Archive – November, 2003
L'Atelier presents French theater workshop, Dec. 3
Posted November 26, 2003; 02:39 p.m.
L'Atelier will present a public theater workshop at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 3, in the Rockefeller College common room.
"L'Atelier: Cours Public 3" will feature students performing classical French theater scenes, directed by Florent Mass...
Concert features area performers, Dec. 2
Posted November 26, 2003; 02:21 p.m.
A concert featuring performers from New York City and Princeton is planned for 8 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 2, in Taplin Auditorium, Fine Hall.
The program includes performances of various instrumental and choral pieces as well as an experimental in...
Iraqi women activists to speak, Dec. 4
Posted November 26, 2003; 02:17 p.m.
Two Iraqi women activists will discuss their experiences of living through wars and sanctions and address current conditions in their country in a lecture at 8 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 4, in Dodds Auditorium, Robertson Hall.
Amal Al-Khedairy and N...
'Wonderful Life' showing benefits charity, Dec. 19
Posted November 26, 2003; 11:39 a.m.
Local residents can unwind from the holiday hustle by watching the classic "It's a Wonderful Life" on the big screen, while benefiting the Princeton Community Area Foundation.
The film, starring Jimmy Stewart of Princeton's class of 1932, wil...
Health Services urges flu shots by mid-December
Posted November 26, 2003; 10:08 a.m.
Amid warnings that this flu season might be one of the worst in recent history, Princeton University Health Services is recommending that students, faculty and staff members obtain flu shots as the holiday travel season approaches. University c...
Professor Emeritus Jerome Clinton dies
Posted November 25, 2003; 02:08 p.m.
Jerome W. Clinton, professor emeritus of Near Eastern studies and a scholar of Iranian culture and society at Princeton University, died of cancer Nov. 7. He was 66.
Clinton taught Persian language and literature, as well as courses in Near E...
Jazz program presents night of love songs, Dec. 6
Posted November 25, 2003; 08:53 a.m.
The Princeton University Jazz Program will present a concert titled "What's Love Got To Do With It? Songs of Romance and Desire," featuring guest tenor saxophone soloist Don Braden, at 8 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 6, in Richardson Auditorium, Alexan...
Wind Ensemble to perform winter concert, Dec. 9
Posted November 25, 2003; 08:49 a.m.
The Princeton University Wind Ensemble will perform its annual winter concert at 8 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 9, in Richardson Auditorium, Alexander Hall.
The performance is dedicated to Angela Ovecka, a member of the class of 2002 and former p...
Health Services urges flu shots by mid-December
Posted November 24, 2003; 09:56 p.m.
Amid warnings that this flu season might be one of the worst in recent history, Princeton University Health Services is recommending that students, faculty and staff members obtain flu shots as the holiday travel season approaches. University...
Robinson awarded Rhodes Scholarship
Posted November 24, 2003; 03:56 p.m.
Princeton senior David Robinson, a philosophy major who plans to pursue a career in journalism, has been awarded a prestigious Rhodes Scholarship, which provides funding for two or three years of study at the University of Oxford in England.
'Scavenger hunt' introduces Web site, Nov. 24-Dec. 5
Posted November 24, 2003; 10:13 a.m.
The Office of Environmental Health and Safety has redesigned its Web site to provide a more user-friendly and one-stop approach for accessing safety information.
The office provides a wide range of safety and health services to faculty, s...
Conference set on unilateralism, U.S. power, Dec. 5
Posted November 23, 2003; 07:15 p.m.
A conference titled "Unilateralism and U.S. Power?" is set for Friday, Dec. 5, in Dodds Auditorium, Robertson Hall.
The all-day conference is intended to examine several issues, including: U.S. policy in trade, environment, human rights and s...
Thanksgiving gospel concert set for Nov. 23
Posted November 21, 2003; 05:49 p.m.
The IllumniNations, a gospel group from New York City, and the Princeton University Gospel Ensemble will perform a Thanksgiving concert at 7 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 23, in Murray-Dodge Hall.
