Institute /or ADVANCED STUDY REPORT FOR THE ACADEMIC YEARS 1987-88 AND 1988-89 PRINCETON • NEW JERSEY nijiUfi.CAL ?""l::r"- £90"^ jr^^VTE LIBriARlf THE !f^;STiTUTE FQll AC -.MiEO STUDY PR1NCE70M, FmEW JEfiGcV 08540 AS3G TABLE OF CONTENTS 7 ■ FOUNDERS, TRUSTEES AND OFFICERS OF THE BOARD AND OF THE CORPORATION 10 • OFFICERS OF THE ADMINISTRATION AND PROFESSOR AT LARGE 1 1 REPORT OF THE CHAIRMAN 14 REPORT OF THE DIRECTOR 1 ACKNOWLEDGMENTS 19 • FINANCIAL STATEMENTS AND INDEPENDENT AUDITORS' REPORT 32 ■ REPORT OF THE SCHOOL OF HISTORICAL STUDIES ACADEMIC ACTIVITIES OF THE FACULTY MEMBERS, VISITORS AND RESEARCH STAFF 41 • REPORT OF THE SCHOOL OF MATHEMATICS ACADEMIC ACTIVITIES OF THE SCHOOL MEMBERS, VISITORS AND RESEARCH STAFF 51 ■ REPORT OF THE SCHOOL OF NATURAL SCIENCES ACADEMIC ACTIVITIES OF THE FACULTY MEMBERS, VISITORS AND RESEARCH STAFF 58 • REPORT OF THE SCHOOL OF SOCIAL SCIENCE ACADEMIC ACTIVITIES OF THE SCHOOL AND ITS FACULTY MEMBERS, VISITORS AND RESEARCH STAFF 64 • REPORT OF THE INSTITUTE LIBRARIES 66 • RECORD OF INSTITUTE EVENTS IN THE ACADEMIC YEAR 1987 - 1988 86 • RECORD OF INSTITUTE EVENTS IN THE ACADEMIC YEAR 1988 - 1989 f:i'S^o FOUNDERS, TRUSTEES AND OFFICERS OF THE BOARD AND OF THE CORPORATION Foiifidcrs CAROLINE BAMBERGER FULD LOUIS BAMBERGER The Board of Trustees [1987-1989] MARELLA AGNELLI Turin, Italy [1988- ] THORNTON F. BRADSHAW New York, New York [deceased December 6, 1988] CHARLES L. BROWN Princeton, New Jersey FLETCHER L. BYROM Carefree, Arizona GLADYS K. DELMAS New York, New York [ -1988] MICHAEL V. FORREST AL New York, New York [deceased January 11,1 989] MARVIN L. GOLDBERGER Director Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, New Jersey VARTAN GREGORIAN President New York Public Library, New York, New York WILFRIED GUTH Chairman of the Supervisory Board Deutsche Bank AG, Frankfurt, Federal Republic of Germany RALPH E. HANSMANN New York, New York HELENE L. KAPLAN Counsel Webster & Sheffield, New York, New York T.D. LEE University Professor Columbia University, New York, New York LEON LEVY Partner Odyssey Partners, New York, New York [1988- ] Institute for advanced study ELIZABETH J. McCORMACK Associate Rockefeller Family & Associates, New York, New York G. DANIEL MOSTOW Henry Ford II Professor of Mathematics Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut MAX PALEVSKY Los Angeles, California [1988- ] MARTIN E. SEGAL Chairman Martin E. Segal Company, New York, New York AMARTYA SEN Lament University Professor Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts ZEPH STEWART Director Tlie Center for Hellenic Studies, Washington, D.C. [ -1989] DONALD B. STRAUS President Research Institute of the American Arbitration Association [ -1989] FRANK E. TAPLIN Princeton, Newfersey \ -1988] MICHEL VAILLAUD New York, New York LADISLAUS VON HOFFMANN President Omicron Investments, Inc., New York, New York [1988- ] JAMES D. WOLFENSOHN President James D. Wolfensohn, Inc., New York, New York Honoraiy Trustee GLADYS K. DELMAS New York, New York [1988- FOUNDERS, TRUSTEES AND OFFICERS OF THE BOARD AND OF THE CORPORATION Trustees Emeriti J. RICHARDSON DILWORTH JOSEPH L. DOOB SIDNEY D. DRELL LLOYD K. GARRISON HOWARD C. PETERSEN NORTON SIMON DONALD B. STRAUS [1989- ] FRANK E. TAPLIN [1988- ] Board and Corporate Officers JAMES D. WOLFENSOHN Chairman of the Board CHARLES L. BROWN Vice-Chairman of the Board GLADYS K. DELMAS Honorary Vice— Chairman [1988- ] RALPH E. HANSMANN Treasurer DONALD C. JENKINS Assistant Treasurer PATRICIA H. LABALME Secretary of the Corporation ALLEN I. ROWE Assistant Secretary of the Corporation [1988- Institute for advanced study OFFICERS OF THE ADMINISTRATION MARVIN L. GOLDBERGER Director PATRICIA H. LABALME Associate Director [ -1988] JAMES A. QUITSLUND Associate Director [1988- ] ALLEN 1. ROWE Associate Director for Administration and Finance JAMES H. BARBOUR, JR. Manager oj Administration ROBERTA GERNHARDT Personnel Officer SABINE S. MODZELEWSKl Comptroller [ -\9S7] MARY J. MAZZA Comptroller [\988- ] PROFESSOR AT LARGE HARRY WOOLF 10 REPORT OF THE CHAIRMAN It is my pleasure to report on the second and third years of my term as Chairman of the Board of Trustees. In 1987, at the end of my first year as Chairman, I announced the appointment of Dr. Marvin L. Goldberger as Director of the Institute. These first two years of his Directonhip have seen the Institute strengthened in several ways, principally in the new energies of his administration, the appointment of three new perma- nent faculty members and the continued vitalizing flow of visiting scholars through our four Schools. It is to the credit of the faculty that the Institute continues to attract so many of the world's finest scholars in all the fields of mathematical, scientific and human- istic research it sponsors. My colleagues and I on the Board of Trustees com- mend the faculties of all four Schools for everything they have done to assure that the Institute maintains its preeminence as a center of independent scholarly inquiry. We also congratulate Dr. Goldberger on the many initiatives that he has taken in his first two years as Director to strengthen the Institute's bonds to the worldwide community of which it is a part. In 1988, in the middle of the period covered by this report, two Trustees reached the end of their active terms as members of the Board. Gladys K. Del- mas, who had joined the Board in 1978, was elected Honorary Trustee and Honorary Vice Chairman. Frank E. Taplin, whose membership on the Board dates back to 1971, was elected Trustee Emeritus. In 1989, Zeph Stewart, Trustee since 1979, retired, and Donald B. Straus, who fint joined the Board in 1968, became Trustee Emeritus. We thank these four colleagues most warmly for their continuing support and fiiendship. During the same two years, the Board lost two of its valued memben, Thornton E Bradshaw and Michael V. Forrestal. At the Board's meeting on May 6, 1989 the following resolutions were adopted: "Thornton F. Bradshaw joined the Board of Trustees of the Institute for Advanced Study in the spring of 1982. He served on the Nominating and Devel- opment Committees, chairing the Nominating Coinmittee fi-om 1985 until his death in 1988. In 1986-87, he led the Search Committee to its successfial choice of Marvin Goldberger as sixth Director of the Institute. Through Brad's RCA connections, fijnds were secured for a number of visiting members in the Schools of Mathematics and Natural Sciences fi-om 1985 to 1987. A man of many parts and wide interests. Brad brought to the Institute both sensitivity to academic issues and a finely honed business expertise. He was benign, generous and right- hearted, and his gende and wise voice will be deeply missed in our counsels. The Board of Trustees hereby expresses its gratitude for the years he gave us and extends to Pat Bradshaw its heartfelt sympathies for the loss which we all feel." Institute for advanced study "Michael V. Forrestal joined the Board of Trustees of the Institute for Advanced Study in 1969 and served continuously since that time as a Trustee, except for a leave of absence, from 1978-80, during his tenure as President of the United States-U.S.S.R. Trade and Economic Council. As an Institute Trustee, he served on the Nominating, Land Development, Development and Finance Commit- tees; he was a member of the Executive Committee since 1974. In 1975-76, he chaired the Search Committee which selected Harry Woolf as the fifth Director of the Institute. The Board relied often on his legal advice, whether the matter concerned film royalties, the intricacies of the Bylaws or the weighing of possible financial transactions. Mike was always balanced in his opinions, urbane and to the point. He brought with him an international outlook and a long view, a sense of the Institute's place in space and time. He enjoyed his work with what he once described to a former director as his "happy band of unruly academics," and his untimely loss is keenly felt by his colleagues here, even as we are grateful for the commitment and fine contribution he made over the many years of his service to the Institute." In 1988 we were delighted to welcome four new members to the Board: Marel- la Caracciolo Agnelli, Leon Levy, Max Palevsky and Ladislaus von Hoffmann. Marella Caracciolo Agnelli was born in Florence, Italy and educated at the Academic Julian and the Ecole des Beaux Arts in Paris. She has worked as a pho- tographer and editor for Conde Nast and is known as a designer of fabrics and fiamiture. In 1987 she co-authored a book, Gardens of the Italian Villas. She is chairman of Associazione Amid Torinesi di Arte Contemporanea , a member of the Council of Amici di Palazzo Grassi in Venice, vice-chairman of the Italian National Council of the United World Colleges, member of the International Council of the Salk Institute for Biological Studies in San Diego, chairman of ScHola per Terapisti della Riabilitazioiie and chairman of Associazione Amici degli Handicappati . Leon Levy was bom in New York and educated at the City College of New York. From 1948 to 1951 he was a security analyst with Hirsch & Company and then became a General Partner of Oppenheimer & Company [now Odyssey Partners] in New York City. He serves on the boards of numerous corporations, and is chairman of the boards of Oppenheimer Mutual Funds and Avatar Hold- ings, Inc. A trustee of Bard College, of the Jerome Levy Foundation for Eco- nomic Research and of New York University's Institute of Fine Arts, he is also a Director of the International Foundation for Art Research. Max Palevsky was bom in Chicago and received his B.S. and Ph.B. degrees at the University of Chicago; a year of postgraduate study at the Univenity of Cali- fornia at Los Angeles followed shortly. Mr. Palevsky is an industrialist who has been affiliated with the Bendix Corporation, Packard Bell Electronics, Scientific 12 REPORT OF THE CHAIRMAN Data Systems, Xerox Corporation, Intel Corporation, Komag, Inc. and Daisy Systems, Inc. For the last two decades he has been a member of the Democratic Advisory Committee, and he is a member of the board of directors of the American Civil Liberties Union. Ladislaus von Hoffinann was bom in Berlin, Germany. After completing his edu- cation at the University of Freiburg he worked with an affiliate of the Federation of German Industry and then was associated, from 1953 to 1960, with Wasag Chemie in Germany and the Middle East. In 1960 he joined the International Finance Corporation and rose to the position of Executive Vice President before moving in 1977 to the Hochschild Group's Consolidated Mining and Industries. In 1984 he created a company, Omicron Holdings, Inc., and in 1987 he estab- lished Omicron Investments, Inc., a personally held company. He is now also president of Arcana Foundation, a private charitable foundation set up in 1986. The other Trustees and I look forward to a long association with the four distin- guished new members of the Board and to many years of effective and imagina- tive collaboration in the service of the Institute. JAMES D. WOLFENSOHN, Chairman of the Board 13 REPORT OF THE DIRECTOR My association with the Institute for Advanced Study and its mission, programs and personalities dates back to 1953, when 1 spent a year at Princeton University on leave from the University of Chicago. During that year I spent a good deal of rime at the Institute, where I had several collaborators and was friendly both with many faculty members and with the Director, J. Robert Oppenheimer. The spring of 1 954 was a traumatic period because of the Atomic Energy Commis- sion's hearings in Washington "In the N4atter ofj. Robert Oppenheimer," in my judgment one of the saddest, most shamefril episodes in American history. I joined the Physics Department at Princeton University in 1957 and again spent much time with Oppenheimer and others at the Institute. 1 was a Member of the School of Natural Sciences on three separate occasions while on leave from the University [1966-67, 1969-70 and 1976-77]. I was and still am a close friend of Carl Kaysen, who succeeded Oppenheimer as Director in 1 966 and held that office until 1 976. Harry Woolf my predecessor, and I overlapped briefly before I left for California in 1978 to assume the Presidency of the California Institute of Technology. This is all by way of saying that I was no stranger to the Institute or it to me when I was asked to become the Director in 1987. One of the first things that struck me about the Institute after nine years away from Princeton was the evidence of its continuing importance in research and scholarship. Like everyone else in academic life, I had always been aware of the unmatched excellence of the Institute faculty and of the impressive numbers of the world's leading scholars and scientists who had begun and enhanced their careers as visitmg scholars at the Institute. But I was also aware that in the past twenty or so years the number of fint— rate research universities in the United States and abroad had grown steadily and, with them, the range of opportunities for both post— doctoral researchers and senior visiting scholars. With all these new and competing alternatives, the Institute might have expected to find that attract- ing and retaining its faculty was no longer so easy, and that demand for its 150 memberships was in decline. On the contrary, the Institute is stronger than ever. Three faculty appointments during my first years as Director confirm that the prestige and drawdng power of the Institute are undiminished. In 1987 the School of Natural Sciences appointed Edward Witten. He was trained at Brandeis University and Princeton University and had been named Professor of Physics at Princeton University in 1980, fol- lowing three years as a member of the Harvard Society of Fellows. During his years on the faculty at Princeton Univenity he had emerged as one of the world leaden in the theory of elementary particles. REPORT OF THE DIRECTOR Then, in January 1989, I had the pleasure of announcing the appointment of Frank Wilczek, who was educated at the University of Chicago and at Princeton University and had taught at Princeton, the University of California at Santa Bar- bara and Harvard University. He was simultaneously being wooed by Harvard, but the Institute prevailed. He works in condensed matter theory and elemen- tary particle physics. In collaboration with his wife, Elizabeth Devine, he has wnt- ten a popular book on modem science called Longing for the Harmonies. The Institute's prominence among centers of humanistic research' has also been demonstrated recently. In May of 1989 it was announced in London that John H. Elliott, Professor in the School of Historical Studies, had been named Regius Pro- fessor of Modem History at the University of Oxford, effective in the summer of 1990. After a careful search the School filled the vacancy by appointing Oleg Grabar, a world-renowned Harvard University scholar in the field of Islamic art and culture. He will join our faculty in the summer of 1990, bringing with him a field of scholarship that has never been represented on the permanent faculty. While reporting news of the faculty, I also must note that Morton White, Pro- fessor in the School of Historical Studies since 1970, retired in 1988. As you will see fi-om the School's own report, he remains very active as Professor Emeritus. It is my sad duty to report the deaths of two Professors Emeriti. Hassler Whitney, who was appointed Professor in the School of Mathematics in 1952 [Professor Emeritus in 1977], died in Princeton on May 10, 1989. Benjamin D. Meritt, Professor in the School of Historical Studies since 1935 [Professor Emeritus since 1969], died in Austin, Texas on July 7, 1989. The Institute's community of visiting scholars is approximately eight times the size of our permanent faculty. The scholars picked from a world-wide pool of well over 1 ,000 applicants are as remarkable for their credentials as they are for the diversity of their fields and methods of research. It remains true that the best and brightest of the post-doctoral crop of mathematicians, physicists and astro- physicists almost invariably accept the positions that the Institute offers, and we have more applications from senior scholars on sabbatical than our offices and apartments can accommodate. In the Schools of Historical Studies and of Social Science the visiting scholars are certainly comparable in their excellence and diversity to their colleagues in Mathematics and the Natural Sciences. Members of these two Schools tend on the whole to be established and mature scholars. Both Schools also have some relatively young Members each year. In 1988-89, in fact, the School of Histori- cal Studies inaugurated a program of Two-Year Memberships for Assistant Pro- fesson who can use their time at the Instimte to consolidate their scholarly cre- dentials before facing tenure decisions at their home institutions. 15 Institute for advanced study Neither our permanent faculty nor our community of visiting scholars would be fially productive wdthout the inspiration of the other. Life at the Institute is domi- nated by the interaction of these two lively groups. As indicated by this report's lists of Members, Visiton and Research Staff, our Trustees and I have the privilege of presiding over a community of scholars whose cosmopolitan character has been dramatically reinforced by the participation of scholan from once isolated countries such as the People's Republic of China, Romania and the Soviet Union. III The Institute's continuing appeal to scholars from all over the world and the gradual accumulation of the research materials that our work requires have of course created a serious shortage of various kinds of space. Early in my tenure as Director it became obvious that the Library of the Schools of Mathematics and Natural Sciences in Fuld Hall was bursting at the seams. "We considered moving the Library to the Annex of the Historical Studies and Social Science library building. The Annex had originally been intended for this use, but it has been indispensable for more than two decades as the Institute's one large lecture hall. After much discussion we decided that the best solution would be to install compact shelving for older mathematics and physics journals and books on the lower level of the Historical Studies— Social Science Library. Addi- tional space was made available in the Historical Studies— Social Science Library by moving the offices of the American School of Classical Studies to another Institute building. This project gives both Libraries adequate space for the next fifteen or twenty years. We gratefully acknowledge the gifb of members of the Institute Board of Trustees, and in particular the challenge gift of Gladys K. Delmas, that made this project possible. IV Soon after my arrival in 1987 another space problem was brought to my atten- tion, and it was apparent that this would require a more ambitious response. This space problem has its most direct impact on the Schools of Mathematics and of Natural Sciences but in fact affects the Institute as a whole. For many years roughly one— third of the Institute's mathematicians have had offices in the old Electronic Computer Project building at the foot of Olden Lane [it once housed John von Neumann's pioneering digital computer]. The isolation of these members from the mathematics faculty and from the rest of the community has become an increasingly serious problem. After carefiil deliberation we have concluded, with the full support of the Board of Trustees, that the only reasonable solution is to construct a new buUding. We have retained the renowned architect Cesar Pelli, who is now designing a 23,000 square-foot building which will contain office space and a seminar room for Fac- ulty and Members of the School of Mathematics. The Electronic Computer 16 REPORT OF THE DIRECTOR Project building will then be available for other uses. By significantly increasing the total number of offices on the main campus the new buUding will relieve the shortage of office space that has been felt by all four Schools. The auditorium that is being planned as a part of the new building will also bring immediate ben- efits to the entire Institute community and to all the othen who flock to our lec- tures, films and concerts. We are already actively developing plans for a campaign that will generate fiands for this building, which we hope to see completed in 1991 or early 1992. V I want to close with a word of thanks to all of the many fiiends who have given support to the Institute during my first two years as Director. Acknowledgement of gifts and grants from foundations, corporations, government agencies, associa- tions and individuals is made in the section that follows. Without such support the Institute would have long since lost its position of leadership among the world's centers of scholarship and culture. In addition to thanking the Chairman and the entire Board of Trustees, I should like to note with deep gratitude the service rendered over the years by Thornton F. Bradshaw and Michael V. Forrestal. They both died suddenly while still active and at the peak of their powen. Their fiiendship and commitment to our work will always be remembered by everyone who cares about the Institute. MARVIN L. GOLDBERGER, Director 17 ACKNOWLEDGMENTS The following individuals, associations, foundations, coq^orations and government agencies provided support for Visiting Members in the academic years 1987-88 and 1988-89: ASSOCIATION OF MEMBERS OF THE INSTITUTE FOR ADVANCED STUDY BELL SYSTEM BOT\XaNlCK-WOLFENSOHN FOUNDATION CORNING GLASS WORKS FOUNDATION ELIZABETH AND J. RICHARDSON DILWORTH EXXON RESEARCH AND ENGINEERING COMPANY THE FORD FOUNDATION FRIENDS OF THE INSTITUTE FOR ADVANCED STUDY GERDA HENKEL FOUNDATION W. M. KECK FOUNDATION SAMUEL H. KRESS FOUNDATION THE HENRY LUCE FOUNDATION THE AMBROSE MONELL FOUNDATION NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION NATIONAL ENDOWMENT FOR THE HUMANITIES NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION STATE OF NEW JERSEY NEW JERSEY COMMISSION ON SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY JOHN M. OLIN FOUNDATION THE ROCKEFELLER FOUNDATION HELENA RUBINSTEIN FOUNDATION SIEMENS CORPORATE RESEARCH AND SUPPORT ALFRED P. SLOAN FOUNDATION SQUIBB CORPORATION FRITZ THYSSEN FOUNDATION UNITED PARCEL SERVICE FOUNDATION UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY VOLKSWAGENWERK FOUNDATION ELIZABETH A. AND EDWIN C. WHITEHEAD Their contributions are acknowledged with deep appreciation. 