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    Oct. 3 to Oct. 16, 1997

    Talks

    Fri., Oct. 3

    12:30 P.M. "Boundary Problems: Crossing Cybercity," by M. Christine Boyer, Princeton. Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation. 114 Avery.

    2:10 P.M. "Imaging Magnetic Fields with the Scanning SQUI Microscope," by John Kirtley, IBM. Dept. of Physics Colloquia. 428 Pupin.

    3:10 P.M. "Alfven Wave Experiments and Structure in Plasmas," by Walter Gekelman, U.C.L.A. Plasma Physics Colloquia. 214 Mudd.

    8:00 P.M. "Ecrie devant la Violence," by author Assia Djebar. Maison Française. Buell.

    All-Bach Concert Is Scheduled for St. Paul's


    Luca
    Renowned soloist Segiu Luca, right, returns to St. Paul's Chapel where he will perform selections from J.S. Bach's Partitas and Sonatas for Unaccompanied Violin at 2:00 P.M. on Sun., Oct. 19. This recital inaugurates Miller Theatre's four-part series celebrating the music of Bach. Tickets: $15, $10 Miller Theatre members, $7 students/seniors. Reservations: 854-7799. St. Paul's Chapel.

    Sat., Oct. 4

    9:00 A.M. "The Gothic," with Robert Branner, professor of art history and archaeology. Other speakers include Edson Armi, William Clark, Michel Davis, Eric Fernie, Peter Kidson, Dieter Kimbel, Linda Neagley, Anne Prache, Marvin Trachtenberg and Georgia Wright. The Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation Charles T. Matthews Lecture. Registration: 928-1146. Wood Auditorium, Avery.

    Mon., Oct. 6

    8:00 P.M. "Author Activism in Sweden Since the Sixties," by Swedish poet and novelist Peter Curman. Swedish Program. Deutsches Haus.

    8:00 P.M. "History vs. Memory: A Reappraisal," by author Jacques Revel. Maison Française and Institute on Western Europe. Buell.

    Tues., Oct. 7

    12:15 P.M. "A Revisionist View of Syrian Politics in the 1960s," by Steven Heydemann, associate professor of political science. Middle East Institute Brown Bag Lunch and Lecture Series. 1118 IAB.

    12:30 P.M. "Continental Shift: How the Rwandan Genocide Led to the Fall of Mobutu—the New Political Order in Central Africa," by Phillip Gourevitch, The New Yorker. Institute of African Studies. 1512 IAB.

    3:00 P.M. "How Forest Management Regimes Can Enhance the Diversity of Forest Habitat Species," by Miguel Pinedo-Vasquez, post-doc. resident scientist. CERC Research Talks. 1015 Schermerhorn Extension.

    4:00 P.M. "A New Conversation on Race." Speakers include new faculty members Lee Baker, Gina Dent, Michael Eric Dyson and Mary Pattillo. Manning Marable, professor of history, will moderate. Sponsored by President's Office and Institute for Research in African-American Studies. Low Rotunda.

    6:00 P.M. "International Automobile Production: How Will Firms Compete in the 21st Century?" by Maryann Keller, Furman Selz Inc. Center on Japanese Economy and Business. 304 Uris.

    7:00 P.M. "Egg Donation: Medical, Social and Ethical Issues in the Donation of Eggs by Healthy Women." Speakers include Barbara Rothman, Baruch College; Tia Powell, director of Clinical Ethics, C-PMC; and others. James Room, Barnard.

    7:00 P.M. "Transformations in Information Technology in Finland and Sweden," with Marko Ahtisaari, doctoral candidate in philosophy; Swedish poet and novelist Peter Curman; Philip Ellison, vice-president, American Communications, Nokia Co.; Gerald Maguire, Royal Institute of Technology; Ulf Martensson, publisher, Nordstjeman; Ken Ryan, manager, Ericson WWW and Eero Silvennoinen, executive director, Finland Technology Center. Program in Finnish Studies, the Swedish Program and Institute on Western Europe. 614 Schermerhorn.

    Wed., Oct. 8

    Noon. "Reflecting on U.S.-China Relations Since Tiananmen and Looking Forward," by David M. Lampton, president, National Committee on U.S.-China Relations. East Asian Institute Brown Bag Lunch and Lecture Series. 918 IAB.

    6:30 P.M. "The House of the Book," by Berlin/Tel Aviv architect Zvi Hecker. Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation. Wood Auditorium, Avery.

    Thurs., Oct. 9

    Noon. "Culture and Architecture," by architect and writer Epee Ellong. Society of Fellows in the Humanities Brown Bag Lunch and Lecture Series. Heyman Center, East Campus.

    3:30 P.M. "New Amino Ligands and Organometallic Chemistry of the Early Transition Metals," by Richard R. Schrock, M.I.T. Dept. of Chemistry Colloquia. 209 Havemeyer.

    7:30 P.M. "Women, Sexuality and Pure Land Buddhism," by James Dobbins, Oberlin. Institute for Medieval Japanese Studies. 628 Kent.

