DAVID W. BOLES BIOGRAPHY
David also founded the American Sign Language course of study for the City University. His latest book co-written with Janna Sweenie -- Hardcore ASL Textbook for Levels 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, and 7 -- is available right now from Amazon Kindle Direct Publishing. You may also read The Best of Urban Semiotic, Volume 1 (2005-2006) and The Best of Urban Semiotic, Volume 2 (2007-2012) and The Best of Go Inside Magazine, Volume 1 (1983-2012) plus Best of Boles Blogs, Volume 1 (2007-2012) and Best of Boles Blogs, Volume 2 (2007-2012) and Best of Boles Blogs, Volume 3 (2009-2012) as well as the Boles Books Tribute to Howard Stein, Volume 1 (1948-2013) on sale now.
Books written for Thomson/Cengage Publishing include Picture Yourself Learning Microsoft Office 2008 for Mac and Picture Yourself Learning American Sign Language, Level 1 and Picture Yourself Learning Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard and Google Apps Administrator Guide.
Other books include Windows 95 Communication and Online Secrets published by IDG Books Worldwide and a Comdex Books version of the same title published in India as well as Hand Jive: American Sign Language for Real Life, with Janna M. Sweenie, MA is published by Barnes & Noble Publishing, New York. Bad Baby Signs: Words No Infant Should Know! is a new project providing giggles and guffaws at the Baby Signs Movement and is co-written with Janna M. Sweenie.
Glencoe/McGraw-Hill publishing also used Geographic Information Systems (GIS) material from Boles Books' Dramatic Medicine in Public Health project for three new textbooks -- World Geography and Cultures, Glencoe World History and The American Vision -- with expected worldwide sales of over 750,000 copies in 2008.
He has served as a faculty member for the New Jersey Institute of Technology, the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Rutgers University, Fordham University, New York University, the College of New Rochelle and Saint Peter's College. His B.A. in English is from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and his M.F.A. in Playwriting is from Columbia University. David is also the head of Boles University.
You may also purchase his articles, essays and papers online. David's paper, Creating Aristotelian Irrevocable Change in Tourists Touching Down at Newark Liberty International Airport, was a part of Tourism & Performance: Scripts, Stages and Stories for the 2005 Tourism Cultural Exchange Conference located at the Sheffield Hallam University School of Sport and Leisure Management in the United Kingdom.
David was recently the United States East Coast Editor for Eyepiece Magazine: The Official Publication of the Guild of British Camera Technicians. Other publication credits include C|NET's BUILDER.COM, Boot Magazine and Windows Magazine. He also works as the Script Professor -- he's a "plumber, not a painter" -- and as a Tech Tutor. His Private Writing Program is a special training center for professional writers.
David W. Boles' research interests include linguistic anthropology, distance learning methods, American Sign Language, nosocomial poisoning, Urban Systems, Narrative Medicine, Urban Shamanism, the physiology of aggression, Urban Mysticism, violence as performance, Urban Anthropology, ritualized emotional social catharsis, universal life-force theory, the mythology of performativity, caveats in language translation, art as a mechanical method for framing cultural values, gesticulant morphology, medical verity in artistic adaptation, Deaf aesthetic in an urban setting and Public Health policy in a theatrical historical context. He also researches issues in Urban Systems.
The World Premier of his original Rutgers University at Newark Drama of the Body: A Performance for the Deaf production took place on December 10, 2002 at High Noon in the Bradley Hall Black Box theatre.
The World Premier of his original Rutgers-Newark From Page to Stage: Cultures in Conflict performance was produced on April 22, 2003 and his production of From Page to Stage: The World of Us made its World Premier at Rutgers-Newark a year later.
Mr. Boles is Publisher and Editor-in-Chief for GO INSIDE Magazine where, since 1990, readers have rejoiced in the works of new authors and established writers. He is also the President of the United Stage where the theatre is the everything. He is the lead investigator for The Scientific Aesthetic Quarterly, a peer-reviewed Journal Where Medicine and the Arts mate to create Healing.
He is also the creator of the program in Dramatic Medicine where education and theatricality wed to teach critical issues in medicine from a humanistic, aesthetic, base. His personal website at Boles Dot Com provides even more effervescence into the specter of his experience. His new American Sign Language portal, Hardcore ASL, is now online for learning American Sign Language as are Boles Books Writing & Publishing and David Boles Dot Com. David has taught Baby Street Signs and Baby Signs for several years to families all along the East Coast. Be sure to visit sosASL.com for a quick way on the web to facilitate communication between the Deaf and Hearing for any emergency medical, fire or police incident.
David served as an Editor for The Open Directory project for Health: Alternative: Resources: Magazines and E-zines. The Open Directory Project is the primary resource index used by All the Web, Altavista, Gigablast, Google USENET, Google, HotBot, Lycos, Teoma, WiseNut and Yahoo! to return dynamic peer-reviwed web search results. He was the movie critic for five years on KOLN/KGIN-TV's Kidding Around and worked in radio for a decade at great stations like KFOR, KFRX, KBHL and KLMS.
David Boles has worked Off-Off-Broadway, Off-Broadway and on Broadway. His work as a Playwright has been performed internationally and on national tour in 16 states and 27 cities. The Brooklyn Academy of Art's Next Wave festival marked his New York City debut as a Playwright.
David was a Visiting Professor in the Sports Medicine program at the University of California, Davis where he researched and studied hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM) in young athletes dying early and he is the writing A Nosocomial Outbreak: Charles “The Angel of Death” Cullen – for the University of Medicine and Dentistry’s Case-Based Training Institute and the Center for Bio-Defense.