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New acting provost appointed
McMaster University | October 4, 2006
In my letter to you just over a week ago I promised to keep the campus community up to date about our plan to appoint an acting provost....[continue]

Teaching Excellence — Dean style, Sept. 21
Mount Allison University | September 19, 2006
Mount Allison’s dean of social sciences, Dr. Rob Summerby-Murray was recognized as a 3M Teaching Fellow this past June at the national conference for the Society for Teaching and Learning in Higher Education (STLHE)....[continue]

UW homecoming offers full day of events, from Amazing Race to Stephen Lewis lecture
University of Waterloo | September 19, 2006
The University of Waterloo is adding a number of public events to its annual homecoming celebrations and inviting members of the surrounding community to enjoy a fun-filled and informative day of activities....[continue]

Public Forum on Dawson College tragedy
University of Waterloo | September 18, 2006
The University of Waterloo is organizing a public forum to help students, staff and faculty better understand the roots of violence in society, following the tragedy that recently struck Dawson College in Montreal....[continue]

Celebrating Research and Creative Activity at Mount A, Aug. 31
Mount Allison University | August 29, 2006
Mount Allison researchers will start the school year off with a bang....[continue]

That’s one terrific teacher!
Mount Allison University | July 17, 2006
SACKVILLE, NB — In May, she won Mount Allison University’s distinguished Herbert and Leota Tucker Teaching Award. Now Dr. Erin Steuter has been recognized as one of the finest teachers in the Atlantic region! The sociology professor has just received the Association of Atlantic Universities’ (AAU) Distinguished Teacher Award....[continue]

American literature, a Cuban writer, and workplace safety??
Mount Allison University | June 21, 2006
What do workplace safety, American literature, and Cuban author José Antonio Ramos Aguirre have in common?...[continue]

Acting Dean of Humanities appointed
McMaster University | June 21, 2006
A new acting dean has been appointed for the Faculty of Humanities. Bob McNutt will assume the position as of July 1 for a six-month term....[continue]

Mount A Dean receives 3M Teaching Fellowship — one of 10 national recipients
Mount Allison University | June 20, 2006
Mount Allison’s dean of social sciences and geography professor Dr. Rob Summerby-Murray has won a 2006 3M Teaching Fellowship, building on a tradition of 3M Fellowships at Mount Allison, which also includes Professor Alex Fancy and Dr. Robert Hawkes....[continue]

Academic Lecture Series: Diasporic Communities and Experiences
St. Mary's University | June 2, 2006
The Association of the Greek Orthodox Church and the Greek Community in Halifax.Dr. Geraldine Thomas, Department of Modern Languages and Classics, Saint Mary’s University...[continue]

Mount A student receives full scholarship to Yale
Mount Allison University | May 17, 2006
New Mount Allison grad Maryn Stockman has recently achieved what most undergraduate students can only dream about....[continue]

Trent Professor's Novel Wins Au Prix des Lecteurs Radio-Canada
Trent University | May 8, 2006
Over the weekend, Professor Sylvie Bérard of the Modern Languages and Literatures Department at Trent University was awarded the top prize in Au Prix des Lecteurs Radio-Canada for her science-fiction novel, Terres des Autres....[continue]

Launch for Asian Heritage Month a Big Hit at SMU
St. Mary's University | May 1, 2006
This evening, Saint Mary's hosted the official launch of Asian Heritage Month....[continue]

Saint Mary's Kicks Off Asian Heritage Month
St. Mary's University | April 26, 2006
On Monday, May 1, 2006 at 5:30 PM, the Theatre Auditorium at Saint Mary's University will be the venue for the opening ceremony of Halifax's celebration of Asian Heritage month....[continue]

SPEAKER BIO - Sathya Rao
Concordia University | April 20, 2006
Sathya Rao is a professor of French translation at the Department of Modern Languages and Cultural Studies of the University of Alberta....[continue]

New College of Arts Dean Named
University of Guelph | April 20, 2006
After an extensive search, the University of Guelph has appointed Donald Bruce, chair of the Department of Modern Languages and Cultural Studies at the University of Alberta, the new dean of the College of Arts....[continue]

University of Ottawa Media Calendar: April 18 to 23 2006
University of Ottawa | April 18, 2006
Here is a summary of the activities taking place at the University of Ottawa this week....[continue]

Two Mount A students receive DAAD German scholarships — only 50 available throughout North America
Mount Allison University | April 6, 2006
Mount Allison University German students Isabel Taylor of Corner Brook, NL and Ilse Kramer of Hamilton, ON will be spending part of their summer in Germany....[continue]

