Smile Dube, Economics, has just been appointed to the Finance and Planning Committee of the National Matebeleland Zambezi Water Project (NMZWP) in Zimbabwe. The NMZWP is an $864 million project to build a Chinese-funded canal that will draw water from the Zambezi River to Bulawayo, the country’s second-largest city. The 450-kilometer canal is expected to take a little more than five years to complete.
Richard Savino, Music, and his ensemble El Mundo presented some more variations on the chaconne, the classic Spanish dance, at Corpus Christi Church for the Music Before 1800 series in New York City. The performance received an excellent review from the New York Times, which can be read here: http://nyti.ms/R7jFck
David Zuckerman, associate professor in Communication Studies, presented “A Gebserian Conflict Resolution Matrix for Afghanistan” at the 42nd annual conference of the International Jean Gebser Society, hosted by the Monterey Institute of International Studies in Monterey on Oct. 7. Professor Zuckerman, who studies and teaches in the area of terrorism, is working with an Afghan native and Sacramento State alumnus on a long-term project in peacemaking in Afghanistan. The Monterey paper lays out the new theoretical groundwork synthesized for the project.