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Queen's University

WEEK of  11 September 2009

ORALS (Humphrey Hall, Room 228 - Conference Room)

Tuesday, September 8, 2009 at 10:00a.m. Stephanie Boyer M.Sc. Oral. The Relationship Between Pain Sensitivity and Vasocongestion due to Sexual Arousal in Women with Provoked Vestibulodynia.Supervisor: Dr. Caroline Pukall. External Examiner: Dr. Catherine Cahill, Pharmacology and Toxicology, Queen's University.

Friday, September 11, 2009 at 2:00p.m. Anne Claire LaRochette M.Sc. Oral. Bullying in a Multicultural Context: The Influences of Race, Immigrant Status and School Climate.Supervisor: Dr. Wendy Craig. External Examiner: Dr. Shehla Burney, Faculty of Education, Queen's University.

Thursday, September 17, 2009 at 1:30 p.m. Ashley Murphy. M.Sc. Oral. Electronic Bullying and Aggression in Adolescents. Supervisor: Dr. Wendy Craig. External Examiner: Dr. Arthur Cockfield, Faculty of Law, Queen's University.

Tuesday, September 22, 2009 at 2:30 p.m. Danuta Rajska. Ph.D. Oral. Prediction of Social Competence and Social Integration in Children with or at-Risk for Intellectural Disability.  Supervisors: Dr. Patricia Minnes and Dr. Maurice Feldman.  External Examiner: Dr. Jim Bebko, York University.

Tuesday, September 22, 2009 at 1:00 p.m. Annie Li. M.Sc. Oral. Exploring the ability to deceive in children with autism spectrum disorders. Supervisor: Dr. Elizabeth Kelley. External Examiner: Dr. Dianne Groll, Department of Psychiatry, Queen's University.

Friday, September 25, 2009 at 11:00a.m. Jessica Flynn M.Sc. Oral. The Relations Between Emotional Acceptance and Emotion Regulation in Adolescent Girls.Supervisor: Dr. Tom Hollenstein. External Examiner: Dr. Kyra Pyke, Kinesiology, Queen's University.

Tuesday, September 29, 2009 at 1:00 p.m. Natalie Kalmet. M.Sc. Oral. Multiple Lineup Identification Procedure: Utility with Face-Only Lineups. Supervisor: Dr. Rod Lindsay. External Examiner: Dr. Lisa Dufraimont, Faculty of Law, Queen's University.

UPCOMING MEETINGS (all meetings are held in H228 CONFERENCE ROOM unless otherwise noted)

 Sept. 17, 2009
 Departmental Meeting
 3:30 p.m.
 Sept. 24, 2009
 Graduate Committee Meeting
 3:30 p.m.
 Oct. 1, 2009
 Clinical Meeting
 1:30 p.m.
 Oct. 1, 2009
 Undergraduate Meeting
 3:00 p.m.
 Oct. 8, 2009
 Priorities & Procedures
 3:30 p.m.

The Departmental deadline is  **WEDNESDAY, September 30, 2009** (4:00 p.m.)Attached please find the guidelines and instructions for the 2010/11 OGS Competition.

The first meeting of the Clinical Brown Bag will be held on on Monday, SEPTEMBER 28TH, 2009   in Humphrey Hall Room 228 (Conference Room) at 12 noon - 1 p.m.  Clinical student reps (Sylvia, Vicki and Tess) will be presenting on "Milestones of the Clinical Program".

FALL TERM DISTINGUISHED LECTURE SPEAKERS (all lectures begin at 2:30 p.m. in BioSciences Room 1103 unless otherwise noted)
Friday, September 25: 
Professor Marc Hauser (Harvard University). The universal grammar of our moral judgments.
Friday, October 2: Professor Shinobu Kitayama, University of Michigan.  The Social Self and the Social Brain: A Perspective of Cultural Neuroscience.
Friday, October 23:Professor Katherine Burdick - TBA
Friday, November 6: Professor Steve Spencer
Friday, November 27: Professor Xinyin Chen

Before processing onto the stage, faculty will form a reception line to greet students as they enter Grant Hall. We encourage faculty to attend and take this opportunity to congratulate students. If you will be joining the procession, please complete the online form prior to October 2, 2009.Convocation.

