Recent Entries in Arts and Lectures
September 24, 2015 3:11 PM
September 16, 2015 1:23 PM
The Sonoma State University fall Biology Colloquium entices listeners with new information about ourselves and the ecosystems that surround us. The lectures cover a wide array of subjects, including urban lake restoration, responses of crabs to ocean acidification, and aging. SSU anthropology professor Dr. Karin Jaffe completes the series on Dec. 8 with a talk on university-zoo collaborative research.
September 15, 2015 2:59 PM
The Environmental Forum returns to Sonoma State University this fall to discuss the shared challenges faced by our community. Lectures include local topics like Cotati's new SMART train station, as well as broad ones, like the concept of wilderness in society. The series culminates on Dec. 10 when student and faculty leaders will discuss how to get involved with sustainability at SSU.
September 15, 2015 9:03 AM
Weeding, harvesting and watering sounds more like farm living than the life of a poet, but those two lives intersected at Southern Wisconsin's "Poetry Farm" in the mid-2000s, where scribes worked the land to tune out distractions of the Internet or urban world. On Oct. 6, Lisa Fishman and Richard Meier, two contemporary poets who were leaders of the farm, read at the Green Music Center at Sonoma State University.
September 14, 2015 1:31 PM
Sonoma State University's new Jewish Music Series features local and international talents, showcasing music that reflects the broad spectrum of the Jewish experience including classical and folk songs, Yiddish theater, Eastern European Klezmer, Jewish-influenced classical works, and songs about social justice from American religious communities.
September 9, 2015 9:27 AM
Sonoma State University professor Ajay Gehlawat is giving a talk about the Indian film industry for the Society for Asian Art in San Francisco. The society's fall 2015 Arts of Asia series, "Asia's Storied Traditions," explores narrative usage in Asian art, including how myths, legends, histories and moral precepts have been transmitted through visual means.
September 8, 2015 1:59 PM
September 3, 2015 2:28 PM
Founded in 2012, the Center for Ethics, Law, and Society addresses moral and legal issues that arise in the ever modernizing world. Philosopher Peter Singer, of Time Magazine's 100 Most Influential People, is just one of many distinguished speakers featured. The Forum aims to engage with the community on multiple issues, including artificial intelligence, water challenges, and more. The lectures conclude on Nov. 17 with a panel of experts discussing the future of the legal profession.
All lectures are on Tuesdays from noon to 12:50 p.m. in Stevenson 1002. This series of events is produced with the generous support of SSU Instructionally Related Activities and St. Joseph Health-Sonoma County. For more information call (707) 664 3280 or visit https://www.sonoma.edu/philosophy/cels/. Each event is free and open to the public, parking is $5-$8 on campus.
September 2, 2015 12:54 PM
The fall 2015 Feminist Lecture Series, presented by the Women's and Gender Studies Department, is held Thursdays from noon to 12:50 p.m. in Stevenson 1002. A number of topics and themes will be explored under the common lens of activism. Each week offers speakers from diverse backgrounds and disciplines, from filmmakers to political directors. The series is made possible through the Women's and Gender Studies Department and the SSU Instructionally Related Activities Program. For more information call (707) 664-2840, or visit http://www.sonoma.edu/wgs/. Lectures are free and open to all, parking is $5-$8 on campus.
September 1, 2015 2:39 PM
The 43rd Computer Science Colloquium Series returns this fall, offering insights on virtual reality, web encryption, and more. The lectures are Thursdays at noon in Salazar 2016. The series is supported by the SSU Instructionally Related Activities Fund, as well as the generous donations of friends of SSU Computer Science Department. Call (707) 664-2667 for more information, or visit http://www.cs.sonoma.edu. Lectures are free to attend, parking is $5-$8 on campus.
August 28, 2015 10:30 AM
Sonoma State University Department of Mathematics and Statistics presents a series of informal talks open to the public. The M*A*T*H Colloquium takes place Wednesdays at 4 p.m. in Darwin 103 with coffee, tea and cookies served before each talk. For more information, contact the math department at 664-2368 or visit www.sonoma.edu/math.
August 27, 2015 3:57 PM
When the University Library and Schulz Information Center first opened 15 years ago, wireless Internet was a novelty and YouTube was still four years away. Now, Sonoma State University celebrates the library's "coming of age" birthday party on September 10 with a Peanuts-themed soiree and art exhibit.
