The Johns Hopkins Gazette: April 17, 2000
Apr. 17-24

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Tues., April 18, 4:15 p.m. "Laser Applications in the Study of Organic Reaction Mechanisms," a Chemistry colloquium with J.C. Scaiano, University of Ottawa; 233 Remsen. HW

Wed., April 19, 4 p.m. "Evolution of Parental Behaviors and Neuroendocrine Correlates in Mammals," a Psychology colloquium with Kathy Wynne-Edwards, Queen's University; 234 Ames. HW

Thurs., April 20, 3 p.m. "Stormy Weather: History of Science and Technology at the Smithsonian," a History of Science, Medicine and Technology colloquium with Arthur Molella, National Museum of American History; Seminar Room, 3rd floor, Welch Medical Library. JHMI



Tues., April 18, 9:30 a.m. "Crossroads 2000: Challenges in the Arts," a humanities presentation by Geoffrey Wright, director of Peabody Computer Music, presented again at 10:30 a.m. 410-659-8159. 206 Conservatory Bldg. Peabody

Tues., April 18, 5 p.m. Hopkins Toastmasters Meeting, open to JHU community but presentation limited to dues-paying members; W4013SPH. JHMI



Wed., April 19, 7 p.m. 2000 Spring Film Series--"The Cultures of Eating," an exploration of the significance of preparing, consuming and sharing food in various cultures, presents Like Water for Chocolate. Sponsored by Cultural Affairs. Mountcastle Auditorium, PCTB. JHMI

Wed., April 19, Fri., April 21, Sat., April 22, and Sun., April 23, 8 p.m. and 10:30 p.m. Weekend Wonderflix presents James Bond thriller The World Is Not Enough. $3. Shriver Hall Auditorium. HW



Thurs., April 20, 5:30 p.m. The Sidney Ann Wilson Memorial Poetry Lecture--Thomas R. Sleigh, visiting professor in the Writing Seminars, will give a poetry reading. Sponsored by Cultural Affairs. Doctors' Dining Room. JHMI



Tues., April 18, noon. Midday Performance, The Mendelssohn Piano Trio--Peter Sirotin, violin; Igor Zubkovsky, cello; and Ya-Ting Chang, piano--perform works by Mozart and Saint Saens. Sponsored by Cultural Affairs. Hurd Hall. JHMI

Thurs., April 20, 8 p.m. Spring Concert by the JHU Choral Society's a cappella group Ecco; Bunting-Meyerhoff Interfaith Center. HW

Sat., April 22, 7:30 p.m. Free concert by the Tantalus Chamber Orchestra. 410-659-2040. Mt. Vernon Place United Methodist Church, 10 E. Mt. Vernon Place.



Mon., April 17, 6 to 7:30 p.m. Open House for the School of Professional Studies in Business and Education information technology programs. 1-800-GO-TO-JHU. Montgomery Co. Center, 9601 Medical Center Drive, Rockville, Md.

Fri., April 21, 7:30 p.m. Astronomy Open House, public viewing hours (conditions permitting). 410-516-6525. Bloomberg Center Observatory. HW



Wed., April 19, noon. "Exploring the Arts of Japan" by artist Shizumi Manale, a performance that distills 1,600 years of Japanese dance, theater, music and literature. Manale's programs have included Noh and Kyogen theater traditions, Japanese fans, samurai swordsmanship, calligraphy, kimono costumes, masks, haiku poems and a tea ceremony performance. Part of the Wednesday Noon Series sponsored by Special Events. Shriver Hall. HW

A performance by Shizumi Manale offers audiences a window into the heart of the Japanese aesthetic.



Wed., April 19, and Thurs., April 20, 6:30 p.m. Passover Seder--communal seders on the first and second nights of Passover. $10 for students on the meal plan, $15 for all other students; $25 for non-students. R.S.V.P. to 410-516-3522. South Dining Hall, Levering Market. HW



Mon., April 17, 12:15 p.m. "Protein Electrostatics from the Experimental Perspective," a Carnegie Institution of Washington Em-bryology seminar with Bertrand Moreno; Seminar Room, 115 W. University Pkwy. HW

Mon., April 17, 12:15 p.m. "Lessons from Global Health Campaigns: Is It Time for a Global Program against Tobacco?" a Center for Epidemiology and Policy seminar with Michael Eriksen, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention; W3030 SPH. JHMI

Mon., April 17, 4 p.m. "Molecular and Cellular Mechanisms of Cognitive Function," a Mind/Brain Institute seminar with Alceno Silva, UCLA Medical Center; 341 Krieger. HW

Mon., April 17, 4 p.m. "Authorship and Publication Practices," a Responsible Conduct of Research seminar with Ann Hubbard; Mountcastle Auditorium, PCTB. JHMI

Tues., April 18, noon. "Changes in Gene Expression, Cell Adhesion and Actin Organization in the Development Regulation of Cell Motility," a Biological Chemistry seminar with Denise Montell; 612 Physiology. JHMI

Tues., April 18, 3 p.m. "Dealing with Total Maximum Daily Loadings in the Clean Water Act," a Geography and Environmental Engineering seminar with Bob Summers, Maryland Department of the Environment; 234 Ames. HW

