The Johns Hopkins Gazette: March 25, 2002
Mar 25-
Apr 1

Johns Hopkins Gazette Online Edition



Tues., March 26, 4 p.m. "The Twin Towers Remembered," an Anthropology colloquium with independent photographer Camilo Jose Vergara; 400 Macaulay. HW

Tues., March 26, 4:15 p.m. "Oligopyrrole-based Anion Binding Agents," a Chemistry colloquium with Jonathan Sessler, University of Texas, Austin; 233 Remsen. HW

Wed., March 27, 4 p.m. "Visual Scene Segmentation: The Puzzle of Local Information and Global Computations," a Psychology colloquium with Nava Rubin, New York University; 234 Ames. HW



Sat., March 30, 7 p.m. Second Annual Dancer's Forum featuring the Ladybirds, Hopkins' only student-run dance team, and special guest performers including the Dunbar Baldwin Hughes Theater Company, the Modern Dance Company and others; Shriver Hall. HW

Sat., March 30, 9 p.m. Swing Dance Night, featuring a lesson at 9 p.m. and music by the JHU Big Band. $5, $3 with J-Card. Sponsored by the Johns Hopkins Undergraduate Ballroom Dance Club. E-level, Levering. HW



Mon., March 25, 4 p.m. "Intermedia Trends," a report from the SXSW conference "Film, Music and Technology," with Kira Hammond and Jer Welter. Last of the weekly "Salon" series sponsored by the Digital Media Center. 225 Mattin Center. HW

Thurs., March 28, noon. "Fatherhood, Relationships and Spirituality," a men's luncheon sponsored by the Black Faculty and Staff Association, with speakers Robert Hill and Richard Rowe. $10. Conference Rooms 1 and 2, JHOC. EB

Fri., March 29, 4 p.m. "Women in the New Afghanistan: Education and Politics," a talk with Margaret Mills, Ohio State University. Fifth in the Hopkins "Community Conversation" series. 100 Mudd. HW

Mon., April 1, 6:30 p.m. "AED Series: Our Natural Resources: Patients, Health, Environment," a discussion intended for all prehealth professions students; 160 Mattin. HW



Wed., March 27, 10 p.m. Weekend Wonderflix presents Monsters, Inc.; Shriver Auditorium. HW

Mon., April 1, 7 p.m. Film presentation of Bombay Eunuchs; 3 Shaffer. HW



Mon., March 25, noon. "Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children," a lecture by Richard Estes, University of Pennsylvania. Sponsored by the Protection Project. RSVP to 202-663-5896. Room 500, 1717 Massachusetts Ave., N.W., Washington D.C. SAIS

Mon., March 25, 5:30 p.m. "Village Making in the Iron I Period: Some Thoughts from Eastern Jordan," a lecture by Bruce Routledge, University of Pennsylvania; 123 Gilman. HW

Thurs., March 28, 5 p.m. "Partisan Bias in Policy Convergence: Privatization Choices in Latin America," a Program in Latin American Studies lecture by M. Victoria Murillo, Yale University; 161 Mattin. HW



Tues., March 26, 8 p.m. Recital by Benjamin Pasternack, performing music by Copland, Debussy and Bernstein. $16, $8 for senior citizens, $5 for students with ID. 410-659-8100, ext. 2. Friedberg Concert Hall. Peabody

Sat., March 30, 8 p.m. Vocal Chords presents its spring concert; Schafler Auditorium, Bloomberg Center. HW



Wed., March 27, noon to 1:30 p.m. Open House for undergraduate part-time programs for adults; Washington, D.C. Center, 1625 Massachusetts Ave., N.W.