18 INDEPENDENT AUDITORS' REPORT The Board of Trustees Institute for Advanced Study - Louis Bamberger and Mrs. Felix Fuld Foundation Olden Lane Princeton, New Jersey We have audited the accompanying balance sheet of the Institute for Advanced Study as of June 30, 1989 and the related statements of support and revenue, expenses, capital additions and changes in flind balances and of changes in financial position for the year then ended. These financial statements are the responsibility of the Institute's management. Our responsibility is to express an opinion on these financial statements based on our audit. We conducted our audit in accordance with generally accepted auditing standards. Those standards require that we plan and perform the audit to obtain reasonable assurance about whether the financial statements are fi-ee of material misstatement. An audit includes examining, on a test basis, evidence supporting the amounts and disclosures in the financial statements. An audit also includes assessing the accounting principles used and significant estimates made by management, as well as evaluating the overall financial statement presentation. We believe that our audit provides a reasonable basis for our opinion. In our opinion, such financial statements present fairly, in all material respects, the financial position of the Institute at June 30, 1989 and the results of its operations and the changes in its financial position for the year then ended in conformity with generally accepted accounting principles. DELOITTE HASKINS & SELLS Princeton, New Jersey September 30, 1989 Institute for advanced study BALANCE SHEET JUNE 30, 1989 [WITH COMPARATIVE AMOUNTS FOR 1988] ASSETS 1989 1988 OPERATING FUNDS: Cash Temporary investments Accounts and notes receivable Government contracts receivable Private gifts and grants receivable Accrued income on investments Prepaid and other assets TOTAL OPERATING FUNDS PLANT FUNDS: Debt service fund deposits Unamortized debt issuance expense Land, buildmgs and improvements, equipment and rare book collection - net [ Note C ] TOTAL PLANT FUNDS: ENDOWMENT AND SIMILAR FUNDS: [ Note B ] Investments, at cost [ Note D ] $ 3,395 $ 3,870 491,204 784, 656 72, 415 57, 429 169, 225 135, 326 86, 953 52, 093 1,696,810 1,346, 170 235,816 171, 770 s 2,755,818 S 2, 551,314 $ 447, 641 s 441,793 68, 357 71,464 15,512,524 15,378,467 $ 16,028,522 s 15,891,724 $ 174,261,975 $ 167,520, 158 TOTAL ENDOWMENT AND SIMILAR FUNDS S 174,261, 975 S 167, 520, 158 See Notes lo Financial Slatements 20 FINANCIAL STATEMENTS EXHIBIT A LIABILITIES AND FUND BALANCES 1989 1988 OPERATING FUNDS: Accounts payable and accrued expenses Deferred restricted revenue [ Note G ] Fund balance [Exhibit B]- unrestricted 645,702 $ 461,714 1, 149, 104 866, 557 961,012 1,223,043 TOTAL OPERATING FUNDS PLANT FUNDS: Interest payable [ Note D ] Long-term debt [ Note D ] Plant fund balance [Exhibit B] 2,755,818 S 2,551,314 302, 641 7,781,879 7, 944, 002 306, 793 7, 913, 100 7,671,831 TOTAL PLANT FUNDS ENDOWMENT AND SIMILAR FUNDS: Fund balances [Exhibit B]: True endowment Quasi-endowment: Restricted Unrestricted: Designated Undesignated TOTAL ENDOWMENT AND SIMILAR FUNDS 16,028,522 $ 15,891,724 35, 057, 842 14, 780, 198 8, 067, 288 116,356,647 S 33, 662, 026 13, 988, 777 7, 653, 289 112,216,066 $ 174,261,975 $ 167,520, 158 21 Institute for advanced study STATEMENT OF SUPPORT AND REVENUE, CAPITAL ADDITIONS AND CHANGES IN FUND BALANCES FOR THE YEAR ENDED JUNE 30, 1989 [WITH COMPARATIVE TOTALS FOR 1988] OPERATING FUNDS UNRESTRICTED RESTRICTED SUPPORT AND REVENUE: Endowment income [net of management fees] Private gifts and grants Government contracts Total support and revenue EXPENSES: School of Mathematics School of Natural Sciences School of Historical Studies School of Social Science Libraries Director's Special Purpose Fund Administration and general Auxiliary activity - tenants' housing expenses, net of unrestricted revenue of $165, 281 in 1989 Total expenses EXCESS [DEFICIENCY] OF SUPPORT AND REVENUE OVER EXPENSES BEFORE CAPITAL ADDITIONS CAPITAL ADDITIONS: Gifts and grants Realized gain on investments -net Investment income Total capital additions EXCESS [DEFICIENCY] OF SUPPORT AND REVENUE OVER EXPENSES AFTER CAPITAL ADDITIONS FUND BALANCES AT BEGINNING OF YEAR TRANSFERS: Plant acquisitions and principal debt service payments Quasi-endowment funds utilized Transfers to endowment and similar funds FUND BALANCES AT END OF YEAR $ 7, 007, 413 $ 2, 607, 153 1,486 2, 485, 889 743, 919 7, 008, 899 5, 836, 961 856, 256 2,041,253 1,456,908 1,349,904 1,628,693 698, 780 1,223,081 995, 466 166, 121 230, 683 41,221 2, 339, 307 5,691 46, 757 7, 554, 070 [545, 171] [545, 171] 1, 223, 043 [1, 417, 592] 1,779,962 [79, 230] 961,012 100, 588 5, 626, 639 210, 322 210, 322 [210, 322] -0- See Notes to Financial Statements 22 FINANCIAL STATEMENTS EXHIBIT B TOTAL ENDOWMENT PLANT AND SIMILAR TOTAL 1989 TOTAL 1988 FUNDS FUNDS ALL FUNDS ALL FUNDS S 9, 614, 566 2, 487, 375 743,919 12, 845, 860 2, 897, 509 $ 188,759 2,806,812 339, 907 2, 327, 473 154,559 1, 223, 081 73, 947 1, 161.587 133, 165 271,904 6,122 2, 344, 998 190,594 9, 614, 566 2, 487, 375 743, 919 12, 845, 860 3, 086, 268 3, 146,719 2, 482, 032 1,297,028 1,294,752 278, 026 2, 535, 592 9, 118,811 2, 258, 277 728, 288 12, 105,376 3, 117,548 2, 800, 320 2, 152,381 1,276,059 1,288,254 227, 117 2, 141,803 147, 345 13, 180,709 94,614 1, 181,667 241,959 14, 362, 376 309, 289 13,312,771 [334, 849] [1, 181,667] [1,516,516] [1,207,395] 30, 665 $ 808, 634 7, 423, 593 5,581 36, 246 8, 232, 227 839, 299 7, 423, 593 5,581 8, 268, 473 411,644 9, 108, 203 2,218 9, 522, 065 [334,849] [1,145,421] 8,232,227 6,751,957 8,314,670 1,223,043 7,671,831 167,520,158 176,415,032 168,100,362 [1,417,592] 1,779,962 [289, 552] 961,012 1,417,592 [1,779,962] 289, 552 7, 944, 002 $ 174,261,975 $ 183,166,989 $ 176,415,032 23 Institute for advanced study STATEMENT OF CHANGES IN FINANCIAL POSITION FOR THE YEAR ENDED JUNE 30, 1989 [WITH COMPARATIVE TOTALS FOR 19881 OPERATING PLANT FUNDS FUNDS RESOURCES PROVIDED: Deficiency of support and revenue over expenses before capital additions $ [334,849] $ [1,181,667] Capital additions: Gifts and grants 30, 665 Realized gain on investments- net Investment income 5, 581 Deficiency of support and revenue over expenses after capital additions [334, 849] [1, 145, 421] Items not using [providing] resources: Depreciation 1, 181, 667 Amortization of debt issuance expense 3, 107 Gain on disposition of investments Proceeds from sale of investments Proceeds from disposals of plant facilities Decrease in receivables Decrease in accrued income Increase in payables 183, 988 Increase in deferred restricted revenue 282, 547 Total resources provided 131, 686 39, 353 RESOURCES USED: Purchases of investments Purchases of plant facilities and equipment Increase in receivables Increase in prepaid and other assets Increase in debt service fund deposits Increase in accrued income Decrease in payables Decrease in deferred restricted revenue Reduction of long-term debt Total resources used TRANSFERS: Plant acquisitions and principal debt service payments [1,417,592] 1,417,592 Quasi-endowment funds utilized 1,779,962 Transfers to endowment and similar funds [289, 552] 1, .315,724 83, 745 64, 046 5,848 350, 640 4, 152 1, 131,221 498, 431 456, 945 Total transfers 72, 818 1,417,592 INCREASE [DECREASE] IN CASH AND TEMPORARY INVESTMENTS S [293, 927] S -0- See Notes to Financial Statements 24 FINANCIAL STATEMENTS EXHIBIT C ENDOWMENT AND SIMILAR FUNDS TOTAL 1989 ALL FUNDS TOTAL 1988 ALL FUNDS [1,516,516] S [1,207,395] 808, 634 7, 423, 593 8, 232, 227 839, 299 7, 423, 593 5,581 6,751,957 411,644 9, 108, 203 2,218 8, 314, 670 [7, 423, 593] 512,306,937 513, 115,571 1, 181,667 3, 107 [7, 423, 593] 512, 306, 937 183, 988 282, 547 513,286,610 1, 129,941 3, 107 [9, 108, 203] 193, 638, 977 555, 070 103, 306 26, 137 194, 663, 005 511, 185,644 439, 784 511,625,428 511, 185,644 1,315,724 523, 529 64, 046 5,848 350, 640 4, 152 131,221 513, 580, 804 188, 389, 912 1,253,824 248, 713 3,025 1, 100 4, 515, 973 101,080 126, 222 194, 639, 849 [1,779,962] 289, 552 [1,490,410] [267] $ [294, 194] $ 23, 156 25 Institute for advanced study NOTES TO FINANCIAL STATEMENTS JUNE 30, 1989 A • SUMMARY OF SIGNIFICANT ACCOUNTING POLICIES Basis of Presentation The accompanying financial statements are prepared on the accrual basis and are presented in accordance with recommendations contained in Audits of Certain Nonprofit Organizations issued by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. Certain prior year amounts presented for comparative purposes have been reclassified to conform to the current year presentation. Fund Accountin(;> The accounts of the Institute for Advanced Study [the "Institute"] are maintained in accordance with the principles of "fiand accounting." This is the procedure by which resources for various purposes are classified for accounting and reporting purposes into fijnds that are in accordance with activities or objectives specified. Separate accounts are maintained for each fijnd; however, in the accompanying financial statements, fiands that have similar characteristics have been combined into fiand groups. Fund balances restricted by outside sources are so indicated and are distinguished fi-om unrestricted fiands allocated or designated to specific purposes by action of the governing board. Externally restricted fiands may only be utilized in accordance with the purpose established by the grantor of such fiinds. In contrast, the govern- ing board retains fiall control over unrestricted fiands to use in achieving any of the Institute's objectives. True endowment fiands are subject to the restrictions of the gift: instruments which require that the principal be invested in perpetuity; income on such fiinds may be utilized without restriction. Quasi-endowment fiands have been estab- lished by the governing board to fianction as endowment fiands, and any portion of these fiands may be expended. Unrestricted fiands fimctioning as endowments have no external restrictions. However, certain of these fiands have been inter- nally designated to support specific needs of the Institute. All gains and losses arising from the sale, collection, or other disposition of investments and other non-cash assets are accounted for in the fund which owned such assets. Ordinary income earned on investments and receivables is generally accounted for in the fiand owning such assets. However, unrestricted income earned on investments of endowment and similar fiands is accounted for as revenue in unrestricted operating fiands, and restricted income is accounted for as deferred restricted revenue until used in accordance with the terms of the restriction or transferred to endowment and similar fiands. 26 NOTES TO FINANCIAL STATEMENTS Plaiu Assets and Depreciation Uses of operating fUnds for plant acquisitions and principal debt service pay- ments are accounted for as transfers to plant funds. Proceeds from the sale of plant assets, if unrestricted, are transferred to operating flinds or, if restricted, to deferred amounts restricted for plant acquisitions. Depreciation is provided over the estimated usefiil lives of the respective assets on a straight-line basis [build- ings and capital improvements 20-40 years, equipment 3-6 years]. B ■ INVESTMENTS Investments purchased by the Institute are recorded at cost; investments received by gift are recorded at the fair market value at the date of donation. Endowment and similar funds investments at June 30, 1989 are comprised of the following: CARRYING MARKET VALUE VALUE Pooled investments: Cash equivalents S 39,481,405 S 39,481.405 Equity secunties 65,861,850 76, 583, 738 Debt securities 65, 386, 369 66, 745, 284 Mortgages and notes receivable from faculty and staff 2, 825, 929 2, 825,929 Investment accounts receivable 8, 342, 490 8, 342, 490 Investment accounts payable [7, 653, 993] [7, 653, 993] Total pooled investments 174, 244, 050 186, 324, 853 Funds separately invested 17. 925 28. 088 Total $ 174,261,975 $ 186, 352, 941 Marketable debt and equity securities are carried in the aggregate at lower of cost [amortized, in the case of debt securities] or market. Realized gains and losses are computed based on the average cost of the investment. Equity securities include the Institute's interest in partnerships with a carrying value of $27, 331, 913 at June 30, 1989. The Institute accounts for these investments on the equity basis and, accordingly, recognizes its proportionate share of ordinary income and realized gains and losses attributable to the invest- ments of the partnerships. The Institute's proportionate share of ordinary income and realized gains and losses was $114, 678 and $1, 469, 367, respec- tively, for the year ended June 30, 1989. Substantially all the assets of endowment and similar fiinds are pooled with each individual flind subscribing to or disposing of units on the basis of the market 27 Institute for advanced study value per unit, determined on a quarterly basis. Earnings per unit of the pooled investments for the year ended June 30, 1989, exclusive of realized gains and losses, amounted to $380 after deducting management fees. The following table summarizes changes in carrying and market values of the pooled investments: pooled assets market VALUE CARRYING VALUE NET CHANGE June 30, 1988 ! June 30, 1989 Increase in unrealized appreciation for the year ended June 30, 1989 Realized net gain for the year ended June 30, 1989 Net change for the year ended June 30, 1989 175, 132, 460 186, 324, 853 167, 502, 233 174, 244, 050 7, 630, 227 12,080,803 4, 450, 576 7, 423, 593 MARKET VALUE PER UNIT 6,885 7,358 $ 11,874,169 C ■ PHYSICAL PLANT Physical plant and equipment are stated at the cost at date of acquisition, less accumulated depreciation. Library books, other than rare books, are not capi- talized. A summary of plant assets at June 30, 1989 follows: Land and improvements Buildings and improvements Equipment Rare book collecrion Total Less accumulated depreciation 2, 354, 732 21,247,823 6, 200, 405 199, 508 30, 002, 468 [14,489,944] Net book value $ 15,512,524 28 NOTES TO FINANCIAL STATEMENTS D • LONG-TERM DEBT A summary of long-term debt at June 30, 1989 follows: 7.804%, 1980 - NJEFA $ 7, 865, 000 Less unamortized bond discount [83, 121] Total long-term debt $ 7,781,879 In July 1980, the Institute received proceeds of the Newjeney Educational Facil- ities Authority [NJEFA] offering of S8, 775, 000 Revenue Bonds, 1980 Series A, the Institute for Advanced Study Issue. The proceeds were used for the construc- tion of the West Building and the Dining Hall, as well as other construction and major remodeling projects of Institute facilities. The bonds are dated July 1 , 1 980, bear interest, payable semi-annually, at the net average annual rate of 7.804%, are subject to redemption at various prices and require principal payments and sinking fund instalments through July 1, 2011. Bond principal in the amount of $145, 000 matured on July 1, 1989, and bond pnncipal m the amount of $155, 000 [1990], $165, 000 [1991], $175, 000 [1992] and $185, 000 [1993] will mature on July 1 of the designated years. The obUga- tion to pay the Authority on a periodic basis, in the amounts sufficient to cover principal and interest due on the bonds, is a general obUgation of the Institute and is collateralized by United States Treasury Notes, 8.875%, due February 15, 1996, with an aggregate face amount of $8, 625, 000. Interest expense on long-term debt for the year that ended June 30, 1989 was $624, 443, of which $302, 641 is payable at June 30, 1989. E • RETIREMENT PLANS Separate voluntary defined contribution retirement plans are in effect for faculty members and eligible staff personnel, both of which provide for annuities which are funded with the Teachers Insurance and Annuity Association and/or the CoDege Retirement Equities Fund. Contributions for the year ended June 30, 1989 amounted to $616,000. In addition to the formal plans, the Board of Trustees or the Director has, at var- ious times, authorized the payment of pensions to certain members, employees and the widow of a deceased member. Total pension payments which aggregat- ed $86,000 for the year ended June 30, 1989 have been charged to expense, and no reserves have been provided for pensions payable in subsequent years. 29 Institute for advanced study In addition to providing pension benefits, the Institute provides certain health care and life insurance benefits for retired employees and faculty. Substantially all of the Institute's employees may become eligible for those benefits if they reach nonnal retirement age while working for the Institute. The cost of retiree health care and life insurance benefits is recognized as expense as premiums are paid. For fiscal year 1989, those costs totalled approximately $100,000. F • FUNDS HELD IN TRUST BY OTHERS The Institute is the residuary beneficiary of a trust under the Will of George Placzek, Deceased, and upon the death of the life tenant will be entitled to receive the corpus thereof The approximate market value of the assets under the Will, as reported by the administrator of the Estate, aggregated $1,683, 000 as of June 30, 1 989 and is not included in the accompanying financial statements. G • CHANGES IN DEFERRED RESTRICTED REVENUE Restricted receipts, which are recorded initially as deferred restricted revenue, are reported as revenues when expended in accordance with the terms of the restriction or transferred to quasi-endowment funds. Changes in deferred restricted revenue amounts are as follows: TOTAL DEFERRED RESTRICTED REVENUE Balance at June 30, 1988 $ 866, 557 Additions: Contributions, grants, etc. Net restricted endowment income Total additions 3,512,355 2, 607, 153 6, 119,508 Deducrions: Funds expended from contributions, grants, etc. Funds expended from restricted endowment Transfer to quasi-endowment funds Total deductions 3, 229, 808 2, 396, 831 210, 322 5, 836,961 Balance at June 30, 1989 149, 104 30 NOTES TO FINANCIAL STATEMENTS H • FUNCTIONAL ALLOCATION OF EXPENSES The costs of providing the various programs and other activities have been summa- rized on a flinctional basis in the statement of support and revenue, expenses, capital additions and changes in Rmd balances. Accordingly, certain costs have been allocat- ed among the programs and supporting services benefited. The costs incurred by the Instimte in operating both the Dining Hall [$323, 000, net of $333, 000 in revenues] and members' housing [$310, 000, net of $862, 000 in revenues] have been allocated among the programs and supporting services benefited. 31 THE SCHOOL OF HISTORICAL STUDIES Academic Years 1987-88 and 1988-89 Faculty GLEN W. BOWERSOCK GILES CONSTABLE JOHN H. ELLIOTT CHRISTIAN HABICHT PETER PARET [Andrew W. Mellon Professor] IRVING LAVIN MORTON WHITE [ -1988] Professors Emeriti MARSHALL CLAGETT FELIX GILBERT JAMES F. GILLIAM GEORGE F. KENNAN BENJAMIN D. MERITT* KENNETH M. SETTON HOMER A. THOMPSON MORTON WHITE [1988- ] * Deceased July 7, 1989 Member with Lom^-Terni Appointment OTTO E. NEUGEBAUER THE SCHOOL OF HISTORICAL STUDIES Academic Activities of the Permanent Faculty Academic Years 1987-88 and 1988-89 GLEN BOWERSOCK is the general editor of a new series of books on the ancient world. Two volumes of this series, published by Harvard University Press under the overall title Revealing Antiquity, appeared during the period covered by this report. During these two years Professor Bowersock published twenty-one articles on the Roman and early Byzantine empires, the pre-Islamic Arabs and ancient and modem historiography. He participated in several scholarly symposia and lectured at the University of Toronto, Boston University, Columbia and Yale as weO as delivering the Thomas Spencer Jerome Lectures at the University of Michigan and the American Academy in Rome. This series of six lectures, entided "Hellenism in Late Antiquity," will be published in 1990 by the University of Michigan Press. He was elected a member of the American Philosophical Society in 1989. GILES CONSTABLE completed and submitted for publication The Cartulary of Homblieres and the Letters between Bernard Berenson and Charles H. Coster. Scholarly articles by Professor Constable were published in the Journal des Savants and in the book, Horizons marins, Itineraires spirituels. During the academic years 1987-88 and 1988-89 he participated in numerous symposia and conferences. Sponsoring insti- tutions included Barnard College, the Medieval Academy of America, the Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies [University of California at Los Angeles], Princeton University's Shelby Cullom Davis Center for Historical Studies, New York University and Dumbarton Oaks. He lectured at Harvard University, the University of Toledo, Mt. Holyoke College, the University of Utrecht in The Netherlands, the University of North Carolina and elsewhere. JOHN H. ELLIOTT'S publications during the period covered by this report included Spain and Its World, 1500-1700: Selected Essays. In 1987-88 he received the Medal of Honor of the Universidad Intemacional Menendez y Pelayo in Madrid, and the Spanish Ambassador to the United States conferred on him the Grand Cross of the Order of Alfonso X El Sabio in a ceremony at the Institute. At the end of the academic year 1988-89 Professor Elliott was appointed Regius Professor of Modem History at the University of Oxford, effective in the autumn of 1990. CHRISTIAN HABiCHT completed two books, Cicero the Politician and Cicero der Politiker The former will appear in the series, "Ancient Society and History," of The Johns Hopkins University Press; the latter will be published by C.H. Beck in Munich. Dunng the academic years 1987-88 and 1988-89 Professor Habicht published eleven articles in American and European journals and contributed an essay to Bathron, a Festschrift for H. Drerup. He gave the annual C.A. Robinson Lecture at Brown University on "Cicero and Caesar." Some of the results of his 33 Institute for advanced study continuing research on late Hellenistic Athens were included in the first annual David Magie Lecture at Princeton University, which was subsequently pub- lished by Princeton University Press. During the academic years 1987-88 and 1988-89 irving lavin continued his research on various periods of the history of European art and culture. He con- tributed an article, "Le Bemin et son image du Roi-Soleil," to the Festschrift in honor of Andre Chastel, which appeared in Rome in 1987. He also lectured and taught widely. As a participant in the Phi Beta Kappa Visiting Scholar Pro- gram he taught at eight colleges and universities throughout the United States. He presented two series of lectures at the Istituto Italiano Per Gli Studi Filosofici in Naples. He was among the scholars featured in the television series, "Art of the Western World," a production of WNET in New York that was broadcast by public television throughout the country. At the beginning of the academic year 1988-89 peter paret's book. Art as History, was published by Princeton University Press. A German edition of this book has subsequendy appeared. During the period covered by this report two of Professor Paret's earlier book-length works were reissued in paperback editions: The Berlin Secession [Harvard University Press] and Carl von Clausewitz's classic. On War, edit- ed and translated with Michael Howard. Professor Paret published numerous schol- arly articles on various aspects of European history and historical interpretation. He lectured at Princeton, Harvard, Yale, Columbia, Stanford and elsewhere. In 1987 he was appointed Senior Fellow by Courtesy of the Hoover Institution, Stanford University, and in 1988 he was inducted into the American Philosophical Society. 34 THE SCHOOL OF HISTORICAL STUDIES Academic Activities of the Professors Emeriti Academic Years 1987-88 and 1988-89 MARSHALL CLAGETT completed and published the first volume of Artcient Egyptian Science: A Source Book and worked on the volumes that wall follow. His Greek Science in Antiquity was reprinted with some corrections. FELLX GILBERT published A European Past: Memoirs 1905-1945 and a German edi- tion entided Lehrjahre im alten Europa: Erinnerungen 1905-1945. He completed a book of essays on Ranke and Burckhardt and published articles and reviews in American, German and English journals and papers. GEORGE KENNAN'S book. Sketches from a Life, was published by Pantheon Press in 1989. Professor Kennan testified before the Senate Foreign Relations Commit- tee, appeared in televised and print interviews, lectured widely and published numerous articles on Gorbachev, Gromyko, contemporary European affairs and "the German question." KENNETH M. SETTON completed the text of a book on Venice, Austria, and the Turks in the Seventeenth Century as well as the sixth and final volume of ^ History of the Crusades, of which he is editor-in-chief His 1956 work, Tlie Byzantine Background to the Italian Renaissance, appeared in Greek translation. HOMER A. THOMPSON continues to be involved in the publication program of the excavation of the Athenian Agora under the auspices of the American School of Classical Studies. Three new volumes — one dealing with inscriptions and two with the Athenian courts of law — are now in manuscript, and several other vol- umes are nearing completion. MORTON WHITE'S book, Philosophy, "Tlie Federalist, " and the Constitution, was published in 1987 and reprinted as a paperback in 1989. Articles have appeared in Rutgers Law Review, Ethics and the German journal Dialectica. During both years Professor White served as Distinguished Visiting Professor at Rutgers Uni- venity. In September 1989 he participated in a conference on advanced study sponsored by the newly established International Institute for Advanced Studies in Kyoto. 