The Johns Hopkins Gazette: November 8, 1999
Nov. 8-15

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Tues., Nov. 9, 4:15 p.m. "Coenzyme B12--Nature's Radical Catalyst," a Chemistry colloquium with Neil Marsh, University of Michigan; 233 Remsen. HW

Thurs., Nov. 11, 3 p.m. " 'Industrial Versailles': Eero Saarinen's Corporate Laboratories," a History of Science, Medicine and Technology colloquium with Scott Knowles and Stuart Leslie; Seminar Room, 3rd floor, Welch Medical Library. JHMI



Mon., Nov. 8, 5:30 p.m. "Ten Years After: What Political and Economic Role Does Russia Seek in Central and Eastern Europe?" with panelists Ilya Prizel; Mark Kramer, Harvard University (Davis Center for Russian Studies); and Charles Gati. Sponsored by SAIS Review. Rome Auditorium, 1619 Massachusetts Ave. N.W. SAIS

Wed., Nov. 10, 2 p.m. "Ten Years Later: Changes in Central and Eastern Europe: Personal Perspectives," with panelists Stephen Szabo; Geza Jeszensky, ambassador of the Republic of Hungary to the U.S.; and Alexandr Vondra, ambassador of the Czech Republic to the U.S. Hosted by the Foreign Policy Institute. Kenney Auditorium, 1740 Massachusetts Ave. N.W. SAIS



Tues., Nov. 9, 4 p.m. The MSEL Diversity Book and Video Discussion Group presentation of the film Hester Street, followed by a discussion of Jewish immigration and assimilation into a new culture; Garrett Room, MSE Library. HW



Tues., Nov. 9, 12:30 to 4 p.m. Satellite broadcast of the American Public Health Association: "Tobacco at the Crossroads"; taped keynote address by Sen. Bill Bradley; and "Enviromental Health Interventions for Public Health Promotion"; East Wing Auditorium, SPH. JHMI



Mon., Nov. 8, 5:15 p.m. "Speisesaal und Gemaldegalerie die Geburt des Erzahlens aus der Bildenden Kunst--Fontanes Roman L'Adultera," a German lecture by Gerhard Neumann, University of Munich; 336 Gilman. HW

Wed., Nov. 10, noon. "Global Warming: Myth or Threat?" a lecture by Michael MacCracken, U.S. Global Change Research Program. Part of the Wednesday Noon Series sponsored by Special Events. Shriver Hall. HW

Wed., Nov. 10, 3 p.m. "How to Ethnologize the World Trade Organization," an Anthropology lecture by Ellen Hertz, University of Lausanne, Switzerland; 400 Macaulay. HW

Wed., Nov. 10, 4 p.m. "Illustrating Your Lecture with Slides: Part 2," a Scientific Communication lecture by Edie Stern; Mountcastle Auditorium, PCTB. JHMI

Wed., Nov. 10, 5:15 p.m. "Gedicht-Korper: Zu Rilkes Fuhem Gedicht 'Losch Mir die Augen Aus," a German lecture by Marianne Schuller, University of Hamburg; 238 Gilman. HW

Wed., Nov. 10, 5:30 p.m. The George B. Udvarhelyi Lecture--"Souls without Bodies: Fiction as Therapy" by Alice McDermott; Mountcastle Auditorium, PCTB. JHMI



Tues., Nov. 9, noon. Midday Performance by The Sean McClowry Ensemble performing original compositions and works by Coltrane and Parker; Hurd Hall. JHMI

Wed., Nov. 10, 7:30 p.m. Computer Music Consort presents multimedia works by Peabody students and faculty. Admission is free but space is limited; reserve tickets by calling 410-545-2983. IMAX Theater, Maryland Science Center.

