The Johns Hopkins Gazette: November 4, 2002
Nov 4-10

Johns Hopkins Gazette Online Edition



Tues., Nov. 5, 4 p.m. "Un-American Copland? Serialism, Patriotism and the Cold War," a Musicology colloquium with Jennifer DeLapp, University of Maryland, College Park. Sponsored by Peabody Conservatory of Music. 114 Leakin. Peabody

Tues., Nov. 5, 4:15 p.m. "Thiazolium Catalyzed Cross-Coupling of Aldehydes and Acyl-Imines: Application to the Production of p-38 Kinase Inhibitors," a Chemistry colloquium with Jerry Murry, Merck Research Laboratories; 233 Remsen. HW

Wed., Nov. 6, 5 p.m. "The Role of Chromatin Insulators in Nuclear Organization and the Control of Gene Expression," a Biology colloquium with Victor Corces; Mudd Lecture Hall. HW

Thurs., Nov. 7, 4 p.m. "Progress, Problems and Planets in the Asteroseismology of White Dwarf Stars," a Physics and Astronomy colloquium with Don Winget, University of Texas, Austin; Schafler Auditorium, Bloomberg Center. HW



Mon., Nov. 4, 6 to 8 p.m. Prehealth junior/senior informational meeting, required for all Prehealth students applying in the 2003-2004 cycle. Mudd Hall Auditorium. HW Sat., Nov. 9, 4 p.m. "The Art of Theft: Music in the Digital Age," a discussion on illegal music sharing on the Internet (see In Brief, page 2); 110 Gilman. HW



Romance Languages and Literatures presents "La Semaine du Franšais," a series of French films. HW

Mon., Nov. 4, 8 p.m. Amelie (Le Fabuleux Destin d'Amelie Poulain); 110 Gilman.

Tues., Nov. 5, 7 p.m. Hate (Le Haine); 101 Remsen.

Wed., Nov. 6, 8 p.m. The Gleaners and I (Les Glaneurs et La Glaneuse); large AV room, MSE Library.

Thurs., Nov. 7, 7 p.m. Sitcom; 101 Remsen.

Fri., Nov. 8, 7:30 p.m. The Dreamlife of Angels (La Vie Revee des Anges); 110 Gilman.

Sat., Nov. 9, 1:30 p.m. Ma Vie en Rose; 7 p.m. City of Lost Children (Cité des Enfants Perdus); 110 Gilman.

Sun., Nov. 10, 3:30 p.m. The Dinner Game (Le Diner de Cons); 110 Gilman.

Film and Media Studies presents a series of screenings; 110 Gilman unless otherwise indicated. HW

Mon., Nov. 4, 5 p.m. The Big Combo and 8 p.m. Ma Nuit chez Maude (My Night at Maud's).

Tues., Nov. 5, 4:30 p.m. Sullivan's Travels and Beat the Devil and 7 p.m. Maltese Falcon.

Wed., Nov. 6, 7:30 p.m. Point Blank.

Thurs., Nov. 7, 7 p.m. The Man Who Would Be King; large AV room, MSE Library.

Fri., Nov. 8, 4 p.m. The Student of Prague and The Mysterious X.

Sun., Nov. 10, 6 p.m. The Man Who Would Be King.

Sun., Nov. 10, 7 p.m. Chinatown; large AV room, MSE Library.

Mon., Nov. 11, 5 p.m. Bonnie and Clyde.

Fri., Nov. 8, 7 p.m. Program in Latin American Studies film presentation, Men with Guns (1997), directed by John Sayles; large AV room, MSE Library. HW



Mon., Nov. 4, 5:15 p.m. "Magic and the Practices of Learning in Early Modern Europe," a Romance Languages and Literatures lecture by Anthony Grafton, Princeton University. Co-sponsored by the Philological Society. 101 Remsen. HW

Thurs., Nov. 7, 7:30 a.m. The Jones Lecture--"Prolactin and Reproduction: Past, Present, and Future" by Howard Zacur. Sponsored by Gynecology and Obstetrics. 240 Phipps. EB

Thurs., Nov. 7, 11 a.m. "Resources for Nursing Research," a Welch Medical Library lecture. Part of the series E-Welch: An Introduction and Update on the Library; Alumni Auditorium, School of Nursing. EB

Thurs., Nov. 7, 3 p.m. The James F. Bell Memorial Lecture in Continuum Mechanics--"Arbitrary Discontinuities and Level Sets in Finite Elements and Meshfree Methods" by Ted Belytschko, Northwestern University. Sponsored by Mechanical Engineering. 110 Maryland. HW

Fri., Nov. 8, noon. "Brainstorm Koreans: Comparing Experiences of Asian-Americans and Koreans in Japan," an Anthropology lecture by Edward Chang, UC Riverside; Kathleen Uno, Temple University; Eunja Lee, Union College. 12 Gilman. HW

Mon., Nov. 11, 7 p.m. "How Young Physicians View Their Future...and Yours," a Prehealth lecture by Suzanne Cotter. Sponsored by Preprofessional Programs, AED and the Hopkins Organization for Prehealth Education, or HOPE. 160 Mattin Center. HW