    8:00 P.M. "Von der Implementierung des Wissens: Versuch Einer Theorie der Hardware," by Friedrich A. Kittler, Max Kade Distinguished Visiting Professor of Germanic Languages. In German. Deutsches Haus.

    Mon., Oct. 13

    Noon. "The Korean Crisis in Perspective," by Dan Oberdorfer, former correspondent, The Washington Post. East Asian Institute Brown Bag Lunch and Lecture Series. 918 IAB.

    6:00 P.M. "Yvonne Rainer on Yvonne Rainer," by the independent filmmaker and choreographer. Barnard dept. of art history. 304 Barnard.

    8:00 P.M. "Les Premiere Femmes Psychoanalystes," by psychoanalyst Elizabeth Roundinesco. With English translation by Oscar Zambrano. Maison Française. Buell.

    8:00 P.M. "The Origins of Dark Times," by Ira Katznelson, Ruggles Professor of Political Science and History. University Seminars/Schoff Memorial Lecture. Part one of three-part series entitled "Desolation and Enlightenment: Political Knowledge after the Holocaust, Totalitarianism and Total War". Dag Hammarskjold Lounge, 6th Floor IAB.

    Tues., Oct. 14

    12:15 P.M. "Industrial Development and Oil Policies in the Gulf," by Don Hepburn, National Council of U.S.-Arab Relations. Middle East Institute Brown Bag Lunch and Lecture Series. 1118 IAB.

    3:00 P.M. "WCS's Research Methodology for the Conservation of Endangered Bird Species," by Christine Sheppard, Wildlife Conservation Society. CERC Research Methods Seminar. 1015 Schermerhorn Extension.

    Wed., Oct. 15

    Noon. "Religion and Ethics among Russia's Youth?" by Susan G. Lehmann, assistant professor of sociology. Harriman Institute Brown Bag Lunch and Lecture Series. 1219 IAB.

    6:30 P.M. "The Role of the Telecom Carrier in an Information Society," by Maruie-Monique Steckel, President, France Telecom North America. Reservations required: 854-4482. Maison Français Business Lecture. Buell.

    6:30 P.M. "Transarchitectures," by transarchitect Marcos Novak. Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation. Wood Auditorium, Avery.

    Thurs., Oct. 16

    Noon. "Civic Nationalism in Jacobean City Comedy," by Jean Howard, professor of English. Society of Fellows in the Humanities Brown Bag Lunch and Lecture Series. Heyman Center, East Campus.

    Noon. "The Second Austrian Republic and the Sequels of the Nazi Dictatorship," by Winfried Garcia, Osterreichisches Widerstandsarchiv, Vienna. Harriman Institute Brown Bag Lunch and Lecture Series. 1219 IAB.

    Exhibits

    Autobiography in Word and Vision: New York Women in the 1990s. Works by Shane Newmark, Nancy and Nina Ross. Liberal Studies Master of Arts Program. Through Oct. 17. 301 Philosophy.

    Constructing Low Memorial Library: A Chronicle of Monumental Enterprise. 9:00 A.M.-5:00 P.M., Mon.-Fri. Through Jan. 17. Low Rotunda.

    Mastering McKim's Plan: Columbia's First Century on Morningside Heights. Opening reception 5:00 P.M., Tues., Oct. 7. 1:00 P.M.-5:00 P.M., Wed.-Sat. Through Jan. 17. Closed weeks of Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year's. Wallach Gallery, Schermerhorn.

    Jerome Lagarrigue: Recent Works. Newspaper collages with oil, acrylic, and pen and ink. Maison Française. Through Oct. 18. Buell.

    Pare Lorentz, Documentary Filmmaker: The Plow that Broke the Plains and The River. Original still and related location photographs from Lorentz's first two films, the first documentaries produced by the U.S. government. Includes work by Ralph Steiner, Paul Strand, Leo Hurwitz, Stacy Woodward, Floyd Crosby, Willard Van Dyke, Walker Evans, Dorothea Lange and Arthur Rothstein. Mon.: noon-7:45 P.M.; Tues.-Fri.: 9:00 A.M.-4:45 P.M. Through Oct. 17. Rare Book and Manuscript Library. Kempner Exhibition Room, 6th Floor Butler Library.

    Synthetic Landscape and the Textualized Landscape: Projects by Smith-Miller and Hawkinson Architects. Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation. Through Oct. 10. 9:00 A.M.-5:00 P.M., Mon.-Fri. 100 Level, Avery.


    Special Events

    Fri., Oct. 3

    9:00 P.M. Live acoustic music, with Jess Klein and Inda. Free admission. Postcrypt, St. Paul's Chapel.

    Sat., Oct. 4

    9:00 P.M. Live acoustic music, with Gabe Dorman, Richard Julian and Ansel Matthews. Free admission. Postcrypt, St. Paul's Chapel.

    Sun., Oct. 5

    10:00 A.M. Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory (L-DEO) Annual Open House. Scientists and staff will explain research, display equipment and answer questions. For information check the Web site at: www.ldeo.columbia.edu/OH97/. L-DEO, Palisades, NY

    7:30 P.M. Tribute to Savion Glover, with Savion and Yvette Glover and others. Evening of dance. $25/20, $10 students/seniors. Reservations: 854-7799. Miller Theatre.

