SONOMA STATE UNIVERSITY
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November 1, 2004
Contact: Jean Wasp, Media Relations Coordinator, (707) 664-2057
Media Calendar for Week of November 7-13PICCADILLY - A groundbreaking black and white spectacle of Jazz Age England. In this film, Anna May Wong portrays a dishwasher who becomes the toast of London, and the object of the nightclub owner's sexual obsession. Sonoma Film Institute. 4 p.m., Sunday, Nov. 7, Warren Auditorium, (707) 664-2606.
RECOVERING HISTORICAL SOUND RECORDINGS USING OPTICAL METHODS - Dr. Carl Haber of Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory will describe new methods to recover old mechanical sound recordings based upon optical measurements and image processing techniques. What Physicists Do Lecture Series. 4 p.m., Monday, Nov. 8, Darwin 108, (707) 664-2119.
SOCIAL SCIENCE BROWN BAG LECTURE SERIES - Craig Winston of Criminal Justice Administration will present his lecture, “Evaluating Time In/Time Out: The Impact of an Inside Look at San Quentin on the Attitudes and Beliefs of At-Risk Youth.” Noon, Tuesday, Nov. 9, Stevenson 2011, (707) 664-2112.
HUNGER BANQUET - Special dinner sponsored by the SOUP Program to raise awareness of the plight of homelessness and hunger around the world. Participants will be randomly selected to be members of the “First” “Second” or “Third” World and will receive a dinner proportional to the amount of food per person of that region. 6 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 9, The Commons, (707) 664- 4277.
WHAT ELSE BESIDES VOTING: CIVIC ENGAGEMENT AND PARTICIPATION - Don Dixon, Political Science, moderates a panel discussion with guests Perry Marker, Education; Francisco Vazquez, Hutchins; Carlos Benito, Economics; and Amra Stafford, Service Learning. Noon, Wednesday, Nov. 10, Schulz 3001, (707) 664-4240.
HUNTING OF THE PRESIDENT - Documentary about the 10-year campaign led by the radical right to destroy President Bill Clinton. Filmmakers Respond to War film series. 3 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 10, Art 102, (707) 664-2295.
PHASE LOCKING IN NATURE - Lecture by math professor Sunil Tiwari on the common phenomenon of phase locking of oscillators in nature. Examples of this include synchronously flashing fireflies, and crickets that chirp in unison. This talk is about developing a mathematical model to explain this physical phenomenon. M*A*T*H Colloquium. 4 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 10, Darwin 108, (707) 664-2368.
BLOOD DRIVE—Blood drive for the Redwood Empire Blood Bank. Look for the Bloodmobile in the parking lot adjacent to the Schulz Information Center. 10 a.m., Thursday, Nov. 11, Parking Lot C, (707) 664-4277.
TECH NATION —Moira Gunn of the NPR syndicated show TechNation, will describe the nature of challenging global issues, issues either created or potentially solved by emerging technology. Gunn will also review some of the topics discussed at the Tech Nation Summit 2004. Computer Science Colloquium. Noon, Thursday, Nov. 11, Darwin 108, (707) 664-2667.
BIOLOGY COLLOQUIUM—Dr. Eric Berlow of the White Mountain Research Station and UC San Diego will present a lecture about integrating science with the management of wilderness meadows in the Sierra Nevada. 4:15 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 11, Darwin 108, (707) 664-2189.
SYLVIA MENDOZA—Journalist and novelist, Sylvia Mendoza, has a tremendous love of the written word and promotes ethnic diversity, literacy, writing, and women's empowerment through education. She will present her new book "Latina Women: 150 Vidas of Passion, Strength and Success". 7 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 11, The Cooperage, (707) 664-2537.
THE ICEMAN COMETH—This simple soul-stirring tale of a birthday takes a devastating look at disillusionment and dashed hopes. Lee Marvin is Hickey, the salesman who arrives at a waterfront saloon and dismantles the pipe dreams of its lay-about regulars. Sonoma Film Institute. 7 p.m., Friday, Nov. 12, Warren Auditorium, (707) 664-2606.
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