The Johns Hopkins Gazette: March 20, 2000
Mar. 20-27

Johns Hopkins Gazette Online Edition



Wed., March 22, 5 p.m. "Cocktail Hopkins Is Not Habit Forming--Cellular Dependent Inhibitors of HIV and HSV," a Biology colloquium with Ru Chih Huang; Mudd Hall Auditorium. HW

Thurs., March 23, 4 p.m. "Evolutionary Psychology of Human Mating Strategies," a colloquium with David Buss, University of Texas, Austin; 234 Ames. HW

Fri., March 24, 2 p.m. Millennial Challenges: Colloquium 2000--"DARPA in the 21st Century" with Frank Fernandez, DARPA; Kossiakoff Center. APL Simulcast to 218 Maryland Hall on the Homewood campus.



Thurs., March 23, 3:30 p.m. "Who Owns Online Courses and Course Materials: Intellectual Property Policies for a New Learning Environment," a talk by Daniel Burk, University of Minnesota School of Law. A reception will follow the talk. 410-516-8328. Garrett Room, MSE Library. HW



Mon., March 27, 4 p.m. The Second Annual Edward and Nancy Dodge Lecture--"An Agronomist's View of Public Health" by Dennis Keeney, Aldo Leopold Center/Iowa State University. Sponsored by the Center for a Livable Future. 2030 SPH. JHMI

Mon., March 27, 5 p.m. Dean's Lecture III--"Pharmacologic Regulation of Circadian Rhythm and Gene Transcription with Selective Acetyltransferase Inhibitors" by Philip Cole; Hurd Hall. JHMI



Sun., March 26, 2 p.m. Young People's String Program performance. 410-659-8124. Friedberg Concert Hall. Peabody



Fri., March 24, 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

Sat., March 25, 10 a.m. Open House for the SPSBE undergraduate part-time programs for adults, with faculty, advisers and financial aid officers available to answer questions; Columbia Center, 6740 Alexander Bell Drive, Columbia Gateway Park. 1-800-GO-TO-JHU.



Mon., March 20, 12:15 p.m. "The Role of Fibroblast Growth Factors during Vertebrate Limb Development," a Carnegie Institution of Washington Embryology seminar with Mark Lewandoski, National Cancer Institute, Frederick, Md.; Seminar Room, 115 W. University Pkwy. HW

Tues., March 21, noon. "DNA Methylation and Chromatin Changes--Partners with Genetics on the Pathway to Cancer," a Biological Chemistry seminar with Stephen Baylin; 612 Physiology. JHMI

Thurs., March 23, 10 a.m. "The Virtual Cell: Reaction/Diffusion Modeling with a Tool Designed for Cell Biologists," a Center for Computational Medicine and Biology seminar with Les Loew, University of Connecticut Health Center; 709 Traylor. JHMI

Thurs., March 23, 3 p.m. "The Concept of Age in Marine Modeling: Theory and Preliminary Models Results," an Earth and Planetary Sciences seminar with Eric Deleersnijder, Universit Catholique de Louvain, Belgium; Olin Hall Auditorium. HW

Thurs., March 23, 3:30 p.m. "Phenotypic Variation and Intracellular Parasitism by Histoplasma capsulatum," a Molecular Biology and Genetics seminar with William Goldman, Washington University School of Medicine; 517 PCTB. JHMI

Thurs., March 23, 4 p.m. "The Hemoglobin Degradation Pathway in the Human Malaria Parasite Plasmodium falciparum," a Biology seminar with Daniel Goldberg, Washington University; 100 Mudd. HW

Fri., March 24, 11 a.m. "Preliminary Results of Air Pollution and Allergen Exposure among Baltimore Inner City Children with Asthma," an Environmental Health Sciences research seminar with Tim Buckley; 7025 SPH. JHMI

Fri., March 24, 1 p.m. "Cortical Signaling of Real and Illusory Sound-Source Locations," a Biomedical Engineering seminar with John Middlebrooks, University of Michigan; 707-709 Traylor. JHMI

Mon., March 27, 12:15 p.m. "Regulation of G-Protein Coupled Signaling through a Supramolecular Signaling Complex," a Carnegie Institution of Washington Embryology seminar with Craig Montell; Seminar Room, 115 W. University Pkwy. HW

Mon., March 27, 4 p.m. "Perceptual Filling-in: Active Neural Representation or Ignoring the Absence of Information," a Krieger Mind/Brain Institute seminar with Peter DeWeerd, University of Arizona; 341 Krieger. HW



Fri., March 24, and Sat., March 25. "Frankish Culture at the End of the Crusades: France and the Holy Land," a conference featuring 15 scholars, in five sessions. 410-516-7117. 111 Mergenthaler. HW


  • 9 a.m. Introductory remarks.
  • Session 1--Opening lecture
    9:30 to 10:30 a.m. "The Crown of France and Acre, 1254- 1291," by Jonathan Riley-Smith, University of London.

