The Johns Hopkins Gazette: November 1, 1999
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Tues., Nov. 2, 4:15 p.m. "The Theory of Magnetic Media," a Chemistry colloquium with Byron Lengsfield, IBM Research Laboratories; 233 Remsen. HW

Wed., Nov. 3, 4 p.m. "On the Origins of French Genetics: An Attempt to Resolve a Paradox," a Philosophy/Center for History and Philosophy of Science colloquium with Richard Burian, Virginia Polytechnic Institute; 348 Gilman. HW



Wed., Nov. 3, noon. "Steps Around the World: Percussive Dance," a performance by Footworks (formerly the Fiddle Puppet Dancers). Part of the Wednesday Noon Series, sponsored by Special Events. Shriver Hall. HW

Fri., Nov. 5, 5 to 11 p.m. "Oldies But Goodies Dance" to benefit the JHU United Way campaign, featuring tunes of the '50s and '60s, food, beer and wine, snacks and soda, door prizes and a raffle wheel. $12 in advance, $15 at the door. HW

Sun., Nov. 7, 7 p.m. Culturefest '99--Ballroom Dancing with lessons provided. $5, free with Hopkins I.D. Glass Pavilion, Levering. HW



Mon., Nov. 8, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Culturefest '99--Exhibit of artwork by local artists. Levering Union. HW

Mon., Nov. 8, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Culturefest '99--Global City Bazaar, food and performances. $5, free with Hopkins I.D. Glass Pavilion, Levering. HW



Sat., Nov. 6, 2 to 8 p.m. Culturefest '99--Film Festival, followed at 10 p.m. by a coffeehouse with directors of festival films. Donovan Room, Gilman. HW



Wed., Nov. 3, 4 p.m. "Illustrating Your Lecture with Slides: Part 1," a Scientific Communication lecture by Edie Stern. Mountcastle Auditorium, PCTB. JHMI

Fri., Nov. 5, 2 p.m. "Debates on Anthropological Practice II," a lecture and debate with panelists Sidney Mintz; Virginia Dominguez, University of Iowa; and Aisha Khan, SUNY/Stony Brook; Great Hall, Levering. HW

Mon., Nov. 8, 5:15 p.m. "Speisesaal und Gemaldegalerie die Geburt des Erzahlens aus der Bildenden Kunst--Fontanes Roman L'Adultera," a German lecture by Gerhard Neumann, University of Munich; 336 Gilman. HW



Thurs., Nov. 4, 8 p.m. Peabody Prep Faculty Recital with Lucy Chang, flute; Bryan Young, bassoon; Fatma Daglar, oboe; Fred Jacobowitz, clarinet; Larry Williams, horn; and Amy Parks, horn. 410-659-8124. Leakin Hall. Peabody

Fri., Nov. 5, 8 p.m. "Pianos and Computers," a program of music by runedanko (Ruth Neville and Daniel Koppelman); Griswold Hall. Peabody

Sat., Nov. 6, 8 p.m. Peabody Concert Orchestra with organist Donald Sutherland performing music by Mozart, Copland and Saint-Saens. $16, $8, senior citizens and $5 for students. Tickets will be available at the door or by calling 410-659-8124. Bradley Hills Presbyterian Church, 6601 Bradley Boulevard, Bethesda.

Soprano Dawn Upshaw will perform with pianist Gilbert Kalish as part of the Shriver Hall Concert Series, Sat., Nov. 6. Shriver Hall.

Sat., Nov. 6, 8 p.m. Shriver Hall Concert Series--Performance by soprano Dawn Upshaw, with pianist Gilbert Kalish. $27, $14 for students. Shriver Hall. HW

Mon., Nov. 8, 8 p.m. Culturefest '99--Coffeehouse w/local artists. $5, free with Hopkins I.D. Levering Union. HW



Sun., Nov. 7, 1 to 4 p.m. Open House for the Part-Time Programs in Engineering and Applied Science. Advisers will be on hand. 410-516-8728 or 1-800-JHU-ENGR. Montgomery County Center, 9601 Medical Center Drive, Rockville, Md.

Sun., Nov. 7, 1 to 4 p.m. Open House for the SPSBE's graduate certificate in investments program and graduate business programs. 1-800-GO TO JHU. Montgomery County Center, 9601 Medical Center Drive, Rockville, Md.



Fri., Nov. 5, 8 p.m. Culturefest '99--"Cultural X-ing," annual CultureShow; Shriver Hall. HW



Mon., Nov. 1, noon. "Public-Private Partnerships: When Do They Work?" an Institute for Policy Studies seminar with Martin Levine, Fannie Mae; 526 Wyman Bldg. HW

Mon., Nov. 1, 12:15 p.m. "Intracellular Immunity to HIV-1," a Carnegie Institution of Washington Embryology seminar with Richard Morgan, National Institutes of Health; Seminar Room, 115 University Pkwy. HW

Mon., Nov. 1, 4 p.m. "The Pulvinar and Attention," a Zanvyl Krieger Mind/Brain Institute seminar with David LaBerge, University of California, Irvine; 341 Krieger. HW

