The Johns Hopkins Gazette: October 23, 2000
Oct 23-30

Johns Hopkins Gazette Online Edition



Mon., Oct. 30, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Peabody Conservatory Blood Drive. To schedule an appointment to donate blood, call 410-659-8178 or e-mail Unger Lounge. Peabody



Tues., Oct. 24, 3 p.m. "The Practice of Early Modern Science: The Archimedes Palimpsest," a History of Science, Medicine and Technology colloquium with Reviel Netz, Stanford University; 140 Remsen. HW

Tues., Oct. 24, 4:15 p.m. "Cell Wall Biosynthesis and Its Inhibition: Chemical Approaches to Anti-infective Targets," a Chemistry colloquium with Suzanne Walker, Princeton University; 233 Remsen. HW

Wed., Oct. 25, 4 p.m. "Dynamic Themes in Perception and Action," a Psychology colloquium with Michael Turvey, University of Connecticut; 234 Ames. HW

Thurs., Oct. 26, 4 p.m. "Early Science Results from the Far Ultraviolet Spectroscopic Explorer Mission," a Physics and Astronomy colloquium with Ken Sembach; Schafler Auditorium, Bloomberg Center. HW

Fri., Oct. 27, 2 p.m. "Why Was Relativity Accepted?" a colloquium with Stephen Brush, University of Maryland, College Park; Kossiakoff Center. APL Program is simulcast to 218 Maryland Hall on the Homewood campus.



Tues., Oct. 24, 8 p.m. "Power, Politics and the Presidential Elections," a talk by CBS chief Washington correspondent Bob Schieffer. $20; free for JHU students with I.D. 410-516-4842. Shriver Hall. HW

Wed., Oct. 25, 2 p.m. PreLaw law school panel with admissions directors from Cornell, Harvard, NYU and Yale. Sponsored by Preprofessional Programs. Great Hall, Levering Union. HW



Thurs., Oct. 26, 7 p.m. "Late Harvests: A Cinematic Exploration of Aging," a Cultural Affairs film series, presents The Remains of the Day (1993), starring Anthony Hopkins and Emma Thompson. A post-screening discussion with Michael Bradley follows; Mountcastle Auditorium, PCTB. JHMI

Fri., Oct. 27, and Sat., Oct. 28, 8 p.m. Screening of Spike Lee's He Got Game, in conjunction with the MSE Symposium 2000's "Unfinished Business: Addressing Race, Class and Gender at the Turn of the Millennium." Spike Lee will speak at the symposium on Thurs., Nov. 2. Shriver Hall. HW



Mon., Oct. 23, 4 p.m. The Amgen Lecture--"The Spinal Muscular Atrophy Gene Product: A Master of RNA-Protein Machines" by Gideon Dreyfuss, University of Pennsylvania. Sponsored by Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. W2030 SPH. JHMI

Mon., Oct. 23, 7 p.m. "How Gene Therapy Will Change Medicine," a PreHealth lecture by George Dover. Part of the AED series "What the Future Holds." Sherwood Room, Levering. HW

Tues., Oct. 24, 6 p.m. "Europe Bound: The Dangers of the Euro," a European Studies lecture by Georgio La Malfa, University of Turin and member of Italian Parliament; Rome Auditorium, 1619 Massachusetts Ave., N.W. SAIS

Wed., Oct. 25, 12:15 p.m. Recent research of fellows in the NIDA Drug Dependence Epidemiology Research Training Program; Hampton House Auditorium. JHMI

Wed., Oct. 25, 12:30 p.m. "Zambia Social Fund: Believe the Hype?" a Social Change and Development brown bag lecture by Robert Chase; 535 Rome, 1619 Massachusetts Ave., N.W. SAIS



Tues., Oct. 24, noon. Midday Concert by Brian Kooken Trio. Sponsored by Cultural Affairs. Hurd Hall. JHMI

