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Events at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign from Dec. 6 through Jan. 20

11/30/2007

colloquia

6 Thursday
“Striking a Balance: Modulation of Host Cell Death Pathways by Legionella pneumophila.” Zhao-Qing Luo, Purdue University. 4 p.m. B102 Chemical and Life Sciences Laboratory. Microbiology.
“Single-molecule and Super-resolution of Biomolecules and Cells.” Xiaowei Zhuang, Harvard University. 4 p.m. 141 Loomis Lab. Physics .

7 Friday
“Fast RNA Folding, Protein Folding, and Transient Protein Aggregation.” Martin Gruebele, UI. Noon. B102 Chemical and Life Sciences. Biochemistry.
“The Utility of Speech Gestures and Facial Expression in Communication.” Charissa Lansing, UI. Noon.
1005 Beckman Institute. Beckman Institute Director’s Seminar.
“Thyroid Disruptors and Neurodevelopment: Reduced Compensatory Reserve and Increased Sensitivity of the Fetus and Neonate to Thyroid Hormone Insufficiency.” Duncan Ferguson, UI. Noon. 2271C Veterinary Medicine Basic Sciences Building. Interdisciplinary Environmental Tox Seminar/Veterinary Medicine.
“Tunable Spin Polarization in Co_1-x Fe_x S_2: Engineering Half-metallic Ferromagnets.” Chris Leighton, University of Minnesota. 1 p.m. 151 Loomis Lab. Physics.
“FMRP Methylation, the Other Post-translational Modification” and “Functional Analysis of Honey Bee Neuropeptides.” Ernest Tory Blackwell and Scott Kreher, UI. 1 p.m. 2269 Beckman Institute. Beckman Institute.
“Passivity-based Motion Coordination in SE(3).” Masayuki Fujita, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan.
3 p.m. 141 Coordinated Science Laboratory. Coordinated Science Lab.
“Working, Aging and Caring for Kin: Life Options of Poor Black Women.” Jennifer Hamner, UI. 3 p.m.
336 Lincoln Hall. Sociology.
“Transnationalism and Just War: Theoretical Problems and Soldiers’ Words.” Colin Flint, UI. 3 p.m.
219 Davenport Hall. Sociology; Global Studies; Women and Gender and Geography.

12 Wednesday
“Deciphering the Microtubule Code.” Jacek Gaertig, University of Georgia. Noon. B102 Chemical and Life Sciences Lab. Cell and Developmental Biology.

14 Friday
“Analysis of Insulated Joint Failure Modes Using Smart Sensors.” Daniel Peltier, UI. Noon. Grainger Engineering Library Commons Room. William W. Hay Railroad Engineering Seminar.
“Ion Transport Through Synthetic Peptide Nanotubes.” Francois Dehez, Nancy Universite, Cedex, France.  2 p.m. 4269 Beckman. Theoretical and Computational Biophysics.
“The Socialism of Fools: The Leftist Origins of Modern Anti-Semitism.” William Brustein, UI. 3 p.m. 336 Lincoln Hall. Sociology.

17 Monday
“Modeling Induction Phenomena Using an ab initio Polarizable Force Field.” Chirstophe Chipot, Nancy Universite, Cedex, France. 2 p.m. 3269 Beckman Institute. Theoretical and Computational Biophysics.

Jan 15 Tuesday
“Avian Ecology and Conservation.” Katie Sieving, University of Florida. 3:30 pm I-Building, Room 1005 (Conference Room) 1816 S. Oak St. Champaign. Illinois Natural History Survey.

Jan 17 Thursday
“Distinguished Scholar Presentation.” Christopher Lubienski, UI. Noon. 242 Education. Educational Research.
“Other Planetary Systems: Observables and Physics.” Geoffrey Marcy, University of California, Berkeley. 4 p.m. 141 Loomis Lab. Physics.

music

6 Thursday
UI Concert Jazz Band. Chip McNeill, leader. 7:30 p.m. Colwell Playhouse, Krannert Center. All new and original compositions written and arranged by band members. Admission charge. School of Music.
Illini Strings. Christopher Noel, conductor. 7:30 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall.
Doctor of Musical Arts Project Recital. Eun-Jin Lee, piano. 7:30 p.m. Memorial Room, Smith Hall.
Doctor of Musical Arts Project Recital. Gerald Wood, horn. 7:30 p.m. Music Building auditorium.

7 Friday
Master of Music Recital. Meng-han Wang, oboe.
5:30 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall.
UI Symphony Orchestra. Donald Schleicher, conductor;
Samuel Sterling Gingher, piano. 7:30 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. An evening of music by French composers, including Messiaen’s “Un Sourire;” Ravel’s Concerto for Piano (Left Hand) and the Daphnis et Chloe Suite No. 2. Admission charge. School of Music.
Senior Recital. Jennifer Peters, violin. 7:30 p.m. Memorial Room, Smith Hall.

8 Saturday
Senior Recital. Lindsay Gomes, oboe. 2:30 p.m. Memorial Room, Smith Hall.
Junior Recital. Veeshal Modi, viola. 5 p.m. Memorial Room, Smith Hall.
Champaign-Urbana Symphony Orchestra. Steven Larsen, music director and conductor. With Fred Stoltzfus, guest conductor. 7:30 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. Also the Oratorio Society Chorus joins the orchestra for one of music’s greatest and most beloved masterpieces, Handel’s “Messiah.” Admission charge.

9 Sunday
Junior Recital. Rebecca Matayoshi, viola. 2 p.m. Memorial Room, Smith Hall.
Doctor of Musical Arts Recital. Jenny Jung, violin. 5 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall.
Brass Chamber Music. 7:30 p.m. Music Building auditorium.

