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Events at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign from Oct. 18 through Nov. 4

Released 10/11/2007

lectures

18 Thursday
“Jewish Studies and the American Jewish Community.” Gary Porton, UI. 6:30 p.m. Beth Emet The Free Synagogue. Jewish Culture and Society.

19 Friday
17th Annual Mortenson Distinguished Lecture. “The Enchanted Libraries of Chile: A Story of Transformation.” Clara Budnik, Foundation for Democracy and Development in Santiago, Chile. 11 a.m. 126 Graduate School of Library and Information Science. Mortenson Center for International Library Programs.
“Immigration and Human Security.” Gale Summerfield, UI. Noon. Latzer Hall, University YMCA. Friday Forum.

22 Monday
“ ‘Playing One Race Against the Other:’ How the United States Managed.” David Roediger, UI. 4 p.m. Campbell Alumni Center. Illinois Program for Research in the Humanities.
Art + Design Visitors Series. Zhang Xiaogang, artist. 5:30 p.m. Krannert Art Museum auditorium. Krannert Art Museum and School of Art + Design.

23 Tuesday
“Hearing and Learning About the Oboe.” John Dee, UI. Noon. Latzer Hall, University YCMA. Know Your University.
“Origins of the Arab-Israeli Conflict, Part I.” Yosef Gorny, UI. 7:30 pm Reading Room, Levis Faculty Center. Program in Jewish Culture and Society.

24 Wednesday
“Analogy and Cognitive Style in the History of Invention: Alternative Energy Technologies.” Lillian Hoddeson, UI. 7 p.m. Humanities Lecture Hall, IPRH, 805 W. Pennsylvania Ave., Urbana. Illinois Program for Research in the Humanities.

25 Thursday
“Routes, Racism and New Philadelphia: Archaeology of An Interracial Town in the 19th Century.” Christopher Fennell, UI. 5:30 p.m. 62 Krannert Art Museum. Archaeological Institute of America, Classics and Krannert Art Museum.
“Nourishing Family Resilience: Our Mealtimes, Ourselves.” Miriam Weinstein, author. 7 p.m. Knight Auditorium, Spurlock Museum. Pampered Chef Family Resiliency Program.

26 Friday
“International Adoption in a Multicultural America.” Ellyn Bullock, attorney, Nally, Bauer, Feinen, Bullock and Mann. Noon. Latzer Hall, University YMCA. Friday Forum

29 Monday
“Saving Globalization From Its Cheerleaders.” Dani Rodrik, Harvard University. 7:30 p.m. 1025 Beckman Institute. Cline Center for Democracy.

30 Tuesday
“Moving Toward a Digital Library.” Betsy Kruger, UI. Noon. Latzer Hall, University YCMA. Know Your University.
“Profiles in Compromise: America’s Pursuit of Racial Equality.” James D. Anderson, UI. 5:30 p.m. Knight Auditorium, Spurlock Museum. Chancellor’s Series on Critical Contemporary Issues.
“Lucas Cranach the Elder in Art, History and Religion.” Steven Ozment, Harvard University. 7:30 p.m. Location: TBA. Program for the Study of Religion.
 “Origins of the Arab-Israeli Conflict, Part II.” Yosef Gorny, UI. 7:30 pm Reading Room, Levis Faculty Center. Program in Jewish Culture and Society.

2 Friday
“How Communities Can Maintain Vitality and Absorb New People and New Ideas.” Patrick Keenan, UI. Noon. Latzer Hall, University YMCA. Friday Forum.

colloquia

18 Thursday
“U.S.-Latin American Relations: Can the Damage Be Repaired?” Michael Shifter, vice  president, Inter-American Dialogue, Washington, D.C. 8:30 a.m.
101 International Studies Building. Latin American and Caribbean Studies.
“Mechanism and Versatility of Fe(II)/alpha-ketoglutarate Dependent Dioxygenases.” Robert P. Hausinger, Michigan State University. Noon. 217 Noyes Laboratory. Chemical Biology.
“Studies of Campylobacter Infection Using a Natural Host Infection Model.” Victor DiRita, University of Michigan Medical School. 4 p.m. B102 Chemical and Life Sciences Lab. Microbiology.
“Shape Instabilities in the Real World: Icicles, Dirt Roads and Dribbling Syrup.” Stephen Morris, University of Toronto. 4 p.m. 141 Loomis Laboratory. Physics.

