Scholarship & Creative Activity Archive
Eduardo Garcia Acosta (School of Arts) collaborated with Chinese Pipa master Wu Man, in a series of performances
that led to a recording being mixed at CSUSM.
Tony Allard (School of Arts) has been invited to present at the International Symposium on electronic
Art (ISEA) in August 2015. He will co-present a paper on a video and drawing installation
with Professor Kristine Diekman (School of Arts).
Has been accepted into the Residency Program at Yaddo in Saratoga Springs, New York
for summer 2015.
Ibrahim Al-Marashi (History) published “Military-Society Relations in Iraq, 1921-1958: Competing Roles
of the Army” in Benjamin Isakhan, Shamiran Mako and Fadi Dawood (eds.) State and Society in Iraq: Citizenship under Occupation, Dictatorship and Democratization (IB Taurus, forthcoming 2015)
Roger Arnold (Economics) published Macroeconomics, 12e and Microeconomics, 12e in January 2015.
David Avalos (School of Arts) published, with Adrian Arancibia, “The Shop, 1970-2015, 45 years
of Chicana/o Activism.” In 45th Annual Chicano Park Day Program, edited by Annie Ross,
and Tomasa “Tommie” Camarillo. San Diego: Chicano Park Steering Committee, 2015: 11-13.
Other recent accomplishments:
- Keynote Address and Richard T. Castro Distinguished Visiting Professorship, Metropolitan
State University of Denver, September 15-17
- Museum Acquisition: Welcome to America’s Finest Tourist Plantation (bus poster collaboration
with Elizabeth Sisco and Louis Hock)
- The Museum of Modern Art, Political Art Documentation and Distribution Archive, February
- Panel Speaker, Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA Place and Practice Symposium, Getty Center,
Los Angeles, Sponsored by the Getty Foundation and the
- Getty Research Institute, the San Diego Museum of Art, and Scripps College, May 4
- Art Advisor, Advisory Council for Homie UP: Stories of Love and Redemption, Sponsored
by the National Latino Research Center, Funded by Cal Humanities, Community Stories
- Exhibition: In lak’ech, San Diego to Denver: You Are My Other Self
- Panel Speaker, Inocente Film Screening, USU, CSUSM, Sponsored by CHABSS Engaging Diverse
Dialogues Project & Global Commitment Initiative, and Others, F14
- Publication Illustration: Border Fence as Möbius Strip, Black and White Digital Image
for Cuchinella, Catherine. “Does Creativity Transcend Borders?” edited by Catherine
Cuchinella, Border Crossings: A Bedford Spotlight Reader 1e. Boston: Bedford-St. Martin’s/Macmillan
Higher Education, 2015 (Forthcoming)
Bonnie Bade and Konane Martinez (Anthropology) published “Full Circle: The Method of Collaborative Anthropology for
Regional and Transnational Research,” in Handbook of Study Methodologies for Migrant Populations, Marc Shenker and Xochitl Castañeda Eds., University of California Press.
Ranjeeta Basu (Economics) and Mtafiti Imara (School of Arts) published:
- “Troubling the Waters of Otherness: Implications for Music Culture and Tourism” in
Economics of Tourism: A Practical Perspective
- “From the Perspective of Musicians in Goa: How Has Tourism changed Music Culture”
- “Shifts in Global Economic Power: Do We Dare Act Differently?”
s (Sociology) co-authored with M. Inderbitzin and R. Gainey, Perspectives on Deviance and Social Control
, published by Sage, November 2014
and Richelle Swan
(Sociology) presented “Negotiating, Managing, and Challenging Institutional Responses
to the Fear of Gangs,” annual meeting of the Pacific Sociological Association, Long
Beach, California 2015.
(School of Arts)
- Staged reading of What Happens Next, by Naomi Iizuka, directed by Michael John Garcés
and Cornerstone Theatre, La Jolla Playhouse, A La Jolla Playhouse commission in association
with Cornerstone Theater Company
- Staged reading of Kiss, by Guillermo Calderón, directed by Jaime Castañeda
- The Map of Yesterday written and performed by Judy Bauerlein, directed by Yelena Gluzman,
Beyond Baroque Literary Arts Center
- The Whale, by Samuel D. Hunter, directed by Shana Wride, Cygnet Theatre in Old Town,
- “Discriminatory Housing Practices in Raisin in the Sun and Clybourne Park” and “Redemption
in Secular Drama” in collaboration with Kaja Dunn at SETC, March 2015.
- “Leadership in Theatre Education” at ATHE, July 2015.
- Michael Chekhov Acting Technique: Atmospheres and Qualities of Movement, UCSD, Department
of Theatre and Dance, May 2015
(Liberal Studies) co-edited with Jeffrey Rubin Enduring Reform: Progressive Activism and Private Sector Responses in Latin America's
. Pittsburgh: The University of Pittsburgh Press.
