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March 28, 2002 Of Note





Centre for Teaching and Learning Services — April workshops

Learning Objects and Learning Communities:
Advances in Teaching, Learning and Technology

Learning by Doing Online: An Experience in an eClassroom
Tuesday, April 16, 2 – 4:30 p.m. Room H-447
Leader: Mia Lobel, Concordia University, Department of Applied Human Sciences; psychotherapist in private practice.

Introduction to Learning Objects
Thursday, April 18, 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. Room H-447
Leader: Craig Place, Acadia University Institute for Teaching and Technology

Developing Learning Objects
Thursday, April 18, 2 – 4 p.m. Room H-443
Leader: Craig Place, Acadia Institute for Teaching, Learning, and Technology

To register, please call the Centre for Teaching and Learning Services at 848-2495, or email to









Applications to sponsor visiting lecturers

The Visiting Lecturers Committee of Concordia University invites applications from the University community to sponsor Visiting Lecturers for the 2002-2003 academic year.

Application forms and guidelines may be obtained from the chair, director, principal or head of an academic unit or from the Office of the Provost and Vice-Rector, Research. Eight complete copies (original application and seven copies) must be submitted to the Office of the latter at
the SGW Campus, Bishop Court, Room 223, by May 15, 2002.

Late applications and incomplete packages cannot be accepted. The next round will take place in May, 2003.

Public Film Series at Concordia: Psychoanalysis, Cinema and Other Arts

Four excellent films, each followed by a critical presentation from a psychoanalytic perspective. The films will be shown in their original versions with English subtitles.

Friday, April 19, 7:15 p.m.: A Price Above Rubies (1998), directed by Boaz Yakin. The static boundaries of an Orthodox Jewish community threaten to stifle a young woman. In her struggle to remain psychologically intact, she is accompanied by companions who are both mythological and imaginary. A positive identification with her father sustains her. Visual Arts Building, 1395 René Lévesque W., Room VA-114. Discussant: Robert Lakoff, M.D.

Friday, April 26, 7:15 p.m.:
Exotica (1994), directed by Atom Egoyan. What drives a tax auditor to watch each night a young striptease dancer perform in a school girl’s uniform? And why does she join in this exhibitionistic-voyeuristic ritual? DeSève Cinema, 1400 de Maisonneuve Blvd. W. Discussant: Louise Carignan, M.D.

Friday, May 3, 7:15 p.m.:
Risk (2001). Excerpts from Episode 8 of Ken Burns’ documentary series on jazz. This episode examines the risks that creative musicians like Charles “Bird” Parker, Miles Davis, et al. took with music as well as with addictive drugs. DeSève Cinema.

Saturday May 4: A day devoted to “treating addictions – psychoanalytical and neurobiological perspectives,” at the DeSève Cinema. Please note there is a separate fee for this day conference. Discussants: R. Karmel, PhD, Charles Ellison (jazz studies, Concordia) and L. Dodes and B. Johnson, psychiatrists and psychoanalysts from the Harvard Medical School.

Friday, May 10, 7:15 p.m: All About My Mother, directed by Pedro Almadovar. The film traces complex generational ties. Through the revisiting of her past, a woman reconciles with the hidden portions of her life. DeSève Cinema. Discussant: Gabriella Legoretta, Ph.D.

Suggested donation, $5. Free for Concordia University students and staff. For more information, call Dushyant Yajnik (Director, Extension Program) 989-1164 or Shamila Abheeram (CPS-QEB, Secretary) 342-7444.

Institute for Canadian Jewish Studies

The Romek Hornstein Memorial Award for graduate students working in Jewish Studies at Concordia University: Two awards available, for the amount of $3,125.00 each. Concordia students in any faculty studying any aspect of Judaism are eligible. Deadline is April 30.

The Concordia University Institute for Canadian Jewish Studies Graduate Fellowships: Made possible by Charles and Andrea Bronfman and the Seagram Foundation. Fellowships are worth between $5,000.00 and $7,000.00 depending on the number of applicants. Deadline is April 30.

The Wetstein Fellowship for Graduate work in Canadian Jewish Studies: One award per year of $1,250.00. Must be a graduate student in the area of Canadian Jewish Studies at Concordia. Deadline is May 30.

For more information, and for application forms and requirements, contact Dr. Norman Ravvin, Chair, at 848-2068.