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Events at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign from March 20 through April 6

3/13/2008

lectures

24 Monday
“Strangers in the House: Continental Films and French Occupation Cinema.” Judith Mayne, Ohio State University. 4 p.m. Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Languages Building. French; Germanic Languages and Literatures; Cinema Studies; Comparative and World Literature; School of Literatures, Cultures and Linguistics; Illinois Program for Research in Humanities; and Criticism and Interpretive Theory.

25 Tuesday
“Let Us Entertain You.” Caitlin Caruso Dobbs, vocals, and Rick Murphy, piano. Noon. Latzer Hall, University YMCA. Know Your University.

“Writing Fiction in a Time of Terror.”
Orly Castel-Bloom, Israeli author. 7:30 pm Reading Room, Levis Faculty Center. Program in Jewish Culture and Society.

“Shakespeare as a Skywatcher: Joining Astronomy With English Literature.”
David H. Levy, National Sharing the Sky Foundation. 7:30 p.m. Beckman Institute auditorium. Center for Advanced Study.

26
Wednesday
“Religious Diversity: Some Christian Resources.” David Basinger, Roberts Wesleyan College. 3 p.m. Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Languages Building. Program for the Study of Religion.

Title: TBA.
Mary Kay Haben, Wm. Wrigley Jr. Company. 4:15 p.m. 114 David Kinley Hall. Leighton Lecture on Ethics and Leadership/Business.

27
Thursday
“Rescue on the Euphrates: Results of Excavations at the Roman Frontier City of Zeugma.” William Aylward, University of Wisconsin. 5:30 p.m. Krannert Art Museum auditorium. Archaeological Institute of America, Classics and Krannert Art Museum.

28
Friday
“Bodies That Speak: Demoniacs, Prophets and Visionaries in the Central Middle Ages.” Megan McLaughlin, UI. Noon. Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Languages Building. Program for the Study of Religion.

“Depending on the Wisdom of Strangers.”
Richard Kimball, Project Vote Smart. Noon. Latzer Hall, University YMCA. Friday Forum.

“The New Me: What Knowing Your Own Genes Will Mean.”
Ian Hacking, University of Toronto. 4 p.m. Lincoln Hall Theater. Center for Advanced Study.

1
Tuesday
Third Annual Edible Books Festival. Noon. Latzer Hall, University YMCA. Know Your University.

Family Wellness Series. “A Dose of Nature: Everyday Contact With Nature and the Impact on Wellness.”
William Sullivan, UI. 4 p.m. Studio, Doris Kelley Christopher Hall, 904 W. Nevada St. Urbana. Family Resiliency Center.

2
Wednesday
“Religious Values and Environmental Practice.” Anna L. Peterson, University of Florida. 4 p.m. Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Languages Building. Religion.

“Paris and the Public Sphere: Print Culture and Memorial Writing During the French Wars of Religion.”
David LaGuardia, Dartmouth/Harvard. 4 p.m. 2090B Foreign Languages Building. French; School of Literatures, Cultures and Linguistics; Medieval Studies; Spanish, Italian and Portuguese; Program for the Study of Religion; Germanic Languages and Literatures; Comparative and World Literature and Illinois Program for Research in the Humanities.

3
Thursday
“Defiant Trespass: Lessons From the Black Arts Movement for ‘This Place Called America.’ ” Sonia Sanchez, poet and scholar. 7:30 p.m. Third floor, Levis Faculty Center. MillerComm.

4
Friday
“The U.S. Within the World.” Franklin Gamwell, University of Chicago Divinity School. Noon. Latzer Hall, University YMCA. Friday Forum.

5
Saturday
Art + Design Visitors Series. “Interior Motives.” Myra Mimlitsch-Gray, State University of New York, New Paltz. 2 p.m. Krannert Art Museum Auditorium. Art and Design and Krannert Art Museum.

colloquia

21 Friday
“More Worms Than You Can Imagine: A Progress Report on the Molecular Systematics of Oligochaetes.” Christer Erseus, University of Gothenburg, Gteborg, Sweden. 10:30 a.m. Room 1005 (Conference Room)
I-Building, 1816 S. Oak St., Champaign. Illinois Natural History Survey.

24 Monday
“Pathogenesis of Experimental Tuberculosis in the Guinea Pig Model: Lessons Learned and Lessons Forgotten.” Randall Basarada, Colorado State University. Noon. 80 Small Animal Clinic. Veterinary Medicine.

