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Events at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign from Feb. 2 through Feb. 19


1/26/2006

lectures
3 Friday
“Tainted Legacy: 9/11 and the Ruin of Human Rights.” William F. Schulz, Amnesty International. Noon. Latzer Hall, University YMCA. Friday Forum.

6 Monday
“Piranesi’s ‘Speaking Ruins.’ ” John A. Pinto, UI. 6 p.m. Plym Auditorium, Temple Hoyne Buell Hall. Alan K. and Leonarda F. Laing Lecture/Architecture.

7 Tuesday
“Civic Leadership Program.” Jim Nowlan, UI. Noon. Latzer Hall, University YMCA. Know Your University.

9 Thursday
“The Evolving Role of Earth Science in Making Public Policy.” Patrick Leahy, United States Geological Survey, and Scott Tinker, state geologist of Texas. 4:30 p.m. Beckman Institute Auditorium. Illinois State Geological Survey Centennial Lecture.
“Reclaiming the Bible, Letter by Letter: Newly Discovered Ancient Inscriptions and their Impact on Biblical Studies.” Bruce Zuckerman, University of Southern California. 7:30 p.m. Location TBA. Program for the Study of Religion.

10 Friday
“Renewal of the Voting Rights Act and Its Implications for Minority Voters.” Marcos Popovich, U.S. Hispanic Leadership Institute. Noon. Latzer Hall, University YMCA. Friday Forum.

11 Saturday
“Quasars and Cosmological Cartography: Illuminating Cosmic History With Supermassive Black Holes.” Robert Brunner, UI. 10:45 a.m. 141 Loomis Laboratory of Physics. Physics, Astronomy, and Supercomputing Applications.

13 Monday
“Recent Work.” Nicholas Michelin, Ecole d’Architecture de Versailles, France. 6 p.m. Plym Auditorium, Temple Hoyne Buell Hall. Architecture.

14 Tuesday
“Sounds for Valentine’s Day.” Barrington Coleman, UI. Noon. Latzer Hall, University YMCA. Know Your University.

17 Friday
“Democracy, Human Rights and Torture.” Jonathan Allen, UI. Noon. Latzer Hall, University YMCA. Friday Forum.

colloquia
2 Thursday
“Political Participation in Undemocratic Venezuela: Chavista Mobilization and Political Culture.” Cristobal Valencia. Noon. 101 International Studies Bldg, 910 S. Fifth St. Champaign. Latin American and Caribbean Studies.
“Polarity Reversal Catalysis: New Strategies and Applications.” Jeffrey S. Johnson, University of North Carolina. 4 p.m. 116 Roger Adams Lab. Organic Chemistry.

3 Friday
“Impact Origin of Sediments at the Opportunity Landing Site on Mars with Implications for Astrobiology.” Paul Knauth, University of Arizona. 4 p.m. 228 Natural History Building. Geology.

6 Monday
Lunch and Learn: “Winter Activities.” Bob McGrew, UI. Noon. CRCE Meeting Room, 1102 W. Gregory Drive, Urbana. For more info and to register, visit www.campusrec.edu. Campus Recreation.
“Space Exploration: Patronage and Professionalization in Japan’s Postmodern Theatre.” Noon. Room 101 International Studies Building. East Asian and Pacific Studies.

7 Tuesday
“Rapid Prototyping Technology: Applications in Architectural Design.” Victor Jimenez, UI. Noon. 3269 Beckman Institute. Imaging Technology Group/Beckman Institute.
“The Political Science of Putin’s Body.” Richard Tempest, UI. Noon. 101 International Studies Building. Russian, East European and Eurasian Center.
“Torture and the Ambit of the Competence of the European Court of Human Rights.” Paulo Albuquerque, Catholic University, Lisbon. 3:30-5 p.m. 101 International Studies Building. Global Studies.

