Volume 52, Number 6 September 20, 2004
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and Social Sciences
"Identity Politics and Local Political Culture: Some Comparative Results from the Social Capital Benchmark Survey," by Richard DeLeon, Political Science, and Katherine Naff, Public Administration, was published in the July issue of Urban Affairs Review.
Larry Eilenberg, Theatre Arts, interviewed Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Suzan Lori Parks for the April 21 City Arts and Lectures event held at the Herbst Theater in San Francisco. Eilenberg interviewed documentary film director Michael Almereyda on the stage of the Roxie Theater at a benefit screening of "This So Called Disaster," held May 3 in San Francisco.
Miriam Smith, Broadcast and Electronic Communication Arts, presented a media law seminar in May at the MCM Institute of the University of St. Gallen in Switzerland. Smith was also awarded a Fulbright for a German Studies Seminar on visual culture held in June in Germany. In August, Smith traveled to Romania and Hungary as an adviser to Clog America, the United States representative to Folkloriada, a world folk dancing competition.
Rhonnie Washington, Theatre Arts, performed in the staged reading of "Stories from Jonestown and the People's Temple," in June at the Magic Theatre in San Francisco.
Roger Woodward, Music and Dance, has been awarded the Chevalier des Arts et des Lettres by the French Government.
"New Geometries at USF," a two-person exhibition of paintings, features work by Cherie Raciti, Art. The exhibition is at the Thacher Gallery of the Gleason Library at University of San Francisco through Oct. 3.
"Crow's Eye View," a play by Roy Conboy, Theatre Arts, was performed Aug.1 at the Bay Area Playwrights Festival's BASH! (Bay Area Shorts) presentation at the Magic Theatre in San Francisco.
Nathan Avani, Secondary Education, was selected in April as president of the International Mentoring Association.
The National Council for Teachers of English recently awarded Jamal Cooks, Secondary Education, a "Cultivating New Voices Among Scholars of Color" fellowship.
Health and Human Services
Robert Chope, Counseling, was presented with the Practitioner of the Year award at the National Career Development Association convention held in July in San Francisco.
Michael Krasny, English Language and Literature, moderated a discussion on University of California's management of the Los Alamos, Lawrence Livermore and Lawrence Berkeley laboratories, held in April at University of California, Berkeley.
Fred Astren, Jewish Studies, presented a lecture titled "Was it the Golden Age of Judaism? Cultural Achievements and Moslem Relations in Medieval Spain" on May 9 at the Osher Marin Jewish Community Center.
"Blanchie's Sonneto" and "Women's Work," two poems by Toni Mirosevich, Creative Writing, appeared in the spring issue of Inkwell. Mirosevich's poem "Hygiene" is featured in the poetry anthology Revenge and Forgiveness, edited by Patrice Vecchione and published by Holt. Mirosevich's poems Try," "Nature Lovers," and "Honeymoon" were published in the spring issue of Sand Hill Review.
Studies, presented "Rehabilitating Rome in
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Marc Dollinger, Jewish Studies, presented a lecture on "California Jews" on June 24 at the Bronfman Family Jewish Community Center in Santa Barbara.
"Adventurers in Nature: The Merry Tramps of Oakland," a photo essay by Meredith Eliassen, Special Collections and Archives, was the cover feature of a recent issue of California History.
Ann Shadwick received the Mary Hatwood Futrell Award for individuals whose activities in women's rights have made a significant impact on education, at the annual National Education Association meeting held July 3 in Washington D.C.
Science and Engineering
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