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Agenda: Thursday, March 4, 2010

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YORK UNIVERSITY
FACULTY OF GRADUATE STUDIES
Meeting of Council

Agenda [Print]
Thursday, March 4, 2010
3:00 p.m.
N940 Ross Building


1. Welcome and Chair's Remarks

2. Minutes of Previous Meeting (February 4, 2010)

3. Business Arising from the Minutes

4. White Paper
Vice-President Academic and Provost Patrick Monahan

All documentation is available here:
http://vpacademic.yorku.ca/whitepaper/index.php

5. Dean's Remarks

6. Proposed New Sub-specialization
Approved by the FGS Academic Planning & Policy Committee's Academic Affairs Subcommittee on February 5, 2010 and by the FGS Academic Planning & Policy Committee on February 24, 2010

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Graduate Program in Law (Part-time LLM)
Sub-specialization in Charities and Not-for-Profit Law
Proposal | Courses | Librarian's Statement | Dean's Letter

7. Curricular Changes
Approved by Assistant Secretary of Council M. Michael Schiff and received for information by the FGS Academic Planning & Policy Committee's Academic Affairs Subcommittee on February 4, 2010 and received for information by the FGS Academic Planning & Policy Committee on February 24, 2010

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 Art history

New, Integrated Course Proposals
Art History 5670 3.0: "The Sex of Architecture"/Integrated with the undergraduate course Art History 4670 3.0
Art History 5690 3.0: "Architecture, Cities and Destination Travel"/Integrated with the undergraduate course Art History 4680 3.0

b) Graduate Program in English

New, Crosslisted Course Proposals
English 6505 3.0: "Women's Drama During the ‘Golden Age' of the American Theatre"/Same as Theatre Studies 6335 3.0 and Women's Studies 6213 3.0
English 6287 3.0: "Studies in Contemporary Drama"/Same as Theatre Studies 6300 3.0

New Course Proposal
English 6550 3.0: "Theorizing Intellectual Property"

c) Graduate Program in Film

New Course Proposal
Film 6242 3.0: "Space and Cinema"

d) Graduate Program in Geography

New, Crosslisted Course Proposal
Geography 5395 3.0: "International Political Economy and Ecology Summer School"/Same as Environmental Studies 6275 3.0 and Political Science 6282 3.0

e) Graduate Program in History

Crosslisting
History 5541 3.0: "Historical Perspectives on Women and Nature"/Same as Women's Studies 6303 3.0

f) Graduate Program in Humanities

New Course Proposals
Humanities 6227 3.0: "Cultural and Historical Geography of Jewish Settlement in Palestine/Israel, 1850-1980"
Humanities 6138 3.0: "Autobiographies of/and Change"
Humanities 6321 3.0: "Children, Youth, and Digital Culture"

g) Graduate Program in Law

Part-Time LLM
New Course Proposal
Law 6159 6.0: "The Law of Crown"

Part-Time LLM Sub-Specialization in Intellectual Property
New Course Proposal
Law 6751 3.0: "Trade-Mark Law"

Part-Time LLM Sub-Specialization in International Business Law
New Course Proposal
Law 6509 6.0: "International Business Law"

Part-Time LLM-New Sub-Specialization in Charities & Not-for-Profit Law
New Course Proposals
Law 6880 3.0: "Role and Regulation of the Voluntary Sector: Charitable Giving, Non-Profits and Public Policy"
Law 6881 3.0: "Trust Principles of Charity Law"
Law 6882 3.0: "The Legal Meaning of Charity"
Law 6883 3.0: "Non-Share Capital Corporations Law"
Law 6884 3.0: "The Special Status of Charities: Unique Issues and the Exceptional Treatment of Charities"
Law 6885 6.0: "Overview of US Charity and Not-for-Profit Law"
Law 6886 6.0: "Tax Regulation of Charities and Non-Profits"
Law 6887 3.0: "Tax Treatment of Charitable Gifts and Gift Planning"

h) Graduate Program in Mathematics & Statistics

New Course Proposal
Mathematics & Statistics 6041 3.0: "Forcing"

