[globaloutlookDH-l] Reminder: call for volunteers for adjudication panel

Daniel O'Donnell daniel.odonnell at uleth.ca
Tue Feb 19 14:30:43 MST 2013

Hi all,

A quick reminder: I'm looking for volunteers to help write the terms of 
reference for and adjudicate submissions to a research prize that is 
being funded by the University of Lethbridge through its institutional 
Social Science and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) grant.

Because institutional expectations and norms vary so widely in this 
area, I am extremely interested in trying to ensure diversity of 
experience from as many regions, academic/intellectual cultures, and 
types of economies as possible: in particular I'd like to make sure that 
our terms are not inadvertently biased towards Anglophone North American 
expectations about what types of people should be encouraged to 
participate, how the competition should be structured, and what a 
winning proposal might look like.

I have had a couple of volunteers already from North America and Western 
Europe; I'd especially like to encourage volunteers from other regions 
(though of course all are welcome)!

If possible, I'd like to have this working group in place by the end of 
the week. If you are interested, please let me know by Friday.

Daniel Paul O'Donnell
Professor of English
University of Lethbridge
Lethbridge AB T1K 3M4

+1 403 393-2539

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