The Johns Hopkins Gazette: September 30, 2002
Sep 30-
Oct 6

Johns Hopkins Gazette Online Edition



Tues., Oct. 1, 4 p.m. "Questions About the Ethnomusicology of Classical Music," a Musicology colloquium with Fred Maus, University of Virginia. Sponsored by the Peabody Conservatory of Music. 114 Leakin. Peabody

Wed., Oct. 2, 4:15 p.m. "Quantum Mechanics and the Automobile: Structure and Performance of Surfaces in a Complex Environment," a Chemistry colloquium with Anne Chaka, NIST; 233 Remsen. HW

Thurs., Oct. 3, 4 p.m. "The Very Idea of a Critical Social Science, a Pragmatist Turn," a Philosophy colloquium with Stephen White, University of Virginia. Part of the Political and Moral Thought Program series. 348 Gilman. HW



Mon., Sept. 30, 5:30 p.m. "Our Posthuman Future," a forum and panel discussion of Francis Fukuyama's Our Posthuman Future: Consequences of the Biotechnology Revolution with Leon Kass, President's Council on Bioethics and American Enterprise Institute; Michael Mandelbaum; and Scott Barrett; Kenney Auditorium, Nitze Bldg., 1740 Massachusetts Ave., N.W., Washington, D.C. SAIS

Mon., Sept. 30, 8 p.m. Faculty for Israeli-Palestinian Peace, an open discussion with Steven David and George Fisher. Sponsored by the Institute for Global Studies in Culture, Power and History. Schafler Auditorium, Bloomberg Center. HW

Tues., Oct. 1, 1 p.m. "Europe: The Challenges Ahead," a talk by J. F. Hoogervorst, Dutch finance minister; 5th floor conference room, 1717 Massachusetts Ave., N.W., Washington D.C. SAIS

Wed., Oct. 2, 5 p.m. "How to Survive a Mid-Cycle Crisis: Spindle Checkpoint Studies," a Biology colloquium with Andrew Hoyt; Mudd Hall Auditorium. HW

Wed., Oct. 2, 7:30 to 9 p.m. "Work in Progress I," a discussion with filmmaker Michael Pack and a screening of excerpts of his film in progress. Sponsored by Advanced Academic Programs. LL07 Washington Center, 1717 Massachusetts Ave., N.W., Washington D.C. SAIS



Mon., Sept. 30, 5 p.m. Film and Media Studies presents "Gangster Films," a screening of Angels with Dirty Faces; 110 Gilman. HW

Mon., Sept. 30, 8 p.m. Film and Media Studies presents "French New Wave," a screening of Tirez sur le pianiste (Shoot the Piano Player); 110 Gilman. HW

Tues., Oct. 1, 4:30 p.m. Film and Media Studies presents "Hollywood Iconography," a screening of The Thin Man and The Lost Weekend and 7 p.m. "Intro to Study of Film," a screening of Battleship Potemkin; 110 Gilman. HW

Wed., Oct. 2, 7:30 p.m. Film and Media Studies presents "Gangster Films," a screening of Pepe Le Moko; 110 Gilman. HW

Thurs., Oct. 3, 7 p.m. zero.two. seven.four, a screening and discussion of this documentary on Rezulin by George Cahill; 110 Gilman. HW

Thurs., Oct. 3, 7 p.m. Film and Media Studies presents "Characters," a screening of Ruthless People; Large AV Room, MSE Library. HW

Fri., Oct. 4, 4 p.m. Film and Media Studies presents "Early Films," screening of The Kleptomaniac, Rescued by Rover, Uncle Tom's Cabin, Life of an American Fireman, Terrible Teddy, The Great Train Robbery, Dream of the Rarebit Fiend and The Gay Shoe Clerk; 110 Gilman. HW

Fri., Oct. 4, and Sat., Oct. 5, 8 p.m. and 10:30 p.m. Weekend Wonderflix presentation of Signs, written and directed by M. Night Shyamalan, starring Mel Gibson; Shriver Hall. HW

Sun., Oct. 6, 6 p.m. Film and Media Studies presents "Characters," a screening of The Year of Living Dangerously; 110 Gilman and 7 p.m. "Intro to Study of Film," a screening of Grand Illusion; Large AV Room, MSE Library. HW

Mon., Oct. 7, 5 p.m. Film and Media Studies presents "Gangster Films," a screening of Pepe Le Moko and 8 p.m. "French New Wave," a screening of Hiroshima mon Amour; 110 Gilman. HW



Thurs., Oct. 3, 7:30 a.m. "Vulvadynia and Vestibulitis Vulvar Syndrome," Gyn/Ob Grand Rounds with Andrew Goldstein; 240 Phipps. EB



