Judith Raftery, History, has had "Textbook Wars: Governor General James Francis Smith and the Protestant-Catholic Conflict in Public Education in the Philippines, 1904-1907" accepted for the summer 1998 History of Education Quarterly.


Charles Geshekter, History, was a keynote speaker at Stanford University's "California Summit on Race in America" on January 30, 1998. He joined attorney Connie Rice of the NAACP and Professor Ron Takaki of UC, Berkeley to discuss "Race and Opportunity in the Wake of Proposition 209."

Al Jackson, Recreation and Parks Management, and Gail Hildebrand, Sponsored Projects, presented a workshop entitled "Contracting Day Camp Operations—Military Recreation: An example of day camps in military communities" for the California Western American Camping Association, March 27, in San Francisco.

Silvia Pellarolo, Foreign Languages and Literatures, will attend the launching of her recent book, Sainete criollo/ democracia/ representación. El caso de Nemesio Trejo in April, during the 24th International Book Fair, in Buenos Aires, an important event in the editorial and intellectual life of the city, and in Latin American letters as well, that serves as a meeting point for the most important contemporary Hispanic authors.

Judith Raftery, History, presented "The Education of Hyman Kaplan and Teaching Adult Classes in Americanization, 1914-1940," as part of the Americanization and Naturalization panel at the Organization of American Historians Conference, April 2-5, 1998.

P. Willey, Anthropology, presented "After the Battle: The Bodies and the Bones of the Seventh Cavalry" at the Historical Clinicopathologic Conference, Department of Medicine, University of Maryland, Baltimore, January 1998.

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