8 Wednesday
“‘I Will Now Let My Wife Speak for Herself’: Laah Ceil’s Voice in the Life of Okah Tubbe.” Sarita Cannon, UI. Noon. Gender and Women’s Studies House, 911 S. Sixth St., Champaign. Gender and Women’s Studies.
“The Role of Institutions in the Development of African Historiography.” Esperanza Brizuela-Garcia, UI. Noon. 101 International Studies Building. African Studies.

9 Thursday
“Revisiting Jack Delano’s Puerto Rico: A Critical Evaluation of the Construction of Puerto Rico’s
Imag(in)ing.” Maria del Mar Gonzalez. Noon. 101 International Studies Building. Latin American and Caribbean Studies.

10 Friday
“The ‘I’ in Business Ethics.” Scott Tinker, Texas Bureau of Economic Geology. 4 p.m. 228 Natural History Building. Geology.

13 Monday
“Did the Great Masters Cheat Using Optics? Computer Image Analysis of Renaissance Masterpieces Sheds Light on a Controversial Theory.” David Stork, Ricoh. 11 a.m. 1215A Beckman Institute. Image Formation and Processing Department/Beckman Institute.
“Walter Gropius.” Marcel Franciscono, UI. Noon. Trees Gallery, Krannert Art Museum. Krannert Art Museum Council.
Lunch and Learn: Outdoor Adventures. Noon. CRC-E Conference Room, 1102 W. Gregory Drive, Urbana. For more info and to register, visit www.campusrec.edu. Campus Recreation.

14 Tuesday
“Allostery of Actin Filaments: Atomistic Simulations and Coarse-Grained Modeling.” Jhih-Wei Chu, University of Utah. 3 p.m. 116 Roger Adams Laboratory. Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering.

15 Wednesday
“Social Mobility and Political Participation of Market Women in Cochabamba, Bolivia.” Isabel Scarborough, UI. Noon. Gender and Women’s Studies House, 911 S. Sixth St., Champaign. Gender and Women’s Studies.
“Cows & Goats No Longer Count as Inheritances: The Politics of School ‘Choice’ in Post-Apartheid South Africa.” Bekisizwe Ndimande, UI. Noon. 101 International Studies Building. African Studies.

16 Thursday
“The Tragic and the Comic: The Annals of Cuauhtitlan and the Historia de la nacion chichimeca as Historic Responses to Colonialism.” Leisa Kauffmann, UI. Noon. 101 International Studies Building. Latin American and Caribbean Studies.
“Cognition as ‘Something We Have’ and ‘Something We Do:’ Engagement as a Paradigm for Successful Aging.” Liz Stine-Morrow, UI. Noon. 242 Education Building. Bureau of Educational Research.
Lunch and Learn: “It’s About TIME!” Noon. CRC-E Meeting Room, 1102 W. Gregory Drive, Urbana. For more info and to register, visit www.campusrec.edu. McKinley Health Education.
“Probing the Universe for Gravitational Waves.” Barry Barish, UI. 4 p.m. 141 Loomis Laboratory. Physics.
“Religion and Citizenship in East Asia.” Pasenjit Duara, University of Chicago. 4 p.m. Location TBA. East Asian Languages and Cultures; History; and East Asian and Pacific Studies.
“Gypsies or Roma?: The Dual Identity of a Transnational People.” Ian Hancock, University of Texas, Austin. 4 p.m. 101 International Studies Building. Russian, East European and Eurasian Center.

17 Friday
“Targeted Nanoparticles and Image Guided Delivery of Therapeutics.” Ken Watkin, UI. Noon. 1005 Beckman Institute. Beckman Institute.
“Souls Beyond Beautiful: American Women Encounter the Great War.” Jon Ebel, UI. Noon. Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Languages Building. Program for the Study of Religion.

theater
9 Thursday
“As You Like It.” Robert Anderson, director. 7:30 p.m. Studio Theater, Krannert Center. Shakespeare’s hilarious musings on the meaning of love get a contemporary look in this production. Admission charge. Department of Theatre.

