Princeton Weekly Bulletin Calendar of events

February 24-March 2, 2003

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Mo   Tu   We   Th   Fr   Sa   Su   Weekly   Exhibits   Et cetera

Monday, February 24   prev   next   exhibits   top

Lectures

Noon. African-American studies lecture. "Pintame Angelitos Negros': Singing the Afro/Latino/a Diaspora in the Borderlands." Theresa Delgadillo, University of Notre Dame. 210 Dickinson.

4 p.m. Geosciences lecture. "A Tale of Two Rheologies: The Importance of Viscoelasticity." Timothy Dixon, University of Miami. 220 Guyot.

4 p.m. Mathematics analysis seminar. "Variations on a Theme of Morawetz." Jim Colliander, University of Texas. 314 Fine.

4:30 p.m. East Asian studies roundtable. "Trends and Problems in Chinese Archaeology." Liu Qingshu, Tang Jigen and Song Xincao, visiting professors from China. 202 Jones.

7 p.m. Woodrow Wilson School/Jewish life/International Center lecture. "Inside the Cauldron: A Survivor's Account of the Jerusalem Sbarro's Pizzeria Bombing." Binny Freedman, Isralight. Dodds Auditorium, Robertson.

Tuesday, February 25   prev   next   exhibits   top

Arts

F 8 p.m. McCarter Theatre performance. Blind Boys of Alabama, with Habib Koite and Bamada. McCarter Theatre.

Lectures

11 a.m. Chemistry seminar. "Structure and Reactivity of Open-Shell Complexes: New Frontiers in Atmospheric Chemistry." Joseph Francisco, Purdue University. DuPont Seminar Room, 324 Frick.

Noon. Population research/demography seminar. "Insight Into Ethnic Flux: Marriage Patterns Among Jews of Mixed Ancestry in Israel." Barbara Okun, Hebrew University-Jerusalem. 300 Wallace.

12:15 p.m. Latin American studies lecture. "An Overview of Ecological Research in Panamá and Galápagos." Martin Wikelski. 107, 58 Prospect.

12:20 p.m. Princeton Environmental Institute faculty forum. "This Land is Your Land: A History of Property Takings in America." George Hawkins. 10 Guyot.

4:15 p.m. Astrophysical sciences astronomy colloquium. "The High-Energy Universe With the Chandra X-ray Observatory." Gordon Garmire, Pennsylvania State University. Auditorium, Peyton. Social gathering at 5:15 p.m., main hallway.

4:30 p.m. Mathematics physics seminar. "Stochastic Loewner Evolution and Dyson's Circular Ensembles." John Cardy, Institute for Advanced Study and Oxford University. A06 Jadwin.

4:30 p.m. Medieval studies lecture. "Text and Context: Two Cases of Interplay." Joel Kaye, Barnard College. Theater, Rockefeller-Mathey College.

4:30 p.m. Operations research and financial engineering seminar. "An Exterior Point Method for Constrained Optimization." Igor Griva. E219 Engineering Quadrangle.

4:30 p.m. Visual arts illustrated lecture. Polly Apfelbaum, installation artist, talking about her work. 219, 185 Nassau St.

Sports

7 p.m. Men's volleyball vs. Rutgers University. Dillon Gym.

Wednesday, February 26   prev   next   exhibits   top

Arts

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

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

Lectures

4 p.m. Chemical engineering seminar. "Modeling and Optimization Challenges in Protein and Metabolic Engineering." Costas Maranas, Pennsylvania State University. A224 Engineering Quadrangle. Social gathering at 3:30 p.m.

G 4 to 6 p.m. McGraw Center for Teaching and Learning workshop. "Master Class in Lecturing." Elaine Showalter. 328 Frist.

4:30 p.m. East Asian studies lecture. "The Social Life of Opium in China: 1483-1999." Yangwen Zheng, University of Pennsylvania. 202 Jones. Social gathering at 4 p.m.

4:30 p.m. Ecology and evolutionary biology colloquium on the biology of populations. "Biological Stoichiometry From Genes to Ecosystems." James Elser, Arizona State University. 10 Guyot.

4:30 p.m. Italian studies/humanities lecture. "A Masterpiece Completed: The Writing of 'If This is a Man.'" Ian Thomson, author, biographer and journalist. 16 Henry House.

4:30 p.m. Mathematics colloquium. Rahul Pandharipande. 314 Fine.

