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Vol 39  No 6
Nov. 23, 2006




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Papers & Presentations

Dr. Bradley D. Clissold presented two scholarly papers at field-specific conferences during the fall 2006 term: “Fuck It, Let’s Go Bowling”: The Antecedent Cultural Connotations of Bowling in The Big Lebowski, at The Lebowski Cult: An Academic Symposium in Louisville, Ky. (September 2006); and Stimulus-Response Behaviorism: Modernism’s Ideological Unconscious, at the annual Modernist Studies Association (MSA 8) Conference in Tulsa, Okla. (October 2006).

Dr. Christopher Dunn, Political Science, on Tuesday, Oct. 31, 2006, gave the following lecture at the Centre of Canadian Studies, University of Edinburgh: New Developments in Canadian Federalism.

Dr. Amin Muhammad’s article titled Dilemma Facing IMGs from Pakistan was published in the most recent issue of BMJ Career Focus. The article explores what international medical graduates can expect if they return home to Pakistan.

Dr. George Rose of the Fisheries Conservation Group at the Marine Institute and graduate students Susan Fudge and Shannon Obradovich presented three papers to the 24th Lowell Wakefield Fisheries Symposium on Resiliency of Gadid Stocks to Fishing and Climate Change held in Anchorage, Ala., Oct. 31-Nov. 3, 2006. Dr. Rose’s paper was titled Rebuilding Atlantic Cod: Lessons from a Spawning Ground in Coastal Newfoundland, and was co-authored by 10 colleagues and former students and PDFs at Memorial. Ms. Fudge’s paper was titled Changes in Fecundity in Stressed Population: Northern Cod (Gadus morhua) off Newfoundland created quite a stir, providing the first evidence of major change in reproductive capacity in a stressed cod stock. Ms. Obradovich’s paper was titled Reduced Capelin (Mallotus villosus) Growth and Condition with Changes in Zooplankton Consumption in the Northwest Atlantic. All three papers will be peer reviewed for publication in a book representing the findings of the symposium.


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