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Events at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign from Nov. 1 through 18

10/26/2007

lectures

1 Thursday
“Early Red Flags of Autism Spectrum Disorders: From Early Identification to Early Intervention.” Amy M. Wetherby, Florida State University. 4 p.m. Alice Campbell Alumni Center, 601 S. Lincoln Ave., Urbana. Education.

“Nukes in a Globalizing World.” Pervez Hoodbhoy, Quaid-e-Azam University, Islamabad, Pakistan. 7:30 p.m. Knight Auditorium, Spurlock Museum. Center for Advanced Study and Arms Control, Disarmament, and International Security.

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

“The Emerging View of Life’s Diversity and Evolution: Into the Natural Microbial World.”
Norman Pace, University of Colorado. 7:30 p.m. Knight Auditorium, Spurlock Museum. Genomic Biology.

5
Monday
Art + Design Visitors Series. “Building Worlds.” Saya Woolfalk. 5:30 p.m. Krannert Art Museum auditorium. Krannert Art Museum and School of Art + Design.

6
Tuesday
“Tapped Out: Can the World Water Crisis Be Seen in our Local Water Supply?” Derek Winstanley, UI. Noon. Latzer Hall, University YMCA. Know Your University.

7
Wednesday
“Volunteer Slavery: My Authentic Negro Experience.” Jill Nelson, author. 4 p.m. Third floor, Levis Faculty Center. Ida B. Wells-Barnett Lecture/African American Studies and Research Program.

8 Thursday
“The Day the Sun Doesn’t Rise.” Clyde Prestowitz, Economic Strategy Institute. 4 p.m. Knight Auditorium, Spurlock Museum. Center for Advanced Study.

“In Fannie Lou Hamer’s Footsteps: Fighting the Plantation Mentality Down in the Delta.”
Sarah White, United Food and Commercial Workers. 7 p.m. Third floor, Levis Faculty Center. Ida B. Wells-Barnett Symposium/African American Studies and Research Program.

“African Popular Cinema, Pentecostalism, and the ‘Powers of Darkness.’ ”
Birgit Meyer, VU University Amsterdam. 7:30 p.m. Knight Auditorium, Spurlock Museum. Center for Advanced Study and Center for African Studies.

9
Friday
“Democratic Religion and Religious Democracies.” Behrooz Ghamari-Tabrizi, UI. Noon. Latzer Hall, University YMCA. Friday Forum.

10
Saturday
“Over the Moon With Carbon Nanotubes.” Nadya Mason, UI. 10:15-11:30 a.m. 141 Loomis Lab. Saturday Physics Honors Program.

11
Sunday
“Tales From the Streets of Pompeii.” Jeremy Hartnett, Wabash College. 3 p.m. 62 Krannert Art Museum. Archaeological Institute of American, Classics and Krannert Art Museum.

12
Monday
Art + Design Visitors Series. “Land Arts of the American West.” Chris Taylor, architect. 5:30 p.m. Krannert Art Museum auditorium. Krannert Art Museum and School of Art + Design.

16
Friday
“Dynamics of Globalization and its Impact on Society in the 21st Century.” Berch Berberoglu, University of Nevada, Reno. 3 p.m. 366 Lincoln Hall. Sociology, Geography, Global Studies, Women and Gender in Global Perspectives, Global Studies in Education and Urban and Regional Planning.

colloquia

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.

“Assembly of Metal Clusters in Proteins: From [2Fe-2S] to FeMoco.” Nicholas Marshall, UI. Noon. 217 Noyes Laboratory. Chemical Biology.

“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.

“Decorating Carbon Nanotubes with Nanoparticles.”
Hangxun Xu, UI. 4 p.m. 112 Chemistry Annex. Materials Chemistry.

“Mechanisms for Improved Plasticity in Bulk Metallic Glasses.”
Scott Dunkle, UI. 4 p.m. 112 Chemistry Annex. Materials Chemistry.

