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Oxford University Gazette, 18 May 2006: Examinations and Boards

Appointments, Reappointments, and Conferments of Title

Humanities Division

With the approval of the Humanities Board, the following appointments and reappointments have been made and titles conferred for the periods stated.

Appointments

UNIVERSITY LECTURER

English Language and Literature

SIMON CHARLES PHILIP HOROBIN (BA, PH.D. Sheffield), Fellow of Magdalen. In Medieval English Language. From 1 October 2006 to 30 September 2011.

UNIVERSITY LECTURER (CUF)

Classics

ROBERT WILLIAM COWAN, M.ST., D.PHIL., Fellow of Balliol. In Classical Languages and Literature. From 1 October 2006 to 30 September 2011.

Medieval and Modern Languages

CAROLIN DUTTLINGER (M.PHIL., PH.D. Cambridge), Fellow of Wadham. In German Literature. From 1 September 2006 to 31 August 2011.

Reappointments

UNIVERSITY LECTURER

Medieval and Modern Languages

EMMANUELA TANDELLO, M.PHIL., D.PHIL., Student of Christ Church. In Italian. From 1 October 2006 to the retiring age.

FACULTY LECTURER

Medieval and Modern Languages

JONATHAN WILLIAM THACKER (BA London, PH.D. Cambridge), Fellow of Merton. In Spanish. From 1 October 2006 to the retiring age.

DOMINIC PAUL MORAN (BA, PH.D. Cambridge), Student of Christ Church. In Spanish. From 1 October 2006 to the retiring age.

UNIVERSITY LECTURER (CUF)

English Language and Literature

ABIGAIL WILLIAMS, M.PHIL., D.PHIL., Fellow of St Peter's. In English. From 1 October 2006 to the retiring age.

History

MATTHEW S. KEMPSHALL, BA, D.PHIL., Fellow of Wadham. In Modern History. From 1 October 2006 to the retiring age.

CATHERINE JOY HOLMES, M.ST., D.PHIL. (MA Cambridge), Fellow of University. In Modern History. From 1 October 2006 to the retiring age.

Medieval and Modern Languages

BEN MORGAN, MA, D.PHIL., Fellow of Worcester. In German. From 1 October 2006 to the retiring age.

DAVID SIMON GROISER, D.PHIL. (BA Sussex), Fellow of Worcester. In German. From 1 October 2006 to the retiring age.

Philosophy

KRISTER BYKVIST (BA, PH.D. Uppsala), Fellow of Jesus. In Philosophy. From 1 October 2006 to the retiring age.


Social Sciences Division

With the approval of the Social Sciences Board, the following appointment has been made for the period stated.

Appointment

UNIVERSITY LECTURER

D.S. MILLS, BA (MA Florida, PH.D. London), Fellow of Kellogg. In Pedagogy in Higher Education (Social Sciences). From 1 June 2006 to 31 May 2011.

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Chairmen of Examiners

TRINITY TERM 2006

Moderations

English Language and Literature: Dr John Sloan, Harris Manchester College


Honour Moderations

Mathematics: Dr D.R. Stirzaker, St John's College

Mathematics and Philosophy: Dr Oliver Pooley, Oriel College


Honour Schools

Ancient and Modern History: Mr N. Purcell, St John's College

Archaeology and Anthropology: Dr N.E. Barton, Archaeology Institute

Biological Sciences: Dr John Iles, Zoology

Chemistry Part IA (second year): Dr John Jones, Chemistry Research Laboratory

Chemistry Part IB: Dr P.A. Cox, New College

Chemistry Part II: Dr John Jones, Chemistry Research Laboratory

Classical Archaeology and Ancient History: Dr S.R.F. Price, Lady Margaret Hall

Classics and English: Dr M. Davies, St John's College

Classics and Modern Languages (three-year course): Dr Ian Watson, Christ Church

English and Modern Languages (three-year course): Dr H.W. Small, Pembroke College

European and Middle Eastern Languages (List A): Dr Ian Watson, Christ Church

Experimental Psychology (Part II): Dr Paul Azzopardi, Experimental Psychology

Human Sciences: Mr Philip Stewart, Human Sciences

Literae Humaniores: Mr E.L. Hussey, All Souls College

Mathematics (Part A) (second year): Dr Alan Day, Hertford College

Mathematics (Part B) (third year): Professor Charles Batty, St John's College

Mathematics and Philosophy (Part A) (second year): Dr Alan Day, Hertford College

Mathematics and Statistics (Part A) (second year): Dr Neil Laws, Statistics

Medical Sciences: Professor R. Vaughan-Jones, Physiology, Anatomy and Genetics

Modern History and Economics: Dr G.B. Davies, St Anne's College

Modern History and Politics: Professor Laura Brockliss, Magdalen College

Molecular and Cellular Biochemistry (Part I): Professor A. Watts, Biochemistry

Natural Science—Earth Sciences Part A/Geology (three-year): Dr G.M. Henderson, Earth Sciences

