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Meetings 2014-2015

Chairs and Directors

The Dean, Associate Deans, and Chairs/Directors meet monthly to discuss and approve various items of Faculty business.

Normal time and location:
3:00 P.M. - ARTS COUNCIL ROOM (Arts Building, Room 160)

Tuesday, September 16, 2014
Tuesday, October 21, 2014 (degree) – Senate Degree Meeting:  Oct.22/14
Tuesday, November 18, 2014
Tuesday, December 16, 2014
Tuesday, January 13, 2015
Tuesday, February 17, 2015 (degree) – Senate Degree Meeting:  Feb. 18
Tuesday, March 24, 2015
Tuesday, April 21, 2015
Tuesday, May 19, 2015 (degree)  - Senate Degree  e-Vote:  May 21 or May 22

Committee on Student Affairs

The Associate Dean (Student Affairs) and departmental representatives meet to discuss and/or approve policies and procedures concerning students.

Normal time and location:
3:30 P.M. - ARTS COUNCIL ROOM (Arts Building, Room 160)

Tuesday, October 7, 2014
Tuesday, November 11, 2014
Tuesday, February 10, 2015
Tuesday, April 7, 2015
Tuesday, May 5, 2015

Curriculum Screening Committee

This sub-committee reviews all course and program submissions proposed by departments. Minor course revisions approved by this sub-committee are sent directly to Enrolment Services.

Normal time and location:
2:30 P.M. - ARTS COUNCIL ROOM (Arts Building, Room 160)

Monday, September 8, 2014
Monday, September 15, 2014
Monday, October 6, 2014
Monday, October 20, 2014
Monday, November 10, 2014
Monday, November 17, 2014
Monday, December 8, 2014
Monday, January 12, 2015
Monday, January 19, 2015
Monday, February 9, 2015
Monday, February 16, 2015
Monday, March 9, 2015
Monday, March 16, 2015
Monday, March 30, 2015

Curriculum Committee Meetings

This committee reviews and approves all new courses and all new and revised programs.

Normal time and location:
2:30 P.M. – Arts Council Room (Arts Building, Room 160)

Monday, September 22, 2014
Monday, September 29, 2014
Monday, October 27, 2014
Monday, November 3, 2014
Monday, November 24, 2014
Monday, December 1, 2014
Monday, January 26, 2015
Monday, February 2, 2015
Monday, February 23, 2015
Monday, March 23, 2015
Monday, April 13, 2015

Faculty Meetings

The Dean and Associate Deans meet with faculty members to discuss and approve Faculty business.

Normal time and location:
3:00 P.M. – Robert Vogel Council Room (Leacock Building, Room 232)

Tuesday, September 30, 2014
Tuesday, November 25, 2014
Tuesday, January 27, 2015
Tuesday, March 10, 2015
Tuesday, April 14, 2015

Arts Nominating Committee

The Dean and eight elected Members of Faculty meet in the winter term to nominate Faculty members to various Faculty committees.

Normal time and location:
3:30 P.M. – Arts Council Room (Arts Building, Room 160)

Thursday, January 15, 2015
Thursday, February 12, 2015
Thursday, March 12, 2015
Thursday, April 9, 2015

B.A. & Sc. Program Advisory Committee

The Associate Deans (Academic) of Arts and Science and four elected Members, two from each Faculty meet to discuss and/or approve changes to the program.

Normal time and location:
2:00 P.M. Arts Council Room (Arts Building, Room 160)

Wednesday, October 29, 2014
Wednesday, November 26, 2014
Wednesday, February 4, 2015
Wednesday, March 25, 2015

 

Membership 2013-2014

Note: Committees listed as 2012-2013 will be updated as soon as possible.

For information on the memberbship of Conference, Funding, and Research Committees for Graduate and Post-Doctoral Studies,please visit the Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies website.
 