“Transition Metal-Catalyzed Reductive Coupling Reactions.”
Timothy Chang, UI. 4 p.m. 116 Roger Adams Laboratory. Organic Chemistry.

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 a Sociology at the Level of the Individual.”
Benard Lahire, Ecole Normale Superieure Letters et Sciences Humaines. 3 p.m. 336 Lincoln Hall. Sociology.

5
Monday
“Keys to the Keystone? Explaining Arthropod Communities in a Hybrid Cottonwood System.” Brian Rehill, United States Naval Academy. 10 a.m. I-Building, Room 1005 (Conference Room) 1816 S. Oak St. Champaign, IL. Illinois Natural History Survey.

“Global Capitalism, Temporality and Nation States.”
Wayne Hope, UI. Noon. 242 Education Room. Global Studies in Education.

“Universality in Complexity: A Random Matrix Theory Framework.”
Pragya Shukla, UI. Noon. 280 Materials Research Laboratory. Physics.

6
Tuesday
“Mega Disaster Preparedness and Management: A Two-Way Learning Opportunity Between Developed and Developing Countries.” Irfan Ahmad, UI. Noon. Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Languages Building. South Asian and Middle Eastern Studies.

“Ancient Editions of Boethius.”
Fabio Troncarelli, University of Viterbo, Italy. Noon. 4080A Foreign Languages Building. Classics and Medieval Studies.

“Anatolian Smile: True Self and False Self in Elia Kazan’s America, America.”
Fabio Troncarelli, University of Viterbo, Italy. 3 p.m. Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Languages Building. Comparative and World Literature, Cinema Studies and Literatures, Cultures and Linguistics.

“Dark Side of the Universe.”
Yun Wang, University of Oklahoma. 4 p.m. 134 Astronomy. Astronomy.

“Indian Studies and Postcoloniality: An Analysis.”
Elizabeth Cook-Lynn, Eastern Washington University. 4:30 p.m. Third floor, Levis Faculty Center. American Indian Studies.

7
Wednesday
“A New Superconducting Qubit for Circuit QED.” Andrew Houck, Yale University. Noon. 280 Material Research Lab. Physics.

“From Chromatin Structure to Aging and Cancer.”
Peter Adams, Fox Chase Cancer Center. Noon. B102 Chemical and Life Sciences Lab. Cell and Developmental Biology.

“Teaching Academic Subjects With Audio-visual Effects.”
Hadi Esfahani, UI. Noon. 23 Illini Hall. CITES Educational Technologies.

“Vivarium and Its Library.”
Fabio Troncarelli, University of Viterbo, Italy. 3 p.m. 346 Library (Rare Book Room). Library.

“Dynamics and Excitations in Time-Dependent Density Functional Theory: Triumphs and Tribulations.”
Neepa T. Maitra, Hunter College of the City University of New York. 4 p.m. 112 Chemistry Annex. Physical Chemistry.

“Using Genomics to Understand the Development of a Functionally Mature Absorptive Epithelium.”
James C. Fleet, Purdue University. 4 p.m. 103 Mumford Hall. Nutritional Sciences.

“Space-Time Characteristics of Hadronization From Nuclear Deep-Inelastic Scattering.”
Kawtar Hafidi, Argonne National Laboratory. 4 p.m. 464 Loomis Lab. Physics.

8
Thursday
“John von Neumann and the Origins of Scientific Computing.” Joe Grcar, Lawrence Berkeley National Lab. 10 a.m. 2405 Siebel Center. Computer Science.

“Being Qawinaq, Becoming Qawinaq: Medicine and Language Revitalization in the Kaqchikel Highlands of Guatemala.”
Peter Rohloff, UI. Noon. 101 International Studies Building. Latin American and Caribbean Studies.

“Phenomenology of the Three-Site Higgsless Model.”
Elizabeth Simmons, Michigan State University. Noon. 3110 ESB, 1110 W. Springfield, Urbana. Physics.

“Expanding the Genetic Code: Enrich Life With Chemistry.”
Jiangyum Wang, The Scripps Research Institute. Noon. 217 Noyes Laboratory. Chemical Biology.

