Princeton Weekly Bulletin Calendar of events

February 10-16, 2003

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Mo   Tu   We   Th   Fr   Sa   Su   Weekly   Exhibits   Et cetera

Monday, February 10   prev   next   exhibits   top

Lectures

11 a.m. Chemistry seminar. "Dynamic Monopoles and Dipoles in Condensed Molecular Systems: The Case of Liquid Water." Raffaele Resta, Universita di Trieste. DuPont Seminar Room, 324 Frick.

Noon. African-American studies lecture. "Out of America: The Black Loyalists' Encounter With Africa, 1792-1800." James Sidbury, University of Texas-Austin. 211 Dickinson.

Noon. Mathematics PACM colloquium. "A Virtual Representation for Multi-Antenna Wireless Channels." Akbar Sayeed, University of Wisconsin-Madison. 224 Fine.

4 p.m. Geosciences lecture. "Control of Atmospheric CO2 and Climate Through Earth History." Daniel Schrag, Harvard University. 220 Guyot.

4 p.m. Mathematics analysis seminar. Vitali Milman, University of Tel Aviv. 314 Fine.

4:30 p.m. Population research/health and wellbeing/demography seminar. "Understanding Asthma Disparities: Role of Differential Life Stress." Rosalind Wright, Harvard University. 300 Wallace.

4:30 p.m. Woodrow Wilson School lecture. "The Axis of Evil and the Bomb." Robert Einhorn. Center for Strategic and International Studies. Dodds Auditorium, Robertson.

4:45 p.m. Operations research and financial engineering seminar. "Regime Switching Models: Applications in Finance and Beyond." Xin Guo, IBM Watson Research Center. E219 Engineering Quadrangle.

7:30 p.m. Students for Progressive Education and Action lecture. "The Roots of Violence in our Culture and Sources of Resistance." Derrick Jensen, author. Wood Auditorium, McCosh 10.

Notices

4:30 p.m. Council of the Princeton University Community meeting. Betts Auditorium, School of Architecture.

Tuesday, February 11   prev   next   exhibits   top

Arts

F 8 p.m. McCarter Theatre drama series. Shakespeare: "The Tempest." McCarter Theatre.

Lectures

11 a.m. Chemistry seminar. "Identification of Enzyme Binding Sites by Computational Solvent Mapping." Sandor Vajda, Boston University. DuPont Seminar Room, 324 Frick.

Noon. Latin American studies lecture. "Margarita Island: Venezuelan Threatened Species Hotspot." Jon Paul Rodríguez and Kathryn Rodríguez-Clark, Instituto Venezolano de Investigaciones Científicas, Caracas. 107, 58 Prospect.

Noon. LGBT Student Services/Black History Committee/Frist discussion. "Negotiating a Cultural Taboo: Homosexuality in the Black Community." 243 Frist.

12:20 p.m. Princeton Environmental Institute faculty forum. "Organic Aerosols in the Atmosphere." Lynn Russell. 10 Guyot.

12:30 p.m. Science and Technology seminar for nonscientists. “Adapting Non-Science Majors to the Reality and Implications of Human Evolution.” Janet Mange and alan Mann. Henry room, Jadwin.

4:30 p.m. Mathematics algebraic geometry seminar. "A Conjectural Description of the Nef Divisors on the Moduli Space of Curves." Angela Gibney, University of Michigan-Ann Arbor. 322 Fine.

4:30 p.m. Medieval studies lecture. "(Un) Kempe Women: Women in the Late Medieval English Parish." Katherine French, State University of New York-New Paltz. Theater, Rockefeller-Mathey College.

4:30 p.m. Operations research and financial engineering seminar. "R&D Challenges in Security and Resilience of National Critical Infrastructures." Massoud Amin, Electric Power Research Institute. E219 Engineering Quadrangle.

4:30 p.m. Physics/astrophysics colloquium. "Results from the MAP Satellite." Lyman Page. A02 McDonnell.

4:30 p.m. Visual arts illustrated lecture. Win Knowlton, sculptor, talking about his work. 219, 185 Nassau St.

