The Johns Hopkins Gazette: October 25, 1999
Oct. 25-
Nov. 1

Johns Hopkins Gazette Online Edition



Wed., Oct. 27, 5 p.m. "Random Walks and Slow Dances in 2-D: Molecular Association in Cell Membranes," a Biology colloquium with Michael Edidin; Mudd Hall Auditorium. HW

Thurs., Oct. 28, 3 p.m. "Some Medical, Philosophical and Terminological Implications in Early Modern Theories of Living Matter," a History of Science, Medicine and Technology colloquium with Guido Giglioni; Seminar Room, 3rd floor, Welch Medical Library. JHMI

Fri., Oct. 29, 2 p.m. "CYC Project," an APL colloquium with Douglas Lenat, Cycorp. Program is simulcast to 218 Maryland Hall on the Homewood campus. Kossiakoff Center. APL



Tues., Oct. 26, 12:15 p.m. "When You Have Impure Thoughts, Play Basketball: Does the Practice of Sports Avert Risky Sexual Behavior? The Evidence from the Dominican Republic Youth Survey," a Center for Communication Programs roundtable discussion with Juan Schoemaker; Haryono Room, SPH. JHMI



Tues., Oct. 26, 8 p.m. New York Comedy Film Festival Shorts Tour, featuring short comedy films by Chris Rock, Conan O'Brien, Charles Stone III, Adam Goldberg, Steven Weber and Jeffrey Ross; also featuring stand-up comedy by Tom Rhodes and Louis Ramey; Shriver Hall. HW

Wed., Oct. 27, 8 p.m. Weekend Wonderflix presents Oliver Stone's Natural Born Killers. 410-516-8666. Shriver Hall (see also Special Events). HW

Thurs., Oct. 28, and Sat., Oct. 30, 8 and 10:30 p.m. Weekend Wonderflix presents The Sixth Sense. $3. 410- 516-8666. Shriver Hall. HW



Wed., Oct. 27, 4 p.m. "Transcription Factors and Human Sex Differentiation," an Endocrine Grand Rounds/Ney Professorship lecture by Claude Migeon (medical community only). 1-191 Meyer. JHMI

Wed., Oct. 27, 4 p.m. "Using Powerpoint to Create Presentations," a Scientific Communication lecture by Kathy Friedman; Mountcastle Auditorium, PCTB. JHMI

Wed., Oct. 27, 7 p.m. "Is Yiddish Literature a Minor Literature?" a German lecture by Dan Miron, Columbia University; 238 Gilman. HW

Tues., Oct. 28, 4 p.m. Cellular and Molecular Medicine Distinguished Lecture Series--"Sickle Cell Anemia: The Inaugural Molecular Disease Turns Fifty" by Griffin Rodgers, National Institutes of Health; Mountcastle Auditorium, PCTB. JHMI

Fri., Oct. 29, 2 to 5 p.m. "Debates on Anthropological Practice I," an Anthropology lecture with panelists Talal Asad, CUNY; Partha Chatterjee, Columbia University; and Nicholas Dirks; Great Hall, Levering. HW

Sun., Oct. 30, 8:30 a.m. The Alfred Blalock Lectureship--"Anyone Can Treat Cardiac Arrhythmias" by Alden Harken, University of Colorado, Denver; Hurd Hall. JHMI

Sun., Oct. 31, 2 p.m. "Leopold, Richard and Robert Seyffert: Three Generations of Artistic Vision, 1905-99," a lecture by Cindy Kelly, on the Evergreen House exhibit that opened Oct. 22. $10, $8 for members. 410-516-0341. Evergreen



Tues., Oct. 26, noon. "Midday Performance," folk music group Hot Soup performs traditional and original compositions for all ages. Sponsored by Cultural Affairs. 410-955-3363. Hurd Hall. JHMI

Sue Trainor, Christina Muir and Sue Ribaudo are the members of folk music group Hot Soup, scheduled to perform in a 'Midday Performance,' Oct. 26.

Wed., Oct. 27, noon. "Buried Treasures," a performance by chamber music group Trio Latre. Part of the Wednesday Noon Series, sponsored by Special Events. 410-516-7157. Shriver Hall. HW



Tues., Oct. 26, noon to 1:30 p.m. Open House for the SPSBE's graduate certificate in investments program and graduate business programs. 1-800-GO TO JHU. Downtown Center, Charles and Saratoga streets.

Fri., Oct. 29, 4 p.m. Tour of the renovated and expanded Krieger Computing Lab and new Multimedia Development Center. 1st floor, Krieger. HW



Wed., Oct. 27, 6 p.m. The Writing Seminars Nonfiction and Science Writing series of readings with Wayne Biddle on the military physicist Werner von Braun; Ann Finkbeiner on women who manage to stay in astronomy; and Dale Keiger on an amateur historian of freak shows; 323 Gilman. HW



Mon., Oct. 25, 12:15 p.m. "FGF Signal Transduction and Cell Migration Guidance in C. elegans," a Carnegie Institution of Washington Embryology seminar with Mike Stern, Yale University School of Medicine; Seminar Room, 115 W. University Pkwy. HW

Mon., Oct. 25, 4 p.m. "Photolysis in the Arctic Summer Stratosphere," an Earth and Planetary Sciences seminar with Steve Lloyd; Olin Hall Auditorium. HW

