Tabitha Sparks, Associate Professor in the Department of English and Associate Scholar in the Social Studies of Medicine, was recently appointed Associate Dean of Research and Graduate Studies in the Faculty of Arts. In this role, Professor Sparks will oversee and manage all matters related to research, prizes and awards, and graduate and post-doctoral studies in the Faculty.
The Faculty of Arts recently welcomed a new Director of Administration, Richard Courtois. Appointed in December 2018, Richard joins the Office of the Dean to oversee the business administration of the Faculty’s core operational areas, including Financial Services, HR, IT, Business Development, Communications, and Operations and Services.
After much anticipation, a shortlist of eight impressive titles was announced this week for the prestigious Cundill History Prize, an international history-writing prize administered by the Faculty of Arts at McGill University. With $75,000 USD awarded to the winner and $10,000 USD to two finalists, the prize evidences McGill’s commitment to supporting leading scholarship produced around the globe.
Celebrating its 11th year, the Cundill History Prize announced a record number of submissions for 2018, with more than 400 titles accepted, up 25 percent from last year. Administered by the Faculty of Arts, the US$75,000 prize will be awarded by a distinguished jury of world-leading historians.
We are very excited to announce that Gabrielle Iakotennikonhrare Doreen will be leading McGill's first ever landbased education field course this summer.