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Our department specializes in the study of language, applied linguistics, literature, and film and visual culture.  We have active graduate and undergraduate programs in German, and we also offer courses in Croatian, Dutch, and Russian.

  1. July 26, 2019Instructor for Elementary Russian Language Course - Fall 2019 (Application deadline: August 12, 2019)

    The Department of Germanic and Slavic Studies, University of Waterloo, invites applications for an Instructor for an Elementary Russian Language Course for the period September 1, 2019 to December 31, 2019.

  2. May 23, 2019An Evening with Author Benedict Wells
    Benedict Wells

  3. Mar. 20, 2019Award-winning historian to speak at UW
    Symbolic picture of two forks forming a fence with modern hungers written above them

    Modern Hungers: Food and German Identity from the Third Reich to the Berlin Wall and Beyond

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  1. Sep. 17, 2019“What makes me a Christian to you, makes you a Jew to me”
    Birgit Schreyer Duarte

    "What makes me a Christian to you, makes you a Jew to me”: A Conversation with Birgit Schreyer Duarte, Theatre Director

  2. Oct. 8, 2019Corpora of spoken German: ‘Hidden treasures’ and their potential uses
    old books

    The Waterloo Centre for German Studies and Department of Germanic and Slavic Studies welcome Dr. Silke Reineke of the Leibniz Institute for the German Language (IDS) on Tuesday, October 8th, 2019.

  3. Nov. 5, 2019The Buried Raging Sermons of the Warsaw Ghetto Rabbi
    Warsaw ghetto

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