Archive – February, 2004
Filmmakers to discuss 'Bombay Eunuch,' March 4
Posted February 29, 2004; 12:51 a.m.
Filmmakers Alexandra Shiva and Sean Cameron will introduce their 2000 work "Bombay Eunuch" and answer questions following the screening at 4:30 p.m. Thursday, March 4, in the Rocky-Mathey Film Theater, Rockefeller College.
The showing is par...
Discussion planned on homosexuality, feminism and equality, March 1
Posted February 28, 2004; 02:12 p.m.
A discussion on "Intersecting Issues? Homosexuality, Feminism and the Fight for Equality" is planned for 9:30 p.m. Monday, March 1, in the lounge on the first floor of Whig Hall.
Sponsored by the Organization of Women Leaders , the discus...
Kissinger discusses Vietnam, foreign policy with students
Posted February 26, 2004; 05:43 p.m.
Former Secretary of State Henry Kissinger talked about the Vietnam War and conducting foreign policy in the 21st century in a question-and-answer session with 40 undergraduates in Bobst Hall on Feb. 19.
With students arrayed on couches and ch...
Orchestra to feature concerto competition winner, March 5-6
Posted February 26, 2004; 11:59 a.m.
Kiri Murakami, co-winner of the 2004 Princeton University Orchestra Concerto Competition, will be the featured soloist in the orchestra's concerts at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, March 5-6, in Richardson Auditorium, Alexander Hall. These concerts...
Conference planned on 'Design Intelligence,' March 5-6
Posted February 26, 2004; 11:49 a.m.
The School of Architecture will present a major conference on "Design Intelligence: The Expanded Field" on Friday and Saturday, March 5-6, at the architecture building.
The first day of the conference will start at 4:30 p.m. with a keynote d...
Former EPA chief to speak, March 4
Posted February 26, 2004; 11:45 a.m.
Christine Todd Whitman, former governor of New Jersey and former administrator of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, will present a lecture titled "The Economics of Environmental Protection" at 4:30 p.m. Thursday, March 4, in Dodds Audito...
Great authors to discuss great authors, March 3-31
Posted February 26, 2004; 11:41 a.m.
Princeton English department faculty members will share insights on their favorite authors each Wednesday during March. The "Great Authors on Great Authors" lecture series, sponsored by the Alumni Council , is scheduled for 7 p.m. in 106 McCo...
Tienda to discuss equity and higher education access, March 3
Posted February 26, 2004; 11:14 a.m.
Princeton sociologist Marta Tienda will present the third and final talk in this year's President's Lecture Series on Wednesday, March 3. She will discuss "Equity and Access to Higher Education: Lessons From Texas" at 4:30 p.m. in 101 Fr...
Damond to speak on trade negotiations, March 3
Posted February 25, 2004; 05:38 p.m.
A Woodrow Wilson School alumnus who has served as deputy assistant U.S. trade representative will present "A Practical Guide to Trade Negotiations: What I Learned After I Left WWS" on Wednesday, March 3.
Joseph Damond, who earned his master...
Scholar to present Chinese views of American policy, March 2
Posted February 25, 2004; 05:10 p.m.
A presentation titled "Chinese Views of American Policy" will take place at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 2, in 16 Robertson Hall.
Speaking will be Cao Huayin, deputy secretary general of the China Reform Forum, a Beijing-based think tank affilia...
Ellis to discuss Indonesian futures, March 2
Posted February 25, 2004; 04:51 p.m.
James Ellis, a senior analyst at the Office of Asian Pacific, Latin American and African Analysis in the U.S. Directorate of Intelligence, will speak on "Indonesian Futures: Where the Largest Muslim Democracy Is Headed" at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, M...
Anthropologist to discuss effects of farming, religion and science in Bali, March 3
Posted February 25, 2004; 03:42 p.m.
Anthropologist and ecologist Steve Lansing will speak about the effects of farming, temples and Western science on the ecology and agriculture of Bali at a lecture 8 p.m. Wednesday, March 3, in Dodds Auditorium, Robertson Hall.
The lecture, t...
Jazz Ensemble to perform with University Orchestra, Feb. 28
Posted February 24, 2004; 03:28 p.m.