Tues., Nov. 5, 7:30 p.m. Preparatory Faculty Recital, presenting the Tempest Trio (Barbara Schneider, Todd Thiel and Daniel Lau) performing piano trios by Haydn and Mendelssohn; and the Preparatory Chamber Music Faculty performing works by Norman Dello Joio and others. Leakin Hall. Peabody

Wed., Nov. 6, 8 p.m. Peabody Concert Orchestra will perform music by Tchaikovsky, Berlioz and Bernstein. $16, $8 for senior citizens, $5 for students with ID. Friedberg Hall. Peabody

Fri., Nov. 8, 7:30 p.m. Peabody Wind Ensemble performs music by William Schuman, Arnold/Paynter and Welcher; the world premiere of Richard Lake's Il Vento Chiaro; and Hindemith's Symphony for Band in B-flat. $16, $8 for senior citizens, $5 for students with ID. Friedberg Hall. Peabody

Fri., Nov. 8, 8 p.m. Evergreen Carriage House Concert Series--the Santa Fe Guitar Quartet performs. A reception to meet the musicians follows the performance. $15 (Evergreen fellows, contributors and patrons admitted free with one guest). 410-516-0341. Evergreen Carriage House, 4545 N. Charles St.

Sun., Nov. 10, 3 p.m. Hopkins Symphony Orchestra presents a chamber concert featuring muic by Dukas, Bartok and Warlock; Great Hall, Levering. 2 p.m. A lecture will precede the concert; Clipper Room, 2nd floor, Shriver Hall. HW



Mon., Nov. 4, 11 a.m. "Determinants of Cigarette Smoking in Papua, New Guinea," thesis defense seminar with Paul Freeman; W2029 BSPH. EB

Mon., Nov. 4, 12:15 p.m. "Biology vs. Marriage as Basis for Paternal Investment in Children," a Population and Family Health Sciences seminar with Sandy Hofferth, University of Maryland, College Park; W3030 BSPH. EB

Mon., Nov. 4, 12:15 p.m. "Using Mouse Coat Color Mutants to Define Motor:Organelle Interactions," a Carnegie Institution of Washington Embryology seminar with John Hammer, NIH/NHLBI; Seminar Room, 115 W. University Pkwy. HW

Mon., Nov. 4, 4 p.m. "Unfolding Single RNA Molecules by Force: The Biological Way" with Ignacio Tinoco Jr., University of California, Berkeley; Mudd Hall Auditorium. HW

Tues., Nov. 5, noon. "Membrane and Cytoskeletal Dynamics Mediated by the Dynamin Family of Large GTPases," a Biological Chemistry seminar with Mark McNiven, Mayo Clinic; 612 Physiology. EB

Tues., Nov. 5, 4 p.m. "Censorship as a Vocation: Media Control and the Production of Public Culture in the GDR," an Anthropology seminar with Dominic Boyer, Cornell University; 400 Macaulay Hall. HW

Tues., Nov. 5, 4 p.m. "Wind Research for a New Generation of Standards," a Civil Engineering seminar with Emil Simiu, National Institute of Standards and Technology; 110 Maryland. HW

Tues., Nov. 5, 4:30 p.m. "A Note on Degeneration of Hodge Structure of Weight 2," an Algebraic and Complex Geometry seminar with Masanori Asakura, Kyushu University; 302 Krieger. HW

Wed., Nov. 6, 8:15 a.m. "Why R.A. Fisher Is Important (Even If He Wasn't Influential): Randomization, Statistical Inference and Uncertainty," a Center for Clinical Trials seminar with Harry Marks; W2030 BSPH. EB

Wed., Nov. 6, 1:30 p.m. "Fatty Acid Biosynthesis in the Malaria Parasite," a Biophysics and Biophysical Chemistry seminar with Sean Taylor Prigge; 517 PCTB. EB

Thurs., Nov. 7, noon. "Electron Avenue: Pathways of Disulfide Bond Formation and Isomerization," a Cell Biology seminar with Jon Beckwith, Harvard Medical School; Suite 2-200, 1830 Bldg. EB

Thurs., Nov. 7, noon. "Death and Dying: Care at the End of Life," a Health Policy and Management seminar with Dan Tobin; Hampton House Lecture Hall. EB

Thurs., Nov. 7, 3:30 p.m. "Control of Meiotic Chromosome Segregation in Yeast," a Molecular Biology and Genetics seminar with Angelika Amon, MIT; 517 PCTB. EB

Thurs., Nov. 7, 4 p.m. "Brain Cortical Surface Reconstruction Using a Topology Preserving Geometric Deformable Model," an Electrical and Computer Engineering seminar with Xiao Han; 117 Barton. HW

Thurs., Nov. 7, 4 p.m. "GATA4 Regulates Testis Specific Expression of the Doublesex and MAB-3 Related Transcription Factor Dmrt1," a Reproductive Biology seminar with Leslie Heckert, University of Kansas Medical Center. Sponsored by Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. W2030 BSPH. EB

