Johns Hopkins Gazette | April 7, 2008
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The newspaper of The Johns Hopkins University April 7, 2008 | Vol. 37 No. 29

Weekly Calendar

Colloquia | Discussion/Talks | Information Sessions | Lectures | Music | Open House | Reading | Seminars | Special Events | Sports | Symposia | Theater | Workshops



Piano sensation Gleb Ivanov takes the stage at Evergreen Museum & Library this week with a repertoire that includes works by Haydn, Schubert and Chopin. Hailed by 'Symphony Magazine' as one of 'Six on the Rise: Young Artists to Watch,' the young Russian sensation has made milestone debuts to rave reviews in New York, Washington, Baltimore and Paris. See Music.

Thurs., April 10, 3 p.m. "Topological Quantum Computing," a Physics and Astronomy colloquium with Chetan Nayak, University of California, Santa Barbara. Schafler Auditorium, Bloomberg Center. HW

Fri., April 11, 2 p.m. "Sacred Sea: A Journey to Lake Baikal," an APL colloquium with author Peter Thompson. Parsons Auditorium. APL



Wed., April 9, 5:30 p.m. "Receptors, Synapses and Memories," the first monthly Brain Night presented by the Johns Hopkins Brain Science Institute, with Richard Huganir, SoM. Mountcastle Auditorium, PCTB. EB


Information Sessions

Wed., April 9, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Master of Arts in Writing session to learn about concentrations in fiction, nonfiction, poetry and science-medical writing. Evening courses at Homewood and the Washington, D.C., Center. Mason Hall. HW

Wed., April 9, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Master of Liberal Arts Information Session. Opportunity to learn about the MLA's 10-course "History of Ideas" program, with courses ranging from northern Renaissance art to Elvis. Mason Hall. HW



Mon., April 7, 4 p.m. The 2008 Ilene Busch-Vishniac Lecture — "State of the Art of 3-D Theater and Home Cinema" by Provost Kristina Johnson. Computational Science and Engineering Building Auditorium. HW

Mon., April 7, 5:30 p.m. The William Foxwell Albright Lecture — "Who Were the Sumerians?" by Jerrold Cooper, KSAS. 111 Mergenthaler. HW

Tues., April 8, 4 p.m. "Womanizing Richard Wright: Misogyny or Patriarchy" by Floyd W. Hayes III, Center for Africana Studies. Sponsored by the Center for Africana Studies and the Program for the Study of Women, Gender and Sexuality. Sherwood Room, Levering. HW

Tues., April 8, 4:30 p.m. "Nietzsche und der Unsichtbare Feind," a German and Romance Languages and Literatures lecture by Leander Scholz, Forschungskolleg Medien und Kulturelle Kommunikation. 336 Gilman. HW

Tues., April 8, 6 p.m. A Hopkins Medical Device Network lecture by Rogelio Rodrguez, UC Irvine. 210 Hodson. HW

Wed., April 9, 3 p.m. "Bounded Gaps Between Products of Primes with Applications to Class Numbers and Elliptic," a Mathematics/Number Theory lecture by Frank Thorne, University of Wisconsin. 308 Krieger. HW

Wed., April 9, 4 p.m. "Rwanda and Darfur," a lecture by professor and author Scott Straus, sponsored by the Center for Africana Studies. 109 Maryland. HW

Wed., April 9, 5:15 p.m. "An Errant Eye: The Poetry of Topography in Early Modern France," a Philological Society lecture by Tom Conley, Harvard University. 148 Gilman. HW

Thurs., April 10, noon. "Nuclear Structure as a Translational Target for Prostate Cancer Biomarkers and Treatment," an Environmental Health Sciences lecture by Robert H. Getzenberg, SoM. W1214 SPH. EB

Thurs., April 10, 4:30 p.m. "Hyperkahler Kirwan Surjectivity for Quiver Varieties: Morsetheory and Examples," a Mathematics topology lecture by Megumi Harada, McMaster University. 302 Krieger. HW

