General Events

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Sunday, March 31, 2019

    • 8:30 am
    • Levis Faculty Center

    • All Day
    • Levis Faculty Center (919 W. Illinois St., Urbana)

    This colloquium is the culmination of a year-long interdisciplinary faculty-graduate student IPRH research cluster, “Transmission, Translation, and Directionality in Cultural Exchange (TTDCE).” Keynote Speakers: Gabriela Currie, University of Minnesota (Music) and Ronald Schleifer, University of Oklahoma (English).

    • All Day
    • Spurlock Museum, 600 S Gregory St, Urbana

    The Museum is pleased to open a new exhibit exploring themes from the The Namesake (by Jhumpa Lahiri, 2003), the cornerstone of our National Endowment for the Arts Big Read in 2019. With Guest Community Curator Dr. Koeli Goel, this exhibit features objects and photographs loaned by members of campus and Champaign-Urbana South Asian and South Asian-American communities.

    • 8:30 am
    • Spurlock Museum, 600 S Gregory St, Urbana, second floor balcony

    Breaking the Silence is a breaking and making mosaic project led by Susan Parenti, School for Designing a Society. Coordinated by Mad Creative, it was one of a series of events looking at bombardments of trauma news about sexual violence and other triggering topics around gender and power.

    • 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
    • Prairie Zen Center (515 S. Prospect, Champaign)

    The Meditation Student Organization (MSO) is a peer-led group offering students, faculty, and staff at the University of Illinois an open and non-judgmental space to practice meditation.

    • 1:00 - 4:00 pm
    • Lake of the Woods pavilion

    Join us at Lake of the Woods pavilion for a mid-winter afternoon of bicycle riding, food, and board games. There will be an opportunity to ride your bike on road for a 10-mile loop out into the winter. There will also be a fat bike/mountain bike ride inside the park. All will return to the pavilion for hot soup, hot drinks, and board games in front of the fire.

    • 3:00 pm
    • Foellinger Great Halll

    The premier orchestra at the University of Illinois will perform a variety of pieces conducted by Donald Schleicher.

    • 7:00 pm
    • Art Theater; 126 W Church St.; Champaign, IL 61820

    • 11:55 pm

    Applications are currently open for APAC's 2019-2020 Executive Board! Click through to access the event page and application.

Monday, April 1, 2019

Tuesday, April 2, 2019

Wednesday, April 3, 2019

Thursday, April 4, 2019

Friday, April 5, 2019

    • All Day
    • Across campus, including the Spurlock Museum, the Armory Innovation Spaces, and the CU Community Fablab

    Keynote address by Allen Turner (DePaul University College of Computing and Digital Media) "Cultivating Voice: An exploration of metabolizing narratives in the quest to create parables of play," and a featured panel conversation with Stuart Moulthrop &Chris Klimas, "Interactive Narrative from Victory Garden to Twine." Free and open to the public.

    • All Day
    • Toronto, Ontario, Canada

    The 2019 AERA Annual Meeting's theme is: Leveraging Education Research in a “Post-Truth” Era: Multimodal Narratives to Democratize Evidence

    • All Day

    The exhibit Chess: Gymnasium of the Mind features a variety of chess sets from around the world highlighting unique pieces, boards, and moves. This project is part of the second annual Spring Symposium held by Playful by Design, an interdisciplinary game studies consortium at the University of Illinois. On view during museum open hours April 4–July 7.

    • All Day
    • Spurlock Museum, 600 S Gregory St, Urbana

    The Museum is pleased to open a new exhibit exploring themes from the The Namesake (by Jhumpa Lahiri, 2003), the cornerstone of our National Endowment for the Arts Big Read in 2019. With Guest Community Curator Dr. Koeli Goel, this exhibit features objects and photographs loaned by members of campus and Champaign-Urbana South Asian and South Asian-American communities.

    • 8:30 am
    • Spurlock Museum, 600 S Gregory St, Urbana, second floor balcony

    Breaking the Silence is a breaking and making mosaic project led by Susan Parenti, School for Designing a Society. Coordinated by Mad Creative, it was one of a series of events looking at bombardments of trauma news about sexual violence and other triggering topics around gender and power.

    • All Day
    • KAM Main Level, West Gallery

    Drawn from KAM’s collection and including artwork by Sue Coe, Louise Fishman, Leon Golub, Robert Indiana, Annette Lemieux, David Park, Mark Rothko, Hedda Sterne, and Purvis Young, this exhibition features works that offer resolute statements on the physical and emotional significance of painting.

