January 29, 2010

Campus Calendar For The Week Of Feb.14-20

The campus is closed Fri., Feb. 19, due to state mandated furlough.

Campus Life

rsteele.jpgBLACK COMEDY JAM: Reggie Steele (Left), having worked along side some of comedy's brightest stars from Dave Chappelle and Ian Bagg, to Arj Barker and Damon Wayans, comes to SSU for this month's Free Pizza Comedy Series with his natural way of telling stories and unique outlook on comedy and African American culture. 8 p.m., Wed., Feb. 17. University Pub. (707) 664-2382. http://www.sonoma.edu/as/asp

FREE H1N1 FLU VACCINE CLINIC. The Student Health Center and the Student Health Advisory Committee in collaboration with the Sonoma County Dept. of Health Services and the SSU Nursing Department hold a free H1N1 Flu Vaccine Clinic. Both Nasal and injectable vaccines will be available. 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Thurs., Feb. 18. Student Health Center. (707) 664-2921. http://www.sonoma.edu/shc/

Lectures

"QUEER PUBLIC HISTORIES OF THE TENDERLOIN"- Joey Plaster, Historian and Journalist and Rev. Megan Rohrer, Pastor and Activist give a multimedia presentation on queer public history engaging San Francisco's Tenderloin neighborhood. Queer Studies Lecture Series. Noon-12:50 p.m., Tues., Feb. 16. Rachel Carson Hall 20. (707) 664.2840. http://www.sonoma.edu/womenstudies/current_lectures.htm

BIOLOGY COLLOQUIUM- Laura Rogers-Bennett (Right), California Dept. of Fish and Game, Bodega Marine Laboratory, lectures. Noon-1 p.m., Tues., Feb. 16. Darwin 103. (707) 664-2189. http://www.sonoma.edu/biology/home/colloquium.shtml

"QUEER PUBLIC HISTORIES OF THE TENDERLOIN"- Joey Plaster and Rev. Megan Rohrer give a multimedia presentation on queer public history engaging San Francisco's Tenderloin neighborhood. These projects probe the intersections of poverty and social stigma, the role of theology in the GLBT movement, and parallels with current social and activist work. Plaster is an independent oral historian and Director of the GLBT Historical Society's Oral History Program. Rev. Rohrer is Executive Director of Welcome Ministries. Lecture series. Noon, Tues., Feb. 16. Stevenson 1002. (707) 664- 2574. romesbur@sonoma.edu.

"MATH COLLOQUIUM"- Larry Langley, Associate Professor of Mathematics, University of the Pacific lectures on "Graphs and DNA." 4 p.m., Wed., Feb. 17. Darwin 103. (707) 664-2368. http://www.sonoma.edu/math/nsf/colloquium.shtml

"BEE3: SILLY PUTTY FOR COMPUTER SCIENTISTS!" John Davis, Microsoft Research; Mountain View, lectures. Computer Science Colloquium 30 Second Series. Noon, Thurs., Feb. 18. Salazar 2016. (707) 664-2667. http://www.cs.sonoma.edu/cs_dept/events/

"FROM NANO TO GIGA, MEASUREMENT TECHNOLOGIES AND US."

Dr. Ken Wong, Manager, Agilent Technologies, lectures. Engineering Science Lecture Series. 4:30-5:30 p.m., Thurs., Feb. 18. Salazar 2009A. (707) 664-2030. http://sonoma.edu/engineering/lecture_series/

blackjew.jpgTHE BLACK JEW DIALOGUES. CANCELED ASP presents Emmy award winning veteran Boston performer Ron Jones and award winning actor Larry Jay Tish (Right). 7 p.m., Thurs., Feb. 18. Warren Auditorium. (707) 664-2382. http://www.sonoma.edu/as/asp

petr.jpg"MUSIC, MEMORIES AND THE BRAIN." Sonoma County Choral Society presents an in depth look at how music evokes thought and feelings linked to autobiographical memories. Dr. Petr Janata (Left), Associate Professor of Psychology, University of California, Davis, explains how a single area of the brain plays a particularly prominent role in associating music, memories, and emotions throughout our lives. 8 p.m., Fri., Feb. 19. Glaser Center, 547 Mendocino Ave. Santa Rosa. (707) 664-2353. http://www.sonoma-choral.org/

"JUNGS RED BOOK REVEALED." Murray Stein, Ph.D. and Jungian Psychoanalyst. Web seminar from Zurich, Switzerland hosted by the Asheville Jung Center. 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Sat., Feb. 20. Cooperage. Admission is $47 for adults, $23 for students and clergy, and $15 CE. Participants must register at the Ashville Jung Center website under the Sonoma CA event. (www.ashevillejungcenter.org/RedBookRegistration.aspx) Depth Psychology Center Public Programs. http://www.sonoma.edu/psychology/depth/events/index.html

Galleries

FIELD DAYS EXHIBIT-Field Days is based on Raskin's newest book FIELD DAYS A Year of Farming, Eating, and Drinking Wine in California which chronicles the renaissance in farming organically and eating locally that is unfolding in Northern California. Jonah Raskin tells of the year he spent on Oak Hill Farm - working the fields, selling produce at farmers' markets, and following it to restaurants. The exhibit highlights his experience with photos by Paige Green from Petaluma and Candi Edmondson of Oak Hill Farms. Also on exhibit are materials from the University Library's Special Collections and items on loan from the Sonoma County Museum. The exhibit runs Jan. 27-March 21. University Library Art Gallery. http://library.sonoma.edu/about/gallery.html

Music and Theater

"COMPANY." The award-winning musical by Stephen Sondheim and George Furth is filled with brilliant rhymes and wordplay about relationships, isolation, alienation, conformity, adult identity, and the pressure to marry. Set in modern day Manhattan, the story takes place on committed bachelor Bobby's 35th birthday. Through a series of vignettes and reminiscences featuring his best friends and his past loves, Bobby weighs the pros and cons of a committed relationship to determine whether it's time to find one for himself. "Company" opens 7:30 p.m., Thurs., Feb. 18, in Person Theater, and will run through Sun., Feb. 28. Tickets range from $8-$15 and are FREE for SSU Students with valid Student ID. (707) 664-2235. http://www.sonoma.edu/performingarts/perf/cal_1002.shtml

Films

"IMAGE BEFORE MY EYES: A HISTORY OF JEWISH LIFE IN POLAND BEFORE THE HOLOCAUST."- Film and Discussion open to all. 2010 Holocaust and Genocide Lecture Series. 4-5:40 p.m., Tues., Feb. 16. Warren Auditorium, Ives Hall. http://www.sonoma.edu/holocaust/center.htm


"HAVE YOU HEARD FROM JOHANNESBURG?"
Modern Media presents this Active Voice/South Africa Movie, compiled of six documentary stories, chronicling the history of the global anti-apartheid movement that took on South Africa's entrenched apartheid regime and its international supporters who considered South Africa an ally in the Cold War. 5-6:30 p.m., Wed., Feb. 17. Warren Auditorium. (707) 664-3160. http://www.mediadialogueseries.org/


Jean Wasp
Media Relations Coordinator
University Affairs
(707) 664-2057
jean.wasp@sonoma.edu