10 Friday
“As You Like It.” Robert Anderson, director. 7:30 p.m. Studio Theater, Krannert Center. Admission charge. Department of Theatre.

11 Saturday
“As You Like It.” Robert Anderson, director. 7:30 p.m. Studio Theater, Krannert Center. Admission charge. Department of Theatre. Dessert and Conversation: 6:30 p.m. Krannert Room. Admission charge.

15 Wednesday
“As You Like It.” Robert Anderson, director. 7:30 p.m. Studio Theater, Krannert Center. Admission charge. Department of Theatre.

16 Thursday
“As You Like It.” Robert Anderson, director. 7:30 p.m. Studio Theater, Krannert Center. Admission charge. Department of Theatre.

17 Friday
“As You Like It.” Robert Anderson, director. 7:30 p.m. Studio Theater, Krannert Center. Admission charge. Department of Theatre.

18 Saturday
“As You Like It.” Robert Anderson, director. 7:30 p.m. Studio Theater, Krannert Center. Admission charge. Department of Theatre.

19 Sunday
“As You Like It.” Robert Anderson, director. 3 p.m. Studio Theater, Krannert Center. Admission charge. Department of Theatre. Dessert and Conversation: 2 p.m. Krannert Room. Admission charge.

music
2 Thursday
Pacifica Quartet. 7:30 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. The UI’s resident quartet features performances of Mozart’s Quartet in C major, K. 465 (“Dissonance”); Shostakovich’s String Quartet No. 8 in C minor, Op. 100; and Beethoven’s String Quartet in A minor, Op. 132. Admission charge. School of Music.

3 Friday
U.S. Marine Brass Quintet. 7:30 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall.

4 Saturday
Sinfonia da Camera. Ian Hobson, director and conductor. 7:30 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. In celebration of Mozart’s 250th birthday, the program features the UI Chamber singers, Fred Stoltzfus, conductor; and Carles Riera and Albert Gumi, basset horns. Admission charge.

5 Sunday
Doctor of Musical Arts Recital in Vocal Coaching and Accompanying. Daniel Fry, piano. 2 p.m. Memorial Room, Smith Hall.
UI Music Club. 3:30 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall. Members of Music Teachers National Association.

8 Wednesday
The Black Watch and The Band of the Welsh Guards. 7 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. Two elite military units showcase British military music and traditional melodies. Recommended for ages 10 and up. Admission charge.
Illini Strings. Sergei Pavlov, conductor. 7:30 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall.

9 Thursday
Junior Recital. William Delanoy, baritone. 11 a.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall.
UI Wind Symphony. James F. Keene, conductor. 7:30 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. With the Illinois Brass Quintet; William Moersch and Ricardo Flores, percussion. Admission charge. School of Music.
Student Composers Recital. 7:30 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall.

11 Saturday
Champaign-Urbana Symphony Orchestra. Steven Larsen, music director and conductor. 7:30 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. The heavens inspire this concert of symphonic works featuring “Music of the Spheres,” by Josef Strauss; Dvorák’s “Song to the Moon;” and Rimsky-Korsakov’s “Hymn to the Sun;” concluding with Holst’s “The Planets.” Admission charge.

12 Sunday
Second Sunday Concert. Trio Du Soleil (piano trio) and Danwen Jiang, violin. 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.
Midwest Young Artists Recital. Allen Dennis, conductor. 3 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. The UI Concert Choir joins the full orchestra for a performance of Carl Orff’s “Carmina Burana.” Admission charge. School of Music.
Master of Music Recital. Kari Johnson, piano. 5 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall.

14 Tuesday
Faculty Recital. Sherban Lupu, violin, and Ian Hobson, piano. 7:30 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. Admission charge.

16 Thursday
Dave Dickey Big Band. 7:30 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. With special guests Bobby Shew, trumpet; Jim Pugh, trombone; and Joel Spencer, drums. Admission charge. School of Music.

