Ksiezak is teaching an upper-division history course, “In the Land of Stone and Copper: An Introduction to Ancient Egyptian Technology,” and will give a keynote lecture, “A gateway into the desert: History, exploration, and cyclical rediscovery of Wadi Tumilat,” at the Robert and Frances Fullerton Museum of Art on Oct. 27.
Jessica Block Nerren (communication studies) led a team that included CSUSB faculty whose new book on autism-inclusion, education reform and communication, was recently published, Kate Liszka (history) served as a consultant on a new Disney movie, and Michael Stull (entrepreneurship) discussed the Inland Empire Center for Entrepreneurship’s first-ever State of Entrepreneurship Minority Report.
Kate Liszka, the Benson and Pamela Harer Fellow in Egyptology and associate professor of history, served as the Egyptological consultant for the film that will premiere on Sunday, Sept. 25, on the Disney Channel, and Sept. 30 on Disney+.
Mary Texeira (sociology) discussed the return of the Conversations on Race and Policing series, and art and design faculty members Taylor Moon and Rob Ray will open exhibitions at RAFFMA later this week.
The CSUSB RAFFMA exhibit will consist of sculptures and paintings created by local Cahuilla and Serrano artists from the Dorothy Ramon Learning Center, founded by Ernest and June Siva. An opening reception is set for Sept. 10.
The “Here to Career” exhibit will feature the culmination of five years of work from both students and faculty in the support of the Title V Here to Career Grant from the U.S. Department of Education.
Art and design assistant professor Taylor Moon will have her animation flag series displayed at RAFFMA starting Sept. 12, with an opening reception on Sept. 10.
Oraib Mango (world languages and literatures) collaborates with elementary school teacher William Beshears to present smARTshow at RAFFMA, and Brian Levin (criminal justice) was interviewed on topics related to the Buffalo mass shooting and hate and extremism.