The Johns Hopkins Gazette: February 12, 2001
Feb 12-19

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Tues., Feb. 13, 4:15 p.m. "Coordination and Bioinorganic Chemistry with New Sulfur Ligands," a Chemistry colloquium with Charles Riorden, University of Delaware; 233 Remsen. HW

Wed., Feb. 14, 3 p.m. "Merchants of Health: American Medicine and Health Consumerism in Historical Perspective," a History of Science, Medicine and Technology colloquium with Nancy Tomes, SUNY, Stony Brook; Seminar Room, 3rd floor, Welch Medical Library. JHMI

Fri., Feb. 16, 2 p.m. "Medical Applications of One APL Technology: Coming Full Circle," a colloquium with Robert Flower, University of Maryland; Parsons Auditorium. APL Simulcast to 218 Maryland Hall on the Homewood campus.



Sun., Feb. 18, 8 p.m. Israeli dance lessons by Moshe Shem-Tov; hourlong lessons followed by requests. $5, free for JHU students. 410-516-0333. ROTC Bldg. HW



Wed., Feb. 14, noon. General Assembly Meeting of the Black Faculty and Staff Association; W2030 SPH. JHMI



Thurs., Feb. 15, 7:15 p.m. "The African Diaspora: New Black Cinema from Africa and Beyond," the Baltimore premiere of films from Africa and Latin America. This week's presentation is Life Is to Whistle (La Vida Es Silbar), directed by Fernando Perez, in Spanish with English subtitles. Mountcastle Auditorium, PCTB. JHMI



Tues., Feb. 13, 7 p.m. "What the Future Holds: Cardiac Surgery," a PreHealth lecture by William Baumgartner. Part of the PreHealth AED Series, sponsored by Preprofessional Programs. Garrett Room, MSE Library. HW

Thurs., Feb. 15, 4 p.m. First Annual Daniel Nathans Lecture in Molecular Genetics--"The Cholesterol Feedback Story: How Genes Control Cholesterol and Vice Versa" by Joseph Goldstein, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center; WBSB Auditorium. JHMI

Mon., Feb. 19, 5 p.m. Dean's Lecture II--"Odyssey of the C-MYC Oncogene Through Shifting Paradigms" by Chi Van Dang; Hurd Hall. JHMI



Tues., Feb. 13, 7 p.m. JHU Choral Society auditions and rehearsal, open to the Hopkins community; Great Hall, Levering. HW

Wed., Feb. 14, 7:30 p.m. The Peabody Wind Ensemble performs music by Verdi/Lake, Schumann/Campbell, Rossini/Caillet, Orff/Krance and Wagner/Caillet. $16, $8 for senior citizens and $5 for students with I.D. 410-659-8124. Friedberg Concert Hall. Peabody

Thurs., Feb. 15, and Fri., Feb. 16, 8 p.m. The Peabody Chamber Opera performs Charpentier's Les Arts Florissants, and Purcell's Dido and Aeneas. $22, $11 for senior citizens and Walters members and $8 for students with I.D. Walters Art Museum, 600 N. Charles St.

Sat., Feb. 17, 7:30 p.m. The Peabody Camerata will perform music by Edward Smaldone, Edward J. Miller, Laura Kolker, Walter Piston and a chamber work by Frank Zappa. Free, but tickets are required. 410-659-8124. Griswold Hall. Peabody

Sun., Feb. 18, 3 p.m. Hopkins Symphony Orchestra presents its second chamber music concert for the 2000-2001 season, a performance of Mozart's Concerto for Flute and Harp, K. 229. $6, $4 for students and senior citizens, free for JHU students with J-card. 410-516-6542. Great Hall, Levering. HW



Mon., Feb. 12, 12:15 p.m. "Disease Tracking and Monitoring: First Steps Toward a Stronger Public Health System," a Center for Epidemiology and Policy seminar with Maureen Byrnes, The Pew Charitable Trusts; W2008 SPH. JHMI