(Literature & Writing Studies) presented “Translating Sloterdijk" panel on 'Translation
and Interpretation' at the 112th annual meeting of the Pacific Ancient and Modern
Language Association (PAMLA), on Saturday, Novermber 1, 2014.
(Political Science) has signed a contract to publish his manuscript entitled The
Rise of the American Security State: The National Security Act of 1947 and the Militarization
of U.S. Foreign Policy, with Praeger Security International. The book is due out
on early 2017.
(Political Science) published “Iranian Diaspora as a Conduit for Western Technology,
Capital and Know-How to Revitalize the Iranian Economy.”
He also delivered CSUSM Islamic Awareness Week Lecture
(Literature & Writing Studies) presented “‘Coming Out of the Coffin': The Vampire ‘Community'
on HBO’S True Blood.” "Visualizing the Other: Representations of Difference in Popular
Visual Media.” Far West Popular Culture Association conference. February, 2015
(School of Arts) taught 2 Master Classes, 11 concert performances at the Music Teachers
Association State Convention Hilton-Los Angeles, California June 27-30.
She serves as Chamber Music-Co-Artistic Director and Pianist -CAMARADA Camarada-Ensemble
in Residence at the Mingei International Museum, Balboa Park.
Susie Lan Cassel
(Literature & Writing Studies) published “The Mayor of San Diego’s Chinatown: Tom
Ah Quin and His Diary,” in Yinxin And The Wuyi Xiaoxiang Society. 国际移民与侨乡研究. eds.
Zhang Guoxiong張國雄, Zhao Hongying趙紅英, Zeng Luling 曾露凌. (Beijing北京: Zhongguo Huaqiao
Chubanshe 中國華僑出版社 (Overseas Chinese Press of China), 2014). vol. 2, 60-67
(Sociology) co-authored with undergraduate and graduate students a forthcoming (Summer
2015) text, Undocumented Latino Youth: Navigating Their Worlds
, Lynne Rienner Publisher.
(School of Arts)
- Dance+ Performance Festival, Portland, OR
- Movement Research at The Judson, NYC
- Highways Performance Space
- La Mama Moves! Dance Festival 2015, NYC
- Pieter Performance Space, Los Angeles
- Bare Bait Dance, Missoula, MT
- Dance Ireland, Dublin, Ireland
- International Contact Improvisation Festival, Freiburg, Germany, workshops co-taught
with Karen Schaffman
- University of Montana, Missoula, MT, master class
- Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, master class as part of a residency with Leslie
Seiters/little known dance theatre
- Kenyon College, Gambier, OH, master class as part of a residency with Leslie Seiters/little
known dance theatre
- Dennison University, Granville, OH, master class as part of a residency with Leslie
Seiters/little known dance theatre
- San Diego State University, San Diego, CA, master classes
- Bare Bait Dance Company, Missoula, MT, workshops
(Literature & Writing Studies) edited Funny
, Fountainhead Press, 2014
Professor Cucinella presented “The Body of the Poem: Marilyn Chin’s Hard Love Province”
at the Pacifica Ancient Modern Language Conference, Riverside CA, Nov. 2014
(Sociology & Women’s Studies) published:
- “Coming Out Fat” in Fat Sex: New Directions in Theory and Activism, eds H. Hester,
M. Waters Ashgate Press 2015
- “Becoming Travolta” in Queering Fat Embodiment, eds C. Pause and J. Wykes Ashgate
- “Mother is a way to turn the light on” in The Mom Egg Review, Vol. 13, 2015
- “The Aging Yoga Body” and “Yoga and Body Diversity: 5 Ways to be Inclusive When Teaching
or Practicing” at Decolonizingyoga.com
- “How yoga can heal a fractured body image” and “‘Boyhood’ is also about Motherhood”
She presented “Coming Out Fat” on the panel “Creating Justice for and Through Fat
Bodies” and “An excerpt from The Daddies” on the panel “Performing Queer Transgressions
of Dominant Paradigms” at the National Women’s Studies Association Conference, November
13-15, San Juan Puerto Rico
Professor Dark also gave the following Creative Performances:
- Becoming the Subject of Your Own Story (Rather than the Object of Another’s Gaze)
- Westminster College, Salt Lake City March 18, 2015
- Cal State University, Los Angeles February 10, 2015
- Soka University, Aliso Viejo CA October 28, 2014
- University of Wisconsin, Fond du Lac October 21, 2014
- “Gender, Race and Money,” California State University, San Marcos, February 18 2015
(Arts and Lectures Series)
- “Is that a Dude? Inside Lesbian Gender (conference keynote presentation), Bridgewater
State University, Bridgewater MA March 31, 2015
Kristine Diekman (School of Arts)
Video in the Community, VSAR 306, successfully produced four high quality student
projects. One student team who produced a video for the North County Intergenerational
Council received a top honor at the CSUSM Service Learning Awards. The other projects
were completed for New Haven Youth and Family Services, San Diego Youth Services and
Semper Fi Fund. The public screening was May 12, 2015.
