Monday, December 19, 2016

WCGS Christmas and Winter Hours

The Waterloo Centre for German Studies will be closed from December 23, 2016 - January 3, 2017. We'll be back here on January 4 at 8:30 a.m.

Our hours will also change in January:

Mondays - 8:30-11:30, 12:00-1:45

Tuesdays - 8:30-11:30, 12:00-1:45

Wednesdays - closed

Thursdays - 8:30-11:30, 12:00-1:45

Fridays - 8:30-11:45

Monday, October 31, 2016

Award-Winning Author Christopher Kloeble on CWKR Today @ 4:20

German author Christopher Kloeble will be on CKWR 98.5 FM this afternoon at 4:20 p.m. Audiences outside of the listening area or out of reach of a radio can listen live online from the station's website.

Christopher will be reading from his book, Almost Everything Very Fast, tomorrow at the Kitchener Public Library. Visit our event page for full details.

Friday, October 28, 2016

2016 Grimm Lecture "Democracy in Disappearing Ink" Now Online

On October 25, we held our 7th annual Jacob-&-Wilhelm-Grimm Lecture. Our speaker was James Retallack, University of Toronto professor of History. His research interests (1830-1918) include German regional history, nationalism, anti-semitism, electoral politics, and historiography. He has edited or authored 14 books, and his 15th is currently in the works. In November 2011 Retallack was inducted as a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada.

Monday, October 17, 2016

How German and North American Readers Differ: An Interview With Christopher Kloeble

Photo of German author Christopher Kloeble

German author Christopher Kloeble spoke with UWaterloo professor James Skidmore about the differences between English and German, the challenges of having his novel translated into English, dealing with dark topics, and on being a German/Bavarian writer.

So grab a coffee, sit back, and have a listen as James interviews Christopher Kloeble on language, books, and culture.

Tuesday, September 6, 2016

Fall Hours

The Waterloo Centre for German Studies has now switched to its fall hours: Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays from 8:30 - 11:30 and 12:00 - 2:00. If you have any questions, just get in touch!

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