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Events at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign from Oct. 19 through Nov. 5

10/12/2006

lectures
19 Thursday
“The Globalization of Energy Resources: Tapping Caspian Oil and Gas.” Jonathan Elkind, energy, environment and security consultant. 4 p.m. Third floor, Levis Faculty Center. Center for Advanced Study.

20 Friday
“Energy Security and U.S. Policy.” Jonathan Elkind, energy, environment and security consultant. Noon. Latzer Hall, University YMCA. Friday Forum.

24 Tuesday
Musical performance. Noon. Latzer Hall, University YCMA. Know Your University.

26 Thursday
“ Was the Bronze Age Volcanic Eruption of Thira (Santorini) a Megacastrophe?” Grant Heiken, Los Alamos National Laboratory. 7:30 p.m. Auditorium, Spurlock Museum. Center for Advanced Study.

“Indonesian Muslim Women’s Movements Coping With/ Processing Radical Trends Within Islam.” Nelly van Doorn-Harder, Surjit S. Patheja, Valparaiso University. 7:30 p.m. Third floor, Levis Faculty Center. Program for the Study of Religion.

27 Friday
“Renewable Energy: A Contribution to Energy Security.” Jurgen Scheffran, UI. Noon. Latzer Hall, University YMCA. Friday Forum.

30 Monday
“Establishing the Modern Greek Identity: Heritage and the Appropriation of the Ancient Greek Past by the Modern Greek Nation-State.” Vicky Kynourgiopoulou, American University of Rome. 5 p.m. Plym Auditorium, Temple Hoyne Buell Hall. Collaborative for Cultural Heritage and Museum Practices.

31 Tuesday
“The View From Lincoln Hall.” Sarah Mangelsdorf, UI. Noon. Latzer Hall, University YCMA. Know Your University.

“Conservation and Tourism Practices in Scotland and Albania: Heritage as Patrimony and as Economic Motor.” Vicky Kynourgiopoulou, American University of Rome. Noon. Room 18, Temple Hoyne Buell Hall. Collaborative for Cultural Heritage and Museum Practices.

“Globalizing the Elgin Marbles: The Problem of the New Acropolis Museum in Athens.” Vicky Kynourgiopoulou, American University of Rome. 7 p.m. 219 Davenport Hall. Collaborative for Cultural Heritage and Museum Practices.

3 Friday
“Will the World Run Out of Water?” Ximing Cai, UI. Noon. Latzer Hall, University YMCA. Friday Forum.

“Ciwara Yere Yere: Champion Farmers and Powerful Dancers on the Mande Plateau.” Stephen Wooten, University of Oregon. 4 p.m. Spurlock Museum, 600 S. Gregory. The Spurlock Museum Guild Lecture and Performance Series.

4 Saturday
“Physics of the Body.” Klaus Schulten, UI. 10:15 a.m. 141 Loomis Lab. Physics.

“Live in Your Head-Ecstasy: In and About Altered States.” Paul Schimmel, Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles. 3 p.m. Krannert Art Museum Auditorium. Jerrold Ziff Distinguished Lecture on Modern Art/Krannert Art Museum.

colloquia
19 Thursday
“Do Latin American and Caribbean Firms Cross-List Shares on U.S. Financial Markets to ‘Rent’ U.S. Corporate Governance?” Paul Vaaler. UI. Noon. 101 International Studies Building. Latin American and Caribbean Studies.

“Pathogenicity of and Host Response to Cryptococcus Neoformans, Histoplasma Capsulatum and Mycobacterium Tuberculosis.” Arturo Casadevall, Albert Einstein College of Medicine. 4 p.m. B102 Chemical and Life Sciences Lab. Microbiology.

“Coherent Nonlinear Spectroscopies of Surfaces and Interfaces.” Alexander Benderskil, Wayne State University. 4 p.m. 112 Chemistry Annex. Physical Chemistry.

20 Friday
“Blood Coagulation Protease Specificity and Function.” Sriram Krishnaswamy, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania. Noon. B102 Chemical and Life Sciences Lab. Biochemistry.

“Memory, Amnesia and How the Brain Represents Experience.” Neal Cohen, UI. Noon. 1005 Beckman Institute. Beckman Institute.

“The Transformation of Chinese Higher Education From Elite to Mass Institutions (Midwest Networks).” Jing Lin, University of Maryland. Noon. Monsanto Studio, ACES Library. East Asian and Pacific Studies.

“Safety Testing of Drugs, Chemicals in Industry.” Jodie Kulpa-Eddy, USDA-APHIS Animal Care Headquarters. Noon. 2271c Veterinary Medicine Basic Sciences Building. VB/VP 596 Interdisciplinary Toxicology Seminar/Veterinary Medicine.

