The Johns Hopkins Gazette: October 8, 2001
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Tues., Oct. 9, 4 p.m. "Some Mysteries of Love," with Harry Frankfurt, Princeton University; 348 Gilman. HW

Tues., Oct. 9, 4:15 p.m. "Getting Sulfur into RNA: Biosynthesis of a Photosensor," a Chemistry colloquium with Eugene Mueller, University of Delaware; 233 Remsen. HW

Wed., Oct. 10, 4 p.m. "Innate Learning in Core Conceptual Domains: The Case of Numerical Cognition," a Psychology colloquium with Rochelle Gelman, Rutgers University; 234 Ames. HW

Wed., Oct. 10, 5 p.m. "Light-Switch Proteins--Genetics, Biochemistry, Biophysics," a Biology colloquium with Robert Schleif; Mudd Lecture Hall. HW

Fri., Oct. 12, 2 p.m. "Smaller, Faster, Cheaper: From Transistors to Artificial Microstructures" with Christopher Lobb, University of Maryland; Parsons Auditorium. APL Simulcast to 218 Maryland Hall on the Homewood campus.



Wed., Oct. 10, noon. Black Faculty and Staff Association general assembly meeting; Glass Pavilion, Levering. HW



Wed., Oct. 10, 4 to 6 p.m. "Perspectives on Afghanistan and Pakistan: Islamic Networks, Social Exclusions and State Building," a talk by Ashraf Ghani, followed by discussion. First in a series of forums to provide an opportunity for discussion and consideration of recent events, their context and consequences. 1 Remsen. HW



Thurs., Oct. 11, 4 p.m. "The Public's Health: Universal Health Care in Maryland, a Reality," Preventive Medicine/Public Health Grand Rounds with Debbie Chang, Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene and members of the Maryland Citizen's Health Initiative; Peter Beilenson, Baltimore City Health Department; and Vinny DeMarco; Becton Dickinson Lecture Hall. JHMI



Mon., Oct. 8, 12:10 p.m. "Suicide in American Indians and the Role of Alcohol," by Lawrence Wissow; Hampton House Lecture Hall, Hampton House. JHMI

Mon., Oct. 8, 6:30 p.m. "Prehealth AED Series: New Concepts for the Application of a Medical Education," by Del Dan Morhaim. Attendance is expected of all prehealth professions students; 160 Mattin Center. HW

Tues., Oct. 9, 4 p.m. "Abstract Art and Left-Wing Politics in the Weimar Republic," a History valedictory lecture by Vernon Lidtke; Great Hall, Levering. HW

Wed., Oct. 10, 12:15 p.m. "Transitioning High-Risk Juvenile Offenders from Correctional Facilities to Intensive Community Aftercare" by David Altschuler; Hampton House Auditorium. JHMI

Mon., Oct. 15, 7:30 p.m. Prehealth: School of Medicine information session on admissions, with James Weiss, Paul White and Robert Siliciano; 111 Mergenthaler. HW



Tues., Oct. 9, noon. Midday Concert Series, with classical guitarist Troy King; Hurd Hall. JHMI

Wed., Oct. 10, 7:30 p.m. The Peabody Wind Ensemble performs with the Lyric Brass Quintet. $16, $8 for senior citizens and $5 for students with I.D. 410-659-8100, ext. 2. Friedberg Concert Hall. Peabody



Open Houses for the Johns Hopkins Graduate Education Programs. Faculty, advisers and financial aid officers will be available to answer questions.

Sat., Oct. 13, 10 a.m. to noon; Glass Pavilion, Levering. HW

Sat., Oct. 13, 2 to 4 p.m.; Columbia Center, 6740 Alexander Bell Drive, Columbia Gateway Park.

Sun., Oct. 14, 1 to 2:30 p.m. Open House for MBA, MSF and other business graduate programs; Columbia Center, 6740 Alexander Bell Drive, Columbia Gateway Park.

