The German musicians known as Trio
Jean Paul head across the Atlantic this month for an
American tour that includes a debut performance in the
Shriver Hall Concert Series, playing works by Haydn,
Mendelssohn and Shostakovich. See
Tues., Oct. 9, 4:15 p.m. "Nanoparticles in Biology
and Materials: Engineering the Interface Through
Synthesis," a Chemistry colloquium with Vincent Rotello,
University of Massachusetts. 233 Remsen.
Wed., Oct. 10, 4:30 to 7 p.m. "The Worlds of Julius
Eastman," a Peabody Musicology colloquium with
Ellie Hisama, Columbia University. 308 Conservatory Bldg.
Thurs., Oct. 11, and Fri., Oct. 12, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
The 3rd Lavy Colloquium — "Judaism and Christian Art"
with various speakers. Sponsored by the Leonard and Helen
R. Stulman Jewish Studies Program.
Smokler Center. HW
Thurs., Oct. 11, 3 p.m. "Modern Thirst and Massive
Suffering: The Strange Hydrologics of Post-
Tsunami Sri Lanka," a History of Science and Technology
seminar with Paul Greenough, University of
Iowa. Seminar Room, 3rd floor, Welch Library. EB
Thurs., Oct. 11, 4 p.m. "Coherence," a Philosophy
colloquium with Ram Neta, University of North
Carolina. 348 Gilman. HW
Fri., Oct. 12, 2 p.m. "Space Wars: The First Six
Hours of World War III," an Applied Physics Lab
colloquium with William Scott. Kossiakoff Center
Wed., Oct. 10, noon. "Chinese Culture," a brown bag
discussion with doctoral nursing students from
China. Carpenter Room, Anne M. Pinkard Bldg, SoN. EB
Thurs., Oct. 11, through Fri., Oct. 19, 9 a.m. to 4
p.m. The Gift, an exhibition of Phil Borges'
photographs of the organization Interplast's humanitarian
work in Vietnam and Peru. Sponsored by the
Johns Hopkins Center for Global Health and Interplast.
Miles and East rooms, off the Turner
Thurs., Oct. 11, noon. Information session for the
Public Health Certification Examination, with James
Yager, SPH, and Michel Ibrahim, NBPHE. intended for
students and faculty interested in learning
more about the examination and the National Board of Public
Health Examiners. E2014 SPH. EB
The Kempf Lectures, by Lars Hesselholt, MIT and Nagoya
University. Sponsored by Mathematics. 308
Mon., Oct. 8, 4:30 p.m. "Homeomorphisms of Manifolds
and Algebraic K-theory."
Tues., Oct. 9, 4:30 p.m. "The Absolute de Rham-Witt
Complex and the Fundamental Theorem."
Wed., Oct. 10, 4:30 p.m. "The Equivariant Homotopy
Groups of the Topological Hochschild
Wed., Oct. 10, noon. The James Schouler Lecture —
"How Black Women Structure America: A Future
for Black Feminist Political Theory" by Hawley Fogg-Davis,
Temple University. Co-sponsored by the
Center for Africana Studies. 366 Mergenthaler. HW
Tues., Oct. 9, noon. Performance by jazz pianist and
composer Jack Reilly. part of The Art of Healing
concert series sponsored by the Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer
Center. Weinberg Ceremonial Lobby.
Tues., Oct. 9, 8 p.m. The Peabody Trio performs as
part of the Sylvia Adalman Artist Recital Series.
Friedberg Hall. Peabody
Wed., Oct. 10, 7:30 p.m. The Peabody Wind Ensemble
performs. Friedberg Hall. Peabody
Fri., Oct. 12, 7:30 p.m. Peabody Jazz presents its
first jazz student/faculty collaborative
performance. East Hall. Peabody
Fri., Oct. 12, 8 p.m. "Music at Evergreen" presents
the vocal group Voices of London. A meet-the-
artists reception follows the performance. $20 general
admission, $15 for members, $10 for students
with ID. Bakst Theatre, Evergreen Museum & Library.
