Johns Hopkins Gazette | November 1, 2004
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The newspaper of The Johns Hopkins University November 1, 2004 | Vol. 34 No. 10

Weekly Calendar

Colloquia | Conferences | Discussion/Talks | Film/Video | Lectures | Music | Open House | Seminars | Special Events | Sports | Theater | Workshops



Tues., Nov. 2, 4:15 p.m. "Ultrafast Molecular Dynamics," a Chemistry colloquium with Stephen Leone, University of California, Berkeley; 233 Remsen. HW

Wed., Nov. 3, 4 p.m. "Perspectives on the Relation Between Map Use and Spatial Cognition," a Psychological and Brain Sciences colloquium with David Uttal, Northwestern University; 234 Ames. HW

Wed., Nov. 3, 4 p.m. "Cartesian Zombies: The Psychology of Machines," a Center for History and Philosophy of Science colloquium with Gary Hatfield, University of Pennsylvania; 348 Gilman. HW

Wed., Nov. 3, 5 p.m. "Heavy Metal, Sex and Germ Cells," a Biology colloquium with Mark Van Doren; Mudd Hall Auditorium. HW

Thurs., Nov. 4, 3 p.m. "Information Systems from Warfare to Welfare," a History of Science, Medicine and Technology colloquium with Jennifer Light, Northwestern University; 3505 N. Charles St. HW

Thurs., Nov. 4, 3:30 p.m. "Plasticity and Non-Plasticity in Second Language Acquisition," a Cognitive Science colloquium with Emmanuel Dupoux, Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales in Paris; 134A Krieger. HW



Mon., Nov. 8, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.; and Tues., Nov. 9, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. "Gene-Environmental Interactions in Human Brain Diseases," a conference foc-using on the role of genes, infectious agents and environmental factors on schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, Parkinson's disease, multiple sclerosis, epilepsy and autism; with various guest speakers. Co-sponsored by Pediatrics and Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences. Pre-registration is suggested; e-mail Tilghman Room, Turner Bldg. EB



Prehealth information sessions, sponsored by Preprofessional Advising. 410-516-6744. HW

Mon., Nov. 1, 6:30 to 8 p.m. JHU nursing program opportunities with Marjorie Fass and current students; 303 Hodson.

Thurs., Nov. 4, 6 p.m. Required junior/senior prehealth meeting for 2005-2006 applicants; 110 Hodson.

Mon., Nov. 8, 7 p.m. "Medicine and Writing" with Leslie Norins; Sherwood Room, Levering.

Thurs., Nov. 4, 12:15 p.m. Juvenile Justice panel with Ken Montague, Md. secretary for juvenile justice; Robert Zirkin, Md. state delegate; Heather Ford, Advocates for Children and Youth; and delinquency issues expert M.J. Raleigh. Sponsored by Health Policy and Management. B14B Hampton House. EB

Thurs., Nov. 4, 1 p.m. Buzzword Bistro — -"Is This Legal? Copyright in the Digital Age" with Mike Reese. Sponsored by the JHU Center for Educational Resources. Garrett Room, MSE Library. HW

Fri., Nov. 5, 3 p.m. Presentations by literary agent Flip Brophy, Sterling Lord Literistic; and editor Wendy Wolf, Viking/Penguin. Sponsored by the Writing Seminars. 429 Gilman. HW

Fri., Nov. 5, 4 p.m. Journal Club Talk with Kate Losse. Sponsored by English. 323 Gilman. HW



Thurs., Nov. 4, 9 p.m. Tarang film presentation — Run Lola Run (1998), directed by Tom Tykwer; German with English subtitles. Sponsored by GRO. 3 Shaffer. HW

Sat., Nov. 6, 7:30 p.m. Tarang film presentation — Vaastav (1999), directed by Mahesh Manjrekar; Hindi w/English subtitles. Sponsored by GRO. 3 Shaffer. HW



Mon., Nov. 1, noon. "Pain Relief Through Diet — New Comfort Foods," a Complementary and Alternative Medicine lecture by Jasenka Borzan. Part of the series Ethical Obligations Regarding Complementary and Alternative Medicine. Room 322, 1830 Bldg. EB

Mon., Nov. 1, 5:30 p.m. The 2004 Iwry Lecture — "Presentations of Restoration in Ezra-Nehemiah" by Hugh G.M. Williamson, University of Oxford Oriental Institute. Sponsored by Near Eastern Studies. 205 Krieger. HW

