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Events at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign from Jan. 18 through Feb. 4


Released 1/11/2007

lectures
24 Wednesday
“The Evolution of Internet Threats: A Perspective-Aware Approach to Network Security in the Botnet Era.” Farnam Jahanian, University of Michigan. 4 p.m. B02 Coordinated Science Lab. Information Trust Institute.

29 Monday
“Fact and Value in Research: Design and Artistic Inquiry.” Richard Buchanan, Carnegie Mellon University and the University of the Arts, London. 5 p.m. Krannert Art Museum auditorium. Krannert Art Museum and Art and Design Visitors Series.

30 Tuesday
“Librarians and Readers in the South African Anti-Apartheid Struggle.” Archie Dick, UI and University of Pretoria, South Africa. 4 p.m. Knight Auditorium, Spurlock Museum. MillerComm and Graduate School of Library and Information Science.

31 Wednesday
“The New Immigrant Work Force: Unions, Community and the American Dream.” Eliseo Medina, Service Employees International Union, Washington, D.C. 7:30 p.m. Third floor, Levis Faculty Center. Center for Advanced Study.

3 Saturday
Saturday Physics: “The Mysterious Dark Matter in the Universe.” Nathan Hearn, University of Chicago. 10:45 a.m.-noon. 141 Loomis Lab. Physics.

colloquia
22 Monday
“Nitric Oxide, From Drugs to Sleep.” Tony Oluoch, UI. Noon. 80 Small Animal Clinic. Translational Biomedical Research Seminar/Veterinary Medicine.

“Putting Online Social Networks to Work: Using Trust in Large, Distributed Computing Systems.” Jennifer Golbeck, University of Maryland. 2 p.m. 1040 NCSA, 1205 W. Clark St., Urbana. Supercomputing Applications.

“The Development of a Three-Component Carbohydrate-Based Cancer Vaccine.” Geert-Jan Boons, University of Georgia. 4 p.m. 116 Roger Adams Lab. Organic Chemistry.

“Using Only Word Category: Evidence Against Shallow Parsing in Second Language Sentence Processing.” Guillermo A. Rodriguez, University of Pittsburgh. 5:30 p.m. G-17 Foreign Languages Building. Spanish Italian and Portuguese.

23 Tuesday
“Genetic Screen for Behavioral Sensitivity to Methamphetamine Identifies Casein Kinase 1 Epsilon in Both Mice and Men.” Abraham Palmer, University of Chicago. 4 p.m. 1005 Beckman Institute. Neuroscience.

“Metallurgy in a Beaker: Nanoparticle Toolkit for Solid State Synthesis.” Raymond Schaak, Texas A&M. 4 p.m. 112 Chemistry Annex. Materials Chemistry.

24 Wednesday
“An Engineer’s Search for Universal Method.” Billy V. Koen, University of Texas, Austin. Noon. Call 333-2595 for location. Engineering and Technology Studies.

“Heritage Speakers in SNS College Courses: a Longitudinal Investigation of Their Motivation.” Inigo Amadeo Yanguas, Georgetown University. 5:30 p.m. Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Languages Building. Spanish, Italian and Portuguese.

25 Thursday
“The Meaning(s) of Heritage in Historic City Centers: The Case of Puebla, Mexico.” Nancy Churchill, UI and Universidad de Puebla, Mexico. Noon. 101 International Studies Building. Latin American and Caribbean Studies.

“Abusive Cadres in a Voracious Party-State: Collectivization in Romanio, 1948-1962.” Katherine Verdery, City University of New York. 4 p.m. 101 International Studies Building. Russian, East European and Eurasian Center.

“Synthesis of Biohybrid Materials for Medicine, Biotechnology and Nanotechnology.” Heather Maynard, University of California, Los Angeles. 4 p.m. 116 Roger Adams Lab. Organic Chemistry.