Sun., Oct. 14, 5:30 p.m. Shriver Hall Concert Series
presents Trio Jean Paul. $33 admission, $17 for
non-Hopkins students. free for Homewood and Peabody
students. Shriver Hall Auditorium. HW
Mon., Oct. 8, noon. "Strategic Communication in
Emergencies and War Zones: Afghanistan and Sri
Lanka," a Center for Communication Programs seminar with
Nuzhat Shahzadi, UNICEF. International
Room, Candler Bldg., 111 Market Place.
Mon., Oct. 8, noon. "Proinflammatory Signaling
Mechanisms in Cystic Fibrosis," a Biochemistry and
Molecular Biology seminar with Harvey Pollard, Utah State
University School of Medicine. W1030 SPH.
Mon., Oct. 8, 12:15 p.m. "Ethics, Human Rights and
International Health: A View From Geneva," a
Berman Institute of Bioethics seminar with Alex Capron,
University of Southern California. 208
Hampton House. EB
Mon., Oct. 8, 12:15 p.m. "Meiotic DNA Double-Strand
Break Repair (Homologous Recombination) in
Mice and Humans," a Carnegie Institution Embryology seminar
with Dan Camerini-Otero, NIDDK/NIH.
Rose Auditorium, 3520 San Martin Drive. HW
Mon., Oct. 8, 12:15 p.m. "Exposure to Tobacco Smoke
and Respiratory Health — Story of a Cohort
Study," an Epidemiology seminar with Ira Tager, University
of California. W2030 SPH. EB
Mon., Oct. 8, 2 p.m. "Role of Atypical Celsr3 in
Axonal Tract Development," a Molecular Biology and
Genetics seminar with Andre Goffinet, University of
Louvain. 517 PCTB. EB
Mon., Oct. 8, 3:30 p.m. Randolph Bromery Seminar
— "Investigating the Physical Basis of
Biomineralization: New Insights for Biomolecular
Modification of Mineral Shapes and Signatures" with
Patricia Dove, Virginia Tech. Sponsored by Earth and
Planetary Sciences. Olin Auditorium. HW
Mon., Oct. 8, 4 p.m. "Taking a Hit for the Team:
Self-Sacrifice as an Enzymatic Strategy in the
Biosynthesis of Lipoic Acid," a Biochemistry and Molecular
Biology seminar with Squire Booker, Penn
State University. W2030 SPH. EB
Mon., Oct. 8, 4 p.m. "The Curse of God: Indian
Conversations About Race on New York's Revolutionary
Frontier," a History seminar with David Silverman, George
Washington University. 315 Gilman. HW
Tues., Oct. 9, noon. "Signaling Through the Isoactin
Network: Insight Into Cell Motility and Microbial
Pathogenesis," a Biological Chemistry seminar with Ira
Herman, Tufts University School of Medicine.
612 Physiology Bldg. EB
Tues., Oct. 9, 4 p.m. "Advanced Coating Systems for
Mitigating Blast Effects on Steel Structural
Components," a Civil Engineering seminar with Dan Linzell,
Penn State. 110 Maryland. HW
Tues., Oct. 9, 4 p.m. "Confronting the New Eugenics:
Bad Science, Racism, Reproductive Choice and
State Power," a Berman Institute of Bioethics seminar with
Alex Capron, University of Southern
California. Sherwood Room, Levering. HW
Tues., Oct. 9, 5 p.m. "Changemasters: Business
Leaders in Government Service 1942Ð1965," an
Institute for Applied Economics and the Study of Business
Enterprise seminar with Albert Beveridge.
Sponsored by History. 315 Gilman. HW
Wed., Oct. 10, 12:15 p.m. "Women's Health: Present
and Future From an OB/GYN Perspective," a
Population, Family and Reproductive Health seminar with
Alan DeCherney, NICHHD/NIH. W2030 SPH.
