The Johns Hopkins Gazette: March 6, 2000
Mar. 6-12

Johns Hopkins Gazette Online Edition



Tues., March 7, 4:15 p.m. "Probing the Relationship between Structure and Function in Electron-Transfer Hemoproteins: A Combined Study of Natural and Designed Systems," a Chemistry colloquium with David Benson, University of Kansas; 233 Remsen. HW

Fri., March 10, 2 p.m. "A Century of Controversy Over the Foundations of Mathematics," a colloquium with Gregory Chaitin, IBM T.J. Watson Research Center; Parsons Auditorium. APL Simulcast to 218 Maryland Hall on the Homewood campus.



Wed., March 8, 4 p.m. My Left Foot, starring Daniel Day Lewis, a Milton S. Eisenhower Library Diversity Book and Video Discussion Group presentation. For disability access and general information, call 410-516-8336. Garrett Room, MSE Library. HW



Tues., March 7, 7 p.m. "From Medical Miracles to Shaping Health Policy: A Growing Interface between Medicine and Public Health," a "Voyage and Discovery" lecture by Alfred Sommer; Mudd Hall Auditorium. HW

Wed., March 8, 12:30 p.m. "Corruption in Latin America," a Western Hemisphere Program lecture by Daniel Lederman, World Bank. 202-663-5736. 507 Nitze. SAIS

Wed., March 8, 4 p.m. The Albert L. Lehninger Lecture--"G Proteins and Regulation of Transmembrane Signaling," by Alfred Gilman, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas. WBSB Auditorium. JHMI

Wed., March 8, 5 p.m. "From the Bottom Up, From the Inside Out: A View of China from the Guizhou Province," a China Studies lecture by Daniel Wright. 202-663-5816. Kenney Auditorium. SAIS

Fri., March 10, 4 p.m. The Vernon B. Mountcastle Lecture--"Scents and Sensibility: Toward a Molecular Logic of Perception" by Richard Axel, Columbia University; WBSB Auditorium. JHMI



Wed., March 8, noon. "Traditions of Ireland: Songs, Tunes and More," a performance by the Irish Shenanigans (Karen Ashbrook, Connie McKenna and Steve Hickman). Shriver Hall. HW Part of the Wednesday Noon Series sponsored by Special Events.

Sat., March 11, 8 p.m. "Halleluyah II," the second annual Jewish a cappella festival, featuring four groups, JHU's Ketsev; GWU's Zmirnotes; the University of Maryland's Kol Sasson; and Queens College's Tizmoret. $3, $1 for students. Schafler Auditorium, Bloomberg. HW

Guitarist Manuel Barrueco will perform Sun., March 12, at 7:30 p.m. as part of the Shriver Hall Concert Series.

Sun., March 12, 7 p.m. Johns Hopkins University Band chamber music concert. 410-366-9332. Great Hall, Levering Union. HW

Sun., March 12, 7:30 p.m. Shriver Hall Concert Series--a performance by guitarist Manuel Barrueco, performing music by Bach, Harrison, Rodrigo and Mangore. $23, $12 for students. 410-516-7164. Shriver Hall. HW



Tues., March 7, 6:30 to 8 p.m. Open House for SPSBE Business Graduate and Master of Science in Real Estate programs. 1-800-GO-TO-JHU. Downtown Center, Charles and Saratoga streets.

Fri., March 10, 7:30 p.m. Astronomy Open House, public viewing. To check viewing conditions, call 410-516-6525 Fridays after 6:30 p.m. Bloomberg Observatory. HW



Mon., March 6, noon. "Turning Around Troubled High Schools: The Talent Development High School Model," an Institute for Policy Studies seminar with Will Jordan; 526 Wyman Park Bldg. HW

Mon., March 6, 12:15 p.m. "BMPs: Multifunctional Regulators of Mouse Development," a Carnegie Institution of Washington Embryology seminar with Brigid Hogan, Vanderbilt University; Seminar Room, 115 W. University Pkwy. HW

Mon., March 6, 4 p.m. "Memory and History: Liturgical Time and Historical Time," a History seminar with Gabrielle Spiegel; 315 Gilman. HW

Mon., March 6, 7 p.m. "Physicians for Social Responsibility," a Prehealth seminar with Richard Humphery and Larry Egbert; Garrett Room, MSE Library. HW

Tues., March 7, 3 p.m. "Combined Three-Dimensional Hydrodynamic and Water Quality Modeling," a Geography and Environmental Engineering seminar with John Edinger, J.E. Edinger Associates Inc.; 234 Ames. HW

Tues., March 7, 4 p.m. "Activity-Dependent Synaptic Plasticity: Insights from Neuromuscular Junctions," a Neuroscience special seminar with Rita Balice-Gordon; University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine; 811 WBSB. JHMI

Tues., March 7, 4:30 p.m. "A Problem in Speech Recognition Research with Examples from Astronomy," a Center for Language and Speech Processing seminar with Jordan Cohen, Dragonsys. All are welcome. 100 Shaffer. HW

Wed., March 8, noon. "Health Equity and the Potential for Health Care Reform: A 50-Year Follow-up on the First Health Survey Ever Done in Nepal," an International Health seminar with Carl Taylor; Becton Dickinson Lecture Hall, SPH. JHMI

Wed., March 8, 1 p.m. "Emotional Synapsis," a Neuroscience research seminar with Joe LeDoux, Center for Neural Science, NYU; 811 WBSB. JHMI

