The Johns Hopkins Gazette: October 2, 2000
Oct 2-9

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Wed., Oct. 4, 4 p.m. "The 'Unity of the Senses' in Perception and Language," a Psychology colloquium with Larry Marks, Yale University; 234 Ames. HW

Wed., Oct. 4, 4:15 p.m. "Chemistry in Cavities: Stories Your Dentist Never Told You," a Chemistry colloquium with Mike Gagne, University of North Carolina; 233 Remsen. HW

Thurs., Oct. 5, 3 p.m. "Mary Steichen Calderone and the Cultural Politics of Sexuality in Postwar America," a History of Science, Medicine and Technology seminar with Ellen More, University of Texas Medical Branch; Seminar Room, 3rd floor, Welch Medical Library. JHMI

Thurs., Oct. 5, 4 p.m. "Cultural History as Metacriticism," a Philosophy colloquium with Donald Kelley, Rutgers University; 348 Gilman. HW



Thurs., Oct. 5, 12:15 p.m. "Crossing the Borders," monthly discussion on life in the United States, intended for international affiliates. Dessert and beverage provided. Reed Hall Library. JHMI

Mon., Oct. 9, noon. The Diversity Book/Video Discussion Group will talk about the book Desert Flower, by Waris Dirie and Cathleen Miller; Garrett Room, MSE Library. HW



Sun., Oct. 8, 2 to 4 p.m. Sculpture tour of the Homewood campus and surrounding neighborhood with Cindy Kelly, director, Historic Houses of Johns Hopkins University. $8 for Evergreen members, $10 for non-members. Reservations required. To make reservations, call 410-516-0341.



Wed., Oct. 4, 5 p.m. "Can Academic Health Centers Still Lead?" a lecture by Edward Miller, CEO of Johns Hopkins Medicine. Sponsored by Maryland Committee to Defend Health Care and Baltimore Chapter of Physicians for Social Responsibility. Hurd Hall. JHMI

Thurs., Oct. 5, 4 p.m. Tenth Annual Larry L. Ewing Memorial Lecture--"Transcription, Splicing and Consciousness" by Steven McKnight, Southwestern Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences. Sponsored by Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. W1020 SPH. JHMI



Tues., Oct. 3, noon. Midday Concert with Roy Battle and the Altones playing sophisticated swing music. Sponsored by Cultural Affairs. Hurd Hall. JHMI

Thurs., Oct. 5, 11 a.m. Lecture/ demonstration by North Indian vocalist Pankaj Sadaphal of khyal, a romantic song genre relating the tales of Krishna; 214 Leakin Hall. Peabody

Fri., Oct. 6, 8 p.m. Peabody Concert Orchestra performing Tchaikovsky's Piano Concerto No. 1 in B-flat minor, op. 23, with pianist Boris Slutsky; also music by Corigliano and Mussorgsky/Ravel. $16, $8 for senior citizens, $5 for students with I.D. 410-659-8124. Friedberg Concert Hall. Peabody

Sat., Oct. 7, 7:30 p.m. Peabody Camerata, concert with percussionist Richard Wattie; and pianist Hilary Demske, performing works by Crumb, Feldman and Copland. Griswold Concert Hall. Peabody



Mon., Oct. 2, 7 to 8:30 p.m. PreHealth: School of Medicine information session with James Weiss, dean of admissions; Paul White, director of admissions; and Robert Siliciano, director of M.D./Ph.D. program. AMR1 Multipurpose Room. Sign-up is required, in 122 Merryman Hall East. HW

Thurs., Oct. 5, 4 to 5 p.m. Sophomore PreHealth orientation meeting. Sponsored by Preprofessional Programs. 111 Mergenthaler. HW

Fri., Oct. 6, dusk. Maryland Space Grant Observatory Telescope open house, public viewing beginning at dusk, weather permitting. Bloomberg Center. HW

Sat., Oct. 7, 9 a.m. School of Nursing fall open house for students interested in undergraduate, master's, postmaster's, doctoral and certificate nursing programs. 410-955-7548. Anne M. Pinkard Building. JHMI



Sun., Oct. 8, and Mon., Oct. 9. Yom Kippur Services. Tickets not required. HW

Conservative Service--Glass Pavilion, Levering.
Sun., 7 p.m. Kol Nidre
Mon., 9:30 a.m. Morning service; 1 p.m. Yizkor; 5 p.m. Mincha; and 6:15 p.m. Neilah (break-the-fast to follow)

Reform Service--Bunting-Meyerhoff Interfaith Center, 3509 N. Charles St.
Sun., 7 p.m. Kol Nidre
Mon., 9:30 a.m. Morning service; 5 p.m. Yizkor and Mincha; and 6:15 p.m. Neilah (break-the-fast to follow)



Mon., Oct. 2, noon. "Immediate Early Genes Provide Novel Insights into Memory," a Neurology and Neuroscience seminar with Paul Worley; 1-191 Meyer. JHMI

Mon., Oct. 2, 12:15 p.m. "The Cell Cycle Regulated Genes of Yeast, in Shades of Green and Red," a Carnegie Institution of Washington Embryology seminar with Bruce Futcher, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory; Seminar Room, 115 W. University Pkwy. HW

Mon., Oct. 2, 4 p.m. The David Bodian Seminar in Neuroscience--"Rubber Hands, Rubber Gloves, Talking Heads and Split Brains: New Methods for Studying Crossmodal Attention and Multisensory Integration" with Charles Spence, Oxford University. Sponsored by the Krieger Mind/Brain Institute. 338 Krieger. HW

