The Johns Hopkins Gazette: November 12, 2001
Nov 12-19

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Mon., Nov. 12, 4:15 p.m. "Radical Roles for Iron-Sulfur Clusters," a Chemistry colloquium with Joan Broderick, Michigan State University; 233 Remsen. HW

Wed., Nov. 14, 4 p.m. "Causal Loops: Implications for Science and Metaphysics," a Center for History and Philosophy of Science colloquium with Joseph Berkovitz, UMBC; 348 Gilman. HW

Wed., Nov. 14, 4 p.m. "Colonial Psychiatrics and Their Meanings in Indonesia," an Anthropology colloquium with Byron Good, Harvard University; 400 Macaulay. HW

Fri., Nov. 16, 2 p.m. "Jupiter's Galilean Satellites," an Applied Physics Laboratory seminar with Melissa McGrath; Parsons Auditorium. APL Simulcast to 218 Maryland Hall on the Homewood campus.

Tues., Nov. 20, 4:15 p.m. "Insights Into Metalloenzyme Oxidation Mechanisms Through Model Systems," a Chemistry colloquium with Daniel Stack, Stanford University; 233 Remsen. HW



Tues., Nov. 13, noon. MSE Library Diversity Book and Video Discussion Group will discuss Sherman Alexie's Reservation Blues, a story about teens on a reservation who form a rock 'n' roll band; 161 Mattin Center. HW

Thurs., Nov. 15, 6 p.m. "How to Get Your First Job in Film," a talk by filmmaker Peter Metsopoulis. Sponsored by the Film and Media Studies Program; 110 Gilman. HW

Fri., Nov. 16, noon. BFSA Annual Women's Luncheon, featuring a discussion of "Women and Depression" by Annelle Primm. Sponsored by the JHU Black Faculty and Staff Association. W1030 BSPH. EB

Sat., Nov. 24, 2 p.m. "Needles & Threads: Women's Handiwork, Men's Craftsmanship," a gallery talk by Catherine Rogers Arthur, in conjunction with the exhibit of the same name. $10, $8 for Homewood House Museum members and JHU affiliates. Homewood House Museum. HW



Thurs., Nov. 15, 7:15 p.m. "Emigres and Divas: The Muse in Exile," a series of four classic films featuring emigre directors and classic leading ladies continues with Sunset Boulevard directed by Billy Wilder and starring Gloria Swanson; Mountcastle Auditorium, PCTB. EB

Fri., Nov. 16, 8 and 10:30 p.m. JHU Film Series presents a free showing of Sam Peckinpah's The Wild Bunch; Shriver Hall. HW



Thurs., Nov. 15, 7 a.m. "Pathophysiology of Degenerative Disk Disease," Orthopedic Surgery Grand Rounds with Mesfin Lemma; 5152 Outpatient Center. EB



Mon., Nov. 12, 12:15 p.m. "An Editor's Perspective on Injury Prevention Internationally: What Is Being Done vs. What Should and Could Be Done?" by Barry Pless, McGill University, Quebec. 410-955-2079. W2024 BSPH. EB

Mon., Nov. 12, 12:15 p.m. "When Science and Policy Collide: The Story of Needle Exchange Programs in America" by Steffanie Strathdee, W3030 BSPH. EB

Tues., Nov. 13, noon. "In a Strange City: Research Into the Cause of Edgar Allan Poe's Death and the Mysterious Poe Toaster" by Laura Lippman, Baltimore Sun; Berman Auditorium, Downtown Center.



Tues., Nov. 13, noon. Midday Concert Series, free-form improvisation and original compositions by L3, featuring Brian Kooken and Calvin Tullos; Hurd Hall. EB

Thurs., Nov. 15, Fri., Nov. 16, and Sat., Nov. 17, 7:30 p.m. and Sun., Nov. 18, 3 p.m. Peabody Opera Theatre and Peabody Symphony Orchestra present Richard Strauss' Ariadne auf Naxos. $22, $11 for seniors, $8 for students with I.D. 410-659-8100, ext. 2. Friedberg Concert Hall. Peabody

Fri., Nov. 16, 8 p.m. Evergreen Carriage House Concert Series--a duo performance by Larisa Gelman, principal bassoon of the Carolina Chamber Symphony, and clarinetist Igor Begelman. $15. 410-516-0341. Evergreen Carriage House, 4545 N. Charles St.

