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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, as well as interdisciplinary opportunities like a minor in Cultural Identities.

  1. Apr. 21, 2020Looking for a great Spring 2020 culture course or thinking of learning a new language?

    Are you a student from another Canadian university interested in taking one (or more) of our German online courses in Spring 2020?

    How about...?

    GER 230 - Vikings! taught in English by Prof. Grit Liebscher

    GER 271 - German Thought and Culture: Objects  taught in English by Prof. Andrea Speltz

    GER 272 - German Thought and Culture: People  taught in English by Prof. Paul Malone

    or GER 101 - Elementary German I (or GER 102, or GER 201, or GER 202 with prior knowledge of German).

    All courses will be taught online in Spring 2020.

  2. Apr. 16, 2020 Cecilia and Late George Piller Graduate Research Award goes to Jakob Stephan
    Jakob Stephan

    Congratulations to Jakob Stephan, recipient of the 2020 Cecilia and Late George Piller Graduate Research Award.

  3. Apr. 5, 2020GSS Language Courses will be online for the Spring Term
    The Department of Germanic and Slavic Studies will be offering German and Dutch language and culture courses, taught in German and English, in Spring/Summer 2020. Detailed course outlines can be accessed here:
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