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Events at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign from Sept. 6 through 23

Released 8/30/2007

lectures

6 Thursday
“Faust Across the Ages and the Arts.” James van der Laan, Illinois State University. 5:15 p.m. Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Languages Building. Germanic Languages and Literatures.

“The Last Days of Isaac Babel.” Jonathan Brent, Yale University Press. 7:30 p.m. Reading Room, Levis Faculty Center. Program in Jewish Culture and Society.

10
Monday
“Building a Knowledge-Based Economy Pyramid.” Philip Yeo, special advisor for economic development, Prime Minister’s Office, Singapore; senior advisor for science and technology, Ministry of Trade and Industry; and chairman of the Standards, Productivity and Innovation Board. 4 p.m. Room 612/614, Gatehouse Building, Institute for Genomic Biology. Center for Advanced Study, Center for East Asian and Pacific Studies, College of Business, Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research.

11
Tuesday
Wall to Wall Guitar Festival: “Warm Breezes and Hawaiian Guitars: The Genius of Eddie Alkire.” Scott Schwartz, UI. Noon. Latzer Hall, University YMCA. Know Your University.

13
Thursday
“Love and Beauty in Plato’s Symposium: Only in the Contemplation of Beauty is Human Life Worth Living.” Alexander Nehamas, Princeton University. 7:30 p.m. Third floor, Levis Faculty Center. MillerComm.

14
Friday
“Citizenship Without Borders: Blogs, Political Activism and New Public Spaces.” Nick Burbules, UI. Noon. Latzer Hall, University YMCA. Friday Forum.

18
Tuesday
Public Forum on Race and Ethnicity. Rene Moreno, UI. Noon. Latzer Hall, University YMCA. Know Your University.

“Dialogue on Illinois Involvement in Asia.”
Richard Herman and Chip Zukoski, UI. 3:00 pm 1025 Beckman Institute. Center for Advanced Study.

21
Friday
“What Higher Education Can Do in a Conflict-torn Region.” Louis Sell, author. Noon. Latzer Hall, University YMCA. Friday Forum.

Bruno and Wanda Nettl Lecture in Ethnomusicology.
Deborah Wong, guest lecturer. 4:30 p.m. 25 Smith Hall. School of Music.

colloquia

6 Thursday
“Archaeal Viruses.” Mark Young, Montana State University. 4 p.m. B102 Chemical and Life Sciences Laboratory. Microbiology.

“Decipherment, Pseudodecipherment and the Phaistos Disk.” Richard Sproat, UI. 4 p.m. Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Languages Building. Linguistics.

“Sync: The Emerging Science of Spontaneous Order.”
Steven Strogatz, Cornell University. 4 p.m. 141 Loomis Laboratory of Physics. Department of Physics.

“Inspiration From Nature: Natural Products in Drug Discovery Efforts.”
Coran Wantanabe, Texas A&M University. 4 p.m. 116 Roger Adams Laboratory. Organic Chemistry.

7
Friday
“The Future of Interdisciplinary Toxicology Research: Animals, Chemicals and Cells.” Rex Hess, UI. Noon. 2271C VMBSB. Veterinary Medicine.

“Scheduled Railroading.”
Gordon Trafton, Canadian National Railroad. Noon. Grainger Engineering Library Commons Room. William W. Hay Railroad Engineering Seminar.

“Protein-Protein Interfaces in Bacterial Genome Maintenance: Old Biochemistry and New Anti-bacterial Targets.”
James A. Keck, University of Wisconsin. Noon. B102 Chemical and Life Sciences Auditorium. Biochemistry.

“Imaging Electron Motion in Condensed Matter With Attosecond Time Resolution.”
Peter Abbamonte, UI. 1 p.m. 151 Loomis Lab. Physics.

“Looking Backward, Looking Forward: One Hundred Years of Sociology at the University of Illinois.”
Jeffrey Alexander, Yale University, and Giovanni Arrighi, Johns Hopkins University. 1 p.m. Lucy Ellis Lounge, Foreign Languages Building. Sociology.

“Advanced Electrochemical Processes for Sub-50nm Integrated Circuit Technology.”
Rohan Akolkar, INTEL Corp. 1:15 p.m. 171 Roger Adams Lab. Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering.

