Calendar of events
April 21-27, 2008
[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. Submissions for future calendars may be made online using our calendar submission form.
Monday, April 21
6:30 p.m. Slavic languages and literatures film screening. Gennadi Sidorov: “Old Women (Starukhi).” 100 Jones.
12:15 p.m. Mathematics group actions seminar. Francois Maucourant, University of Rennes 1, France. 224 Fine.
12:30 p.m. Integrative information, computer and application sciences. “Network Sampling and Subsampling.” Joe Blitzstein, Harvard University. 302 Computer Science.
4 p.m. Mathematics lecture. Joachim Krieger, University of Pennsylvania. 110 Fine.
4:30 p.m. Chemistry lecture. “Structure of the Motor Subunit and Translocation Model for EcoR124I Restriction-Modification Complex.” Rüdiger Ettrich, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic. 118 Thomas.
4:30 p.m. Madison program panel discussion. “The Rise of the Conservative Legal Movement: The Battle for Control of the Law.” Robert George, moderator. 105 Computer Science.
4:30 p.m. Woodrow Wilson School lecture. “Five Years Later, A Hidden Crisis: The Plight of Iraqi Refugees.” George Biddle, International Rescue Committee. 16 Robertson.
4:30 p.m. Anthropology/Center for the Study of Religion/Center for African American Studies lecture. “Field Work and Legal Anthropology in Tanzania.” Sally Falk Moore, Harvard University. 219 Burr.
7:30 p.m. Crystal Tiger Award ceremony and lecture. John Prendergrast, ENOUGH Project. McCosh 50.
4:30 p.m. Council of the Princeton University Community meeting. Betts Auditorium, School of Architecture.
Tuesday, April 22
8 p.m. Music student recital. Adam Fox, voice. Taplin Auditorium, Fine.
Noon. Population research lecture. “A Familiar Trinity: Sex, Race, and Religion in Black Women’s Reproductive Choice.” Averil Clarke, Yale University. 300 Wallace.
12:15 p.m. Latin American studies lecture. “Behind the Dial: Covering Latin America for Public Radio International’s ‘Marketplace.’” Dan Grech, American Public Media. 216 Burr.
4 p.m. Chemistry lecture. “Heterocycles in Natural Product Synthesis.” Yoshihisa Kobayashi, University of California-San Diego. 324 Frick.
4 p.m. Molecular biology lecture. “Intra-cellular Signaling in the Unfolded Protein Response: A Walk Along the Serendipitous Path of Discovery of Mechanism and Physiology.” First of two. Peter Walter, University of California-San Francisco. 3 Thomas.
4:15 p.m. Astrophysical sciences colloquium. “The Physical Nature of Dusty Dense Cores and the Origin of Stellar Masses.” Charles Lada, Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics. 145 Peyton.
4:30 p.m. Mathematics algebraic geometry seminar. “Grothendieck Duality via the Homotopy Category of Flat Modules.” Amnon Neeman, Australian National University. 322 Fine.
4:30 p.m. Operations research and financial engineering lecture. “Stochastic Programming, Progressive Hedging and Projective Splitting Methods.” Jonathan Eckstein, Rutgers University. E219 Engineering Quadrangle.
4:30 p.m. Transregional Institute/Princeton Institute for International and Regional Studies lecture. “Arab Americans’ Civil Rights Since 9/11.” Linda Mansour, attorney. 216 Burr.
4:30 p.m. Woodrow Wilson School/Center for the Study of Religion lecture. “Muslim Americans: Enriching or Threatening American Democracy?” Amaney Jamal. 16 Robertson.
5:30 p.m. Center for African American Studies/Baldwin lecture. “So You Want to Be a Doctor: Diversity and Scientific Research.” Bonnie Bassler. 101 McCormick.
7 p.m. Chemistry/Princeton Institute for the Science and Technology of Materials lecture. “Microbial Cellulose Utilization: Fundamentals and Biotechnology.” Lee Lynd, Dartmouth University. 124 Frick.
7:30 p.m. Alumni Association lecture. “Eco-Capitalism and the Power of Worm Poop.” Tom Szaky and Jon Beyer, TerraCycle Inc. 10 East Pyne.
8 p.m. Public Lectures Series/Trask lecture. “Onetti and the Shadows of Faulkner and Borges.” Mario Vargas Llosa, novelist. McCosh 50.
11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Farmers’ market. Fire-stone Plaza.
Wednesday, April 23
12:30 p.m. Chapel music organ concert. Harold Stover, Woodfords Congregational Church, Portland, Maine. Chapel.