19 Friday
“Protein Synthesis Using Tandemly Activated Transfer RNAs.” Sidney Hecht, University of Virginia. Noon. B102 Chemical and Life Sciences Lab. Biochemistry.
“Automation of an Archaic Railroad Crossing: Brighton Park Project in Chicago.” Chuck Allen, Norfolk Southern. Noon. Grainger Engineering Library Commons Room. William W. Hay Railroad Engineering Seminar.
“Hypoxia-Inducible Factor 1: A Newly Recognized Mediator of Estrogen Action in the Uterine Endometrium.” Robert Koos, University of Maryland. Noon. 2271C VMBSB. Interdisciplinary Environmental Tox Seminar/Veterinary Medicine.
“How a Monostable Gene Circuit Controls Switching Between Two Cell-Fates in HIV.” Leor Weinberger, Princeton University. 2 p.m. 464 Loomis Lab. Physics.
“How Liberty Leads to Equality.” James Sterba, University of Notre Dame. 3 p.m. 213 Gregory Hall. Philosophy.

22 Monday
“Mechanisms of Genetic Robustness in RNA Viruses.” Santiago F. Elena, Instituto de Biologia Molecular y Celular de Plantas. Noon. 80 Small Animal Clinic. Translational Biomedical Research Seminar Series/Veterinary Medicine.
“Spectroscopic Methods in Bioinorganic Chemistry: Blue to Green to Red Copper Sites.” Edward I. Solomon, Stanford University. 8 p.m. B102 Chemical and Life Sciences Lab. Inorganic Chemistry.

23 Tuesday
“Europeanness and Modernity in the ‘Uttermost East:’ Sakhalin Island in the Imperial Russian Imagination.” Sharyl Corrado, UI. Noon. 101 International Studies Building. Russian, East European and Eurasian Center.
“Reactions to a (Secretive) Problem Switch During Explanation for Physics Novices and Experts” Jose Mestre, UI. Noon. 210A Education Building. Cognitive Science of Teaching and Learning/Education.
“Managing the Cold War Legacy at Hanford.” Sharon Ghamari-Tabrizi, UI. 3:30 p.m. 356 Armory Building. Arms Control, Disarmament and International Security.
“Nuclear Star Clusters: Formation and Relation to Black Holes.” Anil Seth, Harvard Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics. 4 p.m. 134 Astronomy. Astronomy.
“Structure/Function Correlations Over Non-heme Iron Enzymes.” Edward I. Solomon, Stanford University.
4 p.m. 112 Chem Annex. Inorganic Chemistry.

24 Wednesday
“Towards Regulatory Compliance in Data Management.” Radu Sion, Stony Brook University.
11 a.m. B02 Coordinated Science Lab. Information Trust Institute.
Brownbag. Darla Castelli, UI. Noon. 210A Education Building. Child Development/Counseling Divisions.
“Contesting Islam: Wahhabism, Education and Muslim Identity in Northern Ghana: 1950-2005.” Abdulai Iddrisu, UI. Noon. 101 International Studies Building. African Studies.
Women in Chemistry Brown Bag Lunch Series. Noon. 171 Roger Adams Laboratory. Women in Chemistry Programs.
“Collegiate Learning Outcomes.” Marc Chun, RAND/CAE Research. Noon. 242 Education. Educational Organization and Leadership.
“The Gran Poder of La Paz, Bolivia, and Other Tales of Ethnic Cross-Dressing.” David Guss, Tufts University.
3 p.m. Knight Auditorium, Spurlock Museum. Latin American and Caribbean Studies.
“Nutritional Aspects of Lung Development and Injury Response: Focus on Carotenoids.” Lewis P. Rubin, Cleveland Clinic. 4 p.m. 103 Mumford Hall. Nutritional Sciences.
“Drell-Yan Angular Distribution Analysis.” Jen-Chieh Peng, UI. 4 p.m. 464 Loomis Lab. Physics.

