A reminder that applications for the campus portion of the CSU's
annual student research competition are due Monday, Feb. 23. Faculty
are asked to encourage students to submit outstanding research
projects and papers or creative activities. SFSU winners receive
travel funds to the CSU competition.
Student registration forms and application guidelines may be accessed
on the Graduate Studies Web site: www.sfsu.edu/~gradstdy. For details,
contact Darlene Yee at firstname.lastname@example.org or Lisa Hoskins at email@example.com.
Erica Rand, associate professor in women's and gender studies/art
at Bates College, will present "Turning Frank into Mary: Gender
Policing at Ellis Island" from 2:10 to 3 p.m. today in room
113 of the Humanities building.
event is part of the Women Studies Spring Lecture series. For
details, contact Jillian Sandell at
firstname.lastname@example.org or ext. 8-1516.
Jamie Newton, professor of psychology, will present "The Human
Relations Surveys at SFSU: What Every Faculty Member Needs to Know" at
12:30 p.m. Thursday in room 361 of the HSS building.
event kicks off the College of Behavioral and Social Sciences'
brown bag faculty lecture series. For a complete list of spring
events, see bss.sfsu.edu/bss/brownbag.doc.
comes of age
The Labor Archives and Research Center will celebrate its 18th
anniversary with an event featuring Glenna Matthews speaking about
her book "Silicon Valley Women and the California Dream" and
a performance by folk musician Faith Petric. The event will take
place at 7 p.m. Friday at the ILWU Local 34, 4 Berry St. (at Second
Street), San Francisco. Admission is free. A reception will also
be held from 6 to 7 p.m.
details, call (415) 564-1010.
The Office of University Development and the Human Resources Professional
Development Program present a seminar on financial and charitable
planning from noon to 1 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 24, in room 352 of the
Administration building. Lunch will be served.
To reserve a seat, contact Jeanne Lee at ext. 5-0325 or email@example.com.
to the U.S.
Annick Foucrier, a French historian specializing in the history
of French migration to the United States, and to California in
particular, will present a French-language lecture "Faire
des recherches en histoire des migrations: Méthodes et
approches" from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 24, in room
580 of the Humanities building. A reception follows the lecture.
The event is sponsored by the French Program of the Department
of Foreign Languages and Literatures. For details, contact Elizabeth
Wright at ext. 8-7419.
Environmental Health and Occupational Safety will hold defensive
driver training classes from 8:30 a.m. to noon and from 1 p.m.
to 4:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 26.
To register, call ext. 8-1449 or send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Participants must provide their name, department and driver's license
Daniel Dohan, adjunct assistant professor at the Institute for
Health Policy Studies and the Department of Anthropology, History,
and Social Medicine at University of California, San Francisco,
will speak on "Cancer Clinical Trials and Health Disparities" from
noon to 1:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 27, in room 104 of the HSS building.
The event is the second in a seminar series on current issues
in health disparities research and is funded by the National Institutes
of Health Research Infrastructure in Minority Institutions (RIMI)
Program. For details, contact the Public Research Institute at
ext. 8-2978 or email email@example.com.
Welcome Jean Ritchie
The campus community is invited to an open house for folk singer
Jean Ritchie from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday, March 3, in Jack
Adams Hall of the Cesar Chavez Student Center. Admission is free.
Ritchie will perform the following day (see below).
For details, contact Associated Students Performing Arts at ext.
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Traditional American folk singer/songwriter Jean Ritchie will perform
at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, March 4, in Jack Adams Hall of the Cesar
Chavez Student Center. Admission is $5 for students with ID and
seniors and $12 for the general public.
event is sponsored by Associated Students Performing Arts. For
tickets, call 1-800-594-8499 or go to: http://aspa-sfsu.org.
A moving memoir
Anca Vlasopolos, professor of English literature at Wayne State
University, will read from her memoir No Return Address: A Memoir
of Displacement at 4 p.m. Friday, March 5, in room 587 of the
Vlasopolos recounts the experiences of her Greek-Jewish family
in pre-World War II Romania and their multiple relocations from
Eastern Europe to the United States in the aftermath of the Holocaust.
event is sponsored by the Modern Greek Studies Program. For details,
contact Modern Greek Studies at ext. 8-1892 or firstname.lastname@example.org.