SONOMA STATE UNIVERSITY
University Affairs Office
1801 E. Cotati Avenue
Rohnert Park, CA 94928-3609
October 11, 2004
Contact: Jean Wasp, Media Relations Coordinator, (707) 664-2057
Media Calendar for Week of October 10IN THE LIGHT OF REVERENCE - This film documents Native American struggles to protect landscapes of spiritual significance. Narrated by Peter Coyote and Tantoo Cardinal, the film explores obstacles to religious freedom for land-based practitioners and impacts on sacred sites that range from mining and ski resorts to New Age practices and rock-climbing. Filmmaker Toby McLeod in will appear in person. Sonoma Film Institute. 4 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 10, Warren Auditorium, (707) 664-2606.
INDIGENOUS PEOPLE'S DAY CELEBRATION - This event seeks to bring exposure and awareness of our indigenous community, moving us closer to social awareness and social justice. Noon, Monday, Oct. 11, Darwin Quad, (707) 664-2710.
RAINBOWS IN THE QUAD - A colorful display of gay and lesbian pride in celebration of National Coming Out Week. Noon, Monday, Oct. 11, Stevenson Quad, (707) 664-2710.
SCIENCE ON MARS WITH SPIRIT AND OPPORTUNITY - Dr. AlbertHaldemann of the Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Caltech will review the adventures and discoveries made by the twin Mars Exploration Rovers - Spirit and Opportunity - on Mars. What Physicists Do Lecture Series. 4 p.m., Monday, Oct. 11, Darwin 108, (707) 664-2119.
COMING OUT PANEL - Discussion about the issues of gay and lesbian identity and the act of "coming out of the closet." 7:30 p.m., Monday, Oct. 11, Vineyard Room, (707) 664-2710.
INTEGRATING EMOTIONAL COMPETENCE EDUCATION IN THE SCHOOLS: CHALLENGES AND OPPORTUNITIES - Lecture with Meri Storino and Maureen Buckley of the SSU Counseling Department about the ways that schools can assess children's emotional competence. Brown Bag Lecture Series. Noon, Tuesday, Oct. 12, Stevenson 2011, (707) 664-2112.
TRANSGENDER PANEL - Panel discussion about transgender issues and current events. Part of National Coming Out Week. 7:30 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 12, Carneros Room, (707) 664-2710.
INTERNATIONAL ELECTIONS: THE STRUGGLE FOR VOTING RIGHTS WORLDWIDE - Lecture moderated by Robert McNamara, Political Science, with Clem and Jean Falbo, Emeritus; Steve Bittner, History; and Barry Preisler, Political Science It Matters! Lecture Series. Noon, Wednesday, Oct. 13, Schulz 3001, (707) 664-4240.
DENISE CHAVEZ PRESENTATION - Author Denise Chavez will give a presentation on Chicana literature and her novels. Noon, Wednesday, Oct. 13, Warren Auditorium, (707) 664-2351.
A FEW SURPRISES FROM CALCULUS - Lecture with Scott Farrand of Sacramento State University looks at an unexpected connection between round equations and the standard calculus problem about building an open-top box using a rectangular piece of cardboard. M*A*T*H Colloquium. 4 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 13, Darwin 108, (707) 664-2368.
BREAKING BOUNDARIES: A LOOK AT GENDER IDENTITY IN HIP-HOP DANCE - Lecture with Kristen Daley, Theater Arts, about the place and importance of men and women in the genre of hip-hop and urban dancing. Arts and Humanities Research and Creative Works Forum. Noon, Thursday, Oct. 14, Schulz 1121,
THE ARCHITECTURE OF COLOSSUS, THE FIRST PC - Benjamin Wells of the University of San Francisco hosts a lecture about Colossus, the first electronic digital computer. This accessible, multimedia discussion will compare the architectural features of Colossus with those of modern PCs. Computer Science Colloquium. Noon, Thursday, Oct. 14, Darwin 108, (707) 664-2667.
POPULATION GENETICS OF CALIFORNIA SALMONIDS - Lecture by Dr. Carlos Garza, of the Southwest Fisheries Science Center in Santa Cruz. Biology Colloquium. 4:15 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 14, Darwin 108, (707) 664-2189.
ZOU ZOU - Josephine Baker startled post-war European audiences with her uninhibited sexuality, her exuberant dancing, her highly individualized sense of style, and her sheer, unabashed energy. Co-starring with Jean Gabin, Baker plays a talented Cinderella who takes the place of the lead of a musical revue. Sonoma Film Institute. 7 p.m., Friday, Oct. 15, Warren Auditorium, (707 664-2606.
A DIALOGUE ON SAME SEX MARRIAGE - In a one on one panel discussion local community leaders, students, and staff will discuss current issues on same-sex marriage. 7:30 p.m, Friday, Oct. 15, The Commons, (707) 664-2710.
PUBLIC VIEWING NIGHT - Come explore the night sky at the SSU Observatory. This night's focus will be on the Bubble Nebula and Stephen's Quintet. Call ahead, as weather may cancel the viewing. 8 p.m., Friday, Oct. 15, SSU Observatory, (707) 664-2267.
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