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Faculty of Graduate Studies
Faculty of Graduate Studies
FGS Council

For information, members of Council may write to the Chair of Council, Ed Lee-Ruff , or the Secretary of Council, Associate Dean Gary Jarvis, or write or call the Assistant Secretary of Council, M. Michael Schiff [(416) 736-5481]. The Council office is located in the FGS suite within 283 York Lanes.

Agenda: April 5, 2007

YORK UNIVERSITY
FACULTY OF GRADUATE STUDIES
Meeting of Council

Agenda
Thursday, April 5, 2007
4:00 p.m.
N940 Ross Building


1. Welcome and Chair's Remarks

2. Citations for Faculty of Graduate Studies' Teaching Awards
Recipients in 2006-2007: Professors David Hood, Graduate Programs in Biology and Kinesiology & Health Science; and Adrienne Perry, Graduate Program in Psychology

3. Minutes of Previous Meeting (March 1, 2007)

4. Discussion of Teaching Assistantships for Doctoral Canada Graduate Scholarship recipients
See attached documentation. | GSA motions

5. Business Arising from the Minutes

6. Dean's Remarks

7. New Graduate Degree
Approved at the March 21, 2007, meeting of FGS Academic Planning & Policy Committee

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Graduate Program in Film Proposed Ph.D. in Cinema & Media Studies | Letters: 1 2 3 4 5 6 | progress
(Guest: Janine Marchessault)

8. Changes in Degree Requirements
Approved at the March 21, 2007, meeting of FGS Academic Planning & Policy Committee

Graduate Program in Kinesiology & Health Science
Addition of course-only option master's
Changes to the course-only fitness specialization

9. Changes in Fields
Approved at the March 21, 2007, meeting of FGS Academic Planning & Policy Committee

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Graduate Program in Geography
Change from cultural and historical geography, social and economic space, and biophysical processes,
to critical human geography and biophysical processes

10. Curricular Changes
Approved at the March 20, 2007, meeting of FGS Academic Planning & Policy Committee's Academic Affairs Subcommittee and received for information at the March 21, 2007, meeting of FGS Academic Planning & Policy Committee

Members of Council may, if they wish, view these documents in the FGS Council office, 283 York Lanes, by calling M. Michael Schiff, Assistant Secretary of Council, extension 22264.

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a) Graduate Program in Education

New, Crosslisted Course Proposal
Education 5419 3.0: "Faculty Unions and their Associations in Canada"/Same as Sociology 6852 3.0

b) Graduate Program in Film

New Course Proposal
Film 5060 3.0: "Editing"

c) Graduate Program in Geography

Changes in seminar offerings
Geography replace 5110 3.0: Research Seminar in Cultural and Historical Geography
with Geography 5208 3.0: Doctoral Seminar in Critical Human Geography
Geography replace 5390 3.0: Research Seminar in Social and Economic Space
with Geography 5209 3.0: Masters Seminar in Critical Human Geography

Changes in Course Numbers
Geography
from
5101 3.0, 5102 3.0, 5103 1.5, 5104 1.5, 5105 1.5, 5106 1.5: "Selected Topics in Cultural and Historical Geography"
and
Geography 5301 3.0, 5302 3.0, 5303 1.5, 5304 1.5, 5305 1.5, 5306 1.5: "Topics in Social and Economic Space"
to
Geography 5201 3.0, 5202 3.0, 5203 1.5, 5204 1.5, 5205 1.5, 5206 1.5: "Selected Topics in Critical Human Geography"

Crosslisting
Geography 5260 3.0: "Geography of Disability"/Same as Critical Disability Studies 5070 3.0