25 Thursday
“Placemaking, Cities and the Reconquest of La Paz, Bolivia.” David Guss, Tufts University. Noon. 101 International Studies Building. Latin American and Caribbean Studies.
“Will There Be an A. Q. Khan of Nanotechnology? Anticipating Future Proliferation Threats in a Globalized World.” Margaret Kosal, Georgia Tech.
3:30 p.m. 356 Armory Building. Arms Control, Disarmament and International Security.
“Biochemistry and Molecular Biology of Methanogenic Archaea.” Joseph Krzycki, Ohio State University. 4 p.m. B102 Chemical and Life Sciences Laboratory. Microbiology.
 “Results Concerning the Highest Energy Cosmic Rays From the Pierre Auger Observatory.” James Cronin, University of Chicago. 4 p.m. 141 Loomis Laboratory of Physics. Department of Physics.
Gallery Conversation. “Many Masks: An Interdisciplinary Inquiry Into the Meaning of
‘Façade.’ ” Ramona Curry, Gary Xu and Kathryn Anthony, UI. 5:30 p.m. Krannert Art Museum. Krannert Art Museum.
“The Virtues of Mendacity: On Lying in Politics.” Martin Jay, History, University of California, Berkeley.
8 p.m. Third floor, Levis Faculty Center. Criticism and Interpretive Theory.

26 Friday
“Single-Molecule Studies to Investigate the Rotary Mechanism of the F1Fo Biomolecular Motor.” Wayne Frasch, Arizona State University. Noon. B102 Chemical and Life Sciences Auditorium. Biochemistry.
“The Ritual and Politics of Tragic Space.” Richard Seaford, University of Exeter. 2 p.m. Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Languages Building. Classics.
“The Jefferson Davis Highway: A Confederate Memorial Landscape in Washington State.” Euan Hague, DePaul University. 3 p.m. 219 Davenport Hall. Sociology.

29 Monday
“Indians, Tradition and Citizenship During the Spanish Imperial Crisis (Two Case Studies).” Claudia Guarisco, El Colegio Mexiquense, Toluca, Mexico, and visiting scholar, University of Chicago. Noon. 200 International Studies Building. Latin America and Caribbean Studies.
“Links Between Animal and Human Health: Emerging and Neglected Zoonoses.” Sarah Cleaveland, Royal School of Veterinary Studies, University of Edinburgh,. Noon. 80 Small Animal Clinic. Translational Biomedical Research Seminar Series/Veterinary Medicine.
 “New Techniques for Computing LHC Backgrounds in NLO in QCD.” Frank Petriello, University of Wisconsin. 4 p.m. 144 Loomis Lab. Physics.
Exhibition Talk. “In Between Spaces. Wendy Jacob, exhibiting artist. 5:30 p.m. Krannert Art Museum auditorium. Krannert Art Museum.

30 Tuesday
“Keeping Women at Home: The Curious History of “House of Obedience” or / bayt al-ta`a / in Egyptian Law.” Kenneth Cuno, UI. Noon. Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Languages Building. South Asian and Middle Eastern Studies.
“Chandra X-ray Observations of Gasdynamic Phenomena in Hot Intracluster Plasma.” Maxim Markevitch, Harvard Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics. 4 p.m. 134 Astronomy. Astronomy.
“From Hearing to Utterance; A Neurobiology of Vocal Communication.” Darcy Kelley, Columbia University. 4 p.m. 5062 Beckman Institute. Neuroscience Program.

