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Vol 38  No 8
January 12, 2006


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Notable

Dr. Robert Davis had his appointment as head of the Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Science, renewed for a further three-year term, effective Dec. 1, 2005, to Nov. 30, 2008.

Dr. James P. Feehan, professor of economics, was an invited participant in a Roundtable on Fiscal Federalism. The roundtable was organized by the Institute for Intergovernmental Relations at Queen’s University on behalf of the federal government’s Privy Council Office. It was held on Dec. 20 at Queen’s University. Dr. Feehan was also appointed interim director, Institute of Social and Economic Research, effective Nov. 1, 2005, to Aug. 31, 2007.

Dr. Mahmoud Haddara had his appointment as interim director of Co-operative Education extended from Nov. 1, 2005, to April 30, 2006, or until such time as a new director is appointed.

Poetry by Patrick Warner, Queen Elizabeth II Library, has been selected for inclusion in a new national anthology of poetry, The New Canon: An Anthology of Canadian Poetry, published by Vehicule Press (December 2005). Concentrating on poets who have launched innovative attacks on traditional verse modes, The New Canon offers readers a reliable, if often risk-taking, guide to the last two decades of contemporary Canadian poetry. It is the first book to survey the territory since Dennis Lee’s landmark The New Canadian Poets was published in 1985.

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