Peabody Mews stop resumes today on northbound
With the completion of construction at Peabody, the
Mews stop for the Homewood-JHMI northbound shuttle will be
resumed today, May 3.
During daytime runs, the shuttle will continue to stop
at the Washington Monument; at 6:30 p.m., that stop will be
shifted to the Mews. Previously, the Mews stop had begun at
5:30 p.m.; this is no longer possible because of traffic
conditions on Charles Street.
Biden to give keynote at SAIS forum on U.S.-EU
The Center for Transatlantic Relations will host a
conference at SAIS
this week to mark 50 years of U.S.-EU
relations and the enlargement of the European Union. "Mars,
Venus — or Mercury? A Larger Europe and American
Interests" will be held from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. on
Thursday, May 6.
Sen. Joseph Biden (D-Del.), ranking member on the
Senate Foreign Relations Committee, will give the keynote
luncheon address about a larger Europe and American
Preceding Biden's address, a panel will discuss
whether commerce can trump diplomacy at a time of war. The
panelists are Jurgen Strube, chairman of UNICE, the
European Employers' Federation, and chairman of BASF
Corporations; Rockwell Schnabel, U.S. ambassador to the
European Union; Lionel Barber, managing editor of The
Financial Times; and Joseph Quinlan, fellow at the Center
for Transatlantic Relations.
Panelists will address such questions as, Is a bigger
Europe a better Europe for America, or will current
transatlantic economic and political tensions worsen? What
are the June Summits — G8, U.S-EU and NATO —
likely to produce? What about Iraq?
Co-hosting the event are the American Consortium on
European Studies, the Bertelsmann Foundation, The Financial
Times and Transatlantic magazine. It will be held in the
Kenney Auditorium of the Nitze Building. Non-SAIS
affiliates should R.S.V.P. to
transatlanticRSVP@jhu.edu or 202-663-5730.
Workshop planned for using video for public
Faculty members and research staff interested in
learning how to use video as part of the public outreach
requirement for research proposals are invited to a
workshop scheduled for noon on Wednesday, May 26, on the
Successful examples of video outreach will be shown,
and the process of incorporating the right language into
grant proposals will be discussed, as will the various
venues where video can be shown or distributed.
This event is open to all, but space is limited. To
reserve a place, call 443-287-9960 or send e-mail to
Light refreshments will be served.
For more information about the program, contact Mike
Field at 410-516-8997 or
firstname.lastname@example.org, or Glenn Small at 443-287-9905 or email@example.com.
Fourth Mattin Arts Center pARTy scheduled for
Arts on the Homewood campus will be celebrated on
Friday, May 7, at the fourth annual Mattin Arts Center
pARTy. From 4 to 6 p.m., the entire Mattin Center will be
filled with exhibits and demonstrations of visual and
digital arts and live performances by vocal, musical and
theater groups. Light refreshments will be served.
The event is co-sponsored by the
Homewood Art Workshops and the
Center. For more information, go to
digitalmedia.jhu.edu or call 410-516-3817.
Anthropologist shares expertise with international culinary
Sidney Mintz, professor emeritus of anthropology, has spent more than a
half-century studying the meaning of food. On one recent
Saturday, Mintz brought his expertise to the International
Association of Culinary Professionals, which was having its
first-ever conference in Baltimore.
As IACP's scholar in residence, Mintz addressed the
global diffusion of plants, animals and food ingredients
over time, and the heavy emotional load that food carries
for most people. Also on his agenda: "Why Food Travels
Faster Than Love" — a look at how food can bring
people together but can also divide them when prohibitions
and taboos are part of a culture.
'The Meaning of Sports' to be discussed at SAIS
Peanuts, popcorn and Cracker Jacks are on the menu at
SAIS on Tuesday, May 4, along with a forum called "The
Meaning of Sports." The noon to 1 p.m. discussion gets its
name from a new book by Michael Mandelbaum, Christian A.
Herter Professor and director of the American Foreign
Policy Program at SAIS.
The Meaning of Sports: Why Americans Watch Baseball,
Football and Basketball and What They See When They Do will
be published by Public Affairs.
Mandelbaum's introductory remarks will be followed by
a panel discussion featuring moderator Philip Merrill,
president and chairman of the Export-Import Bank of the
United States; Phil Chenier, Comcast SportsNet television
commentator for the Washington Wizards and former
Washington Bullets guard; Jack Kemp, co-founder of Empower
America, former secretary of Housing and Urban Development
and former Buffalo Bills quarterback; and Peter Magowan,
president and managing general partner of the San Francisco
Giants baseball team.
The event will be held in the Kenney Auditorium of the
Nitze Building. Non-SAIS affiliates should R.S.V.P. to
firstname.lastname@example.org or 202-663-5648.
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