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Events at the U. of I. from April 20 through May 7


4/17/2006

lectures
20 Thursday
“Ibsen Transcreations in Iran and India.” Shelley Wright, UI. 7:30 p.m. General Lounge, Illini Union. Followed by a celebration honoring Wright on the occasion of her retirement at 8:30 p.m. Colonial Room, Illini Union. Germanic Languages and Literatures, Cinema Studies, Jewish Culture and Society, Comparative and World Literature, and Illinois Program for Research in the Humanities.

21 Friday
“Ethics and the Collapse of Civilization.” Jonathan Lear, University of Chicago. 4 p.m. 100 Gregory Hall. MillerComm and Philosophy.

23 Sunday
“The Site in the Sand: A Roman Port in Black Cilicia.” Jennifer Tobin, UI. 3 p.m. 62 Krannert Art Museum. Classics, Ancient Technologies and Archaeological Materials, Anthropology and Archaeological Institute of America.

25 Tuesday
“Toxic Drift: The Legacy of Post-World War II Pesticide Use.” Pete Daniel, Smithsonian National Museum of American History. 7:30 p.m. Spurlock Museum. Center on Democracy in a Multiracial Society, History, Art and Design, Speech Communication, Collaborative for Cultural Heritage and Museum Practices, and African American Cultural Program.

26 Wednesday
“A Crack in the Edge of the World.” Simon Winchester, author and journalist. 7 p.m. Illini Union Ballroom. Illinois State Geological Survey.

28 Friday
“Executive Functions, Memory and Language Processing After Traumatic Brain Injury: The Juncture for Speech Language Pathology.” Mary R.T. Kennedy, University of Minnesota. 1 p.m. 66 Library. John J. O’Neill Lecture/Speech and Hearing Science.
“Ten Years Teaching Greek Tragedy in the Massachusetts State Penitentiary.” Charles Rowan Beye, City University of New York. 2 p.m. Music Room, Levis Faculty Center. Classics.

colloquia
20 Thursday
“Bridging the Local and the National: Rethinking Political Mobilization in Late 19th-Century Peru.” Nils Jacobsen, UI. Noon. 101 International Studies Building. Latin American and Caribbean Studies.
“Advances in Technologies for In Vivo Molecular Imaging.” Simon R. Cherry, University of California, Davis. Noon. 1005 Beckman Institute. Department of Bioengineering.
“Updating the Illinois Natural Areas Inventory.” Fran Harty, Nature Conservancy. 3:30 p.m. I-Building Seminar Room, 1816 S. Oak St. Illinois Natural History Survey.
“Surface and Image: Ryukyu Between Early Modern China and Japan.” Watanabe Miki, Tokyo University. 4 p.m. 2090B Foreign Languages Building. East Asian Languages and Culture.
“Calling Capital to Account: Corporate Gender Responsibility in the Global Era.” Ruth Pearson, University of Leeds. 4 p.m. Levis Faculty Center. Sociology, Geography, Urban and Regional Planning, and Global Studies.
“Coulomb Blockade in Tunable-Gate Si Nano-transistors.” Neil Zimmerman, NIST. 4 p.m. 151 Everitt Laboratory. Electrical and Computer Engineering.
“Discovery of Saxagliptin (BMS-477118): A Long-Acting Dipeptidyl Peptidase IV Inhibitor for the Treatment of Type II Diabetes.” Lawrence Hamann, Bristol-Myers Squibb. 4 p.m. 116 Roger Adams Lab. Organic Chemistry.
“New Catalysts for Practical Solutions to Difficult Problems in Chemical Synthesis.” Amir Hoveyda, Boston College. 8 p.m. 116 Roger Adams Lab. Organic Chemistry.

21 Friday
“Conformational Induced Changes in Electron Transfer Reactions in Complex II.” Gary Cecchini, Veterans Administration Medical Center, San Francisco. Noon. B102 Chemical and Life Sciences Lab. Biochemistry.
“Use of Stable Carbon Isotope Analysis to Identify.” Barbara Sherwood-Lollar, University of Toronto. 4 p.m. 229 Natural History Building. Geology.
“Micro- and Nanofabricated Devices for Chemical Analysis.” Stephen Jacobson, Indiana University. 4 p.m. 116 Roger Adams Lab. Analytical Chemistry.

