Ray Briggs, Music, presented a paper titled "Rethinking
Jazz History: Uncovering the Memphis Jazz Legacy" at the 32nd Annual
International Association for Jazz Education Conference held in Long
Beach, Jan. 5-8. Briggs also presented "Jazz, Jim Crow, and Urban
Renewal: The Memphis Case Study" at the Hawaii International Conference
on Arts and Humanities held in Honolulu, Hawaii, Jan. 13-16.
Vincent J. Del Casino, Jr., Geography, has published
a study guide, an instructor's manual and a mapping workbook (2005)
for Sallie A. Marston's popular world regional geography textbook, World
Regions in Global Context , 2nd edition. He is also the second
author, with S.P. Hanna, C. Selden, and B. Hite, of a refereed research
article titled "Representation as work in 'America's most historic
city,'" which appeared in Social and Cultural Geography,
Vol. 5, No. 3.
Walter Gajewski, Academic Computing Services, was
recently contacted by Yale University's Oral History Department/Museum
requesting one of his radio interviews of a well-known composer, Morton
Feldman, in his early part of his career.
José Sánchez-H., Film and Electronic
Arts, award-winning poet Tina Michelle Datsko, and
Domenic Cretara, Art, had their 35mm short film, “The
Millstone,” jury-selected to screen at the XIX Festival of the New Latin
American Cinema on Oct. 28, in Trieste, Italy. Their film “The Pomegranate”
screened at the Eighth Los Angeles Latino International Film Festival
on July 17 and 25. It was also selected to screen as part of one of
the events sponsored by the C.G. Jung Club of Orange County at Chapman
University on Dec. 3; and as part of the “October is Arts Month” event
at First Congregational Church of Long Beach on Oct. 15. On Oct. 30,
Sánchez-H. also presented in Italy, another film restoration
done by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Film Archive
and the Film and Electronic Arts Department. At this event, CSULB received
credit in the festival catalogue for its contribution to the international
film community through the restoration of the award-winning documentary
film “Vuelve Sebastiana” (“Come back Sebastiana,” 1953) by Jorge Ruiz.
Judith Tyner, Geography, presented a paper titled
“Staid in School and Worked on My Map: 19th Century Schoolgirl Maps”
to the North American Cartographic Information Society conference in
Portland, Maine, in October. She gave an additional presentation on
the use of maps in murder mysteries, “Bloody Maps,” to the California
Map Society meeting at UCLA in January.