“Denaturalizing Dispossession: Critical Ethnography in the Age of Resurgent Imperialism.” Gillian Hart, University of California, Berkeley. 3 p.m. 336 Lincoln Hall. Sociology, Geography, Urban and Regional Planning, Global Studies, and Women and Gender in Global Perspectives Program.

“Perchlorate, Wherefrom, Wherein and Where Do We Go From Here.” Purnendu Dasgupta, Texas Tech University. 4 p.m. 116 Roger Adams Lab. Analytical Chemistry.

23 Monday
“Privacy Preserving Data Mining.” Philip S. Yu, IBM T.J. Watson Research Center. 10 a.m. 2405 Siebel Center. Computer Science.

Collection in Context Lecture. “Der Blaue Reiter: Wassily Kandinsky.” Marcel Franciscono, UI. Noon. Krannert Art Museum. Krannert Art Museum Council.

“Cartilage is Life.” Matthew Stewart, UI. Noon. 80 Small Animal Clinic. Translational Biomedical Research Seminar Series/College of Veterinary Medicine.

24 Tuesday
“Classroom Technology: Basic Pedagogical and Practical Issues.” Brian McNurlen and Chris Migotsky, UI. Noon. 428 Armory Building. Center for Teaching Excellence and CITES.

“Modern Soviet Art Meets America, 1935.” Christina Kiaer, Northwestern University. Noon. 101 International Studies Building. Russian, East European and Eurasian Center.

“High Performance Transfer Printed Electronics.” Etienne Menard, UI. Noon. 3269 Beckman Institute. Imaging Technology Group/Beckman Institute.

“Age Differences in Building Discourse Representations During Narrative Comprehension.” Soo Rim Noh, UI. Noon. 210A Education. Educational Psychology.

“Magnetic Nanoparticles in Bioprocesses.” Daniel Wang, Massachusetts Institute of Technology. 3 p.m. Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering.

“Physical and Political Guidelines for Space Security and Why We Should Care About It.” Laura Grego, Union of Concerned Scientists. 3:30 p.m. 329 Armory Building. Arms Control, Disarmament and International Security.

25 Wednesday
“Amatory Fiction: Sexy Novels of Eighteenth-Century Britain.” Aleksondra Hultquist, UI. Noon. Women’s Studies Building, 911 S. Sixth St. Gender and Women’s Studies.

“Of Tubs and Toil: Locating Kohler Village in an Empire of Hygiene, 1920-2000.” Kathy Oberdeck, UI. 3:30 p.m. 307 Greg Hall. History.

“A Coordinated Dynamic Program Controls Transcription Regulation of Amino Acid-Responsive Genes.” Yuan-Xiang Pan, UI. 4 p.m. 150 Animal Sciences Laboratory. Nutritional Sciences.

“Manipulating Light in Arrays of Nanoscale Holes and Pyramids.” Teri W. Odom, Northwestern University. 4 p.m. 112 Chemistry Annex. Physical Chemistry.

“Flying With George: Automatic Flight Control Systems.” Michael Frutiger, Garmin International, Olathe, Kansas. 5 p.m. 151 Everitt Laboratory. Electrical and Computer Engineering.

26 Thursday
“Quechua and the Church in Colonial Peru.” Alan Durston, UI. Noon. 101 International Studies Building. Latin American and Caribbean Studies.

“Enzymatic Transition States and Inhibitor Design.” Vern Schramm, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Yeshiva University, New York. Noon. 161 Noyes Lab. Chemical Biology.

“Single-molecule Fluorescence Studies of ReAsH and Myosin VI.” Hyokeun Park, UI. 2 p.m. A414 Chemical and Life Sciences Lab. Chemical Physics.

“Sharks With Lasers, Ill-Tempered Sea Bass and Other Bright Ideas.” Basil Tripsas, Center for Naval Analyses, Alexandria, Va. 4 p.m. 141 Loomis. Physics.

“Archaeal DNA Replication.” Zvi Kelman, University of Maryland Biotechnology Institute. 4 p.m. B102 Chemical and Life Sciences Laboratory. Microbiology.

“Malaise dans la filiation et crise des valeurs (Corneille, Balzac, Zola, Nietzsche).” Francoise Gaillard, University de Paris VII. 5:30 p.m. Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Languages Building. French.

27 Friday
“The Age of Networks.” Madhav Marathe, Virginia Tech. 11 a.m. 1040 NCSA. Supercomputing Applications and Speech Communication.

