Princeton Weekly Bulletin Calendar of events

April 28-May 4, 2003

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Monday, April 28   prev   next   exhibits   top

Arts

4:30 p.m. Center for Jewish Life/Judaic studies film and discussion. "The Children of Chabannes." 104 Computer Science Building.

4:30 p.m. Humanities/French and Italian/film studies/Gruppo Esponenti Italiani film. Giuseppe Tornatore: "Everybody's Fine." Stewart Film Theater, 185 Nassau St.

8 p.m. Princeton Atelier student performance of new opera scenes. Taplin Auditorium, Fine.

Lectures

11 a.m. Chemistry seminar. "Laser Probes of the Potential Energy Landscapes and Conformational Isomerization Dynamics of Flexible Biomolecules: Bridging the Complexity Gap." Timothy Zwier, Purdue University. DuPont Seminar Room, 324 Frick.

4 p.m. Center for Complex Materials seminar. "Microscale Steady-State Kinetic Analysis (SKA): A New Method for Measuring Catalytic Rate Constants in Microreactors." Nathaniel Gleason. Auditorium, Bowen. Social gathering at 3:30 p.m.

4 p.m. Geosciences lecture. "Bananas, Doughnuts, Seismic Traveltimes and Deep Mantle Plumes." Francis Dahlen. 220 Guyot.

4:30 p.m. Buddhist studies workshop. "American Buddhism in a Chinese Mirror." Peter Gregory, Smith College. 202 Jones.

4:30 p.m. Sociology/Tumin lecture on social inequality. "Chutes and Ladders: Navigating the Low Wage Labor Market." Katherine Newman, Harvard University. 2 Robertson.

Notices

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

Tuesday, April 29   prev   next   exhibits   top

Arts

4:30 p.m. Center for Jewish Life/Judaic studies film and discussion. "Paragraph 175." 309 Frist.

4:30 p.m. Humanities/Germanic languages and literatures poetry reading. Durs Grünbein. 105 Bobst.

7:30 p.m. Humanities/French and Italian/film studies/Gruppo Esponenti Italiani film. Giuseppe Tornatore: "Cinema Paradiso." Stewart Film Theater, 185 Nassau St. Discussion follows with director.

7:30 p.m. Princeton Atelier performance. "American Angels." Anonymous 4. Richardson Auditorium, Alexander.

8 p.m. Creative writing/Althea Ward Clark senior thesis reading. Common Room, Rockefeller College.

F 8 p.m. McCarter Theatre drama series. Chekhov: "Uncle Vanya." McCarter Theatre.

8 p.m. Taiwanese American Students Association documentary and discussion. Jimmy Hsiao: "Voices." Cheng-San Lee, Institute of Taiwanese Oral History. 46 McCosh.

Lectures

Noon. Population research/demography/health and wellbeing seminar. "Health Inequality, Education and Medical Innovation." Adriana Lleras-Muney. 300 Wallace.

12:15 p.m. Latin American studies lecture. "The Privatization of Latin American Telecommunications: Some Economic and Social Aspects." Thomas Baker, former managing director, ING Barings and ABN AMRO. 107, 58 Prospect Ave.

12:20 p.m. Princeton Environmental Institute seminar. "What is Our Under-standing of the Role of Black Carbon Aerosols in Climate?" Venkatachalam Ramaswamy. 10 Guyot.

3:30 p.m. Music/musicology colloquium. "What Is All That Dancing Doing in Opera, Anyway?" Rebecca Harris-Warrick, Cornell University. 102 Woolworth.

4:15 p.m. Astrophysical sciences astronomy colloquium. "The AGN Population and Luminosity Function in the SDSS; and First Year WMAP Results: Implications for Cosmology and Inflation." Lei Hao and Hirany Peiris. Auditorium, Peyton. Social gathering at 5:15 p.m., main hallway.

4:30 p.m. Mathematics algebraic geometry seminar. "Near by Fundamental Group of Mumford Tate Curves." Tomohide Terasoma, Institute for Advanced Study. 322 Fine.

4:30 p.m. Transregional study of the contemporary Middle East, North Africa and Central Asia lecture. "Muslims, Modernity and Political Violence." Farhang Rajaee, Carleton University. 1 Robertson.

7:30 p.m. Plasma science and technology lecture. "Burning Stars in One's Office: The Physics of Astro-physical Nuclear Flames." Robert Rosner, University of Chicago. Auditorium, Bowen.

8 p.m. Madison Program in American Ideals and Institutions/Murphy lecture in American constitutionalism. "Can Judges Deliberate?" Martin Shapiro, University of California-Berkeley. 104 Computer Science Building.

Sports

All day. Men's track/Broadmead Invitational. Broadmead Field.

Wednesday, April 30   prev   next   exhibits   top

Arts

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

4:30 p.m. Creative writing/Althea Ward Clark student reading of poetry, fiction and translation. Stewart Film Theater, 185 Nassau St.

8 p.m. French and Italian/French studies performance. "Fragments." Students from L'Atelier. Matthews Acting Studio, 185 Nassau St.

