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0 November 16, 2000
Volume 31 Number 7
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Paul Eggers, English, had "An(Other) Way to Mean: A Lacanian Reading of Langston Hughes' Montage of Dream Deferred" published in Studies in the Humanities. He also had his short-fiction collection How the Water Feels accepted by Southern Methodist University Press, and his short story "How the Water Feels" accepted by Prairie Schooner.

Chris Gaffney, Physics, published "The Hydrostatics of Trapped Bubbles in Fluids" in The Physics Teacher, Vol. 38, November 2000.

Christine Goulding, Foreign Languages and Literatures, published "From Witz Culture to Cult of Genius: Lessing and Eighteenth-Century Aesthetics" in the journal Monatshefte, Vol. 32, Summer 2000.

Pamela Johnson and Julie Indvik, Management, had "Incivility at Work" accepted for publication in the Proceedings of the Allied Academies of Management International Conference in October.

David Kagan and Lynda Klein, Physics, published "Why Is There No Vertex in Air-Table Collisions?" in the October issue of The Physics Teacher.

Andrea P.F. Pantoja, Psychology, coauthored "Desenvolvimento da Vida Emocional durante o Segundo Ano de Vida: Narrativas e Sistemas Dinamicos" in Psicologia: Reflexao e Critica, Vol. 13, No. 2. She also coauthored the chapter "A Dynamical Systems Approach to the Study of Early Emotional Development in the Context of Mother-Infant Communication" in Brain and Behavior in Human Development, currently inpress by Kluwer Academic Publishers.

Tal Nahir, Chemistry, published "Constant Holdup Times in Gas Chromatography by Programming of Column Temperature and Inlet Pressure" in the American Chemical Society's Analytical Chemistry, Vol. 72, No. 19, available at

Marc Siegall, College of Business, and Chuck Worth, Institutional Research, had "The Impacts of Trust and Control on Faculty Reactions to Merit Pay" accepted for publication by Personnel Review.

Ted Singelis, Psychology, coauthored "Biculturalism and Self-Construal," published in the December 1999 issue of the International Journal of Intercultural Relations, and coauthored "Unpackaging Culture's Influence on Self-Esteem and Embarr-assability: The Role of Self-Construals," published in the Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology, Vol. 30, 1999. He also published a review of Communicating Across Cultures in the Journal of Language and Social Psychology.

Grants and Contracts

Robert Jackson and Diana Parks, Graduate, International, and Sponsored Programs, received $25,850 from the American Councils for International Education to conduct a civic education internship program for schoolteachers and administrators from the Newly Independent States of the former Soviet Union.

Jennifer Rotnem, Natural Sciences, received $16,725 from the Tahoe Keys Property Owners Association to conduct benthic water sampling of the Tahoe Keys.

Hank Wallace, Agriculture, received $32,521 from the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association to develop a method to estimate the amount of carbon sequestered in standing biomass in soil and in forest products.

Greg White, Anthropology, received $32,248 from the Cady Law Firm to conduct an archaeological survey of the proposed Dyer Mountain development near Chester. He also received $50,000 from the California Department of Parks and Recreation for the Anderson Marsh State Historic Park archaeological curation project.

Awards and Activities

Margaret Bierly, Warren Coleman, and Linda Kline, Psychology, presented "Strenuous Exercise Is Associated with Reduction in Depression Scores during Final Examinations" at the American College of Sports Medicine in Indianapolis, Indiana, in May. An abstract of the paper was published in a May 31 supplement to Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise. They also presented "Adult Attachment and Stress: Influence on Interpersonal Relationships, Anxiety, Sleep, and Diet" at the annual meeting of the Canadian Psychological Association in Ottawa, Ontario, in June. An abstract of the paper was published in the Conference Proceedings.

Spence Bolich and Lorraine Smith, Academic Advising Services, presented "Peer Advisers Speak to Peer Advising" at the 24th National Academic Advising Association conference in Orlando, Florida, in October.

Chris Gaffney, Physics, presented "Using Einstein, Darwin, and Freud to Teach Nonscientists about Scientific Revolutions," coauthored with Greg Tropea, Philosophy, at the summer meeting of the American Association of Physics Teachers at the University of Guelph in Ontario, Canada, in July.

Christine Goulding and Cindy Jorth, Foreign Languages and Literatures, presented "Online Interactivity: Promoting Communicative Proficiency with Java Script" at the annual conference of the Computer-Assisted Language Instruction Consortium in June, and they presented "Computer-Assisted Language Learning" at the Syllabus 2000 conference in Santa Clara in July. Goulding also presented "Gendered Visions of Poetic Identity in Annette von Droste-H. lshoff's "Am Thurme' and Percy Shelley's "Ode to the West Wind'" at the annual meeting of the International Nineteenth-Century Studies Society in Paris, France, in June.

Madeline Keaveney, Communication Arts and Sciences, presented "What Every Woman Should Know: AIDS Pamphlets as Rhetorical Discourse," "They Ain't Just Whistlin' Dixie: A Narrative Analysis of White Southern Women's Civil War Journals and Diaries," and "Are We Obsessed with Breast? A Narrative Critique of the Breast Cancer Fund Campaign" at the annual conference of the Organization for the Study of Culture, Language, and Gender in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, in October.

James McManus, Art and Art History, presented "Trick Photography; Displacing the Object: Photograph of Marcel Duchamp Taken with a Hinged Mirror, 1917" at the Modernism II conference of the Modernist Studies Association at the University of Pennsylvania in October.

Turhon Murad, Anthropology, was invited by the Macedonian Minister of Emigration to Skopje to address the Macedonian Academy of Science on "Forensic Anthro-pology's Role in Documenting Recent War Crimes in the Balkans." During the September trip, he also spoke to the Kosovo Academy of Sciences and the Medical School in Pristina, Kosovo.


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