“How a Monostable Gene Circuit Controls Switching Between Two Cell-fates in HIV.”
Leor Weinberger, Princeton University. 2 p.m. 464 Loomis Lab. Physics.

“New Separation and Sensor Technologies for Investigation of Biological Systems.”
Craig Aspinwall, University of Arizona. 4 p.m. 116 Roger Adams Lab. Analytical Seminar.

10
Monday
“One World Health (Conservation Medicine) in Practice.” Dave Hunter, Turner Enterprises Inc. Noon. 80 Small Animal Clinic. Veterinary Medicine.

 “Beyond Basic Research.”
Gary Marchionini, University of North Carolina. 4 p.m. 1404 Siebel Center. Computer Science.

“Evidence for Electroweak Single Top Quark Production.”
Len Christofek, Brown University. 4 p.m. 144 Loomis Lab. Physics.

“Introducing Affect Theory.”
8 p.m. IPRH Building,
805 W. Pennsylvania, Urbana. Criticism and Interpretive theory.

11
Tuesday
“Novel Self-Healing Materials Chemistries for Targeted Applications.” Gerald O. Wilson, UI. 9:30 a.m. 2269 Beckman Institute. Beckman Institute.

“The Ecstasy of Big Ideas: Building Yugoslav Tourism Through the Five Year Plan, 1947-1951.”
Kate Meehan Pedrotty, UI. Noon. 101 International Studies Building. Russian, East European and Eurasian Center.

“Social Work Presentation.”
Richard Sigg, Brown School of Social Work. 4 p.m. Christopher Hall, Classroom 7. Human and Community Development.

“Value-based Decision Making: Behavior, Theory and Neural Substrates.” William Newsome, Stanford University School of Medicine. 4 p.m. 1005 Beckman Institute. Neuroscience.

12
Wednesday
“Aging and Cancer: Are Telomeres and Telomerase the Connection?” Jerry Shay, UT Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas. Noon. B102 Chemical and Life Sciences Lab. Cell and Developmental Biology.

“The Future of Energy Use in the U.S. and the World.”
David N. Ruzic, UI. 3:30 p.m. 160 English Building. Global Studies, and Engineering and Technology Studies.

“The Effects of Child Care on the Development of Overweight During Infancy.”
Juhee Kim, UI. 4 p.m. 103 Mumford Hall. Nutritional Sciences.

“Nucleosome and Chromatin Structure and Dynamics Studied by FRET and Computer Modeling.”
Joerg Langowski, German Cancer Research Center, Heidelberg. 4 p.m. 151 Loomis Lab. Physics.

13
Thursday
“Twisting Higgs Phenomenology at Hadron Colliders.” Michel Herquet, Universite Catholique de Louvain. Noon. 322 Loomis Lab. Physics.

“Expanding the Language of Bacterial Communication Using Synthetic Ligands.”
Helen Blackwell, University of Wisconsin. 4 p.m. 116 Roger Adams Laboratory. Organic Chemistry.

“Hamilton’s Diabolical Singularity.”
Michael Berry, University of Bristol, Bristol, U.K. 4 p.m. 141 Loomis Laboratory of Physics. Physics.

“Combinatorial Biosynthesis of Lipopetide Antibiotics in Streptomyces Roseosporus.”
Richard Baltz, Cubist Pharmaceuticals Inc., Lexington, Mass.
4 p.m. B102 Chemical and Life Sciences Lab. Microbiology.

14
Friday
“Ethical Issues Related to the Participation of Human Subjects in Clinical Research Trials.” Mary Faith Marshall, University of Minnesota. Noon. 2271C VMBSB. Veterinary Medicine.

“The Emerging Biology of Short RNAs.”
Phillip A. Sharp, Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Noon. Knight Auditorium, Spurlock Museum. Biochemistry.

“Theory of Electronic Reconstruction in Correlated-Electron Heterostructures.”
Satoshi Okamoto, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, Tenn. 1 p.m. 151 Loomis Lab. Physics.

 17 Monday
“Dissection of Clp-Dependent Proteolysis in Bacillus subtilis.” Ulf Gerth, Ernst-Moritz-Arndt University, Greifswald, Germany. 1 p.m. B102 Chemical and Life Sciences Auditorium. Biochemistry.