Thurs., April 10, 5:15 p.m. "Epica e Romanzo nel Racconto Tassiano della Crociata," a German and Romance Languages and Literatures lecture by Sergio Zatti, University of Pisa. 223 Gilman. HW

Fri., April 11, 5 p.m. The Martha Sharpe Joukowsky Lecture — "Mythology and Iconography of Divine Kingship in Ancient Egypt" by Lanny Bell, Brown University. 111 Mergenthaler. HW

Mon., April 14, 3 p.m. A Mathematics/Analysis lecture by Matt Blair, University of Rochester. 308 Krieger. HW

Mon., April 14, 4 p.m. Dean's Lecture IV — "Genes, Vaccines and Immune Checkpoints: An All-Out Attack on Pancreatic Cancer" by Elizabeth Jaffe, SoM. Hurd Hall. EB



Wed., April 9, 7:30 p.m. The Peabody Wind Ensemble premieres Perayaan by Ho Chee Kong of Yong Siew Toh Conservatory of Music in Singapore, Peabody's partner university, and performs James Beckel's Glass Bead Game featuring faculty artist Larry Williams, horn, and other works. $15; $10 seniors, $5 students with ID. Friedberg Hall. Peabody

Fri., April 11, 8 p.m. Music at Evergreen presents Russian pianist Gleb Ivanov. $20 public, $15 members, $10 students. Tickets online at Carriage House, Evergreen Museum & Library.

Sat., April 12, 8 p.m. Peabody Symphony Orchestra plays Ravel's Alborada del Gracioso; Klatzow's Concerto for Marimba; and Mahler's Symphony No. 1 in D major, Titan. $15; $10 seniors, $5 students with ID. Friedberg Hall. Peabody

Sun., April 13, 4 p.m. An organ concert by faculty member John Walker. $15, $10 seniors, $5 students with ID. Griswald Hall. Peabody

Sun., April 13, 5:30 p.m. Shriver Hall Concert Series presents the Choir of King's College, Cambridge, performing at the Cathedral of Mary Our Queen. Sold out.

Mon., April 14, 7 p.m. The Alan Munshower Trio (formerly the Boostimus Quartet) performs in Barnes & Noble Johns Hopkins. Charles Commons. HW


Open House

Sat., April 12, 9:30 a.m. School of Nursing Admissions Open House — a morninglong program featuring panel discussions, financial aid advice and tours. To register, go to SoN. EB



Tues., April 8, 7 p.m. Poet Mary Jo Salter of the Writing Seminars reads from her new book, A Phone Call to the Future. Writing Sems poet Brad Leithauser also reads. Barnes & Noble Johns Hopkins, Charles Commons. HW

Fri, April 11, 4 p.m. Oswald Egger reads from his works. Sponsored by German and Romance Languages and Literatures. 223 Gilman. HW



Mon., April 7, 12:15 p.m. "Maternal Control of Fertilization and Early Mouse Development," a Carnegie Institution Embryology seminar with Jurrien Dean, NIDDK/NIH. Rose Auditorium, 3520 San Martin Drive. HW

Tues., April 8, noon. "The Privilege of Presence: Ethical Territoriality and the Rights of Immigrants," a Political Science seminar with Linda Bosniak, who has published extensively on immigration, equality, nationalism, globalization and citizenship in law, legal theory and political theory. 366 Mergenthaler. HW

Tues., April 8, 3 p.m. A DoGEE seminar with David Harvey, CUNY. 234 Ames. HW

Wed., April 9, noon. "Ethnicity, Social Capital and Immigrant Education: Neighborhood-Based Institutions and Embedded Social Relations in Los Angeles' Chinatown and Koreatown," a Sociology Department seminar by Min Zhou, UCLA. 526 Mergenthaler. HW

Wed., April 9, noon. "Susceptibility to Ozone-Induced Airway Inflammation," an Environmental Health Sciences lecture by Rey Panettieri, University of Pennsylvania. W1214 SPH (Sheldon Hall). EB

