Princeton Weekly Bulletin Calendar of events

March 3-9, 2003

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Monday, March 3   prev   next   exhibits   top

Lectures

4 p.m. Princeton Materials Institute/Center for Complex Materials seminar. "Statistical Mechanics of Freezing in Complex Systems." Melissa Feeney. Auditorium, Bowen. Social gathering at 3:30 p.m.

4:30 p.m. Another World Is Possible lecture. "The Chaining of Agni: Remarks on the Capture and Socialization of Fire." Ade Artis. 243 Frist.

4:30 p.m. French and Italian/film studies lecture. "Federico Fellini: Popular Culture and Scriptwriting in the Making of an Auteur." Peter Bondanella, Indiana University. 2 Robertson.

4:30 p.m. French and Italian/humanities illustrated lecture. "Daumier and Racism." Carl Middelanis, Bielefeld Universität. 1 Robertson.

Notices

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

Tuesday, March 4   prev   next   exhibits   top

Arts

F 8 p.m. McCarter Theatre performance. Stuttgart Chamber Orchestra, Dennis Davies, conductor and pianist. McCarter Theatre.

Lectures

Noon. Population research/demography seminar. "Do Legislative Sentencing Guidelines Reduce Racial Disparity in Sentencing?" Aaron Sparrow. 300 Wallace.

12:15 p.m. Latin American studies lecture. "Preparing Successful Field Research Grant Proposals." Peter Johnson. 107, 58 Prospect.

12:20 p.m. Princeton Environmental Institute faculty forum. "Geochemical Considerations for CO2 Storage." Catherine Peters. 10 Guyot.

3:30 p.m. Mechanical and aerospace engineering seminar in applied physics, fluid mechanics, combustion, and dynamics and control/Crocco colloquium, first of two days. "The 3-Body Problem, Transport and Space Mission Design." Jerrold Marsden, California Institute of Technology. 105 Computer Science Building. Social gathering at 4:30 p.m., J223 Engineering Quadrangle.

4:15 p.m. Astrophysical sciences astronomy colloquium. "Extended Red Emission: Photoluminescence by Interstellar Nanoparticles." Adolf Witt, University of Toledo. Auditorium, Peyton. Social gathering at 5:15 p.m., main hallway.

4:30 p.m. Canadian studies lecture. "Complex Terrorism: The Vulnerability of High-Tech Societies to 21st-Century Terrorist Attacks." Thomas Homer-Dixon, University of Toronto. 2 Robertson.

4:30 p.m. French and Italian/humanities/Latin American studies illustrated lecture. "Fotografía y cuento de la revolución: 'El llaneo en llamas' de Juan Rulfo." Carl Middelanis, Bielefeld Universität. 1 Robertson.

4:30 p.m. Gauss seminars in criticism lecture "The Other Freedom (Tocqueville, Pushkin, Berlin and Akhmatova)." Svetlana Boym, Harvard University. 106 McCormick.

4:30 p.m. Jewish studies/Perelman Institute/Faber lecture. "Past Revisited? Historical Reflections on Contemporary Anti-Semitism." Steven Zipperstein, Stanford University. Betts Auditorium, School of Architecture.

4:30 p.m. Mathematics algebraic geometry seminar. "Volume of the Space of Real Cubic Surfaces." James Carlson, University of Utah. 322 Fine.

4:30 p.m. Medieval studies lecture. "Performance and the Public Sphere: Toward a New History of Medieval Theater." Carol Symes, University of Illinois-Urbana/Champaign. Theater, Rockefeller-Mathey College.

4:30 p.m. Visual arts illustrated lecture. Michal Rovner, video maker and photographer, talking about his work. 219, 185 Nassau St.

4:30 p.m. Woodrow Wilson School/gender and development policy lecture. "The Price of Motherhood: Why the Most Important Job in the World is Still the Least Valued." Ann Crittenden, author. 16 Robertson.

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Arts

4:30 p.m. Creative writing/Althea Ward Clark reading. Sigrid Nunez, novelist, reading from her work. Stewart Film Theater, 185 Nassau St.

