Professional Activities

Professional Activities

Sidney Albert (Emeritus, Philosophy) was advisor to the director and actors of a production of Shaw’s Major Barbara by A Noise Within, a professional repertory theater company, Glendale, CA, Oct.-Nov. 1995.

Hema Chari (English) presented a paper, “Psychoanalysis and Postcolonialism: Nation Identity Self,” for the Psychoanalysis and Postcolonialism conference held in Washington, DC, Oct. 12-14, 1995.

Barbara Clark (Center for Effective Teaching and Learning/Special Education) made the following presentations to scholarly and professional audiences: “Seven Steps to Optimizing Learning,” for the 11th World Conference for Gifted and Talented Children, Hong Kong, China, July 30-Aug. 4, 1995; delivered the keynote address, “Unlimited Potential,” for the China Meeting of the 11th World Conference of Gifted and Talented Children, Beijing, Peoples’ Republic of China, Aug. 5-8, 1995; “Using Intuitive Brain Functions to Support Learning,” and “Parenting Gifted Children: Nurturing Excellence,” for the 42nd Annual Convention of the National Association for Gifted Children, Tampa, FL, Nov. 1995; presented “Steps to Optimizing Learning” and “Developing Differentiated Curriculum,” and the keynote address, “Implications of Brain Research for Education,” for the Annual Conference of the Nebraska Association for the Gifted, Lincoln NE, Feb. 22-23, 1996; presented the Annual Jean Delp Lecture, “Intuition, A Dimension of Creativity,” at the 34th Annual Conference of the California Association for the Gifted, Hilton Hotel, Los Angeles, CA, Mar. 2, 1996; delivered keynote addresses, “Seven Steps to Optimizing Learning,” and “Parenting Giftedness: Nurturing Excellence,” and two follow-up sessions, for the New Jersey Association for Gifted Children annual conference at Princeton, NJ, Mar. 8-9, 1996.

Stephanie Evans (Educational Foundations and Interdivisional Studies) conducted the conference and workshop, “Multiculturalism,” for The Buckley School, Los Angeles, CA, Spring 1996.

Frank A. Gomez (Chemistry and Biochemistry) with J.N. Mirkovich, V.M. Dominguez, S. Matjan, and D.M. Macias, presented the paper, “A Multiple-Plug Binding Assay Using Affinity Capillary Electrophoresis,” for the 8th International Symposium on High Performance Capillary Electrophoresis, Orlando, FL, Jan. 1996; as an invited lecturer presented “Capillary Electrophoresis: Novel Applications” to the Department of Chemistry, Southern Methodist University, Mar. 20, 1996; with students E.S. Kwak and J. Kawaoka, made a presentation, “Determination of Cyclodextrin-Adamantane Carboxylic Acid Binding Using Affinity Capillary Electrophoresis,” for Abstracts of the 1996 Undergraduate Research Conference, Santa Barbara, CA, Apr. 1996.

Steven LaDochy (Geography and Urban Analysis) presented a paper, “On a Clear Day, You Can See L.A.,” at the 1996 annual meeting of the Association of American Geographers, Charlotte, NC, Apr. 8, 1996.

Richard T. Keys (Chemistry and Biochemistry) presented a paper, “The Use of Microwave Ovens in the Undergraduate Quantitative Analysis Lab,” that he co-authored with Gary Coyne (Chemistry and Biochemistry) and students Ali Safarzedeh and Marquis Patrick, for the Southwest Analytical Professors, CSU San Francisco, CA, Feb. 2, 1996.

Joy K. Lee (English) presented a paper, “Performance and Subversion of Identity in David H. Hwang’s M. Butterfly,” for MELUS (Society for the Study of Multi-Ethnic Literature in the U.S.), University of North Carolina, Greensboro, NC, Apr. 6, 1996.

Richard Maddox (Early Entrance Program) was an invited presenter at Rockwell International Corporation’s fifth annual Educational Enrichment Day, Feb., 1996. He spoke to nearly 600 teachers representing 246 schools and 85 cities, on issues related to educating the young and gifted student.