Wed., Oct. 10, 12:15 p.m. Taenia Solium Proteases:
Novel Antigens for the Immunodiagnosis and
Potential Targets of Vaccines for Cysticercosis," an
International Health thesis defense seminar with
Mirko Zimic. W2015 SPH. EB
Wed., Oct. 10, 3:30 p.m. "The Use of Atomic Force
Microscopy to Study Crack Tips in Glass," a
Materials Science and Engineering seminar with Sheldon
Wiederhorn, NIST. 110 Maryland. HW
Wed., Oct. 10, 5:30 p.m. "Early Mesopotamian
Urbanism: A New View From the North," a Near Eastern
Studies seminar with Joan Oates, University of Cambridge,
England. 123 Gilman Hall. HW
Thurs., Oct. 11, 9 a.m. "Environmental Fate of
Persistent Biocides and Human Exposure," an
Environmental Health Sciences thesis defense seminar with
Jochen Heidler. W7023 SPH. EB
Thurs., Oct. 11, 10 a.m. "Women's Autonomy and
Intimate Partner Violence in South India," a
Population, Family and Reproductive Health thesis defense
seminar with Rachel Sturke. W4517 SPH.
Thurs., Oct. 11, noon. "Deciphering the Molecular
Language of Symbiosis," an Infectious Diseases and
Molecular Microbiology and Immunology joint research
seminar with Margaret McFall-Ngai, University
of Wisconsin, Madison, School of Medicine. W2030 SPH.
Thurs., Oct. 11, noon. "Oxygen-Dependent Regulation
of Glucose and Energy Metabolism in Mammalian
Cells: Mechanisms and Consequences," a Cell Biology seminar
with Gregg Semenza, SoM. Suite 2-200,
1830 Bldg. EB
Thurs., Oct. 11, noon. "DNA Methylation as a
Biomarker for Detection of Breast Cancer," a Cancer
Prevention and Control Network seminar with Mary Jo
Fackler, SoM. W3030 SPH. EB
Thurs., Oct. 11, 12:15 p.m. "Beyond Knowledge Gaps:
Do Anti-Tobacco Media Campaigns Widen
Socioeconomic Differences in Smoking Cessation?" a seminar
with Jeff Niederdeppe, University of
Wisconsin, Madison. Part of the series Using Social and
Behavioral Research for Continued Tobacco
Control Success, sponsored by Health, Behavior and Society.
250 Hampton House. EB
Thurs., Oct. 11, 1 p.m. "Exploring Neural Circuits
With Genetic Mosaics," a Neuroscience research
seminar with Liqun Luo, Stanford University. West Lecture
Hall, WBSB. EB
Thurs., Oct. 11, 1:30 p.m. "Assessment of the Safe
Motherhood Initiative in Eritrea: Strategies for
Improvement," an International Health thesis defense
seminar with Marni Laverentz. W1214 SPH
(Sheldon Hall). EB
Thurs., Oct. 11, 4 p.m. "Chemical and Forensic
Analysis of JFK Assassination Bullet Lots: Is a Second
Shooter Possible?" an Applied Mathematics and Statistics
seminar with Cliff Spiegelman, Texas A&M.
205 Krieger. HW
Fri., Oct. 12, 11 a.m. "Surface Waves and
Wave-Driven Fields Over the Ocean: Implications for
Atmospheric Electromagnetics and Ocean Acoustics," a CEAFM
seminar with Tihomir Hristov, KSAS.