Wednesday, February 12   prev   next   exhibits   top

Arts

12:30 p.m. Chapel music afternoon concert. Chapel.

8 p.m. Chapel music jazz vespers. University Jazz Ensembles, Anthony Branker, director. Chapel.

F 8 p.m. McCarter Theatre drama series. Shakespeare: "The Tempest." McCarter Theatre.

Lectures

4 p.m. Chemical engineering seminar. "The Hydrodynamic Stability and Control of Thermocapillary Driven Spreading on Micropatterned Surfaces." Jeffrey Davis. A224 Engineering Quadrangle. Social gathering at 3:30 p.m.

4:15 p.m. Princeton plasma physics colloquium. "Laboratory Experiments on Solar Loop Dynamics and a Model Explaining Why These Loops Tend to be Axially Uniform." Paul Bellan, California Institute of Technology. Gottlieb Auditorium, PPPL, Forrestal.

4:30 p.m. East Asian studies lectures on contemporary China. "The War on Falun Gong: Four Years Later." David Ownby, University of Montreal, and Erping Zhang, Georgetown University. 202 Jones.

4:30 p.m. Ecology and evolutionary biology colloquium on the biology of populations. "Defining Conservation Priorities in the Sea." Callum Roberts, University of York. 10 Guyot.

4:30 p.m. Graduate Americanist/English colloquium. "Early American Print Cultures." Meredith McGill, Rutgers University. 40 McCosh.

4:30 p.m. Human values/Tanner lecture, first of two. "Toward Humanism in Psychiatry." Jonathan Glover, King's College London; and Antonio Damasio and Jonathan Lear, discussants. Wood Auditorium, McCosh 10.

4:30 p.m. Jewish studies/Near Eastern studies/Woodrow Wilson School/ Jewish life lecture. "Iran and Israel: A Couple at Odds." David Menashri, Tel Aviv University. 1 Robertson.

4:30 p.m. Latin American studies lecture. "The Rule of Law, Honor and Violence: Plebeian Fights in 19th-Century Puerto Rico." Astrid Iguina, University of Puerto Rico. 230 Dickinson.

4:30 p.m. Mathematics colloquium. "Quasi-Periodic Localization and Related." Jean Bourgain, Institute for Advanced Study. 314 Fine.

4:30 p.m. Operations research and financial engineering seminar. "Maximum Likelihood and Rank Estimation for All-Pass Time Series Models." Beth Andrews, Colorado State University. E219 Engineering Quadrangle.

4:30 p.m. Politics/Madison Program in American Ideals and Institutions lecture. "Was Lincoln a Racist?" Allen Guelzo, Eastern University. 8 Friend.

4:30 p.m. Woodrow Wilson School lecture. "Child Poverty in the United States: Research, Policy and Programs." Jeanne Brooks-Gunn. Columbia University. 16 Robertson.

6 p.m. Architecture school lecture. "Danger and Pleasure." Lindy Roy, ROY, New York. Betts Auditorium, School of Architecture.

7 p.m. SHARE lecture. "Anti-Harassment Policies in Schools." Erika Harold, Miss America 2003. Helm Auditorium, McCosh 50.

Notices

7 p.m. University Store book reading and signing. Lawrence Rosen, author of "The Culture of Islam." University Store.

8 p.m. Astrophysical sciences open house. Peyton. In case of rain call 258-8054.

Thursday, February 13   prev   next   exhibits   top

Arts

F 7:30 p.m. Theater and dance senior thesis production directed by Chris Wendell. Shakespeare: "Measure for Measure." Matthews Acting Studio, 185 Nassau St.

8 p.m. French and Italian/French studies/Cultural Services of the French Embassy and the French Ministry of Culture French film festival. Dominik Moll: "Harry, un ami qui vous veut du bien." Stewart Film Theater, 185 Nassau St.

F 8 p.m. McCarter Theatre drama series. Shakespeare: "The Tempest." McCarter Theatre.

F 8 p.m. Theatre Intime play. John Guare: "Six Degrees of Separation." Theater, Murray-Dodge.

10 p.m. Frist entertainment. Kyler, singer and songwriter. Café Vivian, Frist.

