C A L E N D A R   O F   E V E N T S

February 23-29, 2004

Monday, February 23


F 4:30 p.m. Humanities/theater and dance reading and discussion. "Heavenly Shades of Night are Falling." Erik Ehn, playwright. Matthews Acting Studio, 185 Nassau St.


4 p.m. Applied and computational mathematics lecture. "Testable New Theory About Early-Universe Density Fluctuations and Origins of Cosmic Structure, With Focus on Mathematica- Probability and Computational Aspects." Erik VanMarcke. 214 Fine.

4 p.m. Complex materials seminar. "Mechanics of Nanostructures and Nanocomposites." Rodney Ruoff, Northwestern University. A224 Engineering Quadrangle. Social gathering at 3:30 p.m.

4 p.m. Electrical engineering seminar on electronic materials and devices. "Development of Materials for Organic Photonics and Electronics." Seth Marder, Georgia Institute of Technology. B205 Engineering Quadrangle.

4 p.m. Lewis-Sigler Institute lecture. "Genetic Analysis of Behavioral Circuits." Cornelia Bargmann, University of California-San Francisco. 101 Icahn Lab.

4:30 p.m. French and Italian lecture. "Aujourd'hui, je vous apporte une tête: Sur un dessin de Michaux." Philippe Bonnefis, Emory University. 10 East Pyne.

4:30 p.m. Liechtenstein Institute on Self-Determination lecture. "Afghanistan: A Country Between Hope and Abyss." Reinhard Eroes, author and consultant to the German government, NATO and United Nations. 1 Robertson.

6 p.m. School of Architecture lecture. "Structure and Architecture." Marc Mimram, Marc Mimram Ingenierie, Paris. Betts Auditorium, School of Architecture.

Tuesday, February 24


6:30 p.m. Latin American studies Cuba film series. Sara Gómez: "One Way or Another." 1 Robertson.

F 8 p.m. McCarter Theatre performance. Noche Flamenca. McCarter Theatre.


Noon. Latin American studies lecture. "The Armed Conflict in Colombia: Issues and History." Camilo Azcarate. 107, 58 Prospect Ave.

Noon. Population research/demography seminar. "Yellow Rain Revisited: Lessons Learned for the Investigation of Chemical and Biological Weapons Allegations." Rebecca Katz. 300 Wallace.

12:20 p.m. Princeton Environmental Institute seminar. "Electronic Textiles." Sigurd Wagner. 145 Peyton.

4 p.m. Chemistry seminar. "Amino Sugar Synthesis via Intramolecular Nitrogen Atom Delivery." Christian Rojas, Barnard College. DuPont Seminar Room, 324 Frick.

4 p.m. Institute for Computational Science and Engineering colloquium. "Monte Carlo Malliavin Computation of the Sensitivities of Solutions of SPDEs." René Carmona. 214 Fine.

4:30 p.m. African studies lecture. "Surviving Apartheid and Discovering the Importance of Education." Mark Mathabane, author. 2 Robertson. Reception follows, Prospect House.

4:30 p.m. Comparative literature/English/German languages and literatures lecture. "Verstimmung as Literature: Reading Keats and Heine." Thomas Pfau, Duke University. 10 East Pyne.

4:30 p.m. East Asian studies lecture. "Korean/American Family/Education." Nancy Abelmann, University of Illinois-Urbana/Champaign. 202 Jones.

4:30 p.m. Mathematics algebraic geometry seminar. Andrei Caldararu, University of Pennsylvania. 322 Fine.

4:30 p.m. Mathematics mathematical physics seminar. "Coherency Effects in the Multiple Scattering of Photons by Cold Atoms." Eric Akkerman, Technion. A06 Jadwin.

4:30 p.m. Music lecture. "The 'Genius of Performance' and Classical String Quartets in the 19th Century." Mary Hunter, Bowdoin College. 102 Woolworth.

G 4:30 p.m. Princeton writing/humanities discussion. "Crossing Over: Academics and the Popular Press." Amy Gutmann; Chris Hedges; James McPherson; and Michael Doran, moderator. Betts Auditorium, School of Architecture.

4:30 p.m. Woodrow Wilson School/East Asian studies lecture. "The Taiwan Election and Cross-Strait Tension," Shelly Rigger, Davidson College. 16 Robertson.

4:30 p.m. Woodrow Wilson School/law and public affairs lecture. "A Conversation with Seymour Hersh," Seymour Hersh, The New Yorker. Dodds Auditorium, Robertson.

8 p.m. Center for Jewish Life/University Public Lectures/School of Architecture lecture. "Building Places From Memories." Daniel Libeskind, architect. Helm Auditorium, McCosh 50.


7 p.m. University Store book reading and signing. Fred Greenstein, author of "The George W. Bush Presidency: An Early Assessment." University Store.