17 Friday
Traffic Jam: The Tons O Fun Band. 5 p.m. Lobby, Krannert Center. One of central Illinois’ classic rhythm-and-blues bands.
Faculty Recital. Chip Stephens, jazz piano. 7:30 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. Admission charge. School of Music.

19 Sunday
Champaign-Urbana Symphony Family Concert: “Out of This World.” Steven Larsen, music director and conductor, and James Kaler, astronomer. 3 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. Kaler leads a voyage into outer space complete with music and slides. Admission charge.
Master of Music Recital. Chee Hyeon Choi, piano. 5 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall.

dance
2 Thursday
Festival Dance 2006. 7:30 p.m. Colwell Playhouse, Krannert Center. New and experimental works by faculty artists Linda Lehovec, Rebecca Nettl-Fiol, Cynthia Oliver and Renée Wadleigh pay tribute to dance master Merce Cunningham. Admission charge. Department of Dance.

3 Friday
Festival Dance 2006. 7:30 p.m. Colwell Playhouse, Krannert Center. New and experimental works by faculty artists Linda Lehovec, Rebecca Nettl-Fiol, Cynthia Oliver and Renée Wadleigh pay tribute to dance master Merce Cunningham. Admission charge. Department of Dance. Lorado Taft Lecture: “Merce Cunningham, ‘The Modernizing of Modern Dance.’ ” Roger Copeland, Oberlin College. 6:30 p.m. Tryon Festival Theater foyer.

4 Saturday
Festival Dance 2006. 7:30 p.m. Colwell Playhouse, Krannert Center. New and experimental works by faculty artists Linda Lehovec, Rebecca Nettl-Fiol, Cynthia Oliver and Renée Wadleigh pay tribute to dance master Merce Cunningham. Admission charge. Department of Dance.

films
2 Thursday
“Being John Malkovich.” Spike Jonze, director. 5:30 p.m. Krannert Art Museum. Illinois Program for Research in the Humanities.

8 Wednesday
“Tae Guk Gi: The Brotherhood of War.” 7:30 p.m. 101 Armory. Cinema Studies; East Asian and Pacific Studies; East Asian Languages and Cultures; and Comparative Literature.

18 Saturday
23rd Annual Insect Fear Film Festival. 6 p.m. Foellinger Auditorium. Film shorts, movies, exhibits, special live demos. Entomology Graduate Student Association.

sports
(to confirm times, go to www.fightingillini.com)
2 Thursday
Women’s Basketball. UI vs. University of Minnesota. 7 p.m. Assembly Hall. Admission charge.

4 Saturday
Men’s Basketball. UI vs. Pennsylvania State University. 8 p.m. Assembly Hall. Admission charge.

5 Sunday
Women’s Basketball. UI vs. Michigan State University. Noon. Assembly Hall. Admission charge.

9 Thursday
Women’s Basketball. UI vs. University of Wisconsin. 7 p.m. Assembly Hall. Admission charge.

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

19 Sunday
Men’s Basketball. UI vs. Indiana University. 2:30 p.m. Assembly Hall. Admission charge.

et cetera
4 Saturday
Saturday Young Artists Workshop. 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Visitor’s Center, Allerton Park. For first through eighth grades. Explore the following mediums – printmaking, clay sculpture, watercolor and textiles. Pizza lunch provided. To register and for more information, call 244-1035 or visit www.allerton.uiuc.edu. Admission charge. Allerton Park and Conference Center.
Kids@Krannert. 10 a.m.-noon. Krannert Art Museum. Join Kate Kuper, teaching artist, for action “painting through movement.” Krannert Art Museum.

5 Sunday
Sunday Brunch. 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Conference Center, Allerton Park. Reservations and information available at 333-3287 or allertonhouse@uiuc.edu. Allerton Park and Conference Center.

