INSIDE Chico State
0 January 31, 2002
Volume 32 Number 9
  A publication for the faculty, staff, administrators, and friends of California State University, Chico




From the President's Desk

Calendar of Events








Raymond J. Bogiatto, with students John A. Hindley and Rebecca L. Surles, Biological Sciences, co-authored “Notes on the Winter Diet of Short-Eared Owls in Northern California,” published in the Oct. 2001 issue of the Western North American Naturalist, Vol. 61, No. 4.

Claire Farrer, Anthropology, published reviews of three books: Night Skies of Aboriginal Australia: A Noctuary by Dianne Johnson in American Ethnologist, Vol. 27, 2000; Men as Women, Women as Men: Changing Gender in Native American Cultures by Sabine Land in Great Plains Research, Vol. 10, No. 1, 2000; and The Apache Diaries: A Father-Son Journey by Grenville and Neil Goodwin in American Indian Culture and Research Journal, Vol. 24, No. 4, 2001.

Anthony Graybosch, Philosophy, co-authored Ethics and Values in the Information Age, published by Wadsworth/Thomson Learning in 2002.

Peter Gross, Journalism, had Entangled Evolutions: Media and Democratization in Eastern Europe published by Woodrow Wilson Center Press/Johns Hopkins University Press in 2001.

Michael Magliari, History, published a review of Stephanie Pincetl’s Transforming California: A Political History of Land Use and Development in the Nov. 2001 issue of Pacific Historical Review.

Devon Metzger, Education, had “Rethinking Classroom Management: Teaching and Learning with Students” published in the fall/winter 2001 issue of Social Studies Review.

Stacy Schaefer, Anthropology, had To Think with a Good Heart: Wixárika Women, Weavers and Shamans published by the University of Utah Press in 2002.

Grants and Contracts

James Bankhead, Music, received $8,000 from the city of Chico for a symphony concert series in Chico and Redding and a youth concert for elementary school children.

Paul Eggers, English, received a $20,000 National Endowment for the Arts grant for 2002–2003 to work on his second novel. The award was based on his first novel, Saviors, and was one of approximately 25 awards out of 1,300 entries nationwide.

Chris O’Brien, Anthropology, received $5,000 from the Mendocino National Forest for the department’s new Dental Increment Laboratory to provide analysis for their Passport in Time projects.

Jan O’Donnell, Social Work Program, received $417,557 from the California Social Work Education Center for 20 full-time students in CSU, Chico’s M.S.W. program specializing in public child welfare in spring 2001.

Greg White, Anthropology, received $11,576 from Caltrans for publication and distribution of the Anderson Flat Final Report. He also received $1,000 from the Mendocino National Forest to prepare illustrations of 50 artifacts in the forest’s collection.

Awards and Activities

James Karman, English, spoke on “The Soul’s Desert: Literary Life on the Big Sur Coast, 1940–1960” at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art in conjunction with a retrospective exhibit of paintings by Judith Rothschild in November.

Michael Reinschmidt, Anthropology, organized and led an invited session on “East-West Articulations of East Asian Food in Local and Global Cultural Contexts” during the 100th annual meeting of the American Anthropological Association in Washington, D.C., in November/December.

Nanette Wylde, Art and Art History, was guest editor for “CyberIsms: Voice, Identity and Communication in the Virtual Realm” in the winter 2001 issue of (detail): A Journal of Art Criticism. She was also a featured artist in Lasers in the Jungle: Humans and Technology at the Reynolds Gallery at the University of the Pacific in Stockton in November.

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