Charles M. Price, Political Science, had his article "Direct Democracy Works," which had originally appeared in State Government News, reprinted in the annual edition of State and Local Government, 1998, published by Dushkin/McGraw-Hill.

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


Weikun Cheng, History, attended the International Conference on China's Open-Door Policy and Studying Abroad at the University of Maryland College Park in October. He also presented a paper, "Women Studies and Urban History: Incorporating Women in the History of Beijing."

Paul A. Feldhaus, professor emeritus of art, had his wood engraving, Ballet with Pigtail, selected for the First Northern Ireland International Small Print Exhibition as part of the annual Belfast Festival. He is also exhibiting It's Not Easy to Keep a Warthog Wrapped, a linocut, in the juried Mystery Show sponsored by the Los Angeles Printmaking Society at the Lankershim Arts Center Gallery in North Hollywood. Both prints from his warthog series were on display through November.

Bruce Grelle, Religious Studies, served on the panel "Education for the 21st Century," sponsored by the International Diplomacy Council and presented to international educators from Africa, Asia, Europe, and Latin America, in October in San Francisco.

David Kagan, Physics, presented "New Physics Degree at Cal State Chico" at the winter meeting of the Northern California Section of the American Association of Physics Teachers in November at Sacramento State.

Chela Mendoza Patterson, presidential leadership intern, was a symposium presenter at the 23rd Annual Meeting of the Association for the Study of Higher Education held in November at Miami. The symposium was titled "Intentional Communities: Do They Foster Integration or Segregation?" Patterson presented the results of her research on the impact of Latina sisterhood on the academic and social integration of its members.

Judith Raftery, History, participated in the panel "When Governments and Families Collide: Encounters of Culture and Authority" at the History of Education Society Annual Meeting held October and November in Chicago. Raftery presented "The Influence of Americanization and the Timing of Assimilation."

The following students and faculty presented papers at the 84th Annual Meeting of the National Communication Association in November 1998: Susan Avanzino, Communication Arts and Sciences, "Communication Practices and Organizational Change Experiences"; Sue Lowrie, Communication Arts and Sciences, "Performative Contradictions: Feminist Arguments in a Masculinist Context" and "Civility in Debate"; Samuel M. Edelman, Communication Arts and Sciences, and Carol Edelman, Honors Program and Sociology and Social Work, "The Rhetoric of Memory: Poland's Holocaust Memorials—Memories for a World without Jews." Samuel Edelman also chaired the session "The Rhetoric of Memory: Holocaust Memorials and Public Space."

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