All Entries in Arts and Lectures
- Sep 24 2015 Social Sciences Brown Bag Lecture Series Features SSU Professors
- Sep 16 2015 The Fall 2015 Biology Colloquium Shares New Findings
- Sep 15 2015 Environmental Forum Gives Insight on Local Topics and Beyond
- Sep 15 2015 Pastoral Poets to Read in 'Writers at Sonoma' Series
- Sep 14 2015 Jewish Music Series Features Wide Array of Artists
- Sep 9 2015 Film Professor Speaks at SF Asian Art Museum
- Sep 8 2015 War and Peace Lecture Series Highlights Current Events and Global Conflicts
- Sep 3 2015 The Fall 2015 Ethics, Law, and Society Forum
- Sep 2 2015 Feminist Lecture Series 2015
- Sep 1 2015 Computer Science Colloquium 2015
- Aug 28 2015 M*A*T*H Colloquium 2015
- Aug 27 2015 Schulz Library Celebrates 15th Birthday with Peanuts Party
- Aug 20 2015 SSU Art Gallery Presents 'Focus on Photography'
- Aug 13 2015 Peter Singer, One of 100 Most Influential Philosophers, Speaks at SSU About Fixing Global Poverty
- Aug 5 2015 Sonoma Film Institute Features Local Documentaries, International Cinema and Rare Revivals
- May 4 2015 'Commence 2015' Sculpture Projects Staged May 6-16 on Campus
- May 4 2015 'Reverse Anthropologist' and Activism Artist Brings One-Man Show to Weill Hall
- Apr 10 2015 SF Symphony Organist Charles Rus Returns to Sonoma State for Choral Concerts
- Mar 27 2015 Civil rights activist Maria Gitin to speak at SSU
- Mar 23 2015 Student Art Exhibition Jurors Include di Rosa Curator, Artist
- Mar 12 2015 SSU Launches Social Justice Week, March 23-27
- Mar 11 2015 March 26: "Aliens, Enemy Aliens and Minors: Anti-Radicalism and the Jewish Left"
- Mar 10 2015 Visiting Professor Uncovers Mysteries of Veiling in Schroeder Hall Lecture
- Mar 2 2015 Women's History Month Events Include Film, Lectures, Discussions
- Feb 12 2015 Drummer Harold Jones to Make Time In Jazz Forum
- Feb 4 2015 Stanford Professor Discusses Race, Ferguson and Toni Morrison in Philosophy Lecture
- Jan 29 2015 Willie Brown Highlights Africana Lecture Series
- Jan 27 2015 Art From the Heart Returns for Round 31
- Jan 21 2015 Holocaust Lecture Series Features Professors, Filmmakers and Rwandan Ambassador
- Dec 16 2014 SFI Spring Lineup Features Local Premieres, Celebrates Women Directors and Orson Welles Centenary
- Nov 26 2014 Stille Nacht: The True Story of the 1914 Christmas Truce
- Nov 5 2014 First Annual Family Concert By Candlelight Benefits Redwood Food Bank
- Oct 23 2014 Department of Theatre Arts presents "The Importance of Being Earnest," Oct. 30-Nov. 9
- Oct 20 2014 UNIVERSITY ART GALLERY: "In the Valley of the Sun" Multi-media Exhibit Aims at Sonoma's Legacy of the Moon
- Oct 17 2014 Trio Navarro Announces 2014-15 Season at Sonoma State
- Oct 12 2014 Jeff Denson Trio, Lee Konitz Highlight SSU's Jazz Week
- Oct 9 2014 Classical Guitarist Kanengiser Brings Distinct Repertoire to Schroeder Hall
- Sep 28 2014 Department of Theatre Arts and Dance Presents "The Trestle at Pope Lick Creek"
- Sep 26 2014 Feminist Series on "Gender and Health" Features Activists, Organizers and Practitioners
- Sep 23 2014 University Music Program Grows With The Green Music Center
- Sep 12 2014 Milky Way, Blue Snowball and Globular Clusters Seen During Public Viewing Nights
- Aug 26 2014 Writers at Sonoma Presents Poetry Reading with Julie Carr, Claudia Keelan
- Aug 25 2014 UNIVERSITY ART GALLERY: Four Sculptors at Play In "The Third Dimension"
- Aug 12 2014 A Weekend of Free Community Concerts Celebrates Opening of Schroeder Hall
- Aug 5 2014 SFI Fall Line up Features Local Premieres, Inspiring Documentaries and Classic Cinema
- Apr 15 2014 Graduating Art Students Exhibit Their Work at BFA Exhibition 2014
- Apr 14 2014 Noonan Explains "Gasoline and Unrest: Bayonne Refinery Strikes," April 15
- Apr 8 2014 Back-to-Back Recital Series Closes With Russian Band Works, Choral Requiem