Deletion of Integrations
Geography 5350 3.0: Geographic Perspectives on Immigration, Ethnicity and Race in Modern Cities/Integrated with the undergraduate course Geography 4170 3.0
Geography 5370 3.0: Urban Social Policy/Integrated with the undergraduate course Geography 4380 3.0

d) Graduate Program in History

New Course Proposals
History 5034 3.0: "Studies in Greek and Roman Intellectual History: The Late Roman Empire"
History 5035 3.0: "Economic History of Greece and Rome"
History 5133 3.0: "The French in North America: Cultural and Political Expression" [adds half course offering; exists as full course with this title, The French in North America: Peoples, Communities and Identities]
History 5175 3.0: "Citizens, Historians and the State: Writing the History of the Welfare State in Canada, 1900-1950"
History 5190 3.0: "Aboriginal History in North America Before 1900"
History 5355 6.0: "Modern European Cultural History: War and Peace in the Twentieth Century" [adds full course offering; exists as half course]
History 5540 3.0: "North American Environmental History"
History 5902 3.0: "Enslavement of Africans in the Americas"

e) Graduate Program in Human Resources Management

New Course Proposal
Human Resources Management 6900 3.0: "Issues in Human Resources Management"

f) Graduate Program in Nursing

New Course Proposal
Nursing 5115 3.0: "Advancing Practice Through Nursing Education"

g) Graduate Program in Political Science

New, Crosslisted Course Proposal
Political Science 6006 3.0: "Theorizing Refugees: Nation-State Exception"/Same as Social & Political Thought 6382 3.0 and Sociology 6610 3.0

Change in Course Title and Description
Political Science 6220 3.0: "Contemporary Security Studies: Regional Security and Conflict Management"

h) Graduate Program in Psychology

New Course Proposal
Psychology 6635 3.0: "Visual Perception and its Function in Development" [regularization of special topics course Psychology 6750C 3.0: "Perceptual Development")

i) Graduate Program in Social & Political Thought

Crosslistings
Social & Political Thought 6674 3.0: "Diasporas: Transnational Communities and Limits of Citizenship"/Same as Political Science 6525 3.0
Social & Political Thought 6134 3.0: "The Body in Current Continental Philosophy"/Same as Philosophy 6970 3.0

Deletion of Social & Political Thought Crosslistings
Social & Political Thought 6102 3.0: "Economics in Historical Perspective"/Same as Economics 5070 3.0
Social & Political Thought 6111 6.0: "Refugees in the Context of Political Theory"/Same as Philosophy 5030 3.0/ Integrated with the undergraduate course Philosophy 4250 3.0
Social & Political Thought 6604 6.0: "Phenomenology and Marxism"/Same as Philosophy 6420 6.0

Deletion of Sociology Crosslisting
Social & Political Thought 6614 3.0: The Theory of Texts/Same as Philosophy 6610 3.0 and Sociology 6104 3.0/6.0

j) Graduate Program in Sociolegal Studies

New Course Proposals
Sociolegal Studies 6000 3.0: "Law and Social Theory"
Sociolegal Studies 6005 3.0: "Advanced Research Strategies in Socio-Legal Methods"
Sociolegal Studies 6010 3.0: "Advanced Critical Issues in Indigenous Peoples and Law"
Sociolegal Studies 6015 3.0: "Law, Narrative, Responsibility"
Sociolegal Studies 6020 3.0: "Legal Pluralism"
Sociolegal Studies 6025 3.0: "Regulatory Institutions in Theory and Practice"
Sociolegal Studies 6030 3.0: "Politics of Security and Regulation"
Sociolegal Studies 6040 3.0: "Law, Crime and Exclusion"
Sociolegal Studies 6035 3.0: "Law and Governance"
Sociolegal Studies 6045 3.0: "Global Perspectives on Crime and Crime Control"

k) Graduate Program in Sociology

Change in Course Title
Sociology 6197 3.0 and 6.0: from "Values, Normativity and Normalisation" to "Ethics and the Social"

l) Graduate Program in Theatre Studies

New Course Proposals
Theatre Studies 6331 3.0: "Staging the Body in Popular Culture"
Theatre Studies 6341 3.0: "Health and the Arts"

m) Graduate Program in Women's Studies

New Course Proposal
Women's Studies 6139 3.0: "Discerning Masculinities: Men and Masculinities in Contemporary Culture(s)"

11. Senate Synopses

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Summaries of Senate meetings of February 22 and March 22, 2007

12. Other Business

Next scheduled Council meeting: May 3, 2007; N940 Ross Building