C A L E N D A R O F E V E N T S
November 24 - December 7, 2003
Monday, November 24
7 p.m. Near Eastern studies Central Asian film series. Jamshed Usmanov: "The Flight of the Bee." 2 Robertson.
4 p.m. Applied and computational mathematics lecture. "Eavesdropping on Synaptic Traffic." Steve Cox, Rice University. 214 Fine.
4 p.m. Complex materials seminar. "Self-Regulating Materials." Jeffrey Carbeck. A224 Engineering Quadrangle. Social gathering at 3:30 p.m.
4 p.m. Electrical engineering seminar on electronic materials and devices/condensed matter physics. "Pairing vs. Laughlin Correlations and Hierarchies of Incompressible Quantum Liquid States." John Quinn, University of Tennessee. Auditorium, Bowen.
4:30 p.m. Art and archaeology/visual arts/Spanish and Portuguese languages/media and modernity lecture. "Science and Friction: Recent Work." Joan Fontcuberta, Pompeu Fabra University, Barcelona, and Harvard University. 106 McCormick.
4:30 p.m. Near Eastern studies lecture. "Ibn Khaldun's Theory of the Muslim State." Abdesselam Cheddadi, University Mohammed V, Morocco. 202 Jones.
Tuesday, November 25
7:30 p.m. Near Eastern studies Arabic film series. Nouri Bouzid: "Bent Familia." 1 Robertson.
8 p.m. Canadian studies film. Denys Arcand: "Le Declin de l'Empire Americain." Theater, Rockefeller and Mathey College.
Noon. Population research/demography seminar. "Cohabitation, Marriage and Trajectories in Well-Being and Relationships." Kelly Musick, University of Southern California. 300 Wallace.
12:15 p.m. Latin American studies lecture. "Fashion Shows and Broadway Plays: Performing Opposition to the Brazilian Military Dictatorship in the United States During the 1970s." James Green, California State University-Long Beach. 107, 58 Prospect Ave.
12:20 p.m. Princeton Environmental Institute seminar. "Molecular Bio-geochemistry of Manganese." Thomas Spiro. 10 Guyot.
12:30 p.m. Mathematics mathematical physics lecture. "Strange Heat Flux in (an) Harmonic Networks." Jean-Pierre Eckmann, Université de Genève. 343 Jadwin.
4:30 p.m. Mathematics algebraic geometry seminar. "Simple Hironaka Resolution." Jaroslaw Wlodarczyk, Purdue University. 322 Fine.
4:30 p.m. Mathematics mathematical physics lecture. "Speed and Stability of Pattern-Forming Fronts." Jean-Pierre Eckmann, Université de Genève. A06 Jadwin.
4:30 p.m. Operations research and financial engineering seminar. "Tradeoffs Between Consumption and Investment in Some Portfolio Optimization Models." Wendell Fleming, Brown University. E219 Engineering Quadrangle.
Wednesday, November 26
1 p.m. Mathematics/Institute for Advanced Study complex geometry seminar. "Hodge Theory and Geometry, II." Phillip Griffiths, Institute for Advanced Study. 401 Fine.
Friday, November 28
F 1 and 4:30 p.m. McCarter Theatre performance. Tchaikovsky: "The Nutcracker." American Repertory Ballet. McCarter Theatre.
F 8 p.m. New Jersey Symphony Orchestra. Richardson Auditorium, Alexander.
Saturday, November 29
11 a.m. Art Museum talks for children. "Let's Play Ball." Maxine Lampert, docent. Art Museum.
Sunday, November 30
F 1 p.m. McCarter Theatre performance. Tchaikovsky: "The Nutcracker." American Repertory Ballet. McCarter Theatre.
11 a.m. Chapel service. Thomas Breidenthal. Chapel.
Monday, December 1
7 p.m. Near Eastern studies Central Asian film. Aktan Abdikalikov: "The Adopted Son." 2 Robertson.
2:30 p.m. Chemistry seminar. "Electron Spin Echo Envelope Modulation (ESEEM): Room Basic Principles to Mad Cows." Gary Gerfen, Yeshiva University. 124 Frick.
G 3:30 p.m. McGraw Center for Teaching and Learning lecture. "Preparing a Syllabus and Other Elements of Course Design." 328 Frist.
4 p.m. Complex materials seminar. "Flow of Viscoelastic Surfactant Solutions Through Porous Media." Wanwipa Siriwatwechakul. A224 Engineering Quadrangle. Social gathering at 3:30 p.m.
