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Calendar of events
April 30–May 6, 2007
[F] Admission charged, [G] Not open to general
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, April 30
4:30 p.m. Creative writing/Clark Reading Series/senior thesis readings of poetry and translation. Stewart Film Theater, 185 Nassau St.
[F] 8 p.m. McCarter Theatre concert. Academy of Ancient Music. Matthews Theatre.
[F] 8 p.m. Theater and dance/senior thesis play. J.M. Barrie: “Peter Pan.” Rodney DeaVault, director, with Nicole Greenbaum. Matthews Acting Studio, 185 Nassau St.
4 p.m. Geosciences lecture. “Self-Organization in Geophysical Transport Processes: Integrating the Dynamics and Deposits of Explosive Volcanic Eruptions.” Joseph Dufek, University of California-Berkeley. 220 Guyot.
4 p.m. Electrical engineering lecture. “High-Efficiency Light-Emission From Self-Assembled Nanoscale Deep-Centers in GaAs for 1.5µm Fiber-Optics.” Janet Pan, Yale University. B205 Engineering Quadrangle.
4:30 p.m. Buddhist studies Chinese-language lecture. “The Three Stages Sect (Sanjiejiao) in Chinese Buddhist Art.” Zhang Zong, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, Beijing. Lounge, 1879.
4:30 p.m. Liechtenstein Institute/Near Eastern studies lecture. “The U.S. Public Diplomacy Challenge in the Arab World.” Alberto Fernandez, U.S. Department of State. 1 Robertson.
[G] 4:30 p.m. Council of the Princeton University Community meeting. Betts Auditorium, School of Architecture.
Tuesday, May 1
4:30 p.m. Creative writing/Clark Reading Series/senior thesis readings of fiction. Stewart Film Theater, 185 Nassau St.
4:30 p.m. Visual arts senior thesis video screening. “Atlantis.” Kent DeMond. Katzenbach Room, 185 Nassau St. Reception follows.
7:30 p.m. Center for Human Values/dean of faculty film screening. Jim Jarmusch: “Dead Man.” 16 Robertson.
[F] 8 p.m. McCarter Theatre dance performance. Complexions ballet company. Matthews Theatre.
8 p.m. Music/Friends of Music/Composers’ Ensemble concert. Flux Quartet. Works of graduate student composers. Taplin Auditorium, Fine.
Noon. Population research lecture. “Neighborhoods and Health: Findings From the Chicago Community Adult Health Study.” Jeff Morenoff, University of Michigan. 300 Wallace.
4 p.m. Chemistry lecture. “Molecular Structures of Polymers and Biological Molecules at Interfaces.” Zhan Chen, University of Michigan. 324 Frick.
4:30 p.m. Center for Technology for Developing Regions/engineering/Princeton Institute for International and Regional Studies lecture. “Management of Wetland Waters in Africa.” Wolfgang Kinzelbach, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Zurich. 6 Friend.
4:30 p.m. Mathematics algebraic geometry seminar. “Gerby Localization and GW Invariants of [C^N/Z_r].” Charles Cadman, University of Michigan. 322 Fine.
3:30 and 5:30 p.m. Softball vs. Rider. 1895 Field.
Wednesday, May 2
12:30 p.m. Chapel music organ concert. Daniel Kirk-Foster, St. Nicholas of Tolentine Church, Bronx, N.Y. Chapel.
3 p.m. Music recital. Students enrolled in Music 245 and 313. Works of Cage, Goode and Polansky. McAlpin Rehearsal Room, Woolworth.
Noon. Contemporary European politics and society/Center for French Studies/Princeton Institute for International and Regional Studies lecture. “The French Elections and the Future of the French ‘Social Model.’” Jean de Kervasdoué, National Academy of Arts and Trades, France. 216 Burr.
Noon. Molecular biology lecture. “Electron Transfer in Times of Stress: New Roles for Redox Active ‘Antibiotics.’” Dianne Newman, California Institute of Technology. 3 Thomas Lab.
12:15 p.m. Center for Health and Wellbeing lecture. “Short-, Medium- and Long-Term Consequences of Poor Infant Health: An Analysis Using Siblings and Twins.” Mark Stabile, University of Toronto. 300 Wallace.
12:30 p.m. Integrative information, computer and application sciences lecture. “Evolution of Drug Resistance in Bacteria.” Eric Siggia, Rockefeller University. 402 Computer Science.