Wed., April 9, 12:15 p.m. " 'Web 2.0': Risks for STI/HIV — Opportunities for Prevention," with Kees Rietmeijer, University of Colorado Denver School of Medicine and director of the Denver STI Control Program. Sponsored by the Center for Sexually Transmitted Diseases — Research, Prevention and Training. W2030 SPH. EB

Wed., April 9, 4 p.m. "Evaluating Therapies in Observational Studies: HAART to Heart Lessons from HIV/AIDS," by Stephen Gange, SPH. W1214 SPH (Sheldon Hall). EB

Thurs., April 10, noon. "Attempting to 'Catch Up' With Milan Trpis: Cytoplasmic Incompatibility as a Supplemental Tool for the Control of Vector Mosquitoes," an Infectious Diseases and Molecular Microbiology and Immunology joint seminar with Stephen Dobson, University of Kentucky. W2030 SPH. EB

Thurs., April 10, noon. "Adaptation and Stress Response of Microorganisms to Extreme Environments," an Earth and Planetary Sciences seminar with Jocelyne DiRuggiero, University of Maryland. 305 Olin. HW

Thurs., April 10, 12:10 p.m. "Behavior Change Approaches for Handwashing and Sanitation," a Health, Behavior and Society seminar with Jacqueline Devine, World Bank. W2017 SPH. EB

Thurs., April 10, 12:15 p.m. "Effects of a Reproductive Health Program for Youth in Northern Nigeria: A Multivariate Probit Analysis," a Center for Communication Programs seminar with Stella Babalola. Suite 310, Candler Building, 111 Market Place.

Fri., April 11, 10:30 a.m. "A Life Course Investigation of Childhood Risk Profiles and the Development of Trajectories of Resilience in Early Adolescence," a thesis defense seminar by Theresa Thompson, Health Policy and Management. W2207 SPH. EB

Fri., April 11, 3 p.m. A DoGEE seminar with Ruth Defries, University of Maryland. 234 Ames. HW

Mon., April 14, 12:15 p.m. "Regulation of Chromosome Segregation," a Carnegie Institution Embryology seminar with Sue Biggins, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center. Rose Auditorium, Carnegie Institution. HW

Mon., April 14, 12:15 p.m. "Ethics and the Use of Evidence to Improve 'Value' in Health Care," a Berman Institute of Bioethics seminar with Steven D. Pearson, FRCP president of the Institute for Clinical and Economic Review, Harvard Medical School. Co-sponsored by the Center for Hospital Finance and Management, the Department of Health Policy and Management and the Interdepartmental Health Economics Program. Lunch will be served. W3008 SPH. EB

Mon., April 14, 3 p.m. "Sexual Harassment Prevention," a DoGEE seminar with Alison Boyle, vice provost for institutional equity. 234 Ames. HW

Mon., April 14, 4 p.m. "Dynamics of Gene Expression and Signal Transduction in Single Cells: Noise, Feedback and Survival," a Biophysics seminar with Alexander van Oudenaarden, MIT. 111 Mergenthaler. HW


Special Events

Tues., April 8, noon to 5 p.m. Center for a Livable Future Research Day, with faculty and staff reports on their work supported by the center. The agenda is available at E2030 SPH (Feinstone Hall). EB

Tues., April 8, 8 p.m. Foreign Affairs Symposium with Joseph Stiglitz, Nobel Prize winner and former chief economist of the World Bank. Glass Pavilion, Levering. HW

Wed., April 9, 7 p.m. Dan Pink, author of The Adventures of Johnny Bunko: The Last Career Guide You'll Ever Need, visits Barnes & Noble Johns Hopkins, Charles Commons. HW

Wed., April 9, 8 p.m. Foreign Affairs Symposium — "The Rise of Socialism in Latin America," a panel discussion with Riorden Roett, SAIS; James M. Roberts, the Heritage Foundation's Center for International Trade and Economics; and Dan Restrepo, America's Project at the Center for American Progress. Glass Pavilion, Levering. HW

Fri., April 11, 9 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. "Andrea Palladio from Rome to Baltimore," Homewood Museum's eighth annual Baltimore's Great Architects symposium, co-sponsored by the Sheridan Libraries and the Center for Palladian Studies in America. Confirmed speakers are Guido Beltramini, Tracy E. Cooper, Vaughan Hart, Peter Hicks, Calder Loth and Edward C. Papenfuse. $50; $35 members and students. 410-516-5589. Graham Auditorium, Walters Art Museum, with concluding reception at Homewood Museum.

