The Johns Hopkins Gazette: November 2, 1998
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Thurs., Nov. 5, 3 p.m. "R.A. Fisher and the Lung Cancer Controversy," a History of Science, Medicine and Technology colloquium with Paul Stolley, University of Maryland; Seminar Room, 3rd floor, Welch Medical Library. JHMI

Thurs., Nov. 5, 4 p.m. "Electron-Phonon Scattering in Modified Semiconductor Quantum Wells," a Physics and Astronomy colloquium with Cynthia McIntyre, George Mason University; Schafler Auditorium, Bloomberg. HW


Fri., Nov. 6, noon. Kickoff with music and speeches; Garland Field. HW To be followed by the unveiling of a Thurgood Marshall portrait in Levering Hall.

Sat., Nov. 7, noon. "World's Bazaar," an open-air market with international vendors, food, music and activities; Glass Pavilion. HW

Sat., Nov. 7, 7 p.m. Annual Dinner and Show hosted by the Johns Hopkins South Asian Society; Glass Pavilion. HW Admission is $10.

Sun., Nov. 8, 2 p.m. Feast of East Asian cuisine; Glass Pavilion. HW Admission is $7.

Sun., Nov. 8, 6:30 p.m. Interfaith Council interactive discussion; Mudd Hall Auditorium. HW

Mon., Nov. 9, 11 a.m. "A Taste of the World," international tastes, sights and sounds; Glass Pavilion. HW

Mon., Nov. 9, 7 p.m. "It's a Gay World After All," a talk by representatives from national gay organizations; AMR1 Multipurpose Room. HW

For more information on CultureFest activities, call 410-516-5435.


Mon., Nov. 2, through Thurs., Nov. 5, 11 a.m.-7 p.m., and Fri., Nov. 6, 9 a.m.-noon. "Unheard Voices," an interactive multimedia exhibit of handcrafted portrait castings and viewer-activated oral histories of sexual assault survivors; Sherwood Room, Levering. HW


Mondays, 3 p.m. Otolaryngology Grand Rounds, with rotating roster of speakers; 6150 JHOC.

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

Wed., Nov. 4, 4 p.m. "The Effect of Surgeon Experience on Clinical and Economic Outcomes from Thyroidectomy," Endocrine Grand Rounds with Robert Udelsman; 1 Marburg. JHMI


Tues., Nov. 3, 8 p.m. "Space Interferometry Mission: Taking the Measure of the Universe," a Space Telescope Science Institute lecture by Ron Allen; ST ScI Auditorium. HW For directions to the institute, call 410-338-4700.

Wed., Nov. 4, noon. "Why Civility, Why Today?" a lecture by Pier Massimo Forni; Shriver Hall. HW Part of the "Wednesday Noon Series" sponsored by Special Events.

Wed., Nov. 4, 2:30 p.m. The Doris Armstrong Leadership Forum--"Empowering Survivors of Domestic Violence: Transformation of a Health Care System," a lecture by Jacquelyn Campbell; Hurd Hall. JHMI A reception will follow.

Wed., Nov. 4, 4 p.m. "Presentation Skills," a Scientific Communication lecture by Wendy Sanders; West Lecture Hall, WBSB.

Thurs., Nov. 5, noon. "The WWW as a Clinical Tool"; Hurd Hall. JHMI An Internet lecture sponsored by the Welch Medical Library.

Thurs., Nov. 5, 12:30 p.m. "Beyond Sustainability: Managing the Resource and Economic Transformation in Southern Africa," a Program on Social Change and Development brown bag lunch lecture by Asif Sahikh, International Resources Group Ltd.; 812 Rome Building, 1619 Massachusetts Ave., N.W., Washington. SAIS

Thurs., Nov. 5, 6 p.m. The Ernest Sturc Memorial Lecture--"Sense and Nonsense on the Asian Crisis" by W. Max Corden; Kenney Auditorium, Nitze Bldg., 1740 Massachusetts Ave., N.W. SAIS


Wed., Nov. 4, 8 p.m. Recital by pianist Benjamin Pasternack; Friedberg Concert Hall. Tickets are $16, $8 for senior citizens and $5 for students with I.D.