Mon., Oct. 15, 9 a.m. to noon. Information Security Institute Open House, with Gerald Masson; 3 Shaffer. HW



Mon., Oct. 8, noon. "Context-Specific Adaptation of Vestibular and Oculomotor Behavior: Possible Countermeasures for Long Duration Space Flight," an Otolaryngology seminar with Mark Shelhamer; 1-191 Meyer. JHMI

Mon., Oct. 8, 12:15 p.m. "Vision, Revision and Barbara McClintock's Nobel Prize," a Carnegie Institution of Washington Embryology seminar with Nathaniel Comfort, George Washington University; Seminar Room, 115 W. University Pkwy. HW

Mon., Oct. 8, 4 p.m. "On Queen Bees and Being Queen: A Late 18th-Century Cultural Revolution?" a History seminar with Dror Wahrman, Indiana University; 315 Gilman. HW

Mon., Oct. 8, 4 p.m. "Cretaceous Tectono-Stratigraphic and Paleographic Evolution of the Southern Kwanza Basin, Angola," an Earth and Planetary Sciences seminar with Robert Goldhammer, University of Texas at Austin; 305 Olin. HW

Mon., Oct. 8, 4:30 p.m. "Group Actions on Homotopy Spheres," with Jesper Grodal, University of Chicago; 211 Krieger. HW

Tues., Oct. 9, noon. "Reforming Metallo-Beta-Lactamase," a Biological Chemistry seminar wth Walter Fast, Pennsylvania State University; 612 Physiology. JHMI

Tues., Oct. 9, 12:15 p.m. "Overland Heroin Trafficking Routes and HIV-1 Spread in South and Southeast Asia," an Epidemiology seminar with Chris Beyrer; International Room, BSPH. JHMI

Tues., Oct. 9, 4:30 p.m. "Spatial Language and Spatial Cognition: The Case of Motion Events," a Center for Language and Speech Processing seminar with Barbara Landau; 110 Maryland. HW

Wed., Oct. 10, 10 a.m. "Connectivity in Image Analysis: Theory, Multiresolution Extensions and Application," an Electrical and Computer Engineering doctoral defense with Ulisses de Mendonca Braga-Neto; 314 Clark. HW

Wed., Oct. 10, 4 p.m. "Gene Chip Analysis as a Means of Dissecting T Cell Activation and Tolerance," a Pharmacology and Molecular Sciences seminar with Jonathan Powell; 303 WBSB. JHMI

Thurs., Oct. 11, noon. "Chaperone-like Interconversion of Distinct Nucleosomal States by a Chromatin Remodeling Enzyme," a Biological Chemistry seminar with Geeta Narliker, Harvard Medical School; 612 Physiology. JHMI

Thurs., Oct. 11, noon. "Dynamics and Mechanics in Metamorphic Fluid Flow," an Earth and Planetary Sciences seminar with Gregory Dipple, University of British Columbia; 305 Olin. HW

Thurs., Oct. 11, noon. "Social, Political and Economic Contexts of Drug Use and Abuse in 14 Countries," a Hubert H. Humpphrey Fellows lunchtime seminar with Tarmo Kariis, Estonian Foundation for Prevention of Drug Addiction, Talinn, and Betty Kemal Taruc, Drug Abuse Treatment Center, Jakarta; 391 Hampton House. JHMI

Thurs., Oct. 11, 12:45 p.m. "Identification of Genes Involved in CNS Disorders Through NeuroGen-omics," a Neuroscience research seminar with Mirella Gonzalez-Zulueta, AGY Therapeutics Inc.; 811 WBSB. JHMI

Thurs., Oct. 11, 3 p.m. "Mitochondrial Control of Multidrug Resistance in Saccharomyces cerevisiae," a Cell Biology seminar with Scott Moye-Rowley, University of Iowa; Suite 2-200, 1830 Bldg. JHMI

Thurs., Oct. 11, 3 p.m. "The Emerging Frontiers," a Mechanical Engineering seminar with Dennis Bushnell, NASA Langley Research Center; 110 Maryland. HW

