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Laurels: September 2013

Published: September 16, 2013

Martin Fiebert, Psychology, recently published two papers examining Facebook research. The first, completed with psychology graduate student Mikhail Stal, was titled “Changes in Facebook Behavior Over Time” and appeared in The Global Journal of Computer Science and Technology, Vol. 13, No. 2. The second, which appeared in the International Review of Social Sciences and Humanities, was titled “The Origins and Development of a Typology of Facebook Users.”

Neil Hultgren, English, published a chapter titled “Oscar WIlde’s Poetic Injustice in ‘The Picture of Dorian Gray'” in the collection of essays, Wilde Discoveries: Traditions, Histories, Archives (2013), from University of Toronto Press. Edited by Joseph Bristow (UCLA), the volume resulted from a 2007 NEH Seminar on Oscar Wilde that was held at the William Andrews Clark Memorial Library, Los Angeles.

Maulana Karenga, Africana Studies, gave a paper titled “A Maatian Ethics of Struggle: Reconceiving and Remaking the World,” at the Diopian Institute for Scholarly Advancement, Philadelphia, Oct. 13. He also served as a panelist for the “KJLH Dialogue on the Re-Election of President Barack Hussein Obama,” Nate Holden Theatre, Los Angeles, Oct. 6, and presented a lecture “Before and Beyond Obama: Mapping the Whole of Our History,” African American Cultural Center, Los Angeles, Oct. 28. In addition, he served as a panelist on the panels “The State and Future of Black Studies” and “Leadership Politics and Alliances” and conducted a workshop on “African American Leadership” 33rd Annual Black Consciousness Conference at CSULB, Nov.17.