110 Maryland. HW
Fri., Oct. 12, 12:15 p.m. "Use of Enriched Claims
Data to Improve Quality and Reduce Cost of Care," a
Health Sciences Informatics seminar with Earl Steinberg,
Resolution Health. W1214 SPH (Sheldon
Fri., Oct. 12, 1 p.m. The David Bodian Seminar in
Neuroscience — "Volition Control of Neural Activity
and Recurrent Brain-Computer Interfaces" with Eberhard
Fetz, University of Washington. 338
Fri., Oct. 12, 4 p.m. "Human Dendritic Cell
Vaccination With HIV Antigens," a Microbial Immunity and
Vaccine Development seminar with Mary Marovich, Walter Reed
Army Institute of Research. W3030
Mon., Oct. 15, 9:30 a.m. "Availability of Health
Foods and Cardiovascular Risk: The MESA Study," an
Epidemiology thesis defense seminar with Manuel Franco.
W1214 SPH (Sheldon Hall). EB
Mon., Oct. 15, 3:30 p.m. Randolph Bromery Seminar
— "Low Temperature Biosignatures and Evolution of
Life" with Clark Johnson, University of Wisconsin, Madison.
Sponsored by Earth and Planetary
Sciences. Olin Auditorium. HW
Mon., Oct. 15, 4 p.m. "Systems Biology for
Genetics," a Biochemistry and Molecular Biology seminar
with Joel Bader, WSE. W2030 SPH. EB
Mon., Oct. 15, 4:30 p.m. "Topological Complexity of
Lens Spaces," a Mathematics seminar with Jesus
Gonzalez, CINESTAV. 302 Krieger. HW
Tues., Oct. 9, 6 p.m. "A Lifetime of Secrets," a
multimedia presentation by author Frank Warren of his
new book of the same name, followed by discussion and a
book signing. (See "In Brief," in this issue.)
Conference Center, Charles Commons. HW
Baltimore Week, a series of activities and events for
public health, nursing and medical students
intended to raise awareness about the Baltimore community.
(See story, "Uncovering East Baltimore,"
in this issue.) Sponsored by SOURCE. W1214 SPH (Sheldon
Tues., Oct. 9, 6 p.m. Screening of The Boys of
Baraka, followed by discussion with members of
the Baraka boys group.
Wed., Oct. 10, noon. Student Assembly Advocacy
Speaker Series with Joshua Sharfstein,
Baltimore City health commissioner.
Wed., Oct. 10, 5 p.m. "Dispelling Myths and
Providing Tips," a Community Involvement panel
discussion with local experts and community members.
Thurs., Oct. 11, 6:30 p.m. WombWorks theatrical
performance on domestic violence and
Sat., Oct. 13, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tri-School Day of
Service, featuring a variety of one-time service
projects. For a list of opportunities, go to
The 2007 MSE Symposium — Renewing American Culture:
The Perspectives That Shape Our Identity. 8
p.m. Shriver Hall Auditorium. (See "In Brief," in this
Wed., Oct. 10. Maryland Governor Martin O'Malley.
Thurs., Oct. 11. Democratic National Chairman Howard
Fri., Oct. 12. Actor Danny Glover.
Thurs., Oct. 11, 6 to 9 p.m. artUncorked 2007 —
"Vive la France, Ooh la la!," a tasting of the wines of
Burgundy, Provence and other French wine regions, plus
regional French foods from Baltimore chefs.
(See "In Brief," in this issue.) $35 general admission, $30
for members. Evergreen Museum & Library.
Mon., Oct. 8, 4:30 p.m. Field Hockey, Blue Jays vs.
Chrisopher Newport. Homewood Field. HW
Wed., Oct. 10, 4:30 p.m. Men's Water Polo, Blue Jays
vs. Navy. Athletic Center. HW
Sat., Oct. 13, 1 p.m. Football, Blue Jays vs.
Ursinus. Homewood Field. HW
Sat., Oct. 13, 5 p.m. Field Hockey, Blue Jays vs.
Muhlenberg. Homewood Field. HW
Thurs., Oct. 11, 1 p.m. "Effective Power-Points
Without Common Errors," a Center for Educational
Resources workshop with Rob Coyle. Part of the "Bits and
Bytes" series. Garrett Room, MSE Library.
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