The Johns Hopkins Gazette: November 11, 2002
Nov 10-17

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Tues., Nov. 12, 4:15 p.m. "Understanding and Controlling Photo-isomerization Toward Light-Driven Molecular Devices," a Chemistry colloquium with Todd Martinez, University of Illinois; 233 Remsen. HW

Wed., Nov. 13, noon. "Words, Kinds and Object Individuation in Infancy," a Psychological and Brain Sciences colloquium with Fei Xu, Northeastern University; 111 Mergenthaler. HW

Thurs., Nov. 14, 3 p.m. "From 'Degeneration' to 'Trauma': An Infertility Scare in Colonial Congo," a History of Science, Medicine and Technology colloquium with Nancy Rose Hunt, University of Michigan; Seminar Room, third floor, Welch Medical Library. EB

Thurs., Nov. 14, 3:45 p.m. "Self-Organization and Adaptation in an Integrated Phonetics-Phonology," a Cognitive Science colloquium with Diamandis Gafos, New York University; 134A Krieger. HW



Tues., Nov. 12, 7 p.m. "Fact and Not-Fiction, or Don't Believe Everything You Hear," a discussion with Tristan Davies. Part of "Faculty Conversations," a series of discussions between faculty and undergraduates on topical issues. AMR1 Multipurpose Room. HW



Film and Media Studies presents a series of screenings; 110 Gilman unless otherwise indicated. HW

Mon., Nov. 11, 5 p.m. Bonnie and Clyde.

Tues., Nov. 12, 4:30 p.m. It Happened One Night and Swing Time and 7 p.m. Chinatown.

Wed., Nov. 13, 7:30 p.m. The Godfather.

Thurs., Nov. 14, 7 p.m. Strangers in Good Company; large AV room, MSE Library.

Fri., Nov. 15, 4 p.m. The Lonely Villa, The Lonedale Operator and The Painted Lady.

Sun., Nov. 17, 6 p.m. M*A*S*H.

Mon., Nov. 18, 5 p.m. The Godfather.

Thurs., Nov. 14, Fri., Nov. 15, and Sat., Nov. 16, 8 and 10:30 p.m. Weekend Wonderflix presents XXX, starring Vin Diesel; Shriver Hall Auditorium. HW

Thurs., Nov. 14, 8 p.m. ThrillerFest continues with Michael Powell's Peeping Tom; 110 Gilman. HW



Thurs., Nov. 14, 7:30 a.m. "Pediatric Adnexal Masses," Gyn/Ob Grand Rounds with Andrea Nugent; 240 Phipps. EB



Mon., Nov. 11, 7 p.m. "How Young Physicians View Their Future...and Yours," a Prehealth lecture by Suzanne Cotter. Sponsored by Preprofessional Programs, AED and the Hopkins Organization for Prehealth Education, or HOPE. 160 Mattin Center. HW

Wed., Nov. 13, 5 p.m. The 2002 Sir Henry Dale Lecture--"COX-2 Inhibitors: From Inflammation to Cancer" by Philip Needleman, Pharmacia Corp. Sponsored by SOM. Hurd Hall. EB

Wed., Nov. 13, 5 p.m. "Nutrition in Space: Past, Present and Future," a Center for Human Nutrition lecture by Scott Smith, NASA Johnson Space Center; W2030 BSPH. EB

Wed., Nov. 13, 8 p.m. The Ninth Annual Sidney W. Mintz Lecture in Anthropology--"Anthropology, Sociology, and Other Dubious Disciplines" by Immanuel Wallerstein, Yale University; Mudd Hall Auditorium. HW

Thurs., Nov. 14, 11 a.m. "Future Library Directions: A Road Map for Change," a Welch Medical Library lecture. Part of E-Welch: An Introduction and Update on the Library. Alumni Auditorium, SON. EB

