The Johns Hopkins Gazette: Weekly Calendar
Nov. 10-17

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Monday, Nov. 10

East Baltimore

Noon. Lesbian/Gay/Bisexual Discussion and Social Hour for East Baltimore staff. For information on location, call Randy at 410-955-3080.

12:15 p.m. "Young Children s Mental Health Services: Implementing the Head Start/JHU Partnership Project," a Mental Hygiene seminar with Belinda Sims; Hampton House Auditorium.

12:15 p.m. "The Determinants of Contraceptive Discontinuation," a Population Center seminar with Sian Curtis, Demographic Health Surveys; 2030 SHPH.

12:15 p.m. "The Pathways Study: Inner Generational Aspects of Age at First Birth," a Maternal and Child Health seminar with Janet Hardy; Hampton House Lecture Hall.

12:30 p.m. The Epidemiology and Biostatistics of Aging Training Program and the Department of Epidemiology Seminar Series with William Evans, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences; 2006 SHPH.

3 p.m. Otolaryngology Grand Rounds with rotating speakers; 6150 Outpatient Center.

4 p.m. "Function and Regulation of the Histone Acetyltransferase GCN5," a Biochemistry seminar with Shelley Berger, Wistar Institute; 2030 SHPH.


11 a.m. "Narratives of Infanticide in the Aftermath of Slave Emancipation in the Rural Western Cape, South Africa, 1838-48," an African Search seminar with Pamela Scully, Kenyon College; 315 Gilman.

Noon. "Investigation into Hydrothermal Organic Reactions: Testing the Viability of Biochemical Reactions in the Absence of Enzymes," a Carnegie Institution of Washington Embryology seminar with George Cody; Seminar Room, 115 W. University Pkwy.

3 p.m. The Don P. iddens Inaugural Professorial Lecture--"Controlling the Structure and Properties of Solids at the Nanometer Length Scale" by Robert Cammarata; Arellano Theater, Levering.

Tuesday, Nov. 11

East Baltimore

Noon. "The Importance of Exercise and a Healthy Lifestyle," a Women s Forum/JHMI Caucus brown bag lunch session with Sandy Doyle; SHPH Atrium.

12:15 p.m. "Experiences from the Somali Refugee Crisis," a Health and Human Rights meeting with Anne Efron; 3204 SHPH.

7 p.m. Christian Fellowship Meeting, musical worship and Bible study; Reed Hall Library. All are welcome.


Noon. "The Role of P21WAF1/CIP1 in Cell Cycle Arrest and Sensitivity to Anticancer Agents," a Carnegie Institution of Washington Embryology seminar with Todd Waldman; Seminar Room, 115 W. University Pkwy.

3 p.m. "In Situ Stabilization of Pb and U in Contaminated Soils and Natural Waters," a Geography and Environmental Engineering seminar with Sam Traina, Ohio State University; 234 Ames.

4 p.m. "Life after Welfare Reform," an Institute for Policy Studies seminar with Patricia Ruggles, U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services; Clipper Room, Shriver. Part of the series "New Developments in Social Policy."

4 p.m. "Organizational Learning and International Competition: The Skill-Base Hypothesis," a Comparative and World History seminar with William Lazonick, Euro-Asia Centre, INSEAD, France, and University of Massachusetts, Lowell; 315 Gilman.

4 p.m. "Nationalism as a Discursive Formation," an Institute for Global Studies general seminar with Craig Calhoun, NYU; 404 Macaulay.

4:15 p.m. "Non-Heme Iron and the Biological Oxidation of Methane," a Chemistry colloquium with Stephen Lippard, MIT; 233 Remsen.

7:30 p.m. Gay/Lesbian/Bisexual Discussion and Social Group; 217 Ames. For information, call Bob at 410-889-7081.


7:30 p.m. Winterreise, a performance of Franz Schubert s song cycle with tenor Rufus Hallmark and pianist Charles Burkhart; North Hall.

8 p.m. New Member Recital, with new Preparatory Preparatory faculty members; Leakin Hall (enter at 609 N. Charles St.). For information, call 410-659-7164.

