Department Posts

China in Africa: Myths and Realities

October 25, 2013 - 1:00pm

The Center for African Studies, The Center for East Asian and Pacific Studies and The Sino-African Initiative of the Urbana Sister Cities invite you to a community dialog on:

China in Africa: Myths and Realities 

Friday, October 25, 2013 at 1 p.m.

Urbana Free Library Auditorium, 210 W. Green St., Urbana

Featuring guest speaker Professor Deborah Brautigam of Johns Hopkins University. Professor Brautigam is the author of The Dragon's Gift: The Real Story of China in Africa.


Malawi Mixer IV

March 26, 2013 - 5:30pm to 9:00pm

You are invited to a celebration honoring Sister City visitors from Zomba, Malawi!

What: The Malawi Mixer IV

When: Tuesday, March 26, 2013 from 5:30-9 p.m.

Where: Independent Media Center, 202 South Broadway in Urbana

Music!  Soul food!  Dancing!  New Friends!

Sponsored by the Urbana Sister Cities Committee

Public Dedication for the Art in the Park Installation Designed by John David Mooney

October 14, 2012 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm

The City of Urbana cordially invites you to a public dedication for the Art in the Park installation designed by Champaign County-born and internationally acclaimed artist John David Mooney.

  • Date: Sunday, October 14, 2012
  • Time: 5-7 p.m.
  • Location: Just north of the Urbana City Building at 400 S. Vine Street (corner of Green Street and Vine Street)

Light refreshments will be available and brief comments by Mayor Prussing and the artist, John David Mooney, will begin at 5:30 p.m. This event is free and open to the public.

Please see the press release below for further Art in the Park information and event details.