The Johns Hopkins Gazette: March 24, 2003
Mar 24-31

Johns Hopkins Gazette Online Edition



Tues., March 25, 4 p.m. "History and Memory in the Making of the Senegalese National Identity," an Anthropology colloquium with Mamadou Diouf, University of Michigan; 400 Macaulay. HW

Tues., March 25, 4:15 p.m. "Nitroxyl (HNO), a New Paradigm in Redox Biology," a Chemistry colloquium with David Wink, NIH; 233 Remsen. HW

Thurs., March 27, 3:30 p.m. "Anticipatory Representation of Natural Scenes," a Cognitive Science colloquium with Helene Intraub, University of Delaware; 134A Krieger. HW

Thurs., March 27, 3:30 p.m. "The Advance Camera for Surveys: Performance and Early Results," a Physics and Astronomy colloquium with Holland Ford; Schafler Auditorium, Bloomberg Center. HW

Thurs., March 27, 4 p.m. "Derrida's New Scholar: Between Philosophy and History," a Political and Moral Thought Program colloquium with Sande Cohen, California Institute for the Arts; 348 Gilman. HW

Fri., March 28, 2 p.m. "Keeping Your Brain Young," an Applied Physics Laboratory colloquium with Guy McKhann and Marilyn Albert; Parsons Auditorium. APL Simulcast to 218 Maryland Hall on the Homewood campus.

Mon., March 31, 4 p.m. "The Colonized Mind: Bengali Bhadralok, 1817-1911," an Anthropology/History colloquium with Tapan Raychaudhuri, St Antony's College, Oxford; 315 Gilman. HW



Tues., March 25, 1 p.m. "The Discovery of a Water-Soluble Anti-Cancer Agent from a Plant," a Complementary and Alternative Medicine Center research conference with Ernest Izevbigie, Jackson State University; Suite 322, 1830 Bldg. EB



Tues., March 25, noon. "The Funeral Party," a discussion of the book by Ludmila Ulitskaya. Sponsored by the MSEL Diversity Book Discussion Group. Bring a lunch and join in the discussion. Sherwood Room, Levering. HW

Wed., March 26, 6:30 p.m. "Cuba Today," a talk by Dagoberto Rodriguez, chief of the Cuban Interests Section. Sponsored by the Institute for Global Studies, the JHU Cuba Exchange Program and the Baltimore-Matanzas Sister City Association. 110 Hodson. HW

Mon., March 31, 9:40 a.m. "Cerebral Palsy in Infants and Young Children," a talk by Karin Nelson, NIH. Sponsored by Child Development. Turner Auditorium. EB



Wed., March 26, 8 p.m. The JHU Season for Nonviolence presents Eyes on the Prize: No Easy Walk. Sponsored by Multicultural Student Affairs, Community Relations and Volunteer Services, and the Bunting-Meyerhoff Interfaith Center. 101 Remsen. HW



Mon., March 24, 5 p.m. "Narratives of Faith: Early Christian Reliquaries," a History of Art lecture by Cynthia Hahn, Florida State University; 255 Mergenthaler. HW

Tues., March 25, 3 p.m. "Interaction Between Heredity and Environment: The Origins of Pharmacogenetics and Ecogenetics," an Institute of the History of Medicine lecture by Arno Moltulsky, University of Washington. Part of the "History of Genetic Medicine" series. Suite 200, 1830 Bldg. EB

Tues., March 25, 7:30 p.m. The 2003 "Voyage and Discovery" Lecture Series--"This I Have Learned" by Ronald H. Fishbein, assistant dean of Preprofessional Programs and co-chair of the Health Professions Committee in the Office of Preprofessional Advising. 210 Hodson. HW

Wed., March 26, noon. "Complementary and Alternative Medicine Resources," a Welch Medical Library lecture by Holly Harden. Part of the series "An Introduction and Update on the Digital Library." Weinberg Bldg. Auditorium. EB

Thurs., March 27, 5:30 p.m. The Percy Graeme Turnbull Memorial Poetry Lecture by literary critic and author Harold Bloom; 111 Mergenthaler. Wed., March 26, 3 to 4 p.m. Harold Bloom will host a book-signing prior to the lecture in the JHU Bookcenter, basement, Gilman. Sponsored by Writing Seminars. HW

Fri., March 28, 4 p.m. The Vernon B. Mountcastle Lecture--"Sensory-Motor Circuitry in the Developing Spinal Cord" by Thomas Jessell, Columbia University. Sponsored by Neuroscience. WBSB Auditorium. EB

Mon., March 31, 6:30 p.m. "Some Thoughts on the Economy and Monetary Policy," a talk by J. Alfred Broaddus, Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond, who reviews recent economic developments and policy and the economic outlook for the coming year. Sponsored by Johns Hopkins Business. Berman Auditorium, Downtown Center.



