Mark Blackwell, English, had two articles accepted for publication. "Constant, Napoleon, and the Mechanics of Political Action in Wallstein," which explores Benjamin Constant's French translation of a play by Schiller, will appear in Studies in Romanticism. "Bestial Metaphors: John Berkenhead and Satiric Royalist Propaganda of the 1640s and 1650s," which discusses anti-Presbyterian and anti-Quaker propaganda in interregnum England, will appear in Modern Language Studies.
Carole Oles, English and Creative Writing Coordinator, has poems forthcoming in Field, the Women's Review of Books and in Generations, an anthology published by Penguin in the United Kingdom.
Ted Singelis, Psychology, edited Teaching about Culture, Ethnicity, and Diversity: Exercises and Planned Activities (December 1977), a teacher resource that contains twenty-eight chapters, each one pairing an essay on an important concept with an exercise or activity. Four CSU, Chico faculty members contributed chapters: Miriam Máat-Ka-Re Monges, Sociology and Social Work and Multicultural and Gender Studies, contributed "Beyond the Melting Pot: A Values Clarification Exercise for Teachers and Human Service Professionals"; Thomas Connell, Interlink Consulting, and James Jacob, dean of Behavioral and Social Sciences, wrote "The Barnyard"; Elizabeth Renfro, English and Multicultural and Gender Studies and Susan Hardwick, formerly of Geography and Planning, co-authored "Cognitive Site Mapping: Placing Yourself in (Con)Text." Singelis also co-authored a chapter with Richard Brislin (University of Hawaii), "The Distribution of Rewards."
Carole Oles, English and Creative Writing Coordinator, will chair a roundtable at the Associated Writing Programs' Annual Conference in Portland this month. Panelists include Ellen Walker, English, who established and directs the Literary Editing and Publishing certificate program; and Len Fulton, author and founder/editor of Dustbooks in Paradise.
Rob Schlising, Biological Sciences, mentored four Chico State graduate students in the presentation of formal talks on their master's degree research February 21 at the University of California, Berkeley, during the Graduate Student Meetings of the California Botanical Society. Those giving talks were Marc Doalson, Samantha Mackey and Caroline Warren, Botany; and Deborah Topp, Biology.