Princeton Weekly Bulletin Calendar of events

February 17-23, 2003

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Mo   Tu   We   Th   Fr   Sa   Su   Weekly   Exhibits   Et cetera

Monday, February 17   prev   next   exhibits   top

Arts

F 8 p.m. McCarter Theatre performance. Mark O'Connor and his Hot Swing Trio. McCarter Theatre.

Lectures

4 p.m. Geosciences lecture. "Molecular Windows Into Microbial Communities." James Tiedje, Michigan State University. 220 Guyot.

4:30 p.m. Jewish studies/Near Eastern studies/Woodrow Wilson School/Jewish life lecture. "Post 2003 Election: The Future of the Israeli Parliamentary Democracy." Gideon Doron, Tel Aviv University. 1 Robertson.

Tuesday, February 18   prev   next   exhibits   top

Arts

F 8 p.m. McCarter Theatre performance. Tango Buenos Aires. McCarter Theatre.

Lectures

11 a.m. Chemistry seminar. "Developing a Practical Chiral Toolbox for Asymmetric Catalytic Reactions." Xumu Zhang, Pennsylvania State University. DuPont Seminar Room, 324 Frick.

Noon. Madison Program in American Ideals and Institutions lecture. "Law, Darwinism and Public Education: The Establishment Clause and the Challenge of Intelligent Design." Francis Beckwith, Biola University. Madison Room, Whig.

Noon. Population research/demography seminar. "Is Spanish Here to Stay? Contexts for Bilingualism Among U.S.-Born Hispanics." April Linton. 300 Wallace.

12:15 p.m. Latin American studies lecture. "The Center Can Hold: Intergovernmental Politics in Brazil and Peru." Tyler Dickovick. 107, 58 Prospect.

12:20 p.m. Princeton Environmental Institute seminar. "Link Between Atmospheric CO2 and Climate." Robert Toggweiler. 10 Guyot.

4 p.m. Molecular biology lecture. "Phenotypic and Genomic Evolution in a 20,000-Generation Experiment With E. Coli." Richard Lenski, Michigan State University. 3 Thomas Lab.

4:15 p.m. Astrophysical sciences astronomy colloquium. "The Galactic Center: New Results." Andrea Ghez, University of California-Los Angeles. Auditorium, Peyton. Social gathering at 5:15 p.m., main hallway.

4:30 p.m. Near Eastern studies lecture. "The State and Government in Turkey After the Elections of 2002." Sahin Alpay, Bahcesehir University. 202 Jones.

4:30 p.m. Woodrow Wilson School lecture. "Security Challenges in Asia: Views From Washington." Robert Orr, Council on Foreign Relations; and Takehiro Funakoshi, Embassy of Japan. 16 Robertson.

Wednesday, February 19   prev   next   exhibits   top

Arts

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

4:30 p.m. Creative writing/Althea Ward Clark poetry reading. Linda Gregerson and Anthony Hecht, poets reading their work. Stewart Film Theater, 185 Nassau St.

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

Lectures

Noon. Black History Committee/ Frist roundtable. "Civic Engagement." Fields Center.

4 p.m. Chemical engineering seminar. "Simulation of Protein Crystallizability." Todd Przybycien, Carnegie Mellon University. A224 Engineering Quadrangle. Social gathering at 3:30 p.m.

4 p.m. Computer Science lecture. "Computer Vision and Control for Soccer Robots: The FU Fighters Team." Raul Rojas, University of Pennsylvania and Freie Universitaet, Berlin. 105 Computer Science.

G 4 to 6 p.m. McGraw Center for Teaching and Learning master class in lecturing. Burton Malkiel. 328 Frist.

4:30 p.m. Classics/Prentice lecture. "Every Exit Is an Entrance: A Praise of Sleep." Anne Carson, University of Michigan. 2 Robertson.

4:30 p.m. East Asian studies lecture. "Paper, Ink, Bone and Stone: Mapping Buddhism in an Age of Empires." Richard Jaffe, Duke University. 202 Jones. Social gathering at 4 p.m.