24 Monday
“Empathy, Simulations and Synthetic Worlds: New Directions for Research.” Sharon Tettegah, UI. Noon. 3269 Beckman Institute. Imaging Technology Group/Beckman Institute.
“Is Selective Globalization Possible? Communities, Vulnerability and the New Mobility of Unwanted Activity.” Patrick Keenan, UI. 3:30 p.m. ACDIS Conference Room, International Studies Building. Global Studies.
“Stellar Abundances, Heavy Element Formation and the Chemical Evolution and Age of the Galaxy.” John Cowan, Oklahoma University. 4 p.m. 134 Astronomy Building. Astronomy.
“Chelo Silva and the Soundtracks of Chicana/Latina Feminist Movements.” Yolanda Broyles-González, University of Arizona. 5 p.m. Room 2, Education Building. Latina/Latino Studies Program.
“Solving Environmental Problems Through the Science and Engineering of Nature’s Effervescence.” Joseph M. DeSimone, University of North Carolina. 8 p.m. Nelson J. Leonard Distinguished Lectures/Organic Chemistry.

25 Tuesday
“The Molding Technologies of Millennia Ago Applied to the Nanotechnologies of Tomorrow.” Joseph M. Desimone, University of North Carolina. 4 p.m. 116 Roger Adams Lab. Nelson J. Leonard Distinguished Lectures/Organic Chemistry.

26 Wednesday
“Researching Rural Women in Senegal: Some Lessons From the Field.” Maimouna Barro, UI. Noon. 101 International Studies Building. Center for African Studies.
“The Re-Emergence of Poxviruses.” Paul Kitching, National Centre for Foreign Animal Disease, Canadian Food Inspection Agency. Noon. 2506 Veterinary Medicine Basic Sciences Building. CVM Pathobiology Seminar Series.
“Speculations Concerning Active Control of Quantum Dynamics in Solution.” Stuart A. Rice, University of Chicago. 4 p.m. 112 Chemistry Annex. Flygare Memorial Lecture/Physical Chemistry.
“Bioenergy and Bioengineering.” Hans P. Blaschek, UI.
4 p.m. 370 Armory Building. Arms Control, Disarmament and International Security.

27 Thursday
“An 18th-Century Visual Representation of Trujillo del Peru: The Body as a Retrieval Device.” Mariselle Melendez, UI. Noon. 101 International Studies Building. Latin American and Caribbean Studies.
“High Performance Interconnect and Packaging.” C.K. Cheng, University of California, San Diego. 4 p.m. 151 Everitt Laboratory. Electrical and Computer Engineering.
“On the Evolution of Old Norse-Icelandic Color Terms.” Kirsten Wolf, University of Wisconsin, Madison. 6 p.m. Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Languages Building. Program in Medieval Studies.
“Coolie, Middleman, Semi-Periphery: Metaphors of Asian Labor.” Lisa Lowe, University of California, San Diego. 8 p.m. Law School auditorium. Asian American Studies.

2 Tuesday
“Hubble Space Telescope Observations of Young Supernova Remnants.” Robert Fesen, Dartmouth University. 4 p.m. 134 Astronomy Building. Astronomy.
“Hexanuclear Cluster Complexes: Development of Synthetic Methodologies.” Lisa Szczepura, Illinois State University. 4 p.m. 112 Chemistry Annex. Inorganic Chemistry.

3 Wednesday
“Verbal Protocols, Latent Semantic Analysis, and Reading Assessment.” Keith Millis, Northern Illinois University. 3:30 p.m. Room 3269 Beckman Institute. Educational Psychology.

4 Thursday
“A Brief History of Seven Transmembrane Receptors.” Robert J. Lefkowitz, Duke University Medical Center.
2 p.m. 274 Medical Sciences Building. Biochemistry.
“Quantum Effects in Liquid Dynamics.” David Manolopoulos, University of Oxford. 4 p.m. 112 Chemistry Annex. Physical Chemistry.
“High-Performance Collaboration: The Jump to Light Speed.” Larry Smarr, California Institute for Telecommunications and Information Technology. 7 p.m. NCSA Building. NCSA 20th Anniversary Distinguished Lecture Series/Supercomputing Applications.

5 Friday
“Conformational Dynamics of Beta 2 Adrenoceptor Activation: The Effect of Ligand Structure on Receptor Structure.” Bryan Kobilka, Stanford University. Noon.
274 Materials Sciences Building. Biochemistry.
theater

21 Friday
Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus. 7 p.m. Assembly Hall. For ticket information, call 333-5000.

