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Hellen Lee, Ph.D.
Service

 

DEPARTMENT, Selected

Vice Chair. 2012-2013, 2013-2016.

Coordinator. Literature Program, 2010-2012.

Coordinator. Online Graduation Application Advising Program, 2011.

Member. Executive Committee, 2011-2013, 2010-2011, 2007-2008.

Advisor. Sigma Tau Delta and English Club, 2010-2012.

Chair. Ad hoc Literature Subcommittee, 2007-2008.

Member. Scholarship and Awards Committee, 2007-2008.

Member. Undergraduate Program Committee, 2006-2008.

Member. Graduate Program Committee, 2006-2007.

 

COLLEGE, Selected

Coordinator. General Education Advising Initiative, 2011.

Member. Dean Search Committee, College of Arts and Letters, 2011.

Member. Outstanding Teaching/Service Award Committee, 2008-2012.

Member. Research and Creative Activity Subcommittee, College of Arts and Letters, California State University, Sacramento, 2008-2009, 2007-2008.

 

UNIVERSITY, Selected

Faculty Coordinator. One Book Program,California State University, Sacramento, 2011-2014.

Senator. Faculty Senate, California State University, Sacramento, 2012-2013, 2013-2015.

Chair. Subcommittee for Curriculum of the Curriculum Policies Committee, Faculty Senate, California State University, Sacramento, 2011-2012.

Advisor. General Education Academic Advising, 2010-2012.

Chair. Publications, Executive Board, California Faculty Association, Sacramento Chapter, 2010-2011, 2009-2010.

Co-Coordinator with Elvia Ramirez, Ethnic Studies. “Crossing Borders Film Series: Films about Internment and Relocation,” in collaboration with the One Book Program and the Multi-Cultural Center, Fall 2010. https://www.csus.edu/onebook/2009/Events.stm.

Member. Subcommittee for Curriculum of the Curriculum Policies Committee, Faculty Senate, California State University, Sacramento, 2012-2014, 2010-2010, 2009-2010, 2008-2009, 2007-2008.

Member. One Book Program Committee, California State University, Sacramento, 2010-2011, 2009-2010, 2008-2009.

Faculty-In-Residence. Multi-Cultural Center, California State University, Sacramento, 2009-2010, 2008-2009.

Member. Faculty Endowment Fund Committee, Faculty Senate, California State University, Sacramento, appointed for 2009-2010, 2008-2009, 2007-2008.

Member. Committee for Diversity Awards, California State University, Sacramento, appointed for 2009-2010, 2008-2009, 2007-2008.

Coordinator, “Captive Audiences Film Series: Films about Internment and Relocation,” in collaboration with the One Book Program and the Multi-Cultural Center, Fall 2009. https://www.csus.edu/onebook/2009/Events.stm.

Co-Sponsor with Peter Grandbois. Campus visit for novelist Frances Washburn, Tuesday, November 13, 2007, Library Gallery, California State University, Sacramento.

Member. Executive Board, California Faculty Association, California State University, Sacramento, elected for 2007-2009.

Judge. 21st Annual Sacramento State University Local Student Research Competition, California State University, Sacramento, March 3, 2007.

Honoree. Community Engagement Recognition Luncheon, Office of Community Collaboration, California State University, Sacramento, 2008, 2007.

Member. Women’s Herstory Month Organizing Committee, Women’s Resource Center, California State University, Sacramento, 2010-2011, 2009-2010, 2006-2007.

  • Event Organizer. “Women Speak Out,” Women’s Herstory Planning Committee, Women’s Resource Center.Organized a two-day open mike event, 2007.
  • Coordinator of campus visit of author Marivi Soliven Blanco in conjunction with Women’s Resource Center and Women’s Herstory Month events, Women’s Resource Center, March 2007.

Member. Chancellor’s Advisory Committee on the Status of Women, University of California, San Diego, 2002-2004.

Member. Group for the Study of 9.11 and Global Emergencies. Joint year-long project sponsored by University of California, Humanities Research Institute and University of California, San Diego. 2002-2003.



PROFESSION, Selected

Member. Advisory Board, Delta English Studies Consortium. 2011-ongoing.

Member. Advisory Board, H-AMSTDY. Appointed in 2011.

Chair. “(Dis)Quieting Histories: Remembering and Rethinking U.S. Legacies in Southeast Asia,” American Studies Association Annual Meeting, San Antonio, TX, Nov 17-21, 2010.

Managing List Editor. Appointed for 2009-2011. Managing List Editors for H-AMSTDY, an online discussion list focusing on research and teaching in the field of American Studies, and for interdisciplinary or multi-disciplinary perspectives on culture. <http://www.h-net.org/~amstdy/>.

Chair. “Reinvisioning the Multiethnic Literature Classroom,” The Society for the Study of the Multi-Ethnic Literature of the United States, Washington State University, Spokane, Washington, April 2-5, 2009.

List editor. Elected for 2006-2009. Editing and managing H-AMSTDY, an online discussion list focusing on research and teaching in the field of American Studies, and for interdisciplinary or multi-disciplinary perspectives on culture. <http://www.h-net.org/~amstdy/>.

Reviewer. Journal of Asian American Studies.

Member. Program Planning and Selection Committee, 3rd Annual Artful Strategies/Necessary Risks Conference, Sacramento, CA, 2007-2008.

Discussant. “Cardboard Objects, Artistic Projects, And Tactical Play.”

Chair. “Defining and Defying Success in the Modern World.”

Member. Program Selection Committee, 21st Annual Regional Conference, California American Studies Association, 2007-2008.

Treasurer. California Faculty Association, California State University, Sacramento, elected for 2007-2009.

Invited Panelist. California Forum for Diversity in Graduate Education, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2007.

 

COMMUNITY, Selected

Member. Authors on the Move Selection Committee, Sacramento Public Library Foundation, Sacramento, CA. 2013-2014.

Member. Board of Directors. Roan Press, Sacramento, CA.

Chair. Collections, Archives, and Research Committee, Junior League of Sacramento, CA, 2008-2010.

Invited speaker. Presented and led discussion on Filmmaker Rebecca Snedeker’s By Invitation Only (2006) focusing on the culture and history of New Orleans’ Mardi Gras as part of the Willie Birch Program and Exhibit, in collaboration the Office of Community Collaboration, California State University, Sacramento, and the 40 Acres Art Gallery, Sacramento, CA. Guild Theater, Sacramento, July 2007.

Invited speaker. Presented and led discussion on David Hosley’s and Dennis Yep’s Bittersweet Roots: The Chinese in California’s Heartland (2002) in collaboration with the Asian Studies Program and the Office of Community Collaboration, California State University, Sacramento, and the 40 Acres Art Gallery, Sacramento, CA. Guild Theater, Sacramento. March 2007.

Invited speaker. Presented and led discussion on Ralph Ellison’s Invisible Man and Avon Kirkland’s Ralph Ellison: An American Journey (2004). 40 Acres Art Gallery, Sacramento, CA. December 2006.