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  • 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM Analy Hall 706 Santa Rosa Campus

Wednesday

  • 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM Analy Hall 706 Santa Rosa Campus

Fall 2017

Section 0128 of ART1.1
World Art History to 1500 -- : Aug 21 - Dec 13 2017
The above section has a required web component.

Section 0181 of ART49
Independent Study in Art -- : Aug 21 - Dec 15 2017
Students cannot enroll for the above section without approved applications and add codes.

Section 0182 of ART49
Independent Study in Art -- : Aug 21 - Dec 15 2017
Students cannot enroll for the above section without approved applications and add codes.

Section 0183 of ART49
Independent Study in Art -- : Aug 21 - Dec 15 2017
Students cannot enroll for the above section without approved applications and add codes.

Section 1270 of ART1.2
World Art History Since 1500 -- : Aug 21 - Dec 15 2017
After registering through the normal SRJC registration process visit the class homepage for further details.

Summer 2017

Section 8642 of ART1.1
World Art History to 1500 -- : Jun 19 - Jul 30 2017
After registering through the normal SRJC registration process, visit the Distance Education website to find any available online course material.

Section 9430 of ART1.1
World Art History to 1500 -- : Jun 19 - Jul 30 2017
After registering through the normal SRJC registration process, visit the Distance Education website to find any available online course material.

Section 9508 of ART1.2
World Art History Since 1500 -- : Jun 19 - Jul 30 2017
After registering through the normal SRJC registration process, visit the Distance Education website to find any available online course material.

Section 9698 of ART1.2
World Art History Since 1500 -- : Jun 19 - Jul 30 2017
After registering through the normal SRJC registration process, visit the Distance Education website to find any available online course material.

Spring 2017

Section 4134 of ART1.1
World Art History to 1500 -- : Jan 18 - May 17 2017
The above section has a required web component.

Section 4136 of ART1.2
World Art History Since 1500 -- : Jan 18 - May 17 2017
The above section has a required web component.

Section 5244 of ART1.2
World Art History Since 1500 -- : Jan 17 - May 19 2017
After registering through the normal SRJC registration process, visit the Distance Education website to find any available online course material.

Section 7108 of ART1.2
World Art History Since 1500 -- : Jan 18 - May 17 2017
The above section is recommended for students enrolled in the HSI Connections Program.

Ph.D. University of California, Berkeley 
Egyptian Art & Archaeology, Department of Near Eastern Studies

M.A. University of California, Berkeley 
Egyptian Art & Archaeology, Department of Near Eastern Studies

B.A. University of Texas at Austin 
Archaeological Studies & Anthropology, Department of Anthropology

Dr. Heidi Saleh was born in Cairo, Egypt and immigrated as a young girl with her family to California. As an undergraduate, she majored in Archaeology and Anthropology at the University of Texas at Austin. For graduate school, she attended the University of California, Berkeley, earning her M.A. and Ph.D. in Egyptian Art and Archaeology through the Department of Near Eastern Studies. Currently, she is an Art History Professor and Art Department Chair at Santa Rosa Junior College.

Presentations and Publications: 

Conference Presentations and Public Lectures:

"Art and Activisim," co-presented at the We the Future: Social Justice Conference at SRJC Petaluma (2017).

"Walls of Freedom: Street Art of the Egyptian Revolution," presented at Santa Rosa Junior College as part of the Arts and Lectures series (2017).

"Honored Skulls: An Exploration of the Art of the Day of the Dead," presented at the Museums of Sonoma County History Museum (2016).

"Women of Color in Higher Education," presented at the SRJC Professional Development Day (2016).

"Teaching Effectively a Large/Extended Lecture Course," presented a the SRJC Professional Development Day (2015).


"Negotiating Multiple Cultural Identities," presented with Narmeen Nasseem at the SRJC Professional Development Day (2015).

"Divine Egypt: Rituals of Life and Death from Egyptian Art at the Legion of Honor Museum," presented at Santa Rosa Junior College as part of the Arts and Lectures series (2014).

"From the Sacred to the Profane: An Overview of Egyptian Women's Clothing," delivered as part of the Fabricating Culture Exhibit at the Santa Rosa Junior College Museum (2014).

Guest Lecture entitled "Divine Egypt: Rituals of Life and Death," presented at the Legion of Honor Fine Arts Museum, San Francisco (2014).

"Keynote Address," presented to the Model Arab League held at Santa Rosa Junior College (2013).

"Women and Islam," presented at Santa Rosa Junior College as part of Women's History Month and the Arts and Lectures series (2012).

"The Egyptian Revolution: A Retrospective," presented as a Professional Development Activity Workshop at Santa Rosa Junior College (2011).

"Persistence, Patience, and Hope Commencement Speech," presented to the Department of Near Eastern Studies at the University of California, Berkeley (2011).

"Africa Speaks: A Panel Discussion of Globalization," presented at Santa Rosa Junior College as part of Black History Month Films and Lectures (2009).

"Forgotten Paintings: Ethnicity and Gender as Shown on Ancient Egyptian Stelae," presented at Santa Rosa Junior College as part of the Arts and Lectures series (2007).

"Honoring Remarkable Women of the Middle East," presented at Santa Rosa Junior College as part of Women's History Month (2006).

"Towards an Archaeology of Identity: A Case-Study from 1st Millennium B.C.E. Egypt," accepted for presentation at the Society for American Archaeology's 70th Annual Meeting (2005).

