Princeton Weekly Bulletin Calendar of events

April 14-20, 2003

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Monday, April 14   prev   next   exhibits   top

Arts

F 8 p.m. McCarter Theatre performance. Krystian Zimerman, piano. McCarter Theatre.

Lectures

11 a.m. Chemistry seminar. "Extending Laser Spectroscopy via Quantum Correlation, Coherence and Control." Marlan Scully, Texas A&M University. DuPont Seminar Room, 324 Frick.

Noon. Politics/Madison Program in American Ideals and Institutions seminar. "Reflections on a Letter From the Birmingham Jail." Panel of discussants (see Nassau Notes). Senate Chamber, Whig.

4 p.m. Center for Complex Materials seminar. "Electrocapillarity at Nano-Contacts: Interactions Between Surfaces Under Potential Control." Joelle Frechette. Auditorium, Bowen. Social gathering at 3:30 p.m.

4 p.m. Electrical engineering seminar on electronic materials and devices. "MBE Growth of AIGaN/ GaN Heterostructures for High Power/ High Frequency Applications." Michael Manfra, Bell Labs, Lucent Technologies. C207 Engineering Quadrangle.

4 p.m. Geosciences lecture. "A Methane Fuse for the Cambrian Explosion: Carbon Cycles and True Polar Wander." Joseph Kirschvink, California Institute of Technology. 220 Guyot.

4:30 p.m. African-American studies lecture. "The Life of William Sanders Scarborough: An American Journey From Slavery to Classical Scholarship." Michele Ronnick, Wayne State University. 210 Dickinson.

4:30 p.m. British studies/history lecture. "Supernatural Dangers and Supernatural Protectors in Medieval Scotland." Robert Bartlett, University of St. Andrews. 28 McCosh.

4:30 p.m. Humanities/Renaissance studies/French and Italian lecture. "Il ritratto doppio dell'amore e della poesia: gli Asolani di Pietro Bembo." Lina Bolzoni, Scuola Normale Superiore, Italy. 1915 Lounge, Butler College.

4:30 p.m. Near Eastern studies/regional studies/Global Issues Forum lecture. "Israel-Palestine Peace Process: What Went Wrong and Can It Be Righted?" Yossi Beilin, former minister of justice, Israel. Wood Auditorium, McCosh 10.

4:30 p.m. Woodrow Wilson School/science and global security lecture. "Oversight of Government in Peace and War: Where Is the Media?" Walter Pincus, Washington Post. Dodds Auditorium, Robertson.

8 p.m. Politics/Madison Program in American Ideals and Institutions lecture. "International Justice and American Power." Jean Elshtain, University of Chicago. 2 Robertson.

Tuesday, April 15   prev   next   exhibits   top

Arts

4:30 p.m. Slavic languages and literatures poetry reading. Olga Sedakova. 101 Clio.

F 8 p.m. McCarter Theatre performance. Mark Morris Dance Group. McCarter Theatre.

Lectures

11 a.m. Chemistry seminar. "Supra-molecular Dendrimer Chemistry: Self-Assembling Dendrimers and Monomolecular Imprinting." Steven Zimmerman, University of Illinois. DuPont Seminar Room, 324 Frick.

Noon. Population research/demography seminar. "The Effect of Child Health on Family Structure." Angie Fertig. 300 Wallace.

12:15 p.m. Latin American studies lecture. "Understanding Social Capital Development in a Predominantly Puerto Rican Housing Project in Boston." Mario Small. 107, 58 Prospect Ave.

12:20 p.m. Princeton Environmental Institute seminar. "Linking Localities to Global Markets: Cassava, Deforestation and Migration in Nang Rong, Thailand." Sara Curran. 10 Guyot.

4:15 p.m. Astrophysical sciences astronomy colloquium. "Supernova Minerals in Terrestrial Laboratories." Donald Clayton, Clemson University. Auditorium, Peyton. Social gathering at 5:15 p.m., main hallway.

4:30 p.m. African studies lecture. "Social Policies and Justice: The Case of Zimbabwe." Norma Kriger. 64 McCosh.

4:30 p.m. East Asian studies lecture. "The History of a Changzhou Family: Zhang Qi and His Talented Progeny, 1790-1890." Susan Mann, University of California-Davis. 202 Jones. Social gathering at 4 p.m.

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 <www.princeton.edu/mcgraw>.

4:30 p.m. Woodrow Wilson School lecture. "Restoration of the Republic." Gary Hart, former U.S. senator. Dodds Auditorium, Robertson.

8 p.m. University committee on public lectures. "Perspectives on High Performance Computer Architecture: History and Challenges." John Hennessy, Stanford University. Helm Auditorium, McCosh 50.