“The Too-Good Wife: Alcohol Co-Dependency and the Politics of Nurturance in Postwar Japan.” Amy Borovoy, Princeton University. Noon. Lucy Ellis Lounge, Foreign Languages Building. East Asian and Pacific Studies.

“Racial Concentration and Opportunities to Learn in U.S. Elementary Schools: A Multilevel Analysis of Achievement Growth Among African American and Hispanic Students.” Christy Lleras, UI. Noon. Christopher Hall Studio. Human and Community Development.

“Deciphering the Epigenetic Histone Code: A Structural Biology Approach.” Ming-Ming Zhou, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York. Noon. B102 Chemical and Life Sciences Lab. Biochemistry.

“Government Regulations/The IRB; Special Populations; HIPAA.” Anne Robertson, UI. Noon. 2271c Veterinary Medicine Basic Sciences Building. VB/VP 596 Interdisciplinary Toxicology Seminar/Veterinary Medicine.

“The Profession of Social Change Activism.” Carol Ammons, CU Citizens for Peace. Noon. Asian American Cultural Center, 1210 W. Nevada St., Urbana. Prison Action Research Collaborative Brown Bag Series/Center on Democracy in a Multiracial Society.

“Single-Molecule Methods for Probing Synaptic Function.” Daniel Chiu, University of Washington. 4 p.m. 116 Roger Adams Lab. Analytical Chemistry.

30 Monday
“NeuroImaging.” Scott H. Frey, University of Oregon. Noon. 80 Small Animal Clinic. Translational Biomedical Research Seminar Series/Veterinary Medicine.

“The Historical Origins of ‘Open Science.’ ” Paul A. David, Stanford University and University of Oxford. 4 p.m. 1122 Auditorium Room, National Center for Supercomputing Applications. Speech Communication.

“Discovering Regulatory Signals in DNA Sequences.” Gary Stormo, Washington University, St. Louis. 4 p.m. 1404 Siebel Center for Computer Science. Computer Science.

“Marianne contre les vampires. Perspectives paralittiraires sur le roman des Lumihres.” Ugo Dionne, Universiti de Montrial. 4:30 p.m. 2090 Foreign Languages Building. French.

31 Tuesday
“The Status of Human Rights and Independence Movements in Sindh and Baluchistan.” Gul Agha, UI. Noon. Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Languages Building. South Asian and Middle Eastern Studies.

“Thinking About Just War in the Context of the War on Terror.” Colin Flint, UI. 3:30 p.m. 329 Armory Building. Arms Control, Disarmament and International Security.

1 Wednesday
“The Age of Networks.” Garry Robins, University of Melbourne. 11 a.m. 1040 NCSA. Supercomputing Applications and Speech Communication.

“Can Neuroimmune Interactions Be a Target for Nutrition Intervention?” Robert Dantzer, UI. 4 p.m. 150 Animal Sciences Laboratory. Nutritional Sciences.

“Astrochemistry in Star-Forming Molecular Clouds.” David Neufeld, Johns Hopkins University. 4 p.m. 112 Chemistry Annex. Physical Chemistry.

2 Thursday
“Growing Pains: The State and the Development of Chimbote, Peru, 1943-1980.” Nathan Clarke, UI. Noon. 101 International Studies Building. Latin American and Caribbean Studies.

“Hinterlands and Borderlands: Nationalism and Ideology on the Greco-Turkish Frontier.” Robert Ousterhout, UI. 4 p.m. 101 International Studies Building. Russian, East European and Eurasian Studies.

“Recent Developments in Music Synthesis Technology with Emphasis on Synful’s Reconstructive Phrase Modeling.” Eric Lendemann, Synful. 4 p.m. 151 Everitt Laboratory. Electrical and Computer Engineering.

“Colonization of the Urinary Tract and Gene Expression by
Uropathogenic E. coli.” Harry Mobley, University of Michigan MedicalSchool. 4 p.m. B102 Chemical and Life Sciences Lab. Microbiology.

3 Friday
“Life and Aesthetics in Contemporary Japan.” Botond Bognar and David Goodman, UI; Scott O’Bryan, Indiana University; and Jordan Sand, Georgetown University. Noon. Krannert Art Museum. East Asian and Pacific Studies.

“Rad54 Protein: The Motor of Genetic Recombination.” Alexander V. Mazin, Drexel University. Noon. B102 Chemical and Life Sciences auditorium. Biochemistry.

“Use of Human Stem Cells in Research.” Mark Noble, Professor, University of Rochester. Noon. 2271c Veterinary Medicine Basic Sciences Building. VB/VP 596 Interdisciplinary Toxicology Seminar/Veterinary Medicine.