Mon., March 25, noon. "CSF 14-3-3 Protein as a Marker of Axonal Injury in Multiple Sclerosis," a Clinical Neuroscience seminar with David Irani; 1-191 Meyer. EB

Mon., March 25, 12:15 p.m. "Development of Delay Line Circuits in the Barn Owl," a Carnegie Institution of Washington Embryology seminar with Catherine Carr, University of Maryland, College Park; Seminar Room, 115 W. University Pkwy. HW

Mon., March 25, 3 p.m. "Cell Biology of IgG Trafficking by FcRn, a MHC Class I Related Fc Receptor," a Pharmacology and Molecular Sciences seminar with T.S. Ramalingam, California Institute of Technology. Co-sponsored by Johns Hopkins Singapore Biomedical Centre. 303 WBSB. EB

Mon., March 25, 4 p.m. "Sedimentation on Submarine Fan Channels: New Insights from Laboratory Models," an Earth and Planetary Sciences seminar with James Buttles, MIT; 305 Olin. HW

Mon., March 25, 4 p.m. The David Bodian Seminar in Neuroscience--"Inhibitory Neurons in Primary Somatosensory Neocortex" with Jay R. Gibson, University of Texas Southwestern; 338 Krieger. HW

Mon., March 25, 4 p.m. "Positivism and the Writing of Medieval History in North America," a History seminar with Daniel Smail, Fordham University; 315 Gilman. HW

Tues., March 26, 9 a.m. to noon. "Perspectives on Personal Identity Privacy and Security: Thinking About a Future Identification Architecture," an Information Security Institute seminar and roundtable with the following speakers: Jim Gilmore, Advisory Panel on Weapons of Mass Destruction and Domestic Response; James Lucier, Prudential Securities; Harris Miller, Information Technology Association of America; and Marvin Langston, Science Applications International Corp. Seating is limited. Parsons Auditorium. APL

Tues., March 26, 11 a.m. "Cell Signaling by Asbestos in Pulmonary Fibrosis and Mesothelioma," an Environmental Health Sciences research seminar with Brooke Mossman, University of Vermont College of Medicine; W1020 BSPH. EB

Tues., March 26, noon. "Molecular Regulation of Enzymes That Control Carcinogenesis," a Biological Chemistry seminar with Paul Talalay; 612 Physiology. EB

Tues., March 26, 1 p.m. "Regulation of the Tryptophan Biosynthetic Pathway in Arabidopsis thaliana," a Biochemistry and Molecular Biology thesis defense seminar with Gromoslaw Smolen; W2030 BSPH. EB

Tues., March 26, 4 p.m. "Malaria Chemotherapy: Drug Resistance Through Localized Hypermutation," a Pharmacology and Molecular Sciences seminar with Pradipsinh Rathod, University of Washington; 303 WBSB. EB

Wed., March 27, noon. "Francis Bacon, Robert Boyle and the Origins of the Questionnaire," a History of Science, Medicine and Technology lunchtime seminar with Michael Hunter, University of London; 234 Ames. HW

Wed., March 27, 4 p.m. "Constructing a Racial Hierarchy: Indians, Blacks and the Course of Somerset County, Maryland, 1665-1700," an American History seminar with Greg O'Malley; 315 Gilman. HW

Wed., March 27, 4 p.m. "Mechanism of NCp7 Chaperoned Structural Isomerization of the Dimerization Initiation Site of HIV-1," a Pharmacology and Molecular Sciences seminar with John Marino, University of Maryland Biotechnology Institute; 303 WBSB. EB

Wed., March 27, 4:30 p.m. "Pro-1 Birational Geometry," with Florian Pop, Princeton University/University of Bonn; 211 Krieger. HW

Thurs., March 28, noon. "Morphogenesis of the Drosophila Salivary Gland: Our Travels From the Nucleus to the Extracellular Matrix," a Cell Biology seminar with Deborah Andrew. Suite 2-200, 1830 Bldg. EB

Thurs., March 28, 12:45 p.m. "G-Protein-Coupled Receptor: Rhodopsin," a Neuroscience research seminar with Kris Palczewski; 811 WBSB. EB

Thurs., March 28, 3 p.m. "Sharpe Reconstruction Using Active Tactile Sensors," a Mechanical Engineering seminar with Mark Moll, Carnegie Mellon University; 110 Maryland. HW

Thurs., March 28, 4 p.m. "A Roadmap for the Future of U.S. High Energy Physics," a Physics and Astronomy seminar with Jonathan Bagger; Schafler Auditorium, Bloomberg Center. HW

