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    September 14, 2004  
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Media Calendar for Week of September 19-25

SETI: PULLING SIGNALS OUT OF COSMIC NOISE - -Dr. Jill Tarter of the SETI Institute will describe the status of the Search for ExtraTerrestrial Intelligence with telescopes today and with the new Allen Telescope Array being built in partnership with UC Berkeley to do SETI and radio astronomy 24/7. What Physicists Do Lecture Series. 4 p.m. Monday, Sept. 20, Darwin 108, (707) 664-2119.

POLITICS OF PROTEST - Panel dicussion about protesting and free speech moderated by Les Adler, Dean of Extended Education and panel guests Nan Alamilla-Boyd, Women's & Gender Studies and Peter Philips, Sociology/Project Censored. It Matters! Lecture Series. Noon, Wednesday, Sept. 22, Schulz 3001, (707) 664-4240.

HIJACKING CATASTROPHE: 9-11, FEAR, AND THE SELLING OF EMPIRE
- Narrated by Julian Bond, this film produced by the Media Education Foundation helps clarify the events of 9/11 and the current politics surrounding it. 64 minutes. Filmmakers Respond Film Series. 3 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 22, Art 102, (707) 664-2364.

A MATHEMATICAL THEORY OF ECOLOGICAL TRAPS--Lecture by Roland Lamberson of Humboldt State University. Using a differential equations model, Dr. Lamberson will study an ecological system in which habitats may differ in fitness and appeal to organisms. M*A*T*H Colloquium. 4 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 22, Darwin 108, (707) 664-2368.

EXTREME VISUALIZATION: MILLIONS OF USERS ACCESSING PETABYTES OF DATA - Lecture with Michael T. Jones of the Keyhole Corp., Mountain View. Keyhole provides interactive exploration of a massive digital earth dataset across the public Internet. Computer Science Colloquium. Noon, Thursday, Sept. 23, Darwin 108, (707) 664-2667.

ARTS AND HUMANITIES RESEARCH AND CREATIVE WORKS FORUM
- Wendy Ostroff of Hutchins School of Liberal Studies presents her lecture, "Raising Metacognitive Awareness Increases Student Responsibility for the Seminar Learning Process." Noon, Thursday, Sept. 23, Schulz 1121, (707) 664-4177.

BIOLOGY COLLOQUIUM--Dr. Jeffery Boore, Department of Evolutionary Genomics at UC Berkeley will present his lecture, "Why Evolutionary Biology and Genome Sciences Need Each Other."
4:15 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 23, Darwin 108, (707) 664-2189.

BURN! (Quiemada!)--Gillo Pontecorvo's epic about a 19th century slave uprising on a fictitious Spanish-speaking Caribbean island where Marlon Brando plays a British agent who instigates the revolt and then crushes it. $4.50 general admission, $4.00 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. 24, Warren Auditorium, (707) 664-2606.

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