Constance Gordon

Constance Gordon is an Assistant Professor in Communication Studies at San Francisco State University. Her interdisciplinary research examines how power and resistance are organized in spaces undergoing social, economic, and ecological transformation. Her most recent work engages the tensions and possibilities of organizing for food and environmental justice in gentrifying cities as well as land- and place-based advocacy. Constance received her Ph.D.

Christopher J Koenig, Ph.D.

I am a communication scientist with training at the intersection of linguistics, sociology, and communication studies. My research seeks to understand communication about health and illness through investigating language as a discursive social process. Overall, my work shows how communication can encourage culturally sensitive care, to facilitate holistic well-being, and to foster thoughtful reflection about the roles of health and illness in society.

Leticia Hernandez

Leticia Hernández (Leticia Hernández-Linares) is the author of Mucha Muchacha, Too Much Girl (Tía Chucha, 2015).   She is co-editor of The Wandering Song:  Central American Writing in the United States (with Rubén Martínez & Héctor Tobar, Tía Chucha Press, 2017). Widely published, her writing has appeared in newspapers, anthologies, and literary journals, some of which include, U.S.

Ropes, Shirts, Dirty Socks, and a Noble Cause

August 20, 2018 - 1:49pm -- Jennifer Arin

 

In his article "Ropes, Shirts or Dirty Socks" (London Review of Books, 15 June 2017), Adam Smyth reviews the book Paper: Paging through History (Kurlansky 2017), and in the process Smyth pens his own facts about paper, such as this tidbit: "The pages carrying the words of Shakespeare were once ropes, or shirts, and these items, in turn, were owned by people from widely different strata of society ...."

 

BRIDGES TO THE FUTURE CELEBRATION

BRIDGES TO THE FUTURE; Celebrating 26 Years of Increasing Diversity in STEM - SEO hosted a celebration including alumni, current students, faculty and staff on September 26, 2018 in the Seven Hills Conference Center at SF State. Professor Bayliss was honored for starting the MS/PhD Bridges program at SF State 26 years ago. A good time was had by all.

 

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