Thurs., Nov. 14, noon. "Working for the Department of Justice and Government Departments," a Prelaw lecture by Bruce Adelson. Sponsored by Preprofessional Programs. 160 Mattin. HW

Fri., Nov. 15, 5 p.m. The 12th Mohammed Aziz Memorial Lecture--"Closing the Gap--The Burden of Unnecessary Blindness" by Ramachandra Pararajasegarm, World Health Organization. Sponsored by the Wilmer Eye Institute. Patz Lecture Hall, Wilmer. EB

Fri., Nov. 15, 6:30 p.m. "Jewish Life in Ancient Egypt: A Family Archive from the Nile Valley," an illustrated lecture by Edward Bleiberg, Brooklyn Museum of Art. Sponsored by the American Research Center in Egypt, Washington, D.C. chapter. Rome Bldg. Auditorium, 1619 Massachusetts Ave., N.W. SAIS



Tues., Nov. 12, noon. Midday Concert by Arioso, a flute, oboe and bassoon trio; Hurd Hall. EB

Thurs., Nov. 14, and Fri., Nov. 15, 7:30 p.m. "O Dole Vita Mia," the Peabody Renaissance Ensemble performs early Italian Renaissance music; Griswold Hall. Peabody

Fri., Nov. 15, 8 p.m. The JHU Jazz Ensemble performs music from many genres of jazz; 101 Mattin. HW

Sat., Nov. 16, 7:30 p.m. Peabody Camerata performs with mezzo-soprano Shannon Angelakis; Griswold Hall. Peabody

Sun., Nov. 17, 7:30 p.m. The Shriver Hall Concert Series presents Chamber Orchestra Kremlin, one of Russia's leading ensembles, performing music by Strauss, Bartok and Tchaikovsky. Part of the Yale Gordon Young Artists series. 410-516-7164. Shriver Hall Auditorium. HW



Wed., Nov. 13, 5 to 7 p.m. Open House for the Whiting School's Part-Time Programs in Engineering and Applied Science graduate and undergraduate degree programs. 1-800-JHU-ENGR. HEAT Center, 1201 Technology Drive, Aberdeen, Md.



Mon., Nov. 11, 12:15 p.m. "The Nucleolus: Looking at an Ancient Organelle in a New Light," a Carnegie Institution of Washington Embryology two-part seminar with Thoru Pederson, University of Massachusetts Medical School. Part 1, "Intranuclear Traffic of Nascent Ribosomes in Living Cells"; and Part 2, "The Nucleolus and the Signal Recognition Particle." Seminar Room, 115 W. University Pkwy. HW

Mon., Nov. 11, 12:15 p.m. "Breast Self-Exams: Do They Work?" a Center for Communication Programs seminar with David Thomas, University of Washington; Draper Room, 111 Market Place.

Mon., Nov. 11, 4 p.m. The David Bodian Seminar in Neuroscience--"Plasticity in the Visual Cortex: From Synapse to Perception" with Alan Gilchrist, Rutgers University; 338 Krieger. HW

Mon., Nov. 11, 4 p.m. "X-linked Autoimmunity, Allergic Dysregulation Syndrome (XLAAD): A Newly Recognized Disorder in Immune Function," an Institute of Genetic Medicine seminar with Howard Lederman; 1-191 Meyer. EB

Mon., Nov. 11, 4 p.m. "Does Fluid-Inclusion Deuterium d in Quartz Always Indicate the Source of Paleo-Hydrothermal Fluids," an Earth and Planetary Sciences seminar with Sarah Gleeson, University of Alberta, Canada; Olin Hall Auditorium. HW

Mon., Nov. 11, 5 p.m. "Industrial R&D: Fortune 500 Company," a Biomedical Engineering seminar with Jeremy Rice, IBM Thomas J. Watson Research Center. Part of the "Career Paths" series. 709 Traylor. EB

Tues., Nov. 12, 12:15 p.m. "Development of an Edible Plant-derived Vaccine for Measles," an International Health seminar with Steve Wesselingh, MacFarlane Burnet Institute for Medical Research and Public Health; W3030 BSPH. EB

Tues., Nov. 12, 12:15 p.m. "Video Sabou et Nafa: Community-Based Media Activism Against FGM," a Center for Communication Programs seminar with Lauren Goodsmith; International Room, 111 Market Place.

