Celebrating Faculty: Arts and Humanities Stages First Scholarship & Creative Recognition Event

The School of Arts & Humanities will stage its first Scholarship & Creative Recognition event from 4:30-6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, April 22 in the Evert B. Person Lobby.

The important work done by faculty in the School will be on display and presented for the campus community for the first time.Publications, compositions, performances, and creative accomplishments during the last two years will be on view.

Some of the highlights of the expansive work that has come out of the School include:

Books Published (Monographs & Chapbooks)

Gillian Conoley, English
Peace, Omnidawn Publishing, 2014
An Oh A Sky A Fabric An Undertow, (Chapbook) Albion Books, 2013

Sherril Jaffe, Engish
You Are Not Alone and Other Stories, winner of the Spokane Prize for Short Fiction, Willow Springs Press, 2013

Greg Sarris, Native American Studies
Grand Avenue, University of Oklahoma Press, 2014
Mabel McKay: Weaving a Dream, University of California Press, 2013
Fidel's Place, Bay Nature, Crowning Glories: Celebrating the Landscapes of Point Reyes, July 2012

Jennifer Shaw, Art History
Reading Claude Cahun's Disavowals, Ashgate Publishing, 2013
The first monograph on a Surrealist cult classic offers a comprehensive account of Cahun's most important published work, Aveux non avenus (Disavowals), 1930


Books Edited, Volumes and Translations

Gillian Conoley, English
Volt, Edited and produced issues #18 and #19, SSU's award-winning literary magazine
Thousand Times Broken: Three Books by Henri Michaux, translation project, City Lights Books, 2014


Mike Ezra, American Multicultural Studies
The Economic Civil Rights Movement: African Americans and the Struggle for Economic Power, Published by Routledge 2013


Ben Frymer, LIBS
Lost in Media: The Ethics at Everyday Life, Peter Lang 2013 (Co-editor)


Scott Horstein, Theatre Arts
Chasing Democracy: New Play Development and Utopia at the Network of Ensemble Theaters Micro-Fest: Los Angeles Karen Jean Martison, 2014


Mira Katz, English
Moving Ideas: Multimodality and Embodied Learning in Communities and Schools, eds. New Literacies and Digital Epistemologies Series. NY: Peter Lang, 2013


Journals, Articles, Stories, & Essays

Christina Baker American Multicultural Studies
"Race, Social Support and College Student Retention," Journal of College Student Development, 2012
"Social Support and Success in Higher Ed," The Urban Review, 2013


Anne Goldman, English
"Souvenirs of Stone," Southwest Review, 2013
"Ode to Energy," Southwest Review, 2011. Named a notable essay in Best American Essays, 2012
"Of carnales and coyotes: Chicana/o Literature of California," Cambridge History of California Literature, Fall 2014
"Travels with Jane Eyre," Georgia Review, 2014


Michaela Grobbel, Modern Languages
"Crossing Borders of Different Kinds: Roma Theater in Vienna," publication in 2014


Sherril Jaffe English
"A Widow's Story," short story, journal American Fiction, Vol. 12 eds. by Kristin Tsetsi in 2012


Mira Katz, English
"Critical Pedagogy Meets 'Survival English': One Community-based Workplace Literacy Program's Approach to Educating Immigrant Women in California." International Journal of Innovation in Language Teaching, 1(2): 139-158


Selected Exhibitions, Appearances & Reviews

Mark Perlman and Kurt Kemp

"Inside Out Museum," Bejing China, Exhibition and Residency: Mark Perlman/Kurt Kemp, 2012


Jann Nunn, Art
"Transformation of Connectivity: Conversation, Confluence, Collaboration". Mercury 20 Gallery, Oakland, CA 2014
"Jann Nunn Sculpture and Works on Paper," Hammerfriar Gallery, Healdsburg, CA 2013
"Arc of the Atlas," Mercury 20 Gallery, Oakland, CA 2013
"Jann Nunn Installations," ASK.COM Building, 555 12th St, Oakland, CA 2013
"Art + Industry," American Steel Gallery, Oakland, CA 2013
"In My Back Yard: Sonoma County Museum as Subject," Sonoma County Museum, Santa Rosa, CA 2013
"TRANSPORT: Where we go from here," Pro Arts, Oakland, CA 2013

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