The Johns Hopkins Gazette: March 27, 2000
Mar. 27-
Apr. 3

Johns Hopkins Gazette Online Edition



Wed., March 29, 4 p.m. "Speech Errors, Music Errors and the Timecourse of Planning in Sequence Production," a Psychology colloquium with Caroline Palmer, Ohio State University; 234 Ames. HW

Thurs., March 30, 3 p.m. "Unmanly and Unverifiably Ill: Hypochondriacs in 19th-Century American Medical Literature," a History of Science, Medicine and Technology colloquium with James Schafer; Seminar Room, 3rd floor, Welch Medical Library. JHMI

Thurs., March 30, 4 p.m. "Nuclear Physics Meets the Quantum Hall Effect: Skyrmions, NMR and Giant Nuclear-Specific Heat in Quantum Hall Ferromagnets," a Physics and Astronomy colloquium with Steven Girvin, Indiana University; Schafler Auditorium, Bloomberg Center. HW

Fri., March 31, 2 p.m. "Searching the Web: It Is Worse Than You Thought," a colloquium with C. Lee Giles, NEC Research Institute; Parsons Auditorium. APL Simulcast to 218 Maryland Hall on the Homewood campus.



Fri., March 31 and Sat., April 1, 8 and 10:30 p.m. Weekend Wonderflix presents Toy Story 2, featuring the voices of Tom Hanks and Tim Allen. $3. 410-516-8666. Shriver Hall Auditorium. HW



Mon., March 27, 4 p.m. The Second Annual Edward and Nancy Dodge Lecture--"An Agronomist's View of Public Health" by Dennis Keeney, Aldo Leopold Center/Iowa State University. Sponsored by the Center for a Livable Future. 2030 SPH. JHMI

Mon., March 27, 5 p.m. Dean's Lecture III--"Pharmacologic Regulation of Circadian Rhythm and Gene Transcription with Selective Acetyltransferase Inhibitors" by Philip Cole; Hurd Hall. JHMI

Edward Ball, a 1998 National Book Award winner, will give the Frank R. Kent Memorial Lecture on Thurs., March 30, at 8 p.m. The lecture is free and open to the public and no tickets are required.

Tues., March 28, 7 p.m. "From Teaching Physiology to Overcoming Sexual Taboos: A Voyage into the Prevention of STDs," a lecture by Richard Cone. Part of the "Voyage and Discovery" lecture series. Mudd Hall Auditorium. HW

Thurs., March 30, 8 p.m. The Frank R. Kent Memorial Lecture--"Slaves in the Family," by Edward Ball, seventh-generation grandson of a slave owner, and a 1998 National Book Award winner; Shriver Hall. HW



Tues., March 28, 8 p.m. Sylvia Adalman Artist Recital--Violist Richard Field, BSO and Peabody faculty. $16, $8 for senior citizens and $5 for students with I.D. Friedberg Concert Hall. Peabody

Wed., March 29, noon. "A World Music Tour with the Hammer Dulcimer," a performance by hammer dulcimer master Ken Kolodner. Part of the Wednesday Noon Series, presented by Special Events. Shriver Hall. HW

Wed., March 29, 8 p.m. Recital by the winner of the William Marbury Violin Competition; Friedberg Concert Hall. Peabody

Fri., March 31, 8 p.m. Recital by organist Donald Sutherland in celebration of the 250th anniversary of Bach's death. $16, $8 for senior citizens and $5 for students with I.D. Griswold Hall. Peabody

Sun., April 2, 3 p.m. Peabody Chamber Orchestra and Peabody Sinfonia performance featuring winners of the Peabody Concerto Competition, William Lyoo, piano; Richard Zhu, violin; and 11-year-old Alicia Hui, violin; Friedberg Concert Hall. Peabody

Sun., April 2, 7:30 p.m. Shriver Hall Concert Series/Mity Clarke Gann Memorial Concert--performance by trio David Shifrin, David Finckel and Wu Han. $23, $12 for students. Shriver Hall. HW



Open Houses for the SPSBE undergraduate part-time programs for adults, with faculty, advisers and financial aid officers available to answer questions. 1-800-GO-TO-JHU.

