Volume 54, Number 14 November 13, 2006
Behavioral Social Sciences
In addition, Sujian Guo, Political Science, co-chaired and delivered a keynote speech at the Political China in the 21st Century: Challenges and Opportunities conference held at Renmin University in Beijing. The following faculty presented papers at the conference: Guo and Robert Smith, Political Science, presented "China’s 'Peaceful Rise' and the 'New Thinking' in Chinese Foreign Policy"; Blanchard presented "Yen for Peace? Economics and Politics in the Contemporary Sino-Japanese Relationship"; Kassiola and Xiaohang Liu, Geography and Human Environmental Studies, presented "The Dilemma of Western Industrial Civilization and China's Path in the 21st Century"; Liu presented "Extending our Digital Vision to the Future of Public Administration and What Kind of Framework We Need for Our Spectacles"; and Yanchun Zhang, Economics, presented "The Impacts of Exogenous Oil Supply Shocks on China’s Economic Growth."
"Mapping Global Cities: GIS Methods in Urban Analysis," a book by Ayse Pamuk, Urban Studies, was published by ESRI Press during the summer.
An article by Bill Issel, History, was published in the Pacific Historical Review last spring. The article tells the story of the attempts of the U.S. Army and the FBI to arrest and deport a San Francisco Italian American attorney during the first months of World War II. In July, Issel consulted with László Szabó, a lecturer at the Eötvös Loránd University in Budapest, in connection with the establishment of the university's new curriculum on American intellectual history.
"Going Home," a short film by Diana Rumjahn, Cinema, has been selected for the London, California Independent, Los Angeles International Children's, Mill Valley, Madcat Women's International, and West Chester, Penn., film festivals.
Health and Human Services
Yvonne Daley, Journalism, discussed her book "Vermont Writers: A State of Mind" on Nov. 3 as part of a lecture series presented by the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute of Rutland, Vt.
James Brogan, English Language and Literature, participated in a panel titled "Downloading the Past," held July 13 at the GLBT Historical Society in San Francisco.
Cristina Azocar, Journalism, was recently named to the board of directors of The Women's Media Center.
Frances Mayes, Creative Writing (emerita), delivered the Dewey Lecture on Sept. 9 at the Salt Lake City Main Library. Her lecture was titled "A Year in the World: Journeys of a Passionate Traveler."
Science and Engineering
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