Tues., Oct. 24, 8 p.m. Concert by Victoria Chiang, viola; and Robert McDonald, piano, featuring music by Bergsma, Brahms, Bach and Hindemith. $16, $8 for senior citizens, $5 for students with I.D. Friedberg Concert Hall. Peabody

Sun., Oct. 29, 2 p.m. Peabody Preparatory Young People's String Program performs its annual Halloween concert. 410-659-8124. Friedberg Concert Hall. Peabody

Sun., Oct. 29, 3 p.m. Shriver Hall Guest Artist Series--"Keyboard Conversations, Franz Liszt: Satan or Saint?" with Jeffrey Siegel, in a concert-plus-commentary format. $17, $14 for senior citizens and JHU staff with I.D. and $11 for full-time students with I.D. (Add $2 for tickets purchased at the door.) 410-516-7157. Shriver Hall. HW



Fridays, dusk. Maryland Space Grant Observatory Telescope open house, public viewing. Bloomberg Center. HW



Mon., Oct. 23, 12:15 p.m. "Coordinate BMP Signaling in Cell Fate Determination," a Carnegie Institution of Washington Embryology seminar with Kristi Wharton, Brown University; Seminar Room, 115 W. University Pkwy. HW

Mon., Oct. 23, 4 p.m. The David Bodian Seminar in Neuroscience--"Visual Surface as a Reference Frame for Coding and Attention" with Zijiang He, University of Louisville. Sponsored by Zanvyl Krieger Mind/Brain Institute. 338 Krieger. HW

Mon., Oct. 23, 4 p.m. "Root Structure and Water Relations of Tropical Forests," an Earth and Planetary Sciences seminar with Leo Sternberg, University of Miami; 305 Olin. HW

Mon., Oct. 23, 4 p.m. "Framing the Field of Law's Disciplinary Encounters: An Historical Narrative," a History seminar with Christopher Tomlins, American Bar Foundation; 315 Gilman. HW

Tues., Oct. 24, noon. "The Role of the Gut-Enriched Kruppel-like Factor in Intestinal Tumorigenesis," a Medicine seminar with Duyen Dang; 903 Ross. JHMI

Tues., Oct. 24, 4 p.m. "Restructuring China: The Qing Official View of China and Its Evolution Before the End of the 18th Century," a World History seminar with Gang Zhao; 315 Gilman. HW

Tues., Oct. 24, 4:30 p.m. "A Phonologist's View of the Past Tense Controversy," a Center for Language and Speech Processing seminar with Bruce Hayes, UCLA; 100 Shaffer. HW

Wed., Oct. 25, 12:15 p.m. "Body Fatness, Adiposity Rebound and Risk of Obesity in Children," an International Health/Center for Human Nutrition seminar with Marie-Francoise Rolland-Cachera, CNAM, Paris; W2008 SPH. JHMI

Wed., Oct. 25, 4 p.m. "Approaching the Glass Transition," a Materials Science and Engineering seminar with Harvey Gould, Clark University; 110 Maryland. HW

Wed., Oct. 25, 4 p.m. "Reversible in vitro Nuclear Swelling--Implications for the Elastic Nature of the Nuclear Matrix," a Pharmacology and Molecular Sciences thesis defense by Daniel Krovich; 303 WBSB. JHMI

Wed. Oct. 25, 5:30 p.m. "MEMS--Now and Future Repeating the IC Experience ... Or Reliving Vacuum Tube History?" a Mechanical Engineering special seminar wih Richard Muller, University of California, Berkeley; 110 Maryland. HW

Thurs., Oct. 26, 11 a.m. "Talking to Dancing, Partying, Polymer Molecules and Nanostructures Using Novel Optical and Spectroscopic Techniques," a Chemical Engineering seminar with Rangaramanujam Kannan, Wayne State University; 110 Maryland. HW

Thurs., Oct. 26, noon. "Protein Processing Pathways," a Cell Biology and Anatomy seminar with Susan Michaelis; 110 WBSB. JHMI