Thurs., March 9, noon. "Where Do Little Golgi Stacks Come From?" a Cell Biology and Anatomy seminar with Ben Glick, University of Chicago; 110 WBSB. JHMI

Thurs., March 9, 12:30 p.m. "What Have We Learned from Efforts to Shape Urban Development?" a Social Change and Development seminar with Goldie and Malcolm Rivkin, Rivkin Associates. 535 Rome. SAIS

Thurs., March 9, 4 p.m. "Male Hormone Replacement Therapy (HRT)--What We Know and Don't Know," a Reproductive Biology seminar with Lisa Tenover, Emory University; 240 Phipps. JHMI

Thurs., March 9, 4 p.m. "Engineering of Semiconductor Quantum Dots in Storage Devices and Photo- emf Effect in Displacement Measurement," an Electrical and Computer Engineering seminar with Feng Jin; 117 Barton. HW

Thurs., March 9, 6 p.m. The Struggle for Freedom and Equality in Baltimore, Past and Present Speaker Series--"Battling Discrimination: The Baltimore Urban League," a seminar with Roger Lyons. Sponsored by the Center for the Study of Civil and Human Rights and the Program in Comparative American Cultures. 117 Barton. HW

Fri., March 10, 11 a.m. "Differential Aero-Allergen Sensitivity in Mice," a Center for Childhood Asthma in the Urban Environment seminar with Judith Keen; 7025 SPH. JHMI

Mon., March 13, 12:15 p.m. "Are Welfare Policies Informed by Scientific Evidence on Women's and Children's Well-Being?" a Center for Epidemiology and Policy seminar with Patricia O'Campo; W3030 SPH. JHMI

Mon., March 13, 12:15 p.m. "Sumo-1 and Sumo-2: Regulating Protein Localization through Post-Translational Modifications," a Carnegie Institution of Washington Embryology seminar with Mike Matunis; Seminar Room, 115 W. University Pkwy. HW

Mon., March 13, 2 p.m. "Checkpoint Responses and Repair of Broken Chromosomes," a Biochemistry and Molecular Biology seminar with James Haber, Brandeis University; W2030 SPH. JHMI

Mon., March 13, 4 p.m. "Pattern and Implications of Orbital Forcing of Climate across Triassic-Jurassic Pangea," an Earth and Planetary Sciences seminar with Paul Olsen, Columbia University (Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory); Olin Hall Auditorium. HW

Mon., March 13, 4 p.m. "Coding of Rewards, Goals and Choices in Primate Basal Gangli and Frontal Cortex," a Krieger Mind/Brain Institute seminar with Wolfram Schultz, University of Fribourg; 341 Krieger. HW



Mon., March 6, 9 p.m. Student Panel on "Race at Johns Hopkins University," a discussion dealing with issues of race and ethnicity on the Hopkins campus. Sponsored by SEED (Students Educating and Empowering for Diversity). Multipurpose Room, AMR1. HW

Tues., March 7, 1:30 to 3 p.m. "The Israeli-Lebanese-Syrian Triangle and the Middle East Peace Process," a Foreign Policy Institute forum with panelists Efraim Inbar, Bar-Ilan University, Tel Aviv and Marius Deeb, discussing the planned Israeli pullout of Lebanon in July. 202-663-5831. Rome Auditorium, Rome Bldg., 1619 Massachusetts Ave., N.W., Washington D.C. SAIS

Tues., March 7, 6:30 p.m. "Current Political, Economic and Commercial Issues in Brazil," an address by Itamar Franco, former Brazilian president and current governor of Minas Gerais, followed by a discussion moderated by Paul Wolfowitz with panelists Riordan Roett and William Rogers of Arnold & Porter; Kenney Auditorium, Nitze Bldg., 1740 Massachusetts Ave., N.W., Washington, D.C. SAIS

Women's History Month Events--organized by graduate students, undergraduates and postdocs affiliated with the Program for Studies of Women, Gender and Sexuality. Co-sponsored by Hopkins Organization for Women, Program for Media and Film Studies, Institute for Global Studies, Anthropology and other Hopkins departments and groups.
   Wed., March 8, 7 p.m. A Letter Without Words, a film by Lisa Lewenz, followed by a discussion with the filmmaker, Irene Tucker and Dana Hollander; Schafler Auditorium, Bloomberg. HW
   Thurs., March 9, 5 p.m. "'Take Up a Book': Reading Women in Post-Revolutionary America," the Women's History Month keynote address by Mary Kelley, Dartmouth College; Arellano Theater, Levering Union. HW
   Sun., March 12, 6:30 p.m. Screening of All About Eve (1950), starring Bette Davis, followed by a discussion with Abigail Cheever; 110 Gilman. HW

Fri., March 10, 4 p.m. "10 Millions of AIDS Orphans in Africa," a symposium with experts from SPH, SOM, NIH, CDC, Duke University, Africa, the White House; talks followed by panel discussions. Sponsored by the African Public Health Network and International Health. East Wing Auditorium, SPH. JHMI

Mon., March 13, 8 p.m. The 2000 Johns Hopkins Symposium on Foreign Affairs--"U.S. Foreign Policy in a Globalized World" with Noam Chomsky, MIT. Followed by question-and-answer period. Shriver Hall. HW



Fri., March 10, and Sat., March 11, 8 p.m., and Sun., March 12, 2:15 p.m. John Marans' Old Wicked Songs, a Theatre Hopkins production. $10 on Friday evenings, $12 on Saturday evenings and Sunday matinees. For reservations, call 410-516-7159. Merrick Barn. HW