiced up with Latin style. Admission charge.
Master of Music Recital. Chia-Ying (Charles) Wu, violin. 7:30 p.m. Memorial Room, Smith Hall.

7 Wednesday
Studio Recital. 11 a.m. Memorial Room, Smith Hall. Harpsichord students of Charlotte Mattax.
Student Showcase. 5 p.m. Memorial Room, Smith Hall. A recital from the studio of Sylvia Stone.

8 Thursday
Beckman 12:20 Concert. Brittany Viola and Keelin Eder, harp. 12:20 p.m. Beckman Institute atrium. School of Music.
Discovery Class Recital. 3 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall. Students of Ronald Hedlund.
Junior Recital. Katharine Kulzick, violin. 5 p.m. Memorial Room, Smith Hall.
UI Chamber Winds and UI Symphonic Band I. James F. Keene and Thomas Caneva, conductors. 7:30 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. Admission charge.
Chamber Music Recital. 7:30 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall. Students of Masumi Rostad.

9 Friday
Master of Music Recital. Allison Holmes. 5 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall.
Undergraduate Recital. Stacey Tavor, soprano. 7:30 p.m. Memorial Room, Smith Hall.

10 Saturday
“Joy to the World Christmas Celebration.” 7:30 p.m. Assembly Hall. Multicultural, church-friendly Christmas spectacular includes some of the top voices in gospel music. Admission charge.
Senior Conducting Recital. 7:30 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall. Students of Joe Grant.
Brass Studies Division: Student Chamber Recital. 7:30 p.m. Music Building auditorium.

11 Sunday
Second Sunday Concert. Charlotte Mattax, harpsichord. 2 p.m. Krannert Art Museum. Broadcast at 7 p.m. on the first Sunday of the following month on sponsoring station WILL-FM (90.9/101.1 in Champaign-Urbana). Krannert Art Museum.
UI Symphony Orchestra. Donald Schleicher, music director and conductor. 7:30 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. With Wae-Jane Chen, winner of the UI Student Concerto Competition, piano. Admission charge.

12 Monday
Senior Recital. Joanna Martin, flute. 3 p.m. Memorial Room, Smith Hall.

18 Sunday
Champaign-Urbana Symphony. Steven Larsen, conductor, and Eduardo Diazmunoz, guest conductor. 3 p.m. Virginia Theatre, 203 W. Park, Champaign. Admission charge.

dance
8 Thursday
“The Nutcracker.” 7:30 p.m. Tryon Festival Theater, Krannert Center. The third anniversary of the Champaign Urbana Ballet/Sinfonia da Camera/Krannert Center presentation of this family classic. Recommended for ages 5 and up. Admission charge.

9 Friday
“The Nutcracker.” 7:30 p.m. Tryon Festival Theater, Krannert Center. The third anniversary of the Champaign Urbana Ballet/Sinfonia da Camera/Krannert Center presentation of this family classic. Recommended for ages 5 and up. Admission charge.

10 Saturday
“The Nutcracker.” 2 and 7:30 p.m. Tryon Festival Theater, Krannert Center. The third anniversary of the Champaign Urbana Ballet/Sinfonia da Camera/Krannert Center presentation of this family classic. Recommended for ages 5 and up. Admission charge.

11 Sunday
“The Nutcracker.” 2 p.m. Tryon Festival Theater, Krannert Center. The third anniversary of the Champaign Urbana Ballet/Sinfonia da Camera/Krannert Center presentation of this family classic. Recommended for ages 5 and up. Admission charge.

sports
(to confirm times, go to www.fightingillini.com)
3 Saturday
Women’s Basketball. UI vs. Saint Louis University. 10:30 a.m. United Center, Chicago. Admission charge.
Men’s Basketball. UI vs. Xavier University. 1 p.m. United Center, Chicago. Admission charge.

5 Monday
Men’s Basketball. UI vs. University of Arkansas, Little Rock. 7 p.m. Assembly Hall. Admission charge.

8 Thursday
Men’s Basketball. UI vs. Georgetown University. 8 p.m. Assembly Hall. Admission charge.

18 Sunday
Women’s Basketball. UI vs. University of Oklahoma. Noon. Assembly Hall. Admission charge.
Men’s Basketball. UI vs. Coppin State University. 8 p.m. Assembly Hall. Admission charge.

et cetera
1 Thursday
Ninth Letter Fall Publication Party. 7-9:30 p.m. Levis Faculty Center. Readings by Dana Johnson, Jim Kaler and Sharmila Voorakkara, authors. For more info: www.ninthletter.com.