 “Probing Models of Neutrino Mass and Neutrino Interactions with the CMB.”
Kathryn Zurek, University of Wisconsin. 4 p.m. 144 Loomis Lab. Physics.

“Computer Science Colloquium.”
Kevin C. Chang, UI. 4 p.m. 1404 Siebel Center. Computer Science.

“After the Good Life: Toward an Aesthetics of the Impasse in the Neoliberal Present.”
Lauren Berlant, University of Chicago. 8 p.m. 100 Gregory Hall. Criticism and Interpretive Theory.

18
Tuesday
“Genetic Effects on Children’s Language Use.” Laura DeThorne, UI. 4 p.m. 1005 Beckman Institute. Neuroscience.

“The Role of Binaries and Magnetic Fields in Asymmetric Planetary Nebulae.”
Eric Blackman, University of Rochester. 4 p.m. 134 Astronomy. Astronomy.

19
Wednesday
“Cycle of Dependency: Humanitarian Aid and Unsustainable Development in the Horn of Africa.” David Wright, UI. Noon. 101 International Studies Building. African Studies.

“New Dimensions in Magic-Angle Spinning NMR: Total Spectroscopy for Protein Structure Determination.”
Chad Rienstra, UI. 4 p.m. 112 Chemistry Annex. Physical Chemistry.

20
Thursday
“Deforestation and Environmental Changes in the Amazon Basin.” Emilio Moran, Indiana University. Noon. 101 International Studies Building. Latin American and Caribbean Studies.

“Fundamental Limits on the Suppression of Randomness in Biology.”
Johan Paulsson, Harvard University Medical School. 4 p.m. 141 Loomis Laboratory of Physics. Department of Physics.

“Poxvirus Control of Apoptosis: Near Death Experiences.”
Michele Barry, University of Alberta, Canada. 4 p.m. B102 Chemical and Life Sciences Lab. Microbiology.

“Keeping Culture in Mind: Therapeutic Integration in a First Nation Treatment Center.”
Joseph P. Gone, University of Michigan. 5 p.m. Third floor, Levis Faculty Center. American Indian Studies.

21
Friday
“Estrogen Receptors Alpha and Beta: Mechanisms and Actions and Importance in Environmental Toxicology.” Benita Katzenellenbogen, UI. Noon. 2271C VMBSB. Veterinary Medicine.

“Image-aided DEM Modeling for Railroad Ballast.”
Hai Huang, UI. Noon. Grainger Engineering Library Commons Room. William W. Hay Railroad Engineering Seminar..

“Local First...But What Next?”
David Hess, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. 3 p.m. 336 Lincoln Hall. Sociology, Global Studies, Women and Gender and Geography.

“Highways, Roadblocks and Empires.”
Robert Hayden, University of Pittsburgh. 4 p.m. 126 Graduate School of Library and Information Science. Russian, East European and Eurasian Center.

theater

20
Thursday
“Gypsy.” 7:30 p.m. Assembly Hall Star Theater. The glitzy showbiz rise of two daughters, fueled by an overbearing, ambitious stage mother.  Admission charge.

music

6 Thursday
Wall-to-Wall Guitar Festival: “World on a String.” Phil Kline, composer. 3:30 p.m. Lobby, Krannert Center. Installation artist Kline will be the first to play Krannert Center with the world premiere of “World on a String,” which turns Krannert’s vast lobby into a meta-instrument – one humongous guitar.

Back-to-School Concert! 8-11:30 p.m. The Link Gallery, between Krannert Art Museum and the School of Art + Design. Featuring Poster Children, Headlights and Oh Astro. Palette Café will be open until 9 p.m. for this event. Krannert Art Museum and the School of Art + Design.

8
Saturday
Music in Nature Concert – Country and Bluegrass Music. 5-9 p.m. Allerton Park, Monticello, Illinois. Backyard BBQ Band and Prairie Dogs. Admission charge. Allerton Park.

East Meets West.
6-8 p.m. Foellinger Auditorium. Multicultural musical performance. Orchard Downs Family Housing Council, Family and Graduate Housing and Illini Union Board.