"Forgotten Libyan Period Funerary Stelae in the Egyptian Museum, Cairo," accepted for presentation at the 56th Annual Meeting of the American Research Center in Egypt (2005).

"Interpreting Symbols of Identity in 1st Millennium B.C.E. Egypt: An Analysis of Stelae from the Libyan Dynasties," presented at the Society for American Archaeology's 69th Annual Meeting (2004).

"Art, Ethnicity, & Gender: A Stylistic Analysis of Libyan Period Funerary Stelae," presented at the 55th Annual Meeting of the American Research Center in Egypt (2004).

"Expressions of Ethnic and Gender Identities in 1st Millennium B.C.E. Egypt," presented at the Seventh Annual Symposium on Mediterranean Archaeology (2003).

"Exploring Expressions of Ethnic and Gender Identities under the Libyan Dynasties (ca. 1069-715 B.C.E.)," delivered at the 54th Annual Meeting of the American Research Center in Egypt (2003).

"Products of an International Age: An Overview of the Relationships between Aegean and Egyptian Paintings in the Late Bronze Age," delivered at the 51st Annual Meeting of the American Research Center in Egypt (2000).

"Update on the Excavations at the Giza Workmen's Cemetery," presented to the Northern California Chapter of the American Research Center in Egypt (2001).

"Recent Discoveries at the Cemetery of the Pyramid Builders," presented to the Department of
Anthropology at the University of Texas at Austin (1997).

Publications:

Investigating Ethnic and Gender Identities as Expressed on Wooden Funerary Stelae from the Libyan Period (c. 1069-715 B.C.E.) in Egypt. Oxford: British Archaeological Reports (B.A.R.) International Series (2007).

"Expressions of Ethnic and Gender Identities in Egypt during the Early 1st Millennium B.C.E.," in Symposium on Mediterranean Archaeology: Proceedings of the Seventh Annual Meeting of Postgraduate Researchers (2003). Oxford: British Archaeological Reports (B.A.R.) International Series (2005).

"Female Fertility and Pregnancy in Ancient Egypt," in Journal of the Association of Graduates in Near Eastern Studies 8 (2). Berkeley: Townsend Center for the Humanities, p. 23-31 (1999).

"Defining the Middle East," in Students' Association for Middle Eastern Studies Bulletin. Austin: University of Texas, p. 8-10 (1996).

Teaching Experience:

Art Department; Santa Rosa Junior College
Full-time faculty: Teaching World Art 1.1 (prehistoric to 1500 CE) and World Art 1.2 (1500 CE to present), Fall 2005 to present

Department of Near Eastern Studies; University of California, Berkeley
Archaeology of Ancient Egypt (Part II- Middle Kingdom-New Kingdom)
Graduate Student Instructor, Spring 2005

Department of Near Eastern Studies; University of California, Berkeley
Archaeology of Ancient Egypt (Part I- Paleolithic-First Intermediate Period)
Graduate Student Instructor, Fall 2004

Department of Near Eastern Studies; University of California, Berkeley Introduction to Egyptology
Graduate Student Instructor, Fall 2001

College of Letters & Science; University of California, Berkeley
Introduction to Western Civilization
Graduate Student Instructor, Fall 2002

Classics Department; University of California, Berkeley
Classical Mythology
Graduate Student Instructor, Spring 2002

History Department; University of California, Berkeley
Egypt and the Ancient Mediterranean World (Senior Seminar)
Graduate Student Instructor, Spring 2001

History of Art Department; University of California, Berkeley
Introduction to Western Art (Ancient to Medieval)
Graduate Student Instructor, Fall 2000

Teaching Awards:

Outstanding Faculty Award for Innovative Use of Technology, SRJC, 2010

Course Improvement Grant, University of California, Berkeley, 2004

Teaching Effectiveness Award, University of California, Berkeley, 2003

Outstanding Graduate Student Instructor Award, University of California, Berkeley, 2002

Committees & Administrative Roles:

Supervisor of the Art Department's Visual Resources Librarian (2010- present)

District Online Committee at Santa Rosa Junior College; served as Co-Chair from 2013-2015 (2011- 2016).

Faculty Mentor for the SRJC Teaching Fellows Program (2012-2013).

Cluster Tech Curriculum Review Committee (2008-2011).

Multi-cultural Events Committee at Santa Rosa Junior College (2005-2008).

Global and Intercultural Education Committee at Santa Rosa Junior College (2005-2008).

Outreach Speaker, Center for Middle Eastern Studies & International and Area Studies Program, University of California, Berkeley (2002-2005).

 

Fellowships & Grants:

Multi-Country Research Fellowship, Council of American Overseas Research Centers, Smithsonian 2003-2004

Jacob Javits Fellowship, U.S. Department of Education, 1998-2002

Introduction to the Humanities (IHUM) Post-Doctoral Fellowship, Stanford University, 2005 (declined)

Stahl Grant, Archaeological Research Facility, University of California, Berkeley, 2003-2004

Summer Research Grant, Graduate Division, University of California, Berkeley, 2003

Dean's Normative Time Fellowship, University of California, Berkeley, 2003

Humanities Research Grant, University of California, Berkeley, 2001

Departmental Block Grant, Near Eastern Studies, University of California, Berkeley, 1997-1998 and 2001

Mellon Travel Grant, Center for Middle Eastern Studies, University of California, Berkeley, 2003-2005

Friends of the Library Travel Grant, University of California, Santa Barbara, 2003

Conference Travel Grant, Graduate Division, University of California, Berkeley, 2003