Wed., Nov. 11, Thurs., Nov. 12, and Fri., Nov. 13, 7:30 p.m.; and Sun., Nov. 14, 3 p.m. The Baltimore premiere of Stravinsky's The Rake's Progress, performed by the Peabody Opera Theatre and the Peabody Symphony Orchestra. Tickets are $22, $11 for senior citizens and $8 for students with ID. 410-659-8124. Friedberg Concert Hall. Peabody

Fri., Nov. 12, 8 p.m. Evergreen Carriage House Concert Series--Irish music by Morning Star (appearing in place of scheduled artists, Amam). $10 (includes a reception after the performance to meet the artists). For reservations, call 410-516-0341. Evergreen

Morning Star will play traditional Irish music in concert at Evergreen Carriage House, Friday, Nov. 12. Morning Star performed at the memorial service for the late John F. Kennedy Jr.

Sat., Nov. 13, 8 p.m. Fall concert by a cappella group Vocal Chords, featuring new songs and guest artists; Bloomberg Auditorium. HW

Sun., Nov. 14, 3 p.m. Hopkins Symphony Orchestra presents a program of chamber music, including a presentation of Saint-Saens' Carnival of the Animals. Tickets are $6, $4 for senior citzens and students, and are available at the door. Levering Union. HW



Sat., Nov. 13, 8 p.m. The Lula Washington Dance Theatre performs, with a guest appearance by Will Lynch and the Voices of Heaven. Tickets are $22, $19 for senior citizens and $12 for full-time students with ID. 410-516-7157. Shriver Hall. HW



Mon., Nov. 8, 12:15 p.m. "A Beta-Polymerase Superfamily Member (TRF4) Required for Sister Chromatid Cohesion and DNA Repair," a Carnegie Institution of Washington Embryology seminar with Michael Christman, University of Virginia, Charlottesville; Seminar Room, 115 University Pkwy. HW

Mon., Nov. 8, 4 p.m. "Global Processes in Higher Level Form of Vision: Psychophysics, Modeling and fMRI," a Zanvyl Krieger Mind/Brain Institute seminar with Hugh Wilson, University of Chicago; 341 Krieger. HW

Mon., Nov. 8, 4 p.m. "Gentry Activism in 19th-Century Sichuahn," a History seminar with Bradly Reed, University of Virginia; 315 Gilman. HW

Mon., Nov. 8, 7 p.m. "Medical Assistance to Kosovo Refugees," a Prehealth seminar with Drew Fuller, Doctors of the World; Garrett Room, MSE Library. HW

Tues., Nov. 9, 3 p.m. "Uncertainty in Risk-Based Methods for Environmental Cleanup," a Geography and Environmental Engineering seminar with Ed Bouwer; 234 Ames. HW

Thurs., Nov. 11, noon. "Brain Sugars --Lectin-Sugar Binding in Neural Cell-Cell Recognition, Myelination and Nerve Regeneration," a Pharmacology and Molecular Sciences seminar with Ronald Schnaar; 110 WBSB. JHMI

Thurs., Nov. 11, 1 p.m. "Bugs on Drugs: Novel Determinants of Cocaine Sensitization in Drosophila," a Neuroscience research seminar with Jay Hirsh, University of Virginia; 811 WBSB. JHMI

Thurs., Nov. 11, 4 p.m. "Genetic Instabilities--The Achilles' Heel of Cancer," a Biology seminar with Christoph Lengauer; 100 Mudd. HW

Thurs., Nov. 11, 4 p.m. "The Theory of Mechanical Form," a Mechanical Engineering seminar with Piero Villaggio, Universita di Pisa, Italy; 110 Maryland. HW

Thurs., Nov. 11, 4 p.m. "Pico: An Adaptable Toolbox for Parallel Branch and Bound," a Mathematical Sciences seminar with Jonathan Eckstein, Rutgers University; 304 Whitehead. HW

Fri., Nov. 12, 1 p.m. "Nitric Oxide Inhibition of Platelet Deposition on Biomaterials," a Biomedical Engineering seminar with Randy Lewis, Oklahoma State University; 707 Traylor. JHMI

