Creative Writing Lecturer Anne Galjour wrote and directed "Fable & Faith" in collaboration with the Robert Moses' Kin dance company. The play, which ran Feb. 18 to 20 at the Yerba Buena Center for the Performing Arts, explores how communities and personal identities are shaped by stories told and heard in one's youth.
Professor of Health Education and Director of the Institute for Holistic Healing Studies Erik Peper co-authored the article, "Biofeedback History: An Alternative View," which appeared in the journal Biofeedback, volume 38, issue 4.
Peper also presented the invited lectures, "Holistic Approach to Health at the Open Forum for Citizens," "Gaia Medicine: Aiming at the reconnection between nature and human beings" and "Optimize Health Through Self-Healing: Mind/Body/Spirit Connection" at the Kadota Fund International Forum 2011 (KIF), the Japan Council for Scientific Development. Conference presentations were made in Kyoto, Japan, on Feb. 11 and 12.
Associate Professor of Labor Studies and Director of Labor Studies John Logan presented the paper, "The Mouse that Never Roars? The United States and the International Labor Organization" at the Feb. 5 "West Meets East: The International Labor Organization from Geneva to the Pacific Rim" conference hosted by the University of California, Santa Barbara.
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Unit Head for Collection Acquisition Management Joan E. Borrelli and Professor Emerita of Italian Natalia Costa-Zalessow presented a bilingual reading of sonnets from the Francesca Turini Bufalini book, Autobiographical Poems. Borelli and Costa-Zalessow translated the book from Italian to English. The reading and illustrated lecture took place Feb. 1 at the Museo Italo-Americano in the Fort Mason Center.
Political Science Lecturer and Executive Director of the Chinese American Voters Education Committee David Lee celebrated Chinese New Year with Governor Jerry Brown on Feb. 11 at an Asian American voter registration fundraiser.