The Johns Hopkins Gazette: March 26, 2001
Mar 26-
Apr 2

Johns Hopkins Gazette Online Edition



Tues., March 27, 4 p.m. "Descartes' Archimedean Point," a Philosophy colloquium with Janet Broughton, University of California, Berkeley. 348 Gilman. HW

Tues., March 27, 4:15 p.m. "Hydrogen C-H and C-C Bond Activation by Neutral Transition Metal Atoms," a Chemistry colloquium with Floyd Davis, Cornell University. 233 Remsen. HW

Wed., March 28, 4 p.m. "Vocal Complexity in Birdsong: Physiological Mechanisms and Behavioral Implications," a Psychology colloquium with Rod Suthers, Indiana University. 234 Ames. HW



Tues., March 27, noon. MSEL Diversity Book and Video Discussion Group will discuss Dorothy Allison's autobiographical work, Two or Three Things I Know for Sure. 410-516-2224. Garrett Room, MSE Library. HW



Tues., March 27, 4 p.m. "Youth Violence: Science, Policy and Practice," Jeffrey Fagan, Columbia University; and the Honorable Bishop Robinson, Baltimore Child Development/Community Policing Program Coordinators. W1020 SPH. JHMI

Wed., March 28, 12:30 p.m. "Inflammatory Markers and Risk of Chronic Kidney Disease," Thomas Erlin-ger. Welch Center Grand Rounds; Suite 2-600, 2024 Bldg. JHMI



Mon., March 26, 5 p.m. The Henry G. Kunkel Lecture--"Dendritic Cells and the Control of Immunity" by Ralph Steinman, Rockefeller University. Sponsored by the JHU Immunity Council. Mountcastle Auditorium, PCTB. JHMI

Thurs., March 29, noon. "Data Sets and Geographic Information Systems," a Welch Library lecture by Sharon Morris and Jim Gillispe. Part of the series "Information Tools for Science and Medicine. W1214 SPH. JHMI

Thurs., March 29, 1 p.m. "Wall Street" by Yakov Karpishpan; 211 Krieger. HW

Thurs., March 29, 4 p.m. Distinguished Lecture--"The Redistribution of Injustice at Home and Abroad: The Dependent Cities of Cairo and Istanbul" by Janet Abu-Lughod, New School University (emerita). Sponsored by the Institute for Global Studies in Culture, Power and History. Eisenhower Room, Johns Hopkins Club. HW

Sun. April 1, 11:30 a.m. "The Jews of Yemen," a lecture by Ephraim Isaac, Yemenite Jewish Federation of America. Sponsored by Hopkins Hillel and Multicultural Student Affairs. Ethnic refreshments will be provided. Garrett Room, MSE Library. HW

Mon., April 2, 5 p.m. "Molecular Genetics of Colon Cancer," an Oncology lecture by Kenneth Kinzler. Part of the "Biology of Cancer" Series sponsored by the Oncology Center. Hurd Hall. JHMI

Mon., April 2, 7 p.m. "Transplantation Surgery," a PreHealth lecture by Andrew Klein. Part of the AED Series, "What the Future Holds," sponsored by Preprofessional Programs. Garrett Room, MSE Library. HW



Fri., March 30, 8 p.m. Concert by organists Celia Amstutz and Herbert Buffington, featuring the world premiere of Richard Toensing's Ikos--Images of Light, an improvisation by Buffington and music by Bach, Tournemire and Mendelssohn/Bartholdy. $16, $8 for senior citizens and $5 for students with I.D. 410-659-8124. Griswold Hall. Peabody

Sat., March 31, and Sun., April 1, 3 p.m. Peabody Preparatory Annual Spring Dance Concert with Preparatory dance faculty and guests. $12, $6 for children, senior citizens and students with I.D. 410-659-8124. Friedberg Concert Hall. Peabody

Sat., March 31, 7:30 p.m. Concert by Peabody Camerata with bass-baritone John Shirley-Quirk. Program features the winning work in the Camerata Student Composer Competition; Griswold Hall. Peabody

Sat., March 31, 9 p.m. Jewish a cappella concert with the Hopkins group Ketzev hosting Pizmon, Col-umbia/Jewish Theological Seminary. $5, $2 for students. SDS Theater Room, Student Arts Center. HW

Sun., April 1, 3 p.m. Spring Chamber Music Concert by Hopkins Symphony Orchestra, including J.S. Bach's Cantata No. 51. Tickets available at the door. 410-516-6542. Bunting-Meyerhoff Interfaith Center.



