Friday, May 14, 2021

First Recipients of WCGS Diversity & Inclusion Grants

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The Waterloo Centre for German Studies is pleased to announce the recipients of its first-ever Diversity and Inclusion Grants. These grants have been created to support scholars and programs in their efforts to diversify German studies in Canada.

Thursday, March 25, 2021

25th International Bremen Film Conference, May 5-8, 2021

Mind/Screen: Mental Illness and Film

For its anniversary, the film symposium commits itself to a long-time companion of the cinema: Mental illness has been accompanying cinema since its origins contributing to its topics and forms, widening its possibilities of expression and theory.

Thursday, March 4, 2021

Diversity and Inclusion Grants

The Waterloo Centre for German Studies is pleased to announce grants to support initiatives aimed at diversifying German studies and making it more inclusive.
Thursday, March 4, 2021

CfP: Southern Ontario Universities on New Perspectives in Language Education on June 11-12. Theme: Challenges, Changes, and Chances: The Future of Languages and Literacies Education

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Two-day Symposium on New Perspectives in Language Education

Call for Proposals
The Centre for Educational Research in Languages and Literacies (CERLL) of OISE-University of Toronto is pleased to announce the second Symposium of Southern Ontario Universities on New Perspectives in Language Education. This symposium is a joint collaboration with:

  • The Department of Language Studies at the University of Toronto Mississauga;
  • The Faculty of Education at Western University;
  • The Department of Languages, Literatures and Linguistics and the Faculty of Education at York University;
  • The Department of Germanic and Slavic Studies of the University of Waterloo;

This symposium will be held virtually on June 11-12, 2021 and will feature the latest research and findings in Languages and Literacies education.
Theme of the 2021 Symposium: Challenges, Changes, and Chances: The Future of Languages and Literacies Education.

Tuesday, February 23, 2021

DEADLINE EXTENDED: Foreign Language Assistant Exchanges to Germany 2021-22

            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 the GSS Undergraduate Studies co-ordinator Katja Czarnecki. Please note there are new requirements for 2021 including the ability to work online. 

Friday, January 29, 2021

"Writer of the City of Graz" Scholarship Applications Now Open

The City of Graz, Austria is once again calling for applications for the "Writer of the City of Graz" scholarship for the period of September 2021 until August 2022.

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Thursday, January 28, 2021

Winner of the WCGS Book Prize for 2019: Matthew Birkhold

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The Waterloo Centre for German Studies is happy to announce the winner of the WCGS Book Prize for first books published in 2019.

Friday, January 15, 2021

2019 WCGS Book Prize Shortlist Announcement

The Waterloo Centre for German Studies (WCGS) is pleased to announce the shortlist for its annual Book Prize.

Wednesday, January 6, 2021

Calls for applications for scholarships for the year 2021/22

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Open call for scholarships by the OeAD, Austria’s agency for international mobility and cooperation in education, science and research.

Tuesday, December 15, 2020

The BCG Female Intensiveship

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Who run the world? The women who are ready to take it on. Because they aren’t afraid to question the status quo and take a new approach. Does this sound like you? Then the BCG Female Intensiveship is for you. In only four weeks, you'll find out if we're a good fit and how we can turn your ideas into reality—together. Because the most important thing for BCG is people. That's why before, during, and after your Intensiveship, you'll meet with a number of BCG's highly diverse team. Including a personal mentor and the BCG Leadership Team. Are you ready to take on the world?* Welcome to the Group.

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