The Johns Hopkins Gazette: February 24, 2003
Feb 24-
Mar 3

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Tues., Feb. 25, 4 p.m. "Political Economy of Trauma," an Anthropology colloquium with Erica James, Harvard University; 400 Macaulay. HW

Tues., Feb. 25, 4:15 p.m. "Proximal Probes of Interfacial Self-Assembly and Environmentally Relevant Chemistry on Model Surfaces," a Chemistry colloquium with George Flynn, Columbia University; 233 Remsen. HW

Thurs., Feb. 27, 3:30 p.m. "First Evidence for Reactor Anti-Neutrino Disappearance at KamLAND," a Physics and Astronomy colloquium with Karsten Heeger, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory; Schafler Auditorium, Bloomberg Center. HW



Tues., Feb. 25, 1 p.m. "Lycium Babarum for Treatment of Age-related Macular Degeneration," a Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine research conference with Mark O.M. Tso; Suite 322, 1830 Bldg. EB



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



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



Tues., Feb. 25, 7:30 p.m. Prize recital by the winner of the William Marbury Violin Competition; Leakin Hall. Peabody

Thurs., Feb. 27, 7:30 p.m. The Peabody Computer Music Consort presents double bass player Robert Black; Griswold Hall. Peabody

Sat., March 1, 8 p.m. The Peabody Symphony Orchestra (with Leon Fleisher conducting) performs Mussorgsky's Night on Bald Mountain, Prokofiev's Piano Concerto No. 2 in G, op. 16, and Rachmaninoff's Symphony No. 2 in E, op. 27; with Russian pianist Alexander Shtarkman. The concert is part of the Vivat! St. Petersburg citywide arts festival celebrating Russian music, arts, and culture. $16, $8 for senior citizens and $5 for students with ID. 410-659-8100, ext. 2. Friedberg Concert Hall. Peabody

Sun., March 2, 3 p.m. "Five Centuries of Music for Two, Three or More Organs," organ music (Piet Kee's Network and other works) performed on organs from the Peabody Instrument Collection; with Donald Sutherland, Gary Louie and Peabody organ students. $16, $8 for senior citizens and $5 for students with ID. 410-659-8100, ext. 2. Griswold Hall. Peabody

Sun., March 2, 7:30 p.m. The Shriver Hall Concert Series--the St. Petersburg String Quartet (in its Baltimore debut) performs music by Borodin, Nadarejshvili and Shostakovich as part of Vivat! St. Petersburg citywide arts festival celebrating Russian music, arts, and culture. $27, $14 for students, $8 for student rush. 410-516-7164. Shriver Hall Auditorium. HW

The Shriver Hall Concert Series pays tribute to Russia's artistic mecca on Sunday night when the St. Petersburg String Quartet makes its first appearance in Baltimore.



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 of 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

Tues., Feb. 25, noon. "Caging Systems for Research Animals," an Animal Care and Use Committee seminar with James Owiny; 403 Ross. EB

Tues., Feb. 25, 3 p.m. "Microscale Association of Organic Contaminants to Sediment Particles and Im-plications for Risk Management," a Geography and Environmental Engineering seminar with Upal Ghosh, UMBC; 234 Ames. HW

Tues., Feb. 25, 4 p.m. "Image Analysis Applications in Geoenvironmental Engineering," a Civil Engineering seminar with Ahmet Aydilek, University of Maryland; 110 Maryland. HW

Tues., Feb. 25, 4:30 p.m. "Ontological Semantics: An Overview," a Center for Language and Speech Processing spring seminar with Sergei Nirenburg, UMBC; 100 Shaffer. HW

Wed., Feb. 26, 4 p.m. "Chemical Tools for Proteomics Research," a Pharmacology and Molecular Sciences seminar with Thomas Kodadek, UT Southwestern Medical Center; 303 WBSB. EB

Wed., Feb. 26, 4 p.m. "From Opals to Optics: Building Photonic Materials from the Bottom Up," a Materials Science and Engineering seminar with Vicki Colvin, Rice University; 110 Maryland. HW

Thurs., Feb. 27, noon. "Transcriptional Target-based Expression Cloning of Signaling Molecules," a Biological Chemistry seminar with Joel Pomerantz, California Institute of Technology; 612 Physiology. EB

Thurs., Feb. 27, 12:45 p.m. "Mechanisms Regulatiing Synaptic Transmission in C. elegans," a Neuroscience research seminar with Josh Kaplan, Harvard Medical School; West Lecture Hall (ground floor), WBSB. EB

Thurs., Feb. 27, 4 p.m. "Regulating Metabolism by Protein Turnover--A Tale of Two Lysines in the Structure of Human SSAT," a Biology seminar with Maria Bewley, SUNY; 100 Mudd. HW

Thurs., Feb. 27, 4 p.m. "A Tour of Epsilon-Regularity for Graphs," a Mathematical Sciences seminar with Michelle Wagner, National Security Agency; 304 Whitehead. HW

Thurs., Feb. 27, 4 p.m. "Analogues of Bode's Integrals in Time-Varying and Nonlinear Systems," an Electrical and Computer Engineering seminar with Guoqiang Zang; 117 Barton. HW

Mon., March 3, 4 p.m. "Mineral Aerosols, Climate and Biogeochemistry," an Earth and Planetary Sciences seminar with Natalie Mahowald, NCAR; Olin Hall Auditorium. HW

Mon., March 3, 4 p.m. "ACTH Insensitivity and the Search for ALADIN," a Biochemistry and Molecular Biology seminar with Adrian J.L. Clark, University of London; W2030 BSPH. EB



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

Black History Month events conclude. HW

Tues., Feb. 25, 3 p.m. "Rock to Hip-Hop," fourth in a series about the origins of music with African influences. Multipurpose Room, AMR2.

Thurs., Feb. 27, 7:30 p.m. Award-winning a cappella group Sweet Honey in the Rock will perform gospel, blues and jazz. For tickets, call 410-783-8000. Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall. Transportation will be provided for students.

Wed., Feb. 26, noon. Wednesday Noon Series--"Jump Into Something New," a performance by the Liz Lerman Dance Exchange, including excerpts from "Wild Thing," which recently premiered at the Smithsonian's Discovery Theatre. Co-sponsored by Homewood Arts Program. Shriver Hall Auditorium. HW

Thurs., Feb. 27, 6:30 p.m. (rescheduled from Feb. 20). "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. Enoch Pratt Free Library central branch, 400 Cathedral St.

Fri., Feb. 28, 4 to 7 p.m. JHU Postdoctoral Association Winter Party for postdoctoral fellows and their families. Refreshments will be served; a door-prize giveaway will take place at 6 p.m. Suite 2-200, 1830 Bldg. EB

Fri., Feb. 28, and Sat., March 1, 8 p.m. The Vagina Monologues, a benefit production sponsored by the V-Day 2003 College Campaign. Proceeds will benefit the House of Ruth and Turnaround Inc. Tickets are $10; purchase or reserve by e-mail at Shriver Hall Auditorium. HW



Fri., Feb. 28, 5 p.m. Women's Lacrosse, vs. North Carolina; Athletic Center. HW

Sat., March 1, noon. Men's Baseball, vs. SUNY, New Paltz; Homewood Field. HW

Sun., March 2, noon. Men's Baseball, vs. SUNY, New Paltz; Homewood Field. HW

Sun., March 2, noon. Women's Lacrosse, vs. Duke; Athletic Center. HW



Fri., Feb. 28, and Sat., March 1, 8 p.m., and Sun., March 2, 2:15 p.m. Theatre Hopkins presents 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

Fri., Feb. 28, 8 p.m. The Writing Seminars present 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