African Studies Program Committee 2014-2015

Chair: 3 year term, renewable
  • K. Medani, Political Science, Chair - 2014-2017
  • G. Campbell, History and Classical Studies
  • C. Chapman, Anthropology/MSE 
  • E. Elbourne, History and Classical Studies
  • J. Jorgensen, Desautels Faculty of Management
  • K. Medani, Political Science
  • M. Popescu, English
  • J. Soske, History and Classical Studies 
  • J. Unruh, Geography

Arts Award of Excellence for Administrative and Support Staff 2013-2014

4 members [1 academic to be Chair, 1 'M' representative, 2 'C/T' representatives] ; 2 year term

  • H. Meadwell, Political Science, Chair, 2013-2015
  • S. Dantzingian, English, 2013-2015 (renewed) 
  • V. Rakov, FAITS, 2013-2015 (renewed)
  • TBA
  • K. Lauer, Dean's Office (ex officio)
  • H. Wilicka, Dean's Office (ex officio) 

Arts Faculty Prizes and Awards Committee 2013-2014

5-7 members from the Arts academic staff, 3 year term.

  • J. Engle-Warnick, Associate Dean (Research and Graduate Studies), Chair (ex officio)
  • K. Holden, Communications Officer, Faculty of Arts representative (ex officio)
  • M. Chatman, Awards Officer, Res. & Intl. Relations, Vice-Principal, Research representative (ex officio)
  • I. Daunais, French Language and Literature, 2011-2014
  • J-M. Dufour, Economics, 2013-2015 (renewed)
  • L. Luthi, History and Classical Studies, 2011-2014

B.A. & Sc. Program Administration Committee 2014-2015

(6 members including 2 student members in the B.A. & Sc. option)

  • L. Hendren, Associate Dean (Academic), Science, Chair 
  • G. Lane-Mercier, Associate Dean (Academic Administration and Oversight), Faculty of Arts
  • B. Arndtsen, Chemistry
  • L. Lefebvre, Biology
  • T. Rees, Social Studies of Medicine/Anthropology
  • S. Sinclair, Languages, Literatures, and Cultures

Canadian Ethnic and Racial Studies Minor Concentration Committee 2014-2015

Chair: 3 year term, renewable

  • N. Ives, School of Social Work, Chair - 2014-2017
  • A. Greer, History and Classical Studies
  • I. Henderson, Faculty of Religious Studies
  • C. Nelson, Art History and Communication Studies 
  • C. Scholtz, Political Science
  • M. Weinfeld, Sociology

Catholic Studies Program Committee 2014-2015

Chair: 3 year term, renewable

  • D. Cere, Faculty of Religious Studies, Chair, 2013-2016
  • D. Farrow, Faculty of Religious Studies
  • P. Kirkpatrick, Faculty of Religious Studies
  • E. Kuhonta, Political Science
  • F. Sabetti, Political Science

Classical Studies Advisory Committee 2014-2015

Chair: 3 year term, renewable

  • H. Beck, History and Classical Studies - Chair, 2013-2016 (renewed)
  • W. Gladhill, History and Classical Studies
  • I. Henderson, Faculty of Religious Studies
  • C. Hilsdale, Art History and Communication Studies
  • M. Kilgour, English
  • L. Kozak, History and Classical Studies
  • S. Menn, Philosophy

Committee on Graduate Studies 2014-2015

6 members; including the Associate Dean (Research and Graduate Studies) and one graduate student; 2 year term

  • J. Engle-Warnick, Associate Dean (Research and Graduate Studies), Chair, Ex Officio
  • B. Cowan, History and Classical Studies, 2013-2015
  • I. Daunais, Département de langue et littérature françaises, 2014-2016
  • N. Schantz, Enghlish, 2012-2014
  • L. Travis, Linguistics, 2013-2015
  • TBA, graduate student representative 

Committee on Information Technology Support Oversight 2014-2015

[Chair, Associate Dean (Academic), 3 Arts Faculty members, 1 Arts Admin. & Support Staff member, 2 ICS and 1 NCS members]

  • G. Lane-Mercier, Associate Dean (Academic Administration and Oversight), Chair
  • H. Wilicka, Director of Administration, Arts
  • S. Sinclair, Languages, Literatures, and Cultures
  • S. Soroka, Political Science
  • TBA, Arts Academic
  • S. Lengacher, NCS
  • M. Falkner, Philosophy, Arts Admin. & Support Staff Member
  • B. Arsenault, Associate Director, ICS
  • L. Richer, Associate Director, NCS
  • G. Wilkes, Manager, ICS

