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Volume 61, Number 3    September 3, 2013         

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Professor of Anthropology Peter Biella won first prize at the 2013 EtnoFILM Festival in Croatia in March and the Jury's Choice Award at the Zanzibar International Film Festival in July for his film, The Chairman and the Lions.

Chair and Professor of Art Gail Dawson was named a 2013-14 affiliate artist at the Headlands Center for the Arts in Sausalito.

Creative Writing
Professor of Creative Writing Peter Orner's two short-story collections, Last Car Over the Sagamore Bridge and Esther Stories, were published by Little, Brown and Co. -- the latter title was originally published in 2001. Orner was also interviewed by Isaac Fitzgerald on Aug. 6 in San Francisco as part of Litquake’s Epicenter series

Professor of Creative Writing Camille Dungy led "99 to 1: A Poetry Workshop" at the Minnesota Northwoods Writers Conference held at Bemidji State University from July 14 to 19.

Professor of Creative Writing Robert Gluck has a reissued book of short stories, Elements, published by Ithuriel's Spear.

Associate Professor of History Dawn Mabalon's book, Little Manila is in the Heart -- The Making of the Filipina/o American Community in Stockton, California, was published by Duke University Press. Over the summer, Mabalon gave readings of the book at Hotel Stockton in Stockton and in San Francisco at City Lights Books and Arkipelago Books.

Associate Professor of Humanities Cristina Ruotolo's book, Sounding Real: Musicality and American Fiction at the Turn of the Twentieth Century, was published by University of Alabama Press.

Labor and Employment Studies
Director of Labor and Employment Studies John Logan wrote "Employer Opposition in the US: Anti-union Campaigning from the 1950s," a chapter in the book Global Anti-Unionism: Nature, Dynamics, Trajectories and Outcomes, which was published in August by Palgrave MacMillan.

Sociology & Sexuality Studies
Sociology and Sexual Studies Lecturer and Health Equity Institute faculty member Sonja Mackenzie wrote the recently published book, Structural Intimacies: Sexual Stories in the Black AIDS Epidemic (Rutgers University Press).

Library Education Coordinator Kendra Van Cleave co-authored "Very Much the Taste and Various are the Makes: Reconsidering the Late-Eighteenth-Century Robe à la Polonaise," an article published in the journal Dress.

Professor of Music Hafez Modirzadeh conducted a series of composition workshops and an ethnomusicology colloquium at the University of Tehran, as well as a private saxophone master class, between June 27 and July 10.

Professor of Music Richard Festinger won a spring 2013 Brown Foundation Fellowship from the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, to spend one month at the Dora Maar House in Ménerbes, France, working on composing his third string quartet.


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