The Princeton University Concert Jazz Ensemble and University Orchestra, conducted by Anthony D.J. Branker, will collaborate to present the program "Jazz Meets the Symphony Orchestra" at 8 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 28, in Richardson Auditorium, Alexan...
Film about Bhopal tragedy scheduled, Feb. 28
Posted February 24, 2004; 03:25 p.m.
"Bhopal Express," a film directed by Mahesh Mathai, will be screened at 7 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 28, in the Stewart Film Theater, 185 Nassau St.
The 1999 film stars Nasiruddin Shah and Zeenat Aman and tells the story of a newly wed couple in th...
Princeton Stand-Up Comedy shows scheduled, Feb. 27-28
Posted February 24, 2004; 03:23 p.m.
Princeton Stand-Up Comedy will present a showcase of University's best stand-up performers at 10:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Feb. 27-28, in Hamilton-Murray Theater.
Tickets are $2 for the shows, which will be different each night. Contact...
'Don't Speak My Mother's Name in Vain' to be performed, Feb. 27
Posted February 24, 2004; 03:21 p.m.
Reanae McNeal's "Don't Speak My Mother's Name in Vain," a one-woman play about the intersection of sexual violence in the lives of African-American women, will be performed at 7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 27, at Forbes College Black Box Theater.
'This Is Princeton' to showcase University talent, Feb. 26
Posted February 24, 2004; 03:17 p.m.
"This Is Princeton," a showcase of talents from Princeton faculty members and students, will be held at 8 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 26, in Richardson Auditorium, Alexander Hall.
The event will include performances by Ballet Folklorico, senior Anth...
Tuskegee Airman to deliver lecture, March 3
Posted February 24, 2004; 11:35 a.m.
Retired Col. Charles McGee, a decorated Air Force veteran of three wars and a two-time past president of the Tuskegee Airmen's Association, will deliver a special illustrated lecture, "African-Americans and Aviation," at 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, Mar...
Biden calls for 'enlightened nationalism'
Posted February 24, 2004; 09:59 a.m.
U.S. Sen. Joseph Biden, the ranking Democrat on the Foreign Relations Committee, criticized the Bush administration's push for war in Iraq and offered a blueprint for a new American foreign policy in an address Monday, Feb. 23, at Princeton Univ...
Forum planned on recent Spillers book, Feb. 26
Posted February 24, 2004; 12:23 a.m.
A forum on "'Black, White and In Color: Essays on American Literature and Culture' by Hortense Spillers" is planned for 4:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 26, in Betts Auditorium, School of Architecture.
Spillers, the Frederick J. Whiton Professor of ...
Eisgruber named Princeton's next provost
Posted February 23, 2004; 11:55 a.m.
Christopher L. Eisgruber, the Laurance S. Rockefeller Professor of Public Affairs in the Woodrow Wilson School and the University Center for Human Values and the director of Princeton's Program in Law and Public Affairs, has been named the Unive...
Aquinas Institute plans Ash Wednesday services, Feb. 25
Posted February 22, 2004; 09:57 p.m.
The Aquinas Institute will mark the beginning of Lent with a celebration of mass and distribution of ashes at noon and at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 25, in the University Chapel.
Throughout Lent, there will be a communal morning prayer at 8 a...
New South Asian group plans event, Feb. 27
Posted February 22, 2004; 09:45 p.m.
The Association of South Asians at Princeton, a newly formed campus group, is planning an open house and dinner at 7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 27, in the Friend Center Convocation Room.
The event will feature various campus South Asian groups, live ...
Films to be screened, Feb. 26-28
Posted February 22, 2004; 12:52 a.m.
The Undergraduate Film Organization will present two films in the coming week.
On Thursday through Saturday, Feb. 26-28, "Capturing the Friedmans" will be shown at 11:15 p.m. in the Frist Film/Performance Theatre. The 2003 documentary fo...
Princeton gives highest awards to undergraduate, graduate students
Posted February 21, 2004; 03:14 p.m.
Princeton University recognized the winners of the highest honors it awards to students at Alumni Day ceremonies Saturday, Feb. 21.
