The Johns Hopkins Gazette: November 6, 2000
Nov 6-13

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Tues., Nov. 7, 4:15 p.m. "Investigating the Effects of Ionization on Hydrocarbon/Air Combustion Chemistry," a Chemistry colloquium with Susan Arnold, Air Force Research Laboratory; 233 Remsen. HW

Wed., Nov. 8, 4 p.m. "How Do Infants Learn about the Physical World?" a Psychology colloquium with Renee Baillargeon, University of Illinois; 234 Ames. HW

Fri., Nov. 10, 4 p.m. "Toward an Aristotelian Conception of Well-Being," a Philosophy colloquium with Richard Kraut; 348 Gilman. HW



Tues., Nov. 7, 4 to 6 p.m. "Need Money for Med School?" a talk by Maj. Kelly Moss (USAF), U.S. Army Laurel Health Care Recruitment Team. Conference Room A, Levering. HW



Fri., Nov. 10, 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Opening reception for "Modernism and Post-Modernism: Russian Art of the Ending Millennium," a traveling exhibition continuing through Jan. 28, 2001. 7 p.m. Musical performance by Igor Yuzefovich, this year's Marbury Violin Competition winner. Evergreen House, 4545 N. Charles St.



Thurs., Nov. 9, 7 p.m. "Late Harvests: A Cinematic Exploration of Aging," a Cultural Affairs film series, presents An Autumn Afternoon (1962), in Japanese with English subtitles. Post-screening discussion with John Standiford, Charles Theatre; Mountcastle Auditorium, PCTB. JHMI

Fri., Nov. 10, and Sat., Nov. 11, 8 p.m. Weekend Wonderflix presents The Hurricane, biographical film about Rubin "Hurricane" Carter; in conjunction with the MSE Symposium 2000 "Unfinished Business: Addressing Race, Class and Gender at the Turn of the Millennium"; Shriver Hall. HW



Mon., Nov. 6, 4 p.m. The 2000 George S. Benton Memorial Lecture in Atmospheric Science and Geophysical Fluid Dynamics--"From Weather to Climate Forecasting--George Benton and the Transformation of American Meteorology" by James Baker, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration; Olin Hall Auditorium. HW

Mon., Nov. 6, 7 p.m. "Virtual Surgery Training," a PreHealth lecture by Christoph Kaufmann, Uniform Services University of the Health Sciences. Part of the AED series "What the Future Holds." Garrett Room, MSE Library. HW

Wed., Nov. 8, 12:30 p.m. "Cooking and Homemaking as a Means of Empowering Women," a Social Change and Development brown bag lecture by Liesel Flashenberg, Through the Kitchen Door; 535 Rome Bldg., 1619 Massachusetts Ave., N.W. SAIS

Mon., Nov. 13, 4 p.m. "Paris, 1200," a valedictory lecture by John Baldwin. Sponsored by History. Garrett Room, MSE Library. HW



Tues., Nov. 7, noon. Midday Concert by jazz duo Sax Appeal; Hurd Hall. JHMI

Wed., Nov. 8, 7:30 p.m. Peabody Chamber Winds performs Clark McAlister's Woodscapes, and Johann Hummell's Octet, Partita in E-flat. $16, $8 for senior citizens and $5 for students with I.D. Griswold Hall. Peabody

Thurs., Nov. 9, 7:30 p.m. Peabody Preparatory Faculty Recital, performances by faculty members Larry Williams, Barbara Schneider, Thomas Kraines, Rachel Franklin, Susan Harwood, Bradley Permenter; and guest artist Daniel Lau, piano; Leakin Hall. Peabody

Sat., Nov. 11, 7:30 p.m. Peabody Camerata featuring Randal Woodfield, baritone; Catherine Thorpe, soprano; and Hirofumi Noguchi, trumpet. Free, but tickets are required. Griswold Hall. Peabody



Thurs., Nov. 9, 4:30 to 6 p.m. Jr.-Sr. Required PreHealth Information for Applicants 2001-2002. Sponsored by Preprofessional Programs. Mudd Hall. HW

Fridays, dusk. Maryland Space Grant Observatory Telescope Open House, public viewing. Bloomberg Center. HW



Mon., Nov. 6, 12:15 p.m. "The Nuclear Chaperone NOPP140: An Unexpected Link between Ribosome Biogenesis and Endoplasmic Reticulum Proliferation," a Carnegie Institution of Washington Embryology seminar with Tom Meier, Albert Einstein College of Medicine; Seminar Room, 115 W. University Pkwy.