“How Electron Cryotomography is Opening a New Window Into Prokaryotic and Viral Ultrastructure.” Grant Jensen, California Institute of Technology. 4 p.m. B102 Chemical and Life Sciences Lab. Microbiology.

26 Friday
Are You Ever Too Old to ‘Learn’ From Video Games? Perception and Recognition of Specular Surfaces.” Chandramallika Basak, UI. Noon. 1005 Beckman Institute. Beckman Institute.

“Examining Cognitive and Neural Plasticity in Aging: a Molecular and Cognitive Neuroscience Approach,” and “Genomic Responses to Song Stimulation in the Songbird Auditory Forebrain.” Kirk Erickson and David Clayton, UI. 1 p.m. 2269 Beckman Institute. ASDN/Beckman Institute.

29 Monday
“The Role of Alpha-Synuclein Protein Accumulation, Oxidative Stress, and Dopaminergic Neurodegeneration in Equine Pituitary Pars Intermediate Dysfunction (PPID) and Parkinson’s Disease.” Dianne McFarlane, Ohio State University. Noon. 80 Small Animal Clinic. Translational Biomedical Research Seminar/Veterinary Medicine.

“Organic Redox Reactions: Chemoselective Ligations and Enantioselective Annulations.” Jeffrey Bode, University of California, Santa Barbara. 4 p.m. 116 Roger Adams Lab. Organic Chemistry.

“A Neurolinguistic Investigation of Late-learned Second Language: Effects of Explicit and Implicit Conditions.” Kara Morgan-Short, Georgetown University. 5:30 p.m. G-17 Foreign Languages Building. Spanish, Italian and Portuguese.

30 Tuesday
“Geographically Dispersed Teams and Networks.” Jonathon Cummings, Duke University. 2 p.m. 1040 NCSA, 1205 W. Clark St., Urbana. Supercomputing Applications.

“Behavioral Syndromes in Sticklebacks.” Alison Bell, UI. 4 p.m. 1005 Beckman. Neuroscience.

“Ancient Stardust From Meteorites and Cosmic Dust.” Scott Messenger, Johnson Space Center. 4 p.m. 134 Astronomy. Astrochemistry.

31 Wednesday
“Perspectives From Library and Information Sciences.” Al Kagan, UI. Noon. 101 International Studies Building. African Studies.

1 Thursday
“Estimation of Inter-Regional and Inter-Industrial Wage Differentials in Brazil: A Panel Data Analysis.” Ricardo Fregulia, University of Sao Paulo-Brazil and UI. Noon. 101 International Studies Building. Latin American and Caribbean Studies.

“Diversity and Design: New Small Molecule Probes for Biology and Medicine.” Derek Tan, Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center. 4 p.m. 116 Roger Adams Lab. Organic Chemistry.

“Polymer Sensors for Nitroaromatic Explosives Detection.” Qian Chen, UI. 4 p.m. 112 Chem Annex. Materials Chemistry.

2 Friday
“Sum Frequency Generation Imaging Microscopy.” Steven Baldelli, University of Houston. 4 p.m. 161 Roger Adams Lab. Analytical Chemistry.

music
18 Thursday
Faculty Recital. Joan Hickey, jazz piano. 7:30 p.m. Studio Theater, Krannert Center. Admission charge. School of Music.

19 Friday
Arturo Toscanini Philharmonic. Lorin Maazel, conductor. 7:30 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. The Toscanini Philharmonic replicates the program presented in April 1950 in Carnegie Hall, the inaugural event of the transcontinental U.S. tour of the NBC Symphony Orchestra with Arturo Toscanini conducting: the Overture to “L’Italiana in Algeri” by Rossini, Beethoven’s “Eroica Symphony,” “Don Juan” by Richard Strauss, and Debussy’s “La Mer.” Admission charge.

21 Sunday
Champaign-Urbana Symphony Orchestra: “See the World Through Your Ears!” 3 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. Musical “postcards” from varied and beautiful places are just the thing to warm up a cold January afternoon. The family concert begins with an instrument petting zoo at 1:30 p.m. Recommended for ages 8-12. Admission charge.
Faculty Recital. William Heiles, piano. 7:30 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. Admission charge. School of Music.