Thurs., Oct. 3, 11 a.m. "Finding Funding for Your Research," a Welch Medical Library lecture. Part of "E-Welch: An Introduction and Update on the Library." Alumni Auditorium, SON. EB



Fri., Oct. 4, 8 p.m. The Peabody Chamber Orchestra, Peabody Chamber Singers and Peabody Concert Singers perform with guests Herbert Greenberg, violin, and Robert Kesselman, double bass. $16, $8 for senior citizens and $5 for students with ID. 410-659-8100, ext. 2. Friedberg Hall. Peabody

Fri., Oct. 4, 8 p.m. Evergreen Concert Series opens its 50th anniversary season with the Borealis Wind Quintet. Seating is limited; reservations necessary. A reception with the artists follows the concert. Bakst Theater, Evergreen House, 4545 N. Charles St.



Mon., Sept. 30, 12:15 p.m. "Analysis of Centrosome Replication and Maturation in the C. elegans Embryo," a Carnegie Institution of Washington Embryology seminar with Kevin O'Connell, NIH/NIDDK/LBG; Seminar Room, 115 W. University Pkwy. HW

Mon., Sept. 30, 4 p.m. "Fighting Vacancy and Blight in Philadelphia and Baltimore: Maximum Feasible Contrast," an Institute for Policy Studies Social Policy seminar with Mark Alan Hughes, University of Pennsylvania. Co-sponsored by Economics, and Health Policy and Management. Eisenhower Room, Johns Hopkins Club. HW

Mon., Sept. 30, 4 p.m. "What Happened to the Dinosaurs? Causality and the Reconstruction of Extinction Events," an Earth and Planetary Sciences seminar with David Fastovsky, University of Rhode Island; Olin Hall Auditorium. HW

Mon., Sept. 30, 5 p.m. "Industrial R&D (Young Biotech Company) and Intellectual Property," a Biomedical Engineering seminar with Andy Kamholz, MesoSystems Technology Inc.; 708 Traylor. EB

Tues., Oct. 1, noon. "Dynamic Interplay Between O-Phosphate and O-GlcNAc: Roles in Signaling, Transcription and Response to Stress," a Biological Chemistry seminar with Gerald Hart; 612 Physiology. EB

Tues., Oct. 1, 12:15 p.m. "Malaria Research at Johns Hopkins, 1894-97," an International Health and Disease Prevention and Control seminar with Donald Burke; W3030 BSPH. EB

Tues., Oct. 1, 2 p.m. "Transcriptional Activation of Mutant Androgen Receptors in Human Prostate Cancer and the Role of Co-activators," a Biochemistry and Molecular Biology thesis defense with Min Deng; W2030 BSPH. EB

Tues., Oct. 1, 3 p.m. "The World Summit on Sustainable Development--A Participant's Report" with Stephen Lintner, The World Bank; 234 Ames. HW

Tues., Oct. 1, 4 p.m. "Automorphic L-functions, Functoriality and Number Theory" with Freydoon Shahidi, Purdue University; 302 Krieger. HW

Wed., Oct. 2, 8:15 a.m. "Unresolved Issues in IRBs and Clinical Trials," a Center for Clinical Trials seminar with Paul Lietman and Curtis Meinert; W2030 BSPH. EB

Wed., Oct. 2, 12:15 p.m. "Community Violence and Youth: Preventing Anxiety Disorders" with Michelle Cooley-Quill; Hampton House Auditorium. EB

Wed., Oct. 2, 1:30 p.m. "Structural Studies of Prokaryotic Transcription," a Biophysics and Biophysical Chemistry seminar with Seth Andrew Darst, The Rockefeller University; 517 PCTB. EB

Wed., Oct. 2, 4 p.m. "M-theory and Three-Dimensional Topology" with Stavros Garoufalides, Georgia Tech and Warwick University; 308 Krieger. HW

Thurs., Oct. 3, 12:45 p.m. "Membrane Trafficking of Neural Signaling Receptors: A Cell Biological Look Into Opiate Drug Action," a Neuroscience research seminar with Mark Von Zastrow, University of California, San Francisco; 811 WBSB. EB

Thurs., Oct. 3, 2 p.m. "Regulating the Microtubule Cytoskeleton by the Small GTPase Ran," a Cell Biology seminar with Yixian Zheng, Carnegie Institute of Washington; Suite 2-200, 1830 Bldg. EB

Thurs., Oct. 3, 3 p.m. "Flapping Membranes for Power Production and Propulsion," a Mechanical Engineering seminar with Alexander Smits, Princeton University; 110 Maryland. HW

Thurs., Oct. 3, 4 p.m. "Novel Flows and Sudden Shifts: Market Transition, Globalization and Citizenship in China," an Institute for Global Studies in Culture, Power and History seminar with Dorothy Solinger, University of California, Irvine; 400 Macaulay. HW