The concert is sponsored by the Religious Life Coun...
Documentary examines Israeli-Palestinian conflict, Dec. 7
Posted November 21, 2003; 05:38 p.m.
"Passionate Voices," a documentary featuring American Jews discussing the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, will be shown at 7 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 7, in Dodds Auditorium, Robertson Hall.
The screening will be followed by a discussion led by the fil...
Service for World AIDS Day set for Dec. 1
Posted November 21, 2003; 05:36 p.m.
The Office of Religious Life will hold an ecumenical service for World AIDS Day at 12:30 p.m. Monday, Dec. 1, in the University Chapel.
The service is open to the public.
Contact: Eric Quinones (609) 258-3601
Fox-Genovese delivers seminars on marriage, Dec. 1, 3 and 8
Posted November 21, 2003; 03:26 p.m.
Emory University professor Elizabeth Fox-Genovese will discuss traditional marriage as a social institution and its justifications in three lectures on Monday, Dec. 1, Wednesday, Dec. 3, and Monday, Dec. 8.
Fox-Genovese, the Eleonore Raoul Pr...
Alumnus commutes from Ukraine to lead orchestra
Posted November 21, 2003; 02:29 p.m.
Hobart Earle has quite a history with Richardson Auditorium. Toward the end of his senior year at Princeton in 1983, he was invited to take the stage and lead the Princeton University Orchestra in Barber's "Adagio for Strings" during a concert. ...
Architecture symposium to honor Geddes, Dec. 6
Posted November 21, 2003; 01:06 p.m.
A symposium in honor of Robert Geddes, the first dean of the School of Architecture , is planned for Saturday, Dec. 6.
The event will run from 1 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. in Betts Auditorium at the School of Architecture, which is sponsoring the s...
Astronomer to tell story of the universe, Dec. 4
Posted November 21, 2003; 01:02 p.m.
Astronomer Vera Rubin will present "Telling Stories About the Universe" at 8 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 4, in McCosh 50.
Rubin has spent her career as an observational astronomer looking at the spectra, or light signatures, of galaxies to determine ...
Urdang to focus on women and HIV/AIDS, Dec. 3
Posted November 21, 2003; 01:00 p.m.
A lecture titled "Who Cares? Women Infected and Affected in the Era of HIV/AIDS" will be presented at 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 3, in Dodds Auditorium, Robertson Hall.
The speaker will be Stephanie Urdang, senior adviser on gender and HIV/AID...
Hutchings to speak on intelligence, Dec. 1
Posted November 21, 2003; 12:55 a.m.
Ambassador Robert Hutchings, chair of the U.S. National Intelligence Council, will speak on "Strategic Choices, Intelligence Challenges" at 4:30 p.m. Monday, Dec. 1, in Dodds Auditorium, Robertson Hall.
Hutchings was appointed to his present ...
Exhibition focuses on African-American classicists, Dec. 1-11
Posted November 21, 2003; 12:53 a.m.
A photographic exhibition showcasing the work of 12 African-American scholars in classics will be on display Dec. 1-11 in Firestone Library.
At 8 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 4, Michele Ronnick, associate professor of classics at Wayne State Universit...
Journalist to discuss Intifada, Nov. 24
Posted November 21, 2003; 12:47 a.m.
Sever Plocker, chief economics editor and deputy editor-in-chief of Yedioth Abaronot, Israel's largest Hebrew daily newspaper, will speak at 4:30 p.m. Monday, Nov. 24, in Dodds Auditorium, Robertson Hall.
His lecture is titled "1,200 Days of ...
Stern earns fellowship for science and engineering
Posted November 21, 2003; 12:43 a.m.
The David and Lucile Packard Foundation has awarded evolutionary biologist David Stern its Packard Foundation Fellowship for Science and Engineering.
Stern, an assistant professor of ecology and evolutionary biology, was among 16 young sc...
