The Johns Hopkins Gazette: February 25, 2002

Feb 25-
Mar 4

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Tues., Feb. 26, 3:45 p.m. "Cascade Processes for the Synthesis of Alkaloids," a Chemistry colloquium with Albert Padwa, Emory University; 233 Remsen. HW

Fri., March 1, 2 p.m. "Submarine Design and Construction," an Applied Physics Laboratory colloquium with Millard Firebaugh, General Dynamics, Electric Boat; Parsons Auditorium. APL Program simulcast to 218 Maryland Hall on the Homewood campus.



Mon., Feb. 25, 4 p.m. "Dance and Technology," a presentation and discussion with dance educator Debbie Williams. Part of the weekly "Salon" series sponsored by the Digital Media Center. 225 Mattin Center. HW

Wed., Feb. 27, 7 p.m. Junior and Senior Prehealth Informational Meeting, required for 2002-2003 applicants, with Mary Catherine Savage and Ronald Fishbein; Mudd Hall Auditorium. HW

Mon., March 4, 4 p.m. "Electronic Sensor Installation," a presentation and discussion with JHU Engineering student Wesley Smith. Part of the weekly "Salon" series sponsored by the Digital Media Center. 225 Mattin Center. HW



Thurs., Feb. 28, 7:15 p.m. Life and Debt (U.S.), directed by Stephanie Black. Part of the Winter Film Series "The African Diaspora II: More New Black Cinema from Africa and Beyond." Sponsored by Cultural Affairs. Mountcastle Auditorium, PCTB. EB

Fri., March 1, 7 p.m. Todo somos estrellas (We Are All Stars), Peru. A film presentation by the Program in Latin American Studies. Level A, Large Viewing Room, MSE Library. HW



Thurs., Feb. 28, 4 p.m. The Third Annual Goldman Lecture--"A Gradient-based Method for Analyzing Stochastic Variational Inequalities" by Patrick Harker, The Wharton School; 304 Whitehead. HW



Wed., Feb. 27, 7:30 p.m. U.S. Naval Academy Band Brass Ensemble performs a free concert featuring music by Shostakovich, Prokofiev and Ives. Friedberg Concert Hall. Peabody

Fri., March 1, 5:45 p.m. "Peabody at Homewood: Music at the Museum," with music by Peabody undergraduates, master's students and faculty. $7, $5 for JHU affiliates, free for members. Reception hall, Homewood House. HW

Fri., March 1, 8 p.m., and Sun., March 3, 3 p.m. Recital by acclaimed organist Marie-Claire Alain. $22, $11 for senior citizens, $8 for students with ID. 410-659-8100, ext. 2. Griswold Hall. Peabody

Sat., March 2, 1 p.m. Tenth Annual Children's Concert with the Hopkins Symphony Orchestra, a 45-minute program of music for children of all ages. Admission is free, but a ticket is required for entry. 410-516-6542 or Shriver Hall. HW

Sat., March 2, 8 p.m. Peabody Symphony Orchestra with guest conductor Robert Sirota, featuring music by Ives and Rodrigo, and Peabody faculty composers Christopher Theofanidis and Nicholas Maw. $16, $8 for senior citizens, $5 for students with ID. Friedberg Concert Hall. Peabody

Sun., March 3, 5:30 p.m. "Rhapsody and Awakening," a Hopkins Symphony Orchestra performance of the Rhapsody concerto by Bohuslav Martinu, with violist Viacheslav Dinerchtein. 410-516-6542 or Shriver Hall. HW



Mon., Feb. 25, noon. "Regulation of Excitatory Synaptic Transmission in the CNS," a Clinical Neuroscience seminar with Richard Huganir; 1-191 Meyer. EB

Mon., Feb. 25, 12:15 p.m. "Abortion as a Process: Evidence from Bangladesh and India" with Heidi Bart Johnston; W2030 BSPH. EB

Mon., Feb. 25, 12:15 p.m. "Adapting to Life in the Lung: In vivo Physiology of Mycrobacterium Tuberculosis," a Carnegie Institution of Washington Embryology seminar with John McKinney, Rockefeller University; Seminar Room, 115 W. University Pkwy. HW

Mon., Feb. 25, 4 p.m. "Cellular Mechanisms of Synaptic Plasticity in the Mammalian Central Nervous System," a Biology seminar with Hey-Kyoung Lee; 100 Mudd. HW

Mon., Feb. 25, 4 p.m. The David Bodian Seminar in Neuroscience--"Neural Mechanisms of Spatial Cognition in Parietal and Prefrontal Cortex" with Matthew Chafee, University of Minnesota; 338 Krieger. HW

Mon., Feb. 25, 4 p.m. "Paleohydrology and Climate Connections: Lessons from the Geochemistry of Terrestrial Records," an Earth and Planetary Sciences seminar with MaryLynn Musgrove, Harvard University; 305 Olin. HW

Mon., Feb. 25, 4 p.m. "Modernization From the Other Shore: American Intellectuals and the Soviet Five-Year Plan," a History seminar with David Engerman, Brandeis University; 315 Gilman. HW

Tues., Feb. 26, noon. "Nuclear Receptor Control of Cholesterol Homeostasis," a Biological Chemistry seminar with David Mangelsdorf, HHMI/University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center; 612 Physiology. EB

