The Johns Hopkins Gazette: April 24, 2000
Apr. 24-
May 1

Johns Hopkins Gazette Online Edition



Tues., April 25, and Wed., April 26, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. American Red Cross Blood Drive. Walk-in donors are welcome. Donors can go online to schedule appointments. 410-516-0138. The Web address is Glass Pavilion, Levering Union. HW



Tues., April 25, 4:15 p.m. "Many Facets of Diamond Surface Chemistry," a Chemistry colloquium with John Russell, Naval Research Laboratory; 233 Remsen. HW

Fri., April 28, 2 p.m. Millennial Challenges: Colloquium 2000--"DARPA in the 21st Century" with Frank Fernandez, DARPA; Kossiakoff Auditorium. APL Simulcast to 218 Maryland Hall on the Homewood campus.

Fri., April 28, 4 p.m. "Scientific Empiricism," a Philosophy colloquium with Paul Humphreys, University of Virginia. Co-sponsored by the Center for History and Philosophy of Science. 348 Gilman. HW



Wed., April 26, 7 p.m. 2000 Spring Film Series--"The Cultures of Eating," an exploration of the significance of preparing, consuming and sharing food in various cultures, presents Eat Drink Man Woman. Sponsored by Cultural Affairs. Mountcastle Auditorium, PCTB. JHMI

Fri., April 28 and Sat., April 29, 8 p.m. and 10:30 p.m. Weekend Wonderflix presents Spike and Mike's Classic Festival of Animation. $3. Shriver Hall Auditorium. HW



Tues., April 25, 4 p.m. The Chesapeake Biological Laboratories Lecture--"Decoding the Human Genome" by J. Craig Venter, Celera Genomics and The Institute for Genomic Research. Sponsored by Biological Chemistry. WBSB Auditorium. JHMI

Wed., April 26, 5 p.m. "Anne Frank and Hannah Arendt, Pathos and Universalism," a Women's History Month lecture by Sharon Marcus, University of California, Berkeley. Sponsored by the Program for Studies of Women, Gender and Sexuality. 323 Gilman. HW

Thurs., April 27, 10:30 a.m. "Calmodulin as a Regulator of Ca-dependent Inactivation and Facilitation of L-type Ca2+ Channels," a National Institute on Aging Lecture by Harald Reuter, National Academy of Sciences and the University of Bern, Switzerland; JHAAC Auditorium. Bayview

Fri., April 28, 4 p.m. "Bioinformatics of Microarrays," a lecture by Mark Boguski, NCBI. Part of the series Chips, SNPs and Functional Genomics; WBSB Auditorium. JHMI

Mon., May 1, 4 p.m. First Annual Francis D. Carlson Lectureship in Biophysics--"Single Molecule Probes of Biological Function" by Steven Block, Stanford University. Sponsored by Biophysics. Mudd Lecture Hall. HW

Mon., May 1, 5 p.m. Dean's Lecture IV--"Malignant Lymphomas: Lessons from History, Pathology and Virology" by Risa Berman Mann; Hurd Hall. JHMI



Wed., April 26, noon. "Three Masterworks by Chopin: The Harmonic Innovator of the Romantic Age," performance by pianist Inna Faliks (1999-2000 Yale Gordon Concerto Competition winner), commemorating the 150th anniversary of Chopin's death. Part of the Wednesday Noon Series sponsored by Special Events. Shriver Hall. HW

Fri., April 28, 8 p.m. Peabody Concert Orchestra, the Peabody Singers and Peabody Chorus will perform music by Tann, Elgar and Mozart. $16, $8 for senior citizens and $5 for students with I.D. Friedberg Concert Hall. Peabody

Sat., April 29, 8 p.m. "Russian Excursions," the Hopkins Symphony Orchestra performs Shostakovitch's Symphony No. 1 in F minor and Tchaikovsky's Concert No. 1 in B flat minor. $7, $6 for senior citizens and students. Clipper Room, Shriver Hall. HW

Sat., April 29, 8 p.m. The Peabody Big Band performs, led by Gary Thomas. 410-659-8124. Friedberg Concert Hall. Peabody



Thurs., April 27, noon to 1:30 p.m. SPSBE Open House for Hopkins employees, announcing new combined undergraduate and graduate business degree programs. Advisers and program directors will be present. 1-800-GO-TO-JHU. For information on undergraduate programs, call 410-516-7186. W9514 (cafeteria conference room), SPH. JHMI



Mon., April 24, noon. "Recovering the 'Subject' of Class: Gender, Structure and Agency in the Transformation of Indian Women to Factory Workers," a Sociology seminar with Jayati Lal; 526 Mergenthaler. HW

Mon., April 24, 12:15 p.m. "Taking Apart Proteins: A Method to Study Molecular Forces and Signaling," a Carnegie Institution of Washington Embryology seminar with Doug Barrick; Seminar Room, 115 W. University Pkwy. HW

Mon., April 24, 4 p.m. "In the Workshop of Equivalences: 17th-Century Globalism and the Comparative Pursuit," a History seminar with Haun Saussy, Stanford University. Co-sponsored by Humanities and East Asian Studies. 315 Gilman. HW

Mon., April 24, 4 p.m. The David Bodian Seminar in Neuroscience--"Examining Cerebral Processing Related to Pain Perception Using Functional MRI" with Joel Greenspan, University of Maryland Dental School. Sponsored by Mind/Brain Institute. 341 Krieger. HW

