Princeton Weekly Bulletin Calendar of events

November 4-10, 2002

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Monday, Nov 4

   

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Arts

F 8 p.m. McCarter Theatre performance. Terence Blanchard Quartet; with the Jason Moran Trio. McCarter Theatre.

Lectures

4 p.m. Geosciences lecture. "The Precambrian-Cambrian Boundary: Extinction Leads to Radiation?" John Grotzinger, Massachusetts Institute of Technology. 220 Guyot.

4 p.m. Mathematics analysis seminar. "Purely Nonlinear Instability of Minimal Energy Standing Waves." Andrew Comech, University of North Carolina. 314 Fine.

4 p.m. Mathematics PACM colloquium. "The Forced van der Pol Equation: New Insights on an Old Problem." John Guckenheimer, Cornell University. 214 Fine.

4:30 p.m. Chemistry seminar. "Reactions at Surfaces: From Elementary Processes to Complexity." Gerhard Ertl, Fritz-Haber-Institute der Max-Planck- Gesselschaft, Berlin. Kresge Auditorium, 120 Frick.

4:30 p.m. Latin American studies lecture. "How Wall Street 'Observes' the 2002 Presidential Election in Brazil." Anthony Spanakos, Universidade de Brasilia and Manhattanville College. 107, 58 Prospect.

4:30 p.m. Woodrow Wilson School panel. "As New Jersey Goes, So Goes the Nation? A Conversation on the U.S. Senate Race in New Jersey." Thomas Byrne, former chair, N.J. State Democratic Party; Iver Peterson, New York Times; Ingrid Reed, N.J. Project for the Eagleton Institute of Politics; Richard Zimmer, former congressman, 12th District of New Jersey; and Douglas Arnold, moderator. Dodds Auditorium, Robertson.

5 p.m. African-American studies lecture. "Subversive Sirens: Anna May Wong and Josephine Baker." Shirley Lim, State University of New York-Stony Brook. 210 Dickinson.

Notices

G 4:30 p.m. Faculty meeting. Nassau.

Tuesday, Nov 5

   

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Lectures

Noon. Population research/demography seminar. "Inter-generational Transfers and the Evolutionary Theory of Aging." Ron Lee, University of California-Berkeley. 300 Wallace.

Noon. SHARE/Women's Center lecture. "Humor, Harm or Homogeneity? Sexual Harassment and Sexualized Violence." Kiki Jamieson. Women's Center.

12:15 p.m. Latin American studies lecture. "Timing of Reproduction in Neotropical Birds." Michaela Hau. 107, 58 Prospect.

12:20 p.m. Princeton Environmental Institute seminar. "Globally Unresolved Patterns in Forest Nutrient and Carbon Interactions." Lars Hedin. 10 Guyot.

2 p.m. Geophysical fluid dynamics seminar. "Midlatitude Cloud Changes With Atmospheric Dynamics and the Resulting Climate Feedbacks." George Tselioudis, Columbia University. 209 GFDL, Forrestal.

4:30 p.m. Art and archaeology/Art Museum lecture. "Too Much as They Are: Paul Cézanne's Late Watercolors and the Aesthetics of Authenticity." Kathryn Tuma, The Drawing Center, New York. 101 McCormick.

4:30 p.m. Chemistry seminar. "Hetero-geneous Catalysis on Atomic Scale." Gerhard Ertl, Fritz-Haber-Institute der Max-Planck-Gesselschaft, Berlin. DuPont Seminar Room, 324 Frick.

4:30 p.m. Mathematics algebraic geometry and number theory seminar. "A Mahler Formula for Dynamical Systems on the Sphere." Lucien Szpiro, City University of New York. 322 Fine.

4:30 p.m. Near Eastern studies/ regional studies/international studies/transregional study of the contemporary Middle East, North Africa and Central Asia lecture. "Israelis and Palestinians: Where Should We Go From Here?" Ami Ayalon, Netafim Corp. Wood Auditorium, McCosh 10.

4:30 p.m. Operations research and financial engineering seminar. "Credit Barrier Models With Jumps and State Dependent Volatility." Claudio Albanese, University of Toronto. E219 Engineering Quadrangle.