“The Ancient Glosses to the Boethius Consolation: Problems of Identification.”
Fabio Troncarelli, University of Viterbo, Italy. 3 p.m. 107A English Building. Medieval Studies and Classics.

“Peptide Signals for Protein Destruction and Localization.”
Kenneth Keiler, Pennsylvania State University. 4 p.m. B102, Chemical and Life Sciences Laboratory. Microbiology.

 “Educational Outreach in Physics.”
Elizabeth Simmons, Michigan State University. 4 p.m. 141 Loomis Lab. Physics.

“Earthquakes and Empire in Modern Central Asia.”
Douglas Northrop, University of Michigan. 4 p.m. 101 International Studies Building. Russian, East European and Eurasian Center.

9
Friday
“Partons at High Density.” Yuri Kovchegov, Ohio State University. Noon. 280 Materials Research Lab. Physics.

“Mechanistic Insight Into 4-Vinylcyclohexene Diepoxide-Induced Ovarian Follicle Loss.”
Patricia Hoyer, University of Arizona. Noon. 3234E Veterinary Medicine Basic Sciences Building. Veterinary Medicine.

“Dissecting the Life Cycle of an Enveloped Virus Using Structural and Biochemical Approaches.”
Richard J. Kuhn, Purdue University. Noon. B102 Chemical and Life Sciences Lab. Biochemistry.

“Weak Measurement, Weak Values and Quantum Dot Qubits.”
Yuval Gefen, Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot, Israel. 1 p.m. 151 Loomis Lab. Physics.

12
Monday
“Enhancing T_c and T_SDW in Gated Quasi-1D Organic Superconductors.”  David Parker, Max Planck Institute, Dresden, Germany. Noon. 280 Materials Research Laboratory. Physics.

“Building a Better Cross Coupling Catalyst by Rational Design.”
Michael Organ, York University. 4 p.m. 116 Roger Adams Laboratory. Organic Chemistry.

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

13
Tuesday
“ ‘Dainty Shapes and Hairy Apes:’ S. I. Witkiewicz vs. the Polish Avant-Garde (1919-1939).” George Gasyna, UI. Noon. 101 International Studies Building. Russian, East European, and Eurasian Center.

“Availability and Use of Informational Texts in Second, Third and Fourth Grade Classrooms.”
Jongseong Jeong and Janet S. Gaffney, UI. Noon. 210A Education Building. Education.

“Of Nations and Heroes: Terrorism as a Trope in Bollywood Cinema.”
Ritu Saksena, UI. Noon. Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Languages Building. South Asian and Middle Eastern Studies.

“Research on Postsecondary Education Policies.”
Tom Bailey, Columbia University. Noon. 242 Education. Educational Organization and Leadership.

“Bats on Prozac: Serotonin as a Signal for Behavioral State in the Auditory System.”
Laura Hurley, Indiana University. 4 p.m. 1005 Beckman Institute. Neuroscience Program.

“Global Self-consistent Models of Protostellar Disk Formation and Evolution.”
Shantanu Basu, University Western Ontario. 4 p.m. 134 Astronomy. Astronomy.

“Choices Determine Success, Not Intelligence!”
Harsha V. Agadi, Church’s Chicken, 4:15 p.m. 141 Wohlers Hall. Cozad Entrepreneurship Lecture/Business.

14
Wednesday
“(Miss)Empowered: Reflections On Mentoring African American Girls.” Ruth Nicole Brown, UI. Noon. 210A Education Building. Child Development/Counseling Divisions.

“Intra- and Inter-nucleosome Interactions of the Core Histone Tail Domains.”
Jeffrey J. Hayes, University of Rochester Medical Center. Noon. B102 Chemical and Life Sciences Lab. Cell and Developmental Biology.

“Smart Grid: Key to a Sustainable Energy Infrastructure.”
Deepak Divan, Georgia Institute of Technology. 3:30 p.m. 160 English Building. Engineering and Technology Studies.

