The Johns Hopkins Gazette: February 17, 2003
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Mon., Feb. 17, 4:15 p.m. "The Surprising Fate of [1.1.1] Propellane on Ionization, and What We Have Learned From It," a Chemistry colloquium with Thomas Bally, Fribourg, Switzerland; 233 Remsen. HW

Fri., Feb. 21, 2 p.m. "Global Connectivity: Leveraging Remote Access Technology," an Applied Physics Laboratory colloquium in honor of Black History Month, with Anthony King, Ventana Medical Systems Inc. Kossiakoff Center. APL Program is simulcast to 218 Maryland Hall on the Homewood campus.



Wed., Feb. 19, noon. "Comprehensive Cancer Care: The Role of Integrative Medicine," a Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine research conference with Lorenzo Cohen, University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, Suite 322, 1830 Bldg. EB

Sat., Feb. 22, 9 a.m. "Facing the Archive," an Anthropology graduate student conference; 323 Gilman. HW



Tues., Feb. 18, 4 p.m. "Working with Derek Walcott," a talk by set and costume designer Richard Montgomery. Sponsored by the JHU Program in Latin American Studies. 210 Hodson. HW

Wed., Feb. 19, 6:15 p.m. The Sheridan Libraries MSE Library Diversity Book and Video Discussion Group presents a discussion of the film W.E.B. DuBois: A Biography in Four Voices, moderated by Nahum Chandler. Co-sponsored by the Black Faculty and Staff Association, Multicultural Student Affairs, and the Black Student Union. Great Hall, Levering. HW

Fri., Feb. 21, noon. "Artistic Applications for Internet2," a talk by Neil Rolnick on Internet2, a high-speed network faster than the standard Internet, and capable of transmitting high-quality audio and video with almost no delay. Sponsored by the JHU Digital Media Center. 226 Mattin Center. HW



Thurs., Feb. 20, 7:15 p.m. The JHMI Office of Cultural Affairs presents Showgirls, second in the film series "Make It Stop! or How I Learned How to Stop Worrying and Love the Bombs"; Mountcastle Auditorium, PCTB. EB

Sat., Feb. 22, 7:30 p.m. Screening of Sergei Eisenstein's silent film October as part of Baltimore's VIVAT! St. Petersburg celebration, a citywide arts festival commemorating the 300th anniversary of the founding of St. Petersburg. Sponsored by JHU's Film and Media Studies Program. Shriver Hall Auditorium. HW



Tues., Feb. 18, 6 p.m. The Isaac and Leah M. Potts Lecture--"Unveiling the Veil: Envisioning God in Medieval Islamic and Jewish Mysticism" by Elliott Wolfson, New York University. Sponsored by The Leonard and Helen R. Stulman Jewish Studies Program. 348 Gilman. HW

Thurs., Feb. 20, 6 p.m. "Electromagnetic Fields from Security Screening Devices and Their Interaction with Implanted Medical Devices" by Capt. Jon Casamento, FDA/CDRH. Sponsored by the Baltimore chapter of IEEE. 110 Maryland. HW

Fri., Feb. 21, 6:30 p.m. "Ruler of the Rulers: Art and Architecture in the Time of Amunhotep III," an illustrated lecture by Mathias Seidel, Walters Art Museum. Sponsored by The American Research Center in Egypt, Washington, D.C. Chapter. Rome Auditorium, 1619 Massachusetts Ave., N.W., Washington, D.C. SAIS

Mon., Feb. 24, 4 p.m. The Ernst Cloos Memorial Lecture--"Deep Earth Mineralogy: Searching for Answers" by Charles Prewitt, Carnegie Institution of Washington, D.C. Sponsored by Earth and Planetary Sciences. Olin Hall Auditorium. HW



Mon., Feb. 17, 7:30 p.m. Peabody Percussion Ensemble multimedia performance, featuring Stravinsky's Great Chorale from L'Histoire du Soldat; Paul Rudy's Degrees of Separation "Grandchild of Tree" (Rich Haime, videographer); Edgard Varese's "Ionization"; Emmanuel Sejourn's "Martian Tribe"; Javier Diaz's "The Alchemist" (with sculptor Debra Flug); and Philip Glass' Piano Etudes Nos. 8 and 12. Friedberg Concert Hall. Peabody

Tues., Feb. 18, 8 p.m. Peabody Concert Orchestra performs Beethoven's Symphony No. 4 in B-flat, op. 60, and Stravinsky's Petrouchka Ballet. $16, $8 for senior citizens, $5 for students with ID. 410-659-8100, ext. 2. Friedberg Concert Hall. Peabody

Wed., Feb. 19, 7:30 p.m. Peabody Wind Ensemble performs works by Shostakovich, Gregson, Barnes, Bernstein and Colgrass. $16, $8 for senior citizens, $5 for students with ID. 410-659-8100, ext. 2. Friedberg Concert Hall. Peabody