Tues., Nov. 12, 3 p.m. "Multi-Scale Modeling and Computation?" a Random Talks seminar with Weinan E, Princeton University; 304 Whitehead Hall. HW

Tues., Nov. 12, 4:30 p.m. "Singularities of Pairs and Jet Schemes," an Algebraic and Complex Geometry seminar with Mircear Mustata, Harvard University; 302 Krieger. HW

Wed., Nov. 13, 12:15 p.m. "Centrosome Duplication: Regulation and Mechanism," a Carnegie Institution of Washington Embryology seminar with Tim Stearns, Stanford University; Seminar Room, 115 W. University Pkwy. HW

Wed., Nov. 13, 3:30 p.m. Radio-Labeled (Aminostyryl) Pyridinium Dyes: A Versatile Family of Radiopharmaceuticals for In Vivo Imaging," an In Vivo Cellular Molecular Imaging Center seminar with Ronnie Mease, University of Maryland; G007 Ross (ground level). EB

Wed., Nov. 13, 4:30 p.m. "Boundedness of Log Fano Pairs of Bounded Index," an Algebraic and Complex Geometry seminar with James McKernan, UCSB; 302 Krieger. HW

Thurs., Nov. 14, 11 a.m. "Micromechanical Study of DNA and Chromosomes," a Chemical Engineering seminar with John Marko, University of Illinois, Chicago; 110 Maryland. HW

Thurs., Nov. 14, noon. "Information Security Forensics," an Information Security Institute seminar with Tom Talleur, KPMG LLP; 101 Mattin. HW

Thurs., Nov. 14, 12:05 p.m. "Media: Why Do They Do What They Do?" a Health Policy and Management seminar with Michael Dresser and David Nitkin, Baltimore Sun; Craig Demchak, Fox-45 News; and Michael Schwartzberg, American Cancer Society. Hampton House Lecture Hall. EB

Thurs., Nov. 14, 12:45 p.m. "The Hair Cell's Adaptation Motor is Myosin-1c," a Neuroscience research seminar with Peter Gillespie, Oregon Health and Science University; 811 WBSB. EB

Thurs., Nov. 14, 2 p.m. "Cell-Cell Fusion of Mating Yeast," a Cell Biology seminar with Eric Grote; Suite 2-200, 1830 Bldg. EB

Thurs., Nov. 14, 3 p.m. "Thermomechanical Surface Treatment: A Novel Method to Enhance Mechanical Behavior in Metallic Materials," a Mechanical Engineering seminar with Jean Bigoney, Springfield Metallurgical Services Inc.; 110 Maryland. HW

Thurs., Nov. 14, 4 p.m. "Dilution Priors for Model Uncertainty," a Mathematical Sciences seminar with Edward George, University of Pennsylvania; 304 Whitehead. HW

Thurs., Nov. 14, 4 p.m. "Mechanism and Functions of HECT Ubiquitin Ligases," a Biology seminar with Jon Huibregtse, University of Texas, Austin; 100 Mudd. HW

Thurs., Nov. 14, 4 p.m. "An Honor Killing: Crime and Citizenship in Sweden" with Unni Wikan, University of Norway; "Remembering Partition: Nationalism, Violence and History" with Gyan Pandey. Sponsored by the Institute for Global Studies in Culture, Power and History; 400 Macaulay. HW

Thurs., Nov. 14, 4 p.m. "Design and Application of Fast Linear-Phase Filter Bank," an Electrical and Computer Engineering seminar with Jie Liang; 117 Barton. HW