Wed., March 29, noon to 2 p.m. Washington D.C. Center, 1776 Massachusetts Ave., N.W.

Thurs., March 30, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Montgomery County Center, 9601 Medical Center Drive, Rockville, Md.

Sat., April 1, 10 to 11:30 a.m. 100 Shaffer. HW

Wed., March 29, 6:15 to 7:30 p.m. Open House for the SPSBE graduate education programs, intended for aspiring and experienced educators and counselors; Montgomery County Center, 9601 Medical Center Drive, Rockville, Md.

Fri., March 31, 7:30 p.m. Astronomy Open House, public viewing. To check viewing conditions, call 410-516-6525 Fridays after 6:30 p.m. Bloomberg Observatory. HW



Mon., March 27, 12:15 p.m. "Regulation of G-Protein Coupled Signal-ing through a Supramolecular Signaling Complex," a Carnegie Institution of Washington Embryology seminar with Craig Montell; Seminar Room, 115 W. University Pkwy. HW

Mon., March 27, 4 p.m. "Perceptual Filling-in: Active Neural Representation or Ignoring the Absence of Information," a Krieger Mind/Brain Institute seminar with Peter DeWeerd, University of Arizona; 341 Krieger. HW

Tues., March 28, noon. "Transfer RNA Editing in Acanthamoeba Mitochondria: Mechanism and Evolution," a Biological Chemistry seminar with Michael Gray, Dalhousie University; 612 Physiology. JHMI

Tues., March 28, noon. "Epigenetic Mechanisms That Silence Chemokine Gene Transcription: Potential Therapeutic Applications in GI," a Medicine seminar with Gary Wu, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine; 918 Ross. JHMI

Tues., March 28, noon. "Designing a New BCG Vaccine Trial," a Center for Tuberculosis Research seminar with Lawrence Geiter, Sequella Global Tuberculosis Foundation; W3030 SPH. JHMI

Tues., March 28, 3 p.m. "The Environmental Consequences of War: The Deforestation of Sudan," a Geography and Environmental Engineering seminar with Cindy Katz, CUNY; 234 Ames. HW

Tues., March 28, 4 p.m. "Neo-Britains and the Repackaging of Neo-European History," a special meeting of the History seminar with James Belich, University of Auckland/Georgetown University; 315 Gilman. HW

Wed., March 29, noon. "A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Form: How a Tubule Becomes a Cyst," a Biological Chemistry seminar with Greg Germino; 612 Physiology. JHMI

Wed., March 29, 12:15 p.m. "From the Mosque to the Majlis: Health Policy Changes and Health Outcomes in Post-Revolutionary Iran," a Center for Communication Programs seminar with Carol Underwood; Haryono Room, Suite 310, 111 Market Place.

Wed., March 29, 12:30 p.m. "Education and the Internet in Developing Countries and the Role of the Multilaterals," a Western Hemisphere Program seminar with Robert Hawkins, World Bank; 507 Nitze Bldg. SAIS

Wed., March 29, 4 p.m. "Initiating Eukaryotic Translation from the Beginning and Middle," a Pharmacology and Molecular Sciences seminar with Joseph Marcotrigiano, Rockefeller University; West Lecture Hall, WBSB. JHMI

Wed., March 29, 4:30 p.m. "What If Computers Do to Memory What They Have Done to Arithmetic?" a Center for Language and Speech Processing seminar with Michael Lesk, National Science Foundation; Arellano Theater, Levering Union. HW

Wed., March 29, 5 p.m. "Stating the Ominous: Prisons, States and Zero Tolerance," a Program for Comparative American Cultures/Diversity Leadership Council seminar with L. Asale Angel-Ajani, University of Texas, Austin; Ruth Wilson Gilmore, University of California, Berkeley; Shelly Greenberg, Police Leadership Program; Sherwood Room, Levering Union. HW

