Wednesday, April 15, 2020

German Culture, Digitally

During these strange and trying times of social isolation, the Waterloo Centre for German Studies will continue to support research into all aspects of the German-speaking world. Further, we remain committed to supporting German-related cultural programming for the university and our wider communities. To this end, we have gathered a listing of different online activities, events, and courses that may be of interest to those curious about German culture and language. Check out our list here.

Monday, March 23, 2020

Grimm 2020 - Lecture recording available

The WCGS Grimm Lecture 2020 “Thinking Itself Is Dangerous: Reading Hannah Arendt Now” by Professor Samantha Rose Hill was scheduled to be held on 19 March 2020. Due to a state of emergency in Ontario to deal with the COVID-19 pandemic, the public lecture had to be cancelled in order to protect the health of the community.

Monday, March 16, 2020

Grimm 2020 - Livestream information

WCGS Grimm Lecture 2020 “Thinking Itself Is Dangerous: Reading Hannah Arendt Now” by Professor Samantha Rose Hill will now be presented via livestream.

Here are the details:

When: Thursday, 19 March 2020 7pm EDT (i.e. Toronto time)

To watch via Facebook, go to: https://www.facebook.com/WaterlooCentreForGermanStudies/

To watch via YouTube, go tohttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jqVmqIBx5A0

Friday, March 13, 2020

Grimm Lecture cancelled

In response to concerns about the coronavirus, the University of Waterloo is cancelling all non-essential events, and the Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI) is cancelling all bookings of its facilities. The Grimm Lecture was scheduled to be held in the CIGI Auditorium on Thursday, 19 March 2020, and must now be cancelled.

Thursday, February 20, 2020

DEADLINE EXTENDED FOR PAD APPLICATIONS FOR 2020

Foreign Language Assistant Exchanges to Germany 2020-2021

            In co-operation with the German Pedagogical Exchange Office (PAD), the Canadian Association of University Teachers of German is accepting applications for positions as English-language assistants in the Federal Republic of Germany. Information and application forms are available from your university’s Department of German (or Department of Modern Languages).

Monday, January 6, 2020

WCGS is now accepting applications to our Travel and Piller Awards

The Waterloo Centre for German Studies is now accepting applications for the Stork Awards in German Studies, Marga I. Weigel German Study Abroad Award, and Piller Graduate Award.

Thursday, December 12, 2019

Winner of the WCGS Book Prize for 2018 announced

Book prize badge

The Waterloo Centre for German Studies is pleased to announce the winner of its 2018 Book Prize. Disruptive Power: Catholic Women, Miracles, and Politics in Modern Germany, 1918-1965written by Michael O'Sullivan

Tuesday, November 19, 2019

The Canadian Year in Freiburg is now accepting applications

Freiburg im Breisgau

Study for a year at the University of Freiburg and earn Canadian university credits

For over three decades,the Canadian Year in Freiburg exchange program has offered students the opportunity to study at one of Germany’s top academic universities, to immerse themselves in German culture and society and to explore Europe.

Tuesday, November 19, 2019

WCGS 2018 Book Prize - Finalists Announced

WCGS Book Prize 2018 Book covers

The Waterloo Centre for German Studies (WCGS) is pleased to announce the eight finalists for the WCGS Book Prize. The prize, valued at CAD $2000, is for books in any area of German studies published by first-time authors in 2018.

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