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Sunday, May 03, 2015

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End of semester showings to feature student dancers

Wednesday through Friday, April 29-May 1, and Wednesday, May 6, 2015, various times · various venues

The Program in Dance presents a series of performances by students in spring 2015 dance courses Wednesday through Friday, April 29-May 1, and Wednesday, May 6, in the Hagan Dance Studio, 185 Nassau St. Please visit the Lewis Center for the Arts website for specific dance course names, performance times and venues.

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Senior Mulling to direct 'The Other Shore'

Thursday, April 30, through Saturday, May 9, 2015, 8 p.m. · McCarter Theatre Center, Berlind Rehearsal Room

Senior theater certificate student Kanoa Mulling will direct "The Other Shore" by Nobel Prize-winning playwright Gao Zingjian at 8 p.m. Thursday and Saturday, April 30 and May 2; and Thursday through Saturday, May 7-9, in the Berlind Rehearsal Room, McCarter Theatre Center. A matinee will take place at 2 p.m. Saturday, May 2.

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Creative writing students to read from their work

Wednesday, April 29 and Monday, May 4, 2015, 4:30 p.m. · Chancellor Green Rotunda

Select students from spring courses in the Program in Creative Writing will read from their work in fiction, poetry, screenwriting and literary translation at 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 29, and Monday, May 4, in Chancellor Green Rotunda. The May 4 event features seniors. The events are part of the Althea Ward Clark W'21 Reading Series.

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CPUC will hold its May meeting

Monday, May 4, 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, May 4, in the Friend Center, Room 101. CPUC meetings are open to the University community. The agenda includes: proposed changes regarding University sexual misconduct regulations; a report of the CPUC Committee on Resources; an updated from the Special Task Force on Diversity, Equity and Inclusion and its working groups; and a discussion about student mental health with University Health Services and students.

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Princeton Brass to perform outdoor concert

Monday, May 4, 2015, 6 p.m. · Frist Campus Center south lawn

Princeton Brass will give a free outdoor concert at 6 p.m. Monday, May 4, on the Frist Campus Center south lawn.

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Live online discussion to focus on latest Ebola developments

Thursday, May 7, 2015, noon · Google Hangout online

What are the latest developments in the Ebola outbreak in Africa? The Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs at Princeton University will host an online discussion on the topic Thursday, May 7, at noon EDT.

The discussion in a Google Hangout On Air will feature Raphael Frankfurter, a 2013 Princeton graduate and executive director of the nonprofit group Wellbody Alliance, who will participate from Sierra Leone.

Frankfurter will be joined by João Biehl, the Susan Dod Brown Professor of Anthropology and co-director of Princeton's Program in Global Health and Health Policy. The discussion will be moderated by Elisabeth Donahue, associate dean for public and external affairs at the Wilson School.

Frankfurter and Biehl are panelists at the upcoming Princeton-Fung Global Forum "Modern Plagues: Lessons Learned from the Ebola Crisis." Register for the conference here.

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Symposium and memorial concert for Val Fitch, Princeton physicist and Nobel laureate

Register by May 8: Friday, May 15, 2015, various times · various locations

Val Fitch, the Princeton University emeritus professor of physics and Nobel Prize laureate who died earlier this year, will be honored Friday, May 15, with a science symposium beginning at 10:15 a.m. in Jadwin Hall, Room A10, followed by a memorial concert by the Salomé Chamber Orchestra at 2:30 p.m. in Richardson Auditorium, Alexander Hall. There will be a light reception in the Mathey College common room at 4:30 p.m. The event is free to the public. Attendees should register by May 8 online or by contacting Regina Savadge at

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Spring campus farmers market returns

Wednesdays, April 15-May 13, 2015, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. · Firestone Plaza

The Princeton University Farmers Market will return to the Firestone Library Plaza for five weeks this spring. The market will be open from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Wednesdays April 15 to May 13. Members of the University and local communities will have an opportunity to purchase fresh locally grown produce and other goods from area farmers and businesses that use sustainable practices. Expected vendors will provide a range of items including organic fruits and vegetables, artisanal cheese, locally sourced honey, fresh-pressed juice, locally made breads, handmade veggie burgers, organic sandwiches and salads.

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Exhibition features works of feminist artist Edelson

March 28-May 7, 2015 · Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs, Bernstein Gallery

"Feminist Humor as Political Device," an exhibition of works by artist Mary Beth Edelson, is on view through May 7 in the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs' Bernstein Gallery. A panel and reception will take place at 4:30 p.m. Monday, April 13, in Room 016, adjacent to the gallery. Panelists include Eve Ascheim, lecturer in visual arts and the Lewis Center for the Arts; Judith Brodsky, professor emerita in the Department of Visual Arts at Rutgers University; Jill Dolan, the Annan Professor in English and director of the Program in Gender and Sexuality Studies; and Stanley Katz, lecturer with the rank of professor in public and international affairs, Woodrow Wilson School.

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'Versailles on Paper' exhibition captures palace and gardens of Louis XIV

Feb. 13-July 19, 2015 · Firestone Library, main gallery

The exhibition "Versailles on Paper," on view Feb. 13-July 19 in the main gallery of Firestone Library, documents the contemporary representation of Versailles through a multifaceted array of prints, books, maps, medals and manuscripts. It highlights in particular those elements that today survive only on paper, including unusual and surprising glimpses into a largely lost world. All the books and prints on display were created in the 17th and 18th centuries. With only a few exceptions, they were selected from the holdings of Firestone and Marquand libraries, acquired over the past 140 years.

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Exhibition to explore 'The City Lost and Found'

Feb. 21-June 7, 2015 · Princeton University Art Museum

The exhibition "The City Lost and Found: New York, Chicago and Los Angeles, 1960-1980" will be on view Feb. 21-June 7 at the Princeton University Art Museum. The exhibition — which brings together works by major artists such as Ed Ruscha and Garry Winogrand with newly rediscovered projects — explores photographic and cinematic responses to the changing fabric of these major metropolitan areas that contributed to the focus on cities in popular media and urban policy during this period. Several lectures, events and film screenings will take place in conjunction with the exhibition.

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