4:30 p.m. Slavic languages and literatures lecture. "Seeking a 'Third Way' for Soviet Aesthetics: Eurasianism, Marxism, Formalism." Galin Tihanov, Lancaster University. 101 Clio.

4:30 p.m. Woodrow Wilson School/Gender and Development Policy Network lecture. "Three Decades of Gender Mainstreaming at the Ford Foundation and Farming Systems Research." John Gerhart, president emeritus of American University of Cairo. 16 Robertson.

6 p.m. School of Architecture lecture. "The Black Swan of Trespass." Peter Davidson and Donald Bates, Lab Architecture Studio, London and Australia. Betts Auditorium, School of Architecture.

Thursday, February 27   prev   next   exhibits   top

Arts

Noon. Chapel music Graduate College organ concert. Procter (charge for lunch).

8 p.m. French and Italian/French studies/Cultural Services of the French Embassy and the French Ministry of Culture French film festival. Patrice Chereau: "Ceux qui m'aiment prendront le train." Stewart Film Theater, 185 Nassau St.

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

8 p.m. SHARE performance. Thema Bryant-Davis: "Upbeat." Black Box Theater, Wilson.

F 8 p.m. Theatre Intime play. David Mamet: "The Water Engine." Theater, Murray-Dodge.

F 8 p.m. University Players musical. "Pippin: His Life and Times." Theater, Frist.

10 p.m. Frist entertainment. Eliot Chang, comedian. Café Vivian, Frist.

11:15 p.m. Frist/University Film Organization film. Gore Verbinski: "The Ring." 301 Frist.

Lectures

11 a.m. Chemistry seminar. "Bonds Bend Before They Break; Charges Move Fast in 'Wires': Fast Chemistry of Aryl Halide Anions and Conjugated Polumers Studies With Short Electron Pulses." John Miller, Brookhaven National Labs, New York. DuPont Seminar Room, 324 Frick.

2 p.m. Mathematics ergodic theory and statistical analysis seminar. "On Newhouse Phenomenon." Vadim Kaloshin, Institute for Advanced Study. 214 Fine.

4:30 p.m. East Asian studies lecture. "Averting AIDS Catastrophe in China." Bates Gill, Center for Strategic and International Studies; Ann Williams, Yale University; and Joan Kaufman, Harvard University. 1 Robertson.

4:30 p.m. English lecture. "Gertrude Stein Among the Neuroscientists." Steven Myer, Washington University. 40 McCosh.

4:30 p.m. Latin American studies lecture. "500 Years of Folk Medicine in the Andes." Luis Millones, Harvard University. 107, 58 Prospect.

4:30 p.m. Mathematics topology seminar. "Algebraic K-Theory of Poly-(Finite or Cyclic) Groups." Frank Quinn. 314 Fine.

G 4:30 p.m. McGraw Center for Teaching and Learning workshop. "AI Conversations on Teaching: Evaluating Students' Written Work. 328 Frist.

4:30 p.m. Odyssey Seminar Series. "Stem Cell Research--Myth vs. Reality." Kateri Moore. Betts Auditorium, School of Architecture.

4:30 p.m. Physics colloquium. "Approaches to Quark Confinement." Edward Witten, Institute for Advanced Study. A10 Jadwin.

Notices

Noon. Frist/Black History Month Committee faculty-student lunch. Fields Center.

Sports

11 a.m. Women's swimming/Ivy Championship. DeNunzio Pool.

7 p.m. Men's volleyball vs. Concordia College. Dillon Gym.

Friday, February 28   prev   next   exhibits   top

Arts

12:30 p.m. Art Museum gallery talk. "The Naked and the Dead: Two Ceramic Tomb Sculptures of the Han Dynasty (206 B.C.-A.D.220)." Virginia Bower, independent scholar. Art Museum.

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

8 p.m. SHARE performance. Thema Bryant-Davis: "Upbeat." Black Box Theater, Wilson.

F 8 p.m. Theatre Intime play. David Mamet: "The Water Engine." Theater, Murray-Dodge.

F 8 p.m. University Players musical. "Pippin: His Life and Times." Theater, Frist.

Lectures

2 p.m. Geophysical fluid dynamics seminar. "Statistical Stability of Storm Tracks." Brian Farrell, Harvard University. 209 GFDL, Forrestal.

2:30 p.m. Latin American studies roundtable discussion. "Peruvian Truth Commission." Jo-Marie Burt, George Mason University; Arturo Carrillo, Columbia University; Luis Millones, Harvard University; Coletta Youngers, Washington Office on Latin America; and Deborah Yashar. 2 Robertson.

