Asian American Studies
Associate Professor of Asian American Studies Grace Yoo presented her paper "Emotional Work: Disclosure and Social Support among Breast Cancer Survivors" on Aug. 4 at the American Sociological Association's 103rd annual meeting in Boston.
Assistant Professor of Biology and Director of the SEPAL program at SF State Kimberly Tanner co-authored "Girls in Science: A Framework for Action," published by the National Science Teachers Association. Her co-authors included faculty at the University of California, San Francisco and Stanford University.
Professor Erik Peper of the Institute for Holistic Healing Studies/Department of Health Education co-authored "Het gebruik van Biofeedback door oefentherapeuten" with a German colleague for the German publication "Beweegreden" published this month.
School of Music and Dance
Music Lecturer John Calloway was appointed by San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom to serve on the city's Arts Commission. Calloway, who leads the SF State AfroCuban jazz ensemble, was sworn in Aug. 14. The John Calloway Quintet performed July 5 at the Stanford Jazz Festival. Calloway also performed at the San Jose Jazz Festival on Aug. 8-9.
Andrew Speight, music lecturer, hosted "Andrew Speight's Bebop Night" on July 23 at the Stanford Jazz Festival. He was also on the faculty for the Stanford Jazz Workshop's educational summer programs. Speight and Akira Tana, music lecturer, performed at the Stanford Jazz Festival All-Star Jam Session on Aug. 8.
"The Influence of Japanese Art on Design," a book by Hannah Sigur, art lecturer, will be published in October. Sigur will present lectures Sept. 24 at Maymont House Museum in Richmond, Va.; Oct. 14 at the Appraisers Association in San Diego; Oct. 24 at Cohen-Bray House in Oakland; Oct. 29 at George Washington University in Washington, D.C.; Nov. 1 at the Asian Art Museum in San Francisco; and Nov. 6 at the Savannah College of Art and Design in Savannah, Ga.
Yukihiro Goto, chair and professor of Theatre Arts, taught a Suzuki Acting Workshop at Portland State University in Portland, Ore., from June 23 to 26.
"Pride Succubus," a play by Claire Rice, theatre arts lecturer and office assistant, was performed in a Thunderbird Theatre Co. production from Aug. 7 to 23 at New Langton Arts in San Francisco.
Marie Drennan, assistant professor of broadcast and electronic communication arts, served as a judge at the New TeeVee Pier Screening, held July 31 in San Francisco.
In a panel discussion titled "Gay LA vs. Gay San Francisco" held by the cultural forum Zocalo in Los Angeles on June 18, Chair of Women Studies Nan Alamilla Boyd discussed the evolution of gay politics in San Francisco. The live event aired on LA City Channel 36 through July 2008 and on KPCC radio on July 20.
"Grrrlyshow," a film by Kara Herold, cinema lecturer, screened July 20 at the San Francisco Zine Fest.