Volume 54, Number 10 October 16, 2006
Jules Tygiel, History, wrote the foreward to the recent book "Shades of Glory: The Negro Leagues and the Story of African-American Baseball," by Lawrence D. Hogan, published by National Geographic.
Lee Davis, California Studies, presented a lecture on "The Spanish Settlement of California by the Anza Expedition" on June 29 as part of the Presidio Trust's Pasado del Presidio program in San Francisco.
Joel Schechter, Theatre Arts, discussed "Yiddish Comedy: On Stage and on Film" on May 23 as part of the Sam and Emma Ziegler Tuesday Morning Lecture Series at the Contra Costa Jewish Community Center in Walnut Creek.
Bill Peters, Theatre Arts, directed a Ghostlight Theatre Co. production of "A Midsummer Night's Dream," from June 29 through July 2 in Santa Cruz.
Martin Linder, Design and Industry, recently won a bronze Industrial Design Excellence Award (IDEA) for his work on the Reveal Imaging Technologies CT-80 Explosive Detection System.
Health and Human Services
Jacob Needleman, Philosophy, gave a lecture on "The American Soul: In Search of the Spiritual Meaning of America" on June 13 at the Teaching American History Summer Institute held at Baylor University in Waco, Texas.
Anita Silvers, Philosophy, gave a presentation on "The Right Not to Be Normal as the Essence of Freedom" at the Human Enhancement Technologies and Human Rights conference held May 26-28 at Stanford University Law School.
Several Creative Writing faculty members read in the 2006 Bay Area Summer Poetry Marathon, held on May 13, June 24, July 15 and Aug. 12 at The LAB in San Francisco. Participants included: Maxine Chernoff, Steve Dickison, Kathleen Fraser (emerita), Truong Tran, Dodie Bellamy and Barbara Tomash. Donna de la Perriere, Creative Writing, is co-founder and co-curator of the Summer Poetry Marathon.
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