3 p.m. Mathematics geometric analysis seminar. "Singular Perturbation for the First Eigenfunction on Riemannian Manifolds." David Holcman, University of California-San Francisco. 314 Fine.

3:30 p.m. Mechanical and aerospace engineering seminar in applied physics, fluid mechanics, combustion, and dynamics and control. "Hydro-dynamic Designs for Stability and Maneuverability in Marine Mammals." Frank Fish, West Chester University. 101 Friend. Social gathering at 4:30 p.m., J223 Engineering Quadrangle.

4:30 p.m. Irish studies lecture. "How Time Passes in Joyce's Dublin." Joep Leerssen, Harvard University. Stewart Film Theater, 185 Nassau St.

4:30 p.m. Transregional study of the contemporary Middle East, North Africa and Central Asia/anthropology lecture. "The Ariel Sharon Case." Chibli Mallat, St. Joseph University, Beirut. Dodds Auditorium, Robertson.

Notices

4 to 8 p.m. Community House Black History Month Extravaganza. Fields Center.

5 p.m. Frist/Black History Month Committee solidarity march. North Lawn, Frist.

Sports

11 a.m. Women's swimming/Ivy Championship. DeNunzio Pool.

F 7 p.m. Men's ice hockey vs. Cornell University. Baker Rink.

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

Saturday, March 1   prev   next   exhibits   top

Arts

11 a.m. Art Museum talk for children. "A Story to Help -- If You'd Really Prefer to Go to the Park." Jill Weatherill, docent. Art Museum.

F 2 and 8 p.m. University Players musical. "Pippin: His Life and Times." Theater, Frist.

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

F 8 p.m. Theatre Intime play. David Mamet: "The Water Engine." Theater, Murray-Dodge.

F 8 p.m. University Concert Jazz Ensemble and Ensemble X, featuring Ralph Bowen. "A Love Supreme: The Spirit and Sound of John Coltrane's Music." Richardson Auditorium, Alexander.

11:15 p.m. Frist/University Film Organization film. Gore Verbinski: "The Ring." 301 Frist.

Notices

11 a.m. University Store book reading and signing. Lynne Cherry, author of "How Groundhog's Garden Grew." University Store.

Sports

10 a.m. Men's tennis vs. U.S. Military Academy and Temple University. Jadwin Gym.

11 a.m. Women's swimming/Ivy Championship. DeNunzio Pool.

1 p.m. Men's lacrosse vs. Johns Hopkins University. 1952 Stadium.

2 p.m. Women's ice hockey vs. Dartmouth College. Baker Rink.

F 7 p.m. Men's ice hockey vs. Colgate University. Baker Rink.

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

Sunday, March 2   prev   next   exhibits   top

Arts

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

3 p.m. Art Museum gallery talk. "The Naked and the Dead: Two Ceramic Tomb Sculptures of the Han Dynasty (206 B.C.-A.D.220)." Virginia Bower, independent scholar. Art Museum.

F 3 p.m. Richardson Chamber Players concert. Richardson Auditorium, Alexander.

Notices

11 a.m. Chapel service. Thomas Breidenthal. Chapel.

11 a.m. Mathematics memorial for Natascha Brunswick, wife of the late Emil Artin. Taplin Auditorium, Fine. Social gathering at 10:30 a.m., Common Room, Fine.

3 p.m. Friends of the library tour. "Unseen Hands: Four Centuries of Women Printers, Binders and Book Designers." Rebecca Davidson. Milberg Gallery, Firestone.

Sports

11 a.m. Women's tennis vs. University of Maryland. Jadwin Gym.

2 p.m. Women's ice hockey vs. University of Vermont. Baker Rink.

4 p.m. Men's volleyball vs. Pennsylvania State 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.

 
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February 24, 2003
Vol. 92, No. 17
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Contents

Page one
Princeton joins brief asking court to uphold affirmative action policies
Making connections: Rosen sees changes in Muslim culture up close
University heightens security measures

Inside
International students offer world of ideas
•  Allen explores diverse range of interests
•  Chaubey adjusts to life here by getting involved
•  Ng pursues career and passion at Princeton
•  Rahim focuses on global issues in and out of class

People
VP Mulligan to leave in June
Spotlight
Happer and Ong named to endowed professorships

Sections
Nassau Notes
By the numbers: Alumni in government service
Calendar of events


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