8 p.m. Industrial relations film on labor economics. Satyajit Ray: "Mahanagar." 3 Thomas Lab.

F 8 p.m. McCarter Theatre drama series. Chekhov: "Uncle Vanya." McCarter Theatre.

9 p.m. Humanities/French and Italian/film studies/Gruppo Esponenti Italiani film. Giuseppe Tornatore: "A Pure Formality." Stewart Film Theater, 185 Nassau St.

Lectures

2 p.m. Geophysical fluid dynamics seminar. "Interannual Variability of Meridional Transports in the Atlantic: A Model Intercomparison." Jens-Olaf Beismann, University of Kiel, Germany. 209 GFDL, Forrestal.

4 p.m. Chemical engineering seminar. "Chondrocyte Mechanotransduction and Matrix Nanomechanics: Relevance to Cartilage Tissue Engineering." Alan Grodzinsky, Massachusetts Institute of Technology. A224 Engineering Quadrangle. Social gathering at 3:30 p.m.

4:15 p.m. Industrial relations seminar on labor economics. "Adjusting the Census: Statistical Promise or Illusion." David Freedman, University of California-Berkeley. 200 Fisher.

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

4:30 p.m. Mathematics colloquium. "Random Walks in a Random Environment." S.R. Srinivasa Varadhan, New York University. 314 Fine.

6 p.m. Media and modernity/School of Architecture/music/computer science lecture. "Space as an Essential Aspect of Musical Design: Sound Installations and Compositions from 1984-2003." Robin Minard, composer and sound installation artist. Betts Auditorium, School of Architecture.

8 p.m. Jewish studies/Near Eastern studies/Drucker lecture. "The Judaeo-Islamic Tradition." Bernard Lewis. Wood Auditorium, McCosh 10.

8 p.m. Science and technology/Evnin lectures on Fire, Water and Ice: Catastrophes in Earth History, last of three. "Causes and Consequences of the Catastrophic Black Sea Flood." William Ryan, Columbia University. Auditorium, McDonnell.

Thursday, May 1   prev   next   exhibits   top

Arts

7:30 p.m. Humanities/French and Italian/film studies/Gruppo Esponenti Italiani film. Giuseppe Tornatore: "The Legend of 1900." Stewart Film Theater, 185 Nassau St.

8 p.m. Creative writing/Althea Ward Clark senior thesis reading of poetry and translation. Common Room, Rockefeller College.

8 p.m. French and Italian/French studies performance. "Fragments." Students from L'Atelier. Matthews Acting Studio, 185 Nassau St.

F 8 p.m. McCarter Theatre drama series. Chekhov: "Uncle Vanya." McCarter Theatre.

Lectures

11 a.m. Chemistry seminar. "Nanoscale Domains and the Photophysics of Conjugated Polymers." Christopher Bardeen, University of Illinois-Urbana/Champaign. DuPont Seminar Room, 324 Frick.

12:15 p.m. Madison Program in American Ideals and Institutions/politics lecture. "Lifting Up the Poor: A Dialogue on Religion, Poverty and Welfare Reform." Mary Jo Bane, Harvard University; and Lawrence Mead, New York University. Senate Chamber, Whig.

1 p.m. Library/Information technology lecture. "Leaving One's Mark in the Post-Gutenberg World: How to Enhance Research Impact Through Self-Archiving." Steven Harnad, Universite du Quebec, Montreal. 28 McCosh.

1:30 p.m. Princeton plasma physics lecture. "Fuel Cells: Bringing Hydrogen to the Marketplace." Andrew Bocarsly. Gottlieb Auditorium, PPPL, Forrestal.

4:15 p.m. Mathematics/Institute for Advanced Study/Rutgers University number theory seminar. "Counting Number Fields of Bounded Discriminant." Jordan Ellenberg. 322 Fine.

4:30 p.m. Art and archeology lecture. "On the Activation of Sensual Perception in Late 20th-Century Brazilian Art." Alexander Alberro, University of Florida-Gainesville. 106 McCormick.

4:30 p.m. Mathematics topology seminar. "One Parameter Families of Calabi-Yau Threefolds." John Morgan, Columbia University. 314 Fine.

4:30 p.m. Odyssey Seminar Series. "Excavations and Expeditions: A History of Archaeology at Princeton." Shari Kenfield. Betts Auditorium, School of Architecture.

4:30 p.m. Physics colloquium. "News on Nus: A Neutrino Universe." John Learned, University of Hawaii-Manoa. A10 Jadwin.

4:30 p.m. Transregional study of the contemporary Middle East, North Africa and Central Asia lecture. "Global Terrorism: A New Era in the Short History of Terrorism?" Michel Wieviorka, Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales and Centre d'analyse et d'intervention sociologiques, Paris. 1 Robertson.

4:30 p.m. Woodrow Wilson School/Survey Research Center lecture. "Neither Doves Nor Hawks: The Reshuffling of Israeli Public Opinion on the Middle East Conflict 2002-2003." Tamar Hermann, Tel Aviv University and Open University of Israel. 16 Robertson.