“Adaptive Methods for Free Energy Computation and Coarse-graining Strategies.”
Eric Darve, Stanford University. 3 p.m. 3269 Beckman Institute. Biophysics.

“Daya Bay and Other Reactor Neutrino Oscillation Experiments.”
Jen-Chieh Peng, UI. 4 p.m. 144 Loomis Lab. Physics.

“Marketing and Risk Management From the Producer to the End User.”
Larry Wood, sales manager, The Andersons. 4 p.m. Monsanto Room, ACES Library. Center for Advanced Bioenergy Research.

25
Tuesday
“Stream Programming: Luring Programmers Into the Multicore Era.” Bill Thies, Massachusetts Institute of Technology. 10 a.m. 2405 Siebel Center. Computer Science.

“The Political Role of the Internet in the Russian Federation.”
Heather Macleod, UI. Noon. 101 International Studies Building. Russian, East European, and Eurasian Center.

“Using Databases to Understand Policies Related to Energy.”
Peter Nardulli, UI. 3:30 p.m. 356 Armory Building. Arms Control, Disarmament and International Security.

“Understanding Links Between Phytoplankton and Aquatic Microbial Communities.”
Angela Kent, UI. 3:30 p.m. 1005 I-Building,1816 S. Oak St. Champaign. Illinois Natural History Survey.

“Observational Tests of Modified Gravity.”
Bhuvnesh Jain, University of Pennsylvania. 4 p.m. 134 Astronomy. Astronomy.

26
Wednesday
“Sports Journalism.” Jeff Joniak and Ron Gleason, radio announcers. Noon. 192 Lincoln Hall. Communications.

“ICP27 is a Multifunctional Regulator That Hijacks Host Pathways to Enhance Herpes Simplex Virus Gene Expression.”
Rozanne M. Sandri-Goldin, University of California, Irvine. Noon. B102 Chemical and Life Sciences Lab. Cell and Developmental Biology.

“Cold Rydberg-Atom Interactions.”
Aaron Reinhold, University of Michigan. Noon. 280 Materials Research Lab. Physics.

“Spatial Control of Prostitution, Venereal Disease and Public Health: U.S. Military Governance Over Pre-reversion Okinawa, Japan.”
Takashi Yamazaki, Osaka City University. 3 p.m. 384 Armory Building. Arms Control, Disarmament and International Security.

“Managing Startups.”
Georges Harik, former director, Googlettes. 4 p.m. 2405 Siebel Center. Engineering and Technology Studies.

“Botanicals and Bone Loss in Postmenopausal Women.”
Connie M. Weaver, Purdue University. 4 p.m. 103 Mumford Hall. Nutritional Sciences.

“Lattice QCD.”
John Negele, Massachusetts Institute of Technology. 4 p.m. 464 Loomis Lab. Physics.

27
Thursday
“Shaping the Age of User-Generated Content.” Amy Bruckman, Georgia Tech. 11 a.m. 3401 Siebel Center. Computer Science.

“Composing Peripheries: Musical Creation and Power in Latin America.”
Eduardo Herrera, UI. Noon. 101 International Studies Building. Latin American and Caribbean Studies.

Sustainability Seminar Series. “Business Perspectives on Sustainability Issues.”
Jenni Cawein, Baxter Healthcare Corp. Noon. Stephen J. Warner Conference Room, Waste Management and Research Center, 1 E. Hazelwood Drive, Champaign. Waste Management and Research Center.

“Membrane Channels for Hydrated Gases: A Function for Rh(Rhesus) Proteins.”
Sydney Kustu, University of California, Berkeley. 4 p.m. B102 Chemical and Life Sciences Lab. Microbiology.

28
Friday
“After the Moscow Treaty: Sorting out the Future of US-Russian Bilateral Arms Agreements.” Pavel Podvig, Stanford University. 10 a.m. 356 Armory Building. Arms Control, Disarmament and International Security; and Russian, East European and Eurasian Center.

Railroad Engineering Seminar.
Dave Connell, Union Pacific. 11:45 a.m. 1233 Newmark Civil Engineering Laboratory. William W. Hay Railroad Engineering Seminar/Civil and Environmental Engineering.

“Insight Into the Nature of Voltage Sensing in Voltage-gated Potassium Channels.”
Michael Grabe, University of Pittsburgh. 2 p.m. 464 Loomis Lab. Physics.

