Arts, Events, and Speakers

Thursday, October 9

Lecture Tracy Hojak, graduate student in Anthropology, continues the department's forum highlighting her experience, "A Summer in India." 4 p.m., Ayres 120.

Writer's Voice Series Poet Jean Valentine will read from her work including Pilgrims, Ordinary Things, and the Messenger. She has received a Guggenheim Fellowship and awards from the NEA, Bunting Institute, Rockefeller Foundation, and the New York State Council for the Arts. 7:30 p.m., University Center.

Friday, October 10

Workshop Staff Development is offering "Personal Safety Training: Two Parts." Laura Lindstadt-Denney presents the first in a two-part series on the types of people who prey on others, how they target, approach, and test a "good" victim. Learn self-defense, including verbalization. The second workshop is scheduled for October 17. Both are from 8-10 a.m. Call Kelly Tingley x6171 for reservations.

Concert Come reminisce with Blue Plate Special as the 1940s Big Band era is recreated. Rose Garden, 8 p.m.

Biology Seminar Join John Mahoney for a discussion on the "Evasion of Host Phagocyte Defense: A Novel Escherichia coli Virulence Factor." Laboratory work has revealed that certain strains of pathogenic E. coli bacteria are more deadly in the presence of iron-containing compounds. Coffee reception in Holt 171, 3:30 p.m.; Speaker, 4 p.m., Holt 170.

Saturday-Sunday, October 11-12

Outdoors Catch up with AO on the techniques of mountain biking, equipment, conditioning, and more, while exploring the wilds of Northern California and meeting other novices. Leave 8 a.m. Cost: $29-36. y

Tuesday, October 14

Event Wall of Hope in the BMU Lobby presented by the Women's Center for Breast Cancer Awareness Month. 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Wednesday, October 15

Agriculture Seminar Mark Van Horn, UC, Davis, will speak on "The Organization and Management of a Student-Run Farm Program." 12:10- 1 p.m., Plumas 203B.

Thursday, October 16

Event 14th Annual World Food Day, sponsored by the Nutrition and Food Science program, the Biology Department, GSA, and Agriculture, will bring two-panel discussions (1) a teleconference on the World Food Summit (2) a discussion on the U.S. food security. Admission is free and open to the public. 9 a.m. - noon, Continuing Education 107. See article on page 3.

Anthropology Forum Professor Carolyn Heinz shows slides from summer '95 in Nepal, "On Cremation in India," focusing on Hindu traditions dealing with death and the treatment of the body. 4 p.m., Ayres Hall 120.

Workshop Have an angry caller on the line? Staff Development is presenting a three-part series on "Professional Telephone Skills" that will improve your techniques on the phone. Instructors Gloria Branson and Kelly Tingley incorporate video and lecture, providing the opportunity for you to increase your verbal skills by employ tact, confidence, and professionalism. 10 - 11:30 a.m., Call x 6171 for reservations and location.

History Lecture Series The Friends of History present Michael Gillis and Michael Magliari on "Changing Perspectives on John Bidwell," as part of this year's theme, "Biography and the Historian's Understanding of Culture and Society" . 7 p.m., Ayres 120.

Kartic Seshadri
Kartik Seshadri began playing the sitar at the age of six and was
immediately recognized as a child prodigy by critics and other
prominent musicians in India. He is considered one of the finest
representatives of Indian classical music. He will play in concert
on Thursday, October 16 in the Harlen Adams theatre.
Music University Public Events brings the exotic with Kartic Seshadri—Hypnotic Sounds of India. Advance tickets: $10-12, 7:30 p.m., Laxson Auditorium. t

Friday-Sunday, October 17

Biology Seminar Pamela Ronald, Department of Plant Pathology, UC, Davis, will present "Engineering Disease Resistance in Rice." Coffee reception in Holt 171, 3:30 p.m.; speaker 4 p.m., Holt 170.

Friday, October 17-19

Outdoors AO takes you to Point Reyes National Seashore for a three-day backpacking trip. A moderate hike into base camp leaves plenty of time on sandy beaches or hiking, for the can't-sit-still club. Leave 5 p.m. Cost: $45-58. y

Saturday, October 18

Music Concert Celebrate "Come Home to Chico" week with director William Ramsey and the University's A Cappella Choir and as they present Anniversaries & Waltzes, featuring works from Franz Schubert, Felix Mendelssohn and Michael Haydn. Advance tickets: $5-7. 7:30 p.m., Laxson Auditorium. t

Wildcat Athletics s

Saturday, October 4

Soccer Women's vs. San Francisco State University, 2 p.m., soccer field.

Tuesday, October 7

Soccer Women's vs. Sonoma State University, 2 p.m.; Men's, 4 p.m., soccer field.

Saturday, October 11

Soccer Men's vs. San Francisco State University, 2 p.m., soccer field.

Volleyball Conference Game: CSU, Stanislaus, 7 p.m., Acker Gym.

Tuesday, October 14

Volleyball vs. Dominican College, 7 p.m., Acker Gym.

Friday, October 17

Soccer Conference Game: Women's vs. CSU, Hayward, 1 p.m.; Men's vs. CSU, Stanislaus, 4 p.m., soccer field.

Saturday, October 18

Volleyball Conference Game: San Francisco State University, 7 p.m., Acker Gym.

Sunday, October 19

Soccer Men's vs. CSU, Hayward, 3 p.m., soccer field.

Academic Calendar

Intersession Special Session & Spring Special Session Course Proposals are due October 10. If you are interested in teaching an Intersession Special Session, Spring Special Session class, workshop, or seminar through Continuing Education, submit your course proposal now. Call x6105 or e-mail Debra Barger:
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