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Department of Communication Studies

October 12, 2010 by | News

Wenshan Jia, Ph.D., associate professor, Department of Communications Studies, Wilkinson, has been invited to join the Editorial Advisory board of the Asian Journal of Communication. Launched in 1990, AJC is jointly run by the Wee Kim Wee School of Communication and Information of Nanyang Technological University in Singapore and the Asian Media Information and Communication

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Department of Languages

October 12, 2010 by | News

Pilar Valenzuela, Ph.D., associate professor of Spanish, Department of Languages, has recently published an article called, “Ethnic-racial reclassification and language revitalization among the Shiwilu from Peruvian Amazonia.” Read Article!

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Humans Consist of Two Parts: Body and Soul

October 7, 2010 by | Events

Human beings have a mental life of sensation, thought, purpose, desire, and belief. Although these mental states in part cause, and are caused by brain states, they are distinct from them. Richard Swinburne argues that we can only make sense of this interaction by supposing that mental states are states of a soul, a mental

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Tibetan Buddhist Retreat, Jan. 2011

October 4, 2010 by | News

Tibetan Buddhist Retreat: SOC 326, Mind, Self and Society in Tibetan Buddhism. This is a 10 day retreat course at a Tibetan-American Meditation Center in Colorado Rockies (Shambhala Mountain Center). For those interested in Eastern Paths of Liberation, this is a wonderful opportunity to explore the teachings of Tibetan Buddhism as well as the Sacred

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Department of Art

October 4, 2010 by | News

 Assistant Professor of Art, David Kiddie, talks to the public about his ceramic sculptures. Assistant Professor of Art, David Kiddie recently had two consecutive solo exhibitions of his latest ceramic sculptures in “Out of Order” and “Out of Order Again” at 643 Project Space in Ventura, CA and the Napa Hall Gallery at Cal

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‘Article of Hope’ screening and discussion with producers

October 4, 2010 by | News

A documentary telling the extraordinary story of Israel’s first astronaut and a tiny Nazi-era Torah he carried to the heights of space on the ill-fated 2003 Columbia space shuttle will be screened at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 5, in Memorial Hall (download flyer). NASA Astronaut Michael Massimino Following the screening of “An Article of Hope”