Volume 51, Number 33 May 17, 2004
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and Social Sciences
Anoshua Chaudhuri, Economics, presented "Sibling Rivalry and Birth Order Effects on the Nutritional Status of Children in Rural Bangladesh" at the annual meeting of the Population Association of America held April 1-3 in Boston.
Betty Blecha, Economics, has co-authored an article in the May issue of the American Economic Review titled "Efficiency in the Use of Technology in Economic Education."
Jenny Lau, Cinema, discussed "Orientalist Discourse and the movie 'Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon'" at FACES (Forum for American/Chinese Exchange at Stanford) on April 13 at Stanford University.
Health and Human Services
Susan Zieff, Kinesiology, has been elected history academy chair of the American Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance.
Jason Albertson, Health Education, participated in a panel discussion on homelessness following the screening of the documentary "Exposed: Homeless and the Media" on May 7 at The Canvas in San Francisco.
Fred Astren, Jewish Studies, and Carel Bertram, Humanities, participated in a panel discussion titled "Is Seeing Believing? The Judaic and Islamic Tradition Against Idol Worship" held April 28 at the Contemporary Jewish Museum in San Francisco.
Studies, presented "Islamic Feminism and 'The
Spectacle of the Other Woman'" at the Women, Islam and Transnational
Feminism Conference held March 5 at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
She spoke on "Gender, Ethnicity and Social Inequality in a Global
Context" on April 6 at the University of Stockholm, Sweden, and presented "Ethnicity
for Sale: The Gendering of Persian Carpet in the National and Transnational
Markets" at the Diaspora and Homeland Development Conference held
April 13 at the Berkeley Center for Globalization and Information Technology
1600 Holloway Avenue, San Francisco,
CA 94132 415/338-1111