Sinfonia da Camera.
Ian Hobson, music director and conductor. 7:30 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. An evening of symphonic works will feature Mozart’s Symphony No. 39 in E flat major, K. 543; Schubert’s Symphony No. 6 in C major, ‘Little C Major’; and Prokoviev’s Classical Symphony, Op. 25, Symphony No. 1. Admission charge.

11
Tuesday
September 11 Memorial Concert. UI Trombone Choir, Elliot Chasanov, conductor. 7:46 a.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall.

14
Friday
“Wall to Wall Guitar Festival Discussion: Computers and iPods, The Role of Technology in Today’s Culture.” Mike Ross, moderator. 10 a.m. Stage 5,  Krannert Center. Festival performers and local experts discuss the role of technology in the current music scene.

Wall to Wall Guitar Festival: Interval.
Goran Ivanovic and Fareed Haque Duo. Noon. Lobby, Krannert Center. Strains of classical, pop, jazz, Latin, blues and world music.

Wall to Wall Guitar Festival.
Shawn Colvin and Natalia Zukerman, singer/songwriter. 2 p.m. Tryon Festival Theater, Krannert Center. Admission charge.

Wall to Wall Guitar Festival.
Traffic Jam. Bob Brozman and Led Kaapana, Hawaiian slack key guitar. 5 p.m. Lobby, Krannert Center.

Wall to Wall Guitar Festival: Global Guitar.
Rahim AlHaj, Vishwa Mohan Bhatt and Pierre Bensusan. 7 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. Admission charge.

Wall to Wall Guitar Festival.
Los Lobos. 10 p.m. Tryon Festival Theater, Krannert Center. Admission charge.

Wall to Wall Guitar Festival. Afterglow.
North Mississippi Allstars. Midnight. Lobby, Krannert Center. Hill country, blues-infused rock ‘n’ roll.

15
Saturday
Wall to Wall Guitar Festival: Family Fun. Dan Zanes and Friends. 10 a.m. Colwell Playhouse, Krannert Center. “Fun for all ages” celebration of good music and good times. Admission charge.

Wall to Wall Guitar Festival. “Six Strings to Unite the World.”
11 a.m. Stage 5, Krannert Center. Join Festival artists as they share their perspective on global guitar.

Wall to Wall Guitar Festival: Interval.
Ed Gerhard. 12:30 p.m. Lobby, Krannert Center. This Grammy-winner switches from six-string to 12-string to slide to Hawaiian lap steel.

Wall to Wall Guitar Festival: Classic and Historic.
Paul O’Dette and The Romeros. 2 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. Professor of lute, O’Dette, teams with the first family of Latin guitar. Admission charge.

Wall to Wall Guitar Festival.
Traffic Jam. Harry Manx. 4 p.m. Lobby, Krannert Center.

Wall to Wall Guitar Festival: “Wood, Steel and Beyond.”
Kaki King, Tony McManus and Alex de Grassi. 5 p.m. Tryon Festival Theater, Krannert Center. Instrumental acoustic guitar combined with classically-influenced jazz and Celtic music. Admission charge.

Wall to Wall Guitar Festival; John McLaughlin and the 4th Dimension.
7 p.m. Colwell Playhouse, Krannert Center. With Gary Husband, keyboards; Mark Mondesir, drums; and Hadrien Feraud, bass. Admission charge.

Wall to Wall Guitar Festival: Evening Blues.
9:30 p.m. Tryon Festival Theater, Krannert Center. Participants include Abdoulaye Alhassane Toure and Banning Eyre, Jorma Kaukonen with Cindy Cashdollar and Buddy Guy. Admission charge.

Wall to Wall Guitar Festival: Wrap-up Afterglow.
Dr. Duke Tumatoe and the Power Trio, and The Delta Kings. 11:30 p.m. Lobby, Krannert Center.

19
Wednesday
UI New Music Ensemble. Eduardo Diazmunoz, conductor. 7:30 p.m. Tryon Festival Theater, Krannert Center. Works by UI graduate composer James Bunch, and other works by guest composers. Admission charge. School of Music.

20
Thursday
Pacifica Quartet. Paul Katz, cello. 7:30 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. The UI’s quartet-in-residence has invited Katz to join them for Schubert’s Quintet in C major, D956.” Admission charge. Prelude: 6:30 p.m. Tryon Festival Theater Foyer.