- Apr 4 2014 Left Brain, Right Brain: 21st Century Science and Chemistry of Wine and Winemaking on Tap, April 17
- Apr 2 2014 Trio Navarro Evokes The Memory Of A Great Cellist
- Mar 28 2014 SSU Comes Together to Celebrate Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month
- Mar 25 2014 Trio Ariadne Offers Free Performance of "Quartet for the End of Time," April 16
- Mar 25 2014 "Divergent Acts" Features Current Work by Sculpture Alumni, April 1- July 12
- Mar 12 2014 Ian Cauble Returns to Share His Journey as the Youngest Master Sommelier
- Mar 10 2014 Meet the SSU Trumpet Supergroup: Mix Jazz and Classic, Add Virtuosity and Shake, March 30
- Mar 10 2014 Remarkable French Play by Charlette Delbo, Holocaust Playwright, Staged April 2
- Mar 10 2014 UNIVERSITY ART GALLERY: West Coast Ink: Printmaking from San Diego to Seattle, March 13-April 13
- Mar 7 2014 New Music Ensemble, Ariadne Clarinetist Join Forces on March 12
- Mar 6 2014 Cindy Stearns Offers New Research on "Breastfeeding Professionals and the Bodywork of Breastfeeding Mothers," March 11
- Mar 6 2014 It is All Girl Power in "She Kills Monsters," a Comedy-Adventure Homage to Geek Warriors
- Mar 6 2014 LECTURE: Occupy Movement Camps are Part of a Nature as Public Culture Tradition, March 14
- Mar 3 2014 New Music Ensemble, Ariadne Clarinetist Join Forces on March 12
- Mar 3 2014 Writers at Sonoma Bring Poets Gillian Conoley and Todd Melicker Reading New Works, March 4
- Mar 3 2014 Dolores Huerta to Speak on Legacy of Social Justice for Working Poor, Women, and Education, March 27
- Mar 3 2014 Wind Band Festival to Foster Education, Camaraderie
- Feb 17 2014 Geri Olson Explores Documenting a Life Through "Diaries, Letters, Scrapbooks and Journals," Feb. 18
- Feb 14 2014 Classical Guitarist Eric Cabalo Takes Listeners On Musical Journey, Feb. 21
- Feb 11 2014 Jazz Guest Artist Nicole Yarling Wears Many Hats
- Feb 10 2014 Geology Lecture Series Kicks off With UC Project Scientist
- Feb 4 2014 Ezra Explores "The Trials of of Muhammad Ali," Feb. 11
- Feb 3 2014 Cynthia Boaz Presents "The Sufferin' Suffragists": An Analysis of the Strategy and Tactics that Gave Women the Vote"
- Jan 29 2014 SSU's "Fiddler on the Roof" Celebrates 50th Anniversary of Legendary Broadway musical
- Jan 16 2014 Art From the Heart 2014: Art Gallery 30th Annual Benefit Auction Set for Jan. 18
- Jan 16 2014 Carnegie Hall East Meets West: Trio Ariadne and Musical Guests Bridge the Gap
- Jan 16 2014 SSU Music Department Announces Weill Hall Spring Series
- Jan 13 2014 "Never Again?" 2014 Holocaust Lecture Series Promises to Explore New Ground
- Nov 26 2013 Art and Science Try a New Dance: The Soundscape Project Brings the Rhythms of Nature to the Stage
- Nov 13 2013 Trio Navarro Announces 2013-14 Season
- Nov 12 2013 "Out of the Box: New Work from a New Generation" Opens in University Library Gallery
- Nov 12 2013 Melinda Milligan Explores Strategies of Preservation in Historic Home Tours
- Nov 4 2013 A Better Way of Death Explored by Investigative Journalist Katy Butler, Nov. 12
- Oct 25 2013 Steve Estes Explores the Decline of the PB&J, an American Staple
- Oct 21 2013 "Orange Is the New Black" author to speak at SSU, Nov. 18
- Oct 16 2013 Sustainability Week Offers Student Projects, Lecture Series
- Oct 16 2013 The Real Jerry Brown and Political Campaign Pioneers Whitaker and Baxter Topics of Library Talk
- Oct 16 2013 Dr. Sue Rosser Presents Lecture on Gender Bias in the Sciences, Oct. 21
- Oct 15 2013 Native American Heritage Month Begins Oct. 17
- Oct 8 2013 SSU announces theater and dance season for 2013-2014
- Oct 5 2013 Hoodhenge: Art Professor's Car Hoods Pay Tribute to Stonehenge
- Oct 3 2013 Weill Hall Artists-in-Residence Debut with Free Concert, Oct. 11
- Oct 3 2013 Classical Guitarist Jason Vieaux Delivers Consummate Artistry, Oct. 18