Thurs., Nov. 5, and Fri., Nov. 6, 8 p.m. Peabody Chamber Opera presentation of a 12th-century stage work, Ordo Virtutum (Book of Virtues); Emmanuel Episcopal Church, 811 Cathedral St. Tickets are $16, $8 for senior citizens and $5 for students with I.D.

Fri., Nov. 6, 8 p.m. Peabody Concert Orchestra performing music by Milhaud, Haydn and Tchaikovsky; Friedberg Concert Hall. Tickets are $16, $8 for senior citizens and $5 for students with I.D.

For ticket information, call the Peabody Box Office at 410-659-8124.

Sat., Nov. 7, 7:30 p.m. Performance by jazz musician Maynard Ferguson and his Big Bop Nouveau Band; Shriver Hall. HW Tickets are $20, $17 for senior citizens, $12 for full-time students with I.D. Group discounts are available. For information, call Special Events at 410-516-7157.

Sun., Nov. 8, 3 p.m. Hopkins Symphony Orchestra presents a program of chamber music; Levering Hall. HW Tickets are $6, $4 for senior citizens and students.


Fri., Nov. 6, 1-4 p.m. Open House for the School of Continuing Studies' part-time graduate programs; Washington Center, 1776 Massachusetts Ave., N.W.

Sun., Nov. 8, 1-4 p.m. Open House for the School of Continuing Studies' part-time graduate programs; Montgomery County Center, 9601 Medical Center Drive, Rockville.

For more information on School of Continuing Studies open houses or to R.S.V.P., call 1-800-GO-TO-JHU.


Tuesdays, 7 p.m. Christian Fellowship Meeting; 3030 SHPH.

Wednesdays, 8 p.m. Graduate Christian Fellowship meeting; London Room, The Marylander, 3501 St. Paul St. Off campus

Fridays, 7:30 p.m. Agape Campus Ministry; 100 Shaffer. HW

Fridays, 7:30 p.m. Inter-varsity Christian Fellowship; group meeting; Garrett Room, MSEL. HW


Mon., Nov. 2, 4 p.m. "Genomic Approaches to Antimicrobial Discovery: Opportunities and Hurdles," a Biochemistry seminar with Martin Rosenberg, Smith-Kline Beecham Pharmaceuticals; W2030 SHPH.

Mon., Nov. 2, 4 p.m. The David Bodian Seminar in Neuroscience--"Effects of Aging on Cognition and the Hippocampus" with Michela Gallagher; 341 Krieger. HW

Mon., Nov. 2, 4 p.m. "Effect of Wettability on Fluid Invasion in Porous Media," an Earth and Planetary Sciences seminar with Mark Robbins; 305 Olin. HW

Tues., Nov. 3, noon. "Mechanisms of Hyperalgesia: Lessons from Clinical and Experimental Models," a Clinical Neuroscience seminar with James Campbell; 1-191 Meyer. JHMI

Tues., Nov. 3, 12:30 p.m. "Where Science Comes to Life: A Comparison of German­U.S. Bio-Entrepreneurship," an Institute for Policy Studies seminar with Maryann Feldman; 526 Wyman Park Bldg. HW

Tues., Nov. 3, 4:30 p.m. "Species-specific Communication Sounds and Their Cortical Representation in a Vocal Primate," a Center for Language and Speech Processing seminar with Xiaoqin Wang; 100 Shaffer. HW

Wed., Nov. 4, 8:15 a.m. "Lorenzo's Oil Trial: In Retrospect," a Center for Clinical Trials seminar with Hugo Moser; 6015 SHPH.

Wed., Nov. 4, 1:30 p.m. "Structure and Mechanism for DNA Base Excision Enzymes," a Biophysics and Biophysical Chemistry seminar with Tom Ellenberger, Harvard Medical School; 517 PCTB.

Wed., Nov. 4, 4 p.m. "Oxidative DNA Damage in Humans, Methods of Analysis, Determining Factors and Relation to Cancer Development," a Pharmacology and Molecular Sciences seminar with Henrik Poulson, Rigshospitalet University, Copenhagen; 303 WBSB.