The 10th Annual Student Media Festival included 15 high quality student films selected
from 45 submitted by students across the campus to screen on May 8, 2015. The festival
organizers, faculty members Kristine Diekman and Jonathan Berman, raised $2600 to fund all aspects of the festival including printing, hospitality,
entertainment and awards for the festival.
Kaja Dunn (School of Arts) presented three workshops at the Southeastern Theater Conference
March 4 -8 2015:
Professor Dunn directed the student play Twilight in Los Angeles, which was also one
of the first college shows covered by the San Diego Union Tribune.
Sharon Elise and Mary Jo Poole (Sociology) presented, “Mopping Up in the CSU: Faculty Service Work,” at the annual
meeting of the Pacific Sociological Association, Long Beach, California 2015.
Sharon Elise participated in an “Author Meets Critic” panel considering Body Counts:
The Vietnam War and Militarized Refugees by Yen Le Espiritu, for the annual meetings
of the Pacific Sociological Association in Long Beach, California 2015.
Sharon Elise was a featured guest artist and performed poetry accompanied by musician
Willie Byrd for a poetry feature at a venue in North Park, San Diego.
Ann Elwood’s (History) novel, The Good Liar, was published on Amazon in April 2015.
Karin Filijan (School of Arts) created the lighting design for Ion Theatre Company’s January/February
2015 San Diego production, ‘night Mother.
Lighting Designer and Instructor/Technical Director supervising for student productions:
- Fall 2014 SofA theatre production, Risking Our Forbidden Narratives
- Fall 2014 SofA Improvisational Dance Performance
- Spring 2015 SofA production, Twilight Los Angeles, 1992
- Spring 2015 Dance Concert
Instructor/Facilitator for five student-produced childrens’ plays which were performed
for student audiences at five different North County elementary schools during the
Spring 2015 semester (TA 480 Theatre Activities for Children & Adults).
Marion Geiger (Modern Language Studies) was editor of 4 volumes of the academic journal “The French
Review”, Section “Literary History and Criticism”
Professor Geiger also published the following book reviews:
- 2015. « Ernest et Célestine » Vol. 89/2 The French Review. AATF
- 2015. « Couleur de peau : miel » Vol. 89/1 The French Review. AATF
- 2014. « Guillebaud, Catherine. Exercice d’abandon. » Vol. 87/3 The French Review.
She made the following presentations:
- 2015. “Cultural Intelligence Faculty Learning Community” Presenter at the Third Annual
CSUSM Teaching Expo, CSUSM, April 2015.
- 2014. “Going Global at Home and Abroad: Engaging Students in Study Abroad Communities”.
Poster presentation by Marion Geiger, Veronica Anover, Michael Hughes, and Tiffany
Gabbard at the CSU Symposium on University Teaching, San Marcos, CA, March 2014.
- 2014. “The Ludic Classroom: How to Engage Students Through Games”. Poster presentation
by Veronica Anover, Marion Geiger, and Michelle Ramos-Pellicia at the CSU Symposium
on University Teaching, San Marcos, CA, March 2014
Merryl Goldberg (School of Arts) published;
- “Literacy and the arts: How artistic perspectives enhance literacy learning,” in Language-Based Approaches to Support Reading Comprehension, Rowman & Littlefield publishers.
- Arts Integration in Teaching and Learning: Implications for Preparing California’s
Teachers – A Policy Brief prepared for the Commission on teacher Credentialing by
the California Alliance for Arts Education
Professor Goldberg was the guest editor for special issue of Journal Learning through
the Artse Scholarship University of California Volume 10, Issue 1 2014.
She made the following recent presentations:
- The Evolving Role for Teaching Artists in Professional Development of teachers, Kickstart
the Arts in (Y)Our Schools, San Diego, CA. (May 2015)
- “Informance” for National School Boards Association, Nashville, TN. (March, 2015)
- Using Arts in Teacher Education, Southeastern Theater Conference, Chattanooga, TN
- Transforming Education through Arts Integration. National Title I Conference, Salt
Lake City Utah. (February 2015)
- CREATE California, Facilitator sessions on Arts Integration, Oakland, CA. (January,
- Unlocking Title I Funds for Arts Education. 2014 Community Arts Education Conference
(National Guild for Community Arts Education). Los Angeles, CA.
- Art as Text and the “Informance.” San Diego Mega-arts conference, Balboa Park, San
Diego, CA. October, 2014.
- Art as Text Workshops for Vista Unified School District Buy-back day, Vista, CA.