“Athenian Democracy: A Breeding Ground for Racialism?” Susan Lape, University of Southern California. 2 p.m. 406 Illini Union. Classics.

theater
19 Thursday
“The Lark.” Robert Anderson, director. 7:30 p.m. Colwell Playhouse, Krannert Center. This work explores the fickle character of propaganda and the consuming nature of political and religious conviction, as a young girl struggles for her life. Admission charge.

INNER VOICES Social Issues Theatre. 8 p.m. Busey-Evans residence halls. A look at issues that arise around race and ethnicity. Counseling Center, McKinley Health Center, Department of Theatre.

20 Friday
“The Lark.” Robert Anderson, director. 7:30 p.m. Colwell Playhouse, Krannert Center. Admission charge.

21 Saturday
“The Lark.” Robert Anderson, director. 7:30 p.m. Colwell Playhouse, Krannert Center. Admission charge. Dessert and Conversation. 6:30 p.m. Krannert Room, Krannert Center.

26 Thursday
“The Lark.” Robert Anderson, director. 7:30 p.m. Colwell Playhouse, Krannert Center. Admission charge.

27 Friday
“The Lark.” Robert Anderson, director. 7:30 p.m. Colwell Playhouse, Krannert Center. Admission charge.

28 Saturday
“RENT.” 7:30 p.m. Assembly Hall Star Theatre. “RENT” is about being young, learning to survive, falling in love, finding your voice and living for today. Admission charge.

“The Lark.” Robert Anderson, director. 7:30 p.m. Colwell Playhouse, Krannert Center. Admission charge.

29 Sunday
“The Lark.” Robert Anderson, director. 3 p.m. Colwell Playhouse, Krannert Center. Admission charge. Dessert and Conversation: 2 p.m. Krannert Room, Krannert Center.

2 Thursday
“Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat.” 7 p.m. Assembly Hall Star Theatre. This musical by Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice combines pop, rock, country and other musical styles for a multi-textured palette of sound. Admission charge.

“Dancing at Lughnasa.” Lisa Dixon, director. 7:30 p.m. Studio Theater, Krannert Center. A tale of five sisters in County Donegal, Ireland, in the summer of 1936. Admission charge.

3 Friday
“Dancing at Lughnasa.” Lisa Dixon, director. 7:30 p.m. Studio Theater, Krannert Center. Admission charge.

4 Saturday
“Dancing at Lughnasa.” Lisa Dixon, director. 7:30 p.m. Studio Theater, Krannert Center. Admission charge.

music
20 Friday
Jazz Forum. The Grubbs Combo. Noon. Room 25, Smith Hall. School of Music.

“The Spirit of Fes.” 7:30 p.m. Tryon Festival Theater, Krannert Center. Spirit of Fès unites the sounds and souls of the world’s diverse religions in order to build bridges between faiths. Admission charge.

Undergraduate Recital. Diane Kessel and Lauren Waidelich, flute. 7:30 p.m. Memorial Room, Smith Hall.

21 Saturday
Illini Marching Band Festival. 8 a.m. Memorial Stadium. For more info, visit http://www.music.uiuc.edu/outreach/imbf.html. Admission charge.

James Blunt. 7:30 p.m. Assembly Hall Star Theatre Expanded. Admission charge.

“The Spirit of Fes.” 7:30 p.m. Tryon Festival Theater, Krannert Center. Spirit of Fès unites the sounds and souls of the world’s diverse religions in order to build bridges between faiths. Admission charge. Curtain Call Discussion: Lobby, Krannert Center following the performance. Illinois Program for Research in the Humanities.

22 Sunday
Faculty Recital. Sherban Lupu, violin, with the Peasant Virtuosos of Romania. 7 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall. School of Music, and the Russian, East European, and Eurasian Center.

24 Tuesday
Voice Division Recital. 11 a.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall.

Guest Artist Recital. Acousma by Robert Scott Thompson. 7:30 p.m. Music Building auditorium.Illini Strings. Karin Hendricks, conductor. 7:30 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall.

26 Thursday
Thursdays at Twelve-Twenty. Jane Boxall, marimba. 12:15 p.m. Beckman Institute atrium. Beckman Institute and School of Music.

Graduate Recital. Samir Golescu, piano. 7:30 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall.

27 Friday
Jazz Forum. Joan Hickey Jazz Group. Noon. 25 Smith Hall.

Sinfonia da Camera: “The Marriage of Figaro.” Ian Hobson, music director and conductor, Nicholas Di Virgilio, director, and Ricardo Herrera, baritone. 7:30 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. A semi-staged version of the classic comic opera. Mozart’s score highlights a tale of love, betrayal and forgiveness. Admission charge.

