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Volume 54, Number 6   September 18, 2006         

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Behavioral and Social Sciences
Peter Biella, Anthropology, presented "A DV and a Place to Screen: The Lever of Applied Visual Anthropology" at the annual meeting of The Society for Applied Visual Anthropology, held March 28-April 2 in Vancouver, British Columbia.

Jason Henderson, Geography and Human Environmental Studies, gave a talk on how New Orleans can be rebuilt by balancing social justice with ecological stewardship at a March 29 forum held by the San Francisco Planning and Urban Research Association in San Francisco.

C. Sarah Soh, Anthropology, presented "Korean 'Comfort Women' as Chongsindae: Myth and Reality" at the Association for Asian Studies annual conference held April 6-9 in San Francisco. Soh presented "Beyond the Nationalist Pride and Adversarial Prejudice: Toward a Reconciliation over the 'Comfort Women' Issue" at an international seminar organized by the Asian Women's Fund held March 18 in Tokyo.

Creative Arts
Wayne Peterson
(emeritus), Music and Dance, was composer in residence March 2 at William Paterson University in Wayne, N.J.

Ethnic Studies
"Cultural Representation and Contestation in Native America," edited by Andrew Jolivette, American Indian Studies, was published in July by AltaMira Press. Jolivette also contributed a chapter to the book.

Health and Human Services
Adam Burke
, Holistic Healing Studies, was recently appointed by Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger to serve as a professional member of the California Acupuncture Board.

Erik Peper, Holistic Healing Studies/Health Education, presented "What I Have Learned from Failure: How to Improve Clinical Biofeedback" and co-wrote and presented "Success Under Pressure: Strategies to Reduce Musculoskeletal Injuries in the Hospital Setting" at the Biofeedback Foundation of Europe's annual meeting held Feb. 14-18 in Vienna, Austria.

J. Paul Leonard Library
Thoreau Lovell
was selected to participate in the Frye Leadership Institute held June 4-16 at Emory University in Atlanta.

"La Maison de Madam Durard," a story by Nona Caspers, Creative Writing, was adapted into the film "Gypsies, Tramps and Thieves" by Andrea Janakis. The film adaptation premiered in March at the International Women's Festival in France and was later screened by the American Film Institute in Los Angeles.

Ken Cohen, Jewish Studies, presented the Emma and Sam Ziegler Tuesday Morning Lecture on "Monarchy and Leadership in Ancient Israel" on March 14 at the Contra Costa Jewish Community Center in Walnut Creek.

Dane Johnson, Comparative and World Literature, presented "How to Read Like a Censor: Franco's Censors Reading and Reforming the Latin American 'Boom' Narrative" at the Society for the Study of Narrative Literature 2006 International Conference on
Narrative held April 6-9 in Ottawa, Canada.

Fred Astren, Jewish Studies, presented a paper on "God's Cookbook, Israel's Kitchen and the non-Jewish Marketplace: Contexts for Jewish Food and Wine" at the "From Farfel to Falafel: Food, Wine and Jewish Culture" conference held May 15 at University of California, Davis.

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