Thurs., Nov. 7, 4 p.m. "Gender, Citizenship and the Alchemy of Postmodern War," an Institute for Global Studies in Culture, Power and History seminar with Christopher Davis, University of London; 400 Macaulay. HW

Thurs., Nov. 7, 4 p.m. "Heavy Tails and Computer Networks," a Mathematical Sciences seminar with Murad Taqqu, Boston University; 304 Whitehead. HW

Fri., Nov. 8, 11 a.m. "Numerical Simulation of Rotating and Stratified Turbulent Flows Using Truncated Navier-Stokes Dynamics" with Andrzej Domaradski, University of Southern California; 234 Ames. HW

Fri., Nov. 8, 2 p.m. "Making Genes, Making Waves: A Scientist Straddles the Two Culture Gap," an Institute of Genetic Medicine seminar with Jon Beckwith, Harvard Medical School; Suite 2-200, 1830 Bldg. HW

Fri., Nov. 8, 3 p.m. "Dynamic Drag Coefficients for Simulations to High Reynolds Number Flow Over Complex Surfaces," a Mechanical Engineering seminar with Chester Stuart; 107 Latrobe. HW

Mon., Nov. 11, 12:15 p.m. "The Nucleolus: Looking at an Ancient Organelle in a New Light," a Carnegie Institution of Washington Embryology two-part seminar with Thoru Pederson, University of Massachusetts Medical School. Part 1, "Intranuclear Traffic of Nascent Ribosomes in Living Cells"; and Part 2, "The Nucleolus and the Signal Recognition Particle." Seminar Room, 115 W. University Pkwy. HW

Mon., Nov. 11, 4 p.m. The David Bodian Seminar in Neuroscience--"Plasticity in the Visual Cortex: From Synapse to Perception" with Alan Gilchrist, Rutgers University; 338 Krieger. HW

Mon., Nov. 11, 4 p.m. "X-linked Autoimmunity, Allergic Dysregulation Syndrome (XLAAD): A Newly Recognized Disorder in Immune Function," an Institute of Genetic Medicine seminar with Howard Lederman; 1-191 Meyer. EB

Mon., Nov. 11, 4 p.m. "Does Fluid-Inclusion Deuterium d in Quartz Always Indicate the Source of Paleo-Hydrothermal Fluids," an Earth and Planetary Sciences seminar with Sarah Gleeson, University of Alberta, Canada; Olin Hall Auditorium. HW

Mon., Nov. 11, 5 p.m. "Industrial R&D: Fortune 500 Company," a Biomedical Engineering seminar with Jeremy Rice, IBM Thomas J. Watson Research Center. Part of the "Career Paths" series. 709 Traylor. EB



Tues., Nov. 5, 1:30 p.m. Presentation of the 2002 Albert Schweitzer Prize for Humanitarianism to Robert S. Lawrence. 410-516-7157. Evergreen House, 4545 N. Charles St.

Wed., Nov. 6, noon. Wednesday Noon Series presents "A Gospel Revue" of traditional and contemporary gospel music that begins CultureFest 2002. Co-sponsored by Community Relations and Volunteer Services and Multicultural Student Affairs. (See story, this issue.) Shriver Auditorium. HW

MSE Symposium -- Changing Times: Who Are We? An Introspective Look at American Identity in the 21st Century. HW

Thurs., Nov. 7, 8 p.m. "Big Brother: The Effect of Government Policies on Civil Liberties," a debate between Nadine Strossen, president of the ACLU, and former FBI agent and NBC News analyst Christopher Whitcomb; Shriver Hall.

Fri., Nov. 8, 8 p.m. Screening of the film A Time to Kill. Schafler Auditorium, Bloomberg Center.



Wed., Nov. 6, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The Genetic Resources Core Facility presents a symposium, with various speakers; Turner Concourse. EB

Fri., Nov. 8, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. "Building Homewood: Vision for a Villa," with discussion by various speakers, a walking tour and demonstrations. $35 for Homewood House members and JHU affiliates, $40 for non-members. Sun., Nov. 9, 9 a.m. to noon. "From the Cellar to the Garrett," a tour of Homewood's architecture with Catherine Rogers Arthur, including a gallery talk by Judith Proffitt. $10 for Homewood members, $12 for non-members.



Fri., Nov. 8, Sat., Nov. 9, 8 p.m., and Sun., Nov. 10, 2:15 p.m. Theatre Hopkins' production of All's Well That Ends Well. Tickets are $12 on Friday evening, $15 on Saturday evening and Sunday afternoon. 410-516-7159. Merrick Barn. HW

Fri., Nov. 8, Sat., Nov. 9, and Sun., Nov. 10, 8 p.m. Production of Neil Simon's Rumors. Swirnow Theater, Mattin Center. HW



Thurs., Nov. 7, 4 to 6 p.m. "Financing Graduate Education," a Prehealth/Prelaw workshop with Paula Abernethy. Sponsored by Preprofessional Programs. 162 Mattin Center. HW