Scott Greenwood (Political Science & Global Studies) published:
- “Water Insecurity, Climate Change and Governance in the Arab World," Middle East Policy (Summer 2014) Vol. 21, No. 2 (this article was the "Feature Article" for this edition)
- "A Hotter, Drier Middle East Climate Could Threaten Stability," Washington Post Political Science Blog Post ("Monkey Cage") published July 3, 2014
Dr. Greenwood gave an invited conference presentation: “MENA to 2015: Middle Eastern
Security in a Ten Year Perspective” at the Swedish Defence Research Agency, June 4-5,
2015. The conference paper will be appearing as a chapter in an edited report published
after the conference by the Swedish Defence Research Agency.
Cynthia Headley (Literature & Writing Studies) published “Slaying the Deficit in Disability: Joss
Whedon’s Buffy and Serenity” forthcoming in Health and (Dis)Ability in the Works of Joss Whedon
Jason Heil (School of Arts) received a San Diego Critics Circle Nomination – Outstanding Leading
Performance in a Musical for Passion, Ion Theatre Company (Nomination – Winter 2015)
Other recent accomplishments:
- Maple & Vine, Capital Stage Company (Summer 2014)
- The Lion in Winter, Moonlight Stage Productions (Winter 2015)
- Workshops on Grove, Ryes and Sea of Souls, Ion Theatre Company (Fall, Winter & Spring)
- Staged Readings for La Jolla Playhouse, Write Out Loud, North Coast Repertory Theatre,
- Sea of Souls, ion theatre company – Off Broadway Production at Peter Jay Sharp Theatre
in NYC (Summer 2015)
Judit Hersko (School of Arts) gave the following presentations:
- “Gender and Environment,” Confronting Frontiers, Borders and Boundaries, Association
For Environmental Studies And Sciences Conference, San Diego, California (June 2015)
- Panelist, Media Hybridization and the Futures of the Arctic, The Society for the Advancement
of Scandinavian Studies Conference, Columbus, Ohio, (May 2015)
- Panelist, Arctic Modernities Conference, Tromso, Norway (September 2014)
- Invited participant - “Anthropocene Objects and Environmental Futures” workshop, Rachel
Carson Center, Munich, Germany (July 2015)
- Invited Presenter, “Anthropocene: Cabinet of Curiosities Slam,” Nelson Institute’s
Center for Culture, History, and Environment (CHE), University of Madison, Wisconsin
- Converg(Ing)enuities series, San Diego International Airport, Terminal 2 Art Gallery
(July- 2014-January 2015)
- “Anthropocene Cabinet of Curiosities,” The Deutsches Museum, Munich, Germany
Michelle Holling (Communication) was elected as First Vice-President of the Western States Communication
Debbie Kang (History) serves as the book review editor for the Western Legal History journal.
Quinn Keefer (Economics) published
- “Rank-Based Groupings and Decision Making: A Regression Discontinuity Analysis of
the NFL Draft Rounds and Rookie Compensation”
- “The Sunk-Cost Fallacy in the National Football League: Salary Cap Value and Playing
- “Why Do People Support the Underdog?” Loss Aversion and Sports Fans”
Jodie Lawston (Women’s Studies) and April Shueths, eds. published Living Together, Living Apart: The Experiences of Mixed Status Families in the U.S. University of Washington Press, Summer 2015.
Professor Lawston gave an invited talk, “Issues Facing Trans Prisoners in the U.S”
at NYLAG LGBT Law Project, October 22, 2014.
Andrea Liss (School of Arts) published“Maternal Bodies in the Visual Arts, Rosemary Betterton”
for Journal of the History of Sexuality, forthcoming
“Holocaust Hospitality,” for History & Memory, forthcoming
Professor Liss was invited keynote speaker at conference in London, June 1, 2015,
“Motherhood and Creative Practice,” sponsored by the Centre for Media and Culture
Research, School of Arts and Creative Industries, London South Bank University
Rebecca Lush (Literature & Writing Studies) published:
- “The Royal Frontier: Colonist and Native Relations in Aphra Behn’s Virginia.” in Before the West Was West. Eds. Amy Hamilton and Thomas Hillard (University of Nebraska Press, November 2014),
- “Wampum, Bibles, Treaties, and American Letters: Native American and Anglo-American
Communications in Early America.” Early American Literature anticipated Fall 2014, 49.3 (Fall 2014): 771-785.
Professor Lush presented:
- “America’s Ghost Problem: Vanishing Indians in FOX’s Sleepy Hollow” Far West Popular
Culture Association Meeting (FW/PCA). Las Vegas, NV. February 2015.
- “Zombie Elvis Is in the Building: Dead Celebrities, Pop Music, and Horror Archetypes
in Zombie Bake-Off and Last Final Girl.” Western Literature Association Annual Meeting
(WLA). Victoria Island, British Columbia, Canada. November 2014.
