Lawrence M. Bryant, History, published his chapter "Making History: Ceremonial Texts, Royal Space, and Political Theory in the Sixteenth Century" in Changing Identities in Early Modern France, Duke University Press.

James R. Burleigh, Agriculture, recently published "Site Factors Associated with the Performance of Leucaena Leucocephala (Lam.) de Wit and Sesbania sesban (L.) Merill in Pure and Mixed Stands in the Northern Highlands of Rwanda" in the international journal Agroforestry Systems.

Pamela Johnson, Management, has had "The Organizational Benefits of Assisting Domestically Abused Employees" accepted for publication by Public Personnel Management.


Eric H. Gampel, Philosophy, presented "Ethical Problem Solving in Public Health Environments" at the American Public Health Association's annual convention in Indianapolis on October 11. The presentation was co-authored by Becky Cox White, Philosophy.

Stephen W. King, Communication and Education, presented the keynote address "Regular Education: The Albatross Around the Neck of Alternative Education" at the sixth annual At-Risk Youth Conference at Lake Tahoe, November 8.

Jeff Livingston, History, presented a paper on pedagogy, "It Was Thirty-Years Ago Today: Teaching the Sixties with Audiovisuals," at the North State History-Social Science Framework Conference, October 30.

James McManus, Art and Art History, participated in the National Endowment for Humanities six-week summer seminar "Modernist Paris" sponsored by Princeton University and held at the University of Paris. McManus was also selected to serve as a member of NEH's National Advisory Panel.

James F. Morgan, Assessment Programs Director, and Sara Armstrong vice-provost for Academic Affairs and dean of Undergraduate Education, presented "First Semester Freshmen Talk Back" at the National Conference on Students in Transition in Chicago, on November 7. Chela Patterson, Michael Tokuno, Christopher Malone, and Spencer Bolich also attended.

Turhon Murad, and P. Willey, Anthropology, diplomats of the American Board of Forensic Anthropology, attended a week-long meeting in Honolulu with six other physical anthropologists, three forensic dentists, and two DNA experts, as consultants for the U.S. Department of Defense's Casualty and Mortuary Command. They will assist the Department of the Army's Central Identification Laboratory for fours years identifying U.S. remains repatriated from Vietnam, Korea, and World War II.

Silvia Pellarolo, Foreign Languages and Literatures, was a panelist at the XII Festival Iberoamericano de Teatro in Cadiz, Spain. Pellarolo also presented in the festival's organization of "La espectacularidad de las tangueras" in the Primer Encuentro de Dramaturgas, Coreografas y Actrices Iberoamericanas.

Susan E. Place, Geography and Planning, presented an invited paper "Ecotourism: The Contradictions of `Sustainable Development' on the Caribbean Shore of Costa Rica" at the 20th annual Applied Geography Conference, Albuquerque, New Mexico, November 12-15.

Neil Schwertman, Mathematics and Statistics, presented "Optimal Sample Size Selection" at a colloquim sponsored by the division of Statistics at UC, Davis, November 13.

Kate Transchel, History, presented "Socialization, Sociability, or Socialism? Russian Drinking Rituals" and chaired a panel on the State and Family in Soviet Russia at the American Association for the Advancement of Slavic Studies, November 20-23.

Aiping Zhang, English, delivered a forty-five minute speech, "Faithfulness through Alteration: The Chinese Translation of James Joyce's Ulysses," at The 38th American Translators Association Conference at the Hyatt Regency Hotel, San Francisco and presented a paper "From Revelation to Resurrection: The Use of Soliloquy in Romeo and Juliet and The Peony Pavilion" at The Annual Conference of The Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association at San Jose State University.

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