Centennial Calendar: May

Events are free and open to the public unless otherwise indicated. More events will be added to this calendar as details are finalized.

"Life and Death on the Nile: Mummies and Other Marvels from SFSU's Sutro Egyptian Collection"
Selected artifacts from the Museum of Ancient Civilizations and the Sutro Egyptian Collection. Humanities 510. Through May 5. Weekdays, 11 a.m.-4 p.m.
Info: 338-1500
Sponsored by the Classics Department and Museum Studies Program

1 -- 20th Anniversary Celebration of Labor Studies Program
Dinner and dance, with music by Dr. Loco's Rockin' Jalapeno Band. 7 p.m.-midnight. Delancey Street Banquet Room, 600 The Embarcadero, San Francisco. Cost TBA.
Info: 338-2055
Sponsored by the Labor Studies Program

1,2 -- "Blue Monkey"
One of series of new plays by SFSU playwrights. May 1, 8:30 p.m., May 2, 2:30 p.m., Teatro de la Esperanza, Redstone Building, 2nd floor, 2940 16th St., San Francisco. $5-8.
Info: 415/255-2320
Sponsored by the Theatre Arts Department

5 -- History of Extended Education at SFSU
Holloway Historians monthly luncheon meeting. Noon-2 p.m., University Club.
Info: 415/338-1856
Sponsored by Holloway Historians

5 -- Centennial Career Expo
Bay Area employers meet with students about career opportunities. 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Walkway between Humanities and Burk Hall.
Info: 338- 7320.
Sponsored by Career Center and others

7 -- Centennial Choral Showcase
Featuring the SFSU Women's Chorus (Brahms, Holst, Stravinsky), University Chorus (Mozart), and Chamber Singers of San Francisco State University (Debussy, Poulenc, Ravel, R. Thompson, Isaac, Palenstrina, Sweetlinck). 8 p.m., St. Steven's Church, 451 Eucalyptus St. (at 23rd), San Francisco. Tickets $7 general; $3.50 seniors, students.
Info: 338-1431
Sponsored by the Music Department

7, 8 -- Oral Interpretation Festival
Student and faculty presentations by participants from several universities. Humanities 133. May 7, noon to 6 p.m.; May 8, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
Info: 415/338-1597
Sponsored by the Department of Speech and Communication Studies

10 -- History of SFSU Athletics
Holloway Historians Centennial Year Lecture Series. 2-4 p.m., University Club.
Info: 415/338-1856
Sponsored by Holloway Historians

10 -- Vecinos/Neighbors: A Century of Relationships with Mexico
A colloquium. Panelists include Denise Moreno Ducheny, California's 79th district (San Diego) Assemblywoman, Dr. Lorenzo Meyer, Mexican historian and Tinker Fellow at Stanford University, and Dr. Carlos Tello, Mexican Consul General in San Francisco. 5-7 p.m., Nob Hill Room, Seven Hills Conference Center. Open to the public.
Info: 415/338-6044
Sponsored by Spanish Bilingual Programs of the Center of Education, and the Cesar E. Chavez Institute for Public Policy at SFSU

12 -- "Team Teaching, Literature, History, and Baseball: A Case Study of How to Learn to Teach and to Connect One's Vocation with One's Avocation at SFSU," by Prof. Eric Solomon, Department of English
Part of lecture series celebrating faculty who combine scholarship and teaching in the classroom. 3-4:30 p.m., Library 435.
Info: 415/338-6456
Sponsored by the Center for Enhancement of Teaching

19 -- History of SFSU Graduations and Ceremonies
Holloway Historians Centennial Year Lecture Series. 2-4 p.m., University Club.
Info: 415/338-1856
Sponsored by Holloway Historians

21 -- "Chinese Americans in Silicon Valley"
Michael Chang, Ph.D. Part of the yearlong Chinese Historical Society/SFSU in the Community Lecture Series. 7-9 p.m., 644 Broadway, 4th floor, San Francisco.
Info: 338-7590. (Call for complete series information.)
Sponsored by the Asian American Studies Department

29 -- Centennial Commencement
Plans are under way for a once-in-a-hundred-years SFSU commencement celebration. Robes worn that day by graduates will be royal purple. The field of Cox Stadium and the commencement platform will be a sea of purple as the University shares with its guests its academic regalia and ritual. Guest admission by ticket only. Special centennial year speakers and honorees will add to this historic occasion.

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