The Johns Hopkins Gazette: March 3, 2003
Mar 3-10

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Tues., March 4, 4 p.m. "Of Exorbitance: Colonialism, Law, Subjection," an Anthropology colloquium with Nahum Chandler; 400 Macaulay. HW

Tues., March 4, 4:15 p.m. "Mechanistic Studies on the Vitamin B12 Catalyzed Dechlorination of Perchloroethylene," a Chemistry colloquium with Wilfred A. van der Donk, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign; 233 Remsen. HW

Wed., March 5, 4 p.m. "Role of the Human Amygdala in Emotional Memory," a Psychological and Brain Sciences colloquium with Kevin LaBar, Duke University; 234 Ames. HW

Thurs., March 6, 3:30 p.m. "Results from the MAP Satellite," a Physics and Astronomy colloquium with David Spergel, Princeton University; Schafler Auditorium, Bloomberg Center. HW

Fri., March 7, 4 p.m. "The Methodological Function of Contradiction in Hegel," a Philosophy colloquium with Rolf-Peter Horst-mann, Humboldt University, Berlin; 348 Gilman. HW



Wed., March 5, noon. Mattin ART Munch--"Remystifying the Arts," a discussion led by Hopkins Symphony Orchestra music director Jed Gaylin; 226 Mattin Center. HW



Wed., March 5, 7 and 9:30 p.m. The 2003 Symposium on Foreign Affairs presents activist film-maker Michael Moore's Bowling for Columbine, followed by discussion; Shriver Hall Auditorium. HW



Mon., March 3, 5 p.m. The Henry G. Kunkel Lecture--"A Fresh Look at Antigen Presentation" by Hidde Ploegh, Harvard Medical School. Sponsored by the Immunology Council. Mountcastle Auditorium. EB

Tues., March 4, 3 p.m. "The Anatomy of the Human Genome: A Neo-Vesalian Basis for Medicine in the 21st Century," an Institute of the History of Medicine lecture by Victor McKusick; Suite 200, 1830 Bldg. EB

Tues., March 4, 7:30 p.m. The 2003 Voyage and Discovery Lecture Series presents world-renowned pediatric neurosurgeon and Hopkins professor Ben Carson. Hodson Hall. HW

Wed., March 5, 3:30 p.m. The Eighth Roger M. Herriott Lecture--"Prions: One Surprise After Another" by Susan Lindquist, Whitehead Institute, MIT. Sponsored by Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. East Wing Auditorium, BSPH. EB



Tues., March 4, 8 p.m. "Duets and Operatic Excerpts," soprano Diedra Palmour, baritone Steven Rainbolt, pianist Robert Muckenfuss perform duets by Purcell, Schumann, Brahms, Mendelssohn, Donizetti, Gretchaninov, Faure, Massenet, Saint-Saens and Gounod; also, operatic excerpts from The Barber of Seville and Pagliacci. $16, $8 for senior citizens and $5 for students with ID. 410-659-8100, ext. 2. Friedberg Concert Hall. Peabody

Wed., March 5, 7:30 p.m. Chamber Music Faculty Recital, commemorating the 50th anniversary of the death of Prokofiev, and celebrating a golden age of Soviet musicians; Friedberg Hall. Peabody

Thurs., March 6, 7 p.m. "First Thursdays" concert by the Preparatory Strings and a recital by the woodwinds faculty; performances of J.S. Bach's Brandenberg Concerti nos. 4 BWV1049; 6 BWV1051 and 3 BWV1048. Griswold Hall. Peabody

Fri., March 7, 5:45 p.m. Peabody at Homewood Concert Series with Peabody musicians Ah Matejicka, Joseph Gascho and Daniel Rippe performing Handel's cantata La Lucrezia. Seating is limited. $8 for Homewood House Museum members and JHU affiliates. 410-516-8639. The museum will open at 5 p.m. to concert guests; a wine and cheese reception will follow the program. Homewood House Museum. HW

Fri., March 7, and Thurs., March 8, 8 p.m. Peabody Chamber Opera, performing Monteverdi's Orfeo. $16, $8 for senior citizens and $5 for students with ID. 410-659-8100, ext. 1190. Baltimore Museum of Art, 10 Art Museum Drive.

Sat., March 8, 1 p.m. Annual Children's Concert, a program of music by Copland and Beethoven, offering a chance to learn about the sounds and instruments of the orchestra and participate in a conducting lesson. Free admission, but tickets should be reserved. For reservations, 410-516-6542 or e-mail Shriver Hall Auditorium. HW

Sat., March 8, 7 p.m. Preparatory Chamber Orchestra and Preparatory Sinfonietta give a concert featuring the winners of the Preparatory Concerto Competition; Friedberg Hall. Peabody

Sun., March 9, 3 p.m. "Coming to Life," the Hopkins Symphony Orchestra presents a multimedia concert featuring the world premiere of Robert Sirota's City of God: Prelude, Copland's Appalachian Spring and Beethoven's Symphony No. 3 in E-flat major, op. 55 (Eroica). 2 p.m. A pre-concert lecture in the Clipper Room, second floor, Shriver Hall. $9, $7 for senior citizens and JHU faculty, staff and alumni with ID; JHU students free with ID. 410-516-6542. Shriver Hall Auditorium. HW



Sat., March 8, 9:30 a.m. School of Nursing open house, for students interested in undergraduate, master's, postmaster's, doctoral and certificate nursing programs; representatives from faculty, admissions, financial aid, student body, U.S. military, Peace Corps, U.S. Public Health Service and ROTC will be available. 410-955-7548. Anne M. Pinkard Bldg. EB