Seniors Katherine Linder and Steven Porter received the University's Moses Taylor Pyne Honor Prize, and gradu...
Renowned scholar Roger Chartier to speak, Feb. 26-27
Posted February 20, 2004; 05:43 p.m.
Renowned scholar Roger Chartier, directeur d'Études at the École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales (Paris), will speak on campus Thursday and Friday, Feb. 26-27.
His lecture at 4:30 p.m. Thursday in 210 Dickinson is titled "Writing in t...
Al Franken to speak on politics, Feb. 26
Posted February 20, 2004; 04:38 p.m.
Political satirist and bestselling author Al Franken will speak at 4:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 26, in Dodds Auditorium, Robertson Hall. His presentation, "Al Franken: On Politics," will be simulcast in 1 and 2 Robertson. A Princeton University I.D....
Award-winning writers to read, Feb. 25
Posted February 20, 2004; 04:31 p.m.
Award-winning writers Jeffrey Harrison and Sheila Kohler will read from their work at 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 25, in the Stewart Film Theater, 185 Nassau St.
Harrison is the author of three books of poetry, "The Singing Underneath," "Signs ...
Journalist Seymour Hersh to speak, Feb. 24
Posted February 20, 2004; 04:13 p.m.
Noted investigative journalist Seymour Hersh will speak at Princeton on Tuesday, Feb. 24, as part of the "Secrecy, Security and Self-Government" lecture series sponsored by the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs and t...
Theater company to present 'The Meeting,' Feb. 25
Posted February 20, 2004; 04:03 p.m.
The Pin Points Theater Company of Washington, D.C., will perform the award-winning play, "The Meeting," at 8 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 25, in the Forbes Blackbox Theater.
Playwright Jeff Stetson hypothesizes what would have happened if Malcolm X ...
Lecture set on Taiwan election, Feb. 24
Posted February 20, 2004; 03:43 p.m.
A lecture titled "The Taiwan Election and Cross-Strait Tension" will be presented at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 24, in 16 Robertson Hall.
Shelly Rigger, the Brown Associate Professor of East Asian Politics at Davidson College and a 1984 Woodrow...
Braxton to speak on African American Heritage Sunday, Feb. 22
Posted February 20, 2004; 03:15 p.m.
The Rev. Brad Braxton will speak at the African American Heritage Sunday service at 11 a.m. Sunday, Feb. 22, in the University Chapel.
Braxton is the Jessie Ball duPont Assistant Professor of Homiletics and Biblical Studies in the Divinity S...
Klez Dispensers present 'Kleztravaganza!,' Feb. 22
Posted February 19, 2004; 11:43 a.m.
The Klez Dispensers , founded in 1998 as a student klezmer band and now an independent entity, will present "Kleztravaganza!" at 3 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 22, in Richardson Auditorium, Alexander Hall.
The concert, sponsored by the Center for ...
Presentation to examine race, poverty and privilege, Feb. 27
Posted February 18, 2004; 08:18 p.m.
Jacob Holdt, vagabond, photographer and activist, will be on campus Friday, Feb. 27, to present "American Pictures," a slide show and live narrative examining race, poverty and privilege in America. The event will begin at 7 p.m. in McCosh 50.
Biden to discuss 'Enlightened Nationalism,' Feb. 23
Posted February 18, 2004; 04:38 p.m.
U.S. Sen. Joseph Biden will present a lecture, "A New American Foreign Policy: Moving Toward Enlightened Nationalism," at 12:30 p.m. Monday, Feb. 23, in Dodds Auditorium, Robertson Hall.
A senator from Delaware since 1972, Biden is the rankin...
Weeren named assistant to the president
Posted February 18, 2004; 04:03 p.m.
John S. Weeren, formerly an assistant archivist and head of public services at Princeton's Seeley G. Mudd Manuscript Library , has been named assistant to the president and speechwriter for President Shirley M. Tilghman. He will begin working...
Finals of business plan contest to be held Feb. 21
Posted February 18, 2004; 04:00 p.m.
The finals of the sixth annual Princeton University business plan contest will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 21, at the Friend Center. Finalists will present their plans to a panel of judges and a live public audience.