Mon., Nov. 1, 4 p.m. "How Mass Extinctions That Occurred More Than 200 Million Years Ago Produced the Great Diversity of Animal Life in Modern Seas," an Earth and Planetary Sciences seminar with Steven Stanley; Olin Hall Auditorium. HW

Tues., Nov. 2, noon. "Adult Mesenchymal Stem Cells: Pathways of Differentiation," a Biological Chemistry seminar with Mark Pittenger, Osiris Therapeutics Inc.; 612 Physiology. JHMI

Tues., Nov. 2, 12:15 p.m. "Modulation of Ras Signaling in the Drosophila Eye," a Carnegie Institution of Washington Embryology seminar with Audrey Huang, Universiity of California, Berkeley; Seminar Room, 115 University Pkwy. HW

Tues., Nov. 2, 3 p.m. "Studies of Voltage-gated Calcium Channels and Short-term Synaptic Plasticity," a Biomedical Engineering thesis defense by David Brody; 709 Traylor. JHMI

Tues., Nov. 2, 4:15 p.m. "Visualizing the Molecular Complexity of T Cell Activation," an Immunology Council seminar with Abraham Kupfer, National Jewish Medical and Research Center; W2030 SPH. JHMI

Tues., Nov. 2, 4:30 p.m. "Adventures in Learning Discourse Interpretation Strategies for Information Extraction," a Center for Language and Speech Processing seminar with Andy Kehler, SRI International; 100 Shaffer. HW

Wed., Nov. 3, 8:15 a.m. "What Medical Students Should Know about Clinical Trials," a Center for Clinical Trials seminar with Leon Gordis; W2030 SPH. JHMI

Wed., Nov. 3, 12:15 p.m. "The Impact of Iron Deficiency Anemia: Reality or Illusion?" an International Health/Center for Human Nutrition seminar with John Beard, Penn State; W2008 SPH. JHMI

Wed., Nov. 3, 1:30 p.m. "Structure-based Mechanisms of Auto-Catalysis and Polymorphism in RNA and DNA Virus Maturation," a Biophysics and Biophysical Chemistry seminar with John Johnson, Scripps Research Institute; 517 PCTB. JHMI

Thurs., Nov. 4, noon. "New Insights on How the Eukaryotic Cell 'Correctly' Localizes Its DNA," a Cell Biology and Anatomy seminar with Barbara Sollner-Webb; 110 WBSB. JHMI

Thurs., Nov. 4, 1 p.m. "Transcriptional Regulation through the CREB: CBP Pathway," a Neuroscience research seminar with Richard Goodman, Vollum Institute/Oregon Health Sciences University; 811 WBSB. JHMI

Thurs., Nov. 4, 3 p.m. "Indentation Tests to Measure Interfacial Toughness Loss in Thermal Barrier Coating and Oxide Systems," a Mechanical Engineering seminar with Jack Beuth, Carnegie Mellon University; 110 Maryland. HW

Mon., Nov. 8, 12:15 p.m. "A Beta-Polymerase Superfamily Member (TRF4) Required for Sister Chromatid Cohesion and DNA Repair," a Carnegie Institution of Washington Embryology seminar with Michael Christman, University of Virginia, Charlottes-ville; Seminar Room, 115 University Pkwy. HW

Mon., Nov. 8, 4 p.m. "Global Pro-cesses in Higher Level Form of Vision: Psychophysics, Modeling and fMRI," a Zanvyl Krieger Mind/Brain Institute seminar with Hugh Wilson, University of Chicago; 341 Krieger. HW

Mon., Nov. 8, 7 p.m. "Medical Assistance to Kosovo Refugees," a Prehealth seminar with Drew Fuller; Garrett Room, MSE Library. HW



Fri., Nov. 5, 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Fifth Mid-Atlantic Day in Combinatrics and Probability (MADCAP) with Edward Scheinerman ("A Spanning-Tree Algorithm"); Lawrence Shepp, Rutgers University ("A Sample of Combinatorial Probability Problems"); Hosam Mahmoud, George Washington University ("Analysis of Algorithms via Analytic Probability"); and Davar Khoshnevisan, University of Utah ("On Analytical Properties of Brownian Sheet"). Sponsored by Mathematical Sciences. 304 Whitehead. HW



Sat., Nov. 6, 1 p.m. Football, vs. Franklin and Marshall.

Sat., Nov. 6, 7 p.m. Men's Soccer, vs. Franklin and Marshall.



Fri., Nov. 5, and Sat., Nov. 6, 8 p.m. and Sun., Nov. 7, 2:15 p.m. George Bernard Shaw's You Never Can Tell, a Theatre Hopkins production. Tickets are $10, Fridays and Sundays, $12 on Saturday. 410-516-7159. Merrick Barn. HW


88.1 FM

Tues., Nov. 2, noon. The Marc Steiner Show. A look at new media with IT authors Gareth Branwyn and Sean Carton.

Wed., Nov. 3, noon. The Marc Steiner Show. A review of the Baltimore City mayoral election, followed at 1 p.m. by a talk with performers of The Spirit, the Native American concert now at the Lyric Opera House.

Thurs., Nov. 4, noon. The Marc Steiner Show. A discussion of financial planning, with certified public accountants Jeff Berman and Carol Katz.