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- • With eye on global warming, students analyze campus emissions
- • Sustainability efforts moving ahead
- • Collaborations with students fuel Benziger’s drive
- • Princeton sets third consecutive applications record
- • Dance festival to feature work by faculty, students, guest choreographers
- • Community House honors ‘Unsung Heroes’
- • Archives exhibition tuned to the times
- • LaMarche named vice provost for space programming, planning
- • Four seniors named 2007 Marshall Scholars
- • Two elected to National Academy of Engineering
- • Spotlight
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Calendar of events
February 19–25, 2007
[F] Admission charged, [G] Not open to general public.
All other events are open to members of the University community and the general public free of charge. Any speaker not otherwise identified is a member of the faculty, staff or student body of Princeton University. The calendar is posted at www.princeton.edu/pr/pwb/. Submissions for future calendars may be made electronically at the same location or by entering information in the University-wide Web-based events calendar at calendar.princeton.edu.
Monday, February 19
[G] Noon. Humanities/Tang Center workshop by Vannessa Tran, Seattle artist. First of three. Room 218, 185 Nassau St. To register, call 258-1016 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
[F] 7:30 p.m. Princeton Adult School film screening. “L’Enfant.” Kresge Auditorium, Frick.
12:30 p.m. Integrative information, computer and application sciences lecture. “From Neural Oscillators Through Stochastic Dynamics to Optimal Decisions, or Does Math Matter to Gray Matter?” Philip Holmes. 302 Computer Science.
4:30 p.m. Center for Health and Wellbeing lecture. “Molecular (Neuro)Sociology: A Top-Down View of Diseases of Modern Life.” Bruce McEwen, Rockefeller University. 300 Wallace.
4:30 p.m. Woodrow Wilson School/Liechtenstein Institute lecture. “Trapped in the War on Terror.” Ian Lustick, University of Pennsylvania. 16 Robertson.
6:30 p.m. School of Architecture lecture. “The World Is Flat/The End of the World: Takashi Murakami and the Aesthetics of Post-Fordism.” Pamela Lee, Stanford University. Betts Auditorium, School of Architecture.
4:30 p.m. Memorial service for Alexander Adam, class of 2007. Chapel. Reception follows.
Tuesday, February 20
4:30 p.m. Humanities/Tang Center lecture. “The ‘Nature’ of Painting.” Vannessa Tran, Seattle artist. 106 McCormick.
7:30 p.m. Center for Human Values/dean of the faculty film screening. Thomas Vinterberg: “Dear Wendy.” 16 Robertson.
Noon. Population research lecture. “The Duration of Life Throughout the World: What Do We Know and How Do We Know It?” John Wilmoth, United Nations and University of California-Berkeley. 300 Wallace.
12:15 p.m. Latin American studies lecture. “La Revolución Cubana y las Tradiciones Intelectuales.” Rafael Rojas Gutiérrez, Centro de Investigación y Docencia Económicas, México. 216 Burr.
4 p.m. Chemistry lecture. “Next Generation Mass Spectrometry.” Neil Kelleher, University of Illinois. 324 Frick.
4:30 p.m. Mathematical physics seminar. Daniel Lenz, Technische Universität Chemnitz, Germany. 343 Jadwin.
4:30 p.m. Population research lecture. “Modern Large-Scale Significance Testing.” John Storey, University of Washington. E-219 Engineering Quadrangle.
4:30 p.m. Woodrow Wilson School/Pre-Business Society lecture. “True to Yourself: Leading a Life of Service and Fulfillment.” Mark Albion, social entrepreneur and author. 16 Robertson.
Wednesday, February 21
[G] Noon. Humanities/Tang Center workshop by Vannessa Tran, Seattle artist. Second of three. Room 218, 185 Nassau St. To register, call 258-1016 or e-mail email@example.com.
4:30 p.m. Creative writing/Althea Ward Clark Reading Series. Sarah Arvio and Matthea Harvey, poets. Stewart Film Theater, 185 Nassau St.
7 p.m. Latin American studies/Institute for International and Regional Studies/Wilson College film screening. Ricardo Bacallo: “A Short Radiography of Hip Hop in Cuba” and “The Maji-Maji Readings.” Wilson Black Box Theater. Discussion with director follows.
[G] Noon. Information technology seminar. “All the News That Fits: Newspaper Resources at Princeton.” Bobray Bordelon and Elizabeth Bennett. Multipurpose Room B, Frist.
Noon. Molecular biology lecture. “Clock Genes, Cell Autonomy and Circadian Organization in Mammals.” Joseph Takahashi, Northwestern University. 3 Thomas Lab.
12:30 p.m. Integrative information, computer and application sciences lecture. “MicroRNA Target and Gene Prediction: A Computational Approach With Experimental Support.” Artemis Hatzigeorgiou, University of Pennsylvania. 402 Computer Science.
2:15 p.m. Mathematics seminar. “Counting Connected Graphs via Erdös Magic.” Joel Spencer, New York University. 224 Fine.
