Difference between revisions of "Jean Isabel Hübener"

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*Efforts led to the creation of the UNB Department of German.   
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*Efforts led to the creation of  a separate Department of German.   
 
*First head of Department of German.  
 
*First head of Department of German.  
 
*Made significant contribution to the Harriet Irving Library's collection of German language and literature works.   
 
*Made significant contribution to the Harriet Irving Library's collection of German language and literature works.   
*Implementation of graduate studies in German in 1964, du<span style="line-height: 20.7999992370605px">ring Dr. </span><span style="color: rgb(0, 0, 0); font-family: Arial, Helvetica; font-size: small; line-height: 19.2000007629395px">Hübener's</span><span style="line-height: 20.7999992370605px">&nbsp;time as head of Department of German.</span>  
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*Graduate studies in German were implemented in 1964, du<span style="line-height: 20.7999992370605px">ring&nbsp;</span><span style="color: rgb(0, 0, 0); font-family: Arial, Helvetica; font-size: small; line-height: 19.2000007629395px">Hübener's</span><span style="line-height: 20.7999992370605px">&nbsp;time as department head.</span>  
*<span style="line-height: 20.7999992370605px">During time as head, the Department of German became renowned within the Maritime Provinces for German studies.</span>  
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*<span style="line-height: 20.7999992370605px">During her time as head, the Department of German became renowned within the Maritime Provinces.</span>  
  
 
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'''Additional notes:'''

Latest revision as of 12:53, 17 January 2018

Nicknames/Other names:

Education:

  • Bachelor of Arts with honors in French and German (1927) - University of Western Australia, Australia 
  • PhD in Mediaeval German and French - University of Bonn, Germany

Dates employed: 1951 - 1967

Faculty: Arts

Department: Modern Languages

Position held: 

  • Professor of German (1951 - 1952)
  • Department of German Head (1952 - 1967)

Activities/contributions:

  • Efforts led to the creation of  a separate Department of German. 
  • First head of Department of German.
  • Made significant contribution to the Harriet Irving Library's collection of German language and literature works. 
  • Graduate studies in German were implemented in 1964, during Hübener's time as department head.
  • During her time as head, the Department of German became renowned within the Maritime Provinces.

Additional notes:

  • Dissertation subject was "The role of the landscape in German and French mediaeval courtly epics." 
  • Appointed to Guggeinheim Fellowship in 1949 to participate in research on intellectual resistance to the Nazis.
  • Named professor emerita at Encaenia on May 15, 1975

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