Mon., Feb. 12, 4 p.m. "Decadal Variability in the North Atlantic," an Earth and Planetary Sciences seminar with Sirpa Hakkinen, NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center; 305 Olin. HW

Mon., Feb. 12, 4 p.m. "The Destruction of Privacy in America: The Human Side of Information Security," an Information Security Institute seminar with Jeffrey Rosen, George Washington University; Schafler Auditorium, Bloomberg. HW

Mon., Feb. 12, 4 p.m. "Mitochondrial-Derived Reactive Oxygen and Its Relationship to Cellular Signal Transduction," a Biochemistry and Molecular Biology seminar with Michael Trush; W2030 SPH. JHMI

Tues., Feb. 13, noon. "Common Molecular Pathways Controlling Adipogenesis in Flies and Mammals," a Biological Chemistry seminar with Gokhan Hotamisligil, Harvard School of Public Health; 612 Physiology. JHMI

Tues., Feb. 13, noon. "Keys to Financial Success," a JHU Women's Network seminar with Dena Shapiro Frenkel, American Express Financial Advisors Inc.; Sherwood Room, Levering. HW

Tues., Feb. 13, noon. "Mechanisms of Long Distance Cell Signaling," a Cell Biology and Anatomy seminar with Felipe-Andres Ramirez-Weber, University of California, San Francisco; 303 WBSB. JHMI

Tues., Feb. 13, 12:15 p.m. "Project Heart: A School-Based Intervention to Increase Physical Activity," with Deborah Young and Margarita Treuth; W4013 SPH. JHMI

Wed., Feb. 14, 12:15 p.m. "Women's Health and Pregnancy Outcomes: Do Services Make a Difference?" with Elizabeth Frankenberg; W2030 SPH. JHMI

Wed., Feb. 14, 12:15 p.m. "Understanding Sociodemographic Differences in Health--The Role of Fundamental Social Causes," with Bruce Link, Columbia University; Hampton House Auditorium. JHMI

Wed., Feb. 14, 4 p.m. "Pleasures of the Smoke: Popular Representations of Slavery in Georgian London's Tobacco Shops" with Catherine Molineux, and " 'Only One Girl We Gott': South Carolina's Slave Traders in the Tuscarora War" with John Jewitt, an American History seminar; 315 Gilman. HW

Wed., Feb. 14, 4 p.m. "Studies of Natural and Artificial Ice," a Materials Science and Engineering seminar with Ian Baker, Dartmouth College; 110 Maryland. HW

Thurs., Feb. 15, 1 p.m. "From Deligne Cohomology to Gene Expression Microarrays," with Pawel Gajer; 211 Krieger. HW

Thurs., Feb. 15, 1 p.m. "Regionalization and the Determination of Neural Identity in the Ventral Telencephalon," a Neuroscience research seminar with Gord Fishell, NYU Medical Center; 811 WBSB. JHMI

Thurs., Feb. 15, 3 p.m. "Decaying Turbulence in the Presence of Rough Wall Boundaries: Some Results and Some Paradoxes," a Mechanical Engineering seminar with David Montgomery, Dartmouth College; 110 Maryland. HW

Thurs., Feb. 15, 4 p.m. "Androgen Receptors in Androgen Dependent and Androgen Independent Prostate Cancer," Nancy Weigel; 240 Phipps. JHMI

Thurs., Feb. 15, 4 p.m. "Development and Function of C. elegans Touch Receptor Neurons," a Biology seminar with Marty Chalfie, Columbia University; 100 Mudd. HW

Thurs., Feb. 15, 4 p.m. "Ibn Khaldun: The Last Greek and First Greek Annaliste Historian," a European History seminar with Stephen Dale, Ohio State University; 315 Gilman. HW

Thurs., Feb. 15, 4 p.m. "Model Selection and Data Reduction with the Wavelet Transform," a Mathematical Sciences seminar with Leah Martell; 304 Whitehead. HW