35 Institute for advanced study MEMBERS, VISITORS AND RESEARCH STAFF Academic Year 1987-88 ELIZABETH BEATSON Princeton, New Jersey Medieval art history • a PAUL BINSKl Goiwilk and Caius College, University of Cambridge, United Kingdom Figurative arts at the English court, 1250-1350 KLAUS BRJNGMANN Johann Wolfgang Goethe University, Frankfurt, Federal Republic of Germany Ancient history CARLRJCHARD BROHL University of Giessen, Federal Republic of Germany Medieval history KISOR K. CHAKRABARTI Calcutta University, Calcutta. India Ancient logic INGA V. CLENDINNEN La Trobe University, Bundoora, Victoria, Australia Pre-conquest Mexico • F KEVIN CLINTON Cornell University, Ithaca, New York Greek epigraphy PENELOPE J. CORFIELD Royal Holloway and Bedford New College, University of Lx>ndon, United Kingdom Modem British history • F JOHN M. DILLON Trinity College, University of Dublin, Republic of Ireland Later Greek philosophy ■ s LAWRENCE G.J. DUGGAN University of Delaware, Newark Medieval history JAMES D. FARQUHAR University of Maryland, College Park Late Medieval manuscript painting • s JOSEP M. FRADERA Universitad Autimoma de Barcelona Spanish-Amencan history • a EDMOND FREZOULS Universite des Sciences Humaines, Strasbourg, France History of the eastern Roman empire ■ f CHIARA FRUGONI University of Pisa, Italy Medieval iconography and history • F DANIELA C. GALLAVOTTI Universita degli Studi di Roma, Rome, Italy Roman 1 6th century painting • vf STEPHEN GARDNER Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts Gothic architecture LEOPOLD GENICOT Catholic University ofLouvain, Belgium Medieval social history • f PETER J. GODMAN Pembroke College, University of Oxford, United Kingdom History of classical tradition • F gyOrgy gyOrffy Institute of History, Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Budapest Medieval history • f MARCIA B. HALL Temple University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Italian Renaissance painting ■ vs Olrich hausmann University of Tubingen, Federal Republic of Germany Classical archaeology ■ vf MICHAEL F. HENDY University of Birmingham , United Kingdom Late Roman and Byzantine history F First Term ■ S Second Term ■ M Member wilh Lx>ng Term Appointment 36 THE SCHOOL OF HISTORICAL STUDIES HENNING H KOHLER Free Viiwenity of Berlin, Federal Republic of Certnany Gcmian political history LUBOMiR KONECNY Czechoslovak Academy of Sciences, Prague 17th-century Spanish painting • F STEPHAN KUTTNER Uniuersily of California, Berkeley Medieval canon law • vf BARRY J. LEVY Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio American colonial history JOSEPH H. LYNCH Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio Medieval European social history • s FIENRY I. MACADAM Princeton , New Jersey History of the Roman Near East • A DOMENICO MAFFEl University of Rome, Italy Medieval legal history • F CHARLES E. MCCLELLAND, III University of New Mexico, Albuquerque Modem German history JAMES V. H. MELTON Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia History of historiography • F JOHN MONFASANI State University of New York, Albany Renaissance intellectual history E. WILLIAM MONTER Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois Early modem European history DANIEL MORAN Princeton, New Jersey Late 18th-century and early 19th-century German history • a JOHN E. MURDOCH Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts Medieval philosophy and science LAWRENCE NEES University of Delaware, Newark Early medieval manuscript painting • S OTTO E. NEUGEBAUER Princeton, New Jersey History of exact sciences in antiquity • M ROBERT R. PALMER Princeton, New Jersey 18th-century European history ■ v LORENZ B. PUNTEL University of Munich, Federal Republic oj Germany History of philosophy MICFIAEL C. J. PUTNAM Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island Latin literature BRYAN P. REARDON University of California, Irvine Greek literature of the Roman empire LEIGHTON D. REYNOLDS Brasenose College, University oj Oxford, United Kingdom Latin literature and textual criticism WOLFGANG H.R.A. SCHIERING University of Mannheim, Federal Republic of Germany Greek art BERNHARD SCHIMMELPFENNIG University of Augsburg, Federal Republic of Germany History of Rome in the middle ages • s MORRIS SLAVIN Youngstown State University, Yoimgstown, Ohio Modem European history ROBERT SOMERVILLE Columbia University, New York City Medieval church history ALDO STELLA University of Padua, Italy American intellectual history • S LAWRENCE STONE Princeton University British history • v V Visitor ■ A Research Assistanl ■ B. Research Associate ■ D Distinguished Visitor 37 Institute for advanced study WILLIAM B. TAYLOR University of Virginia, Charlottesville Spanish-American colonial history • f HANS J. TORKE Free University of Berlin, Federal Republic of Germany Early modem Russian history • s STEPHEN V. TRACY Ohio State University, Columbus Greek epigraphy THEODORE WEISS Princeton University English and creative writing ■ v MARIT WERENSKIOLD University of Oslo, Noni'ay Modem painting • s ROBERT WILLIAMS Princeton, Neu' Jersey Itahan Renaissance art history • A HENRI T. ZERNER Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts French Renaissance art • F MOSHE I. ZIMMERMANN Hebrew University, Jerusalem , Israel Modem German history MEMBERS, VISITORS AND RESEARCH STAFF Acadcmw tciir IVSS-SV SUSAN D. AMUSSEN Connecticut College, Neu' London, Connecticut Social history of early modem England • v ELIZABETH BEATSON Princeton, New Jersey Medieval art history • a SUZANNE p. BLIER Columbia University, New York City African art • s KENNETH BOURNE London School of Economics, University of London, United Kingdom 19th-century British history • S VnrORE BRANCA University of Padua, Italy Philology and history of art • f JANE CHANCE Rice University, Houston, Texas Medieval thought WILLIAM A. CHILDS Princeton University Classical archaeology • vf STUART CLARK University College of Swansea, United Kingdom Early modern intellectual history WILLIAM J. COURTENAY University of Wisconsin, Madison Medieval intellectual history ■ s JANE W. CRAWFORD Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles, California Latin literature PETER J. DUIGNAN Stanford University, Stanford, California Modern European history • F JEAN H. DUNBABIN St. Anne's College, University of Oxford, United Kingdom Medieval history ■ s WALTER EDER Free University of Berlin, Federal Republic of Germany Ancient history LISA FARBER Princeton University Northern Renaissance art • a F First Term ■ S Second Term • M Member with Long Term Appointment 38 THE SCHOOL OF HISTORICAL STUDIES DENIS F. FHSSEL College de France, Paris, France Greek epigraphy of the later Roman Empire ANTONIO FEROS Unh'ersidad Autonoma de Madrid, Spain Spanish history • A JOHN V. FLEMING Princeton Unwersity Medieval history - v ROY FOSTER Birkbeck College, University of London, United Kingdom Biography of W. B. Yeats MARC FUMAROLI College de France, Paris, France History of French language: sixteenth and seventeenth centuries • v MERCEDES GARCIA-ARENAL Unii'ersidad Complutense, Madrid, Spain History of western Islam JASPER GRIFFIN Balliol College, University of Oxford, United Kingdom Classical literature ■ vs MIRIAM T. GRIFFIN Somen'ille College, University of Oxford, United Kingdom Roman history • s ALBERT N. HAMSCHER Kansas State University, Manhattan Early modem French history PETER B. HUMFREY University of St. Andrews, United Kingdom Venetian Renaissance art ■ F ANNA KARTSONIS University of Washington , Seattle Byzantine art • v CAROLYN KAY Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut Modern history • A LAWRENCE J. F. KEPPIE University of Glasgow, United Kingdom Roman military epigraphy • s MACGREGOR KNOX University of Rochester, Rochester, New York Modem European history RICHARD KRAUTHHMER Bibliotheca Hertziana [Max Planck Institute], Rome, Italy History of architecture ■ F MARCIA KUPFER Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts Romanesque wall painting in central France ROBERT E. LERNER Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois Medieval history MEREDITH P. LILLICH Syracuse University, Syracuse, New York Stained glass of eastern France, 1250-1325 • f PETER A. LINEMAN St. John's College, University of Cambridge, United Kingdom Medieval Spanish history ■ f FIENRY I. MACADAM Princeton, New Jersey History of the Roman Near East • A MURDO J. MACLEOD University of Florida, Gainesville Mexican history GLORIA S. MERKER Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey Classical archaeology • s WILLIAM E. METCALF American Numismatic Society, New York City Roman numismatics LUDOJ. R.MILIS University of Ghent, Belgium Medieval religious and social history • s A. LLOYD MOOTE University of Southern California, Los Angeles Early modem French history V Visitor ■ A Research AssislanI ■ R Research Associate ■ D Distinguished Visitor 39 Institute for advanced study OTTO E. NEUGEBAUER Princeton, New Jersey History of exact sciences in antiquity • M knut w. nOrr Unipersity of Tubingen, Federal Republic of Germany Medieval legal history ■ s ROBERT R PALMER Princeton, New Jersey 18th-century European history • v RICHARD PATTERSON Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia Modal logic and metaphysics in Aristotle's Organon ■ s DEBRA PINCUS University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada Venetian Renaissance art PETER J. RHODES University of Durham, United Kingdom Ancient history MICHAEL RICHTER University of Constance, Federal Republic of Germany Medieval history • f JOHN M. RIDDLE North Carolina State University, Raleigh Greek scientific texts ■ F STEVEN W. ROWAN University of Missouri, St. Louis 16th-century legal history MIRI RUBIN University of Cambridge, United Kingdom Medieval social and religious history GEORGE SALIBA Columbia University, New York City Planetary theories in the Middle Ages MAURICE SARTRE University of Tours, France History of the Roman Near East PETER L. SCHMIDT University of Constance, Federal Republic of Germany Latin historians of the early empire • F UDO W. SCHOLZ University of Wiirzburg, Federal Republic of Germany Roman rehgion ■ F CHRISTINE SMITH Georgetown University, Florence, Italy Renaissance architectural history FRITZ STERN Columbia University, New York City Modem European history ■ vf GABRIEL TORTELLA University ofAlcala de Henares, Spain Modem economic history • s DAVID E. UNDERDOWN Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut 17th-century English history ISSER WOLOCH Columbia University, New York City 18th-century French history ■ F f First Term ■ S Second Term M Member with Long Term Appointment V Visitor ■ A Research Assistant ■ B. Research Associate ■ D Distinguished Visitor 40 THE SCHOOL OF MATHEMATICS Academic Years 1987-88 and 1988-89 Faculty ENRICO BOMBIERJ [IBM von Neumann Professor] ARMAND BOREL [Herman Weyl Professor] LUIS A. CAFFARELLI PIERRE DELIGNE ROBERT P. LANGLANDS JOHN w. MILNOR [Oswald Veblen Professor] THOMAS SPENCER Professor Emeriti DEANE MONTGOMERY ATLE SELBERG ANDRE AX^IL HASSLER WHITNEY* * Deceased May \0. 1989 Institute for advanced study Academic Activities of the School: Academic Year 1987-88 In informal collaboration with the School of Natural Sciences and with the help of a grant from the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, the School of Mathematics held a program in string theory during the academic year 1987-88. It invited a num- ber of senior mathematicians and mathematical physicists, and they led seminars on string theory and related topics. There were three seminars on conformal field theory: D. Friedan and S. Shenker, term I; G. Segal, term I; and P. Goddard, term II. In addition, D. Olive held one on algebraic aspects of string theory; it was continued by J. Lepowsky and I. Frenkel, who discussed orbifold conformal field theory, aiming at the construction of a remarkable finite group called the Monster. Parallel lectures on the last topic were given by P. Deligne. M. Atiyah led a senunar on applications to 3-dimen- sional and 4— dimensional manifolds of ideas coming from physics. In term II, E. Witten continued with a series of lectures that presented a more powerftil heuristic approach to some of the same questions. The supergeometry seminar in term I was also related to physics, the theory it expounded being an outgrowth of the treatment by physicists of Fermi fields. In all these seminars an effort was made to have the fint lectures undersundable to the non— specialist. The presence of both mathematicians and mathematical physi- cists in the audience and the corresponding need for communication were hclpfial. The School also had a much smaller group on Drinfel'd modules. The parallels between the field Q of rational numbers and the fields Fp(X) of rational fijnc- tions over a finite field are well known, and Drinfel'd modules are a new version of this old idea. Several visitors presented their work on the subject. In their seminar on the Oppenheim conjecture, A. Borel and G. Prasad expounded Margulis's results on the approximation of numbers by the values of irrational quadratic forms and presented a generalization to number fields. Although the results have an arithmetic ring, the methods are group theoretic. In the academic year 1987-88 the School also sponsored a seminar on partial dif- ferential equations, held jointly with Princeton University; a seminar on differ- ential geometry; and the customary seminars on dynamical systems, number theory and topology. In addition, the members' seminar provided an opportuni- ty for all visitors to describe their own research, regardless of the field. In November 1987, the 11th Marston Morse Memorial Lecture, entided "The Einstein-Hilbert Variational Problem on the Space of Riemannian Metrics," was delivered by R. Schoen. 42 THE SCHOOL OF MATHEMATICS The Herman Weyl Lectures were given by L. KadanofF on "Chaos and Univer- sality" [three lectures, January 26-February 4, 1988]. Lectures in commemoration of Ame Beurling were given on January 4, 1988 by L. Carleson, P. Malliavin and L. Ahlfors. Academic Activities of the School: Academic Year 1988—89 In the academic year 1988-89 the School had a special program on dynamical systems and invited L. Carleson as distinguished visiting professor. The dynami- cal systems seminar was very active, often meeting two or three times a week. Among many other topics and speakers in this seminar, Professor Carleson gave several lectures explaining the proof due to him and M. Benedicks, that the Henon map has a so-called strange attractor. The Henon map is a simple area- contracting map from two-dimensional space to itself that exhibits a complicated chaotic behavior when iterated in computer simulation. Despite many attempts, until Carleson's work with Benedicks, this behavior, which is also observed in many physical systems with dissipation, could not be explained analytically. A. Douady gave the 12th Marston Morse Memorial Lectures. The lectures, entided "Holomorphic Surgery," took place on December 5, 7 and 8 and dealt with holomorphic dynamical systems. There were two other smaller areas of concentration, with only a few visitors: partial differential equations and representations of p-adic groups. In particular, there was a seminar devoted primarily to a presentation of the work of C. Bush- nell, P. Kutzko and L. Morris on GLn, as their research developed during the course of their visit. In term I, a seminar on "Lie groups and quadratic forms" continued the previous year's seminar on approximations by irrational quadratic forms and then contin- ued in term 11 as a seminar on "locally symmetric varieties." In the number-theory seminar, G. Fallings gave a series of talks on his recent work on p-adic cohomology of algebraic varieties in term I. Then, during term II, E. Bombieri gave a course on diophantine approximation. In July, good use was made of the facilities of the Institute by the Clavius group, a group of Catholic mathematicians, mainly geometers, who assembled here for a month of seminars and discussions. As usual, the organized activities of the academic years 1987-88 and 1988-89 are to be viewed only as a part of the matiiematical Hfe at the Institute. Of equal, or greater, importance are individual research and the many informal discussions between members and faculty, for which the Institute provides a most favorable environment. 43 Institute for advanced study MEMBERS, VISITORS AND RESEARCH STAFF Academic year 1 987-88 GREG W. ANDERSON University of Minnesota, Minneapolis Arithmetic algebraic geometry ■ F MICHAEL ATIYAH Mathematical Institute, University of Oxford, United Kingdom Algebraic geometry and global analysis • F ILYA J. BAKELMAN Texas A & M University, College Station Nonlinear partial diflferential equations MLADEN BESTVINA University of California , Los Angeles Low-dimensional topology FREDERIC V. BEN Princeton University Representation theory • f JOAN S. BIRMAN Barnard College, Columbia University, New York City Low-dimensional topology ■ s jean-benoIt bost Ecole Normale Superieure, Paris, France String theory ■ s JOHN L. BRYANT Florida State University, Tallahassee Geometric topology • F DAVID C. BRYDGES University of Virginia, Charlottesville Mathematical physics • F NICHOLAS p. BUCHDAHL Tulane University, New Orleans, Louisiana Several complex variables, gauge theory, twistor theory DAVID H. COLLINGWOOD University of Oregon, Eugene Representations of Lie groups • F BRIAN CONREY Oklahoma State University, Stillwater Analytic number theory LOUIS CRANE Princeton, New Jersey Mathematical physics • v PERCY A. DHFT Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences, New York University, New York City Inverse problems and completely integrable systems • f VINCENT DELLAPIETRA Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts Mathematical physics, geometry RONALD J. DIPERNA University of California , Berkeley Nonlinear partial differential equations ■ S LAWRENCE C. EVANS University of Maryland, College Park Nonhnear partial differencial equations • S ALEX J. FHNGOLD State University of New York, Binghamton Kac-Moody Lie algebras IGOR B. FRENKEL Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut Infinite-dimensional Lie algebras and string theory DANIEL FRIEDAN University of Chicago, Illinois Mathematical physics ernest-ulrich gekeler Max Planck Institute for Mathematics, Bonn, Federal Republic of Germany Drinfeld modules HENRI A. GILLET University of Illinois at Chicago String theory • f PETER GODDARD University of Cambridge, United Kingdom String theory • s F Firsl Term ■ S Second Term ■ M Member with Long Tern Appointment 44 THE SCHOOL OF MATHEMATICS LISA R. GOLDBERG Brooklyn College, City University of New York, New York City Conformal dynamical systems DAVID GOSS Ohio State University, Columbus Anthmedc algebraic geometry MICHAEL HANDEL Lehman College, City University of New York, New York City Dynamical systems and topology HELMUT HOFER Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey Differential equations and dynamical systems • f LYMAN KURD Princeton University Dynamical systems • a STEVEN E. HURDER University of Illinois at Chicago Analysis and differential invariants of open manifolds and foliations • f JACQUES C. HURTUBISE University of Quebec, Montreal, Canada Geometry and mathematical physics SERGIO R. IDELSOHN Universidad Nacional del Litoral, Santa Fe, Argentina Numerical solutions of fluid mechanics problems RONALD S. IRVING University of Washington, Seattle Representation theory of Lie algebras FHROSHI ITO Nagoya University, Japan Number theory HERVE M. JACQUET Columbia University, New York City Automorphic representations • f MOSHEJARDEN Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel Galois theory jOrgenjost University of the Ruhr, Bochum, Federal Republic of Germany Partial differential equations NIKY KAMRAN University of Waterloo, Ontario, Canada Geometric methods for differential equations CHRISTIAN KASSEL National Center of Scientific Research, Strasbourg, France Algebraic K-theory GERHARD F. KNIEPER California Institute of Technology, Pasadena Differential geometry, dynamical systems FRIEDRICH KNOP University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland Algebraic groups MARVIN I. KNOPF Temple University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Modular forms and modular integrals • s PETER B. KRONHEIMER Balhol College, University of Oxford, United Kingdom Differential geometry JEAN-FRANQOIS LEON University of Paris-Dauphine, Paris, France Mathematical physics • vs JAMES LEPOWSKY Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey Infinite-dimensional Lie theory JOSHUA A. LESLIE Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois Infinite-dimensional Lie groups FANG HUA LIN Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences, New York University, New York City Partial differential equations and geometric measure theory • s XIAO-SONG UN University of California , San Diego Knots and links, topology of 3- and 4-manifolds • s V Visilor ■ A Research Assistant ■ R Research Associate ■ D Distinguished Visitor 45 Institute for advanced study ANDREW J. MAJDA Princeton Lhnversity Applied mathematics • S ALBERT MARDEN University of Minnesota, Minneapolis KJeinian groups • F GORDANNA MATIC Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts Geometry and topology of 4-manifolds HIROO MIKl Tokyo Metropolitan University, Tokyo, Japan Algebra and algebraic number theory • vs CLAUDE MITSCHI Louis Pasteur University, Strasbourg, France Differential Galois groups • v WERNER MOLLER Academy of Sciences of the German Democratic Republic, Berlin Global analysis, spectral theory ■ F RALPH W. OBERSTE-VORTH Cornell University, Ithaca, New York Complex analytic dynamics DAVID I. OLIVE Imperial College of Science and Technology, University of London, United Kingdom String theory ROBERT A. OLIVER University ofAarhus, Denmark Topology • F KYEWON K. PARK Bryn Maut College, Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania Dynamical systems N4ARK POLLICOTT University of Edinburgh, United Kingdom Ergodic theory and dynamical systems GOPAL PRASAD Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Bombay, India Arithmetical questions on semi-simple algebraic groups TRIVANDRUM R. RAMADAS Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Bombay, India String theory PAUL F. RINGSETH University of Michigan, Ann Arbor Automorphic forms VINCENT RTVASSEAU Center for Tlieoretical Physics, Palaiseau, France String theory ■ s ALVANY ROCHA-CARIDI Baruch College, City University of New York, New York City Representation theory of infinite-dimensional Lie algebras MIHAIL-RADU ROSU Princeton, Nav Jersey Integral geometry MAREK R RYCFILIK University of IVashington , Seattle Dynamical systems KLAUS SCHMIDT University of Warwick, United Kingdom Ergodic theory ■ s MARIA E. SCHONBEK University of California, Santa Cruz Nonlinear partial differential equations • S JALAH SFL\TAH Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences, New York University, New York City Partial differential equations • s TAKAHIRO SHIOTA Brandeis University, Waltham, Massachusetts Algebraic geometry PANAGIOTIS E. SOUGANIDIS Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island Nonlinear partial differential equations • vs STEVEN I. SPERBER University of Minnesota, Minneapolis Arithmetic algebraic geometry • f F First Term ■ S Second Term ■ M Member wilh Loii^ Term Appointment 46 THE SCHOOL OF MATHEMATICS JOEL SPRUCK University ofMasSiKlwselts, Amherst Nonlinear partial differential equations • S JAMES D. STASHEFF University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill Applications of algebraic topology to theoretical physics ■ F ULRICH STUHLER Bergische Universit'dt, Wuppertal, Federal Republic of Germany Arithmetic algebraic geometry ■ s HIROTAKA TAMANOI The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland [Hyperjelliptic genera and string theory DINESH S. THAKUR Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts Number theory and Dnnfeld modules ARMANDO TREIBICH University oj Rennes I, Rennes, France Korteweg-DeVries equations and Riemann surfaces JUAN L. VASQUEZ Universidad Autonoma dc Madrid, Spain Nonlinear partial differential equations • vf T. N. VENKATARAMANA Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Bombay, India Discrete subgroups of Lie groups and arithmetic ROBERT L. WILSON Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey Lie algebras MARIUSZ WODZICKI Princeton, New Jersey Noncommutative differential geometry, global analysis, algebraic geometry SCOTT A. WOLPERT University of Maryland, College Park Deformation and spectral theory of Riemann surfaces • s HORNG-TZER YAU Princeton University Mathematical physics JING YU Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, People's Republic of China Number theory and algebraic geometry MILJENKO ZABCIC University of Utah, Sah Lake City Representations of semi-simple Lie groups RADU ZAHAROPOL Ohio State University, Columbus Ergodic theory of positive operators in Banach lattices MEMBERS, VISITORS AND RESEARCH STAFF Academic Vrar 1988-89 WILLIAM ABIKOFF University of Connecticut , Storrs Teichmiiller theory - physics and Kleinian groups ■ s MICFL\EL BENEDICKS Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, Sweden Dynamical systems • s DENIS BERNARD Princeton University Kac-Moody algebras PAUL BLANCFL\RD Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts Complex analytic dynamical systems • F V Visitor ■ A Research Assistant ■ R. Research Associate ■ D Distinguished Visitor 47 Institute for advanced study CIPRIAN SORJN BORCEA National Institute for Scientific and Technical Creation, Bucharest, Romania Torelli problems for complete intersections; algebraic geometry ■ as HENDRK J. M. BOS Mathematical Institute, University of Utrecht, Hie Netherlands Mathematics of the period 1550-1750: concept of construction and representation of curves • f COLIN J. BUSHNELL King's College, University of London, United Kingdom Representation theory of p-adic groups and related arithmetic LENNART A. E. CARLESON Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, Sweden Analysis ■ D FRANCESCO CASERTA University of Naples, Italy Algebraic topology and homological algebra ■ v ANTONIO CORDOBA Universidad Autonoma de Madrid, Madrid, Spain Nonlinear partial differential equations STEPHEN A. DELLAPIETRA University of Texas, Austin Mathematical physics RONALD J. DIPERNA University of California, Berkeley Partial differential equations • F albert EDRH San Diego State University, San Diego, California Entire and meromophic functions with applications ■ v LAWRENCE C. EVANS University of Maryland, College Park Partial differential equations • F GERD FALTINGS Princeton University Arithmetic algebraic geometry • f PAUL S. FAN University of Arizona, Tucson Group theory • s GIOVANNI FELDER Federal Institute of Technology, Zurich, SuHtzerland Quantum field theory MANOUSSOS GRILLAKJS Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences, New York University, New York City Non-hnear partial differential equations, nonlinear functional analysis JOHN GUCKENHEIMER Cornell University, Ithaca, New York Dynamical systems THOMAS WILLIAM HAWKINS Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts History of mathematics [Lie algebras] GUY HENNIART University of Paris [South], Orsay, France Representation of reductive groups over local fields ■ s MICHAEL HERMAN Ecole Poly technique, Palaiseau, France Dynamical systems LYMAN HURD Princeton University Dynamical systems • VF STEWART DORIN JOHNSON Mathematical Sciences Institute, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York Ergodic theory, dynamic systems PETER JONES Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut Harmonic analysis • s SWAN KIM Cornell University, Ithaca, New York Nonlinear dynamics, chaos ■ v JOSEPH J. KOFIN Princeton University Complex manifolds F First Term ■ S Second Term ■ M Member with Long Term Appointment 48 THE SCHOOL OF MATHEMATICS PETER B. KRONHHMER Balliol College, University of Oxford, United Kingdom Differential geometry, hyperkahler manifolds, Yang-Mills theory SHRAWAN KUMAR Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Bombay, India Geometry and topology of Kac-Moody groups and their flag varieties PHILIP KUTZKO University of Iowa, Iowa City Representation theory of p-adic groups MICHAEL LARSEN Princeton Unii^rsity Arithmetic algebraic geometry DIMITRY A. LETTES Stockholm University, Sweden Supermanifold theory and its applications to mathematical physics • s ELLIOTT LIEB Princeton University Mathematical physics - s JORAM LINDENSTRAUSS Hebrew University, Jerusalem , Israel Convexity, Banach spaces, nonlinear fiinctional analysis • f GEORGE LUSZTIG Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts Representations of finite and p-adic groups ■ F DAVID C. MANDERSCHHD University of Iowa, Iowa City Representation theory of p-adic groups HISAYOSI MATUMOTO Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts Representation theory of semisimple Lie groups, algebraic analysis DIANE