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Fonds F0038 - Department of Germanic, Slavic and East Asian Studies fonds.

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Department of Germanic, Slavic and East Asian Studies fonds.


  • 1976-2013 (Creation)

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79 cm of textual records

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The Department of Germanic, Slavic and East Asian Studies began as the subject Modern Languages in the Faculty of Arts and Science. It became the Department of Modern Languages in 1962. The name changed in 1969 to the Department of Germanic and Slavic Studies. In 1977, the department moved to the newly formed Faculty of Humanities. It became the Department of Germanic, Slavic and East Asian Studies in 1992.
In 2010, it became part of the newly created Faculty of Arts when the Faculty of Humanities ceased to exist. In July 2013, the Departments of Linguistics and Germanic, Slavic and East Asian Studies merged to become the Department of Linguistics, Languages and Cultures in the Faculty of Arts.

Heads of the Department of Germanic, Slavic and East Asian Studies: J.E. Oyler, 1966-1969; I.C.E. Luethy, 1969-1970 (Acting Head); R.S. Struc, 1970-1974; I.C.E. Luethy, 1974-1976 (Acting Head); R.S. Struc, 1976-1980; J. Jahn, 1980-1985; R.S. Struc, 1985-1986; J. Jahn, 1986-1991; N.G.A. Zekulin, 1991-1997; E.E. Enns, 1997-1998; N.G.A. Zekulin, 1998-2003; X-j Yang, 2003-2012; F. Strzelczyk, 2012-2013.

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Fonds consists of records generated in the administration of the Department of Germanic, Slavic and East Asian Studies. These include agendas, minutes, correspondence, course proposals, course outlines, statistics, records from Dean's Retreats, and visiting speakers files. Fonds includes a series for Course Outlines.

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Fonds closed. No accruals expected.

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Administrative records are restricted for a period of 15 years as authorized under the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.

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