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Monday, March 26, 2018

Professor Konstanze Marx headshotCyberbullying - A Linguistic Perspective

April 4th 1-2pm

Join the Germanic and Slavic Studies department at the University of Waterloo as Prof. Dr. Konstanze Marx, a German Linguistics Professor from the University of Mannheim, discusses the typical structure of cyberbullying and recommends strategies for integrating anti-cyberbullying lessons into school instruction.


The native speaker in Language Education - Colloquium

April 5th 8:45 am -5:45pm  EV3 3412

Join the Germanic and Slavic Studies Department for a day of engaging talks and discussion surrounding the "native speaker." See schedule for list of topics or contact Professor Barbara Schmenk for more information.

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The Role of the Imagination in German Educational Thought

May 4th-5th 9am-5:30pm

During this two day workshop at the University of Waterloo participants will hear from experts as they outline this topic from its German-speaking, 18th century roots to modern practice. There will be opportunity to discuss these ideas and more during round-table sessions.

Join us as we revitalize this important intellectual tradition for the Canadian university!

Note this is a FREE event, but space is limited so register early!

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Canada and German: Partners from Immigration to Innovation

Waterloo Region Museum (May 25-September 3)

This exhibit was curated by the Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany in Canada for the purpose of celebrating the 150th anniversary of Canada, as well as the long and positive relationship between the two countries.  Three topics will be covered "Canada: A Nation of Immigrants – The German Contribution," "From Enemies to Friends," and "The Inuit of Labrador and the Germans."

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Join WCGS and the Princess Theatre for a German Language Film Festival!

Dates & Films:

  • May 23, 2018, Germany: "A Heavy Heart" (Herbert)
  • May 30, 2018, Austria: "We used to be cool" (Was hat uns bloß so ruiniert?)
  • June 6, 2018, Switzerland: "Dark Fortune" (Dunkles Glück)

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