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Monday, September 10, 2012 7:00 pm - 7:00 pm EDT (GMT -04:00)

Zukunft der deutschen Sprache

Poster: Zukunft der deutschen Sprache Poster (PDF)

In his lecture and video presentation held on September 10th 2012, Manfred Schröder (Verein Deutsche Sprache) made a passionate plea for the future of the German language.

Tuesday, November 1, 2016 5:30 pm - 5:30 pm EDT (GMT -04:00)

Reading Group for Christopher Kloeble's "Almost Everything Very Fast"

Join us for a reading group and then meet the author afterwards! Almost Everything Very Fast is German award-winning author Christopher Kloeble's 3rd book and his North American debut. (His 4th book, Die Unsterbliche Familie Salz, just came out in August.)

Friday, March 31, 2017 9:30 am - 9:30 am EDT (GMT -04:00)

Narrated Inscriptions in Medieval Literature

This talk grows out of the University of Heidelberg Collaborative Research Centre 933 (CRC 933), in which faculty-led research groups from different disciplines examine script-bearing artefacts such as pillars, steles, portals, tombstones, potsherds, amulets, scrolls, papyri, and parchment codices in order to examine the spec

Tuesday, April 4, 2017 7:00 pm - 7:00 pm EDT (GMT -04:00)

Luther Year 2017: Did Luther Invent High German?

In 1517, Martin Luther published the Ninety-Five Theses, and 2017, "The Luther Year," celebrates the 500th anniversary of this beginning of the Reformation. Luther’s German translation of the Bible has remained influential to this day; his hymns are still sung; and many still use his proverbs. But does all this make him the inventor of High German?

Tuesday, April 25, 2017 6:30 pm - 6:30 pm EDT (GMT -04:00)

Reading Group: Daniel Kehlmann's "Die Vermessung der Welt"/"Measuring the World"

The Waterloo Centre for German Studies is once again offering a reading group. This term, we'll be reading Daniel Kehlmann's Die Vermessung der Welt/Measuring the World.

Wednesday, May 17, 2017 7:00 pm - 7:00 pm EDT (GMT -04:00)

German Language Film Festival Kitchener-Waterloo

The German Language Film Festival takes place in May and is a collection of three movies, one each from Austria, Switzerland, and Germany.

May 17 - Austria: “Stefan Zweig - A Farewell to Europe” (Vor der Morgenröte)