Wednesday, December 10, 2014 — 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM EST

On Wednesday, December 10th, the best videos from German 101 and German 102 courses will be presented. There are awards! We will meet at 4:30pm- 6:30pm in ML 246. Please bring snacks and drinks so that we can enjoy the movies! All guests are welcome!

Wednesday, December 10, 2014 — 12:00 PM EST

Join James Skidmore as he gives a talk in Kitchener Public Library's "Ideas and Issues" lecture series. Prof. Skidmore will look at the many changes that unification has brought to Germany as a whole, and investigate some of the many issues that are still unresolved some 25 years after the fall of the Berlin Wall.

Thursday, December 4, 2014 — 4:30 PM EST

On Thursday, December 4th students in the department will be getting into the mood for Christmas! We will meet up at 4:30pm in ML 245 to enjoy German cookies, Christmas songs and Gemütlichkeit before we head down to the “Christkindlmarkt” (Christmas market) in Kitchener.

Thursday, November 27, 2014 — 1:30 PM to 2:30 PM EST


This session will provide detailed information on the DAAD's scholarship and grant programs that are open to students in all disciplines and at all stages of their academic careers. Representatives of the DAAD's Toronto Information Centre will be on hand to provide program information including details on how to apply and improve your application's chances of success.

Thursday, November 27, 2014 — 10:30 AM to 11:30 PM EST
Tuesday, November 25, 2014 — 7:30 PM EST

Join the students of GER 250/350 as they present two short theatre pieces:

Azmeras Entdeckung tells the comedic tale about the legendary Ethiopian goatherd Kaldi, his “entirely fictional” goat, Azmera, and how they discovered the miraculous powers of coffee 850 years ago.

Tuesday, November 25, 2014 — 5:00 PM EST

Join the students of GER 250/350 as they present two short theatre pieces:

Azmeras Entdeckung tells the comedic tale about the legendary Ethiopian goatherd Kaldi, his “entirely fictional” goat, Azmera, and how they discovered the miraculous powers of coffee 850 years ago.

Tuesday, November 18, 2014 — 7:00 PM EST

Dennis Mahoney, the Wolfgang and Barbara Mieder Green and Gold Professor of German at the University of Vermont, will be presenting the annual Grimm Lecture of the Waterloo Centre for German Studies. Romanticism has a special place in German culture, and Dr.

Friday, October 31, 2014 — 8:00 PM EDT

The VOC Silent Film Harmonic is a local group dedicated to performing live and improvised music for silent film screenings. Join them at Kitchener's Registry Theatre on Hallowe'en as they perform the soundtrack to Robert Wiene's expressionist film classic Das Cabinet des Dr Caligari.

Tuesday, October 28, 2014 — 5:00 PM EDT

Join the Waterloo Centre for German Studies and three high-ranking European diplomats for an engaging panel discussion on recent European history and current developments.

Thursday, October 16, 2014 — 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM EDT

Study and Internship Opportunities in Germany, France & China!

Wednesday, October 15, 2014 — 7:00 PM EDT

The German Club is going to Oktoberfest!

The nicest beer hall at the Kitchener-Waterloo Oktoberfest is at the Concordia Club, and we're going! Bring a friend and join us!

Wednesday, October 8, 2014 — 11:30 AM EDT

Twenty-five years ago and after protests and peaceful demonstrations, the Berlin Wall opened, the East German government resigned, and German unification was on the horizon.

Thursday, October 2, 2014 — 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM EDT

Learn what a graduate degree in the Faculty of Arts can offer you! Representatives from most Arts graduate programs will be present to discuss the ins and outs of graduate study. Please join us, and please tell your friends.

Detailed information on the information evening.

