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    September 9, 2004   
    Contact: Jean Wasp, Media Relations Coordinator, (707) 664-2057

 

Media Calendar for Week of September 12-18


THE BIG ANIMAL (DUZE ZWIEZE) — From the screenwriter-director Krzysztof Kieslowski, a childless couple adopts a two-humped camel who inexplicably appears one day in their tiny Polish town. While the village marvels at the animal, it soon becomes a source of civic discord. $4.50 general admission, $4 seniors/non-SSU students, $#.50 SFI members/children under 12, SSU students admitted free. Sonoma Film Institute Film Series. 4 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 12, Warren Auditorium, (707) 664-2606.

BEHIND THE VEIL: FRENCH DESIRE AND THE MIDDLE EAST — A slide lecture presented by Dr. Sahar Amer, Associate Professor of Asian and International Studies at North Carolina-Chapel Hill. Using literature, paintings, photos and film, Dr. Amer frames Western countries' concerns about veiled women in order to lift the veil from both the culture of the Orient and Arab-Muslim women. 4 p.m. Monday, Sept. 13, Multi-Purpose Room--SSU Student Union, (707) 664-2437.

MAGNETIC RECORDING — Dr. Hongtao Shi of Sonoma State University discusses the history of magnetic recording and the materials which promise to increase the density of magnetic data storage in the future. What Physicists Do Lecture Series. 4 p.m. Monday, Sept. 13, Darwin 108, (707) 664-2119.

ACTIONS AND AMENDMENTS: ENFRANCHISING AMERICAN VOTERS — Lecture panel featuring Dan Markwyn, Emeritus as the moderator with commentary by Steve Estes, History; Michelle Jolly, History and Mike Ezra, American Multicultural Studies. It Matters! Lecture Series. Noon, Wednesday, Sept. 15 Schulz 3001 (707) 664-4240.

AFTERMATH: UNANSWERED QUESTIONS FROM 9-11
— Featuring narration and an original score by Paris, this film includes over 90 minutes of interview footage and panel discussion from the sold out San Francisco screening. Produced by the Guerrilla News Network. Filmmakers Respond Film Series. 3 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 15, Art 102, (707) 664-2364.

DEFINING AND SPECIFYING SUSTAINABLE LUMBER — Dan Harrington, Director of Marketing and Sales, Eco-Timber, lectures on the importance and uses of eco-friendly lumber and it's usage in green buildings. Green Building Lecture and Film Series. 6 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 15 Community Room, Cotati Police Facility -201 W. Sierra, (707) 664-2577.

PETER CAMEJO-VICE PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATE — Vice-presidential candidate for the Independent Party, Peter Miguel Camejo, comes to the SSU campus to educate students about alternative electoral politics and the platform of the Independent Party itself. 7 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 15, The Cooperage, (707) 664-2880.

BIOLOGY COLLOQUIUM — Dr. Max A. Moritz of the Environmental Science Policy and Management department at UC Berkeley examines the strength and possible causes of the relationship between fire and Sudden Oak Death. 4:15 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 16, Darwin 108, (707) 664-2189.

DIVAN — As the first Yiddish Fulbright scholar, Pearl Gluck went to Hungary in 1998 to collect oral histories for her thesis in European Studies. These stories eventually become DIVAN, a documentary weaving the traditional Hasidic stories and the story of her own personal journey. $4.50 general admission, $4 seniors/non-SSU students, $3.50 SFI members/children under 12, SSU students admitted free.
Sonoma Film Institute Film Series. 7 p.m. Friday, Sept. 17, Warren Auditorium, (707) 664-2606.

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