31 Wednesday
“Using 3D Satellite Imagery as a Teaching Tool in Atmospheric Sciences.” Eric Snodgrass, UI. Noon.
23 Illini Hall. CITES Educational Technologies.
Brownbag. Joseph Ryan, UI. Noon. 210A Education Building. Child Development/Counseling Divisions.
“The Bad Neighborhoods of the Electromagnetic Spectrum: Combining Engineering and Culture in the Regulation of Wireless.” Christian Sandvig, UI. 4 p.m. 2405 Siebel Center. Engineering and Technology Studies.
“Novel Target Genes for the Improved Insulin Sensitivity Response to Exercise-Training.” Margarita Teran-Garcia, Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Human Genomics Laboratory, Baton Rouge, La. 4 p.m. 103 Mumford Hall. Nutritional Sciences.

1 Thursday
“Modern Sex and Ancient Passions: Alfred Kinsey and Rafael Larco Hoyle.” Mary Weismantel, Northwestern University. Noon. 101 International Studies Building. Latin American and Caribbean Studies.
“Archaea.” Roger Garrett, Copenhagen University, Denmark. 4 p.m. B102 Chemical and Life Sciences Laboratory. Microbiology.
“Quantum Circuits: Controlling the Quantum Dynamics of Electron Spins.” Jason Petta, Princeton University. 4 p.m. 141 Loomis Laboratory. Physics.

2 Friday
“Developmental Exposure to Environmental Endocrine Disruptor Methoxychlor: Consequences on the Ovary and Female Fertility.” Mehmet Uzumcu, Rutgers University. Noon. 2271C Veterinary Medicine Basic Sciences Building. Veterinary Medicine.
“Progressing a New Railroad Route in the 21st Century.” Jim Marty, URS Corp. Noon. Grainger Engineering Library Commons Room. William W. Hay Railroad Engineering Seminar.
“From the Habitus to an Individual Heritage of Dispositions: Towards s Sociology at the Level of the Individual.” Benard Lahire, Ecole Normale Superieure Letters et Sciences Humaines. 3 p.m. 336 Lincoln Hall. Sociology.

theater

18 Thursday
“Metamorphoses.” Rene Moreno, guest director.
7:30 p.m. Colwell Playhouse, Krannert Center. Classical myths from Ovid cut to the heart of the human folly of greed, gluttony, vanity and recklessness, as well as the beauty of love and longing. Admission charge.

19 Friday
“Metamorphoses.” Rene Moreno, guest director.
7:30 p.m. Colwell Playhouse, Krannert Center. Admission charge.

20 Saturday
“Metamorphoses.” Rene Moreno, guest director.
7:30 p.m. Colwell Playhouse, Krannert Center. Admission charge.

21 Sunday
“Metamorphoses.” Rene Moreno, guest director. 3 p.m. Colwell Playhouse, Krannert Center. Admission charge. Dessert and Conversation: 2 p.m. Krannert Room, Krannert Center.

25 Thursday
“The Fugitive Kind.” Tom Mitchell, director. 7:30 p.m. Studio Theater, Krannert Center. A criminal on the run from the law, a lonely young woman and a rebellious college student find themselves among the transients who pass through the doors of a flophouse on the Mississippi waterfront. Admission charge.
“Metamorphoses.” Rene Moreno, guest director.
7:30 p.m. Colwell Playhouse, Krannert Center. Admission charge.

26 Friday
“Metamorphoses.” Rene Moreno, guest director.
7:30 p.m. Colwell Playhouse, Krannert Center. Admission charge.
“The Fugitive Kind.” Tom Mitchell, director. 7:30 p.m. Studio Theater, Krannert Center. Admission charge.

27 Saturday
“Metamorphoses.” Rene Moreno, guest director.
7:30 p.m. Colwell Playhouse, Krannert Center. Admission charge. Dessert and Conversation: 6:30 p.m. Krannert Room, Krannert Center.
“The Fugitive Kind.” Tom Mitchell, director. 7:30 p.m. Studio Theater, Krannert Center. Admission charge.

