Vol. 17, No. 9Oct. 30, 1997

Books

William Frawley, linguistics, Vygotsky and Cognitive Science: Language and the Unification of the Social and Computational Mind, Harvard University Press, Cambridge, Mass., 1997.

Nancy McCagney, philosophy, Nagarjuna and the Philosophy of Openness, Rowman & Littlefield, Lanham, Md., 1997.

Publications

Cynthia Schmidt-Cruz, foreign languages and literatures, "Writing/Fantasizing/Desiring the Maternal Body in 'Deshoras' and 'Historias que me Cuento' by Julio Cortazar," in Latin American Literary Review, vol. 25, no. 49, pages 7-23.

Chandra L. Reedy, museum studies and art conservation, "Technical Studies of Gandharan Art," in Gandharan Art in Context, pages 267-283, Ancient India and Iran Trust and Regency Publications, Cambridge and New Delhi.

Alexander H-D. Cheng, civil and environmental engineering, with L. Cui of University of Oklahoma, V.N. Kaliakin, civil and environmental engineering, and Y. Abousleiman of Lebanese American University, "Finite Element Formulation and Application of Poroelastic Generalized Plane Strain Problems," pages 953-962, and, with H.I. Ling, civil and environmental engineering, "Rock Mass Sliding Induced by Seismic Force," pages 1021-1029, in International Journal for Rock Mechanics and Mining Sciences & Geomechanics Abstracts, vol. 34, no. 6.

Sheldon D. Pollack, accounting, "New Law Excludes Gain on Sale of Residence," in Taxation for Accountants, vol. 59, pages 188-192, October 1997.

Nancy McCagney, philosophy, contribution author, The Oxford Dictionary of World Religions, John Bowker, editor, Oxford University Press, 1997.

Saul Hoffman, economics, "Non-Marital Births and Single Mothers: Cohort Trends in the Dynamics of Non-Marital Childbearing," in The History of the Family, vol. 2, no. 3, pages 255-275; and, with E. Michael Foster of Georgia State University, "Non-Marital Childbearing Among Non-Teens: Economic Status and its Correlates," in Family Planning Perspectives, pages 137-140, May/June 1997.

Presentations

Dallas G. Hoover, animal and food sciences, "A Look at the Functionalities of Non-Thermal Processing Techniques: High Pressure, Ultrasonics, High-Intensity Light and Electrical Pulse," at packaging and processing technology conference, Oct. 13-15, Las Vegas.

Dennis Jackson, English, "From Blueprint to Final Rivet: Ways to Build Stories that Jell and Compel," at Virginia Press Association Statewide Writers Workshop, Oct. 17, Roanoke.

Anne Bowler, sociology and criminal justice, "Theory and Method in the Sociology of Art," at European Society for the Sociology of Art and Design's first international conference on art, culture and society, Oct. 11, Universita di Urbino, Italy.

Tsu-Wei Chou, Jerzy L. Nowinski Professor of Mechanical Engineering, "Analysis and Modeling of Functional and Structural Textile Composites," keynote lecture, at 18th International Symposium on Materials Science, Sept. 1-5, Roskilde, Denmark; and, with graduate student Erik Thostensen, "Microwave Processing of Thick-Section Polymeric Compsites," at 12th Technical Conference of American Society for Composites, Oct. 6-8, Detroit.

Daniel van der Weide, electrical and computer engineering, "Terahertz Spectroscopy of Energetic Materials," at Ignition and Combustion Branch, Propulsion and Flight Division, Weapons and Materials Research Directorate, Army Research Lab, Oct. 14, Aberdeen.

Vic Klemas, marine studies, "Remote Sensing of Wetland Estuarine Condition Indicators for Coastal Management in Developing Countries," at Fifth World Bank Conference on Environmentally Sustainable Development, Oct. 6-8, Washington, D.C.

Melbourne Carriker, marine studies emeritus, "Do Deep-Sea Predatory Gastropods Drill Boreholes?" at joint meeting of III Congreso Latinoamericano de Malacologia and VII Reunion Nacional de Malacologia y Conquiliologia, Oct. 13-17, Ensenda, Baja California, Mexico.

Theodore E.D. Braun, foreign languages and literatures, "Audience-Awareness Theory and Female Characters," at Purdue University conference on romance languages, literatures and film, Oct. 9-11, West Lafayette, Ind.

Saul Hoffman, economics, "Could It Be True After All? AFDC Benefits and Non-Marital Births to Young Women," at Department of Economics, University of Maryland-Baltimore County, Oct. 27.

Gilda Teixido Kelsey and Dee Baer, University Writing Center, "Writing Center Moments-Eureka or Haiku? A Workshop on the Practice of Writing Centers," at National Writing Centers Association conference, Sept. 18-20, Park City, Utah.

Barbara J. Kelly, health and exercise science, "Perceptions of College Women and Secondary Physical Education," at International Association of Physical Education and Sports for Girls and Women quadrennial meeting, Aug. 1, Lahti, Finland.

Hilton Brown, Harriet T. Baily Professor of Museum Studies, Art, Art History and Art Conservation, "Looking at Artworks as Physical Objects: A Conservation Assessment of the Permanent Collection on Exhibition," gallery tour and lecture, Oct. 22, West Chester University.

Service

William Frawley, linguistics, has been named to the advisory board of Oxford University Press, U.S. Dictionary Projects.

Happy anniversary

20 Years

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10 Years

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5 Years

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