4:30 p.m. Lewis Center for the Arts/creative writing/Clark Reading Series. James McMichael and Lucie Brock-Broido, poets. Stewart Film Theater, 185 Nassau St.
8 p.m. Music student recital. Julia Brav, piano. Taplin Auditorium, Fine.
[G] Noon. Information technology lecture. “The Joys and Ploys of Little Toys.” Douglas Dixon, Mediaware magazine. Multipurpose Room B, Frist.
Noon. Molecular biology lecture. “Intracellular Signaling in the Unfolded Protein Response: A Walk Along the Serendipitous Path of Discovery of Mechanism and Physiology.” Last of two. Peter Walter, University of California-San Francisco. 3 Thomas.
Noon. Princeton Institute for the Science and Technology of Materials lecture. “Biofuel Technology: In Search of Paths to a Sustainable World.” Lee Lynd, Dartmouth College. 222 Bowen.
12:30 p.m. Integrative information, computer and application sciences. “Computational Annotation of SNPs and Rare Variants.” Rachel Karchin, Johns Hopkins University. 402 Computer Science.
12:30 p.m. Science and global security/Woodrow Wilson School lecture. “Advanced Nuclear Fuel Cycles and the Future of Nuclear Power.” Kory Sylvester, Los Alamos National Laboratory. Second floor, 221 Nassau St.
2:45 p.m. Bendheim Center for Finance/Civitas Foundation seminar. “News — Good or Bad — and Its Impact on Volatility Predictions Over Multiple Horizons.” Eric Ghysels, University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill. 103 Bendheim Center, 26 Prospect Ave. Registration required for outside attendees; e-mail email@example.com.
3 p.m. Mathematics geometry, representation theory and moduli seminar. Paul Johnson, University of Michigan. 214 Fine.
4 p.m. Chemical engineering lecture. “Dielectrophoresis of Nanocolloids: DNA and RNA Identification in Nanochannels.” Hsueh-Chia Chang, University of Notre Dame. A224 Engineering Quadrangle.
4:15 p.m. International economics lecture. “Trade Adjustment and Human Capital Investment: Evidence From Indian Tariff Reforms.” Nina Pavcnik, Dartmouth College. 200 Fisher.
4:15 p.m. Princeton plasma physics laboratory lecture. “LIGO: A Journey Toward Gravitational Wave Astronomy.” Laura Cadonati, University of Massachusetts; and Masaaki Yamada. Gottlieb Auditorium, PPPL, Forrestal.
4:30 p.m. East Asian studies lecture. “Humanoid Robots, Eugenic Aesthetics, and Reactionary Postmodernism in Japan.” Jennifer Robertson, University of Michigan. 202 Jones.
4:30 p.m. Mathematics colloquium. Jim Bryan, University of British Columbia. 314 Fine.
4:30 p.m. Transregional Institute/Princeton Institute for International and Regional Studies lecture. “Reading Khamenei in Tehran: The Worldview of Iran’s Most Powerful Official.” Karim Sajadpour, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace. 219 Burr.
6 p.m. School of Architecture lecture. “Use and Utility in Architecture.” Mark Cousins, Architectural Association School of Architecture, London. Betts Auditorium, School of Architecture.
Thursday, April 24
[F] 8 p.m. McCarter Theatre concert. Tashi. Matthews Theatre.
12:30 p.m. Ecology and evolutionary biology lecture. “Pleistocene Rewilding: Lions in a Den of Daniels?” Harry Greene, Cornell University. 10 Guyot.
2 p.m. Mathematics ergodic theory and statistical mechanics seminar. Giovanni Forni, University of Maryland. 401 Fine.
4:30 p.m. Davis Center for Historical Studies lecture. “Fear in the Holy Roman Empire at the Time of the 30 Years War.” David Lederer, University of Ireland-Maynooth. 211 Dickinson.
4:30 p.m. East Asian studies lecture. “Mizoguchi Kenji, 1956: A Periodization of Mise-en-scène, the Body and Sexuality.” Chika Kinoshita, University of Western Ontario, Canada. 202 Jones.
4:30 p.m. Physics colloquium. “Energy Trends and Technologies.” Steven Koonin, BP. A10 Jadwin.
8 p.m. Pace Center/Madison program panel discussion. “Election 2008: Perspectives from the Left.” Patricia Williams, Columbia University; Eddie Glaude and Nadia Urbinati. Dodds Auditorium, Robertson.
Friday, April 25
7:30 p.m. Lewis Center for the Arts/Prince-ton Atelier performance. “Wind-Up.” Matthews Acting Studio, 185 Nassau St.
[F] 8 p.m. University Orchestra concert. Richardson Auditorium, Alexander.