- “Before the West was West: Aphra Behn and the American Literary Canon.” Western Literature
Association Annual Meeting (WLA). Victoria Island, British Columbia, Canada. November
- “‘Red Ladies, Read Ladies’: Constructing ‘Pocahontas’ within the Colonial ‘Red Atlantic’
World.” Society of Early Americanists Biennial International Conference (SEA) London,
England. July 2014.
- “Dead Celebrities and Horror Archetypes in The Last Final Girl and Zombie Bake-Off.”
Native American and Indigenous Studies Association National Meeting (NAISA). Austin,
TX. May 2014
Sheryl Lutjens (Women’s Studies) published:
- “Corrientes acádemicas y culturales Cuba-Estados Unidos: temas y actores [updated
and n new epilogue],” in Play Ball! Debatiendo las relaciones Cuba—Estados Unidos, eds. Rafael Hernández and Jorge I.
Domínguez. Havana: Revista Temas, 2015 (e-book).
- “On Celebrating Academic Activism,” “Conversation on Lisa J. Disch and Jean Obrien,
Innovation is Overtime: An Ethical Analysis of ‘Politically Committed’ Academic Labor
[coordinated by Dr. Shampa Biswas, Whitman College],” International Journal of Feminist Politics 16:3 (Summer 2014).
Professor Lutjens also gave the following presentations:
- Participant, Presentation of Play Ball! Debatiendo las Relaciones Cuba-Estados Unidos,
sponsored by Revista Temas, Havana International Book Fair, Havana, Cuba, February
- Presenter, “Debating Development: In Remembrance of Geeta Chowdry,” Roundtable at
International Studies Association Annual Convention, February 19, 2015, New Orleans,
- Panel Participant, Play Ball! Debatiendo las Relaciones Cuba-Estados Unidos, sponsored
by Revista Temas, Havana International Book Fair, Havana, Cuba, February 20, 2015
- She was Organizer, with Taylor Woodman (University of Maryland), Short Course, “Thinking
about the Future of Busquedas Investigativas,” at Búsquedas Investigativas: Investigación
de la Práctica Educativa Cubana, February 26, 2015; and
- Organizer, Búsquedas Investigativas: Investigación de la Práctica Educativa Cubana
[Academic Explorations: Researching Cuban Educational Practices], Havana and Mayabeque
Province, Cuba, February 21-March 1, 2015, with 38 university faculty and graduate
students from across the United States (New York, Washington DC, Maryland, California,
Texas, Florida, Utah)
Marcos Martinez (School of Arts) worked on new play development with NYC Playwright/Actor Chris Baskous
at the Actor's Studio in NYC. (March 2015)
Other recent accomplishments:
- Directed and performed in reading of Theresa Rebeck's play Seminar
- Reading from Leo's biography for Leo Carrillo Ranch event (Oct 2014)
- Conducted Suzuki Method of Actor Training workshops :
- University of Hawaii, Manoa-Theatre School (Jan. 2015)
- Rose Bruford College of Theatre and Performance, European Theatre Arts Programme,
London, UK (Oct. 2014)
Cyrus Masroori (Political Science) submitted an article entitled "Educating Women or Comic Relief?
Feminist Political Humor in 19th Century Iran." He has also been invited to present
his research entitled “George Lyttelton’s Persian Letters” in Spain this June.
Catherine Matsumoto (Communication) participated in the interdisciplinary “What Gives Your Life Meaning?”
campus-wide campaign to bring awareness to Advance Directives and Palliative Care.
Jessica Mayock (Philosophy) published:
- "Hail Hera, Mother of Monsters: Monstrosity as Emblem of Female Sexual Sovereignty",
forthcoming in Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies: An Interdisciplinary Journal.
- "Everliving Fire: The Synaptic Motion of Life in Heraclitus", Spring 2015 published
in Epoche: A Journal for the History of Philosophy
- Solicited book review of Emanuela Bianchi's The Feminine Symptom: Aleatory Matter in the Aristotelian Cosmos, in Philosophia: A Journal for Continental Feminism, Spring 2015"
- Monsters as Subversive Imagination: Inviting the Monstrous into the Philosophy Classroom",
in Monstrous Pedagogies: Teaching Monsters in the Arts and Humanities, eds. Adam Golub and Heather Richardson Hayton, McFarland Press (forthcoming)
Michael McDuffie (Philosophy) co-authored a book chapter with Judy Davidson and Kay Mitchell titled
“Family Centered Care Nursing,” to be published by Springer Publishing Company in
Laurette McGuire (Anthropology) established the Diane Weiner Research Archives—more than 10,000 items
of field research and notes gifted to the Anthropology Department and archived in
the Ethnobotany Lab.
