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Vol 38  No 10
February 23, 2006


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Notable

Dr. Wolfgang Banzhaf had his appointment as head in the Department of Computer Science renewed for a further three-year term, effective Sept. 1, 2006. The appointment was approved by the Board of Regents at its Feb. 2 meeting.

Karen Lippold had her appointment as head, Information Services Division, Queen Elizabeth II Library, extended until March 31, 2006, so that a review of her administrative appointment can be completed. The appointment was approved by the Board of Regents at its Feb. 2 meeting.

Dr. Ian Neath was appointed head in the Department of Psychology, Faculty of Science, effective July 1, 2006. The appointment was approved by the Board of Regents at its Feb. 2 meeting.

Dr. Messod Salama, French and Spanish, recently gave a paper at the XIVth World Congress of Jewish Studies in Jerusalem and was elected national officer of the newly created Canadian Association of Jewish Studies as well as the Association of Canadian Jewish Studies this academic year. He was awarded a grant from the University of Houston to complete an annotated Catalogue Bibliography on the paraliturgical folk poetry of the Judeo-Spanish Sephardim in the United States. This is the second research grant obtained from the same institution for A Comprehensive Bibliography of the Judeo-Spanish ballad or Romancero in the United States 1860-1992. (University of Houston)

Three professors from two departments attended a seminar organized by the Canadian Centre for German and European Studies at York University Jan. 27-28. The CCGES, established by the DAAD (German Academic Exchange Service) as a centre of excellence, is the only Centre for German and European Studies in Canada. The theme of the seminar was Germany’s Grand Coalitions Past and Present. Dr. Osvaldo Croci, Political Science, and Dr. Richard Ilgner and Dr. Robert Lawson, German and Russian Department, attended the seminar along with nine other candidates from across Canada and Germany. The seminar was led by Dr. Stefan Gänzle, a visiting political science professor from Germany and Dr. Kurt Hübner, an economist affiliated with the Centre for German and European Studies.

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