Rosemarie Marshall (Biology and Microbiology) presented two invited lectures: “Faculty Roles, Responsibilities, Challenges and Rewards: Working Toward the New Baccalaureate,” at the Statewide Academic Conference, Long Beach, CA, Feb. 16-17, 1996; “Tenure and the Periodic Evaluation of Tenured Faculty, for the National Council of Deans and Council of Faculty at the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy, Mar. 3, 1996.

Caroline McManus (English) participated in the workshop, “Reconstructing Shakespearean Performance,” at the Shakespeare World Congress, Los Angeles, CA, Apr. 7 - 13, 1996.

Linda OrozcoMartisko (Administration and Counseling) presented the paper, “School Administrators and Technology,” for the National Conference of American Association of School Administrators, San Diego, CA, Mar. 10, 1996.

Lawrence McGlinn (Geography and Urban Analysis) presented a paper, “The Interstate Transport of Hazardous Waste,” held at the 1996 annual meeting of the Association of American Geographers, Charlotte, NC, Apr. 8, 1996.

Louis R. Negrete (Chicano Studies) was selected by President Clinton to participate in a White House Leadership Conference on Youth, Drug Use and Violence, Washington, DC, Mar. 7, 1996. The conference was attended by leaders from throughout the United States. Negrete, a senior leader in the United Neighborhoods Organization and chair of the strategy team for Hope in Youth, was chosen for his involvement with community-based multiracial and interfaith programs and government/private sector/religious community partnerships aimed at reducing youth violence.

Gilbert Romero (Campus Ministries) delivered a series of lectures, “Cultural Symbolism and Biblical Interpretation,” for returned missionaries from Asia, Africa and Latin America, Maryknoll, NY, May 5-11, 1996. Material was a distillation of a project from his Oxford University sabbatical, 1994. He gave a workshop, “Raíces teológicas y pastorales del Matrimonio,” to ministers in advanced liturgy formation, Los Angeles Archdiocesan Office of Worship, Apr. 13, 1996.

Alice Roy (English) served as respondent and discussant for a caucus on Intellectual Property and Composition Studies at the College Composition and Communication conference, Milwaukee, WI, Mar. 27, 1996.

Leon Schwartz (Emeritus, Modern Languages and Literatures) presented a lecture, “Madame Épinay: Mère, Épistolière et Philosophe,” for the Alliance Française de Pasadena, Altadena, CA, Feb. 21, 1996.

Joe Soldate (Art) gave a talk to the docents of the Huntington Library, “Remington’s Bronze Work — A Documentation of Western Culture,” CSLA, Los Angeles, CA, Apr. 11, 1996; held a solo show at the Space Gallery, Los Angeles, CA, Apr. 1995.

Timothy Steele (English) gave a public reading of his poems at Borders Bookstore, Washington, DC; Edinboro University, Edinboro, PA; Barnes & Noble Bookstore, New York, NY, Apr. 14, 16 and 17, 1996; gave a public reading of his poems at UCLA for the Los Angeles Times Festival of Books, Los Angeles, CA, Apr. 20, 1996.

Linda Tunstad (Chemistry and Biochemistry) made two presentations at the American Chemical Society National Meeting: with Lisa Blakeley, “Progress Towards C-2 Substituted Resorcinol Macroycles”; coauthored with Gerardo Cortes-Lopez, “Synthesis of Mono and Difunctionalized Resorcinol Macrocycles,” New Orleans, LA, Mar. 1996. Made the following presentations: “Synthesis of New Macrocycles Host-Guest Studies” at CSU San Jose, Department of Chemistry, Apr. 9, 1996; “Host-Guest Chemistry” for Los Angeles City College, Department of Chemistry, Apr. 11, 1996; “Preparation of Substituted Macrocycles for Host-Guest Studies” at the University of San Diego, Department of Chemistry, Apr. 18, 1996; “Science for a Diversified Community” for the University of Redlands, May 6, 1996.