4:30 p.m. Slavic languages and literatures lecture. "Roman Jakobson in Brno (1935): The Controversial Lectures on Theory of Literature and Russian Formalism." Tomas Glanc, Charles University, Czech Republic. 101 Clio.

4:30 p.m. Visual arts illustrated lecture. Ann Agee, ceramicist, talking about her work. 219, 185 Nassau St.

4:30 p.m. Woodrow Wilson School/Bobst Center/politics/international studies/regional studies/Davis Center/history/African studies lecture. "Shake Hands With the Devil: The Future of Humanity in Rwanda." Romeo Dallaire, Canadian International Development Agency. Dodds Auditorium, Robertson.

7:30 p.m. Jewish studies/Near Eastern studies/women and gender studies lecture. "Israeli Women Writers: The New Generation." Shifra Horn. 202 Jones.

Wednesday, Nov 6

   

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Arts

12:30 p.m. Chapel music concert. Anita Greenlee, West Chester University. Chapel.

4:30 p.m. Creative writing/Althea Ward Clark poetry reading. Garrett Hongo and Kay Ryan reading their work. Introduction by Susan Wheeler. Stewart Film Theater, 185 Nassau St.

7:30 p.m. Spanish and Portuguese languages and cultures film. Fabian Bielinsky: "Nueve reinas." Wood Auditorium, McCosh 10.

F 8 p.m. McCarter Theatre performance. Paul Taylor Dance Company. McCarter Theatre.

Lectures

11 a.m. Chemistry seminar. "Dynamics of Surface Reactions." Gerhard Ertl, Fritz-Haber-Institute der Max-Planck-Gesselschaft, Berlin. DuPont Seminar Room, 324 Frick.

G Noon. McGraw Center for Teaching and Learning lecture. "Great Teachers on Teaching." David Billington. 328 Frist.

12:15 to 1:45 p.m. Information technology/McGraw Center for Teaching and Learning workshop. "Keeping Track of Events: Public and Personal." 302 Frist.

2 p.m. Mathematics statistical mechanics seminar. "Are Electromagnetic Ultraviolet Cutoffs Here to Stay?" Michael Kiessling, Rutgers University. 343 Jadwin.

4:15 p.m. Princeton plasma physics colloquium. "Flowing Lithium Systems for Plasma Facing Components." Michael Ulrickson, Sandia National Labs. Gottlieb Auditorium, PPPL, Forrestal.

4:30 p.m. Ecology and evolutionary biology colloquium on the biology of populations. "Darwinian Natural Selection for Orange Bioluminescent Color in a Jamaican Click Beetle: A Model for the Study of Adaptive Evolution." Jeffrey Feder, University of Notre Dame. 10 Guyot.

4:30 p.m. Latin American studies lecture. "Fulgencio Batista: The Making of a Dictator." Frank Freyre, Rutgers University. 230 Dickinson.

4:30 p.m. Woodrow Wilson School lecture. "The Politics of International Intervention: A Military Perspective." John Sanderson, governor of Western Australia. 016 Robertson.

Notices

F 1 to 7 p.m. Health services flu immunization, first of two days. Multipurpose Room, Frist. For information, 1-877-482-2237 or visit http://www.vaccess.com.

Thursday, Nov 7

   

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Arts

4:30 p.m. American studies musical demonstration and lecture. "The Music of Dizzy Gillespie." Jon Faddis and Friends; with introduction and commentary by Phil Schaap. Taplin Auditorium, Fine.

F 8 p.m. McCarter Theatre performance. "Mostly Sondheim." Barbara Cook; with Wally Harper. McCarter Theatre.

F 8 p.m. Theatre Intime play. Harold Pinter: "The Hothouse." Theater, Murray-Dodge.

F 8 p.m. University concerts/Paderewski Memorial concert. Ivan Moravec, piano. Music by Chopin and Janacék. Richardson Auditorium, Alexander.

Lectures

12:30 p.m. Science and technology seminar. "Teaching Science and Technology to Nonscientists." Joseph Patterson, Columbia University. Henry Room, Jadwin.

4:30 p.m. East Asian studies seminar. "China's Great Power Ambitions." Gilbert Rozman and Kent Calder. 309 Frist.

4:30 p.m. Near Eastern studies lecture. "Sport and Modernization in Iran." Houchang Chehabi, Boston University. 202 Jones.

