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Calendar of events

October 4-10, 2004

Monday, October 4


4 p.m. Applied and computational mathematics lecture. “What’s Applied and Computational Math Got To Do With High-Performance Nano-Composites?” Greg Forest, University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill. 214 Fine.

4:30 p.m. Anthropology/humanities/Latin American studies lecture. “Conversation With a Maya Leader and Anthropologist.” Jacinto Arias, former secretary of Indian affairs, Chiapas, Mexico. 107, 58 Prospect Ave.

4:30 p.m. Princeton Environmental Institute/Taplin Environmental lecture. “Powers and Responsibilities — The Role of Corporations in Human Progress.” John Browne, BP. Helm Auditorium, McCosh 50. Reception follows, courtyard, McCosh.

6 p.m. School of Architecture lecture. “Material Evidence.” Toshiko Mori, Harvard University. Betts Auditorium, School of Architecture.

[G] 8 p.m. McGraw Center for Teaching and Learning lecture. “Time Management for the Scholar Athlete.” Pam Bromley. 329 Frist.

Tuesday, October 5


[F] 7:30 p.m. McCarter Theatre performance. Steven Dietz: “Last of the Boys.” Berlind Theatre.


Noon. Population research/demography seminar. “Unequal Entry to Motherhood and Unequal Starts in Life: Evidence From the First Survey of the UK Millennium Cohort.” Heather Joshi, University of London. 300 Wallace.

12:15 p.m. Latin American studies lecture. “Vita: Life in a Zone of Social Abandonment.” João Biehl. 107, 58 Prospect Ave.

12:20 p.m. Princeton Environmental Institute faculty forum. “Ecology of Infectious Diseases.” Andrew Dobson. 10 Guyot.

4 p.m. Molecular biology/chemistry lecture. “The TNF-alpha Converting Enzyme (TACE): Unusual Properties of a Key Player in Signal Transduction.” Marcos Milla, University of Pennsylvania. 118 Thomas Lab.

4:30 p.m. East Asian studies lecture. “‘Ask of Purple Clouds to the Purple Clouds’: Defining Miracles and Sacred Space in Ippen Hijiri-e.” Haruko Wakabayashi, University of Tokyo. 234 Frist.

4:30 p.m. Mathematics algebraic geometry seminar. “Curve Correspondences.” Yuri Tschinkel, University of Goettingen. 322 Fine.

4:30 p.m. Spanish and Portuguese languages and cultures/Latin American studies/Davis Center lectures. “Las Malvinas: Reflexiones Sobre una Guerra (Veintidós Años Después).” Carlos Altamirano, Universidad Nacional de Quilmes, Argentina. 10 East Pyne.

8 p.m. University Public Lectures. “Barricelli’s Universe: Digital Computing in Princeton, 1945-58.” George Dyson, Western Washington University. Wood Auditorium, McCosh 10.


7 p.m. Women’s soccer vs. Rutgers University. Lourie-Love Field.

Wednesday, October 6


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

4:30 p.m. Creative writing/Althea Ward Clark reading series. Alan Hollinghurst, novelist, reading his work. Stewart Film Theater, 185 Nassau St.

[F] 7:30 p.m. McCarter Theatre performance. Steven Dietz: “Last of the Boys.” Berlind Theatre.


Noon. East Asian studies lecture. “The Japan Memory Project and the Online Glossary of Premodern Japanese Historical Terms.” Haruko Wakabayashi, Historiographical Institute; Sayoko Sakakibara, University of Tokyo; and Roy Ron, Sophia University. 5 Dillon Court East.

[G] Noon. Information technology lecture. “Blogs, Web Logs, Powerful Web Journals.” Kati Lovasz. Fields Center.

Noon. Molecular biology lecture. “Cytoskeleton and Regulation of Cell Fate Expression: Lessons From a Bacterium.” Christine Jacobs-Wagner, Yale University. 3 Thomas Lab.

12:15 p.m. Industrial relations/health and well-being seminar. “The Impact of Nearly Universal Coverage on Health Care Utilization and Health: Evidence From Medicare.” David Card, University of California-Berkeley. 300 Wallace.

2 p.m. Mathematics statistical mechanics seminar. “Entanglement Entropy in Extended Systems.” John Cardy, University of Oxford and Institute for Advanced Study. 343 Jadwin.

2:30 p.m. Mathematics discrete mathematics seminar. “Aspects of the Multivariate Tutte Polynomial for Graphs and Matroids.” Alan Sokal, New York University. 224 Fine.

