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Volume 55, Number 22   February 18, 2008         

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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 American teenagers.

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
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 Francisco.

"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.

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