22 Saturday
Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus. 11 a.m., 2 and 7 p.m. Assembly Hall. For ticket information, call 333-5000.

23 Sunday
Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus. 2 p.m. Assembly Hall. For ticket information, call 333-5000.

27 Thursday
“On the Rocks.” 9 p.m. Amphitheater, Krannert Center. Annual evening of one-act plays written and acted by UI students and produced by the Krannert Center Student Association. Admission charge.

28 Friday
“Deep Azure.” Lisa Gaye Dixon, director, and Bakesta King, dramaturg. 7:30 p.m. Studio Theater, Krannert Center. UI students will participate in the development of a new play and help to create its characters.
“On the Rocks.” 9 p.m. Amphitheater, Krannert Center. Annual evening of one-act plays written and acted by UI students and produced by the Krannert Center Student Association. Admission charge.

29 Saturday
“On the Rocks.” 9 p.m. Amphitheater, Krannert Center. Annual evening of one-act plays written and acted by UI students and produced by the Krannert Center Student Association. Admission charge.

music
20 Thursday
Junior Recital. Marc Day, tenor. 11 a.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall.
Junior Recital. Jisoo Park, piano. 11:30 a.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall.
The Chris Reyman Jazz Trio. Chris Reyman, piano; Chris Nolte, bass; and Chris Baker, drums. 12:15 p.m. Atrium, Beckman Institute.
UI Symphonic Band II and Concert Band I. Peter Griffin and Kenneth Steinsultz, conductors. 7:30 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. Admission charge. School of Music.

21 Friday
UI Concert Bands IIA and IIB. Timothy Anderson and George Boulden, conductors. 7:30 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. This ensemble, made up of both music majors and non-majors, presents an evening of classic band literature. Admission charge. School of Music.
Doctor of Musical Arts Recital. Suh Young Park, piano. 7:30 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall.
An Evening of Arias and Songs. 7:30 p.m. Memorial Room, Smith Hall. Students of Jerold Siena.
Undergraduate Recital. Colby Fahrenbacher, tuba, and Sarah Younker, horn. 7:30 p.m. Music Building auditorium.

22 Saturday
Master of Music Recital. Matthew Cameron, trombone.
2 p.m. Music Building auditorium.
Doctor of Musical Arts Recital. Haeyoung Yoon, piano.
3 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall.
Junior Recital. Talitha Ortiz, oboe. 5 p.m. Memorial Room, Smith Hall.
Senior Recital. Laura Theby, piano. 5 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall.
Joshua Redman Quartet. With Reuben Rogers and Eric Harland. 7:30 p.m. Tryon Festival Theater, Krannert Center. With impeccable musical instincts and fearless improvisational skills, this tenor sax player constantly expands the language and textures of his swing and bebop roots. Admission charge.
UI Varsity Men’s Glee Club. Barrington Coleman, conductor, and Almeda Berkey, guest conductor. 7:30 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. The culminating event of the Men’s Glee Club Conference, this concert features theß U. of I. ensemble as well as those from Purdue, Notre Dame, Northern Iowa, and the professional Naperville Men’s Glee Club. Admission charge. School of Music.
Master of Music Recital. Caroline Stuart, soprano.
7:30 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall.
Senior Recital. Nicole Zak, clarinet. 7:30 p.m. Memorial Room, Smith Hall.
Undergraduate Recital. Tara Blocki and Cody Halberstadt, saxophone. 7:30 p.m. Music Building auditorium.

23 Sunday
Senior Recital. Adam Mormolstein, percussion. 11 a.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall.
Junior Recital. Nathan Newman, trombone. 1 p.m. Music Building auditorium.
Senior Recital. Adelaide Muir, soprano. 1:30 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall.
Krannert Center Debut Artists. Pianists Bomi Lim and Rochelle Sennet, debut artist award winners. 3 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. Ticket price includes light refreshments served at 2:15 p.m. Admission charge.
Doctor of Musical Arts Recital. Elizabeth Ducey Moss, soprano. 5 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall.
Freshman Brass Quintet. 5 p.m. Music Building auditorium. Jared Daum and Allen Chen, trumpet; Nick Wolny, horn; Kyle Newgard, trombone; and Everett James, tuba.
Doctor of Musical Arts Recital. Hyunjung Choi, violin. 5:30 p.m. Memorial Room, Smith Hall.
UI Latin Jazz Ensemble. Chip McNeill and Ricardo Flores, conductors. 7:30 p.m. Krannert Center, Studio Theatre. A mix of jazz and Latin music. Admission charge. School of Music.
UI Chamber Singers. Fred Stoltzfus, conductor. 7:30 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. With the Pacifica Quartet and Illinois Brass Quintet, and Sherezade Panthaki, soprano. Admission charge. School of Music.
Master of Music Recital. Rebecca Hinkle, soprano.
7:30 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall.
Doctor of Musical Arts Project Recital. Timothy Phillips, clarinet. 7:30 p.m. Music Building auditorium.