MEUSER Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts Number theory, algebraic geometry VITAUMILMAN Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel Functional analysis, convexity, isoperimetric inequalities • F JAMES S. MILNE University of Michigan, Ann Arbor Arithmetic geometry ■ F MICHAL MISIUREWICZ Institute of Mathematics , University of Warsaw, Poland Dynamical systems • s LAWRENCE E. MORRIS Clark University, Worcester, Massachusetts Representation theory of p-adic groups MOTOHICO MULASE University of California, Los Angeles Global analysis, algebraic analysis, infinite dimensional geometry ALAN M. NADEL Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts Complex algebraic geometry TSU-ANN PENG National University of Singapore, Singapore Group theory ■ vs JONATHAN PILA Stanford University, Stanford, California Number theory, algorithmic problems IGOR RHDER University of Oklahoma, Norman Algebraic geometry ROGER W. RICHARDSON Austrahan National University, Canberra Algebraic groups, mathematics ■ F PAUL F. RINGSETH University of Michigan, Ann Arbor Automorphic forms, Selberg trace formula THOMAS B. RUSHING University of Utah, Sah Lake City Geometric topology MAREK R. RYCHLIK University of Washington, Seattle Dynamical systems V Visitor - A Research Assislmtl ■ R- Research Associate ■ D Distinguished Visitor 49 Institute for advanced study MORJHIKO SAITO Research Institute for Mathematical Sciences, Kyoto University, Japan D-modules and Hodge theory MARIA ELENA SCHONBEK University ofCaUfornia, Santa Cruz Non-linear partial differential equations ■ F JIAN-Yl SHI East China Normal University, Shanghai, People's Republic of China Representation theory of algebraic groups MITSUHIRO SHISHIKURA Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan Dynamical systems, especially complex analytic dynamical systems EUGENE SORETS Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences, New York University, New York City Dynamical systems • a BIRGrr E. M. SPEH Cornell University, Ithaca, New York Representation theory of semisimple Lie groups • s JOEL SPRUCK University of Massachusetts , Amherst Partial differential equations ■ F SUSAN G. STAPLES University of Michigan, Ann Arbor Quasiconformal mappings and harmonic analysis MARK A. stern Duke University, Durham, North Carolina Differential geometry PETER F. STILLER Texas A & M University, College Station Algebraic geometry, automorphic forms GRZEGORZ SWIATEK Institute of Mathematics , Polish Academy of Sciences, Warsaw The theory of one-dimensional dynamical systems HIROTAKA TAMANOI Princeton, New Jersey [Hyper] elliptic genera and string theory DONNA M. TESTERMAN Ohio State University, Cohmibus Algebraic and finite groups FRANCISCO P. THAINE University of Campinas, Brazil Cyclotomic fields, ideal class groups, unit groups and related topics DINESH S. TFIAKUR Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts Number theory, especially theory of Drinfeld modules GANG TIAN Han'ard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts Differential geometry GERARD A. VENEMA Calvin College, Grand Rapids, Michigan Geometric topology • f YOSEF YOMDIN Ben Gurion University, Beersheva, Israel Dynamical systems, analysis LAI-SANG YOUNG University of Arizona, Tucson Dynamical systems • f THOMAS F. ZINK University of Bonn, Federal Republic of Germany Arithmetical algebraic geometry F First Term ■ S Secorul Term ■ M Member with Lout; Term Appoinlmeiil V I'isilor • A Research Assistatit ■ R Rescmch Associiite D Distm^mshed Visitor 50 THE SCHOOL OF NATURAL SCIENCES Academic Years 1987-88 and 1988-89 Faculty STEPHEN L. ADLER [Ncw Jersey Albert Einstein Professor] JOHN N. BAHCALL FREEMAN J. DYSON PIET HUT FRANK WILCZEK * EDWARD WITTEN * Appointed in the academic year 1988-89 Members with Lon^Temj Appointments JULIAN H. BIGELOW OTTO E. NEUGEBAUER Institute for advanced study Academic Activities of the Faculty Academic Years 1987-88 and 1988-89 During these two academic years Stephen l. adler's research fell into three prin- cipal areas. His work on overrelaxation algorithms for Monte Carlo analysis had its genesis in a paper he wrote in 1981; he returned to this set of problems, pub- hshing a paper and speaking at conferences in Tallahassee and at Fermilab. His work in the area of quatemionic quantum mechanics will produce a book in which he details the quatemionic analogs of many of the results of standard non- relativistic quantum mechanics. He also dealt with the problems involved in a new approach to grand unification theory. During the academic year 1988-89 he taught the Intermediate Quantum Mechanics course at Princeton University. Professor Adler received the 1988 J. J. Sakurai Prize of the American Physical Society "for his work in elucidating the consequences of chiral symmetry through sum rules and low energy theorems." JOHN n. bahcall's main activity dunng the academic years 1987-88 and 1988-89 was the writing of a book entided Neutrino Astrophysics. It was published by Cam- bridge University Press in April 1989. The book summarizes the main achieve- ments and the fijture challenges of the subject, as preparations for understanding the new data that will be provided by experiments in progress. freeman J. DYSON devoted most of his time during the period covered by this report to work in pure mathematics and to reflecrions on broader aspects of sci- ence and society. The work in mathematics was stimulated by the 100th anniversary in 1987 of the birth of the great Indian scholar, Ramanujan, who died in 1920 leaving interesting problems unsolved. Professor Dyson's work on more general and public issues expressed itself in several lectures. These included the Danz Lectures, given at the University of Washington in 1 988 under the tide, "On Being the Right Size: Reflecrions on the Ecology of Scientific Pro- jects," and a lecture at Yale University's Gibbs 150th Anniversary Symposium in May 1989 on "Willard Gibbs and the Teaching of Science." His book, Infmite in All Directions, won the Phi Beta Kappa Award in Science, and he was elected to the status of Associe Etranger of the French Academy of Sciences in Paris. PIET HUT'S research has continued to focus on the interface between computer science and astrophysics. Following contacts with an innovative company that produces a parallel computer with more than 65,000 processors, he collaborated with the company's scientists and colleagues from Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Tokyo University to develop astrophysical software for parallel computers. The immediate results have been published; in time this project may lead to a new generation of computer codes capable of simulating the evo- lution of dense stellar systems. A projected study of collisions between galaxies 52 THE SCHOOL OF NATURAL SCIENCES was jeopardized with the withdrawal of National Science Foundation support for the John von Neumann Supercomputer Center in Princeton. The project is now being continued in Japan. Professor Hut also continues to study the evolu- tion of globular clusters in collaboration with colleagues at Princeton University, the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics, Munich, Utrecht, Tokyo, Kyoto and elsewhere. FRANK WILCZEK, who joined the faculty in January 1989, pursued research in three principal areas. Working with Professor Edward Witten, Yi-Hong Chen and Bert Halperin, he demonstrated that ideal gases of certain kinds of anyons are superconducting at zero temperature. This work has since been extended in several directions, notably to give new insight into the quantized Hall effect. Professor Wilczek worked on several topics and published several papers relating to the quantum mechanics of cosmic strings and quantum hairs on black holes. Finally, with Curt Callan of Princeton University, he has begun a program to investigate several problems of physics that are difficult or obscure in flat space on spaces of constant negative curvature, where they seem to simphfy. EDWARD WITTEN, who joined the faculty in 1987, has spent most of the last three years working on geometrical applications of quantum field theory. The main successes have been a physical reinterpretation of "Donaldson theory" of four-dimensional geometry; a new description of the "Jones polynomial" of three-dimensional knot theory that for the first time explains its symmetries; and new interpretations and insights concerning general relativity in two and three dimensions. In the course of this work, many physical ideas have been applied to problems in geometry for the first time, and vice versa. These developments, some of which were forecast and advocated by former Institute Professor Sir Michael Atiyah at the string theory workshop at the Institute in 1987—88, have shown that many structures usually studied by string theorists in two dimensions have important analogs in the "physical dimensions," three and four. Professor Witten's explanation of the Jones polynomial involved ingredients similar to ideas of Professor Frank Wilczek about fractional statistics particles in 2 + 1 dimensions. The realization of this led to a collaboration of Wilczek and Witten [with Yi-Hong Chen and Bert Halperin] on theories of high— temperature super- conductivity. 53 Institute for advanced study MEMBERS, VISITORS AND RESEARCH STAFF Academic V«ir 1987-88 GREGORY ATHANASIU Stanford Linear Accelerator Center, Stanford, California Particle physics JOSEPH ATICK Stanford Linear Accelerator Center, Stanford, California Particle physics JOSHUA BARNES Princeton, New Jersey Astrophysics JULIAN BIGELOW Princeton, New Jersey Applied mathematics, experimental physics and electronic computers ■ m JAMES BINNEY University of Oxford, United Kingdom Astrophysics ■ vs LEOBUTZ University of Maryland, College Park Astrophysics STEVEN CARLIP University of Texas, Austin Particle physics GERALD CECIL Princeton, New Jersey Astrophysics TA-PH CHENG University of Missouri, St. Louis Particle physics ARNONDAR Technion — Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel Astrophysics • VF ASHOK DAS University of Rochester, Rochester, New York Particle physics HERWIG DEJONGHE Princeton, New Jersey Astrophysics STAN DESER Brandeis University, Waltham, Massachusetts Particle physics • vs MICHAEL DINE City College of New York, New York City Particle physics EWINE VAN DISHOECK Princeton University Astrophysics ■ v REBECCA ELSON Princeton, New Jersey Astrophysics YOSHIHARU ERIGUCHI University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan Astrophysics • VF KEN FREEMAN Mt. Stromlo Observatory, Canberra, Australia Astrophysics • vs MASATAKA FUKUGITA Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan Fundamental physics • vs PETER GOLDRHCH California Institute of Technology, Pasadena Astrophysics ■ vf JEREMY GOODMAN Princeton, New Jersey Astrophysics • m DOUGLAS HEGGIE University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, United Kingdom Mathematics • vs LARS HERNQUIST University of California, Berkeley Astrophysics F First Term ■ S Second Term ■ M Member with Long Term Appointment 54 THE SCHOOL OF NATURAL SCIENCES DAVID KAZHDAN Han'cud Uiiirersity, Cambridge, Massachusetts Mathematics • vs ADRIAN KENT Fermi National Accelerator Ltdhiratory, Batai'ia, Illinois Particle physics JOSE LABASTIDA Princeton , New Jersey Particle physics LING-FONG LI Carnegie Institute of Technology, Carnegie-Mellon University, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania Particle physics • f GREGORY MOORE Harx'ard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts Particle physics • m KEVIN MORIARTY Dallwusie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada Computational physics RAMESH NARAYAN University of Arizona, Tucson Astrophysics • vs OTTO E. NEUGEBAUER Princeton, New Jersey History of exact sciences in antiquity • M BOHDAN PACZYNSKI Princeton, New Jersey Astrophysics ■ v MARIO PERNICI Princeton, New Jersey Particle physics DANIEL PFENNINGER Geneva Observatory, Sauverny, Switzerland Astrophysics WILLL\M PRESS Han'ard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts Astrophysics • v ZONGAN QIU Princeton, New Jersey Particle physics NORMAN REDLICH Princeton, New Jersey Particle physics HERBERT ROOD IVesleyan University, Middletown , Connecticut Astrophysics DONALD SCHNEIDER Princeton, New Jersey Astrophysics - M ROBERT SCHRADER Free University of Berlin, Federal Republic of Germany Particle physics GRAEME SEGAL Mathematical Institute, University of Oxford, United Kingdom Mathematical physics ■ vf NATHAN SEIBERG Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot, Israel Particle physics • m GORDON SEMENOFF University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada Particle physics • vs JAMES SEXTON Princeton, New Jersey Particle physics JOEL SFL\PIRO Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey Particle physics ■ v STEVE SFIENKER Enrico Fermi Institute, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois Particle physics • VF DAVID SPERGEL Princeton, New Jersey Astrophysics ■ m V Viiitor ■ A Research Assistant ■ K Research Associate ■ D Distinguished Visitor 55 Institute for advanced study GERALD T'HOOFT University of Utrecht, The Netherlands Particle physics • vf SCOTT TREMAINE University of Toronto , Ontario, Canada Astrophysics ■ v MARTIN WEINBERG Cornell University, Ithaca, New York Astrophysics JONATHAN YAMRON University if California. Berkeley Particle physics TIM DE ZEELTW Princeton, New Jersey Astrophysics ■ M MEMBERS, VISITORS AND RESEARCH STAFF Academic Year 1988-89 NATAN ANDREI Rutgers University, New Brunsunck, New Jersey Particle physics • s GREGORY ATHANASIU Princeton, New Jersey Particle physics JOSEPH ATICK Princeton, New Jersey Particle physics • M JOSHUA BARNES Princeton, New Jersey Astrophysics JAMES BINNEY University of Oxford, United Kingdom Astrophysics ■ vs MICHAEL BERSHADSKY Landau Institute of Theoretical Physics, Moscow, U.S.S.R. Particle physics STEVEN CARLIP Princeton, New Jersey Particle physics GERALD CECIL Princeton, New Jersey Astrophysics JOANNE COHN University of Chicago, Illinois Particle physics REBECCA ELSON Princeton, New Jersey Astrophysics YOSHIHARU ERIGUCHI University of Tokyo , Japan Astrophysics ■ vf ANDREW GOULD Stanford University, Stanford, California Astrophysics MARTIN HALPERN Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory, University of California, Berkeley Particle physics • s LARS HERNQUIST Princeton , New Jersey Astrophysics YUTAKA HOSOTANl University of Minnesota, Minneapolis Particle Physics SHOGO INAGAKl Kyoto University, Japan Astrophysics ■ VF ADRLANKENT Princeton, New Jersey Particle physics OFERLAHAV University of Cambridge, United Kingdom Astrophysics F pint Term ■ S Second Term ■ M Member with Lang Term Appointment 56 THE SCHOOL OF NATURAL SCIENCES AVI LOEB Soreq Nuclear Research Center, Yavne, Israel Astrophysics ■ m CHRISTOPHER MCKEE University of California, Berkeley Astrophysics • s GREGORY MOORE Princeton, New jersey Particle physics • M KEVIN MORIARTY Dalhousie University, Halifax, Canada Computational physics CHIARA NAPPI Princeton University Particle physics • M OTTO E. NEUGEBAUER Princeton, New jersey History of exact sciences in antiquity • M HIROSI OOGURI University of Tokyo , japan Particle physics ASHER PERES Technion — Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa Particle physics • vf WILLIAM PRESS Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts Astrophysics • vs GEORG RAFFELT University of California, Berkeley Astrophysics • F NORMAN REDUCH Princeton, New jersey Particle physics HERBERT ROOD Princeton, New jersey Astrophysics • v JONATHAN ROSNER University of Chicago, Illinois Particle physics DONALD SCHNEIDER Princeton, New jersey Astrophysics • m NATHAN SEIBERG Princeton, New jersey Particle physics • m ALFRED SHAPERE University of California, Santa Barbara Particle physics GLENN STARKMAN Stanford University, Stanford, California Astrophysics LEO STODOLSKY Max Planck Institute, Munich, Federal Republic of Germany Astrophysics DAIICHIRO SUGIMOTO University of Tokyo, japan Astrophysics • VF SCOTT TREMAINE University of Toronto, Canada Astrophysics • vs ERIK VERLINDE Institute for Physics, Utrecht, The Netherlands Particle physics MARTIN WEINBERG Princeton, New jersey Astrophysics TED WILLIAMS Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New jersey Astrophysics LOUIS WITTEN University of Cincinnati, Ohio Particle physics • f JONATHAN YAMRON Princeton, New jersey Particle physics TIMDEZEEUW Princeton, New jersey Astrophysics • M V Visitor ■ A Research Assistant ■ K Research Associate ■ D Distinguished Visitor 57 THE SCHOOL OF SOCIAL SCIENCE Academic Years 1987-88 and 1988-89 Faculty CLIFFORD GEERTZ [Harold F. Under Professor] JOAN WALLACH SCOTT MICHAEL WALZER [UPS Foundation Professor] Professor Emeritus ALBERT O. HIRSCHMAN THE SCHOOL OF SOCIAL SCIENCE Academic Activities of the School and its Faculty Academic Years 1987-88 and 1988-89 At the beginning of the period covered by this report the School of Social Sci- ence embarked on a three-year program that was devised to emphasize various aspects of group identity. The focus for the academic year 1987-88 was "Gender and the Different Mean- ings and Uses of Ideas of Male and Female." A group composed of permanent faculty, visiting members and guests met every other week to discuss theoretical and practical approaches to the study of gender-related issues. In addition, a roundtable on "Life and Death in Sexuality," flinded by the Ford Foundation and sponsored jointly by the Institute and Brown University's Pem- broke Center, took place in Princeton in May. A conference on "Women's Studies Research: Critical Issues Past, Present and Future" was held in June with the support of a grant from the Rockefeller Foundation. In 1987-88 the School had a total of 22 members, visitors and research assistants. The thematic focus of the School's regular seminar in the academic year 1988-89 was "Political Revival of Ethnicity and Religion." In this year the School's members, visitors and research assistants totalled 20. During the two years covered by this report clifforx) geertz published a num- ber of articles, including a National Academy of Science memorial to Margaret Mead. His book. Works and Lives: The Anthropologist as Author, won the National Book Critics Circle Award for criticism in 1988. He began work on a book that reflects on his four decades of work in Indonesia and Morocco and started prepar- ing the Harvard-Jerusalem Lectures that will be given in Jerusalem in May 1990. JOAN SCOTT'S book, Gender and the Politics of History, appeared in 1988. It was awarded the Joan Kelly prize for women's history/feminist theory of the Ameri- can Historical Association in 1989. In 1988 and 1989 she published several arti- cles on a variety of topics having to do with changes in women's roles in society. In 1988-89 she delivered papers at the annual meetings of the American Histori- cal Association and of the Society for French Historical Studies. She lectured at Princeton, Brown, Cornell, Wesleyan, Rutgers and Harvard and at the Universi- ties of Amsterdam, Utrecht, Stockholm and Copenhagen. She was on the facul- ty of a session of the Salzburg Seminar for American Studies. She received an honorary degree from the State University of New York at Stony Brook. 59 Institute for advanced study MICHAEL WALZER'S book, The Company of Critics: Social Criticism and Political Commit- ment in the Twentieth Century, was published in 1988. In the period covered by diis report two of his earlier books, Tlw Revolution oftlie Saints and Regidde and Resolution, appeared in French translation, and an Italian edition of Spheres of Justice was pub- lished. He worked on a number of papers dealing with the possibilities of objectivity in ethics. In 1987-88 he contributed to a British television program on the meaning of "evil" in contemporary life. He lectured at Rutgers, Johns Hopkins, Brandeis, Brooklyn College, Brooklyn Polytechnic, Queens College, the New School for Social Research and the University of New Orleans and presented a paper at a con- ference in Helsinki on "the quality of life." In 1988—89 he spoke about "Two Kinds of Moral Universalism" at a Mellon Colloquium at Princeton University and pre- sented the Tanner Lectures at the University of Oxford. In the academic years 1987-88 and 1988-89 Professor Emeritus albert o. HIRSCHMAN published articles on economic issues in Latin America, on general economic history and theory and on conservative ideologies and rhetoric in the 19th and 20th centuries. An article that was published in The Atlantic in May 1989 picked up themes explored in earlier lectures in Ann Arbor, Paris and Munich. One of his books. Getting Ahead Collectively, appeared in Portuguese translation. Volumes containing selections from his writings were published in Italy and Germany. He served as a member of the Executive Panel on Social Welfare organized by the Ford Foundation and on the Twentieth Century Fund's Task Force on International Debt. He received honorary degrees from universities in Paris, Berlin, Turin and New York. 60 THE SCHOOL OF SOCIAL SCIENCE MEMBERS, VISITORS AND RESEARCH STAFF Academic Year 1987-88 LILA ABU-LUGHOD Williams College, Williamstoum, Massachusetls Anthropology: Feminist theory and Middle East ethnology YITZHAK BRUDNY Princeton University Contemporary Russian political thought • A JUDITH BUTLER George Washington University, Washington, DC Gender, identity and desire: foundations of philosophical feminism JEAN-PAUL DUMONT University of Washington , Seattle Toward an anthropological understanding of insularity CHRISTINE HSENBERG University of Bielefeld, Federal Republic of Germany Sports and the middle classes: a comparative study of England and Germany, 1890-1936 ABDURRAMANE EL-MOUDDEN Princeton University Near Eastern studies ■ A YASMINE ERGAS Social Science Research Council, Neu' York City Equality and differences in contemporary pohtics as viewed through the feminisms of the U.S. and Italy STEFANO FENOALTEA Swarthmore College, Swarthmore, Pennsylvania Transaction cost analysis of socio-economic institutions JOSEPH FRANK Stanford University, Stanford, California Biography of Dostoyevsky • VF DAVID GORDON New School for Social Research, New York City Importance of institutional linkages between power relations and macro-economic outcomes DONNA HARAWAY University of California, Santa Cruz Cultural and historical studies of science; feminist theory ISTVAN HONT Columbia University, New York City International poHtical economy and distributive justice theory and their histories G. JOHN IKENBERRY Princeton University International affairs • v EVELYN FOX KELLER Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, and Northeastern University, Boston Gender and science DORlNNE KONDO Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts Crafting selves: work and personhood in a Japanese family enterprise DAVID PLOTKE Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut Contemporary collective action: social movements and pohtical interest groups in the West RAYNA RAPP New School for Social Research, New York City Social impact and cultural meaning of prenatal diagnosis in Amencan culture JERROLD SEIGEL Princeton University History • v GEORGE SHER University of Vermont, BurUngton Values in pubhc hfe CARROLL SMITH-ROSENBERG University of Pennsylvania , Philadelphia History of gender V l'75ilor ■ A Research AaUtaul - R Research Associate ■ D Distinguished Visitor 61 Institute for advanced study LOUISE TILLY New School for Social Research, New York City History and sociology PIERRE-ETENNE WILL Ecole lies Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales, Paris, France Economic history of late imperial China MEMBERS, VISITORS AND RESEARCH STAFF Academic Year \9»S-H9 GREGORY DENING Uiiii'ersity of Melbourne, Australia Prophets and priests: a book of voyages DONALD EMMERSON University of Wisconsin , Madison Competmg interpretations of a regime: culture, leadership, economy and organization in Indonesia, 1965-88 WILLIAM EWALD Tlie Queen 's College, University of Oxford, United Kingdom The laws of nations; completion of book on philosophy ot law, concentration on aspects ot cultural relativism JAMES FERNANDEZ University of Chicago, Illinois An ethnography of the transformation of cattlekeepers into miners in Northern Spain [Astunas] SUSAN HARDING University of Michigan, Ann Arbor The revival and the rhetoric of Jerry Falwell's fundamental Baptist community DAN HOROWITZ Hebrew University of Jerusalem , Israel The road to communal conflict: a comparative examination of cases of decline of state authority in deeply divided bi-conimunal and multi-communal polities LYNN HUNT University of Pcimsylvania , Philadelphia Patriarchalism, pornography and political discourse in revolutionary France FRED INGLIS University of Bristol, United Kingdom Political narratives: the Cold War as history and fiction ISRAEL KNOHL Shalom Hartman Institute , Jerusalem , Israel "Separation from impurity" as an organization model in the constitution of religious communities and their relations to other religious communities • a JEAN LECA Institut d'Etudes Politiques de Paris, France The politicization of communal identities and the future of citizenship in western democracies EWA MORAWSKA University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia Insecure prosperity: Jews in smalltown industnal Amcnca, 1880-1940 CHANT AL MOUFFE College International de Philosophic, Paris, France Citizenship in a pluralistic society MARY LOU ROBERTS Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island Les Annees Folles: bourgeois identity and the debate on women, 1919-24 ■ A RICARDO SALVATORE National University of Cordoba, Argentina Trade and Proletarianization: Yankee merchants and the articulation of cattle-ranging labor in South and Central