January 28, 2010

Campus Calendar For Week Of Feb. 7-13

griff.jpg"IT TAKES A NATION OF MILLIONS." Professor Griff (left), one of the founding members of the iconic rap group Public Enemy, discusses the social, political and global impact of Public Enemy's groundbreaking album, "It Takes a Nation of Millions," and the power of hip hop music in America. 7:30 p.m. Mon., Feb. 8. Cooperage. (707) 664-2382. http://www.sonoma.edu/as/asp/

"THE NEXT GAY GENERATION: ARE THEY LISTENING?" Through music, films and outreach, BeBe Sweetbriar dedicates her time and talent to fundraising for many AIDS service organizations. With progressive HIV/AIDS medication, gay-straight school services, and resurgence in the LGBT equality movement, what role do drag queens play in preparing the next generation for the battles ahead? Lecture series. Noon., Tues. Feb. 9. Stevenson 1002. (707) 664- 2574. romesbur@sonoma.edu.

-Dr. Gitte McDonald (Right), U.C. Santa Cruz, lectures. Noon-1 p.m., Tues. Feb. 9. Darwin 103. (707) 664-2189. http://www.sonoma.edu/biology/home/colloquium.shtml

"NEOLIBERALISM AND THE MEDIA" - Lecture by Tony Kashani, a cultural critic, author, and professor of media studies, East-West philosophy, and pedagogy. His work is anchored in critical theory. Modern Media Dialogue Series. 5-6:30 p.m., Wed., Feb. 10. Warren Auditorium. (707) 664-3160. http://www.mediadialogueseries.org/

Joe Dupre, Sonoma State University, Information Technology lectures. Computer Science Colloquium 30 Second Series. Noon, Thurs., Feb. 11. Salazar 2016. (707) 664-2667. http://www.cs.sonoma.edu/cs_dept/events/

lm.jpgaelfenbaum.jpg"SONDHEIM'S COMPANY." Music Professor Lynne Morrow (Left) and Theatre Arts & Dance Adjunct Instructor Adrian Elfenbaum (Right) discuss Stephen Sondheim and George Furth's "Company." Arts and Humanities Research and Creative Works Forum, 12:05-12:55 p.m., Thurs., Feb. 11. Schulz 3001. (707) 664-2146. http://www.sonoma.edu/a_h/AHForum.htm

"YOUTH SPEAKS, BLACK POETRY SLAM" - Award-winning Youth Speaks show their way of empowering the next generation of leaders, self-defined artists, and visionary activists through written and oral literacy. They challenge youth to find, develop, publicly present, and apply their voices as creators of social change. 7 p.m., Thurs., Feb. 11. The Pub (707) 664-2382. http://www.sonoma.edu/as/asp

- Public viewing night open to all.7-9 p.m., Fri., Feb. 12. SSU Observatory, Soccer Field. (707) 664-2119. http://www.phys-astro.sonoma.edu/publicviewingnight.shtml

Music and theater

GOSPEL EXTRAVAGANZA: Black Scholars United presents Reverend Minor and The Kingdom Travelers and other gospel groups, singing popular gospel pieces. 7 p.m., Fri., Feb. 12. Cooperage. (707) 664-2382. http://www.sonoma.edu/as/asp


tw.jpg"TROUBLED WATER." (Left)The story of a man trying to come to terms with his past, and move on with his life after serving eight years in prison for the murder of a young boy. Sonoma Film Institute. 7 p.m., Fri., Feb. 12 and 4 p.m. Sun., Feb. 14. Warren Auditorium. Admission is $6.00, $5.00 for non-SSU students and senior citizens, $4.00 for SFI members and children under 12, and $2.00 for SSU students. (707) 664-2606. http://www.sonoma.edu/sfi/


bh101.jpgBLACK HISTORY MOBILE MUSEUM: (Right) Collection of Khalid el-Hakim exhibits rare artifacts dating back to the slave period in America. 10 a.m.- 5 p.m., Mon., Feb. 8. Student Union Multi-purpose room. (707) 664-2382. http://www.sonoma.edu/as/asp/

This marks the twenty-sixth annual silent art auction and party. Proceeds from the auction directly benefit the Art Gallery's exhibition, publication, and lecture programs. 6-9 p.m., Sat., Feb. 13. University Art Gallery. There will be a free preview of the artwork on Wed., Feb. 10, 11a.m.-8 p.m., Thurs., Feb. 11, 11a.m.-4 p.m. and Fri., Feb. 12, 11 a.m.-8 p.m. (707) 664-2295. http://www.sonoma.edu/artgallery/

Jean Wasp
Media Relations Coordinator
University Affairs
(707) 664-2057