31 Wednesday
“The Fugitive Kind.” Tom Mitchell, director. 7:30 p.m. Studio Theater, Krannert Center. Admission charge.

1 Thursday
“The Fugitive Kind.” Tom Mitchell, director. 7:30 p.m. Studio Theater, Krannert Center. Admission charge.

2 Friday
“The Fugitive Kind.” Tom Mitchell, director. 7:30 p.m. Studio Theater, Krannert Center. Admission charge.

3 Saturday
“The Fugitive Kind.” Tom Mitchell, director. 7:30 p.m. Studio Theater, Krannert Center. Admission charge. Dessert and Conversation: 6:30 p.m. Krannert Room, Krannert Center.

4 Sunday
“The Fugitive Kind.” Tom Mitchell, director. 3 p.m. Studio Theater, Krannert Center. Admission charge. Dessert and Conversation: 2 p.m. Krannert Room, Krannert Center.

music

18 Thursday
Thursdays @ 12:20 Concert Series. Graduate String Quartet. 12:15 p.m. Beckman Institute Atrium. Beckman Institute.
Murray Perahia, piano. 7:30 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. Perahia offers Bach’s Partita No. 4 in D major; Beethoven’s Piano Sonata No. 15 in D major, Op. 28, “Pastoral”; 6 Piano Pieces, Op. 118, by Brahms; and three Chopin selections. Admission charge.

19 Friday
Faculty Recital. William Moersch and Ricardo Flores, percussion. With Julie Jordan Gunn and Edward Rath, piano. Admission charge. School of Music.

20 Saturday
Faculty Recital. Timothy Ehlen, piano. 7:30 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. Works by Haydn, Beethoven and Schumann. Admission charge. School of Music.

21 Sunday
UI Philharmonia. Louis Bergonzi, conductor. 3 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. Admission charge. School of Music.
UI Chamber Singers. Fred Stolzfus, conductor. 7:30 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. This group comprises graduate and advanced undergraduate singers from the School of Music. Admission charge. School of Music.
Brass Chamber Music. 7:30 p.m. Music Building auditorium. School of Music.

23 Tuesday
Interval: Sons of the Never Wrong. Noon. Lobby, Krannert Center. This group is described as a “ ‘Twin Peaks’ version of Peter, Paul and Mary.”
Guest Artist Recital. John McCauley, piano. 7:30 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall.

25 Thursday
Thursdays @ 12:20 Concert Series. I-Pan Steel Band. 12:20 p.m. Beckman Institute Atrium. Beckman Institute.

27 Saturday
Sinfonia da Camera. Ian Hobson, music director and conductor. With Sherban Lupu, violin, and John Dee, oboe. 7:30 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. Admission charge.

28 Sunday
Illinois Brass Quintet. 1:30 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. Michael Ewald and Ronald Romm, trumpet; Kazimierz Machala, horn; Elliot Chasanov, trombone; and Mark Moore, tuba. Admission charge.
Black Chorus Annual Fall Concert. Ollie Watts Davis, conductor. 4 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall. School of Music.
Concert Choir. Chester Alwes, conductor. 7:30 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. Featuring works by Palestrina, Durufle, Duckworth, Handel, Rutter, Gawthorp and Whitacr. Admission charge.

31 Wednesday
Faculty Recital. Glen Wilson, jazz saxophone. 7:30 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. Admission charge. School of Music.

1 Thursday
Thursdays @ 12:20 Concert Series. Graduate Saxophone Quartet. 12:20 p.m. Beckman Institute Atrium. Beckman Institute.
Faculty Recital. Rudolf Haken, viola. 7:30 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. Admission charge. School of Music.
A-O Brass Quintet. 7:30 p.m. Music Building auditorium. Kelly Carlson and Nick DelVilano, trumpet; Natalie Douglass, horn, Elisa Adkison, trombone; and Jon Carney, tuba.

2 Friday
Jazz Forum. Carrillo Combo. Noon. 25 Smith Hall. School of Music.
Traffic Jam: Kilborn Alley Blues Band. 5 p.m. Stage 5, Krannert Center. Chicago blues and Southern fried soul.
Faculty Recital. Jonathan Keeble, flute. 7:30 pm. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. Admission charge. School of Music.
Graduate Recital. Taylor Briggs, composition. 7:30 p.m. 25 Smith Hall.
Trumpet Ensemble. Anne Kovarik, director. 7:30 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall.

