Wednesday, April 15, 2020

German Culture, Digitally

During these strange and trying times of social isolation, the Waterloo Centre for German Studies will continue to support research into all aspects of the German-speaking world. Further, we remain committed to supporting German-related cultural programming for the university and our wider communities. To this end, we have gathered a listing of different online activities, events, and courses that may be of interest to those curious about German culture and language. Check out our list here.

Monday, March 23, 2020

Grimm 2020 - Lecture recording available

The WCGS Grimm Lecture 2020 “Thinking Itself Is Dangerous: Reading Hannah Arendt Now” by Professor Samantha Rose Hill was scheduled to be held on 19 March 2020. Due to a state of emergency in Ontario to deal with the COVID-19 pandemic, the public lecture had to be cancelled in order to protect the health of the community.

Monday, March 16, 2020

Grimm 2020 - Livestream information

WCGS Grimm Lecture 2020 “Thinking Itself Is Dangerous: Reading Hannah Arendt Now” by Professor Samantha Rose Hill will now be presented via livestream.

Here are the details:

When: Thursday, 19 March 2020 7pm EDT (i.e. Toronto time)

To watch via Facebook, go to: https://www.facebook.com/WaterlooCentreForGermanStudies/

To watch via YouTube, go tohttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jqVmqIBx5A0

Friday, March 13, 2020

Grimm Lecture cancelled

In response to concerns about the coronavirus, the University of Waterloo is cancelling all non-essential events, and the Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI) is cancelling all bookings of its facilities. The Grimm Lecture was scheduled to be held in the CIGI Auditorium on Thursday, 19 March 2020, and must now be cancelled.

Monday, January 6, 2020

WCGS is now accepting applications to our Travel and Piller Awards

The Waterloo Centre for German Studies is now accepting applications for the Stork Awards in German Studies, Marga I. Weigel German Study Abroad Award, and Piller Graduate Award.

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