America, 1820-70 ISABELLE SCHULTE-TENCKHOFF University oj Lausanne, Switzerland From Potlatch to carnival: ideology of progress and transformations of the feast ■ v F First Term ■ S Second Term ■ M Member with Loii^ Term Appointment 62 THE SCHOOL OF SOCIAL SCIENCE WILFRIED SPOHN Free University of Berlin, Federal Republic of Germany Religion and working-class formation in imperial Germany 1871-1914 in comparative perspective MARY MARGARET STEEDLY University of Michigan, Ann Arbor An historical study of Karo Batak [North Sumatra, Indonesia] spirit veneration • A R. STEPHEN WARNER University of Illinois, Chicago Communities of faith: an essay on rehgion in the United States today MARGARET WEIR Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts Economic restructuring and the remaking of class and race in Britain and the United States GAVIN WRIGHT Stanford University, Stanford, California The rise of American economic pre-eminence, 1870-1940 V Visitor ■ A Research Assistant • R Research Associate • D Distinguished Visitor 63 THE i^SfnUTt iG-l aL ,1:0 3TUDY THE LIBRARIES The Historical Studies - Social Science Library [Dr. Elliott Shore, Librarian] contains about 100,000 volumes and has subscriptions to about 1,000 journals. The library is strongest in classical studies, ancient history and archaeology, but it con- tains basic document collections, reference works and important secondary works of scholarship in most fields of history and the social sciences. The journal collection is extensive, and fairly complete back runs exist to the founding of the Institute. The library has occupied its present building since 1964. The Institute's rare book collection, the gift of LessingJ. Rosenwald, consists of about 2,000 volumes on the history of science and was compiled by Herbert M. Evans in the 1930s. The collection, which is housed in a special room, includes numerous first editions of important scientific works in mathematics, astronomy, physics and the life sciences. The Library has an extensive offprint collection that includes offprints received by Professors Kurt Godel, Ernst H. Kantorowicz, Elias Avery Lowe, Millard Meiss and Erwin Panofsky and former visiting member Walther Kirchner. The microfilm collections of the Library include a large selection from Manuscripta, a collection of several thousand fifteenth- to nineteenth-century printed books fi-om the Vatican Library. The Bavarian Academy has given the Institute a microfilm copy of slips prepared for the Tlusaurus Linguae Latinae. The Library has microfilm copies of the papers of Albert Einstein, Kurt Godel and Simone Weil. The Historical Studies - Social Science Library houses the Institute Archives. The papers in the collection date from the 1930s and include official correspon- dence of the Director's Office, minutes of meetings of the Faculty and the Board of Trustees, miscellaneous correspondence concerning past Faculty members, records of the Electronic Computer Project and other documents. The Archives also include the Institute's extensive photograph collection. The Mathematics - Natural Sciences Library [Momota Ganguli, Librarian] is located on the second floor of Fuld Hall. Its collection of older journals and books is housed in compact shelving on the lower level of the Historical Studies - Social Science Library. Reprints of former members of the School of Natural Sciences are kept in Buildings D and E. The Mathematics - Natural Sciences Library contains about 30,000 volumes [including bound periodicals and monographs] and has subscriptions to approxi- mately 1 90 journals. The areas covered by this collection are pure and applied mathematics, astrophysics and theoretical, particle and mathematical physics. THE LIBRARIES Both of the Institute's libraries participate in the shared cataloguing system of the Research Libraries Group, which gives Institute scholars computerized access to a database that contains more than fourteen million records. Searches of this database retrieve bibliographic information and identify the location of materials in all participating libraries. Scholars who use the Historical Studies - Social Science Library can also conduct computerized searches in the Avery Art Index, the Eighteenth Century Short Title Catalogue and such indexes as Art Index, Humanities Index and the Social Science Index. All scholars affiliated with the Institute enjoy the same privileges as Princeton University faculty in the Harvey S. Firestone Memorial Library and the nineteen special-subject libraries in the Princeton University Library System and also in the Robert E. Speer Library of the Princeton Theological Seminary. Both Librarians and the Faculties and visiting scholars of all four Schools at the Institute warmly appreciate gifts, too numerous to mention here, of books and articles from former permanent and visiting members of the Institute community. 65 RECORD OF EVENTS Ac\ulcnin Year 1987-88 What follows is a calendar of events sponsored by the Schools of Historical Studies, Mathematics, Natural Sciences and Social Science and by the Director's Office September 1 5 Astrophysics Seminar Luncheon ■ n J. GOODMAN. School of Natural Sciences, IAS; R_ GOTT, T. LAUER, M. PARK. E. TURNER, Princeton University September 2 1 Dynamical Systems Seminar: Organizational meeting • M September 22 Astrophysics Seminar Luncheon • n S. BAlTZYK, Princeton University; R. DUNCAN, Princeton University; P. goldrhch, California Institute of Technology; r. juszkewicz, University oj California at Berkeley; R. may, Princeton University; m. postman, Princeton University; L. SPITZER, Princeton University;], wheeler. University of Texas at Austin September 23 Special Seminar: "Conformal field theory and non-linear equations of the Ising model"- M BARRY MCCOY, State University of New York at Stony Brook September 24 Supergeometry Seminar: "Multilinear algebra"- m PIERRE DELlGNE, Professor, School ofMathematia, IAS Special Seminar: "Higher-genus model solutions to star-triangle equations"- m JACQUES PERK, State University of New York at Stony Brook September 25 Lunchtime Seminar: "Lagrangians for chiral bosons"- N MARIO PERNICI, School of Natural Sciences, IAS September 28 Dynamical Systems Seminar: "Entropy and exponential growth of Tli in dimension two"- m MICHAEL HANDEL, Sclwol of Mathematics, IAS September 29 Drinfeld Modules Seminar: "Introduction"- m DAVID GOSS, School of Mathematics, IAS October 1 Art History Colloquium: "The Gothic in Renaissance France"- h HENRI T. ZERNER, School of Historical Studies, IAS Topology Seminar: "Cychc homology and analytic isomorphisms"- m CHARLES A. \X^EIBEL, Rutgers University Supergeometry Seminar: "Super varieties, I"- M PIERRE DELlGNE, Professor, Sclwol of Mathematics, IAS (^ctciber 2 Seminar on Conformal Field Theory: "Introduction"- m DANIEL FRIED AN, Sclwol of Mathematics. IAS CXtiibcr 5 Members Seminar: "Geometric complex coordinates for TeichmiiUer space"- m ALBERT MARDEN, School of Mathematics, IAS Theoretical Physics Seminar: "Holomorphic coordinates on supermoduli space"- N PHILLIP NELSON, Boston University October 6 Seminar on Orbits in Spaces of Lattices: "Survey of Margulis' proof of Oppenheim's conjecture"- m ARMAND BOREL, Professor, School of Mathematics, IAS Drinfeld Modules Seminar: "Cyclotomic theory" - m DAVID GOSS, School of Mathematics, IAS H Sclwol of Historical Studies • M School ofMathematia ■ N School of Natural Sciences 66 RECORD OF EVENTS 1987 - 1988 Astrophysics Seminar Luncheon • n J. AMSKANSK, Max Planck Institute, Munich; A. DAR, Tcclniion; D. lambas, Argentina; T. PiRAN, Hebrew University; A. stark. Bell Labs; D. STiNEBRiNG, Princeton Unii'ersity; c. Thompson. Princeton University; T. Williams, Rutgers University; t. woods, Princeton University October 8 Supergeometry Seminar: "Super varieties, II"- m PIERRE DELIGNE, Professor, School of Mathematics, IAS Lecture on Algebraic Aspects of String Theory, 1 ■ m DAVID I. olive. School qf Mathematics, IAS October 9 Seminar on Confomial Field Theory: "Introduction [continued]"- M DANIEL FRIED AN, School of Mathematics, IAS Lunchtime Seminar: "Perturbative supersymnietry breaking"- N NATHAN SEiBERG, Scliool of Natural Sciences, IAS October 12 Dynamical Systems Seminar: "The measure of periodic points of a billiard ball map"- M MAREK R. RYCHLIK, Scliool of Mathematics, IAS October 13 Seminar on Orbits in Spaces of Lattices: "Margulis' proof of Oppenheim's conjecture"- M GOPAL PRASAD, Scliool of Mathematics, IAS Drinfeld Modules Seminar: "Comparison between Carlitz and classical fields"- m DAVID Goss, School of Mathematics, IAS Drinfeld Modules Seminar: "Dnnfeld modular forms"- M ERNST-ULRICH GEKELER, School of Mathematics, IAS Astrophysics Seminar Luncheon - N R. BRANDENBERGER, Broum University; j. gunn, Princeton University; j. knapp, Princeton University; B. PACZYNSKi, Princeton University; d. Weinberg, Princeton University October 14 Seminar on Three- and Four-Manifolds: "Introduction"- M MICHAEL ATIYAH, Scliool qf Mathematics, IAS October 15 Topology Seminar: "Bivariant cyclic theory' CHRISTIAN KASSEL, Scliool qf Mathematics, IAS M Supergeometry Seminar: "Super vaneties, III"- m PIERRE DELIGNE, Professor, School qf Mathematics, IAS Lecture on Algebraic Aspects of String Theory, II - m DAVID I. OLIVE, School of Mathematics, IAS Seminar on Conformal Field Theory - m STEPHEN SHENKER, School of Natural Sciences, IAS Luncheon Seminar: "The Tasaday, which and whose?"- s JEAN-PAUL DUMONT, Scliool of Social Science, IAS October 19 Dynamical Systems Seminar: "Rigorous results for the Henon map"- M MICHAEL BENEDICKS, Yak University Members Seminar: "The 'zero-two' law for positive contractions in Banach lattices [with emphasis on LP spaces]"- m RADU ZAHAROPOL, Scliool of Mathematics, IAS Theoretical Physics Seminar: "Three new tricks for the simulation of the scalar sector of the "Weinberg-Salam model"- n HERBERT NEUBERGER, Rutgers University Astrophysics Seminar: "Computers and starwars: Is the software feasible?"- n ERJC ROBERTS, Digital Equipment Research Center, Palo Alto, California October 2(1 Joint IAS/Princeton University Lecture: "The Athenian Agora from Peisistratos to Kinon: Some Observations"- h HANS VON STEUBEN, Archaeological Institute of fohann Wolfgang Goethe University, Frankfurt s School of Social Science ■ D Director's Office 67 Institute for advanced study Seminar on Orbits in Spaces of Lattices: "Margulis' proof of Oppenheim's conjecture [continued]"- M GOPAL PRASAD, School of Mathematics, IAS Drinfeld Modules Seminar: "Cyclotomic theory, zeta and gamma functions"- m DAVID Goss, School of Mathematics, jy^g Drinfeld Modules Seminar: "Drinfeld modular forms [continued]"- M ERNST-ULRJCH GEKELER, School of Mathematics, IAS Astrophysics Seminar Luncheon ■ n J. BAHCALL, Professor, School of Natural Sciences, IAS; L. BLITZ, University of Maryland at College Park; L. hernquist, School of Natural Sciences, IAS; H. ROOD, School of Natural Sciences, IAS; R. KULSRUD, Princeton University October 21 Seminar on Three- and Four-Manifolds: "Donaldson invariants of four-manifolds, 1"- m MICHAEL ATIYAH, School of Mathematics, IAS October 22 Topology Seminar: "Analytic torsion and the arithmetic Todd genus"- m CHRISTOPHE souLt. Short-term Visitor, School of Mathematics, IAS Supergeometry Seminar: "Super Riemann surfaces"- m PIERRE DELIGNE, Professor, School of Mathematics , IAS Lecture on Algebraic Aspects of String Theory, III - M DAVID I. OLIVE, School of Mathematia, IAS Luncheon Seminar: "Domesticating virtue: coquettes and rebels in the early American repubhc"- s CARROLL SMITH-ROSENBERG, School of Social Science, IAS October 23 Seminar on Conformal Field Theory - m STEPHEN SHENKER, School of Natural Sciences, IAS October 26 Dynamical Systems Seminar: "Henon-like and horseshoe mappings m the complex"- M RALPH w. oberste-vorth. School of Mathematia, IAS Members Seminar: "Ruled surfaces and the equations of all K-P elliptic solitons" ARMANDO treibich, School of Mathematics, IAS October 27 Seminar on Orbits in Spacesof Lattices: "Margulis' proof of Oppenheim's conjecture [continued]"- m GOPAL PRASAD. School of Mathematics , IAS Drinfeld Modules Seminar: "Drinfeld motives"- M GREG w. ANDERSON, School of Mathematics, IAS Richard Llewelyn-Davies Lecture: "Richard Llewelyn-Davies and the dilemma of the architect"- d NOEL ANNAN, University of London Astrophysics Seminar Luncheon ■ N J. BAHCALL, Professor, School of Natural Sciences, IAS; M. FALL, Space Telescope Science Institute, University of Maryland; e.jenkins, Princeton University;]. Peebles, Princeton University; F. PERKINS, Plasma Physics Lab; A. stark. Bell Labs; e. turner, Princeton University October 28 Number Theory Seminar: "Small eigenvalues on ro(p)" henryk iwaniec, Rutgers University Seminar on Three- and Four-Manifolds: "Donaldson invariants of four-manifolds, 11"- m MICHAEL ATIYAH, School of Mathematics, IAS Topology Seminar: "Towards a bivariant Chern character"- M STEVEN E. hurder, Sclxool of Mathematia, IAS Supergeometry Seminar: "Lie superalgebras: classification"- M FREDERIC V. BIEN, School of Mathematics, IAS H School of Historical Studies • M School of Mathematics • N School of Natural Sciences 68 RECORX) OF EVENTS 1987 - 1988 Lecture on Aspects of String Theory, IV ■ m DAVID I. OLIVE, School of Mathematics, IAS Luncheon Seminar: "Durkheim and the social constitution of the subject"- s JERROLD SEIGEL, School of Social Science, IAS October 30 Seminar on Conformal Field Theory • m STEPHEN SHENKER, School of Natural Sciences, IAS November 2 Dynamical Systems Seminar: "Zeta-functions for hyperbohc flows"- m MARK POLLICOTT, Scliool of Mathematics, IAS Members Seminar: "Rational functions and curves of genus 0"- M JOHN THOMPSON, University of Florida at Gainesville Theoretical Physics Seminar: "Graviton dominance in ultra-high energy scattering"- n GERALD T'HOOFT, Scliool oj Natural Sciences, IAS November 3 Seminar on Orbits in Spaces of Lattices: "Margulis' proof of Oppenheim's conjecture [continued]"- M GOPAL PRASAD, School of Mathematics, IAS Dnnfeld Modules Seminar: "Drinfeld motives"- m GREG w. ANDERSON, School of Mathematics, IAS Astrophysics Seminar: "Evolution and clustering of heavy element absorption redshifts in quasars"- N WALLACE SARGENT, California Institute of Technology Astrophysics Seminar Luncheon • n A. BABUL, Princeton University; c. bailyn, Harvard University; j. gaustad, Swarthmore College; w. haxton. University of Washington; J. QUASHNACK, Princeton University; w. sargent, California Institute of Technology; j. taylor, Princeton University November 4 Number Theory Seminar: "Exphcit construction of expanding graphs"- M FREDERIC V. BiEN, School of Mathematics, IAS Seminar on Three- and Four-Manifolds: "Donaldson invariants of four-manifolds, III"- m PETER B. kronheimer, School of Mathematics, IAS Gender Seminar: Discussion of Caroline Steedman's book. Landscape for a Good Woman- s November 5 Art History Colloquium: "Paris and the origins of Gothic architecture"- h w. STEPHEN GARDNER, School of Historical Studies, IAS Topology Seminar: "What is BRS cohomology and why?"- m JAMES D. STASHEFF, School of Mathematics, IAS Supergeometry Seminar: "Lie superalgebras: representations"- m FREDERIC V. BIEN, School of Mathematics, IAS Lecture on Algebraic Aspects of String Theory, V - m DAVID I. olive, School of Mathematics, IAS Luncheon Seminar: "The language of practice and the practice of language: lost wor(l)ds of late nineteenth-century Stockholm"- s ALAN pred. University of California at Berkeley November 9 Manton Morse Memorial Lecture, I: "The Einstein-Hilbert variational problem on the space of Riemannian metrics"- M RICHARD M. SCHOEN. Stafford University Special Seminar: "Inverse problems and potential theory"- m AVNER FRIEDMAN, University of Minnesota November 10 Seminar on Orbits in Spaces of Lattices: "Margulis'proof of Oppenheim's conjecture [continued]"- M ARMAND BOREL, Professor, School of Mathematics, IAS Marston Morse Memorial Lecture, II: "The Einstein-Hilbert variational problem on the space of Riemannian metrics"- M RICHARD M. SCHOEN, Stanford University s School of Social Science ■ D Director's Office 69 Institute for advanced study Astrophysics Seminar Luncheon ■ n p. BENDER, University of Colorado; v. goldreich, Califorma Institute of Technology; ]. Petersen, Princeton University; s. tremaine, California Institute of Technology; n. turok, Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory; r. wilson. Bell Labs Gender Seminar: Discussion of arricles by Nancy Fraser and Linda Nicholson: "Social Criticism without Philosophy: An Encounter between Feminism and Postmodernism," and by Christine DeStefano, "Postmodemism/Postfeminism? The Case of the Incredible Shrinking Woman"- s November 1 1 Number Theory Seminar: "Eigenvalues on PL2(Qp)/r and Ramanujan graphs"- m FREDERIC V. BIEN, School of Mathematics, IAS Seminar on Three- and Four-Manifolds: "Instanton invariants for three-manifolds, I"- M ANDREAS FLOER, Couraiit Institute November 12 Topology Seminar: "A survey of elliptic genera"- M PETER s. LANDWEBER, Rutgers University Supergeometry Seminar: "Super Lie groups"- M FREDERIC V. BIEN, School of Mathematia , IAS Lecture on Algebraic Aspects of Stnng Theory, VI - M DAVID 1. OLIVE, School of Mathematics , IAS Marston Morse Memorial Lecture, III: "The Einstein-Hilbert variational problem on the space of Riemannian metrics"- M RICHARD M. SCHOEN, Stanford University Luncheon Seminar: "Transaction costs. Whig history and the common fields"- s Stefano fenoaltea. School of Social Science. IAS November 13 Lecture: "Medieval Corrfratemities: A Re-Assessment"- h ANDRE VAUCHEZ, University if Paris Seminar on Confonnal Field Theory • m STEPHEN SHENKER, Sclwol of Mathematics, IAS Seminar on Conformal Field Theory - m GRAEME SEGAL, University of Oxford November 1 6 Dynamical Systems Seminar: "A discrete group which arises when iterating Henon mappings"- m JOHN HUBBARD, Cornell University Members Seminar: "Hamiltonian mechanics and the eigenvalue problem"- m PERCY A. deift. School of Mathematia, IAS November 17 Seminar on Orbits in Spaces of Lattices: "Margulis' proof of Oppenheim's conjecture [continued]"- m ARMAND BOREL, Professor, School of Mathematics, IAS Drinfeld Modules Seminar: "Drinfeld motives [continued]"- m GREG w. ANDERSON, School of Mathematia, IAS November 18 Number Theory Seminar: "Maass forms of H- integral weight"- m WILLIAM D. DUKE, Rutgers University Seminar on Three- and Four-Manifolds: "Instanton invariants for three-manifolds, 11"- m ANDREAS FLOER, Courant Institute Lecture on Algebraic Aspects of String Theory, VII - M DAVID I. ouvE, School of Mathematics, IAS November 1') Topology Seminar: "Cyclic homology and equivariant cohomology"- m JEAN-LUC BRYLiNSKi, Brouti University Supergeometry Seminar: "The super- Virasoro algebras: representation theory"- m ALVANY ROCHA-CARiDi, Scliool of Mathematics, IAS H School of Historical Studies ■ M School of Mathematia • N School of Natural Sciences 70 RECORX) OF EVENTS 1987 - 1988 Luncheon Seminar: "Interests and identities in contemporary collective action"- s DAVID PLOTKE, Sclwol of Social Science, IAS November 2U Seminar on Conformal Field Theory • m GRAEME SEGAL, University of Oxford Seminar on Differential Geometry: "Fundamental group and the growth of the number of closed geodesies in rank 1 manifolds"- m GERHARD F. KNIEPER, School of Mathematics, IAS Special Lecture: "Knot polynomials, abstract tenors and the Yang-Baxter equation"- m LOUIS H. KAUFFMAN, University of Illinois at Chicago November 23 Dynamical Systems Seminar: "Regularity of entropy under smooth perturbation of the Riemannian metric on surfaces of negative curvature"- m GERHARD F. KNIEPER, School of Mathematics, IAS Members Seminar: "The local equivalence problem of Ehe Cartan and the Painleve transcendents"- M NiKY KAMRAN, Sckool of Mathematia, IAS Theoretical Physics Seminar: "Curiosities at c =1 and beyond"- n PAUL GiNSPARG, Harvard University November 24 Seminar on Orbits in Spaces of Lattices: "Marguhs' proof of Oppenheim's conjecture [continued]"- M ARMAND BOREL, Professor, School of Mathematics, IAS November 25 Number Theory Seminar: "Bounds for discriminants of number fields"- m ANDREW ODLYZKO, Bell iMboratofies Seminar on Three- and Four-Manifolds: "Instanton invariants for three-manifolds. III' ANDREAS FLOER, Courant Institute M November 30 Dynamical Systems Seminar: "Symplectic topology and Hamiltonian systems"- m HELMUT HOFER, Scliool of Mathematics, IAS Members Seminar: "A survey of Whitehead groups of finite groups"- M ROBERT A. OLIVER, Sclwol of Mathematics, IAS Theoretical Physics Seminar: "Real, p-adic and adelic strings"- n PETER FREUND, Enrico Fermi Institute December 1 Seminar on Orbits in Spaces of Lattices: "Margulis' proof of Oppenheim's conjecture [concluded]"- m ARMAND BOREL, Professor, School of Mathematics, IAS Drinfeld Modules Seminar: "Drinfeld motives [continued]"- M GREG w. ANDERSON, School of Mathematics, IAS Astrophysics Seminar Luncheon - n J. BAHCALL, Professor, School of Natural Sciences, IAS; J. OSTRIKER, Princeton University; R. romani. University of California at Berkeley; J. TAYLOR, Princeton University December 2 Number Theory Seminar: "Elementary bounds for the degree of Ardn L-funcrions in characteristic p"- M ENRICO BOMBIER], Professor, School of Mathematics, IAS Seminar on Three- and Four-Manifolds: "Homology decompositions of four- manifolds"- M PETERS, kronhhmer. School of Mathematics, IAS Gender Seminar: "Situated Knowledge: The Science Question in Feminism"- s donna haraway, School of Social Science, IAS; and "Feminism, Science and Post-Modernism" EVELYN FOX KELLER, Scliool of Social Science, IAS December 3 Art History Colloquium: "The problem of the stigmata in St. Francis iconography"- h CHLARA FRUGONi, School of Historical Studies, IAS s School of Social Science ■ d Director's Office 71 Institute for advanced study Topology Seminar ■ m GRAEME B. SEGAL, University of Oxford Supergeometry Seminar: "The super-Virasoro algebras: representation theory [continued]"- m ALVANY ROCHA-CARiDi, School of Mathematics, IAS Luncheon Seminar: "Apes, aliens, cyborgs, and women"- s DONNA HARAWAY, School of Social Science, IAS 1 )ci.L'nibi-r 4 Seminar on Conformal Field Theory ■ m DANIEL FRIEDAN, School of Mathematia, IAS Seminar on Conformal Field Theory - m GRAEME SEGAL, University of Oxford lAS-Princeton University Lunchrime Seminar: "Ghosdy Polyakov integrals; dual Peierls brackets"- n MARK RUBIN, Rockefeller University Astrophysics Seminar: "Intrinsic shapes of elliptical galaxies" MARijN franx. University of Leiden December 7 Special Lecture: "SI -actions and elliptic genera revisited"- M CLIFFORD TAUBES, Harvard University Dynamical Systems Seminar: "Algorithms for a global perspective"- m STEPHEN SMALE, University of California at Berkeley and IBM Members Seminar: "The trace class problem in the theory of automorphic forms"- m WERNER mOller, School of Mathematics, IAS Theoretical Physics Seminar: "Conformal theories and punctured surfaces"- n CUMRUn wafa. Harvard University I )cccmlicr 8 Art History Colloquium: "Vittore Carpaccio's Young Knight reconsidered"- H lubomIr konecny. School of Historical Studies, IAS Seminar on Orbits in Spaces of Lattices: "Unipotent flows"- M GOPAL PRASAD, School of Mathematics, IAS Drinfeld Modules Seminar: "Drinfeld motives [concluded]"- m GREG w. ANDERSON, School of Mathematia, IAS Drinfeld Modules Seminar: "Periods of second kind"- m ernst-ulrich gekeler. School of Mathematics, IAS Astrophysics Seminar Luncheon • n J. BAHCALL, Professor, School of Natural Sciences, IAS; P. HUT, Professor, School of Natural Sciences, IAS; J. E. gunn, Princeton University; B. PACZYNSKI, Princeton University; j. Peebles, Princeton University; r. tyson. Bell Labs December 9 Number Theory Seminar: "Elementary bounds for the degree of Artin L-fiinctions in characteristic p [concluded]"- m ENRICO BOMBIERJ, Professor, School of Mathematics, IAS Seminar on Three- and Four-Manifolds: "Floer homology groups for the Brieskom spheres Z(p,q,r)"- m GORDANA matiC, School of Mathematics, IAS Simulation Seminar: "Live Halos in Merger Calculations" - n JOSHUA BARNES. School of Natural Sciences, IAS "Constructing spherical models" HERWIG dejonghe, School of Natural Sciences, IAS "Smooth particle hydrodynamics in a tree code" LARS hernquist. School of Natural Sciences, IAS December 1 1 Topology Seminar: "Renormalized cycUc cocycles and eta invariants"- m STEVEN E. HURDER, School of Mathematia, IAS Supergeometry Seminar: "KP and SKP hierarchies, I", m takahiro shiota, School of Mathematics, IAS H School of Historical Studies ■ M School of Mathematics ■ N School of Natural Sciences 72 RECORD OF EVENTS 1987 - 1988 Lecture on Algebraic Aspects of String Theory: "Conformal field theories with extra symmetries"- m ZONGAN Qiu, School of Natural Sciences, IAS Luncheon Seminar: "Personhood and the politics of meaning in a Japanese factory", s DORINNE KONDO, School of Social Science, IAS December 1 1 Seminar on Conformal Field Theory • M DANIEL FRIEDAN, School of Mathematics, IAS December 11-12 Colloquium: Art History Colloquium in honor of Irving Lavin, Professor, School of Historical Studies, IAS • h December 14 Dynamical Systems Seminar: "Ergodic geodesic flow on a sphere"- m VICTOR J. DONNAY, Princeton University Memben Seminar: "Construction and moduU of monopoles for the classical groups"- M JACQUES c. HURTUBISE, School of Mathematics, IAS Concert: An Evening of Cello and Piano Sonatas ■ D SARA WOLFENSOHN [piano] and ALEX VELTMAN [ceUo] December 1 5 Seminar on Orbits in Spaces of Lattices: "Unipotent flows"- m GOPAL PRASAD, School of Mathematics, IAS Drinfeld Modules Sermnar: "Transcendence and Drinfeld modules"- M JINGYU, School of Mathematics, IAS Friends of the Early Universe Seminar: "Topological dark matter" J. FRIEMAN, Stanford Linear Accelerator Center