Thurs., Oct. 26, 4 p.m. "A New Joint Control Chart: Joint Behavior of Average and Maximum of a General Process," a Mathematical Sciences seminar with Jiayang Sun, Case Western Reserve University; 304 Whitehead. HW

Thurs., Oct. 26, 4 p.m. "Visualizing Genomic Organization and Function in the Cell Nucleus," a Biology seminar with Ronald Berezney; 100 Mudd. HW

Mon., Oct. 30, 4 p.m. "The Isotopic Evolution of Mesozoic Oceanic Anoxic Events: Evaluating Old and New Theories," an Earth and Planetary Sciences seminar with Darren Grocke, University of London; 305 Olin. HW.    NOTE: This event has been cancelled.

Mon., Oct. 30, 4 p.m. The David Bodian Seminar in Neuroscience--"Haptics for Robotics and Virtual Environments" with Allison Okamura. Sponsored by Zanvyl Krieger Mind/Brain Institute. 338 Krieger. HW

Mon., Oct. 30, 4 p.m. "The Making of a Slave Conspiracy: Denmark Vesey and His Co-conspirators," a History seminar with Michael Johnson; 315 Gilman. HW



Tues., Oct. 24, 8 p.m. MSE Symposium 2000--"Unfinished Business: Addressing Race, Class and Gender at the Turn of the Millennium" Tonight's topic: "The Role and Struggle of American Women Today," a feminist debate with Eleanor Smeal, president of Feminist Majority Foundation; and Phyllis Schlafly, president of Eagle Forum. Garrett Room, MSE Library. HW

The Chinese Folk Dance Company will perform on Oct. 25, in Shriver Hall.

Wed., Oct. 25, noon. "China Patterns," the Chinese Folk Dance Company performs using swords, fans and silk banners, accompanied by traditional Chinese musical instruments. Part of the Wednesday Noon Series sponsored by Special Events. Shriver Hall. HW

Sun., Oct. 29, 7 to 10 p.m. Halloween Masquerade Swing Dance, featuring the JHU Big Band and the JHU Jazz Ensemble. Costumes encouraged. 410-235-9279. Glass Pavilion, Levering Union. HW

Mon., Oct. 30, 8 p.m. MSE Symposium 2000--"Unfinished Business: Addressing Race, Class and Gender at the Turn of the Millennium" Tonight's topic: "Teaching What to Whom?" a roundtable discussion with Carmen Russo, superintendent, Baltimore City public schools. Garrett Room, MSE Library. HW



Mon., Oct. 23, 4 p.m. Women's Soccer, vs. Elmhurst; Homewood Field.

Wed., Oct. 25, 5 p.m. Field Hockey, vs. Franklin and Marshall; Homewood Field.

Wed., Oct. 25, 7 p.m. Volleyball, vs. Western Maryland. Newton White Athletic Center. HW

Sat., Oct. 28, 1 p.m. Football, vs. Dickinson. Homewood Field.

Sat., Oct. 28, 7 p.m. Men's Soccer, vs. Dickinson. Homewood Field.



Fri., Oct. 27; Sat., Oct. 28; and Sun., Oct. 29, 8 p.m. "An Evening of One Acts," presented by the JHU Barnstormers and the Dunbar Baldwin Hughes Theater Company; selected scenes from Two Trains Running and Freshman One Acts. $5, $3 for JHU students. Arellano Theater, Levering Union. HW


88.1 FM

Mon., Oct. 23, 1 p.m. Kevin Kallaugher, editorial cartoonist for The Sun, talks about a new collection of his cartoons.

Tues., Oct. 24, noon. Sports Talk, with Milton Kent and Keith Mills.



Mon., Oct. 30, noon. "Investment Planning for Women," a JHU Women's Network brown bag lunch and workshop with Dena Shapiro Frenkel, American Express Financial Advisors Inc. 410-516-4466. Sherwood Room, Levering Union. HW