Philosophy and Modern Languages: Dr Ian Watson, Christ Church

Philosophy and Theology: Dr Anita Avramides, St Hilda's College

Physics (Part A) (second year): Professor J.J. Binney, Theoretical Physics

Physics and Philosophy: (Part A) (second year); (Part B) (third year) (new regulations); (Part C) (fourth year) (new regulations): Professor C.J. Foot, Physics

Physiological Sciences: Professor R. Vaughan-Jones, Physiology, Anatomy and Genetics

Psychology, Philosophy, and Physiology (Part 2): Dr Paul Azzopardi, Experimental Psychology


Master of Philosophy

English Studies (Medieval Period): Professor H. Lee, New College

Music: Dr J.A. Caldwell, Jesus College


Diploma

Legal Studies: Ms A.S. Kennedy, Lady Margaret Hall

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Final Honour School of English Language and Literature

The centrally organised Special Topics for Course I, Paper 8 (i) and Course II, Paper B7 (h) for examination in 2007 will be:

(i) Language and Gender

(ii) Approaches to Biography

(iii) 'Filming' Literature: Theorising Connections Between Literature and Film

The Board of the Faculty of English Language and Literature may cancel by the end of Trinity term 2007 any syndicated option which is undersubscribed or for which teaching becomes unavailable.

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Changes in Regulations

With the approval of the Educational Policy and Standards Committee of Council, and, where applicable, of divisional boards, the following changes in regulations made by divisional and faculty boards will come into effect on 2 June.

1 Humanities Board, Mathematical and Physical Sciences Board, and Social Sciences Board

(a) Preliminary Examination in Philosophy, Politics, and Economics

With effect from 1 October 2006 (for first examination in 2007)

In Examination Regulations, 2005, p. 150, delete ll. 30–9 and substitute:

'Elementary economics including: consumer theory; producer theory; market equilibrium with perfect competition, monopoly and simply oligopoly models; factor markets; general equilibrium, welfare and externalities; national income accounting; the determination of national income and employment; monetary institutions and the money supply; inflation; balance of payments and exchange rates. Elementary mathematical economics; application of functions and graphs, differentiation, partial differentiation, maxima and minima, optimisation subject to constraints.'


(b) Preliminary Examination in Economics and Management

With effect from 1 October 2006 (for first examination in 2007)

1 In Examination Regulations, 2005, p. 113, l. 41, delete 'the first paragraph of'.

2 As for the Preliminary Examination in Philosophy, Politics, and Economics (see 1 (a) above).


(c) Honour School of Engineering, Economics, and Management

With effect from 1 October 2006 (for first examination in 2007)

As for the Preliminary Examination in Philosophy, Politics, and Economics (see 1 (a) above).


(d) Honour School of Materials, Economics, and Management

With effect from 1 October 2006 (for first examination in 2007)

As for the Preliminary Examination in Philosophy, Politics, and Economics (see 1 (a) above).

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2 Boards of the Faculties of Classics, English Language and Literature, and Medieval and Modern Languages

(a) Honour School of Literae Humaniores

With effect from 1 October 2007 (for first examination in 2008)

1 In Examination Regulations, 2005, p. 334, l. 26, after 'may offer both.', insert 'Only one of papers III.3, 4, 7, 15 (b) and 15 (e) may be offered.'.

2 Ibid., l. 29, after 'may offer both.', insert 'Only one of papers III.3, 4, 7, 15 (b) and 15 (e) may be offered.'.

3 Ibid., delete ll. 30–1 and substitute:

'One paper will be set on each subject except III.3, 4, 7, 15 (b), 15 (e) and 16. Each of subjects III.3, 4, 7, 15 (b) will be examined by a one-and-a-half hour paper of translation, and an extended essay of 5,000–6,000 words. Additional translation papers (one-and-a-half hours each) will be set on III.1 and III.2.'

4 Ibid., p. 335, ll. 10–11, delete 'Compulsory passages... in list α', and substitute:

'For all candidates, this subject will be examined by a one-and-a-half hour paper of passages for translation taken from the texts in list α, and an extended essay of 5,000–6,000 words. Essay topics set by the examiners will be released on Monday of Week 9 of Hilary Term immediately preceding the examination and essays should be submitted to the Examination Schools by a date within the Easter vacation, normally (holidays permitting) the Friday of the fourth week of the vacation. This subject may not be combined with III. 4, 7, 15 (b), or 15 (e).'

5 Ibid., ll. 42-43, delete 'Compulsory passages... in list α', and substitute: 'For all candidates, this subject will be examined by a one-and-a-half hour paper of passages for translation taken from the texts in list α, and an extended essay of 5,000–6,000 words. Essay topics set by the examiners will be released on Monday of Week 9 of Hilary Term immediately preceding the examination and essays should be submitted to the Examination Schools by a date within the Easter vacation, normally (holidays permitting) the Friday of the fourth week of the vacation. This subject may not be combined with III. 3, 7, 15 (b) or 15 (e).'

