Princeton Weekly Bulletin Calendar of events

April 7-13, 2003

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Monday, April 7   next   exhibits   top

Arts

F 8 p.m. McCarter Theatre performance. Emanual Ax, piano, and Richard Stoltzman, clarinet. McCarter Theatre.

Lectures

4 p.m. Center for Complex Materials seminar. "Materials for Moore's Law." Roger French, DuPont. Auditorium, Bowen. Social gathering at 3:30 p.m.

4 p.m. Electrical engineering seminar on electronic materials and devices. "All Metallic 3D Tungsten Photonic Crystal as an Efficient Light Emitter." Shawn Lin. C207 Engineering Quadrangle.

4:30 p.m. Buddhist studies workshop. "Soka Gakkai and the Challenges of Interdisciplinary Work on Buddhism Coming West." Richard Seager, Hamilton College. 5 Ivy Lane.

4:30 p.m. Transregional study of the contemporary Middle East, North Africa and Central Asia lecture. "Is War an Effective Response to Terrorism? European Perspectives." Eric Rouleau, columnist and author. 1 Robertson.

Notices

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

Tuesday, April 8   next   exhibits   top

Arts

7:30 p.m. Jewish studies/Near Eastern studies/Center for Jewish Life performance. King David Drummers. Theater, Rockefeller-Mathey College.

5 p.m. African-American studies reading. "A Sorrowful Joy." Albert Raboteau. Reading Room, Firestone.

F 8 p.m. McCarter Theatre performance. David Sedaris, commentator and author. McCarter Theatre.

Lectures

Noon. Population research/demography seminar. "Family Instability and Mothering Behaviors." Cynthia Osborne. 300 Wallace.

12:15 p.m. Latin American studies lecture. "From Assimilation to Multiculturalism? Ethnic Politics and Citizenship in Latin America." Deborah Yashar. 107, 58 Prospect Ave.

12:20 p.m. Princeton Environmental Institute seminar. "Why Life in the Sea Is Hard." François Morel. 10 Guyot.

3:30 p.m. Music/musicology colloquium. "Dancing in Chains: Reflections on the Strauss-Hofmannsthal 'Ariadne auf Naxos.'" Walter Frisch, Columbia University. 102 Woolworth.

4:15 p.m. Astrophysical sciences astronomy colloquium. "Massive Clusters: Understanding Galaxy Evolution and Structure Formation." Lori Lubin, University of Californnia-Davis. Auditorium, Peyton. Social gathering at 5:15 p.m., main hallway.

4:30 p.m. Mathematics algebraic geometry seminar. "Threefold Divisorial Contractions Contracting an Irreducible Divisor Onto a Curve." Nikos Tziolas, Max Planck Institute. 322 Fine.

4:30 p.m. Mathematics physics seminar. "Quantum Chaos: Universal vs. System-Specific Fluctuations." Oriol Bohigas, Laboratoire de Physique Theorique et Modeles Statistiques, France. A06 Jadwin.

G 4:30 p.m. McGraw Center for Teaching and Learning book group discussion. "The Art of Changing the Brain" by James Zull. 328 Frist. Registration required, visit http://www.princeton.edu/mcgraw

4:30 p.m. Medieval studies lecture. "Violence and Sex: Jewish Polemic Imagery of Medieval Christendom." Robert Chazan, New York University. Theater, Rockefeller-Mathey College.

5 p.m. Media and modernity/history of science lecture. "The Soundscape of Modernity: Architectural Acoustics and the Listening of America, 1900-1933." Emily Thompson, Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Betts Auditorium, School of Architecture.

Notices

4 p.m. Pace Center for Community Service dedication ceremony. 246 Frist.

Sports

F 3 p.m. Baseball vs. Rutgers University. Clarke Field.

Wednesday, April 9   next   exhibits   top

Arts

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

8 p.m. Chapel music jazz vespers. University Jazz Ensembles. Chapel.

F 8 p.m. McCarter Theatre drama series. Steven Dietz: "Fiction." McCarter Theatre.

9 a.m. French and Italian/French studies workshop. Florent Masse: "L'Atelier: Cours Public 2." Common Room, Rockefeller College.

Lectures

G 12:30 p.m. Information technology lecture. "The Wireless Classroom." Terry Coatta and Dennis Staples, Silicon Chalk. Multipurpose Room, Frist.

2 p.m. Geophysical fluid dynamics seminar. "Pre-Monsoon Aerosol Characteristics Over the Oceans Surrounding Peninsular India." S. Ramachandran, Physical Research Lab, India. 209 GFDL, Forrestal.