7 Tuesday
Panel discussion: “Korean Cinema Today.” 7:30 p.m. 160 English Building. Cinema Studies; East Asian and Pacific Studies; East Asian Languages and Cultures; and Program in Comparative Literature.

8 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.

11 Saturday
Workshop: “Exploring the Landscape of Stories – Your Voice and Your Vision.” 9 a.m.-noon. Spurlock Museum. Pre-registration required; call 244-3355. Admission charge. Spurlock Museum.
Nature ABCs and 123s: “ ‘F’ is for Fox.” 10 a.m. Visitor’s Center, Allerton Park. Ages 2-5. Program includes stories, songs and hands-on exploration. To register and for more information, call 244-1035 or visit www.allerton.uiuc.edu. Admission charge. Allerton Park and Conference Center.
American Indian Storytelling Concert. Dovie Thomason, Kiowa Apache and Lakota nations. 2 p.m. Spurlock Museum. Tickets required; call 333-2360. Spurlock Museum.

12 Sunday
Sunday Brunch. 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Conference Center, Allerton Park. Reservations and information available at 333-3287 or allertonhouse@uiuc.edu. Allerton Park and Conference Center.
Allerton House Tours. 10:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Conference Center, Allerton Park. Tours start every 20 minutes and last 45-60 minutes. To register and for more information, call 244-1035 or visit www.allerton.uiuc.edu. Admission charge. Allerton Park and Conference Center.
Second Sunday Gallery Tour. 1 p.m. Krannert Art Museum. Erin Donovan leads the guided tour. Krannert Art Museum.

15 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.

16 Thursday
Open Classes: “The Body Articulated.” Judi Ross, UI. 1 p.m. Krannert Art Museum Galleries.
Artist@Krannert. Patrick Killoran, New York artist. 7 p.m. Krannert Art Museum. Krannert Art Museum.
Retirement Solutions: “A Clear Direction for a Confident Retirement.” Jane Brockway. 7 p.m. UIECU, 2201 S. First St., Champaign. Call 278-7768 to reserve a spot. UI Employees Credit Union.
Panel discussion: “Sexuality and Democracy in a Multiracial Society.” 8 p.m. Third floor, Levis Faculty Center. Center on Democracy in a Multiracial Society.

17 Friday
“Making a Scene: Curating Contemporary East Asian Art in the U.S.” 11:30 a.m.-3 p.m. Krannert Art Museum. U.S.-based curators offer reflections on the contemporary East Asian art scene in the U.S. and discuss their recent exhibitions. Krannert Art Museum.

18 Saturday
Art Workshop for Adults. 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Visitor’s Center, Allerton Park. Create two projects, one with gourds and the other using natural fibers, yarns and objects from nature. Lunch provided. To register and for more information, call 244-1035 or visit www.allerton.uiuc.edu. Admission charge. Allerton Park and Conference Center.
“Making a Scene: Curating Contemporary East Asian Art in the U.S.” 9-11 a.m. and 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Krannert Art Museum. U.S.-based curators offer reflections on the contemporary East Asian art scene in the U.S. and discuss their recent exhibitions. Krannert Art Museum.

19 Sunday
Sunday Brunch. 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Conference Center, Allerton Park. Reservations and information available at 333-3287 or allertonhouse@uiuc.edu. Allerton Park and Conference Center.

exhibits
“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.


“Black History Month”
Main hallway, main Library.
Through Feb. 28.


“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.


“Uninterrupted Flux: Hedda Sterne, A Retrospective”
Through March 26.
“Pattern Language: Clothing as Communicator”
Through April 9.
“Project 66: An Exploration of Utopia”
Through July 30.
“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.


“Two Years in the Midwest” Art Works by Kim Curtis.”
Through Feb. 24.
8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. IPRH Building, 805 West Pennsylvania Avenue, Urbana.


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


•This calendar is excerpted from the Feb. 2 issue of Inside Illinois, the faculty-staff newspaper at the UI.