Sept. 10-16, 1999
U.Va. gets $4 million cancer grant
Curry School bringing classroom technology to Bermuda
Improvements made for checking children's hearing

From the desk of. . .Tom Gausvik

Hot Links -- slave life
U.Va. Patents Foundation upgrades operations
Making hospitals safer workplaces
A solution for broken hearts
Free guide offered for sexual assault survivors
Conference on health-care ethics Sept. 16-17

Robertson Media Center open house Sept. 17

Johanna Drucker appointed to media studies chair
Newly digitized language lab makes learning a piece of kuchen

Off the Shelf

Benefit concert for Living Wage Campaign


Recent books published by U.Va. faculty

Edward L. Ayers, Hugh P. Kelley Professor of History, and Anne S. Rubin, associate at the Institute for Advanced Technology in the Humanities. Valley of the Shadow: Two Communities in the American Civil War (book and CD-ROM). W.W. Norton.

Glenn Beamer, assistant professor of Government. Creative Politics: Taxes and Public Goods in the Federal System. University of Michigan.

Timothy Beatley, professor of Urban and Environmental Planning. Green Urbanism: Learning from European Cities. Island Press.

Beatley looks at the sustainable cities movement, transit systems, urban green spaces and other ways of discouraging sprawl in Vienna, Helsinki, Copenhagen, Stockholm, Zurich, Amsterdam, Berlin and other cities.

Richard J. Bonnie, John S. Battle Professor of Law, Psychiatry and Public Policy, and Charles H. Whitebread II, former U.Va. law professor. The Marijuana Conviction: A History of Marijuana Prohibition in the United States (reprint with a new authors' preface.) The Lindesmith Center.

James G. Clawson, associate professor of Business Administration at Darden. Level Three Leadership: Getting Below the Surface. Prentice Hall.

Martha Derthick, professor of Government and Foreign Affairs, ed. Dilemmas of Scale in Americašs Federal Democracy. Cambridge.

Historical, political and sociological perspectives on how nationalist and localist traditions vie within the American federal system. John W. Frick, associate professor of Drama, ed. Theatre and Violence. University of Alabama.

Richard Handler, professor of anthropology, and Daniel Segal of Pitzer College. Jane Austen and the Fiction of Culture: An Essay on the Narration of Social Realities (paperback reprint with a new introduction by the authors). Rowman & Littlefield.

Diane M. Hoffman, assistant professor, Curry School. Lanterns on the River: Essays on Life and Culture in Contemporary South Korea. Rowman & Littlefield.

The role of emotion, the theme of conformity, the influence of religion, and the nature of male/female relationships are among the issues addressed in these essays on Korean life.

Jeffrey Hopkins, professor of Religious Studies, ed. and translator. Kalachakra Tantra: Rite of Initiation (second edition), by the Dalai Lama. Wisdom Publications.

A. E. Dick Howard, White Burkett Miller Professor of Law, and Robert M. O'Neil, director of the Thomas Jefferson Center for Freedom of Expression, contributors. The Bill of Rights, the Courts and the Law. Virginia Foundation for the Humanities.

R.S. Khare, professor of anthropology, ed. Islamic Law, Justice and Society: Interdisciplinary Issues and Perspectives. Rowman & Littlefield.

An accessible, introductory discussion of issues in Islamic law, justice and society in such different places as Algeria, Morocco, South Africa and South Asia.

Maurie D. McInnis, assistant professor of art history, ed. In Pursuit of Refinement: Charlestonians Abroad, 1740-1860. University of South Carolina. An exploration of Charlestonians' special fascination with European culture, this fully illustrated catalogue accompanied an exhibit organized by the Gibbes Museum of Art and the Historic Charleston Foundation that featured portraits, paintings and decorative arts.

Robert F. McNergney, Curry School professor, and Todd W. Kent, associate director of the teacher-preparation program at Princeton University. Will Technology Really Change Education? Corwin Press.

Michael Reed, associate professor of Electrical Engineering, and Ron Rohrer. Applied Introductory Circuit Analysis for Electrical and Computer Engineers. Prentice Hall.


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