7:30 p.m. Jewish studies/Perelman Institute/Slavic languages and literatures film. Arnost Lustig: "Fighter." 8 Friend.

8 p.m. Industrial relations labor film series. Elia Kazan: "On the Waterfront." Auditorium, Thomas Lab.

Lectures

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

Noon. School of Engineering and Applied Science lecture. "Power-Aware Networks." Li-Shiuan Peh. C217 Engineering Quadrangle.

G 12:15 p.m. Information technology lecture. "PDAs and Other Handy Things." Dan Oberst, Alan Goldberg and David Hopkins. Multipurpose Room, Frist.

3:30 p.m. Mechanical and aerospace engineering seminar in applied physics, fluid mechanics, combustion, and dynamics and control/Crocco colloquium, last of two days. "Geometric Mechanics, Variational Integrators and Asteroid Pairs." Jerrold Marsden, California Institute of Technology. 105 Computer Science Building. Social gathering at 4:30 p.m., J223 Engineering Quadrangle.

4 p.m. Chemical engineering seminar. "Nitric Oxide From the Immune System: When There is Too Much of a Good Thing." William Deen, Massachusetts Institute of Technology. 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." James Sturm. 328 Frist.

4:15 p.m. Industrial relations seminar on labor economics. "The Paradox of Moral Hazard and Insider Information." Robert Miller, Carnegie Mellon University. 200 Fisher.

4:15 p.m. Princeton plasma physics colloquium. "Two Problems in Plasma Astrophysics." Roger Blandford, California Institute of Technology. Gottlieb Auditorium, PPPL, Forrestal.

4:30 p.m. Classics lecture. "Hair, Hegemony and Historiography: Caesar's Style and Its Earliest Critics." Christina Kraus, Oriel College. 107, 58 Prospect.

4:30 p.m. East Asian studies lecture. "From Princeton to Peking: How to Become a Foreign Correspondent in East Asia." Frank Langfitt, The Baltimore Sun. 202 Jones. Social gathering at 4 p.m.

4:30 p.m. Ecology and evolutionary biology colloquium on the biology of populations. "If a Phylogenetic Tree Falls. " Ford Doolittle, Dalhousie University. 10 Guyot.

4:30 p.m. French and Italian/humanities illustated lecture. "L'Empereur Soulouque dans les lettres françaises: Victor Hugo, la Presse et 'La Fin d'une République." Carl Middelanis, Bielefeld Universität. 1915 Lounge, Butler College.

4:30 p.m. Latin American studies lecture. "Empires That Bleed: Reform and Response in the Iberian Atlantic." Jeremy Adelman. 230 Dickinson.

4:30 p.m. Mathematics colloquium. "Proof of the Strong Perfect Graph Theory." Paul Seymour 314 Fine.

4:30 p.m. President's Lecture Series. "Anytime, Anywhere: The Wireless Revolution." Vincent Poor. 104 Computer Science Building.

4:30 p.m. Woodrow Wilson School lecture. "Eliminating Educational Inequity: What It Will Really Take." Wendy Kopp, Teach for America. Dodds Auditorium, Robertson.

6 p.m. School of Architecture/Candela lecture. "A Life Within Architecture, the Creation of Wonderful Buildings and Structures." Leslie Robertson. Betts Auditorium, School of Architecture.

Notices

8 a.m. Chapel Ecumenical Ash Wednesday service. Chapel.

7 p.m. University Store book reading and signing. Ira Black, author of "The Changing Brain: Alzheimer's Disease and Advances in Neuroscience." University Store.

Sports

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

7:30 p.m. Women's lacrosse vs. Lafayette College. 1952 Stadium.

Thursday, March 6   prev   next   exhibits   top

Arts

4:30 p.m. French and Italian/French studies reading. Oliver Rolin, author, reading from his work. 1915 Lounge, Butler College.

F 8 p.m. McCarter Theatre performance. Kodo Drummers. McCarter Theatre.

