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    April 13, 2004
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Media Calendar for Week of April 18

YOM HASHOA—HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL--Remembrance of the victims of the Nazi Holocaust. Holocaust Memorial. 2 p.m. Sunday, April 18, The Cooperage, (707) 664-4296.

BLACK HOLES IN THE CORES OF NEARBY GALAXIES--Dr. Claire Max of UC Santa Cruz and Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory describes how adaptive optics removes blurring from turbulence in the Earth's atmosphere and reveals supermassive black holes in the cores of nearby galaxies. What Physicists Do Lecture Series. 4 p.m. Monday, April 19, Darwin 108, (707) 664-2119.

AUTHOR READINGS--William Babula, Dean of Arts and Humanities, reads from his book "St. John's Bestiary: Jeremiah St. John Detective Novel." Michaela Grobbel, lecturer in the Department of Modern Languages, reads from her book, "Enacting Past and Present: The Memory Theaters of Djuna Barnes, Ingeborg Bachmann, and Marguerite Duras." Noon, Tuesday, April 20, Schulz 3001, (707) 664-4240.

THERE WAS AN OLD WOMAN: MYTHS AND STORIES OF THE WISE WOMAN--Lecture by Susan Stewart, Psychology. Brown Bag Lecture Series. Noon, Tuesday, April 20, Stevenson 2011, (707) 664-2112.

--Lecture with Jennifer Jordan, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee and the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum. Holocaust Lecture Series. 4 p.m. Tuesday, April 20, Warren Auditorium, (707) 664-4076.

TAKE BACK THE NIGHT MARCH AND RALLY--Annual speak-out allows victims and their loved ones to break the silence about sexual violence. A march around the campus follows. 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 20, The Cooperage, (707) 664-2117.

--Lecture with Dr. Mark Kearley and Dr. Carmen Works, Chemistry. Kearley and Works present some current chemistry department research on the effects of alcohol. Both speakers will emphasize the role undergraduates play in the progress of this research. Provost's Lecture Series. Noon, Wednesday, April 21, Schulz 3001, (707) 664-4240.

CRIMINAL JUSTICE LECTURE SERIES--Lecture by Kit Hanley of Friends Outside of Sonoma County. Noon, Wednesday, April 21, Salazar 2025, (707) 664-2934.

CALIFORNIA BUILDING ENERGY EFFICIENCY STANDARDS: PAST, PRESENT AND FUTURE--Lecture with Mike Gabel, Principal, Gabel Associates. Green Building Lecture and Film Series. 4 p.m. Wednesday, April 21, Environmental Technology Center, (707) 664-2577.

USING MATH IN CELL BIOLOGY: HOW DO CALCIUM CHANNELS WORK?--Lecture by Bori Mazzag, Computational Biology, College of William & Mary explores how mathematics can be useful to molecular biologists. M*A*T*H Colloquium. 4 p.m. Wednesday, April 21, Darwin 108, (707) 664-2368.

LESSONS LEARNED--Film documenting the Integrated Design Process of two LEED certified buildings. Green Building Lecture and Film Series, 6 p.m. Wednesday, April 21, Community Room, Cotati Police Facility, (707) 664-2577.

AUTHOR READINGS--Elizabeth Coonrod Martinez, Assistant Professor in the Department of Modern Languages, reads "California Settlers" from her book "Coming to America: The Mexican-American Experience." Sherril Jaffee, Assistant Professor of English, will read from her first book, "Scars Make Your Body More Interesting." Noon, Thursday, April 22, Schulz 3001, (707) 664-4240.

GAY MEN'S CULTURE OF THE 1970'S: MEMORIES, REGRETS, AND MEANINGS--Lecture by Dr. Eric Rofes, Assistant Professor, Humboldt State University. Queer Studies Lecture Series. Noon, Thursday, April 22, Carson 20, (707) 664-2840.

IMPROVING MPI FOR LINUX CLUSTERS--Lecture hosted by Greg Benson of the University of San Francisco Computer Science Department summarizes the recent efforts to improve MPI for Linux clusters. Experiments with the dissemination algorithm for allgather collective communication will be described. Computer Science Colloquium. Noon, Thursday, April 22, Darwin 108, (707) 664-2667.

LESTER FAIGLEY--Lecture by Dr. Faigley on the impact of visual rhetoric on both culture and classrooms in his presentation called "Rhetoric/Design/Sustainability." Noon, Thursday, April 22, Salazar 2021, (707) 664-4401.

WHAT IS HABITAT FRAGMENTATION ANYWAY? ANSWERS FROM SEAGRASS LANDSCAPES--Lecture presented by Dr. Kevin Hovel, Department of Biology, San Diego State University. Biology Colloquium. 4:30 p.m. Thursday, April 22, Darwin 108, (707) 664-2189.

PUBLIC VIEWING NIGHT--Explore the night sky at the SSU Observatory. Special focus on Saturn, Jupiter, and star clusters. Call ahead, as weather conditions may cancel the viewing. 9 p.m. Friday, April 23, Sonoma State Observatory, (707) 664-2267.


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