The Johns Hopkins Gazette: November 16, 1998
Nov. 16-30

Johns Hopkins Gazette Online Edition



Tues., Nov. 17, and Wed., Nov. 18, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Red Cross Blood Drive; Glass Pavilion, Levering. HW



Tues., Nov. 17, 4:15 p.m. "Controlling Chemical Reactions and Watching Energy Flow in Vibrationally Excited Molecules," a Chemistry colloquium with F. Fleming Crim, University of Wisconsin; 233 Remsen. HW

Wed., Nov. 18, 4 p.m. "From Neurons to Behavior: A Tale of Two Males," a Psychology colloquium with Andrew Bass, Cornell University; 234 Ames. HW

Wed., Nov. 18, 4:15 p.m. "Photochemical Damage to DNA in Cells," a Chemistry colloquium with Robert Redmond, Harvard University; 233 Remsen. HW

Wed., Nov. 18, 5 p.m. "Toward a More Graphic Depiction of Bacterial Sex," a Biology colloquium with Joel Schildbach, Mudd Hall Auditorium. HW

Thurs., Nov. 19, 3 p.m. "The Making of Sister Kenney (RKO, 1946): Hollywood and American Medicine in the 1940s," a History of Science, Medicine and Technology colloquium with Naomi Rogers, Yale University; Seminar Room, 3rd floor, Welch Medical Library. JHMI

Fri., Nov. 20, 2 p.m. "Deak Parsons: The Proximity Fuze and the Atomic Bomb," a colloquium with Al Christman, former U.S. Navy historian; Parsons Auditorium. APL Simulcast to 218 Maryland Hall.



Wed., Nov. 18, noon. "The Spirit Lives On!" a performance by the KanKouran West African Dance Company; Shriver Hall Auditorium. HW Sponsored by Special Events.



Wed., Nov. 18, 4 p.m. "The Internet--How to Use It to Influence the Nation's Agenda," a lecture by Andrew Nibley, Reuter NewsMedia, with panel discussion; IPS main conference room, 5th floor, Wyman Park Bldg. HW Part of the series "The Press and Public Policy."



Tues., Nov. 17, 4 p.m. Bitter Sugar, a film by Leon Ichaso, followed by discussion; Garrett Room, MSE Library. HW Sponsored by the Diversity Book/Video Club.

Thurs., Nov. 19; Fri., Nov. 20; and Sat., Nov. 21, 8 p.m. and 10:30 p.m. A "Reel World" presentation--Something About Mary; Shriver Hall Auditorium. HW Ticket prices are $3. For information, call 410-516-8666.



Wed., Nov. 18, 4 p.m. "Management of Diabetes and Pregnancy," Endocrine Grand Rounds with Lorraine Milio; 1 Marburg. JHMI



Mon., Nov. 16, 4 p.m. "Protein Sequencing and Non-Covalent Complexes by Mass Spectrometry," a lecture by Joseph Loo, Parke-Davis Pharmaceutical Research; West Lecture Hall, WBSB.

Tues., Nov. 17, 3:45 p.m. Baltimore Chapter of the Society for Neuroscience Fall Annual Meeting--"Sugar High and the Adrenocortical System," a lecture by Mary Dallman, University of California, San Francisco; Mountcastle Auditorium, PCTB. Lecture followed at 5 p.m. by poster display and competition.

Wed., Nov. 18, 10 a.m. "The Impact of HIV/AIDS Worldwide," a Center for Communication Programs ad-dress by Harriet Babbitt, USAID; Suite 310, 111 Market Place (Candler Bldg.)

Wed., Nov. 18, 8 p.m. "The Health Care Crisis Yet to Come: Evil and Folly in Socialized Medicine," a lecture by Richard Salsman; 3 Shaffer. HW Admission is $10 for non-students. Sponsored by the JHU Objectivist Club.

Thurs., Nov. 19, noon. "From User to Publisher," a look at tools and resources; Hurd Hall. JHMI Part of the Internet lecture series sponsored by Welch Medical Library.

Thurs., Nov. 19, 12:30 p.m. "International Development: An Extension of Neighborhood Enterprise?" a Program on Social Change and Development brown bag lunch lecture by Robert Woodson, National Center for Neighborhood Enterprise; 812 Rome Building, 1619 Massachusetts Ave., N.W., Washington. SAIS

Thurs., Nov. 19, 5:15 p.m. "Testament: At the Creation of the State of Israel," a lecture and visual presentation by photographer Aaron Levin; Doctors' Dining Room. JHMI Sponsored by Cultural Affairs.