Wednesday, Nov. 12

East Baltimore

Noon. "Communicating with the Press," a Welch lecture on the relationship between the news media and physicians; Hurd Hall.

4 p.m. "Antigen Presentation by Non-Polymorphic MHC Class I Molecules: Role in Bacterial Immunity and Potential Target for Vaccines," a Pharmacology and Molecular Sciences seminar with Mark Soloski; 303 WBSB.

4 p.m. "Browsers and Helper Apps," a Welch Internet lecture discussing the merits and drawbacks of major browsers and helper applications; West Lecture Hall, WBSB.

4 p.m. "Involvement of HIF-1 in Developmental and Physiological Control of Oxygen Homeostasis," an Integrated Metabolism and Physiology seminar with Gregg Semenza; 709 Traylor. Sponsored by Radiology.

4 p.m. "Coagulation Disease," with various speakers; 1024 Blalock.


Noon. "Columbus Center: Gateway to the 21st Century," a talk by Treopia Washington, Columbus Center; Clipper Room, Shriver. Part of the Wednesday Noon Series sponsored by Special Events.

4 p.m. "How is Learned Song Encoded in the Songbird s Brain?" a Psychology colloquium with Dan Margoliash, University of Chicago; 234 Ames.

4 p.m. "Innovative Enterprise in the United States and Corporate Governance," an American History seminar with Mary O Sullivan, INSEAD, France; 315 Gilman.

5 p.m. "What Do We Know about the Forces Responsible for Protein Folding and Associations?" a Biology colloquium with Peter Privalov; Mudd Hall Auditorium.

8 p.m. Odyssey Media Forum--"Meet the Critics," with Jonathan Yardley, The Washington Post, discussing the publishing business and his selections for 10 "must read" books; Schafler Auditorium, Bloomberg Center. Sponsored by Continuing Studies. Full-time JHU students admitted with I.D. General admission is $17 per event.

Thursday, Nov. 13

East Baltimore

Noon. "Cutaneous Manifestations of Infectious Diseases," an Infectious Diseases/Molecular Microbiology and Immunology seminar with Theodore Woodward, University of Maryland; 2030 SHPH.

Noon. "Role of the Brn-3 Family of Transcription Factors in Sensory System Development," a Cell Biology and Anatomy seminar with Jeremy Nathans; 110 WBSB.

1 p.m. "Leukemia Inhibitory Factor: A Cytokine at the Neuroimmune Interface," a Neuroscience research seminar with Paul Patterson, California Institute of Technology; 811 WBSB.

3 p.m. "Envisioning Health in Revolutionary Russia: The Politics of Gender in Sexual Enlightenment," a History of Science, Medicine and Technology colloquium with Frances Bernstein; Seminar Room, 3rd floor, Welch Medical Library.

5 p.m. "Science and Animal Welfare: Common Attitudes and Common Agendas," a Center for Alternatives to Animal Testing lecture by Andrew Rowan, Humane Society of the United States; 2030 SHPH. Part of the CAAT Thursday Lecture Series.


4 p.m. "Modeling and Model Reduction Methods for Complex Systems," an Electrical and Computer Engineering seminar with Carolyn Beck, University of Pittsburgh; 117 Barton.

4 p.m. "Relationships of Structure and Function in the Sarco-Endoplasmic Reticulum CA2+ ATPase," a Biology seminar with Giuseppi Inessi, University of Maryland; 100 Mudd.

4 p.m. "Can Democracy Work in Africa?" a roundtable discussion with various speakers; Garrett Room, MSE Library. Sponsored by the JHU African Students Association.

5 p.m. "Odysseus as Passive-Aggressor," a Classics lecture by Erwin Cook, Center for Hellenic Studies; 329 Gilman.


12:30 p.m. "Micro-Enterprise Development: Challenges in the Coming Years," a Program on Social Change and Development brown bag lecture by Maria Otero, ACCION International; 812 Rome Bldg., 1619 Massachusetts Ave., N.W.