24 Monday
Senior Recital. Alicia Zeilenga, organ. 7:30 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall.
Doctor of Musical Arts Recital. Kai-Hsuan Wang, flute. 7:30 p.m. Memorial Room, Smith Hall.
Undergraduate Recital. Allen Chen and Jared Daum, trumpet. 7:30 p.m. Music Building auditorium.

25 Tuesday
Voice Division Recital. 11 a.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall.
UI Jazz Band II. Glenn Wilson, leader. 7:30 p.m. Tryon Festival Theater, Krannert Center. Lush melodies, close harmonies and driving rhythms. Admission charge. School of Music.
Illini Strings. Sergei Pavlov, conductor. 7:30 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall.
Master of Music Recital. Matthew Ward, oboe. 7:30 p.m. Memorial Room, Smith Hall.

26 Wednesday
UI British Brass Band. Peter Griffin, conductor. 7:30 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. An evening of traditional music. Admission charge. School of Music.
UI Jazz Combos. 7:30 p.m. Tryon Festival Theater, Krannert Center. Student combos coached by faculty artists present an evening of jazz standards and newer works for small jazz ensemble. Admission charge. School of Music.
Senior Recital. JungSoo Joseph Choi, violin. 7:30 p.m. Memorial Room, Smith Hall.

27 Thursday
Junior Recital. Michael Hickey, tenor. 11:30 a.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall.
Flute, Viola, Harp Trio. Jennifer Nelson, flute; Allison Liska, viola; Keturah Bixby, harp. 12:15 p.m. Atrium, Beckman Institute.
Master of Music Recital. Michael Favreau, jazz saxophone. 7:30 p.m. 25 Smith Hall.

28 Friday
Doctor of Musical Arts Recital. Andrew Buchanan, percussion. 11 a.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall.
Doctor of Musical Arts Recital. Thomas Kronholz, piano. 2:30 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall.
Senior Recital. Amanda Gerfin, oboe. 5:15 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall.
Sinfonia da Camera. Ian Hobson, music director, conductor and pianist. 7:30 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. An evening celebrating music and dance. Admission charge.
UI Concert Jazz Band. Chip McNeill, leader. 7:30 p.m. Tryon Festival Theater, Krannert Center. This ensemble was featured a the International Association of Jazz Education conference. Admission charge. School of Music.
Master of Music Recital. Jennifer Klauda, saxophone. 7:30 p.m. Memorial Room, Smith Hall.

29 Saturday
Junior Recital. Matthew Lemke, bass trombone. 2 p.m. Music Building auditorium.
Senior Recital. Ann Aderman, violin. 2 p.m. Memorial Room, Smith Hall.
Studio Recital. 4:30 p.m. Memorial Room, Smith Hall. Clarinet students of Katrina Phillips, Timothy Phillips and Useon Choi.
Master of Music Recital. Robert Hopkins, violin. 5 p.m. Music Building auditorium.
UI Philharmonia. Louis Bergonzi, conductor. 7:30 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. The Philharmonia performs Prokofiev’s Suite No. 2 from “Romeo and Juliet,” “In the Moment’s Light,” by Paul Seitz and Three Dances from “The Bartered Bride,” by Smetana as arranged by Riesenfeld. Admission charge. School of Music.
Doctor of Musical Arts Recital. Nathan Birkholz, piano. 7:30 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall.

30 Sunday
Doctor of Musical Arts Recital. Jane Boxall, percussion. 10 a.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall.
Senior Recital. Jenna Daum, flute. 2 p.m. Memorial Room, Smith Hall.
Master of Music Recital. Jeanne Hanley, piano. 2 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall.
Senior Recital. Catherine Starks, flute. 5 p.m. Memorial Room, Smith Hall.
Doctor of Musical Arts Recital. Milica Vukmanovic, piano. 7:30 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall.
Brass Studies Division: Brass Chamber Recital.
7:30 p.m. Music Building auditorium.
Master of Music Recital. Casey Fitzpatrick, tenor saxophone. 7:30 p.m. 25 Smith Hall.

