American Indian Studies
Lecturer in American Indian Studies Sarah Sutler-Cohen spoke at the Sept.19-21 seminar "Women in Metal" at the Calgary Noctis VI metal music festival and conference in Calgary, Canada.
Professor Emeritus of Anthropology Bernard P. Wong chaired a panel on "Urban Development, Business Operation and Social Responsibility" at the 17th World Congress of the International Union of Anthropological and Ethnological Sciences at the University of Manchester, UK, Aug. 5-10.
Wong also co-edited the new book Chinatowns Around the World: Gilded Ghetto, Ethnopolis and Cultural Diaspora (Brill Publications, March 2013).
Professor of Health Education Erik Peper co-authored the article "Ademen vanuit de psychofysiologische benadering" (Breathing from a psychophysiological perspective) in the journal Physios (2013, issue 3).
Recreation, Parks, & Tourism
Associate Professor of Recreation, Parks, & Tourism Nina Roberts was the keynote speaker for the Sierra Club Loma Prieta Chapter's 80th Anniversary celebration on Saturday, Sept. 21. The sold-out event included senators, county supervisors and legislators also supporting ongoing Sierra Club initiatives. California Senator Jerry Hill, who chairs the standing committee on environmental quality, introduced Roberts.
Professor of Theatre Arts Joel Schechter contributed to the first English translation of Sholem Aleichem’s 1899 play Mazl Tov.