The Johns Hopkins Gazette: November 26, 2001
Nov 26-
Dec 3

Johns Hopkins Gazette Online Edition



Wed., Nov. 28, and Thurs., Nov. 29, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. JHU American Red Cross Blood Drive; new travel-related restrictions apply. For information about one's eligibility to donate, 410-764-1010 or 800-GIVE-LIFE. To schedule an appointment, call 410-516-0138 or go to Glass Pavilion, Levering. HW



Tues., Nov. 27, 4:15 p.m. "Shedding Light on Life's Building Blocks, One by One," a Chemistry colloquium with Mattanjah DeVries, University of California, Santa Barbara; 233 Remsen. HW

Wed. Nov. 28, 4 p.m. "Aesthetics and Depth Perception," a Psychology colloquium with Tom Bever, University of Arizona; 234 Ames. HW

Fri., Nov. 30, 2 p.m. "Medicine and Science Confront Aging: The Case of Hormone Replacement Therapy, 1960-2000," a History of Science, Medicine and Technology colloquium with Elizabeth Watkins, Carnegie Mellon University; Seminar Room, 3rd floor, Welch Medical Library. EB



Tues., Nov. 27, 5:30 p.m. The Collectors' Series: Evenings in the Library--third in a five-part series in which librarians present the rare books that inspired the exhibition Kings, Hummingbirds and Monsters: Artist's Books at Evergreen. A tour of the exhibition and a reception will follow the discussion. Reservations required. $10, $8 for Evergreen members. 410-516-0341. Evergreen House, 4545 N. Charles St.

A detail from 'World Bound,' Maria Anasazi's book sculpture that was inspired by an early edition of the Encyclopaedia Brittanica belonging to the Garrett Library at Evergreen. Learn more on Nov. 27 at 'Kings, Hummingbirds and Monsters: Artist's Books at Evergreen.'

Wed., Nov. 28, 4 p.m. "The War and Issues of Women, Gender and Sexuality," a panel discussion sponsored by the Program for the Study of Women, Gender and Sexuality; Sherwood Room, Levering. HW



Mon., Nov. 26, 5:30 p.m. "From Command to Market Economy: Charting the Progress of Central and Eastern Europe and the Commonwealth of Independent States," a lecture by economist Willem Buiter, European Bank for Reconstruction and Development. Calling 202-663-5648 to reserve a place. Kenney Auditorium, Nitze Bldg., 1740 Massachusetts Ave., NW. SAIS

Tues., Nov. 27, 8 p.m. JHU Film Series presents a sneak preview of Kate and Leopold, starring Meg Ryan and Hugh Jackman; Shriver Auditorium. HW

Fri., Nov. 30, 8 and 10:30 p.m. The Program in Latin American Studies Film Series presents El callejˇn de los milagros, directed by Jorge Fons, Mexico; Level A, MSE Library. HW



Thurs., Nov. 29, 7 a.m. "Mechanical Transduction in Bone," Orth-opedic Surgery grand rounds with Jun You, Pennsylvania State University; 5152 JHOC. EB



Tues., Nov. 27, noon. "The Baltimore Zoo's Next 125 Years: Perspective of the Role of Zoos and the Importance for Global Conservation and Family Fun" by Roger Birkel, executive director, The Baltimore Zoo. Sponsored by SPSBE. Berman Auditorium, Downtown Center.

Tues., Nov. 27, 5:30 p.m. "A Personal Account of Jewish Survival in Occupied France" a lecture by Leo Bretholz, author of Leap Into Darkness. Sponsored by Romance Languages. To R.S.V.P., call 410-516-6041. 336 Gilman. HW

Tues., Nov. 27, 8 p.m. The Eighth Annual Sidney W. Mintz Lecture in Anthropology--"Pathologies of Power: Structural Violence and the Materiality of the Social" by Paul Farmer, Harvard Medical School; Mudd Hall Auditorium. HW

Thurs., Nov. 29, 3 p.m. The Don P. Giddens Inaugural Professorial Lecture--"Investigating the Structure of High Dimensional Pattern Recognition Problems" by Carey Priebe. First in a series of seven. Arellano Theater, Levering. HW

Mon., Dec. 3, 5 p.m. Dean's Lecture I--"Advances in Brain Tumor Therapy" by Henry Brem. Sponsored by Medicine. Hurd Hall. EB



Fri., Nov. 30, 8 p.m. The Peabody Renaissance Ensemble presents "If Good Music Be the Food of Love: Songs and Dances from Shakespeare," an evening of music from Shakespeare's plays. 410-659-8100, ext. 2. Friedberg Concert Hall. Peabody

Fri., Nov. 30, 8 p.m. Concert featuring the JHU Big Band playing its fall repertoire. 410-516-3782. 101 Mattin Center. HW

Sat., Dec. 1, 5 p.m. "Let Go and Let God," the Johns Hopkins University Gospel Choir presents its fall concert; Bunting-Meyerhoff Interfaith Center. HW