  • Session 2--Art and Historiography in Paris
    11 a.m. to 1 p.m. "Urgent Voices: Writing the Crusades from Marcabru to Walter Scott," by Stephen Nichols; "The Old Testament Image and the Rise of Crusader Culture in France," by Daniel Weiss; "Louis IX and Saul," by Harvey Stahl, University of California, Berkeley.

  • Session 3--Acre as a Cultural Center
    2:30 to 4:30 p.m. "Society, Culture and the Arts in Crusader Acre," by David Jacoby, Hebrew University, Jerusalem; "Before Louis IX: Crusader Art in Acre, 1191-1244," by Jaroslav Folda, University of North Carolina; "The Perception of History in 13th-Century Crusader Art," by Bianca K�hnel, Hebrew University, Jerusalem.


  • Session 4--Patrons and Participants: Dynamics of Cultural Exchange
    8:30 to 10:30 a.m. "The Visual Culture of a Crusader-Armenian Site: Excavations at Kinet, Turkey," by Scott Redford, Georgetown University; "The French Connection? Vaulting Ambitions and Crusader Architecture," by Robert Ousterhout, University of Illinois/Harvard University.
    11 a.m. to 1 p.m. "The Holy Icon: A Lusignan Asset?" by Annemarie Weyl Carr, Southern Methodist University; "Bearers of Meaning: Knights, Hunters and Falconers in Ayyubid Metalwork," by Maria Georgopoulou, Yale University; "Heracles and the Crusaders: Tracing the Path of a Royal Motif," by Gustav K�hnel, Tel-Aviv University.

  • Session 5--History's Mirror: The Histoire Universelle
    2:30 to 4 p.m. "Amazons and Crusaders: The Histoire Universelle in Flanders and the Holy Land," by Mark Sandona and Anne Derbes, Hood College; and "Ange-vin Ambitions: The Conradin Bible Atelier and a Neapolitan Localization for Chantilly's Histoire Universelle," by Rebecca Corrie, Bates College.
    4:15 to 5 p.m. Concluding remarks and discussion.

  • Fri., March 24, 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. "Bubble to Bottle, Pontil to Prism: Early Glass in Maryland, 1785-1835," a symposium presented in connection with the Homewood House Museum exhibit. $50 ($40 for Homewood House Museum members), with optional box lunches at $8.50 each. Reservations required. 410-516-5589.

  • 9:30 a.m. Registration and coffee; Garrett Room, MSE Library. HW

  • 10 a.m. "So What Is Glass, Anyhow? It's Not Very Clear," by Todd Hufnagel, assistant professor of materials science, Johns Hopkins.

  • 11 a.m. "Glass and Glasshouses in Federal America," by Amanda Lange, associate curator of Historic Deerfield.

  • noon. Lunch and tours of the Homewood House Museum and the glass exhibit.

  • 1:30 p.m. " 'Old Bremen Success and the New Progress': John Frederick Amelung and the New Bremen Glassmanufactory," by glass scholar Mary Cheek Mills, Cooper Hewitt/Smithsonian/Parsons School of Design/Winterthur Program/Sotheby's American Arts course.

  • 2:30 p.m. "The Transformation of Glassmaking from Craft to Industry," by Dennis Zembala, Baltimore Museum of Industry.

  • Sun., March 26, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. "March for the Animals," a 1.5-mile walk-a-thon to benefit the Maryland SPCA, with games, prizes, food and entertainment. Participants will walk with their pets. 410-235-8826. HW



    Wed., March 22, 7 p.m. Women's Lacrosse, vs. Stanford. HW

    Sat., March 25, 7 p.m. Women's Lacrosse, vs. Notre Dame (Indiana). HW


    88.1 FM

    Mon., March 20, 1 p.m. Family Psychiatry, with physicians Peter Coleman and Sharon Bisco from the North Baltimore Center.

    Tues., March 21, 1 p.m. A look at Kids on the Hill, a Baltimore City youth program.

    Thurs., March 23, noon. Income tax preparation, with CPAs Carol Katz and Scott Somerville.