I will be a guest curator for Sound Pedro, a sound art event at Angels Gate Cultural Center, San Pedro, CA, June 3, 2017, 5-11 PM. More details to follow.
Southern California Soundscape Ensemble (SCSE) will perform two sets at a preview party for the next iteration of Flood‘s multi-genre installation event planned for multiple sites in 2017. SCSE hits the stage at 6:30 and again at 8:00, 1 October 2016, WE Labs at the historic Packard Building, 205 E. Anaheim St., Long Beach. Admission is free, but RSVPs are required.
I have accepted the position of Faculty Advisor in the College of Arts and Humanities Student Success Center at CSU Dominguez Hills. Beginning July 5, 2016, my responsibilities include face-to-face academic advising with CAH students, analysis of and reporting on student retention, and teaching one class each semester.
I was scheduled to read two excerpts from Atlas Peripatetic in celebration of the 34th anniversary of Chiron Review, but was unable to participate because of the number of readers and the late start of the event; 30 April 2016, 7-11 PM, Gatsby Books, 5535 E. Spring Street, Long Beach, CA.
The next installment of Atlas Place is a conversation with artist and educator Tom Krumpak. Atlas Place is a home for conversations with artists, poets, composers, educators, and other creative citizens about the places where we live and how these places influence our work.
I have been invited to participate on a panel, “Contemplation in the Classroom: Reflections from Students,” moderated by Paul Wapner, at the 7th Annual Conference of the Association for Contemplative Mind in Higher Education (ACMHE), Howard University, Washington, DC, 10 October 2015.
I will be presenting a paper, “The Field of Our Work: Cultivating Community in Higher Education,” at the 7th Annual Conference of the Association for Contemplative Mind in Higher Education, Howard University, Washington, D.C., 9 October 2015.