21
Friday
Ben Smith MusiVerse Project. 5-7 p.m. Stage 5, Krannert Center. Multiperson online gaming technology creates a new universe of music performance and artwork.

UI Symphony Orchestra.
Donald Schleicher, director. 7:30 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. Works by Wagner and Prokofiev. Admission charge. School of Music.

Pygmalion Festival: Andrew Bird.
With opening act Dianaogah. 7:30 p.m. Tryon Festival Theater, Krannert Center. Violinist and vocalist Bird mixes his classical training with a blend of guitar, glockenspiel and whistling to serve up a layered, one-man pop orchestra. Admission charge.

Afterglow.
Denison Witmer and Marla Hansen. 10 p.m. Stage 5, Krannert Center.

22
Saturday
Junior Recital. Travis Knapp, percussion. 3 p.m. 25 Smith Hall.

Doctor of Musical Arts Recital in Vocal Coaching and Accompanying.
Casey Robards, piano; and Robert Stafford, bass-baritone. 5 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall.

Cyro Baptista’s Beat the Donkey.
7:30 p.m. Tryon Festival Theater, Krannert Center. The group’s name comes from the Brazilian expression “pau na mula” meaning “let’s go…let’s do it!” Admission charge.

Afterglow.
Screaming Salsa. 10 p.m. Stage 5, Krannert Center.

dance

18 Tuesday
Ballet Folklórico de México. 7 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. Reimagining Mexican traditions from the everyday to the once-in-a-lifetime. Recommended for ages 8 and up. Admission charge.

films

13 Thursday
“Vertigo.” 5:30 p.m. 62 Krannert Art Museum. Illinois Program for Research in the Humanities.

et cetera

6 Thursday
“Global Infotech: Pathways to the Future With Global Partnerships.” 8 a.m.-5:45 p.m. B02 Coordinate Science Lab. More info at http://www.csl.uiuc.edu/events/futurepath.asp. Coordinated Science Laboratory.

Gallery Conversation. Ryan Griffis and Deke Weaver, exhibiting artists. 5 p.m. Krannert Art Museum. Krannert Art Museum.

A Taste of Art: “Installation Art.”
Judi Ross, UI. 6 p.m. Auditorium, Krannert Art Museum. The Krannert Art Museum Council.

7
Friday
Joint Open House. 2-4 p.m. Asian American Cultural Center and the Asian American Studies Program, 1208 and 1210 W. Nevada, Urbana. Opening reception for the exhibit, “Kut-Kut: Lost Art of Philippines.”

8
Saturday
Allerton Volunteer Informational Meeting. 1-2:30 p.m. Visitor Center, Allerton Park. Allerton Park.

10
Monday
WIE Business Connections: “Tech It Out.” Diana Smith, Women in Cable Telecommunications. 11:30 a.m.-12:45 p.m. 206 Engineering Hall. For more info, send email to wie@illinois.edu. Women in Engineering.

11
Tuesday
“Party of One? Count ME in! Single and Satisfied.” 7 p.m. 403 Illini Union. Counseling Center Paraprofessionals.

12
Wednesday
Lunch and Learn Series. Noon. Bruce Nesbitt African American Cultural Center. A weekly lunch series to discuss topics relative to the African American community on a local, national or international level. African American Cultural Center.

13
Thursday
Collections in Context Conference: “The Organization of Knowledge and Community in Europe (14th-17th Centuries).” Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Languages Building. Keynote speaker: For a complete schedule, email partin@illinois.edu. Continues through Saturday. Medieval Studies; Department of French, School of Literatures, Cultures and Linguistics; and Liberal Arts and Sciences.

Panel Discussion: “The Role of Philosophy in the Humanities Today.”
4 p.m. Humanities Lecture Hall, IPRH, 805 W. Pennsylvania Ave., Urbana. Illinois Program for Research in the Humanities.

Carr Series Reading.
Emily Raboteau, author. 5:30 p.m. Illini Union Bookstore. English and Masters in Fine Arts in Creative Writing Program.