Notices

7 p.m. University Store book reading and signing. Jean and Robert Hollander, translators of Dante's "Purgatorio." University Store.

Sports

F 3 p.m. Baseball vs. Seton Hall University. Clarke Field.

Wednesday, April 16   prev   next   exhibits   top

Arts

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

7:30 p.m. East Asian studies/comparative literature reading. Tawada Yoko, author of "Where Europe Begins." Café Vivian, Frist.

8 p.m. Industrial relations film. Kenny Orega: "Newsies." 3 Thomas Lab.

Lectures

G 12:15 p.m. Information technology lecture. "New Features in Blackboard." Dennis Hood. Multipurpose Room, Frist.

4 p.m. Chemical engineering seminar. "Solid-Fluid Equilibrium: From Molecular Structure to Phase Diagrams." Peter Monson, University of Massachusetts-Amherst. A224 Engineering Quadrangle. Social gathering at 3:30 p.m.

4:30 p.m. African-American studies lecture. "The Life of William Sanders Scarborough: An American Journey From Slavery to Classical Scholarship." Michele Ronnick, Wayne State University. 211 Dickinson.

4:30 p.m. Ecology and evolutionary biology colloquium on the biology of populations. "From Individuals to Ecosystems: Scaling the Partitioning of Biomass and Metabolic Production." Brian Enquist, University of Arizona. 10 Guyot.

4:30 p.m. German languages and literatures lecture. "Psychoanalysis and the Disciplining of Affect." Anette Schwarz, Cornell University. 105 Bobst.

4:30 p.m. Mathematics colloquium. Grisha Perelman, Steklov Institute, St. Petersburg. 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>.

6 p.m. School of Architecture lecture. "Deleuze and Space." Elizabeth Grosz, Rutgers University. Betts Auditorium, School of Architecture.

Sports

3 p.m. Softball vs. Lehigh University. 1895 Field.

Thursday, April 17   prev   next   exhibits   top

Arts

4:30 p.m. Slavic languages and literatures poetry reading. Evgeny Rein. 101 Clio.

F 8 p.m. McCarter Theatre performance. Susan Graham, mezzo-soprano, and Malcolm Martineau, piano. McCarter Theatre.

F 8 p.m. Theater and dance senior thesis production directed by Natasha Badillo. LaChiusa: "The Wild Party." Matthews Acting Studio, 185 Nassau St.

F 8 p.m. Theatre Intime play. John Dempsey and Dana Rowe: "The Fix." Theater, Murray-Dodge.

10 p.m. Frist entertainment. Six Strings and Vinyl. Café Vivian, Frist.

11:15 p.m. Frist/University Film Organization film. Peter Jackson: "Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers." 301 Frist.

Lectures

11 a.m. Chemistry seminar. "Chemical Complementation: A Genetic Assay for Protein Evolution and Proteomics." Virginia Cornish, Columbia University. DuPont Seminar Room, 324 Frick.

2 p.m. Geophysical fluid dynamics seminar. "How Sampling and Analysis Shape Observed Atmospheric Temperature-Humidity Relationship: Inferences From a Climate Model." Mike Bauer, Columbia University. 209 GFDL, Forrestal.

2 p.m. Mathematics ergodic theory and statistical analysis seminar. "A Spectral Gap Property for Measures: Applications to the Anderson Model." Carol Shubin, California State University-Northridge. 214 Fine.

4:30 p.m. Mathematics topology seminar. Alejandro Adem, University of Wisconsin. 314 Fine.

4:30 p.m. Music composers colloquium. Maryanne Amacher, composer, performer and multimedia artist, talking about her work. 106 Woolworth.

4:30 p.m. Odyssey Seminar Series. "Global Climate Change and Ocean Circulation: Results From the World Ocean Circulation Experiment." Robert Key. Betts Auditorium, School of Architecture.

4:30 p.m. Physics colloquium. "Is Science Policy Able to Help Science?" Edouard Brézin, Ecole Normale Superieure, Paris. A10 Jadwin.

4:30 p.m. Transregional study of the contemporary Middle East, North Africa and Central Asia/anthropology lecture. "Anthropology and Epistemology: The Case of Creole American Worlds." Francis Affergan, University of Paris V, Sorbonne. 1 Robertson.

Notices

6 p.m. Frist/Women's Center Latino round table. 242 Women's Center.

9 p.m. Chapel Maundy Thursday service. Chapel.

Friday, April 18   prev   next   exhibits   top

Arts

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

F 8 p.m. Theater and dance senior thesis production directed by Natasha Badillo. LaChiusa: "The Wild Party." Matthews Acting Studio, 185 Nassau St.

