Friday, April 25, 2014

$20,000 Donation Increases Scope of Oral History Project

Thanks to a financial donation and volunteer time to recruit participants, the German Oral History Project currently underway at the Waterloo Centre for German Studies can increase the number of interviews it conducts this year.

Marga Weigel, Ernst Friedel, and Manfred Richter have been instrumental in speaking to members of the German community in Waterloo Region and raising $20,000. The financial donation was made through the German-Canadian Education Fund plus personal donations from Weigel and Friedel.

Wednesday, February 26, 2014

Seeking participants for oral history project

Group photo of German-Canadian celebration from the 1970s

The Waterloo Centre for German Studies (WCGS) is looking for people of German descent—or their children—who would like to talk about their years in German-speaking Europe, their arrival in Canada during the 1950s, 1960s or later, and their lives in Waterloo Region.

Friday, February 14, 2014

Project seeks the untold stories of German immigration

Whether they arrived in the 1950s on a ship or a few years ago on a passenger plane, German immigrants to Waterloo Region still hold many untold stories in their families that risk being lost if they are not recorded. The Waterloo Centre for German Studies is looking for people of German descent—or their children—who would like to talk about their years in German-speaking Europe, their arrival in Canada during the 1950s, 1960s or later, and their lives in Waterloo Region.

Friday, January 17, 2014

K-W German Walk

K-W German Walk

We are pleased to present the “K-W German Walk”, a mobile application that will take you on a journey on the trail of German-Canadian history in the region of the twin cities Kitchener-Waterloo, more popularly known as K-W.

Friday, January 17, 2014

Wat's In-Sight Issue 9

The latest issue of the joint newsletter of Waterloo Centre for German Studies and the Department of Germanic and Slavic Studies is out: Newsletter Archive Link

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