San Francisco State UniversityWeb A-ZFind it Fast

Volume 51, Number 25   March 15, 2004         

    Announcements    Events    News    Insiders


CampusMemo accepts submissions to the Insiders column from members of the campus community. Items must reflect faculty or staff achievements beyond the campus, e.g., papers/lectures given at professional meetings; appointments to boards; books/articles published; performances, exhibits, readings of works off campus; awards and honors, etc. Please submit items no more than six months old. Items are edited for space.

Deadline for submissions to "Insiders" is the 10th of the month preceding publication. Send submissions to: Please include a contact name and extension.

Behavioral and Social Sciences
Sophie Clavier, International Relations, presented "When Women ARE the Cultural Heritage" at the annual regional meeting of the American Society of International Law held March 12 at University of California, Davis.

Bernard Wong, Anthropology, presented "Issues in Advancement" at the Asian Pacific American Conference held Nov. 15 at Stanford University. He presented "Globalization and Informal Social Networks: Chinese High-Tech Professionals in Silicon Valley" at the annual meeting of the American Anthropological Association held Nov. 19 in Chicago.

Bill Issel, History, organized and presented a paper at a session devoted to the comparative historical analysis of religion and politics at the European Social Science History Association Conference held March 24-27 at Humboldt University in Berlin, Germany. His paper discussed Catholics and politics in twentieth century California.

Sam Gill, Information Systems, presented ".NET Java Interoperability" on Feb. 21 at San Jose State University.

Creative Arts
"When I Was Fourteen: A Survivor Remembers," a film co-directed by Jim Goldner, Cinema, screened at the Tiburon International Film Festival held March 15.

Bill Nichols, Cinema, presented "The Question of Evidence" and conducted a weeklong graduate seminar on documentary film theory March 1-6 at Tampere University, Finland. He also reviewed the films shown at the Tampere International Short Film Festival as part of a panel discussion.

Whitney Chadwick, Art, gave the keynote address, What I Learned About Art History from Frida Kahlo" at Vision-Re-Vision, an art history symposium held at CSU Sacramento on March 27.

Jerry Duke, Music and Dance, presented several workshops at the Arcata Folk Dance Festival held April 2-4 in Bayside.

"Drive My Coche," a play written by Roy Conboy, Theatre Arts/Creative Writing, was performed at Teatro Vision in San Jose from May 20 to June 6. "El Canto del Roble/The Song of the Oak," another play by Conboy, was performed from April 17 to May 8 by the Children's Bilingual Theatre of Marietta, Ga.

Yu-Charn Chen, Design and Industry, presented "Teaching Decision Making Through an Electronics Project - AGV" at the International Technology Education Association Convention held March 18 in Albuquerque.

Cecelia Wambach, Elementary Education, conducted a weeklong workshop on math education for the faculty and students of the Kenya Center for Learning in March. She discussed school reform practices with members of Kenya's Parliament and led a workshop at Kenya's International School.

The Young Child's Memory for Words: Developing First and Second Language and Literacy by Daniel Meier, Elementary Education, was published earlier this year by Teachers College Press, New York.

Ann Berla, Elementary Education, presented "Interrupting Racism: Organizing to Create a More Culturally Diverse Teaching Staff in our Schools" at the California Teachers Association Equity and Human Rights Conference held March 12-14 in Newport Beach.

Penelope V. Flores, Secondary Education, recently completed a study on Ethiopian
school curriculum and submitted a two volume report to the Ministry of Education. She also presented her findings at a National Curriculum and Development Research Conference held Feb. 17 in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

Carol Langbort, Elementary Education, presented "'Developing Leadership in Mathematics Education" at the International Consortium for Research in Science and Mathematics Education held March 10-13 in Concepcion, Chile.

Health and Human Services
Erik Peper, Holistic Healing Studies/Health Education, presented "Healthy Computing" and "Make Health Happen: Selbstheilungskonzept und Biofeedback in Einsatz fur die Gesundheit" at the Kongress fur Gesundheitspsychologi held March 25-27 in Leipzig, Germany.

Marc Dollinger, Jewish Studies, delivered the annual Whitsett Chair in California History Lecture on March 11 at CSU Northridge. The topic was "California Jews."

"Literacy Unleashed: An Integrated Approach to Reading and Writing," a program created and run by Helen P. Gillotte-Tropp, English Language and Literature, and Sugie Goen, English Language and Literature, received the 2004 Conference on Basic Writing Award for Innovation. It is one of two programs nationwide to receive the award.

Frances Phillips, Technical and Professional Writing/Creative Writing, spoke on the challenges and questions foundations face when trying to advance arts education in public schools April 10 at part of the John Landrum Bryant Lecture Series at Harvard University's Graduate School of Education.

"Collection Development in Public Health: A Guide to Selection Tools" by Lisa C. Wallis, Library, was recently published in The Acquisitions Librarian.

SF State News home

San Francisco State University Home     Search     Need Help?    

1600 Holloway Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94132 415/338-1111
Last modified April 19, 2004, by the Office of Public Affairs