3 Saturday
Graduate Recital. Anne Kovarik, trumpet. 11:30 a.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall.
Junior Recital. Sarah Younker, horn. 2:30 p.m. Music Building auditorium.
Women’s Glee Club. Joe Grant, conductor. 7:30 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. Admission charge. School of Music.
UI Brass Choir. Elliot Chasanov, director. 7:30 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall.

4 Sunday
Junior Recital. Nick Wolny, horn. 2 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall.
2005 Naumburg Winner: Sari Gruber, soprano. With Cameron Stowe, piano. 3 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. Admission charge.
Brass Chamber Music. 7:30 p.m. Music Building auditorium.

dance

19 Friday
TRACE: Body/Memory/Movement. 5:30, 6:15 and
7 p.m. Undergraduate Library Courtyard, Early Child Development Lab and Temple Hoyne Buell Hall. An evening of three site specific dance works choreographed by Renay Aumiller, Laura Chiaramonte and Angeline Holmes. Department of Dance.

24 Wednesday
Georgian State Dance Company. 7 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. This 80-member group uses elegant costumes, dynamic choreography, live music and engaging expression to illustrate the related but diverse cultures of the nation of Georgia. Admission charge.

sports

18 Thursday
Volleyball. UI vs. Purdue University. 7 p.m. Huff Hall. Admission charge.

19 Friday
Soccer. UI vs. Indiana University. 7 p.m. Illinois Soccer Stadium. Admission charge.
Volleyball. UI vs. Pennsylvania State University. 7 p.m. Huff Hall. Admission charge.

20 Saturday
Football. UI vs. University of Michigan. 7 p.m. Memorial Stadium. Admission charge.

21 Sunday
Volleyball. UI vs. Ohio State University. 2 p.m. Huff Hall. Admission charge.
27 Saturday
Football. Homecoming: UI vs. Ball State University.
11 a.m. Memorial Stadium. Admission charge.
2 Friday
Volleyball. UI vs. Northwestern University. 7 p.m. Huff Hall. Admission charge.

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

et cetera

18 Thursday
Workshop: “Creating Effective Team Assignments: Problems to Solutions.” 3-5 p.m. 249 Armory Building. To register, visit https://webtools.uiuc.edu/formBuilder/Secure?id=4102228. Center for Teaching Excellence.

19 Friday
Walk for Breast Cancer. 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Campus Recreation Center East. For more info, visit www.campusrec.uiuc.edu. Campus Recreation.
Conference: “Global Gangsters: Crime and International Cinema.” Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Languages Building. For a complete schedule, visit, http://www.cinema.uiuc.edu. Continues Saturday. Cinema Studies.
Hike/Camp: Mammoth Cave. Register at the Outdoor Center, 333-8747. Continues through Sunday. $50/members; $70 nonmembers. Campus Recreation.

20 Saturday
Japan House Fall Open House. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. 2000 S. Lincoln Ave., Urbana. Takuji Okuno, Kwansei Gakuin University, Japan will present “Japan Cool: Edo Culture Revealed.” at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. Japan House.
Nature ABCs & 123s. “P is for Pumpkin.” 10-11 a.m. Allerton Park Education Center. Ages 2-5. Stories, songs and hands-on exploration. For more info and to register, visit www.allerton.uiuc.edu. Allerton Park.
Garden and Sculpture Tours. 1-2:30 p.m. Allerton Park Visitor Center. Learn the history of the park and the man behind it. Admission charge. Allerton Park.

21 Sunday
Garden and Sculpture Tours. 1-2:30 p.m. Allerton Park Visitor Center. Learn the history of the park and the man behind it. Admission charge. Allerton Park.

23 Tuesday
Panel Discussion: “Politics in the Classroom: Bias, Academic Freedom and Student Learning.” James Barrett, Cary Nelson, Brian Gaines and H. Adlai Murdoch, UI. Noon. 319 Gregory. AAUP Campus Faculty Association.
“Me, Myself, and I Am Awesome! Self Confidence.”
7 p.m. 406 Illini Union. Counseling Center Paraprofessionals.