2:40 p.m. International economics lecture. “Innovation, Firm Dynamics and International Trade.” Ariel Burstein, University of California-Los Angeles. 200 Fisher.
3 p.m. Mathematics geometry, representation theory, and moduli seminar. Maryam Mirzakhani. 214 Fine.
4:30 p.m. Anthropology/South Asian studies lecture. “Doing Things With the Imagination: A Perspective From South India.” David Shulman. 219 Burr.
4:30 p.m. Art and archaeology/humanities lecture. “On the Ends of Sleep: Shadows in the Glare of a 24/7 World.” Jonathan Crary, Columbia University. 101 McCormick.
4:30 p.m. Mathematics colloquium. “A Game Interpretation of Curvature Flows and Other Nonlinear PDEs.” Sylvia Serfaty, New York University. 314 Fine.
4:30 p.m. Medieval studies lecture. “Hildegard of Bingen’s Theology of Revelation.” Rachel Fulton, University of Chicago. 10 East Pyne.
4:30 p.m. Woodrow Wilson School lecture. “Foreign Aid: Diplomacy, Development, Domestic Policies.” Carol Lancaster, Georgetown University. 16 Robertson.
Thursday, February 22
[G] Noon. Humanities/Tang Center workshop by Vannessa Tran, Seattle artist. Last of three. Room 218, 185 Nassau St. To register, call 258-1016 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
[F] 8 p.m. University Concerts performance. Brentano String Quartet. Richardson Auditorium, Alexander.
[G] Noon. Information technology seminar. “Finding and Using Geographic Information.” Bill Guthe and Wagyal Shawa. Multipurpose Room C, Frist.
Noon. Medieval studies lecture. “Wield the Arma Christi.” Rachel Fulton, University of Chicago. 209 Schiede Caldwell House.
12:15 p.m. McGraw Center lecture. “Scholar as Teacher.” Pablo Debenedetti. 328 Frist.
12:30 p.m. Ecology and evolutionary biology lecture. “Understanding the Evolution of Avian Locomotion: Integrating Ontogeny, Ecology, Life History and Behavior.” Kenneth Dial, University of Montana. 10 Guyot.
2 p.m. Geophysical fluid dynamics lecture. “Heretical Thoughts on Ocean Mixing.” William Dewar, Florida State University. 209 GFDL, Forrestal.
2 p.m. Mathematics seminar. “The Two-Dimensional Ising Model and Stochastic Loewner Evolution.” Valentina Riva, Institute for Advanced Study. 401 Fine.
4 p.m. Chemistry lecture. “Powering Our Planet: The Challenge for Science in the 21st Century.” Daniel Nocera, Massachusetts Institute of Technology. 324 Frick.
4:30 p.m. English/African American studies/creative writing lecture. “Fictions of the Archive.” Yvette Christianse, Fordham University, and Saidiya Hartman, Columbia University. 101 McCormick.
4:30 p.m. French and Italian lecture. “War of Words: Leisure and Conversation in the Franco-American Imagination.” Marian van Zuylen, Bard College. 10 East Pyne.
4:30 p.m. Madison Program lecture. “On Constitutional Statesmanship.” Jeffrey Tulis, University of Texas-Austin. 6 Friend.
4:30 p.m. Music composition colloquium. Lee Hyla, composer. 106 Woolworth.
4:30 p.m. Physics colloquium. “Matter-Antimatter Transformations at 3 Trillion Hertz.” Joseph Kroll, University of Pennsylvania. A10 Jadwin.
7:30 p.m. Women’s Center lecture. “Frank Talk: Changing the Culture of the Eating Club.” Sally Frank, Drake University. Multipurpose Room B, Frist.
8:30 p.m. German film screening. “Geheimnis Tibet” (“The Enigma of Tibet”). Subtitled in English by Timothy Nunan. 205 East Pyne.
Friday, February 23
4:30 p.m. Irish studies reading. Mairead Byrne and Greg Delanty, poets. Stewart Film Theater, 185 Nassau St.
[F] 8 p.m. Chapel music organ concert. Eric Plutz. Music of Hampton, Bach, Pissolla and Tschaikovsky. Chapel.
[F] 8 p.m. Theater and dance Spring Dance Festival. Berlind Theatre.
[F] 8 p.m. McCarter Theatre concert. Christopher O’Riley, pianist, and The Bad Plus, jazz trio. Matthews Theatre.
8 p.m. Musica Alta concert. “Composers in the Service of England’s Chapel Royal From the Reigns of Henry VII to Charles I.” Nicholas Lockey, director. Music of Farrant, Byrd, Tallis, Tomkins and Shephard. Taplin Auditorium, Fine.
[F] 8 p.m. University variety show. “This Is Princeton.” Richardson Auditorium, Alexander.
1 p.m. Institute for the Transregional Study of the Contemporary Middle East, North Africa and Central Asia lecture. “Oil, Islam and Women.” Michael Ross, University of California-Los Angeles. 219 Burr.