4:30 p.m. Classics/philosophy/classical philosophy lecture. "Hellenistic Philosophers on the Phenomenon of Changing Colors." Katerina Ierodiakonou, Oxford University, University of Athens and Institute for Advanced Study. 161 East Pyne.
4:30 p.m. Madison Program in American Ideals and Institutions/Test distinguished visitor seminar, first of three. "Marriage 101: Male and Female, Created He Them." Elizabeth Fox-Genovese, Emory University. 104 Computer Science.
4:30 p.m. Woodrow Wilson School lecture. "Strategic Choices, Intelligence Challenges." Robert Hutchings, National Intelligence Council. Dodds Auditorium, Robertson.
Tuesday, December 2
7:30 p.m. Near Eastern studies Arabic film series. Moufida Tlatli: "Silences of the Palace." 1 Robertson.
Noon. Population research/demography seminar. "The Effects of Hospital Market Competition and Patient Base Heterogeneity on Racial Disparities in the Treatment of AMI." Jeanette Chung. 300 Wallace.
12:15 p.m. Latin American studies lecture. "Latin American Urban Life in the Neoliberal Period." Alejandro Portes. 107, 58 Prospect Ave.
12:20 p.m. Princeton Environmental Institute seminar. "Photosynthesis and the Environment: Biogeological Legacy and Future Prospects for Biomimetic Solar Hydrogen Production." Charles Dismukes. 10 Guyot.
4 p.m. Institute for Computational Science and Engineering lecture. "Earth System Modeling at GFDL." Ants Leetmaa. 214 Fine.
4:30 p.m. Classics/Prentice lecture. "Said Woodrow Wilson: 'My Dear West' Reflections on a Century of the Departmental Organization of Knowledge." W. Robert Connor. 101 McCormick.
4:30 p.m. Mathematics algebraic geometry seminar. Sorin Popescu, State University of New York-Stony Brook. 322 Fine.
4:30 p.m. Medieval studies lecture. "There's Something About Waltheof: Narrating the English Nation After 1066." Robert Stein, State University of New York-Purchase and Columbia University. Theater, Rockefeller and Mathey College.
4:30 p.m. Operations research and financial engineering seminar. "Stochastic Portfolio Theory." Robert Fernholz, Intech, Princeton. E219 Engineering Quadrangle.
4:30 p.m. Slavic languages and literatures lecture. "Don Juan, Dissidence and Holy Foolishness: Venedikt Erofeev's Walpurgis Night." Alexander Burry. 245 East Pyne.
Wednesday, December 3
12:30 p.m. Chapel music organ Christmas concert. David Messineo. Chapel.
7:30 p.m. French and Italian/French studies French Theater workshop. "L'Atelier: Cours Public 3," Florent Masse, director. Common Room, Rockefeller College. Social gathering follows.
Noon. Canadian studies lecture. "Environmental Issues in Canada and the United States." Mark Sproule-Jones. 23 Robertson.
Noon. Molecular biology lecture. "The Proteasome and Its Associated Proteins." Daniel Finley, Harvard University. 3 Thomas Lab.
2:15 p.m. Mathematics discrete mathematics seminar. "How Many Ways Can One Draw a Graph?" János Pach, New York University. 322 Fine.
2:30 p.m. Chemistry seminar. "Profiling the Substrate for Photosynthetic 02 Evolution Using Mass Spectrometry." Warwick Hillier, Australian National Lab. 124 Frick.
4 p.m. Chemical engineering seminar. "Flow of Macromolecules: Hydro-dynamic Stability, Modeling Challenges and Opportunities at the Microscale." Susan Muller, University of California-Berkeley. A224 Engineering Quadrangle. Social gathering at 3:30 p.m.
4:15 p.m. Industrial relations seminar on labor economics. "Authority and Contract." W. Bentley MacLeod, University of Southern California. 200 Fisher.
4:15 p.m. International economics lecture. "A New Micro Model of Exchange Rate Dynamics." Martin Evans, Georgetown University. 103, 26 Prospect Ave.
4:15 p.m. Princeton plasma physics colloquium. "Casting Light on Antimatter: Production of Cold Antihydrogen and Prospects for Laser Spectroscopy." Makoto Fujiwara, Institute of Physical and Chemical Research, Japan, and European Organization for Nuclear Research, Switzerland. Gottlieb Auditorium, PPPL, Forrestal.
4:30 p.m. Institute for International and Regional Studies lecture. "Argentina and the IMF During the Two Bush Administrations." Domingo Cavallo, Harvard University. 1 Robertson.