4:30 p.m. Ecology and evolutionary biology colloquium on the biology of populations. "Experiments and Digital Organisms on the Evolution of Complexity." Richard Lenski, Michigan State University. 10 Guyot.

4:30 p.m. Operations research and financial engineering seminar. "Large Sparse Semidefinite Programming With Applications to the Nearest Correlation Matrix Problem." Henry Wolkowitz, University of Waterloo. E219 Engineering Quadrangle.

6 p.m. School of Architecture lecture. "Reflections on Ground Zero." Peter Eisenman. Wood Auditorium, McCosh 10.

Thursday, February 20   prev   next   exhibits   top

Arts

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. Jean-Pierre Denis: "Les blessures assassins." Stewart Film Theater, 185 Nassau St.

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

F 8 p.m. University concerts series. Sequenza. Richardson Auditorium, Alexander.

10 p.m. Frist entertainment. Doria Roberts, singer/songwriter. Café Vivian, Frist.

11:15 p.m. Frist/University Film Organization film. Todd Phillips: "Old School." 301 Frist.

Lectures

11 a.m. Chemistry seminar. "Methylene Bridged Glycoluril Dimers." Lyle Isaacs, University of Maryland-College Park. DuPont Seminar Room, 324 Frick.

2 p.m. Geophysical fluid dynamics seminar. "Rising Seas and the Big Apple." Vivian Gornitz, NASA/Goddard Institute for Space Studies. 209 GFDL, Forrestal.

4:30 p.m. Art and archeology lecture. "Gunnar Asplund: Law and Order in Gothenburg." Nicholas Adams, Vassar College. 106 McCormick.

4:30 p.m. Irish studies/theater and dance/Princeton Atelier lecture. "Lucia Joyce: To Dance in the Wake." Carol Shloss, Stanford University. 4 McCosh.

4:30 p.m. Latin American studies lecture. "Why I Love to Love Donna Summer: The United States, Cuba and the Politics of Culture." Damián Fernández, Florida International University. 300 Wallace.

4:30 p.m. Liechtenstein Institute on Self-Determination lecture/international studies/Woodrow Wilson School lecture. "New Model U.N.? The Millennium Goals and Partnership Strategy." Michael Doyle, United Nations. 2 Robertson.

G 4:30 to 6 p.m. McGraw Center for Teaching and Learning lecture. "AI Conversations on Teaching: Leading Effective Problem-Solving Sessions in the Sciences and Engineering." 328 Frist.

4:30 p.m. Near Eastern studies lecture. "A Novel Archival Source: Ottoman, Balkan and Related 'Postal History' in the Possession of 'Stamp Collectors' (Postal Historians)." David Sheby, Ottoman and Near East Philatelic Society. 307 Frist.

4:30 p.m. Odyssey Seminar Series. "Scholarly Communication in a Rapidly Changing Landscape." Jane Bryan and Patricia Gaspari-Bridges. Betts Auditorium, School of Architecture.

4:30 p.m. Physics colloquium. "Historical Roots of Gauge Invariance." David Jackson, University of California-Berkeley. A10 Jadwin.

4:30 p.m. Visual arts illustrated lecture. Abelardo Morell, photographer, talking about his work. 219, 185 Nassau St.

4:30 p.m. Women and gender panel. "Sex and the City: A Panel Discussion of TV, Romantic Comedy and Women and Men." Lee Siegel, The New Republic, Alessandra Stanley, The New York Times, and Tamsen Wolff; and Christine Stansell, moderator. Stewart Film Theater, 185 Nassau St.

6 p.m. Media and modernity/ history of science lecture. "The Soundscape of Modernity, Architectural Acoustics and the Culture of Listening in America, 1900-1933." Emily Thompson, Dibner Institute for the History of Science. Betts Auditorium, School of Architecture.

8 p.m. University committee on public lectures. "The Creative Commons." Lawrence Lessig, Stanford University. Helm Auditorium, McCosh 50.

Friday, February 21   prev   next   exhibits   top

Arts

12:30 p.m. Frist classical music series. Kiri Murakami '04, Eun-Mee Jeong '04, Jon Epstein '06 and Alex Snyder '03. 100 level, Frist.