4:30 p.m. Physics colloquium. "Sinks for Anthropogenic Carbon." Jorge Sarmiento. A10 Jadwin.

4:30 p.m. Woodrow Wilson School lecture. "What Went Wrong: Western Impact and Middle Eastern Response." Bernard Lewis. Dodds Auditorium, Robertson.

5 p.m. Migration and development/Latin American studies/Woodrow Wilson School symposium. "Beyond Smoke and Mirrors." Douglas Massey, University of Pennsylvania; Tom Sawyer, congressman, Ohio; Frank Bean, University of California-Irvine; Doris Meissner, Migration Policy Institute; Harley Shaiken, University of California-Berkeley; and Reed Gusciora, assemblyman, New Jersey. 104 Computer Science. Registration required, call 258-3612 or mailto:cmdweb@princeton.edu.

Notices

F 1 to 7 p.m. Health services flu immunization, second of two days. Multipurpose Room, Frist. For information, 1-877-482-2237 or visit http://www.vaccess.com.

Friday, Nov 8

   

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Arts

12:30 p.m. Art Museum gallery talk. "Cézanne in Focus." Scott Allan. Art Museum.

7 p.m. Russian studies/African-American studies film and discussion. Kara Lynch: "Black Russians." 64 McCosh.

F 8 p.m. McCarter Theatre performance. Anoushka Shankar, sitar. McCarter Theatre.

F 8 p.m. Theatre Intime play. Harold Pinter: "The Hothouse." Theater, Murray-Dodge.

Lectures

G Noon. McGraw Center for Teaching and Learning lecture. "Conversations on Teaching: Responding to Students' Questions and Issues." 328 Frist.

2:30 p.m. Hellenic studies lecture. "Dress of Non-Elites in the Byzantine Empire." Jennifer Ball. 107, 58 Prospect.

3:30 p.m. Mechanical and aerospace engineering seminar in applied physics, fluid mechanics, combustion, and dynamics and control. "Supersonic Laminar Flow Control on Swept Wings Using Distributed Roughness." Helen Reed, Arizona State University. 101 Friend. Social gathering at 4:30 p.m., J223 Engineering Quadrangle.

4:30 p.m. Irish studies lecture. "Anger, Apologies, Statues: The Form of Cultural Controversy." Lucy McDiarmid, Villanova University. Stewart Film Theater, 185 Nassau St.

Sports

7 p.m. Field hockey vs. University of Pennsylvania. 1952 Stadium.

Saturday, Nov 9

   

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Arts

11 a.m. Art Museum talk for children. "Helen of Troy." Katherine Sarterelli, docent. Art Museum.

F 8 p.m. Theatre Intime play. Harold Pinter: "The Hothouse." Theater, Murray-Dodge.

F 8 p.m. University concerts jazz series. "You and the Night and the Music: An Evening of Songs From the American Songbook." University Jazz Faculty Ensemble. Richardson Auditorium, Alexander.

Lectures

10 a.m. Alumni Council lecture. "Does Reading Good Books Make You Better?" Lee Mitchell. Simon Morrison. 10 Guyot.

Notices

6 to 9 p.m. Observatory open house. FitzRandolph Observatory, FitzRandolph Road. If cloudy, call 258-3860; rain date, Nov. 10.

Sports

F 1 p.m. Football vs. University of Pennsylvania. Princeton Stadium.

4 p.m. Women's soccer vs. Colorado College. Lourie-Love Field.

7:30 p.m. Men's soccer vs. University of Pennsylvania. Lourie-Love Field.

Sunday, Nov 10

   

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Arts

3 p.m. Art Museum gallery talk. "Cézanne in Focus." Scott Allan. Art Museum.

3 p.m. Friends of Music teacher's recital. Nancy Wilson, violin; and Wendy Young, harpsichord. Music by Biber, Marco Uccellini, Schmeltzer, Meali and J.S. Bach. Taplin Auditorium, Fine.

Notices

11 a.m. University Chapel Interfaith Service for Peace. Imam Dean Muhammed, World Conference on Religion and Peace and Muslim American Society. Chapel.

Weekly

   

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Alcoholics Anonymous

12:15 p.m. Mondays, West Room, Murray-Dodge; and 9:30 a.m. Sundays, G2 Dickinson. Membership not required to attend.