Mon., Feb. 17, 12:15 p.m. "ATP-dependent Chromatin Remodeling Complexes for Transcription," a Carnegie Institution of Washington Embryology seminar with Carl Wu, NIH/NCI; Seminar Room, 115 W. University Pkwy. HW

Mon., Feb. 17, 12:15 p.m. "Reproduction and Reform in Modern India," an International Health seminar with Sarah Hodges, University of Cambridge; W3031 BSPH. EB

Mon., Feb. 17, 3 p.m. "The Eugenic Impulse," an Institute of the History of Medicine seminar with Nathaniel Comfort, George Washington University. Part of the "History of Genetic Medicine" series. Suite 200, 1830 Bldg. EB

Mon., Feb. 17, 4 p.m. "Geology and Genesis of the World's Largest Zinc Ore Deposit at Red Dog, Alaska," an Earth and Planetary Sciences seminar with Grant Garven; Olin Hall Auditorium. HW

Tues., Feb. 18, noon. "Repressive Chromatin: Theme and Variations," a Biological Chemistry seminar with Laura Rusche, University of California, Berkeley; 612 Physiology. EB

Tues., Feb. 18, 3 p.m. "Agricultural Antibiotic Use on the Eastern Shore: Environmental Pathways of Risk," a Geography and Environmental Engineering seminar with Ellen Silbergeld; 234 Ames. HW

Tues., Feb. 18, 4:30 p.m. "On the Cohomology of Some Moduli Spaces of Vector Bundles on Curves," an Algebraic and Complex Geometry seminar with Ajhneet Dhillon, Purdue University; 302 Krieger. HW

Tues., Feb. 18, 4:30 p.m. "METER: MEasuring TExt Reuse," a Center for Language and Speech Processing spring seminar with Yorick Wilks, University of Sheffield; 100 Shaffer. HW

Wed., Feb. 19, 8:15 a.m. "The Impact of Scientific Uncertainty on the Development of Health Policy," a JHMI Center for Clinical Trials seminar with Leon Gordis; W1020 BSPH. EB

Wed., Feb. 19, 1:30 p.m. "Mechanism and Structure of Medically Important Zinc Metalloenzymes," a Biophysics and Biophysical Chemistry seminar with Carol Fierke, University of Michigan; 517 PCTB. EB

Wed., Feb. 19, 4 p.m. "Designing Degradable Polymers for Drug Delivery," a Materials Science and Engineering seminar with Kathryn Uhrich, Rutgers University; 110 Maryland. HW

Wed., Feb. 19, 4 p.m. "The Medicinal Chemist's Toolchest: Ent-Steroids as Pharmacological Tools," a Pharmacology and Molecular Sciences seminar with Douglas Covey, Washington University School of Medicine; 303 WBSB. EB

Thurs., Feb. 20, 12:45 p.m. "Genetic Analysis of Early Neural Patterning in the Mouse Embryo," a Neuroscience research seminar with Kathryn Anderson, Sloan-Kettering Institute; West Lecture Hall (ground floor), WBSB. EB

Thurs., Feb. 20, 3 p.m. "Imaging of Differential Diffusion in Gas-Phase Turbulent Jets," a Mechanical Engineering seminar with Lester Su; 110 Hodson. HW

Thurs., Feb. 20, 3:30 p.m. "Post-Transcriptional Control of Sexual Development in C. elegans," a Molecular Biology and Genetics seminar with Elizabeth Goodwin, University of Wisconsin; 517 PCTB. EB

Thurs., Feb. 20, 4 p.m. "Explicit Unique-Neighbor Expanders," a Mathematical Sciences seminar with Michael Capalbo, DIMACS/Institute for Advanced Study; 304 Whitehead. HW

Thurs., Feb. 20, 4 p.m. "Computational Modeling of RNAi Networks in S. cerevisiae and S. pombe," a Biology seminar with J. David Rawn, Towson University; 100 Mudd. HW

Thurs., Feb. 20, 4 p.m. "Implementation of Steerable Spatiotemporal Filters and Adaptive Image Processing on the Focal Plane," an Electrical and Computer Engineering seminar with Viktor Gruev; 105 Barton. HW

Thurs., Feb. 20, 4 p.m. "East/West Difference in Germany: The PDS as an Ethnographic Site of Departure" by David Schrag; and "Exhibiting the DMZ in the 'Post'-Cold War South Korea" by Young-Gyung Paik, an Institute for Global Studies in Culture, Power and History seminar; 400 Macaulay. HW

Fri., Feb. 21, noon. "The 2003 Pathogen's Survival Guide: Perspectives from the World's Most Effective Pathogen, Mycobacterium tuberculosis," an Allergies and Infectious Diseases seminar with William Jacobs, Albert Einstein College of Medicine; W2030 BSPH. EB