6 Ibid., p. 336, ll. 51–2, delete 'Compulsory passages... in list α', and substitute:

'For all candidates, this subject will be examined by a one-and-a-half hour paper of passages for translation taken from the texts in list α, and an extended essay of 5,000–6,000 words. Essay topics set by the examiners will be released on Monday of Week 9 of Hilary Term immediately preceding the examination and essays should be submitted to the Examination Schools by a date within the Easter vacation, normally (holidays permitting) the Friday of the fourth week of the vacation. This subject may not be combined with III. 3, 4, 15 (b) or 15 (e).'

7 Ibid., p. 339, ll. 12–34, delete '(b) Medieval Latin... in late Latin literature.', and substitute:

'(b) Medieval and Renaissance Latin Hexameter Poetry, with special reference to the following texts. This paper will be examined through an extended essay of 5,000–6,000 words in Hilary Term and by a one and a half hour translation paper containing passages from all set texts, in Trinity Term within the normal Greats timetable. Essay topics set by the examiners will be released on Monday of Week 9 of Hilary Term immediately preceding the examination and essays should be submitted to the Examination Schools by a date within the Easter vacation, normally (holidays permitting) the Friday of the fourth week of the vacation.

List α:

Walter of Châtillon, Alexandreis Book 10

Petrarch, Africa Book 9; Bucolicum Carmen 1 and 3

Vida, Ars Poetica Book 3

Milton, In Quintum Novembris, Mansus, Epitaphium Damonis

List β:

Walter of Châtillon, Alexandreis Books 1–9

Petrarch, Africa Books 1–8

Vida, Ars Poetica Books 1–2.'

8 Ibid., p. 340, l. 13, after 'must be a classical author.', insert 'This subject may not be combined with III. 3, 4, 7 or 15 (b).'


(b) Honour School of Classics and English

With effect from 1 October 2007 (for first examination in 2008)

1 In Examination Regulations, 2005, p. 188, l. 12, delete 'Medieval Latin', and substitute 'Medieval and Renaissance Latin Hexameter Poetry'.

2 Ibid., p. 189, l. 46, delete 'B.4(iii) (Aeschylus or Euripides)', and substitute 'B.4(v) Greek Tragedy'.

3 Ibid., p. 190, l. 13, delete 'Greek and Roman Comedy under B.4', and substitute 'paper B.4(vi) Comedy'.

4 Ibid., ll. 31–2, delete '[Candidates who offer... this paper.]'.

5 Ibid., l. 47, delete 'Medieval Latin', and substitute 'Medieval and Renaissance Latin Hexameter Poetry'.

6 Ibid., l. 48, delete '(III.11 (b)', and substitute '(III.15 (b)'.

7 Ibid., p. 191, delete ll. 2–3.


(c) Honour School of Classics and Modern Languages

With effect from 1 October 2007 (for first examination in 2008)

1 In Examination Regulations, 2005, p. 196, ll. 11–12, delete 'Medieval Latin [Honour School of Literae Humaniores, subject III.11(b)]', and substitute:

'Medieval and Renaissance Latin Hexameter Poetry [Honour School of Literae Humaniores, subject III.15 (b)].'

2 Ibid., p. 197, l. 48, delete 'Medieval Latin', and substitute 'Medieval and Renaissance Latin Hexameter Poetry'.

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3 Board of the Faculty of Philosophy

(a) Preliminary Examination in Philosophy and Modern Languages

With effect from 1 October 2006 (for first examination in 2007)

In Examination Regulations, 2005, p. 149, ll. 32–6, delete '(a) Moral Philosophy... passages for comment' and substitute:

'(a) Moral Philosophy: This section shall be studied in connection with Mill's Utilitarianism. While not being confined to the detailed views of the author of the set text, the section will be satisfactorily answerable by a candidate who has made a critical study of the text. Questions will normally be set on the following topics: pleasure, happiness and well-being; forms of consequentialism; the 'proof' of utilitarianism; ethical truth and ethical realism; justice; alienation and the demandingness of morality; virtue.'


(b) Preliminary Examination in Philosophy, Politics and Economics

With effect from 1 October 2006 (for first examination in 2007)

In Examination Regulations, 2005, p. 151, delete ll. 9–12, and substitute:

'This section shall be studied in connection with Mill's Utilitarianism. While not being confined to the detailed views of the author of the set text, the section will be satisfactorily answerable by a candidate who has made a critical study of the text. Questions will normally be set on the following topics: pleasure, happiness and well-being; forms of consequentialism; the 'proof' of utilitarianism; ethical truth and ethical realism; justice; alienation and the demandingness of morality; virtue.'


(c) Preliminary Examination in Theology

With effect from 1 October 2006 (for first examination in 2007)

As for the Preliminary Examination in Philosophy, Politics and Economics (see 3 (b) above).


(d) Preliminary Examination in Psychology, Philosophy, and Physiology

With effect from 1 October 2006 (for first examination in 2007)

As for the Preliminary Examination in Philosophy, Politics and Economics (see 3 (b) above).


(e) Honour Moderations in Classics

With effect from 1 October 2006 (for first examination in 2007)

As for the Preliminary Examination in Philosophy, Politics and Economics (see 3 (b) above).

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