Elizabeth Matthews (Political Science and Global Studies) co-authored (with Rhonda L. Callaway) “Where
Have All the Theories Gone? Teaching Theory in Introductory Courses in International
Relations,” International Studies Perspectives, Vol. 16, No. 2, May 2015.
She is Series Editor for “Middle East Peace and Security,” Routledge Press, which
published three books this year.
Cynthia Chavez Metoyer (Political Science) travelled to Nicaragua with a non-profit medical organization
as part of her sabbatical research to assess the socioeconomic well-being of Nicaraguans.
Together with a team of 25 physicians and med students, she hosted clinics in rural
communities and saw more than 1,800 patients.
Dreama Moon and Michelle Holling (Communication) will be guest-editors for a double special issue on race for Journal of International and Intercultural Communication.
Salah Moukhlis (Literature & Writing Studies) published “The Spider’s House: Islam, the West, and
Paul Bowles’s Cultural Politics.” Interventions: International Journal of Postcolonial Studies V. 17, Issue 1 (Spring, 2015): 24-44.
Adolfo Muñiz (Anthropology) published “Sourcing sandstone cobble grinding tools in southern California
using petrography, UePb geochronology, and Hf isotope geochemistry,” in Journal of Archaeological Science (50) 2014 273-287.
Benjamin Nienass (Political Science) published:
- “Invisible Victims: Undocumented Migrants and the Aftermath of September 11.” Politics & Society 42 (2014): 399-421. With Alexandra Delano.
- “Ghostly Politics” (Review of “The Politics of Haunting and Memory in International
Relations.”) Time and Society 24 (2015): 129-133.
He also made the following presentations:
- “The Politics of Mourning.” Symposium: Memory, Migration, and Violence. Princeton
University, March 13, 2015. With Alexandra Delano.
- “25 Years Fall of the Berlin Wall: A Political Assessment.” Invited Chambers Lecture
Panelist, University of San Diego, November 11, 2014.
- “Memory as Abnormal Justice.” American Political Science Association Annual Conference,
August 28-31, 2014. Washington D.C.
Vincent Pham (Communication) was elected co-chair of the Asian Pacific American Caucus for the
Society of Cinema and Media Studies and serves on the editorial board of the Communication
and Critical/Cultural Studies journal.
Mary Jo Poole (Sociology) co-published with Michelle Jacob (lead author), and three others, “Exploring
an American Indian Participatory Medical Model,” in Journal of Participatory Medicine Vol 7 (May 2015).
Joely Proudfit (Sociology and Native Studies) and Linda Sue Warner are Series Editors (2015-17)
for On Indian Ground: A Return to Ingigenous Knowledge—Generating Hope, Leadership
and Sovereignty through Education. Information Age Publishing, Charlotte, North Carolina
Joely Proudfit and Linda Sue Warner have a forthcoming book chapter, “Internecine
Warfare: White Privilege and American Indians in Colleges and Universities,” IN RIP Jim Crow: Fighting Racism through Higher Education Policy, Curriculum and Cultured
Interventions, Virginia Stead, Editor, Peter Lang Publishing.
Dr. Proudfit gave the following invited and conference presentations:
- “Supporting the 21st Century Native American Student Population on our College Campuses,
23rd Annual Unity Luncheon, CalPoly Pomona, February 2015.
- “Native Pride and Spirit: Yesterday, Today and Forever,” 24th Annual Celebration of
Native American Heritage Month, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District,
- “Seeing Red: There is More to Me than What You See. Beyond the Stereotype, There is
History, MiraCosta College, September 2014.
- “On Indian Ground: A Return to Indigenous Knowledge: Generating Hope, Leadership,
and Sovereignty through Education in California,” with Nicole Myers Lim, 38th Annual
California Conference on American Indian Education, Palm Springs, CA, March 15-17,
- “The Sounds of Silence: American Indian Women in Cinema,” with Linda Sue Warner, The
Native American Literature Symposium 2015, Isleta Resort, Isleta, NM, March 12-14,
- “Tribal Cultural and Natural Resources Certificate: A Tribally Driven Curriculum Grounded
on Culture Based Learning,” with Anthony Madrigal, 29th Annual California Indian Conference,
CSU San Bernardino, October 9-11, 2014.
- “Creating Pathways to Higher Education for Indians in California,” with Theresa Gregor
and Tishmall Turner, 29th Annual California Indian Conference, CSU San Bernardino,
October 9-11, 2014.
- “On Indian Ground: A Return to Indigenous Knowledge: Generating Hope, Leadership,
and Sovereignty through Education in California,” with Linda Sue Warner, 29th Annual
California Indian Conference, CSU San Bernardino, October 9- 11, 2014.
- “WEAVE(ing) Educational Sovereignty: Warriors for Empowering Advocates through Valuing
Education Project,” with Linda Sue Warner, 29th Annual California Indian Conference,
CSU San Bernardino, October 9-11, 2014.