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. Chapel music organ concert. David Messineo. Chapel.

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

11:15 p.m. Frist/University Film Organization film. Hayao Miyazaki: "Spirited Away." 301 Frist.

Lectures

Noon. Black History Committee/ Frist alumni panel. Fields Center.

Noon. Psychology colloquium. "Assessing Interactive Causal Influence: A Psychological Theory." Patricia Cheng, University of California-Los Angeles. 0-S-6 Green.

3:30 p.m. Mechanical and aerospace engineering seminar in applied physics, fluid mechanics, combustion, and dynamics and control. "On the Use of Hybrid Rans/Les Methods for Wall-Layer Modeling." Ugo Piomelli, University of Maryland. 101 Friend. Social gathering at 4:30 p.m., J223 Engineering Quadrangle.

4:30 p.m. Irish studies discussion. "Into Modernity." Howard Keeley, Barry McCrea and Kimberly Bohman. Stewart Film Theater, 185 Nassau St.

7:30 p.m. Frist discussion. "You Name It: Queer Graduate Caucus." Café Vivian, Frist.

Sports

3 p.m. Men's tennis vs. St. Joseph's University and State University of New York-Stony Brook. Jadwin Gym.

7 p.m. Women's basketball vs. Dartmouth College. Jadwin Gym.

Saturday, February 22   prev   next   exhibits   top

Arts

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

4 p.m. Music student recital. Andrew Braid, oboe, and Daniela Smolov, piano. Music by Hindemith and Berger. Taplin Auditorium, Fine.

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. Eric Rohmer: "L'Anglaise et le Duc." Stewart Film Theater, 185 Nassau St.

8 p.m. Princeton University Chamber Orchestra and Concert Choirs performance. Richard Yuk, conductor. Richardson Auditorium, Alexander.

10 p.m. Frist open mic night. Poetic Voices, featuring Kraal "Kayo" Charles, performance poet. Café Vivian, Frist.

Notices

9 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Alumni Day and Parents' Program. See story on this page or visit <alumni.princeton.edu/Events/AlumniDay.asp>.

Sports

Noon. Women's tennis vs. State University of New York-Binghamton. Jadwin Gym.

2 p.m. Men's volleyball vs. George Mason University. Dillon Gym.

4 p.m. Men's tennis vs. George Washington University. Jadwin Gym.

7 p.m. Women's basketball vs. Harvard University. Jadwin Gym.

Sunday, February 23   prev   next   exhibits   top

Arts

F 2 and 7:30 p.m. McCarter Theatre drama series. Shakespeare: "The Tempest." McCarter Theatre.

Notices

11 a.m. Chapel African-American Heritage Sunday service. Thema Bryant-Davis. Chapel.

Sports

9 a.m. Women's tennis vs. Virginia Polytechnic Institute. Jadwin Gym.

2 p.m. Men's volleyball vs. Harvard University. Dillon Gym.

Weekly   prev   next   exhibits   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   exhibits   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.

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

•"Books From the Sky: A Work by Xu Bing." Through May 18.

•"Edward Ranney Photographs: The John Elliott Collection." Through June 7.

•"Seeing the Unseen: Abstract Photo-graphy, 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 Book-bindings: Plain and Simple to Grand and Glorious." Through April 20.

Milberg Gallery:

•"Unseen Hands: Four Centuries of Women Printers, Binders and Book Designers." Through April 13.

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.

Seeley G. Mudd Manuscript Library

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

•"Celebrating the Classes of 1943, 1953, 1963, 1978 and 1983."

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 17, 2003
Vol. 92, No. 16
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Contents

Page one
Partnership produces sharp 'baby pictures' of the universe
Showalter inspires conversation about teaching literature

Inside
Scientists shoot for more detail from land-based devices
University launches skill-building program for biweekly staff members
Alumni Day event to include lectures by Peter Bell and William Frist

People
Employees honored for dedication and service
Showalter to retire; pursue trans-Atlantic journalism
People, spotlight, briefs

Sections
Nassau Notes
By the numbers: Service Recognition program
Calendar of events


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