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Welcome to the Waterloo Centre for German Studies

The members of the Waterloo Centre for German Studies (WCGS) conduct research on the language, culture, and society of German-speaking peoples, from both historical and contemporary perspectives. The Centre offers a wide range of educational and cultural activities for the academy and the broader community. This website provides some information about the WCGS in general, about upcoming events, and about ongoing research projects. We also keep a current list of the newest book publications by our members.

  1. June 5, 2017Formulierungen/Formulations Workshop at Institut Deutsche Sprache

    by Sam Schirm

  2. May 5, 2017Today's Lecture on Data-Driven Language Learning Cancelled: Construction at Pearson

    Due to construction at Pearson Airport, our speaker just found out yesterday that her flight to Toronto has been cancelled and there were no alternatives. So we unfortunately have to cancel this afternoon's talk on data-driven language learning.

  3. Apr. 28, 2017German Cinema Film Festival This Month!German Language Film Festival; flags of Switzerland, Germany, Austria

    The Embassies of Switzerland, the Federal Republic of Germany, and Austria, in partnership with the Waterloo Centre for German Studies and Princess Cinemas, are hosting the German La

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  1. Sep. 29, 2017Anna Magdalena Kokits - Coast to Coast TourPhoto of Austrian pianist Ann Magdalena Kokits in a black dress, sitting on the floor.

    Anna Magdalena Kokits - Coast to Coast Tour

    Award-winning Austrian pianist Anna Magdalena Kokits will play a selection of modern and classical pieces as part of her coast-to-coast tour during Canada 150.

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