Tues., Feb. 26, 12:15 p.m. "Epidemiology of Subclinical and Severe Dengue Virus Infection in Kamphaeng Phet, Thailand," an International Health seminar with Timothy Endy, U.S. Army Medical Research Institute in Infectious Diseases. Co-sponsored by the Center for Immunization Research. W3030 BSPH. EB

Tues., Feb. 26, 12:15 p.m. "Establishment of Embryonic Polarity and Germ Cell Fate in C. elegans" with Geraldine Seydoux; W4019 BSPH. EB

Tues., Feb. 26, 4 p.m. "Redemption Through Sin: Judaism and Heresy in Interwar Europe," a History special seminar with Benjamin Lazier, University of California, Berkeley; 315 Gilman. HW

Wed., Feb. 27, noon. "Globalization and Inequality in Rural China," a Sociology seminar with Ping Huang, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, Beijing; 526 Mergenthaler. HW

Wed., Feb. 27, noon. "Physicists and the Emergence of Civil Society in Post-War Japan," a History of Science, Medicine and Technology seminar with Morris Low; 234 Ames. HW

Wed., Feb. 27, 12:15 p.m. "Recent Policy Developments for Women and Children in Medicaid, Welfare Reform, Waivers and Family Coverage" with Colleen Sonosky, George Washington University; W2030 BSPH. EB

Wed., Feb. 27, 1 p.m. "The NCCAM Agenda for CAM Re-search and Research Training," a JHU Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine seminar with Stephen E. Straus, National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine, NIH; Auditorium, Weinberg Bldg. EB

Wed., Feb. 27, 4 p.m. "Rab23/open brain Regulates Dorsal-Ventral Identity in the Mouse Neural Tube," a Biology seminar with Jonathan Eggenschwiler, Sloan-Kettering; 100 Mudd. HW

Wed., Feb. 27, 4 p.m. "The Regulation of Microtubule Cytoskeleton and Spindle Assembly," a Pharmacology and Molecular Sciences seminar with Yixian Zheng, Carnegie Institution of Washington; 303 WBSB. EB

Thurs., Feb. 28, 12:45 p.m. "Upstream and Downstream of the Trk Neurotrophin Receptor," a Neuroscience research seminar with Moses Chao, Skirball Institute, NYU School of Medicine; 811 WBSB. EB

Thurs., Feb. 28, 4 p.m. "Submillimeter Test of Gravitational Inverse Square Law," a Physics and Astronomy seminar with Eric Adelberger, University of Washington; Schafler Auditorium, Bloomberg Center. HW

Fri., March 1, 12:15 p.m. "Ethical Problems in Preventive Health Recommendations" with Heidi Malm, Loyola University, Chicago; W3030 BSPH. EB

Fri., March 1, 1:30 p.m. "Sexual and Parental Risk Factors for HCVB Transmission in Chennai, India," a thesis defense seminar with Melissa Marx; W2030 BSPH. EB

Mon., March 4, 9 a.m. "HIV-Related Risk Behaviors and Treatment-Related Attitudes Among Injection Drug Users in the Era of Highly Active Antiretroviral Therapies," a thesis defense seminar with Waimar Tun; W2030 BSPH. EB

Mon., March 4, noon. "Vanilloid Receptors: Beyond Cutaneous Pain," a Clinical Neuroscience seminar with Michael Caterina; 1-191 Meyer. EB

Mon., March 4, 12:15 p.m. "The Reporting of Sensitive Behavior Among Adolescents: A Methodological Experiment in Kenya" with Paul Hewett and Barbara Mensch, Population Council; W2030 BSPH. EB

Mon., March 4, 4 p.m. "Carbon, Nitrogen and Water Cycling in Response to Rising Atmospheric CO2," an Earth and Planetary Sciences seminar with Bruce Hungate, Northern Arizona University; 305 Olin. HW



Tues., Feb. 26, 7:30 p.m. Voyage and Discovery series--"To Dare Mighty Things" by Michael Ain; Mudd Hall Auditorium. HW

Wed., Feb. 27, noon. Wednesday Noon Series--"Ella Shields: The Woman Behind the Man," a one-woman cabaret show by Harriet Lynn of Heritage Theatre Artists' Consortium; based on the life of British vaudeville male impersonator Ella Shields. Sponsored by Special Events. Shriver Hall. HW

In the guise of legendary vaudevillian and male impersonator Ella Shields, Harriet Lynn brings song and dance to the Shriver Hall stage as part of the Wednesday Noon Series.

Thurs., Feb. 28, 7 p.m. Black History Month movie--Bamboozled; Mount-castle Auditorium. EB

Fri., March 1, 4 p.m. Women's History Month--"Japanese Feminism," a discussion of her book-in-progress with Ayako Kano, University of Pennsylvania; 323 Gilman. HW

Sun., March 3, 2 p.m. Host Family Social, informal opportunity for host families and students to socialize, with music by guest student artists from Peabody (reception begins at 3:30 p.m.); SDS Room, Ross Jones Bldg., Mattin Center. HW

Mon., March 4, 8 p.m. Symposium on Foreign Affairs--"Post-Cold War Power Vacuums in Africa: Options for U.S. Policy" with U.S. Sen. Russell Feingold. March 4 through April 17 (see article, p. 3). Glass Pavilion, Levering. HW



Fri., March 1, and Sat., March 2, 8 p.m., and Sun., March 3, 2:15 p.m. Theatre Hopkins production of Laura. $12 at the door on Friday evening, $15 on Saturday evening and Sunday afternoon. 410-516-7159. Merrick Barn. HW