Volume 51, Number 25 March 15, 2004
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Behavioral and Social Sciences
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.
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.
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.
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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
"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.
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