CfP: Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference on Memory, Identity and Nation

We invite proposals for papers to be given at the Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference on Memory, Identity and Nation, organized by the graduate students in the programs of Germanic, Slavic and Holocaust Studies at the University of Victoria. The conference will take place on March 8, 2019, at the University of Victoria, Victoria, Canada. We welcome papers presenting original unpublished research from the disciplines of memory studies, narrative studies, history, literary studies, political theory, film studies and other related fields.

Deadline for Proposals: February 8, 2019

Proposals and enquiries should be sent to Emma Murray ecmurray@uvic.ca in Word or .pdf format. They should include a title, abstract of 400 words, and contact information (name, university affiliation, email address). Final conference papers should be 20 minutes long. Acceptance information will be sent out by February 15.

We look forward to welcoming you at the University of Victoria, a highly-ranked research university that offers the only graduate program in Holocaust Studies in Canada. The graduate programs in Germanic, Slavic and Holocaust Studies offer a dynamic, diverse and friendly student cohort. This conference will provide an opportunity to share research and network with a wide range of up-and-coming scholars. For more information about us, please see: https://www.uvic.ca/humanities/germanicslavic/graduate/home/ourstudents/index.php

CfP: “‘Good’ Queers and Hated Others: Integration, Expulsion, and Disavowal of Subjects in Contemporary German-language Society and Culture”

Call for Papers for Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences/CAUTG Annual Meeting, June 1 – 7, 2019, in Vancouver, British Columbia for a joint panel between the two associations: Canadian Association of University Teachers of German (CAUTG) and The Coalition of Women in German (WiG): “‘Good’ Queers and Hated Others: Integration, Expulsion, and Disavowal of Subjects in Contemporary German-language Society and Culture.” Continue reading CfP: “‘Good’ Queers and Hated Others: Integration, Expulsion, and Disavowal of Subjects in Contemporary German-language Society and Culture”

CfP: European Studies Undergraduate Conference, U of Guelph

Undergraduate student researchers are encouraged to submit paper proposals (of approx. 250 words) for a one-day conference held on Saturday, November 24, 2018, organized by the European Studies program at the University of Guelph. Papers are invited from a variety of disciplines Continue reading CfP: European Studies Undergraduate Conference, U of Guelph

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

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