Astrophysics Seminar Luncheon - n J. FRIEMAN, Stanford Linear Accelerator Center; B. PACZYNSKi, Princeton University; E. SALPETER, Cornell University December 16 Simulations Seminar: "Fokker-Planck methods in globular cluster evolution"- n MARTIN WEINBERG, School of Natural Sciences, IAS "N-body calculations on the connection machine" JUN MAKING, University of Tokyo "'Chemistry' of mulriple-star reactions in globular clusters" PIET HUT, Professor, School of Natural Sciences, IAS Gender Seminar: Comments on M. Foucault, Herculine Barbin ■ s JUDITH BUTLER, School of Social Science, IAS I >cceinber 1 Topology Seminar: "Poisson homological algebra and constrained Hamiltonians"- m JAMES D. STASHEFF, School of Mathematics, IAS Supergeometry Seminar: "KP and SKP hierarchies, 11"- M TAKAHIRO SHIOTA, School of Mathematics, IAS Lecture on Algebraic Aspects of String Theory: "Algebraic conformal field theory and the monster"- M JAMES LEPOWSKY, School of Mathematics, IAS Luncheon Seminar: "Chromosomes and communication: the discourse of genetic counselling"- s RAYNARAPP, School of Social Scieiue, IAS December 1 8 Seminar on Conformal Field Theory • M DANIEL FRIEDAN, School of Mathematics, IAS lAS-Princeton University Lunchtime Seminar: "New issues in Fermionic string perturbation"- n JOSEPH ATICK, School of Natural Sciences, IAS December 22 Astrophysics Seminar Luncheon - n p. HUT, Professor, School of Natural Sciences, IAS; G. CECIL, School of Natural Sciences, IAS; J. GOODMAN, School of Natural Sciences, IAS; M. POSTMAN, Princeton University s School of Social Science ■ D Director's Office 73 Institute for advanced study January 4 Commemoration: Program honoring Ame Beurling • m LENNART A. E. CARLESON, Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm; paul malliavin. University of Paris VI; l. v. ahlfors. Harvard University famiarv 5 Astrophysics Seminar Luncheon • n L. BLITZ, University of Maryland at College Park; B. PACZYNSKi, Princeton University; E. TURNER, Princeton University January 7 Art History Colloquium: "Problems in early CaroUngian art"- h LAWRENCE NEES, School of Historical Studies, IAS January 8 lAS-Princeton University Lunchrime Seminar: "Fermion string-loop amphtudes and spacetime supersymmetry"- n HERMAN VERLINDE, University of Utrecht l.inii.irv 1 1 Members Seminar: "Inverse problems of potential theory"- m victor isakov, Courant Institute January' 1 2 Joint lAS-Princeton University Partial Differential Equations Seminar: "Quasiconvexity and regularity"- m LAWRENCE c. EVANS, School of Mathematics, IAS Astrophysics Seminar Luncheon - n D. SPERGEL, School of Natural Sciences, IAS; D. SCHNHDER, School of Natural Sciences, IAS; w. LEWiN, Massachusetts Institute of Technology; J. OSTRIKER, Princeton University January 13 Gender Seminar: "Constructing Amniocentesis: Maternal and Medical Discourses"- s RAYNA RAPP, School of Social Science, IAS January 14 Luncheon Seminar: "The romance of resistance: Bedouin women and the problems of powerlessness"- s ULA ABU-LUGHOD, School of Social Science, IAS January 15 Seminar on Differential Geometry: "Harmonic maps and Teichmiiller theory"- m JURGENJOST, School of Mathematics, IAS Joint lAS-Princeton University Partial Differential Equations Semmar: "Quasiconvexity and regulanty [continued]"- m LAWRENCE c. EVANS, School of Mathematics, IAS lAS-Princeton University Lunchtime Seminar: "Supersymmetry and quark mass matrix"- n TOM BANKS, University of California at Santa Cruz jaiiuan I'J Drinfeld Modules Seminar: "Gauss sums"- M DINESH THAKUR, School of Mathematics, IAS Joint lAS-Princeton University Partial Differential Equations Seminar: "Long-time existence for finite amphtude and elastic waves"- m FRITZ JOHN, Courant Institute Friends of the Early Universe Seminar: "Particle physics and stellar evolution: new bounds on the properties of axions"- n GEORG RAFFELT, University of California, Berkeley Astrophysics Seminar Luncheon - n J. BAHCALL, Professor, School of Natural Sciences, IAS; B. DRAINE, Princeton University; G. STARKMAN, Stanford University; D. Wilkinson, Princeton University January 21 Topology Seminar: "Excision in cycHc homology"- m MARiusz WODZICKI, School of Mathematics, IAS Lecture on Algebraic Aspects of String Theory: "Algebras of vertex operators and conformal field theory, I"- M IGOR B. FRENKEL, School of Mathematics, IAS Luncheon Seminar: "Two hundred years of reactionary rhetoric: the case of the perverse effect"- s ALBERT hirschman, Professor Emeritus, School of Social Science, IAS H School of Historical Studies • M School of Mathematics - N School of Natural Sciertces 74 RECORD OF EVENTS 1987 - 1988 Jazz Concert: Kenny Barron Quartet • D January 22 Seminar on Conformal Field Theory: "Quantum field theory and Donaldson's polynomials"- m EDWARD wiTTEN, Professor, School of Natural Sciences, IAS Seminar on Differential Geometry: "Hyperbolic metric and the geometry of the universal curve"- m SCOTT WOLPERT, School of Mathematics, IAS Joint lAS-Princeton University Partial Differential Equations Seminar: "Systems of hyperbolic conservation laws"- M CONST ANTINE DAFERMOS, Broiim University |anuar\- 24 Gender Seminar: "Gender Identities for Men and Women: The Politics of Work and Family for Parisian Garment Workers in 1848"- s JOAN SCOTT, Professor, School of Social Science, IAS January 25 Dynamical Systems Seminar: "Rational rotation numbers for circle maps"- m GRZEGORz swiATEK, University of Warsaw and City University of New York Graduate Center Members Seminar: "Systems of hyperbolic "conservation laws"[continued] ■ m CONSTANTINE DAFERMOS, Brown University January 26 Hermann Weyl Lecture: "Chaos and universality, I"- m LEO p. KADANOFF, University of Chicago Seminar on Semisimple Groups: "The Oppenheim conjecture over totally real number fields"- M ARMAND BOREL, Professor, School of Mathematics, IAS Drinfeld Modules Seminar: "Gamma fiinctions" - m DiNESH s. THAKLiR, School of Mathematics, IAS Astrophysics Seminar Luncheon - n F. DYSON, Professor, School of Natural Sciences, IAS; J. GOODMAN, School of Natural Sciences, IAS; L. AGUILAR, Harvard University; a. could, Stanford University; e. Jenkins, Princeton University; J. PEEBLES, Princeton University; e. turner, Princeton University Januar\- 27 Simulations Seminar: "'Chemistry' of multiple-star reactions in globular clusters"- n PiET FRJT, Professor, School of Natural Sciences, IAS "Resoluton and relaxation in different N-body methods" LARS HERNQUIST, School of Natural Sciences, IAS January 28 Topology Seminar: "Cyclic homology of pseudo-differential operators and noncommutative Euler characteristics"- m MARiusz WODZICKI, School of Mathematics, IAS Geometry and Analysis on Riemann Surfaces: "Determinant Line bundles, Quillen metrics and degenerating curves"- m jEAN-BENOiT HOST, School of Mathematics, IAS Lecture on Algebraic Aspects of String Theory: "Algebras of vertex operators and conformal field theory, 11"- M IGOR B. FRENKEL, School of Mathematics, IAS Luncheon Seminar: "Power and accumulation: can their relationship be (gasp!) quantified? And why (choke!) try? [With numbers and reifications for the United States, 1951-86]"- s DAVID GORDON, School of Social Science, IAS (anuanj- 29 Seminar on Conformal Field Theory: "Quantum field theory and Donaldson's polynomials [continued]"- m EDWARD WITTEN, Professor, School of Natural Sciences, IAS Seminar of Differential Geometry: "Hyperbolic metric and the geometry of the universal curve [continued]"- M SCOTT WOLPERT, School of Mathematics, IAS s School of Social Science ■ D Director's Office 75 Institute for advanced study Joint lAS-Princeton Univenity Partial Differentia] Equations Seminar: "Systems of hyperbolic conservation laws"- m CONST ANTINE DAFERMOS, Broum University lAS-Princeton University Lunchtime Seminar: "Smale horseshoes and Higgs potentials"- n ROLAND WARNER, University of Melbourne Fcbruan,- 1 Dynamical Systems Seminar: "Automorphisms of compact groups"- m KLAUS SCHMIDT, School of Mathematics, IAS Theoretical Physics Seminar: "Unitary representations of extended conformal symmetry"- n peter goddard. School of Mathematics, IAS Fehni.ir\- 2 Hermann Weyl Lecture: "Chaos and universality, 11"- m LEO P. KADANOFF, University of Chicago Semmar on Semisimple Groups: "The Oppenheim conjecture over totally real number fields [continued]"- m armand borel. Professor, School of Mathematics, IAS Drinfeld Modules Seminar: "Cohomology of p-adic homogeneous spaces"- m UIRICH STUHLER, School of Mathematics, IAS Astrophysics Seminar Luncheon - n J. BAHCALL, Professor, School of Natural Sciences, IAS; w. DiEMBOWSKi, University of Warsaw; B. draine, Princeton University; j. gunn, Princeton University; K. hurley, University of California at Berkeley February 3 Simulations Seminar: "New triaxial galaxy models"- n DANIEL pfenninger. School of Natural Sciences, IAS; and tim de zeeuw. School of Natural Sciences, IAS February' 4 Art History Colloquium: "The Plantagenets and Valois as artistic patrons"- h PAUL BiNSKi, School of Historical Studies, IAS Hermann Weyl Lecture: "Chaos and universahty. III"- m LEO P. KADANOFF, University of Chicago Topology Seminar: "HypereUiptic genera"- m HiROTAKA TAMANOi, School of Mathematics, IAS Geometry and Analysis on Riemann Surfaces: "Various points of view on Diff S'" PIERRE DELIGNE, Professor, School of Mathematia, IAS Astrophysics Seminar: "Chocolates: the road to perdition" DAVID SPERGEL, School of Natural Sciences, IAS Luncheon Seminar: "Critical silences in scientific discourse: problems of form and re-form"- s EVELYN FOX-KELLER, School of Social Science, IAS February 5 Lecture: "The Sepphons Dionysus mosaic and its context"- H ERIC MEYERS, Duke University Seminar on Conformal Field Theory: "Quantum field theory and Donaldson's polynomials [continued]"- M EDWARD wrrTEN, Professor, School of Natural Sciences, IAS Seminar on Differential Geometry: "Hermitian Einstein connections and stable vector bundles on compact complex surfaces"- m NICHOLAS BUCHDAHL, School of Mathematics, IAS Fcbruar\' 8 Dynamical Systems Seminar: "Automorphisms of nilmanifolds and solutions to diophantine equations in sets of positive density"- m HARRY furstenberg, Hebrew University and University of Maryland Theoretical Physics Seminar: "A particle physics solution to the solar neutrino and dark matter problems"- n GEOFF WEST, Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory H School ofHbtorical Studies • M School of Mathematia • N School of Natural Sciences 76 RECORD OF EVENTS 1987 - 1988 Februar\- 9 Partial Differential Equations Seminar: "Vorticity, oscillations and concentrations in incompressible flow"- m ANDREW J. MAJDA, School of Mathematics, IAS Astrophysics Seminar Luncheon ■ n D. SCHNEIDER, School of Natural Sciences, IAS; G. WEST, Los Alamos National Laboratory February 1(1 Special Partial Differential Equations Seminar: "Regularity of flows in porous media"- m DONALD G. ARONSON, Uniuersity of Minnesota Gender Seminar: "The Aesthetics and Politics of Artisanal Identities in Japan"- s DORINNE KONDO, School of Social Science, IAS February 1 1 Topology Seminar: "Poisson manifolds, enveloping algebras and cyclic homology"- m CHRISTIAN KASSEL, School of Mathematics, IAS Geometry and Analysis on Riemann Surfaces: "Various points of view on Diff S' [continued]"- M PIERRE DELIGNE, ProfessoT, School of Mathematics, IAS Lecture on Algebraic Aspects of String Theory; "Conformal-field-theoretic construction of the Monster, I"- m JAMES LEPOWSKY, School of Mathematia, IAS Luncheon Seminar: "Working women: subjects, objects, actors of social movements in Milan, 1880-1905"- s LOUISE TILLY, School of Social Science, IAS Fcbruarv 12 Seminar on Conformal Field Theory: "Quantum field theory and Donaldson's polynomials [contmued]"- m EDWARD wiTTEN, Professor, School of Natural Sciences, IAS Partial Differential Equations Seminar: "Vorticity, oscillations and concentrations in incompressible flow [continued]"- m ANDREW J. MAJDA, School of Mathematics, IAS lAS-Princeton University Lunchtime Seminar: "B physics"- n FRED GILMAN, Stanford Linear Accelerator Center February 1 5 Dynamical Systems Seminar: "Lorenz/Rychlik bifiircation to an attractor"- m CLARK ROBINSON, Northwestern University Members Seminar: "Analytic torsion and finite group actions"- m VINCENT DELLAPIETRA, School of Mathematia, IAS I cbriiary Id Seminar on Semisimple Groups: "The Oppenheim conjecture over totally real number fields [continued]"- m ARMAND BOREL, Professor, School of Mathematics, IAS Drinfeld Modules Seminar: "Cohomology of p-adic homogeneous spaces"- M ULRICH STUHLER, School of Mathematics, IAS Partial Differential Equations Seminar: "Nonlinear classical field theories"- M JOHN NEU, University of California at Berkeley February 18 Geometry and Analysis on BJemann Surfaces: "Determinant hne bundles, QuiUen metrics and degenerating curves [continued]"- m jEAN-BENOlT BOST, School of Mathematia, IAS Lecture on Algebraic Aspects of String Theory: "Conformal-field-theoretic construction of the Monster, 11"- M JAMES LEPOWSKY, School of Mathematics, IAS Seminar on Differential Geometry: "The asymptotic behavior of minimal surfaces in hyperbohc space"- m FANG HUA UN, School of Mathematia, IAS Luncheon Seminar: "The middle class and competition: some considerations of the beginnings of modem sport in England and Germany"- s CHRISTLANE EiSENBERG, School of Social Science, IAS s School of Social Science ■ D Director's Office 77 Institute for advanced study February 19 Parrial Differential Equations Seminar: "Nonlinear classical field theories [continued]"- m JOHN NEU, Utiiuersity of California at Berkeley February 22 Members Seminar: "Zeta functions of Shimura varieties attached to unitary groups"- M ROBERT kottwitz. Harvard University Astrophysics Seminar; "Star formation, optical jets and bipolar flows"- n FRANK SHU, University of California , Berkeley February 23 Seminar on Semisimple Groups: "The Oppenheim conjecture over totally real number fields [continued]"- m ARMAND BOREL, Professor, School of Mathematics, IAS Drinfeld Modules Semmar: "Automorphic sheaves related to Eisenstein series over function fields"- M GERARD LAUMON, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifiqiie Partial Differential Equations Seminar: "Mathematical questions of hquid crystal"- m FANG fr;a LIN, School of Mathematics, IAS Astrophysics Seminar Luncheon ■ n J. BARNES, School of Natural Sciences, IAS; J. applegate, Columbia University; E. groth, Princeton University; a. paczynski, Princeton University; j. Peebles, Princeton University February 24 Simulations Seminar: Informal discussion on topics related to the Space Telescope: Scheduhng, data acquisition, data reduction and new directions in software development • n RUDi albrecht, European Southern Observatory, Munich February 25 Topology Seminar: "Cychc homology and representations of reductive groups"- m PHILIPPE BLANC, Centre National de la Recherche Scientijique Geometry and Analysis on Riemann Surfaces: "Some remarks on Faltings' 8-invanant of a Riemann surface"- M jEAN-BENOiT BOST, School of Mathematics, IAS Lecture on Algebraic Aspects of String Theory: "Conformal-field-theoretic construction of the Monster [continued]"- m JAMES LEPOWSKY, School of Mathematics , IAS Luncheon Seminar: "The communitarian critique of liberalism"- S MICHAEL walzer, Professor, School of Social Science, IAS February 26 Seminar on Conformal Field Theory: "Conformal field theory and coset constructions"- m peter goddard, School of Mathematics, IAS Seminar on Differential Geometry: "The construction of constant mean curvature tori"- m JOEL SPRUCK, School of Mathematics, IAS Partial Differential Equations Seminar: "Mathematical questions of liquid crystal" FANG HUA LIN, Scltool of Mathematics, IAS m lAS-Princeton University Lunchtime Seminar: "Normal ordering, invariants and CFT"- N ADRIAN KENT, School of Natural Sciences, IAS Februarv' 29 Dynamical Systems Seminar: "Catalan numbers and branched coverings by P'"- m LISA GOLDBERG, School of Mathematics, IAS Members Seminar: "Unitarizability of some local cohomology modules via residues"- M MILJENKO ZABCic, School of Mathematics, IAS Theoretical Physics Seminar: "Auxiliary fields in 4-D N=l supergravity from heterotic strings"- N WARREN siEGEL, University of Maryland March 1 Seminar on Semisimple Groups: "Volumes of arithmetic quotients of semisimple groups"- m GOPAL PRASAD, School of Mathematics, IAS H School of Historical Studies ■ M School ofMalhematics • N School of Natural Sciences 78 RECORD OF EVENTS 1987 - 1988 Drinfeld Modules Seminar: "Krichever's theory"- M TAKAHIRO SHIOTA, Sclwol of Mathematics, IAS Partial Differential Equations Seminar: "A PDE-viscosity solution approach to large deviations and wavefront propagation for reaction diffusion systems, !"• m PANAGIOTIS E. SOUGANIDIS, School of Mathematics, IAS Astrophysics Seminar Luncheon • n M. FUKUGITA, Kyoto University; R. mcray. University of Colorado; B. paczynski, Princeton University; M. postman, Princeton University; A. STEBBINS, Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory March 2 Gender Seminar: "Gender Difference and the Production of Subjectivity"- s WENDY HOLOWAY, University of Sussex March 3 Art History Colloquium: "Shifting associations in fifteenth-century Netherlandish manuscnpts '- h JAMES D. FARQUHAR, School of Historical Studies, IAS Topology Seminar: "Closed braid representations of the unlink"- M JOAN BiRMAN, School of Mathematics, IAS Geometry and Analysis on Riemann Surfaces: "Orbifold holomorphic conformal field theories of a Riemann surface" PIERRE DELIGNE, Professor, School of Mathematics, IAS Lecture on Algebraic Aspects of String Theory: "Conformal-field-theoretic construction of the Monster [continued]"- M JAMES LEPOWSKY, School of Mathematics, IAS Luncheon Seminar: "Dilemmas of Glasnost: cultural policies and Russian nationalism under Gorbachev"- s YITZHAK BRUDNY, School of Social Science, IAS March 4 Seminar on Conformal Field Theory: "Conformal field theory and coset constructions [continued]"- M PETER GODDARD, Sctiool of Mathematics, IAS Partial Differential Equations Seminar: "A PDE-viscosiry solution approach to large deviations and wavefront propagation for reaction diffusion systems, 11"- m PANAGIOTIS E. SOUGANIDIS, School of Mathematics, IAS Seminar on Differential Geometry: "Periodic minimal surfaces with an infinite number of ends"- m DAVID A. HOFFMAN, University of Massachusetts at Amherst March 7 Dynamical Systems Seminar: "Automorphisms of the one-sided shift"- m MIKE BOYLE, University of Maryland Members Seminar: "K3 surfaces as moduli spaces"- m PETER KRONHEIMER, School of Mathematics, IAS March 8 Seminar on Semisimple Groups: "Volumes of arithmetic quotients of semisimple groups [continued]"- m GOPAL PRASAD, School of Mathematics, IAS Partial Differential Equations Seminar: "Nonlinear transport theory: Boltzmann equation and Maxwell- Vlosov system"- M RONALD J. DiPERNA, Sckool of Mathematics, IAS Astrophysics Seminar Luncheon ■ n R. GOTT, Princeton University; E. Jenkins, Princeton University; c. pryor, Rutgers Utiiversity; L. THOMPSON, University of Illinois A Concert of Twentieth-Century Music ■ d THE new YORK NEW MUSIC ENSEMBLE March '> Special Partial Differential Equations Seminar: "The square root of the Dirichlet Laplacian on Lipschitz domains"- m CARLOS KENIG, University of Chicago s School of Social Science ■ d Director's Office 79 Institute for advanced study Simulations Seminar: "Resolurion and relaxation in results of N-body calculations"- n LARS HERNQUIST, School of Natural Sciences, IAS March 10 Analytic Number Theory Seminar: "Wanng's problem for biquadrates"- m JEAN-MARC DESHOUILLERS, University of Bordeaux Topology Seminar: "Strongly commuting diffeomorphisms of the two spheres have common fixed points"- m ^41CHAEL HANDEL, School of Mathematics , IAS Geometry and Analysis on Riemann Surfaces: "Orbifold holomorphic conformal field theories [continued]"- M PIERRE DELIGNE, ProfessoT, School of Mathematics, IAS Lecture on Algebraic Aspects of String Theory: "Conformal-field-theoretic construction of the Monster [continued]"- m JAMES LEPOWSKY, School of Mathematics, IAS Luncheon Seminar: "Achieving the most with the least: bureaucratic efforts at managing the economy m late imperial China"- s PIERRE-ETIENNE WILL, School of Social Science, IAS March i 1 Seminar on Conformal Field Theory: "Conformal field theory and coset constructions [continued]"- m PETER GODDARD, School of Mathematics, IAS Seminar on Differential Geometry: "Morse theory for minimal surfaces"- m JURGENJOST, School of Mathematics, IAS Partial Differential Equations Seminar: "Nonlinear transport theory: Boltzmann equation and Maxwell- Vlosov system [continued]"- M RONALD J. DiPERNA, School of Mathematics, IAS lAS-Princeton University Lunchtime Seminar: "Sewing Polyakov amplitudes"- n STEVEN CARLIP, School of Natural Sciences, IAS March 14 Dynamical Systems Seminar: "Fractal basin boundaries"- m KATHLEEN ALUGOOD, George Mason University Members Seminar [Special PDE Seminar]: "General variational principles"- m JAMES SERRIN, University of Minnesota Theoretical Physics Seminar: "Effective actions and space time SUSY"- n JAMES GATES, University of Maryland Much 15 Seminar on Semisimple Groups: "Volumes of arithmetic quotients of semisimple groups [continued]"- m GOPAL PRASAD, School of Mathematics, IAS Drinfeld Modules Seminar: "Cohomology of p-adic homogeneous spaces [continued]"- m ULRICH STtJHLER, School of Mathematics, IAS Partial Differential Equations Seminar: "Viscosity solutions of Hamilton-Jacobi equations in infinite dimensions"- m MICHAEL CRANDALL, University of Wisconsin Astrophysics Seminar Luncheon - n s. BALBUS, University of Virginia; j. ostriker, Princeton University; c. sarazin. University of Virginia; A. yahil. State University of New York March 16 Simulations Seminar: "Lattice QCD and numerical methods"- N MASATAKA FUKUGiTA, School of Natural Scierues, IAS Gender Seminar: "Identities and Interests in Contemporary Collective Action"- s DAVID plotke, School of Social Science, IAS March 17 Geometry and Analysis on Riemann Surfaces: "Orbifold holomorphic conformal field theories [continued]"- M PtERRE DELIGNE, Professor, School of Mathematics, IAS H School of Historical Studies - M School of Mathematics • N School of Natural Sciences 80 RECORD OF EVENTS 1987 - 1988 Lecture on Algebraic Aspects of String Theory: "Conformal-field-theoretic construction of the Monster [continued]"- m JAMES LEPOWSKY, School of Mathematics , IAS Luncheon Seminar: "What is hberal neutrality?"- s GEORGE SHER, School of Social Science, IAS March 18 Seminar on Conformal Field Theory: "Conformal field theory and coset constructions [continued]"- m PETER GODDARD, School of Mathematics, IAS Seminar on Differential Geometry: "Survey of existence and regularity for the variational maximal surface equation"- m ROBERT BARTNIK, Courant Institute and Australian National University Partial Differential Equations Seminar: "Viscosity solutions of Hamilton-Jacobi equations in infinite dimensions"- m MICHAEL CRANDALL, University of Wisconsin Seminar: "Understanding thermal instability"- n STEVE BALBUS, University of Virginia March 21 Dynamical Systems Seminar: "Liapunov exponents, entropy and Hausdorff dimension in Banach spaces"- m PHILIPPE THIEULLEN, University of Maryland March 22 Seminar on Semisimple Groups: "Volumes of arithmetic quotients of semisimple groups [continued]"- M GOPAL PRASAD, School of Mathematia, IAS Drinfeld Modules Seminar: "Zeta values at positive integers"- M DiNESH THAKUR, School of Mathematia, IAS Astrophysics Seminar Luncheon • n A. FURCHTER, Princeton University; i. kovner, Weizmann Institute of Science; f. schwhzer, Princeton University March 23 Seminar on Three- and Four-Manifolds: "Instanton holomology and surgery on 3-manifolds"- M ANDREAS FL-OER, Courant Institute Simulations Seminar: "Lyapunov instability in N-body systems"- n DOUGLAS HEGGm, University of Edinburgh March 24 Number Theory Seminar: "MordeU's conjecture over fijnction fields and related topics [Expository lecture, in the geometric case only]"- m ENRICO BOMBiERi, Professor, School of Mathematics, IAS Topology Seminar: "Algorithmic classification of hnks up to homotopy"- m XIAO-SONG LIN, School of Mathematia, IAS Geometry and Analysis on Riemann Surfaces: "Orbifold holomorphic conformal field theories [continued]"- m PIERRE DELIGNE, Professor, School of Mathematia, IAS Lecture on Algebraic Aspects of String Theory: "Conformal-field-theoretic construction of the Monster [continued]"- m JAMES LEPOWSKY, School of Mathematia, IAS Seminar on Conformal Field Theory: "Conformal field theory and coset constructions [continued]"- M PETER GODDARD, School of Mathematia , IAS Seminar on Differential Geometry: "Foliations by constant mean curvature spheres"- M RUGANG YE, Stanford University Luncheon Seminar: "High wages, empires and virtue: historical perspectives on international pohtical economy"- s ISTVAN HONT, School of Social Science, IAS March 25 Partial Differential Equations Seminar: "Nodal sets of solutions of eUiptic equations"- m ROBERT HARDT, University of Mirmesota s School of Social Science ■ D Director's Office 81 Institute for advanced study lAS-Princeton University Lunchrime Seminar: "Universal string field theory"- N MICHAEL PESKiN, Stanford Linear Accelerator Center Gender Seminar: "Women and Modernity: The [Life] Styles of Lou Andreas-Salome" and "Lesbian Identity and Autobiographical Differences"- s BiDDE MARTIN, Cornell University March 28 Dynamical Systems Seminar: "The application of formal language theory to the dynamics of cellular automata"- m LYMAN HURD, Princeton University; Assistant, School of Mathematics Theoretical Physics Seminar: "Orbifolds which 'are' smooth manifolds"- m LANCE DIXON, Princeton University Marcii 2'* Drinfeld Modules Seminar: "Special zeta values in characteristic p"- m jiNG YU, School of Mathematics , IAS March 3(1 Simulations Seminar: "A method of successive approximations to spherical isotropic cluster models"- N piet hut, Professor, School of Natural Sciences, IAS; and HERWIG dejonghe. School of Natural Sciences, IAS M:irrh 3 ! Topology Seminar: "Algorithmic classification of links up to homotopy"- m XIAO-SONG LIN, School of Mathematics, IAS Luncheon Seminar: "Gender identity and the discourse of inner truth"- s JUDITH BUTLER, School of Social Science, IAS April 4 Dynamical Systems Seminar: "Realizing automorphisms of the 3-shift"- m LINDA KEEN, City University of New York Aprils Partial Diflferential Equations Seminar: "Large time behavior of solutions to compressible fluid equations, I"- M MARIA SCHONBEK, School of Mathematics, IAS Astrophysics Seminar Luncheon • n D. SPERGEL, School of Natural Sciences, IAS; J. BLAND, University ofHau'aii; L. blitz. University of Maryland; A. loeb, IVeizmann Institute of Science; r. narayan. University cf Arizona; E. TURNER, Princeton University Apnl 6 Gender Seminar: "Objectivity and Social Meaning"- s MICHAEL WALZER, Professor, School of Social Science, IAS April 7 Art History Colloquium: "What was Expressionism? The transformation of the German concept of Expressionism 1911-1920"- H MARJT WERENSKioLD, School of Historical Studies, IAS Luncheon Seminar: "The politics of moral reconstruction: Italy 1945-50"- s VASMINE ERGAS, School of Social Science, IAS April 8 Partial Differential Equations Seminar: "Large time behavior of solutions to compressible fluid equations, 11"- m MARIA SCHONBEK, School of Mathematics, IAS lAS-Princeton University Lunchtime Seminar: "On the 'current' algebra of the KdV equation"- N ASHOK DAS, School of Natural Sciences, IAS Apnl 1 1 Dynamical Systems Seminar: "Minimal action orbits for positive definite lagrangian systems"- M JOHN MATHER, Princeton University Theoretical Physics Seminar: "Duality in QCD"- n STEPHEN J. PARKE, Fermilab National Accelerator Laboratory April 12 Drinfeld Modules Seminar: "The deRham isomorphism for Drinfeld modules"- m ERNST-ULRICH GEKELER, School of Mathematics, IAS H School of Historical Studies ■ M School of Mathematics ■ N School of Natural Sciences 82 RECORD OF EVENTS 1987 - 1988 Partial Differential Equations Seminar: "Periodic solutions of Hamiltonian systems' PAUL RABINOWITZ, Uiiiivrsity of IVisavisin M Astrophysics Seminar Luncheon ■ n p. AMSTERDAMSKi, University of Texas; K. LiBBRECHT, California Institute of Technology; p. DE LINTEL, University of Leiden; w. press, Har- vard University; g. rybicki. Harvard University; f. WILCZEK, University of California at Santa Barbara April 14 Luncheon Seminar: "What's the good of equahty?"