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    November 23, 2004     
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Media Calendar for the Week of November 28 - December 4

ROBOTIC TELESCOPES AT SSU – SSU astronomer Dr.Gordon Spear describes the nature of robotic telescope systems, how they are likely to change the way astronomy is done, and provide some preliminary results and experiences with such telescopes at SSU. What Physicists Do Lecture Series. 4 p.m., Monday, Nov. 29, Darwin 108,(707) 664-2119.

THE TIBETAN JEWELS OF EVEREST NUN'S PROJECT - Lecture presented by Maria Hess of the SSU Psychology Department. Social Science Brown Bag Lecture Series. Noon, Tuesday, Nov. 30, Stevenson 2011, (707) 664-2112.

- Dr. Michael Nagler, Professor Emeritus of Languages at the UC Berkeley, discusses the future of non-violence as an alternative to war in an event sponsored by the War and Peace Lecture Series. Founder and former chairperson of the Berkeley's Peace and Conflict Studies program, Nagler has become one of the world's most widely respected peace scholars and activists. No charge. 4 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 30, Darwin 108. (707) 664-2543.

MATHEMATICS OF PROTEIN FOLDING - Lecture presented by Ben Ford on the "protein folding" problem, including statistical, algorithmic, and dynamical systems approaches. M*A*T*H Colloquium. 4 p.m., Wednesday, Dec. 1, Darwin 108, (707) 664-2368.

CINEFORUM SPANISH FILM SERIES—Learn more about Spanish language and culture through the CineForum film series. This week’s film is "La historia official (The Official Story.)" 4 p.m., Wednesday, Dec. 1, Stevenson 3030, (707) 664-2351.

ANTI-STRESS FAIR - Fair featuring stress-reducing food and tea, information tables, and chair massage. Thursday, 10 a.m. Dec. 2, Darwin Hall Lobby (707) 664-2535.

INSIDE GAME DEVELOPMENT—Lecture by Jason Shankel of Maxis/Electronic Arts in 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, Dec. 2, Darwin 108, (707) 664-2667.

- Anne Goldman of the SSU English Department presents "The Soulful Art of Marc Chagall and Mark Rothko" and Jennifer Shaw of SSU’s Art History Department presents "Claude Cahun/Marel Moore’s Aveux non Avenus: Subversive Text and Subliminal Message." Noon, Thursday, Dec. 2 Schulz 1121,(707) 664-2364.

BIOLOGY COLLOQUIUM - Dr. Matt Braken of the Bodega Marine Laboratory at UC Davis presents his lecture, "Linking Seaweed Diversity and Marine Ecosystem Functioning." 4:15 p.m., Thursday, Dec. 2, Darwin 108, (707) 664-2189.

PUBLIC VIEWING NIGHT - Explore the night sky at the SSU Observatory. The focus of tonight’s viewing will be on the Helix Nebula, and Andromeda Galaxy Companions. Call ahead, as weather conditions may cancel the viewing. 7 p.m., Friday, Dec. 3, SSU Observatory, (707)664-2267.

THE CONVERSATION - During a routine adultery assignment, surveillance expert Harry Caul (Gene Hackman) detects a murder in the making. His guilt and paranoia are examined as he becomes involved in the case and tries to forestall a possible killing. General admission is $4.50; $4 for non-SSU students w/I.D., senior citizens, and SSU faculty and staff, $3 for SFI members and children under 12; free for SSU students with I.D. Sonoma Film Institute. 7 p.m., Friday, Dec. 3, Warren Auditorium, (707) 664-2606.


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