Ned Fielden, librarian, presented a paper on the evolution
of medieval and renaissance university libraries at the World Universities
Forum conference in Davos, Switzerland, on Feb. 2.
Penelope Flores, professor of secondary education, has
a new book exploring the evolution of the Filipino American Family during
migration to the U.S. "The Philippine Jeepney: A Filipino Family
Metaphor" (2008, PAWA, Inc) was written with Araceli N. Resus and
includes results of fieldwork conducted at a multicultural Daly City
high school, revealing the family attitudes and identity issues of Filipino
The French version of "Searching for John Ford" by Joseph
McBride, assistant professor of cinema, recently won the Prix
Littéraire de la Critique de Cinema 2007, a prize from the Syndicat
Francais de la Critique de Cinéma. The prize honors the best foreign
film book of the year.
Theatre Arts Professors Carlos Barón and Rhonnie Washington are
cast members in the Thick Description production of "Blade to
the Heat," playing through March 16 at the Thick House in San
"John Calloway’s Flute Odyssey," a
March 4 concert led by Calloway, an SF State music lecturer, at the
Intersection for the Arts in San Francisco will also feature a performance
by Hafez Modirzadeh, associate professor of music.
"Paranirvana," a sculpture by Lewis de Soto,
professor of art, is on display at "The Missing Piece: Artists
Consider the Dalai Lama" at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts
in San Francisco through March 16.