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Volume 56, Number 31    April 13, 2009         

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Professor of Anthropology Sarah Soh gave a talk about her new book, "The Comfort Women," at the University of San Francisco as part of the Asian Studies Noontime Talk Series.

Behavioral and Social Sciences
The College of BSS hosted its first joint conference with the Chinese Academy of Social Science's Institute of Ethnology and Anthropology in Beijing at the end of March. Papers were presented on the topic, "China's Development of its West and Lessons It Can Learn from the Development of the American West Regarding the Environment," and included presentations by Assistant Professors of Geography and Environmental Studies Quian Guo and Xiao Hang Liu, Professor of Geography and Human Environmental Studies Barbara Holzman, Assistant Professor of Public Administration Sheldon Gen and Professor of Anthropology Gary Pahl. Also in attendance were Sujian Guo, professor and director of the Center for U.S.- China Policy Studies, and Dean Joel Kassiola.

Broadcast and Electronic Communication Arts
"Documentary Filmmaking: A Contemporary Field Guide," a book by John Hewitt, professor emeritus of broadcast and electronic communication arts, and Gustavo Vazquez, was published by Oxford University Press.

Creative Arts
"Charlie and Mama Kyna," a children's book by Diana Rumjahn, creative arts technical services, was published by Book Surge.

Creative Writing
"Corazon," a new book of poetry by Creative Writing Professor Paul Hoover, was published in English with Spanish translation by Maria Barbanda, LunArena Press.

Creative Writing Professor and Department Chair Maxine Chernoff and Professor Paul Hoover translated "Selected Poems of Friedrich Hölderin," a book published by Omnidawn Press.

Associate Professor of Creative Writing Nona Casper's "Little Book of Days" was published by Spuyten Press.

Creative Writing Lecturer Truong Tran's new volume of poetry, "Four Letter Words," was published by Apogee Press.

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