F 8 p.m. Theater and dance senior thesis production directed by Sujan Trivedi. Tom Stoppard: "Travesties." Matthews Acting Studio, 185 Nassau St.

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

10 p.m. Frist entertainment. Girlyman. Café Vivian, Frist.

11:15 p.m. Frist/University Film Organization film. Paul Anderson: "Punch Drunk Love." 301 Frist.

Lectures

4:30 p.m. Chemistry/Bristol-Myers Squibb lecture in organic synthesis. "Studies in Natural Products: Total Synthesis." Erick Carreira, ETH-Hoenggerberg, Zürich. DuPont Seminar Room, 324 Frick.

4:30 p.m. Gauss seminars in criticism lecture "From Estrangement to the Banality of Evil (Victor Shklovsky and Hannah Arendt)." Svetlana Boym, Harvard University. 106 McCormick.

4:30 p.m. Jewish studies/Perelman Institute/Slavic languages and literatures lecture. "Tales From a Scholar, Screenwriter, Storyteller, Survivor." Arnost Lustig, American University. 8 Friend.

4:30 p.m. Mathematics topology seminar. "Legendrian Knots and Cables." John Etnyre, University of Pennsylvania. 314 Fine.

G 4:30 p.m. McGraw Center for Teaching and Learning workshop. "AI Conversations on Teaching: Grading Students' Work in Science and Engineering Classes. 328 Frist.

4:30 p.m. Odyssey Seminar Series. "Plasma Aerodynamics: Ionizing the Air to Help Airplanes Fly Faster." Sergey Macheret. Betts Auditorium, School of Architecture.

4:30 p.m. Physics colloquium. "Life at Terawatts/cm^2: Non-Linear Optical Microscopy of Living Tissue." Winfried Denk, Max-Planck Institute for Medical Research. A10 Jadwin.

4:30 p.m. Study of religion lecture. "To Heal the Body, Mind and Soul: Dr. Matilda Evans of South Carolina, 1870-1935." Darlene Hine, Michigan State University. 28 McCosh.

5:30 p.m. Sigma Xi lecture. "Unearthing Gotham: The Archae-ology of New York City." Anne-Marie Cantwell, Rutgers University-Newark; and Diana Wall, City College of New York. 10 Guyot. Social gathering at 5:15 p.m.

8 p.m. Science and technology/Evnin lectures on "Fire, Water and Ice: Catastrophes in Earth History," first of three. "When Fire Conquers Water Eruptions of Submarine and Subglacial Volcanoes." Haraldur Sigurdsson, University of Rhode Island. Auditorium, McDonnell.

8 p.m. University committee on public lectures. "Islamic Law and Feminism: Opening a Dialogue." Ziba Mir-Hosseini, Cambridge University. Helm Auditorium, McCosh 50.

Notices

10 p.m. Peer Health Educators/Frist stress buster study break. Multipurpose Room, Frist.

Friday, March 7   prev   next   exhibits   top

Arts

12:30 p.m. Art Museum gallery talk. "Ars Gratia Dei: Art in the Age of Faith." Jim Deneen, docent. Art Museum.

12:30 p.m. University orchestra/music/Frist lunchtime classical music series. 100 Frist.

4:30 p.m. Irish studies performance. "Songs From a Hidden Ulster." Len Graham and Padraigin Ni Uallachain. Stewart Film Theater, 185 Nassau St.

8 p.m. Black Graduate Caucus/ Frist Black Graduate Caucus poetry and open mic night. "Blue." Café Vivian, Frist.

F 8 p.m. McCarter Theatre performance. Stefon Harris, vibraphone, and Jacky Terrasson, piano. McCarter Theatre.

F 8 p.m. Theater and dance senior thesis production directed by Sujan Trivedi. Tom Stoppard: "Travesties." Matthews Acting Studio, 185 Nassau St.

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

F 8 p.m. University orchestra, Michael Pratt, conductor. Featuring winners of the 2003 Concerto Competition. Richardson Auditorium, Alexander.

