News archive - 2012

Saturday, October 20, 2012

Claire Kramsch receives honorary degree

On October 20th, 2012 Professor Claire Kramsch (University of California at Berkeley) was conferred the degree Doctor of Letters, honoris causa, by the University of Waterloo. Kramsch is one of the most prominent scholars in applied linguistics worldwide; her work has greatly influenced second and foreign language research around the world.

Wednesday, June 27, 2012

"This is Congress, not Parliament" reflects Skid

What I learned as academic co-convenor of Congress

This year’s Mr. Congress sees the annual event quite differently now.

from University Affairs, June 27, 2012
By James M. Skidmore

Wednesday, January 18, 2012

German Online award for Germanic and Slavic Studies course

The Canadian Association of University Teachers of German and has awarded James Skidmore (chair of Germanic and Slavic Studies) the ‘German Online’ (GO) award for his online learning course, German Thought & Culture (GER 271/272).