4 p.m. Chemical engineering lecture. “Grace Under Pressure: Cell Mechanics and the Actin Cytoskeleton.” Daniel Fletcher, University of California-Berkeley. A224 Engineering Quadrangle.
4:15 p.m. International economics lecture. “Quality, Trade and the Moving Window: Competitiveness and the Globalization Process.” John Sutton, London School of Economics. 200 Fisher.
4:15 p.m. Princeton plasma physics lecture. “Computer Simulations of Severe Weather in Space.” Tamas Gombosi, University of Michigan. Gottlieb Auditorium, PPPL, Forrestal.
4:30 p.m. Contemporary European politics and society/Center for French Studies/Princeton Institute for International and Regional Studies roundtable discussion. “The French Presidential Elections.” 1 Roberston.
4:30 p.m. East Asian studies lecture. “The China Century: Rising Stock Markets and Other ‘Inevitabilities’ (Beware of Linear Thinking).” Sin-ming Shaw. 202 Jones.
4:30 p.m. Madison Program/law and public affairs book panel discussion. “Political Foundations of Judicial Supremacy: The Presidency, the Supreme Court and Constitutional Leadership in U.S. History.” 2 Robertson.
4:30 p.m. Mathematics colloquium. Tamar Ziegler, University of Michigan. 314 Fine.
7:30 p.m. Pace Center lecture. “E Pluribus Unum: Civic Engagement in a Diverse and Changing Society.” Robert Putnam, Harvard University. Dodds Auditorium, Robertson. Followed by reception in Shultz Dining Room.
3:30 p.m. Baseball vs. Rider. Clarke Field.
Thursday, May 3
Noon. Chapel music organ concert. Andrew Henderson, Madison Avenue Presbyterian Church, New York. Procter.
4:30 p.m. Visual arts senior thesis video screening. “Atlantis.” Kent DeMond. Stewart Film Theatre, 185 Nassau St.
[F] 7:30 p.m. McCarter Theatre concert. Bruce Hornsby, pianist. Matthews Theatre.
8 p.m. Music/Friends of Music student recital. Amy Coenen, soprano. Works of Mozart, Berg and Schubert. Taplin Auditorium, Fine.
2 p.m. Mathematics ergodic theory and statistical mechanics seminar. “Bulk Universality and Related Properties of Hermitian Matrix Models.” Leonid Pastur, Institute for Low Temperatures, Ukraine. 401 Fine.
4 p.m. Chemistry lecture. “Quantum Limits to the Measurement of Space and Time.” Seth Lloyd, Massachusetts Institute of Technology. 324 Frick.
4:15 p.m. Princeton plasma physics lecture. “Plasma/Material Interaction Issues for Fusion: Implications for Material Choices.” Jeffrey Brooks, Argonne National Laboratory. Gottlieb Auditorium, PPPL, Forrestal.
4:30 p.m. Davis Center lecture. “Rhodesia Is Super: Utopian Exceptionalism and Decolonized Dystopias.” Luise White, University of Florida. 211 Dickinson.
4:30 p.m. Mathematics topology seminar. Doug Park, University of Waterloo. 314 Fine.
8 p.m. Council on Science and Technology/Evnin lecture. “Genes From the Fountain of Youth.” Cynthia Kenyon, University of California-San Francisco. A02 McDonnell Hall.
4 to 11 p.m. Fristfest picnic and carnival. South lawn, Frist. For more information: www.princeton.edu/frist/fristfest2007.shtml.
Friday, May 4
[F] 7:30 p.m. McCarter Theatre concert. Jigu! Thunder Drums of China. Matthews Theatre.
[F] 8 p.m. McCarter Theatre play. “Mrs. Packard.” Emily Mann, writer and director. Berlind Theatre.
8 p.m. Music/Friends of Music student recital. Ben Markowitz, bass; Eric Novod, drums; Ian McGuire, piano; Ben Wasserman, tenor saxophone; and Matt Leskovic, trumpet. Works of Shorter, Stern and Douglas. Taplin Auditorium, Fine.
1 p.m. Institute for the Transregional Study of the Contemporary Middle East, North Africa and Central Asia lecture. “Oil Fiefdoms: How Oil Rents and Royal Rivalries Shaped the Saudi State.” Steffen Hertog, 216 Burr.
12:30 p.m. Science and global security/Woodrow Wilson School/Carnegie biodefense seminar. “The Weapon Potential of a Microbe and the Select Agents Act.” Arturo Casadevall, Yeshiva University. 280 Icahn.
