INSIDE Chico State
0 November 11, 1999
Volume 30 Number 8
  A publication for the faculty, staff, administrators, and friends of California State University, Chico




In The News









Arts, Events, and Speakers

Wednesday, November 10

"Gay Marriage: A Feminist Conversation" exploring the question of whether feminists should support gay marriage. 7 p.m., Ayres 106.

Thursday, November 11

Presidential Lecture Series
Dr. Ferid Murad, 1998 Nobel Prize Winner in Medicine. Free. 7:30 p.m., Harlen Adams Theatre.

Female Transport, directed by Randy Wonzong, chronicles the journey of six women shipped to a life of hard labor in Australia. Tickets: $6 - 8. 7:30 p.m., Wismer Theatre.

Friday, November 12

Biology Seminar
"Ecological Studies of the Lyme Disease Spirochete in California" by Robert Lane, University of California, Berkeley. 4 p.m., Holt 170; refreshments 3:30 p.m.

Mathematics Colloquium "Differentiation and Composition on the Hardy and Bergman Spaces" by Neil Portnoy, Mathematics and Statistics. 4 p.m., Holt 185; refreshments 3:30 p.m., Holt 183.

Piano Concert
Wendy Chen, winner of the 1997 Young Concert Artists International Competition. Tickets: $10 - 12. 7:30 p.m., Rowland-Taylor Recital Hall.

Female Transport

Female Transport Tickets: $6 - 8. 7:30 p.m., Wismer Theatre.

Saturday, November 13

A Choral Spectrum of Variety, Spice, and Life, performed by the A Cappella Choir and directed by Jeff Gemmell. Tickets: $6 - 8. 7:30 p.m., Harlen Adams Theatre.

Female Transport Tickets: $6 - 8. 7:30 p.m., Wismer Theatre.

Sunday, November 14

Female Transport Tickets: $6 - 8. 2 p.m., Wismer Theatre.Cephas and Wiggins
Cephas and Wiggins

Masters of the Steel String Guitar features fingerpicker Wayne Henderson, "Travis-style" thumb-picker Eddie Pennington, and blues greats John Cephas and Phil Wiggins. Tickets: $10 - 18. 7:30 p.m., Laxson.

Tuesday, November 16

Discussion Group
Randy Wonzong, Theatre Arts, and Female Transport cast members, sponsored by the Humanities Center. Noon, Trinity 126.

International Forum
"Current Issues of Third World Women" by Miriam Monges, Sociology and Social Work. 4 p.m., Ayres 120.

Wednesday, November 17

Walk through campus arboretum led by Joe Covert, Facilities Management and Services. 11 a.m., Kendall.

Exile & Borders Series
"Literary Exiles: Mixing Memory and Desire" by Eugenio Frongia, Foreign Languages and Literatures, and "Borderlands and the Floating World: Contemporary Cross-Cultural Writers" by Rob Burton, English, sponsored by the Humanities Center. Reading materials available at lecture. Noon, Trinity 126.

Agriculture Forum
"Alternative Production Practices and Questions for the Future in Sustainable Agriculture" by Diana Jerkins, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona via video-conferencing. 12:10 p.m., Library 31.

Geography & Environmental Studies Forum
"On the Map: Careers in Geographic Information Systems" by Christine Crown, Geography and Planning. 4 p.m., Butte 101.

Thursday, November 18

Anthropology Forum
"Tracking the Spirit of the Lewis and Clark Expedition" by Lisa Emmerich, History, and Rick Scott, Adventure Outings. 4 p.m., Ayres 120.}

Film Screening
Cincinnati artist Suzanne Fisher. 7 p.m., Ayres 201.

Chicovana and Jazz Express: Tribute to Dizzy Gillespie Tickets: $6 - 8. 7:30 p.m., Harlen Adams Theatre.

Roger Hogan

Writer's Voice Series
James Karman, English, reads selections from his publications on California poet Robinson Jeffers. 7:30 p.m., University Center Lounge.

The Best of Andrew Lloyd Webber. Tickets: $10 - 18. 7:30 p.m., Laxson.




Friday, November 19

Retired Faculty Meeting
"The Present and the Immediate Future of CSU, Chico" by President Manuel Esteban. Noon, Kendall 103.

