CFP: Haunting Memories: German-language literature from and about Eastern and Southeastern Europe

We are inviting proposals for a special panel at the 2019 Meeting of the Canadian Association of University of Teachers at the University of British Columbia. Our panel is dedicated to the study of German-language literature from Eastern and Southeastern Europe written in the 20th and 21stcentury. Our interest lies in reflections on the co-existence of cultures in this area, past and present, with a focus on the position of germanophone traditions.  Continue reading CFP: Haunting Memories: German-language literature from and about Eastern and Southeastern Europe

CfP: CAUTG Annual Meeting

University of British Columbia, Canada, May 31 – June 3, 2019

You are invited to submit proposals for papers to be given at the CAUTG annual meeting at the University of British Columbia. Papers presenting original, unpublished research on any topic or period of German-language literature, cinema, cultural studies, German language and language pedagogy are welcome, in English, French or German. We also welcome proposals in related fields Continue reading CfP: CAUTG Annual Meeting

Call for Applications: DAAD Fortbildungsseminar Vancouver Nov 2-4, UBC

The Department of Central, Eastern and Northern European Studies at the University of British Columbia invites applications for participation in the third annual Northwestern DAAD Fortbildungsseminar, to be held November 2-4. This seminar, titled Deutsch lernen und lehren, hier und heute, presents Continue reading Call for Applications: DAAD Fortbildungsseminar Vancouver Nov 2-4, UBC

CfP Seminar: Building Transdisciplinary Relationships: Indigenous & German Studies

Special issue of Seminar: A Journal of Germanic Studies, edited by Carrie Smith (University of Alberta), Markus Stock (University of Toronto), and Renae Watchman (Mount Royal University). This special issue poses a seemingly simple question: Is there transdisciplinary ground between Indigenous Studies and German Studies? Continue reading CfP Seminar: Building Transdisciplinary Relationships: Indigenous & German Studies

Waterloo Center for German Studies Book Prize

The Waterloo Centre for German Studies promotes research into any and all aspects of the German-speaking world. As part of this mandate, the WCGS encourages the communication of research findings to both academics and the broader public. The Waterloo Centre for German Studies Book Prize has been established to recognize first-time authors whose scholarly work provides a substantial contribution to our understanding of any aspect of German-speaking society.

Continue reading Waterloo Center for German Studies Book Prize