3 p.m. Mathematics differential geometry and geometric analysis seminar. “Knots and Topological Growth Laws in the Faddeev Model.” Yisong Yang, Polytechnic University. 314 Fine.
3:30 p.m. Mechanical and aerospace engineering lecture. “Insect Flight: Aerodynamics and Optimization.” Jane Wang, Cornell University. 222 Bowen.
[G] 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Princeton Start! Walking Program kickoff. South Lawn, Frist.
Saturday, April 26
3 and 7:30 p.m. Lewis Center for the Arts/Princeton Atelier performance. “Wind-Up.” Matthews Acting Studio, 185 Nassau St.
[F] 8 p.m. McCarter Theatre concert. Jason Moran and the Bandwagon; and Cyrus Chestnutt and Manhattan Trinity. Matthews Theatre.
8 p.m. Physics music recital. Taplin Auditorium, Fine. Art exhibition and reception follow in Joseph Henry Room, Jadwin.
[F] 8 p.m. University Orchestra concert. Richardson Auditorium, Alexander.
9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Philosophy/religion/Princeton Theological Seminary conference. “Knowledge, Faith and Disagreement: The Epistemological Significance of Religious Pluralism.” First of two days. 301 Marx. For more information: philosophy.princeton.edu/events/.
Noon to 5 p.m. Communiversity celebration. See story on page 8.
9 a.m. Men’s heavyweight crew vs. Yale and Cornell. Shea Rowing Center.
10 a.m. Women’s lightweight crew vs. Harvard. Shea Rowing Center.
11 a.m. Men’s lightweight crew vs. Penn. Shea Rowing Center.
Sunday, April 27
2 p.m. Music student recital. Lily Arbisser, voice. Taplin Auditorium, Fine.
[F] 4 p.m. McCarter Theatre ballet. Miami City Ballet. Matthews Theatre.
[F] 4 p.m. Princeton Symphony Orchestra concert. Richardson Auditorium, Alexander.
10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Philosophy/religion/Princeton Theological Seminary conference. “Knowledge, Faith and Disagreement: The Epistemological Significance of Religious Pluralism.” Last of two days. 301 Marx. For more information: philosophy.princeton.edu/events/.
11 a.m. Chapel service. Alison Boden. Chapel.
1:30 p.m. Service of remembrance and celebration for Robert F. Goheen, president emeritus. Chapel.
Noon and 2:30 p.m. Baseball vs. Cornell. Clarke Field.
12:30 and 2:30 p.m. Softball vs. Cornell. 1895 Field.
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.
“An Educated Eye: Princeton University Art Museum Collections.” Through June 15.
“Early Warhol in Context.” Through June 8.
“Invoking the Comic Muse: Toulouse-Lautrec’s Parody of ‘The Sacred Grove.’” Through June 8.
“Polygons to Printmaking: The Work of Frank Stella, 1958–1997.” Through June 15.
Cotsen Children’s Library
Monday-Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Saturday and Sunday, noon to 5 p.m.
“The Art of Having Fun: Père Castor’s Activity Books.” Through June 15.
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.
“Numismatics in the Renaissance.” Through July 20. Tour at 3 p.m. June 1.
“Notre Livre: ‘À Toute Épreuve.’ A Collaboration Between Joan Miró and Paul Éluard.” Through June 29.
Lewis Center for the Arts
Lucas Gallery, 185 Nassau St. Monday-Friday 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Senior thesis exhibition. Arzu Komili, installation artist, and Lena Newfield, photographer. April 22-25. Opening reception at 6 p.m. April 22.
Lobby. 8 a.m. to 10 p.m.
“What Is Family? Princeton Views.” Through Dec. 1.
Seeley G. Mudd Manuscript Library
Monday-Friday, 9 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. Open to 7:45 p.m. Wednesday.
“Times They Are A-Changin’.” Through July 15.
2nd Floor, 171 Broadmead. Saturday-Sunday, 2 to 6 p.m.
Lu Zuogeng, painter. April 26-27. Reception at 6:30 p.m. April 25.
Women and Gender
Lounge, 113 Dickinson Hall. Monday-Friday, 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
“Wonder Lands.” Jessie Krause, painter. Through May 1.
Woodrow Wilson School
Bernstein Gallery, Robertson. Monday-Friday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
“Art of the Times (Times Four).” Through May 16.
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
Weekday tours leave from Undergraduate Admission Reception Area, Clio. Saturday and Sunday tours leave from Frist Campus Center Welcome Desk. Tours Monday-Saturday at 11:15 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.
Ticket information: 258-9220. www.princeton.edu/utickets.