The contest is spons...
African cultural celebration planned, Feb. 20
Posted February 18, 2004; 03:59 p.m.
"It All Began in Africa ... A Celebration of the African Diaspora" will be held at 8 p.m. Friday, Feb. 20, in the Fields Center for Equality and Cultural Understanding.
The program includes a dinner of African and Caribbean food, followed by ...
Theatre Intime presents 'Clouds,' Feb. 19-21 and 26-28
Posted February 18, 2004; 01:44 p.m.
Theatre Intime will perform Aristophanes' "Clouds" at 8 p.m. Thursday through Saturday, Feb. 19-21 and Feb. 26-28 at Hamilton-Murray Theater. A matinee performance will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 28.
The play, which is directed by s...
Four honored by science association
Posted February 17, 2004; 05:26 p.m.
The American Association for the Advancement of Science elected four Princeton scientists as fellows in recognition of their efforts to advance science and its applications.
Daniel Rubenstein , professor and chair of ecology and evolutionar...
Dismukes wins Australian fellowship
Posted February 17, 2004; 05:25 p.m.
The Australian Academy of Sciences has awarded its 2004 Lemberg Fellowship to Charles Dismukes , professor of chemistry. The fellowship provides funds for traveling to Australia and for giving lectures and visiting scientific institutions.
Smits to receive award for contributions to research
Posted February 17, 2004; 05:24 p.m.
Professor Alexander Smits , chair of the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, has been selected to receive the 2004 Fluid Dynamics Award of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics.
The award is presented for o...
Two professors elected to engineering academy
Posted February 17, 2004; 05:23 p.m.
Two Princeton faculty members were among 76 new members and 11 foreign associates elected to the National Academy of Engineering Feb. 13.
Athanassios Panagiotopoulos , professor of chemical engineering, was elected in recognition of his "in...
Books by three faculty members honored
Posted February 17, 2004; 05:22 p.m.
Books by three Princeton faculty members have won top honors in their categories from the Professional and Scholarly Publishing Division of the Association of American Publishers.
The awards are given annually to acknowledge excellence in boo...
Task force to conduct survey of Dillon users, Feb. 18-27
Posted February 17, 2004; 08:18 a.m.
The University's Task Force on Health and Well-Being will conduct a survey in the coming weeks of Dillon Gymnasium users.
The survey has four questions and will take 15 to 20 seconds to complete. Survey days are: Wednesday and Thursday,...
Career Showcase Extravaganza scheduled, Feb. 20
Posted February 16, 2004; 05:02 p.m.
Career Services will host a Career Showcase Extravaganza from noon to 7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 20, in Dodds Auditorium and Bowls 1 and 2, Robertson Hall.
The event is open to undergraduate and graduate students seeking to launch their careers or t...
Films to be screened, Feb. 19-21 and Feb. 20
Posted February 16, 2004; 01:22 p.m.
The Undergraduate Film Organization will present two films in the coming week.
On Thursday through Saturday, Feb. 19-21, "School of Rock" will be shown at 11:15 p.m. in the Frist Film/Performance Theatre. The comedy was directed by Richa...
Ali to present seminar on world order, Feb. 17
Posted February 16, 2004; 01:09 p.m.
A lecture on "Imperial Headaches and World Order" will be presented at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 17, in 101 McCormick Hall.
British writer Tariq Ali will lead the Gauss Seminar in Criticism, which is sponsored by the Department of English ...
Lecture by security council member cancelled, Feb. 18
Posted February 16, 2004; 10:40 a.m.
A lecture by Thomas Graham, director of Russian affairs at the U.S. National Security Council, scheduled for 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 18, in 2 Robertson Hall, has been cancelled. The event was to be sponsored by the Princeton Institute for In...
Reunions exhibition at Mudd Library on view through July 15
Posted February 16, 2004; 10:37 a.m.
An exhibition at the Seeley G. Mudd Manuscript Library celebrates the history and spirit of Reunions at Princeton University.
Through a photographic timeline and a selection of artifacts from the University Archives, "Princeton Reunions a...
Middle East peace campaigners to speak, Feb. 18
Posted February 16, 2004; 09:57 a.m.