4:15 p.m. Industrial relations seminar on labor economics. “Rolling the Dice: Are Injured Workers Better Off in a Tort System?” Kenneth Fortson. 200 Fisher.

4:15 p.m. International economics lecture. “An Assignment Theory of Foreign Direct Investment.” Stephen Yeaple, University of Pennsylvania. 103, 26 Prospect Ave.

4:15 p.m. Princeton plasma physics colloquium. “An Overview of the U.S. Participation in ITER.” Ned Sauthoff. Gottlieb Auditorium, PPPL, Forrestal.

4:30 p.m. East Asian studies lecture. “Japan, East Asia and the United Nations: How Has Iraq Rescrambled Them?” Jeffrey Laurenti, United Nations Foundation. 234 Frist.

4:30 p.m. Madison Program in American Ideals and Institutions/politics lecture series on America’s Founding and Future. “Liberalism, Morals and the Supreme Law of the Land.” Peter Berkowitz, George Mason University. 104 Computer Science.

4:30 p.m. Mathematics colloquium. Allen Knutson, University of California-Berkeley. 314 Fine.

4:30 p.m. Near Eastern studies/Institute for the Transregional Study of the Contemporary Middle East, North Africa and Central Asia/Liechtenstein Institute on Self-Determination World View of Al-Qaeda lecture series. “Enemies on the Inside, Enemies on the Outside: Internal Versus External Jihad — the Controversy on the Takfir.” Matti Steinberg, Hebrew University, Jerusalem. 2 Robertson.

4:30 p.m. Woodrow Wilson School panel discussion. “Election 2004.” Larry Bartels; Mickey Edwards; Paul Krugman; and David Lewis, moderator. Dodds Auditorium, Robertson.

6 p.m. International Center/residential colleges lecture. “New Situations Demand New Magic: Negotiating Change in Contemporary South Africa.” Anne-Maria Makhulu. Special Dining Room, Forbes College.


7 p.m. Men’s soccer vs. American University. Lourie-Love Field.

Thursday, October 7


Noon. Chapel music Graduate College organ concert. Procter (charge for lunch).

[F] 7:30 p.m. McCarter Theatre performance. Steven Dietz: “Last of the Boys.” Berlind Theatre.


Noon. International Center/career services lecture. “Mastering the Interview: Making a Lasting Impression and Landing a Dream Job.” Rebecca Ross. East Room, Murray-Dodge.

2 p.m. Mathematics ergodic theory and statistical seminar. “Again About 3D Navier-Stokes System.” Yakov Sinai. 322 Fine.

4 p.m. Chemistry seminar. “The Illogic of Scientific Research, With Illustration From the History of Chemistry.” Jerome Berson, Yale University. DuPont Seminar Room, 324 Frick.

4:30 p.m. Anthropology/humanities/Latin American studies lecture. “Being Maya: Dilemmas of a Modern Maya Leader.” Jacinto Arias, former secretary of Indian affairs, Chiapas, Mexico. 105 Computer Science.

4:30 p.m. Gauss seminars in criticism on “French Universalism in Crisis,” first of three. “Parié Women and the Abstract Individual.” Joan Scott, Institute for Advanced Study. 10 East Pyne.

4:30 p.m. Mathematics topology seminar. “Simple Geodesics and Identities Old and New.” Greg McShane, Universite Toulouse. 314 Fine.

4:30 p.m. Physics colloquium. “The Secret Order of the Cuprates.” J.C. Seamus Davis, Cornell University. A10 Jadwin.

4:30 p.m. Woodrow Wilson School lecture. “Terrorism and Islam.” Nadia Bilbasey, foreign correspondent, Al-Arabiya. Dodds Auditorium, Robertson.

7:30 p.m. American studies/Thorp lecture. “Do Politics and Business Mix? From Andrew Mellon to Dick Cheney.” David Cannadine, University of London. Betts Auditorium, School of Architecture.

Friday, October 8


12:30 p.m. Art Museum gallery talk. “The Light at the End of the Tunnel — Actually, It’s a Cave.” Harriet Teweles, docent. Art Museum.

[F] 8 p.m. McCarter Theatre performance. Steven Dietz: “Last of the Boys.” Berlind Theatre.

[F] 9 p.m. Chapel music film. “Phantom of the Opera”; organ accompaniment. Chapel.


