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Historical Identities

Author : Euthalia Lisa Panayotidis
ISBN : 9780802090003
Genre : Education
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As intellectual engines of the university, professors hold considerable authority and play an important role in society. By nature of their occupation, they are agents of intellectual culture in Canada. Historical Identities is a new collection of essays examining the history of the professoriate in Canada. Framing the volume with the question, 'What was it like to be a professor?' editors Paul Stortz and E. Lisa Panayotidis, along with an esteemed group of Canadian historians, strive to uncover and analyze variables and contexts - such as background, education, economics, politics, gender, and ethnicity - in the lives of academics throughout Canada's history. The contributors take an in-depth approach to topics such as academic freedom, professors and the state, faculty development, discipline construction and academic cultures, religion, biography, gender and faculty wives, images of professors, and background and childhood experiences. Including the best and most recent critical research in the field of the social history of higher education and professors, Historical Identities examines fundamental and challenging topics, issues, and arguments on the role and nature of intellectualism in Canada.

Vatican Ii And Beyond

Author : Rosa Bruno-Jofré
ISBN : 9780773552647
Genre : Religion
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The year 2015 marked the fiftieth anniversary of the end of the Second Vatican Council, which aimed to align the Church with the modern world. Over the last five decades, women religious have engaged with the council’s reforms with unprecedented enthusiasm, far exceeding the expectations of the Church. Addressing how Canadian women religious envisioned and lived out the changes in religious life brought on by a pluralistic and secularizing world, Vatican II and Beyond analyzes the national organization of female and male congregations, the Canadian Religious Conference, and the lives of two individual sisters: visionary congregational leader Alice Trudeau and social justice activist Mary Alban. This book focuses on the new transnational networks, feminist concepts, professionalization of religious life, and complex political landscapes that emerged during this period of drastic transition as women religious sought to reconstruct identities, redefine roles, and signify vision and mission at both the personal and collective levels. Following women religious as they encountered new meanings of faith in their congregations, the Church, and society at large, Vatican II and Beyond demonstrates that the search for a renewed vision was not just a response to secularization, but a way to be reborn as Catholic women.

Cultures Communities And Conflict

Author : Paul Stortz
ISBN : 9781442664470
Genre : Education
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Cultures, Communities, and Conflict offers provocative, cutting-edge perspectives on the history of English-Canadian universities and war in the twentieth century. The contributors explore how universities contributed not only to Canadian war efforts, but to forging multiple understandings of intellectualism, academia, and community within an evolving Canadian nation. Contributing to the social, intellectual, and academic history of universities, the collection provides rich approaches to integral issues at the intersection of higher education and wartime, including academic freedom, gender, peace and activism on campus, and the challenges of ethnic diversity. The contributors place the historical university in several contexts, not the least of which is the university’s substantial power to construct and transform intellectual discourse and promote efforts for change both on- and off-campus. With its diverse research methodologies and its strong thematic structure, Cultures, Communities, and Conflict provides an energetic basis for new understandings of universities as historical partners in Canadian community and state formation.

Women In Higher Education 1850 1970

Author : E. Lisa Panayotidis
ISBN : 9781134458240
Genre : History
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This edited collection illustrates the way in which women’s experiences of academe could be both contextually diverse but historically and culturally similar. It looks at both the micro (individual women and universities) and macro-level (comparative analyses among regions and countries) within regional, national, trans-national, and international contexts. The contributors integrally advance knowledge about the university in history by exploring the intersections of the lived experiences of women students and professors, practices of co-education, and intellectual and academic cultures. They also raise important questions about the complementary and multidirectional flow and exchange of academic knowledge and information among gender groups across programmes, disciplines, and universities. Historical inquiry and interpretation serve as efficacious ways with which to understand contemporary events and discourses in higher education, and more broadly in community and society. This book will provide important historical contexts for current debates about the numerical dominance and significance of women in higher education, and the tensions embedded in the gendering of specific academic programs and disciplines, and university policies, missions, and mandates.

Snitch

Author : Steve Hewitt
ISBN : 1441190074
Genre : Political Science
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Snitch! is a thorough and vivid study of intelligence informers-people who secretly supply information to a domestic state security agency. Going back through history, from the rise of the modern security state to today's ongoing war on terror, Snitch! addresses the reasons people, such as Ronald Reagan or Walt Disney, choose to inform, why the state needs informers, and how information is both gathered and transmitted.

Commonwealth Universities Yearbook

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With 1976, volumes cover Australia, Bangladesh, Botswana, Britain, Brunei/Darussalam, Canada, Ghana, Guyana, Hong Kong, India, Kenya, Lesotho, Malawi, Malaysia, Malta, Maritius, New Zealand, Nigeria, Papua New Guinea, Sierra Leone, Singapore, South Pacific, Sri Lanka, Swaziland, Tanzania, Uganda, West Indies, Zambia, and Zimbabwe (Rhodesia). Lists teaching and administrative staff, and also includes general information and statistics.

Frontiers Of Medicine

Author : Elise A. Corbet
ISBN : 0888642318
Genre : Medical colleges
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In 1913, Dr. Henry Marshall Tory established the University of Alberta medical school with a single faculty member and only 27 students. This is the story of the faculty's progress from these modest beginnings to the world-class facilities and education it offers today.

American Book Publishing Record

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ISBN : UOM:39015066180442
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Book Review Index 2009

Author : Dana Ferguson
ISBN : 1414419120
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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Dissertation Abstracts International

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ISBN : STANFORD:36105213180859
Genre : Humanities
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