1 Monday
Graduate Recital. Carly McIlvaine-Hall, soprano. 5 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall.
Doctor of Musical Arts Recital. Petra Music, flute.
7:30 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall.
Undergraduate Music Education Trumpet Studio Recital. 7:30 p.m. Music Building auditorium. Students of Michael Ewald and Ronald Romm.
Chamber Music Recital. 7:30 p.m. Memorial Room, Smith Hall. Kelsey Schmidt and Kate Kulzick, violin; Rebecca Matayoshi, viola; Forrest Aubel, cello; and Casey Dierlam, piano.

2 Tuesday
Discovery Class Recital. 3 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall. Students of Ronald Hedlund.
Collegium Musicum. Sonia Lee, director. 4 p.m. Memorial Room, Smith Hall.
Senior Recital. Dewayne Pinkney, bassoon. 7:30 p.m. Memorial Room, Smith Hall.
Student String Chamber Music. 7:30 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall.

3 Wednesday
Junior Recital. John Russell, trumpet. 2 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall.
Student Showcase from the Studio of Sylvia Stone.
5:15 p.m. Memorial Room, Smith Hall.
Doctor of Musical Arts Recital. Jennifer Gartley, flute. 7:30 p.m. Memorial Room, Smith Hall.
Senior Recital. Marco Navarrete, oboe. 7:30 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall.
Senior Recital. Charles Macko, double bass. 7:30 p.m. Music Building auditorium.

4 Thursday
UI Symphony Orchestra. Donald Schleicher, conductor. 7:30 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. Simnin Ganatra, violin, and Brandon Vamos, cello join in this all-Brahms concert. Admission charge. School of Music.
Studio Recital. 7:30 p.m. Memorial Room, Smith Hall. Voice students of Ollie Watts Davis.

5 Friday
Senior Recital. Jonathan Schildt, piano. 7:30 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall.
Doctor of Musical Arts Recital. Hanna Yu, violin.
7:30 p.m. Memorial Room, Smith Hall.
6 Saturday
Senior Recital. Rebecca Rock, soprano. Noon. Memorial Room, Smith Hall.
James Scholar Recital. Rebecca Matayoshi, viola.
7:30 p.m. Memorial Room, Smith Hall.
Doctor of Music Arts Recital. Brian Gaona, cello.
7:30 p.m. Music Building auditorium.
7 Sunday
Master of Music Recital. Katherine Winson, soprano.
5:30 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall.

opera
27 Thursday
“At the Crossroads – Bargaining With the Devil and Arguing With God.” Michael Scholar, director; Eduardo Diazmunoz, conductor; and Rebecca Nettl-Fiol, choreographer. With the UI New Music Ensemble.
7:30 p.m. Colwell Playhouse, Krannert Center. In the early 20th century composers Kurt Weill and Igor Stravinsky challenged public perceptions of opera and ballet with the creation of Stravinsky’s ballet “The Soldier’s Tale” and Weill’s opera “Mahagonny Songspiel.” Narrated and sung in English. Admission charge.

28 Friday
“At the Crossroads – Bargaining With the Devil and Arguing With God.” Michael Scholar, director; Eduardo Diazmunoz, conductor; and Rebecca Nettl-Fiol, choreographer. With the UI New Music Ensemble.
7:30 p.m. Colwell Playhouse, Krannert Center. In the early 20th century composers Kurt Weill and Igor Stravinsky challenged public perceptions of opera and ballet with the creation of Stravinsky’s ballet “The Soldier’s Tale” and Weill’s opera “Mahagonny Songspiel.” Narrated and sung in English. Admission charge.

29 Saturday
“At the Crossroads – Bargaining With the Devil and Arguing With God.” Michael Scholar, director; Eduardo Diazmunoz, conductor; and Rebecca Nettl-Fiol, choreographer. With the UI New Music Ensemble.
7:30 p.m. Colwell Playhouse, Krannert Center. In the early 20th century composers Kurt Weill and Igor Stravinsky challenged public perceptions of opera and ballet with the creation of Stravinsky’s ballet “The Soldier’s Tale” and Weill’s opera “Mahagonny Songspiel.” Narrated and sung in English. Admission charge. Libretto: “At the Crossroads.” 6:30 p.m. Krannert Room.