Gila Svirsky and Robyn Lundy, prominent Israeli peace and human rights activists, will deliver a joint lecture titled "Working for Peace in Israel and Palestine: How and Why?" at 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 18, at Wilf Auditorium, Center for Jewis...
Unabomber's brother to speak on death penalty, Feb. 16
Posted February 16, 2004; 09:50 a.m.
David Kaczynski, the brother of Unabomber Ted Kaczynski and the executive director of New Yorkers Against the Death Penalty, will deliver a lecture titled "Brothers, Bombs and Betrayal: Reflections on the Death Penalty" at 4:30 p.m. Monday, Feb...
Dancers to debut in new venue, Feb. 20-21
Posted February 13, 2004; 10:45 a.m.
The Program in Theater and Dance will present its inaugural dance performance, "Spring Dance Festival 2004," in the new Roger S. Berlind Theatre at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Feb. 20-21.
It will be the first time in the 35-year history o...
Dance groups to perform in 'Three's Company,' Feb. 13-14
Posted February 12, 2004; 07:18 p.m.
Bodyhype , diSiac and eXpressions student dance groups will perform together in a show titled "Three's Company" at 8 p.m. Friday, Feb. 13, and at 9 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 14, in Richardson Auditorium, Alexander Hall.
The performance wi...
Kohn honored by mathematics society
Posted February 12, 2004; 11:49 a.m.
Joseph Kohn, professor of mathematics at Princeton, has been selected by the American Mathematical Society to receive the 2004 Stefan Bergman Prize for his influential research.
"Kohn's work in partial differential equations and several ...
Final 'Festival of Faiths' concert set, Feb. 19
Posted February 12, 2004; 12:34 a.m.
Musicians Paul Winter and Danny Maseng will perform their respective works individually and collaboratively in the final concert of the University's "Festival of Faiths" series on Thursday, Feb. 19. The free concert in the University Chapel will...
Noted Irish pianist to perform, Feb. 19-20
Posted February 12, 2004; 12:29 a.m.
Renowned Irish pianist John O'Conor will present two recitals at Princeton on Thursday and Friday, Feb. 19-20.
At 8 p.m. Thursday, he will perform as part of the University Concerts Series in Richardson Auditorium, Alexander Hall. The progra...
Security council member to discuss Russian relations, Feb. 18
Posted February 12, 2004; 12:26 a.m.
A lecture titled "Putin's Star: U.S.-Russian Relations on the Eve of Russia's Presidential Elections" will be presented at 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 18, in 2 Robertson Hall.
Thomas Graham, director of Russian affairs at the U.S. National Sec...
Historian to give President's Day lecture on John Adams, Feb. 16
Posted February 12, 2004; 12:10 a.m.
A lecture exploring the "Legacy of John Adams" will be delivered on President's Day, Monday, Feb. 16, by noted American historian John Diggins. The 4:30 p.m. lecture in 104 Computer Science Building will be followed by a reception.
New approach offers training across scientific disciplines
Posted February 12, 2004; 12:02 a.m.
It may not have seemed so unusual for the first day of classes -- a capacity crowd in the 50-seat computer science auditorium for a new course that was generating a lot of excitement.
What was not so ordinary was that it was a 500-level gradu...
Libson to speak on Jewish and Islamic law, Feb. 18
Posted February 11, 2004; 07:51 p.m.
Gideon Libson will deliver a lecture titled "Jewish Law and Islamic Law to the Time of the Maimonides" at 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 18, in 1 Robertson Hall.
Libson is a professor of Jewish and Islamic law and the holder of the Frieda and Solo...
Juggling Club to perform, Feb. 19-21
Posted February 11, 2004; 07:47 p.m.
The Princeton Juggling Club will perform its fourth annual show at 8 p.m. Thursday through Saturday, Feb. 19-21, in the Frist Campus Center theater. A matinee performance will take place at 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 21.
Admission is $2 or fre...
Drishti presents film and discussion, Feb. 12
Posted February 10, 2004; 03:58 p.m.
Drishti South Asian Discussion Group will show "Men in the Tree," a film by Lalit Vachani, at 7:15 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 12, in Dodds Auditorium, Robertson Hall. A discussion with the filmmaker will follow the screening.