- s JOHN BROOME, Princeton University April 15 Partial Differential Equations Seminar: "Periodic solutions of Hamiltonian systems"- m PAUL RABINOWITZ, University of Wisconsin April 1'' Drinfeld Modules Seminar: "The deRham isomorphism for Drinfeld modules [continued]"- M ERNST-ULRICH GEKELER, School of Mathematics, IAS Partial Differential Equations Seminar: "Elliptic equations with critical exponent on manifolds"- M ABBAS BAHRj, Rutgers University Astrophysics Seminar Luncheon ■ n D. SCHNEIDER, School of Natural Sciences, IAS; K. FREEMAN, Australian National University; B. PACZYNSKi, Princeton University; D. stinebring, Princeton University; j. TAYLOR, Princeton University Apnl 20 Gender Seminar: "U.S. Family PoUcy Legislation in the 1980s"- s YASMINEERGAS, Scliool oj Social Science, IAS Apnl 21 Luncheon Seminar: "A sheaf of souls: PhiUipme reinterpretations"- s JEAN-PAUL DUMONT, Scliool of Social Science, IAS April 22 lAS-Princeton University Lunchtime Seminar: "VerUndemagic and modular geometry"- N GREGORY MOORE, School of Natural Sciences, IAS April 25 Theoretical Physics Seminar: "Coset construction of chiral algebras"- n JONATHAN BAGGER, Harvard University April 2(. Astrophysics Seminar Luncheon • n H. dejonghe. School of Natural Sciences, IAS; J. GUNN, Princeton University; c. Lawrence, California Institute of Technology; e. turner, Princeton University; A. yahil, Columbia University April 27 Seminar: "The IBM parallel computer GFl 1"- n JAMES sexton, School of Natural Sciences, IAS May 3 Partial Differential Equations Seminar: "Regulari- ty theory for non-linear wave equations, I"- m JALAL shatah, School of Mathematics, IAS May 4 Gender Seminar: "Reflections on the Gender Year"- s DAVID GORDON, School of Social Science, IAS May 5 Luncheon Seminar: "French feminists and the rights of 'Man'"- s JOAN SCOTT, Professor, School of Social Science, IAS May 5 and (> Gender Seminar: Roundtable meeting on reproductive technologies with editors of the new journal Differences [Brown University Pembroke Center for Teaching and Research on Women] and authors of papers for its first issue - s May 6 Partial Differential Equations Seminar: "Regularity theory for non-linear wave equations, 11"- m JALAL SHATAH, School of Mathematics, IAS lAS-Princeton University Lunchtime Seminar: "3-D quantum gravity: scattering on a cone"- n STANLEY DESER, Brandeis University May 9 Theoretical Physics Seminar: "Soliton condensation and superconductivity"- n TO. lee, Columbia University s School of Social Science ■ D Director's Office 83 Institute for advanced study May 10 Special Seminar: "A renormalizarion group approach to turbulence"- m VICTOR YAKHOT, Princeton University Astrophysics Seminar ROALD SUNYAEV, Space Research Institute, Moscow, USSR Astrophysics Seminar Luncheon • n D. SPERGEL, School of Natural Sciences, IAS; M. WHNBERG, School oj Natural Sciences, IAS; M. MiLGROM, Weizmann Institute of Science; R SUNYAEV, Space Research Institute, Moscow, J. TAYLOR, Princeton Unipersity; s. tremaine, California Institute of Technology May 13 Partial Differential Equations Seminar: "Iterative methods for multi-constrained variational problems in plasma physics"- m JOEL SPRUCK, School of Mathematics, IAS M.iy 17 Astrophysics Seminar Luncheon - N S. BECK\xaTH, Cornell University; L. blitz, University of Maryland; c. piltcher, Princeton University; T. piran, Hebrew University; w. press. Harvard University; d. Weinberg, Princeton University M.IV IS Gender Seminar: "Can There Be a Feminist Ethnography?"- s ula abu-lughod. School of Social Science, IAS Mav 1') lAS-Princeton University Special Seminar: "Continuum strings from discrete field theories"- n I. KLEBANOV and L. sussKiND, Stanford University May 19 and 20 Conference: Seventh Biennial Meeting of AMI AS [Association of Members of the Institute for Advanced Study] "Harold Chemiss and the history of ancient philosophy" LEONARDO TARN, Columbia University "Tesselation and symmetry in mathematics and design" PAUL SALLY, University of Chicago "Some new connections between physics and geometry" EDWARD witten, Professor, School of Natural Sciences, IAS May 20 Partial Differential Equations Seminar: "Geometric maximum principle in nonlinear eUiptic PDE [new estimates and applications]"- m ILYAJ. bakelman. School of Mathematia, IAS IxvAS-Princeton University Lunchtime Seminar: "Neural networks and the super Yang Mills equations over Riemann surfaces"- N GEORGE CHAPLINE, Lawrence Livermore National Lxiboratory May 23 Theoretical Physics Seminar: "Knot theory and statistical mechanics"- n V.JONES, University of California, Berkeley May 25 Gender Seminar: "The Body Politic", s CARROLL SMITH-ROSENBERG, School of Social Science, IAS May 26 Members Seminar: "Hopf s ergodic decomposition in Banach lattices"- m RADU ZAHAROPOL, School of Mathematia, IAS May 31 Astrophysics Seminar Luncheon • N p. HUT, Professor, School of Natural Sciences, IAS; T. LAUER, Princeton University; e. turner, Princeton University; T. Williams, Rutgers University June 3 lAS-Princeton University Lunchtime Seminar: "The Hagedorn transition and the number of fundamental degrees of freedom in string theory"- n EDWARD WITTEN, Professor; School of Natural Sciences, IAS H School of Historical Sliidiei ■ M School of Mathematics ■ N School of Natural Sciences 84 RECORD OF EVENTS 1987 - 1988 June 7 Astrophysics Seminar Luncheon • n B. DRAINE, Princeton University; r. kulsrud, Plasma Physics Lab; b. paczynski, Princeton University June 2.-<-3i> Conference ■ s "Women's Studies research: Critical issues — past, present and future" Convener: joan scott, Professor, School of Social Science, IAS In addition, the following lectures at the Institute were arranged by the Princeton Society of the Archaeological Institute of America. October 21 Lecture: "Rome's spice trade with the East" STEVEN E. siDEBOTHAM, University of Delaware November 1 1 Lecture: "The mysterious Muses" BRUNILDE RiDGWAY, Bryn Mawr College December 9 Lecture: "Harpies: good or bad?" ULLY KAHIL, University ofFribourg February 10 Lecture: "The archaeology of the Taurus mountains, Turkey: silver and tin in antiquity" K. ASLIHAN YENER, Metropolitan Museum of Art March 9 Lecture: "Mothers and children in the art of ancient Italy" LARISSA BONFANTE, Netv York University Apnl 13 Homer and Dorothy Thompson Lecture: "Homeric and Dorotheic Athens" EMILY TOWNSEND VERMEULE, Harvard University s School of Social Science ■ D Director's Office 85 RECORD OF EVENTS Academic Year 1988-S9 What follows is a calendar of events sponsored by the Schools of Historical Studies, Mathematics, Natural Sciences and Social Science and by the Director's Office July 5 Special Mathematics Seminar [Clavius Group]: "A p-adic analogue of the Gauss-Bonnet formula"- m RICHARD FREIJE, Boston University July h Special Mathematics Seminar [Clavius Group]: "Dupin submanifolds in Lie sphere geometry"- m THOMAS CECIL, Holy Cross College July 10 Special Mathematics Seminar [Clavius Group]: "Curvature of submanifolds"- m LESLIE COGHLAN, University of Alabama July 1 1 Special Mathematics Seminar [Clavius Group]: "Curvature of submanifolds" [Conclusion] - m LESLIE COGHLAN, University of Alabama Special Mathematics Seminar [Clavius Group] : "Gauge theory constructions of mapping class groups"- M EDWARD wiTTEN, Professof, School of Natural Sciences, IAS July 13 Special Mathematics Seminar [Clavius Group]: "Hyperbohc leaves of fobations"- m LAWRENCE CONLON, Washington University, St. Louis Special Mathematics Seminar [Clavius Group]: "Piecewise-circular curves"- M THON4AS F. BANCHOFF, Broum University July 14 Special Mathematics Seminar [Clavius Group]: "Triple points of stable surfaces in 3-manifolds"- m LESLIE COUGHLAN, University of Alabama Special Mathematics Seminar [Clavius Group): "Geometric entropy of foharions"- m PAWEL WALCZAK, University of Lodz , Poland July 20 Special Mathematics Seminar [Clavius Group]: "Some formalities regarding the path integral approach to knot invariants"- m SCOTT AXELROD, Princeton University July 25 Special Mathematics Seminar [Clavius Group]: "Exact solutions of the Dirac equation in N dimensions with a Coulomb potential"- M MAURICE WONG, Fairfield University Special Mathematics Seminar [Clavius Group]: "Some formahries regarding the path integral approach to knot invariants" [conclusion] • M SCOTT AXELROD, Princeton University July 27 Special Mathematics Seminar [Clavius Group]: "The contribution to mathematics of Girolamo Saccheri"- m JOSEPH MAcDONNELL, Fairfield University July 28 Special Mathematics Seminar [Clavius Group]: "Non-theorems: a new approach to the old problem of effective decidability in the first order predicate calculus"- m GERD dOben, University of Munich Special Mathematics Seminar [Clavius Group): "Structure constants in Lie algebras = computer methods"- m JOHN kurtzke. University of Portland September 13 Theoretical Physics Seminar: "Moving away from the critical point"- N v. dotsenko. Landau Institute of Tlieoretical Physics, Moscow, and "Bethe-Ansatz calculation of finite size effects" V. BAZHANOV, IHEP H School of Historical Studies ■ M School of Mathematics • N School of Natural Sciences 86 RECORD OF EVENTS 1988 - 1989 September 1 4 Theoretical Physics Seminar: "New non-renormahzation theorem for N=l supersymmetric theories"- n V. NOVIKOV, ITEP; and "Superconformal Geometry" A. ROSLY, ITEP September 1 6 Partial Differential Equations Seminar: "On a conjecture of Dahlberg and harmonic measure"- m ROBERT FEFFERMAN, University of Chicago October 3 Theoretical Physics Seminar: "Quantum field theory and the Jones polynomial"- n EDWARD WITTEN, Professor, School of Natural Sciences, IAS Dynamical Systems Seminar: "On the dynamics of the Henon map [survey]"- m LENNART CARLESON, School of Mathematics, IAS Members Seminar: "A polynomial identity arising m the study of the Virasoro algebra and conformal fields"- M ROBERT LANGLANDS, Professor, School of Mathematics, IAS October 4 Representation Theory of p-adic Groups: "Structure of admissible representations of p-adic groups"- m PHILIP KUTZKO, School of Mathematics, IAS Partial Differential Equations Seminar: "Existence of solutions to semilinear equations"- m YANYAN LI, Princeton University (October 3 Lecture: "Rome and the Seleucids from the Khabur to the Tigris: an archaeological perspective"- H DAVID OATES, British Archaeological Expedition to Tell Brak October 6 Art History Colloquium: "Temi figurativi e novellistici del Boccaccio fi-a autunno del Medioevo e Rinascimento"- H viTTORE BRANCA, School of Historical Studies, IAS ( V tobcr 7 Partial Differential Equations Seminar: Existence of solutions to semilinear equations"- M YANYAN LI, Princeton University Lunchtime Semmar: "What happens when the weak interactions become strong?"- n JONATHAN ROSNER, School of Natural Sciences, IAS October 10 Dynamical Systems Seminar: "Branched coverings of S'- and piecewise linear maps on trees"- M MITSUHIRO SHISHIKURA, School of Mathematics, IAS Members Seminar: "T-equivariant K-theory of flag varieties"- m SHRAWAN KUMAR, Scliool of Mathematics, IAS October 1 1 Seminar on Lie Groups and Quadratic Forms: "Values of indefinite quadratic fonns at integral points"- M ARMAND BOREL, Professor, School of Mathematics, IAS Seminar on Representation Theory of p-adic Groups: "Structure of admissible representations ofGLjvi: open compact subgroups and hereditary orders"- m COLIN BUSHNELL, School of Mathematics, IAS October 1 2 Special Partial Differential Equations Seminar: "Renormahzation group for turbulence" [continued] - M VICTOR YAKHOT, Princeton University Ethnicity Seminar: Planning meeting - s MICHAEL WALZER, Professor, School of Social Science, IAS Number Theory: "Frobenius maps of Abehan varieties and finding roots of unity in finite fields"- M JONATHAN piLA, School of Mathematics, IAS s School of Social Science ■ D Director's Office 87 Institute for advanced study October 13 Special Partial Differential Equations Seminar: "Renormalization group for turbulence" [continued] • m VICTOR yakhot, Princeton University Luncheon Seminar; "The new pluralism in American religion and its sociology"- s R. STEPHEN WARNER, School of Social Science, IAS October 14 Partial Differential Equations Seminar: "The least action principle for generalized flows in incompressible fluids"- m YANN BRENIER, Institut National de Recherche en Infomiatique et en Automatique, Le Chesnay, France October 17 Dynamical Systems Seminar: "Distortion of S-unimodal maps; an overview"- m STEWART JOHNSON, School of Mathematia, IAS Members Seminar: "Kahler-Einstein metrics with positive scalar curvature"- M GANGTIAN, School of Mathematia, IAS Theoretical Physics Seminar: "Global cosmic strings"- n PIERRE siKiviE, University of Florida October 18 Seminar on Lie Groups and Quadratic Forms; "Values of indefinite quadratic forms at integral points" [continued] • m ARMAND BOREL, Professor, School of Mathematics, IAS Seminar on Representation Theory of p-adic Groups: "Structure of admissible representations ofGLpsj: open compact subgroups and hereditary orders" [continued] - m PHILIP KUTZKO, School of Mathematics , IAS Partial Differential Equations Seminar - m RICHARD M. SCHOEN, Stanford University October 1 9 Number Theory Seminar: "p-adic Galois representations"- m GERD FALTINGS, School of Mathematics, IAS October 20 Dynamical Systems Seminar: "Feigenbaum Cantor sets: a priori bounds"- m DENNIS SULLIVAN, City University of New York Dynamical Systems Seminar: "Strange attractors for Henon maps"- M LENNART CARLESON, School of Mathematics, IAS Luncheon Seminar; "The world of the bom-again telescandals"- S SUSAN F. HARDING, School of Social Science, IAS October 2 1 Partial Differential Equations Seminar - m RICHARD SCHOEN, Stanford University Lunchtime Seminar: "Extended superconformal algebras of string compactification on manifolds of SU{N) holonomy"- n HiROSHi OOGURI, School of Natural Sciences, IAS October 24 Dynamical Systems Seminar: "Recent results on the boundaries of Siegel singular discs"- m MICHAEL HERMAN, School of Mathematia, IAS Members Seminar: "The Langlands-Rapaport conjecture for the points on Siegel modular varieties"- m JAMES MILNE, Scltool of Mathematia, IAS October 25 Seminar on Lie Groups and Quadratic Forms: "Values of indefinite quadratic forms at integral points" [continued] - m ARMAND BOREL, Professor, School of Mathematics, IAS Seminar on Representation Theory of p-adic Groups: "Structure of admissible representations of GLjsj: open compact subgroups and hereditary orders" [continued] - M PHILIP KUTZKO, School of Mathematics, IAS October 2f> Medievalist Seminar; "The Virgilization of 'Ovid' and Boethius: mythographic exegesis in the early Middle Ages"- H JANE CHANCE, School of Historical Studies, IAS H School o/Hbtorical Studies ■ M School of Mathematia ■ N School of Natural Sciences 88 RECORX* OF EVENTS 1988 - 1989 Number Theory Seminar: "Sums over primes of Fourier coefEcients of half-integral weight forms"- M WILLIAM DUKE, Rutgers University Partial Differential Equations Seminar: "Nonlinear waves for compressible Navier-Stokes and Euler equations"- m TAI-PING LIU, Courant Institute Ethnicity Seminar: Discussion of papers by Timothy Smith and Martha Minow ■ s MICHAEL WALZER, Profcssor, Sclwol of Social Science, IAS October 27 Concert: A concert of classical music by the Chamber Music Society of Lmcoln Center • d Luncheon Seminar: "Fact and fiction in the anthropology of America's northwest coast"- s ISABELLE SCHULTE-TENCKHOFF, School of Social Science, IAS Dynamical Systems Seminar: "Strange attractors for Henon maps" [continued] ■ m LENNART CARLESON, School of Mathematics, IAS Dynamical Systems Seminar: "Feigenbaum Cantor sets: q.c— conjugacy and geometric stability"- M DENNIS SULLIVAN, City University of New York October 28 Partial Differential Equations Seminar: "Nonlinear waves for compressible Navier-Stokes and Euler equations"- M TAI-PING LIU, Courant Institute Trustees' Lecture: "Cautionary tales for scientists"- D FREEMAN DYSON, Professor, School of Natural Sciences, IAS October 3 1 Dynamical Systems Seminar: "Conjugacies between circle homeomorphisms"- M GRZEGORZ SWLATEK, School of Mathematics, IAS Theoretical Physics Seminar: "Closed string couplings that give the modular region"- n BARTON zwiEBACH, Massachusetts Institute of Technology 1988 Oppenheimer Lecture: "Newton and Einstein - a study in contrasts"- d s. CHANDRASEKHAR, Enrico Fermi Institute, University of Chicago November 1 Seminar on Lie Groups and Quadratic Forms: "Decomposition of the tensor product of two finite dimensional representations of a complex semi-simple Lie algebra"- m SHRAWAN KUMAR, School of Mathematics, IAS Seminar on Representation Theory of p-adic Groups: "Representations of Hecke algebras"- m GEORGE LUSZTiG, School of Mathematics, IAS No\'cmbcr 2 Number Theory Seminar: "p-adic Galois representations" [continued] ■ M GERD FALTINGS, School of Mathematics, IAS Technical Lecture - n s. CHANDRASEKHAR, Enrico Fermi Institute, University of Chicago November 3 Dynamical Systems Seminar: "Strange attractors for Henon maps" [continued] • m LENNART CARLESON, School of Mathematics, IAS Dynamical Systems Seminar: "Ergodic properties of parricle motion in potential fields"- m VICTOR DONNAY, Princeton University Luncheon Seminar: "After the Mutiny on the Bounty was over: reflections on ethnographic history, or how could Clark Gable, Marlon Brando and Mel Gibson have been so wrong?"- s GREGORY m. dening. School of Social Science, IAS November 4 Parrial Differential Equations Seminar: "StabiUty properties of a critical point for an infinite dimensional HamHtonian system"- m manoussos GRiLLAKis, School ofMathematia, IAS Lunchtime Seminar: "2+1 dimensional gravity as a gauge theory"- n EDWARD wiTTEN, Professor, School of Natural Sciences, IAS s School of Social Science ■ d Director's Office 89 Institute for advanced study November 7 Dynamical Systems Seminar: "Local complexity growth for iterations of real analytic mappings and semicontinuity moduli of the entropy"- M YOSEF YOMDIN, School of Mathematics, IAS Members Seminar: "Symmetry breaking for bifurcation problems with symmetry"- m ROGER RICHARDSON, School of Mathematia, IAS Theoretical Physics Seminar: "Some observations on compactification of superstrings"- n JOHN SCHWARZ, California Institute of Technology November S Seminar on Lie Groups and Quadratic Forms: "Decomposition of the tensor product of two finite dimensional representations of a complex semi-simple Lie algebra" [continued] - m SHRAWAN KUMAR, School of Mathematics, IAS Seminar on Representation Theory of p-adic Groups: "Representations of Hecke algebras" [continued] • m GEORGE LUSZTIG, School of Mathematics, IAS November 9 Medievalist Seminar: "The invention of royal ceremonial: Two examples from Castile"- h PETER A. LINEMAN, School of Historical Studies. IAS Ethnocity Seminar: Discussion of papers by Debray, Connor, and Lijphart - s DAN HOROWITZ, School of Social Scietue, IAS November '* .ind in Number Theory Seminar: "Diophantine geometry"- m paulvojta. University of California, Berkeley November 1 1 ( Art History Colloquium: "La repubhque des lettres: mythe, idee, ou realite?"- h MARC FUMAROLI, School of Historical Studies, IAS Dynamical Systems Seminar: "Strange attractors for Henon maps" [continued] • m lennart carleson. School of Mathematics, IAS Luncheon Seminar: "Between philosophy and pohtics: democracy and the decentering of the subject"- s CHANT AL MOUFFE, School of Social Science, IAS November 14 Dynamical Systems Seminar: "Automorphisms of the one-sided three shift and the dynamics of cubic polynomials"- M PAUL BLANCHARD, School of Mathematics, IAS Members Seminar: "Quantitative symmetrization ot convex bodies" - m jORAM LiNDENSTRAUSS, School of Mathematia, IAS November 15 Seminar on Lie Groups and Quadratic Forms: "Representations of quantum groups"- M GEORGE LUSZTIG, School of Mathematics, IAS Seminar on Representation Theory of p-adic Groups: "Representations of Hecke algebras" [continued] - M Special Seminar in Complex Analysis: "Multidimensional power-series, an informal talk"- M LARS V. AHLFORS, Harvard University November 1 d Informal Seminar: "Rhetoric revisited and revalued"- h MARC FUMAROLI, School of Historical Studies, IAS Number Theory Seminar: "p-adic Galois representations" [continued] - m GERD FALTINGS, School of Mathematia, IAS Ethnicity Seminar: Discussion of papers by Bell, HaU, Omni and Winant, and Pizzorno - s CHANT AL MOUFFE, School of Social Science, IAS; and MICHAEL WALZER, Professor, School of Social Science, IAS November 17 Luncheon Seminar: "The historical origins of U.S. industrial success"- s GAVIN WRIGHT, School of Social Science, IAS H School of Historical Studies ■ M School of Mathematics ■ N School of Natural Sciences 90 RECORD OF EVENTS 1988 - 1989 Dynamical Systems Seminar: "Strange attractors for Henon maps, informal discussion"- m LENNART CARLESON, School of Mathematics , IAS Dynamical Systems Seminar: "Homoclinic tangencies: concurrent creation and annihilation of penodic orbits"- m ITTAI KAN, University of Maryland, Institute for Physical Science and Technology November IS Lunchtime Seminar: "[Super]-field theories from [super] -twistors"- N SORIN SOLOMON, The Weizmann Institute November 2 1 Dynamical Systems Seminar: "Classification of SU(2)-cocycles over an irrational rotation and renormalization"- M MAREK RYCHLIK, School of Mathematics , IAS Special Seminar on Construction of L Functions: "L functions for G2" [continued) ■ m STEPHEN RALLis, Ohio State University No\cinbcr 22 Medievalist Seminar: "Oral contraceptives and early abortifacients in the Middle Ages"- h JOHN M. RIDDLE, School of Historical Studies, IAS Special Seminar on Construction of L Functions: "L functions for G2"- M I. PIATETSKI-SHAPIRO, Yale University Seminar on Representation Theory of p-adic Groups: "Unitary criterion for p-adic groups"- m ALLEN MOY, Rutgers University November 23 Number Theory Seminar: "The number of integral points on ovals"- M ENRICO BOMBiERi, Professor, School of Mathematics, IAS November 28 Dynamical Systems Seminar: "Families of diffeomorphisms of the two-torus"- m JOHN GUCKENHEiMER, School of Mathematics, IAS Members Seminar: "Jacobi, Virasoro and Kac-Moody actions on an infinite Grassmannian"- m MOTOMCO MULASE, School of Mathematics, IAS November 29 Seminar on Lie Groups and Quadratic Forms: "Decomposition of the tensor product of two finite dimensional representations of a complex semi-simple Lie algebra" [continued] - m SHRAWAN KUMAR, Scliool of Mathematics, IAS Seminar on Representation Theory of p-adic Groups: "GLivi in the composite case, an introduction"- M PHILIP KUTZKO, School of Mathematics, IAS Partial Differential Equations Seminar: "Viscosity solution methods for regularity of variational inequalities"- m ROBERT JENSEN, Loyola University of Chicago November 30 Number Theory Seminar: "p-adic Galois representations" [continued] - m GERD FALTINGS, School of Mathematics, IAS December 1 Art History Colloquium: "The BelUni, the Vivarini and the beginnings of the Renaissance altarpiece in Venice"- h PETER B. HUMFREY, School of Historical Studies, IAS Luncheon Seminar: "Generality and