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