“How Flat is the Earth: Mapping ‘Geo-Greenism’ on Thomas Friedman’s Ever-Flatter World as Transnationality.”
Tim Luke, Virginia Tech, and Jan Nederveen Pieterse, UI. 3 p.m. 336 Lincoln Hall. Sociology.

31
Monday
“New Sciences for a New Web.” Prabhakar Raghavan, Yahoo! Research. 4 p.m. 1404 Siebel Center. Computer Science.

“The Use of DDGS and Other Byproducts.”
Larry Berger, UI. 4 p.m. Monsanto Room, ACES Library. Center for Advanced Bioenergy Research.

“ttbar Invariant Mass as a Window on New Physics.”
Fabio Maltoni, Catholic University of Louvain, Belgium. 4 p.m. 144 Loomis Lab. Physics.

1
Tuesday
“Math Performance in High-Stress Situations.” Sian Beilock, University of Chicago. Noon. 242 Education Building. Educational Psychology.

“How Can the Past and Future of Energy-Related Trade Be Analyzed?”
Hadi Esfahani, UI. 3:30 p.m. 356 Armory Building. Arms Control, Disarmament and International Security.

“Counterintuitive Chemistry: An Awkwardly Compelling Excursion.”
Gregory H. Robinson, University of Georgia. 4 p.m. 112 Chem Annex. Inorganic Chemistry.

2
Wednesday
“Teaching Beyond Teaching: Dr. Geoffrey William Griffin and Starehe Boys Centre and School.” Peter Otiato Ojiambo, UI. Noon. 101 International Studies Building. African Studies.

“Germ Cell Specific Mitochondrial ADP/ATP Carrier: Molecular Evolution to Clinical Application.”
Naohiro Terada, University of Florida. Noon. B102 Chemical and Life Sciences Lab. Cell and Developmental Biology.

“Molecular, Cellular and Immunological Basis of Bovine Herpesvirus.”
Shafiquil Chowdhury, Kansas State University. Noon. 2506 VMBSB. Pathobiology Seminar Series.

“The United States and the Overthrow of the First Democratic Government of Mexico in 1913.”
Friederich Katz, University of Chicago. 3 p.m. 196 Lincoln Hall. Latin American and Caribbean Studies and History.

“Diet and Health: A Progress Report.”
Walter C. Willett, Harvard School of Public Health. 4 p.m. Monsanto Room, ACES Library. Nutritional Sciences.

“Understanding the Quark Gluon Fluid.”
Peter Jacobs, Lawrence Berkeley National Lab. 4 p.m. 464 Loomis Lab. Physics.

“Should Engineers and Scientists Talk to the Public?”
Bill Hammack, UI. 4 p.m. 2405 Siebel Center. Engineering and Technology Studies.

3
Thursday
“Teaching of Evaluation – The Relationship Between Evaluation Theory Course and the Sociopolitical Dimension of Evaluation Practice.” Mijung Yoon, UI. Noon. 42A Education Building. Educational Psychology.

“Gender and Computing in the Push-Button Library, 1965-1985.”
Greg Downey, University of Wisconsin. 12:30 p.m. 126 Graduate School of Library and Information Science. Library and Information Science.

“Tradeoffs Between Power and Efficiency in Microbial Growth. Structure and Function of Microbial Communities.”
Thomas Schmidt, Michigan State University. 4 p.m. B102 Chemical and Life Sciences Lab. Microbiology.

Gallery Conversation: “Intersections Between Games and Art in Virtual Worlds.”
Noah Wardrip-Fruin, digital media creator. 5:30 p.m. Krannert Art Museum. Krannert Art Museum.

4
Friday
“Filling Out the Blanks: Swedish Literature and the EU.” Ulf Ollson, visiting Fulbright Hildeman Professor, Stockholm University. Noon-1:30 p.m. The Bread Company, 706 S. Goodwin Ave., Urbana. European Union Center.

theater

27 Thursday
“Measure for Measure.” Robert Anderson, director. 7:30 p.m. Studio Theater, Krannert Center. Shakespeare’s comedy questions the legislation of morality and the morality of legislators. Admission charge.

28 Friday
“Measure for Measure.” Robert Anderson, director. 7:30 p.m. Studio Theater, Krannert Center. Admission charge.

29
Saturday
“Teddy Roosevelt and the Treasure of Ursa Major.” Gregg Henry, director. 11 a.m. Colwell Playhouse, Krannert Center. President Roosevelt just wants his three rambunctious children to quiet down and stay out of mischief, but when he gives them a copy of “Treasure Island” out falls a real-life treasure map that sends them off through the White House on a musical adventure to solve a decades-old mystery. Admission charge. Kennedy Center Theater for Young Audiences.

