Gaby Divay's Curriculum Vitae



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About   Education   Professional Experience: UML & McGill   Teaching Experience
Memberships & Affiliations   Grants   Refereeing/Reviewing   Professional/Scholarly Service
Professional/Scholarly Work, UML: BISON Records & Archival e-Editions
Publications/Presentations: 1980  1990  1995  2000  2005  2010  2015 
Papers in German & French

About

Name Gaby Divay (née Asmussen-Friedrich)
Place of birth Augsburg, Germany
Address (home) 410, Elmhurst Rd., Winnipeg R3R 0T9
Address (UM) 208 B, Bldg. Dafoe, University of Manitoba
Winnipeg R3T 2N2
Address (e-mail) divay@cc.umanitoba.ca
Telephone 204 832 2179
Website http://gaby-divay-webarchives.ca/
Profession Academic Librarian ; Adjunct Professor of German (6 years)
Institution

University of Manitoba, Archives & Special Collections
Winnipeg, Manitoba, R3T 2N2
CANADA

Rank Librarian (Promotion to Full Librarian, 1995)
Languages

German ; English ; French (spoken & written)
Italian (12 credits, McGill University, 1974/75)
Latin (Hauptfach, grades 6-11; Arbeitsgemeinschaft, grades 12-13: "Grosses Latinum", Hamburg, Gymnasium Curschmannstra├če)
Greek (6 credits, University of Manitoba, 1986/87)



Education

1993

Post-doctoral M.A. in German Studies (University of Manitoba)
Thesis: Grove's, Greve's & "Fanny Essler"s Poems/Gedichte (350 leaves)

1984

Ph.D. in French Renaissance Studies (Université Laval, Québec)
Thesis: Nature, Fortune et Dieu dans Les Essais de Montaigne (610 leaves)

1975

M.L.S. (McGill University, Montreal)

1972

M.A. in French Literature and Linguistics (Université Laval)

1970

Honours' B.A. in French literature (Université Laval)

1968

Diplôme & Certificat de langue et civilisation françaises (Sorbonne, Paris)

1967

Abitur (Neusprachlich-naturwissenschaftliches Gymnasium an der Curschmannstra├če, Hamburg)



Professional Experience (University of Manitoba)

2013-

Senior Scholar, UM Archives & Special Collection.

1996-2004

Adjunct Professor of German,
UM Faculties of Arts & Graduate Studies

1995-2013

Curator & Rare Book Librarian,
UM Archives & Special Collections

1991+1992

Head, Original Cataloguing Section (2 year term)
UML Technical Services

1989-1990

Curator, Spettigue Collection of FPG (Greve/Grove) Research,
UM Archives & Special Collection 1 year, (half-time)

1981-2013

German Bibliographer & Cataloguer
UML Dafoe Library & Technical Service

1975-1994

UM Libraries (UML), German Cataloguer



Other Professional Experience

1973-1975

During post-graduate studies in Library & Information Science at McGill University in Montreal, I worked on the desk of the Library Science Library

1974

In the spring of 1974, I undertook the shelflist reading project of the McGill Library Science Library [with fellow student Daniel Phelan]

1973-1975

During my McGill years, I had the privilege of minding H. E. Heinemann's antiquarian Mansfield Book Mart a few hours a week.

1974

In the fall of 1974, at the First International Antiquarian Bookfair at Place Bonaventure, I was happy to represent H. E. Heinemann at his exhibit booth in the evenings

1974

In the summer of 1974, I had a three-months internship with renowned auction house and antiquarian establishment Hauswedell & Nolte in Hamburg
During my tenure there, a large auction of rare juvenile literature books took place. So did one of expressionist art, including several by Emil Nolde (1867-1956).



About   Education   Professional Experience: UML & McGill/HH   Teaching Experience
Memberships & Affiliations   Grants   Refereeing/Reviewing   Professional/Scholarly Service
Professional/Scholarly Work, UML: BISON Records & Archival e-Editions
Publications/Presentations: 1980  1990  1995  2000  2005  2010  2015 
Papers in German & French


Dr. Gaby Divay
Senior Scholar, Archives & Special Collections
208 A, Bldg Dafo, University of Manitoba
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3T 2N2
Phone: (204) 832 2179; e-Mail: divay@cc.umanitoba.ca

(Last revised: Dec. 2017)     e-Mail: gd