Fri., Nov. 16, 8 p.m. Fall Concert by the Octopodes. 410-516-2224. Schafler Auditorium, Bloomberg. HW

Fri., Nov. 16, 8 p.m. Concert by the JHU Band, featuring the JHU Jazz Ensemble. 410-516-3782. 101 Mattin Center. HW

Sat., Nov. 17, 8 p.m. The Choral Society presents its fall concert, featuring Haydn's "Teresa" Mass. $3. 410-516-2224. Bunting-Meyerhoff Interfaith Center. HW

Sat., Nov. 17, 8 p.m. A cappella concert by the Johns Hopkins Sirens, who will be joined by two other a cappella groups. $2. 410-493-2354. Schafler Auditorium, Bloomberg. HW

Sun., Nov. 18, 4 p.m. Concert by the Bay Street Brassworks, brass quintet performing light classics, ragtime, blues, jazz and Dixieland. $17, $14 for senior citizens and JHU staff with I.D.; $10 for full-time students with I.D. Tickets at the door add $4. 410-516-7157. Shriver Hall. HW

Sun., Nov. 18, 7 p.m. The JHU Band and the JHU Concert Band perform. 410-516-8450. Shriver Hall. HW



Wed., Nov. 14, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Open Houses for both Evergreen House and Homewood House Museum shops; JHU affiliates can shop and receive a 10 percent discount on all purchases.

Thurs., Nov. 15. Open Houses for the Whiting School's Part-time Programs in Engineering and Applied Science. 410-516-8728 or 1-800-JHU-ENGR.

Noon to 1:30 p.m. The Washington D.C. Center, 1625 Massachusetts Ave., N.W.

4 to 7 p.m. Southern Maryland Higher Education Center, 44219 Airport Rd., Wildewood Technology Park, Calif., Md.



Mon., Nov. 12, 12:15 p.m. "Functional Analysis of Alzheimer's Disease-Associated Genes in Notch Signaling," a Carnegie Institution of Washington Embryology seminar with Mark Fortini, University of Pennsylvania and Stellar-Chance Labs; Seminar Room, 115 W. University Pkwy. HW

Mon., Nov. 12, 4 p.m. "Biology of Human Retrotransposons," a Biochemistry and Molecular Biology seminar with Haig Kazazian Jr., University of Pennsylvania; W2030 BSPH. EB

Mon., Nov. 12, 4 p.m. "Three Good Uses for a Dead Rat: Phylogeny, Biogeography and Mammalian Diversification," an Earth and Planetary Sciences seminar with Anne Weil, Duke University; 305 Olin. HW

Mon., Nov. 12, 4 p.m. "The Age of Wilberforce Dawns: Antislavery and the Daybreak of Evangelical Politics," a History seminar with Christopher Brown, Rutgers University; 315 Gilman. HW

Mon., Nov. 12, 4:30 p.m. "Elliptic Cohomology and Moonshine" with Igor Kriz, University of Michigan; 211 Krieger. HW

Tues., Nov. 13, 12:10 p.m. "SIGH: A Central Regulator of the Mycobacterial Stress Response" with Robert Husson, Children's Hospital, Boston. W2030 BSPH. EB

Tues., Nov. 13, 1:30 p.m. "Geometry of Quantum Pumps" with Lorenzo Sadun, University of Texas, Austin; 413 Krieger. HW

Tues., Nov. 13, 3 p.m. "Nuclear Envelope Disorganization Caused by R482Q/W Mutations in A-type Lamins in Lipodystrophy Patients," a Cell Biology seminar with Jean-Claude Courvalin, University of Paris; Suite 2-200, 1830 Bldg. EB

Tues., Nov. 13, 4 p.m. "Subvarieties of Low Geometric Genus on Generic Hypersurfaces" with Herb Clemens, University of Utah; 302 Krieger. HW