Sun., Dec. 2, 5:30 p.m. "Solstice Solace," the Hopkins Symphony Orchestra's winter concert, featuring music by Mozart, Beethoven, Strauss and others. 4:30 p.m. Pre-concert lecture by Sarah Castro-Klaren. $9, $7 for senior citizens and students; JHU students admitted free with I.D. Shriver Hall. HW



Sun., Dec. 2, 2:30 p.m. Daniel Mark Epstein reads from his biography of poet Edna St. Vincent Millay, What Lips My Lips Have Kissed. 410-516-7159. Merrick Barn. HW



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 Franšois Furstenberg; 315 Gilman. HW

Mon., Nov. 26, 4 p.m. "Structural Basis for E2-mediated SUMO Conjugation," a Biochemistry and Molecular Biology seminar with Christopher Lima, Cornell University; W2030 BSPH. EB

Mon., Nov. 26, 4 p.m. "Health System Change: The Next Turning Point," a Social Policy seminar with Paul Ginsberg, Center for Studying Health System Change. Hosted by IPS, Economics and Health Policy and Management. 526 Wyman Park Bldg. HW

Tues., Nov. 27, noon. "Signal Transduction from Cytosolic Calcium to Nuclear Chromatin Remodeling During T Cell Apoptosis," a Biological Chemistry seminar with Jun Liu; 612 Physiology. EB

Wed. Nov. 28, 4 p.m. "Chemical Approaches to the Study of Protein Structure and Function: From Unnatural Amino Mutagenesis to Fluorescent Reporters of Kinase Activities," a Pharmacology and Molecular Sciences seminar with Alice Ting, University of California, San Diego; 303 WBSB. EB

Wed., Nov. 28, 7 p.m. "Laser Vision Correction," a Wilmer Eye Institute seminar with Terence O'Brien; Suite 305, 3rd floor, Pavilion 2, Greenspring Station.

Thurs., Nov. 29, noon. "State Health Policy," a Health Policy and Management seminar with Del. James Hubbard, D.-Prince Georges County; Del. Shirley Nathan-Pulliam, D.-Baltimore City/Baltimore County; and Del. Al Redmer, R.-Baltimore County. Part of the lunchtime seminar series "Health Policy Perspectives." Hampton House Lecture Hall. EB

Thurs., Nov. 29, 12:45 p.m. "Molecular Biology of Pheromone Detection in Mammals," a Neuroscience research seminar with Catherine Dulac, Harvard University; 811 WBSB. EB

Thurs., Nov. 29, 3 p.m. "Cobot Design and Control," a Mechanical Engineering seminar with J. Ed Colgate, Northwestern University; 110 Maryland. HW

Thurs., Nov. 29, 3:30 p.m. "Molecular Pathways Regulating Skeletal Muscle Function," a Molecular Biology and Genetics seminar with Leslie Leinwand, University of Colorado; 517 PCTB. EB

Thurs., Nov. 29, 4 p.m. "Analysis of Large Coactivator Complexes That Activate and Repress Transcription in Yeast," a Biology seminar with Fred Winston, Harvard Medical School. 100 Mudd. HW

Thurs., Nov. 29, 4 p.m. "The Future of Computing," a Physics and Astronomy seminar wiith Jim Gray, Microsoft Research; Schafler Auditorium, Bloomberg. HW

Thurs., Nov. 29, 5 p.m. "The Argentine Economic Crisis," a Program in Latin American Studies seminar with William Gruben, Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas; 366 Mergenthaler. HW

Mon., Dec. 3, noon. "Dam Removal: Economic, Ecologic and Policy Issues," an Institute for Policy Studies seminar with John Boland; 526 Wyman Park Bldg. HW

Mon., Dec. 3, noon. "Modeling Human Neurodegenerative Diseases in Drosophila," a Pathology seminar with Mel Feany, Harvard University; 1-191 Meyer. EB

Mon., Dec. 3, 4 p.m. "A Theorist's View of the General Circulation of the Ocean," an Earth and Planetary Sciences seminar with Geoff Valis, Princeton University; 305 Olin. HW

Mon., Dec. 3, 4 p.m. The David Bodian Seminar in Neuroscience--"Neural Pathways Mediating the Vestibuloocular Reflex" with Lloyd Minor. Sponsored by the Zanvyl Krieger Mind Brain Institute. 338 Krieger. HW



Thurs., Dec. 1, 8 p.m. The 2001 MSE Symposium presents the film Primary Colors. Schafler Auditorium, Bloomberg. HW



Sat., Dec. 1, 9 a.m. JHU Undergraduate Research Symposium. Co-sponsored by Nu Rho Psi, the JHU Neuroscience Honor Society. Mudd Hall Auditorium. HW



Mon., Dec. 3, 1:30 p.m. "The Problem of the 'Middle Class' in Modern Japanese Historiography," a Japan Historiography workshop with Jordan Sand, Georgetown University; 400 Gilman. HW