“The Producers.”
7:30 p.m. Assembly Hall. Admission charge.

“Measure for Measure.”
Robert Anderson, director. 7:30 p.m. Studio Theater, Krannert Center. Admission charge.

2
Wednesday
“Measure for Measure.” Robert Anderson, director. 7:30 p.m. Studio Theater, Krannert Center. Admission charge.

3
Thursday
“Measure for Measure.” Robert Anderson, director. 7:30 p.m. Studio Theater, Krannert Center. Admission charge.

4
Friday
“Measure for Measure.” Robert Anderson, director. 7:30 p.m. Studio Theater, Krannert Center. Admission charge.

5
Saturday
“Measure for Measure.” Robert Anderson, director. 7:30 p.m. Studio Theater, Krannert Center. Admission charge.

6
Sunday
“Measure for Measure.” Robert Anderson, director. 3 p.m. Studio Theater, Krannert Center. Admission charge.

music

22 Saturday
Junior Recital. Emily Nash, violin. 7:30 p.m. Memorial Room, Smith Hall.

25 Tuesday
Jazz Band II. 7:30 p.m. Colwell Playhouse, Krannert Center. Admission charge. School of Music.

Enescu Ensemble.
Sherban Lupu, director. 7:30 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. Admission charge. School of Music.

Doctor of Musical Arts Recital.
Hae Jin Song, soprano. 7:30 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall.

27
Thursday
Wind Symphony and Symphonic Band I. 7:30 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. Admission charge. School of Music.

Alumni Recital.
Joseph Kaizer, cello, Indiana University. 7:30 p.m. Memorial Room, Smith Hall.

28
Friday
Faculty Recital. Ann Yeung, harp, and Jonathan Keeble, flute. 7:30 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall.

29
Saturday
Senior Recital. Robin Thomas, trumpet. 1 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall.

Master of Music Recital.
Audra Ziegel, flute. 4 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall.

Junior Recital.
Jim Spigner, saxophone. 4:30 p.m. Memorial Room, Smith Hall.

Junior Recital.
Colby Fahrenbacher, tuba. 5 p.m. Music Building auditorium.

Marvin Hamlisch and Monica Mancini.
7:30 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. With the UI Concert Jazz Band, Chip McNeill, director. A night of song from film and stage. Admission charge.

Undergraduate Recital.
Daniel Batchelder, violin. 7:30 p.m. Memorial Room, Smith Hall.

Senior Recital.
Phillip Bloomer, tuba. 7:30 p.m. Music Building auditorium.
Afterglow. Kahil El Zabar’s Ritual Trio featuring Hamiet Bluiett. 10 p.m. Stage 5, Krannert Center.

30
Sunday
Master of Music Recital. Nicholas W. DelVillano, trumpet. 1 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall.

Master of Music Recital.
Holly Holmes, jazz voice. 1:30 p.m. Memorial Room, Smith Hall.

UI Steel Band.
Ricardo Flores, director. 3 p.m. Tryon Festival Theater, Krannert Center. The group will play soca, calypso, jazz and popular styles from Trinidad, Cuba, Brazil and other parts of the world. Admission charge. School of Music.

Studio Recital.
5 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall. Voice students of Barrington Coleman.

Graduate Recital.
Angelica D’Costa, violin; Kristen Moon, cello; and Hye Young Kim, piano. 5 p.m. Memorial Room, Smith Hall.

UI Tuba-Euphonium Ensemble.
7:30 p.m. Music Building auditorium.

1
Tuesday
Guest Master Class. Susan Allen, California Institute of the Arts. Noon. 1165 Music Building.

Guest Lecture/Composers Forum.
Susan Allen, California Institute of the Arts. 3 p.m. 1201 Music Building.

Junior Recital.
Alex Leinoff, piano. 4 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall.

Jazz Band III.
7:30 p.m. Tryon Festival Theater, Krannert Center. Admission charge. School of Music.

2
Wednesday
Sinfonia da Camera. Ian Hobson, music director and conductor.7:30 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. Admission charge. Student Performance Project: 6:45 p.m. Lobby, Krannert Center.

