The Johns Hopkins Gazette: February 9, 1998

Feb. 9-17

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Monday, Feb. 9

East Baltimore

12:15 p.m. "Partners for Child Passenger Safety," a Center for Injury Research and Policy lecture by Flaura Winston, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia; 250 Hampton House.

3 p.m. Otolaryngology Grand Rounds, with rotating roster of speakers; 6150 Outpatient Center.

4 p.m. The Mary Elizabeth Garrett Lectureship--"Genetic Analysis of Breast and Ovarian Cancer" by Mary-Claire King, University of Washington, Seattle; Hurd Hall. Sponsored by the Women's Leadership Council and the Dean's Office.


4 p.m. "Hispanic Doubts: Toleration in Iberia and America," a National Cultures and the Construction of the Modern World seminar by Stuart Schwartz, Yale University; 315 Gilman. Sponsored by History.

5:30 p.m. "Photographing Literature: Julia Margaret Cameron's Excerpts from Tennyson's Idylls of the King," a Women's Studies/History of Art seminar with Carol Armstrong; 110 Gilman.

6 p.m. Black History Month Event--Dance Clinic, with the Sankofa Dance Company; Great Hall, Levering.

7 p.m. "Advances and Research in Dentistry," a Prehealth Program lecture by Jon Ackerman, Columbia University; AMR1 Multipurpose Room.


8 p.m. Retrospective of the Music of Harold Farberman, a presentation by the Peabody Percussion Ensemble; Friedberg Concert Hall. Part of the "Here and Now" series. For information, call 410-659-8124.

Tuesday, Feb. 10

East Baltimore

Noon."Financial Planning for Women," a brown bag lunch discussion with Alan Locey, Smith Barney; Turner Auditorium, East Room. Sponsored by the Women's Forum/JHMI Caucus.

4:15 p.m. "Apoptosis and Autoimmune Disease," an Immunology Council seminar, with Norman Talal, Columbia University; 2030 SHPH.

7 p.m. Christian Fellowship Meeting, musical worship and Bible study; Reed Hall Library. All are welcome.


Noon. Black History Month Event-- "African-American Strengths," a brown bag lunch discussion with Robert Hill, Morgan State University; Garrett Room, MSE Library.

4 p.m. "Three Paths to Emancipation in the Caribbean: Haiti, Jamaica, Cuba," a Comparative and World History seminar by Robert Forster; 315 Gilman.

4 p.m. "Conceivability and the Metaphysics of Mind," a Philosophy colloquium, with Joseph Levine, North Carolina State University; 348 Gilman. Co-sponsored by the Center for History and Philosophy of Science.

7 p.m. Black History Month Event--Hair Show, with Barry Fletcher; Glass Pavilion, Levering. Tickets are $3.

7:30 p.m. Gay/Lesbian/Bisexual Discussion and Social Group; 217 Ames. For information, call Bob at 410-889-7081.


8 p.m. Concert by the Peabody Concert Orchestra, with violist Victoria Chiang, playing Bartok's Viola Concerto and Berlioz's Harold in Italy; Friedberg Concert Hall.

Wednesday, Feb. 11

East Baltimore

9:15 a.m. "Solution Structure of the Interacting Domains of CREB and CBP: a Model for Activator-Coactivator Interactions" a Biophysics/Biophysical Chemistry seminar, with Ishwar Radhakrishnan, The Scripps Research Institute; 517 PCTB.

12:15 p.m. "Current Issues in Environmental Health and Children," a Maternal and Child Health seminar, with Virginia Weaver; Hampton House Lecture Hall.

4 p.m. "Coagulation Disease," with various speakers; 1024 Blalock.

4 p.m. "Osteoporosis," Endocrine Grand Rounds with Michael Kleerekoper, Wayne State University, Detroit; 1 Marburg. 4 p.m. "Drug Discovery and Metabolic Screening Using Pulsed Ultrafiltration Mass Spectrometry," a Pharmacology and Molecular Sciences lecture by Richard van Breemen, University of Illinois College of Pharmacy; 303 WBSB.

4:30 p.m. "MolecularStudies of pp32 in Prostate Cancer," an Integrated Metabolism and Physiology seminar, with Gary Pasternack; 709 Traylor. Sponsored by Radiology.

5:30 p.m. "A Delicate Negotiation: Women, Their Physicians and the Sexual Politics of Illness in Pre-Enlightenment Art and Medicine," a lecture by Laurinda Dixon, University of Syracuse; Mountcastle Auditorium, PCTB. Part of the spring humanities series, "The Manners of Healing: Communication and Civil Exchange,"co-sponsored by Cultural Affairs and the Maryland Humanities Council.


Noon. Black History Month Event-- "Witness to Slavery," a brown bag lunch lecture by Gregory Kane, The Sun; Garrett Room, MSE Library. Free lunches provided for the first 20 people to RSVP, 410-516-5435.

Noon. "Languedoc-Roussillon: French Themes and Local Variations," an illustrated lecture by Frances Alderson, UMBC; Clipper Room, Shriver Hall. Part of the Wednesday Noon Series.