R&D Council honors Tilghman and Bassler
Posted November 21, 2003; 12:42 a.m.
The Research and Development Council of New Jersey has given awards to President Shirley M. Tilghman and molecular biology professor Bonnie Bassler .
Tilghman received the council's Educator of the Year Award, and Bassler received the 2003...
'80-20' founder to speak on Asian-American politics, Nov. 24
Posted November 20, 2003; 06:17 p.m.
S.B. Woo will speak on "The Asian-American Political Frontier" at 4:30 p.m. Monday, Nov. 24, in 1 Robertson.
Woo is the founder of the 80-20 Initiative, a national, nonpartisan and Pan-Asian-American political organization dedicated to streng...
German minister urges trans-Atlantic collaboration
Posted November 20, 2003; 10:37 a.m.
German Foreign Minister Joschka Fischer, moving beyond his government's policy clash with the United States prior to the war in Iraq, advocated multilateralism and "positive globalization" in an address Wednesday, Nov. 19, at Princeton Universit...
Williams wins National Book Award
Posted November 20, 2003; 09:56 a.m.
Princeton Professor C.K. Williams has won the 2003 National Book Award in poetry for his most recent collection, "The Singing." The award was announced at a Nov. 19 dinner in New York.
A lecturer with the rank of professor in the Council of...
Kaita to talk on belief in science and God, Nov. 22
Posted November 19, 2003; 08:51 p.m.
Robert Kaita, research physicist and head of the Plasma Diagnostics Group on the Princeton Beta Experiment-Modification at the Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory, will deliver a lecture titled "Belief in Science and Belief in God" at 7:30 p.m. ...
College Road closed at the Luther P. Eisenhart Arch
Posted November 19, 2003; 06:26 p.m.
College Road will be closed at the Luther P. Eisenhart Arch at Springdale Road up to the first stop sign east on the Graduate College campus, Princeton University officials announced Nov. 19.
The road was closed due to structural damage to th...
Women's lacrosse team visits White House
Posted November 19, 2003; 10:02 a.m.
The Princeton women's lacrosse team celebrated its 2003 national championship by traveling to Washington, D.C., to meet with President Bush at the White House on Monday, Nov. 17.
"Princeton is the only team here this year who was here last ye...
Chamber choir presents free concert, Nov. 23
Posted November 18, 2003; 02:46 p.m.
The Princeton University Chamber Choir , under the direction of Richard Tang Yuk, will present a free concert of "Music from the British Isles" at 3 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 23, in Richardson Auditorium, Alexander Hall.
The choir is a select grou...
'All the President's Men' to be screened, Nov. 20
Posted November 18, 2003; 02:39 p.m.
The Undergraduate Film Organization will show "All the President's Men" as part of its fall film series, "Conspiracy, Real and Imagined," at 10 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 20, in McCosh 10.
The film, winner of four Oscars, chronicles the investiga...
'Bring Your Professor to Lunch Week' runs through Nov. 21
Posted November 18, 2003; 01:17 p.m.
Students are encouraged to take part in "Bring Your Professor to Lunch Week," which runs through Friday, Nov. 21. Details on how to participate are available online .
The goal of program is to remind students that opportunities exist throu...
Nye, Shapiro to be honored with alumni awards
Posted November 17, 2003; 04:20 p.m.
Two Princeton graduates who have made notable contributions in the field of higher education have been selected as the 2004 recipients of the University's top honors for alumni.
Joseph S. Nye Jr., dean of the John F. Kennedy School of Governm...
Panel to discuss inter-religious solidarity, Nov. 18
Posted November 17, 2003; 01:22 p.m.
The Rumi Club for Interfaith Dialogue will host a panel discussion, "Help Not Hurt: Lessons of Inter-Religious Solidarity," at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 18, in McCosh 46.
Speakers will include the Rev. Thomas Breidenthal, dean of religious ...
New shuttle line added for eastern region of campus
Posted November 17, 2003; 01:07 p.m.
