History Professor Emeritus Bill Issel's chapter on Catholics and politics
during the New Deal is featured in Catholicism in the American
West: A Rosary of Hidden Voices (Texas A&M University Press, 2007). Issel,
a consultant for the San Francisco History Museum scheduled to open
in 2011, is drafting the narratives for the planned exhibits and serving
on the museum's story and working committees.
Design and Industry
Assistant Professor of Design and Industry Hsiao-Yun Chu's articles "Industrial
Design" and "Art Deco" were published in the anthology
Material Culture in America; Understanding Everyday Life (AVC-Clio Press,
2007). The anthology looks at the study of material culture and what
it reveals about historical and contemporary life in the U.S.
Assistant Professor of Chemistry Marc O. Anderson and colleagues published
a study on the substrate specificity of a prostate-specific membrane
antigen in the journal Bioorganic & Medicinal Chemistry 2007, published
in Oxford, England.
Associate Professor of Ethnic Studies Rabab Abdulhadi organized and served
on the panel "Narrating Home and Homelands: Space, Place and Displacement
in Comparative Arab Diasporas" at the November annual meeting
of the Middle East Studies Association in Montreal, Canada.
a research specialist for the Family Acceptance Project at the Cesar
Chavez Institute, was a creative contributor
to a video
selected for the 2008 Sundance Film Festival. Sanchez and his partners
interviewed and filmed hundreds of people in and around Oakland for the
video mosaic "Along the Way." The 20-minute piece was commissioned
by the Port of Oakland and runs continuously on a media wall inside the
Oakland International Airport. In addition to the Sundance Festival, "Along
the Way" will be part of the ongoing screening program at the Contemporary
Temporary Museum of Art in Salt Lake City.