Mon., Nov. 15, noon. "A New Campus Plan for the Homewood Campus," an Institute for Policy Studies seminar with Adam Gross; 526 Wyman Park Bldg. HW

Mon., Nov. 15, 12:15 p.m. "Regulation of Cytoskeletal Structure and Function by Signal Transduction Proteins," a Carnegie Institution of Washington Embryology seminar with Mary Dasso, NIH/NICHD; Seminar Room, 115 University Pkwy. HW

Mon., Nov. 15, 4 p.m. "Mechanisms of Visual Attention in the Human Cortex," a Zanvyl Krieger Mind/Brain Institute seminar with Sabine Kastner, NIH/NIMH; 341 Krieger. HW

Mon., Nov. 15, 4 p.m. "Imaging Renal Transplants with 99m-Tc-MAG3," a special Radiology seminar with Salma Khan, Bakersfield, Calif.; B1-182 Nelson. JHMI



CultureFest '99--A celebration of diversity and culture, showcasing music, cuisine, dance and customs of campus cultural groups. Events are free with Hopkins ID except where indicated. For information, call 410-516-5435. HW

Mon., Nov. 8 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Exhibit by local artists; Levering Union.

11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Global City Bazaar, food and performances; Glass Pavilion.

Tues., Nov. 9 4:30 p.m. Latin dance lessons; Sherwood Room, Levering Union.

8 p.m. Musical showcase, performances by the Hopkins Gospel Choir, Ethiopian Cultural Society and the Maru Montero Dance Company; Shriver Hall.

10 p.m. to 1 a.m. Coffeehouse, speaker to be announced; Sher-wood Room, Levering Union.

Wed., Nov. 10 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Food Court featuring Caribbean and African food from area restaurants and student groups; Glass Pavilion.

6 to 7:30 p.m. "Fostering Diversity on Campus," dinner and discussion with cultural and religious group leaders on the enhancement of diversity on campus. Location TBA.

8 to 11 p.m. Coffeehouse, featuring student poetry and an open mike; Sherwood Room, Levering Union.

Thurs., Nov. 11 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Food Court with Asian food showcased by the 13 member groups of the Inter-Asian Council; Glass Pavilion.

8 p.m. Asian Culture Display--food, games, karaoke, performances by members of the Inter-Asian Council; Glass Pavilion.

Fri., Nov. 12 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. Diwali Dheemaka, the annual Hindi festival of lights. Sponsored by the Hindu Students Association. Glass Pavilion.
Sat., Nov. 13 6 p.m. Closing banquet, featuring food from 14 local restaurants, performances by student groups. Tickets are $10 in advance; $12 at the door. Glass Pavilion.


Fri., Nov. 12, and Sat., Nov. 13, 8 p.m. and Sun., Nov. 14, 2:15 p.m. George Bernard Shaw's You Never Can Tell, a Theatre Hopkins production. $10, Fridays and Sundays, $12 on Saturday. Merrick Barn. HW


88.1 FM

Mon., Nov. 8, 1 p.m. The Marc Steiner Show. Public policy expert Alice Rivlin.

Thurs., Nov. 11, noon. The Marc Steiner Show. James Hopkins, member of the infamous Merrill's Marauders, talks about his book Spearhead: A Complete History of Merrill's Marauder Rangers, followed at 1 p.m. by a look at Nev Shalom, an Arab-Jewish village in Jerusalem, with insight from Israeli community teenagers and adults.

Fri., Nov. 12, noon. The Marc Steiner Show. Kay Redfield Jamison, professor of psychiatry and author of Night Falls Fast: Understanding Suicide.



Sat., Nov. 13, 1 to 4 p.m. "Faux Finishes," with Mary Plumer and Rosanna Moore. Participants will learn marbleizing and grain painting techniques. $22 for Homewood House members, JHU faculty and staff, $25 for nonmembers. Reservations necessary. 410-516-5589. Homewood House Museum. HW