Wed., Nov. 14, 12:15 p.m. "The Centromere Identity Cycle: Analyses of Centromeric Chromatin in Dro-sophila and Humans," a Carnegie Institution of Washington Embryology seminar with Gary Karpen, The Salk Institute; Seminar Room, 115 W. University Pkwy. HW

Wed., Nov. 14, 1 p.m. "The Neuropsychology of Religious Experience," a Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine seminar with Andrew Newberg, University of Pennsylvania; Weinberg Auditorium. EB

Wed., Nov. 14, 3:30 p.m. "Noninvasive Measurement and Mapping of Tumor p02 and Redox Status Using EPR Spectroscopy," a seminar with Periannan Kuppusamy. Part of the seminar series "In vivo, Cellular and Molecular Imaging" sponsored by Radiology. 214 Traylor. EB

Thurs., Nov. 15, 11 a.m. "Ubiquitous but Unusual, Odd but Ordered: Recent Progress in Aqueous Thermodynamics" with Pablo Debene-detti, Princeton University; 110 Maryland. HW

Thurs., Nov. 15, noon. "Substance Abuse Policy," a Health Policy and Management seminar with Robert Schwartz, Open Society Institute, Soros Foundation; Ann Ciekot, National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse; Jenny Collier, State Task Force to Increase Substance Abuse Treatment; Kathleen Franklin, Sinai Addiction Treatment Program. Part of the lunchtime seminar series "Health Policy Perspectives." Hampton House Lecture Hall. EB

Thurs., Nov. 15, 3 p.m. "Human Stem Cells: The End of the Beginning," a Cell Biology seminar with John Gearhart; East Lecture Hall, WBSB. EB

Thurs., Nov. 15, 4 p.m. "The Structure of the Constricting Enzyme Dynamin and Its Role in Membrane Fusion," a Biology seminar with Jenny Hinshaw, NIH; 100 Mudd. HW

Thurs., Nov. 15, 4 p.m. "A Brave New World of Work: Labor and Industrial Policy Under Louis XVI of France," a European History seminar with Jeffrey Horn, Manhattan College; 315 Gilman. HW

Thurs., Nov. 15, 4 p.m. "MRI-guided Vascular Interventions," an Electrical and Computer Engineering seminar with Ergin Atalar; 117 Barton. HW

Thurs., Nov. 15, 4 p.m. "Constitutive Knowlege: Reimagining Personhood and Relatedness in Adoption Reunions" by Janet Carsten, University of Edinburgh; and "Societies of the General Will and Transnational Families: The Nature of the Assembled Family in the 18th Century" by Frances Ferguson; an Institute for Global Studies in Culture, Power and History/Program for Studies in Women, Gender and Sexuality joint seminar. Part of the series "Rethinking the Family in the Context of Globalization." 400 Macaulay. HW

Thurs., Nov. 15, 4 p.m. "Dark Energy and the Accelerating Universe," a Physics and Astronomy seminar with Mike Turner, University of Chicago; Schafler Auditorium, Bloomberg. HW

Fri., Nov. 16, 11 a.m. "The Role of Emotional Health in the Outcomes of Adolescents with Asthma" with Sande Okelo; W2030 BSPH. EB

Fri., Nov. 16, 2 p.m. "Functional Characterization of Androgen Insensitivity Syndrome Mutant Androgen Receptor Interaction with Transcriptional Coactivators," a Biochemistry and Molecular Biology thesis defense by Thomas Bonagura; W2030 BSPH. EB

Mon., Nov. 19, noon. "The Urban Health Institute: Vision and Mission," an Institute for Policy Studies seminar with Claude Earl Fox, Urban Health Institute; 526 Wyman Park Bldg. HW

Mon., Nov. 19, 3:30 p.m. "Enthalpy and Ligand-Binding Distributions in Proteins and Nucleic Acids" with Doug Poland; 109 Jenkins. HW

Mon., Nov. 19, 4 p.m. "Could the Cold War Have Taken a Different Course in 1953?" a History seminar with Jeffrey Brooks; 315 Gilman. HW

