HIGHLIGHTS OF PAUL HEDLIN'S COMMENTS

Paul initially spoke of his long association with Carolyn Dellah and of her integral role in Anthropology, Methods and Honours Social Science courses and Humanities, as well as her role in Quebec-Canada Studies and International Studies (where she served as its first coordinator).

He mentioned the fact that she had taught a remarkable number of different courses (thirteen!) and how he was amazed at her ability to be constantly revising her plan d'etude. He commented on Carolyn's ability to be "natural, caring and non-authoritarian" and to be "sensitive to the uniqueness and dignity of each student."

He went on to describe several of the field trips he had embarked on with Carolyn and their students. Notable among the highlights he mentioned was an experience they shared on the docks of St. John's, Newfoundland, where they watched as fish plant workers marched down to the docks to challenge the Spanish trawlers; all together sang "Ode To Newfoundland." It was a very moving moment where field trip members got to witness an event that signaled a profound and irrevocable change in the lifestyles of the native Newfoundlanders.

Also mentioned was a trip to New York City with Honours Social Science students in the spring of 1998 where Carolyn "stayed up until 1 AM making sure that each and every student made it back safely to the hotel."

Finally, he described a colourful event in a field trip they took to Grand Prairie in northern Alberta, where he was "careening around snow drifts on a buffalo ranch in the back of a pickup truck with Carolyn."

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