News archive - 2014

Friday, October 24, 2014

Yolanda Cheung and Christopher Fulton receive 2014 Dyck Award

Congratulations to Hiu Laam (Yolanda) Cheung and Christopher Fulton who have been awarded the 2014 J.W. Dyck Honours Scholarship!

Sunday, September 28, 2014

Study on German speakers seeks participants

Katharina Schröder, a PhD student from the Department of Germanic and Slavic Studies, is looking for people interested in participating in her PhD research. She is exploring the experience of adults who were raised in (partly) German speaking families in Canada (and/or other places where German is not a majority language). Specifically, she is looking for participants who are taking steps to further develop their German, either formally or informally, or who have done so, as adults, in the past.

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Siegfried the Dragon Slayer - new course for Winter Term 2015

Who was Siegfried and why does he matter?

Sunday, September 14, 2014

New course in German transnational film

Prof. Alice Kuzniar will be teaching a new course on German transnational film in Winter Term 2015. GER 359: Transnational Film, Intercultural Encounters will explore recent German cinema's involvement with other cultures.

Friday, September 12, 2014

Alice Kuzniar explains the connections between German and music

Prof. Alice Kuzniar recently wrote a piece for the Kitchener-Waterloo Music Times explaining how her love of music led her to the study of German. You can read the whole article on our blog, GSSviews.