Thurs., Oct. 11, 4 p.m. "Blood Talks: Eugenic Modernity and the Creation of New Japanese" by Jennifer Robertson and "Eugenics in Republican China" by Frank Dikötter, School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London. A joint seminar sponsored by the Institute for Global Studies in Culture, Power and History and the Program for Studies in Women, Gender and Sexuality. 400 Macaulay. HW

Thurs., Oct. 11, 4 p.m. "Improving Employment Outcomes under TANF," an Institute for Policy Studies seminar with Julie Strawn, Center for Law and Social Policy; 162 Offit Bldg., Mattin Center. HW

Thurs., Oct. 11, 4 p.m. "NMR Studies of Retroviral Genome Packaging," a Biology seminar with Michael Summers; 100 Mudd. HW

Thurs., Oct. 11, 4 p.m. "Tale of Two Muscles and Their Attachments," a Carnegie Institution of Washington Embryology seminar with Arjumand Ghazi, Tata Institute for Fundamental Research, Bangalore, India; Seminar Room, 115 W. University Pkwy. HW

Fri., Oct. 12, 4 p.m. "Narcotics in Modern China," an East Asian Studies seminar with Frank Dikötter, School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London; 315 Gilman. HW

Mon., Oct. 15, 12:15 p.m. "International Migration and Late Life Well-Being in Mexico" with Rebecca Wong, University of Maryland; W2030 BSPH. JHMI

Mon., Oct. 15, 12:15 p.m. "Impact of the HEART Campaign: Findings from the Youth Surveys in Zambia, 1999 and 2000," a Center for Communication Programs seminar with Carol Underwood; Suite 310, 111 Market Place.



Tues., Oct. 9, 4 p.m. Reception and unveiling of an oil portrait of Antonia Novella, first female and first Latina U.S. surgeon general. Sponsored by Homewood Student Affairs. Sherwood Room, Levering. HW

Tues., Oct. 9, 7 p.m. "Speak Out Against Hatred," a chance for the Johns Hopkins community to overcome the fear and misunderstanding that fuel hate crimes through the sharing of opinions and experiences; Glass Pavilion, Levering. HW

Wed., Oct. 10, noon. Wednesday Noon Series--"Celebrating Folk Tradition," a concert by Cathy Fink and Marcy Marxer; Shriver Hall. HW

Wed., Oct. 10, 4:30 p.m. Annual Whiting School of Engineering pizza party for all School of Engineering faculty, staff and students. Free food tickets are required and can be picked up in 120 New Engineering Bldg. Glass Pavilion, Levering. HW

Thurs., Oct. 11, 8 p.m. The 2001 Milton S. Eisenhower Symposium: A Nation United: Politics and Power in the 21st Century--"A People's History of American Politics," by Howard Zinn; Shriver Hall. HW

Fri., Oct. 12, 5 p.m. Opening of the exhibition Kings, Hummingbirds and Monsters: Artist's Books at Evergreen, 20 contemporary artist's books created in response to Evergreen's rare book collection. The exhibition will continue through February 28, 2002. Exhibition hours are Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Saturday and Sunday, 1 to 4 p.m. Evergreen House, 4545 N. Charles St. HW



Tues., Oct. 9, 7 p.m. Field Hockey, vs. Washington College; Homewood Field. HW

Wed., Oct. 10, 7 p.m. Volleyball, vs. Washington College; Newton White Athletic Center. HW

Wed., Oct. 10, 7 p.m. Women's Soccer, vs. Gettysburg; Homewood Field. HW

Sat., Oct. 13, 1 p.m. Women's Soccer, vs. Bryn Mawr; Homewood Field. HW



"Antioch at 70: An Excavation and Its Impact," a symposium in conjunction with the Baltimore Museum of Art exhibition Antioch: The Lost Ancient City, with various speakers. Sponsored by Classics and the Baltimore Museum of Art. Registration required. 410-396-6321 (BMA) or 410-516-7556 (JHU Classics Department). Lectures are free, but lunch/receptions are $10- $15.

Fri., Oct. 12, 2 to 5:30 p.m. in 111 Mergenthaler

Sat., Oct. 13, 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at BMA