The Johns Hopkins Gazette: January 31, 2000
Jan. 31-
Feb. 6

Johns Hopkins Gazette Online Edition



Thurs., Feb. 3, 3 p.m. "Boop a Doop: Choreographing the Human-Machine Nexus in Jazz Age Animated Film," a History of Science, Medicine and Technology colloquium with Michael Sappol, National Library of Medicine; Seminar Room, 3rd floor, Welch Medical Library. JHMI

Fri., Feb. 4, 4:15 p.m. "Direct Study of Carbocations and Nitrenium Ions Derived from Carcinogens," a Chemistry colloquium with Robert McCelland, University of Toronto; 233 Remsen. HW



Tues., Feb. 1, 5 to 6:30 p.m. Freshman/Sophomore Prehealth Informational Meeting for students interested in prehealth careers; 111 Mergenthaler. HW

Thurs., Feb. 3, 12:15 p.m. "Crossing the Borders," an International Society discussion for international students and faculty; Reed Hall Library. JHMI



Wed., Feb. 2, 7 p.m. 2000 Winter Film Series, "Getting Her Groove Back: African American Women in Film, 1934-95," presents Imitation of Life (1934) starring Louise Beavers and Claudette Colbert. Preceded by a short film, Illusions. Mountcastle Auditorium, PCTB. JHMI



Fri., Feb. 4, 4 p.m. "Redrawing the Nation: Indigenous Intellectuals and Ethnic Pluralism in Colombia," an Anthropology lecture by Joanne Rappaport, Georgetown University; 404-BA Macaulay. HW

Mon., Feb. 7, 5 p.m. Dean's Lecture II--"Environment and the Eye: Chronic Sunlight Exposure and Ocular Damage" by Sheila West. Sponsored by the Dean's Office, SOM. Hurd Hall. JHMI



Wed., Feb. 2, noon. "Ragtime, Dixieland and All That Jazz: Vintage Jazz from 1890 to 1940," a performance by the Peabody Ragtime Ensemble. Part of the Wednesday Noon Series sponsored by Special Events. Shriver Hall. HW

The seven-piece Peabody Ragtime Ensemble will perform ragtime compositions by Eubie Blake and Scott Joplin, dixieland improvisations and swing arrangements as part of the Wednesday Noon Series.

Fri., Feb. 4, 8 p.m. Concert by organist Ji-yoen Choi, performing works by Buxtehude, Bach, Frescobaldi, Larsen, Brahms, Reger and Hakim. $16, $8 for senior citizens and $5 for students with I.D. 410-659-8124. Griswold Hall. Peabody



Fri., Feb. 4, 7:30 p.m. Astronomy Open House and public viewing. Call 410-516-6525 Fridays after 6:30 p.m. to check viewing conditions. Bloomberg Center Observatory. HW



Mon., Jan. 31, noon. "Measurement and Imaging of Free Radicals and Nitric Oxide in Biological Tissues," a Clinical Neuroscience seminar with Jay Zweier; 1-191 Meyer. JHMI

Mon., Jan. 31, 12:15 p.m. "A Tale of the Tail: Learning about Axis Formation from the Chick Embryo," a Carnegie Institution of Washington Embryology seminar with Susan Mackem, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, Md.; Seminar Room, 115 W. University Pkwy. HW

Mon., Jan. 31, 4 p.m. "Visual Salience, Competition and Selective Attention," a Mind/Brain Institute Bodian Seminar with John Reynolds, NIMH/NIH Laboratory of Neurophysiology; 341 Krieger. HW

Mon., Jan. 31, 4 p.m. "Epsins and Endocytosis in Yeast," a Biochemistry and Molecular Biology seminar with Beverly Wendland; W2030 SPH. JHMI

Mon., Jan. 31, 4 p.m. "Extrinsic and Intrinsic Mechanisms that Control Neuronal Identity in Zebrafish," a special Neuroscience seminar with Su Guo, Genentech, Inc.; 811 WBSB. JHMI

Tues., Feb. 1, noon. "Primary Care Reform in the British NHS: A Model for Community-Based Managed Care," a seminar sponsored by the Primary Care Policy Center for the Underserved and the Health Services Research Center; Lecture Hall, B14B Hampton House. JHMI

Tues., Feb. 1, noon. "Transcriptional Events That Control Intestinal Endocrine Cell Differentiation," a GI research seminar with Andrew Leiter, Tufts University School of Medicine; 903 Ross. JHMI

Tues., Feb. 1, 3 p.m. "Models for Uncertainty and Its Propagation in Mechanistic Models of Nature," a Geography and Environmental Engineering seminar with Roger Ghanem; 234 Ames. HW

Tues., Feb. 1, 4 p.m. "Protein Dynamics by NMR: Methods and Applications to Large Macromolecules," a Biology seminar with Patrick Loria, Columbia University; 100 Mudd. HW

