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April 29, 2004
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Media Calendar for the Week of May 2ARTIFICIAL MUSCLE AND BEYOND— Dr. Ronald E. Pelrine of SRI International discusses the quest for "artificial muscle" and how recent discoveries in electroactive polymers may be applied to a myriad of modern devices. What Physicists Do Lecture Series. 4 p.m. Monday, May 3, Darwin 108, (707) 664-2119.
COMMITTING HATE: HATE CRIME OFFENDERS AND ORGANIZED HATE GROUPS — Lecture presented by Dr. Phyllis Gerstenfeld, of California State University, Stanislaus. Holocaust Lecture Series. 4 p.m., Tuesday, May 4, Warren Auditorium, (707) 664-4076.
LABOR DAY IN MAY: A SPECIAL SCREENING OF "MADE IN L.A." — This documentary film traces the history of the garment industry and the struggle for justice of four Latina workers. Students free; $5-15 sliding scale general admission; no one will be turned away. Labor Day in May. 7 p.m., Tuesday, May 4, The Cooperage, (707) 664-2537.
THINKING SEX SPATIALLY: NOTES ON THE INTERSECTIONS OF SEXUALITY AND SPACE — Lecture by Dr. Damon Scott on the ways geographers and others have drawn on notions of place-based identities, geographic representation, exclusion and marginalization, and the production of space through consumption to explore the formation of sexual subjectives and subcultures. Queer Studies Lecture Series. Noon, Wednesday, May 5, Carson 20, (707) 664-2840.
CRIMINAL JUSTICE LECTURE SERIES — Lecture with Don Wilborn of the Secret
Service, San Francisco. Noon, Wednesday, May 5, Salazar 2025, (707) 664-2934.
SUSTAINABLE LIFESTYLES — Lecture with Architect Jim Campe on the construction of green buildings and methods of sustainable living. Green Building Lecture and Film Series. 4 p.m. Wednesday, May 5, Environmental Technology Center, (707) 664-2577.
UNCOVERING THE LATENCY IN LATENT VARIABLE MODELS — Lecture by Karen Nylund of Education & Information Studies at UCLA exploring latent variable models, theirrelationship to traditional regression models, and practical examples from education and psychology. M*A*T*H Colloquium. 4 p.m., Wednesday, May 5, Darwin 108, (707) 664-2368.
INSIDE GAME DEVELOPMENT — Lecture presented by Jason Shankel of Maxis, Walnut Creek. The computer game industry combines elements of both entertainment and technology. Do these elements mesh? Do they clash? How does a computer game develop from the initial design stage to its final release? Computer Science Colloquium. Noon, Thursday, May 6, Darwin 108, (707) 664-2810.
NATIONAL DAY OF PRAYER — Event to gather people together to pray for our nation, state, community and campus. Prayer Meeting. Noon, Thursday, May 6, Alumni Amphitheater, (707) 664-2663.
THE QUEST TO IDENTIFY NOVEL PARASITE PROTEASE AS DRUG TARGETS — Lecture by Dr. M. Sajid of The Sandler Center for Basic Research of Parasitic Diseases at UC San Francisco. Biology Colloquium. 4:30 p.m., Thursday, May 6, Darwin 108, (707) 664-3058.
CONFESSIONS OF A DOPE DEALER — Former dope dealer and user Sheldon Norberg will speak about the highs and lows of dealing, the toll it took on his life and what he's learned over the years. This event is free for all SSU students, and $5 general admission. 7 p.m., Friday, May 7, Ives 119, (707) 664-2785.
PUBLIC VIEWING NIGHT — Explore the night sky at the SSU Observatory. Special focus on Jupiter and spiral galaxies. Please call ahead, as weather conditions may cancel the viewing. 9 p.m. Friday, May 7, Sonoma State Observatory, (707) 664-2267.
WORLD'S RELIGIONS — Religious scholar Huston Smith presents his view of the core beliefs of Hinduism, Buddhism, Confucianism, Taoism, Islam, Judaism and Christianity in an interview-style lecture. Free for SSU students and $8 general admission. 7:30 p.m. Saturday, May 8, Evert B. Person Theatre, (707) 664-2785.
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