Thurs., Oct. 3, 4 p.m. "Congestion Toll Pricing Models and Methods," a Mathematical Sciences seminar with Donald Hearn, University of Florida; 304 Whitehead. HW

Thurs., Oct. 3, 4 p.m. "Transcription Termination in Yeast," a Biology seminar with Jeff Corden; 100 Mudd. HW

Thurs., Oct. 3, 4:30 p.m. "A New Construction of Toroidal Compactifications of Locally Symmetric Varieties," an Algebraic and Complex Geometry seminar with Lizhen Ji, University of Michigan; 308 Krieger. HW

Fri., Oct. 4, 11 a.m. "Weak Magnetohydrodynamic Turbulence in the Magnetosphere of Jupiter," an Earth and Planetary Sciences seminar with Joachim Saur; 234 Ames. HW

Fri., Oct. 4, 11:30 a.m. "Online Communications: Usability, Privacy and Trust," an Information Security Institute seminar with Jenny Preece, UMBC; 1130 Weinberg Bldg. EB

Fri., Oct. 4, 3 p.m. "Progress Toward Multigrid LES of Particle Transport in Wall-bounded Turbulent Flow" with Hyung Suk Kang; 107 Latrobe. HW

Fri., Oct. 4, 3:30 p.m. "A Turbulent Jet Injected Into a Cross Flow Turbulent Boundary Layer--Flow Structure and Wall Pressure Fluctuations" with Shridhar Gopalan; 107 Latrobe. HW

Mon., Oct. 7, noon. "Alternating Currents: Lessons We Should and Should Not Learn from Electricity Restructuring," an Institute for Policy Studies lunchtime seminar with Timothy Brennan, UMBC; 526 Wyman Park Bldg. HW

Mon., Oct. 7, 3 p.m. "Darwinian Expression of Vegetation Form and Function," a Geography and Environmental Engineering seminar with Peter Eagleson, MIT; 234 Ames Hall. HW

Mon., Oct. 7, 4 p.m. "Quantifying Textural Anisotropism in Basaltic Rocks and Its Application to the Study of Magmatic Compaction," an Earth and Planetary Sciences seminar with Anthony Philpotts, University of Connecticut; Olin Hall Auditorium. HW



Wed., Oct. 2, noon. Wednesday Noon Series--Showing of the 2002 CLIO Award-winning TV commercials; Shriver Hall. HW

Thurs., Oct. 3, 12:05 p.m. "What I Will Do for Health Care If I'm Elected Governor of Maryland" with Kathleeen Kennedy Townsend, lieutenant governor of Maryland and Democratic gubernatorial candidate. Hear the candidate's proposals and ask questions. W1020 BSPH. EB

Thurs., Oct. 3, 6 p.m. Potluck Dinner and Group Fair for BSPH students who are asked to bring a favorite international dish serving 4-6 people; $3 per person if you don't bring food. Wolfe St. Cafe, 9th floor, BSPH. EB

Fri., Oct. 4, 6:30 p.m. MSE Symposium--Changing Times: Who Are We? An Introspective Look at American Identity in the 21st Century. Screening of The Insider, directed by Michael Mann, starring Russell Crowe. 410-516-7683. Shriver Hall. HW



Wed., Oct. 2, 7 p.m. Field Hockey, vs. Marshall; Homewood Field. HW

Wed., Oct. 2, 7 p.m. Women's Volleyball, vs. Haverford; Athletic Center. HW

Fri., Oct. 4, 7 p.m. Football, vs. Gettysburg; Homewood Field. HW

Sat., Oct. 5, 4 p.m. Women's Soccer, vs. Ursinus; Homewood Field. HW

Sat., Oct. 5, 7 p.m. Men's Soccer, vs. Muhlenberg; Homewood Field. HW



Fri., Oct. 4, Sat., Oct. 5, and Sun., Oct. 6, 8 p.m. "Witness Theater Showcase," four student-written one-act plays. Table for One by Jill Rafson, a romantic comedy set in a trendy New York restaurant; Significant Others, by Adam Ruben, a young man's experiences finding and maintaining a relationship that works; ...and Ultimately Extinction, by Andy Moskowitz, a look at mass media and the FDA; and The Jar, by Luigi Pirandello, a classic Italian comedy. Swirnow Theater, Mattin Center. HW



"Understanding the 2000 Census"

Wed., Oct. 2, half-day workshop geared to new census users with Dunbar Brooks, of Baltimore Metropolitan Council, who will discuss "Interpretations for the Baltimore Region from the 2000 Census"; and

Thurs., Oct. 3, full-day workshop with Cynthia Taeuber, U.S. Census Bureau, who will discuss "American Community Survey." Electronic Classroom, MSE Library. 410-516-8360. HW