GENERAL INFORMATION

THE J.R. SMALLWOOD CENTRE FOR NEWFOUNDLAND STUDIES

BOARD
Mr. Richard Ellis, University Librarian
Dr. Diane Goldstein, Department of Folklore
Dr. James Hiller, Department of History
Dr. John Mannion, Department of Geography
Professor Shane O'Dea, Department of English (Chair)
Dr. Priscilla Renouf, Department of Anthropology
Dr. Hans Rollman, Department of Religious Studies

Ex Officio
Dr. Ronald Rompkey, Department of English (Director)

Virtute Officii
Dr. Kevin Keough, Vice-President (Research)
Dr. Terrence Murphy, Dean of Arts
Dr. Cyril Poole, Smallwood Heritage Foundation
Dr. James Tuck, Director, Institute of Social and Economic Research

PURPOSE AND MANDATE

The Smallwood Centre was established with funds transferred in trust from the J.R. Smallwood Heritage Foundation. The Centre administers the income from such funds for the promotion and support of research focusing on Newfoundland and Labrador. The board supports research proposals in the humanities and social sciences from both inside and outside the university community.

ORGANIZATION

The Centre is governed by a board appointed by the Board of Regents. Members normally belong to the Faculty of Arts at Memorial University and represent disciplines active in Newfoundland Studies. In accordance with its mandate, the board awards grants to individual scholars and organizations which have clearly defined objectives and which serve to develop the academic understanding and general appreciation of the province's society, history and culture. Full details of grant categories and application procedures are available on the Centre's web site:

http://www.mun.ca/smallwood/

Further requests for information should be addressed to the following:

The Director
J.R. Smallwood Centre for Newfoundland Studies
Memorial University
St. John's, NF
A1B 3X9


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