Fri., Feb. 21, 12:45 p.m. "Mechanisms of Protection by Heme Oxygenases," a Neuroscience thesis defense seminar with David Baranano; 811 WBSB. EB

Mon., Feb. 24, noon. "Portraying the Nonprofit Sector in Official Statistics," an Institute for Policy Studies seminar with Helen Tice; 526 Wyman Bldg. HW

Mon., Feb. 24, 12:15 p.m. "Notch and FGF Signaling in Mammalian Forebrain Progenitors," a Carnegie Institution of Washington Embryology seminar with Nick Gaiano; Seminar Room, 115 W. University Pkwy. HW

Mon., Feb. 24, 12:15 p.m. "Contextualizing AIDS Care in Botswana: Popular Experiences in the Health Transition," an International Health seminar with Julie Livingston, New Jersey Institute of Technology and Rutgers University; E-9519 BSPH. EB

Mon., Feb. 24, 4 p.m. "Dynamic Interplay Between Nucleocytoplasmic Phosphorylation and Glycosylation--A New Paradigm for Metabolic Control of Signaling and Transcription," a Biochemistry and Molecular Biology seminar with Gerald Hart; W2030 BSPH. EB



Black History Month events continue. HW

Tues., Feb. 18, 3 p.m. "Jazz," third in a series about the origins of music with African influences. Multipurpose Room, AMR2.

Fri., Feb. 21, 5 p.m. Art show, local artists Larry Scott and Jeffery Kent present works with a musical theme and discuss the influence of songs on their work; E-Level and Great Hall, Levering.

Sat., Feb. 22, 7 p.m. "Black Love, Black Strength, the Black Family," the Dunbar Baldwin Hughes Theatre Company's annual Black History Month cabaret and dinner theater. $10, $7 for JHU students. 410-235-0631. Arellano Theater, Levering.

Tues., Feb. 18, 2:30 to 6 p.m. Bioscience and Health Career Expo of organizations offering full-time positions and internships in biotechnology, scientific research and health-related fields; intended for undergraduate and graduate students in Arts and Sciences and Engineering. 410-516-8056 or visit Co-sponsored by BSPH Office of Health Career Services and the JHMI Office of Professional Development. Great Hall, Levering. HW

Wed., Feb. 19, noon. Wednesday Noon Series--"Maryland Basketball: Tales from Cole Field House," lecture by Paul McMullen, sports writer for the Baltimore Sun and author of the book of the same name. Clipper Room, Shriver Hall. HW

Thurs., Feb. 20, 6:30 p.m. "A Panorama of St. Petersburg from the Johns Hopkins Collections," opening program and reception for an exhibit in conjunction with "VIVAT! St. Petersburg celebration, a citywide arts festival commemorating the 300th anniversary of the founding of St. Petersburg; with Dan Todes and Robert Sirota. Exhibit continues through April 13. Enoch Pratt Free Library central branch, 400 Cathedral St.

Mon., Feb. 24, 7 p.m. "The Crisis in Corporate America: The Legislative Response," a lecture by Sen. Paul Sarbanes. To R.S.V.P., 410-516-4177. Sponsored by the Graduate Division of Business and Management and the Division of Undergraduate Studies, SPSBE. Schafler Auditorium, Bloomberg Center. HW



Wed., Feb. 19, 6 p.m. Women's Basketball, vs. McDaniel; Athletic Center. HW

Wed., Feb. 19, 8 p.m. Men's Basketball, vs. McDaniel; Athletic Center. HW

Sat., Feb. 22, 4 p.m. Men's Basketball, vs. Franklin & Marshall; Athletic Center. HW



Fri., Feb. 21, and Sat., Feb. 22, 8 p.m., and Sun., Feb. 23, 2:15 p.m. Theatre Hopkins presents Scott McPherson's Marvin's Room. Tickets are $12 on Friday evenings, $15 on Saturday evenings and Sunday afternoons. Student rush tickets are $5 at curtain time for all performances; $1 senior citizen discount Friday and Sunday. 410-516-7159. Merrick Barn. HW

When Marvin's Room opened at Playwrights Horizons in 1991, 'New York Times' critic Frank Rich called it "a daffy, yet devastating comedy." The Theatre Hopkins production opens Friday with Cherie Weinert and Christine Glazier as estranged sisters.

Fri., Feb. 21, and Sat., Feb. 22, 8 p.m., and Sun., Feb. 23, 3 p.m. The Writing Seminars present Jean Paul Sartre's No Exit, directed by visiting professor John Astin and starring student actors Keelye Pratt, Megan Walsh, Jerry Wu and Tarik Najeddine; Swirnow Theater, Mattin Center. HW