4 p.m. Philosophy lecture. “Practical Knowledge and Practical Wisdom.” Michael Thompson, University of Pittsburgh. 1 Robertson Hall.
4:30 p.m. Buddhist studies workshop. “Nichiren No Mandara: Omamori to Honzon [The Mandala of Nichiren (1222-1282) as Amulet and Object of Worship].” Takahi Nakao, Rissho University, Tokyo. Room 137, 1879 Hall.
4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Media and modernity conference. “Little Magazines Then and Now (192X to 200X),” first of two days. Betts Auditorium, School of Architecture. For more information, visit www.princeton.edu/~soa/03eve/eve_frame.html.
[F] 7 p.m. Men’s ice hockey vs. Clarkson. Baker Rink.
7 p.m. Men’s volleyball vs. Pennsylvania State. Dillon Gym.
7 p.m. Women’s basketball vs. Dartmouth. Jadwin Gym.
Saturday, February 24
[F] 10:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. McCarter Theatre concert. Dan Zanes. Matthews Theater.
[F] 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. Theater and dance Spring Dance Festival. Berlind Theatre.
[F] 8 p.m. McCarter Theatre concert. Natalie MacMaster with David Bromberg. Matthews Theatre.
8 p.m. Music/Friends of Music student recital. Works of Telemann, Bach, Griffes, Hindemith and others. Taplin Auditorium, Fine.
10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Media and modernity conference. “Little Magazines Then and Now (192X to 200X),” last of two days. Betts Auditorium, School of Architecture. For more information, visit www.princeton.edu/~soa/03eve/eve_frame.html.
[G] 9 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Alumni Day and Parents’ Program. Various locations. For more information, visit alumni.princeton.edu/main/goinback/alumni_day/.
[F] 3:30 p.m. Men’s ice hockey vs. St. Lawrence. Baker Rink.
4 p.m. Men’s volleyball vs. East Stroudsburg. Dillon Gym.
7 p.m. Women’s basketball vs. Harvard. Jadwin Gym.
Sunday, February 25
[F] 3 p.m. Theater and dance Spring Dance Festival. Berlind Theatre.
[F] 3 p.m. University concert. “The Singer and the Song.” Richardson Chamber Players. Michael Pratt and Nathan Randall, artistic co-directors. Works of Bach, Faure, d’Indy, Debussy and Poulenc. Richardson Auditorium, Alexander.
11 a.m. Chapel service. Frederick Borsch. Music by the University Jazz Vespers Ensemble. Chapel.
3 to 5 p.m. Community House “Unsung Heroes” reception honoring couples that formed the Princeton University Parent Sponsor Program. Fields Center. To RSVP, call 258-6136 or e-mail email@example.com by Feb. 20.
12:15 p.m. Mondays. East Room, Murray-Dodge.
9:30 a.m. Sundays. Basement, Murray-Dodge. Membership not required to attend.
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.
“Sorcerers of the Fifth Heaven: Nahua Art and Ritual of Ancient Southern Mexico.” Through April 28.
“Treasures From Olana: Landscapes by Frederic Edwin Church.” Through June 10.
Lobby. 8 a.m. to 10 p.m.
“What’s Sacred? Princeton Views.” Through June 5.
Seeley G. Mudd Manuscript Library
Wiess Lounge, Olden Street. Monday-Friday, 9 a.m. to 4:45 p.m., Wednesday until 7:45 p.m. Closed weekends, except Saturday, Feb. 24, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
“Tune Every Harp and Every Voice.” Through July 27.
171 Broadmead. Feb. 19, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
“Agnès Seugnet: Oils and Pastel Paintings, Giclee Prints, Note Cards.”
Visual Arts Program
Lucas Gallery, 185 Nassau St. Monday-Friday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Closed weekends.
Exhibition of student work from fall 2006 visual arts classes (all media). Through Feb. 21.
Women and Gender Studies
Lounge, 113 Dickinson Hall. Monday-Friday, 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Closed weekends.
“Where the Water Meets the Land.” Photographs and text by Carol Armstrong. “Liquid Logic.” Drawings by Sarah Stengle. Through Feb. 28.
Hours: 258-3788. www.princetonartmuseum.org.
Athletic Ticket Office
Tickets and information: 258-3538.
Frist Campus Center
Welcome Desk: 258-1766. www.princeton.edu/frist.
Hours: 258-3181. libweb.princeton.edu.
McCarter Theatre Box Office
Reservations: 258-2787 (for Matthews and Berlind Theatre events), Monday-Saturday, 9 a.m. to 8 p.m.; Sunday, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. www.mccarter.org.
Orange Key Guide Service
[F]rist 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: 258-3060.
Reservations: 258-3686. www.princeton.edu/prospecthouse.
Event information: 258-5000. www.princeton.edu/richaud.
Current sports highlights and upcoming athletic events: 258-3545.