Master of Music Recital.
George Turner, jazz guitar. 7:30 p.m. 25 Smith Hall.

Saxophone Quartet Recital.
7:30 p.m. Memorial Room, Smith Hall. Sollin Wilson, soprano saxophone; Sam Falcone, alto saxophone; Jim Spigner, tenor saxophone; and Phil Pierick, baritone saxophone.

Master of Music Recital in Vocal Coaching and Accompanying.
Larisa Chasanov, piano. 7:30 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall.

3
Thursday
Doctor of Musical Arts Project Recital. Jee-Ean Kim, piano. 5 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall.

Kronos Quartet.
7:30 p.m. Tryon Festival Theater, Krannert Center. One of the most celebrated and influential ensembles of our time. Admission charge.

4
Friday
Musicology Colloquium. “How to Read Tropes of Gender: Victorian
Manliness.”
Ruth Solie. 4 p.m. Memorial Room, Smith Hall.

Doctor of Musical Arts Project Recital.
Tracey Ford, soprano. 5 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall.

UI Symphony Orchestra.
Donald Schleicher, conductor. 7:30 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. With Oratorio Society. Admission charge. School of Music.

Senior Recital.
Tara Blocki, saxophone. 7:30 p.m. Music Building auditorium.

5
Saturday
Senior Recital. Lindsay Gomes, oboe. 11 a.m. Memorial Room, Smith Hall.

Master of Music Recital.
Anne Kovarik, trumpet. Noon. Music Building auditorium.

Chamber Music.
Little Brasscals Brass Quintet. 2 p.m. Music Building auditorium.

Master of Music Recital.
Kelly Carlson, trumpet. 5 p.m. Music Building auditorium.

Gil Shaham, violin with Akira Eguchi, piano.
7:30 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. Champaign-Urbana native Shaham is coming off a 2—6-2007 season in which he appeared with the New York Philharmonic, Cleveland Symphony, Philadelphia Orchestra and Los Angeles Philharmonic. Admission charge.

UI Percussion Ensemble.
William Moersch, director. 7:30 p.m. Tryon Festival Theater, Krannert Center. Admission charge. School of Music.

Undergraduate Recital.
Sara Lloyd, soprano. 7:30 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall.

Senior Recital.
Kiel Lauer, bass trombone. 7:30 p.m. Music Building auditorium.

6
Sunday
Senior Recital. Keelin Eder, harp. 11 a.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall.

Doctor of Musical Arts Recital.
Lesley Hastings, clarinet. 1:30 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall.

Junior Recital.
Lis Troyer, saxophone. 2 p.m. Music Building auditorium.

Master of Music Recital.
Ricardo Sepulveda, baritone. 5 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall.

Undergraduate Recital.
Claire Stolarski and Rachel Atlas, oboe. 5 p.m. Memorial Room, Smith Hall.

Slippery Tuba Quartet.
5:30 p.m. Music Building auditorium. Philip Coleman and Josh Benjamin, euphonium; Colby Fahrenbacher and Phillip Bloomer, tuba.

Champaign-Urbana Symphony Orchestra.
Steven Larsen, music director and conductor. With Garrison Keillor, special guest. 7:30 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. The author, columnist, champion of English majors, role model for shy people and host of NPR’s “Prairie Home Companion” joins the CU Symphony for a concert that’s certain to be “above average.” Admission charge.

Doctor of Musical Arts Recital in Vocal Coaching and Accompanying.
Joohyun Sung, piano. 7:30 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall.

Senior Recital.
Sarah Yun, cello. 7:30 p.m. Memorial Room, Smith Hall.

dance

27 Thursday
Mark Morris Dance Group. 7:30 p.m. Tryon Festival Theater, Krannert Center. The program includes, among other works, Morris’ Love Song Waltzes and the New Love Song Waltzes. Admission charge.

28 Friday
Mark Morris Dance Group. 7:30 p.m. Tryon Festival Theater, Krannert Center. The program includes, among other works, Morris’ Love Song Waltzes and the New Love Song Waltzes. Admission charge.

films

26 Wednesday
European Movie Night: “Nico and Dani.” Cesc Gay, director. 6 p.m. G36 Foreign Languages Building. European Union Center.

27
Thursday
“The Lonely Ones.” 7 p.m. Lucy Ellis Lounge, Foreign Languages Building. Czech Studies/Slavic Languages and Literatures.