3 Saturday
Gift Shop and Plant Sale. 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Visitor’s Center, Allerton Park. A variety of Allerton and UI items will be available. For more info: www.allerton.uiuc.edu. Allerton Park and Conference Center.
Family Festival. 10 a.m.-noon. Krannert Art Museum. Activities for the whole family plus live music in the galleries.
Nature ABCs and 123s: “ ‘D’ is for Deer.” 10-11 a.m. Visitor’s Center, Allerton Park. Ages 2-5. Register at www.allerton.uiuc.edu. Admission charge. Allerton Park and Conference Center.
Natural Ornament Workshop. 1-3 p.m. Visitor’s Center, Allerton Park. Create holiday ornaments and decorations using materials from nature. For more info: www.allerton.uiuc.edu. Admission charge. Allerton Park and Conference Center.

4 Sunday
Gift Shop and Plant Sale. 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Visitor’s Center, Allerton Park. A variety of Allerton and UI items will be available. For more info: www.allerton.uiuc.edu. Allerton Park and Conference Center.
Dulcimer Workshop. 1-3 p.m. Visitor’s Center, Allerton Park. Ages 10-adult. Learn to play Christmas music on the mountain dulcimer. Admission charge. Allerton Park and Conference Center.

6 Tuesday
Tuesdays@Seven. “Flying Solo – Single and Satisfied.” 7 p.m. 209 Illini Union. Counseling Center Paraprofessionals.

7 Wednesday
“Around the World Wednesdays.” 9:30 a.m.-noon. Rowe Learning Center, Spurlock Museum. For children and their parents. For more info: www.spurlock.uiuc.edu. Spurlock Museum.

8 Thursday
Illinois Compass Town Meeting. 3-5 p.m. 253 Mechanical Engineering Building. Illinois Compass is the distance learning tool that CITES provides for the campus. For more info: www.cites.uiuc.edu/edtech/teaching_software/compass/index.html. CITES EdTech.

9 Friday
Workshop: “Projects That Use Advanced Digital Tools.” 9 a.m.-5 p.m. 1008 NCSA Building, 1205 W. Clark St., Urbana. Register by Dec. 6 at www.chass.uiuc.edu or email chass@ncsa.uiuc.edu. Computing in the Arts, Humanities and Social Science and Supercomputing Applications.
“Storytelling Under the Stars, Dusk to Dawn.” 7 p.m. Staerkel Planetarium, Parkland College. Join Kim Petzing, Kim Sheahan and Dave Leake for a combination of culture, storytelling and science. For more info: www.allerton.uiuc.edu. Admission charge. Allerton Park and Conference Center.

11 Sunday
“For the Love of Chocolate.” 1-3 p.m. Visitor’s Center, Allerton Park. An interactive lesson on the history of chocolate. For more info: www.allerton.uiuc.edu. Admission charge. Allerton Park and Conference Center.
Second Sunday Gallery Tour. “Eye, Form, Symbol: the Jon and Judith Liebman Collection of Contemporary Sculpture in Glass.” Jon and Judith Liebman. 1 p.m. Krannert Art Museum. Krannert Art Museum.

13 Tuesday
Nature ABCs and 123s: “ ‘D’ is for Deer.” 10-11 a.m. Visitor’s Center, Allerton Park. Ages 2-5. Register at www.allerton.uiuc.edu. Admission charge. Allerton Park and Conference Center.

exhibits
“Belief, Wonder and the Open Secrets of Nature”
Illinois Program for Research in the Humanities, 805 W. Pennsylvania Ave., Urbana. 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday.
Through Dec. 2.

“Tales of a Traveler: Life on the Road With John Philip Sousa”
Through Jan. 20.
“Gabriel Come Blow Your Horn: Inventing the Modern Trumpet Valve”
Through Feb. 10.
“Fanfare for an Uncommon Man: Paul Martin Zonn”
Through April 14.
“Would the Real Chief Illiniwek Please Stand Up?”
Through May 19.
“Portraying American Femininity Through Melody and Art”
“The Long Good-Bye”
Ongoing.
Sousa Archives and Center for American Music,
236 Harding Band Building, 1103 S. Sixth St., Champaign.

“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; Noon-4 p.m. Sunday.

“Altars for the Dead, Vows of the Living”
“Balance and Power: Performance and Surveillance in Video Art”
“Eye, Form, Symbol: The Jon and Judith Lieberman Collection of Contemporary Sculpture in Glass”
Through Dec. 31.
“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.

@art gallery. Online exhibit of the UI School of Art and Design. www.art.uiuc.edu/@art.


This calendar is excerpted from the Dec. 1 issue of Inside Illinois, the faculty-staff newspaper at the UI.