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THIS WEEK AT THE UO.

Byline: The Register-Guard

TODAY

Workshop - 2 p.m. Learn to knit or polish your skills. Materials provided to beginning and volunteer knitters. Room 318, Erb Memorial Union. Free.

MONDAY

International Week - 11:30 a.m. International Week kicks off with the opening parade along East 13th Avenue. The event continues all week; Monday's events feature music and dance. Various locations. Free. 346-4387.

Film - 4 p.m. A lecture and documentary featuring the film "Our Nation: A Korean Punk Rock Community" documenting the rise of a new youth subculture in Korea. Room 111, Lillis Hall. Free. 346-1521.

Lecture - 7 p.m. B. Rosemary Grant and Peter Grant will discuss "Evolution of Darwin's Finches," focusing on their work on evolution and the finches in the Galapagos Islands. Room 100, Willamette Hall. Free. 346-4581.

TUESDAY

International Week - All day. International Week continues with events featuring arts and crafts. Various locations. Free. 346-4387.

Lecture - Noon. Tina Boscha, writer and research analyst, discusses "River in the Sea: A Novel." Room 330, Hendricks Hall. Free. 346-5015.

Lecture - 4 p.m. The inaugural "Thinker In Residence" lecture features Vijay Prashad, international studies professor at Trinity College, discussing "Ethnic Studies Inside Out: An Analysis of the Limitations of Ethnic Studies in Neo-Liberal Times." Lecture hall, Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art. Free. 346-0936.

Discussion - 7:30 p.m. Eva Hoffman's book "Lost in Translation" will be discussed as part of the "Let's Talk About It: Jewish Literature - Identity and Imagination" discussion series. Martha Ravits will facilitate. Browsing Room, Knight Library. Free. 346-1930.

WEDNESDAY

International Week - All day. The events feature Earth Day. Various locations. Free. 346-4387.

Workshop - 10 a.m. Vijay Prashad, international studies professor at Trinity College, will conduct a student activist workshop for UO students. Fir Room, Erb Memorial Union. Free. 346-0123.

Lecture - Noon. The International Resource Center hosts the first in a series of lunchtime presentations by international students who have personally affected by war. Today, Amal Eqeiq discusses "There is Here: The Thin Borders of War." International Resource Center, Erb Memorial Union. Free. 346-1333.

Lecture - 3 p.m. Professor Jonathan Levine will discuss "Zoned Out: Regulation, Markets and Choice in Transportation." Heritage Hall, Bowerman Family Building. Free. 346-2046.

Conference - 6:30 p.m. The Sustainable Advantage Conference showcases pragmatic practices that lead to profits. Continues through Friday. Lillis Hall, Lundquist College of Business. Free. 490-2387.

THURSDAY

International Week - All day. This day's events feature languages. Various locations. Free. 346-4387.

Conference - 7 p.m. "Cross-Border Cultural Production: Economic Runaway or Globalization" brings together scholars, students, industry, labor and government representatives to discuss the implications of cross-border cultural production. Continues through Saturday. Room 123, Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art. Free. 346-4174.

Lecture - 12:30 p.m. Jonathan Levine, University of Michigan, discusses "Does the Free Market Prefer Sprawl?" Frazier Hearth, Room 119, Hendricks Hall. Free. 346-3635.

FRIDAY

International Week - All day. The day's events feature cuisine. Various locations. Free. 346-4387.

Lecture - Noon. Professor Ina Asim, history, will discuss "Let the Best Win: Ritual, Performance and Competition in Chinese History." Part of the "Emerging China: History, Culture, Politics" series. Room 212, Lillis Hall. Free. 346-1521.

Lecture - Noon. Graduate student Thomas Dolack, comparative literature, will discuss "Imitation and Literary Evolution." Room 159, Prince Lucien Campbell Hall. Free. 346-3934.

Lecture - 5:30 p.m. Anthropology professor Donald Grayson, University of Washington, will discuss "Sloths, Pikas and Peccaries: Ice Age Extinctions in the Great Basin." Reception follows. Room 175, Knight Library. Free; donations accepted. 346-1671.

Ballroom dance - 7:30 p.m. Dress up or casual; leather-sole shoes advised. No partner needed. Lessons during the first hour. Room 220, Gerlinger Hall. $5 general public, $4 students and UO faculty. 346-6025.

SATURDAY

International Week - All day. Various locations. Free. 346-4387.

Studio - 2 p.m. Printmaker Debby Sundbaum-Sommers demonstrates monotype printing. Basement, UO Bookstore. Free. 434-3240.

Lu'au - 5 p.m. The UO Hawai'i Club presents its 31st annual lu'au, one of the largest student-run cultural events on campus. McArthur Court. $20 general public; $15 UO student; $10 child 12 and under; free for children 3 and under. (808) 295-3795.
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