    • All Day
    • KAM Main Level, Rosann Gelvin Noel Annex and Light Court Gallery

    This exhibition features works from KAM’s collection of exquisite paintings predominantly from Rajasthan and the Punjab hills, in the northwestern region of the Indian subcontinent.

    • All Day
    • KAM Main Level, Rosann Gelvin Noel Gallery

    Visitors are invited to engage anew with European and American art in this special exhibition on view in the Rosann Gelvin Noel Gallery.

    • All Day
    • Spurlock Museum, Armory Building, CU FabLab

    A three-day celebration of games and gaming at the University of Illinois.

    • 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
    • Undergraduate Library, room 251

    • All Day
    • Krannert Art Museum

    Blue and White explores the technological advances, trade networks, and shared aesthetics that sustain a global appetite for blue-and-white ceramics.

    • 9:30 am
    • 1404 Siebel Center

    • 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
    • Campus Bike Center

    Tired of getting flat tires on your bike? Come to this 1 hour informational hands-on class to learn how to solve one of the most common bicycle repair problems! We’ll cover the basics of removing a wheel and tire, replacing the tube, and reinstalling the wheel on the bicycle. All tools and parts will be provided.

    • 11:30 am - 12:00 pm
    • Spurlock Museum, 600 S Gregory St, Urbana

    The Museum invites you to join leader Mary Wolters (Green Yoga Spa) in Mindful Meditation on Fridays this spring, March 29 through May 3. Mary will help participants bring a focus to their breathing and share tips for how to engage mindfully.

    • 11:30 am - 12:00 pm
    • Knight Auditorium, Spurlock Museum, 600 S. Gregory St., Urbana, IL

    The Museum invites you to join leader Mary Wolters (Green Yoga Spa) in Mindful Meditation on Fridays this spring, March 29 through May 3.

    • 11:30 am
    • Lower Level, Hood Classroom, Krannert Art Museum

    Classes introduce participants to the fundamentals of hatha yoga: seated and standing asanas (poses), breath awareness, and relaxation techniques. Participants should bring their own yoga mats and wear comfortable clothing. Classes are limited to 20 participants on a first-come, first-serve basis. Please note, yoga will not be held on March 8 or March 22.

    • 12:00 pm
    • Room 260A

    • 1:30 pm
    • 819 Psychology

    • 2:00 - 3:00 pm
    • Krannert Art Museum

    Autumn Knight, performance artist; Amy L. Powell, Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art; and Sandra Ruiz, Assistant Professor of Latina/Latino Studies are featured in this conversation. They will discuss the recently published book Autumn Knight: In Rehearsal, the first comprehensive publication on the New York-based performance artist. This event is free (donations accep

    • 3:00 - 5:00 pm
    • Main Library, Room 346

    Moms Weekend Spring Open House Books on display: new acquisitions & spring-themed rare book favorites Our curators will be on hand to answer questions. Students and parents interested in rare books and special collections are encouraged to stop by! Free and open to the public; refreshments will be served.

    • 7:30 pm
    • Krannert Center for the Performing Arts

    What would Queen Elizabeth, Mary Stuart, Shakespeare’s Hermione, Medea, and other queens of stage and screen say and do if they were all together at a day spa? Illinois Theatre is thrilled to premiere this devised play, created with Tectonic Theater Company master teachers Barbara Pitts McAdams and playwright Mina Samuels and further developed with our students.

Saturday, April 6, 2019

Sunday, April 7, 2019

    • All Day
    • Toronto, Ontario, Canada

    The 2019 AERA Annual Meeting's theme is: Leveraging Education Research in a “Post-Truth” Era: Multimodal Narratives to Democratize Evidence

    • All Day

    The exhibit Chess: Gymnasium of the Mind features a variety of chess sets from around the world highlighting unique pieces, boards, and moves. This project is part of the second annual Spring Symposium held by Playful by Design, an interdisciplinary game studies consortium at the University of Illinois. On view during museum open hours April 4–July 7.

    • All Day
    • Spurlock Museum, 600 S Gregory St, Urbana

    The Museum is pleased to open a new exhibit exploring themes from the The Namesake (by Jhumpa Lahiri, 2003), the cornerstone of our National Endowment for the Arts Big Read in 2019. With Guest Community Curator Dr. Koeli Goel, this exhibit features objects and photographs loaned by members of campus and Champaign-Urbana South Asian and South Asian-American communities.