Thurs., Nov. 19, 6 p.m. "The Culture of Collecting," a lecture and discussion by Charles Camp, Maryland Humanities Council; Evergreen House, 4545 N. Charles St. Admission is $8 for members, $10 for non-members.

Fri., Nov. 20, 4 p.m. "From Physics to Metaphysics," a Center for the History and Philosophy of Science lecture by Tim Maudlin, Rutgers University; 348 Gilman. HW

Tues., Nov. 24, 1 p.m. "Italy and Europe in the Global Economy," a lecture by Romano Prodi, University of Bologna, Italy; Kenney Auditorium, Nitze Bldg., 1740 Massachusetts Ave., N.W., Washington, D.C. SAIS For information, call 202-663-5626.

Mon., Nov. 30, 4 p.m. The Hinkley Lecture--"`A Room of One's Own': Feminism and Its Limits in the 1920s and 1930s" by Sally Alexander, Goldsmiths College, University of London; Great Hall, Levering. HW



Thurs., Nov. 19; Fri., Nov. 20; and Sat., Nov. 21, 7:30 p.m., and Sun., Nov. 22, 3 p.m. Baltimore premiere of Janacek's The Cunning Little Vixen, performed by the Peabody Opera Theatre and the Peabody Symphony Orchestra; Friedberg Concert Hall, 1 E. Mt. Vernon Place. Tickets are $22, $11 for senior citizens and $8 for students with I.D.

Fri., Nov. 20, 8 p.m. JHU Vocal Chords fall concert with Off the Beat and Shere Khan vocal groups; Bloomberg Auditorium. HW For information, call 410-516-2260.

Sat., Nov. 21, 8 p.m. A cappella concert by The Mental Notes; Bloomberg Auditorium. HW For information, call 410-516-8209.

Sun., Nov. 22, 7 p.m. JHU Band fall concert; Shriver Hall. HW



Mon., Nov. 16, noon. "The Role of Philanthropy in Baltimore," a Center for Civil Society Studies brown bag nonprofit sector seminar with Diana Morris, Open Society Institute; 526 Wyman Park Bldg. HW

Mon., Nov. 16, noon. "Establishment and Maintenance of Active Chromatin Domains," a Carnegie Institution of Washington Embryology seminar with Gary Felsenfeld, NIH; 115 W. University Pkwy. HW

Mon., Nov. 16, 4 p.m. The David Bodian Seminar in Neuroscience--"Neural Coding of 3D Orientation of Axis and Surface in the Parietal Cortex" with Hideo Sakata, Nihon University School of Medicine, Tokyo; 341 Krieger. HW

Mon., Nov. 16, 4 p.m. "ŒGlyco-deglyco' Processes during the N-glycosylation of Proteins," a Biochemistry seminar with André Verbert, Université des Sciences et Technologies de Lille, France; W2030 SHPH.

Mon., Nov. 16, 4 p.m. "Whitening, Browning and Blackening: Populism and Racial Democracy in Latin America, 1900-60," a Sawyer History seminar with Reid Andrews, University of Pittsburgh; 315 Gilman. HW

Tues., Nov. 17, 3 p.m. "Coupling Transport and Biodegradation of Volatile Organic Compounds in Un-saturated Soils," a Geography and Environmental Engineering seminar with Yassar Farhan; 313 Ames. HW

Tues., Nov. 17, 4 p.m. "Social Security Reform: Risks and Returns of Equity Investment and Private Accounts," an Institute for Policy Studies seminar with Gary Burtless; 526 Wyman Park Bldg. HW

Tues., Nov. 17, 4:15 p.m. "Kinetics and Fidelity of T Cell Activation," an Immunology Council seminar with Paul Allen, Washington University School of Medicine; W2030 SHPH.

Tues., Nov. 17, 4:30 p.m. "On Syllable-based Phonotactics and the Source of Syllabic Intuitions," a Center for Language and Speech Processing seminar with Donca Steriade, UCLA; 100 Shaffer. HW

Wed., Nov. 18, 1:30 p.m. "Structural Studies of E. coli RNA Polymerase," a Biophysics and Biophysical Chemistry seminar with Seth Darst, Rockefeller University; 517 PCTB.