30 Sunday
“At the Crossroads – Bargaining With the Devil and Arguing With God.” Michael Scholar, director; Eduardo Diazmunoz, conductor; and Rebecca Nettl-Fiol, choreographer. With the UI New Music Ensemble. 3 p.m. Colwell Playhouse, Krannert Center. In the early 20th century composers Kurt Weill and Igor Stravinsky challenged public perceptions of opera and ballet with the creation of Stravinsky’s ballet “The Soldier’s Tale” and Weill’s opera “Mahagonny Songspiel.” Narrated and sung in English. Admission charge. Libretto: “At the Crossroads.” 2 p.m. Krannert Room.

dance
20 Thursday
Studiodance II. 7:30 p.m. Studio Theater, Krannert Center. The final event of the Department of Dance season offers student choreography selected through auditions. Admission charge.

21 Friday
Studiodance II. 7 and 9 p.m. Studio Theater, Krannert Center. The final event of the Department of Dance season offers student choreography selected through auditions. Admission charge.

22 Saturday
Studiodance II. 7 and 9 p.m. Studio Theater, Krannert Center. The final event of the Department of Dance season offers student choreography selected through auditions. Admission charge.

films
20 Thursday
Social Justice Film Festival: “Breaker Morant.” Richard McAdams, speaker. 6:30 p.m. Room B, Law Building. College of Law.

25 Tuesday
“Skaz Pro Fedota-streltsa.” Alexei Ovcharov, director. 7:30 p.m. G13 Foreign Languages Building. Slavic Languages and Literatures.

sports

(to confirm times, go to www.fightingillini.com)
21 Friday
Baseball. UI vs. University of Iowa. 6 p.m. Illinois Field. Admission charge.

22 Saturday
Men’s Tennis. UI vs. University of Minnesota. Noon. Atkins Tennis Center. Admission charge.
Baseball. UI vs. University of Iowa. 3 and 6 p.m. Illinois Field. Admission charge.

23 Sunday
Men’s Tennis. UI vs. University of Iowa. Noon. Atkins Tennis Center. Admission charge.
Baseball. UI vs. University of Iowa. 1 p.m. Illinois Field. Admission charge.

26 Wednesday
Softball. UI vs. Eastern Illinois University. 4 and 6 p.m. Eichelberger Field. Admission charge.

27 Thursday
Women’s Tennis. Big 10 Championships. Atkins Tennis Center. Continues through Sunday. Admission charge.

2 Tuesday
Baseball. UI vs. Robert Morris College. 6 p.m. Illinois Field. Admission charge.

5 Friday
Baseball. UI vs. University of Michigan. 6 p.m. Illinois Field. Admission charge.

6 Saturday
Baseball. UI vs. University of Michigan. 1 and 4 p.m. Illinois Field. Admission charge.

7 Sunday
Baseball. UI vs. University of Michigan. 1 p.m. Illinois Field. Admission charge.

et cetera
20 Thursday
Roundtable: “Globalizing Abu Ghraib.” 4 p.m. Humanities Lecture Hall, IPRH Building, 805 W. Pennsylvania Ave., Urbana. Illinois Program for Research in the Humanities.
Coffee hour. Lebanon. 7:30 p.m. Cosmopolitan Club,
307 E. John St., Champaign. Cosmopolitan Club.

21 Friday
“Documenting the Differences Racial and Ethnic Diversity Makes: Uncovering, Discussing, and Transforming the University.” 8 a.m. Levis Faculty Center. For more information and to register: http://www.conferences.uiuc.edu/diversity/. Ford Foundation and Center on Democracy in a Multiracial Society.
“Theory and Medieval Studies: A Symposium.” Ethan Knapp, Ohio State University, and Bruce Holsinger, University of Virginia. 3 p.m. IPRH Building, 805 W. Pennsylvania Ave., Urbana. Medieval Studies, and Criticism and Interpretive Theory.
Fifth Annual Live and Silent Auction. 6 p.m. University YMCA. All proceeds benefit the twelve student programs of the Y. For more info, call 337-1514 or visit www.universityymca.org. Admission charge.

22 Saturday
Seminar on Liturgy and Vernacular Writing in Premodern England. Ethan Knapp, Ohio State University, and Bruce Holsinger, University of Virginia. 10 a.m. IPRH Building, 805 W. Pennsylvania Ave., Urbana. Medieval Studies and Criticism and Interpretive Theory.
“Seeing Stars.” 8-10 p.m. Visitor’s Center, Allerton Park. Telescopes provided or bring binoculars. Weather dependent. For more info: www.allerton.uiuc.edu. Admission charge. Allerton Park and Conference Center.

