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    March 20, 2004
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Media Calendar for Week of March 21

GALAXIES LIKE TO LIVE TOGETHER — Dr. Roy R. Gal, UC Davis, describes how galaxies are distributed throughout the universe and what surveys of galaxy clusters can reveal about cosmology. What Physicists Do Lecture Series. 4 p.m. Monday, March 22, Darwin 108, (707) 664-2119.

COMMUNITIES OF INTEREST, SOCIAL JUSTICE AND CONGRESSIONAL REDISTRICTING: THE CASE OF THE FOURTH DISTRICT IN THE 1990s — Lecture with F. Andy Deseran, Sociology. Brown Bag Lecture Series. Noon, Tuesday, March 23, Stevenson 2011, (707) 664-2112.

A SURVIVOR REMEMBERS — Reflections on the Jewish Holocaust with survivor William Lowenberg. Holocaust Lecture Series. 4 p.m. Tuesday, March 23, Warren Auditorium, (707) 664-4076.

DREAMING OF CHILDHOOD: EXILIC STORYTELLING
— Lecture with Dr. Anne Goldman, SSU English Department, considering Jewish-American achievement in the twentieth-century, including World War II and its
aftermath. Provost's Lecture Series. Noon, Wednesday, March 24, Schulz 3001 (707) 664-4240.

PLANNING FOR SUSTAINABLE COMMUNITIES
— Lecture with Dr. Tom Jacobson, SSU Department of Environmental Studies and Planning.Green Building Film and Lecture Series. 4 p.m. Wednesday, March 24, Environmental Technology Center, (707) 664-2477.

MATHEMATICAL ANALYSIS OF DNA SEQUENCES
— Lecture with Elaine McDonald, Mathematics and Holly Skolones, Biology, SSU, present their collaborative work using hidden Markov models applied to sequence alignment problems. This talk is intended for an interdisciplinary audience of mathematicians, computer scientists, and biologists, including students. M*A*T*H Colloquium. 4 p.m. Wednesday, March 24, Darwin 108, (707) 664-2368.

ENDING SHAME, SECRECY, AND UNWANTED GENITAL SURGERIES FOR CHILDREN BORN WITH INTERSEX CONDITIONS
— Lecture by Cheryl Chase, Executive Director of the Intersex Society of North America. The origins and history of the Intersexed Movement will be discussed, along with issues of associated with supporting intersexed people. Queer Studies Lecture Series. Noon, Thursday, March 25, Carson 20, (707) 664-2840.

MULTIFINGERED GRASPING: FROM GRASP REFLEXES TO CONTEXT-DEPENDENT STRATEGIES
— Lecture with Jefferson Coelho, SSU Computer and Engineering Science Graduate Program, and Agilent Technologies, Santa Rosa, focusing on grasp controllers and their implementation on robotic devices. Computer Science Colloquium. Noon, Thursday, March 25, Darwin 108, (707) 664-2810.

PREDICTING THE EFFECTS OF CLIMATE CHANGE ON ROCKY SHORES
— Lecture by Dr. Christopher Harley, UC Davis Bodega Marine Lab. Biology Colloquium. 4:30 p.m. Thursday, March 25, Darwin 108, (707) 664-3058.

PUBLIC VIEWING NIGHT — Explore the night sky at the SSU Observatory. Special focus on the moon and galaxy clusters. Call ahead, as weather conditions may cancel the viewing. 8 p.m. March 26, Sonoma State Observatory, (707) 664-2267.

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