Wednesday, February 25


4:30 p.m. Creative writing/Althea Ward Clark reading. Sheila Kohler, fiction writer, and Jeffrey Harrison, poet, reading their work. Stewart Film Theater, 185 Nassau St.


2:30 p.m. Mathematics discrete mathematics seminar. "Van der Waerden Type Problems for Two-Dimensional Lattices." Jozsef Beck, Rutgers University. 224 Fine.

3 p.m. Mathematics seminar. "Geometry, Representation and Moduli." Paul Seidel, University of Chicago. 214 Fine.

4:15 p.m. Industrial relations seminar on labor economics. "To Ensure Prejudice: Racial Disparities in Taxicab Tipping." Ian Ayres, Yale University. 200 Fisher.

G 4:15 p.m. International economics/macroeconomics seminar. "Global-ization and the Gains From Variety." Christian Broda, Federal Reserve Bank of New York. 103 Bendheim.

4:30 p.m. Art and archaeology/ Judaic studies/School of Architecture lecture. "Arise and Build: The Art and Architecture of American Synagogues." Samuel Gruber, Syracuse University. 101 McCormick.

4:30 p.m. East Asian studies lecture. "The Possibility of Japanese Religion." Jun'ichi Isomae, Nihon Joshi Daigaku. 202 Jones.

4:30 p.m. Liechtenstein Institute on Self-Determination/Woodrow Wilson School lecture. "Euro-American Relations One Year After Iraq: 'Can We Put Humpty Together Again?'" Jose Cutileiro, Institute for Advanced Study. 16 Robertson.

4:30 p.m. Mathematics colloquium. "Seiberg-Witten Theory and Random Partitions." Nikita Nekrasov, Institut des Hautes Etudes Scientifiques. 314 Fine.

4:30 p.m. Visual arts illustrated lecture. Peggy Ahwesh, filmmaker, talking about her work. Betts Auditorium, School of Architecture.


7 p.m. Women's ice hockey vs. Yale University. Baker Rink.

Thursday, February 26


7:30 p.m. French and Italian/comparative literature film. Jean-Pierre Melville: "Le cercle rouge." Stewart Film Theater, 185 Nassau St.

F 8 p.m. McCarter Theatre performance. Paco de Lucía. McCarter Theatre.

F 8 p.m. Theatre Intime play. Aristophanes: "Clouds." Theater, Murray-Dodge.

F 8 p.m. Undergraduate Student Government showcase of Princeton talents. "This Is Princeton." Faculty and student performers. Richardson Auditorium, Alexander.


4 p.m. Chemistry seminar. "Regulation of Environmental CO and CO2 Levels by Matalloenzymes." Catherine Drennan, Massachusetts Institute of Technology. DuPont Seminar Room, 324 Frick.

4:30 p.m. African American studies forum. "Black, White and in Color: Essays on American Literature and Culture by Hortense Spillers." Nahum Chandler, Johns Hopkins University; Eddie Glaude; Farah Griffin, Columbia University; Claudia Lacour; and Eduardo Cadava, moderator. Betts Auditorium, School of Architecture.

4:30 p.m. East Asian studies contemporary China seminar. "International Dimensions of Human Rights in China." Sharon Hom, Human Rights in China. 202 Jones.

4:30 p.m. Princeton Institute for International and Regional Studies lecture. "The Disciplinary Foundations of Successful Late Industrialization in Latin America and East Asia." Diane Davis, Massachusetts Institute of Technology. 1 Robertson.

4:30 p.m. Physics colloquium. "Exotica." Robert Jaffe, Massachusetts Institute of Technology. A10 Jadwin.

4:30 p.m. Woodrow Wilson School lecture. "Al Franken: On Politics." Al Franken, political satirist and author. Dodds Auditorium, Robertson.


7 p.m. Women's water polo vs. Villanova University. DeNunzio Pool.

Friday, February 27


12:30 p.m. Art Museum gallery talk. "Emil Nolde: Artist in Hitler's Germany." Klaus Florey, docent. Art Museum.

7 p.m. Pace Center/Dialogue@ Princeton/Princeton Justice Project film. Jacob Holdt: "American Pictures: A Danish Vagabond's Personal Journey Through the American Underclass." Helm Auditorium, McCosh 50.

8 p.m. Friends of Music teachers' recital. Geoffrey Burleson, piano. Music by Beethoven, Rachmaninoff, Liszt, Ligeti, Rakowski, Hindemith and Ravel. Taplin Auditorium, Fine.

F 8 p.m. McCarter Theatre performance. "From Bayou to Bourbon Street." Marcia Ball, Dirty Dozen Brass Band and Steve Reiley and the Mamou Playboys. McCarter Theatre.

F 8 p.m. Theatre Intime play. Aristophanes: "Clouds." Theater, Murray-Dodge.