Mon., March 3, 4 p.m. "Mineral Aerosols, Climate and Biogeochemistry," an Earth and Planetary Sciences seminar with Natalie Mahowald, NCAR; Olin Hall Auditorium. HW

Mon., March 3, 4 p.m. "ACTH Insensitivity and the Search for ALADIN," a Biochemistry and Molecular Biology seminar with Adrian J.L. Clark, University of London; W2030 BSPH. EB

Mon., March 3, 4:30 p.m. "Lifting Isometries," an Algebriac Topology seminar with Nitu Kitchloo; 302 Krieger. HW

Tues., March 4, 4 p.m. "Cellular Responses to DNA Damage," a Molecular Biology and Genetics seminar with Stephen Elledge, Howard Hughes Medical Institute; 517 PCTB. EB

Tues., March 4, 4 p.m. "Damage to a Pile Foundation due to Liquified Ground Motion," a Civil Engineering seminar with Shinichiro Mori, Ehime University; 110 Maryland. HW

Tues., March 4, 4:30 p.m. "Tracking Lexical Access in Continuous Speech," a Center for Language and Speech Processing seminar with Michael Tanenhaus, University of Rochester; 100 Shaffer. HW

Wed., March 5, 8:15 a.m. "Recent Problems in Conducting Vaccine Trials in Children," a JHMI Center for Clinical Trials seminar with Neal Halsey; W1020 BSPH. EB

Wed., March 5, 4 p.m. "Genetics and Pathophysiology of Huntington's Disease," a Pharmacology and Molecular Sciences seminar with Cynthia McMurray, Mayo Clinic; 303 WBSB. EB

Wed., March 5, 4 p.m. "The Combinatorial Design of Protein Molecular Switches," a Materials Science and Engineering seminar with Marc Ostermeier; 110 Maryland. HW

Thurs., March 6, noon. "Regulation of Rho Family GTPases by Integrins," a Cell Biology seminar with Martin Schwartz, University of Virginia; Suite 2-200, 1830 Bldg. EB

Thurs., March 6, 12:15 p.m. "Will Television-based Communication Campaigns Survive the Satellite Dish Invasion? A Lesson From Jordan," a Center for Communication Programs seminar with Juan Schoemaker; International Room, BSPH. EB

Thurs., March 6, 12:45 p.m. "Cellular Mechanisms of Motor Learning," a Neuroscience research seminar with Sascha du Lac, Salk Institute for Biological Studies; West Lecture Hall, WBSB. EB

Thurs., March 6, 3 p.m. "Characterization of the Thermal Environment of Aluminized Propellant Fires," a Mechanical Engineering seminar with Hasan Oguz; 110 Hodson. HW

Thurs., March 6, 4 p.m. "Collusive Game Solutions via Convex Optimization," a Mathematical Sciences seminar with Jong-Shi Pang; 304 Whitehead. HW

Thurs., March 6, 4 p.m. "Effects of Turbulence on Free Space Optical Communication Systems," an Electrical and Computer Engineering seminar with Yamac Dikmelik; 117 Barton. HW

Thurs., March 6, 4 p.m. "Dynamics, Thermodynamics and Insights Into Protein Function," a Biology seminar with Linda Nicholson, Cornell University; 100 Mudd. HW

Thurs., March 6, 4 p.m. "Transnational Labour Contention and the Liverpool Dockers' Dispute" by Antonia Gentile and "Political Attitudes of Unionized Workers and Workers of Varoshs in Turkey" by Cetin Eren, an Institute for Global Studies in Culture, Power and History seminar; 400 Macaulay. HW

Fri., March 7, 2 p.m. "Homeland Defense and the DOD," an Information Security Institute seminar with Peter Verga, U.S. Department of Defense; Kossiakoff Center. APL

Mon., March 10, 12:15 p.m. "Science to Policy: Global Control of Vitamin A Deficiency," a Carnegie Institution of Washington Embryology seminar with Albert Sommer; Seminar Room, 115 W. University Pkwy. HW

Mon., March 10, 4 p.m. "Regulation of p53, Mdm2 and p21," a Biochemistry and Molecular Biology seminar with Carol Prives, Columbia University; W2030 BSPH. EB



"Open Hands Open Hearts: Exploring Diverse Faith Traditions," a celebration of religion and spirituality at Johns Hopkins University continues. Bunting Meyerhoff Interfaith Center, 3509 N. Charles St. HW

Mon., March 3, 5 p.m. Text study session sponsored by the Institute for Christian and Jewish Studies. Dinner will be served and dietary laws observed.

Tues., March 4, 7 p.m. Celestial Jeopardy and Dessert Night, campus ministers compete in a lighthearted game show format.

Wed., March 5, noon. Wednesday Noon Series--"Fiesta de Mexico," a performance by the Los Quetzales Mexican Dance Ensemble; Shriver Hall Auditorium. HW



Tues., March 4, 5 p.m. Men's Lacrosse, vs. Albany; Homewood Field. HW

Sat., March 8, 11 a.m. Women's Lacrosse, vs. William & Mary; Athletic Center. HW

Sat., March 8, 1 p.m. Men's Lacrosse, vs. Pennsylvania; Homewood Field. HW

Just back from their season opener at Princeton, the Blue Jays LAX team plays two home games this week. Expected to see action is senior midfielder Adam Doneger, a captain and first team All-American.



Fri., March 7, and Sat., March 8, 8 p.m., and Sun., March 8, 2:15 p.m. Theatre Hopkins presents Marvin's Room. Tickets are $12 on Friday evenings, $15 on Saturday evenings and Sunday afternoons. Student rush tickets are $5 at curtain time for all performances; $1 senior citizen discount Friday and Sunday. 410-516-7159. Merrick Barn. HW