Thurs., Feb. 15, 4 p.m. "The Somali Diaspora in Canada: Issues of Identity" with Mulki Al-Sharmani, and "Religion as Mass Politics: State and Religion in Egyptian Public Life, 1952 to Present" with Scott Hibbard, an Institute for Global Studies in Culture, Power and History graduate general seminar. 404 Macaulay. HW

Fri., Feb. 16, 1 p.m. "Using Elastomeric Polymers to Build Artificial Cell Culture Environments," a Biomedical Engineering seminar with Christopher Chen; 707-09 Traylor. JHMI

Mon., Feb. 19, 10:15 a.m. "Telomere Maintenance in Cancer and Aging: Lessons From Werner Syndrome," a Biochemistry and Molecular Biology seminar with Robert A. Marciniak, MIT; W2030 SPH. JHMI

Mon., Feb. 19, 12:10 p.m. "Choosing a Model to Analyze Your Data: The Case of Safety Belt Effectiveness," with Maria Segui-Gomez; Hampton House Lecture Hall. JHMI

Mon., Feb. 19, 12:15 p.m. "A Family-Centered Approach to Reproductive Health," with Portia Jones; W2030 SPH. JHMI

Mon., Feb. 19, 12:15 p.m. "Chaperone-Mediated Suppression of Neurodegeneration in Drosophila," a Carnegie Institution of Washington Embryology seminar with Nancy Bonini, University of Pennsylvania; Seminar Room, 115 W. University Pkwy. HW

Mon., Feb. 19, 3:30 p.m. "How to Convert the Function of an Enzyme: Structurally? Stochas-tically?" with Corina Maeder; 109 Jenkins. HW



Black History Month. This year's theme is "Black History Being Made Every Day."

Mon., Feb. 12, 7 p.m. Sankofa African Dance Theater Clinic. $5, free for JHU students, faculty and staff with I.D.; Great Hall, Levering. HW

Fri., Feb. 16:
Noon. "Behind the Scenes With Sankofa," an inside look as the group prepares for a show; Shriver Hall. HW
7 p.m. Fashion show sponsored by the African Students Association; Glass Pavilion, Levering. HW

Sat., Feb. 17, 8 p.m. Sankofa Dance Theater. $15 general admission, free for JHU students (one ticket per student with I.D.; pick up by Feb. 14 in the Office of Multicultural Student Affairs in the Student Arts Center); Shriver Hall. HW

Sun., Feb. 18, 7 p.m. Movie night (film TBA); BSU Room, AMR2 basement. HW

Wed., Feb. 14, noon. "Music of Romance," a Valentine's Day performance by Al Petteway and Amy White, contemporary, Celtic-influenced and traditional music. Part of the Wednesday Noon Series sponsored by Special Events. Shriver Hall. HW

George Gee, above, Paul Cosentino and their bands will get the crowd jumpin' and jivin' at Sunday night's all-university 'Swingin Into the 125th' event that opens the week marking the founding of Johns Hopkins.

Sun., Feb. 18, 7 p.m. "Swingin' Into the 125th! A Johns Hopkins University 125th Anniversary Celebration"--swing dance music performed by Paul Cosentino and the Boilermaker Jazz Band and George Gee's Jump, Jive and Wailers; guest appearance by JHU's Sixth Dimension. The Fabulous Grit Grinders will also give expert swing dance instruction. $5 (advance ticket purchase recommended). Newton H. White Athletic Center. HW



Wed., Feb. 14, 6 p.m. Women's Basketball, vs. Western Maryland; Athletic Center. HW

Wed., Feb. 14, 8 p.m. Men's Basketball, vs. Western Maryland; Athletic Center. HW

Sat., Feb. 17, 4 p.m. Women's Basketball, vs. Franklin & Marshall; Athletic Center. HW

Sat., Feb. 17, 8 p.m. Men's Basketball, vs. Franklin & Marshall; Athletic Center. HW



Fri., Feb. 16, 8 p.m. Improvisational comedy by Buttered Niblets. $1. Arellano Theater, Levering. HW