24 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.

26 Friday
Homecoming Weekend. Events start on Oct. 13 and continue through the 28th. For a complete schedule, visit http://www.admin.uiuc.edu/homecoming/schedule.html. UI Alumni Association.
Tinker Workshop. 8:30 a.m. 101 International Studies Building. The workshop showcases graduate students’ travel research in Latin America and the Iberian Peninsula. Latin American and Caribbean Studies.
Horseback Riding Clinic. 1-3 p.m. Register at Outdoor Center, call 333-8747. Members/$20; nonmembers $30. Campus Recreation.
27 Saturday
Workshop. “Don’t Just Do Something: Stand There! Movement and Stillness in Storytelling.” Milbre Burch, storyteller and author. 9 a.m.-noon. Spurlock Museum. Pre-registration required; call 244-3355. Admission charge. Spurlock Museum.
Family Hike. 10 a.m. Register at Outdoor Center, call
333-8747. Campus Recreation.
Physics Day 2007. 10:15 a.m. Physics Van Demonstration; 11 and 11:30 a.m. Tour of Research Labs. Saturday Physics Honors Program.
“Tales From the Other Side: A Ghost Story Concert for Adults.” Milbre Burch, storyteller and author. 7:30 p.m. Spurlock Museum. Admission charge. Spurlock Museum.

28 Sunday
Halloween Spooktacular. 1-5 p.m. Allerton Park. A non-scary Halloween alternative for the family. Enjoy games, snacks, smores, campfire and more. Costumes encouraged. Children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult. Reservations recommended; call 762-2721 or 244-1035 or visit www.allerton.uiuc.edu for more information. Admission charge. Allerton Park and Retreat Center.

30 Tuesday
“So Much To Do, So Little Time…So Add More Power To Your Hour!” 7 p.m. 406 Illini Union. Counseling Center Paraprofessionals.

31 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.

1 Thursday
Workshop: “How Learning Happens: Connecting Personal Theories to Classroom Practices.” 10 a.m.-noon. 428 Armory Building. To register, visit https://webtools.uiuc.edu/formBuilder/OrganizationSecure?id=5293611. Center for Teaching Excellence.
Workshop. “Cultural Heritage Conservation in South Asia: The Three Shalamar Baghs.” 2-5 p.m. Illini Union. Landscape Architecture.

2 Friday
Conference: Molecular Biophysics Research Symposium. 9:30 a.m.-6 p.m. NCSA Building. Keynote speaker: Barry Honig, Columbia University. Cell and Molecular Biology.
Panel Discussion. “India Sixty: The Critical Questions.” Noon. 210 Illini Union. South Asian and Middle Eastern Studies.

3 Saturday
Taste of the Arts. Noon-4 p.m. Lobby, Krannert Center. This annual event showcases all forms of art. Krannert Center Student Association.
An Evening With Poe. 8-10:30 p.m. Allerton Park Retreat Center. Dan Keding, narrator. Candlelight tours of the house will be offered after the readings. Reservations recommended; call 762-7011. Admission charge. Allerton Park and Conference Center.

exhibits

“Illini Comeback Guests 2007: Celebrating Their Student Days at Illinois”
Main hallway, Library.
“Fire Safety in Illinois: Learning From the Past, Preparing for the Future”
Marshall Gallery, Library.
Through Oct. 31.
“Release the Stars: Plato’s ‘Timaeus’ in the Renaissance”
Through Nov. 9.
Rare Book and Manuscript Library.

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

“Ancient Egypt: The Origins”
Through Feb. 24.
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.

“Intersculpt 2007”
Through Oct. 28.
“Facades”
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.

An exhibition by Tim Van Laar, UI.
IPRH, 805 W. Pennsylvania Ave., Urbana. 8:30 a.m.-
5 p.m. Monday-Friday.

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 Oct. 17 issue of Inside Illinois, the faculty-staff newspaper at the UI.