Mon., Oct. 2, 4 p.m. "Why Earth Has Plate Tectonics and Why Venus Does Not," an Earth and Planetary Sciences seminar with Mark Richards, University of California, Berkeley; 305 Olin. HW

Tues., Oct. 3, 4:30 p.m. "Perceptual Requirements for Organizing and Analyzing Speech or Perceiving a Message (and a Messenger) in the Time-Varying Tones," a Center for Language and Speech Processing seminar with Robert Remez, Barnard College/Columbia University; 100 Shaffer. HW

Wed., Oct. 4, 8:15 a.m. "The State and Nature of Clinical Trials," a Center for Clinical Trials seminar with Curtis Meinert; W2030 SPH. JHMI

Wed., Oct. 4, 1:30 p.m. "Dissecting the Binding Interactions between Peptides and MHC II Proteins," a Biophysics and Biophysical Chemistry seminar with Craig Beeson, University of Washington; 517 PCTB. JHMI

Wed., Oct. 4, 4 p.m. "The Trypanosome's Myristate Dilemma," a Pharmacology and Molecular Sciences seminar with Paul Englund; 303 WBSB. JHMI

Wed., Oct. 4, 4 p.m. "Health Care and the Legislative Agenda," a Social Policy seminar with Kathryn Shaw, Council of Economic Advisers. Sponsored by Institute for Policy Studies. 526 Wyman Park Bldg. HW

Thurs., Oct. 5, 1 p.m. "Amphibian Metamorphosis: Complex Programs of Gene Expression," a Neuroscience research seminar with Donald Brown; 811 WBSB. JHMI

Thurs., Oct. 5, 2 p.m. "Extracellular Matrix Biology," a Cell Biology and Anatomy seminar with Shukti Chakravarti; 110 WBSB. JHMI

Thurs., Oct. 5, 3 p.m. "Numerical Simulation of Fire-induced Flows: Recent Advances," a Mechanical Engineering seminar with Bakhtier Farouk, Drexel University; 110 Maryland. HW

Thurs., Oct. 5, 3:30 p.m. "Cell Cycle and Checkpoint Control," a seminar with Helen Piwnica-Worms, Washington University School of Medicine; 517 PCTB. JHMI

Thurs., Oct. 5, 4 p.m. "Transcriptional Control of Cardiac Development and Disease," a Biology seminar with Eric Olson; 100 Mudd. HW

Thurs., Oct. 5, 4 p.m. "Maximum Entropy Methods in Statistical Language Modeling," an Electrical and Computer Engineering seminar with Sanjeev Khudanpur; 117 Barton. HW

Thurs., Oct. 5, 4 p.m. "The Revolution in American Judaism, 1776 to the 1820s," a special American History seminar with Jonathan Sarna, Brandeis University; 315 Gilman. HW

Thurs., Oct. 5, 4 p.m. "General Empirical Bayes Wavelet Method and Exactly Adaptive Minimax Estimation," a Mathematical Sciences seminar with Cun-Hui Zhang, Rutgers University; 304 Whitehead. HW

Fri., Oct. 6, 11 a.m. "Assessing Chronic Exposure to Trace Metals Associated with Particulate Matter," a Center for Childhood Asthma in the Urban Environment research seminar with Alison Geyh; W7025 SPH. JHMI

Mon., Oct. 9, noon. "Cellular Substrates of Cerebellar Motor Learning," a Neuroscience seminar with David Linden; 1-191 Meyer. JHMI

Mon., Oct. 9, 4 p.m. "Modeling the Baltic Sea Ecosystem," an Earth and Planetary Sciences seminar with Wolfgang Fennel, Institute for Baltic Sea Research; 305 Olin. HW



Mon., Oct. 2, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. The 2000 BioSciences Job Fair, a chance to speak with company representatives, circulate resumes, investigate specific career opportunities and research new career directions. Co-sponsored by the Johns Hopkins Postdoctoral Association and the Graduate Student Association. Turner Concourse. JHMI

Tues., Oct. 3, 7 p.m. (Time may change.) MSE Symposium 2000--"Unfinished Business: Addressing Race, Class and Gender at the Turn of the Millennium." Tonight's topic: "Looking at Baltimore: Beyond the Inner Harbor," with Martin O'Malley, mayor of Baltimore City. 410-516-7683. Shriver Hall. HW

Wed., Oct. 4, noon. Showing of the 2000 Clio Award-winning TV commercials. Part of the "Wednesday Noon Series" sponsored by Special Events. Shriver Hall. HW

Oct. 5 through Oct. 8. Best-Dressed Sale and Boutique 2000, featuring exclusive designer dresses, evening wear, shoes, accessories, vintage clothing, jewelry, children's clothing and more, at bargain prices and gently used. For details and directions, 410-955-9341.

Thurs., Oct. 5, and Fri., Oct. 6, 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Sat., Oct. 7, and Sun., Oct. 8, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Proceeds benefit The Johns Hopkins Hospital and its patients. Evergreen Carriage House, 4545 N. Charles St.



Wed., Oct. 4, 5 p.m. Men's Soccer, vs. York

Wed., Oct. 4, 7:30 p.m. Women's Soccer, vs. Ursinus

Thurs., Oct. 5, 7 p.m. Field Hockey, vs. Catholic

Fri., Oct. 6, 4 p.m. Women's Soccer, vs. Tampa

Sat., Oct. 7, 11 a.m. Field Hockey, vs. Notre Dame (Md.)