F 8 p.m. Theatre Intime play. John Dempsey and Dana Rowe: "The Fix." Theater, Murray-Dodge.

F 8 p.m. University Concert Choir/Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia/Nollner concert, Richard Tang Yuk, conductor. Bach: "St. John Passion." Richardson Auditorium, Alexander.

11:15 p.m. Frist/University Film Organization film. Peter Jackson: "Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers." 301 Frist.

Lectures

11 a.m. Chemistry seminar. "Toward Light-Driven Molecular Devices." Todd Martinez, University of Illinois. 124 Frick.

Noon. German languages and literatures lecture. "Kafka's Files: Literature as 'Kulturversicherung.'" Benno Wagner, University of Siegen. 105 Bobst.

Noon. Molecular biophysics seminar. "Nanotechnology for Cracking the Problems of Membrane Proteins: Functional Incorporation of Receptors and Cytochromes P450 Into Soluble Nanoscale Phospholipid Bilayers." Steve Sligar, University of Illinois. DuPont Seminar Room, 324 Frick.

Noon. Psychology colloquium. "The Positive Affects: Studies of Smiling, Laughter, the Ridiculous and the Sublime." Dacher Keltner, University of California-Berkeley. 0-S-6 Green.

3 p.m. Mathematics geometric analysis seminar. "A General Liouville Type Theorem for Some Conformally Invariant Fully Nonlinear Equations." Aobing Li, Rutgers University. 314 Fine.

3:30 p.m. Mechanical and aerospace engineering seminar in applied physics, fluid mechanics, combustion, and dynamics and control. "Materials Research in Bio-Nano Technology." Huajian Gao, Max-Planck Institute for Metals Research, Germany. 101 Friend. Social gathering at 4:30 p.m., J223 Engineering Quadrangle.

Notices

10:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. French and Italian conference. "Enlightenment Conversations." Christie McDonald, Harvard University; Pierre Saint-Amand, Brown University; Chantal Thomas, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique; and Marie-Claire Vallois, Cornell University. Maclean House.

Noon to 3 p.m. Chapel The Way of the Cross service. Chapel.

8 p.m. Chapel Tenebrae service. Chapel.

Sports

2 p.m. Men's tennis vs. Harvard University. Lenz Tennis Center.

Saturday, April 19   prev   next   exhibits   top

Arts

F 11 a.m. McCarter Theatre performance. Trout Fishing in America. McCarter Theatre.

F 8 p.m. McCarter Theatre performance. Arlo Guthrie; with Sarah Lee Guthrie and Johnny Irion. McCarter Theatre.

F 8 p.m. South Asian Students Association cultural show. Richardson Auditorium, Alexander.

F 8 p.m. Theater and dance senior thesis production directed by Natasha Badillo. LaChiusa: "The Wild Party." Matthews Acting Studio, 185 Nassau St.

F 8 p.m. Theatre Intime play. John Dempsey and Dana Rowe: "The Fix." Theater, Murray-Dodge.

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

11:15 p.m. Frist/University Film Organization film. Peter Jackson: "Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers." 301 Frist.

Notices

G 11 a.m. University League/Institute for Advanced Study Easter egg hunt. 171 Broadmead.

Sports

9 a.m. Men's heavyweight crew vs. Harvard University and Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Carnegie Lake.

11 a.m. Men's track vs. Iona and Manhattan colleges, and Rutgers University. Weaver Track Stadium.

Noon. Men's tennis vs. Dartmouth College. Lenz Tennis Center.

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

Sunday, April 20   prev   next   exhibits   top

Arts

F 8 p.m. Theater and dance senior thesis production directed by Natasha Badillo. LaChiusa: "The Wild Party." Matthews Acting Studio, 185 Nassau St.

Notices

8 a.m. Chapel Holy Communion service. Sue Anne Steffey Morrow. Chapel.

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

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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 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.

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. Through April 16.

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.

Woodrow Wilson School

Bernstein Gallery, lower level, Robertson Hall. Monday-Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

•"Ricanstructions: A Selection of Works by Juan Sanchez." Through June 7.

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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. <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 14, 2003
Vol. 92, No. 23
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Contents

Page one
Fundamentals of physics found in the sound of music
Paul Muldoon honored with Pulitzer Prize for poetry

Inside
Library, research center launch arts and cultural policy data archive
Wild ape population undergoing 'catastrophic' decline
Booming Indian cinema plays starring role in Sachs scholar's research

People
Mathematician spins novel tale of life on a college campus
Spotlight
Briefs

Sections
Calendar of events
Nassau Notes
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