Princeton University has introduced a new P-Rides shuttle line that will serve the campus community including visitors to the University. The free shuttle service, which covers the eastern region of campus, began operation on Monday, Nov. 17....
diSiac Dance Company presents 'Pulse,' Nov. 20-22
Posted November 14, 2003; 06:10 p.m.
The diSiac Dance Company , a student troupe that blends hip hop, ballet, jazz and modern dance, will perform "Pulse" Thursday through Saturday, Nov. 20-22, at the Hamilton Theater, Murray-Dodge Hall.
Show times are 8 p.m. Thursday; 7 p.m. an...
Films exploring 21st-century Africa screened, Nov. 18
Posted November 14, 2003; 05:54 p.m.
The Global Issues Forum will screen two documentaries exploring the problems facing post-colonial Africa at 8 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 18, in 2 Robertson Hall.
"Somalia -- The Neglected Civil War" a explores the political upheaval in the nation,...
De Waal to deliver Tanner Lectures, Nov. 19-20
Posted November 14, 2003; 05:16 p.m.
Primatologist Frans de Waal will deliver two lectures on the theme, "How Close to the Apes? Human Behavior and Primate Evolution," at 4:30 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday, Nov. 19-20, in Helm Auditorium, McCosh 50. These events are the annual Tanner L...
Symposium focuses on Greek art, Nov. 22
Posted November 14, 2003; 03:56 p.m.
An international symposium presented by scholars of ancient Greek art will take place Saturday, Nov. 22, in McCosh 10.
"Monsters and Mischwesen: The Human Animal in Early Greek Art" will run from 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. It is sponsored by the Depa...
Events celebrate life of Theodore Weiss, Nov. 21-22
Posted November 14, 2003; 03:51 p.m.
The Program in Creative Writing will honor and celebrate the life and work of the late Theodore Weiss, emeritus professor in the Princeton University English department, with two events on Friday and Saturday, Nov. 21-22.
Weiss, an award-wi...
Wartime humanitarianism is topic for talk, Nov. 20
Posted November 14, 2003; 03:44 p.m.
and Iraq: Humanitarianism at Gunpoint" is the title of a lecture to be presented at 4:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 20, in 16 Robertson Hall. Nancy Lindborg, executive vice president of Mercy Corps, will deliver the lecture, which is sponsored by the W...
Playwright, actor to perform 'Afghan Woman,' Nov. 20
Posted November 14, 2003; 03:42 p.m.
Bina Sharif, a New York-based Pakistani playwright and actor, will perform her play, "Afghan Woman," at 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 20, in Dodds Auditorium, Robertson Hall.
The play, written in response to the incidents of Sept. 11 and the aftermath,...
Niebuhr reflects on religious peacemaking, Nov. 19
Posted November 14, 2003; 03:03 p.m.
Niebuhr, former correspondent at The New York Times, will present a lecture titled, "Contra 9/11: A Journalist Reflects on Religious Peacemaking as a News Story" at 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 19, in Dodds Auditorium, Robertson Hall.
A visiting f...
Islamic scholar to discuss Shi'ites, Nov. 18
Posted November 14, 2003; 02:59 p.m.
A lecture on "Who Are the Leaders of the Iraqi Shi'ites?" is planned for 8 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 18, in McCosh 50.
Roy Mottahedeh, the Gurney Professor of History at Harvard University, will explain the historical background of the present Shi'it...
Program to feature panel of former Supreme Court clerks, Nov. 18
Posted November 14, 2003; 02:44 p.m.
Five former U.S. Supreme Court law clerks will participate in a panel discussion at 12:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 18, in 16 Robertson Hall.
"The Legacy of Justice Harlan: A Conversation With His Clerks," is being hosted by the Program in Law and Pub...
Non Sequitur music ensemble to perform, Nov. 22
Posted November 14, 2003; 01:39 p.m.
