Fonds F0655 - Janice Newton fonds

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Janice Newton fonds

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F0655

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  • [197-]-2014 (Creation)
    Creator
    Newton, Janice, 1952-

Physical description

2.9 m of textual records
9 photographic prints : b&w ; 20 x 25 cm or smaller
11 photographic negatives : b&w ; 10 x 12 cm
21 audiocassettes
1 videocassette : VHS

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(1952-)

Biographical history

Janice Irene Newton (1952- ) is a political scientist and Associate Professor in the Department of Political Science and the School of Gender, Sexuality and Women's Studies at York University. Newton earned her Bachelor of Arts from McMaster University, and her Master of Arts and PhD (1987) in Political Science from York University. Her research focuses on women's history, socialist and labour histories, Canadian studies, democracy and pedagogy, and the history of Canadian Political Science. Her PhD dissertation, "'Enough of exclusive masculine thinking!': The feminist challenge to the early Canadian left, 1900-1918" (October, 1987), was adapted into a monograph entitled The Feminist Challenge to the Canadian Left, 1900-1918 (McGill-Queen's University Press, 1995). She was also chief editor of the 2001 anthology Voices from the Classroom: Reflections on Teaching and Learning in Higher Education (Garamond). In her administrative work, as in her research, Newton has maintained a strong focus on teaching and curriculum development. From 2012 to 2014, she was Chair of the York University Liberal Arts & Professional Studies Teaching and Learning committee and, in 2005, was the National 3M Teaching Fellow.

Scope and content

Fonds consists of records pertaining to research and administrative work performed by Janice Newton in her capacity as a PhD student and, later, faculty member in the Department of Political Science at York University. These records, which date from the 1970s until 2014, document research performed by Newton as she completed her 1987 doctoral dissertation and adapted this dissertation into a monograph in 1995, as well as her work as chief editor of the 2001 publication Voices in the Classroom. The records also document research and administrative tasks performed by Newton in her role as a contributing faculty member within the Department of Political Science at York University. Included in the fonds are research materials, correspondence, scrapbooks, administrative records, audio and video recordings, and photographic prints and negatives created or accumulated by Newton.

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Donated by Janice Newton in 2014.

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Fonds is arranged in four series.

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  • English
  • French

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The fonds comprises the following accession: 2014-034. Further accruals may be expected.

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Full

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2015/06/25 C. Falls (Creation)

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  • English

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