Tues., April 18, 4 p.m. "Representations of Gender and English Rule in Ireland in the Early 17th Century: The Works of Fynes Morgson and Luke Gernon," a European History seminar with John Ball; 315 Gilman. HW

Tues., April 18, 4 p.m. "Protection of Human Subjects," a Responsible Conduct of Research seminar with Adrian Dobs; Mountcastle Auditorium, PCTB. JHMI

Tues., April 18, 4:15 p.m. "Chemokines and Cell Migration in Secondary Lymphoid Organs," an Immunology Council seminar with Jason Cyster, University of California, San Francisco; W2030 SPH. JHMI

Tues., April 18, 4:30 p.m. "Sense Tagging the Penn TreeBank," a Center for Language and Speech Processing seminar with Martha Stone Palmer, University of Pennsylvania; 100 Shaffer. HW

Wed., April 19, 12:15 p.m. "Theory and Practice of International Distance Education between High and Low Income Countries," a Center for Communication Programs seminar with Yolanda Gayol, World Bank Institute Distance Learning Unit; Suite 310, 111 Market Place.

Wed., April 19, 1:30 p.m. "The 3-D Structure of a Popular Drug Target: Human HMG-CoA Reductase," a Biophysics and Biophysical Chemistry seminar with Johann Deisenhofer, UT Southwestern Medical Center; 517 PCTB. JHMI

Wed., April 19, 4 p.m. "The Pharmacology of 17-Allylaminogeldanamycin, a Heat Shock Protein 90-Interactive Antitumor Agent," a Pharmacology and Molecular Sciences seminar with Merrill Egorin, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and Cancer Institute; West Lecture Hall, WBSB. JHMI

Wed., April 19, 4 p.m. American History seminar, "Fears of Drunkenness in Colonial Philadelphia, 1720-60" by Richard Bond and "The Forest Farm Romance: Helen and Scott Nearing and the Origins of the Back-to-the-Land Movement" by John Faithful Hamer; 315 Gilman. HW

Thurs., April 20, 3 p.m. "Constitutive Equations for Granular Materials: Application to Dry Sand and Iron Powder," a Mechanical Engineering seminar with Lallit Anand, MIT; 110 Maryland. HW

Thurs., April 20, 4 p.m. "Superstitio and the Inquisition in Languedoc, 1215-1325," a European History seminar with Erin Rowe; 315 Gilman. HW

Thurs., April 20, 4 p.m. "Digital Geometry Processing," an Electrical and Computer Engineering seminar with Wim Sweldens, Bell Laboratories, Lucent Technologies; 117 Barton. HW

Thurs., April 20, 4 p.m. "Bounds for Critical Probabilities in Percolation Models," a Mathematical Sciences seminar with John Wierman; 304 Whitehead. HW

Thurs., April 20, 4 p.m. "Guidance of Cell and Growth Cone Migrations along the C. elegans A/P Axis," a Biology seminar with Gian Garriga; 100 Mudd. HW

Mon., April 24, 12:15 p.m. "Taking Apart Proteins: A Method to Study Molecular Forces and Signaling," a Carnegie Institution of Washington Embryology seminar with Doug Barrick; Seminar Room, 115 W. University Pkwy. HW

Mon., April 24, 4 p.m. "In the Workshop of Equivalences: 17th-Century Globalism and the Comparative Pursuit," a History seminar with Haun Saussy, Stanford University. Co-sponsored by Humanities and East Asian Studies. 315 Gilman. HW



Mon., April 17, noon to 2 p.m. Earth Day 2000: A Day of Reckoning--a colloquium with introduction by Dean Alfred Sommer and featuring the following panelists: M. Gordon Wolman on "Our Common Journey: A Transition toward Sustainability," Kenneth Hill on "Is the Population Bomb Still Ticking?" and Ali M. Khan on "Market Failure or Market Rescue?" Sponsored by the Center for a Livable Future and the Population Center. W2030 SPH. JHMI

Mon., April 17, 8 p.m. The 2000 Johns Hopkins Symposium on Foreign Affairs--"The Developing Role of Multilateral Institutions" with Jurgen Chrobog, ambassador from Germany; Garrett Room, MSE Library. HW



Tues., April 18, 3:30 p.m. Baseball, vs. Western Maryland; baseball field. HW

Wed., April 19, 7 p.m. Women's Lacrosse, vs. Villanova; Homewood Field.

Sat., April 22, 1 p.m. Women's Lacrosse, vs. George Mason; Homewood Field.

Sat., April 22, 1 p.m. Baseball, vs. Haverford; baseball field. HW



Fri., April 21, Sat., April 22, 8 p.m., and Sun., April 23, 2:15 p.m. Leonard Bernstein's Candide, adapted from a work by Voltaire, with lyrics by Richard Wilbur (additional lyrics by Stephen Sondheim and John Latouche); a Theatre Hopkins production. $10 on Friday evening, $12 on Saturday evening and Sunday matinee. 410-516-7159. Merrick Barn. HW

Fri., April 21, Sat., April 22, and Sun., April 23, 8 p.m. JHU Barnstormers present Shakespeare's Richard III. $6, $3 with J-Card. Arellano Theater, Levering Union. HW


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Wed., April 19, 1 p.m. A look at this year's Maryland Film Festival.