Wed., March 28, noon to 1:30 p.m. Open House for the SPSBE undergraduate part-time programs for adults; faculty, advisers and financial aid officers will be available to answer questions. Washington D.C. Center, 1625 Massachusetts Ave., N.W.



Mon., March 26, 12:15 p.m. "Gene Targeting in Drosophila: Progress and Prospects," a Carnegie Institution of Washington Embryology seminar with Kent Golic, University of Utah; Seminar Room, 115 W. University Pkwy. HW

Mon., March 26, 3:30 p.m. "Student Seminar" with Eda Koculi; 109 Jenkins. HW

Mon., March 26, 4 p.m. "Behavior of Earth Materials from Fundamental Physics," an Earth and Planetary Sciences seminar with Ron Cohen, Carnegie Institution of Washington; 305 Olin. HW

Mon., March 26, 4 p.m. "Clio and Her Publics: An American Debate in Comparative Perspective," a History seminar with Ian Tyrrell, University of New South Wales; 315 Gilman. HW

Mon., March 26, 4 p.m. "Synthetic Transcriptional Factors and Their Potential as Therapeutics Against Cancer," a Biochemistry and Molecular Biology seminar with Aseem Ansari, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center; W2030 SPH. JHMI

Tues., March 27, noon. "Co-Suppression of Heterochromatic Repetitive Genes in Drosophila melanogaster Germline," a Carnegie Institution of Washington Embryology seminar with Alexei Aravin, Institute of Molecular Genetics, Moscow; Seminar Room, 115 W. University Pkwy. HW

Tues., March 27, noon. "Molecular Control of Cortical Development," a Biological Chemistry seminar with Anirvan Ghosh; 612 Physiology. JHMI

Tues., March 27, 4 p.m. "Claims to History and the Politics of Memory in Southern Tanzania, 1940-60," a Comparative and World History seminar with Jamie Monson, Carleton College; 315 Gilman. HW

Tues., March 27, 4 p.m. "Positional Cloning of a Parental Effect Mutation Affecting Early Mouse Development," a Carnegie Institution of Washington Embryology seminar with Stephanie LeBras, Pasteur Institute, Paris; Seminar Room, 115 W. University Pkwy. HW

Tues., March 27, 4:30 p.m. "Learning Probabilistic and Lexicalized Grammars for Natural Language Processing," a Center for Language and Speech Processing seminar with Rebecca Hwa, University of Maryland; 101 Shaffer. HW

Tues., March 27, 4:30 p.m. "The Differential Geometry of Free Loopspaces," with Jack Morava; 211 Krieger. HW

Wed., March 28, noon. "How Does Race/Ethnicity Structure Movement Into the Middle Class," a Sociology seminar with George Wilson, University of Miami; 526 Mergenthaler. HW

Wed., March 28, 4 p.m. "Active Brazing of Ceramic Materials," a Materials Science and Engineering seminar with Toshi Oyama, Wesgo Metals; 110 Maryland. HW

Wed., March 28, 7 p.m. "The New Face of Cosmetic Surgery," with Craig Vander Kolk. Sponsored by the Johns Hopkins Cosmetic Center. Suite 125, Pavilion 2, Johns Hopkins at Green Spring Station.