Fri., Nov. 15, 3 p.m. "Lattice Boltzmann Simulation of Viscous Fingering in a Channel," a Mechanical Engineering seminar with Qingun Kang; 107 Latrobe. HW

Mon., Nov. 18, noon. "A Question of Balance: Career and Technical Education, Academic Courses and Student Outcomes," an Institute for Policy Studies lunchtime seminar with Stephen Plank; 526 Wyman Bldg. HW

Mon., Nov. 18, 12:15 p.m. "From Eggs to Tails of Zebrafish: Maternally Controlled Processes and the BMPs of Development," a Carnegie Institution of Washington Embryology seminar with Mary Mullins, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine; Seminar Room, 115 W. University Pkwy. HW

Mon., Nov. 18, 4 p.m. "Minerals and Nuclear Waste," an Earth and Planetary Sciences seminar with Reto Giere, Purdue University; Olin Hall Auditorium. HW



JHU Benefits Fair for full- and part-time faculty and staff, with insurance and investment representatives.

Mon., Nov. 11, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Glass Pavilion. HW

Mon., Nov. 18, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Turner Concourse. EB

The Jewish Student Association at JHMI presents a Lecture Series Symposium, sponsored by GSA, MSS, the Baltimore Zionist District, Hillel of Greater Baltimore and Hillel International. A small lunch will be provided and Jewish dietary laws observed. EB

Tues., Nov. 12, noon. "Exposure to Terrorism: Coping and Mental Heath Among Israeli Citizens" by Eli Somer, University of Haifa and the Maytal (Israel Institute for Treatment and the Study of Stress); W2030 BSPH.

Fri., Nov. 15, noon. "Public Health in Israel--An Overview of the Challenges Facing Israel Today" by Jamie Gofin, Hebrew University School of Public Health and Community Medicine; W2008 BSPH.

Tues., Nov. 12, 8 p.m. MSE Symposium--Changing Times: Who Are We? An Introspective Look at American Identity in the 21st Century, "Race Relations: Peace by Peace," a talk by scholar and author Arun Gandhi, grandson of Mahatma Gandhi and founder of the M.K. Gandhi Institute for Nonviolence. Shriver Hall. HW

Tues., Nov. 12, 8 p.m. The Leonard and Helen R. Stulman Jewish Studies Program Inaugural Lecture--"Servants of Kings and Not Servants of Servants: Some Aspects of the Political History of the Jews" by Yosef Hayim Yerushalmi, Columbia University. A reception will follow; Jewish dietary laws will be observed. To R.S.V.P., 410-516-0206. Schafler Auditorium, Bloomberg Center. HW

Wed., Nov. 13, noon. Wednesday Noon Series presents a performance by pianist HouFei Yang, the 2002 Yale Gordon Concerto Competition winner. Sponsored by Special Events. Shriver Auditorium. HW

Thurs., Nov. 14, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Opening reception for the exhibit "Joseph Sheppard: The Early Years," to celebrate 50 years of painting by the Baltimore artist. Co-sponsored by Walters Art Museum and the University of Maryland University College. Evergreen House will display Sheppard's earliest paintings. Admission free on opening night; $3 after opening. Evergreen House, 4545 N. Charles St.

Fri., Nov. 15, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Sat., Nov. 16, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; and Sun., Nov. 17, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Carriage House Holiday Sale, unusual merchandise from 21 museum and nonprofit shops. 410-516-0341. Evergreen House, 4545 N. Charles St.



Fri., Nov. 15, Sat., Nov. 16, 8 p.m., and Sun., Nov. 17, 2:15 p.m. Theatre Hopkins' production of All's Well That Ends Well, final performances. Tickets are $12 on Friday evening, $15 on Saturday evening and Sunday afternoon. 410-516-7159. Merrick Barn. HW

Fri., Nov. 15, Sat., Nov. 16, and Sun., Nov. 17, 8 p.m. "Throat Culture," an evening of sketch comedy; Arellano Theater, Levering. HW