Thurs., Nov. 4, 11 a.m. The Stanley Corrsin Memorial Lecture — "Evaporation Driven Assembly of Colloidal Particles" by Michael Brenner, Harvard University. Sponsored by Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering. 110 Maryland. HW

Thurs., Nov. 4, 4 p.m. The 10th Annual James F. Bell Memorial Lecture — "Torsional Wave Experiments to Guide Tissue Engineering for Vocal Fold Regeneration" by Rodney Clifton, Brown University. Sponsored by Mechanical Engineering. 210 Hodson. HW

Thurs., Nov. 4, 4 p.m. "Historical Cadence and the Nitty-Gritty Effect: Or, When Music Aspires to the Condition of Blackness," an English lecture by Phil Harper, New York University; 148 Gilman. HW

Thurs., Nov. 4, 4:30 p.m. "The Hands of Aurora: The Literary Reception of Artemisia Gentileschi in Naples," a History of Art lecture by Jesse Locker; 255 Mergenthaler. HW

Thurs., Nov. 4, 5:15 p.m. "Gabo y Fidel: El Paisaje de Una Amistad," a Romance Languages lecture by Angel Esteban, Universidad de Granada, Spain; 223 Gilman. HW

Sun., Nov. 7, 5:30 p.m. "St. Elvis," a lecture by Gary Vikan, Walters Art Museum. Sponsored by the Advanced Academic Programs' Master of Liberal Arts Program. RSVP to 410-516-2863 by Nov. 3. 110 Hodson. HW

Mon., Nov. 8, noon. "Integrative Oncology at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center," a Complementary and Alternative Medicine lecture by Andrew Vickers, Weill Medical College of Cornell University and Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center; Weinberg Auditorium. EB

Mon., Nov. 8, 8 p.m. "Is Justice Color-blind? Perceptions and Realities in the Criminal Justice System" by Dale Cathell, judge, Md. Court of Appeals. Part of the student-run All Politics Is Local lecture series. Mudd Hall Auditorium. HW



Mon., Nov. 1, 7:30 p.m. "Opera Potpourri: The Art of Song," scenes from bel canto operas performed by the Peabody Opera Workshop. Cohen-Davison Family Theater. Peabody

Wed., Nov. 3, 7:30 p.m. Peabody Chamber Winds, with organist Kaori Hongo, performs music by Strauss, Wills, Dupre and Mozart. Griswold Hall. Peabody

Fri., Nov. 5, 8 p.m. Peabody Concert Orchestra performs the world premiere of Andrew Winn's Rondo for Orchestra; and music by Haydn and Borodin. $18, $10 for senior citizens, $8 for students with ID. Friedberg Hall. Peabody

Sun., Nov. 7, 4 p.m. Recital by organist Joan Lippincott, who performs music by Bach, Mozart, Copland, Alain and Widor. $18, $10 for senior citizens, $8 for students with ID. Griswold Hall. Peabody


Open House

Wed., Nov. 3, 4 to 7 p.m. Open house for the Engineering and Applied Science Programs for Professionals. For information, 410-540-2960 or http://www.epp.jhu .edu. Southern Maryland Higher Education Center, 44219 Airport Rd., California, Md.



Mon., Nov. 1, 4 p.m. "On the Local Behavior of Embedded Constant Mean Curvature Disks," an Analysis seminar with Giuseppe Tinaglia; 308 Krieger. HW

Mon., Nov. 1, 4 p.m. "Uplift Deformation and Erosion of Eastern Tibet," an Earth and Planetary Sciences seminar with Leigh Royden, MIT; Olin Auditorium. HW

Mon., Nov. 1, 4 p.m. The David Bodian Seminar in Neuroscience — "Neural Correlates of Associative Learning in the Prefrontal Cortex and Basal Ganglia" with Anitha Pasupathy, MIT; 338 Krieger. HW

Tues., Nov. 2, noon. "Structures and Mechanisms of Nudix and Isomerase Enzymes," a Biological Chemistry seminar with Albert Mildvan; 612 Physiology. EB

Tues., Nov. 2, 12:15 p.m. "Health Sector Reform When Communication Is Not Part of the Equation: The Colombian Case," a Center for Communication Programs seminar with J.J. Arbelaez and Juan Carlos Negrette; 111 Market Place International Room. EB

