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
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 Mobututhe 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.