28 Saturday
Junior Recital. Lindsay Gomes, oboe. 1:30 p.m. Memorial Room, Smith Hall.

Drummers of Burundi. 7 p.m. Tryon Festival Theater, Krannert Center. As the 15 master drummers of this ensemble leap in an agile dance, they channel the energy and creative spirit of a nation through their drums. Recommended for ages 10 and up. Admission charge.

29 Sunday
Illinois Brass Quintet. With the Yankee Ridge Dancers, Betty Allen, director. 3 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. This annual Halloween concert is a treat for the entire family. Admission charge. School of Music.

UI Wind Symphony and UI Symphonic Band I. James Keene and Kenneth Steinsultz, conductors. 7:30 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. Enjoy a program that includes UI composer Edward Martin’s “Enchanted Falls.” Admission charge. School of Music.

Sonny Rollins. 7:30 p.m. Tryon Festival Theater, Krannert Center. A living American jazz legend, Rollins distinctive style is a force of nature. Admission charge.

31 Tuesday
UI Steel Band and UI World Percussion Ensemble. Ricardo Flores, director. 7:30 p.m. Tryon Festival Theater, Krannert Center. This ensemble specializes in music of a Caribbean flavor. Admission charge. School of Music.

1 Wednesday
Enescu Ensemble. Sherban Lupu, director. 7:30 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. An evening of string chamber music of various composers. Admission charge. School of Music.

2 Thursday
Thursdays at Twelve-Twenty. Tito Carillo Jazz Trio. 12:15 p.m. Beckman Institute Atrium. Beckman Institute and School of Music.

Chicago Symphony Orchestra. David Robertson, conductor, and Leonidas Kavakos, violin. 7:30 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. This special performance includes Bartók’s Violin Concerto No.
2. Admission charge.

3 Friday
Jazz Forum. Steve Rochinsky, guest artist. Noon. 25 Smith Hall.
Traffic Jam: The Hillbilly Jones. 5 p.m. Lobby, Krannert Center. This local band features Jonny Bridgewater and Nate Van Vleet on guitars, Bryan Miles on drums, and Jeffrey Gibbens on bass.

Faculty Recital. Timothy McGovern, bassoon. 7:30 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. A program of wind chamber music. Admission charge. School of Music.

Ethos Percussion Group and The Masters of Indian Music. 7:30 p.m. Tyron Festival Theater, Krannert Center. Ethos joins The Masters of Indian Music–Pandit Samir Chatterjee, tabla, and Kinnar Seen, sitar–to explore the intersection of ancient rhythms and modern percussive sound. Admission charge.

4 Saturday
Doctor of Musical Arts Recital. Joyce Griggs and J. Michael Holmes, saxophone. 2 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall.

Junior Recital. Evan Dorner, bass trombone. 2 p.m. Music Building auditorium.

Chamber Singers. Fred Stoltzfus, conductor. 7:30 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. Admission charge. School of Music.

5 Sunday
Women’s Glee Club. Joe Grant, conductor. 3 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall.

Percussion Ensemble. William Moersch, director. 3 p.m. Tryon Festival Theater, Krannert Center. Admission charge. School of Music.

The English Concert. Andrew Manze, violin. 7:30 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. Paying tribute to Mozart, Andrew Manze and The English Concert move from concertos to orchestral works with an energy and technical brilliance that has made them one of the world’s leading chamber music ensembles. Admission charge. Prelude with The English Concert. 6:30 p.m. Tryon Festival Theater, Krannert Center.

Master of Music Recital. Joo-Hye Lee, piano. 7:30 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall.

Undergraduate Recital. Nick Wolny, horn. 7:30 p.m. Music Building auditorium.

opera
21 Saturday
“Mass.” Eduardo Diazmuñoz, conductor; James Zager, director; and John Dayger, choreographer. 3 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. Based on the Roman Catholic Mass from the point of view of a celebrant in a crisis of faith, more than 200 performers – including an orchestra, a rock-blues – jazz combo, choirs, vocal soloists, dancers, and quadraphonic tapes – from the UI music, dance and theater programs collaborate to bring this production to life in celebration of the College of Fine and Applied Arts’ 75th anniversary. Admission charge. Libretto: Pre-performance talk about Bernstein’s “Mass” with the Opera Division’s principal coach, Thomas H. Schleis. 2 p.m. Krannert Room, Krannert Center. School of Music.

22 Sunday
“Mass.” Eduardo Diazmuñoz, conductor; James Zager, director; and John Dayger, choreographer. 3 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. Admission charge. Libretto: Pre-performance talk about Bernstein’s “Mass” with the Opera Division’s principal coach, Thomas H. Schleis. 2 p.m. Krannert Room, Krannert Center. School of Music.

films
19 Thursday
Surrealist Film Series. “Eating Sea Urchins,” and “Las Hurdes: Land Without Bread.” Luis Bunuel, director. 5:30 p.m. Krannert Art Museum Auditorium. Krannert Art Museum.

