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?