The Johns Hopkins Gazette: September 11, 2000
Sep 11-18

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Wed., Sept. 13, 4 p.m. "Rat Cerebal Asymmetries Are Computationally Similar to Human Cerebral Asymmetries," a Psychology colloquium with Tom Bever, University of Arizona; 234 Ames. HW



Wed., Sept. 13, 7 p.m. "Sculpture at Evergreen," exhibiting artists Leonard Streckfus, Jann Rosen-Queralt and Timothy Lonergan will discuss their work. $8 for Evergreen members, $10 for non-members. Evergreen Theater, 4545 N. Charles St.

Thurs., Sept. 14, noon. The MSEL Diversity Book and Video Discussion Group--Becoming a Man by Paul Monette; Garrett Room, MSE Library. HW



Sun., Sept. 17, 2 to 4 p.m. Sculpture tour of Artscape's 20 Sculptures/20 Pedestals exhibition, with curator Gary Kachadourian. Meet at Maryland Institute Station Building. Sponsored by Evergreen House. For more information or to make reservations, call 410-516-0341.



Mon., Sept. 11, 5 p.m. The Percy Turnbull Memorial Lecture--"The Life and Works of Rainer Maria Rilke" by William Gass; 111 Mergenthaler. HW



Fri., Sept. 15, 8 p.m. A cappella singing by Lionheart, featuring Gregorian chant and medieval, Renaissance and contemporary works. Admission is $15; Evergreen fellows, contributors and patrons admitted free with one guest. 410-516-0341. Evergreen Carriage House, 4545 N. Charles St.



Tues., Sept. 12, 6:30 to 8 p.m. Open House for SPSBE's Certificate in Environmental Studies Program, with instructors and current students. 410-516-4842. Light refreshments served. Shaffer Hall. HW



Mon., Sept. 11, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Java Technology Day--Java-related topics and moderated technical panel discussion: "Jini Architecture for Distributed Computing" by Ken Arnold, Sun Microsystems; "Real-Time for Java" by Greg Bollella of Sun Microsystems; "Java and Wireless Technologies" by Joseph Fung, Blue Flame (formerly PCSI Inc.); "Jini and JavaSpaces Technology" by Susanne Hupfer, Mirror Worlds Technologies/Yale University; "Java Security Meets Smart Cards" by Gary McGraw, Reliable Software Technologies; and "Java and XML Technologies" by Doug Tidwell, IBM. Part of the "Cyber Tech Seminar Series." Kossiakoff Center. APL

Mon., Sept. 11, 12:15 p.m. "Genetic Analysis of Invasive Cell Behavior," a Carnegie Institution of Washington seminar with Denise Montell; Seminar Room, 115 W. University Pkwy. HW

Mon., Sept. 11, 4 p.m. The Bodian Seminar--"Controlling the Central Pattern Generator Locomotion: Problems and Solutions" with Avis Cohen, University of Maryland, College Park. Sponsored by the Zanvyl Krieger Mind/Brain Institute. 341 Krieger. HW

Wed., Sept. 13, 12:15 p.m. "Cambodia: Health in a Country in Transition," a Health and Child Survival Fellows Program seminar with Randy Kolstad, USAID/Cambodia; 2008 SPH. JHMI

Thurs., Sept. 14, noon. "Molecular Analysis of Neuronal Membrane Trafficking," a Cell Biology and Anatomy seminar with Phyllis Hanson, Washington University School of Medicine; 110 WBSB. JHMI

Thurs., Sept. 14, 1 p.m. "Some Thoughts (and Data) on Cellular Mechanisms of Successful Brain Aging and Neurodegenerative Disorders," a Neuroscience research seminar with Mark Mattson, National Institute on Aging; 811 WBSB. JHMI

Thurs., Sept. 14, 3 p.m. "Effects of Surfactants on Heat Transfer in Pool Boiling," a Mechanical Engineering seminar with Gad Hetsroni, Technion-Israel Institute of Technology; 110 Maryland. HW

Thurs., Sept. 14, 4 p.m. "An In-Depth Probabilistic Analysis of Quicksort," a Mathematical Sciences seminar with James Allen Fill; 304 Whitehead. HW

Fri., Sept. 15, 8:30 to 5 p.m. "Applying Basic Science to Complementary Medicine Research" with Hans Peter Durr, Max Planck Institute, Munich; Rustum Roy, Pennsylvania State University; and Wayne Jonas, former director of the NIH Office of Alternative Medicine. Part of the "Building Bridges" series co-sponsored by JHMI and the Traditional Acupuncture Institute. Dickenson Room, SPH. JHMI

Mon., Sept. 18, 12:15 p.m. "Axis Formation during Mammalian Em-bryogenesis," a Carnegie Institution of Washington seminar with Richard Behringer, M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, Houston; Seminar Room, 115 W. University Pkwy. HW



Wed., Sept. 13, 8 p.m. MSE Symposium 2000--"Unfinished Business: Addressing Race, Class and Gender at the Turn of the Millennium." Tonight's topic: "Confronting 'isms' Head On: Ending a Dominating Culture," with Bell Hooks, feminist scholar, poet and social critic; Garrett Room, MSE Library. HW

This week on 'Hopkins 24/7': Viewers go behind closed doors of the psychiatric unit at The Johns Hopkins Hospital to listen in on candid conversations between anorexic young women and their therapists.

Wed., Sept. 13, 10 p.m. Hopkins 24/7. Anorexic young women meet with therapists in a psychiatric clinic, and a profoundly deaf child hears for the first time with a microchip implant. ABC-TV