Mon., Nov. 19, 4 p.m. "Experimental and Theoretical Stratigraphy," an Earth and Planetary Sciences seminar with Chris Paola, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis; 305 Olin. HW

Mon., Nov. 19, 4 p.m. "Viral Encephalitis: Determinants of Outcome," a Biochemistry and Molecular Biology seminar with Diane Griffin; W2030 BSPH. EB

Tues., Nov. 20, noon. "If We Understand It, We Can Build It: The De Novo Protein Design Approach to Protein Folding and Function," a Biological Chemistry seminar with Blake Hill; 612 Physiology. EB

Mon., Nov. 26, 12:15 p.m. "Control of Rest: Activity Behavior by the Circadian Clock," a Carnegie Institution of Washington Embryology seminar with Amita Sehgal, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine; Seminar Room, 115 W. University Pkwy. HW

Mon., Nov. 26, 4 p.m. "The Mantle Convection Inverse Problem," an Earth and Planetary Sciences seminar with Hans-Peter Bunge, Princeton University; 305 Olin. HW

Mon., Nov. 26, 4 p.m. "Agency and Resistance in Early American Political Discourse," a History seminar with François Furstenberg; 315 Gilman. HW



CultureFest 2001--"Identify. Relate. Construct." HW

Mon., Nov. 12, 8 p.m. Coffeehouse, interactive learning about different cultures; E-level, Levering.

Tues., Nov. 13, noon to 4 p.m. International food court; Glass Pavilion, Levering.

Wed., Nov. 14, 8 p.m. Jazz and poetry slam; Mattin Center Cafe.

Thurs., Nov. 15, noon to 2 p.m. BSU workshop; showing of Blackumentary, followed by discussion; Arellano Theater, Levering.

Fri., Nov. 16, noon to 3 p.m. African Students Associated workshop featuring videos, discussion, music, artifacts, ethnic food, regional displays; Sherwood Room, Levering. 5 p.m. JSI Fest, performances, tea ceremony demonstrations, traditional games and sushi, sponsored by Japanese Students International; AMR1.

Sat., Nov. 17, 6 p.m. Closing banquet; dinner and musical entertainment; Glass Pavilion, Levering.

Wed., Nov. 14, noon. Wednesday Noon Series--"Camelot at Dawn: Jacqueline and John Kennedy in Georgetown, May 1954," a discussion of the book by Anne Garside accompanying photographs by Orlando Sue-ro. Copies of the book will be available for sale and signing. Sponsored by Special Events. Shriver Hall. HW

Thurs., Nov. 15, 8 p.m. The 2001 Milton S. Eisenhower Symposium: A Nation United: Politics and Power in the 21st Century--"Political Parties in Perspective: A Battle for the Middle Ground," debate between Johns Hopkins College Democrats and Republicans. AMR1 Multipurpose Room. HW

Fri., Nov. 16, 9:30 a.m. to 3:15 p.m. "Needles & Threads: Women's Handiwork, Men's Craftsmanship," a daylong symposium in conjunction with the exhibit, featuring talks by Homewood House curator Catherine Rogers Arthur; textile historian Davida Tenenbaum Deutsch; Linda Eaton, Winterthur Museum; and Barbara Weeks, Maryland Historical Society. Reservations required. 410-516-8639. $55, $45 for Homewood House Museum members and JHU affiliates. HW

Mon., Nov. 19, 10 a.m. 2001 JHU Annual Benefits Fair, an opportunity to speak to representatives from insurance and investment companies, other vendors and JHU benefits providers. Glass Pavilion, Levering. HW



Fri., Nov. 16, and Sat., Nov. 17, 8 p.m.; and Sun., Nov. 18, 2:15 p.m. Theatre Hopkins' production of Donald Margulies' Collected Stories. Final performances. $12 at the door on Friday evening, $15 on Saturday evening and Sunday afternoon. 410-516-7159. Merrick Barn. HW

Fri., Nov. 16, Sat., Nov. 17, and Sun., Nov. 18, 8 p.m. The JHU Barnstormers' production of Edward Albee's Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? $5 general admission, $3 for students. Swirnow Theater, Mattin Center. HW