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Professor Moussu Speaks Out on Centre for Writers Changes Sought by Faculty of Arts (Open Letter)

Dear colleagues, I would like to address two important points about the announced changes regarding the C4W: first, how it affects my career, and second, how it affects tutors in the C4W. First, my career: I would like you to … Continue reading

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Professor Sargent Responds to Provost’s Document on Situation with Centre for Wrtiers

The post below is the response of Professor Betsy Sargent (English & Film Studies) to the formal response that the Provost and Vice-President Academic Stephen Dew has offered to members of the General Faculties Council in the form of document … Continue reading

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Docherty, “Literature and Democracy,” 4 November 2015

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“Raise corporate taxes & … reduce tuition fees”

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On “Society” — and Today’s Announcement that the Next President of the University of Alberta is Dr. David Turpin

Today the University of Alberta community learned that the University’s next President will be Dr. David Turpin, former President of the University of Victoria (2000–2013). A detailed biographical statement for Dr. Turpin is here.  In his speech this morning at … Continue reading

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Canada’s Academics Invited to Sign On to Open Letter to University of Saskatchewan Board Chair, Ms. Susan Milburn

Update at Noon, 21 May 2014: It has been brought to my attention that there may be international academics keen to sign this letter. Please, anyone who wishes to sign on do so! I have had notes from faculty at the … Continue reading

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Update: The Situation at the University of Saskatchewan and the Academic Freedom of Academic Administrators

Yesterday the University of Saskatchewan partly reversed the decision its Provost, Brett Fairbairn, took on Wednesday morning in regard to the position and tenure of the Dean of the School of Public Health, Robert Buckingham. On Wednesday morning, Buckingham was … Continue reading

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