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Volume 53, Number 30   April 23, 2006         

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March 2006 Insiders


A Motley Vision, a group blog founded by William Morris, Public Affairs and Publications, received the 2005 Award for Criticism at the Association for Mormon Letters annual conference held Feb. 25 in Provo, Utah.

Behavioral and Social Sciences
"The Chinese in Silicon Valley: Globalization, Social Networks and Ethnic Identity," by Bernard P. Wong, Anthropology, was recently published by Rowman and Littlefield.

Bill Issel, History, presented on the research for his book on religion and politics in California during the 1930s and 1040s at two conferences held in March: The Re-Imagining the History of Religion in the American West conference held at Arizona State University and at the Sixth Biennial European Social Science History Conference held in Amsterdam.

Creative Arts
David Kuraoka
, Art, spoke at the Richmond Art Center on Feb. 28 as part of its Visiting Artist Ceramics Series.

"American Masculinity Under Clinton: Popular Media and the Nineties 'Crisis of Masculinity,'" by Brenton J. Malin, Broadcast and Electronic Communication Arts, was recently published by Peter Lang Publishing Group.

Gilda M. Bloom
, Secondary Education, has been elected as one of 18 California state delegates to the National Education Association Representative Assembly for 2006.

Ethnic Studies
Caitlin Ryan
, Cesar E. Chavez Institute, presented her study on LGBT adolescents and families to a joint working group of the Centers for Disease Control Division of Adolescent and School Health on March 23 in Washington, D.C. Ryan also presented the plenary session at the True Colors' Building Inclusive Communities Best Practices Conference held March 24 in Hartford, Conn., and presented the Anita D. Lichtenstein Memorial Lecture on her study of the impact family acceptance and rejection on risk and resiliency for LGBT adolescents on April 7 at the Bryn Mawr College Graduate School of Social Work.

"The Salvadoran Americans" by Carlos B. Cordova, Raza Studies, was published last year by Greenwood Press.

"Pocket Guide to Arabic Script," by Fayeq Oweis, Foreign Languages and Literatures, was recently published by Hippocrene Books.

Maxine Chernoff, Creative Writing, recently won a Gertrude Stein Award for Innovative Writing from Green Integer Press.

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