Mon., Nov. 6, 4 p.m. "Latemar Geochronology Controversy," an Earth and Planetary Sciences seminar with Linda Hinnov; 305 Olin. HW

Mon., Nov. 6, 4 p.m. "Three Slaveholders in the Antilles: Saint-Domingue, Martinique, Jamaica," a History seminar with Robert Forster; 315 Gilman. HW

Mon., Nov. 6, 4 p.m. "Turning Science into Policy: The Surgeon General's Report on Mental Health," an Institute for Policy Studies Social Policy seminar with Howard Goldman, editor Surgeon General's Report on Mental Health; Garrett Room, MSE Library. HW

Mon., Nov. 6, 4:30 p.m. "Non-Stationary Multi-Stream Processing toward Robust and Adaptive Speech Recognition," a Center for Language and Speech Processing seminar with Hervé Bourlard; 100 Shaffer. HW

Tues., Nov. 7, noon. "A Conserved Transacylation of Proteins in Central Metabolism: Lipoic Acid Attachment," a Biological Chemistry seminar with John Cronan Jr., University of Illinois; 612 Physiology. JHMI

Tues., Nov. 7, noon. "Molecular Epidemiology of TB in Maryland: Implications for Disease Elimination," an International Health seminar with Wendy Cronin, Maryland Dept. of Mental Health and Hygiene. Co-sponsored by the TB Interest Group. W3030 SPH. JHMI

Tues., Nov. 7, 4:30 p.m. "Information Extraction: What Has Worked, What Hasn't and What Has Promise for the Future," a Center for Language and Speech Processing seminar with Ralph Weischedel, BBN Technologies; 100 Shaffer. HW

Wed., Nov. 8, noon. "Gankyrin: The First Liver Oncoprotein, and the S6 ATPase of the 26S Proteasome: What Is Their Functional Relationship in Controlling the Cell Cycle?" a Biochemistry and Molecular Biology seminar with R. John Mayer, University of Nottingham Medical Center, England; W1020 SPH. JHMI

Wed., Nov. 8, 12:15 p.m. "2001 Seminar 3: Careers in International Health," a Health and Child Survival Fellows Program seminar with Paul Seaton; 2008 SPH. JHMI

Wed., Nov. 8, 4 p.m. "Regulation of Transcriptions by Protein Complexes That Modify Chromatin," a Pharmacology and Molecular Sciences seminar with Jerry Workman, Pennsylvania State University; 303 WBSB. JHMI

Thurs., Nov. 9, 11 a.m. "Physiologically Relevant Effects of Oxygen Tension and pH on Hematopoietic Progenitor Cell Proliferation and Differentiation," a Chemical Engineering seminar with William Miller, Northwestern University; 110 Maryland. HW

Thurs., Nov. 9, noon. "Chromosome Cohesion and Condensation in Mitosis," a Cell Biology and Anatomy seminar with Tatsuya Hirano, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory; 110 WBSB. JHMI

Thurs., Nov. 9, 3:30 p.m. "Universal RNAs and Insulin Signaling in Animal Development and Decrepitude," a Molecular Biology and Genetics seminar with Gary Ruvkun, Massachusetts General Hospital; 517 PCTB. JHMI

Thurs., Nov. 9, 4 p.m. "Governing by Trope: Markets, Ideas and Crises in a Global Financial Order," an Institute for Global Studies in Culture, Power and History seminar with Mark Blyth; 404 Macaulay. HW

Thurs., Nov. 9, 4 p.m. "Franklin D. Roosevelt: The Fireside Chats and the American People," a History special seminar with Lawrence Levine, George Mason University; 315 Gilman. HW

Thurs., Nov. 9, 4 p.m. "How to Catch a Criminal: A Comparison of Statistical Tests for Hardy-Weinberg Equilibrium in Large, Sparse Multinomials," a Mathematical Sciences seminar with Paul Maiste; 304 Whitehead. HW

Thurs., Nov. 9, 7 p.m. "Refractive Surgery/Laser Vision Correction," an Ophthalmology seminar with Robert Weinberg. Intended for individuals considering laser vision correction. 410-583-2802. 400 Wyman Park Bldg. HW

Mon., Nov. 13, 12:15 p.m. "Molecular Determinants of Asymmetric Stem Cell Kinetics" a Carnegie Institution of Washington Embryology seminar with James Sherley, MIT; Seminar Room, 115 W. University Pkwy.

