Volume 54, Number 33 May 14, 2007
Behavioral and Social Sciences
"The Hegemony of Common Sense, Wisdom and Mystification on Everyday Life," by Dean W. Manders, Social Science, was recently published by Peter Lang Publishing. The book is part of the San Francisco State University Series in Philosophy.
Maziar Behrooz, History, served on a panel at a Commonwealth Club forum on "Moving Forward in Iraq," held March 21 at the Bentley School in Lafayette.
"Mapping Global Cities: GIS Methods in Urban Analysis," a textbook by Ayse Pamuk, Urban Studies, was published recently by ESRI Press.
Andrei Tsygankov, International Relations, presented a lecture on "The U.S. Policy of Regime Change and Russia's Response" on April 17 at CSU Fresno.
Jules Tygiel, History, presented a lecture celebrating the opening of the baseball season and the 60th anniversary of Jackie Robinson's Major League debut on April 11 at Bookshop West Portal in San Francisco.
"San Francisco and the Great Earthquake of 1906" by Robert Cherny, History, was published in History Now, the quarterly online journal of the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History.
"Concerto for Piano and Nine Instruments,"a composition by Richard Festinger, Music and Dance, premiered April 20 and 22 with performances by the Network for New Music at the Settlement Music School in Philadelphia.
"Muscle Biofeedback at the Computer" by Erik
Peper and Katherine
H. Gibney, Health Education/Holistic Healing, was recently published
by the Biofeedback Foundation of Europe. Peper and Richard
Healing, and other co-authors presented the posters "Health Risks
for Poker Dealers" and "Using Biofeedback Assessment During
Buddhist Monk Chanting" and "How Standardized Assessment Can
Several works by Toni Mirosevich were published this spring: "The Prize Inside" in Gastronomica: The Journal of Food and Culture; "Lie or Lay" in The Bark, a magazine for food lovers; and "Going To" in San Francisco Chronicle Magazine. In addition, Mirosevich's poem "The Takeaway Bin" was nominated for a Pushcart Prize.
Camille Dungy, Creative Writing, read from her work Feb. 20 at Pacific Lutheran University in Tacoma, Wash.
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