Notices

4 p.m. Fristfest. Frist

Friday, May 2   prev   next   exhibits   top

Arts

12:30 p.m. Art Museum gallery talk. "Pop Culture and Metaphysical Disgust: On New York Pop." Branden Joseph. Art Museum.

2:30 p.m. Princeton Atelier workshop of performance of scenes from Richard Price's "Freedomland." Matthews Acting Studio, 185 Nassau St.

7:30 p.m. Humanities/French and Italian/film studies/Gruppo Esponenti Italiani film. Giuseppe Tornatore: "Malèna." Stewart Film Theater, 185 Nassau St.

F 8 p.m. McCarter Theatre drama series. Chekhov: "Uncle Vanya." McCarter Theatre.

Lectures

Noon. Molecular biophysics seminar. "Structural and Biophysical Studies of the EGF Receptor Suggest Novel Approaches to Inhibiting Its Activation." Mark Lemmon, University of Pennsylvania. DuPont Seminar Room, 324 Frick.

2 p.m. Mechanical and aerospace engineering lecture. "Fire in Space." Gregory Linteris, Columbia shuttle payload specialist. 104 Computer Science Building.

2:30 p.m. Hellenic studies workshop. "Maps and Census: Construction of National Identity in Macedonia, 1870-1906." Ipek Yosmaoglu. 170, 58 Prospect Ave.

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

Notices

8:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. French and Italian/Pennsylvania State University conference, first of three days. "Women's Songs From West Africa." Robertson Hall.

9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Art Museum and civil and environmental engineering symposium honoring David Billington, first of two days. "Teaching and Scholarship in the Grand Tradition of Modern Engineering." Helm Auditorium, McCosh 50.

7 p.m. Fristfest. Frist.

Sports

F Noon. Baseball vs. Cornell University. Clarke Field.

Saturday, May 3   prev   next   exhibits   top

Arts

11 a.m. Art Museum talk for children. "What's the Best Way to Eat Spaghetti?" Harriet Teweles, docent. Art Museum.

F 4 and 8:30 p.m. McCarter Theatre drama series. Chekhov: "Uncle Vanya." McCarter Theatre.

Notices

9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Art Museum and civil and environmental engineering symposium honoring David Billington, last of two days. "Teaching and Scholarship in the Grand Tradition of Modern Engineering." Friend Center.

9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Center for Human Values/School of Architecture/Near Eastern studies conference. "Democracy in Post-Occupation Iraq: Values, History, Structure." Betts Auditorium, School of Architecture.

9 a.m. to 6 p.m. French and Italian/Pennsylvania State University conference, second of three days. "Women's Songs From West Africa." Robertson Hall.

9 p.m. Fristfest. Frist.

Sports

9 a.m. Women's crew vs. George Washington University. Carnegie Lake.

Noon. Men's lacrosse vs. Brown University. 1952 Stadium.

1 and 3 p.m. Softball/Princeton Invitational. 1895 Field.

3 p.m. Women's lacrosse vs. Brown University. 1952 Stadium.

Sunday, May 4   prev   next   exhibits   top

Arts

F 2 p.m. McCarter Theatre drama series. Chekhov: "Uncle Vanya." McCarter Theatre.

3 p.m. Art Museum gallery talk. "Warhol's Moving Image." William McManus. Art Museum.

3 p.m. Library lecture. "20th-Century Children's Books in Three Countries: Russia, Japan and the United States." Barbara Bader, author. Betts Auditorium, School of Architecture.

F 3 p.m. Richardson Chamber Players. Music by Dohn'nyi, Hindemith and Brahms. Richardson Auditorium, Alexander.

Notices

9 a.m. to noon. French and Italian/Pennsylvania State University conference, last of three days. "Women's Songs From West Africa." Robertson Hall.

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

Sports

11 a.m. and 4 p.m. Softball/Princeton Invitational. 1895 Field.

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.

•"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.

•"In Pursuit of the Past: Provenance Research at the Princeton University Art Museum." Through Aug. 25.

•"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.

Lobby:

•"On Top of the World: An Everest Anniversary Conference." Through April 30.

•"The Senior Thesis in Print." Through April 30.

Gest Oriental Library

Jones Hall. Monday-Friday, 9 a.m. to 11 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Sunday, 2 to 11 p.m.

•"Encounters: Sugamo Prison, 1945-52: The American Occupation of Japan and Memories of the Asia-Pacific War." Through June 4.

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 thesis shows: Kelly Sortino, video installation, and Victoria Will, photography. April 29 through May 2. Opening reception, April 29, 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.

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. 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.

 

April 28, 2003
Vol. 92, No. 25
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Contents

Page one
Shelton tells both sides of story in barrier-breaking research
The price of prejudice: Interactions with minorities can sap mental capacity of highly biased people
A prescription for change

Inside
Students explore creativity through collaboration
Tilghman co-chairs new state economic development commission
Lacrosse teammates a triple threat since middle school

People
Weiss was an award-winning poet, editor and literary critic
Spotlight

Sections
Calendar of events
Nassau Notes
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