13 Thursday
Senior Recital. Adrian Bettridge-Wiese, cello. 7:30 p.m. Memorial Room, Smith Hall.

16 Sunday
Undergraduate Recital. JungSoo Joseph Choi and Angelica D’Costa, violin. 6 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall.

Jan 16 Wednesday
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra. Pinchas Zukerman, conductor and violin solo. 7:30 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. The program will include Tchaikovsky’s Symphony No. 4 in F minor and Elgar’s “Serenade for Strings.” Admission charge.

Jan 18 Friday
Afterglow: Nathaniel and Friends. Nathaniel Banks, trumpet. 10 p.m. Lobby, Krannert Center. Featuring Barrington Coleman, piano, and Ron Bridgewater, saxophone.

dance

8 Saturday
“The Nutcracker.” 2 and 7:30 p.m. Tryon Festival Theater, Krannert Center. Recommended for ages 5 and up. Admission charge.
Jan 18 Friday
St. Petersburg Ballet: “Carmen.” Yuri Petukhov, artistic director. 7:30 p.m. Tryon Festival Theater, Krannert Center. Recommended for ages 10 and up. Admission charge.
Jan 19 Saturday
St. Petersburg Ballet: “Swan Lake.” Yuri Petukhov, artistic director. 2 and 7:30 p.m. Tryon Festival Theater, Krannert Center. Recommended for ages 10 and up. Admission charge.

films

6 Thursday
“Thirteen Conversations About One Thing.” 5:30 p.m. 62  Krannert Art Museum. Illinois Program for Research in the Humanities.

sports

8 Saturday
Men’s Basketball. UI vs. University of Arizona. 11 a.m. United Center, Chicago. Admission charge.
Women’s Basketball. UI vs. Chicago State University. 1:30 p.m. United Center, Chicago. Admission charge.

17 Monday
Men’s Basketball. UI vs. Western Carolina University.
7 p.m. Assembly Hall. Admission charge.

20 Thursday
Men’s Basketball. UI vs. Miami of Ohio. 6 p.m. Assembly Hall. Admission charge.

28 Friday
Men’s Basketball. UI vs. Loyola University (Maryland).
8 p.m. Assembly Hall. Admission charge.

30 Sunday
Men’s Basketball. UI vs. Tennessee State University.
3 p.m. Assembly Hall. Admission charge.
Women’s Basketball. UI vs. University of Wisconsin.
7 p.m. Assembly Hall. Admission charge.

Jan 3 Thursday
Men’s Basketball. UI vs. Ohio State University. 7 p.m. Assembly Hall. Admission charge.

Jan 6 Sunday
Men’s Basketball. UI vs. Pennsylvania State University.
1 p.m. Assembly Hall. Admission charge.

Jan 10 Thursday
Women’s Basketball. UI vs. University of Minnesota.
7 p.m. Assembly Hall. Admission charge.

Jan 16 Wednesday
Men’s Basketball. UI vs. University of Michigan. 8 p.m. Assembly Hall. Admission charge.

et cetera

6 Thursday
Discussion. “University Trademarks & Licensing: What You Should Know.” Noon. 160 English Building. Public Affairs.
Paper Discussion: “Nonconscious Acquisition of Information.” Discussion leader: Shawn Kohler, UI.
4 p.m. 4269 Beckman Institute. Beckman Institute.

8 Saturday
Nature ABCs and 123s. “P is for Penguin.” 10-11 a.m. Allerton Park Education Center. Children (ages 2-5) and their parents are invited to play while learning about nature at Allerton. Each program focuses on a different letter or number and includes stories, songs and hands-on exploration. Admission charge. Allerton Park.
Spanish Time at the Public Library. 2 p.m. The Urbana Free Library, 210 W. Green St, Urbana. Latin American and Caribbean Studies and The Urbana Free Library.
Panel Discussion: “Affect Across the Disciplines.” Samantha Frost, Justine Murison, Gabriel Sells and Yasemin Yildiz, UI. 8 p.m. Levis Faculty Center. Interpretive Theory and Criticism.

11 Tuesday
A Taste of Art. J. Fred Giertz, UI. 6 p.m. Krannert Art Museum auditorium. The Krannert Art Museum Council.

12 Wednesday
Nature ABCs and 123s. “P is for Penguin.” 10-11 a.m. Allerton Park Education Center. Children (ages 2-5) and their parents are invited to play while learning about nature at Allerton. Each program focuses on a different letter or number and includes stories, songs and hands-on exploration. Admission charge. Allerton Park.

28 Friday
“Schools Out! Spy Science.” 9 a.m.-noon, K-2nd grade;
1-4 p.m., 3rd-5th grade. Allerton Park Education Center. For more info and to register, call 762-2721 or e-mail allertoninfo@illinois.edu. Admission charge.

31 Monday
“Midnight at the Oasis.” 8 p.m. Allerton Mansion. Celebrate the New Year in style with a Moroccan-themed feast. For more information, visit www.allerton.uiuc.edu or call 333-3287. Admission charge.

exhibits

“Love Thy Neighbor: An Exhibition Commemorating the Completion of the Episcopal Chapel of St. John the Divine”
Rare Book and Manuscript Library.
Through Jan. 11.
“Music Without Borders”
Marshall Gallery, Library.
Through Dec. 31.
“Honoring Our Faculty Achievements: Promotion and Tenure Bookplating Event”
Main hallway, Library.
Through Jan. 31.

“Postcard Collages” 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.

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 Dec. 6 issue of Inside Illinois, the faculty-staff newspaper at the UI.