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Volume 53, Number 17   December 12, 2005         

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Behavioral and Social Sciences
C. Sarah Soh
, Anthropology, presented "International Discourse on the 'Comfort Women' Issue," at the International Symposium on the Comfort Women held July 15-17 in Tokyo.

Bernard Wong, Anthropology, presented "Chinese Cuisine and Chinese Restaurants in America: An Anthropological Study" at a conference on Chinese Cuisine outside China held Nov. 11-13 in Tainan, Taiwan. A version of the paper was published earlier this year in Japanese in "Chinese cuisine Around the World."

David Matsumoto, Psychology, is one of many coauthors of "National Character Does Not Reflect Mean Personality Trait Levels in 49 Cultures," published Oct. 7 in Science.

Creative Arts
Mark Johnson
, Art, discussed the life and work of photographer John Gutmann on Oct. 20 at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art.

James Edwards, Design and Industry, received the Region 6 Outstanding Professor Award at the conference of the National Association of Industrial Technology held in November in St. Louis.

"Introduction to Video Production: Studio, Field, and Beyond" by Ronald J. Compesi, Broadcast and Electronic Communication Arts, and alum Jaime S. Gomez was published in October by Allyn and Bacon.

Bill Nichols, Cinema, participated in a panel discussion on the role of documentary film in the United States on Nov. 12 as part of the University of Chicago Human Rights Program's annual film series.

"Conversations with Principals: Issues, Values and Politics," by Andrew Dubin, Administration and Interdisciplinary Studies, was published this month by Sage Publications.

Ruth Love, Administration and Interdisciplinary Studies, spoke at the Los Angeles Unified School District's Education Day held Oct. 6 in Los Angeles.

Health and Human Services
"The Physiological Correlates of Body Piercing by a Yoga Master: Control of Pain
and Bleeding," by Erik Peper and several coauthors, was recently published in the Subtle Energies and Energy Medicine Journal. "Putting Yourself into Your Client's Shoes with
Biofeedback's Help: Using Physiology to Identify the Client's Internal Process" by Peper and M. Fuhs and "Biofeedback and Neurofeedback in Enhancing Performance" by Peper and several coauthors were published in recent volumes of Applied Psychophysiology and Biofeedback.

Susan Zieff, Kinesiology, presented "The 'Importance of Physical Activity': Interpreting Youth Involvement in Agita Sao Paulo" at the International Symposium on Sport Sciences held in Sao Paulo.

Dodie Bellamy
, Creative Writing, and Aaron Nielsen have an image/text collaboration in "Mix Tape: The Art of Cassette Culture," an anthology by Thurston Moore published by Universe.

"Snickerdoodles in Hell," a play written by Michelle Carter, Creative Writing, was performed in June at the Abingdon Theater in New York. Her play "Ted Kaczynski Killed People With Bombs" was featured in the Summer Play Festival at the Clurman Theatre in New York.

Robert Glück, Creative Writing, was in residence at the Norton Island Residency Program For Writers and Artists in Maine in July. He will hold the Phipps Chair in Creative Writing at University of Denver in spring 2006.

Cristina Azocar, Journalism, was recognized by KQED in November as one of four local outstanding heroes for American Indian Heritage Month.

Ned Fielden
presented "University Libraries in the twelfth to fifteenth Centuries: Growth and Development" at the International Conference on the Book held in September in Oxford, U.K.

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