Wed., Feb. 2, 8:15 a.m. "Issues in Vaccine Trials," a Center for Clinical Trials seminar with Mark Steinhoff; W2030 SPH. JHMI

Wed., Feb. 2, 1:30 p.m. "On Some Extensions of Crystallographic Methodology," a Biophysics and Biophysical Chemistry seminar with David Sayre, SUNY, Stony Brook; 517 PCTB. JHMI

Wed., Feb. 2, 4 p.m. "Molecular Tape Measures for a Voltage-Gated Potassium Channel," a Pharmacology and Molecular Sciences seminar with Robert Blaustein, Brandeis University; West Lecture Hall, Hunterian Bldg. JHMI

Wed., Feb. 2, 4 p.m. "Asymmetric Division of Progenitor Cells during Neurogenesis," a Neurosci-ence special seminar with Bingwei Lu, University of California, San Francisco; 811 WBSB. JHMI

Thurs., Feb. 3, 1 p.m. "Regeneration of Immature Mammalian Spinal Cord after Injury?" a Neuroscience research seminar with John Nicholls, SISSA; 811 WBSB. JHMI

Thurs., Feb. 3, 3 p.m. "Three-Dimensional Silicon Micromechanisms," a Mechanical Engineering seminar with Don DeVoe, University of Maryland; 110 Maryland. HW

Thurs., Feb. 3, 4 p.m. "On a Bayes-ian Nonparametric Approach to the Ibragimov-Hasminskii Models," a Mathematical Sciences seminar with Lancelot James; 304 Whitehead. HW

Thurs., Feb. 3, 4 p.m. "Regulation of Fertilization by Calcium Channels," a Reproductive Biology seminar with Harvey Florman, University of Massachusetts Medical Center; 240 Houck. JHMI

Thurs., Feb. 3, 4 p.m. "How Does Sequence Specify Structure? Using Protein Design to Study Protein Folding and Structure," a Biology seminar with Blake Hill, University of Pennsylvania; 100 Mudd. HW

Fri., Feb. 4, 11 a.m. "The Immunology and Genetics of Endotoxin-Induced Airway Disease," a research seminar with David Swartz. Sponsored by the Center for Childhood Asthma in the Urban Environment. 7025 SPH. JHMI

Mon., Feb. 7, 4 p.m. "Assessing Affirmative Action," an Institute for Policy Studies seminar with Harry Holzer, U.S. Dept. of Labor; 526 Wyman Park Bldg. HW

Mon., Feb. 7, 7 p.m. "Center for a Livable Future," a Physicians for Human Rights seminar with Robert Lawrence; Garrett Room, MSE Library. HW



Thurs., Feb. 3, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tour of the glass exhibit "Bubble to Bottle, Pontil to Prism: Early Glass in Maryland," and an opportunity to try glass engraving and painting techniques on a drinking glass to take home. Light refreshments. 410-516-5589. $10, $7 for members and JHU staff. Homewood House Museum. HW

February--Black History Month Events. See story "Black History Month Celebration Begins" for details.

Fri., Feb. 4, noon. Opening ceremonies, featuring poetry and excerpts from famous speeches; Glass Pavilion. HW

Fri., Feb. 4, 8 p.m. We're Gonna Have a Good Time 5, theater revue by the JHU Dunbar Baldwin Hughes Theater Company; Arellano Theater. HW

Mon., Feb. 7, noon. A talk by medical sociologist and anthropologist Michael Blakey, about the W. Montague Cobb Collection; Sherwood Room, Levering Union. HW

Sat., Feb. 5, 2 and 3 p.m. "Glass Is a Blast," a visit to a nearby Baltimore glass studio via carpool. 410-516-5589. $18, $15 for members and children. Homewood House Museum. HW Sat., Feb. 5, and Sun., Feb. 6, Daylong. The Michael D. Goulder Symposium, focusing on the late Second Temple period of Judaism and the period of Early Christianity, with P. Kyle McCarter Jr.; Michael D. Goulder, University of Birmingham; John Kloppenborg, University of St. Michaels College; Gary Gilbert, Claremont McKenna College; John Spong, Harvard University Divinity School; Alan Segal, Barnard College/Columbia University; Bruce Chilton, Bard College; Robert Derrenbacker Jr., Toronto School of Theology; and Krister Stendahl, Harvard University. To register, call 410-516-7500. Schafler Auditorium, Bloomberg. HW



Wed., Feb. 2, 8 p.m. Men's Basketball, vs. Gettysburg.

Sun., Feb. 6, 10 a.m. Men's Fencing Meet, vs. William and Mary, Hunter College, University of Virginia and University of North Carolina.


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Mon., Jan. 31, noon. Baltimore County executive Dutch Ruppersberger.

Wed., Feb. 2, 1 p.m. Founding member Bernice Johnson Reagon discusses musical group Sweet Honey in the Rock.

Fri., Feb. 4, noon. Weekly News Roundtable.