Friday, Nov. 14

East Baltimore

1 p.m. "Retinoic Acid and Retinoic Acid Biding Proteins in Cell Differentiation and Development," a Biomedical Engineering seminar with Laura Roman; 707-09 Traylor.


4 p.m. "Actions, Adjuncts and Agency," a Philosophy lecture by Paul Pietroski, McGill University; 348 Gilman.

4:30 p.m. "New Discoveries at Hierakonpolis," a Near Eastern Studies lecture by Ren‚e Friedman, University College, London and The British Museum; Schafler Auditorium, Bloomberg Center.

7:30 p.m. Agape Campus Ministry, weekly meeting; 100 Shaffer.

7:30 p.m. Inter-Varsity Christian Fellowship, weekly group meeting; Garrett Room, MSEL.

8 p.m. George Bernard Shaw s St. Joan/em>, a Theatre Hopkins production; Merrick Barn. Tickets are $10, $5 for full-time students and $9 for senior citizens. For more information, call 410-516-7159 weekdays from 1:30 to 5:30 p.m.

8:30 p.m. Astronomy Open House, public viewing; Bloomberg Center Observatory. For information, call 410-516-6525.

Saturday, Nov. 15

East Baltimore

11 a.m. "Management of COPD," a Clinical Pharmacology conjoint clinic with Robert Wise; Turner Auditorium.


9:30 a.m. "The Languages of National Belonging in 18th-Century France" by David Bell; and at 11 a.m. "Served Well by Plunder: La Gran Ladroneria and Producers of History Astride the Rio Grande" by James Brooks, University of Maryland, College Park; 315 Gilman. A Johns Hopkins/University of Maryland, College Park joint History seminar.

12:45 p.m. "Yan Xin Qigong and Health," an introduction to the Yan Xin Qigong mind and body training method followed by an on-site practice; 304 Shaffer. Cost is $2, $1 for students with I.D., free for seniors/children.

8 p.m. George Bernard Shaw s St. Joan, a Theatre Hopkins production; Merrick Barn. Tickets are $12, $5 for full-time students and $9 for senior citizens. For more information, call 410-516-7159 weekdays from 1:30 to 5:30 p.m.


7:30 p.m. Peabody Camerata Concert, performing works by Schoenberg and Hoffman; North Hall. Part of the "Summing Up the Century" series.

James Morris, international opera star and Baltimore native, will pay tribute to soprano Rosa Ponselle in a "Centennial Concert," presented by the Shriver Hall Concert Series and scheduled for Saturday, Nov. 15, at 8 p.m. Morris will be accompanied by Warren Jones on piano. Tickets are $26, $13 for full-time students. For more information, call 410-516-7164.

Sunday, Nov. 16


7:30 p.m. Concert by The Wood s Tea Co., Vermont-based folk musicians; Carriage House, 4545 N. Charles St. Tickets are $12. For more information, call Special Events at 410-516-7157.


2:15 p.m. George Bernard Shaw s St. Joan, a Theatre Hopkins production; Merrick Barn. Tickets are $10, $5 for full-time students and $9 for senior citizens. For information, call 410-516-7159 weekdays from 1:30 to 5:30 p.m.

Monday, Nov. 17

East Baltimore

12:15 p.m. "Adding a Four-Letter Word to Your Professional Vocabulary: Exploring Issues of RACE, Ethnicity and Culture in Public Mental Health, a Mental Hygiene lecture by Kim Nickerson; Hampton House Auditorium.


Noon. "Factors That Control Neural Development in the Mouse," a Carnegie Institution of Washington Embryology seminar with Heiner Westphal, NIH; Seminar Room, 115 W. University Pkwy.

4 p.m. The David Bodian Seminar in Neuroscience--"Visuo-Spatial Functions of Premotor Cortex" by Charles Gross, Princeton University; 341 Krieger.

4 p.m. "Britain and Spain in America: Some Comparative Approaches," a National Cultures and the Construction of the Modern World seminar with John Elliott, Oxford University; 315 Gilman.