    • 8:30 am
    • Spurlock Museum, 600 S Gregory St, Urbana, second floor balcony

    Breaking the Silence is a breaking and making mosaic project led by Susan Parenti, School for Designing a Society. Coordinated by Mad Creative, it was one of a series of events looking at bombardments of trauma news about sexual violence and other triggering topics around gender and power.

    • 9:00 am
    • Krannert Center

    • 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
    • Prairie Zen Center (515 S. Prospect, Champaign)

    The Meditation Student Organization (MSO) is a peer-led group offering students, faculty, and staff at the University of Illinois an open and non-judgmental space to practice meditation.

    • 12:30 - 5:00 pm
    • Spurlock Museum, 600 S Gregory St, Urbana

    Join the Spurlock Museum in the celebration of its 14th annual WorldFest event. Enjoy performances from around the world in one afternoon…plus crafts for all ages! The afternoon features a variety of international music and storytelling. This family-friendly event is free and sponsored in part by the Illinois Arts Council.

    • 3:00 pm
    • Krannert Center for the Performing Arts

    What would Mary Stuart, Shakespeare’s Hermione, Medea, Queen Christina of Sweden, and other queens of stage and screen say and do if they were all together at a day spa? What would they change? Illinois Theatre is thrilled to premiere this devised piece; join us for a fast, funny, wicked take on femininity, power, and pleasure.

    • 3:00 pm
    • Krannert Center for the Performing Arts, 500 S Goodwin Ave, Urbana

    With their “unbeatable blend of virtuosity, spontaneity, and humor,” Canadian Brass possesses a uniquely engaging stage presence and rapport with audiences (Washington Post). Renowned for musical excellence, genre-bending versatility, and joyous performances for almost 50 years, Canadian Brass has truly earned the distinction of “the world’s most famous brass group.”

    • 6:00 - 8:00 pm
    • Ruth's Chris Steakhouse, Toronto

    Join the College at our reception to reconnect with friends, meet students, and learn what's new in Champaign-Urbana. RSVP acceptances by April 1 to go.illinois.edu/AERA2019RSVP

Monday, April 8, 2019

Tuesday, April 9, 2019

Wednesday, April 10, 2019

Thursday, April 11, 2019

Friday, April 12, 2019

Saturday, April 13, 2019

Sunday, April 14, 2019

    • All Day
    • Education Building

    • All Day
    • Krannert Center for the Performing Arts, 500 S Goodwin Ave, Urbana

    This weekend is a time for friends old and new, near and far, to come together in reflection and revelry, celebrating all that has led to this moment in Krannert Center’s history.

    • All Day

    All are welcome!! Come one come all, from Indiana from Illinois from Wisconsin or from wherever you are... We'll be heading to the lovely Walnut Point State Park. Choose your adventure, by bike or auto (if that's your preference) Been hosting this delightful shebang for about 8 years now!

    • All Day

    The exhibit Chess: Gymnasium of the Mind features a variety of chess sets from around the world highlighting unique pieces, boards, and moves. This project is part of the second annual Spring Symposium held by Playful by Design, an interdisciplinary game studies consortium at the University of Illinois. On view during museum open hours April 4–July 7.

    • All Day
    • Spurlock Museum, 600 S Gregory St, Urbana

    The Museum is pleased to open a new exhibit exploring themes from the The Namesake (by Jhumpa Lahiri, 2003), the cornerstone of our National Endowment for the Arts Big Read in 2019. With Guest Community Curator Dr. Koeli Goel, this exhibit features objects and photographs loaned by members of campus and Champaign-Urbana South Asian and South Asian-American communities.

    • 8:30 am
    • Spurlock Museum, 600 S Gregory St, Urbana, second floor balcony

    Breaking the Silence is a breaking and making mosaic project led by Susan Parenti, School for Designing a Society. Coordinated by Mad Creative, it was one of a series of events looking at bombardments of trauma news about sexual violence and other triggering topics around gender and power.

    • 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
    • Prairie Zen Center (515 S. Prospect, Champaign)

    The Meditation Student Organization (MSO) is a peer-led group offering students, faculty, and staff at the University of Illinois an open and non-judgmental space to practice meditation.

    • 3:00 pm
    • Krannert Center for the Performing Arts, 500 S Goodwin Ave, Urbana

    Each Krannert Center Debut Artist is featured in an intimate atmosphere with audience members seated onstage with the performer. This powerful early career boost beautifully symbolizes Krannert Center’s threefold mission of education, research, and public engagement.