2:30 p.m. Mechanical and aerospace engineering seminar. “Plasma Actuators for Separation Control on Stationary and Oscillating Airfoils.” Martiqua Post, University of Notre Dame. 222 Bowen. Social gathering follows, J223 Engineering Quadrangle.

4 p.m. Mathematics geometric analysis seminar. “The Convergence and
Singularities of the J-Flow.” Jian Song, Johns Hopkins University. 314 Fine.

4 p.m. Philosophy seminar. “Suggestions From Physics for Deep Metaphysics.” Tim Maudlin, Rutgers University. 4 McCosh.

4:30 p.m. Irish studies lecture. “Irish-American Writers in Ireland: Powers, Donleavy, Flanagan.” Julian Moynahan, Rutgers University. Stewart Film Theater, 185 Nassau St.


[G] 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Freshman Parents Weekend. See <www.princeton.edu/pr/event/fpw/04>.

[FG] 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Prospect wine dinner. Prospect House.

Saturday, October 9


11 a.m. Art Museum talk for children. “Running Wolf: Potlatch Celebration.” Sybil Stephens, docent. Art Museum.

[F] 3 and 8 p.m. McCarter Theatre performance. Steven Dietz: “Last of the Boys.” Berlind Theatre.

[F] 8 p.m. Association of Princeton Graduate Alumni/Graduate School Office of Student Life/Graduate Student Government swing dance. The Slicked-Up 9’s. Multipurpose Room, Frist.

[F] 8 p.m. University Concert Jazz Ensemble, Anthony D.J. Branker, director. “Big Band Dance Party.” Richardson Auditorium, Alexander.


[G] 8:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. Freshman Parents Weekend. See <www.princeton.edu/pr/event/fpw/04>.


4 p.m. Women’s soccer vs. Brown University. Lourie-Love Field.

7 p.m. Men’s soccer vs. Brown University. Lourie-Love Field.

Sunday, October 10


[F] 2 and 7:30 p.m. McCarter Theatre performance. Steven Dietz: “Last of the Boys.” Berlind Theatre.

3 p.m. Art Museum gallery talk. “The Light at the End of the Tunnel — Actually, It’s a Cave.” Harriet Teweles, docent. Art Museum.

3 p.m. International Center documentary. Janet Gardner with Irina Pantaeva: “Siberian Dream.” 302 Frist. Discussion following with Jack Matlock, former U.S. ambassador to the Soviet Union. Reception at 2:30 p.m., 243 Frist.

[F] 3 p.m. University concerts. “An Evening at Joseph Joachim’s.” Richardson Chamber Players. Music by Brahms; and Robert and Clara Schumann. Richardson Auditorium, Alexander.

6:30 p.m. Near Eastern studies/Judaic studies Saleem Shalom film and discussion. Motti Lerner: “The Silence of the Sirens.” 10 East Pyne.


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

[G] Noon to 7:30 p.m. Freshman Parents Weekend. See <www.princeton.edu/pr/event/fpw/04>.


11 a.m. Water polo vs. Queens College. DeNunzio Pool.


Alcoholics Anonymous

12:15 p.m. Mondays. West Room, Murray-Dodge. Membership not required to attend.

Art for Kids

10 a.m. to noon. Saturdays through Dec. 11. Hands-on art projects. Art Museum.


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.

• “19th-Century Photographs From the Permanent Collection.” Through Oct. 24.

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

• “Bringing Into Being: Materials and Techniques in American Prints.” Through Jan. 23.

Firestone Library

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:

• “The North American Indian: Photographs by Edward Curtis, 1895-1927.” Through Oct. 24.

Seeley G. Mudd Manuscript Library

Olden Street. Monday-Friday, 9 a.m. to 4:45 p.m., Wednesday, 9 a.m. to 8 p.m.


• “Testing Boundaries: Cartoon Visions of Roosevelt’s Third Term.” Through Jan. 31.

Visual Arts Program

Galleries and Stewart Theater, 185 Nassau St. Monday-Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Closed weekends.

• Exhibit of junior independent work. Through Oct. 15.

Women and Gender Studies

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

• Exhibition of still life by Rena Segal. Through Oct. 29.

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. <http://jobs.princeton.edu/openjobs>.

Frist Campus Center

Welcome Desk: 258-1766. <fristqna@princeton.edu>. University Ticketing: <www.princeton.edu/utickets/>


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 upcoming athletic events: 258-3545.