4 p.m. Chemical engineering seminar. "BSL and Beyond: CFD Modeling of Turbulent Reacting Flows." Rodney Fox, Iowa State University. A224 Engineering Quadrangle. Social gathering at 3:30 p.m.

4:15 p.m. Princeton plasma physics colloquium. "World War I and the Birth of the Electronics Industry." Frederik Nebeker, Rutgers University. Gottlieb Auditorium, PPPL, Forrestal.

4:30 p.m. East Asian studies lecture. "Minority Regions: Tough Times, Tough Choices." robbie Barnett, Columbia University; Uradyn Bulag, city University of New York; and James Millward, Georgetown University. 202 Jones. Social gathering at 4:30 p.m.

4:30 p.m. Madison Program in American Ideals and Institutions lecture. "God and Man at Yale Revisited: The Coming Revival at Elite Universities." John DiIulio, University of Pennsylvania. 302 Frist.

4:30 p.m. Mathematics colloquium. Percy Deift, New York University. 314 Fine.

G 4:30 p.m. McGraw Center for Teaching and Learning book group discussion. "Teaching Literature" by Elaine Showalter. 328 Frist. Registration required, visit <www.princeton.edu/mcgraw>.

4:30 p.m. Slavic languages and literatures lecture. "Martyrdom and Revenge: S. An-sky on Terror and the Jewish Response to Violence." Gabriella Safran, Stanford University. 1 Robertson.

4:30 p.m. Woodrow Wilson School/Global Issues Forum lecture. "Crisis in Chechnya: Moral and International Dimensions." Ilyas Akhmadov, Chechen Republic. Wood Auditorium, McCosh 10.

6 p.m. School of Architecture lecture. "Terra Incognita." Keller Easterling, Yale University. Betts Auditorium, School of Architecture.

Notices

7 p.m. University Store book reading and signing. Peter Singer, author of "Pushing Time Away: My Grandfather and the Tragedy of Jewish Vienna." University Store.

Sports

7:30 p.m. Women's lacrosse vs. Temple University. 1952 Stadium.

Thursday, April 10   next   exhibits   top

Arts

F 8 p.m. McCarter Theatre drama series. Steven Dietz: "Fiction." McCarter Theatre.

10 p.m. Frist entertainment. Chinua Hawk, pop-soul. Café Vivian, Frist.

11:15 p.m. Frist/University Film Organization film. Lee Tamahori: "Die Another Day." 301 Frist.

Lectures

11 a.m. Chemistry seminar. "Stereo-selective Formation of Carbon-Carbon Bonds Through Metal-Nitrogen Coordination." Jonathan Ellman, University of California-Berkeley. DuPont Seminar Room, 324 Frick.

Noon. European politics and society lecture. "The 'New' Intellectuals and the Debate on 'New' Ideas in France." Frederic Martel, French Cultural Service, Boston. 12 Bendheim.

4:30 p.m. Film studies lecture. Douglas McGrath, director. Stewart Film Theater, 185 Nassau St.

4:30 p.m. French and Italian lecture. "Witness and Remembrance." François Bizot, Ecole Pratique des Haues Etudes. 1915 Lounge, Butler College.

4:30 p.m. Liechtenstein Institute on Self-Determination/Center of International Studies/Woodrow Wilson School lecture. "The Impact of the Laws of War in Contemporary Conflicts." Adam Roberts, Oxford University. 28 McCosh.

4:30 p.m. Odyssey Seminar Series. "Building the Cultural Policy and the Arts National Data Archive (CPANDA)." Elizabeth Bennett, Ann Ray and Lawrence McGill. Betts Auditorium, School of Architecture.

4:30 p.m. Physics colloquium. "Bringing String Theory Into Contact With Experiment." Michael Dine, University of California-Santa Cruz. A10 Jadwin.

4:30 p.m. Woodrow Wilson School/Center for Jewish Life/Caravan for Democracy lecture. "Shared Democracies: Israel and the United States in the 21st Century." Ephraim Sneh, Israeli Knesset member. Dodds Auditorium, Robertson.

Notices

G Noon to 1:30 p.m. Registration for University summer day camp. Lobby, Dillon Gym.

Sports

8 a.m. to 7 p.m. Indoor triathlon. Dillon Gym.

Friday, April 11   next   exhibits   top

Arts

12:30 p.m. Art Museum gallery talk. "Art About Ability: Degas and Van Gogh." Caroline Cassells. Art Museum.

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

7:30 p.m. University Library film. "Surviving Everest." Stewart Film Theater, 185 Nassau St.

F 8 p.m. McCarter Theatre drama series. Steven Dietz: "Fiction." McCarter Theatre.

