Vol 39 No 12
Apr. 5, 2007
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Papers & Presentations
Dr. Melvin Baker, President’s Office, Memorial University, and Dr. Peter Neary, Department of History, University of Western Ontario, contributed the Newfoundland and Labrador entry to the Canadian Annual Review of Politics and Public Affairs 2001 edited by David Mutimer, York University, and published by the University of Toronto Press (2007).
Dr. Roberta Buchanan, professor emeritus, Department of English Language and Literature, gave an invited presentation on George Elson: Explorer Mina Hubbard’s chief guide in 1905 at the Hulbert Center, Vermont. Dr Buchanan is co-author, with Anne Hart and Bryan Greene, of The Woman Who Mapped Labrador: the Life and Expedition Diary of Mina Hubbard.
Dr. James P. Feehan, Economics, has had two of his journal articles reprinted in anthologies. His paper Efficient Tariff Financing of Public Goods, now appears in John C. Wood and Michael McLure, editors, Paul Anthony Samuelson: Critical Assessments of Contemporary Economists, 2006. That paper was originally published in the Journal of International Economics. Also, A Simple Rule for Merit Good Arguments: A Comment, which was originally published in the Journal of Public Economics, is forthcoming in W. Ver Eecke, editor, An Anthology Regarding Merit Goods: The Unfinished Ethical Revolution in Economic Theory, 2007, (Purdue University Press: West Lafayette).
Dr. Doreen Helen Klassen, chair of Social/Cultural Studies at Sir Wilfred Grenfell College, presented a conference paper at The Southern African Applied Linguistics Association and the Linguistic Society of Southern Africa Joint Annual Linguistics Conference 2006, in Durban, South Africa, July 5-7. The paper titled The Perpetuation of an Indigenous Language: A Comparison of Formal and Informal Processes of Learning “Deep Shona” was based on Dr. Klassen’s doctoral research in Zimbabwe.
Caryn Smith, M.Sc. student in Memorial’s cognitive and behavioural ecology program, was awarded a prize for Best Environmental Presentation at the North East Biological Graduate Student Conference held recently in Halifax. She received the prize for her presentation Carbon Storage and Longevity of Snags in Post-Harvest Landscapes in Western Newfoundland. Ms. Smith is in the second year of her program; members of her advisory committee include Dr. Ian Warkentin, environmental science, Sir Wilfred Grenfell College, Dr. Martin Moroni, NRCan-CFS, and Dr. Ted Miller, Biology, St. John’s campus.