    Tues., Oct. 7

    8:00 P.M. Film screening, La Haine, directed by M. Kassowitz. In French with subtitles. Free admission for Maison Française members, $2, $1 students/seniors. Buell.

    Wed., Oct. 8

    12:15 P.M. Voice Recital, by Jessica Gould, soprano. With pianist Kelly Horsted. Works by Bach, Mozart, Strauss, Silvano and Hundlev. I.I. Rabi Concerts. Faculty House.

    6:30 P.M. Film screening, Wannsee Conference, directed by Heinz Schirk. In German with subtitles. Dept. of Germanic Languages 'Berlin in Video' Series. Free admission. Deutsches Haus.

    Thurs., Oct. 9

    3:30 P.M. Café y Conversacion. Weekly informal gathering for student practice of Spanish. Dept. of Spanish and Portuguese. 2nd Floor Lounge, Casa Hispanica.

    7:00 P.M. Supreme Court Roundup. Discussion of '96-'97 public interest cases, by various lawyers involved. Center for Public Interest Law. 102 Jerome Greene.

    8:00 P.M. "From Novel to Film: The Ice Storm," with James Schamus, professor of film; and novelist Rick Moody. $10 general public, $5 students/seniors. Miller Theatre.

    Tues., Oct. 14

    8:00 P.M. Film screening, Germinal, directed by C. Berri. In French with subtitles. Free admission with Maison Française membership, $2, $1 students/senior citizens. Maison Française. Buell.

    Wed., Oct. 15

    12:15 P.M. Chamber Recital. with woodwind quintet, Five. Works by Beethoven, Fine and Francaix. I.I. Rabi Concerts. Faculty House.

    6:30 P.M. Film screening, Die Morder Sind unter Uns, directed by Wolfgang Staudte. In German with subtitles. Dept. of Germanic Languages 'Berlin in Video' Series. Free admission. Deutsches Haus.

    Thurs., Oct. 16

    3:30 P.M. Café y Conversacion. Weekly informal student gathering for practice of Spanish. Dept. of Spanish and Portuguese. 2nd Floor Lounge, Casa Hispanica.

    Lecture Series: Ira Katznelson Will Speak on the Effect of War and the Holocaust on Political Studies


    Katznelson
    Ira Katznelson

    Columbia political scientist Ira Katznelson will examine the damage done to faith in human betterment by World War II and the Holocaust in three public lectures at the University this month. See FULL STORY. Record Photo by Joe Pineiro.


    Health Sciences

    Fri., Oct. 3

    Noon. "2D and 3D-folded RNA Structures Required for Packaging and Dimer Linkage in HIV-1," by Phil Borer, Syracuse Univ. Dept. of biochemistry and molecular biophysics. 523 Black.

    3:30 P.M. "In Search of the Plastic Enzyme," by James Guillet, Univ. of Toronto. Depts. of Chemical Engineering and Chemistry Polymer and Interface Seminar Series. 209 Havemeyer.

    Mon., Oct. 6

    4:00 P.M. "The Impact of Gender on Pharmacology," by Raymond L. Woosley, Georgetown. Depts. of anesthesiology, medicine and pharmacology. Clark Conference Center, Milstein Hospital.

    Tues., Oct. 7

    4:00 P.M. "Prescriptions, Pills and Blind Faith," by Raymond L. Woosley, Georgetown. Depts. of anesthesiology, medicine and pharmacology. 401 HHSC.

    Wed., Oct. 8

    11:30 A.M. "Sexually Abused Children Suffering PTSD Symptoms: Findings of a Treatment Outcome Investigation," by Esther Deblinger, Univ. of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey. Child Psychiatry Grand Rounds. 8th Floor Auditorium, NYSPI.

    5:00 P.M. "The Genetics of Sensation," by Cori Bargemann, U.C.-San Francisco. 20th Annual W. Alden Spencer Lecture. Center for Neurobiology and Behavior. 401 HHSC.

    Thurs., Oct. 9

    9:30 A.M. "The Emerging Consciousness of Serostatus at Gay Men's Health Crisis," by Perry Halkitis, Joseph G. Kosciw and Donnis Glover, Gay Men's Health Crisis. HIV Center for Clinical and Behavioral Studies. 8th Floor Auditorium, NYSPI.

    4:00 P.M. "Pattern Formation in the Drosophilia Eye Disc," by Jessica Treisman, Skirball Institute for Biomolecular Medicine. Dept. of biochemistry and molecular biophysics. 301 HHSC.

    Thurs., Oct. 16

    9:30 A.M. "Power, Politics and Community: AIDS Organizing and Changing Sexualities," by Dennis Altman, Latrobe Univ., Australia. HIV Center for Clinical and Behavioral Studies. 8th Floor Auditorium, NYSPI.


    Sports

    Sat., Oct. 11

    1:00 P.M. Varsity Football vs. Holy Cross at Baker Field.




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