Following a week-long residence at Princeton's Department of Music , the ensemble Non Sequitur will perform a concert featuring music by graduate students and faculty at 8 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 22, in Taplin Auditorium, Fine Hall.
Speaker looks at future of Saudi Arabia, Nov. 19
Posted November 14, 2003; 11:14 a.m.
A lecture on "The Future of Saudi Arabia" is scheduled for 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 19, in McCosh 60.
Speaking will be Ali Al-Ahmed, executive director of the Saudi Institute, an independent human rights watchdog group based in McLean, Va. T...
Festival celebrating Czech culture scheduled, Nov. 17-21
Posted November 14, 2003; 10:58 a.m.
Mirjam Fried, assistant professor of Slavic languages and literatures, and students from her spring 2002 freshman seminar, "Prague, Vienna and Cultures of Central Europe," will present a five-day event celebrating Czech culture, Nov. 17-21.
Creager to discuss women in science, Nov. 18
Posted November 14, 2003; 10:10 a.m.
Princeton historian of science Angela Creager will discuss the history of women in science at noon Tuesday, Nov. 18, at the Women's Center, 243 Frist Campus Center.
Lunch will be served at the talk, which is open to members of the University...
Event focuses on Bhopal disaster, Nov. 20
Posted November 13, 2003; 07:21 p.m.
A presentation and film focusing on the 1984 industrial disaster in Bhopal, India, is scheduled for 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 20, in 1 Robertson Hall.
The tragedy, caused by a deadly gas leak at a Union Carbide factory, is considered one of th...
Filmmaker to discuss his work, Nov. 18
Posted November 13, 2003; 07:10 p.m.
Filmmaker Joe Gibbons will discuss his work at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 18, in the Stewart Film Theater, 185 Nassau St.
Gibbons works in film and video, making features and shorts. His work has been shown at numerous museums, including the Mus...
Karl Uitti, scholar of Romance languages, dies
Posted November 13, 2003; 05:42 p.m.
Karl D. Uitti, a leading scholar of Romance languages and a member of the Princeton University faculty for 44 years, died Nov. 11. He was 69. Uitti, who specialized in French medieval literature, was known for a broad range of Romance languag...
Two at PPPL elected fellows of American Physical Society
Posted November 12, 2003; 07:51 p.m.
Robert Kaita and Neil Pomphrey, physicists at the Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory , have been elected fellows of the American Physical Society.
They received the lifetime appointments in recognition of their contributions to the field...
Clouser to talk on myth of religious neutrality, Nov. 15
Posted November 12, 2003; 07:07 p.m.
Roy Clouser, professor emeritus of philosophy at the College of New Jersey and religious scholar, will deliver a lecture titled "The Myth of Religious Neutrality" at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 15, in the Whig Hall Senate Chamber.
Clouser is a s...
Film screened for Native American Heritage Month, Nov. 14
Posted November 12, 2003; 06:56 p.m.
"The Great American Footrace," a film by Princeton alumna Lily Shangreaux and Dan Bigbee Jr., will be shown at 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 14, in 101 McCormick Hall in observance of Native American Heritage Month.
The film tells the story of 19-year-...
New memory device could improve data archiving
Posted November 12, 2003; 03:22 p.m.
Engineers at Princeton University and Hewlett-Packard have invented a combination of materials that could lead to cheap and super-compact electronic memory devices for archiving digital images or other data.
The invention could result in a si...
Oates receives Kenyon Review Award
Posted November 12, 2003; 11:14 a.m.
Joyce Carol Oates , the Roger Berlind '52 Professor in the Humanities, is the recipient of the 2003 Kenyon Review Award for Literary Achievement.
The Kenyon Review, one of the nation's leading literary magazines, honored Oates "as an author...
Triangle Club to perform 'For Love or Funny,' Nov. 14-16
Posted November 11, 2003; 05:46 p.m.
The Triangle Club will perform "For Love or Funny" at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Nov. 14-15, and at 2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 16, at the McCarter Theatre.