Tuesday, November 30

International Forum
"Education in Chile after Pinochet's Dictatorship: A Fulbright Teacher's Perspective" by CSU, Chico alumna Amy Wilson, Red Bluff High School Spanish teacher. 4 p.m., Ayres 120.

Wellness Center Forum
"The Power of Healing Through Touch" by Latonia Dixon, R.N. 5 p.m., PAC 206.

Fiesta Navidad
Fiesta Navidad

Fiesta Navidad features Mariachi Los Camperos de Nati Cano performing the music, dancing, and pageantry of La Posada, a Mexican Christmas story of the journey to Bethlehem. Tickets: $10 - 18. 7:30 p.m., Laxson.

Wednesday, December 1

Walk through campus arboretum led by Joe Covert, Facilities Management and Services. 11 a.m., Kendall.

Discussion Group
Maria Herrera-Sobek, UC, Santa Barbara, who speaks tonight, sponsored by the Humanities Center. Readings available in PAC 109 and all HFA departments. Noon, Trinity 126.

Ballroom Dance
Ballroom Dance Night offers swing, fox trot, waltz, tango, cha-cha rumba, and fun, sponsored by Rec Sports and Physical Education and Exercise Science. Tickets: $4 - 5. 7 p.m., Shurmer Gym.

Ernesto Paul's Aztec calendar
Ernesto PaulŐs Aztec calendar

Exile & Borders Series
"Voices of Migration and Exile: Anguish and Hope Without Frontiers" by Maria Herrera-Sobek. 7 p.m., PAC 134. Reception with food by MEChA, art by Jesus Ramirez and Ernesto Paul, and guitar by Abel Santos. 8:15 p.m., Trinity foyer.

Thursday, December 2

Prime Timers Program
Carols by the Notre Dame School Children's Choir. Reservations required, call 896-0826 or 898-6679. 11:30 a.m., BMU 108.

Anthropology Forum
"Animal Rights and the Rites of Community: The Pigeon Shoot at Hegins, Pennsylvania" by Jay Mechling, American Studies, UC, Davis. 4 p.m., Ayres 120.

CAPE Forum
"Are Parents Entitled to the Truth?" organized and presented by students with faculty guidance and a faculty moderator. 4 p.m., BMU 110.

Slide Show
Pictures from every Adventure Outings trip during the fall semester. Free. 7 p.m., BMU 108.

Writer's Voice Series
The graduate creative writing class presents readings from recent work. 7:30 p.m., Selvester's Cafe.

Friday, December 3

Biology Seminar
"Manipulation of Forest Vegetation: Response of Soil Microorganisms to Anthropomorphic Disturbance" by Matt Busse, USDA Forest Service. 4 p.m., Holt 170; refreshments 3:30 p.m., Holt 171.

Chico Dance Theatre features original music compositions and student choreographers, dancers, and lighting designers in a showcase of various dance styles. Tickets: $6 - 8. 7:30 p.m., Harlen Adams Theatre.

Saturday, December 4

Pulga day hike in the Feather River Canyon. 9 a.m. Cost: $7 - 12y

Symphonic Band
Guest artist Greg Smith, Chico native and clarinetist with the Chicago Symphony, joins the band in a program that includes original works by director Leonard Duarte. Tickets: $6 - 8. 7:30 p.m., Laxson.

Chico Dance Theatre. Tickets: $6 - 8. 7:30 p.m., Harlen Adams Theatre.

Sunday, December 5

Chico Dance Theatre. Tickets: $6 - 8. 2 p.m., Harlen Adams Theatre.

Anonymous 4: Legends of St. Nicholas features four women performing English Christmas chants, songs, motets, and carols from the fifth through fifteenth centuries. Tickets: $10 - 18. 7:30 p.m., Laxson.


Wildcat Athletics

Shurmer Gym

Friday, November 12 vs. Sonoma State University; 7:30 p.m.


Academic Information

Monday - Friday,
November 22 - 26

Thanksgiving Vacation -- no classes

Now - Wednesday, December 1

TRACS registration for January Intersession.

TRACS course request and advising period for spring 2000.

Now - Monday, January 3, 2000

Registration for January Intersession courses through the Center for Regional and Continuing Education.

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