24 Wednesday
Bang on a Can All-Stars with special guest Iva Bittová. 7:30 p.m. Tryon Festival Theater, Krannert Center. Part classical ensemble, part rock band, part jazz band, and totally unique, the All-Stars join forces with Czech violinist and singer Iva Bittová, whose music merges avant-garde with folklore, and whose formidable technique is matched by the range of her imagination. Admission charge.

Faculty Recital. Chip McNeill, jazz saxophone. 7:30 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. Admission charge. School of Music.

26 Friday
UI Symphony Orchestra. Donald Schleicher, conductor. 7:30 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. An all-Mozart concert in honor of the composer’s 201st birthday. Admission charge. School of Music.

27 Saturday
Undergraduate Recital. Asami Haglwara, piano. 3 p.m. Memorial Room, Smith Hall.

Sinfonia da Camera. Ian Hobson, music director and conductor, and Chu-Fang Huang, piano. Winner of the Cleveland International Piano Competition and a 2005 Van Cliburn Competition finalist, Huang’s appearance highlights Sinfonia da Camera’s first “Rising Artist” concert. She performs Beethoven’s Piano Concerto No. 2 in B flat major, Op. 19, Haydn’s Symphony No. 83 in G minor, ‘La Poule,’ and Tchaikovsky’s Suite No. 4 in G major, Op. 61, “Mozartiana.” Admission charge. Student Performance Project: 6:45 p.m. Lobby, Krannert Center.

28 Sunday
Cypress String Quartet. 3 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. “Inspired by America,” a collaboration with best-selling author Jacob Needleman and Emmy Award-winning film producer Michael Schwarz. Blending live music, original film, and the spoken word, the Cypress fuses precision playing with world-class technology to create a portrait of the American spirit. Admission charge.

29 Monday
Doctor of Musical Arts Recital. Unkyoung Kim, viola. 7:30 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall.

31 Wednesday
Pacifica Quartet. 7:30 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. First on the evening’s program will be a piece recently recorded by the group; Mendelssohn’s Quartet, Op.81, which starts in E major and ends in E-flat major. Admission charge.

Doctor of Musical Arts Recital. Christopher Cree, percussion. 7:30 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall.

1 Thursday
Thursdays at Twelve Twenty Concert. 12:20 p.m. Beckman Institute atrium. School of Music.

Faculty Recital. Mark Moore, tuba. 7:30 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. Admission charge. School of Music.

2 Friday
Faculty Recital. Chip Stephens, jazz piano. 7:30 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. Admission charge. School of Music.

dance
18 Thursday
Moscow Festival Ballet: “Cinderella.” Sergei Radchenko,
artistic director. 7 p.m. Tryon Festival Theater, Krannert Center. Recommended for ages 10 and up. Admission charge.

20 Saturday
Moscow Festival Ballet: “Don Quixote.” Sergei Radchenko, artistic director. 7 p.m. Tryon Festival Theater, Krannert Center. Recommended for ages 10 and up. Admission charge.

27 Saturday
“Blind Date.” Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Dance Company. 7:30 p.m. Tryon Festival Theater, Krannert Center. A provocative rumination on the state of our society within a highly troubled global context. Admission charge. Talkback: Lobby, after the performance, free. Illinois Program for Research in the Humanities Curtain Call Discussion.

1 Thursday
Festival Dance 2007. 7:30 p.m. Colwell Playhouse, Krannert Center. Featuring a new work by faculty member Sara Hook and New York choreographer David Parker that will be performed by a mixed cast of students, faculty members and alumni. A unique collaboration between Cynthia Oliver, Ollie Watts Davis and the U. of I. Black Chorus will also premiere; as will pieces by resident choreographers Erika Randall, Linda Lehovec and Rebecca Nettl-Fiol. Admission charge.