The troupe's 113th annual revue is its first "reality musical," poking fun at the reality...
Author to discuss women and civil rights, Nov. 13
Posted November 11, 2003; 05:44 p.m.
Lynne Olson, the author of "Freedom's Daughters: The Unsung Heroines of the Civil Rights Movement from 1830 to1970," will present a lecture at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 13, in Betts Auditorium, School of Architecture.
Olson's lecture, which is...
Forum explores African-American gender gap, Nov. 17
Posted November 11, 2003; 05:43 p.m.
A forum exploring the widening divide between African-American men and women is set for 4:30 p.m. Monday, Nov. 17, in 2 Robertson Hall. Panelists will discuss issues raised in the book "Gender Talk: The Struggle for Women's Equality in African-A...
Secretary of State Powell to deliver address at Princeton in 2004
Posted November 11, 2003; 04:12 p.m.
U.S. Secretary of State Colin L. Powell has accepted an invitation to deliver an opening address during Princeton University's upcoming George F. Kennan Centennial Conference. While he is on campus, undergraduate students plan to present Secreta...
Oz sees hope for resolution to Israeli-Arab conflict
Posted November 11, 2003; 03:24 p.m.
Both sides in the Israeli-Arab conflict are ready to make the painful sacrifices required to achieve peace, Israeli author and peace advocate Amos Oz said in a lecture Monday, Nov. 10, at Princeton University.
Speaking before a packed audienc...
German foreign minister to speak on E.U., Nov. 19
Posted November 11, 2003; 03:09 p.m.
German Foreign Minister Joschka Fischer will deliver a lecture at 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 19, in Dodds Auditorium, Roberston Hall.
Fischer, a member of Germany's Green party, will speak about recent events in the European Union and developm...
Singer discusses ethics of globalization
Posted November 11, 2003; 11:04 a.m.
The debate about globalization sparked by the World Trade Organization protests in Seattle in December 1999 has become "polarized and polemical to a degree that is unhelpful," Princeton bioethicist Peter Singer said Monday, Nov. 10, in a lecture...
Mehdi Zana to speak on Kurdish human rights, Nov. 13
Posted November 10, 2003; 04:04 p.m.
Human rights leader Mehdi Zana, husband of Kurdish dissident Leyla Zana, will discuss the struggle for human rights of Kurds in Turkey and the fight for his wife's release at 8 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 13, in McCosh 46.
Leyla Zana, a Nobel Peace P...
Fields Center to host Community Dinner, Nov. 12
Posted November 10, 2003; 03:48 p.m.
The Fields Center for Equality and Cultural Understanding will host a Community Dinner at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 12.
The event will feature a talk by Miguel Centeno, professor of sociology and director of the Princeton Institute for Inter...
Shapiro shapes new role after presidency
Posted November 10, 2003; 10:41 a.m.
It was an hour into a seminar on bioethics and public policy, and the professor was stoking the debate. How do democracies protect the rights of those with minority views, he asked. What about students who promote their perspective by staging a ...
Ludlow to speak on cultural ties between religions, Nov. 13
Posted November 7, 2003; 03:49 p.m.
Theological scholar Victor Ludlow will deliver a lecture on the traditions that unite Mormons, Muslims and Jews at 6 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 13, in Murray-Dodge West. His address is titled "Bread Without Scarceness: Mormonism in the Holy Land."
Scholar to speak on Catholic Christianity, Nov. 12
Posted November 7, 2003; 02:55 p.m.
Renowned Christian scholar Peter Kreeft will deliver a lecture titled "Is the Catholic Church Around the Corner the Same Church Jesus Christ Founded? The Historical, Biblical and Philosophical Bases for Catholic Christianity" at 8 p.m. Wednesday...
Series focuses on conspiracy in cinema, Nov. 13-Dec. 4
Posted November 7, 2003; 02:47 p.m.
The University Film Organization will present its fall film series, "Conspiracy, Real and Imagined," Nov. 13-Dec. 4, in McCosh 10.
