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Waldron delivers Olin lecture

    

Jeremy Waldron will deliver the inaugural address of the John M. Olin Foundation Lectures on the Moral Foundations of American Democracy at 4:30 p.m. Monday, Dec. 4, in 104 Computer Science Building. A reception will follow at 6 p.m. in 127 Corwin Hall.
     His lecture is titled "Popular Sovereignty and Judicial Supremacy." Waldron is the Maurice and Hilda Friedman Professor of Law and director of the Center for Law and Philosophy at Columbia University. He was the Laurance S. Rockefeller University Professor of Politics at Princeton from 1996 to 1997.
     Waldron is interested in liberal theories of rights, judicial review, issues of economic and social justice, and the basis of political ideals in a multicultural society. His most recent books include "The Dignity of Legislation" (Cambridge, 1999) and "Law and Disagreement" (Oxford, 1999).
     The lecture is co-sponsored by the James Madison Program in American Ideals and Institutions and the Department of Politics.


Newsweek writer reports on media coverage of refugees

Donatella Lorch, who covers the U.S. Justice Department and the FBI for Newsweek's Washington, D.C., bureau, will present a lecture titled "Media Coverage of Refugees and International Humanitarian Crises: Responsibilities, Successes and Failures" at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 5, in 1 Robertson Hall.
     Lorch joined Newsweek after serving for three years as a London correspondent for NBC News. During that time, she covered many major news stories, including the death of Princess Diana, the U.S. Embassy bombing in Nairobi, the U.S. bombing of Iraq and the war in Kosovo.
     Prior to her work with NBC, Lorch was a reporter for The New York Times, covering the Gulf War from Saudi Arabia, Kuwait and Iraq. She served as East Africa bureau chief from 1993 to 1995, reporting extensively from Somalia, Rwanda, Burundi and Zaire.
     Lorch's lecture is sponsored by the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs.



A Christmas Carol

McCarter Theatre presents a production of Charles Dickens' "A Christmas Carol" through Dec. 24.


 
 
  

       


Baker discusses next president

The co-author of the original article that broke the Monica Lewinsky scandal will offer a lecture on "The Breach: Clinton, Impeachment and the Next President" at 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 6, in 1 Robertson Hall.
     As White House correspondent for The Washington Post, Peter Baker spent more than a year covering the Lewinsky story as it developed into the House of Representatives impeachment proceedings and subsequent Senate trial. He then spent an additional year covering the story, an investigation that yielded the material for his recent book, "The Breach: Inside the Impeachment and Trial of William Jefferson Clinton."
     Baker and his wife, fellow Washington Post reporter Susan Glasser, will take over as the newspaper's Moscow bureau chiefs in January 2001.
     The lecture is sponsored by the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs.



Permanent collection

"Ballplayer With Tripartite Yoke and Headdress" (Mexico, A.D. 650-850) is part of the permanent collection on display at the Art Museum.


 

       


Advertising influence is topic

    

Jean Kilbourne, internationally recognized for her pioneering work on alcohol and tobacco advertising and the image of women in advertising, will speak on campus Wednesday and Thursday, Dec. 6-7.
     At 7 p.m. Wednesday, she will present "The Naked Truth: Advertising's Image of Women" in Dodds Auditorium, Robertson Hall. At 7 p.m. Thursday, she will discuss "Under the Influence: The Pushing of Alcohol via Advertising" in McCosh 10.
     Kilbourne is a widely published writer and speaker who recently was featured in The New York Times as one of the three most popular lecturers on college campuses. She is best known for her award-winning documentaries, "Killing Us Softly," "Slim Hopes" and "Pack of Lies." She is a visiting scholar at Wellesley College, has served on the National Advisory Council on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism and has been an adviser to two surgeon generals. She wrote "Deadly Persuasion: Why Women and Girls Must Fight the Addictive Power of Advertising," published in 1999.
     Her appearances are sponsored by the Women's Center along with the Trustee Alcohol Initiative, Eating Concerns Peer Educators, Frist Campus Center, Friends of the Women's Center and Office of the Dean of the College. For more information, call the Women's Center at 258-5565.



    

Contemporary Photographs

"Self-portrait #4" by Michiko Kon is one of the works featured in the "Contemporary Photographs" exhibit at the Art Museum through Feb. 25.


 


Learn to balance life, work

Life's Work: Balancing the Two in the Year 2000" is the title of a lecture to be presented Wednesday, Dec. 6.
     Lisa Belkin, a contributing writer to The New York Times Magazine, will speak at 4:30 p.m. in 5 Robertson Hall.
     A 1982 Princeton graduate, Belkin specializes in medical and social issues. She also writes the Life's Work column for the Workplace section, which is about the intersection (and collision) of life and work. She is the author of two books, "First Do No Harm" and "Show Me a Hero."
     The lecture is being sponsored by the Program in the Study of Women and Gender, the Department of Sociology and the Center for Research on Child Wellbeing.


Cartoon fest slated

A Warner Bros. Vintage Cartoon Festival for children, four to eight years old, and their parents is set for 10 to 11:30 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 9, at the Frist Campus Center Theater.
     The event is free and open to the public, first come, first served -- the theater capacity is 200. It is sponsored by the Campus and Community Affairs Committee of the Princeton University Student Government.
     For more information, e-mail <mailto:nlangsam@princeton.edu> or call the student government office on weekday afternoons at 258-3102.



December 4, 2000
Vol. 90, No. 11
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Contents

Page 1
Agencies deliver experience along with the morning paper
Memory formation clearer

Page 2
Clothing donations needed
By the numbers / United Way campaign
Spotlight / People / Obituary

Page 3
Ahmed studies differences, seeks unity
Research notes

Page 4-5
Calendar of events

Page 6
Board names six new full professors
Trustees promote, reappoint

Page 7
New tigers on the prowl

Page 8
Nassau notes


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