Princeton Weekly Bulletin Calendar of events

March 10-23, 2003

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Monday, March 10   prev   next   exhibits   top

Arts

F 8 p.m. McCarter Theatre performance. Sarah Chang, violin, and Lars Vogt, piano. McCarter Theatre.

Lectures

Noon. Madison Program in American Ideals and Institutions lecture. "Utopia and America: Scholasticism, Humanism and Enlightenment in Thomas More." James Stoner, Louisiana State University. Madison Room, Whig.

4 p.m. Electrical engineering seminar on electronic materials and devices. "Magnetic Resonance Force Microscopy." Chris Hammel, Ohio State University. C207 Engineering Quadrangle.

4 p.m. Geosciences lecture. "Glacial-Interglacial Changes in Ocean Circulation and the Conveyor Belt Hypothesis." Maureen Raymo, Boston, University. 220 Guyot.

4 p.m. Mathematics analysis seminar. "The F. and M. Riesz Theorem for Complex Vector Fields." Shiferaw Berhanu, Temple University. 314 Fine.

4 p.m. Princeton Materials Institute/Center for Complex Materials seminar. "Pattern Control on Microaddressable Media." Yannis Kevekidis. Auditorium, Bowen. Social gathering at 3:30 p.m.

4:30 p.m. Buddhist studies workshop. "Gender in American Buddhism." Karma Tsomo, University of San Diego. 1 Robertson.

4:30 p.m. Woodrow Wilson School lecture. "Organizing, Populism and Conviction: Paul Wellstone's Winning Politics." Jeff Blodgett, former campaign chair for Sen. Paul Wellstone. 16 Robertson.

Tuesday, March 11   prev   next   exhibits   top

Arts

F 7:30 p.m. McCarter Theatre performance. Peking Acrobats. McCarter Theatre.

Lectures

Noon. Population research/demography seminar. "Rational Choice? Abortion Policy and the Economics of Fertility." Phillip Levine, Wellesley College. 300 Wallace.

12:20 p.m. Princeton Environmental Institute seminar. "Ecological Paradigms and British Colonial Development in Tropical Africa 1920-1940." Helen Tilley. 10 Guyot.

4:15 p.m. Astrophysical sciences astronomy colloquium. "Black Holes of All Masses: The Globular Cluster/Galaxy Connection." Karl Gebhardt, University of Texas-Austin. Auditorium, Peyton. Social gathering at 5:15 p.m., main hallway.

4:30 p.m. Ecology and evolutionary biology colloquium on the biology of populations. "Agriculture and Environment in the Yaqui Valley, Mexico: Will Intensification 'Save Land for Nature?'" Pamela Matson, Stanford University. 10 Guyot.

4:30 p.m. Gauss seminars in criticism lecture. "Freedom of Expression and Russian-American Art." Svetlana Boym, Harvard University. 106 McCormick.

4:30 p.m. Madison Program in American Ideals and Institutions lecture. "Under God? Is Religion at the Heart of America's Culture War?" William Kristol, The Weekly Standard. 104 Computer Science Building.

4:30 p.m. Mathematics algebraic geometry seminar. "Odd Theta Characteristics: Embedding M_g and A_g." Samuel Grushevsky. 322 Fine.

4:30 p.m. Operations research and financial engineering seminar. "A New Look at Convexity, Duality and Optimization." Dimitri Bertsekas, Massachusetts Institute of Technology. E219 Engineering Quadrangle.

4:30 p.m. Transregional study of the contemporary Middle East, North Africa and Central Asia lecture. "Competing Imaginations of Political Violence: Transregional and Global Choices and Responsibilities." Abdullahi An-Na'im, Emory University. 1 Robertson.

4:30 p.m. Woodrow Wilson School lecture. "EU Enlargement: The Challenges Ahead." George Cunningham, European Commission Delegation, New York. 16 Robertson.

Sports

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

Wednesday, March 12   prev   next   exhibits   top

Arts

8 p.m. Chapel music jazz vespers. Ensemble X. Chapel.

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

9 p.m. Frist/University Film Organization film. Tony Scott: "Top Gun." 301 Frist.

Lectures

G 12:15 p.m. Information technology lecture. "Classroom Technologies: Videoconferencing on Campus." Don Albury. Multipurpose Room, Frist.