Three films will be shown on the following dates, all beginning at 10 p.m.: "Alphaville," Nov. 13; "All th...
Former archbishop of Canterbury to speak, Nov. 10
Posted November 7, 2003; 02:43 p.m.
Lord George Carey, former archbishop of Canterbury and head of the Church of England, will speak on his peace and reconciliation work around the globe and the role of religion in modern society at 8 p.m. Monday, Nov. 10, in the Senate Chamber of...
Nassoons perform after Yale game, Nov. 15
Posted November 7, 2003; 02:09 p.m.
The Princeton Nassoons will present "YaleJam," an a cappella face-off against the Yale Whiffenpoofs, at 8 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 15, in Richardson Auditorium of Alexander Hall.
The Nassoons' guests include Quipfire!, Princeton's student impro...
Taaffe to present slide lecture, Nov. 11
Posted November 7, 2003; 01:44 p.m.
Abstract painter Philip Taaffe will present a slide lecture on his work at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 11, in Room 219 at 185 Nassau St.
Taaffe's colorful canvases juxtapose and interweave ornamental forms and patterns with energy, complexity and...
Scholars discuss epic texts, Nov. 7-8
Posted November 7, 2003; 01:21 p.m.
Twelve distinguished scholars from the Americas and Europe will discuss epic texts produced in the Spanish and Portuguese colonies in the 16th and 17th centuries during a colloquium Friday and Saturday, Nov. 7-8, on campus.
"Épica y Colonia/E...
Inaugural dinner kicks off Latino Heritage Month celebration, Nov. 7
Posted November 6, 2003; 07:05 p.m.
The inaugural dinner for Princeton's Latino Heritage Month will be held at 6 p.m. Friday, Nov. 7, in the Convocation Room in the Friend Center.
Speaking at the event will be Jose del Valle, professor of Hispanic and Luso-Brazilian Literatures...
Barnett named vice provost for University space planning
Posted November 6, 2003; 12:20 a.m.
Robert Barnett, assistant director of Princeton's Office of Physical Planning, will join the Office of the Provost on Jan. 1 as vice provost for University space planning. He will succeed Al Sinisgalli, who will retire after 30 years of servi...
Concert celebrates 75th anniversary of organ, Nov. 15
Posted November 5, 2003; 05:37 p.m.
"Sound, Sensation and Celebration," a concert marking the 75th anniversary of the organ in the University Chapel, is planned for 8 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 15.
David Messineo, principal University organist since 2000, will perform music with histo...
Berlind Theatre to present 'Big Love,' Nov. 14-16 and 20-22
Posted November 5, 2003; 05:32 p.m.
The Program in Theater and Dance will present Charles Mee's critically acclaimed comedy, "Big Love," as the gala University opening of the Roger S. Berlind Theatre at 8 p.m. Friday through Sunday, Nov. 14-16, and Thursday through Saturday, No...
'Sound Kitchen' music festival set for Nov. 13-15
Posted November 5, 2003; 05:26 p.m.
"Listening in the Sound Kitchen," a festival of musical performances and panel discussions featuring composers, performers and scholars from around the world, will be held Thursday through Saturday, Nov. 13-15, at Princeton University.
Panel honors 40th anniversary of King speech, Nov. 13
Posted November 5, 2003; 05:21 p.m.
A panel discussion titled "After King's Dream: A Panel in Honor of the 40th Anniversary of the 1963 March on Washington" is set for 4:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 13, in Dodds Auditorium, Robertson Hall.
Eddie Glaude Jr., associate professor of rel...
Classicists discuss jazz and rap, Nov. 12
Posted November 5, 2003; 05:18 p.m.
Two distinguished scholars of ancient Greek and Roman literature will deliver a lecture comparing rap artist Eminem to the Roman satire of Juvenal, and jazz to Homeric verse composition at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 12, in 2 Robertson Hall.
De Ferranti speaks on Latin America, Caribbean, Nov. 12
Posted November 5, 2003; 05:13 p.m.
