Volume 52, Number 10 October 18, 2004
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The Office of Public Affairs & Publications recently won a 2004 Award of Excellence for Magazine Writing from the Council for Advancement and Support of Education District VII.
Behavioral and Social Sciences
"Aspiring to Craft Modern Gendered Selves: Comfort Women and Chongsindae in Late Colonial Korea," by C. Sarah Soh, Anthropology, appeared in the June edition of Critical Asian Studies. Soh presented "Beyond Postcolonial Politics of Animosity, Toward Discovering a Healing Truth of Historical Injustice: The Korean 'Comfort Women' Tragedy as Structural Violence." at the International Symposium on Rethinking Historical Injustice in Northeast Asia: The Korean Experience in Regional Perspective held May 27-28 at Stanford University.
Amita Shastri, Political Science, participated in an international workshop on Innovations in Democratic Governance held Sept. 28-29 at the J.F. Kennedy School, Harvard University.
"Monument Recall" an exhibit curated by Paula Levine, Art, is on display at the San Francisco Camerawork Gallery through Nov. 24.
John B. Wilson, Theatre Arts, designed the scenery for the American Conservatory Theatre production of Tom Stoppard's "The Real Thing" which runs Oct. 21 - Nov. 21 at the Geary Theatre in San Francisco.
Yu-Charn Chen, Design and Industry, presented "Faculty Evaluations in the California State University" and "The Curriculum/Program Review and Development in the California State University" July 22 at National Taiwan Normal University, one of SFSU's sister universities.
The third edition of Media Analysis Techniques, by Arthur Asa Berger, Broadcast and Electronic Communication Arts (emeritus), was recently published by Sage Publications. Other books by Berger that were recently published include Media and Society (Rowman & Littlefield) and The Kabbalah Killings (PulpLit Press).
Horizons West: Directing the Western from John Ford to Clint Eastwood by Jim Kitses, Cinema, was recently published by the British Film Institute.
Health and Human Services
presented the following lectures at the University of Sao Paulo, Brazil,
in September and October: "Methodological and
Theoretical Questions in the Socio-cultural Study of Physical Activity" to
the faculty of Philosophy, Letters, and Human Sciences and "Socio-cultural
Studies in Physical Education and Sport" to the School of Physical
Education and Sport. Zieff also presented: "The Agita Sao Paulo 'Message'
is in the Movement: Socio-cultural Approaches to Understanding Physical
Activity Adherence in Multiple Populations" to the Studies Center
Marc Dollinger, Jewish Studies, gave a presentation at the opening of a new facility for congregation Beth Emek in Pleasanton.
The Northern California chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists recently presented Erna Smith, Journalism,with an excellence in journalism award for her work in teaching journalism in innovative ways, diversifying and mentoring journalism faculty and contributing to professional journalism organizations.
Karaite Judaism and Historical Understanding by Fred Astren, Jewish Studies, was published recently by University of South Carolina Press.
"The Stone Women," a story on poet Ruth Stone and her two daughters by Yvonne Daley, Journalism, that appeared in Vermont Life won the gold award in the International Regional Magazine Association's annual contest. Another article on Ruth Stone by Daley appears in the most recent issue of Poets & Writers Magazine.
Science and Engineering
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