Monday, April 15, 2019

Tuesday, April 16, 2019

Wednesday, April 17, 2019

Thursday, April 18, 2019

Friday, April 19, 2019

Saturday, April 20, 2019

Sunday, April 21, 2019

Monday, April 22, 2019

Tuesday, April 23, 2019

Wednesday, April 24, 2019

Thursday, April 25, 2019

Friday, April 26, 2019

    • All Day

    Celebrate the benefits of trees on Arbor Day this spring, and learn about how campus supports and prioritizes a healthy campus forest.

    • All Day

    The exhibit Chess: Gymnasium of the Mind features a variety of chess sets from around the world highlighting unique pieces, boards, and moves. This project is part of the second annual Spring Symposium held by Playful by Design, an interdisciplinary game studies consortium at the University of Illinois. On view during museum open hours April 4–July 7.

    • All Day
    • Spurlock Museum, 600 S Gregory St, Urbana

    The Museum is pleased to open a new exhibit exploring themes from the The Namesake (by Jhumpa Lahiri, 2003), the cornerstone of our National Endowment for the Arts Big Read in 2019. With Guest Community Curator Dr. Koeli Goel, this exhibit features objects and photographs loaned by members of campus and Champaign-Urbana South Asian and South Asian-American communities.

    • 8:30 am
    • Spurlock Museum, 600 S Gregory St, Urbana, second floor balcony

    Breaking the Silence is a breaking and making mosaic project led by Susan Parenti, School for Designing a Society. Coordinated by Mad Creative, it was one of a series of events looking at bombardments of trauma news about sexual violence and other triggering topics around gender and power.

    • All Day
    • KAM Main Level, West Gallery

    Drawn from KAM’s collection and including artwork by Sue Coe, Louise Fishman, Leon Golub, Robert Indiana, Annette Lemieux, David Park, Mark Rothko, Hedda Sterne, and Purvis Young, this exhibition features works that offer resolute statements on the physical and emotional significance of painting.

    • All Day
    • KAM Main Level, Rosann Gelvin Noel Annex and Light Court Gallery

    This exhibition features works from KAM’s collection of exquisite paintings predominantly from Rajasthan and the Punjab hills, in the northwestern region of the Indian subcontinent.

    • All Day
    • KAM Main Level, Rosann Gelvin Noel Gallery

    Visitors are invited to engage anew with European and American art in this special exhibition on view in the Rosann Gelvin Noel Gallery.

    • 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
    • 5602 Beckman

    Organized by the TiMe graduate student cohort, the third annual TiMe Day Symposium on April 26, 2019, will highlight research from the program, include keynote and plenary talks, and culminate with a poster session in which all graduate and undergraduate students are encouraged to present their work.

    • 8:30 am
    • KAM Lower Level, Hood Classroom

    • 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
    • Undergraduate Library, room 251

    • All Day
    • Krannert Art Museum

    Blue and White explores the technological advances, trade networks, and shared aesthetics that sustain a global appetite for blue-and-white ceramics.

    • 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
    • Campus Bike Center

    Tired of getting flat tires on your bike? Come to this 1 hour informational hands-on class to learn how to solve one of the most common bicycle repair problems! We’ll cover the basics of removing a wheel and tire, replacing the tube, and reinstalling the wheel on the bicycle. All tools and parts will be provided.

    • 11:30 am - 12:00 pm
    • Spurlock Museum, 600 S Gregory St, Urbana

    The Museum invites you to join leader Mary Wolters (Green Yoga Spa) in Mindful Meditation on Fridays this spring, March 29 through May 3. Mary will help participants bring a focus to their breathing and share tips for how to engage mindfully.

    • 11:30 am - 12:00 pm
    • Knight Auditorium, Spurlock Museum, 600 S. Gregory St., Urbana, IL

    The Museum invites you to join leader Mary Wolters (Green Yoga Spa) in Mindful Meditation on Fridays this spring, March 29 through May 3.

    • 11:30 am
    • Lower Level, Hood Classroom, Krannert Art Museum

    Classes introduce participants to the fundamentals of hatha yoga: seated and standing asanas (poses), breath awareness, and relaxation techniques. Participants should bring their own yoga mats and wear comfortable clothing. Classes are limited to 20 participants on a first-come, first-serve basis. Please note, yoga will not be held on March 8 or March 22.

    • 12:00 pm
    • College of Education Room 22

    • 1:00 - 5:30 pm
    • Business Instructional Facility, Deloitte Auditorium 515 E. Gregory Drive, Champaign IL 61820

    The purpose of this summit is to highlight educational and research opportunities around e-sports, and to explore opportunities for making esports a varsity sport on our campus.

    • 1:30 pm
    • 819 Psychology