In 1993, Vachani com...
Quipfire! improv troupe to perform, Feb. 12-14
Posted February 7, 2004; 04:03 p.m.
The Quipfire! improvisational comedy troupe will perform at 9:30 p.m. Thursday through Saturday, Feb. 12-14, at Murray-Dodge Theater.
Audience members are encouraged to bring props.
Admission is $5. For tickets, call (609) 25-UCALL an...
Bloom to discuss beauty industry, Feb. 11
Posted February 7, 2004; 03:58 p.m.
Rochelle Bloom, former chief executive officer of Bobbi Brown Cosmetics and current president of the Fragrance Foundation, will deliver a lecture titled "The Beauty Business: Being a Woman in the World of Models, Mergers and Makeup" at 8 p.m. We...
Glee Club and Chamber Choir to perform, Feb. 21
Posted February 7, 2004; 03:55 p.m.
The Princeton University Glee Club and Chamber Choir will present Gabriel Faure's "Requiem" at 8 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 21, at Richardson Auditorium in Alexander Hall.
The program features freshman soloist Aimee Mungovan and senior soloist An...
Survival poet to read, Feb. 9
Posted February 7, 2004; 03:41 p.m.
Ayisha Knight will present "Survival Poetry" at noon Monday, Feb. 9, in the Women's Center, 243 Frist Campus Center.
Poet and photographer Knight is a lesbian, bi-racial, deaf woman. A sexual assault survivor, she practices poetry as a heali...
Global Issues Forum presents a film, Feb. 13
Posted February 7, 2004; 03:39 p.m.
The Global Issues Forum will present a screening of "The Revolution Will Not Be Televised" at 8 p.m. Friday, Feb. 13, in McCosh 10.
The film portrays the story of the Venezuelan coup d'état that occurred on April 11, 2002, to remove Pres...
Film, talk planned on attacks and aftermath, Feb. 11
Posted February 7, 2004; 03:36 p.m.
The Princeton Peace Network will present a screening of a documentary about the war in Afghanistan and a short talk by the father of a victim of the Sept. 11 attacks on Wednesday, Feb. 11.
"Civilian Casualties: Fragments From the War on T...
Weigel to speak on Pope John Paul II, Feb. 11
Posted February 5, 2004; 06:01 p.m.
George Weigel, a senior fellow of the Ethics and Public Policy Center and a Roman Catholic theologian, will deliver a lecture titled "The Soul of John Paul II: The Inner Life of the World's Most Influential Man" at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 11, ...
'Jazz Winter Weekend' scheduled, Feb. 6-7
Posted February 5, 2004; 04:59 p.m.
The Princeton University Concerts Jazz Series will present its second annual "Jazz Winter Weekend" at 7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 6, and 8 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 7, in Richardson Auditorium, Alexander Hall.
The University Afro-Groove Ensemble, direc...
Chinese Students Association plans celebration, Feb. 6
Posted February 5, 2004; 04:53 p.m.
Princeton's Chinese Students Association will present its annual Lunar New Year Celebration at 6 p.m. Friday, Feb. 6, at the Fields Center.
The event, open to students, faculty and staff, will feature a Chinese dinner and performances by...
Lottery for Secretary of State Colin L. Powell tickets begins Feb. 9
Posted February 5, 2004; 04:16 p.m.
A lottery for tickets to Secretary of State Colin L. Powell's Feb. 20 speech in Richardson Auditorium will begin at 9 a.m. Monday, Feb. 9, and end at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 11. Secretary Powell is scheduled to deliver the opening address for the...
Conference focuses on 'The State of the World,' Feb. 13-14
Posted February 5, 2004; 03:48 p.m.
The Princeton Institute for International and Regional Studies will present its inaugural conference on "The State of the World" from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Feb. 13-14, in Dodds Auditorium, Robertson Hall.
Visiting scholars of...
FDA approves cancer drug with Princeton origins
Posted February 5, 2004; 02:02 p.m.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved a groundbreaking new cancer drug that was developed by Eli Lilly and Co. and had its origins in a chemistry laboratory at Princeton University.