Mathematics for Teachers Program
New, Crosslisted Course Proposals
Mathematics & Statistics 5210 3.0: "Problem Solving I"/Prerequisite: Permission of the instructor is required for students who are not in the Graduate Program in Mathematics & Statistics/Same as Education 5835A 6.0/Students may not also receive credit for Mathematics 5200 6.0 or Education 5835 6.0
Mathematics & Statistics 5220 3.0: "Problem Solving II"/Prerequisite: Permission of the instructor is required for students who are not in the Graduate Program in Mathematics & Statistics/Same as Education 5835B 6.0/Students may not also receive credit for Mathematics 5200 6.0 or Education 5835 6.0
Mathematics & Statistics 5510 3.0: "Topics in Mathematics for Teachers"/Prerequisite: Permission of the instructor is required for students who are not in the Graduate Program in Mathematics & Statistics/Same as Education 5832 3.0
Mathematics & Statistics 5430 3.0: "Statistics for Teachers"/Same as Education 5838A 3.0
Mathematics & Statistics 5440 3.0: "Probability for Teachers"/Same as Education 5838B 3.0
Mathematics & Statistics 5300 3.0: "Computation and Mathematics for Teachers"/Prerequisite: Permission of the instructor is required for students who are not in the Graduate Program in Mathematics & Statistics/Same as Education 5839 6.0

New Course Proposal
Mathematics & Statistics 5002 3.0: "Directed Reading"

Crosslisting
Mathematics & Statistics 5920 3.0: "Research in Mathematics Education"/Same as Education 5215 3.0

Course Deletions
Mathematics & Statistics 5200 6.0: "Problem Solving"/Prerequisite: Permission of the instructor is required for students who are not in the Graduate Program in Mathematics & Statistics/Same as Education 5835 6.0
Mathematics & Statistics 5500 6.0: "Topics in Mathematics for Teachers"/Prerequisite: Permission of the instructor is required for students who are not in the Graduate Program in Mathematics & Statistics/Same as Education 5832 6.0
Mathematics & Statistics 5430 6.0: "Probability, Statistics and Computing for Teachers"
Mathematics & Statistics 5300 3.0: from "Microcomputers for Teachers"

i) Graduate Program in Philosophy

New, Integrated Course Proposal
Philosophy 5126 3.0 Seminar in Twentieth Century Continental Philosophy /Integrated with the undergraduate course 4126 3.0

New Course Proposals
Philosophy 6150 3.0: "History of Continental Philosophy"
Philosophy 6170 3.0: "History of Analytic Philosophy"
Philosophy 6280 3.0: "Philosophy of Social Science"
Philosophy 6570:: "Philosophy of International Law"

j) Graduate Program in Political Science

New Course Proposals
Political Science 60073.0: "Democracy, Capitalism and the Political"
Political Science 6133 3.0: "Law, Politics and the Judiciary"

k) Graduate Program in Public & International Affairs

New Course Proposal
Public & International Affairs 6317 3.0: "Inside Public Policy"

l) Graduate Program in Science & Technology Studies

Crosslisting
Science & Technology Studies 6024 3.0: "Trusting Machines"/Same as Humanities 6137 3.0

m) Graduate Program in Social & Political Thought

Crosslisting
Social & Political Thought 6135 6.0: "Kant, Hegel and Kierkegaard Thinking Modernity: From the Crisis of Reason to the Dialectic of Fear and Trembling"/Same as Humanities 6225 6.0

n) Graduate Program in Women's Studies

Crosslisting
Women's Studies 6209 3.0: "Feminist Readings of the War on Terror in Historical and Theoretical Perspectives"/Same as Political Science 6795 3.0

8. Other Business

Next meeting of Council: April 1, 2010