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Laurels

Julian Segura Camacho, Chicano and Latino Studies, saw his book Societal Suicide adopted by the Bancroft Library at UC Berkeley. In the last 18 months, two of his books along with The Chicano Treatise have been added to their collection on books from the West. Also, his book titled Unwanted and Not Included: The Saga of Mexican People in the US has been adopted by the University of Ottawa in Canada.

Michael Connor, Psychology, presented a workshop titled "How to Promote and Measure Parental and School Accountability for Black Male Children" at the 100 Black Men of America's Annual Fall Leadership Conference in Washington, D.C.; presented a workshop, “Black Fathers Working with Children," at the National Black Child Development Institute's annual meeting, Miami; presented a paper, "Walking the Walk: Community Programs That Work" at the National Conference on Family Relations in Minneapolis; offered keynote address "Barriers Faced by African American Males in Higher Education" at the annual Town and Gown luncheon, Southern California Pan African Doctoral Committee, Los Angeles; provided the keynote, "The Power of Fathering in the African American Experience" at Holman United Methodist Church's Men's Day (broadcast live on KJLH 102.3 FM radio), Los Angeles; participated in a Difficult Dialogue, Black and Brown Males, Confronting Barriers in Order to Work Together at the Multicultural Summit and Conference, Seattle; provided staff training, "Getting Men Involved With Children and in the Community," Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community, Phoenix; presented a "Manhood Training" session at Northpoint Health and Wellness Center, Minneapolis; and was interviewed by Redbook magazine, Father’s Day edition.

Art Gittleman, Computer Engineering and Computer Sciences, presented a paper titled "A Game Programming Class Using XNA Game Studio" at the International Conference of the Frontiers of Education in Computer Science" in Las Vegas on June 28. At the conference he chaired a session on "Studies and Assessments" and co-chaired a session on "New Courses and Related Issues."

Marie Kelleher, History, has been awarded fellowships from the American Council of Learned Societies and from the Institute for Research in the Humanities at the University of Wisconsin, Madison, where she will spend the academic year 2007-08 completing her book The Measure of Woman: Gender and Legal Culture in Medieval Spain.

Shira Tarrant, Women's Studies, presented two papers at the National Women's Studies Association Annual Conference held in St. Charles, Ill., on June 28-July 1. The first paper was titled "Of Waves and Wives: Feminist Theory of the 1950s and Beyond." The second was “Feminist Men and Political Action: What Is the Current Landscape?”

Julie Van Camp, Philosophy, published an article, "Originality in Postmodern Appropriation Art,” in The Journal of Arts Management, Law and Society, 36:4 (Winter 2007), 247-258. She also presented a workshop on "Hybrid Courses in Philosophy and Economics" at the Teaching Professor Conference, Atlanta, Ga., May 19.

Terry Witkowski, Marketing, published “Food Marketing and Obesity in Developing Countries: Analysis, Ethics, and Public Policy” in the Journal of Macromarketing, 27 (June), 126-137.