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 We welcome papers presenting original unpublished research from the disciplines of memory studies, narrative studies, history, literary studies, political theory, film studies and other related fields.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

Holocaust Studies MA Stream at UVic

We are pleased to announce that the Department of Germanic and Slavic Studies at the University of Victoria is now accepting applications to our interdisciplinary MA stream in Holocaust Studies.

Interlinking scholarship with community-based field research—in effect drawing on the strengths of both academic research and experiential learning—our graduate stream provides individual learners with key competencies designed to prepare them for a career in education, public history, museum and/or archival work, human rights education, journalism, public advocacy, and law. Our program also provides students with a solid interdisciplinary foundation for further PhD studies in Holocaust Studies, Genocide Studies, or Human Rights and Equity Studies. Continue reading Holocaust Studies MA Stream at UVic

Job Posting: Sessional Instructor in Germanic Studies at University of Victoria

The Department of Germanic and Slavic Studies at the University of Victoria invites expressions of interest from qualified instructors for three sessional assignments for the 2016-2017 academic year. For further information, please refer to the individual postings: GMST 101, GMST 102, and GMST 410.

The deadline for application is April 25, 2016. Please email Helga Thorson (Chair) if you have further questions.