- “The Weave Project,” with Linda Sue Warner. 5th American Indian/Indigenous Teacher
Education Conference: Empowering Students, Empowering communities. Northern Arizona
University, Flagstaff, AZ. July 11-12, 2014.
- “Assessing Tribal Cultural Needs in California,” with Tishmall Turner, and Linda Sue
Warner, World Indigenous Peoples Conference: Education 2014. Kapilo’olani Community
College, O’ahu, HI, May 23-29, 2014.
Michelle Ramos-Pellicia (Modern Language Studies) made the following presentations:
- Mexirriqueños del sur de California: actitudes lingüísticas y redes sociales. Linguistic
Association of the Southwest Conference in Fall 2014.
- The Spanish-es of North County San Diego. Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association.
- The Spanish-es of North County San Diego. American Association of Teachers of Spanish
and Portuguese. UCLA. Los Angeles, California.
Anne Randerson (Communication & Global Studies) was invited to present at the UCSD Associate Professor
Leadership Development Program in Cultural Intelligence, Rady School of Management,
Her conceptual paper, “Human Sensitivity Towards Nature: Eastern and Western Perspectives,”
was accepted for publication by the World Journal of Science, Technology and Sustainable Development, 5/2015.
Pam Redela (Women’s Studies) presented at the National Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies
Association Annual Conference, November 12-15, San Juan, Puerto Rico, in a Roundtable
Session on Contingency in Academic Labor and Women's and Gender Studies Departments.
Kendra Rivera’s (Communication) paper “Embodying Emotional Dirty Work: A Messy Text of Patrolling
the Border” in Qualitative Research in Organizations and Management: An International Journal was selected by the journal’s editorial team as a Highly Commended Paper of 2014.
Mary Robertson (Sociology) will present her research on youth sexualities in anime and fan fiction
at the International Association for the Study of Sexuality, Culture and Society in
Dublin, Ireland, June 2015.
Garry Rolison (Sociology) facilitated three “Talking Circles” for student participants at the Pacific
Sociological Association annual meetings in Long Beach, California.
Liliana Castañeda Rossmann (Communication) was elected vice-chair of the Communication as Social Construction
Division of the National Communication Association.
Xuan Santos (Sociology) and Robinson, William published “Global Capitalism, Immigrant Labor,
and the Struggle for Justice," Class, Race and Corporate Power: Vol. 2: Iss. 3, Article 1.
Karen Schaffman (School of Arts) curated The Live Legacy Project (see www.the-live-legacy-project.com)
Richard Schultz (Liberal Studies) published a book review of "Regionalists on the Left: Radical Voices
from the American West" (ed. Michael Steiner) for the Journal of San Diego History.
Alyssa Sepinwall (History) published “If This is a Woman: Evelyne Trouillot’s The Infamous Rosalie
and the Lost Stories of New World Slavery,” Fiction and Film for French Historians: A Cultural Bulletin (publication of H-France Review) 5, no. 4 (February 2015)
Dr. Sepinwall serves as a member of the editorial board of French Historical Studies
Martha Stoddard-Holmes (Literature & Writing Studies) published:
- co-edited with Monika Pietrzak-Franger: Symposium Issue on Disease, (In)visibility
and the Ethics of Communication. Journal of Bioethical Inquiry 11.4 (2014).
- “Pain” in Adams, Rachel, Benjamin Reiss, and David Serlin, eds. Keywords in Disability Studies. New York: NYUP (forthcoming 2015).
- “Disability in Two ‘Doctor Stories.’” Jones, Therese, Lester Friedman, and Delese
Wear, eds. The Health Humanities Reader. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers UP, 2014: 63-76.
- “Critical Bodies: Embodied Life Writing, Disability Studies, and Medical Humanities.”
Hastings Center Report March-April 2015: 11-15. Forthcoming March 2015.
- “Intellectual Disability.” Forum on Victorian Others. Victorian Review 40:1 (Spring 2014): 9-14. Forthcoming March 2015.
- “Cancer Comics: Narrating Cancer through Sequential Art.” Tulsa Studies in Women’s Literature 32.2 (2013), 33.1 (2014): 147-162. Special Issue on Theorizing Breast Cancer: Narrative,
Politics, Memory. Ed. Mary DeShazer and Anita Helle.
- Review of Esmail, Jennifer. Reading Victorian Deafness. Review 19. 5 May, 2014.
- “Some Affairs of the Body, ” Dickens Our Mutual Friend Reading Project (blog) through
Birkbeck College (UK). January 2015.
Professor Stoddard-Holmes made the following presentations:
- “Writerly Pedagogies: Best Practices for Health Humanities Courses.” Workshop. Health
Humanities: the Next Decade. 4th International Health Humanities Conference. Center
for Bioethics and Humanities, University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus, Denver,
CO. May 1, 2015.