The FDA announced Feb. 5 that it approved the d...
Pagels' book on religion resonates with lay readers
Posted February 5, 2004; 01:48 p.m.
When professor Elaine Pagels sat down to write a book exploring the historical roots of Christianity, she certainly wasn't angling to write a bestseller. So Pagels has watched with astonishment as the book, "Beyond Belief: The Secret Gospel of T...
Dance club presents 'Swing Night,' Feb. 7
Posted February 4, 2004; 06:45 p.m.
The Princeton Ballroom Dance Club will host a "Swing Night" at 8 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 7, in Dillon Gym.
The event, open to students, faculty and staff, will include a short lesson at the beginning, and then an open dance at 9 p.m. Refresh...
Films to be screened, Feb. 5-14
Posted February 4, 2004; 06:33 p.m.
The Undergraduate Film Organization will present three films in the coming weeks.
On Thursday through Saturday, Feb. 5-7, "Kill Bill Volume 1" will be shown at 11:15 p.m. in the Frist Film/Performance Theatre. The action thriller was dir...
Cellists to perform work of faculty and graduate students, Feb. 8
Posted February 4, 2004; 06:31 p.m.
The Tarab Cello Ensemble will present a Composers' Ensemble concert at 3 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 8, in Taplin Auditorium, Fine Hall.
The ensemble is dedicated to the commissioning and performance of new music written for eight cellos. It welco...
Putnam to address civic engagement conference, Feb. 12
Posted February 4, 2004; 03:17 p.m.
Political scientist Robert Putnam will speak on "Community Engagement in a Changing America" at 4:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 12, in 101 Friend Center.
His lecture will be the keynote address for "Civic Education and Engagement: Toward a Politica...
UNICEF head to discuss her work, Feb. 12
Posted February 4, 2004; 03:13 p.m.
Carol Bellamy, executive director of UNICEF , will present a lecture titled "Out of the Mouths of Babes: Why the Voices of Children Matter" at 4:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 12, in Dodds Auditorium, Robertson Hall.
The head of the United Nation...
Panel to discuss censorship vs. respect, Feb. 11
Posted February 4, 2004; 03:08 p.m.
A panel discussion on freedom of speech titled "Censorship vs. Respect: The First Amendment and Political Correctness" is set for 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 11, in Dodds Auditorium, Robertson Hall.
Anne-Marie Slaughter , dean of the Woodrow...
Davies to read from his work, Feb. 11
Posted February 4, 2004; 02:58 p.m.
Award-winning writer Peter Ho Davies will read from his work at 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 11, in the Stewart Film Theater, 185 Nassau St.
Davies is the director of the MFA Program in Creative Writing at the University of Michigan and the au...
Ellsberg to speak on future of nuclear weapons, Feb. 10
Posted February 4, 2004; 02:54 p.m.
Political activist Daniel Ellsberg will speak on "The Future of Nuclear Weapons" at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 10, in Dodds Auditorium, Robertson Hall.
A former Marine company commander and Pentagon analyst, Ellsberg made headlines in 1971 when...
Wilson to give new perspectives on Jonathan Edwards, Feb. 10
Posted February 4, 2004; 02:50 p.m.
A lecture on "Jonathan Edwards in 2004: New Perspectives" will be presented by John Wilson, the Agate Brown and George Collord Professor of Religion Emeritus, at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 10, in the East Room of Murray-Dodge.
Wilson, who also ...
Greve to speak on federal and state powers, Feb. 9
Posted February 4, 2004; 02:43 p.m.
Michael Greve, a John G. Searle Scholar at the American Enterprise Institute, will speak about "Real Federalism" at 4:30 p.m. Monday, Feb. 9, in 104 Computer Science Building.
Greve is widely recognized as a leading scholarly proponent of a ...
Dionne discusses religion and politics, Feb. 9
Posted February 4, 2004; 02:36 p.m.
E.J. Dionne Jr., Washington Post columnist and senior fellow at the Brookings Institution, will discuss "One Electorate Under God?" at 4:30 p.m. Monday, Feb. 9, in Dodds Auditorium, Robertson Hall.
Dionne spent 14 years with The New York Time...