  • Thursday, October 29, 2009 - 9:30 a.m.  Faculty of Arts & Science - Honorary Graduand (LLD): Frances Lankin
  • Thursday, October 29, 2009 - 2:30 p.m. Faculty of Arts & Science - Honorary Graduand (LLD): Basil Hargrove
  • Friday, October 30, 2009 - 9:30 a.m. Faculty of Arts & Science - Honorary Graduand (LLD): Paul Volcker
  • Friday, October 30, 2009 - 2:30 p.m. Faculty of Arts & Science - Honorary Graduand (LLD): Sheila watt-Cloutier
As we requested last year, we are asking all instructors to include a reference to academic integrity in their course outline, and to introduce the topic directly in class early in the term. To assist, we are providing you with a sample text on academic integrity that you may use or adapt for your statement on academic integrity in your course outline. The sample text can be accessed via the new Educational Resources link below. Other Arts and Science web sites you may wish to bookmark include the Academic Integrity policy, appropriate forms, and instructor guidelines.
1. Educational Resources
2. Regulation 1
3. Forms
        Notice of Investigation
        Finding Form
4. Instructor Guidelines

Can you think of how some custom-made computer software could make your professional life easier?  Are you willing to interact with smart, energetic 4th-year Computing students, describe your software needs to them, and serve as a "client" till April next year?  If so, then you might just get that software for FREE. Please contat Jim Cordy at extension 36054 or email: for further information.


CIHR, NSERC AND SSHRC's Summer Program in Japan provides graduate students in Health Research, Social Sciences/Humanities, Natural Sciences and/or Engineering with a two-month research experience in a university, national laboratory or institute in Japan. The application deadline for this program is November 3, 2009. For more information on the program, please see , under "Find funding" - "View current opportunities" - "Other: Summer Program in Japan". See Attachment  for details.


CULTURAL STUDIES SYMPOSIUM & SEMINAR SERIES, 2009-2010 (All events take place from 6:30-8:30p.m. in Chernoff 213)

  • Tuesday, September 15: Cultural Studies at Queen's: A Symposium. Speakers: Dia Da Costa, Global Development Studies; James Miller, Religious Studies; Frank Burke, Film; and Laura Murray, English. Afterparty: Merchant Tap House (6 Princess Street).
  • Tuesday, September 22: "Producing a Colonial Archive of the Modern State: Reflections on History and Theory".Speakers: Radhika Mongia, Department of Sociology, York University.
  • Tuesday, November 24: "Holding one's own: considering the affective grounds of property".Speaker: Eleanor MacDonald, Department of Political Studies, Queen's University.
  • Tuesday, March 16: "The Muslims of Christendom: Race and Religion in the Euro-Mediterranean Zone".Speaker: Adnan Husain, Department of History, Queen's University.

For more information contact: Samantha King,

4th Annual Educational Conference. Cultural Diversity & Mental Illness: From Fear of Exclusion to Freedom of Integration.Thursday, October 29, 2009. Crowne Plaza Hotel, Toronto, Ontario.  Website: further details.

Teaching position  available in Department of Psychology, Queen's University for the winter term for January 1, 2010 to April 30, 2010.PSYC-300/1.0 Advanced Experimental Psychology.  Details attached.

Two tenure-track positions available at the University of Toronto Mississauga.  One in Developmental Psychology and the other in Social/Personality/Abnormal Psychology. Details for Developmental attached. Social/Personality details attached .
The Department of Psychology at the University of Manitoba invites applications for a full-time tenure track position at the rank of Assistant Professor in Applied Behaviour Analysis commencing July 1, 2010. Review of applications will begin November 6, 2009.  Fax 204-474-7599 or email Dr. Todd A. Mondor at

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