2 Friday
Festival Dance 2007. 7:30 p.m. Colwell Playhouse, Krannert Center. Admission charge.

3 Saturday
Festival Dance 2007. 7:30 p.m. Colwell Playhouse, Krannert Center. Admission charge.

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

19 Friday
Harlem Globetrotters. 7 p.m. Assembly Hall. The original Harlem Globetrotters have entertained more than 121 million fans in 117 countries. Admission charge.

Wrestling. UI vs. Northwestern University. 7 p.m. Huff Hall. Admission charge.

Illini Hockey Club Team vs. Iowa State University. 7 p.m. UI Ice Arena. Admission charge.

20 Saturday
Men’s Basketball. UI vs. University of Wisconsin. 1 p.m. Assembly Hall. Admission charge.

Illini Hockey Club Team vs. Iowa State University. 7 p.m. UI Ice Arena. Admission charge.

23 Tuesday
Men’s Basketball. UI vs. Indiana University. 6 p.m. Assembly Hall. Admission charge.

26 Friday
Illini Club Hockey Team vs. DePaul University. 7 p.m. UI Ice Arena. Admission charge.

27 Saturday
Illini Club Hockey Team vs. DePaul University. 7 p.m. UI Ice Arena. Admission charge.

28 Sunday
Women’s Basketball. UI vs. Northwestern University. 2 p.m. Assembly Hall. Admission charge.

30 Tuesday
Men’s Basketball. UI vs. Michigan State University. 8 p.m. Assembly Hall. Admission charge.

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

3 Saturday
Men’s Basketball. UI vs. University of Minnesota. 7 p.m. Assembly Hall. Admission charge.

4 Sunday
Wrestling. UI. vs. University of Minnesota. 1 p.m. Huff Hall. Admission charge.

et cetera
20 Saturday
Cross Country Skiing Clinic. 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Campus Rec Outdoor Center, 51 E. Gregory Drive, Champaign. For more info: campusrec@illinois.edu or call 333-8747. Admission charge. Campus Recreation.

30 Tuesday
Forum: “Confronting the New Eurasia I: Interdisciplinary Perspectives.” Katherine Verdery, Mark Steinberg and Margarethe Adams, UI. Noon-1:30 p.m. 126 GSLIS. Russian, East European and Eurasian Center.

Workshop. “Beauty is in the Eye of the Believer: Religious Diversity.” 7 p.m. 406 Illini Union. Counseling Center Paraprofessionals.

1 Thursday
Contemporary Photography Panel Discussion. Brian Ullrich, artist. 3 p.m. IPRH, 805 W. Pennsylvania Ave., Urbana. Krannert Art Museum and Illinois Program for Research in the Humanities.

2 Friday
Public Forum: “Saving Faith/Killing Faith: A Religious History of Violence and Restraint in America.” 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m. 407 Illini Union. Participants will include Martin Marty, University of Chicago, John Corrigan, Florida State University, S. Brent Plate of Texas Christian University and Andrew Murphy, Valparaiso University. Illinois Forum on Religion in America, Program for the Study of Religion, Cinema Studies, History, Speech Communications and Illinois Program for Research in the Humanities.

“Current Issues in Bulgarian Studies: An Interdisciplinary Symposium and Round Table Discussion.” 4:30-6:30 p.m. 407 Illini Union. Russian, East European and Eurasian Center.

4 Sunday
International Fest. Noon. Lobby, Krannert Center. devoted to local performing ensembles with an international flavor. Krannert Center Student Association.

exhibits
“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.

“Branded and On Display”
“Commerce and Consumption: Works From the Permanent Collection”
On view Jan. 26.
Krannert Art Museum and Kinkead Pavilion. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday, until 9 p.m. Thursday; 2-5 p.m. Sunday. Free admission; $3donation suggested.

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

This calendar is excerpted from the Jan. 18 issue of Inside Illinois, the faculty-staff newspaper at the UI.