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Oxford University Gazette, 8 October 2009: 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

REBECCA LUCY BEASLEY, MA Berkeley, PH.D Camb, Fellow of Queen's College. In English Literature of the Nineteenth and Twentieth–Twenty-first Centuries. From 1 September 2009 until 31 August 2014.

UNIVERSITY LECTURER (NTF)

History

ERICA MICHIKO CHARTERS, MA Toronto, D.PHIL Oxf, Fellow of Wolfson College. In the History of Medicine. From 1 October 2009 until 30 September 2014.

DEPARTMENTAL LECTURERS

English Language and Literature

MATTHEW DAVID BRADLEY, MA Dund, M.PHIL D.PHIL Oxf. In English Literature. From 1 September 2009 until 31 December 2010.

History

NICHOLAS PATRICK SYDNEY, M.PHIL D.PHIL Oxf. In American History. From 1 October 2009 until 30 September 2011.

ROBERT ANTHONY SAUNDERS, MA D.PHIL Oxf. In Modern British History. From 1 October 2009 until 30 September 2011.

Medieval and Modern Languages

GREGORY JOHN KERR, BA Dub, M.PHIL Camb. In Modern French Literature. From 1 October 2009 until 30 September 2010.

Oriental Studies

LAURENT MIGNON, BA PHD Lond. In Turkish. From 1 September 2009 until 31 August 2010.

TINEKE D'HAESELEER, LIC Leuven. In Classical Chinese. From 1 September 2009 until 31 August 2011.

NICOLA CLARKE, MA St And, M.PHIL Oxf. In Islamic History 1000–1500. From 1 October 2009 until 30 September 2010.

Theology

DAVID LINCICUM, BA Whitworth, MA Wheaton, D.PHIL Oxf. In New Testament Studies. From 21 September 2009 until 30 April 2011.

TUTOR

Ruskin School of Drawing and Fine Art

RACHEL WELLS, MA PH.D Courtauld. In Fine Art (History and Theory). From 1 October 2009 until 30 September 2010.


Reappointments

UNIVERSITY LECTURER (NTF)

Medieval and Modern Languages

NICOLA GARDINI, PH.D New York, Fellow of St Cross College. In Italian. From 1 January 2010 until the retiring age.

INSTRUCTOR

Oriental Studies

SIMA ORSINI, PHD DEA DEUG Paris. In Persian. From 1 July 2009 until the retiring age.


Conferment of Title

CUF LECTURERS

History

JAMES ROBERT MCDOUGALL, MA St And, M.ST D.PHIL Oxf, Fellow of Trinity College. In Twentieth Century History. From 1 October 2009 until 30 September 2014.

Philosophy

HILARY GREAVES, BA Oxf, PH.D Rutgers, Fellow of Somerville College. In Philosophy. From 1 October 2009 until 30 September 2014.

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Medieval and Modern Languages Board

Sub-faculty of German

Preliminary Examination for Modern Languages and Associated Joint Schools 2009–10

Paper III: the set texts to be studied for commentary are:

(1) Von Morgens bis mitternachts

(2) Im Westen nichts Neues

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M.Sc in Mathematics and the Foundations of Computer Science

Amendment to published list of courses

The following amendment has been made to the published list of courses for the Examination 2009–10: in Section B, Schedule II, 'Randomised Algorithms' will be offered in place of 'Random Graphs'.

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Changes in Regulations

With the approval, if appropriate, of the Education Committee of Council, and of the Humanities Board, the following changes in regulations made by the Oriental Studies Board will come into effect on 23 October.

Oriental Studies Board

M.St in Japanese Studies

With effect from 1 October 2009 (for first examination in 2010)

In Examination Regulations, 2008, p. 639, delete ll. 33–42 and substitute:

'I. Context and Background. The examination will be by two take-home exercises, each comprising an essay of not more than 2,500 words on topics to be issued by the Oriental Institute Faculty Office, related directly to the course of instruction each candidate has followed. The exercises will be set not later than noon on Friday on each of Week 6 of Michaelmas Full Term and Week 6 of Hilary Full Term. At the same time as issuing each exercise, the Faculty Office will announce the date by which it is to be submitted, which shall be at least fourteen days later. The essays must be submitted to the Chairman of Examiners, M.St in Japanese Studies, c/o Examination Schools, High Street, Oxford.'

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