Trent Professor's Novel Named as Finalist in Au Prix des Lecteurs Radio-Canada
Trent University | March 21, 2006
Trent University is pleased to announce that Terres des Autres, a science-fiction novel written by Professor Sylvie Bérard of the Modern Languages and Literatures Department, has recently been named as one of six finalists in Au Prix des Lecteurs Radio-Canada....[continue]

Israeli and Palestinian Historical Narratives: a Symposium
Concordia University | March 15, 2006
From March 19 through March 21, Concordia University’s Peace and Conflict Resolution lecture series will host a series of events around the theme of "Israeli and Palestinian Historical Narratives"....[continue]

Mexican film maker explores new ways of cultural promotion
Brock University | March 13, 2006
Mexican film maker and lawyer, Arturo Morell, will be at Brock on Monday, March 20, for a special screening of his documentary film Cry of Freedom: The Quijote Project, at 7 p.m. in the Sean O'Sullivan Theatre. There is no cost to attend this event and everyone is welcome....[continue]

Brock to host panel discussion - "Iraq: Hope or Despair?"
Brock University | March 2, 2006
Iraq remains on the brink of civil war as violence escalates in the wake of the destruction of the Shia holy shrine in Samarra last week....[continue]

Italian Theatre At Laurentian University
Laurentian University of Sudbury | February 7, 2006
For the 14 th consecutive year, Le Maschere Laurenziane , a student threatre troupe housed in Laurentian University's Italian Studies Program, will present their annual stage production....[continue]

Faculty of Education researcher Receives Two Awards for Excellence in French-language Education
University of Lethbridge | January 26, 2006
Dr. Peter Heffernan (Education) has been rewarded twice – once provincially and once nationally -- for his work as a second language educator....[continue]

'Reading the Italian City' Exhibition at Brock University
Brock University | January 13, 2006
Students at Brock are escaping the grey Niagara winter this week through an exhibition of artwork recalling summer in Italy....[continue]

Humanities Research Symposium features diverse presentations
Brock University | December 9, 2005
A variety of topics, from the excavation of classical remains in Cyprus to the meanings of Lord Byron's deformity, will be presented at the Humanities Research Symposium at Brock University....[continue]

UW hosts federal-provincial conference
University of Waterloo | December 5, 2005
About 320 Waterloo Region high school students will participate in the annual Federal-Provincial Conference Simulation at the University of Waterloo on Tuesday, Dec. 6 and Wednesday, Dec. 7....[continue]

Good Job
St. Mary's University | November 23, 2005
The 12th annual Saint Mary’s University Employee Recognition Awards Ceremony was held this afternoon in the Loyola Conference Hall, and the event was a resounding success....[continue]

Concordia University | November 3, 2005
On Wednesday, November 9th, the Concordia/UQAM Chair in Ethnic Studies (Concordia section) and the Festival du Monde Arabe (FMA) will present a day-long conference titled Femmes d’Orient, femmes d’Occident, mythes et réalités....[continue]

University of New Brunswick - Saint John | October 5, 2005
The Second Language Education Centre (SLEC) at the University of New Brunswick in Fredericton is co-hosting a national language workshop....[continue]

We're 30!
St. Mary's University | September 23, 2005
The 30th Anniversary Celebrations for the Patrick Power Library kicked-off this afternoon....[continue]

Renowned arts reporter Eleanor Wachtel to speak at Laurentian University
Laurentian University of Sudbury | September 22, 2005
Arts journalist Eleanor Wachtel will deliver a lecture entitled “The Lives of Writers, or Original Minds and me” on Monday, September 26, at 7 p.m., in Laurentian University's Alphonse Raymond amphitheatre. Ms. Wachtel is host of both “Writers and Company” and “The Arts Today” on CBC radio....[continue]

Jazz fest to bring big names
St. Francis Xavier University | September 6, 2005
It's the ultimate jazz eXperience and an opportunity to see Oliver Jones performing in a special unretirement concert....[continue]

Concordia University to Assist Students Affected by Hurricane Katrina
Concordia University | September 2, 2005
In response to the devastation caused by Hurricane Katrina, Concordia University will assist students from the affected area by admitting them as visiting students into courses for which they are academically qualified and where spaces are available....[continue]

Launch of the academic degree in Arabic Language and Culture
University of Ottawa | February 6, 2005
Dr. Gilles Patry, President and Vice-Chancellor of the University of Ottawa, the Department of Modern Languages and Literatures and the Chair of Arabic Studies cordially invite you to the official launch of the minor in Arabic Language and Culture....[continue]

University community mourns loss of respected professor
University of Toronto | January 25, 2005
The university flag has been lowered to half-mast to mourn the death of Professor Gianrenzo Clivio of the Department of Italian Studies....[continue]



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