2:30 p.m. Chemistry lecture. “High Resolution Microscopy of Surface Nucleation, Growth and Phase Transitions.” Shirley Chiang, University of California-Davis. 120 Frick.
3 p.m. Mathematics differential geometry and geometric analysis seminar. Guozheng Lu, Wayne State University. 314 Fine.
9 a.m. to noon. Policy Research Institute for the Region/Center for African American Studies conference. “Diversity in Black America: Immigration and Identity in Academia and Beyond.” 16 Robertson. Lunch to follow. For more information: region.princeton.edu/conference_41.html.
9 p.m. Fristfest “Taste of Princeton.” South lawn, Frist. For more information: www.princeton.edu/frist/fristfest2007.shtml.
Saturday, May 5
[F] 8 p.m. McCarter Theatre concert. Fab Faux, Beatles tribute band. Matthews Theatre.
[F] 8 p.m. McCarter Theatre play. “Mrs. Packard.” Emily Mann, writer and director. Berlind Theatre.
8 p.m. Music/Friends of Music student recital. Sarah Vander Ploeg, soprano; Holger Staude, piano; James Park, violin; and Daniel Berry, piano. Works of Purcell, Schubert and Menotti. Taplin Auditorium, Fine.
9 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Art and archaeology symposium. “American Views: A Symposium in Honor of John Wilmerding.” 101 McCormick.
9 p.m. Fristfest “Concert Under the Stars.” University Wind Ensemble. 1879 Green. Followed by 9:30 p.m. film screening of “Little Miss Sunshine.” South lawn, Frist. For more information: www.princeton.edu/frist/fristfest2007.shtml.
1 p.m. Men’s lacrosse vs. Brown. 1952 Field.
Sunday, May 6
[F] 2 p.m. McCarter Theatre play. “Mrs. Packard.” Emily Mann, writer and director. Berlind Theatre.
[F] 3 p.m. University Concerts performance. “Caprice Viennois.” Richardson Chamber Players. Michael Pratt and Nathan Randall, artistic co-directors. Works by C.P.E. Bach, Haydn and Mozart. Richardson Auditorium, Alexander.
11 a.m. Chapel service. Frederick Borsch. Chapel.
1 p.m. Women’s lacrosse vs. Georgetown. 1952 Field.
12:15 p.m. Mondays. East Room, Murray-Dodge.
9:30 a.m. Sundays. Basement, Murray-Dodge. Membership not required to attend.
Art and Archaeology
First floor lounge, McCormick Hall. Monday-Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
“Global Views: 19th-century Travel Photographs.” Through Sept. 28.
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.
“History, Identity or None of the Above: Regarding African American Art.” Through May 13.
“Treasures From Olana: Landscapes by Frederic Edwin Church.” Through June 10.
“Pop Art at Princeton: Permanent and Promised.” Through Aug. 12.
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.
Milberg Gallery: “Boris Godunov.” Through Sept. 4. Tours of exhibit at: 2 p.m. June 2; 11 a.m. Sept. 2.
Main Gallery: “To the Mountains of the Moon: Mapping African Exploration, 1541-1880.” Through Oct. 21.
Latin American Studies
Second- and third-floor galleries, Burr. 8 a.m. to 10 p.m.
“Documenting Social Movements and Civil Society: Princeton University Library’s Latin American Ephemera Collection.” Through June 4.
Lobby. 8 a.m. to 10 p.m.
“What’s Sacred? Princeton Views.” Through June 5.
School of Engineering and Applied Science
EQuad Café. Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Closed weekends.
“Lessons From Hurricane Katrina.” Photographs of the Mississippi coast by Yin Lu “Julie” Young and colleagues. Through May 11.
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.
“Tune Every Harp and Every Voice.” Through July 27.
171 Broadmead. May 5, 3 to 6 p.m.
“Landscapes in Acrylic.” Lynne Faridy.
Lucas Art Gallery, 185 Nassau St. 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Senior thesis exhibition. Erin McGarry, mixed media artist, and Marisa Reisel, painter. May 1-11. Opening reception, May 1, 6 to 8 p.m.
Women and Gender Studies
Lounge, 113 Dickinson Hall. Monday-Friday, 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Closed weekends. “Print, Paper and Collage.” Betsy Miraglia, freelance artist. Through April 30.
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
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: 258-3060.
Reservations: 258-3686. www.princeton.edu/prospecthouse.
Event information: 258-5000. www.princeton.edu/richaud.
Current sports highlights and upcoming athletic events: 258-3545.