2 p.m. Geophysical fluid dynamics seminar. "Global Ozone: Past and Future." William Randel, University Center for Atmospheric Research, Boulder. 209 GFDL, Forrestal.

4 p.m. Chemical engineering seminar. "Reactions at Polymer-Polymer Interfaces." Christopher Macosko, University of Minnesota. 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." Caryl Emerson. 328 Frist.

4:15 p.m. Princeton plasma physics colloquium. "Learning to See a Complex World: Evidence From Physiology and Psychophysics." David Sheinberg, Brown University. Gottlieb Auditorium, PPPL, Forrestal.

4:30 p.m. East Asian studies lecture. "Contemporary China Series: Foreign Policy Under the New Leadership." Elizabeth Economy, Council on Foreign Relations, and Chung Jae Ho, Seoul National University and Brookings Institution. 202 Jones. Social gathering at 4 p.m.

4:30 p.m. Latin American studies lecture. "'Unions' International Campaign Against the Last Argentine Dictatorship: Raimundo Ongaro's Activities From Exile, 1975-1983." Victoria Basualdo, Columbia University. 230 Dickinson.

4:30 p.m. Mathematics colloquium. "Homology Manifolds." Frank Quinn, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. 314 Fine.

4:30 p.m. Visual arts lecture. "Baghdad: Portrait of a City." Paul Chan, artist, New York. Stewart Film Theater, 185 Nassau St.

4:30 p.m. Woodrow Wilson School/Gender and Development Policy Network/development studies lecture. "Gender and Millennium Development Goals." Caren Grown, International Center for Research on Women. 16 Robertson.

8 to 10 p.m. Astrophysical sciences open house. "Night Sky." Peyton Observatory, Ivy Lane.

Notices

7 p.m. University Store book reading and signing. Keith Blanchard, author of "The Deed." University Store.

Thursday, March 13   prev   next   exhibits   top

Arts

F 8 p.m. McCarter Theatre performance. Hubbard Street Dance Chicago. McCarter Theatre.

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. University concerts series. Thomas Carroll, cello. Richardson Auditorium, Alexander.

9 p.m. Frist/University Film Organization film. Tony Scott: "Top Gun." 301 Frist.

Lectures

11 a.m. Chemistry seminar. "Non-traditional Theoretical Perspectives for Proton Transfer Reactions in Solution." James Hynes, University of Colorado-Boulder. DuPont Seminar Room, 324 Frick.

2 p.m. Mathematics ergodic theory and statistical mechanics seminar. "Ergodic and Stochastic Properties of Hénon and Hénon-like Maps." Michael Benedicks, Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm. 214 Fine.

4:30 p.m. Art and archaeology lecture. "Encounters With the Sacred: The Spaces of Islamic Pilgrimage." David Roxburgh, Harvard University. 106 McCormick.

4:30 p.m. East Asian studies lecture. "Foreknowledge, Taoist Meditation(?) and a (Re)assessment of an Obscure Figure From the Warring States." Robin McNeal, Cornell University. 234 Frist. Social gathering at 4:15 p.m.

4:30 p.m. International studies lecture. "South Korea and China: 10 Years Since the Normalization." Chung Jae Ho, Seoul National University and Brookings Institution. 2 Robertson.

4:30 p.m. Jewish studies lecture. "At Home on the Small Screen: American Jews and 1950s Television." Jeffrey Shandler, Rutgers University. 1 Robertson.

4:30 p.m. Mathematics topology seminar. John Luecke, University of Texas-Austin. 314 Fine.

4:30 p.m. Music composers colloquium. Meredith Monk, composer, singer and choreographer. 106 Woolworth.

4:30 p.m. Odyssey Seminar Series. "Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Services in Academic Libraries: Princeton at the Forefront." Wangyal Shawa. Betts Auditorium, School of Architecture.

4:30 p.m. Physics colloquium. "First Results of the DEIMOS/DEEP2 Redshift Survey on the Keck Telescope." Marc Davis, University of California-Berkeley. A10 Jadwin.

8 p.m. University committee on public lectures. "The Nature of the American Movie Business and the Role of the Critic." David Denby, The New Yorker. Helm Auditorium, McCosh 50.

Friday, March 14   prev   next   exhibits   top

Arts

12:30 p.m. Art Museum gallery talk. "From Horace Vernet to Giorgio Morandi: The Reinstallation of the 19th- and Early 20th-Century Galleries." Betsy Rosasco. Art Museum.