Thurs., March 27, Fri., March 28, and Sat., March 29, 7:30 p.m.; Sun., March 30, 3 p.m. Peabody Opera Theatre presents Leonard Bernstein's Candide. $22, $11 for senior citizens, $8 for students with ID. Friedberg Hall. Peabody

Fri., March 28, 8 p.m. Evergreen Concert Series presents Ensemble Galilei performing traditional folk music in the Celtic style with ancient and modern instruments. $15. For reservations, 410-516-0341. Evergreen Carriage House, 4545 N. Charles St.



Mon., March 24, 12:15 p.m. "Biomaterials and Tissue Engineering," a Carnegie Institution of Washington Embryology seminar with Jennifer Elisseeff; Seminar Room, 115 W. University Pkwy. HW

Mon., March 24, 4 p.m. "Additive Functionals on Random Search Trees," a Mathematical Sciences student seminar with Nevin Kapur; 2 Shaffer. HW

Mon., March 24, 4 p.m. David Bodian Seminar in Neuroscience--"Contributions of Visual Area MT to 3-D Vision in the Alert Primate" by Gregory DeAngelis, Washington University School of Medicine. Sponsored by Krieger Mind/Brain Institute. 338 Krieger. HW

Mon., March 24, 4 p.m. "The Dynamics of Magmatic Differentiation Revealed: From a Superheated Fluid to a Granular Slurry," an Earth and Planetary Sciences seminar with Bruce Marsh; Olin Hall Auditorium. HW

Mon., March 24, 4 p.m. "Soma- Germline Interaction and Sexual Dimorphism in the Drosophila Gonad," a Biochemistry and Molecular Biology seminar with Mark Van Doren; W2030 BSPH. EB

Mon., March 24, 4 p.m. "Optimal Local Well-posedness for the (3+1) Dimensional Maxwell-Klein-Gordon Equations," an Analysis seminar with Jacob Sterbenz, University of Maryland; 308 Krieger. HW

Tues., March 25, noon. "Gene Expression Profiles of Three Distinctive Cellular Phenotypes: Corneal Keratocytes, Fibroblasts and Myofibroblasts," a Biological Chemistry seminar with Shukti Chakravarti; 612 Physiology. EB

Tues., March 25, 12:15 p.m. "Child Survival Trends and Issues," a Center for Communication Programs seminar with Al Bartlett, USAID; International Room, BSPH. EB

Tues., March 25, 2 p.m. "How to Think About Internet Security," an Information Security Institute seminar with Steve Bellovin, AT&T Labs-Research; Bill Ches-wick, Lumeta Corp.; and Avi Rubin; 3 Shaffer. HW

Tues., March 25, 4 p.m. "Braced Excavation in Chicago Clays," a Civil Engineering seminar with Richard Finno, Northwestern University; 110 Maryland. HW

Wed., March 26, 4 p.m. "Lipid Rafts, Exosomes and Human T-Cell Leukemia Virus Type 1: A New Model of Viral Pathogenesis," a Pharmacology and Molecular Sciences thesis defense with Lisa Cimakasky; 303 WBSB. EB

Wed., March 26, 4 p.m. "Nano-structured Thermoelectric Materials for Energy Conversion," a Materials Science and Engineering seminar with Gang Chen, MIT; 110 Maryland. HW

Wed., March 26, 4 p.m. "Yield Issues in Nanocomputing," an Electrical and Computer Engineering seminar with Fred "Jackie" Meyer, Northeastern University; 110 Clark. HW

Thurs., March 27, noon. "From Calnexin to ER and Organelle Proteomics," a Cell Biology seminar with John Bergeron, McGill University; Suite 2-200, 1830 Bldg. EB

Thurs., March 27, noon. "Animal Allergens: Assessment and Mitigation," an IACUC seminar with James Owiny; 403 Ross. EB

Thurs., March 27, 12:15 p.m. "Creating Stories for Adolescent Reproductive Health in Bangladesh: An Application of VIPP," a Center for Communication Programs seminar with Neill McKee and Caroline Jacoby; International Room, BSPH. EB

Thurs., March 27, 12:45 p.m. "Mapping Olfactory Perception in the Fly," a Neuroscience research seminar with Leslie Vosshall, The Rockefeller University; West Lecture Hall, WBSB. EB

Thurs., March 27, 3 p.m. "Motion Planning for Underactuated Mechanical Systems," a Mechanical Engineering seminar with Kevin Lynch, Northwestern University; 110 Hodson. HW

