News at Princeton

Friday, Jan. 30, 2015

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Parrini to give cello recital

Friday, Jan. 30, 2015, 8 p.m. · Fine Hall, Taplin Auditorium

Alberto Parrini, a visiting member of the cello faculty this academic year, will give a recital at 8 p.m. Friday, Jan. 30, in Taplin Auditorium, Fine Hall.

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Exhibition to feature student artists

Feb. 2-10, 2015 · 185 Nassau St., Lucas Gallery

An exhibition of artist's books created by junior visual arts students, along with work from fall photography, video and graphic design courses, will be on view Feb. 2-10, in the Lucas Gallery, 185 Nassau St. An opening reception will be held at 4 p.m. Wed, Feb. 4, accompanied by a video screening of fall semester student work from 4:30 to 7 p.m. in the Stewart Theater.

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Sohrabi to speak on Ottoman history

Monday, Feb. 2, 2015, noon · Jones Hall, Room 202

Nader Sohrabi of the Institute of Advanced Study will give a talk "Reluctant Nationalists: Albanian and Ottomans on the Brink" at noon Monday, Feb. 2, in Jones Hall, Room 202. This event is the inaugural lecture in the Department of Near Eastern Studies' Spring Brown Bag Lunch Series.

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Author to discuss crisis in Ukraine

Monday, February 2, 2014, 4:30 p.m. · Burr Hall, Room 219

Andrew Wilson of the European Council on Foreign Relations will discuss the situation in Ukraine and his recent book "Ukraine Crisis: What It Means for the West" at 4:30 p.m. Monday, Feb. 2., in Burr Hall, Room 219, as part of the Cyril Black International Book Forum.

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'Camille Claudel' to be screened

Monday, Feb. 2, 2015, 6:30 p.m. · Fine Hall, Taplin Auditorium

The film "Camille Claudel" (1988), starring Gérard Depardieu and Isabelle Adjani, will be screened at 6:30 p.m. Monday, Feb. 2, in Taplin Auditorium, Fine Hall.

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Film series to focus on cities

Tuesday, Feb. 3, 2015, 6 p.m. · School of Architecture, Betts Auditorium

The Princeton University Art Museum and the Princeton-Mellon Initiative in Architecture, Urbanism and the Humanities will offer a film series that will address themes featured in the exhibition "The City Lost and Found: Capturing New York, Chicago, and Los Angeles, 1960–1980." The first evening — "Portraits of Harlem" — will include screenings of the films "Diary of a Harlem Family" (1968) and "The Cool World" (1963) and take place at 6 p.m. in Betts Auditorium, the School of Architecture. Each screening in the series will be followed by a faculty-led discussion.

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Ó Raghallaigh and Trueman to perform

Tuesday, Feb. 3, 2015, 8 p.m. · Fine Hall, Taplin Auditorium

Irish fiddler Caoimhín Ó Raghallaigh and Dan Trueman, professor of music, will give a concert at 8 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 3, in Taplin Auditorium, Fine Hall. The event is presented by Princeton Sound Kitchen.

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Faust and Melnikov to perform program of duets

Thursday, Feb. 5, 2015, 8 p.m. · Alexander Hall, Richardson Auditorium

Princeton University Concerts will present violinist Isabelle Faust and pianist Alexander Melnikov in a program of duets at 8 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 5, in Richardson Auditorium, Alexander Hall. For tickets, call University Ticketing at 609-258-9220.

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Plasma lab to offer free tour

Friday, Feb. 6, 2015, 10 a.m. · Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory, 100 Stellerator Road

The Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory will offer a free public tour at 10 a.m. Friday, Feb. 6. Pre-registration is required; please email to request a registration form.

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CPUC meeting will feature presidential town hall

Monday, Feb. 9, 2015, 4:30 p.m. · Friend Center, Room 101

The Council of the Princeton University Community (CPUC) will meet at 4:30 p.m. Monday, Feb. 9, in Room 101, Friend Center. This month's meeting will be a "town hall" with President Christopher L. Eisgruber, who will discuss current plans and projects — including the Strategic Planning process — and take questions. There will also be an update from the CPUC's Executive Committee regarding the Special Task Force on Diversity, Equity and Inclusion. CPUC meetings are open to all in the University community.

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Writer Solomon to speak in Public Lectures Series

Tuesday, Feb. 10, 2015, 6 p.m. · McCosh Hall, Room 50

The Princeton Public Lectures Series will present Andrew Solomon, a professor of clinical psychology at Columbia University whose lectures explore the subjects of politics, culture and psychology, at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 10, in McCosh Hall, Room 50. His latest work, "Far From the Tree: Parents, Children and the Search for Identity," is an examination of the means by which families accommodate children with physical, mental and social disabilities and how these unusual situations can be invested with love.

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