Thurs., March 30, noon. "The Hidden Colors of Jade," an Earth and Planetary Sciences seminar with Sorena Sorensen, Smithsonian Institution; Olin Hall Auditorium. HW

Thurs., March 30, noon. "Pinching in New Places: Multiple Functions for the Large GTPase Dynamin in Membrane Trafficking," a Cell Biology and Anatomy seminar with Mark McNiven, Mayo Clinic; 110 WBSB. JHMI

Thurs., March 30, 12:30 p.m. "The Indian National Emergency: Reflections 25 Years Later," a Social Change and Development seminar with Marty Tillman; 535 Rome Bldg. SAIS

Thurs., March 30, 4 p.m. "DNA Methylation and Gene Silencing of an Endogenous Gene Family in Arabidopsis," a Biology seminar with Judith Bender; 100 Mudd. HW

Thurs., March 30, 4 p.m. "The Proof of the Kepler Conjecture," a Mathematical Sciences seminar with Thomas Hales, University of Michigan; 304 Whitehead. HW

Thurs., March 30, 4 p.m. "Connectivity in Image Analysis: Applications and Multiresolution Extensions," an Electrical and Computer Engineering seminar with Ulisses Braga Neto; 117 Barton. HW

Mon., April 3, 4 p.m. "Studying Poor Families with Ethnographic Methods," an Institute for Policy Studies seminar with Kathryn Edin, University of Pennsylvania; Sherwood Room, Levering Union. HW



Women's History Month Events--Sponsored by the Program for Studies of Women, Gender and Sexuality, the Institute for Global Studies, the Program for Film and Media Studies, and Political Science, as well as other Hopkins departments and organizations.

Tues., March 28, 5:30 p.m. "Shifting Grounds of Globalization: A Topography for Feminist Political Engagement" a seminar with Cindy Katz, CUNY; 400 Macaulay. HW

Fri., March 31, 8 p.m. "Preaching to the Perverted," a performance art/theater piece by Holly Hughes; 3 Shaffer. HW

Tues., March 28, 5:30 p.m. "Change Is Here! What Will Be the Results?" a conference on health care reform and the recent changes to Maryland's Health Services Cost Review Commission (HSCRC), with speakers Robert Murray, HSCRC; Calvin Pierson, Maryland Hospital Association; Robert Moore, Health Care Services Employees Union; and Michael Preston, MedChi. Co-sponsored by the Maryland Committee to Defend Health Care and the Baltimore Chapter of Physicians for Social Responsibility. Hurd Hall. JHMI

"Out in Front," the sixth annual JHU DSAGA Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Awareness Days:

Wed., March 29, 8 p.m. "Sex, the Media and the Closets of Power," a lecture by advocate Michelangelo Signorile; Garrett Room, MSE Library. HW

Sat., April 1, 1 p.m. "Unlearning Homophobia," a workshop with Robin Ochs, Harvard University; Garrett Room, MSE Library. HW

Mon., April 3, 8 p.m. Poet Mark Doty will read from and discuss his work; 26 Mudd. HW



Wed., March 29, 4 p.m. Women's Lacrosse, vs. Brown. HW

Sat., April 1, 1 p.m. Men's Lacrosse, vs. North Carolina. HW


88.1 FM

The Marc Steiner Show is broadcast weekdays from noon to 2 p.m. on 88.1 FM, WJHU radio. This list of upcoming segments is subject to change:

Mon., March 27, 1 p.m. A look at the National Aquarium in Baltimore's new Amazon River Forest exhibit with curator Jack Cover, exhibit collector Stuart Keefer and ethno-botanist Mark Plotkin.

Tues., March 28, noon. Maryland District Court judge Robert Bell.

Thurs., March 30, 1 p.m. A look at the documentary film Innocent Until Proven Guilty with filmmaker Kirsten Johnson and James Forman Jr., the featured Washington D.C. public defender.