Thurs., Nov. 5, 11 a.m. "Convection Diffusion Reaction Processes in Human Blood," a Chemical Engineering seminar with Scott Diamond, University of Pennsylvania; 110 Maryland. HW

Thurs., Nov. 5, noon. "Insulin Receptor Trafficking: Sorting Signals and Machinery," a Cell Biology and Anatomy seminar with Carol Renfrew-Haft, NIDDK/NIH; 110 WBSB.

Thurs., Nov. 5, 1 p.m. "Structure, Function and Regulation of Mammalian Bombesin Receptors," a Neuroscience research seminar with James Battey, NIDCD; West Lecture Hall, PCTB.

Thurs., Nov. 5, 3 p.m. "Computational Cohesive Zone Modeling of Fracture," a Mechanical Engineering seminar with Sunil Saigal; 106 Latrobe. HW

Thurs., Nov. 5, 4 p.m. "Domain Structure and Domain-Domain Interactions in Blood Clotting Proteins," a Biology seminar with Leonid Medved, J. Holland Laboratory; 100 Mudd. HW

Mon., Nov. 9, 4 p.m. "Modulation of Transcription Activator Function by the General Transcription Factor TFIIA and Coactivator CBP/p300," a Biochemistry seminar with Paul Lieberman, Wistar Institute; W2030 SHPH.


Wed., Nov. 4, 7 p.m. Men's Soccer, Hopkins vs. Gettysburg. HW

Sat., Nov. 7, TBA. Volleyball Centennial Championships. HW

For updated schedule information, call the Sports Information Office at 410-516-0552.


Thurs., Nov. 5, 8 p.m. The 1998 MSE Symposium--"Government and the Voice of the People" with Patrick Buchanan and James Carville; Shriver Hall. HW


Tues., Nov. 3, noon. "What Looks Like Crazy on an Ordinary Day," a Journal Club discussion with Pearl Clease; room 9019, 1830 Building. JHMI Sponsored by the Women's Forum/JHMI Caucus.

Wed., Nov. 4, 5 p.m. "Our Failing Health Care System: Lessons from Canada and Europe," a panel discussion of universal health care systems, with representatives from Canada, the United Kingdom and Germany; Hurd Hall. JHMI

Wed., Nov. 4, 8 p.m. "Sex and Violence on TV and the Web," an Odyssey media forum with Richard Cottin, NBC-TV general counsel; Donna Rice Hughes, marketing director for a conservative group that monitors the Internet; and Lynne Battaglia, U.S. attorney for Maryland; Schafler Auditorium, Bloomberg. HW Tickets are $18, $8 for students with I.D.

Fri., Nov. 6, 8:30 a.m. Women's Forum/JHMI Caucus discussion and networking opportunity; yellow chair section, SHPH Gallery.


Fri., Nov. 6, 8 p.m., Sat., Nov. 7, 8 p.m. and Sun., Nov. 8, 2:15 p.m. She Stoops to Conquer, a Theatre Hopkins production of the 18th-century classic by Oliver Goldsmith; Merrick Barn. HW Tickets are $10 on Friday and Sunday, $12 on Saturday. For information, call 410-516-7159.


Mon., Nov. 2, noon. The Marc Steiner Show. How to talk about sexuality with your kids, followed at 1 p.m. by Mortimer Sellers on his new book, The Sacred Fire of Liberty: Republicanism, Liberalism and the Law.

Tues., Nov. 3, noon. The Marc Steiner Show. Area teachers on issues facing our schools, followed at 1 p.m. by "Music of Resistance Movements."

Wed., Nov. 4, 1 p.m. The Marc Steiner Show. Election wrap-up.

Thurs., Nov. 5, noon. The Marc Steiner Show. Leo Bretholz and Michael Olesker, authors of Leap into Darkness: Seven Years on the Run in Wartime Europe.

Friday, Nov. 6, noon. The Marc Steiner Show. The legendary Harry Belafonte.


Thurs., Nov. 5, noon-1 p.m. "Housing Options for the Elderly," a WORKlife eldercare workshop with Grace Clark; Conference Room A, Levering. HW

Sun., Nov. 8, noon-3 p.m. "Scents of the Season," making Federal-era holiday crafts; Homewood House Museum. HW Admission is $6 (craft materials included in admission price). Reservations required.