3
Thursday
“Children of Men.” 5:30 pm 62 Krannert Art Museum, Room. Illinois Program for Research in the Humanities.

sports

22 Saturday
Women’s Gymnastics. State of Illinois Classic. 2 p.m. Huff Hall. Admission charge.

27 Thursday
Softball. UI vs. Loyola Chicago. 4 and 6 p.m. Eichelberger Field. Admission charge.

2
Wednesday
Softball. UI vs. Eastern Illinois University. 4 and 6 p.m. Eichelberger Field. Admission charge.

Baseball.
UI vs. St. Louis University. 6:05 p.m. Illinois Field. Admission charge.

et cetera
26 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.
“Getting Started With Service-Learning Course Design Series: Constructing a Service-Learning Course.” Valeri Werpetinski, UI. Noon. 428 Armory Building. https://webtools.uiuc.edu/formBuilder/OrganizationSecure?id=7915616. Center for Teaching Excellence.

“ICES Online: Web-Based Student Ratings of Instruction at UIUC.” Chris Migotsky, UI. 1:30 p.m. 428 Armory Bldg. To register, visit https://webtools.uiuc.edu/formBuilder/Secure?id=4765406. Center for Teaching Excellence.

Storytelling Studio.
6:30-8 p.m. Studio, Christopher Hall, 904 W. Nevada St., Urbana. Kids 8-14 and their parents will work together to outline, write, film and animate their own stories. Participants must be able to attend all three sessions (Saturday, March 29, 9 a.m.-noon and Wednesday, April 2, 6:30-8 p.m.). For more information, visit http://frc.uiuc.edu/workshops.html. Admission charge. Family Resiliency Center, Human and Community Development.

27
Thursday
IPRH 10th Annual Conference and Anniversary Celebration. “Rupture.” 1 p.m. Levis Faculty Center. Keynote address: W.J.T. Mitchell, University of Chicago. The complete schedule can be found at www.iprh.uiuc.edu. Continues Friday. Illinois Program for Research in the Humanities.

Workshop. “Russia at the Crossroads.”
2-6:30 p.m. 210 Illini Union. Russian, East European, and Eurasian Center and Arms Control, Disarmament and International Security.

28
Friday
Women of Color Conference. “Let My People Go: Women’s Activism in the 21st Century.” Angela Yvonne Davis, keynote speaker. 8:30 a.m. Illini Union. For more information, go to http://www.odos.uiuc.edu/aacp/woc/. Continues through Sunday. African American Cultural Center.

Conference. “Rhetoric of the Other V: From Previsibility to Hypervisibility.”
8:30 a.m. Alice Campbell Alumni Center, 601 S. Lincoln Ave., Urbana. For more information, send e-mail to schehr@illinois.edu. Continues through Saturday. French.

School of Social Work Continuing Education Event.
9 a.m. Hawthorne Suites Hotel and Conference Center, 101 Trade Centre Drive, Champaign. For more info, call 244-5241 or e-mail ambeck@illinois.edu. Social Work.

“Building Study Skills in Your Class.”
Alan Phillips, UI. 3-5 p.m. 428 Armory. To register, visit https://webtools.uiuc.edu/formBuilder/OrganizationSecure?id=5544547. Center for Teaching Excellence.

Asian American Spring 2008 Conference. “South Korea’s Education Exodus: Risks, Realities and Challenges.” Levis Faculty Center, Asian American Studies Cultural Center and Alice Campbell Alumni Hall. For more info, call 333-3938. Continues through Saturday. Asian American Cultural Center, East Asian and Pacific Studies, Democracy in a Multiracial Society, Liberal Arts and Sciences, Gender and Women’s Studies and Human and Community Development.

29
Saturday
Cross-Disciplinary Diversity Conference. 8 a.m. 319 Gregory Hall. For more info: 265-0518. History.

“For the Love of Coffee.”
4-6 p.m. Steeple Gallery, Monticello. Join staff from Allerton, Montgomery’s and Steeple Gallery to discover the history and varieties of coffee. To register, call 762-2721. Admission charge. Allerton Park and Conference Center.

30
Sunday
Garden and Sculpture Tour Volunteer Training. 1-3 p.m. Visitor’s Center, Allerton Park. Allerton Park and Retreat Center.

Retreat Center Tour Volunteer Training.
3:30-5 p.m. Retreat Center, Allerton Park. Allerton Park and Retreat Center.