Thurs., March 29, noon. "Activators and Effectors of Cell Death in Drosophila," a Cell Biology and Anatomy seminar with John Abrams, UT Southwestern; Suite 2-200, 1830 Bldg. JHMI

Thurs., March 29, 3 p.m. "Deep Sea Near-Bottom Survey with the Autonomous Benthic Explorer," a Mechanical Engineering seminar with Dana Yoerger, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute; 110 Maryland. HW

Thurs., March 29, 3:30 p.m. "Spreading Science Throughout Society: A Major Challenge for Scientists in the 21st Century," a Molecular Biology and Genetics seminar with Bruce Alberts, president, National Academy of Sciences. Co-sponsored by the Howard Hughes Medical Institute; WBSB Auditorium. JHMI

Thurs., March 29, 4 p.m. "Imaging Computational Sensors," an Electrical and Computer Engineering seminar with Vladimir Brajovic, The Robotics Institute, Carnegie Mellon University; 117 Barton. HW

Thurs., March 29, 4 p.m. "Isotonic Regression: Another Look at the Change Point Problem," a Mathematical Sciences seminar with Michael Woodroofe, University of Michigan; 304 Whitehead. HW

Thurs., March 29, 4 p.m. "Chromosome Segregation and Genomic Stability," a Biology seminar with Peter Sorger, MIT; 100 Mudd. HW

Thurs., March 29, 4 p.m. "Political Truths, Statistical Frictions: 'The Condition of England' chez Carlyle and Elsewhere," a Political and Moral Thought seminar with Kirstie McClure, UCLA; 348 Gilman. HW

Fri., March 30, 12:15 p.m. "Planning Now for Worldwide Access to AIDS Vaccines," a Center for Epidemiology and Policy seminar with Donald Burke; W2008 SPH. JHMI

Mon., April 2, 3:30 p.m. "Student Seminar" with Doug Bradshaw; 109 Jenkins. HW

Mon., April 2, 4 p.m. "Carbon Cycling in Earth's Surface Reservoirs: Constraints from Marine and Terrestrial Field Studies," an Earth and Planetary Sciences seminar with Lynn Walters, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor; 305 Olin. HW

Mon., April 2, 4 p.m. The David Bodian Seminar in Neuroscience-- "Recognizing Visual Objects: The Role of Parts," with Donald Hoffman, University of California. Sponsored by the Zanvyl Krieger Mind/Brain Institute. 338 Krieger. HW



Tues., March 27, 4 p.m. 125th Aniversary Address--"The Quantum Physics Model of the University," by William R. Brody. Reception follows. Shriver Hall. HW

Tues., March 27, 7 p.m. "Saving Face: A Geneticist's Experience with Craniofacial Disorders," a "Voyage and Discovery" lecture by Ethylin Wang Jabs; Mudd Hall Auditorium. HW

Wed., March 28, noon. Wednesday Noon Series--"Old Ocean City: The Journal and Photographs of Robert Craighead Walker, 1904-1916," a lecture by C. John Sullivan about his new book by the same title. Old Ocean City will be available for sale and signing. Shriver Hall. HW

Wed., March 28, noon. "Saving Memorial Stadium," a Baltimore Architecture Foundation public forum with Tyler Gearhart of Preservation Maryland. 410-962-0241. Bring a brown bag lunch. Downtown Center, Charles and Fayette streets.

'Saving Memorial Stadium' is the topic of a Baltimore Architecture Foundation public forum scheduled for March 28 at the Downtown Center.

Wed., March 28, noon to 6 p.m., and Thurs., March 29, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. JHU Press Hurt and Used Book Sale, books of all sizes and varieties on sale, $2 per pound. Final sale. Garrett Room, MSE Library. HW



Tues., March 27, 3 p.m. Men's Tennis, vs. Dickinson. HW

Thurs., March 29, 3 p.m. Men's Tennis, vs. Haverford. HW

Sat., March 31, 1 p.m. Women's Lacrosse, vs. Richmond. HW

Sat., March 31, 3 p.m. Women's Tennis, vs. Dickinson. HW



Tues., March 27, 6 to 8 p.m. "Be Prepared: Legal and Financial Educational Workshop," an overview of financial and legal questions encountered by people with life-threatening illnesses. Sponsored by the Oncology Center. Dinner served, 6-6:30 p.m. RSVP, 410-614-1308. Hackerman-Patz House. JHMI