11:15 p.m. Frist/University Film Organization film. Curtis Hanson: "8 Mile." 301 Frist.

Lectures

11 a.m. Chemistry seminar. "Studies Toward the Synthesis of Complex Natural Products." James Panek, Boston University. DuPont Seminar Room, 324 Frick.

2 p.m. Geophysical fluid dynamics seminar. "Local Dynamics of Perturbation Growth in Quasi-geostrophic Flows and Predictability." Gwendal Riviere, Centre National de Recherches Meterologiques Meteo-France. 209 GFDL, Forrestal.

4:30 p.m. Human values/Tanner lecture, last of two. "Toward Humanism in Psychiatry." Jonathan Glover, King's College London; and Peter Brooks and Jennifer Radden, discussants. Wood Auditorium, McCosh 10.

4:30 p.m. International studies/ East Asian studies Southeast Asia lecture. "Is Indonesia a Failing State? A Challenge for U.S. Policy." Donald Emmerson, Stanford University. 23 Robertson.

4:30 p.m. Jewish studies lecture. "Ghosts of Home: The Town of Czernowitz, in Jewish History and Memory." Marianne Hirsch and Leo Spitzer, Dartmouth College. 1 Robertson.

4:30 p.m. Mathematics topology seminar. "Two-Dimensional Combinatorial Ricci Flow." Feng Luo, Rutgers University. 314 Fine.

4:30 p.m. Physics colloquium. "Keeping the Worst People From Getting the Worst Weapons: How Is the World Doing?" Ashton Carter, Harvard University. A10 Jadwin.

4:30 p.m. Professional research, technical and library staff Odyssey Seminar Series. "Structure and Properties of Nano-Scaled Materials: From the Oldest Nanoparticles to the Latest Nanotubes." Nan Yao. Betts Auditorium, School of Architecture.

4:30 p.m. Woodrow Wilson School lecture. "Secrets: Lying the Country Into War in Vietnam and Iraq." Daniel Ellsberg, author. Dodds Auditorium, Robertson.

Notices

7 p.m. University Store book reading and signing. Ann Waldron, author of "The Princeton Murders: Big Crime on Campus." University Store.

Friday, February 14   prev   next   exhibits   top

Arts

12:30 p.m. Art Museum gallery talk. "Giulio Cesare Procaccini: A Baroque Master Recovered." Kristoffer Neville. Art Museum.

12:30 p.m. Frist/University Orchestra lunchtime classical music. 100 level, Frist.

4 p.m. Frist/community service discussion. Café Vivian, Frist.

F 7:30 p.m. Theater and dance senior thesis production directed by Chris Wendell. Shakespeare: "Measure for Measure." Matthews Acting Studio, 185 Nassau St.

F 8 p.m. Theater and dance Spring Dance Festival. Richardson Auditorium, Alexander.

F 8 p.m. McCarter Theatre drama series. Shakespeare: "The Tempest." McCarter Theatre.

F 8 p.m. Theatre Intime play. John Guare: "Six Degrees of Separation." Theater, Murray-Dodge.

10 p.m. Frist/Black Student Union/Black Men's Awareness Group performance. Jesse Fisher Funk Band. Café Vivian, Frist.

11:15 p.m. Frist/University Film Organization film. Curtis Hanson: "8 Mile." 301 Frist.

Lectures

11 a.m. Chemistry seminar. "Architectural Self-Construction in Nature and Chemical Synthesis." Erik Sorensen, Scripps Research Institute. DuPont Seminar Room, 324 Frick.

12:15 p.m. Latin American studies lecture. "Study Abroad in Cuba: May 22-June 22, 2003." José Buscaglia, University of Buffalo. 107, 58 Prospect.

3:30 p.m. Mechanical and aerospace engineering seminar in applied physics, fluid mechanics, combustion, and dynamics and control. "Small-Scale soft X-Ray Lasers Excited by Fast Discharges and Applications." Jorge Rocca, Colorado State University. 101 Friend. Social gathering at 4:30 p.m., J223 Engineering Quadrangle.