F 8 p.m. University Wind Ensemble. Richardson Auditorium, Alexander.

11:15 p.m. Frist/University Film Organization film. Lee Tamahori: "Die Another Day." 301 Frist.

Lectures

G Noon. McGraw Center for Teaching and Learning workshop. "Great Teachers on Teaching." Charles Beitz. 328 Frist. Registration required, visit <www.princeton.edu/mcgraw>.

Noon. Psychology colloquium. "The Reorganization of the Somatonsensory System After Sensory Loss: Mechanisms, Predictive Factors and Functional." Jon Kaas, Vanderbilt University. 0-S-6 Green.

3 p.m. Mathematics geometric analysis seminar. "A Bernstein Problem for Special Lagrangian Equations." Yu Yuan, University of Washington. 314 Fine.

3:30 p.m. Mechanical and aerospace engineering seminar in applied physics, fluid mechanics, combustion, and dynamics and control. "Engineer-ing Biomolecular Systems With Mechanics." Gang Bao, Georgia Institute of Technology. 101 Friend. Social gathering at 4:30 p.m., J223 Engineering Quadrangle.

4 p.m. Frist/Pace Center for Community Service talk. Café Vivian, Frist.

4 p.m. Philosophy seminar. "Standard Bearers." Daniel Warren, University of Texas-Austin. 2 McCosh.

Notices

8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Community and state affairs symposium. "Property Tax Reform: Where Have We Been? Where Are We Going? How Will We Get There?" Dodds Auditorium, Robertson. See article on this page.

10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Madison Program in American Ideals and Institutions conference. "National Sovereignty and International Institutions." See Nassau Notes.

Noon to 1:30 p.m. Registration for University summer day camp. Lobby, Dillon Gym.

5:30 p.m. University Store book reading and signing. Sheldon Hackney, author of "The Politics of Presidential Appointment: A Memoir of the Culture War." University Store.

Sports

2 p.m. Women's tennis vs. Yale University. Lenz Tennis Center.

Saturday, April 12   next   exhibits   top

Arts

11 a.m. Art Museum talk for children. "How to Know a Saint (When You See One)." Maxine Lampert. Art Museum.

F 4 and 8:30 p.m. McCarter Theatre drama series. Steven Dietz: "Fiction." McCarter Theatre.

F 8 p.m. University Concert Jazz Ensemble. Nicholas Payton and the Soul Patrol. Richardson Auditorium, Alexander.

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

11:15 p.m. Frist/University Film Organization film. Lee Tamahori: "Die Another Day." 301 Frist.

Lectures

8 to 10 p.m. Astrophysical sciences open house. Fitz-Randolph Observatory, Fitz-Randolph Road. For weather information, call 258-3860.

Notices

9 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. University Library conference. "On Top of the World: An Everest Anniversary Conference." See Nassau Notes.

10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Madison Program in American Ideals and Institutions conference. "National Sovereignty and International Institutions." See Nassau Notes.

Sports

9 a.m. Women's crew vs. Harvard and Cornell universities, and University of Wisconsin. Carnegie Lake.

Noon. Women's tennis vs. Brown University. Lenz Tennis Center.

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

7 p.m. Men's volleyball vs. New Jersey Institute of Technology. Dillon Gym.

Sunday, April 13   next   exhibits   top

Arts

F 2 p.m. McCarter Theatre drama series. Steven Dietz: "Fiction." McCarter Theatre.

3 p.m. Art Museum gallery talk. "Art About Ability: Degas and Van Gogh." Caroline Cassells. Art Museum.

Notices

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

2 p.m. University Store book reading and signing. Marilyn Thompson, author of "The Killer Strain: Anthrax and a Government Exposed." University Store.

Weekly   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   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.

•"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.

•"The New Vulgarians: New York Pop." Through July 13.

•"Shuffling the Deck: The Collection Reconsidered." Through June 29.

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.

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.

•Exhibition of student paintings, spring 2003. April 8 through April 16. Opening reception, April 8, 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.

•"Facades: Photographs of Venice." Maria Pisano. Through April 30.

Et cetera   next   exhibits   top

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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April 7, 2003
Vol. 92, No. 22
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Contents

Page one
National leader named dean of admission
Rapelye looks forward to representing Princeton
Materials institute successfully competes for research funding

Inside
Hargraves was internationally known for his broad geological perspective
Emergency resources added to Web
Q&A: Are Americans for or against war? It all depends on how you ask the question
John Bahcall wins $1 million Dan David Prize
High-tech town takes over Frist

People
Spotlight, obituaries
Briefs

Sections
Calendar of events
Nassau Notes
By the numbers:


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