News archive - 2013

Thursday, May 2, 2013

Austrian Studies Association 2013 conference

From May 2nd to May 5th, 2013, the Austrian Studies Association held their annual conference at the University of Waterloo/St. Paul’s Campus with the generous support of the Faculty of Arts at UW, the Department of Germanic and Slavic Studies, the Waterloo Centre for German Studies, Retail Services UW, the Austrian Studies Association, the Austrian Cultural Forum, Austrian Embassy (Ottawa), and the Austrian Cultural Forum (New York).

Tuesday, April 16, 2013

Na'ama Rokam lecture

Prof. Na'ama Rokam from the University of  Chicago,  to  talk  about  her  current  research  project  on "Celan's  Orientation  Between  the  Languages”.  This interdisciplinary  project  combines  the  study  of  linguistics and  literature  to  trace  the  stories  of  writers  who  left Germany  during World War II and  returned after  1945.

Tuesday, February 12, 2013

Marc Roche lecture

Marc W. Roche, Professor of German Language and Literature and Concurrent Professor of Philosophy at the University of Notre Dame, Indiana, addressed a large audience on the topic of "History and Forms of Beautiful Ugliness."

Tuesday, January 29, 2013

Sandra Beck lecture

Sandra Beck, guest lecturer from the University of Mannheim, gave a talk on Leander Scholz’s RAF-novel Rosenfest. Her talk centred on explaining how the novel deconstructs the collective memorz of the RAF.

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