Date: Monday, February 4, 2019
To: Members, Council of the Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities
Subject: COUNCIL MEETING
There will be a meeting of the Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities Faculty Council on:
FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 8, 2019 FROM 10:00 AM To 11:30 AM in ATAC 5036 / OA 3041.
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Dr. Rob Robson and Dr. Lana Ray – Indigenous Programming
1. Approval of Agenda.
2. Approval of the following Minutes: Thursday, January 3, 2019.
3. Business Arising from the Minutes.
4. Dean’s Report.
5. Calendar Changes.
6. Department/School Reports.
i) Political Science:
Recommendation: Renewal of Dr. Jason Blahuta as Internal Adjunct for the Department of
Political Science – Recommendation Memo. (CV available upon request; contact S. Viitala)
7. Other Business.
i) Timetabling (R. Maundrell)
8. Next Faculty Council Meeting: Thursday, March 7, 2019; ATAC 3004/OA 2005 at 10:00 am. to
FACULTY OF SOCIAL SCIENCES AND HUMANITIES COUNCIL
January 3, 2019
A meeting of the Faculty Council was held on Thursday, January 3, 2019 at 10:00 am in ATAC Board Room 5036 / Orillia 3041 – Teleconference/PolyCom.
Research Plan Consultation 2019-2023:
Dr. A. Dean, Vice-President (Research and Innovation) gave a presentation on the Research Plan. Discussion followed. Additional presenters: Dr. T. Varney, Dr. C. Gottardo, Ms. A. Klymenko.
Approval of Agenda
It was moved by a. Carastathis and seconded by A. Guttman that the revised agenda be approved.
Approval of Minutes
Approval of Minutes from December 7, 2018.
The minutes were reviewed and approved as amended.
Business Arising from the Minutes
Tabled to the next Faculty Council meeting.
It was moved by A. Guttman and seconded by L. Chambers that the following calendar changes for English be approved.
2018-SOC-6756 – Media Studies Cross-Listing
2018-SOC-6757 – New course cross listed with Women’s Studies
2018-SOC-6762 – Media Studies Cross-list.
External Adjunct Recommendations:
Dr. M. Stevenson presented the recommendation for Dr. R. Jobbitt.
Recommendation: Dr. Rafaela Jobbitt as External Adjunct for the Department of History.
It was moved by M. Stevenson and seconded by R. Maundrell that Dr. Rafaela Jobbitt be appointed as External Adjunct Professor in the Department of History.
Recommendation: Dr. David Ratz as External Adjunct for the Department of History.
It was moved by S. Jobbitt and seconded by R. Koster that Dr. David Ratz be appointed as External Adjunct Professor in the Department of History.
iii) Interdisciplinary Studies:
It was moved by S. Jeppesen and seconded by L. Chambers that the following calendar change be approved.
2018-SOC-6785 – New Program—Honours Bachelor of Fine Arts in Documentary Film.
It was moved by S. Jeppesen and seconded by A. Guttman that the following calendar changes be approved.
2018-SOC-6798-A – Cross-listing of MDST Courses with English and Visual Arts Courses. (Remove item #5)
2018-SOC-6822 – Courses-New Type E-UG-Media Studies-cross-listed course.
It was moved by A. Carastathis and seconded by A. Guttman that the following calendar change for Music be approved.
2018-SOC-6760 – Minor in Music.
It was moved by A. Carastathis and seconded by R. Martin that the following calendar change for Music be approved.
2018-SOC-6846 – Program changes in Music.
v) Outdoor Recreation:
It was moved by R. Koster and seconded by T. Potter that the following calendar changes for Outdoor Recreation be approved.
2018-SOC-6725 – HBORBED2.OUTD.IS.
2018-SOC- 6749 – ORPT courses to replace Outdoor Recreation 3380.
2018-SOC- 6750 – OUTD 3380 Deletion.
2018-SOC- 6820 – Programs-Modification-UG-Outdoor Recreation.
It was moved by T. Puddephatt and seconded by L. Chambers that the following calendar changes for Sociology by approved.
2018-SOC- 6758 – Courses-New-UG-Sociology.
2018-SOC- 6759 – Courses-Modifications-UG-Sociology-Changing Prerequisites Changing
2018-SOC- 6767 – MA Specialization in Social Justice Studies
iii) Visual Arts:
It was moved by R. Martin and seconded by A. Carastathis that the following calendar changes for Visual Arts by approved.
2018-SOC-6851 – Visual Arts Course Changes.
2018-SOC-6855 – Visual Arts Program Changes.
viii) Women’s Studies:
It was moved by L. Chambers and seconded by S. Jobbitt that the following calendar changes for Women’s Studies by approved.
2018-SOC-6754 – Women’s Studies Course Changes.
2018-SOC-6761 – Women’s Studies Course Change.
Deferred until the next Faculty Council meeting.
Next Faculty Council Meeting –Friday, February 8, 2019; ATAC 5036 /OA 3041 at 10:00 am.
The meeting adjourned at 12 noon.
Thunder Bay Campus
A. den Otter
J. Jarman (via teleconference)
S. Islam (via teleconference)