Thurs., March 28, 4 p.m. "Novel Soluble Glycolipid Mimics Provide New Insights Into the Pathogenesis of Verotoxin and HIV," a Biology seminar with Clifford Lingwood, University of Toronto; 100 Mudd. HW

Thurs., March 28, 4 p.m. "Interrogating an Inquisitor: The Vida of Don Diego de Simancas," a European History seminar with Kim Lynn; 315 Gilman. HW

Thurs., March 28, 4 p.m. "Association Network Design," an Electrical and Computer Engineering seminar with Dan Hammerstrom, Oregon Health and Science University; 117 Barton. HW

Thurs., March 28, 4 p.m. "Radical Software Revenant" with David Joselit, University of California, Irvine; 255 Mergenthaler. HW

Thurs., March 28, 4 p.m. "Robust Nonlinear Pyramid Transforms and Nonlinear Subdivisions Based on Median Interpolation," a Mathematical Sciences seminar with Thomas Yu, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute; 304 Whitehead. HW

Mon., April 1, noon. "Molecular Control of Growth and Survival of Neurons in the Developing PNS," a Clinical Neuroscience seminar with David Ginty; 1-191 Meyer. EB

Mon., April 1, 4 p.m. "Modeling the Geodynamo From One to One Million Years," an Earth and Planetary Sciences seminar with Peter Olson; 305 Olin. HW



Wed., March 27, noon. Wednesday Noon Series--"The Role of the National Transportation Safety Board," a lecture by Bruce Magladry, Office of Highway Safety, National Transportation Safety Board; Shriver Hall. HW

Women's History Month, events sponsored by the Program for the Study of Women, Gender and Sexuality. HW For information, go to

Wed., March 27, 2 to 3:30 p.m. "Using the Digital Classroom," a seminar with Andi Bartlestein; Electronic Resource Center, MSE Library.

Wed., March 27, 3 to 5 p.m. Coffee social; Hamburger Room, Q level, MSE Library.

Thurs., March 28, 12:30 to 2 p.m. Pizza lunch; Owen House.

Fri., March 29, 4 to 8 p.m. Opening reception for the art exhibit Bodhisattva Fractal World by Eve Sedgwick, CUNY. Sedgwick will deliver a lecture on her new work titled "Touching Feeling." Reception follows. Co-sponsored by English. 162 Offit Bldg., Mattin Center.

Sat., March 30, 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. "Women and Islam," a one-day conference with Shahla Haeri, Boston University; Margaret Mills, Ohio State University; Kathryn Babayan, University of Michigan; and Ruby Lal; AMR1 Multipurpose Room.

Thurs., March 28, 8 p.m. Symposium on Foreign Affairs--"In Our Own Best Interests: How Defending Human Rights Benefits Us All" by William Schulz, executive director of Amnesty International U.S.A. Part of the Foreign Affairs Symposium series. Glass Pavilion, Levering. HW

Sat., March 30, 10 a.m. to noon. Annual Easter Egg Hunt, with fun, games, a hunt for colored eggs and the Easter Bunny. Decker Garden (in front of the Johns Hopkins Club). HW

Mon., April 1, 8 p.m. Awareness Days 2002: Celebrate a Decade of Diversity--a talk by Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Tony Kushner (Angels in America) on his work and its relationship to life, death and faith; Great Hall, Levering Hall. HW



Mon., March 25, 3 p.m. Men's Baseball, vs. St. Mary's; Homewood Baseball Field. HW

Tues., March 26, 2 p.m. Women's Lacrosse, vs. Northwestern; Homewood Field. HW

Tues., March 26, 3 p.m. Men's Baseball, vs. Western Maryland; Homewood Baseball Field. HW

Tues., March 26, 5 p.m. Men's Lacrosse, vs. Albany; Homewood Field. HW

Fri., March 29, 7:30 p.m. Men's Lacrosse, vs. North Carolina; Homewood Field. HW

Sat., March 30, noon. Men's Baseball, vs. Haverford; Homewood Baseball Field. HW



Thurs., March 28, 3 p.m. "Doing History in a Museum Setting," a History of Science, Medicine and Technology workshop with David DeVorkin, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution; Seminar Room, 3rd floor, Welch Medical Library. EB