Mon., Oct. 25, 4 p.m. "The Western Nobility in the Late Middle Ages: A Survey of the Historiography and Some Prospects for New Research," a History seminar with Martin Aurell, University of Poitiers/Institute of Advanced Study, Princeton; 315 Gilman. HW

Mon., Oct. 25, 4 p.m. "The Role of Central Nervous System Iron Overload in a Progressive Neurodegenerative Disease of Mice and Humans," a Biochemistry and Molecular Biology/Environmental Health Sciences joint seminar with Tracey Roualt, NICHD; W2030 SPH. JHMI

Tues., Oct. 26, noon. "Telomerase, Telomere Maintenance and Chromosome Stability," a Biological Chemistry seminar with Carol Greider; 612 Physiology. JHMI

Tues., Oct. 26, 3 p.m. "Continuities and Transformation of Social Classes in China," a Sociology seminar with Alvin So, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology; 323 Gilman. HW

Tues., Oct. 26, 3 p.m. "Predicting the Integrated Effects of Climate Change, CO2, Ozone and N Deposition on Forest Ecosystems," a Geography and Environmental Engineering seminar with John Aber, University of New Hampshire; 234 Ames. HW

Tues., Oct. 26, 4:15 p.m. "Papillomavirus-like Particle Vaccines: Variations on a Repetitive Theme," an Immunology Council seminar with John Schiller, NCI/NIH; W2030 SPH. JHMI

Tues., Oct. 26, 5 p.m. "How the 'Copier Company' Became the 'Document Company': Organizational Change and Technological Innovation at Xerox, 1982-98," a Business in the 20th Century seminar with Richard Rosenbloom; 315 Gilman. HW

Wed., Oct. 27, 1 p.m. "Tech Updates in Education," a seminar covering new products announced at MacWorld by the JHMI Mac User Group; Mountcastle Auditorium, PCTB. JHMI

Thurs., Oct. 28, noon. "How Retroviruses Integrate Their Genome into the Host Cell Chromosomes," a Cell Biology and Anatomy seminar with Robert Craigie, National Institutes of Health/NIDDK Laboratory of Molecular Biology; 110 WBSB. JHMI

Thurs., Oct. 28, 12:30 p.m. "Reflections on Socioeconomic Development: The Evolving Nature of Locally Based Partnerships to Revitalize Communities," a Social Change and Development seminar with Colin Newlin, Braintree Solution Consulting Inc.; 535 Rome Bldg. SAIS

Thurs., Oct. 28, 3 p.m. "The Scaling of Violent Liquid Jets Arising in Free Surface Flows," a Mechanical Engineering seminar with Daniel Lathrop, University of Maryland; 110 Maryland. HW

Thurs., Oct. 28, 4 p.m. "Protecting the Roman Empire (Defendans Imperium Romanorum): A Classical Problem in Military Strategy," a Mathematical Sciences seminar with Charles ReVelle; 304 Whitehead. HW

Fri., Oct. 29, 11 a.m. "Mechanics of Uncertainty: Reasoning about Uncertainty in Mechanics," a Mathematical Sciences seminar with Roger Ghanem; 104 Maryland. HW

Mon., Nov. 1, noon. "Public-Private Partnerships: When Do They Work?" an Institute for Policy Studies seminar with Martin Levine, Fannie Mae; 526 Wyman Bldg. HW

Mon., Nov. 1, 4 p.m. "The Pulvinar and Attention," a Zanvyl Krieger Mind/Brain Institute seminar with David LaBerge, University of California, Irvine; 341 Krieger. HW

Mon., Nov. 1, 4 p.m. "How Mass Extinctions That Occurred More Than 200 Million Years Ago Produced the Great Diversity of Animal Life in Modern Seas," an Earth and Planetary Sciences seminar with Steven Stanley; Olin Hall Auditorium. HW



Fri., Oct. 29, 7 p.m. The 1999 Milton S. Eisenhower Symposium: Redefining the Role of the Media--"Social Consciousness in Entertainment Media" with film director Oliver Stone (Wall Street, Platoon, JFK, Natural Born Killers). 410-516-7683. Shriver Hall. HW



Tues., Oct. 26, 4 p.m. Field Hockey, vs. Gettysburg.

Sat., Oct. 30, 1 p.m. Women's Soccer, vs. Washington College.



Fri., Oct. 29, and Sat., Oct. 30, 8 p.m. and Sun., Oct. 31, 2:15 p.m. George Bernard Shaw's You Never Can Tell, a Theatre Hopkins production. Tickets are $10, Fridays and Sundays, $12 on Saturday. 410-516-7159, weekdays 1:30 to 5:30 p.m. Merrick Barn. HW

Sat., Oct. 30, 7 p.m., and Sun., Oct. 31, 3 p.m. Youth Violence: A Cry for Help, an original production presented by the Historic East Baltimore Violence Prevention Theater Project. To reserve seating, 410-614-5351. Turner Auditorium. JHMI


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Mon., Oct. 25, 1 p.m. The Marc Steiner Show. A talk with author Sena Jeter Naslund about her book Ahab's Wife, or The Star-Gazer.

Thurs., Oct. 28, noon. The Marc Steiner Show. Mayoral candidates Democrat Martin O'Malley and Republican David Tufaro address Youth Ambassador's concerns about the city, schools and the responsibilities of Baltimore's next mayor, followed at 1 p.m. by a look at breast cancer from the standpoint of a survivor.