“Life, the Universe, Everything – and More: Plato’s Timaeus Today.”
Keynote address: 7:30 p.m. Third floor, Levis Faculty Center. For a complete schedule, visit http://www.timaeus.uiuc.edu/. Continues through Sunday. Classics, Philosophy, Program for the Study of Religion, Law and Office of the Provost.

15
Saturday
“Organizing and Preserving Family Treasures Workshop.” 9 a.m.-4 p.m. GSLIS, 501 E. Daniel, Champaign. For fee information and to register, call
244-2751 or email steadley@illinois.edu. Graduate School of Library and Information Science.

Nature ABCs & 123s. “D is for Daddy Longlegs.”
10-11 a.m. Education Center, Allerton Park. Ages 2-5. Stories, songs and hands-on exploration. Go to www.allerton.uiuc.edu for fees and more information. Allerton Park.

Fundraiser: Egyptian Auction and Mediterranean Buffet.
6 p.m. Alice Campbell Alumni Center. For more information, call 367-0712. Admission charge. Spurlock Museum Guild.

18
Tuesday
“Not quite Brady…Surviving Family Relationships.” 7 p.m. 403 Illini Union. Counseling Center Paraprofessionals.

19
Wednesday
Nature ABCs & 123s. “D is for Daddy Longlegs.” 10-11 a.m. Education Center, Allerton Park. Ages 2-5. Stories, songs and hands-on exploration. Go to www.allerton.uiuc.edu for fees and more information. Allerton Park.

Lunch and Learn Series.
Noon. Bruce Nesbitt African American Cultural Center. A weekly lunch series to discuss topics relative to the African American community on a local, national or international level. African American Cultural Center.

Book reading and signing: “Playing America’s Game: Baseball, Latinos and the Color Line.”
Adrian Burgos, UI. 4:30 p.m. Illini Union Bookstore. Illini Union Bookstore.

21
Friday
“Building the Balkans Anew: From Metaphor to Market.” Keynote Address: Robert Hayden, University of Pittsburgh. 4 p.m. 126 Graduate School of Library and Information Science. See http://www.reec.uiuc.edu/events/directions.html. Russian, East European and Eurasian Center; Arms Control, Disarmament, and International Security; and European Union Center.

Fundraiser: “Oskee Bow Wow.”
6-8 p.m. Veterinary Teaching Hospital. The celebration includes behind-the-scenes tours, food, music and a brief program honoring the leaders of the CARE PetLoss Helpline throughout its 10-year history. For more information and to register, visit http://www.cvm.uiuc.edu/CARE/. Office of Advancement.

22
Saturday
Big Tree Workshop. 8:15 a.m. Allerton Park Music Barn. Call 244-1035 for more information. Participants will be certified as citizen Big Tree Inspectors and will be trained to help verify the influx of new Big Tree nominations in addition to remeasuring and recertifying champion trees. Allerton Park.

“Building the Balkans Anew: From Metaphor to Market.”
Closing Address: Louis Sell, American University in Kosovo Foundation. See  http://www.reec.uiuc.edu/events/directions.html. 9 a.m. Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Languages Building. Russian, East European and Eurasian Center; Arms Control,Disarmament, and International Security; and European Union Center.

exhibits

“Celebrating Access to Government Information: 1907-2007”
Main hallway, Library.
Through Sept. 30.
“100 Years of Sociology at the University of Illinois”
Marshall Gallery, Library.
Through Sept. 30.

“Kut-Kut: Lost Art of Philippines” Mixed media by Fred DeAsis.
Asian American Cultural Center, 1210 W. Nevada, Urbana. 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday.
On view Sept. 7-Nov. 7.

School of Art and Design Faculty Art Exhibition
Through Sept. 30.
Berni Searle: “Approach”
Through Dec. 30.
“The Archaeological Heritage of Illinois”
Through June 1, 2008.
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; $3 donation suggested.

“I Tried To Tell You” Joel Ross, U of I.  
8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday.
Humanities Lecture Hall, IPRH, 805 West Pennsylvania Ave., Urbana.
Illinois Program for Research in the Humanities.
Through Oct. 12.

I space, 230 W. Superior St., Chicago. 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday.

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

•This calendar is excerpted from the Sept. 6 issue of Inside Illinois, the faculty-staff newspaper at the UI.