and Social Sciences
History, presented on his research for a book on religion and politics
in California history in November --
at the Second World
Congress of the International American Studies Association held Aug.
3 in Ottawa, Ontario, and at the annual meeting of the American Italian
Historical Association held Nov. 4 in Los Angeles.
Geography and Human Environmental Studies/Romberg Tiburon Center, co-authored
and presented "Using GIS Techniques to Analyze
Climate Mechanism," at the annual meeting of the Association of
Pacific Coast Geographers held in October in Phoenix.
'Peace Dreams,' a film by Martha Gorzycki, Cinema, was premiered Dec.
15 by the San Francisco chapter of the International.
Arts, presented a talk on "Messiahs of
1933, or How American Yiddish Theatre Survived Adversity Through Satire," on
Dec. 11 at the Bureau of Jewish Education Jewish Community Library in
"American Masculinity Under Clinton: Popular Media and the '90s
'Crisis of Masculinity,'" by Brent Malin, Broadcast and Electronic
Communication Arts, was recently published by Peter Lang Publishing.
Music and Dance, was nominated for a Grammy Award in the Jazz Instrumental
Solo category for "A Love Supreme -- Acknowledgement."
Gilda M. Bloom, Secondary Education, presented "Too Many Children
Left Behind: Why Ruby Payne is Contributing to the Reproduction of Current
Educational Inequities and Widening the Achievement Gap" at the
International Conference on Teacher Education and Social Justice held
Oct. 16 in Honolulu. Bloom also serves as the elected program chair of
the American Educational Research Association's Hispanic Research Issues
SIG for 2006 and was re-appointed to the State Executive Board of Civil
Rights in Education for the California Teachers Association.
"Conversations with Principals: Issues, Values and Politics," by
Andrew Dubin, Administration and Interdisciplinary Studies, was recently
published by Sage Publications. Dubin gave a presentation based on the
book at the Hawaii International Conference on Education held Jan 6-9
American Indian Studies Assistant Professor Melissa Nelson and lecturer
Philip Klasky's documentary film, "The Salt Song Trail: Bringing
Creation Back Together," won the award for best documentary short
at the American Indian Film Festival held in November in San Francisco.
Health and Human Services
"Enhancing Therapeutic Success -- Some Observations from Mr. Kawakami: Yogi,
Teacher, Mentor and Healer," co-authored by Erik Peper,
Holistic Healing Studies, was published in Somatics. "Place Yourself
in Your Client's Shoes with Biofeedback to Promote Healing: Part 1," by
Peper and M. Fuhs was recently published in Biofeedback.
Cristina Azocar, Journalism, was honored in November as one of four "local
heros" by KQED Public Broadcasting in honor of American Indian Heritage
Studies, presented "Jewish Communities in
the Pampas, The Plaza, and the Bario" on Nov. 22 at the Contra Costa
Jewish Community Center in Walnut Creek.
Studies, presented "Famous Biblical Women" on
Nov. 29 at the Contra Costa Jewish Community Center in Walnut Creek.
"Pocket Guide to Arabic Script," by
Fayeq Oweis, Foreign Languages and Literatures, was published in November
by Hippocrene Books.
"Our Intangible Home," by Meredith Eliassen, Archives/Special Collections,
was published in The Argonaut: Journal of the San Francisco Museum and
Robert A. Corrigan was elected to serve as chair of the Association
of American Colleges and Universities at the association's annual meeting
held in January in Washington, D.C. Corrigan will
also serve as the 2006 chair of the San Francisco Chamber of Commerce
Board of Directors.