9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Spanish and Portuguese languages and cultures international colloquium. Roger Chartier, École des Hautes Études. Prospect.

10 a.m. East Asian studies/Wendt lecture. "Tyranny of the Weak? North Korea and the International System, 1950-Present." Charles Armstrong, Columbia University. 211 Dickinson.

Noon. Psychology colloquium. "The Female Leadership Advantage: An Evaluation of the Evidence." Alice Eagly, Northwestern University. 0-S-6 Green.

12:30 p.m. Science and global security biodefense seminar. "Development of New Pathogens Should Not Be Part of a Biodefense Program." Jonathan King, Massachusetts Institute of Technology. 280 Icahn Lab.

2:30 p.m. Mechanical and aerospace engineering seminar. "Numerical Simulation of Hypersonic Double-Cone Experiments." Graham Candler, University of Minnesota. 222 Bowen. Social gathering follows, J223 Engineering Quadrangle.

3 p.m. Mathematics algebraic geometry seminar. "The Algebraic Approach to the Universality Theorem." Ai-Ko Liu, University of California-Berkeley. 314 Fine.

4:30 p.m. Irish studies lecture. "Ireland's Welcome to the Stranger: An American in Ireland Before the Famine." Maureen Murphy, Hofstra University. Stewart Film Theater, 185 Nassau St.


F 7 p.m. Men's ice hockey vs. Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. Baker Rink.

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

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

Saturday, February 28


11 a.m. Art Museum talk for children. "How They Do That: From Tempera to Acrylics." David Mackay, docent. Art Museum.

F 2 and 8 p.m. Theatre Intime play. Aristophanes: "Clouds." Theater, Murray-Dodge.

F 7 p.m. Princeton Institute for International and Regional Studies film. "Bhopal Express." Stewart Film Theater, 185 Nassau St.

F 8 p.m. University Concert Jazz Ensemble and University Orchestra performance. Anthony Branker, director. Music by Duke Ellington, McCoy Tyner and Claire Fischer. Richardson Auditorium, Alexander.

9 p.m. Frist/Fields Center entertainment. "A Night of Comedy." Maysoon Zayid. Café Vivian, Frist.


11 a.m. Men's tennis vs. George Washington University. Jadwin Gym.

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

2 p.m. Women's ice hockey vs. Mercyhurst College. Baker Rink.

5 p.m. Men's tennis vs. State University of New York-Stony Brook. Jadwin Gym.

F 7 p.m. Men's ice hockey vs. Union College. Baker Rink.

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

Sunday, February 29


3 p.m. Art Museum gallery talk. "Emil Nolde: Artist in Hitler's Germany." Klaus Florey, docent. Art Museum.

F 3 p.m. University concerts performance. "Ancient Voices." Richardson Chamber Players, Michael Pratt and Nathan Randall, artistic directors. Music by George Crumb. Richardson Auditorium, Alexander.


10 a.m. Religion/Judaic studies/Medieval studies lecture. "Sefer Hasidim and Jewish Christian Relations in the Middle Ages." Peter Schaefer; Israel Yuval, Hebrew University; Talya Fishman, University of Pennsylvania; and William Jordan. 202 Jones.


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


1 p.m. Women's ice hockey vs. Mercyhurst College. Baker Rink.


Alcoholics Anonymous

12:15 p.m. Mondays, West Room, Murray-Dodge; and 9:30 a.m. Sundays, G2 Dickinson. Membership not required to attend.


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 the Print in the Western World." Through June 12.

•"Imperial Portraits by van Meytens the Younger and Roslin." Through July 11.

•"Robert Adams: From the Missouri West." Through June 6.

•"Songs, Psalms and Praises: An 18th-Century Ethiopian Manuscript." Through June 5.

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.

•"The Life and Times of George F. Kennan: A Centennial Exhibition." Through April 18.

•"The Romance of Flight." Through March 21.

Seeley G. Mudd Manuscript Library

Wiess Lounge, Olden Street. Monday-Friday, 9 a.m. to 4:45 p.m., Wednesday, 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Closed weekends, except 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, May 29.

•"Princeton Reunions and the P-Rade: A Historical Retrospective." Through July 2.

Women and Gender Studies

Lounge, 113 Dickinson Hall. Monday-Friday, 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Closed weekends.

•"Versatility," mixed media by Kathleen Schulz. Through March 1.

Et cetera

Art Museum

Hours: 258-3788. <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. <jobs.princeton.edu/openjobs>.

Frist Campus Center

Welcome Desk: 258-1766. <fristqna@princeton.edu>.


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.

Prospect Association

Reservations: 258-3686.

Richardson Auditorium

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>.

Theatre Intime

Reservations: 258-4950. <www.theatre-intime.org>.

Tiger Sportsline

Current sports highlights and upcom-ing athletic events: 258-3545.


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