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    March 2, 2004
    Contact: Jean Wasp, Media Relations, (707) 664-2057, jean.wasp@sonoma.edu

 

Media Calendar for Week of March 7

THE QUEST TO DETECT GRAVITATIONAL WAVES--Dr. Peter Shawhan of the California Institute of Technology describes the current effort to study distant, massive astrophysical objects by measuring tiny distortions of the geometry of space-time, using Earth-based detectors which make up the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory.
What Physicists Do Lecture Series. 4 p.m. Monday, March 8, Darwin 108, (707) 664-2119.

FACULTY ATTITUDES TOWARDS DIVERSITY IN THE CLASSROOM
--Lecture with Geri Olsen and Heather Smith of SSU's Psychology Department. Brown Bag Lecture Series. Noon, Tuesday, March 9, Stevenson 2011, (707) 664-2112.

PARADIGMS OF GENOCIDE: THE HOLOCAUST AND ARMENIAN GENOCIDE AS PRECEDENTS
--Robert L. Harris Memorial Lecture with Robert Melson, Ph.D., Purdue University. Holocaust Lecture Series. 4 p.m. Tuesday, March 9, Warren Auditorium, (707) 664-4076.

FOUR SCULPTORS--Lecture about the works of Gigi Janchang, Kyunghee Lee, Jann Nunn, Ulrike Palmbach as part of the University Library Gallery exhibit. Noon, Wednesday, March 10, Schulz Art Gallery, (707) 664-4240.

COOL TOOLS FOR ENERGY ANALYSI
S--Lecture by Chris Condon, Tool Lending Library Coordinator, PG&E.
Green Building Film and Lecture Series. 4 p.m. Wednesday, March 10, Environmental Technology Center, (707) 664-2577.

DEMONSTRATIONS OF STABILITY: UNDERSTANDING BIFURCATIONS
--Lecture with Elizabeth Burroughs, Mathematics, Humboldt State University. Using such household items as a tennis racquet, soap bubbles, a hairdryer, and a glass of water, Burroughs considers a variety of stability problems. M*A*T*H Colloquium. 4 p.m. Wednesday, March 10, Darwin 108, (707) 664-2368.

WHY ZOMBIES ARE IMPOSSIBLE
--Lecture with Teed Rockwell, SSU Philosophy Department. Computer Science Colloquium. Noon, Thursday, March 11, Darwin 108, (707) 664-2667.

TRANSFORMING THE NATION: BLACK HISTORY, QUEER POLITICS, AND MOVEMENT BUILDING
--Lecture by N.’Tanya Lee, Director of Youth Policy at Coleman Advocates for Children and Youth; Project Director of Youth Making Change. A discusssion of the history of conflicts and alliances between the African-American and Lesbian-Gay-BiSexual-Transgender movements for justice highlighting LGBT African-American activists in the Civil Rights Movement.
Queer Studies Lecture Series. Noon, Thursday, March 11, Carson 20, (707) 664-2574.

HAPLOIDY VS. DIPLOIDY: IMPLICATIONS OF POPULATION DYNAMICS IN INTERTIDAL
SEAWEEDS
--Lecture with Dr. Carol Thornber, Center for Population Biology, UC Davis. Biology Colloquium. 4:30 p.m. Thursday, March 11, Darwin 108, (707) 664-2189.

LEE MUN WAH
--Community therapist, educator, and performing poet, Lee Mun Wah presents a full day seminar called "Unlearning Racism." Free for SSU students, faculty and staff, $10 for the general public. Advance tickets are available at the Sonoma Student Union. 8 a.m. Friday, March 12, Cooperage, (707) 664-2710. Lee Mun Wah presents his new documentary, "Last Chance for Eden," 7:30 p.m, Cooperage, (707) 664-2710.

CHINK-O-RAMA--A satire challenging images of Asian America in pop culture and mass media. This event brings to light the topic of being female and Asian in America. A great show with engaging social commentary and lots of laughs.
Chink-O-Rama. 7 p.m., Saturday, March 13, Warren Auditorium, (707) 664-2845.

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