James Joyce, Polar Stick Bridges and the Future of Rural Health
November 23, 2006
Source: University of Western Ontario
The following items from The University of Western Ontario may be OF INTEREST.
ADVENTURES WITH ULYSSES
Leading James Joyce authority Michael Groden of the Department of English will present the final 2006 Distinguished University Professorship lecture, "Adventures with Ulysses," Friday, Nov. 24 at 4:30 p.m. in Conron Hall, University College.
Groden, a champion for opening up the works and papers of Joyce to wider scholarly review, has been recognized with Western's top faculty award for sustained excellence in scholarship over a substantial career at the university.
For some years the Joyce Estate has used its copyright to restrict researcher access and citing privileges and has been in a long-running dispute with the academic community.
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POLAR STICK BRIDGE BUILDING COMPETITION
Teams from area high schools will join Western engineering students in the 12th Annual Polar Stick Bridge Building Competition hosted by the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering on Friday, November 24 from 3 to 6:30 p.m. in Spencer Engineering Building, Room 2200.
All bridges, constructed from frozen treat bar sticks, will be tested to failure.
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THE FUTURE OF RURAL HEALTH
Dr. Beverly Leipert, the Chair in Rural Women's Health Research, and The Faculty of Health Sciences welcome all to the first event in the Rural Health Brown Bag Lunch Series.
Jim Whaley, a rural health consultant and advocate, is the featured speaker Monday, November 27, from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in Room 9, Health Sciences Building.
Whaley is a seasoned health care executive and health systems planner with recognized expertise in the planning, organization and delivery of rural health services. His health care consulting practice is focused on strategic planning and the development of strategic partnerships for rural health care providers and rural communities.
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519-661-2111 ext. 82269, firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.uwo.ca/fhs/ruralheatlh
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