4:30 p.m. Madison Program in American Ideals and Institutions/ Test distinguished visitor seminar, second of three. "Marriage 102: Different or Equal? The Compromise of Separate Spheres." Elizabeth Fox-Genovese, Emory University. 104 Computer Science.
4:30 p.m. Mathematics colloquium. "Homological Mirror Symmetry for Fano Surfaces." Denis Auroux, Massachusetts Institute of Technology. 314 Fine.
4:30 p.m. Near Eastern studies/Turkish studies lecture. "The Role of Seapower in Ottoman-Russian Relations." Svat Soucek. 102 Jones.
4:30 p.m. Woodrow Wilson School/Gender and Development Policy Network/African studies lecture. "Who Cares? Women Infected and Affected in the Era of HIV/AIDS." Stephanie Urdang, United Nations Development Fund for Women. Dodds Auditorium, Robertson.
Thursday, December 4
Noon. Chapel music Graduate College organ concert. Procter (charge for lunch).
4:30 p.m. Canadian studies short films by Ruba Nadda. Theater, Rockefeller and Mathey College.
5 p.m. American studies performance. Danny Kalb Trio. Betts Auditorium, School of Architecture.
8 p.m. Religious life/chapel music concert. "Har Extravaganza!" Chapel.
F 8 p.m. Theatre Intime student playwrights festival. Theater, Murray-Dodge.
Noon. International Center/religious life lecture. "Gay Issues in the Faith Communities." Paul Rauschenbush. East Room, Murray-Dodge.
G Noon. McGraw Center for Teaching and Learning lecture. "Preparing a Syllabus and Other Elements of Course Design." 328 Frist.
2 p.m. Geophysical fluid dynamics seminar. "Application of Neutral Network Techniques for Approximation of Model Physics." Michael Fox-Rabinovitz and Vladimir Krasnopolsky, University of Maryland. 209 GFDL, Forrestal.
2 p.m. Mathematics ergodic theory and statistical mechanics seminar. "Critical Percolation on the Plane and Conformal Invariance of Its Scaling Limit." Vassilios Papathanakos. 214 Fine.
4:15 p.m. Mathematics/Institute for Advanced Study number theory seminar. Manjul Bhargava. 322 Fine.
4:30 p.m. Art and archaeology lecture. "Colorful Customers: New Research on Polychromy in Classical Greek Sculpture." Vinzenz Brinkmann, Glyptothek, Munich. 106 McCormick.
4:30 p.m. Chemistry/Wyeth seminar. "Structure and Function in Beta-Peptide Foldamers." Samuel Gellman, University of Wisconsin-Madison. Kresge Auditorium, 120 Frick.
4:30 p.m. Physics colloquium. "Colloidal Molecules: Packing Hard Spheres in 3-d for Photonic Crystals." David Pine, University of California-Santa Barbara. A02 McDonnell.
4:30 p.m. Woodrow Wilson School lecture. "What Should We Look For in A President and How Does George W. Bush Stack Up?" Fred Greenstein. Dodds Auditorium, Robertson Hall.
4:30 p.m. Woodrow WIlson School/law and public Aaffairs lecture. "Civil Rights, Regional Equity and Low Income Housing Tax Credits: The Promise and Perils of Public Litigation." Peter O'Connor, Fair Share Housing Center. 1 Robertson.
8 p.m. Center for Human Values colloquium on African-American Writers and the Classical Tradition. "Classica Africana: The Origins of Black Classicism in America." Michele Ronnick, Wayne State University. Betts Auditorium, School of Architecture.
Friday, December 5
12:30 p.m. Art Museum gallery talk. "A Yoruba Stool for Esu." Holly Ross, collector. Art Museum.
F 8 p.m. Theatre Intime student play-wrights festival. Theater, Murray-Dodge.
F 8 p.m. University Orchestra performance. Hobart Earle, conductor. Music by Dvorak, Tchaikovsky and Skalkottas. Richardson Auditorium, Alexander.
8:30 a.m. Science, technology and environmental policy/law and public affairs conference. "Unilateralism and U.S. Power." Dodds Auditorium, Robertson.
Noon. Ancient world lecture. "Two Riddles of the Sphinx." Joshua Katz and Mark Buchan. 103 McCormick.
12:30 p.m. Science and global security biodefense seminar. "The Role for International Transparency in Bio-defense R&D." Guy Roberts, Office of the Secretary of Defense; and Mark Wheelis, University of California-Davis. 280 Icahn Lab.
