Zina Gimpelevich

Germanic and Slavic Studies
University of Waterloo
Waterloo, Ontario
N2L 3G1, Canada

Professional Activities

Professional Membership and Activities

2017- - The Honorary life member of the Biełarusian Writers’ Union

2017-2020 - Vice-President, Biełarusian Institute of Arts and Sciences, Canada (BINiM, Canada)

2017-2018 - The Honorary President of CAS

2002-2017 - President, Biełarusian Institute of Arts and Sciences, Canada (BINiM, Canada)

2010-2014 - Past-President, Canadian Association of Slavists (CAS)

2008-2010 - President, Canadian Association of Slavists (CAS)

2007-2008 - Vice-president, Canadian Association of Slavists (CAS)

June 2005 -.Vice-president for North America of International Association of Belarusists (MAB);

May 2010-2015 - Re-elected Vice-president, MAB

2004-2007 - Secretary-Treasurer, Canadian Association of Slavists (CAS)

2000-present - Executive Council North American Association for Belarusian Studies (NAAB)

2000-present - The Anglo-Belarusian Society

1989-present - Canadian Association of Slavists (CAS)

1991-1992 - Canadian Association of Slavists (CAS): Executive Member at large

1999-present - Various executive positions: CAS and NAAB (North American Association of Belarusists).

Scholarly and Professional Activities

2012: 26-28 January. - External Assessor of German and Slavic Studies, Department of University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada

2011: Jan. - Aug. - Chair of four PhD committees, UW.

2010-2015 - Vice-President-elect, International Association of Belarusists (MAB)

2008-2010 - President, Canadian Association of Slavists (CAS)

2010-2012 - Past-President, Canadian Association of Slavists (CAS); Chair of the CAS Nomination Committee.

2010 - Panel Chair for Ontario Graduate Scholarships - PhD & MA applications

2010 - Assessor of Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty for the US Government's Broadcasting Board of Governors (www.bbg.gov)

2010 - Reader (Assessor) Nationality Papers, Harvard U.

2010 - Reader (Assessor) Germano-Slavica, Waterloo

2010 - Reader (Assessor), and reviewer, Canadian Slavonic Papers (April, November)

2010 - Reviewer, Modern Language Review Writings

2010: 30 Nov - The Dean of Arts committee member: “recognition of international scholarship

2010: 16 Mar - Chair, PhD committee, Faculty of Engineering (Computer Science)

2010: 9 Sept - Panel Chair, PhD committee, Department of Chemical Engineering

2010: 17 June - Panel Chair, PhD committee, Environmental Studies (Geography)

2010: 13 Dec. - Chair, PhD committee, Faculty of Engineering (Computer Science)

2009: 15 Oct - Chair, PhD committee, Faculty of Engineering (System’s Design)

2009: 14 Dec - Chair, PhD committee, Faculty of Engineering (Chemical)

2007-2008 - Vice-President, Canadian Association of Slavists (CAS)

2008 - Reader (Assessor) Canadian Slavonic Papers

2008 - External (Assessor): SSHRC-grant

2007 - Reader (Assessor) Canadian Slavonic Papers

2007 - External Assessor for promotion, the University of Alberta

2007 - External Assessor Canada Council for the Arts. Killam Program

2007 - External Assessor: SSHRC-grant

2007 - Committee Member, GSS. Tenure and Promotion

2007 - Committee member for Germano-Slavica

2007 - Volunteer: Arts Orientation

2007 - GSS. Graduate workshop: Writing an application: SSHRC, OGS.

2007 - Guest Lecture: Russ. 600.

2007 - Research Talk: “Love What You Do. Introduction to some methods of research.”

2006 - External Assessor (The Order of Canada), Rideau Hall.

2006 - External Assessor for promotion, the University of Alberta (two)

2006 - External Assessor for the refereed press (2 manuscripts; 2 articles)

2006 - External (peers review) Assessor for the SSHRC

2006 - Committee member for organizing international Slavic conference in Vitebsk.

2006 - Committee member for Departmental Graduate conference

2006 - Committee member for Germano-Slavica

2005 - External Assessor of German and Russian Programs, Department of German and Russian, MUN, St. Johns, Canada

2004-2007 - Executive Secretary & Treasurer, Canadian Association of Slavists

2002 - President, Belarusan Institute of Arts and Sciences, Canada (BINiM)

2002-2010 - Panel Chair for Ontario Graduate Scholarships - PhD & MA applications

2001-2002 - Panel Member for Ontario Graduate Scholarships - PhD & MA applications

1989-2004 - A founding member and the Vice-President of the Canadian Relief Fund for Children of Chernobyl in Belaruś.

Some Other Professional Activities

2004 - University of Waterloo Coordinator for the signing of a Memorandum of Intent between the University of Waterloo and Vitebsk state University (signed)

2003 - Member of Dean of Arts Nominating Committee

2000-2002 - University of Waterloo Coordinator for the signing of a Memorandum of Intent between the University of Waterloo and the Plekhanov Russian Academy of Economics (signed December 1, 2000)

1999-2002 - Member of the Arts Faculty Council Executive

1999-present - Liaison Librarian for the Department

1990-present - Liaison Officer for the Slavic Club

1993-1996 - Scheduling Officer

1992-2008 - Liaison Officer for Summer Program in Russia, Pushkin Institute, Moscow

1992-2008 - Organized lectures for Dr. Peter Roberts, Dr. F. Tangeau, Dr. L. Szilard, Dr. V. Lavrov, and ten more political and cultural figures.

1994-1996 - Department Representative for the Faculty Association

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