CfN: Hermann Boeschenstein Medal for Exceptional Contributions to German Studies in Canada

The CAUTG is pleased to invite Nominations for the Hermann Boeschenstein Medal for Exceptional Contributions to German Studies in Canada. The medal is awarded occasionally, and not necessarily every year, at the discretion of a Selection Committee appointed by the CAUTG Executive, traditionally comprised of the Past President as Chair, the current President and Secretary of the CAUTG and two other members (preferably including one previous recipient of the medal). The medal is inscribed “Hermann Boeschenstein (1900-1982): Teacher, Scholar, Humanitarian.” It is awarded to a person at a Canadian university, who has regularly made exceptional contributions, in the humanitarian spirit of Hermann Boeschenstein, to the welfare of our Association and to the advancement of research and teaching in the field of German language, literature, culture, and media in Canada. Nominations to be considered in the current year, should reach the Chair of the Committee, Dr. John L. Plews (john.plews@smu.ca), by February 25, 2019, and should be accompanied by supporting documentation as outlined below. The Selection Committee will consider all nominations and report its decision to the CAUTG Executive. In the event of a successful nomination, the award winner shall be announced and honoured at the annual meeting of the CAUTG, to be held at Congress 2019, in Vancouver, British Columbia, June 1-7, 2019. 

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CfN: Innovate German Award 2019

The Canadian Association for University Teachers of German (CAUTG) and the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) are pleased to announce the Call for Nominations for the Innovate German Award 2019. We invite nominations and self-nominations for the best course materials in the field of German Studies at Canadian universities and colleges. Continue reading CfN: Innovate German Award 2019

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”

Call for Nominations-CAUTG Prize for the Best PhD Dissertation in German Studies (17 Feb 2019)

This is the Call for Nominations for the CAUTG Prize for the Best PhD Dissertation in German Studies (for the period 2016 to 2018). Note the deadline: 17 February 2019. The CAUTG PhD Dissertation Prize is normally awarded every other year, with two awards being a possibility in the event that submissions are found to include two outstanding dissertations from fields considered too different to allow fair comparison. Continue reading Call for Nominations-CAUTG Prize for the Best PhD Dissertation in German Studies (17 Feb 2019)

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

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.

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