David de Ferranti, vice president of Latin America and the Caribbean region at the World Bank, will speak at 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 12, in 16 Robertson Hall.
De Ferranti, who earned his Ph.D. in economics from Princeton in 1978, will prese...
Veterans Day observance planned for Nov. 11
Posted November 5, 2003; 05:07 p.m.
On Tuesday, Nov. 11, the Office of the Recording Secretary is sponsoring a gathering of University staff, faculty, students and alumni from 8:30 to 9 a.m. in the Faculty Room of Nassau Hall in observance of Veterans Day.
Participants will be ...
Author, peace advocate to speak on Israel, Nov. 10
Posted November 5, 2003; 05:04 p.m.
Israeli author and peace advocate Amos Oz will lecture at 8 p.m. Monday, Nov. 10, in McCosh 50.
Oz, a prominent figure in the Peace Now movement since 1977 and one of Israel's leading novelists, will speak on "Israel: Peace and War." He was a...
Exhibition coincides with Triangle show through Nov. 16
Posted November 5, 2003; 04:59 p.m.
An exhibition in memory of Princeton alumnus and composer Clark Gesner is on display in the main gallery of the Frist Campus Center through Sunday, Nov. 16.
The display, "Happiness Is ... Honoring Clark Gesner '60," honors Gesner, longtim...
South Asian Theatrics presents 'Kiss Me Kavita,' Nov. 7-8
Posted November 5, 2003; 02:50 p.m.
Princeton South Asian Theatrics will perform a student-written comedy, "Kiss Me Kavita," at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Nov. 8-9, at the Frist Campus Center theater.
Princeton South Asian Theatrics writes and produces original plays for per...
Theatre Intime presents 'No Exit,' Nov. 6-8, 13-15
Posted November 5, 2003; 02:47 p.m.
Theatre Intime will perform "No Exit," a play by Jean-Paul Sartre, Thursday through Saturday, Nov. 6-8 and Nov. 13-15.
Thursday and Saturday show times are 8 p.m.; Friday shows will begin at 7:30 p.m. and will be followed by a discussion...
Tickets made available for Justice O'Connor lecture, Nov. 17
Posted November 5, 2003; 10:59 a.m.
Tickets will be made available to the campus community for the lecture by U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O'Connor scheduled for 8 p.m. Monday, Nov. 17, in Richardson Auditorium, Alexander Hall.
Tickets will be available from 10 a.m. to...
Registration open for Volunteer Day, Nov. 8
Posted November 5, 2003; 10:10 a.m.
Registration is now open for Campus Volunteer Day, which will take place from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 8.
Campus Volunteer Day allows Princeton students, faculty and staff to reach out beyond campus by participating in outdoor service ...
New program created for AIDS projects on campus
Posted November 3, 2003; 04:50 p.m.
University programs and projects that focus on AIDS now have an umbrella organization that will promote and disseminate research, sponsor educational programs and identify internships and other related opportunities for students.
'Sisters in Resistance' to be shown, Nov. 18
Posted November 3, 2003; 04:15 p.m.
"Sisters in Resistance," a film about four young women who risked their lives to fight the Nazis in occupied France, will be shown at 7:15 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 18, in the Rocky-Mathey Theater in Rockefeller College.
Filmmaker Maia Wechsler will...
Documentary examines the consequences of rape, Nov. 5
Posted November 3, 2003; 04:11 p.m.
"Rape is...," a documentary that explores the meaning and consequences of rape, will be shown at 7:15 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 5, in the Rocky-Mathey Theater in Rockefeller College.
Thema Bryant-Davis, coordinator of Princeton's SHARE program...
MLK contest entries due today, Nov. 21
Posted November 3, 2003; 11:09 a.m.
University will commemorate the legacy of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. on Monday, Jan. 19, 2004. The University's annual Martin Luther King Day celebration will be held in Richardson Auditorium and is free and open to the public.