Tuesday, September 30, 2014 — 2:30 PM EDT

Beim Haupte des Autoren. Referenzspiele in Elfriede Jelineks Theatertexten und deren Inszenierung

The plays of the Austrian writer Elfriede Jelinek, winner of the 2004 Nobel Prize for Literature, are considered among the most difficult to produce. Their premieres are often marked by scandal as effigies of Jelinek herself are desecrated on stage. Thomas Wortmann from the Universität Mannheim presents a lecture in which he asks who plays with whom at such events: the directors with Jelinek, or Jelinek with the directors?

Saturday, September 27, 2014 — 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM EDT

Arts Alumni Reunion 2014 is coming up on Saturday, September 27!

Here are a few details for you:

Friday, September 26, 2014 — 8:00 AM to 9:00 PM EDT

The Waterloo Centre for German Studies and the Department of Germanic and Slavic Studies are hosting a photographic exhibition on the history of Europe in the twentieth century.  190 rare photographs, newspaper clippings and political cartoons from different European archives tell the dramatic story of Europe's 20th century,­ a past between freedom and tyranny, demo

Thursday, September 25, 2014 — 8:00 AM to 9:00 PM EDT

The Waterloo Centre for German Studies and the Department of Germanic and Slavic Studies are hosting a photographic exhibition on the history of Europe in the twentieth century.  190 rare photographs, newspaper clippings and political cartoons from different European archives tell the dramatic story of Europe's 20th century,­ a past between freedom and tyranny, demo

Wednesday, September 24, 2014 — 8:00 AM to 9:00 PM EDT

The Waterloo Centre for German Studies and the Department of Germanic and Slavic Studies are hosting a photographic exhibition on the history of Europe in the twentieth century.  190 rare photographs, newspaper clippings and political cartoons from different European archives tell the dramatic story of Europe's 20th century,­ a past between freedom and tyranny, demo

Tuesday, September 23, 2014 — 7:00 PM EDT

Prague 1989, September 30th. The West German Embassy finds itself the centre of the world's political stage. For weeks, refugees from East Germany have been crowing the Palais Lobkowitz and surrounding streets. Within days, the fenced embassy compound has been transformed into a vast refugee camp.

Tuesday, September 23, 2014 — 8:00 AM to 9:00 PM EDT

The Waterloo Centre for German Studies and the Department of Germanic and Slavic Studies are hosting a photographic exhibition on the history of Europe in the twentieth century.  190 rare photographs, newspaper clippings and political cartoons from different European archives tell the dramatic story of Europe's 20th century,­ a past between freedom and tyranny, demo

Monday, September 22, 2014 — 8:00 AM to 9:00 PM EDT

The Waterloo Centre for German Studies and the Department of Germanic and Slavic Studies are hosting a photographic exhibition on the history of Europe in the twentieth century.  190 rare photographs, newspaper clippings and political cartoons from different European archives tell the dramatic story of Europe's 20th century,­ a past between freedom and tyranny, demo

Friday, September 19, 2014 — 8:00 AM to 9:00 PM EDT

The Waterloo Centre for German Studies and the Department of Germanic and Slavic Studies are hosting a photographic exhibition on the history of Europe in the twentieth century.  190 rare photographs, newspaper clippings and political cartoons from different European archives tell the dramatic story of Europe's 20th century,­ a past between freedom and tyranny, demo

Thursday, September 18, 2014 — 8:00 AM to 9:00 PM EDT

The Waterloo Centre for German Studies and the Department of Germanic and Slavic Studies are hosting a photographic exhibition on the history of Europe in the twentieth century.  190 rare photographs, newspaper clippings and political cartoons from different European archives tell the dramatic story of Europe's 20th century,­ a past between freedom and tyranny, demo

Wednesday, September 17, 2014 — 8:00 AM to 9:00 PM EDT

The Waterloo Centre for German Studies and the Department of Germanic and Slavic Studies are hosting a photographic exhibition on the history of Europe in the twentieth century.  190 rare photographs, newspaper clippings and political cartoons from different European archives tell the dramatic story of Europe's 20th century,­ a past between freedom and tyranny, demo

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