Fri., April 11, 1:30 to 5:30 p.m. Population, Family and Reproductive Health Reserch Day. W1214 SPH (Sheldon Hall). EB

Fri., April 11, 3 to 5 p.m. Ninth Annual JHU Business Plan Competition Finals, sponsored by the Center for Leadership Education. General business category finals, 213 Hodson; life sciences finals, 311 Hodson. HW

Sat., April 12, 7 to 11 p.m. First Society of Black Alumni Spring Mixer, with music by the New York Connection. Sponsored by Homewood Alumni Relations. $5 current students; $20 alumni, parents and friends. Gilman tent, Keyser Quadrangle. HW

Mon., April 14, 8 p.m. Foreign Affairs Symposium — "Journalism in a War Zone," a talk by CBS News correspondent Kimberly Dozier, a winner last week of a Peabody Award for her piece about two women veterans who lost limbs in Iraq. Glass Pavilion, Levering. HW



Fri., April 11, 3:30 p.m. Baseball, Blue Jays vs. Gettysburg. HW

Sat., April 12, 2 p.m. Men's lacrosse, Blue Jays vs. Maryland. HW



Mon., April 7, noon to 4 p.m. The Institute for Cell Engineering's spring symposium, with Marla Grant, Hans Schoeler and Lorenz Studer. Mountcastle Auditorium, PCTB. EB



Fri., April 11, and Sat., April 12, 8 p.m.; Sun., April 13, 2 p.m. The Johns Hopkins University Theatre presents La Ronde, Arthur Schnitzler's tale of sex and deceit. $15 general admission, $10 for senior citizens, JHU faculty, staff and alumni and $5 for students. Merrick Barn. HW


Workshops and Training

Mon., April 7, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. "Methodologic Issues in Translational Research," a workshop and discussion with keynote address by Lawrence Green, University of California, San Francisco. Other speakers are Jane Bertrand, Kevin Frick, Lawrence Kincaid, Barbara Resnick, Souraya Sidani and Peter Winch. Sponsored by Health, Behavior and Society, the Center for Collaborative Intervention Research and the CTSA Institute for Clinical and Translational Research. To register, go to 10 Pinkard Bldg. EB

Tues., April 8, 8:30 a.m. to noon. "Influencing for Impact: A Workshop for Women in Leadership, Part One," a workshop for SoM faculty. Co-sponsored by the Office of Faculty Development and Center for Training and Education. Registration is filled. Suite 1/500, Room 500Q, 2024 E. Monument. EB

Tues., April 8, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. "Getting Organized," a Center for Training and Education workshop with Ray Perry. To register, go to msdlinks/msdregform.pdf. B101 Johns Hopkins@Eastern.

Thurs., April 10, 1 p.m. "Unicorns, Mermaids and Minotaurs: Finding Rare/Unique Material for Your Classes," a Center for Educational Resources workshop with Special Collections curators Margaret Burri and Danielle Culpepper. Designed for faculty but open to TAs and staff. Garrett Room/CER Conference Room, MSEL. HW

Fri., April 11, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. "The Downside of Anger: Making Changes for a Healthier and Happier Lifestyle," a Center for Training and Education workshop. To register, go to msdlinks/msdregform.pdf. B102 Johns Hopkins@Eastern.

Sun., April 13, 1 to 4 p.m. "Painting Tiffany: A Watercolor Workshop" with artist Joyce Durkin. Open to artists of all levels from novice to professional and includes a tour of the museum's collection of Louis Comfort Tiffany art glass. $45, $35 members, including materials and museum admission. Pre- paid registration required: 410-516-0341. Bakst Theatre, Evergreen Museum & Library.

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