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Diana Cooper-Clark fonds
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- Cooper-Clark, Diana
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45 audio cassettes
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Diana Cooper-Clark is a professor, university administrator and author. Born in Kingston, Jamaica, she was educated in Canada receiving a B.Ed. from the University of Toronto and a B.A., M.A., B.F.A. and Ph.D. from York University. Cooper-Clark began teaching at York in 1970 as contract faculty, eventually becoming Chair of the Department of English, Atkinson (1998-2000) and Coordinator, English, School of Arts and Letters, Atkinson (2000-2001). More recently, she has taken on the roles of Associate Professor and Master of Atkinson Faculty of Liberal and Professional Studies and is a cross-appointed professor in the Division of the Humanities/Arts. Cooper-Clark has participated in numerous writers' conferences and workshops in Canada, India and Jamaica as an organizer, moderator, presenter, and panelist. She has won four teaching awards, two of which are national awards for teaching excellence and educational leadership: Canadian CASE Professor of the Year (1995) and the 3M Teaching Fellowship Award (2000). Professor Cooper-Clark has published three books, "Designs of Darkness: Interviews with Detective Novelists", "Interviews with Contemporary Novelists", and "Dreams of Re-Creation in Jamaica: The Holocaust, Internment, Jewish Refugees in Gibraltar Camp, Jamaican Jews and Sephardim".
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The fonds consists of audio recordings of unedited interviews conducted by Diana Cooper-Clark with major international novelists. Most of these interviews have been published in her two monographs.
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No restrictions on access except 2001-053/001(45), which is closed until 2021/10/31.
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The fonds comprises the following accession: 2001-053. Further accruals may be expected.
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- Atkinson College (Subject)
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2002/04/04 Jizi Chen:. Word Perfect (Creation)
2002/04/04 Awaiting review by the Data Collection Archivist
2003/04/15 Shannon MacDonald. Added URL for online finding aid. Updated wording in accruals, access restrictions. Removed note re: supplied title.
2014/07/22 Migrated to AtoM
2019/02/12 J. Grant. Post-migration metadata clean-up.
2020/03/26 KCP, N. Somerset. Added subject access points.
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