Welcome to the Waterloo Centre for German Studies
The Waterloo Centre for German Studies is a research institute at the University of Waterloo. Funded by private donations, the WCGS supports research into all aspects of the German-speaking world, and is committed to publicly-oriented scholarship. We facilitate the communication of German studies research, distribute awards to students wishing to study in Germany, and organize cultural programming for the university and wider communities.
- July 18, 2018
German Stuide Panel Title: Culture, Cultivation, Inculcation: The Subjects and Its Environments in 18th Century German Literature and Aesthetics.
Submissions due 30 Sept 2018
- July 10, 2018
When: Thu, 07/19/2018 @7:00 PM
Where: Corktown Common Park 155 Bayview Ave, Toronto
Presented by TOPS with the Goethe-Institut
What: CABARET (USA 1972, 124 min) musical drama directed by Bob Fosse, with Liza Minelli, Michael York, Helmut Griem, Joel Grey, and others.
- July 5, 2018
"Bye Bye Germany" starts Friday 6 July and "The Accountant of Auschwitz" starts Friday 13 July.
Synopis: " 'Bye Bye Germany' is a deeply felt, often wry look at a group of Jewish friends — all Nazi-era survivors — who, in 1946 Frankfurt, unite to sell high-end linens to raise the funds to emigrate to America.
- Aug. 9, 2018
The winner of this semester’s WCGS Reading Group choice is...
- Sep. 20, 2018
Thursday 20 September 2018 7pm - Gareth Stedman Jones - When would Capitalism end?
In honour of Karl Marx's 200th birthday, WCGS is honoured to welcome distinguished Professor Gareth Stedman Jones for the Grimm Lecture 2018.
- Oct. 24, 2018
Wednesday 24 October 2018 7pm