4:30 p.m. Irish studies discussion. "The Backwards Look." Stewart Film Theater, 185 Nassau St.

Sports

4 p.m. Men's swimming vs. Columbia University. DeNunzio Pool.

6 p.m. Women's ice hockey vs. Yale University. Baker Rink.

7 p.m. Wrestling vs. Rutgers University. Dillon Gym.

F 7:30 p.m. Men's basketball vs. Brown University. Jadwin Gym.

Saturday, February 15   prev   next   exhibits   top

Arts

11 a.m. Art Museum talk for children. "George Washington at Princeton." Sally Sword, docent. Nassau.

F 4 and 8:30 p.m. McCarter Theatre drama series. Shakespeare: "The Tempest." McCarter Theatre.

F 7:30 p.m. Theater and dance senior thesis production directed by Chris Wendell. Shakespeare: "Measure for Measure." Matthews Acting Studio, 185 Nassau St.

F 8 p.m. Theater and dance Spring Dance Festival. Richardson Auditorium, Alexander.

8 p.m. French and Italian/French studies/Cultural Services of the French Embassy and the French Ministry of Culture French film festival. Eric Zonka: "La vie revé des ange." Stewart Film Theater, 185 Nassau St.

F 8 p.m. Theatre Intime play. John Guare: "Six Degrees of Separation." Theater, Murray-Dodge.

10 p.m. Frist open night mic. Café Vivian, Frist.

11:15 p.m. Frist/University Film Organization film. Curtis Hanson: "8 Mile." 301 Frist.

Notices

2 p.m. Tang Center for East Asian Art conference. McCosh 10. See Nassau Notes on page 8.

6 p.m. Tango club/Argentine Tango workshop and milonga. Juan Carlos and Teresa Figueroa, performers. Common Room, New Graduate College.

Sports

Noon. Women's tennis vs. Old Dominion University. Jadwin Gym.

4 p.m. Men's tennis vs. Old Dominion University. Jadwin Gym.

F 7:30 p.m. Men's basketball vs. Yale University. Jadwin Gym.

Sunday, February 16   prev   next   exhibits   top

Arts

F 2 p.m. McCarter Theatre drama series. Shakespeare: "The Tempest." McCarter Theatre.

3 p.m. Art Museum gallery talk. "Giulio Cesare Procaccini: A Baroque Master Recovered." Kristoffer Neville. Art Museum.

Notices

11 a.m. Chapel service. Deborah Blanks. Chapel.

2 p.m. Tang Center for East Asian Art film. Edward Yang: "A Confucian Confusion (Duli Shidai)." Stewart Film Theater, 185 Nassau St.

3 p.m. University Store book reading and signing. Seven women poets, authors of "Cool Women Volume Two." University Store.

Weekly   prev   next   top

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, through May 22. Chapel.

Exhibits   prev   next   top

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.

•"Photographs by Ed Ranney." Feb. 15 through June 7.

•"Seeing the Unseen: Abstract Photography, 1900-1940." Through March 23.

•"The Arts of Asia: Works in the Permanent Collection." Through June.

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 Bookbindings: Plain and Simple to Grand and Glorious." Through April 20.

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.

•"Expatriate Presses in Interbellum France." Through Feb 28.

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.

Visual Arts Program

Lucas Gallery, 185 Nassau St. Monday-Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Closed weekends.

•Exhibit of student work, fall 2002. Through Feb. 25.

Women and Gender Studies

Lounge, 113 Dickinson Hall. Monday-Friday, 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Closed weekends. Oil paintings by Winona Meltzer. Through March 4.

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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

G07 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.

 


February 10, 2003
Vol. 92, No. 15
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Contents

Page one
Abraham: U.S. participation in international fusion effort builds on success at PPPL
Astrophysicist reaches for the stars and more
Computer program reveals optimum structure for new composites

Inside
Figuring out how the universe works
New P-Rides bus service launched
Science on Saturday lectures offered

People
Nugent named president of Kenyon
Hargadon chosen to deliver baccalaureate address
New faculty members appointed

Sections
Nassau Notes
By the numbers: Campus buildings: additions and subtractions
Calendar of events


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