Tues., April 25, noon. "Patterns in the Evolution of Medicare," an Institute for Policy Studies seminar with Tom Oliver; Conference Room, 526 Wyman Park Bldg. HW

Tues., April 25, 3 p.m. "The Value of Information in the Routing of Hazardous Materials Shipments," a Geography and Environmental Engineering seminar with Linda Nozick, Cornell University; 234 Ames. HW

Tues., April 25, 4 p.m. "The Female Dimension of Migration in the British Caribbean, 1924-52," a Latin American History seminar with Paul Carrington; 315 Gilman. HW

Tues., April 25, 4:15 p.m. "Chemokines: Linking Innate and Acquired Immunity," an Immunology Council seminar with Andrew Luster, Massachusetts General Hospital; W2030 SPH. JHMI

Tues., April 25, 4:30 p.m. "Discriminative Classification with Incomplete Data," a Center for Language and Speech Processing seminar with Tommi Jaakkola, MIT; 100 Shaffer. HW

Wed., April 26, noon. "Mitotic Division of the Golgi Apparatus," a Cell Biology and Anatomy seminar with Graham Warren, Yale University; 110 WBSB. JHMI

Wed., April 26, 4 p.m. American Seminar--" 'Remember the Alamo' to 'Remember the Maine': A Comparative Study of Visual Propaganda during the Mexican and Spanish-American Wars" by Bonnie Goldenberg; and "Community Institutions and the Development of a Black Leadership Class in Reconstruction Georgia" by David Mulle. Sponsored by History. 315 Gilman. HW

Wed., April 26, 4 p.m. "Protease-activated Thrombin Receptors and Platelet Signaling," a Pharmacology and Molecular Sciences seminar with Athan Kuliopulos, Tufts University Medical School; West Lecture Hall, WBSB. JHMI

Thurs., April 27, 10 a.m. "Modeling Viral Diseases," a Center for Computational Medicine and Biology seminar with Alan Perelson, Los Alamos National Laboratory; 709 Traylor. JHMI

Thurs., April 27, 1 p.m. "Genetic Control of Neuromuscular Synapse Formation," a Neuroscience research seminar with Kuo-Fen Lee, Salk Institute; 811 WBSB. JHMI

Thurs., April 27, 4 p.m. "Genetics Issues," a Responsible Conduct of Research seminar with Neil Holtzman; Mountcastle Auditorium, PCTB. JHMI

Thurs., April 27, 4 p.m. "Chaperoning Good and Bad Antibodies," a Biology seminar with Yair Argon, University of Chicago; 100 Mudd. HW

Thurs., April 27, 4 p.m. "The Dynamics of 'Fastidium' and the Ideology of Disgust," a Political and Moral Thought seminar with Robert Kaster, Princeton University. Sponsored by History. 348 Gilman. HW

Thurs., April 27, 4 p.m. "Molecular Biology of Mammalian Spermatogenesis and Contraception" a seminar with Erwin Goldberg, Northwestern University; 240 Phipps (formerly 240 Houck). JHMI

Thurs., April 27, 4 p.m. "Test of Complete Randomness and Extraction of Clusters on a Homogeneous Space," a Mathematical Sciences seminar with Cheng Cheng; 304 Whitehead. HW

Mon., May 1, 1:15 p.m. "Chemical Energy Transduction: Olfaction and Taste," a Neuroscience special seminar with Takashi Kurahashi, University of Osaka, Japan; 811 WBSB. JHMI



Tues., April 25, 11 a.m. "Democratic Engagement: A China Policy Rooted in American Values," a talk by former Republican presidential candidate Gary Bauer. Members of the public who want to attend should make reservations; call 202-663-5644 or send e-mail to Kenney Auditorium, Nitze Bldg., 1740 Massachusetts Ave, N.W. SAIS

Tues., April 25, noon to 6 p.m., and Wed., April 26, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Hurt and Used Book Sale to benefit the Johns Hopkins University Press staff development fund. $2 per pound. Garrett Room, MSE Library. HW



Wed., April 26, 6 p.m. Women's Lacrosse, vs. Towson. HW

Fri., April 28, 3:30 p.m. Baseball, vs. Washington College; baseball field. HW

Sat., April 29, 11 a.m. Women's Lacrosse, vs. Yale (Homecoming). HW

Sat., April 29, 3 p.m. Men's Lacrosse, vs. Towson (Homecoming). Broadcast by WMAR-TV 2.



Tues., April 25, 7:30 p.m. Performance Workshop Theatre Company presents Bertolt Brecht's The Jewish Wife and The Informer. An interactive session with the actors still in character will follow the performance. Sponsored by JHU Hillel and the Office of Multicultural Student Affairs. Arellano Theater, Levering Union. HW

Theatre Hopkins' production of Candide continues at the Merrick Barn through May 21.

Fri., April 28, Sat., April 29, 8 p.m., and Sun., April 30, 2:15 p.m. Leonard Bernstein's Candide, adapted from a work by Voltaire; a Theatre Hopkins production. $10 on Friday evening, $12 on Saturday evening and Sunday matinee. 410-516-7159. Merrick Barn. HW


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Mon., April 24, 1 p.m. A look at Congressman Elijah Cummings' Youth Program in Israel.

Tues., April 25, 1 p.m. A talk with author and Sun reporter Rafael Alvarez about his book Orlo and Leini.

Wed., April 26, 1 p.m. Activities at the Maryland Film Festival.