Thurs., March 27, 4 p.m. "Bacteriophage Genomics: Evolution of the Majority," a Biology seminar with Roger Hendrix, University of Pittsburgh; 100 Mudd. HW

Thurs., March 27, 4 p.m. "Some Genericity Analyses in Nonparametric Statistics," a Mathematical Sciences seminar with Maxwell Stinchcombe, University of Texas, Austin. Co-sponsored by Economics. 304 Whitehead. HW

Mon., March 31, 12:15 p.m. "Gene Therapy for Cardiac Arrhythmias," a Carnegie Institution of Washington Embryology seminar with Eduardo Marban; Seminar Room, 115 W. University Pkwy. HW

Mon., March 31, 4 p.m. The David Bodian Seminar in Neuroscience--"Feed-Forward Inhibition and Receptive Field Construction in Awake Somatosensory Cortex" with Harvey Swadlow, University of Connecticut. Sponsored by the Krieger Mind/Brain Institute. 338 Krieger. HW

Mon., March 31, 4 p.m. "Linking Microbes to Geochemical Processes: Characterization of Microbial Assemblages Involved in Sulfur and Methane Cycling in High Temperature Petroleum Reservoirs and Marine Methane Seeps," an Earth and Planetary Sciences seminar with Victoria Orphan, NASA AMES; Olin Hall Auditorium. HW

Mon., March 31, 4 p.m. "Human Congenital Disorders of Glycosylation: Breaking Stories," a Biochemistry and Molecular Biology seminar with Hudson Freeze, the Burnham Institute; W2030 BSPH. EB

Mon., March 31, 4:30 p.m. "The Cohomology of the Steenrod Algebra and Representations of the General Linear Groups," an Algebraic Topology seminar with Nguyen H. V. Hung, Wayne State University; 308 Krieger. HW



Wed., March 26, noon. The Wednesday Noon Series presents "The Royal Blue Line: The Classic B&O Train Between Washington and New York," by Courtney Wilson, B&O Railroad Museum, and author of the foreword to the JHU Press book by Herbert Harwood Jr. Copies of the book will be available for sale and signing. Sponsored by Special Events and the JHU Press. Shriver Hall. HW

The 2003 Symposium on Foreign Affairs. 410-516-8214. HW

Wed., March 26, 8 p.m. "Indonesia: The IMF Investment" a lecture by Steven Dunaway, senior adviser to the Asia-Pacific region of the International Monetary Fund. Shriver Hall.

Thurs., March 27, 8 p.m. Life in Debt, film about the policies and effects of globalization, focusing on Jamaica; 272 Bloomberg Center.

Thurs., March 27, 6:30 p.m. "The Romance of Gas Lights: A Working Demonstration of 150 Years of High-Tech Lighting," with Daniel Mattausch and Dan Sohn, Rushlight Club; part of the exhibition O Say Can You See? Revolutions in Lighting Technology. 4 to 6:15 p.m. Reception and opportunity to view the exhibition, which continues through March 30. For reservations, 410-516-5589. Remsen Hall. HW

Sun., March 30, 4 p.m. The Guest Artist Series presents four opera singers selected in the Baltimore Opera Studio national competition performing operetta and opera arias and ensembles; piano accompaniment and commentary by James Harp, Baltimore Opera Company. Sponsored by Special Events. $16, $14 for senior citizens and JHU staff with ID, $11 for full-time students with ID (advance tickets). $2 more for each ticket purchased on day of performance. Shriver Hall Auditorium. HW

Four singers selected in the Baltimore Opera Studio's national competition will perform a recital of aria and ensemble music as part of the Guest Artist Series.

Mon., March 31, 4 p.m. DSAGA presents "Proud to Be," its 11th annual Awareness Day program. Opening ceremonies include a general welcome and introduction to the 2003 program. 410-516-4088. Sherwood Room, Levering Hall. HW



Mon., March 24, 3:30 p.m. Men's Tennis, vs. Washington College; Athletic Center. HW

Thurs., March 27, 3:30 p.m. Women's Tennis, vs. Washington College; Athletic Center. HW

Fri., March 28, 3 p.m. Men's Baseball, vs. Gettysburg; Homewood Field. HW



Fri., March 28, Sat. March 29 and Sun., March 30, 8 p.m. Barnstormers presents an original sketch comedy show by Throat Culture; Arellano Theater, Levering. HW



Wed., March 26, 7 p.m. The JHU Season for Nonviolence presents "Using a Mediation Process to Approach Conflict," with Christopher Hayes and Ericca Thomas, Community Mediation Center. Sponsored by Multicultural Student Affairs, Community Relations and Volunteer Services; and the Bunting-Meyerhoff Interfaith Center. 101 Remsen. HW