- "Sexy Monster: A Disability Studies Analysis of Frankenstein." American Society for
Bioethics and Humanities Annual Meeting. San Diego, CA. October 2014.
- “Liminal Children: Making Childhood and Disability in Nineteenth-Century Fiction.”
Inaugural McMaster Lecture. Victorian Studies Association of Western Canada (VSAWC)
Annual Conference. University of British Columbia, Okanagan, April 10, 2015.
- “Picturing Ovarian Cancer: Representing an Unseen and Un/speakable Illness in the
19th-21st Centuries.” Medicine and the Image conference. Plenary. Levan Institute
for Humanities and Ethics, University of Southern California. November 5, 2014.
Andy Strathman (History) serves as the book review editor for the Journal of San Diego History.
Theresa Suarez (Sociology) had two articles accepted for publication, one in Women, Gender and Families of Color and another in Intersections: Gender and Sexuality in Asia and the Pacific.
Richelle Swan (Sociology) and (undergraduate students) Dawn Lee and Kaitlin Medina published “Courting
the Courtroom, annual meeting of the Pacific Sociological Association, Long Beach,
Dr. Swan presented “ Gang Injunction Research in the Community,” at the annual meeting
of the American Society of Criminology, San Francisco, California, November 2014.
Cecilia “Lia” Uy-Tioco (Communication) was elected Chair of the Globalization & Culture Working Group for
the Cultural Studies Association for a three-year term
Dr. Uy-Tioco was the featured speaker at the Global Studies Faculty Colloquium on
“Prepaid Mobile Phones: Bridging the Digital Divide in the Philippines?” in December
Mark Wallace (Literature & Writing Studies) published:
- “Del Genero Literario Como Conversion Religiosa” in Frontera-Esquina 14 (Tijuana, BC, Mexico: Summer 2014), 26-31. Translation of “On Genre As Conversion
Experience” into Spanish.
- Two poems from The End of America, Book Ten in White Stag #1 (San Diego, CA: Summer
- Four poems from The End of America, Book Eight in Coconut #18: Summer 2014 (http://www.coconutpoetry.org/wallace18).
- “On the Prejudice of Genre,” on the panel “There Be Monsters: Poets Who Have Written
Novels,” Associated Writing Programs Conference, Minneapolis, MN, April 9, 2015.
- Reading, Chapterhouse Literary Series, Philadelphia, PA, May 31, 2014.
- Reading, Bridge Street Books, Washington, DC, May 29, 2014.
Brian Williams (Political Science) presented his research on "Democratic Development and Kenya's
National Assembly,” at the 2015 Annual Meeting of Western Political Science Association
(Las Vegas, Nevada).
Natalie Wilson (Women’s Studies) & Heidi Breuer (Literature & Writing Studies): forthcoming, Feminist Perspectives on Zombies, Vampires, and Witches: Radical Monstrosity in Literature,
Film, & TV (Routledge)
Natalie Wilson (Women’s Studies) published:
Feminist Shorts (Palgrave/MacMillan).
- “Comic-Cons Predatory Male Gaze Prefers its Females as Slutty Victims rather than
Kick-Ass Heroes.” The Norton Anthology of Cultural Studies. Norton Press, 2015.
- “Re-Composing Zombie Politics: Evolved Zombies and Female Survivors/Saviors” at the
Southwest Popular Culture Association Conference. Albuquerque, February 12-15, 2015;
- “Feminism: The Many Headed Monster” at the National Popular Culture Association and
American Culture Association Conference. New Orleans, April 1-4, 2015.
- “One is Not Born, But Becomes, A Zombie: Constructions of Femininity in Zombie Texts.” National
Popular Culture Association and American Culture Association Conference. Chicago,
April 15-18, 2014.
Zhiwei Xiao (History) published “For Better or Worse, Don’t Change Your Husband! Remake and Appropriations
of American Films in Republican China, 1911-1949” in Lisa Funnell and Man-fung Yip
eds., American and Chinese-Language Cinemas: Examining Cultural Flows, London and New York: Routledge, 2014
“The Myth about Chinese Leftist Cinema” in James A. Cook, Joshua Goldstein, Mathew
D. Johnson, and Sigrid Schmalzer eds., Visualizing Modern China: Image, History, and Memory, 1750-Present, Lanham, Boulder, New York and London: Lexington Books, 2014, pp. 145-64.
Zhiwei Xiao and Antonio Zaldivar (History) presented at the American Historical Association’s annual conference in
New York in January 2015. This conference is the main conference in the historical
Yuan Yuan (Literature & Writing Studies) published The Riddling between the Subject and the
Other: Oedipus and the Sphinx: Ontology, Hauntology, and Heterologies of the Grotesque
Professor Yuan presented a series of lectures at Shandong University, China from May
4 to May 15.