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Susan Needham, Ph.D

Title: Professor of Anthropology

Department: Anthropology

Office: SBS C-332
Phone Extension: x3485
Email Username: sneedham

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Publications



 

Selected Publications

  • (2006) Spinning the Golden Thread: Indian Tales in the Art of Angkor. Televised Presentation for the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute. November 1, 2006. CSU, Dominguez Hills.
  • (2006) “It’s not the date!” Contested Meanings in the Construction of a Cambodian New Year Parade. Co-authored with Karen Quintiliani, anthropology, CSU, Long Beach. Presented at the 77th Annual Conference of the Southwestern Anthropological Association, April 29, 2006.
  • (2005) Reports from the Edge: Khmer-American College Students’ Narratives of Experience. Presented 104th Annual Meeting of the American Anthropology Association, December 3, Washington, DC
  • (2004) Socialization in a Cambodian Dance Class. Co-authored paper with Beatriz Rodriguez and Judy Andes, CSUDH students. Presented at the Southwestern Anthropological Association annual meeting, April 15, San Jose, CA.
  • (2003) What does it mean to be Khmer?: Cambodian American Identity in the 1990s. Poster Session presented at the 102nd Annual Meeting of the American Anthropology Association, November, Chicago, IL.
  • (2003) Teaching Critical Literacy in an Undergraduate Anthropology Program. Co-authored with Janine Gasco, Jerry Moore, and Sandra Orellana. Poster Session presented at the 102nd Annual Meeting of the American Anthropology Association, November, Chicago, IL.
  • (2001) Literacy and Education in Cambodian History. Presented at the 100th Annual Meeting of the American Anthropology Association, November, Washington, D.C.
  • (2001) Bridging Two Worlds: The Role of Buddhist Monks in Healing Ceremonies among Cambodians in Long Beach. Co-authored with Honorable Kong Chhean, Zohara Kaye (CSULA), and Mary Foster (CSUDH). Presented at the 72nd Annual Conference of the Southwestern Anthropological Association, April, San Diego.
  • (2000) Literate and Religious Identities in a Cambodian Rhetoric of Distinction. Presented at the 99th Annual Meeting of the American Anthropological Association, November, San Francisco.
  • (2000) A Brief History of the Cambodian Community of Long Beach California. Presented at the Western Conference of the Association for Asian Studies, October 7, Long Beach, California.


 

Grants Awarded

  • Spring 2004 Sally Casanova Memorial RSCAAP Summer Stipend, 2004 . To study the Impact of Community Based Learning on CSUDH Students and the Cambodian and Vietnamese Communities of Greater Los Angeles and Orange Counties. Awarded $4,500.
  • Fall 2003 National Endowment for the Humanities Faculty Research Award , to write the history of the Cambodian Community of Long Beach.
  • Spring 2003 Sally Casanova Memorial RSCAAP Summer Stipend, 2003 . For historical research with Khmer language newspapers published in Long Beach, California since 1984.
  • Spring 2002 Sally Casanova Memorial RSCAAP Summer Stipend, 2002 . To organize and analyze materials for the history of the Cambodian Community of Long Beach, California.
  • Fall 2001 California Council for the Humanities for honoraria for traditional artisans to demonstrate their lore and art at the “California Folklife Festival,” co-sponsored by the Multicultural Center of CSUDH.
  • Fall 2001 Sally Casanova Memorial RSCAAP Mini-Grant, Spring 2002 to transcribe and translate data for The history of the Cambodian Community in Long Beach, California.
  • Fall 2000 California Council for the Humanities for honorarium for traditional artisans to demonstrate their lore and art at “Sharing Traditions of California Folklife,” co-sponsored by the Multicultural Center of CSUDH.
  • Spring 2000 Sally Casanova Memorial RSCAAP Summer Stipend, 2000. For travel to Cambodia to conduct a pilot study on the “Social Organization of Educational Practices in Cambodia.”


 

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