Wed., Nov. 18, 4 p.m. The David Bodian Seminar in Neuroscience--"Transformation of Color Information between LGN and V1 of the Monkey" by Hidehiko Komatsu, National Institute for Physiological Sciences, Japan; 341 Krieger. HW

Wed., Nov. 18, 4 p.m. "ŒThis Is My War, Too': Gender and Visual Analysis of World War II Propaganda Posters," an American History seminar with Marguerite Hoyt; 315 Gilman. HW

Thurs., Nov. 19, 11 a.m. "Computational Anatomy," a Biomedical Engineering seminar with Michael Miller; 709 Traylor. JHMI

Thurs., Nov. 19, noon. "Rearrangement of Intracellular Membranes by Poliovirus Proteins," a Cell Biology and Anatomy seminar with Ellie Ehrenfeld, NIH; 110 WBSB.

Thurs., Nov. 19, 1 p.m. "Molecular Mechanisms of Regulated Membrane Fusion and Neurotransmitter Secretion," a Neuroscience research seminar with Tom Martin, University of Wisconsin, Madison; West Lecture Hall, PCTB.

Thurs., Nov. 19, 3 p.m. "Reaching Beyond the Grasp," a Mechanical Engineering seminar with Bud Mishra, Courant Institute, New York University; 106 Latrobe. HW

Thurs., Nov. 19, 4 p.m. "Gene Expression in the Preimplantation Embryo," a Reproductive Biology seminar with Richard Schultz, University of Pennsylvania; 240 Houck. JHMI

Thurs., Nov. 19, 4 p.m. "Tumor Cell Ganglioside Metabolism: Role in Tumor Formation and Strategies for Cancer Therapy," a Biology seminar with Stephan Ladisch, Children's National Medical Center; 100 Mudd. HW

Fri., Nov. 20, 12:30 p.m. "A Cohort Study of the Natural History of HPV Infection and Cervical Neoplasia in a High-Risk Area for Cervical Cancer," an Epidemiology Friday seminar with Eduardo Franco, McGill University, Montreal; W2008 SHPH.

Fri., Nov. 20, 1 p.m. "Role of Cell Mechanics in Wound Healing," a Biomedical Engineering Friday seminar with Scott Kuo; 707-709 Traylor. JHMI

Mon., Nov. 23, noon. "Condensins, Cohesins and Chromosome Mechanics," a Carnegie Institution of Washington Embryology seminar with Tatsuya Hirano, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory; Seminar Room, 115 W. University Pkwy. HW

Mon., Nov. 23, 12:30 p.m. "Length of Stay and Readmissions in Patients with Congestive Heart Failure," an Epidemiology doctoral defense by Zaruhi Babayan; W2008 SHPH.

Mon., Nov. 23, 4 p.m. "The Consecration of Red Bridge: Identity, Culture and Leisure Practice in Late Imperial China," a History seminar with Tobie Meyer Fong, George Mason University; 315 Gilman. HW

Mon., Nov. 23, 4 p.m. "Storage and Transport of Alkali Elements and Water in the Earth's Upper Mantle and Transition Zone--The Role of Hydrous Pyriboles and their Breakdown Products," an Earth and Planetary Sciences seminar with Jurgen Konzett; 305 Olin. HW

Tues., Nov. 24, noon. "Genes Controlling Hibernation in Mammals," a Carnegie Institution of Washington Embryology seminar with Matt Andrews, North Carolina State University; Seminar Room, 115 W. University Pkwy. HW

Tues., Nov. 24, 12:15 p.m. "The Effects of Minimum Wages on Welfare Recipiency," an Institute for Policy Studies seminar with Mark Turner and Mark Rubin; 526 Wyman Park Bldg. HW

Tues., Nov. 24, 3 p.m. "Evolving Models of Multiphase Flow in Porous Media," a Geography and Environmental Engineering seminar with Casey Miller, University of North Carolina; 313 Ames. HW

Mon., Nov. 30, noon. "Yeast Prions: Proteins as Hereditary Material," a Carnegie Institution of Washington Embryology seminar with Reed Wickner, NIH; Seminar Room, 115 W. University Pkwy. HW



Thurs., Nov. 19; Fri., Nov. 20; Sat., Nov. 21; and Sun., Nov. 22, 8 p.m. Wait Until Dark, a Barnstormers production of the Frederick Knott play; Arellano Theater, Levering. HW Tickets are $3. For more information, call 410-516-4519.



Mon., Nov. 16, 1 p.m. The Marc Steiner Show. Movies, with Ann Hornaday of The Sun and Sloane Brown of Fox 45.

Tues., Nov. 17, noon. The Marc Steiner Show. Julie Harris, star of The Gin Game at The Mechanic, followed at 1 p.m. by Shelby Steele, author of A Dream Deferred: The Second Betrayal of Black Freedom in America.