2022 Recipients of the WCGS Diversity and Inclusion Grants

Monday, May 9, 2022

The Waterloo Centre for German Studies is pleased to announce the recipients of our Diversity and Inclusion Grants. These grants have been created to support scholars and programs in their efforts to diversify German studies in Canada. For 2022 - 2023, we are funding three Graduate Research Grants and four Curriculum and Programming Grants:

Graduate Research Grants
 
  • Jordyn Bailey, PhD Candidate in History, University of New Brunswick, The Intimacy Frontline: Female Sexuality and the East German Ministry of State Security, 1950-1989
  • Maike Isaac, PhD Candidate in Sociology, McGill University, The Recruitment and Training of Refugees as Elder Care Workers in Germany
  • Kate McGregor, PhD Candidate in History, University of New Brunswick, “There is only one way to be pretty!” Racialized Beauty Norms in the Global German Empire, 1884 - 1939

 Curriculum and Programming Grants
 
  • Claudia Dueck and Sofia Bach, German-Canadian Studies, University of Winnipeg, What They Can Teach Us: Stories from German-Canadian Women, 1950-1993
  • Markus Hallensleben, Department of Central, Eastern, and Northern European Studies, University of British Columbia, Decolonizing and Indigenizing German, European and Migration Studies
  • JA Marrow, Wirth Centre for Austrian and European Studies, University of Alberta, The Uses of Convivial Tools for Equitable Urban Planning: Stadt Wien and the Practicalities of Gender Mainstreaming
  • Matt Pollard, Department of Germanic and Slavic Studies, University of Victoria, Developing Inclusive Teaching Materials and Assessment Tools for First-Year German

$16,986.56 in total has been awarded. The award holders will be making the results of their work public, and the Waterloo Centre for German Studies will publicize this information as it comes available. Please join us in congratulating these colleagues on the work they're doing to make German studies in Canada more inclusive.

To learn more about each project, please click here and visit our website.

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