Emily Haraldson (Art History) will be presenting a paper at the Celebrating Women’s Agency Conference at Christie’s Education in New York, June 2018. Her research is on the art collecting practices and philanthropy of noted Long Beach resident, Florence Bixby of Rancho Los Alamitos. She will be first presenting the paper at Rancho Los Alamitos during the spring semester.
A science Fiction film that Marty Mullin (Media Arts) was a Cinematographer on recently had its theatrical debut. It is titled Infinity Chamber, and was shown at the Arena Cine Lounge. After that it will be streaming on Netflix and Amazon.
Joanna Parypinski (English) has a short story published in an upcoming anthology of Halloween-themed horror stories, Haunted Nights (available October 3rd by Blumhouse Books, a division of Penguin Random House). Haunted Nights was edited by acclaimed horror fiction editor Ellen Datlow and Halloween expert Lisa Morton. Other contributors include Jonathan Maberry, Brian Evenson, and John Langan. There will be a book signing at Dark Delicacies in Burbank on October 8th at 4 p.m.
Wendy Fonarow’s (Anthropology) brother, Dr. Gregg Fonarow, is being given two of the highest honors in cardiology. The first is the American Heart Association, Los Angeles Chapter Volunteer of the Year Award, and the second is the American Heart Association’s 2017 Chairman Award.
Mona Field’s daughter, Nadine Levyfield, was recently married in an intimate ceremony in a park, by Rabbi Zoe Klein of Temple Isaiah. They exchanged their personal vows to love and cherish each other and to share a home dedicated to peace, love and justice.
Leslie Cortes, M.D., daughter of Maibel Cortes (ITS), completed her residency and is now part of Texas Tech Physicians at Transmountain, as Pediatrician/Faculty. In the photo are four generations (L-R): Maibel, Leslie Cortes, M.D. (daughter), Rohan (grandson), and Joan Cortes, Ph.D. (mother).