The Big Read. Champaign-Urbana Kick-off Celebration: “Tolstoy in Champaign-Urbana.”
5 p.m. Alice Campbell Alumni Center, 601 S. Lincoln Ave., Urbana. Unit for Cinema Studies, Office of the Chancellor and College of Medicine.

31
Monday
“Creating Effective Teams: From Problems to Solutions.” Cheelan Bo-Linn, UI. 3 p.m. 428 Armory. To register, visit https://webtools.uiuc.edu/formBuilder/OrganizationSecure?id=237049. Center for Teaching Excellence.

1
Tuesday
“Classroom Observations for Instructor Feedback: Principles and Practices.” Laura Hahn, UI. Noon. 428 Armory Building. To register, visit https://webtools.uiuc.edu/formBuilder/Secure?id=4463248. Center for Teaching Excellence.

2 Wednesday
“Getting Started With Service-Learning Course Design Series: Strategies for Service-Learning Reflection.” Valeri Werpetinski, UI. Noon. 428 Armory Building. To register, visit https://webtools.uiuc.edu/formBuilder/OrganizationSecure?id=3857000. Center for Teaching Excellence.

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.

Nutrition Symposium 2008.
1-6:15 p.m. Monsanto Room, ACES Library. Nutritional Sciences and Agricultural, Consumer and Economic Sciences.

Ikebana Demonstration.
5:30 p.m. Japan House, 2000 S. Lincoln Ave., Urbana. Japanese flower arranging demonstration by Kimiko Gunji and the Prairie Ikenobo Ikebana group. Japan House.

3
Thursday
Reading. Patrick Rosal, author. 4:30 p.m. Author’s Corner, Illini Union Bookstore. Carr Reading Series/English.

Third Annual Midwest Workshop on Latin American History.
Music Room, Levis Faculty Center. Continues through Saturday. For more info, visit www.clacs.uiuc.edu. Latin American and Caribbean Studies and History.

4
Friday
Conference. 38th Linguistic Symposium on Romance Languages. 8:30 a.m. Beckman Institute. Plenary speakers: Barbara Bullock, Pennsylvania State University; Gennaro Chierchia, Harvard University; Grant Goodall, University of California-San Diego; Michele Koven, UI. For more information and to register, go to http://www.lsrl.uiuc.edu/. Continues through Sunday. Linguistics; Spanish, Italian and Portuguese; French; Beckman Institute; Center for Advanced Studies; European Union Center; Office of the Associate Provost for International Affairs; Speech Communication; and Anthropology.

ARTzilla.
7-11 p.m. Krannert Art Museum. Art, music, performances and food. Go to www.kam.uiuc.edu for more information. Krannert Art Museum.

5
Saturday
Veterinary Medicine Open House. 9 a.m.-4 p.m. College of Veterinary Medicine. More than 50 fun and educational exhibits and demonstrations for all ages. For more information, visit http://www.cvm.uiuc.edu/. Veterinary Medicine.

“Heirlooms, Artifacts and Family Treasures: A Preservation Emporium.”
Noon. Spurlock Museum. Meet and talk with preservation experts. Spurlock Museum.

Black Women’s Achievement Dinner.
6-9 p.m. Holiday Inn, Urbana. For tickets and more information, call 344-0721 or send e-mail to ywcauofi@hotmail.com. Admission charge. University YWCA.

exhibits

“Indigenous Population of Mexico”
Latin American and Caribbean Library.
Through March 31.

Asian American Women Art Show: “Reflections of Who I Am”
Through April 30.
Asian American Cultural Center, 1210 W. Nevada St., Urbana. 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday.

“Calypso Music in Postwar America: Photographs and Illustrations, 1945-1960”
“Qak’aslem, Qakem: Kaqchikel Maya Weavings”
On view March 25.
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.

“Que Bola?: Cuban Hip Hop in Movement”
Marc D. Perry, UI.
Through May 9.
Humanities Lecture Hall, IPRH, 805 W. Pennsylvania Ave., Urbana. 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday.

“Blown Away”
“Children of Arcadia”
Through March 30.
“Jay Ryan: Animals and Objects In and Out of Water”
Through May 11.
“The Archaeological Heritage of Illinois”
Through June 1, 2008.
“MusiVerse”
“Landscapes of Experience and Imagination: Explorations by Midwest Latina/Latino Artists”
On view April 4.
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.

“We Construct the Chorus”
Through March 22.
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 March 20 issue of Inside Illinois, the faculty-staff newspaper at the UI.