“Prevention of Acute Pancreatitis by Broccoli Components.”
Marcela M. Araya Roldan, UI. 4 p.m. 103 Mumford Hall. Division of Nutritional Sciences.

15
Thursday
“Investigating the Long-Term Impact of Music Education.” Stephanie E. Pitts, University of Sheffield, United Kingdom. Noon. 242 Education. Bureau of Educational Research.

“Changing Support for Neo-liberalism and Its Impact on Democratic Views in Latin America.”
Damarys Canache, UI. Noon. 101 International Studies Building. Latin American and Caribbean Studies.

“Integrin and Extracellular Matrix in Mechanotransduction and Atherosclerosis.”
Martin Schwartz, University of Virginia. Noon. B102 Chemical and Life Sciences Lab. Cell and Developmental Biology.

“Watching Ions Dance Near Absolute Zero.”
Tom Killian, Rice University. 4 p.m. 141 Loomis Lab. Physics.

“Evolution of Adaptive Immunity.”
Max Cooper, University of Alabama. 4 p.m. B102 Chemical and Life Sciences Laboratory. Microbiology.

16
Friday
“Multi-Tasking Neurons That Regulate Ovulation: Targets of Endocrine Disruptors?” Sandra Peterson, University of Massachusetts. Noon. 2271C Veterinary Medicine Basic Sciences Building. Veterinary Medicine.

“Natural Language Processing via Learning and Inference With Constraints.”
Dan Roth, UI. Noon. 1005Beckman Institute Room. Beckman Institute Director’s Seminar.

“Towards Mechanism of Substrate Reduction by Nitrogenase.”
Brian Hoffman, Northwestern University. Noon. B102 Chemical and Life Sciences Lab. Biochemistry.

“High-Speed Wireless Data Networks for Mobile Railroad Environments.”
Hamid Sharif, University of Nebraska. Noon. Grainger Engineering Library Commons Room. William W. Hay Railroad Engineering Seminar.

“New Technology to Detect and Monitor the Post-Translational Modification Events That Commit Human Embryonic Stem Cells to Exit the Pluripotent State.”
Joshua Coon, University of Wisconsin. 4 p.m. 116 Roger Adams Lab. Analytical Chemistry.

theater

1 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.

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.

8
Thursday
“Ain Gordon’s Epic Family Epic, or The Hell Family Supper.” 7:30 pm Studio Theater, Krannert Center. A surreal holiday dinner full of relatives who each have five other family members living in their body–to save space at the table. Also presented in American Sign Language and recommended for ages 13 and up. Admission charge.

9
Friday
“Cirque du Soleil Saltimbanco.” 7:30 p.m. Assembly Hall. Admission charge.

“Pippin.”
7:30 p.m. Foellinger Auditorium. Admission charge. Illini Union Board.

“Ain Gordon’s Epic Family Epic, or The Hell Family Supper.”
7:30 pm Studio Theater, Krannert Center. Also presented in American Sign Language and recommended for ages 13 and up. Admission charge.

10
Saturday
“Cirque du Soleil Saltimbanco.” 3:30 and 7:30 p.m. Assembly Hall. Admission charge.

“Ain Gordon’s Epic Family Epic, or The Hell Family Supper.”
7:30 pm Studio Theater, Krannert Center. Also presented in American Sign Language and recommended for ages 13 and up. Admission charge.

“Pippin.”
7:30 p.m. Foellinger Auditorium. Admission charge. Illini Union Board.

11
Sunday
“Pippin.” 2 p.m. Foellinger Auditorium. Admission charge. Illini Union Board.

music

1 Thursday
Thursdays @ 12:20 Concert Series. Graduate Saxophone Quartet. 12:15 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.

5
Monday
Doctor of Musical Arts Recital. Shane Pitsch, trumpet. 7:30 p.m. Music Building auditorium.

6
Tuesday
Russian Patriarchate Choir of Moscow. 7:30 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. This group performs works by Tchaikovsky and Rachmaninov plus folk songs of their native land. Admission charge.

