The Kim Misfeldt Prize for Intercultural Awareness and Competence in Study Abroad
It gives me great pleasure to announce the results of the annual Kim Misfeldt Prize. In the inaugural year of the Prize, the Canadian Association of University Teachers of German (CAUTG), in partnership with the Canadian Summer School in Germany (CSSG), is awarding the Prize to be shared by Kelsey Wiggers (University of Calgary) and Braedon Pauzé (University of British Columbia).
Undergraduate European Studies Conference, University of Guelph (Ontario)
November 23, 2019
This one-day conference will give students an opportunity to present their research, with faculty members and graduate students serving as moderators.
Students will also have the possibility of working with graduate student mentors while preparing their papers. They will have 15 minutes to present their work and a short discussion period will follow.
Oktoberfest: The History of Germany's Most Famous Festival (Friday, October 4, 2019)
Enjoy Oktoberfest-inspired appetizers and a drink from the keg before attending Professor James Skidmore's lecture on the history of Germany's most famous festival. The event concludes with an Oktoberfest dinner with all the fixings – including schnitzel, potato salad and apple strudel.
Weimar in 20/20 Der Glanz der leeren Mitte ~ The Glamour of the Empty Centre
CfPs Interdisciplinary Symposium May 27-29, 2020
King’s University College at Western University invites abstract submissions for an interdisciplinary symposium aimed at researchers engaged in the political, cultural, and social legacies of the Weimar Republic.
University of British Columbia, Vancouver Organizers: Dr. Kyle Frackman and Dr. Ervin Malakaj
Dates: April 24–26, 2020
This symposium seeks to build on this exciting and extensive archive of scholarship on queer German studies by bringing together researchers at different stages of their academic careers and from different institutions to share their current research. While dedicated to contemporary approaches to queer German studies, the symposium additionally aims to facilitate discussion about the disciplinary history of queer German studies. Which developments shaped contemporary queer German studies and what futures lie ahead of it?