relativism in legal theory"- s WILLIAM EWALD, School of Social Science, IAS Dynamical Systems Seminar: "Periodic and quasi-periodic solutions for non-Unear wave equations via KAM theory"- m EUGENE WAYNE, Pennsylvania State University Dynamical Systems Seminar: "Boundaries of Siegel singular domains"- M MICHAEL HERMAN, School of Mathematics, IAS December 2 Lunchtime Seminar: "Orbifolds and rational confomial field theory"- n ROBBERT DIJKGRAAF, University of Utrecht s School of Social Science ■ d Director's Office 91 Institute for advanced study Partial Differential Equations Seminar: "Viscosity solution methods for regularity of vanational inequalities" [continued] • M ROBERT JENSEN, Loyola Unii'ersity Seminar: "p-adic cohomology" [technical lecture] ■ m GERD FALTiNGS, School of Mathematics, IAS Informal Seminar: "Inertial manifolds for partial differential equations" GEORGE SELL, University of Minnesota December 5 Informal Seminar: "Report from Rome; San Lorenzo in Damaso - A fourth-century church rediscovered"- H RICHARD KRAUTHEIMER, Scliool of Historical Studies, IAS Dynamical Systems Seminar: "Species of conformal dynamical systems"- M CURT MCMULLEN, Priuceton University December 5, 7, 8 The Twelfth Marston Morse Lectures: "Holomorphic surgery"- M ADRIEN DOUADY, Ecole Normak Siiperieiire, Paris December 6 Medievalist Seminar: "Merchant writers in the late Middle Ages"- h viTTORE BRANCA, School of Historical Studies, IAS Partial Differential Equations Seminar: "Global regulanty of Navier-Stokes m thin three- dimensional domains"- m GEORGE SELL, University of Minnesota Seminar on Lie Groups and Quadratic Forms: "Representations of quantum groups" [continued] - M GEORGE LuszTiG, School of Mathematics, IAS Seminar on Representation Theory of p-adic Groups: "GLn in the composite case" [continued] • M PHILIP KUTZKO, School of Mathematics, IAS December 7 Public Lecture: "Angry saints and kind demons"- h ARON J. GUREVICH, Institute for General History, Soviet Academy oj Sciences Special Lecture: "Smooth representations of Lie algebras and conformal fields"- m A.A. BEILINSON, MosCOW Ethnicity Seminar: Discussion of Benedict Anderson, Imagined Communities: Reflections on the Ongin and Spread of Nationalism ■ s JEAN LECA, School of Social Science, IAS December S Dynamical Systems Seminar: "Boundaries of Siegel singular domains" [continued] ■ M MICHAEL HERMAN, School of Mathematics, IAS Special Seminar: "On Polylogarithms"- m DON ZAGIER, University of Maryland Dynamical Systems Seminar: "Tableaux and Julia sets of cubic polynomials"- m JOHN H. HUBBARD, Cornell University Luncheon Seminar: "On disciplinary strategies and the labor market: Argentine rural society between 1820 and 1860"- s RICARDO SALVATORE, School of Social Science, IAS December 9 Informal Seminar: "Recent developments in Soviet medieval historiography"- H ARON J. GUREVICH, Institute for General History, Soviet Academy of Sciences Theoretical Particle Physics Seminar: "Global string dynamics"- n T. VACHASPATi, DAMTP, Cambridge Special Seminar: "On Polylogarithms". DON ZAGIER, University of Maryland ■ m Partial Differential Equations Seminar: "Global regulanty of Navier-Stokes in thin three-dimensional domains"- m GEORGE SELL, University of Minnesota H School of Historical Stiiilies ■ M School of Mathematics ■ N School of Natural Sciences 92 RECOBX) OF EVENTS 1988 - 1989 December 1 2 Dynamical Systems Seminar: "Rotation vectors and entropy for difFeomorphisms of the torus"- M ROBERT MACKAY, Uniuersity of Warwick; and "Boundaries of Siegel singular domains" [continued] • M MICHAEL HERMAN, School of Mathematics, IAS Members Seminar: "Volume and entropy in spaces of large dimension; some unexpected phenomena"- m VITAL! MiLMAN, School of Mathematics, IAS December 1 3 Seminar on Representation Theory of p-adic Groups: "Representations of division algebras"- m LARRY CORWIN, Rutgers University Theoretical Physics Seminar: "Algebraic geometry and effective Lagrangians"- n emil martinec, University of Chicago Seminar on Lie Groups and Quadratic Forms: "Irreducible components of the variety of unstable vectors"- M ROGER RICHARDSON, School of Mathematics, IAS December 1 4 Ethnicity Seminar: Discussion of Carl Schmitt, The Concept of the Political - s WILLIAM EWALD, School of Social Science, IAS December 1 3 Art History CoOoqumm: "Saints and Jews: patronage, hagiography and anti-Semitism in the stained glass of Saint Die [Vosges]"- h MEREDITH P. LiLLiCH, School of Historical Studies, IAS Luncheon Seminar: "Isn't there anything out there we can all agree upon? The quest for cultural consensus in anthropology and history"- s JAMES w. FERNANDEZ, School of Social Science, IAS December 1 6 Lunchtime Seminar: "Overrelaxed algonthms for lattice gauge theory"- n FRANK BROWN. Columbia University December 1 9 Theoretical Physics Seminar: "Two dimen- sional theory space and Stochastic quantization of strings"- N G. MANDAL, Tata Institute Special Seminar: "A geometrical approach to the theory of representations of finitely generated groups"- m VLADIMIR PLATONOV, Institute of Mathematics of the Soviet Academy of Sciences December 20 Seminar on Representation Theory of p-adic Groups: "Representations of division algebras" [continued] - m LARRY CORWIN, Rutgers University January 9 Dynamical Systems Seminar: "Localization for quasi-periodic Schroedinger in one dimension"- M YA SINAI, Soviet Academy of Sciences Dynamjcal Systems Seminar: - m MIKHAIL YAKOBSON, University of Maryland January 1 1 Medievalist Seminar: "Classes and guilds in late medieval Germany"- h STEVEN w. ROWAN, School of Historical Studies, IAS Ethnicity Seminar: "Demographic nationalism in Western Europe, 1870-1960"- s SUSAN COTT WATKINS, University of Pennyslvania January 12 Luncheon Seminar: "Piety, secularism, socialism — on religion and working-class formation in imperial Germany, 1871-1914"- S wiLFRiED SPOHN, School of Social Science, IAS Dynamical Systems Seminar: "Quantum chaos and double Weyl's trigonometric sums"- m YA SINAI, Soviet Academy of Sciences January 13 Dynamical Systems Seminar: "Straddle orbits: finding trajectories on chaotic saddles"- m JAMES YORKE, University of Maryland s School of Social Science ■ d Director's Office 93 Institute for advanced study January 16 Members Seminar: "Free Field representation of minimal conformal field theories"- m GIOVANNI FELDER, Sclwol of Mathematics, IAS January 17 Art History Colloquium: "The patronage of Doge Andrea Dandolo: How art made history in fourteenth-century Venice"- H DEBRA PiNCUS, Sclwol of Historical Studies, IAS Seminar on Representation Theory of p-adic Groups; "Representations of division algebras" [continued] • m LARRY CORWIN, Rutgers University lanuary 19 Luncheon Seminar: "History beyond social theory"- s LYNN HUNT, School of Social Science, IAS January 23 Dynamical Systems Seminar: "One-dimension Euler equations and Hamiltonian dynamics"- m YA SINAI, U.S.S.R. Academy of Sciences January 24 Seminar on Locally Symmetric Varieties: "rj-mvariants of arithmetic"- M MARK STERN, School of Mathematics , IAS January 25 Ethnicity Seminar: "Nation and universe"- s MICHAEL WALZER, Professor, School of Social Science, IAS Number Theory: "An introduction to diophantme approxmiation"- M ENRICO BOMBiERi, Professor, School of Mathematics, IAS lanuary 26 Luncheon Seminar: "A critique of philosophical conversation"- s MICHAEL WALZER, Professor, School of Social Science, IAS lanuary 27 Lunchtime Seminar: "Duality of fields and sources in conformal field theory"- n MICHAEL BERSHADSKY, School of Natural Sciences, IAS January- 30 Dynamical Systems Seminar: "Rotation sets for torus maps"- M MICHAEL MisiUREWicz, School of Mathematics, IAS Members Seminar: "The Lifschetz trace formula for an open algebraic surface"- m THOMAS F. ziNK, School of Mathematics , IAS January 3 1 Medievahst Seminar: "Papal policy and jurisdiction in cases of academic orthodoxy: 1100-1400"- H WILLIAM J. couRTENAY, School of Historical Studies, IAS Seminar on Locally Symmetnc Varieties: "rj-invariants of arithmetic varieties" [continued] - M MARK STERN, Scliool of Mathematics, IAS February 1 Number Theory Seminar: "Geometry of numbers over the adeles"- m ENRICO BOMBIERI, Professor, School oj Mathematics, IAS Seminar on Representation Theory of p-adic Groups: "Supercuspidal representations induced from normalizers of parahoric subgroups"- m LAWRENCE MORRIS, School of Mathematics, IAS February 2 Luncheon Seminar: "Work in progress: the cold war in history, fiction and everyday hfe"- s FRED INGLIS, School of Social Science, IAS February 3 Number Theory Seminar: "An introduction to diophantinc approximation" [continued] ■ M ENRICO BOMBIERI, Professor, School of Mathematics, IAS February '> Theoretical Physics Seminar: "Corners in Calabi-Yau moduh space"- n RYAN ROHM, Boston University Dynamical Systems Seminar: "Destruction of invariant curves"- M JOHN MATHER, Princeton University H School of Hislorical Studies ■ M School of Mtithemalics ■ N School of Natural Sciences 94 RECORX) OF EVENTS 1988 - 1989 Members Seminar: "Instantons, Platonic solids and the geometry of the nilpotent vanety"- m PETER KRONHEiMER, Sdiool oj Mathematics, IAS February 7 Seminar on Locally Symmetric Varieties: "Invariants and Sato-Shmtani zeta-functions"- m MARK STERN, School of Mathematics, IAS February 8 Seminar on Representation Theory of p-adic Groups: "Tamely ramified supercuspidal representations for the classical groups"- m LAWRENCE MORRIS, School of Mathematics, IAS Number Theory Seminar: "Dyson's theorem m diophantme approxunations'"- M ENRICO BOMBiERi, Professor, School oj Mathematics, IAS Ethnicity Seminar: "The national question in Poland and the Soviet Union"- s EWA MORAWSKA, 5i:/!t'o/ of Social Science, IAS February 9 Luncheon Seminar: "History in crisis? The others' side of the story"- s JOAN w. SCOTT, Professor, School oj Social Science, IAS Art History Colloquium: "Paradox and enigma in Danhome art"- H SUZANNE BLiER, School of Historical Studies, IAS February 10 Lunchtime Seminar: "Gauge theories and integrable lattice models"- n EDWARD wiTTEN, Professor, School oj Natural Sciences, IAS Number Theory Seminar: "An introduction to deophantine approximation" [continued] ■ m ENRICO BOMBIERI, Professor, School of Mathematics, IAS Fcbruan,' 13 Dynamical Systems Seminar: "Topological pressure, principal eigenvalues and growth rates of solution for parabolic equations with small parameters"- m YURI KIFER, School of Mathematics, IAS February 14 Medievalist Seminar: "What did monasticism mean to medieval man?"- h LUDOj.R. MiLis, School of Historical Studies, IAS Seminar on Locally Symmetric Varieties [continued]: "A Lefschetz theorem for Hecke operators"- M MARK STERN, School of Mathematics, IAS Members Seminar: "The traveling salesman problem and related problems in harmonic analysis"- m PETER JONES, School of Mathematics, IAS Special Seminar: "Geometry and potential theory on Lie groups"- M N. VAROPOULOS, University of Paris VI Fcbruan,- 1 5 Number Theory Seminar: "Heights and intersections on arithmetic surfaces"- m D. THAKUR, School of Matlmnatia, IAS February 16 Luncheon Seminar: "Sacred monarchy, regicide, and the boundaries of legitimacy"- s LLOYD moote. School of Historical Studies, IAS Dynamical Systems Seminar: "Minimal action orbits"- m JOHN MATHER, School of Mathematics, IAS FcbriKU'N' 17 Number Theory Seminar: "An introduction to diophantine approximation" [continued] - m ENRICO BOMBIERI, Professor, School of Mathematics, IAS February 20 Theoretical Physics Seminar: "Catastrophes, spectral flow and coset models"- n CUMRUN VAFA, Harvard University Dynamical Systems Seminar: "New invanant manifolds and foliations and applications to rigidity"- M R. DE LA LLAVE, Sclwol of Mathematics, IAS February 21 Members Seminar: "Symmetric decreasing rearrangement is discontinuous in Wip(R") ELLIOTT LiEB, Sclwol of Mathematics, IAS M s School of Social Science - d Director's Office 95 Institute for advanced study Fcbruars' 22 Seminar on Representation Theory of p-adic Groups: "Iteration of the arithmetic-geometnc mean and complex multiplication"- m GUY HENNIART, Sclwol of Mathematics, IAS Number Theory Seminar: "Calculus on anthmetic surfaces"- m MICHAEL LAR.SEN, Sdwol of Mathematics, IAS Number Theory Seminar: "The elementary theory of heights"- m ENRICO BOMBIERJ, Ptojessor, School oj Mathematics, IAS Ethnicity Seminar: "State, community and communal conflicts in deeply divided societies"- s DAN HOROWITZ, School of Social Science, IAS February 23 Dynamical Systems Seminar: "Use of Peierls Barrier"- M JOHN MATHER, PrincetOH University Luncheon Seminar: "Democratic citizenship in France— two hundred years later: expanding or crumbling?"- s JEAN LECA, School of Social Science, IAS February 24 Number Theory Seminar: "An introduction to diophantine approximation" [continued] - M ENRICO BOMBIERJ, Pwjessor, School of Mathematics, IAS February 27 Dynamical Systems Seminar: "Chaotic flows and magnetic dynamoes"- m E. ott. School of Mathematics, IAS Members Seminar: "On Whittaker vectors for complex scmisimple Lie groups"- m H. matumoto. School of Mathematics, IAS FebruaiY 28 Medievalist Seminar: "Joachim of Fiore"- h ROBERT LERNER, Scliool of Historical Studies, IAS Seminar on Locally Symmetric Varieties: "77-invariants and Selberg zeta functions"- m H. Moscovici, School of Mathematics, IAS March 1 Seminar on Representation Theory of p-adic Groups: "Recent results on the admissable dual of GLn"- m p.c. kutzko. School of Mathematics, IAS Number Theory Seminar: "The local theory of heights"- m ENRICO BOMBiERi, Professor, School of Mathematics, IAS Number Theory Seminar: "Calculus on arithmetic surfaces"- m M. LARSEN, School of Mathematics, IAS March 2 Luncheon Seminar: "Comparative economic history: the cases of Spain, Italy, and Portugal in the nineteenth-and early twentieth-centuries"- s GABRIEL TORTELLA, School of Historical Studies, IAS Art History Colloquium: "Wall painting and the politics of narrative in twelfth-century France"- H MARCIA KUPFER, School of Historical Studies, IAS March 3 Number Theory Seminar: "An introduction to diophantine approximation" [continued] - m ENRICO BOMBIERI, Pwfessor, School of Mathematics, IAS Mathematical Physics Seminar: "Rounding of first order transitions for systems with quenched disorder"- m J. WEHR, Rutgers University March 6 Theoretical Physics Seminar: "Commensurate- incommensurate phase transitions in the chiral Potts model"- N BARRY McCOY, Institute for Theoretical Physics, Stony Brook H School of Historical Studies ■ M School of Mathematics • N School oJ Natural Sciences 96 R£CORX) OF EVENTS 1988 - 1989 Dynamical Systems Seminar: "Generically surface diffeomorphisms have hyperbolic attractors"- m R. MANE, Scluxil of Mathematics, IAS March « Seminar on Representation Theory of p-adic Groups: "Recent results on the admissible dual of GLfg"- M COLIN BUSHNELL, School of Mathematia, IAS Number Theory Seminar: "Calculus on anthmetic surfaces" [continued] ■ m MICHAEL LARSEN, School of Mathematia, IAS Ethnicity Seminar: Discussion of Bernard Williams, Morality: An Introduction to Ethics ■ s WILLIAM EWALD, School of Social Science, IAS March 9 Luncheon Seminar; "Possession and exorcism in early modern Europe: a cultural history of demons"- s STUART CLARK, School of Historical Studies, IAS Special Seminar [Partial Differential Equations]: "Qualitative properties of solutions to non-linear P.D.E.'s and apphcations"- m HENRI BERESTYCKJ, University oj Paris VI March 10 Lunchtime Seminar: "Higher spin particles in background fields"- n CHIARA NAPPi, School of Natural Sciences, IAS Special Lecture: "Homer, Iliad: a war poem"- h BERNARD M. w. KNOX, Center for Hellenic Studies Number Theory Seminar: "An introduction to diophantine approximation" [continued] - m ENRICO BOMBIERI, Profossor, Scliool of Mathematics, IAS Special Dynamical Systems Seminar: "Ergodic properties of a one dimensional system of balls with gravity", m M. wojTKOWSKi, University of Arizona March 13 Dynamical Systems Seminar: "Symbolic dynamics for expanding maps"- m DAVID RUELLE, Institut des Hautes Etudes, Biires-sur-Yvette Members Seminar: "Automorphic representations and Lefschetz numben"- m BiRGiT SPEH, School of Mathematics, IAS March 14 Medievalist Seminar: "Periodization of Arabic science: problems of methodology"- h GEORGE SALIB A, Sclwol of Historical Studies, IAS Seminar on Locally Symmetric Varieties: "Quasiprojectivity of complete Kahler manifolds of negative Ricci curvature and finite volume"- M ALANNADEL, School of Mathematics, IAS Special Dynamical Systems Seminar: "Rotation sets for the Torus and Annulus"- m JOHN FRANKS, Northwestern University March 15 Seminar on Representation Theory of p-adic Groups: "Recent results on the admissible dual of GL|,j"- m PHILIP KUTZKO, School of Mathematics, IAS Number Theory Seminar: "The anthmetic of elliptic curves"- M KARL RUBIN, Ohio State University March 16 Luncheon Seminar: "Apocalypse postponed: reconsidenng Indonesia"- s DON emmerson, School of Social Sciences, IAS Special Number Theory Seminar: "The arithmetic of elliptic curves" [continued] - m KARL RUBIN, Ohio State University March 17 Number Theory Seminar: "An introduction to diophantine approximation" [continued] - m ENRICO BOMBIERJ, Professor, School of Mathematics, IAS s School of Social Science ■ D Director's Office 97 Institute for advanced study March 20 Special Lecture: "Fluctuations and coevolution in the dynamics of viral diseases'- D SIMON A. LEVIN, Director's Visitor, Cornell University Theoretical Physics Seminar: "An effective theory of P and T violating superconductors"- n ANTHONY ZEE, Institute for Theoretical Physics, Santa Barbara Dynamical Systems Seminar; "The rotation set for a homeomorphism ot the annulus is closed"- M M. HANDEL, Lehman College, City University of New York Members Seminar: "Semismiphcity ot the biholomorphism group of the universal cover of an algebraic vanety with C, < 0"- M ALAN NADEL, School of Mathematia, IAS March 21 Theoretical Physics Seminar: "A definition of math"- n LEV OKUN, Institute of Experimental & Tlieoretical Physics, Moscow Seminar on Locally Symmetric Varieties: "Quasiprojectivity of complete K hler manifolds of negative Ricci curvature and finite volume" [continued] • M ALAN NADEL, Scltool of Mathematia, IAS Supermanifold Theory Seminar: "A course on supermanifold theory"- M dimitry leites. School of Mathematia, IAS 'Scale as an ecological March 22 Special Lecture: problem"- d SIMON A. LEVIN, Director's Visitor, Cornell University Seminar on Representation Theory of p-adic Groups: "Recent results on the admissible dual of GLn"- m PHILIP kutzko. School of Mathematia, IAS Number Theory Seminar: "An overview of Vojta's proof- m ENRICO BOMBIERI, Professor, School of Mathematics, IAS Ethnicity Seminar: "Blasphemy, offensive speech and cultural pluralism: - s MICHAEL WALZER, Pfofessor, Sclwol of Social Science, IAS March 23 Lunchtime Seminar: "Exact quantum scattering in 2 + 1 dimensional gravity"- N STEVEN CARLIP, Sclwol of Natural Sciences, IAS Luncheon Seminar: "Capitahsm vs. democracy yet again"- s ALAN RYAN, Princeton University Concert: "Concert of twentieth-century music" Continuum - D Marcli 27 Dynamical Systems Seminar: "Analytic conjugation of circle diffeomorphisms"- M jean-christophe YOCCOZ, University of Paris XI Special Seminar: "p-adic quantum mechanics and representation theory"- M IGOR VOLOVICH, University of North Carolina Members Seminar: "Analysis on CR manifolds"- m JOSEPH KOHN, School of Mathematics, IAS March 28 Medievalist Seminar: "Grundfragen des mittelalterhchen kirchlichen Prozessrechts"- H knut nOrr, School of Historical Studies, IAS Seminar on Locally Symmetric Varieties: "L--index and representation theory"- m j.p. LABESSE, University of Dijon, France March 29 Special Seminar: "p-adic strings"- m IGOR VOLOVICH, School of Mathematics, IAS Seminar on Representation Theory of p-adic Groups: "Recent results on the admissable dual of GLim" [continued] - M PHILIP KUTZKO and COLIN BUSHNELL, School oj Mathematics, IAS H Sclwol of Historical Stiiilies ■ M School of Malhemalia ■ N School of Natural Sciences 98 RECORX) OF EVENTS 1988 - 1989 Number Theory Seminar: "An overview of Vojta's proof [conclusion) • m ENRICO BOMBIERI, ProfcSSOr, School of Mathematics, IAS March M I Luncheon Seminar: Insecure prosperity: Jews in small-town industrial America, 1880-1940"- s EWA MORAWSKA, Sdwol of Social Science, IAS March 3 i Special Seminar: "Analytic torsion of Koszul complexes"- m EZRA GETZLER, Harvard University April 3 Theoretical Physics Seminar: "Implications of experiment for the theory of high temperature superconductivity"- n VICTOR EMERY, Brookliaveti National Liiboratory Dynamical Systems Seminar: "Rational maps of degree two"- m MARY REES, Scliool of Mathematics, IAS Members Seminar: "Line geometry, differential equations and the birth of Lie's Theory of Groups"- m THOMAS HAWKINS, School of Mathematics, IAS April 4 Supermanifold Theory Seminar: "A Course on supermanifold theory"- M DiMiTRY LEITES, School of Mathematics, IAS Ethnicity Seminar: "Sociology and historiography of immigration"- S EWA MORAWSKA, School of Social Science, IAS April 6 Luncheon Seminar: "From riot to rebellion: ethnic and political crisis in Chiapas, 1685-1720"- s MURDOJ. MACLEOD, School of Historical Studies, IAS April 7 Lunchtime Seminar: "Renormalization group flows in G/H conformal theories from flows in WZW models"- n NORMAN REDLiCH, Sclwol of Natural Sciences, IAS April Ml Dynamical Systems Seminar: "Random perturbations and invariant measures for one-dimensional maps"- m MICHAEL BENEDICKS, School of Matliematics, IAS April 1 1 Supermanifold Theory Seminar: "A Course on supermanifold theory"- m DIMITRY LEITES, School of Mathematics, IAS April \2 Number Theory Seminar: "First steps in Vojta's proof- m ENRICO BOMBIERI, Professor, School of Mathematics, IAS April 13 Luncheon Seminar: "Remaking pohtics: citizenship and race in Britain and the United States"- s MARGARET WEIR, Scliool of Social Science, IAS April 14 Number Theory Seminar: "An introduction to diophantine approximation" [continued] - m ENRICO BOMBIERI, Professor, School of Mathematics, IAS April 17 Theoretical Physics Seminar: "Quantum gravity in two dimensions"- n J. POLCHINSKI, University of Texas Dynamical Systems Seminar: "Towards universality in one-dimensional dynamics"- m GRZEGORZ SWIATEK, School of Mathematics, IAS April 19 Number Theory Seminar: "Vojta's proof [continued] - m ENRICO BOMBIERI, Professor, School of Mathematics, IAS April 21 Lunchtime Seminar: "The cluster expansion for wormholes, the large wormhole problem and Newton's constant"- n s.P. DE ALWis, School of Natural Sciences, IAS s School of Social Science ■ d Director's Office 99 Institute for advanced study Number Theory Seminar: "An introduction to diophantine approximation" [contmued] • M ENRICO BOMBiERi, Pwfeisoi; Sclwol of MiUliematics, IAS April 2() Special Seminar: "Coefficient problems for univalent functions"- M PETER JONES, Scliool of Mathematics, IAS Number Theory Seminar: "Vojta's proof [conclusion] ■ M ENRICO BOMBIERI, Pwfessor, School of Mathematics, IAS Ethnicity Seminar: "From equal opportunity to 'The New Social Contract': Race and politics of the American 'underclass'"- s MARGARET WEIR, School of Social Science, IAS April 27 Luncheon Seminar: "Niccolo Machiavelli and Paternosters"- s SEBASTIAN DE GRAZIA, Rutgers University April 28 Special Seminar: "Dupin submanifolds"- m SHIING s. CHERN, University oj California, Berkeley Number Theory Seminar: "An introduction to diophantine approximation" [conclusion] ■ m ENRICO BOMBIERI, Ptofessor, School of Mathematics, IAS May 5 Lunchtime Seminar; "Nonunitarity in rational conformal field theory"- n JOANNE COHN, School of Natural Sciences, IAS Trustees' Lecture: "The magic of four dimensions"- d EDWARD WITTEN, Profcssor, Sclwol of Natural M.iy '; Ethnicity Seminar: Discussion of readings displaying a range of "abortion rhetorics"- S SUSAN HARDING, Scliool of Social Science, IAS May 1(1 Special Mathematics Seminar: "Arithmetic ampleness"- m c. SOULE, Harvard University M.iv 15 Theoretical Physics Seminar: "Quantum mechanics of the googolplexus"- n w. FISCHLER, University of Texas Concert: Performance by The Pnnceton Baroque Ensemble - d May 17 Theoretical Physics Seminar: "The dual of the Aharonov-Bohm effect"- n JEEVA ANANDAN, University of South Carolina May IS Ethnicity Seminar: "Young Arabs, young Moslems, Young 'Beurs' or What? The unfinished quest of Rachid and Farida"- s JEAN LECA, School of Social Science, IAS May 19 Lunchtime Seminar: "The visual cortex and neural networks: an overview"- n JOSEPH J. ATICK, School of Natural Sciences, IAS H School of Historical Slinlies ■ M School of Malhcmatks ■ N School of Natural Sciences 100 RECORD OF EVENTS 1988 - 1989 In addition, the following lecture; at tlic Institute were arranged by the Princeton Society of the Archaeological Institute ot America. October 12 Lecture: "Greek and Roman artistry in ivory' ANDREW OLIVER [Tlwinpsoti Lecturer], Director, Museum Programs, National Endowment for the Arts, Washington, D.C. November '> Lecture; "A lidded Dinos in Princeton by Syriskos and the Syriskos Painter". ROBERT GUY, Princeton University Museum December 1 4 Lecture: "Thera and the beginnings of Mycenaean civilization" SPYROS lAKOVlDlS, University of Pennsylvania February 8 Lecture: "Herakles and the gigantomachy: Athens and Pergamon" GLORIA FERRARI PiNNEY, Br)'n Mawr College March 8 Lecture: "The reception of Greek art in the Black Sea area" JAN BOUZEK, [Norton Lecturer], Charles University, Prague April 12 Lecture: "The Philistines" ROBERT R. STEIGLITZ, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey s School of Social Science ■ d Director's Office 101 4-i4-94 31260 "SOI Historical Studies-Social Science Library Institute for Advanced Study Princeton, NJ 08540 DEMCO