25 Wednesday
“James’ Journey to Jerusalem.” 7:30 p.m. 101 Armory. Jewish Culture and Society.

1 Wednesday
“What Have I Done to Deserve This?” Pedro Almodovar, director. 7:30 p.m. 134 Temple Buell Hall, Plym Auditorium. Landscape Architecture.

sports
(to confirm times, go to www.fightingillini.com)
20 Friday
Women’s Soccer. UI vs. Purdue University. 7 p.m. Track and Soccer Stadium. Admission charge.
Illini Hockey Club Team vs. Liberty University. 7 p.m. UI Ice Arena. Admission charge. Campus Recreation.

22 Sunday
Women’s Soccer. UI vs. Indiana University. 1 p.m. Track and Soccer Stadium. Admission charge.

Illini Hockey Club Team vs. Liberty University. 7 p.m. UI Ice Arena. Admission charge. Campus Recreation.

27 Friday
Men’s Basketball. Orange and Blue Scrimmage. 6:30 p.m. Assembly Hall.

Volleyball. UI vs. University of Michigan. 7 p.m. Huff Hall. Admission charge.

Women’s Soccer. UI vs. University of Iowa. 7 p.m. Track and Soccer Stadium. Admission charge.

28 Saturday
Volleyball. UI vs. Michigan State University. 7 p.m. Huff Hall. Admission charge.

29 Sunday
Women’s Basketball. Orange and Blue Scrimmage. 6:30 p.m. Assembly Hall.

1 Wednesday
Volleyball. UI vs. Northwestern University. 7 p.m. Huff Hall. Admission charge.

Men’s Basketball. UI vs. Lewis (Exhibition). 7 p.m. Assembly Hal. Admission charge.

3 Friday
Women’s Basketball. UI vs. Clarion (Exhibition). 7 p.m. Assembly Hall. Admission charge.

4 Saturday
Football. UI vs. Ohio State University. Time: TBA. Memorial Stadium. Admission charge.

et cetera
19 Thursday
Candidate Forum. 7 p.m. Third floor, Levis Faculty Center. Candidates running in the Illinois 52nd Senate and 103rd House races will give brief statements with a question-and-answer session to follow. Union of Professional Employees.

20 Friday
Conference. “Family, Youth and Literature.” 8:30 a.m. Robert Allerton Park and Conference Center. An opportunity for individuals who work with young people and books to meet and discuss the impact of texts, contexts and literacy on young lives. For more info and to register: www3.isrl.uiuc.edu/conferences/Allerton2006/regis.html. Continues through Sunday. Youth Literature Interest Group.

Conference. “Teaching the Humanities at the Public University.” 10:15 a.m. Third floor, Levis Faculty Center. For more information, contact the IPRH at 244-3344 or visit www.iprh.uiuc.edu. Illinois Program for Research in the Humanities.

Backpacking Clinic. 1-3 p.m. Campus Recreation Outdoor Center, 51 E. Gregory Drive. For more info and to register: call 333-8747 or e-mail campusrec@uiuc.edu. Admission charge. Campus Recreation.

Panel Discussion. “Object Lessons.” Melissa Biggs, University of Texas, Austin, and Helaine Silverman, UI. 3 p.m. 109a Davenport Hall. Anthropology, and Collaborative for Cultural Heritage and Museum Practices.

21 Saturday
Conference. “Changing Families in a Changing World: How Support Groups Help Us Meet Challenges.” 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Levis Faculty Center and Doris Kelley Christopher Hall. To register: www.prairienet.org/selfhelp or call 352-0099. Family Resiliency Center, Social Work and Spurlock Museum.

Physics Day with the Physics Van and tours of research labs. 10:15 a.m. 141 Loomis Lab. For more info, call 244-2948. Physics.

“From the Beyond: A Celebration of Spirits.” Spurlock Museum. Noon music by Chicago’s Sones de Mexico; 2 p.m. storytelling concert by Latina teller Tersi Bendiburg; 7 p.m. concert of multicultural ghost stories for adults by Tersi Bendiburg, Janice Del Negro, Dan Keding and Kim Sheahan. For more info, call 333-2360. Admission charge. Spurlock Museum.

23 Monday
School of Art and Design Visiting Artists Series. Christina Kiaer, Northwestern University. 5 p.m. 319 Art and Design building. Art and Design and Illinois Program for Research in the Humanities.

