Tuesday, November 26, 2013 — 4:30 PM to 5:30 PM EST

Location: ML 245

Learn about exchange programs to German-speaking countries and to Russia offered by the University of Waterloo and the Department of Germanic & Slavic Studies.

Get information about the newly established 'Waterloo Summer School in Mannheim' (for students who have completed GER 102 by summer 2014).
Thursday, November 21, 2013 — 11:30 AM EST

Armin Mitter, a well known East German historian, will give a talk on the author Stefan Heym, with whom he collaborated.  

Monday, November 11, 2013 — 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM EST

The Department of History is holding a roundtable discussion on the evolution and relevance of Remembrance Day. The Department of Germanic and Slavic Studies is participating in the event. Location and time are listed on this page, and for information on speakers etc. go to the History events page

Friday, October 25, 2013 — 7:00 PM EDT
Tuesday, October 22, 2013 — 4:00 PM EDT

Ask Me More About Brecht - Hanns Eisler in Conversation with Hans Bunge

by Sabine Berendse and Paul Clements (United Kingdom)

In this engaging multimedia show, Sabine Berendse and Paul Clements perform excerpts from conversations between composer Hanns Eisler and Brecht scholar and archivist Hans Bunge. Reflecting Eisler's witty and anecdotal style, the conversations are enormously entertaining and stimulating.

Wednesday, October 16, 2013 — 6:00 PM to Thursday, October 17, 2013 — 1:00 AM EDT

The German Society is inviting you and your friends to the Kitchener-Waterloo Oktoberfest at the Concordia Club.

Friday, October 11, 2013 (all day)

Thorsten Huth, University of Tennessee Knoxville, Dept. of Foreign Languages and Literatures, specializes in language learning and teacher education.  He will give two workshops to graduate students and faculty members in two parts.  

Thursday, October 10, 2013 — 12:00 PM EDT

Doing the transcultural: Applied linguistics and second language pragmatics

Thorsten Huth, University of Tennessee Knoxville, Dept. of Foreign Languages and Literatures, specializes in language learning and teacher education.  His lecture is part of Professor Emma Betz's graduate course GER 613/713 on "Managing Understanding".  More information on Thorsten Huth can be found at his homepage (http://huth.weebly.com/).

Wednesday, October 2, 2013 — 1:00 PM EDT

The Department of Germanic and Slavic Studies invites you to a reading and talk by Jan DeGrass, former UW student of Russian and author, from her novel Jazz with Ella. 

Wednesday, September 25, 2013 — 6:00 PM EDT

German undergraduate majors, minors, graduate students and faculty members are going on a trip to see the play Mary Stuart at the Stratford Festival on September 25, 2013.  Professor Emeritus David G. John will give a talk before the trip titled "Schiller's Mary Stuart: From Weimar to Stratford."

Thursday, September 19, 2013 — 8:00 PM EDT

Margaret MacMillan is regarded as a leading historian of the British Empire at the turn of the 20th century. She is an officer of the Order of Canada, a member of the Royal Society of Literature, and a professor of history at Oxford University. In addition to numerous articles on Canadian and world affairs, Professor MacMillan has written several award-winning books, including The Uses and Abuses of History and Paris 1919: Six Months that Changed the World.

Thursday, May 2, 2013 (all day) to Sunday, May 5, 2013 (all day)

The Annual Conference of the Austrian Studies Association is being held at the University of Waterloo.

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