Tues., Nov. 2, 3 p.m. "The Bed of Gravel Rivers: Dynamics, Modeling and Sabbatical Reveries," a Geography and Environmental Engineering seminar with Peter Wilcock; 234 Ames. HW

Tues., Nov. 2, 4 p.m. "Structural Failure Investigations," a Civil Engineering seminar with Glenn Bell, Simpson Gumpertz & Heger Inc.; 110 Maryland. HW

Tues., Nov. 2, 4:30 p.m. "Unsupervised Learning of Natural Language Structure," a Center for Language and Speech Processing seminar with Dan Klein, University of California, Berkeley; 3 Shaffer. HW

Wed., Nov. 3, 3:30 p.m. "Materials Processing at the Nanoscale: Nanowire Formation by the Vapor-Liquid-Solid Process," a Materials Science and Engineering seminar with Peter Voorhees, Northwestern University; 110 Maryland. HW

Wed., Nov. 3, 4 p.m. "A Common Structural Framework for DNA Ligation," a Pharmacology and Molecular Sciences seminar with Tom Ellenberger, Harvard Medical School; 303 WBSB. EB

Wed., Nov. 3, 4 p.m. "Multiple Testing Procedures and Applications to Genomics," a Biostatistics seminar with Sandrine Dudoit, University of California, Berkeley; W2030 SPH. EB

Thurs., Nov. 4, noon. "Role of a Coat Protein in the Toxoplasma Vacuole," a Cell Biology seminar with Isabelle Coppens; Suite 2-200, 1830 Bldg. EB

Thurs., Nov. 4, noon. "The Dark Side of Performance," an Institute for Policy Studies lunchtime seminar with Beryl Radin, University of Baltimore; 526 Wyman Park Bldg. HW

Thurs., Nov. 4, 1 p.m. "Proteomic Approaches to Study Signal Transduction Pathways," a Neuroscience research seminar with Akhilesh Pandey; West Lecture Hall, (ground floor) WBSB. EB

Thurs., Nov. 4, 3:30 p.m. "Retrotransposons Specialized for Insertion Into 28S rRNA Genes," a Molecular Biology and Genetics seminar with Thomas Eickbush, University of Rochester; 517 PCTB. EB

Thurs., Nov. 4, 4 p.m. "On Using Prior Knowledge in X-ray Reconstruction," an Electrical and Computer Engineering seminar with Krishnakumar Ramamurthi; 117 Barton. HW

Thurs., Nov. 4, 4 p.m. "Solvency Games: How to Gamble Forever," an Applied Mathematics and Statistics seminar with Nevin Kapur, California Institute of Technology; 304 Whitehead. HW

Thurs., Nov. 4, 5 p.m. "Challenges Facing Poor Americans in an Era of Personal Responsibility," an Institute for Policy Studies seminar with Jason DeParle, New York Times. Part of the Press and Public Policy seminar series. (See "In Brief," this issue.) Great Hall, Levering. HW

Thurs., Nov. 4, 7:30 p.m. "Uterine Fibroid Treatment Without Surgery," a JHU Cosmetic Center seminar with Kevin Kim; Suite 350, Pavilion I, Green Spring Station.

Fri., Nov. 5, noon. "Risk Management for Research Coordinators" with Margaret Garrett. Co-sponsored by the Research Coordinator Training Program of the Institute for Johns Hopkins Nursing, SOM and SPH. Hurd Hall, JHH. EB

Fri., Nov. 5, 4 p.m. "Genetics and Neurobiology of Schizophrenia," a Biology seminar with Akira Sawa; 100 Mudd. HW

Mon., Nov. 8, 4 p.m. "No Child Left Behind: An Un- (or Under-) Funded Federal Mandate? Evidence from Texas, Lessons for Maryland," an Institute for Policy Studies Social Policy seminar with Andrew Reschovsky, University of Wisconsin-Madison. Co-sponsored by Health Policy and Management and Economics. 210 Hodson. HW

Mon., Nov. 8, 4 p.m. "Epigenetic Regulation of Testis-specific Transcription," a Biochemistry and Molecular Biology seminar with John McCarrey, University of Texas, San Antonio; W2030 SPH. EB