24 Tuesday
School of Art and Design Visiting Artists Series. Christina Kiaer, Northwestern University. Noon. International Studies Building. Art and Design and Illinois Program for Research in the Humanities.

“Food for Thought: Celebrating Filipino American History Month with the Philippine Student Association.” Noon. Lounge, Asian American Cultural Center, 1210 W. Nevada St., Urbana. Asian American Cultural Center.

Panel Discussion. Open Discussion on Crisis Communication. 7 p.m. Lincoln Hall. Panel members include Vincent T. Covello, Ron Yates and Joost M.E. Pennings, UI. Illinois Homeland Security Research Center/Government and Public Affairs.

25 Wednesday
Annual Library Book Sale. 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Marshall Gallery, main Library. All proceeds benefit the Library. Library.

“Around the World Wednesdays.” 9:30 a.m. Spurlock Museum. Wednesdays, through Dec. 6, the Learning Center opens its doors for children and their parents to create and learn together. For more info, visit www.spurlock.uiuc.edu. Spurlock Museum.

Multicultural Youth Conference. 6-9 p.m. Illinois Terminal, 45 E. University Ave. This community event is being organized by a committee of UI students and staff members and seeks to target 7th-12th grade low-income, first-generation, and/or under-represented students from the Champaign-Urbana community. Center on Democracy.

Panel Discussion. “Recent Developments in Cuban Politics and Future Implications.” 7-8:30 p.m. Allen Hall, 1005 W. Gregory Drive, Urbana. Latin American and Caribbean Studies.

26 Thursday
Conference: “Intersections of Aesthetics and Politics: A Conference on Asian-American Performance.” 8:30 a.m. For more info, visit http://www.aasp.uiuc.edu/events.html. Continues Friday. Asian American Studies, Theater, Fine and Applied Arts, and Center on Democracy in a Multiracial Society.

Annual Library Book Sale. 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Marshall Gallery, main Library. All proceeds benefit the Library. Library.

Workshop: “Transforming Classrooms to Create Entrepreneurial Leaders.” Peter H. Hackbert, UI. 4 p.m. 428 Armory Building. Academy for Entrepreneurial Leadership and Center for Teaching Excellence.

Paper Discussion: “Exploiting Task Relatedness for Multiple-Task Learning by Shai Ben-David and Reba Schuller.” Discussion Leader: Hossein Mobahi, UI. 4 p.m. 4269 Beckman Institute. Beckman Institute.

27 Friday
Horseback Riding Clinic. 9-11 a.m. Campus Recreation Outdoor Center, 51 E. Gregory Drive, Champaign. For more info and to register, call 333-8747 or e-mail campusrec@uiuc.edu. Admission charge. Campus Recreation.

Conference. “Poetry, Politics and the Profession: A Tribute to Cary Nelson.” 10 a.m. Levis Faculty Center. Continues Saturday. For more info: http://criticism.english.uiuc.edu. Criticism and Interpretive Theory, English, Office of the Provost, Center for Advanced Study, and Center on Democracy in a Multiracial Society.

James W. Carey Symposium. 1 p.m. 210 Illini Union. Papers will be presented on the scholarship of the late James W. Carey, dean emeritus of the College of Communications. College of Communications.

28 Saturday
Book Arts Workshop. “Organization and Preservation of Your Family Treasures.” Tom Teper and Chris Prom, UI. 9 a.m.-4 p.m. UI Library (room TBD). For more info and to register, visit http://www.lis.uiuc.edu/programs/cpd/SC_Program/SCWorkshops.html. Admission charge. Graduate School of Library and Information Science Continuing Professional Development.

“Pix with Pets.” 9 a.m. Atrium, Veterinary Medicine Basic Sciences Building. To sign up for a portrait, call 333-2760 or send e-mail to advancement@cvm.uiuc.edu. Office of Advancement, College of Veterinary Medicine.

Nature ABCs and 123s, “C is for Coyote.” 10-11 a.m. Visitor Center, Allerton Park. Preschoolers ages 2 - 5 come with their parent to learn about nature at Allerton. Includes stories, songs, hands-on exploration. For more info and to register, call 244-1035 or e-mail allertoninfo@uiuc.edu. Admission charge. Allerton Park.

28 Saturday
“Taste of the Arts.” Noon. Lobby, Krannert Center. Krannert Center Student Association.

“Spooky Skate at the UI Ice Arena.” The skate includes a costume contest, trick or treating, and much more. Children ages 14 and under may come from 1:30-4 p.m. Adults ages 15 and older may come from 7:30-9:30 p.m. Admission charge. Campus Recreation.