Committee on Modern Greek 2014-2015

Chair, 3 year term, renewable

  • A. Anatassiadis, History and Classical Studies, Chair 2013-2016
  • H. Beck, History and Classical Studies
  • D. Berk, Chemical Engineering

Committee on Research 2014-2015

5 members, incl. the Associate Dean (Research and Graduate Studies); 2 year term

  • J. Engle-Warnick, Associate Dean (Research and Graduate Studies), Chair (Ex Officio)
  • M. Balán, Political Science, 2013-2015
  • A. Das, Sociology, 2014-2016 
  • B. Lentz, Art History and Communication Studies, 2013-2015
  • T. Sparks, English, 2014-2016

Committee on Student Affairs 2014-2015

  • L. Lach, Associate Dean, Student Affairs (Convenor, Ex Officio)
  • TBA, Anthropology
  • B. Lentz (Fall), M. Hunter (Winter), Art History and Communication Studies
  • G. Bennett, East Asian Studies
  • C. Green, Economics and MSE
  • A. Osterweil, English and IGSF
  • J.-Y. Richard, French Language Centre
  • A. Bernadet, French Language and Literature
  • L. Kozak, History and Classical Studies
  • F. Grimard, ISID
  • R. Abisaab, Islamic Studies
  • M. Soranzo, Languages, Literatures, and Cultures 
  • TBA, Jewish Studies
  • C. Boberg, Linguistics
  • M. Blome-Tillmann, Philosophy
  • N. Subramanian, Political Science
  • E. Hopmeyer, Social Work
  • M. Lange, Sociology

Ad Hoc Constitutional Review Committee 2014-2015

1 member

  • E. Elbourne, History and Classical Studies, 2013-2015

Curriculum Committee 2014-2015

10 members; no more than one member from any department; 5 undergraduate students; 1 graduate student; 2 year term

  • G. Lane-Mercier, Associate Dean (Academic Administration and Oversight), Ex Officio, Co-chair
  • L. Lach, Associate Dean (Student Affairs), Ex Officio, Co-chair
  • L. Weatherby, McLennan Library, Ex Officio
  • J. Carmichael, Sociology, 2013-2015
  • M. Fronda, History and Classical Studies, 2014-2016
  • C. Green, Economics, 2013-2015 (renewed)
  • E. Hurley, English, 2013-2015 (renewed)
  • M. Mascaro, Languages, Literatures, and Cultures, 2013-2015 (renewed)
  • R. Schultz, Political Science, 2013-2015
  • TBA 

Screening Committee 2013-2014

This is a subcommittee of the Curriculum Committee. Membership composition and numbers vary each year.

  • F.Wallis, History and Classical Studies/Social Studies of Medicine, Chair
  • G. Lane-Mericer, Associate Dean (Academic Administration and Oversight)
  • B. Gladhill, History and Classical Studies
  • C. Green, Economics 

Distinguished Lectureships Committee 2014-2015

5 members; 2 year term

  • D. Nystrom, English, Chair 2013-2015
  • N. Dew, History and Classical Studies, 2013-2015 (renewed)
  • Y. Furuhata, East Asian Studies, 2013-2015
  • M. Popova, Politial Science, 2013-2015 (renewed)
  • K. Voigt, Philosophy/IHSP, 2013-2015

History and Philosophy of Science Program Committee 2014-2015

Chair: 3 year term, renewable  

  • D,. Schlimm, Philosophy, Chair, 2014-2017
  • D. Barney, Art History and Communication Studies
  • E. Carson, Philosophy
  • N. Dew, History and Classical Studies
  • S. Menn, Philosophy
  • J. Ragep, Islamic Studies
  • T. Rees, Social Studies of Medicine/Anthropology
  • T. Schlich, Social Studies of Medicine
  • J. Sterne, Art History and Communication Studies