Jazz Combos.
7:30 p.m. Studio Theater, Krannert Center. Small jazz ensembles coached by artist faculty of the UI Jazz Division. Admission charge. School of Music.

7
Wednesday
St. Petersburg Philharmonic. Yuri Temirkanov, artistic director and conductor. 7:30 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. This concert features Schumann’s Piano Concerto in A minor, Op. 54, and Prokofiev’s Romeo and Juliet Suite No. 2. Admission charge.

Doctor of Musical Arts Recital.
Yeon Kyeong Go, violin. 7:30 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall.

8
Thursday
Thursdays @ 12:20 Concert Series. Jane Boxall, marimba. 12:20 p.m. Beckman Institute Atrium. Beckman Institute.

Faculty Recital.
John Dee, oboe. 7:30 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. The program features world premieres written for Dee by Seymour Barab, Elaine Fine and Rafael Mevorach. Special guest performers include Timothy McGovern, bassoon, and Edward Turgeon, piano. Admission charge. School of Music.

9
Friday
Jazz Forum. David Berger, Duke Ellington lecturer. Noon. 25 Smith Hall. School of Music.

UI Chamber Orchestra.
Donald Schleicher, conductor. 7:30 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. Program features Mozart, Schoenberg and Concerto for Violin with Stefan Milenkovich, faculty artist. Admission charge. School of Music.

10
Saturday
Doctor of Musical Arts Recital. Ozgul Gok Pekcan, violin. 2 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall.

Undergraduate Recital.
Sara Kohnke and Hillary Rowley-Weiss, flute. 2 p.m. Memorial Room, Smith Hall.

Champaign-Urbana Symphony Orchestra.
Steven Larsen, music director and conductor. With the UI Jazz Ensemble.  7:30 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. The two groups combine to explore Duke Ellington’s work. Admission charge.

11
Sunday
Eroica Trio. 7:30 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. The trio includes Susie Park, violin; Erika Nickrenz, piano; and Sara Sant’Ambrrogio, cello. Admission charge. Prelude: 6:30 p.m. Krannert Room, Krannert Center.

UI Jazz Trombone, Jazz Saxophone and Jazz Guitar Ensembles.
Jim Pugh, Glenn Wilson and Matt Warnock, conductors. 7:30 p.m. Studio Theater, Krannert Center. Admission charge. School of Music.

13
Tuesday
UI Steel Band. Ricardo Flores, director. 7:30 p.m. Colwell Playhouse, Krannert Center. The group performs soca, calypso, jazz, rhumba and popular styles from Trinidad, Cuba, Brazil and other countries. Admission charge. School of Music.

UI Trombone Choir.
Elliot Chasanov, director. 7:30 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. Admission charge. School of Music.

14
Wednesday
Doctor of Musical Arts Recital. Joyce Griggs, saxophone. 5:30 p.m. Memorial Room, Smith Hall.

Eijiro Nakagawa and Jim Puch, trombone.
7:30 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. Puch, UI, and Nakagawa present an evening filled with music from the  CD, “Legend and Lion.” Admission charge. School of Music.

UI Percussion Ensemble.
William Moersch, director. 7:30 p.m. Colwell Playhouse, Krannert Center. An evening of percussion chamber music, theater pieces and large ensemble works from Australia, France, Germany and the USA. Admission charge. School of Music.

Illini Women and University Chorus.
Andrea Solya and Jean-Sebastien Vallee, conductors. 7:30 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall.

Doctor of Musical Arts Recital in Vocal Coaching and Accompanying.
Daniel Fry, piano. 7:30 p.m. Memorial Room, Smith Hall.

15
Thursday
Thursdays @ 12:20 Concert Series. Woodwind and Harp Trio. 12:20 p.m. Beckman Institute Atrium. Beckman Institute.

Junior Recital.
Allen Chen, trumpet. 7:30 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall.

Martirano Award Concert.
7:30 p.m. Tryon Festival Theater, Krannert Center. The 11th annual concert features the UI New Music Ensemble performing three prize-winning works with the composers in attendance. Admission charge. School of Music.