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

F 8 p.m. McCarter Theatre performance. Sonny Rollins. McCarter Theatre.

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

Lectures

Noon. Molecular biophysics seminar. "Pore-Forming Proteins: Similarities, Differences and Applications." Rekha Panchal, National Science Institute. DuPont Seminar Room, 324 Frick.

3 p.m. Mathematics geometric analysis seminar. "Dehn Surgery and Einstein Metrics in Higher Dimensions." Michael Anderson, State University of New York-Stony Brook. 314 Fine.

3:30 p.m. Mechanical and aerospace engineering seminar in applied physics, fluid mechanics, combustion, and dynamics and control. "The Wright Brothers' Quest for Powered Flight." Robert Ash, Old Dominion University. 101 Friend. Social gathering at 4:30 p.m., J223 Engineering Quadrangle.

Sports

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

Saturday, March 15   prev   next   exhibits   top

Arts

11 a.m. Art Museum talk for children. "Working in Pastels." Betty Reed, docent. Art Museum.

F 11 a.m. McCarter Theatre performance. Tom Chapin. McCarter Theatre.

F 8 p.m. McCarter Theatre performance. Sweet Honey in the Rock; with Toshi Reagon and Big Lovely. McCarter Theatre.

Sports

2 p.m. Men's volleyball vs. St. Francis College. Dillon Gym.

Sunday, March 16   prev   next   exhibits   top

Arts

3 p.m. Art Museum gallery talk. "From Horace Vernet to Giorgio Morandi: The Reinstallation of the 19th- and Early 20th-Century Galleries." Betsy Rosasco. Art Museum.

F 7:30 p.m. McCarter Theatre performance. Solas; with Natalie MacMaster. McCarter Theatre.

Notices

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

2 p.m. University Store book reading and signing. "U.S. 1 Worksheets 30th Anniversary Issue." University Store.

Tuesday, March 18   prev   next   exhibits   top

Lectures

8:30 a.m. Policy Research Institute for the Region town meeting. "Smart Growth in Central New Jersey." Representatives from PRIOR, Princeton Regional Chamber of Commerce, New Jersey Builders Association and Matrix Development. Dodds Auditorium, Robertson Hall.

4:15 p.m. Astrophysical sciences astronomy colloquium. "Searching for Strongly-Lensed Quasars in the SDSS," Bart Pindor; and "Brightest Cluster Galaxies From the SDSS Luminous Red Galaxy Sample," Yeong-Shang Loh. Auditorium, Peyton. Social gathering at 5:15 p.m., main hallway.

Sports

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

Wednesday, March 19   prev   next   exhibits   top

Lectures

G 12:15 p.m. Information technology lecture. "OIT Support for Research Computing." Curt Hillegas. Multi-purpose Room, Frist.

2 p.m. Geophysical fluid dynamics seminar. "The Cold-Tongue Problem: What Is Missing?" Ragu Murtugudde, University of Maryland-College Park. 209 GFDL, Forrestal.

Friday, March 21   prev   next   exhibits   top

Notices

7:30 p.m. Frist/Graduate School queer graduate coffee. "You Name It." Café Vivian, Frist.

Saturday, March 22   prev   next   exhibits   top

Arts

11 a.m. Art Museum talk for children. "Stories in Stone." Vi Schonewald, docent. Art Museum.

Sports

2 p.m. Women's lacrosse vs. Pennsylvania State University. 1952 Stadium.

Sunday, March 23   prev   next   exhibits   top

Notices

11 a.m. Chapel service. Dwight Davis. Chapel.

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 Art of Structural Design: A Swiss Legacy." 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.

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. Through March 19.

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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 10, 2003
Vol. 92, No. 19
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Contents

Page one
Architecture students get concrete lesson in how buildings are made
Study: High-density storage of nuclear waste increases risk

Inside
George talks bioethics with Chirac amid U.S.-French tensions
Seniors embark on service projects with funding from ReachOut 56
Visitors section added to home page
Grant supports scientific analysis of security issues

People
Spotlight, briefs
Staff members and supervisors encouraged to conduct 'informal conversations' by end of month

Sections
Calendar of events
Nassau Notes
By the numbers: Early endowment


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