Humanities and Social Sciences Library Advisory Committee 2014-2015

(Minimum 6 members from the Faculty of Arts, 2 year term)

  • G. Lane-Mercier, Associate Dean (Academic Admin. and Oversight), Chair
  • K. Borris, English, 2013-2015
  • A. M. Hansen, Département de langue et littérature françaises, 2013-2015
  • A. Lannon, Head, Humanities and Social Sciences Library, 2013-2015
  • F. Macchi, Languages, Literatures, and Cultures, 2013-2015
  • 3 TBA

Indigenous Studies Program Committee 2014-2015

Chair: 3 year term, renewable

  • W. Straw, Director MISC/Art History and Communication Studies, Chair, 2014-2017
  • C. Desbarats, History and Classical Studies
  • M. Loft, School of Social Work
  • C. Scholtz, Political Science
  • L. Stevenson, Anthropology
  • TBA

Industrial Relations Faculty Program Committee 2014-2015

Chair: 3 year term, renewable

  • R. Hebdon, Desautels Faculty of Management, Chair - 2013-2016 (Third renewal)
  • M. Brawley, Political Science 
  • J. Engle-Warnick, Economics
  • M. Smith, Sociology
  • C. Westgate, Desautels Faculty of Management

International Development Studies Program Committee 2014-2015

Chair: 3 year term, renewable

  • P. Oxhorn, Political Science/Director, ISID - Chair: Term of office: 2013-2016 (renewed)
  • M. Ancelovici,Sociology
  • M. Balan, Political Science/ISID 
  • J. Burman, Art History and Communication Studies
  • O. Coomes, Geography
  • E. Kuhonta, Political Science
  • D. Rothwell, Social Work
  • J. Unruh, Geography

Latin American and Caribbean Studies Program Committee 2013-2014

Chair: 3 year term, renewable

  • J.R. Jouve-Martin, Languages, Literatures, and Cultures, Chair, 2013-2016
  • C. LeGrand, History and Classical Studies, Acting Chair, 2013-2014
  • A. Holmes, Languages, Literatures, and Cultures
  • E. Kohn, Anthropology
  • K. Norget, Anthropology
  • P. Oxhorn, Political Science/ISID
  • D. Studnicki-Gizbert, History and Classical Studies

Liberal Arts Program Committee 2014-2015

Chair, three year term, renewable

  • E. Bolongaro, Languages, Literatures, and Cultures, Chair/Director, 2013-2016
  • H. Beck, History and Classical Studies
  • W. Folkerth, English
  • TBA

Nominating Committee 2014-2015

Membership decided by election

  • C. Manfredi, Dean, Chair Ex Officio
  • S. Sharpe, Secretary Ex Officio
  • E. Hurley, English, 2014-2016
  • L. Luthi, History and Classical Studies, 2013-2015
  • E. Quaroni, Languages, Literatures, and Cultures, 2013-2015
  • 4 TBA 

North American Studies Program Committee 2014-2015

Chair: 3 year term, renewable

  • H. Waller, Political Science, Chair, Term of Office:  2013-2016 (renewed)
  • T. Velk, Economics, Director 2013-2016 (renewed)
  • C. Boberg, Linguistics
  • P. Gibian, English

Planning Committee 2014-2015

6 members; 3 year term

  • C. Manfredi, Political Science, Dean, Chair, Ex Officio
  • J. Engle-Warnick, Associate Dean (Research and Graduate Studies) Ex Officio
  • L. Lach, Associate Dean (Student Affairs), Ex Officio
  • G. Lane-Mercier, Associate Dean (Academic Administration and Oversight) Ex Officio
  • H. Wilicka, Director of Administration, Ex Officio
  • J. Viens, Secretary, Ex Officio
  • S. Baruner-Otto, Sociology, 20143-20176
  • J. Everett, French Language and Literature, 2013-2016
  • J. Jouve-Martin, Languages, Literatures, and Cultures, 2014-20176
  • P. Oxhorn, Political Science/ISID, 2013-2016
  • W. Watson, Economics, 2014-2017
  • R. Wisnovsky, Islamic Studies, 2013-2016
  • TBA
  • TBA
  • TBA