2:30 p.m. Mechanical and aerospace engineering seminar. "Micro-Propulsion." Richard Yetter, Pennsylvania State University. 222 Bowen. Social gathering follows, J223 Engineering Quadrangle.
4:30 p.m. Irish studies lecture. "Beyond the Fanlight: Music in Georgian Dublin." John Burkhalter and Eugene Roan. Stewart Film Theater, 185 Nassau St.
9 a.m. All day. Men's and women's swimming/Princeton Invitational. DeNunzio Pool.
Saturday, December 6
11 a.m. Art Museum talks for children. "The Viking Cloak." Kathy Sartarelli, docent. Art Museum.
F 8 p.m. Theatre Intime student play-wrights festival. Theater, Murray-Dodge.
F 8 p.m. University Concert Jazz Ensemble, Jazz Ensemble II and CJE Jazztet performance. Anthony Branker, conductor. "What's Love Got To Do With It? Songs of Romance and Desire." Richardson Auditorium, Alexander.
1 to 6:30 p.m. School of Architecture symposium in honor of Robert Geddes. Betts Auditorium, School of Architecture.
All day. Men's and women's swimming/Princeton Invitational. DeNunzio Pool.
Noon. Wrestling vs. University of Wisconsin, Franklin and Marshall College and Drexel University. Dillon Gym.
1 p.m. Men's squash vs. Brown University. Jadwin Gym.
2 p.m. Women's squash vs. Brown University. Jadwin Gym.
Sunday, December 7
2:30 p.m. Chapel music Christmas vespers. "St. Nicolas" by Benjamin Britten; Michael Orzechowski, tenor; and Chapel Choir and orchestra. Penna Rose, conductor. Chapel.
F 3 p.m. University Orchestra performance. Hobart Earle, conductor. Music by Dvorak, Tchaikovsky and Skalkottas. Richardson Auditorium, Alexander.
3 p.m. Art Museum gallery talk. "A Yoruba Stool for Esu." Holly Ross, collector. Art Museum.
7 p.m. Near Eastern studies Central Asian film. Amir Karakulov: "Don't Cry." 2 Robertson.
11 a.m. Chapel service. Deborah Blanks. Chapel.
3 p.m. Friends of the library tour. "The Life and Times of George F. Kennan: A Centennial Exhibition." Main Gallery, Firestone.
All day. Men's and women's swimming/Princeton Invitational. DeNunzio Pool.
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.
"Aaron Siskind at 100." Through Jan 4.
"The Arts of Asia: Works in the Perma-nent Collection." Through Jan. 6.
"The Centaur's Smile: The Human Animal in Early Greek Art." Through Jan. 18.
"The Italian Renaissance City: Selections From Princeton University Collections." Through Jan. 11.
"Stranger Than Fiction: 19th-Century Photographs From the Collection." Through Dec. 8.
"Recent Acquisitions in Asian Art: 1998-2003." Through Jan. 6.
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.
"The Life and Times of George F. Kennan: A Centennial Exhibition." Through April 18.
"The Romance of Flight." Dec. 7 through March 21.
Lobby: Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. to 11:45 p.m.; Saturday and Sunday, 9 a.m. to 11:45 p.m.
"English Royal Portraits on Seals, Coins and Medals." Through Nov. 30.
African-American Studies Room:
"Twelve Black Classicists." Dec. 1 through 11.
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.
"Jonathan Edwards: The Life of a Master Preacher." Through Feb. 2.
Visual Arts Program
Lucas Gallery, 185 Nassau St. Monday-Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Closed weekends.
Exhibit of student work: sculpture, photography, digital photoraphy and video. Nov. 25 through Dec. 11. Opening reception, Nov. 25, 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.
Hours: 258-3788. <www.princetonartmuseum.org>.
Athletic Ticket Office
Tickets and information: 258-3538.
Employee Assistance Program
G07 McCosh Health Center. Information and appointments: 258-1875, Monday, Tuesday and Friday.
G6B McCosh Health Center. Appointments: 258-5035, Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. to 4:15 p.m. After-hours emergencies: 258-3134.
Employment Hotline: 258-6130. <jobs.princeton.edu/openjobs>.
Frist Campus Center
Welcome Desk: 258-1766. <email@example.com>.
Hours: 258-3181. <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.
Reservations: 258-5000, Monday-Friday, noon to 6 p.m.; and two hours before events requiring tickets. <www.princeton.edu/richaud>.
Theater and Dance
Reservations: 258-3676. <www.princeton.edu/~visarts/the.html>.
Reservations: 258-4950. <www.theatre-intime.org>.
Current sports highlights and upcoming athletic events: 258-3545.