- Oct 3 2013 Writers at Sonoma presents Fall 2013 Season: Voices from the Postmodern American Poetry Anthology Katy Butler's Memoir and Investigative Reporting
- Sep 24 2013 Jazz Forum Hosts Living Legends, Rising Stars
- Sep 10 2013 National Hispanic Heritage Month at SSU, Sept. 15-Oct. 15
- Aug 30 2013 "From Death to Life in Ancient Bahrain" Unveils Customs, Faces of Ancient Society in First Traveling Exhibit
- Aug 29 2013 SSU's War and Peace Lecture Series Looks at Intelligence Communities, the Internet and More
- Aug 26 2013 Trio Ariadne Set To Begin Year-Long Residency at SSU
- Aug 22 2013 Two Lectures Address Themes of Racial Equality - and the Inequalities that Remain
- Aug 22 2013 University Art Gallery Opens With "25 Years, 25 Artists: The Painting Students of Mark Perlman"
- Aug 19 2013 SFI Fall Screenings Feature Local Premieres, Inspiring Documentaries and Classic Cinema
- May 2 2013 Library's Digital Exhibit Brings Waterways to Life
- May 1 2013 Horn Soloist from Iceland Performs With Wind Ensemble, May 5
- Apr 27 2013 A Theatrical Journey Through Copeland Creek Ends the WaterWorks Season
- Apr 24 2013 Alvin Ailey Dance Legacy Residency is a Revelation for SSU Dance Students
- Apr 8 2013 Manuel Vargas Lectures on "Negligence and Responsibility"
- Apr 5 2013 Spring Ahead with a Variety of Events Honoring Asian Heritage and Sexual Assault Awareness Month.
- Apr 4 2013 An Evening with Dr. Cornel West, April 11
- Apr 2 2013 English Professor Unmasks "The Real Medieval Game of Thrones," April 6
- Apr 2 2013 No Limits. SSU Observes Disability Awareness Month in April
- Mar 25 2013 OMG. Be Prepared to be Starstruck by MasterCard Performance Series at Weill Hall in 2013-14
- Mar 15 2013 Diane Schuur Appearance at SSU Falls Victim to Sequestration
- Mar 11 2013 Juried Student Art Exhibition 2013
- Mar 11 2013 New Music Festival To Feature Visiting Composers, Premieres
- Mar 8 2013 Ann Lauterbach Brings her Adventurous Poetry to Writers at Sonoma, March 12
- Mar 4 2013 March into Women's History Month
- Mar 4 2013 Saving Point Reyes Seashore: "Rebels With a Cause" Documentary Coming to SSU
- Feb 22 2013 SSU Panel Answers the Question "What Can We Do To Curb Gun Violence?" on Feb. 26.
- Feb 18 2013 Matt Wilson and Arts & Crafts Come to Weill Hall
- Feb 15 2013 Wednesdays @ 1 Jazz Forums Resume at SSU
- Feb 15 2013 Water Works Flows Into Spring with a Symposium, Lectures and a Journey Along a Creek
- Feb 11 2013 College Dance Residency Offers Free Public Lectures Exploring Alvin Ailey's Contribution to Modern Dance
- Feb 7 2013 30th Annual Holocaust and Genocide Lecture Series Plants "Seeds of Remembrance" at SSU
- Jan 24 2013 "Why Women Still Can't Have it All" Subject of Feb. 6 Panel
- Jan 18 2013 Weill Hall Artists-in-Residence Come to SSU this Summer
- Jan 4 2013 SFI Spring Line up Features Local Premieres, Inspiring Documentaries and Classic Cinema
- Jan 4 2013 "Carmina Burana" Auditions for Weill Hall Performance Open to Community Singers
- Nov 27 2012 Renowned poet Alice Notley at SSU, Nov. 29
- Nov 9 2012 Weill Hall provides backdrop for chamber music concerts
- Nov 9 2012 A Night Filled with Poetry by Writers at Sonoma
- Oct 26 2012 SSU Music to Host Jazz, Symphonic Band and Choral Invitationals
- Oct 26 2012 "Water Works" Continues to Flow with November Line-up
- Oct 15 2012 Deciphering the History of the World's Oceans with Single-Celled Fossils, Oct. 15
- Oct 10 2012 Publishing Work in the 21st Century Focus of First Writers at Sonoma Event
- Oct 9 2012 Gala Choral Event at Weill Hall to Benefit Food Bank
- Sep 26 2012 Little Rock Nine's Melba Patillo Beals Discusses "Warriors Don't Cry," Sept. 27
- Sep 12 2012 Angeles Arrien to Kick-off Wisdom Traditions Series
- Sep 12 2012 It Matters! Lecture Series Designed to Inspire Election Participation