24 Monday
Symposium: “The Bible and Public Schools.” Erik Owens, University of Virginia. 6:30 p.m. Reading Room, Levis Faculty Center. Program for the Study of Religion.

25 Tuesday
Panel Discussion. “Power and Solidarity: Women of Color and 20th-Century Social Movements.” 2 p.m. Humanities Lecture Hall, IPRH Building, 805 W. Pennsylvania Ave., Urbana. Illinois Program for Research in the Humanities.
“The Grand Finale: Finals Preparation.” Counseling Center Paraprofessionals. 7 p.m. 209 Illini Union. Counseling Center/Student Affairs.
“The What, Why, and How of Conducting Classroom Research.” Cheryl Bullock, UI. 4 p.m. 428 Armory Bldg. To register, send email to cdbulloc@uiuc.edu. Center for Teaching Excellence.

27 Thursday
Coffee hour. Haiti. 7:30 p.m. Cosmopolitan Club,
307 E. John St., Champaign. Cosmopolitan Club.

28 Friday
Workshop: “War-like History or Diplomatic History? Historical Contentions and Regional Order in East Asia.” Jai-Jung Suh, Cornell University. 1 p.m. 101 International Studies Building. East Asian and Pacific Studies.

29 Saturday
Allerton Park Annual Plant Sale. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Allerton Park Visitor Center. Full-scale plant sale featuring perennials, native plants (from Grand Prairie Friends), Daylilies (from Newbury Daylilies of Monticello), unusual plants, orchids, and more. Bring your gardening questions to “Ask the Expert” all day. For more info: www.allerton.uiuc.edu. Admission charge. Allerton Park and Conference Center.

Youth Social Entrepreneurship Symposium. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. 134 Temple Hoyne Buell Hall. Geared to youth leaders, teachers, librarians, youth educators, community leaders and advocates for youth. For reservations and information, visit http://www.conferences.uiuc.edu/youth or phone 333-2880. Library and Information Science, UI Extension, Academy for Entrepreneurial Leadership.

Family Festival. 10 a.m.-noon. Krannert Art Museum. An annual event to discover or re-discover your art museum. Krannert Art Museum.

Garden & Sculpture Hike. 3:30 p.m. Allerton Park Visitor Center. For more info: www.allerton.uiuc.edu. Admission charge. Allerton Park and Conference Center.

“Doodle for Wildlife.” Fifth Annual Benefit Auction for the Wildlife Medical Clinic. 6 p.m. Illini Rooms A, B and C, Illini Union. Wildlife Medical Clinic.

30 Sunday
Allerton Park Annual Plant Sale. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Allerton Park Visitor Center. Full-scale plant sale featuring perennials, native plants (from Grand Prairie Friends), Daylilies (from Newbury Daylilies of Monticello), unusual plants, orchids, and more. Bring your gardening questions to “Ask the Expert” all day. For more info: www.allerton.uiuc.edu. Admission charge. Allerton Park and Conference Center.

5 Friday
Workshop: Ally Network Wrap-up. Noon. 323 Illini Union. Office of LGBT Concerns & Sexual Orientation Diversity Ally Committee, Counseling Center.
Krannert Art Museum Luncheon/Lecture. “Opera: A Total Art Form.” Eduardo Diazmunoz, UI. Noon. Champaign Country Club, 1211 Prospect Ave., Champaign. For reservations, call 355-6608. Krannert Art Museum.

exhibits
“Dust Memories”
Art works by Aaron Hughes.
IPRH, 805 W. Pennsylvania Ave., Urbana. 8:30 a.m.-
5 p.m. Monday-Friday.
Through May 5.

“Celebrating the 60th Anniversary of the School of Social Work”
Main hallway, Library.
Through April 30.

“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.

“Rain Forest Visions”
Through July 30.
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.

School of Art and Design Master of Fine Arts Exhibition.
Through April 30.
“Project 66: An Exploration of Utopia”
“Pour la Victoire: French Posters and Photographs of the Great War”
Through July 30.
“Designing Experiences: How Graphic and Industrial Design Shape Daily Life”
On view April 28.
“School of Art and Design Bachelor of Fine Arts Graduate Exhibition.
On view May 6.
“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.

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