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Faculty Member to Discuss Gossip in American History
Dec. 3 Talk Among Recent Presentations
Dec. 1, 2014
Erica L. Ball, associate professor of American studies, will be taking part in the University of Redlands Wednesday, Dec. 3, Forum, discussing "Can We Talk? Gossip in American History and Life." The free program begins at 5:30 p.m. and will delve into the uses and abuses of gossip over the last four centuries, from colonial New England to modern celebrity culture.
Other recent presenters:
Jennifer A. Yee, assistant professor of Asian American studies, gave two presentations during the Nov. 13-16 National Women's Studies Association Conference, "Feminist Transgressions," in San Juan, Puerto Rico. Yee spoke on "North American Asian Feminist Mothering: Raising the Phoenix Parent From Tiger Mother Ashes" and "Enacting a Pedagogy of Justice: How an Asian/Pacific Islander American Feminist Epistemology Looks in the Classroom."
Sora Tanjasiri, chair and professor of health science, co-authored and co-delivered two health policy briefs during the Orange County Women's Health Project's third annual Policy Summit in Santa Ana. Tanjasiri presented "Promoting Breast Health by Reducing Screening and Diagnostic Disparities" and "Promoting Cervical Health by Reducing Screening Disparities and Improving HPV Vaccination Utilization/Uptake" during the October summit.
Maria S. Ramirez, assistant professor of biological science, delivered "Ignavigranum Ruoffiae Isolated From a Human Skin Abscess" and "Endocarditis Due to Gemella Sanguinis: The Diagnostic Value of 16S rRNA Gene Amplification and Sequencing From Cardiac Valves" at the November XIX Lancefield International Symposium on Streptococci and Streptococcal Diseases in Buenos Aires, Argentina.