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For the Record: Sept. 29, 2022

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Selection Committee appointed for Head, Department of Languages, Literatures and Cultures

Donato Santeramo’s term as Head of the Department of Languages, Literatures and Cultures Department of Languages, Literatures and Cultures is scheduled to end Dec. 30, 2022. The Provost and Vice-Principal (Academic) Teri Shearer has appointed a selection committee to advise on the appointment of the next head of the department. The selection committee membership is: 

Elected Members

  • Bronwyn Bjorkman, Associate Professor, Department of Languages, Literatures and Cultures
  • Nathan Brinklow, Associate Head for Indigenous Studies
  • Claudio Palomares Salas, Associate Professor, Department of Languages, Literatures and Cultures
  • Sarah Shulist, Associate Professor, Department of Languages, Literatures and Cultures
  • Isabelle St-Amand, Assistant Professor, Department of Languages, Literatures and Cultures

Appointed Members

  • Richard Ascough, Cognate Faculty, Professor, School of Religion
  • Susan Goodfellow, Undergraduate Program and Administrative Assistant, Department of Languages, Literatures and Cultures
  • Christina Brown, Undergraduate Student, Department of Languages, Literatures and Cultures
  • Chris DeLuca, Associate Dean, School of Graduate Studies
  • Lynda Jessup (Chair), Vice-Dean, Faculty of Arts and Science
  • Kim Bellefontaine (Secretary) Faculty of Arts and Science

Pursuant to Articles 41.3 and 41.3.6 of the Collective Agreement between Queen’s University Faculty Association and Queen’s University at Kingston, comments on the present state and future prospects of the Department of Languages, Literatures and Cultures can be sent by noon on Oct. 20, 2022.

Submission of names of possible candidates for the headship are also invited. Send all comments, in confidence, to the attention of Kim Bellefontaine. All letters will be reviewed by the selection cmmittee and will become part of the record of decision-making.

At the request of either the department members or the committee, a meeting can be arranged between the department and the committee to ascertain the department’s views on the qualities of a head. Once a short list has been established, it will be distributed to members of the department for further input on the merits of the respective candidate(s).