Rosario Andino, piano.
7:30 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. This performer is known for programming works from the baroque, classical and romantic canons with those by modern Cuban, South American and Spanish composers. Admission charge.

UI Jazz Band II.
Jim Pugh, conductor. 7:30 p.m. Colwell Playhouse, Krannert Center. Charts by Manny Albam, Bill Holman and classics from the Woody Herman library. Admission charge. School of Music.

Afterglow: The Boneyard Jazz Quintet.
10 p.m. Lobby, Krannert Center. This seasoned jazz ensemble easily flows from rhythm and blues classics to Latin beats and old-time ballads.

16
Friday
Jazz Forum. UI Jazz Band II. Noon. 25 Smith Hall.

17
Saturday
Master of Music Recital. Elizabeth Noel Sullivan, oboe. 7:30 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall.


opera

8 Thursday
“La Boheme.” Henson Keys, director; Eduardo Diazmunoz, conductor. Libretto by Giuseppe Giacosa and Luigi Illica. 7:30 p.m. Tryon Festival Theater, Krannert Center. The story of a young seamstress named Mimi and her ardent poet Rodolfo, set in 19th century Paris. Sung in Italian with English surtitles. Admission charge.

9 Friday
“La Boheme.” Henson Keys, director; Eduardo Diazmunoz, conductor. Libretto by Giuseppe Giacosa and Luigi Illica. 7:30 p.m. Tryon Festival Theater, Krannert Center. Sung in Italian with English surtitles. Admission charge.

10
Saturday
“La Boheme.” Henson Keys, director; Eduardo Diazmunoz, conductor. Libretto by Giuseppe Giacosa and Luigi Illica. 7:30 p.m. Tryon Festival Theater, Krannert Center. Sung in Italian with English surtitles. Admission charge.

11
Sunday
“La Boheme.” Henson Keys, director; Eduardo Diazmunoz, conductor. Libretto by Giuseppe Giacosa and Luigi Illica. 3 p.m. Tryon Festival Theater, Krannert Center. Sung in Italian with English surtitles. Admission charge.


dance

8 Thursday
November Playhouse Dance. 7:30 p.m. Colwell Playhouse, Krannert Center. A fusion of dance and interactive technology propels the creation of new work by faculty member John Toenjes, and new forays into music and culture forms the basis for a premiere by Cynthia Oliver. Guest Artist Germaul Barnes, artistic director of Viewsic Expressions, and guest artist Christian Von Howard, artistic director of Von Howard Project will create new works for students. Admission charge.

9 Friday
November Playhouse Dance. 7:30 p.m. Colwell Playhouse, Krannert Center. Admission charge.

10
Saturday
November Playhouse Dance. 7:30 p.m. Colwell Playhouse, Krannert Center. Admission charge.

13
Tuesday
Savion and Friends. 7:30 p.m. Tryon Festival Theater, Krannert Center. Multiple Tony-award winning Savion Glover has been called “a great percussionist of the feet.” Admission charge.

films

8 Thursday
“Pennies from Heaven.” 5:30 p.m. 62 Krannert Art Museum. Illinois Program for Research in the Humanities.

9 Friday
Fifth Annual Asian Film Festival: Southeast Asian Popular Cinema. Boardman Theater, 126 W. Church St., Champaign. For more information and complete schedule: http://www.aems.uiuc.edu/events/filmfestival/filmfest_2007.html. Continues Saturday. Admission charge. East Asian and Pacific Studies.

sports

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.

6
Tuesday
Men’s Basketball. UI vs. Kentucky Wesleyan (exhibition). 8 p.m. Assembly Hall. Admission charge.

10
Saturday
Volleyball. UI vs. University of Michigan. 7 p.m. Huff Hall. Admission charge.

11
Sunday
Men’s Basketball. UI vs. Northeastern University. 1 p.m. Assembly Hall. Admission charge.

17
Saturday
Football. UI vs. Northwestern University. Senior Day. Time: TBA. Memorial Stadium. Admission charge.


et cetera

1 Thursday
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.

Workshop. “India Sixty: The Critical Questions.”
Noon. 210 Illini Union. For more information, visit http://www.psames.uiuc.edu/India60/index.htm. Continues Saturday. South Asian and Middle Eastern Studies.