Quebec Studies Program Committee 2014-2015

Chair: 3 year term, renewable

  • TBA, Chair
  • TBA, Director, Quebec Studies, Ex Officio
  • A. Bernadet, French Language and Literature
  • A. Farah, French Language and Literature
  • C. Leclerc, French Language and Literature
  • W. Straw, Art History and Communication Studies
  • E. Sarigollu, Faculty of Management

Religious Studies Program Committee 2014-2015

Chair: 3 year term, renewable

  • G. Fiasse, Philosophy, Chair - 2013-2016
  • K. Dean, East Asian Studies
  • I. Henderson, Faculty of Religious Studies
  • P. Kirkpatrick, Faculty of Religious Studies
  • F. Sabetti, Political Science
  • TBA

Review Board 2014-2015

5 members; 3 year term

  • C. Manfredi, Dean, Chair, Ex Officio
  • M. Biron, Département de langue et littérature françaises, 2014-2017
  • M. Deslauriers, Philosophy, 2014-2017
  • C. Le Bourdais, Sociology, 2014-2017
  • J. Perez-Magallon, Languages, Literatures, and Cultures, 2013-2016 

Scholarships Committee 2014-2015

7 members; 2 year term

  • L. Lach, Associate Dean (Student Affairs), Chair, Ex Officio
  • S. Sharpe, Secretary, Ex Officio
  • M. Chemin, Economics, 2013-2015 (renewed)
  • F. Macchi, Languages, Literatures, and Cultures, 2014-2016
  • E. Maclaren, English, 2014-2016
  • H. Sharp, Philosophy, 2014-2016
  • B. Wang, East Asian Studies, 2013-2015
  • TBA

Faculty Representatives on Senate 2014-2015

Membership decided by election

  • J. Engle-Warnick, Economics, 2013-2016
  • J. Galaty, Anthropology, 2014-2017
  • L. Lach, Social Work, 2013-2016
  • G. Lane-Mercier, French Language and Literature, 2012-2015
  • C. Lu, Political Science, 2012-2015
  • D. Nystrom, English, 2012-2015
  • P. Oxhorn, Political Science, 2014-2017
  • T. Ponech, English, 2014-2017
  • L. White, Linguistics, 2012-2015

Senate Committee on Computing 2013-2014

3 year term

  • G. Lane-Mercier, Associate Dean (Academic Administration and Oversight)

Sexual Diversity Studies Program Committee 2014-2015

Chair 3 year term, renewable

  • L. Whitesell, Schulich School of Music, Chair 2012-2015
  • B. Lewis, History and Classical Studies
  • C. Rentschler, Art History and Communication Studies 
  • 2 TBA

University Tenure Committee (Faculty Representation) 2014-2015

Committee 1:
  • D. Barney, Art History and Communication Studies, 2013-2015
  • E. Bolongaro, Languages, Literatures, and Cultures, 2013-2015
  • N. Stoljar, Philosophy, 2013-2015
Committee 2:
  • M. Brawley, Political Science, 2013-2015 (renewed)
  • M. Kilgour, English, 2013-2015
  • J. Krane, School of Social Work, 2014-2016

Women's Studies Advisory Committee 2014-2015

Chair: 3 year term, renewable

  • E. Groeneveld, IGSF, Chair, 2012-2015
  • C. Rentschler, Director, Institute for Gender, Sexuality and Feminist Studies, Ex Officio
  • J. Krane, Social Work 
  • A. Sinacore, Faculty of Education
  • D. Soneji, Faculty of Religious Studies
  • A. Thain, English
  • L. Whitesell, Schulich School of Music 

World Cinemas Interdisciplinary Minor Concentration Program Committee 2014-2015

Chair 3 year term, renewable

  • A. Thain, English, Co-Chair 2012-2015
  • M. Cowan, Languages, Literatures, and Cultures, Co-Chair, 2012-2015
  • A. Farah, French Language and Literature 
  • Y. Furuhata, East Asian Studies
  • M. L. Stevenson, Anthropology
  • A. Tureli, School of Architecture
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