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THE WEEKLY GREEN

January 28, 2010

 

UPCOMING EVENTS

Fruchtbringende Gesellschaft Lecture: On Thursday, February 4 at 5:15 p.m. in Lucy Ellis Lounge, FLB. Professor Yasemin Yildiz will present "Beyond the Mother Tongue? The Postmonolingual Condition in Art and Literature."

The Program in Jewish Culture and Society presents the Annual Einhorn Lecture: Jeffrey Shandler (Professor of Jewish Studies, Rutgers University) will speak on "Absolute Tchotchke: The Material Culture of Yiddish in America" on Monday, February 1 at 7:00 p.m. Music Room, Levis Faculty Center, 919 West Illinois Street

Expanded Career Options for Humanists & Social Scientists, Wednesday, February 3, 210 Illini Union, 3:30-5:00 p.m. Have you been thinking about possible career paths, especially with the current job market news? Are you interested in exploring careers that use the skills you have developed in graduate school? Do you have questions about how to make a successful transition? Join us for a discussion with University of Illinois humanities and social science alumni who have pursued successful careers beyond the faculty path. Panelists will include:

Julian Parrott, Assistant Provost & Director of the Campus Center for Advising and Academic Services, Joan Dixon, Executive Director of the Community Foundation of East Central Illinois, Jessica Horn, Senior Loan Officer at ACCION Chicago.

This event is relevant to students at any stage of graduate study. Sponsored by the Graduate College Career Services Office

PRESENTATIONS

Professor Yasemin Yildiz presented "Wordsearch: Multilingual Art and the Postmonolingual Condition" at the MLA in Philadelphia on December 30, 2009.

ANNOUNCEMENTS

Professor Yasemin Yildiz received a 0% appointment in the Unit for Criticism and Interpretive Theory.

"The University of Illinois German choir – a chamber choir devoted to German choral music – seeks interested singers. Rehearsals are held Tuesday evenings from 8:00 to 10:00 PM in St. Andrew's Campus Center, 909 S. Wright St. in Champaign. The first rehearsal for the Spring Semester 2010 will be held on Tuesday, January 26. Email fvlawrence@gmail.com for further information. One hour credit for German 199 is available to students."

WEEKLY DEPARTMENTAL ACTIVITIES

This semester, the Deutsche Konversationsgruppe will meet on Wednesdays from 1-3 PM in the cafe of the new Institute for Genomic Biology. The IGB is the first building east of the Morrow Plots, and the cafe is in the downstairs level on the west side of the building.

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