11:15 p.m. Frist/University Film Organization film. Paul Anderson: "Punch Drunk Love." 301 Frist.

Lectures

9 a.m. History of science/Davis Center for Historical Studies colloquium. "Science Across the Seas: Nature, Knowledge and the Oceans." Philip Steinberg, Florida State University; Helen Rozwadowski, Georgia Institute of Technology; Gary Kross, State University of New York-Plattsburgh; Naomi Oreskes, University of California-San Diego; and Eric Mills, Dalhouise University. 211 Dickinson.

Noon. Jewish studies/Near Eastern studies/Jewish life lecture. "Conflict, Culture and Healing: Writing Political Plays in Israel Today." Motti Lerner, Tel Aviv University. 202 Jones.

Noon. Psychology colloquium. "The Locus of Expert Holistic Perception: fMRI, ERP and Behavioral Investigations." Isabel Gauthier, Vanderbilt University. 0-S-6 Green.

3 p.m. Mathematics geometric analysis seminar. "The Differential Geometry of Ordinary Differential Equations: Relations to the Conformal Structures of Fefferman." George Sparling, University of Pittsburgh. 314 Fine.

4 p.m. Philosophy seminar. "In Defense of Immediate Justification." James Pryor. 2 McCosh.

Sports

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

Saturday, March 8   prev   next   exhibits   top

Arts

11 a.m. Art Museum talk for children. "More About Looking." Diane Gozonsky, docent. Art Museum.

F 8 p.m. McCarter Theatre performance. New York Gilbert & Sullivan Players. "The Pirates of Penzance." McCarter Theatre.

8 p.m. Theater and dance performance. "Portables." Claire Porter. Hagan Dance Studio, 185 Nassau St.

F 8 p.m. Theater and dance senior thesis production directed by Sujan Trivedi. Tom Stoppard: "Travesties." Matthews Acting Studio, 185 Nassau St.

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

F 8 p.m. University orchestra, Michael Pratt, conductor. Featuring winners of the 2003 Concerto Competition. Richardson Auditorium, Alexander.

11:15 p.m. Frist/University Film Organization film. Paul Anderson: "Punch Drunk Love." 301 Frist.

Lectures

9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Art and archaeology graduate student symposium. "Art History and Its Technologies." 106 McCormick.

Sports

F 1 p.m. Men's lacrosse vs. University of Virginia. 1952 Stadium.

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

Sunday, March 9   prev   next   exhibits   top

Arts

3 p.m. Art Museum gallery talk. "Ars Gratia Dei: Art in the Age of Faith." Jim Deneen, docent. Art Museum.

F 3 p.m. McCarter Theatre performance. New York Gilbert & Sullivan Players. "The Mikado." McCarter Theatre.

F 8 p.m. Theater and dance senior thesis production directed by Sujan Trivedi. Tom Stoppard: "Travesties." Matthews Acting Studio, 185 Nassau St.

Notices

11 a.m. Chapel service. Sue Anne Steffey Morrow. Chapel.

Sports

11 a.m. Women's tennis vs. St. John's University. Jadwin Gym.

2 p.m. Women's lacrosse vs. Loyola College. 1952 Stadium.

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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, through May 22. Chapel.

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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.

•"The Art of Structural Design: A Swiss Legacy." March 8 through June 15.

•"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.

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.

•Art work of certificate students Eliza Gregory, Jason Houck, Iming Lin, Courtney Lockemer, Simone Schaner and Lydia Thew. March 4 through March 19. Opening reception, March 4, 6 to 8 p.m.

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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March 3, 2003
Vol. 92, No. 18
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Contents

Page one
Top seniors, graduate students earn University's highest honors
Bell and Frist focus on ways to better citizens' lives
Long-term collaboration yields cancer-fighting compound

Inside
Lilly establishes fellowship in honor of Princeton researcher
Update: Sky-mapping survey charts new data about universe
Two elected to engineering academy

People
Briefs
Spotlight

Sections
Nassau Notes
•By the numbers: Snow emergency
Calendar of events


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