4 p.m. "Are Phenomenal Experiences Merely Representations?" a Philosophy colloquium, with Joseph Levine, North Carolina State University; 348 Gilman. Co-sponsored by the Center for History and Philosophy of Science.

8 p.m. International Relations Sympo-sium--"Supercop or Superpower? America's Response to the New World Order," with Rep. Ben Cardin, D-Md.; Mudd Hall Auditorium.

Thursday, Feb. 12

East Baltimore

Noon. "Cell Adhesion, Signaling and the Cytoskeleton in Endothelial Cell Responses to Injury," a Cell Biology and Anatomy seminar with Lewis Romer, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; 110 WBSB.

1 p.m. "Identification of Novel Neuronal and Non-Neuronal SNARE Proteins," a Neuroscience research seminar with Paul Roche, NIH; 811 WBSB.

4 p.m. Student Assembly Auction; Student Lounge, SHPH.


11 a.m. "Computational Sensors for Real-Time Visual Information Processing," an Electrical and Computer Engineering lecture by Ralph Etienne-Cummings, Southern Illinois University; 225 Barton.

2 p.m. "Everything You Ever Wanted to Know about the Library but Were Afraid to Ask," a Women's Studies workshop on library resources relating to gender and sexuality, with Elizabeth Kirk; Audio-Visual Room, MSE Library.

3 p.m. "The Impact of Domains on the Dielectric and Electromechanical Properties of Ferroelectric Thin Films," a Mechanical Engineering seminar with Susan Trolier-McKinstry, Pennsylvania State University; 106 Latrobe.

4 p.m. "Concentration Order on a Metric Space, with Some Statistical Applications," a Mathematical Sciences lecture by Cheng Cheng; 304 Whitehead.

4 p.m. "Occult Economies and the Violence of Abstraction: Notes from the South African Postcolony," an Anthropology lecture by Jean Comaroff, University of Chicago; 404 Macaulay.

7 p.m. International Relations Sympo-sium--"Supercop or Superpower? America's Response to the New World Order," with Stephen Chen, Taiwanese ambassador to the U.S., followed at 8 p.m. by Yuli Vorontsov, Russian ambassador, Mudd Hall Auditorium.

7:30 p.m. Black History Month Event-- Art Show; Eisenhower Library.


12:30 p.m. "Development Assistance: A New Weapon of National Security," a Program on Social Change and Development brown bag lunch lecture by Chuck Woolery, National Council for International Health; 812 Rome. Reservations are not required.

Friday, Feb. 13


2 p.m. "Image Grand Tour," a colloquium with Edward Wegman, George Mason University; Parsons Auditorium. The program will be simulcast to 218 Maryland Hall on the Homewood campus.

East Baltimore

10 a.m. "Identifying Gene Function and Features through Comprehensive Automated Analysis," a Bioinformatics in Gene Discovery and Analysis seminar, with Myra Williams, Molecular Applications Group; 517 PCTB.

Noon. "The NIH Malaria Research: Training in Bamako, Mali; A Model for African Initiatives," a Vector Biology Forum, with Robert Gwadz, NIAID/NIH; E5130 SHPH. Sponsored by Molecular Microbiology and Immunology.


4 p.m. "Am Echad: One People," the 1998 Jewish Pluralism Conference; AMR1 Multipurpose Room.

7:30 p.m. Agape Campus Ministry, weekly meeting; 100 Shaffer.

7:30 p.m. Inter-Varsity Christian Fellowship, weekly group meeting; Garrett Room, MSE Library.

8 p.m. Black History Month Event--Poetry Reading by Amiri Baraka, followed by an open microphone for readings; Shriver Hall. After the readings, a Caribbean Spice Dance Night sponsored by the Caribbean Cultural Society and the Black Student Union, $2; Great Hall, Levering.

8:30 p.m. Astronomy Open House, public viewing; Bloomberg Center Observatory. For information, call 410-516-6525.

Saturday, Feb. 14

East Baltimore

11 a.m. "Management of Depression in Patients with Cardiac Ischemia," a Clinical Pharmacology conjoint clinic with Roy Zigelstein; Turner Auditorium.

Monday, Feb. 16

Presidents' Day

University offices closed.

Tuesday, Feb. 17

East Baltimore

Noon. Piano concert, a Midday Performance by the Pelerinage Duo; Hurd Hall. Sponsored by Cultural Affairs.


Noon. Black History Month Event--"Slavery in America," a brown bag lunch lecture by Elmer Martin, Blacks in Wax Museum; Garrett Room, Eisenhower Library.

3 p.m. "New Thinking from the 'Hood,'" a Geography and Environmental Engineering lecture by Tyson Tildon, University of Maryland at Baltimore, School of Medicine; 234 Ames.

4 p.m. "The Tyabji Women and the Indian National Movement," a Comparative and World History seminar with Shireen Shah; 315 Gilman.

4 p.m. "Thinking through Slavery: Race and Labor in 19th-Century Planter Thought," an Institute for Global Studies general seminar with Dale Tomich, SUNY Binghamton; 404 Macaulay.

4:30 p.m. "Combining Neural Networks and Context-Driven Search for On-line, Printed Handwriting Recognition in the Newton," a Center for Language and Speech Processing seminar with Larry Yaeger, Apple Computer; 100 Shaffer.