Mon., Nov. 13, 12:15 p.m. "Environmental Health and Relative Risk in South Africa: Process and Progress," a Center for Epidemiology and Policy seminar with Margo Schwab, Risk Sciences and Public Policy Institute; W2008 SPH. JHMI



Mon., Nov. 6, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Conference on "The Greening of Johns Hopkins: Present and Future," with opening remarks by President William R. Brody; keynote address by David Orr, Oberlin College; staff reports on current practices and plans at Johns Hopkins; and breakout sessions on topics for future greening initiatives. 410-502-7578. Shriver Hall. HW

CultureFest 2000. 410-516-5435. Sponsored by JHU student cultural groups. HW

Mon., Nov. 6: Noon to 4 p.m. World Bazaar; Glass Pavilion 6 p.m. Talk, "Who's Religion Is Right? Maybe Yours, Maybe Mine, Maybe Ours," by Chester Gillis, Georgetown Universty; Bunting-Meyerhoff Interfaith Center

Tues., Nov. 7: 9 a.m. to noon. Election Day Breakfast, students will be given an international breakfast when they present a voter registration card; Glass Pavilion

Wed., Nov. 8: Noon to 4 p.m. International Food Court, a chance to sample cuisines from Asia and the Middle East; Glass Pavilion 9 p.m. Theme Coffeehouse; E-Level

Thurs., Nov. 9: 10 p.m. Unity Party, a campuswide celebration featuring music, food and dancing; Levering Hall

Fri., Nov. 10: 6 p.m. Closing banquet with food from 14 local restaurants and performances by student groups. $10 in advance, $12 at the door; Glass Pavilion

Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority 78th Founders' Week. Week of events culminating on Nov. 12, Founders' Day. Open to the public. HW.

Tues., Nov. 7, 7 p.m. "Higher Learning: A Discussion of African-American Education." Bring new school supplies for the sorority's "Big Book Bag" project. AMR1 TV room

Wed., Nov. 8, daylong. Kickoff of second annual winter clothing drive for the homeless

Wed., Nov. 8, noon. "How Immigration Is Changing Maryland and the United States," a lecture by Martin Ford, Maryland Office for New Americans. Part of the Wednesday Noon Series, sponsored by Special Events. Shriver Hall. HW

Wed., Nov. 8, 12:15 p.m. Korea Health Fair 2000 with Eun-Jin Choi, Korea Institute for Health and Social Affairs. Sponsored by Population Information. International Room, 111 Market Place.

Thurs., Nov. 9, 8 p.m. MSE Symposium 2000--"Unfinished Business: Addressing Race, Class and Gender at the Turn of the Millennium" Tonight's topic: "Expressing Inequality: Conveying Messages through Art and Literature," a talk by filmmaker Spike Lee; Shriver Hall. HW

Filmmaker Spike Lee will speak at Homewood on Nov. 9.

Sat., Nov. 11, 8:15 a.m. to 3:15 p.m. "A Woman's Journey," a day of seminars covering a variety of women's issues. 410-955-8660. Sheraton Inner Harbor.



Sat., Nov. 11, 1 p.m. Football, vs. Western Maryland. Homewood Field.



Fri., Nov. 10, and Sat., Nov. 11, 8 p.m.; Sun., Nov. 12, 2:15 p.m. Theatre Hopkins' production of Tennessee Williams' A Streetcar Named Desire. $12 on Friday, $15 on Saturday and Sunday; Merrick Barn. HW

Fri., Nov. 10, Sat., Nov. 11 and Sun., Nov. 12, 8 p.m. The Barnstormers present Tom Stoppard's The Real Thing. $5, $3 with I.D.; Arellano Theater, Levering. HW