Chapel Music for Meditation

10 to 11 p.m. Thursdays, Sept. 12 to Dec. 5 and Jan. 9 to May 22. Chapel.

Exhibits

   

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Art Museum

Tuesday-Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Sunday, 1 to 5 p.m. Closed Mondays and major holidays. Public tours, Saturdays, 2 p.m.

•"Beyond the Visible: A Conservator's Perspective." Through Jan. 5.

•"Cézanne in Focus: Watercolors From the Henry and Rose Pearlman Collection." Through Jan. 12.

•"Earth's Beauty Revealed: The 19th-Century European Landscape." Through Jan. 12.

•"Photographs by Lewis Baltz." Through Jan. 19.

Firestone Library

Exhibition Gallery and Milberg Gallery for the Graphic Arts (second floor): Monday-Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Wednesday, 9 a.m. to 8 p.m.; Saturday and Sunday, noon to 5 p.m.

Exhibition Gallery:

•"Hand Bookbinding: Plain and Simple to Grand and Glorious." Opening Nov. 10.

Milberg Gallery:

•"Unseen Hands: Four Centuries of Women Printers, Binders and Book Designers." Through March 30.

Lobby: Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. to 11:45 p.m.; Saturday and Sunday, 9 a.m. to 11:45 p.m.

•"A Curator's Dozen." Through Dec. 31.

•"The Senior Thesis in Print. Through Dec. 31.

Frist Campus Center

100 Level. Monday-Friday, 7 a.m. to 2 a.m.; Saturday, 7:30 a.m. to 3 a.m.; and Sunday, 8 a.m. to 2 a.m.

•Photographs by Emery Guzelsu.

Mudd Manuscript Library

Wiess Lounge, Olden Street. Monday-Friday, 8:45 a.m. to 5 p.m., Wednesday until 8 p.m.

•"Paix et Liberté: Posters that Go BANG!" Through Feb. 1.

Woodrow Wilson School

Bernstein Gallery. Monday-Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

•"After Sept. 11." Through Dec. 1.

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Art Museum

Hours: 258-3788; http://www.princetonartmuseum.org.

Athletic Ticket Office

Tickets and information: 258-3538.

Dillon Gymnasium

Hours: 258-4466.

Employee Assistance Program

120 McCosh Health Center. Information and appointments:
258-1875, Monday, Tuesday and Friday.

Employee Health

G6B McCosh Health Center. Appointments: 258-5035, Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. to 4:15 p.m. After-hours emergencies: 258-3134.

Employment Opportunities

Employment Hotline: 258-6130; http://jobs.princeton.edu/openjobs.

Frist Campus Center

Welcome Desk: 258-1766. mailto:fristqna@princeton.edu.

Library

Hours: 258-3181; http://libweb.princeton.edu.

McCarter Theatre Box Office

Reservations: 258-2787, Monday-Saturday, 9 a.m. to 8 p.m.; Sunday, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. http://www.mccarter.org.

Orange Key Guide Service

Frist Campus Center Welcome Desk. Tours Monday-Saturday at 10 and 11 a.m., 1:30 and 3:30 p.m.; Sunday at 1:30 and 3:30 p.m. Information and tours: 258-1766.

Prospect Association

Reservations: 258-3686.

Richardson Auditorium

Reservations: 258-5000, Monday-Friday, noon to 6 p.m.; and two hours before events requiring tickets. http://www.princeton.edu/richaud

Theater and Dance

Reservations: 258-3676; http://www.princeton. edu/~visarts/the.html.

Theatre Intime

Reservations: 258-4950; http://www.theatre-intime.org.

Tiger Sportsline

Current sports highlights and upcoming athletic events: 258-3545.

 


November 4, 2002
Vol. 92, No. 8
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Contents

Page one
Seminars introduce freshmen to 'the adventure of learning'
West spends first fall back on campus with first-year students
Nothing robotic about response to this seminar
Freshmen take the lead in discussing leadership

Inside
Invention has impact beyond the lab
Princeton architects reimagine world Trade Center site
United Way campaign kicks off Nov. 5
R&D Council honors freshman

Sections
People
Nassau Notes
Calendar of events
By the numbers


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