Special Events

Mon., Nov. 1, 8 a.m. to noon. "Diversity: Key to Our Future," a Diversity Leadership conference with keynote addresses by educator John Slaughter and President William Brody. Glass Pavilion, Levering. HW

Tues., Nov. 2, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. JHU Select Vendor Show, a chance for faculty and staff to meet select vendors; featuring free samples, door prizes and refreshments. Sponsored by Purchasing Services. 410-516-8383. Glass Pavilion, Levering. HW

Wed., Nov. 3, noon. Wednesday Noon Series — "An American Journey Through Classical Dance," a performance by the Ballet Theatre of Maryland. Sponsored by Special Events. Shriver Hall Auditorium. HW

Wed., Nov. 3, 3 p.m. Welch Medical Library's 75th anniversary celebration with speakers including Nobel Prize winner Peter Agre; a reception follows in the West Reading Room of Welch Medical Library. Mountcastle Auditorium. EB

Thurs., Nov. 4, 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Town hall meeting for animal research with Ed Miller, Ted Poehler, Nancy Ator, Chris Newcomer and Alan Goldberg. Topics include USDA updates, protocol form requirements, grant vs. protocol congruence and compliance. Sponsored by the Animal Care and Use Committee. Registration required. 443-287-3744. Tilghman Room, Turner Bldg. EB

Thurs., Nov. 4, 6 to 8 p.m. "Opportunities in Health" fair; a panel of representatives from health organizations, including NIH and the American Cancer Society, speaking about internship and summer opportunities. Sponsored by HOPE. 110 Maryland. HW

Thurs., Nov. 4, 6:30 p.m. "Keeping an Eye on Summer: Celebrating 12 Years of Success," a fund-raising gala and silent auction; an awards presentation will be part of the program. Tickets required; cost is $150. 410-516-6221. Sponsored by the JHU Center for Summer Learning. Glass Pavilion, Levering. HW

Fri., Nov. 5, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Diversity Day, sponsored by the Student Diversity Office. E2030 SPH. EB

Ailey II, the acclaimed junior company of one of the country's most innovative and popular dance companies, the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, brings its magic to Homewood's Shriver Hall this Friday night during Family Weekend. See Special Events.

Fri., Nov. 5, 8 p.m. "Ailey II," showcasing the junior company of the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater. THIS PERFORMANCE IS SOLD OUT. To be placed on the waiting list, call the Office of Special Events at 443-287-9900. Shriver Hall Auditorium. HW

Mon., Nov. 8, 8 p.m. The 2004 Milton S. Eisenhower Symposium — "Whose White House the Next Four Years?" by Bill Schneider, CNN. (See "In Brief," this issue.) Shriver Hall Auditorium. HW



Sat., Nov. 6, 1 p.m. Football, vs. Hampden-Sydney; Homewood Field. HW



Thurs., Nov. 4, Fri., Nov. 5, and Sat., Nov. 6, 8 p.m. The JHU Dunbar Baldwin Hughes Theater Company presents a preview of Arthur Miller's play "All My Sons." $5, $3 for students. Arellano Theater, Levering. HW

Fri., Nov. 5, 8 p.m. The Johns Hopkins University Theatre presents John Dos Passos' "U.S.A." $15, $14 for senior citizens, $10 for museum members and $5 for students. Meyerhoff Auditorium, Baltimore Museum of Art. HW

Fri., Nov. 5, and Sat., Nov. 6, 8 p.m.; Sun. Nov. 7, 2:15 p.m. Theatre Hopkins presents "Shaw: Four Starters" by George Bernard Shaw; featuring the first act of Arms and the Man, Too True to Be Good, Androcles and the Lion and Caesar and Cleopatra. $15, $14 for senior citizens and $5 for student rush tickets. Merrick Barn. HW

Fri., Nov. 5, Sat., Nov. 6, and Sun., Nov. 7, 8 p.m. The Johns Hopkins University Barnstormers present Noel Coward's dark comedy "Blithe Spirit," directed by Troy Miller; $7, $5 for students. Swirnow Theater, Mattin Center. HW



Digital Media Center workshops; 226 Mattin Center. HW

Mon., Nov. 1, 7 to 9 p.m. "Introduction to Dreamweaver."

Tues., Nov. 2, 5 to 7 p.m. "Quark and InDesign Page Layout."

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