29 Sunday
“Halloween Spooktacular.” 5-9 p.m. Allerton Park Retreat Center. A non-scary Halloween alternative for the family. Visit with critters and creatures associated with Halloween during a guided tour through each of the Mansion’s main rooms. Games, snacks, s’mores at the campfire, Jack-0-Lantern night hike. Costumes not necessary, but encouraged. Under 16 requires an adult. Admission charge. Allerton Park.

30 Monday
Workshop. “Introduction to Service-Learning Pedagogy.” Valeri Werpetinski, UI. Noon. 428 Armory Building. To register, visit https://webtools.uiuc.edu/formBuilder/OrganizationSecure?id=7764522. Center for Teaching Excellence.

31 Tuesday
“Food for Thought: Celebrating Filipino American History Month With the Philippine Student Association.” Noon. Lounge, Asian American Cultural Center, 1210 W. Nevada St., Urbana. Asian American Cultural Center.

“An Evening With Poe.” Dan Keding, reader. 7-9:30 p.m. Retreat Center, Allerton Park. For adults; reservations recommended. Call 762-7011. Admission charge. Allerton Park.

“Embracing Diversity – One Culture at a Time.” 7 p.m. 405Illini Union. Counseling Center Paraprofessionals.

1 Wednesday
“Around the World Wednesdays.” 9:30 a.m. Spurlock Museum. Wednesdays, through Dec. 6, the Learning Center opens its doors for children and their parents to create and learn together. For more info, visit www.spurlock.uiuc.edu. Spurlock Museum.

2 Thursday
Paper Discussion. “Cortico-hippocampal Interaction and Adaptive Stimulus Representation: A Neurocomputational Theory of Associative Learning and Memory, by M. Gluck et al.” Discussion Leader: Shawn Kohler. 4 p.m. 4269 Beckman Institute. Beckman Institute.

Gallery Conversation. “When We Were Young: New Perspectives on the Art of the Child.” Jonathan Fineberg, UI. 5:30 p.m. Krannert Art Museum. Krannert Art Museum.

3 Friday
Panel Discussion. “Community Wellness and Control in the Canadian Arctic: Collective Agency as Subjective Well-Being.” Michael Kral and Gilberto Rosas, UI. 3 p.m. 109a Davenport Hall. Anthropology.

4 Saturday
Love Chocolate Weekend. “Natural History of Chocolate.” 2-4 p.m. Allerton Park Retreat Center. Pre-registration required; call 244-1035 or e-mail allertoninfo@uiuc.edu. Admission charge. Allerton Park.
Love Chocolate Weekend. “Chocolate Relaxation.” 7-8:30 p.m. Allerton Park Retreat Center. Pre-registration required; call 244-1035 or e-mail allertoninfo@uiuc.edu. Admission charge. Allerton Park.

5 Sunday
Love Chocolate Weekend. “Hands-On Chocolate.” 2-3:30 p.m. Allerton Park Retreat Center. Pre-registration required; call 244-1035 or e-mail allertoninfo@uiuc.edu. Admission charge. Allerton Park.

Love Chocolate Weekend. “Chocolate Activity Time.” 3:30-5 p.m. Allerton Park Retreat Center. Pre-registration required; call 244-1035 or e-mail allertoninfo@uiuc.edu. Admission charge. Allerton Park.

exhibits
“Forget What You Thought Was Beautiful”
An exhibition by New Catalogue
Illinois Program for Research in the Humanities, 805 W. Pennsylvania Ave., Urbana. 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday.
On view through Oct. 27.

“Siti’s Diary”
Watercolors by Siti Mariah Jackson
Asian American Cultural Center, 1210 W. Nevada St. Urbana. 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday.
Through Jan. 5.

“Where Animals Dance”
Through March 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.

“David Svensson/SpaceLight”
Through Oct. 22.
“Surrealist Interventions: Selections From Krannert Art Museum and the University of Illinois Library”
Through Dec. 31.
“A Saint in the City: Sufi Arts of Urban Senegal”
“When We Were Young: New Perspectives on the Art of the Child”
“Decorative and Musical Art of the 17th-19th Centuries: A Quartet of Ornamented String Instruments by Antonio Stradivari”
On view Oct. 27.
Krannert Art Museum and Kinkead Pavilion. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday; 2-5 p.m. Sunday. Free admission; $3donation suggested.

“Homecoming Comeback Guests”
Main hallway, Library.
Through Oct. 31.
“Dante at Illinois”
346 Main Library.
Through Dec. 14.
“Pride of the Illini: The Illinois Band 1890-1929”
Marshall Gallery, Library.
Through Dec. 31.

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


This calendar is excerpted from the Oct. 19 issue of Inside Illinois, the faculty-staff newspaper at the UI.