Cris Cringle Craft Sale.
4-9 p.m. Assembly Hall. Admission charge. Illinois Heartland Decorative Artists.

3
Saturday
Conference. “Archaea and Evolution: 30 Years of Molecular Phylogeney.” 7:30 a.m. 180 Bevier Hall. For more information, visit http://archaea.igb.uiuc.edu/program.php. Continues through Sunday. Genomic Biology.

Cris Cringle Craft Sale.
9 a.m.-5p.m. Assembly Hall. Admission charge. Illinois Heartland Decorative Artists.

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.

5
Monday
Reading. Roy Kesey, author. 4:30 p.m. Author’s Corner, Illini Union Bookstore. Carr Reading Series.

7 Wednesday
“Around the World Wednesdays.” 9:30 a.m.-noon. Spurlock Museum. Children and their parents are invited to drop in for a wide variety of culture-based crafts and activities. Admission charge. Spurlock Museum.

Nature ABCs & 123s. “T is for Turtle.” 10-11 a.m. Allerton Park Education Center. Ages 2-5. Program includes stories, songs and hands-on exploration. For more info and to register, visit www.allerton.uiuc.edu or call 244-1035. 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.

Reading.
Katherine Min. 4:30 p.m. Author’s Corner, Illini Union Bookstore. Carr Reading Series.

8
Thursday
“Multicultural Death Practices in the U.S.: Theory and Practice.” 2-5 p.m. 219 Davenport Hall. Chancellor’s Civic Engagement Museum Project.

10
Saturday
Workshop: “Language and Hip-Hop Culture in a Globalizing World.” 8:30 a.m. Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Languages Building. For more information and to register, visit http://www.linguistics.uiuc.edu/hhc/index.html. Linguistics.

Japan House Trunk Show.
10 a.m.-3 p.m. 2404 Prairieridge Place and 2428 Prairieridge Place. Artists known for their wearable art, including jewelry, accessories and weaving, will be on hand to show and sell their most recent work, with a portion of the sales supporting Japan House programming. Japan House.

Nature ABCs & 123s. “T is for Turtle.”
10-11 a.m. Allerton Park Education Center. Ages 2-5. Program includes stories, songs and hands-on exploration. For more info and to register, visit www.allerton.uiuc.edu or call 244-1035. Allerton Park.

14 Wednesday
“Around the World Wednesdays.” 9:30 a.m.-noon. Spurlock Museum. Children and their parents are invited to drop in for a wide variety of culture-based crafts and activities. Admission charge. Spurlock Museum.

Women in Chemistry Brown Bag Lunch Series. Noon. 171 Roger Adams Laboratory. Women in Chemistry Programs.

Book Reading and Signing.
LeAnne Howe, UI. 4:30 p.m. Author’s Corner, Illini Union Bookstore. Illini Union Bookstore.

15 Thursday
Paper Discussion: “Bridging Emotion Theory and Neurobiology Through Dynamic Systems Modeling, by MD Lewis.” Discussion Leader: Jason Lewis. 4 p.m. 4269 Beckman Institute. Beckman Institute.

exhibits

“Release the Stars: Plato’s ‘Timaeus’ in the Renaissance”
Rare Book and Manuscript Library.
Through Nov. 9.
“Music Without Borders”
Marshall Gallery, Library.
Through Dec. 31.
“Honoring Our Faculty Achievements: Promotion and Tenure Bookplating Event”
Main hallway, Library.
Through Jan. 31.

“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.

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

“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.

“Don Pilcher: Rascal Ware”
“Mari Marks: Sedimentary Series, Terra”
Through Dec. 1.
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.


 

 

•This calendar is excerpted from the Nov. 1 issue of Inside Illinois, the faculty-staff newspaper at the UI.