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Monday, November 20, 2023

Canadian Summer School in Germany

The Canadian Summer School in Germany (CSSG) offers university-level language courses in Kassel in a unique and intensive cultural immersion program. All courses are equivalent to a full-year course and the course credits are transferable to all Canadian and U.S. institutions.

Application process now open!

Wednesday, September 6, 2023

Film Screenings

Join Professor James Skidmore for public screenings of the films from uWaterloo's introductory film course, World Cinema and Visual Culture.

The Waterloo Centre for German Studies is happy to announce the winners of the 2023 Piller Award.

The Cecilia and Late George Piller Graduate Research Awards were established to support excellent graduate students in the Faculty of Arts doing research into any aspect of German Studies.

Tuesday, April 25, 2023

What They Can Teach Us

Website Launch: May 1st, 2023

Stories from German-Canadian Women, 1950-1993. A trilingual resource promoting knowledge about the history of migration to Canada.

Tuesday, February 14, 2023

WCGS Travel Awards

The Waterloo Centre for German Studies annual travel award applications are open, including the Stork Awards in German Studies, Marga I. Weigel Study Abroad Award and the Cecilia and the Late George Piller Award!

Tuesday, February 14, 2023

Book Prize 2022: Call for Nominations

To recognize outstanding research by emerging scholars, the Waterloo Centre for German Studies has instituted an annual book prize. Any scholarly monograph by a first-time author that contributes to our understanding of any aspect of the German-speaking world and was published in English anywhere (or in French by a Canadian-based publisher) in 2022 is eligible.

Nomination Deadline: March 31

Monday, January 9, 2023

"Corsage" at Princess Cinemas

A fictional account of one year in the life of Empress Elisabeth of Austria. On Christmas Eve 1877, Elisabeth, once idolized for her beauty, turns 40 and is officially deemed an old woman; she starts trying to maintain her public image.

Thursday, December 15, 2022

WCGS Book Prize Winner for 2021

The Ambivalence of Gay Liberation: Male Homosexual Politics in 1970sWest Germany (Oxford University Press) by Craig Griffithshas been awarded the Waterloo Centre for German Studies Book Prize for first books published in 2021.